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Photos: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo conferred a chieftancy title in Akwa Ibom State

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Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been conferred with a chieftancy title of “Obong Emem Ibom” by Akwa Ibom State Traditional rulers. The visit to the state was in continuation of the Niger Delta peace talk which commenced in Delta State. See photos below:

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Photos of motorcycle, fireproof safe, others recovered at ex-Custom’s boss, Abdullahi Inde’s Kaduna warehouse

Photeos of motorcycle, fireproof safe, others recovered at ex-Custom's boss, Abdullahi Inde's Kaduna warehouse

Two weeks after the ex- comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, forfeited 17 exotic vehicles to the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), once again raided another warehouse, located on Nnamdi Azikwe Road Bye Pass, Kaduna, purportedly belonging to Abdullahi Dikko, and recovered so many items. The items recovered include: 42 brand new customized ...

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Court dismisses six count charges against IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu

Court dismisses six count charges against IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ruled against  the six count charge levelled against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The presiding Judge, Justice Binta Nyako dismisses count charges 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, and 11, bordering on belonging to unlawful society, illegal importation of radio transmitters and carrying out research on the internet on ...

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Photos Bauchi state governor’s wife wins Most Valuable Governor’s Wife Award

Photos: Photos Bauchi state governor's wife wins Most Valuable Governor's Wife Award

The award ceremony which took place over the weekend, the first  lady of Bauchi State won the Most Valuable Governor’s wife award. Congratulations to her. See photos from the event below:

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Former Permanent Secretary forfeits 47 cars to the Federal Govt

Former Permanent Secretary forfeits 47 cars to the Federal Govt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today disclosed that a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power, Godknows Igali, ‎has forfeited 47 SUV cars to Federal government. The ant-igraft agency made the disclosure in a  report it submitted to Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-corruption today.According to EFCC, the cars were seized at the Utako, Abuja residence ...

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Photos: Nigerian student dies in the United States after his car plunged into a river

Nigerian student dies in the United States after his car plunged into a river

Ebenezer Tosin Oloba, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene crash where his car veered off the high-way and plunged into the San Antonio River in Texas, United State. The incident which happened on Saturday, February 25th, 2017, also involve  Oscar Felipe, 19, a fellow student riding in the same car with him. Tosin, a student of Texas A&M University-Kingsville ...

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Video: Housemaid hired from Cotonou accused of stealing N5m from her boss just 9 days after she was employed

Video: Housemaid hired from Cotonou accused of stealing N5m from her boss just 9 days after she was employed

An housemaid who was just hired from Cotonou, was alleged to have stole N5 million just 9 days after she was employed, from her boss room in Lagos State Known as Kumenu Tope Samenu, confessed to the crime on camera which was shared online. She confessed that while her madam is out of the house, she would use a spare ...

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Graphic photo: Lady’s corpse discovered under Ihie bridge in Abia state

Graphic photo: Lady's corpse discovered under Ihie bridge in Abia state

The corpse of this young lady was seen yesterday, Tuesday 28th February 2017 at Ihie Bridge, through Isi court Amakama in Umuahia South LGA, Abia State, bu residents leaving in thee area. No one knows the actually cause of  her death, but the residents suggested the deceased may have been raped and killed by some hoodlums on Monday and dumped ...

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Xenophobic attacks: House of Reps to send delegation to South Africa

Xenophobic attacks: House of Reps to send delegation to South Africa

In a bid to address the increasing spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the House of Reps have agreed to send a delegation to South Africa to speak with the relevant authorities.The House of Representatives delegation will be led by the House Majority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. Others in the delegation include Committee on Foreign Relations, Hon. Nnena Ukeje, ...

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Photos: NDLEA arrests 2 suspected drug traffickers, discovers 6.158kg of heroin abandoned at Lagos Airport

Photos: NDLEA arrests 2 suspected drug traffickers, discovers 6.158kg of heroin abandoned at Lagos Airport

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) discovered 6.158kg of heroin abandoned at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The anti-narcotics agency also arrested two suspected drug traffickers at the airport while attempting to smuggle 2.035kg of cocaine concealed in cassava flour to Nairobi, Kenya and 2.485kg of cannabis to Qatar. The abandoned consignment which originated from ...

