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Gunmen open fire on Borno state governor’s convoy

The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Baga, a town in the state, on Wednesday, July 29. According to reports, the Governor had gone to visit some Internally Displaced Persons camps when his convoy was attacked. “The governor went to Kukawa, and on his way to Baga […]

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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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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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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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Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi and some of his aides test positive for COVID-19

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday, July 4. According to the governor, he and some of his aides had the test carried out on them and the result came back positive. He said presently they are not showing […]

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Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor Rotimi Akeredelo, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The 63-year-old Ondo state governor announced this at a press conference in Akure, the state capital today June 30. ”I had malaria a few days ago and was treated. I did get over it and as at the time we had our party NEC and […]

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3-year-old boy kidnapped from church in Anambra state

A 3-year-old boy has been missing for two days now after he was kidnapped from church on Sunday, June 28, 2020. The boy named Chimdindu Gerald Oledibe was kidnapped in a church at Umunze, Orumba South, Anambra state. He was kindapped alongside another child but the other child was later found in Ekwulobia. The family […]

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Former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, dies at 70

Former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died. He was 70 years old. Ajimobi who has been in a coma and on life support, died of COVID19 complications in a hospital in Lagos state today June 25. The former governor was rumored to have died last Thursday, June 18 but his aides and family […]

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Oyo state reviews curfew, churches and mosques to operate at 25 per cent capacity

The Oyo state government has reviewed the curfew order issued to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state. Governor Seyi Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa said the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am. While churches and mosques were directed to operate at 25 per cent capacity; public gathering in the […]

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Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi reportedly in critical condition due to Coronavirus complications

Former Governor of  Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi is reportedly in a critical condition over Coronavirus complications. Abiola Ajimobi is reportedly battling the novel virus in a hospital in Lagos, according to Sahara Reporters. The publication adds that he’s in critical condition. Ajimobi has since remained in Intensive Care after he was rushed to a hospital […]

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Benue State politician, Daniel Ukpera, donates ropes to his community to tie their goats (photos)

A politician in Benue state has donated ropes to the members of his community so that they can tie their goats. Daniel Ukpera, who contested for the Guma State Constituency seat in the 2019 Benue State House of Assembly Election under the platform of Labour Party, donated bundles of ropes to the people of Makurdi […]

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Kaduna state govt shuts down private school, revokes its license for violating quarantine order

Kaduna state government has closed down the Future Leaders International School in the state for opening their school premises and conducting entrance examination despite the ban on all academic activities in the state due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The school conducted entrance examination into Junior Secondary School I (JSS I) and Senior Secondary School I […]

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Lagos state government lifts ban on religious activities, worship services to commence June 19

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state. The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. At a press briefing this afternoon, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said religious organizations in the state can be reopened from Friday, […]

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Corps member slumps and dies in Rivers State

A corps member, Atiye Florence Aduke reportedly slumped and died following an incident which occurred in her apartment at Abua Odual LGA in Rivers state where she was serving. The member of 2019 Batch C, Stream 2 of the youth program who slumped and hit her head against a wall in her house on Wednesday […]

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MURIC demands impeachment of state governors who permitted congregational Sallah prayers despite warnings from FG

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for the impeachment of some state governors who went ahead to conduct congregational Sallah prayers on Sunday May 23 despite the Federal government’s warning against such practice. Recall that the Federal government last week, made several appeals to state governors not to approve congregational prayers for the Eid […]

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Four more COVID19 patients discharged in Edo state, one death recorded

Four more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Edo state. This was disclosed by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his Twitter handle this morning. He also said that one more COVID-19 death has been recorded in the state. ”We have discharged 4 more patients from #COVID19 isolation centres in the state, bringing the total […]

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Schools will reopen soon but no date yet – Minister of State for Education,Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has disclosed that plans are being made for the reopening of schools nationwide, however, it won’t happen in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Nwajiuba, made the clarification on Thursday during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, following rumours making the round […]

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Boy kills, buries his cousin so as to access the N2m he got from land sales in Auchi, Edo State.

A man simply identified as Coma, has been arrested by men of the Edo state police command for allegedly hacking his cousin, Lateef, to death in the Auchi area of Edo state. A Facebook user, Sheik Aliu Mahmood, who initially shared the story online, said COMA got information that Lateef was recently paid N2 million […]

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Rivers State Covid -19 Taskforce intercepts passengers hidden inside trailer load of building material; fake lockdown pass with Governor Wike’s signature found in their possession

Members of COVID-19 Taskforce in Rumuigbo on Wednesday, intercepted a trailer loaded with building materials smuggling people into Rivers State. The interception was aided by the collective effort of NYCN, Ijaw Youths and residents of the area. Speaking at the scene, Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Prince Solomon Eke, called on residents of Obio/Akpor […]

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Rivers state government withdraws charges against Caverton helicopter and its pilots

The Rivers state government has withdrawn its charges against Caverton helicopters and two of its pilots who were arrested weeks ago for violating the Executive Order issued by Governor Nyesom Wike on movement in the state. The Rivers state Government made a formal withdrawal of the charges on Tuesday May 19. Paulinus Nsirim, the state’s […]