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Police kill Lagos okada rider over N200 bribe

Three trigger-happy Policemen attached to Soloki Police Station, allegedly shot a motorcyclist to death on Thursday, at Kilo, in the Surulere area of Lagos. The victim identified as Ademola Moshood was reported to have closed the business of the day and was just about a minute ride from his home before the fatal incident. Eyewitness accounts have it that Moshood…

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Lagos Police arrest man who posed MFM General Overseer, D.K Olukoya, to defraud people

MFM General Overseer impostor arrested in Lagos

A young man in his mid-twenties has been arrested in the Igando area of Lagos for impersonation of the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries (MFM), Dr D.K Olukoya. The suspect, Atanda Yusuf, a 27-year-old computer science graduate from Ekiti State University, was arrested by Operatives of Area D command of the Lagos State police command for…

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PDP’s Fintiri wins Adamawa Governorship

Ahmadu Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been declared the governor-elect for Adamawa State after the supplementary governorship election of Thursday. Fintiri was announced winner in the early hours of Friday by the Returning Officer, Professor. Andrew Haruna, with 376,552 votes to defeat incumbent Governor Jibrilla Bindow of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who got 336,386 votes. Son…

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Read more about the article Government agency sacks 150 orphans from home
Federal Capital Territory Administration demolishes orphanage home

Government agency sacks 150 orphans from home

The demolition of a church housing an orphanage home in Kubwa, Abuja, has rendered 150 orphans homeless. The church, Divine Words of Jesus Christ which housed a school and the orphanage was demolished by the Department of Development Control officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) despite an ongoing suit in court. Five buildings comprising the church, the orphanage,…

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An Abuja boy has been imprisoned for defiling his mate

Abuja schoolboy imprisoned for defiling mate

Abuja schoolboy, Sani Filo, has been remanded in prison for defiling a mate in a special school for the Deaf in the Kuje area. Filo was remanded after his confessional statement to the act committed against Muhammad Kanun. Minister for Education, Adamu Adamu confirmed the prosecution in a report of the committee set up to investigate the allegations of sexual…

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Read more about the article North Korean Doctor abducted in Zamfara
A North Korean doctor was abducted in Zamfara on Monday. Police confirm he has been taken to an unknown destination

North Korean Doctor abducted in Zamfara

A North Korean doctor attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State was abducted by gunmen. Dr Jeng Sunail was reportedly abducted on Monday by men whose identity are yet to be ascertained. A statement by DSP Shehu Mohammed, spokersperson for the State Police Command, confirmed the abduction. ChannelsTV reports account of an eyewitness who…

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Edo State labelled as capital of human trafficking in Nigeria

Edo State labelled centre of human trafficking

A team from the political desk of the United State Consulate visiting Edo has labelled the State as the capital of human trafficking in Nigeria. This is according to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. The reports states that the team was hosted by the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in the State, Chief Dan Orbih. He…

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36,000 Lagos buildings waiting to collapse

Lagos State may yet be at the brink of building collapses according to the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG). On Monday, the BCPG alerted about the existence of 36, 000 buildings waiting to collapse in the State. This is coming in the wake of two-storey building collapse on Monday, March 25, barely two weeks after a three-storey building fell to…

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Two-storey collapses on in Lagos Island, on Monday

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building collapsed on the Island metropolis of Lagos State on Monday, at midday. The building was already marked for demolition following the State Government's clampdown on deteriorating structures in Lagos, after the Ita Faaji three-storey building collapse on March 13. Eye witnesses say that occupants have been exiting apartments and shops located in the building. Some of them…

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Read more about the article PDP’s Bala wins Bauchi Governorship by votes
Bala Muhammed of the PDP wins Bauchi State Gubernatorial election

PDP’s Bala wins Bauchi Governorship by votes

Muhammed Bala of the People's Democratic Party is at the verge of being announced Bauchi State Governor-elect. At the conclusion of supplementary elections in the state on Saturday, March 23, Bala polled 6,376 to add to the previous 469,512 votes while Muhammed Abdullahi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 5,117 in addition to 465, 453 hitherto recorded after the…

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Read more about the article Tambuwal wins Sokoto with 341 votes
Aminu Tambuwal has been re-elected Governor of Sokoto State beating APC's Aliyu Ahmed with 341 votes

Tambuwal wins Sokoto with 341 votes

Aminu Tambuwal of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has been re-elected Governor of Sokoto State. Following the supplementary elections which were concluded on March 23, the former House of Representatives Speaker edged out his former deputy and the All Progressives Congress' (APC), Ahmed Aliyu by 341 votes. Tambuwal polled 512002 votes against Aliyu's 511661. NAN reports that, though he lost…

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