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Three children killed as flood sweeps through Gwagwalada community in Abuja (photos))

Three children have died in the flash flood that swept through the Gwagalada area of Abuja, the nation’s capital yesterday July 25. The heavy rainfall washed away cars, pulled down buildings, and several soakaways were left open and completely damaged. See more photos from the flood scenes below

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, denies reports of purchasing three new houses for his wives

Minister of Communications and Digital Economics, has denied reports he recently purchased three new houses for his three wives in Abuja. Sahara Reporters had published photos of three houses the Minister allegedly purchased for his wives. However, in a statement released by his media aide, Pantami denied the allegation. Describing the report as false, the […]

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Lightning strikes three FRSC officials dead in Ogun

Three FRSC officials have died after they were struck by lightning in Ogun State. The tragedy occured early on Wednesday, June 17, in the ancient town of Ilese, near Ijebu -Ode, in Ijebu North-East local government area of Ogun State. The lightning struck at about 10am while officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) […]

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Lagos accredits three private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

The Lagos state government has accredited three private hospitals for treatment and management of Coronavirus cases. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi who made the announcement during a press briefing, said the accredited hospitals passed a biosecurity compliance test which was designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases. He added that the […]

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17-year-old girl gang-raped by three street urchins in Ekiti

A 17-year-old girl was ambushed and gang-raped by three armed boys suspected to be street urchins, in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Monday, June 1. According to reports, the victim sells sachet water and soft drinks at the popular Oja’ba market in Ado-Ekiti. At about 7pm on Monday, three young men wielding broken bottles […]

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Three brothers allegedly kill their sibling over proceeds they gathered from their mother’s funeral in Imo

Men of the Imo State Police Command are currently on the trail of three brothers, Patrick Obieshieke, Chinonso Obieshieke and John Erieka for allegedly killing their blood brother, Remigius Obieshieke, over money realized from the burial of their 75-year-old mother. A statement released by the state police command spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu today May 25, said […]

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Family of three killed by thunder strike in Benue

An entire community in Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state was thrown into mourning on Saturday night, as a family of three were killed by thunder strike. A man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by […]

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Angry mob kills three members of notorious gang in Adamawa after they snatched a resident’s phone (graphic photos)

Three suspected members of a notorous gang, Shila boys, were on Saturday night killed by angry mobs in Yola, capital of Adamawa State. The boys, who allegedly specialized in dispossessing people of their belongings in streets, had operated successfully in the Jimeta area of the capital city. However, the boys met their waterloo on Saturday […]

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Doctors in Ogun to embark on three-days warning strike amidst COVID19 pandemic

Resident doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, are set to embark on a three-day warning strike starting from on Monday May 4th. In a letter jointly signed by the President and General Secretary of the Association, Popoola Mutiua and Osundara Tope, respectively, the doctors said they decided to embark on […]

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Three more COVID19 related deaths recorded in Lagos

Three more COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Lagos. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this via his Twitter handle this afternoon. ”3 more #COVID19 related deaths were recorded, bringing total of such deaths in Lagos to 28” he tweeted. The Commissioner also gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

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Three more COVID19 deaths recorded in Kano

Three Coronavirus related deaths have been recorded in Kano state. The state Ministry of Health disclosed this via its Twitter handle this morning, Saturday May 2nd. The Ministry also confirmed 92 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the total of COVID-19 cases in the state to 311.

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Woman and three of her sons die eight days apart after contracting Coronavirus

An African American woman and three of her sons who contracted all Coronavirus have died. The woman, Antoinette Franklin, a lifelong New Orleans resident, died March 23. Her sons, Herman Franklin Jr., 71, Anthony Franklin Sr., 58, and Timothy Franklin, 61, died from March 20 to March 30, according to their obituaries. The brothers and […]

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Covid-19: Single Mother of three jumps into the river over lockdown

A woman who defied the coronavirus stay-at-home order in Osun State, was on Wednesday rescued by some residents after she jumped into the Osun River at Ogo-Oluwa area of Osogbo. The woman, identified as Kafayat Alake, could have drowned but was lucky as some concerned residents who had seen her walking on the bridge promptly […]

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Three new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Lagos

Three new cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Lagos state. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC. two of the fresh cases are returning travellers while the third one had a contact with a confirmed case. This brings to 30 the number of confirmed cases of the disease in Nigeria  

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Man sets three churches on fire because he is still poor despite church preaching prosperity

Police have on Monday arrested a 21-year-old man who allegedly set three churches ablaze in Kasokoso Kira Municipality in Wakiso District, Uganda, because they preach prosperity gospel and yet have failed to get him out of poverty. According to a police statement issued shortly after his arrest, the suspect John Reagan Ngobi, told them that […]

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17 persons including couple with their three children perish in Abule Ado explosion, 50 houses destroyed

A couple and their three children have been reported to be among the 17 persons confirmed dead in the explosion that took place at the Abule Ado axis of Lagos state in the early hours of Sunday March 15th. According to reports, the couple and their children were caught in the fire caused by the […]