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Anglican bishop suspended for allegedly having sex with wife of another priest

Rufus Adepoju, the Diocesan Bishop of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) of Ekiti West has been suspended over an alleged sexual misconduct.   Announcement of his suspension was conveyed in a letter dated December 11, 2020 and signed by the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba.   It was learnt that Adepoju who was allegedly […]

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Body of a child found floating in Ebonyi river 48 hours after she went missing (graphic photos)

The body of a missing girl, Rosemary Chinyere Nnachi, was found floating in a river at Nnodo community, in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital. The deceased went missing on Saturday, December 12, when she attended an end of the year event with her parents at a club in Nnoro community. It was gathered that her body was […]

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Graphic: Bandits kill three Zamfara traders, release 9 others after collecting N6m and brand new motorbikes as ransom

Bandits have killed three Zamfara traders and released nine others after payment of N6m and three brand new motorbikes as ransom payment. The 13 traders from the Dansadau community were kidnapped three weeks ago while travelling in an 18-seater bus at Mashayar Zaki along Gusau-Dansadau road, 82 km north of Gusau, the state capital. It was gathered that […]

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Senate passes finance bill 2020

The 2020 finance bill has been passed on the floor of the Nigerian senate. The bill which seeks to reduce import levy on buses, tractors and other motor vehicles, was passed after Solomon Adeola, chairman of the finance committee presented a report for the consideration by his colleagues. It also amends 12 Acts which include the Capital Gains Tax Act; […]

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Sport

If anything happens to Neymar, you will pay with your life – Midfielder Thiago Mendes and his family receive death threats after his tackle left the PSG star with an ankle injury

Thiago Mendes and his family have been sent death threats on social media after the Lyon midfielder was sent off for a horror challenge on Neymar during his side’s 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday, December 13. The Brazilian superstar was stretchered off in tears after being on the receiving end of a horror […]

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News Politics

Youths and Women Emerge Victorious at Local Government Polls in Kogi

At the recently concluded Local Government Elections in Kogi State, the youths came out en masse to exercise their democratic rights. Out of the 21 local government areas, all vice-chairmanship seats are occupied by women. Governor of the state, Yahaya Bello had before the elections  promised to only support candidates with female vices. In the […]

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Fear as gas pipeline bursts open along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Residents, as well as commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, are currently scampering for safety after a gas pipeline at Magboro burst open on Wednesday morning, December 16. The cause of the burst pipeline is yet unknown, however Nigerians who reside along that axis have fled their homes for fear of a possible fire outbreak. Travelers […]

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

Football legend and former Argentina 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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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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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 […]