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Six Dead, Eleven Injured in Crash Along Onitsha

In a statement signed on Sunday by Sector Commander FRSC Anambra State, Kamal Musa. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed the crash Involving a mini white bus belonging to CDO transport Company with registration number BGT 313  XA and a white truck without a registration number recorded at 1710hrs …

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Biden To Announce Tony Blinken As Secretary Of State

▲ President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Tony Blinken, a longtime diplomat and a member of Mr. Biden’s inner circle, as his secretary of state, multiple people familiar with the decision confirmed to CBS News. Mr. Biden is expected to make the announcement on Tuesday. Blinken has served in …

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Nassarawa APC Chairman Kidnaped By Gunmen

Nasarawa’s All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Philip Shekwor has been kidnapped at his residence along with Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia on Saturday. Police Commissioner Bola Longe confirmed the incident. He said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11pm …

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27 Suspected Cultist Paraded In Plateau State

The Commander OPSH, Major Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo has disclosed that 27 suspected cultists and their associates, including six females have been paraded in Jos, the Plateau State capital on Saturday. The operation came as a response of the recent upsurge in cult-related crimes in Plateau, the special task force deployed …

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Nasarawa APC Chairman Found Dead

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Nasarawa chapter, Mr. Philip Schekwo, who was kidnapped on Saturday night, has been found dead. His body was found not too far from his house. He was Commissioner for Commerce and Industries during the first tenure of former Governor Tanko Al-Makura. It …

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Segun Agbaje hints at next move after GTB

Following the confirmation of  Segun Agbaje exit from his position as Chief Executive Officer, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB), next year, attention has shifted to his next move or action. The puzzle might have been solved at a recent gathering as the top banker admitted that he was not ready …

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Gunmen Kills 1, Abduct Another In Kaduna

In Rigasa, a suburb of igabi local government area, Kaduna. Gunmen on Friday night killed one person, abducted another with the third person shot on the leg when the armed men launched an attack Newsmen gathered that the incident occurred along the new road which connects Kaduna airport and Rigasa …

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Nigeria Records 143 New Cases

On Friday, Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 143 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections has been recorded in the country in the last 24 hours. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Friday. The public health agency said that the infections brought the …

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Court Jails Popular Prophet For Fraud

Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe, a popular prophet and Sheperd-in-charge of CCC Global Genesis church, has been jailed for fraud. Reports Reveal that the popular prophet was sentenced to two-year imprisonment for defrauding an American based woman by the Lagos State High court on Wednesday. Justice Olabisi Akinlad, the trial judge,  …

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Gunmen Kill Lecturer In Ogun

Mufutau Olayemi, a lecturer and HOD of the Electrical Engineering Department,  at D.S Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori, in Ogun State, was killed in his car by unknown gunmen on Wednesday. It was gathered that Olayemi was trailed to the Itori area by the gunmen in an unmarked vehicle and was …

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DJ Switch Will Be Exposed In Due Course

On Thursday during a press briefing, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the celebrity who live-streamed, on Instagram, the Lekki shootings of October 20 will soon be exposed for spreading falsehood. Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch, has left the country over what she has …

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Head Of Greek Church Test Positive

Archbishop Ieronymos, The head of the Church of Greece has tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated with mild symptoms in a central Athens hospital, Greek media reported on Thursday. Ieronymos, 82, is the spiritual head of the Church in the deeply devout nation of more than 11 million …

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Kenya Wildlife Service Pilot Crashes To Death

A Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) pilot has lost his life in a plane crash during a routine training exercise. The service disclosed that the autogyro aircraft crashed on Thursday morning at the Orly airstrip, Kajiado, near the capital Nairobi. The cause of the accident is still unclear and KWS said …

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END SARS: CNN Should Be Sanctioned

The minister of information, Lai Mohammed said that CNN should earn a serious sanction for irresponsible reporting.   He made this known at a news conference on Thursday. The minister described the alleged killing at the Lekki tollgate as a massacre without bodies On Wednesday, CNN published its investigation on the …

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Islamist Displaced Over 500,000 People In Mozambique

The Prime Minister of Mozambique, Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has revealed that more than 500,000 people have been displaced by the militant Islamist insurgency in the gas-rich northern province of Cabo Delgado. The PM told the parliament on Wednesday that the displaced people had sought refuge in the neighboring provinces …

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FG says Yellow Fever Responsible For Strange Deaths In Delta And Enugu

The Federal Government has disclosed that an outbreak of yellow fever is responsible for the recent strange deaths in some states, including Delta and Enugu. The Health Minister Dr. Osagie Ehanire made this known yesterday while addressing State House Correspondents after this week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided …

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Lagos Teachers Receives Palliative

On Monday, November 16, 2020, many primary school teachers in Ojo Local Government Area of the state received one sachet of noodles and one sachet of cabin biscuit as palliatives. However, teachers in Lagos State have described the food items they received as COVID-19 palliatives as a slap on their …

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CBN, EFCC To Go After POS, ATM Fraudster

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have concluded to go after Point of Sale (POS) and Automated Teller Machine (ATM) fraudsters. Sanusi Abdullahi, Head of EFCC Kaduna zonal office, during a visit to the CBN branch in the state, complained that more …

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Supreme Court Upholds Bayelsa Governor, Deputy Governor Election

On Wednesday, The Supreme Court upheld the election of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, putting an end to legal battles to unseat the governor. The seven-member panel of the apex court, led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta also upheld the election of the Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo. The apex court …

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