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Bandits kill 30 in attack

About thirty people were killed by bandits in Babban Rafi village in the Gummi Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. In a separate attack, two further health wordes were killed on the same day at Makosa village in the Zurmi Local Government.  Lawali Suleiman and Aliyu Mohammed, were the names of the health workers on duty administering polio vaccine at the time of their murders ...Read more
2020-01-17
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"Boko Haram is not Present in Nigeria"- DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has denied the presence of Boko Haram and Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in any part of Nigeria. The denial yesterday followed the rumoured take-over of towns in Borno by members of the sect. Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, stated “Boko Haram is not holding any inch of our territory. Th ...Read more
2019-12-24
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FRSC: Using Google Maps While Driving Is An Offence

Driving with the aid of Google Maps using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence according to Ayuba Gora, FCT Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC.) Gora also stated that the use of mobile phones in general while driving is forbidden by law as it could lead to accidents. He also added that corps would also begin installing speed limiting devices into vehicles and espec ...Read more
2019-11-28
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  • Phones

Popular Money Launderer Mompha Remanded in Prison Custody

Suspected internet fraudsterm Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been ordered to be remanded in prison custody by The Federal High Court in Lagos. On Monday, shortly after Mompha was arraigned before Justice Mohammed Liman the order was given on the urging of the prosecutor. Mompha is charged with 14 counts bordering on fraud, money laundering and running a foreign exchange bus ...Read more
2019-11-26
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"Use of Fireworks this Christmas Season will end in Arrest"- Nigerian Police

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has issued a warning against the use of fireworks during the upcoming festive season. On behalf of the Commissioner of Police, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Yusuf Mariam, stated "In our bid to ensure safety during the Christmas/New Year celebration, the FCT Police Command wishes to inform members of the public ...Read more
2019-11-26
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Border Closure: Smuggling Via Airport

On Tuesday, the Nigerian Customs Service and Murtala Mohammed Area Command (MMAC) disclosed the seizure of N68.9 million worth of frozen meat and poultry at The Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA). These products were said to have been smuggled through the airport in otder to bypass the border closure by the Federal Govrernment. Upon interception of a South African Airways flight, ...Read more
2019-11-14
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Dana Air banned by Federal Government

Sam Adurogboye, spokesperon of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has announced that the operating license of Dana Air will be suspended.  This is suspension is apparently the first step to an investigation of the airline and is a response to the Senate's directive for the NCAA to ban the airline.  It should be noted that the on June 3, 2012, a Dana Air aircra ...Read more
2019-11-07
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  • Travel & Tourism

The most powerful spiritual man in Ogun state ijebu igbo Nigeria

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2019-10-28
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  • Religion

The best powerful spiritual man in Ogun state Nigeria

+2348157092433Hello my MOTHERS,FATHER'S, BROTHERS and SISTERS at home there,I Welcome you to the powerful spiritualist home of CHIEF PRIEST APESINOLA OLOWOLAYEMO HOME OF SUCCESS,PROGRESS and SPIRITUAL GROWTHS..+2348157092433.. You can get rich without any HUMAN BEING BLOOD or PARTS RITUALS, That you can get rich without killing your mother, father, brother, sister, uncle ...Read more
2019-10-28
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  • Health & Medical
  • Religion

Police rescue more inmates from another "religious" rehab center

After 11 individuals were rescued from a supposedly religious rehabilitation centre in Zaria, Kaduna state, 15  additional persons were rescued from another center on Yola in a raid by the police. The rescued were said to have been found in dehumanizing conditions according to Suleiman Nguroje, the Deputy spokesperson."They were being chained, humiliated, victimi ...Read more
2019-10-24
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2019-10-24
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Anambra Church Prosecuted for Noise Pollution

Over charges of noise pollution, a new generation church in Nnewi, Anambra State has been sealed off in Magistrate Court proceedings presided over by Emekwue AC.   The church leadership which was sued by the Director of Environmental Health Services and the Nnewi North local government area and as a result, the church was given 10 days to relocate or have its officials face jail time ...Read more
2019-10-21
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  • Crime