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Lagos state govt to crush over 4000 impounded motorcycles

Lagos state govt to crush over 4000 impounded motorcycles

Speaking with journalists at the Olusosun refuse dump site in Ojota, the State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Monday, said the government will start crushing and recycling over 4,000 impounded commercial motorcycles, (aka Okada) in line with the provisions of the State Traffic Law of 2012. Owoseni said the recent restriction on Okadas was due to the government’s resolve to fight security concerns posed by criminal ...

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Police uncover strange mental home in Osun, evacuate 26 people to a rehabilitation centre

Police uncover strange mental home in Osun, evacuate 26 people to a rehabilitation centre

The Osun State Police command has uncovered a camp in Iwo town where people are allegedly dehumanized under the pretence that they are receiving treatment for mental illness. According to the State Commissioner of Police, Ola Fimihan Adeoye, the home was uncovered following intelligence reports gathered. 26 people have since been evacuated from the site, three bodies were retrieved and one person ...

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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo consults President Buhari daily before taking decisions – Presidency

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo consults President Buhari daily before taking decisions - Presidency

Special Adviser to President Buhari on Political Affairs, Babafemi Ojudu, says acting President Yemi Osinbajo, is working very hard to impress President Buhari that he can manage the affairs of the country in his absence. Ojudu said this while reacting to the comparisons Nigerians have made on the effectiveness of both men since President Buhari went on vacation.Some Nigerians believe ...

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$2.1bn arms Fraud: Abuja court orders Musiliu Obanikoro’s wife to forfeit her Abuja property

$2.1bn arms Fraud: Abuja court orders Musiliu Obanikoro’s wife to forfeit her Abuja property

An Abuja High Court has ordered the wife of former Minister of state for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, Moroophat Obanikoro, to forfeit her property in Abuja to the Federal government pending the outcome of investigations being carried out by EFCC on the financial transactions of her husband and children.Obanikoro is currently being investigated for allegedly receiving some of the loots from ...

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Photos: 41 Nigerian human trafficking victims return from Mali

41 Nigerian human trafficking victims return from Mali

41 Nigerian women, some of them in their 20s, who are victims of Human trafficking, returned to Nigeria from Mali, yesterday February 27th. They were received by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, along with officials of the National Agency for Protection and Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and other government officials.  The women arrived ...

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Photos: Armed robbery suspects who dispossesed man of his Prado Jeep apprehended in Delta

Photos: Armed robbery suspects who dispossesed man of his Prado Jeep apprehended in Delta

The Delta state Police command have paraded three armed robbery suspects for attacking one Rolland Osangbagumi along CAC, off Orhwomhwon road, Warri, Delta state on February 19th. The suspects are Abamba Festu (m) 48years of Edobor street, Abbi, Ossai Lucky (m) 38years of Umuaji quarters, Kwale and Okafor Kingsley (m) 43years of Angwua Garidima, Kaduna.A statement by the command says ...

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FFK says he is set to expose those behind the Synagogue church 2014 building collapse

FFK says he is set to expose those behind the Synagogue church 2014 building collapse

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode (a.k.a FFK), said that he will soon expose the people behind the Synagogue Church building collapsed in 2014. It could be recalled that on Friday September 12th 2014, Prophet T.B Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos collapsed leaving 126 people, mostly South Africans, dead. FFK made the statement on his twitter page.

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Nigerian Army and DSS arrest suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists

Nigerian Army and DSS arrest suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists

On Sunday, the Nigerian Army troops in conjunction with elements of Department of State Services (DSS) arrested 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram terrorists that belonged to al-Barnawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State. The 3 Chadian terrorists suspects, Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and Mallam Inna Areas of Gombe metropolis. They were reported ...

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UK to begin trial of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in June

UK to begin trial of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in June

The United Kingdom will begin the trial of former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and four others  in London, in June 2017, over allegations of corruption and money laundering.Diezani who has been in the UK since 2015, is alleged to have stashed in the UK, proceeds from corrupt practices she got while in office. The National Crime Agency, a ...

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SSS recovers guns, 45 car keys at Abuja home of former Benue state governor

SSS recovers guns, 45 car keys at Abuja home of former Benue state governor

Officials of the State Security Service SSS, says it has recovered a cache of guns and magazines in a property allegedly belonging to former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, after conducting a search on the property on February 24th. In a statement signed by one Tony Opuiyo and released yesterday, the SSS said the property that was searched is located ...

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