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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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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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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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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, […]

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Man caught making incantations and invocations with fetish items at a cemetery in Rivers state

A man from Akwa Ibom State was caught making incantations and invocations with some fetish items at a cemetery in Rivers State. According to an Adolf Ramsom Pepple who posted the photos and video, the incident happened at Bonny Cemetery in Bonny Local Government Area of the State on Tuesday, November 10. Upon interrogation, the […]

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Teacher arrested for allegedly kidnapping his former pupil in Ogun (photo)

Operatives of the Ogun Police Command have arrested a 29- year- old teacher, Odugbesan Samson, for allegedly kidnapping his eight-year-old pupil identified as Rasaq Akeem. The spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Odugbesan, who was a former teacher of the boy, allegedly kidnapped him when the boy went to school in Arifanla […]

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Anambra pastor stripped and paraded in village after he was allegedly caught with charms (photos

Bishop Elijah Chukwuebuka, was stripped and paraded by villagers in Umunze, Anambra, after he was allegedly caught with charms. Bishop Elijah who is the founder of God Of Light Anointing Minsitry, was allegedly caught with charms and female underwear in his church in Nsogwu, Umunze, at about 5pm on Wednesday, November 11. Youths stormed the […]

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Benue Health Commissioner dies three months after being sworn into office

Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ikwulono is dead. The late commissioner who replaced Dr Sunday Ongbabo who had earlier resigned his appointment from the State Executive Council, died three months after being sworn in. Radio Nigeria, Harvest FM located in Makurdi reported that he died in Jos, the Plateau State capital […]

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Defence Intelligence Agency has put a bounty on my head that I must be arrested or murdered – Omoyele Sowore alleges

Revolution now corner ,Publisher and activist, Omoyele Sowore, is alleging that the Defence Intelligence Agency has put a bounty on his head for him to be murdered on arrested. He made the allegation on his social media handles. Read his post below ”#RevolutionNow Info reaching me now is that a signal from Defence Intelligence Agency […]