Teodorin Nguema Obiang's Seized Supercars Sold For ₦10 Billion

An auction house in Switzerland has sold 25 luxury cars including Ferraris, Rolls-Royces and Lamborghinis that Geneva authorities seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president in a money-laundering probe. Swiss authorities say the sale Sunday by auctioneer Bonhams fetched £21.9 million, with the proceeds going to a charity to benefit the people of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea. ...Read more
2019-10-15
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Sex for Grades with Boniface: UNILAG And Four Square Gospel Church Disassociate

After the "Sex for Grades" expose by BBC, The Foursquare Gospel Church has asked Prof Boniface Igbeneghu, Senior lecturer at the University of Lagos to step down as Pastor.  In a documentary released today, Africa Eye with sponsorship for BBC released footage capturing lecturers soliciting sex from students in exchange for grades and other academic favors. Lecturers from Unive ...Read more
2019-10-07
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Amber Guyger, Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed neighbour last year has been found guilty of murder. It was an emotion end, as the victim, Botham Jean's ,brother hugged Guyger in a gesture of forgiveness.  The victim's mother Omar Villagranca in an interview disclosed that she did not mirror her son's forgiveness stating: "What he did today, was remarka ...Read more
2019-10-03
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Port Harcourt serial killer, Gracious David West makes more confessions, exposes more names

Gracious David West Reveals More, Police To Expose Names Hassan Aliyu gives an update, reports from the Police headquaters Rivers State: In days to come more information about the killers saga and the names he mentioned shall be made known to the public by CP Dandaura Rivers State. IN HIS WORDS HE STATED: "I was a committed member of the Deygbam Confranternity which I later denoun ...Read more
2019-09-22
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NYSC Bars Eight Foreign Trained Graduates from Service

On Monday, Coordinator Laden Baba, of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state disclosed that eight foreign trained Nigerian graduates were denied access to registeration, due to their inability to defend their degrees with consistent and complete documents.  He also stated that a number of the graduates were lacked basic speaking skills and clearly had not even recieved an ...Read more
2019-09-10
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  • NYSC, Education

Military Apprehends Boko Haram Suppliers

  As part of a reenergized effort to curtail the funds and activites of the Boko Haram, The Nigerian army arrested four suppliers to the insurgents along the Maiduguri road on Tuesday. Among the items siezed wer: diesel disguised as palm oil, bread, grain, motorcycle spare parts, and marterials to be used in the manufacturing of Improvised Explosive Devices. These items, along with t ...Read more
2019-09-05
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Leaders meet to discuss xenophobia and violence in South Africa

Rampant looting and destruction of of foreign-owned businesses in Johannesburg Nigerian government to take action to protect its citizens in Nigeria  In the wake of the recent string of attacks on immigrants from other African countries, South Africa prepares to host leaders from across the continent For the World Economic Forum in Cape Town on September 4th. Also upcoming for South ...Read more
2019-09-03
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Ifeanyi Agwuegbo Granted N27m Bail By US Court

One of the 80 Nigerians on the publicized FBI list who were arrested by the United States authorities last month has been granted bail of $75,000 (₦27, 000,000). Ifeanyi Agwuegbo was one of the main suspects among the at least 77 Nigerian indicted by the FBI on the 22nd of August.  Some among the 77 Nigerians on the list have been arrested while the FBI and EFCC in a joint operation ...Read more
2019-09-02
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Military panel probes Wadume’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape. This is just as the DHQ on Wednesday invited the police,  air force, Department of State Services and other security agencies for ...Read more
2019-08-24
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  • Politics
  • Crime

FBI, EFCC Arrest 16 Fraudsters As Magu Says Nigeria's 'Yahoo Boys' Relocating To Ghana

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in collaboration with the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested 16 cybercrime suspects since the joint operation code-named, Operation Wire Wire, was launched. Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the EFCC, said this on Friday while hosting the Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in his off ...Read more
2019-08-24
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$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke hires Nigerian lawyer to lead trial

Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based businessman arrested earlier this month for Internet fraud in the United States, has hired a new lawyer to help fight off the criminal charges levelled against him by American authorities. Mr Okeke hired John Iweanoge, a Washington D.C.-based attorney of Nigerian origin, to take over from Rahul Sharma, a public defender, PREMIUM TIMES learnt from court docume ...Read more
2019-08-24
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