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Kastina Business Tycoon, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal Loses Son

Nura Dahiru Magal, the son of renowned Katsina billionaire businessman and founder of Max Air, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal has reportedly died in a ghastly power bike accident. The 30 years old director of Oando oil was involved in the accident while riding his power bike along Dutsimma road, Katsina. The …

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Ogun LG Election: NNPP tells Gov Abiodun- We won’t allow rigging

Before the Local Government election in Ogun State, Comrade Olaposi Oginni, the State Chairman of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) on Thursday, made his concerns known over a supposed plot by the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC, to manipulate results in favour of its candidates It was gathered that …

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Supreme Court Upholds Nana Akufo-Addo’s Victory

Ghana’s Supreme Court has dismissed all allegations of irregularities in the December presidential election and upheld Nana Akufo-Addo’s victory.  Recall that opposition candidate, and former President John Mahama, had filed a petition asking the court to annul the results of the elections and order a rerun because of alleged irregularities. …

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Nollywood Star Sadiq Daba Dies

Veteran broadcaster and Nollywood actor Sadiq Daba has died. It was gathered that he passed on Wednesday evening at a Lagos hospital. Recall that the ace broadcaster went public with his illness in November 2017, where he revealed that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.  This was coming barely …

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China To Assist Nigeria Defeat Virus

The People’s Republic of China has promised more strategic partnership with Nigeria to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, deepen infrastructural cooperation and help accelerate the process of industrialization. The Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of China in Nigeria, Mr. Zhao Yong made this known at the weekend during a symposium on …

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Woman Arraigned For Sending Fake Bank Alert

Edith Oteri, 41, appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, for allegedly sending a fake bank credit alert of N30,000 to another. The police charged Oteri, with fraud and theft under Sections 314 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. However, she pleaded not guilty …

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Sadiq Daba Laid To Rest

The remains of late actor and broadcaster Sadiq Abubakar Daba has been laid to rest according to Islamic rites. The late Daba was buried at a cemetery in Agege, Lagos State, on Thursday. The burial took place hours after the actor was announced dead on Wednesday evening. Daba had a …

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Gunmen Kill Two Police Men In Cross-River

In the early hours of Wednesday, unidentified gunmen killed two police officers in Cross River State. The police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the incident said the attack occurred in Obubra, in the central part of Cross River State. We lost two of our policemen, one is being hospitalized,” said …

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President Declares Zamfara As No-Fly Zone

The Nigerian government on Tuesday instituted a no-fly zone above Zamfara State as part of efforts to tackle the security challenges being witnessed in the state.  He said Zamfara State is a no-fly zone due to strong suspicion that choppers are being used to transport arms to bandits. The Senior …

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REPORT: COVID-19 vaccines for sale on the underground for $250 to $1,200

The entire globe is currently undergoing one of the largest and most complex vaccination campaigns in history, and, not surprisingly, scammers and sellers on the dark market have been eager to make a profit off the process. Kaspersky (https://africa.Kaspersky.com) researchers examined 15 different marketplaces on the Darknet and found advertisements …

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Buhari Snubs By Biden In His First Call To Africa

U.S. President Joe Biden reached out to Africa onThursday after more than a month in office and a flurry of phone calls to American allies around the world. His first call to an African leader last week, apparently choosing not to speak to Nigeria’s President Buhari.  Mr Biden telephoned 19 …

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Senate demand completion of Abadigba-Egwume Power Project.

The Senate has told the committee in charge of the Abadigba-Egwume Power Project in Dekina Local Government of Kogi State to liaise with the Federal Ministry of Power for the completion of the power project. The conclusion of the upper chamber followed its consideration of a motion titled: “Need for …

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Gombe State Governor Sacks Commissioners, Redeployed Others

Inuwa YahayGombe State Governor, sacked three commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle in the state. This reshuffling also involved six commissioners being redeployed to other ministries, while three persons were nominated by the governor for confirmation by the state House of Assembly as replacements for the sacked commissioners. Ibrahim Njodi, …

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Malawi Pupils Protest To Re-Open Schools

Police in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe have used teargas to disperse school pupils who blocked roads in the country causing major traffic as they staged protests to force schools to reopen. The government had ordered the reopening of schools which were closed six weeks ago after a sharp rise in Covid-19 …

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Final Rite For The NAF Personnels

Today Thursday, the bodies of the seven Nigerian Air Force personnel who died in a crash on Sunday have now arrived at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja as the NAF commences the burial. The deceased personnel are: Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama, the Captain; Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo, the Co-Pilot; …

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Armed Youths Raze Houses In Awka Ibom Community

Enwang community in the headquarters of Mbo local government area of Akwa Ibom State have been invaded by armed youths and house were razed in fire and a gun fight duel happened between the security operative of the militant. Houses were burnt as properties were destroyed. Among the property burned …

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Hoodlums Kill Two Policemen In Akwa Ibom

Unidentified hoodlums have killed two policemen in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State in the early hours of Monday. It was gathered that they also set ablaze a Hilux van the policemen were riding in, and reportedly carted away three police rifles. One of the policemen was …

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Airforce Crash Victims To Be Buried On Thursday

The Nigerian Air Force announces the burial of the seven Nigerian Airforce officers who died on Sunday in the air crash, they will be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja, on Thursday. The Beechcraft King Air B350i in which they were flying crashed short of the Nnamdi …

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Gunmen Attacked Bullion Van

On Tuesday, a bullion van was attacked at Ubulu-Okiti along the Benin/Asaba expressway, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State with one lady feared dead. Information has it that 10 gunmen came out of a bush on citing the bullion van, shooting until the bullion van and the escorts stopped. …

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