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Any broadcast that insults President, Governors and Senators will be sanctioned – NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced that it will henceforth sanction broadcast stations over messages that “insult” Nigerian leaders and elders. In the letter dated August 3 and signed by Chibuike Ogwumike, the zonal director of the NBC Lagos office, broadcast stations were warned against such messages from guests during their programmes. Ogwumike who […]

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”Shameless vultures” Dele Momodu blasts members of the Buhari Media Organization for describing him as Diezani’s lackey

Journalist, Dele Momodu, has slammed members of the Buhari Media Organization over the recent attacks launched on his person. Momodu in a statement released on Thursday August 13, slammed the organization for describing him as a lackey of embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Momodu in his statement said since his interview with Madueke […]

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Teen kidnappers abduct neighbour’s 6-year-old son in Bauchi

An 18-year-old student of AD Rufai College of Education and Legal Studies, Muhammad Isa has been arrested by the Bauchi state police command for kidnapping his neighbour’s son. The suspect who was paraded alongside others arrested for armed robbery, rape, dealing in hard drugs, printing of fake Nigerian currency at the police headquarters on Thursday […]

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The family of anyone who steals COVID-19 funds will be cursed- Prophet Abiara warns politicians

Popular clergyman of the Christ Apostolic Church, Prophet Samuel Abiara, has warned politicians and government workers against stealing from the COVID-19 funds generated, as the curse that will follow from such action will rest upon them and their families. The clergyman said this in a statement he released on Monday, August 10, to appreciate the […]

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Repentant bandits told us one of the Northern governors is the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria- Southern Kaduna statesman, Obadiah Mailafia says

As Nigerians continue to search for a lasting solution to the lingering crisis in Southern Kaduna, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN and a stakeholder in Southern Kaduna, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has said that he and other stakeholders in the region have had conversations with some of the repented bandits […]

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Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman and others arrested in Nasarawa

27 suspected kidnappers and robbers have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police command. Among the suspects arrested in different locations in the state are suspected killers of the village head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Amos Obere. The suspects who were arrested at a drinking joint in Nasarawa town where they […]

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‘We will reciprocate visa ban and travel restrictions by any country that imposes it on us’ – Immigration CG, Muhammad Babandede

Muhammad Babandede, the comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said that they will be reciprocating travel bans and restrictions on Nigeria by any country. The Immigration CG who said this in reaction to the inclusion of Nigeria by the US to its list of countries with visa restrictions, told TheSignature50 magazine that Nigeria […]

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Politicians are exploiting insecurity for personal gains – Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has alleged that some politicians have been exploiting insecurity for personal gains. The Zamfara State Governor who said this at the Special Army Super Camp 4 in Faskari town in Katsina state, stated that those fuelling insecurity are not interested in the well-being of the people. Matawalle said; “We, […]

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I’ll send Obasanjo back to prison if I become President- ex-gov, Ayo Fayose, says

Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, says if he becomes President of Nigeria, he would send former President Olusegun Obasanjo back to prison. Speaking in an interview with PlusTV, Fayose who has never hidden his dislike for the former President, said if he becomes President, he will ensure Obasanjo accounts for all the […]

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Armed bandits attack Katsina communities, abduct 13 year old girl

A 13-year-old girl, Khadija Muttakha Kurfi has been kidnapped by bandits, alongside several other girls and women, during an attack on Kankara town in Kankara Local Government Area and Kurfi town in Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State on Sunday night, August 9. According to reports, the bandits who have terrorized parts of the […]

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Kano Sharia court sentences singer to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

An Upper Shari’a Court sitting in Kano has sentenced a 22-year old singer, Yahaya Aminu Sharif, to death by hanging for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad. According to reports, the judge, Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani, gave the verdict today August 10 after finding Yahaya Aminu Sharif guilty as charged. Mr. Sharif who is a member of […]

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Senator Buruji Kashamu dies of COVID-19 related complications.

Senator Kashamu Buruji has died. Buruji died today August 8 after a battle with the novel Coronavirus. He was 62-years-old. His former colleague, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce announced his passing on Twitter this evening. ”I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19 . Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. […]

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Man robbed of his entire $200k life savings outside bank seconds after withdrawing the money (video)

A man was robbed of his entire life savings outside a bank just seconds after he withdrew the money from his bank. Francisco Cornejo was attacked outside a Chase Bank in Huntington Park, California, US. A masked man was seen on video running off with Francisco Cornejo’s life savings of $200,000. The video shows Francisco […]

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U.S government advises citizens against travelling to Nigeria

The United States government has warned its citizens against travelling to Nigeria for security reasons. In the advisory published on the website of its Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Americans were warned against travelling to Borno, Yobe and the Northern part of Adamawa State due to terrorism. Americans were also advised against travelling […]

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Fake Army Major conveying bags of Indian hemp arrested in Delta (photos)

The Delta state police command has arrested a fake Army Major, Fabian Ojumah, allegedly involved in the sale of Indian Hemp. Fabian who is an indigene of Abbi village in Ndokwa-West Local Government Area of the state, was allegedly apprehended while riding a fake military van with plate number NA142-B01 and with 420 packs of […]

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Police arrests man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a tricycle and attempted to bribe police when he was caught

The Lagos State Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole an iPhone 11 from a passenger in a keke napep. The police said the theft occured two weeks ago but they caught the alleged thief this afternoon, August 7, in Ipaja after the victim saw the suspect, recognized him, and started screaming. Police officers […]

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Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG leadership orders tanker drivers to withdraw from Lagos

Fuel scarcity looms in Lagos as the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed its tanker drivers to withdraw their services in Lagos beginning from Monday, August 10. In a statement released on Friday, August 7, Williams Akporeha, the National President of the union, said the directive is as a result […]

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Siblings arrested for masterminding the kidnap of their youngest brother so as to extort N7m from their grandfather (photo)

The police in Imo state have arrested two brothers identified as Fortunate Osuji, 25, and Praise Osuji, 17, for conniving with other members of a kidnap gang, to abduct their youngest brother, Confidence Osuji, 14, so as to extort N7 million from their grandfather. The state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, who disclosed this to […]

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Aisha Buhari reportedly flown to Dubai for medical treatment

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Buhari, has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for medical treatment. According to a report by DailyTrust, the first lady suffered persistent neck pains after returning from a condolence visit to Florence Ajimobi, the widow of a former governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi. The first lady was […]

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Police rescue baby girl dumped in the bush in Anambra

Men of the Anambra state police command have rescued a baby girl that was abandoned in a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of the state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed this to newsmen, said the police division in the locality received a report from members of the […]