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NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.

Group: Death of Kogi PDP woman leader burnt alive must not be swept under...

An international NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he diligently followed to the end the prosecution of those held for the death of the Kogi PDP woman leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh, to serve as a deterrent to others.

Catholic priest slumps, dies in football pitch

Ukor, who was the priest in charge of the Onitsha Archdiocesan owned newspaper, Trinitas, was described as a happy and easy going.
New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”.

Andy Egwunyenga takes over as Delta university vice-chancellor

New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”.

Pipeline explosion hits Lagos community

The explosion occurred near Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos.
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Police arrest three herdsmen over killing of farmer in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing one Peter Edem Asuquo, farmer.
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Man bags two years imprisonment for vandalising Disco’s property

Justice Choebe Ayua of federal high court Abakaliki in Ebonyi State, on Monday, sentenced a twenty-eight years old man, Mr Christopher Achi to two years imprisonment for vandalising Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, electric cables at Ihenu Uburu Community of Ebonyi.
The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.

Nigerian Army conducts race for students in Toto

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade on Saturday organised a two kilometre race for students of secondary schools in Toto, Nasarawa State as parts of activities of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma 2.
Olufolake Abdulrazaq, the wife of Kwara’s Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Saturday led some residents of the state on a walk to raise awareness against gender-based violence.

Kwara governor’s wife leads walk against gender-based violence

Olufolake Abdulrazaq, the wife of Kwara’s Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on Saturday led some residents of the state on a walk to raise awareness against gender-based violence.

‘Vandals’ rupture Shell pipeline in Rivers

The fear of explosion has gripped residents of Eneka Community in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State because of the ruptured petroleum products high-pressure pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, which was gushing out products on Friday.

Four die, 21 injured in Lagos gas explosion

Four persons have been confirmed dead and 21 injured after a gas exploded in Ajegunle, a Lagos slum community.
Alfred Chesnut, Andrew Stewart and Ransom Watkins (left to right) were serving life sentences for the shooting of DeWitt Duckett [AFP]

Three American men exonerated after 36 years in prison

Three Baltimore men who spent 36 years in prison were exonerated on Monday of the 1983 murder of a teenage boy who was shot dead over a jacket.
Bill Cosby has blasted the case that landed him in prison, insisting it was a sham orchestrated by prosecutors.

Bill Cosby speaks from prison

Bill Cosby says he has no issue rotting in prison, even if that’s for the rest of his life because he’s never going to show a bit of remorse for his crime in a report by TMZ.

Kaduna government to pull down Kawo flyover

The Managing Director of Kaduna State Roads Agency (KADRA), Engr Mohammed Lawal Magaji, has said that the new Kawo flyover will be pulled down to make way for construction of a better one.
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We’ll resist Ruga with our blood – Ondo communities

Four agrarian communities in Akoko, the Northern Senatorial Districts in Ondo State are on collision course with the state government for allegedly covertly ceding their land for RUGA without any consultation and their consent.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.
Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into soak-away pit

Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan, for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Hijab controversy: Sultan cautions Muslims in South West against violence

Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.

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German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, whose record-setting crusades led him to be nicknamed “the Billy Graham of Africa,” died Saturday at age 79.

Governor Ortom: Reinhard Bonnke’s death a big blow to christendom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Frank Lampard not perturbed despite Everton defeat

Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday, though Frank Lampard insists he is not yet at the point where he thinks transfers are needed.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Anthony Joshua reclaims world boxing titles from Andy Ruiz Jr

Nigerian-British boxer Anthony Joshua has defeated defending champion, Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the world heavyweight titles he lost in June this year.
Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson made an instant impact on the pitch and a spectacular one off it as he started his reign with a vital victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park.

Everton beat Chelsea in Ferguson’s first game

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson made an instant impact on the pitch and a spectacular one off it as he started his reign with a vital victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Anthony Joshua’s net worth to double after reclaiming belts

Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.