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CNN journalist Richard Quest marries longtime male partner

Popular CNN anchor Richard Quest has wedded his longtime male partner Chris Pepesterny. Quest made the announcement on Instagram, writing: “We said ‘I Do’ at the weekend. Happiest day of our lives.” The duo got engaged in May 2019, after his lover agreed to the journalist’s marriage proposal. In March, they were forced to postpone their […]

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12 NYSC Batch C Members Wed themselves in Anambra

The Anambra State NYSC on Wednesday, celebrated twelve 2019 Batch C members who got married to each other during their service year. The couples, Eze Obinwa, Oluchi peace, Henry Nwachoko Charles Ruth, Oluchukwu Davis, Ohale Nkemakolam, Nsofor Obianuju, Ogberie Collins, Nwokearu Chinyeremaka, Bernard Faith Amarachi and Okafor Chukwudi met while they were still serving in the […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets his support for #EndSARS protest

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has tweeted his support for the #EndSARS protests and even encouraged his followers to donate to help the movement. Jack took to his Twitter account to write “#EndSARS” with an emoji of the Nigerian flag. He also shared articles about the protest calling on the Nigerian government to end SARS and […]

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Two feared killed, others injured as SUV rams into #EndSARS protesters in Lagos (graphic video)

Two persons have reportedly died andseveral others injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of #ENDSARS protesters at Alagbado, Lagos. Footage shared online shows a crowd gathered as youths carried away two lifeless bodies. A medical team who volunteered was deployed around Amikanle area to take care of the wounded before those with […]

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President Buhari appoints media aide Lauretta Onochie and three others as INEC Commissioners

President Buhari has sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate asking for the lawmakers to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, […]

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Renowned Nigerian poet J.P. Clark dies at 85

Renowned Nigerian poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark has died at the age of 85. The emeritus professor of Literature who is also the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, died today, October 13, 2020. His death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark. The […]

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Governor Nyesom Wike makes U-turn, joins #EndSARS protesters in Rivers state (video

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike made a U- turn as he joined the EndSARS protesters in Rivers state today October 13 after they all marched to the state government house and asked him to come out and address them. Recall that the governor had  on Monday, October 12, in a statement banned residents of the […]

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The silence from churches and general overseers regarding #EndSARS is so loud – Freeze

Popular OAP Daddy Freeze has taken a swipe at Churches and their leaders who are yet to lend their voices in the ongoing #EndSARS campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. FREEZE took to his Twitter page to acknowledge others who have spoken out and appealed with the rest to publicly come out and stand for […]

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Rivers state government bans #EndSARS protest in the state

Rivers state government has banned all forms of #EndSARS protest in the state. The state Commissioner for information said in a statement released that there is no reason for protesters to gather against #Endsars since the Inspector General of Police has dissolved all SARS formations across the country. Nsirim further noted that violators will be […]

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Breaking: IGP dissolves SARS nationwide (video)

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has issolved the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force nationwide. Adamu made the announcement in a live broadcast on Sunday October 11, and confirmed the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands. The announcement comes days after online and offline protests against the […]

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Woman sells grandson for N1.3m because his dad didn’t pay bride price before impregnating her daughter

The Rivers State Police Command has rescued a two-week-old baby boy, who was allegedly sold by the grandmother at birth for N1.3million. According to the police, Antonia Amos, sold the child because she claimed her daughter’s babydaddy had yet to pay her bride price. It was gathered that Amos was arrested after the father of […]

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Breaking News : Gas Explosion Hit Benin-Sapele Highway

An explosion has reportedly rocked the Benin- Sapele road. This is coming barely 3 months after a similar incident occurred on same road which led to the death of about 17 people. According to report, the incident occurred while the truck was manoeuvring potholes on the bad portion of the road at Ugbenu axis, in […]

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Lawyer to Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David-West to appeal death sentence; says his client is a father of three young children

The notorious rapist was on Friday, October 9, sentenced to death by hanging by the Rivers State High Court precided by Justice Adolphous Enebeli. He was found guilty for the murder of nine young women and attempted murder of a tenth, Benita Etim, in different rooms across Rivers State between July and September 2019. Speaking […]

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9-month-old pregnant woman, two others arrested for armed robbery in Edo .

An armed robbery gang which specializes in using a 9-month-old pregnant woman to lure their victims, has been arrested by the police in Benin, Edo State. Jumoke Akanbieme, Osagiede Izevbokun and Godfrey Okonide, were arrested recently after a failed operation. Spokesperson of the police, Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, said, the two male suspects […]

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Suspected thief breaks into Lawmaker’s office inside National Assembly complex and steals US dollars and Office equipment

A young Nigerian simply identified as Kabiru was arrested at the National Assembly complex after he allegedly snuck his way into the office of a member of the House of Representatives and carted away dollars and other valuable items in the process. According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened yesterday October 9 at 2:30pm when the […]

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Our determination to reform the police should never be in doubt, I’ve asked the IGP to address your concern – Buhari reacts on #EndSARS protest

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the #EndSARS protest which is aimed at stopping police brutality across the country. The President who had a meeting with the Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, stated his administration’s determination to reform the police should never be in doubt. Buhari appealed for peace […]

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Seven members of a family die of food poisoning in Edo

A tragic incident was recorded in Benin, Edo state’s capital on Friday October 9, as 7 members of a family died of food poisioning. The Nation reported that the incident occurred at No. 40, Otete Street, off Textile Mill Road, Ogida Quarters, Benin, in Egor Local Government Area of Edo state. One Mrs Christy Igbinadolor whose apartment […]

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Update : The policeman shot my sister in the mouth for breaking up with him — Brother

Ndubueze Nelly James, the elder brother of Isioma Joy Ndubueze, who was shot in the mouth by her police boyfriend, on Thursday, October 8, has narrated what led to the unfortunate incident. Joy was rushed to the hospital, after she was shot at Salvation Bus Stop, Ikeja, Lagos State, by her boyfriend identified as officer […]

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Just in: Court sentence PH serial killer Gracious David-West to death by hanging .

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a Serial killer, Gracious David-West to death by hanging for the multiple murder of several females in hotels in different parts of the state. David-West who was charged with ten counts of murder and attempted murder is reported to have committed the crime in […]

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Taxi driver narrates how SARS officer allegedly asked him to mobilize them with N20k after he escaped from ritualists

A taxi driver has narrated how a Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) officer allegedly asked to mobilize his colleagues with N20k after escaping from ritualists who abducted him. According to @donkashking, he was abducted at about 9:45pm on Wednesday September 23, 2020 shortly after picking up 3 riders from Eleganza before Lekki 2nd toll gate. The taxi driver revealed […]