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Breaking News : Football legend Diego Maradona dies of cardiac arrest at 60

Football legend and former Brazilian Star Diego Armando Maradona has passed on. His manager while confirming his death said the legend died in Argentina after suffering a heart attack. Maradona, regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time, helped Argentina win the World Cup in 1986. He played club football for Boca Juniors, […]

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Repentant looters ask for forgiveness from Plateau State Govt as they return stolen items

Some hoodlums who participated in looting of items during the recent vandalisation of warehouses and other public and private properties under the guise of looking for palliatives have returned the items in their possession, asking for forgiveness from the Plateau State Government.   The repentant persons were led to the new Government House in Rayfield […]

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Woman slumps and dies in Plateau state hours after hearing news of her only child’s death

Family and friends of 52-year-old woman Theresa Nyorong Yohanna Bwai and her only son, Bweifar Isaac, 22, are mourning their demise. It was gathered that 22-year-old Isaac, said to be a popular recording artist, photographer and student, was shot dead by suspected cultists in Jos, on Tuesday night, November 17.   Upon receiving news about her son’s death, Mrs […]

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Crime

55-year-old man arrested with 4 human skulls, hands and jaws in Ogun

A 55-year-old man identified as Yesiru Salisu, has been arrested for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands and three jaws. Ogun police spokesperson, Abimobola Oyeyemi said the suspect who is a resident of 7, Odunsi Street, Ijebu Igbo area was arrested on Monday November 23 after being seen with a bag suspected to […]

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Family of slain Abuja newspaper vendor demands N500m compensation from Gbajabiamila

The family of late Ifeanyi Okereke, the newspaper vendor who was killed by a stray bullet fired by a security detail attached to Speaker of the House of Assembly, Femi Gbajabiamila, have demanded N500 million compensation from the speaker. Recall that DSS Officer, Abdullahi Hassan, attached to the speaker, fired a gunshot to disperse newspaper […]

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Admission Education

ASUU denies suspending its eight months old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities( ASUU) has termed the news making rounds that it has suspended its eight-month-old strike in Universities, as fake and should be disregarded. Social media was agog with news on Saturday, November 21 that the academic union had suspended its strike action and will resume academic activities across the nation on […]

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FG to slash levy on imported cars from 35% to 5%

The federal government of Nigeria has concluded plans to slash the levy to be paid on imported cars from 35 percent to five percent, according to a new bill to be presented to the national assembly. The bill which will come as a welcome development to Nigerians who have been financially impacted by a 2020 […]

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Crime News

Gunmen kidnap and kill Nasarawa APC chairman

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Philip Tatari Shekwo, who was kidnapped last night has been murdered. His body was found dumped few meters away from his private residence at Anguwar Bukan -Sidi in Lafia metropolis on Sunday morning. It was gathered that the gunmen armed with sophisticated weapons invaded the chairman’s […]

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Crime News

19-year-old suspected robber arrested with dummy gun in Lagos

A suspected armed robber identified as Ajayi Lateef has been arrested by the Lagos state police command. The 19 year old was nabbed with a dummy gun, after his gang had allegedly robbed a tricycle at Victoria Island around 1am. Lagos police spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that the […]

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Get approval before using corps members’ uniform in movies — NYSC tells filmmakers

Nigeria Filmmakers have been asked to always seek proper approval from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management before using corps members’ uniform in their movies. Mr Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this during a meeting between National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative industry stakeholders in Lagos. Oru […]

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Health & Fitness News Science

UK scientist invents face mask that ‘kills COVID-19 and other viruses’

A Nottingham Trent University scientist, Garreth Cave has invented a face mask that can ”kill viruses including COVID-19 and influenza upon contact.” Mirror reported that while most face masks feature a three-layer design, this mask features five layers, including an antiviral layer made of nano-copper. It also has ions that are emitted once in contact with a virus, […]

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Strike: FG begins registration of ASUU’s rival union

As the ongoing 10-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), lingers on,  the federal government has commenced the process of registering a rival union. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige disclosed this when the leadership of Congress of University Academics (CONUA) led by its National Coordinator, Niyi Sunmonu, paid him a courtesy […]

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Hisbah destroys over 300 cans and bottles of alcohol in Katsina

The Sharia law enforcement agency in Katsina, Hisbah,  has destroyed over 300 confiscated cans and bottles of alcohol. It was gathered that the alcoholic drinks including cans of Star and Life beer, were seized from some individuals in the Local government area. The action was carried out by Hisbah personnel in Daura Local Government Area of […]

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Crime

Man kidnaps and kill his neighbour’s 8-year-old niece in Kano after collecting N500,000 ransom

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a suspected kidnapper, who allegedly killed an 8-year-old girl after collecting N500,000 ransom from her family. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday, November 17, said the 24-year old suspect, Habibu Sale kidnapped Asiya Tasiu in Chikawa village, Gabasawa Local Government […]

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Man who trekked to celebrate Buhari’s win in 2015 presidential election gets a car and N2m after crying out for help

Dahiru Buba, the man who trekked from Gombe to Abuja to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s win in 2015 presidential election has gotten a car and a cash gift from Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state. Recall that Buba had cried out after developing a limb pain after the walk. He had also alleged that he only got […]

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Crime News

Lady accused of witchcraft and allegedly caged for three years by her husband and his people rescued in Delta (photos)

A Nigerian mum of eight simply identified as Gladys who was accused of witchcraft and allegedly caged in her home in Orerokpe in Delta state, has been rescued and taken to the hospital. Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story, told LIB that the woman is originally from Ozoro in Delta state but got […]

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Crime News

Armed bandits reportedly abduct 12 police officers, demand ransom

Gunmen have reportedly abducted 12 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) who were on their way from Borno state to Zamfara state. Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, who shared the story on his Twitter, stated that it was reported on BBC Hausa. The police officers were said to be on their way to Zamfara to conduct a special […]

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Education News

Nursery and primary schools to reopen in Rivers state on November 23

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers State has approved the reopening of all public and private nursery and primary schools in the state. A confirmation by Chidi Adiele, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Tuesday November 17 says schools are to reopen on November 23 Adiele who recalled that schools were closed in March due […]

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Crime

40 years old man arrested for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in Kaduna

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna, has announced the arrest of a 40-year old man for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in the state. The suspect, Musa Hassan was arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command. The Ministry said in a statement that the suspect […]

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Why side chic was set ablaze by married man in Benue

The incident that led to a 40-year-old man Nicodemus Nomyange setting himself and his girlfriend Shininenge Pam ablaze in Inikpi community of Benue state, has been uncovered. The Nation reported that Nomyange who is married with children, has been dating Pam for some time. Sources alleged that his marriage proposal was turned down by Pam, who insisted that she […]