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Photos from the graduation ceremony of 601 deradicalised Boko Haram combatants

The graduation ceremony for Batch 4/2019 deradicalized former Boko Haram combatants took place at the Operation Safe Corridor Mallam Sidi in Gombe state today Saturday, July 25. The former insurgents, all 601 in number, completed a de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program organized by Operation Safe Corridor and denounced their membership of the insurgent group at […]

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Two men bag two years imprisonment for producing and distributing fake engine oil (photo)

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil. The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) charged both men with four counts of production, possession, dealing in, and distribution of substandard engine oil. Both men claimed the products were […]

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Three children killed as flood sweeps through Gwagwalada community in Abuja (photos))

Three children have died in the flash flood that swept through the Gwagalada area of Abuja, the nation’s capital yesterday July 25. The heavy rainfall washed away cars, pulled down buildings, and several soakaways were left open and completely damaged. See more photos from the flood scenes below

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Man stabs himself to death in Kano after his fiancee abandoned him for another man

A twenty-five-year-old man identified as Ashiru Musa Danrimi allegedly stabbed himself to death with a knife in Kano state after his fiancee abandoned him to get married to another man. According to reports, the deceased who was a member of a Neighborhood watch in Kadawa ward, Ungogo local government area of the state, became frustrated […]

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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UNIZIK graduate dies after she was allegedly poisoned by a man she turned down

A corps member who graduated from UNIZIK has died after she was allegedly poisoned by a man she turned down. Chizuroke Egodi Onuorah was one of the best graduating students in the Environmental management department and the second best-graduating student in the faculty of environmental sciences. She was posted to Oyo state for her NYSC. […]

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‘N100bn vanished in one year’- House of Representatives probes North East Development Commission

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into allegations of a missing N100 billion from the coffers of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) established in 2017 to reconstruct states affected by insurgency in the north-east. Moving a motion for the probe of the agency, minority leader of the house, Ndudi Elumelu, said the N100 […]

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Women strip naked to protest incessant killings in Southern Kaduna (photos)

Hundreds of women from Southern Kaduna state, today July 23, took to the streets naked to protest the incessant killings recorded in the area. Some of the protesting women wore black cloths in the protest that terminated at the palace of Atak Njei, Agwamatyap Palace (Sarkin Atyap palace) of Zangon Kataf local government area of […]

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I sleep with my stepdaughter anytime my wife refuses me sex — Suspect

A 30- year-old man, Musa Abubakar from Jigawa State, has admitted to defiling his  9-year-old stepdaughter in Rupokwu, Rivers State. The suspect, while confessing to the crime at the State Criminal Investigation Department, on Wednesday, claimed he indulged in the awful act because his wife always complains of tiredness anytime he wants sex. According to the […]

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IGP orders investigation into viral video showing police officers harassing a female suspect in Ibadan

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has ordered an investigation into a viral video showing some police officers in Ibadan, Oyo state harassing a female suspect. The officers had gone to the home of a suspected kidnapper and armed robber to arrest him and met 25-year-old Towobola there . The policemen, after taking the kidnap […]

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Teacher arrested for raping his 10-year-old pupil in Yobe; says she gave her consent

The police in Yobe State has arrested one Abubakar Musa an Assistant headteacher with Jajere Central Primary School, for allegedly raping one of his pupil, a 10-year-old girl (name withheld), and claiming it was consensual. Disclosing his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said Musa who is well […]

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You are a small boy from Mushin – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige drags Hon. Faleke (video)

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment who appeared before a house of representatives ad hoc committee investigating the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), dragged Hon James Faleke who he threatened with a lawsuit days ago. Before answering questions, Ngige stated that members of the committee were his younger […]

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FAAN accuses DSS boss at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l airport of slapping a security officer

The Federal Airports Aviation Authority FAAN has accused the head of the DSS at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, Safiyanu Abba, of slapping an airport security officer. In a statement released on its Twitter handle this afternoon, FAAN said Safiyanu slapped the security officer who cautioned him for obstructing security processes. The agency said […]

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Uniben staff killed, one injured as police allegedly chase driver over N100 (photos)

A staff of the University of Benin was killed and another person was injured when a commercial driver, allegedly trying to avoid police extortion, rammed into them. Dr. Stella Okotie died on Tuesday, July 21, as a result of the accident that happened in Benin City at about 6:30pm along the ever-busy Benin-Lagos expressway, close […]

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“They want to kill her” Friends call for help for teenager whose family allegedly strips naked and flogged for getting home late

Friends of a teenager living in Ibadan have called for help on behalf of their friend while accusing the teenager’s family of subjecting her to humiliation and abuse. According to one of the friends, the woman, aged 18, “has been maltreated at home for a while.” The friend alleged that the young woman’s mother stripped […]

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Governor Akeredolu wins APC’s governorship ticket for Ondo state governorship election

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state, has won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the state’s gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on October 10, 2020. Akeredolu who is seeking a second term in office, secured the highest votes in the state’s APC governorship primaries which held at Dome in Akure the state […]

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Two days after concluding her NYSC, doctor dies in a car accident

A medical doctor, identified as Samuel Promise Urenna aka Urey, is dead . It was gathered that the Imo State University graduate who concluded her National Youth Service on Thursday, July 16th, 2020, was involved in a fatal car crash two days later, on her way home along Onne road, Rivers State, after a truck […]

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Police rescue 15 teenagers from Niger State torture house

On 18/07/2020 at about 1400hrs, acting on a reliable information received, Police Operatives arrested one Umar Ahmed, 46, Anguwan Gwari Suleja, for keeping about fifteen children in a dehumanizing condition in the guise of Almajiri School. The children who are of ages ranging between 2yrs-10yrs were rescued from the suspect’s house and three chains used […]

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Young Nigerian man commits suicide after being accused of rape by a Twitter influencer. See his suicide note

A young Nigerian has allegedly committed suicide after being accused of rape by a Twitter influencer who refused to provide further details. #JusticeForIzu is currently trending on Twitter after a user named Legend Izu Madubueze took his life when a Twitter influencer named Nanichi Anese published his name and other names as men accused of […]

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Air force unveils identity of classmate who knocked down Arotile, shares details of investigation

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has unveiled the identity of the secondary school classmate who knocked down Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot. Ibikunle Daramola, air force spokesman gave the name of the man as Nehemiah Adejoh and also disclosed that he and two other civilians were at the Nigerian Air Force base […]