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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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Nigerian lady who was proposed to with 3 luxury rings dies; celebrities point accusing finger at her friends

Chichi Eze, the Abuja-based woman who made headlines in 2019 after being proposed to by her husband with 3 luxury rings is dead. Chichi had shared a photo of her wearing the rings with the caption “he went all out and proposed with 3 rings….I said Yes”. However following news of her death, some Nigerian […]

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Young Nigerian man murdered in the US five months after graduating

A young Nigerian man has been murdered in the US five months after graduating from Virginia Tech where he studied industrial system engineering. Alexander Nwogu, 23, had just been hired as a tech consultant with a Northern Virginia firm, Ernst and Young, before he was murdered around 1:30 a.m. at the Shell gas station in […]

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Nigerian Army colonel killed after Boko Haram ambush in Borno

A Colonel of the Nigerian Army has been killed after an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. Colonel DC Bako and some soldiers were attacked, on Sunday, September 20, when their vehicle was ambushed near Damboa, about 85 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. He was until his death the commander of 25 Task […]

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Nigerian man proposes to girlfriend onboard an international flight (video)

A Nigerian man has proposed to his girlfriend onboard an international flight.   The Nigerian man who was given a chance to speak by the air hostess, revealed that they have been dating for 5 years.   After his short speech in which he expressed how much he loves her, he went down on one […]

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Nigerian ‘drug peddler’ on expired visa arrested in India with 250 gms cocaine

An alleged Nigerian drug peddler with expired visa was arrested in Delhi, India on Sunday, September 20, and 250 grams of cocaine valued at 20 lakh seized from his possession. The yet-to-be-named suspect was arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station by the Railway Unit of the Delhi Police.     According to a police […]

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Five children of Nigerian lawmaker set to wed same day in Abuja

Five siblings, three brothers and two sisters, all biological children of an Abuja lawmaker, are set to tie the knot same day. Their father, Member Representing Gwagwalada, Kuje, Kwali and Abaji federal constituency (Abuja South) Hon. Dr Hassan Usman Sokodabo, on Thursday September 17, shared the invitation card, inviting friends, family and political associates to the […]

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Nigerian elites should judge us fairly – President Buhari

President Buhari has asked Nigerian elites to judge his administration fairly in governance. Speaking on Tuesday September 8 at the closing of the first-year ministerial performance review retreat held in Abuja, President Buhari recounted some of the challenges his administration faced upon getting elected in 2015. The Nigerian leader stated that his administration has done more […]

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Two Nigerian arrested for defrauding a German company of 14.7 million euros (N6.6b)

The Cybercrime Unit of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL, Abuja, has arrested two suspects for their involvement in a major multi-million Euro scam touching on the procurement of COVID-19 Personal Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The suspects, Babatunde Adesanya a.k.a Teddy, 50, who is a Master degree holder in Cell Biology and Akinpelu Hassan Abass, 41, […]

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Nigerian student, 21, accuses her father of battering her mother for years and threatening to do worse

A 21-year-old Nigerian student has accused her dad of domestic violence towards her mum and she shared photos of her mother with the injuries inflicted on her. Gloria Ezeobi, a student of pharmacy at LUTH, said her parents have been married for 22 years and her father, Sunday Vincent Ezeobi, has allegedly been “brutally beating” […]

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Nigerian therapist officially changes his surname to his mother’s name

A Nigerian therapist has taken to facebook to rejoice the official changing of his surname to his mother’s name. Victor Ibeh filed for a change of name at the High Court of Justice in Abuja and his request to take his mother’s name was granted. Victor Ibeh, who now goes by Victor Ruth (Ruth being […]

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Nigerian man, Obinna Ukwuani appointed chief digital officer at Central Bank of Kigali

A Nigerian man named Obinna Ukwuani has been appointed as the chief digital officer at the Bank of Kigali in Rwanda. Ukwuani is a former executive with Paystack. His appointment was announced in a statement on Monday, August 31. He will replace Regis Rugemanshuro who was appointed to head Rwanda Social Security Board in February. The new role requires […]

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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 […]