Sunday , 28 August 2016

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Corpse Of Suspected R*pe Victim Dumped In Imo Community


A unclad corpse has been discovered in Umunneato autonomous community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, throwing the people of the community into confusion. Vanguard checks show that the body was discovered a day after Valentine’s Day at Okwu village. The deceased was suspected to have been …

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Rescheduled Polls: Jega To Appear Before Senators Wednesday

Attahiru Jega

The Senate on resumption of plenary Tuesday summoned the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Attahiru Jega, to appear before it tomorrow (Wednesday) to shed more light on the level of INEC’s preparedness towards the forthcoming general elections. The decision was taken following a motion by the senate …

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Court Fines T.B. Joshua, Synagogue Church N25, 000 For Delaying Hearing Of Suit Against Lagos Coroner


An Ikeja High Court has awarded N25,000 in cost against the Synagogue Church Of All Nations and its founder, Temitope Joshua, for delaying further hearing of their suit against a Lagos state coroner. Justice Lateefa Okunnu awarded the cost against the applicants on Tuesday for “wasting the time of the …

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Beware Of Kidnap Ring Targeting Children – Police Alerts Parents In Benue


The Police Command in Benue on Tuesday alerted residents of the state of a ring of kidnappers targeting children. The command’s spokesman, Austin Ezeani, said the kidnappers were operating mostly in Makurdi and parts of Guma Local Government area. He said the abductors target children fleeing from areas of conflicts …

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Suicide Bombing Kills 11 In Borno

Boko Haram flag

A suicide bomb attack on a checkpoint near Biu, Borno State on Tuesday, led to the death of 11 people, AFP reports, citing a vigilante and a resident. The vigilante, who spoke to AFP, Gana Sheriff, said the attack happened at about 2pm at Yamarkumi village, four kilometres from Biu …

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Ambode Denies Being Mentally Ill

Akinwumi Ambode

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has denied rumours that he is suffering from mental illness or is a patient of a psychiatrist, Lanre Adeoye. He urged Lagosians to disregard the rumor in its entirety. The APC flag bearer denied this …

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Strike: Release Judiciary Workers’ January Salary – Lagos CJ Begs Fashola


Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, has pleaded with the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), to pay the January salary of the judiciary workers in the state. The governor had reportedly refused to pay the workers, who had downed tools in January to protest against the non-compliance …

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First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s Home Town Under Siege


There were explosions and multiple gunfire, Tuesday, at Okrika, home town of First Lady Patience Jonathan today as the All Progressives Congress (APC) held its governorship rally, Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi, who was not at the scene told Reuters by telephone. The blasts at the rally, which held at …

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Popular OAP, Wana Wana Stuns in Jumia Plus Size Collection

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Having launched a successful debut collection of plus size fashion in 2014, Jumia Nigeria brings yet another exciting ensemble for the curvy, bold, sexy, hot girls out there with famous Radio On air Personality, Wana Udobang also known as Wanawana. These fabulous pieces were carefully selected by Jumia’s fashion experts …

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Three Docked For Alleged Conspiracy & Stealing N796,700


The Police on Monday arraigned three men in an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court for conspiring to commit burglary and stealing of N796, 700. The defendants are Ajala Oshinowo, 22, Patrick Nwauzo, 30, and Owoduni Oshinowo, 36, all of Adebayo Street, Alapere in Lagos State. They are facing a three-count charge …

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Patience Jonathan Pays Condolence Visits To Families Of Bayelsa Female Politicians Who Died In Saturday Motor Accident

First Lady

The wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Monday paid a condolence visit to the bereaved families of 11 female politicians from Bayelsa State who died Saturday in a motor accident along East-West Road in Rivers State. The women were political associates of the First Lady, and died while …

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Customs Denies Withdrawing Personnel From Sokoto, Kebbi Border Posts

Border Post

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has not ordered the withdrawal of its personnel from the border stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states. This is contained in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Mr Wale Adeniyi, and made available to journalists in Sokoto on Monday. “The directive …

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Six Weeks Enough To End Boko Haram Insurgency – Amosu

Adesola Amosu

The Nigerian Air Force says six weeks is more than enough to crush the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, who gave the assurance during the inauguration of training operations in Lagos on Sunday, said the Air Force had commenced a …

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APC Condoles With Bayelsa Government, Patience Jonathan Over Women’s Death


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoled with the Government and people of Bayelsa State as well as the First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, over the death of 11 of her female supporters in a ghastly auto-crash on Saturday. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday by …

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Wole Soyinka’s Warning To Nigerians Ahead Of The Presidential Election


Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has called on Nigerians to be prepared to deal with return to the trenches if a wrong choice is made in the March 28 Presidential elecection. “All I know is that if a wrong choice is made, we must all be prepared and we should …

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Suspected Cultists Kill 2 In Ilorin


Five members of a suspected cult group in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital has killed two people, reports have said. According to the Nigerian Tribune, one of the victims, Mallam Abu, was killed around Tupex Mini Mart area of Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Ilorin, while the other victim was killed by …

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Reps Warn Jonathan Against Reckless Spending


The House of Representatives has advised President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure prudence ahead of the passage of 2015 Appropriation Bill. Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Business, Albert Sam-Tsokwa, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Taraba, gave the advice in a chat with House correspondents yesterday. According to him, any …

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Oshiomole Calls For The Arrest Of Politicians Buying PVCs


Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has called on the Police and other security agencies in the state to investigate and arrest some desperate politicians, who he accused of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from eligible voters. Oshiomole made the call, Monday, when he received the new Commissioner of Police for …

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Emir Accuses Politicians Of Pitching Masses Against One Another

The Emir of Wase, Alhaji Sambo Haruna

The Emir of Wase, Alhaji Sambo Haruna, Monday, accused politicians of sowing seeds of discord in the society and pitching the masses against one another. The monarch said this against the backdrop of unending crises in the area, as a result of difference in political inclinations. He lamented the incessant …

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60-Year-Old Prophet Arrested With Hard Drugs Worth N609m In Lagos


Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested Prophet Michael Raji, the resident minister of Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim, Agodo-Egbe, Ikotun branch, Lagos, for allegedly attempting to export narcotics with a street value of N609 million to South Africa. The 60-year-old suspect was arrested …

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