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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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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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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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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 […]

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‘There is a limit to what the citizens can tolerate” NLC rejects increase in Fuel price and demands immediate reversal

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the recent increase in the pump price of petrol across the country. Recall that last Friday, November 13, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N147.67 per litre to N155.17. Following the announcement, the Independent Petroleum Marketers […]

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FG to engage 1st class and 2nd Class upper Graduates as teachers

Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono has announced that the federal government will be engaging First Class and Second Class graduates as teachers. Echono who spoke on Saturday November 14 as he monitored the conduct of the 2020 October Diet Batch B Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE), noted that teachers without requisite qualifications, competencies […]

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FG to feed and deworm children with N142.3 billion in 2021

The federal government has budgeted N142.3 billion to feed 9.86 million children, deworm seven million children and recount the pupils in 2021 under the Home-Grown School Feeding programme (NHGSFP). Premium Times reported that the N142.3 billion is meant to cater to the feeding of about 10 million, deworming of seven million primary 1-3 pupils in 35 states and FCT and […]

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Crime

Police Inspector rapes 13-year-old student in Benue

A Mobile Police Inspector identified simply as John has been arrested and detained at Ugba Police Station over the rape of a 13-year-old female student in Ayilamo, Tombo ward of Logo Local Government Area in Benue State. The community leader in Ayilamo, Hon Wuam Hilega while confirming the incident said the incident occurred at about 5pm on Thursday […]

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Married man sets himself and side chic ablaze in Benue (video)

A tragic incident occurred in Inikpi community of Benue state as a married man set himself and his side chic ablaze in Inikpi community of Benue state. The incident occurred around 6:30pm on Saturday November 14 and the reason is yet to be uncovered at the time of filing this report. While the man died […]

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Young Comedienne Emmanuella builds new house for mom

10 years old Emmanuella has built her mother a house. The young comedienne took to Instagram to share photos of the house and also thank her mom for encouragement and support. She wrote: ” I built this for u mom. For all the prayers, all the encouragements and support. Mummy I know you said u want […]

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Uniben Rape victim Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, laid to rest today in Benin

Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, the 22-year-old undergraduate raped and murdered in Redeemed Christian Church of God in Benin, Edo state, has been laid to rest today, November 13 at Third East Cemetery. She had gone to Church to read during the Covid-19 lockdown when she was attacked in church. She died days later in a hospital. […]

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INEC fixes December 5 for bye-elections in 11 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 5, 2020 for pending bye-elections across the country. In a statement released on Friday, November 13, Festus Okoye, the spokesperson of the electoral body, said the 15 bye-elections would hold across 11 states. The commission had suspended the elections as a result of the violence that broke out […]

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Imo state House of Assembly Speaker impeached, Paul Emeziem emerges new speaker

The Imo State House of Assembly, has impeached her Speaker Chiji Collins, pictured right. Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital on Friday November 13. His impeachment was supported by 19 out of the 27 members of the […]

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12,500 new corpe members have undergone Coronavirus test – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced that 12,5000 out of the 66,000 prospective corps members for the 2020 Batch B mobilisation, have undergone test for the disease. National Coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja. Aliyu who reminded international graduates who would be travelling into the country for the […]

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Petrol to now sell at N168-170 per litre as NNPC raises petrol depot price

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N147.67 per litre to N155.17 per litre. This means petrol will now start selling at N168 to N170. The PPMC disclosed this in an internal memo with reference number PPMC/C/MK/003, dated November 11, 2020, and […]

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Ex-Ghanaian president, Jerry Rawlings, dies at 73

Former Ghanaian president, Jerry Rawlings, has died at the age of 73. Rawlings died from complications of COVID19 at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, on Thursday, November 11. He had recently buried his mother, Victoria Agbotui, at Dzelukope in the Volta Region on October 24, 2020. She died at 101 on September […]

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Nigerian woman gives birth to triplets after 18 years of childlessness

A Nigerian woman, Anietie from Akwa Ibom State, has given birth to a set of triplets, all girls, after 18 years of marriage. Her cousin, Erinyana Monday, who shared the good news on Sunday, November 8, described the testimony as one she will live to remember. “After 18years of mockery, names calling and all sort, […]