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Nigerian student allegedly dies at soap-making factory in Ibadan

Gbadebo Richard, a 300-level student of the Department of European Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan reportedly lost his life in an industrial accident on Tuesday July 28. According to Sahara Reporters, the student who was on a night shift, fell into one of the machines at the Oluyole factory of Henkel Nigeria Limited, […]

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Nigerian students are now beggars in the UK- Abike Dabiri-Erewa asks NDDC to pay Nigerian students their scholarship allowances and fees

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC to pay the allowances, tuition, and other incentives of students on its scholarship scheme in the United Kingdom as most of them have turned to beggars on the streets of the UK. During the recent […]

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Nigerian Pastor ‘reburies’ George Floyd in Imo state (photos)

A Nigerian clergyman, Pastor Humble Okoro, has carried out a funeral service for late George Floyd in Mbaise, Imo State. Leadership reports that Pastor Okoro while carrying out the funeral, said “I have traced the ancestral root of George Obinna Floyd to Umuoffor kindred in Obokwu obibi Aboh Mbaise Imo State and I feel so […]

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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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Nigerian dad accuses hospital staff of negligence after his pregnant daughter and her set of unborn twins die in the hospital in Abeokuta

A Nigerian man, Babajide Olayemi, has cried out for justice after his pregnant daughter, Josephine Olayemi Odufowora, alongside her unborn set of twins, died at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta in June 2020. In an interview with The Nation, the distraught father, accused the management of the Federal Medical Center, Abeokuta in Ogun state […]

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Zainab Aliyu, the Nigerian lady who was rescued after being wrongly jailed in Saudi Arabia for carrying drugs, completes NYSC

Zainab Aliyu, the Nigerian lady who was wrongly jailed in Saudi Arabia for carrying drugs she had no knowledge of, and rescued with the intervention of ?President Muhammadu Buhari, has completed the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Shortly after she was released and returned to Nigeria, Zainab began the mandatory 1-year NYSC exercise and she […]

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Nigerian Air force’s first female combatant helicopter pilot dies in a road accident at 23.

Tolulope Arotile, the first female helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force has died 8 months after she was given a special recognition. Arotile who was decorated alongside Kafayat Sanni, the first female fighter pilot, by Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff diedOn Tuesday July 14, as a result of head injuries […]

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The Nigerian Immigration Service has blocked 58 medical doctors from leaving the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos via a chartered flight today July 10

The Nigerian Immigration Service has blocked 58 medical doctors from leaving the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos via a chartered flight today July 10. A statement released by the Immigration spokesman, Sunday James, says the doctors had planned to sneak out of the country via the Lagos airport. James said 56 […]

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Nigerian man battles with health officials trying to evacuate him to an isolation center (video)

A video showing a Nigerian man wrestling with health officials trying to evacuate him to an Isolation center for treatment has gone viral. The video shows the man resisting attempts by the health officials to evacuate him. The video has since gone viral but the place where it happened was not stated. Watch video below.

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Friends mourn as Nigerian law school student dies after allegedly suffering a cardiac arrest while jogging

A student of the Nigerian law school in Enugu, Chiemerie Dim, has died. According to his friends, Chiemerie suffered a heart attack and died while he was jogging on Tuesday, June 23. His friends who took to social media to mourn him, described him as a very intelligent young man who had so many dreams […]

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Nigerian doctor recounts how police officers rescued a baby girl dumped inside a dustbin (photos/videos)

A Nigerian doctor, Bright Oris, has shared the heartwarming story of how police officers found a newborn baby girl dumped inside of a dustbin and rushed her to the hospital where he works. According to him, the police officers attached to the Niger state police command, heard the cry of a baby in the dustbin, […]

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Nigerian Paralympic champion, Oyema, receives 4-year doping ban, loses medal .

Nigerian Para powerlifter and Paralympic gold medalist, Esther Oyema, has been banned for four years after she committed an anti-doping rule violation, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced. A prohibited substance named 19-norandrosterone, was found in a urine sample she provided on January 28, 2019, after the Lagos 2019 International Para Powerlifting Competition in […]

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Nigerian man shot dead in front of his girlfriend in Rivers (graphic photo)

The police in Rivers state is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the gruesome murder of a young man, Leonard Chika, in front of his girlfriend in the Mile 3 axis of Diobu in Port Harcourt the state capital on Friday. May 15. Facebook user, Ezebunwo Ichemati, who shared the story online, wrote. Another promising innocent […]

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UNIJOS student was mistakenly shot by soldier – Nigerian army

The gruesome killing of Rinji Bala, a 20-year-old 300-level student of University of Jos has been confirmed by Nigerian Army Special Task Force, Operation Safe Heaven (OPSH). Ibrahim Shittu, Media Officer of OPSH said the sad incident occurred when personnel of the task force responded to a distress call on activities of cultists and armed […]

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32-year-old Nigerian man evacuated from Dubai dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

A 32-year-old Nigerian man has died from COVID-19 in Lagos. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this, said the deceased was amongst those who were recently evacuated from Dubai. According to Abayomi, the deceased man suffered severe underlying health. ”Unfortunately, another #COVID19 infection related death involving 32year old, male has been […]

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Two Nigerian students arrested for peddling drugs in Cyprus

A total of 17 grams of wrapped drugs have been retrieved from two Nigerian students, one of whom was a lady who was reported to have sold drugs to the Department of Narcotics and Anti-Smuggling in Cyprus. The duo, Onuwa Kachıkwu and Uduak Emmanuel, were arrested on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 and charged with receiving, […]

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Nigerian evangelist allegedly commits suicide in Malaysia

A Nigerian evangelist has died after he allegedly committed suicide in Malaysia. Evangelist Nwabueze Franklin Kelechi, of CRM (Charismatic Renewal Ministries), allegedly died after jumping from his apartment at Skyvilla, Serdang, Selangor in Malaysia. The incident happened on Thursday morning , April 30. Ernest Ugonna Nwabueze, the younger brother of the deceased, said he received […]

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Nigerian nurse dies at hospital where she works in the UK from Coronavirus while her sister is on ventilator

The Coronavirus pandemic has claimed the life of a 55-year-old Nigeria nurse and mum of two, Esther Akinsanya (left), while her older sister, 61-year-old Mary Idowu (right), is currently on a ventilator in an Intensive care unit. London Evening Standard reports that the sisters, who both work at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Woolwich, United […]

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GRAPHIC: Nigerian man allegedly stabbed to death by his wife in Brazil .

A Nigerian man, identified as Emeka Okoye, has died after being allegedly stabbed to death by his wife in Brazil. According to a source: “Emeka who hails from Nnewi, in Anambra State was previously married to someone here in Nigeria but later chased her away with their 4 children. He later proceeded to Brazil where […]

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Huge defeat for Boko Haram As Nigerian soldiers kill 105 Boko Haram members

The Nigerian Army has announced that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. In a statement released by the Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa on Sunday April 19, it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe state […]