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AIB releases preliminary report on cause of Lagos helicopter crash

A preliminary report on the crash of a Bell 206B Helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation Limited into residential buildings in Opebi area of Lagos on August 28, 2020, has been released by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). The report which revealed that the chopper was topped to full tank capacity on August 27, 2020 but failed to make it to […]

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300 Level UNICAL student killed as generator explodes in Calabar

A 300 Level student of the University of Calabar, Umo Aniekpeno, was reportedly burnt to death by a generator explosion in Calabar, Cross River State capital. It was gathered that the student of the department of Human Anatomy, faculty of Basics Medical Sciences, died after the generator exploded at her parents’ house at the weekend. A classmate, […]

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Nigerian Army colonel killed after Boko Haram ambush in Borno

A Colonel of the Nigerian Army has been killed after an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. Colonel DC Bako and some soldiers were attacked, on Sunday, September 20, when their vehicle was ambushed near Damboa, about 85 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. He was until his death the commander of 25 Task […]

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17-year-old boy secondary school dropout allegedly drugs, rapes 14-year-old girl in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a secondary school drop out for allegedly drugging and defiling a 14- year-old girl in Ejigbo area of the state. It was gathered that the suspect, Pelumi Oloyede-Bello,17, who is said to be an agent of an electricity company, met the victim when he went to install prepaid meters for […]

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Nigerian man proposes to girlfriend onboard an international flight (video)

A Nigerian man has proposed to his girlfriend onboard an international flight.   The Nigerian man who was given a chance to speak by the air hostess, revealed that they have been dating for 5 years.   After his short speech in which he expressed how much he loves her, he went down on one […]

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Indian man desperate for a son ‘slits open his pregnant wife’s belly’ to check their baby’s gender

An Indian man who has five daughters was so desperate for a son that he allegedly split open his pregnant wife’s belly to determine the gender of their baby. The man, identified as Pannalal,43, attacked his wife Anita Devi, 35, with a sharp-edged weapon on Saturday night , September 19, at their home in Budaun […]

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Members of a cabal were enriching themselves with susbidy payments – NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mele Kyari, has alleged that members of a cabal were enriching themselves with susbidy payments before it was removed by the federal government. Kyari who said this in an Hausa programme on Liberty FM, Kaduna, insisted that fuel subsidy was not beneficial to the masses […]

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26 kidnapped FRSC officials have regained freedom – Govenor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Monday September 21, revealed that the 26 officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) who were kidnapped have been freed. The Road Safety Officials were kidnapped who were on an official assignment were kidnapped by bandits along Mararaban-Udege in Nasarawa State . Speaking after the last 7 […]

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Letter containing poison addressed to Donald Trump at White House

A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump was reportedly intercepted by law enforcement this week. The letter was discovered at a screening facility for White House mail earlier this week, a U.S. official familiar with the matter said on Saturday, September 19. The official said a substance found inside […]

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Lagos releases academic session calendar

The Lagos state school calendar for year 2020/2021 session has been released by the state’s Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance. In the new time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday 21st September, 2020 while the term runs through Friday 18th December, 2020. The […]

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Governor Obaseki wins Edo governorship election

Governor Godwin Obaseki has won the Edo Governorship election which was held yesterday September 19. Obaseki of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won the election after polling 307, 955 votes to defeat his nearest contender in the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Ize-Iyamu who polled 223, 619 votes.

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20-year-old student killed by boyfriend who was paid N2m to use her for ritual in Lagos

Toluwalase Kembi said to be a 20-year-old Business Administration student of the Federal polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State has been confirmed dead after being killed by her a man she was seeing in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state. The deceased who was declared missing weeks ago, had gone to cook for one Owolabi Yusuf who is reportedly an alfa […]

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“The End of Godfatherism Has Come” Atiku Abubakar reacts to Obaseki’s win; urges Ize-Iyamu to work with Obaseki and let go of the “leprous hand he is now holding”

Former Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki after he won the Edo state governorship election. Taking to Twitter, the former Vice President of Nigeria said Obaseki’s win signifies “the end of Godfatherism” in Nigeria. Atiku Abubakar also commended the people of Edo State “for their resilience in the face of the forces arrayed […]

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Nigerian ‘drug peddler’ on expired visa arrested in India with 250 gms cocaine

An alleged Nigerian drug peddler with expired visa was arrested in Delhi, India on Sunday, September 20, and 250 grams of cocaine valued at 20 lakh seized from his possession. The yet-to-be-named suspect was arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station by the Railway Unit of the Delhi Police.     According to a police […]

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47-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing two of his children and his aged mother in Anambra (graphic photos)

Police officers in Anambra state have arrested a 47-year-old man identified as Emeka Ezimadu, for allegedly killing two of his own children, his 85-year-old mother, and inflicting injuries on three other children at Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North local government area of State on Thursday, September 17. The state police command spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, who […]

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Boko Haram are now recruiting our children – Governor Zulum cries out

Governor Babagana Zulum has raised an alarm of children being recruited into the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group. The Governor said this while receiving a committee of members of the House Of Representatives at his office in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. Zulum who linked the recruitment of kids into the terrorist group to the high rate […]

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Missing 17-year-old girl found in hotel with two boys

A Nigerian lady has narrated how a 17-year-old girl who was declared missing by her parents, was found in a hotel with two boys. According to Annastecia Mary Lyon, the teenager was enrolled as a student in her makeup studio by her family. However she “disappeared” without telling anyone, an incident that to Mary being assaulted […]

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FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment

As more states gear towards the full reopening of schools on Monday, the Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent/curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the NCDC, schools have been mandated to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  were  directed to conduct monthly […]

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FG asks bank account holders to submit Self-Certification Forms

The Federal Government has directed all account holders across the nation including insurance firms, to fill and submit Self-Certification Forms in their various financial institutions. The Nigerian government made this known in a series of tweets on Thursday. It threatened to block access to defaulters’ accounts or impose a monetary penalty.  

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Unijos Students and his best friend killed in fatal motor accident

Two University of Jos students Kamal Abubakar and Ramadan Muhammad died in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, September 16. Details are still sketchy, however it was gathered that the accident happened at Sabon Gari Narabi, Jos North, a border village along Jos-Bauchi road. Kamal was the son of Plateau State business tycoon and philanthropist, Abubakar […]