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Plateau State Govt denies hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, says #EndSARS protests delayed distribution process

The Plateau State Government has denied claims that it hoarded COVID-19 palliatives, saying that the distribution process was about to begin but had to be put on hold due to  #EndSARS protests. Recall that residents of Buruku area in Jos South Local Government Area on Saturday morning broke into warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives were stored […]

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Residents break into warehouse in Plateau state, loot COVID-19 palliatives

Residents on Saturday, broke into a COVID -19 palliatives warehouse in the Bukuru community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and carted away food items. It was gathered that the residents gained entrance into the warehouse belonging to the State Emergency Management Agency after breaking into the premises around 9 am. A resident of […]

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Lagos state government to support owners of businesses vandalized and looted by hoodlums – Deputy gov, Obafemi Hamzat says

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, has announced plans by the state government to support owners of businesses that were vandalized or looted by hoodlums during the crisis that erupted in the state on Tuesday, October 20. Hamzat disclosed this in a tweet posted on his Twitter handle on Friday, October 23. The tweet also contained […]

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Governor Oyetola imposes curfew in Osun state

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Osun state begining from Wednesday October 21. Oyetola said the curfew decision was taken to check the “dangerous dimension the #EndSARS protests have assumed across the country, particularly in the South West States.” The Governor who affirmed that there will be no movement throughout the state,  said […]

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Lagos state government shuts down schools over #ENDSARS protests

The Lagos state government has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state following the ongoing End SARS protest. The order was contained in a statement released on Monday October 19 by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. The statement  quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that […]

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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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Prophetess arrested in Ogun state for allegedly defrauding people

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Prophetess of the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Oluwakemi Sotonode, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining millions from many people. The suspect also known as Marvelous, was arrested at her hideout on Tuesday, October 6, by operatives attached to the Public Complaint Bureau unit following series of fraud allegations made against […]

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University lecturer allegedly commits suicide in Edo state

A lecturer at the Department of Adult Education, Tayo Akpata University in Ekiadolor, Edo State, Friday Orobator, has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself. Orobator’s lifeless body was discovered behind his apartment in Obakhazbaye area of Benin City, the state capital at about 1.30 p.m. on Friday, October 2. The father of four, said to be in his […]

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Former Delta state Governor Uduaghan dumps APC, returns to PDP

Former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has formally defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. Uduaghan who formally rejoined the PDP on Monday September 28, at his hometown, Abigborodo in Warri North Local Government Area of the State, defected to the APC where he contested and lost the Delta South Senatorial […]

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Gang which kept 14-year-old girl as sex slave for a month arrested in Bauchi state

The Bauchi state police command has confirmed the arrest of 3 men who abducted a 14-year-old girl, locked her in a room and repeatedly raped her. The suspects identified as Usman Adamu, 20, Adamu Muhammad, 21, Nura Musa, 20, and Khalid Abdullahi now at large are all from Nasarawa area in Misau, Bauchi. Bauchi police spokesperson, DSP Ahmed […]

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Oshiomhole, Kano and Kogi state Governors reportedly on US Visa ban list

Former governor of Edo State and ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is reportedly among top Nigerians slammed with a visa ban by the United States Government on Monday February 14. According to a report by Sahara Reporters, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, are reportedly among those affected […]

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Nigeria is becoming a failed and divided state under President Buhari – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has once again attacked the Buhari-led government, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this administration. Obasanjo stated this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders […]

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Kaduna state House of Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers on Thursday, September 10. The assembly announced the approval on its Twitter handle […]

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Serial rapist allegedly pardoned by state governor, arrested for raping 4-year-old girl inside mosque in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 50 year old man for allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl. The man, Yusuf Bako of Yakubu Wanka Street Bauchi allegedly lured the victim, Hauwa Jamilu to a Mosque located at Aminu Street and had canal knowledge of her. It was alleged that the suspect was among inmates […]

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Fuel price increase is beyond Buhari’s control – Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that fuel price increase is beyond the control of President Buhari who is also the minister of petroleum resources. The Minister who spoke to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday September 3, said it is unfortunate that citizens are blaming the federal government which is not in charge of […]

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Husband bites off his wife’s ear in Niger state (graphic)

A married woman in Niger state, Dorcas Uange, has lost her right ear after her husband of 17 years, Aduku Sunny White, allegedly bit it off during an argument at their home situated at Kaduna road back of Zuma barracks in Suleja, Niger state on August 28.   Sharing the sad incident with LIB, the daughter of the victim, […]

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Gunmen assassinate councillor in Bayelsa state

Karma Agagowei, a councillor representing ward six in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. Agagowei while returning from the ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday August 29. was attacked and shot dead around Opolo area of Yenagoa, the state capital. It was learnt that one […]

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Lagos State Governor orders reopening of schools in the state

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from […]

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Married man commits suicide in Rivers state over hardship, business failure

A 45-year-old married man, Chinedu Peter Ogwa, committed suicide at his home situated at Wokoma street in Mile 3 Diobu in Rivers state on Thursday night August 27. The Nation reports that Chidinma Ogwa, wife of the deceased, said her husband started behaving strangely on Monday, August 24. She said he left behind a suicide note where he appealed to […]

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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 […]