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Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.

Three men indicted in connection with rapper Mac Miller’s death

Three men were indicted Wednesday in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller who overdosed on counterfeit fentanyl-laced pills at his home in California last year.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Police arrest security guards at Oyo Assembly over theft of electrical fuse

The Oyo State House of Assembly says the police have arrested two security guards in connection with the theft of an electrical fuse in the complex.

Hoodlums kill Lagos monarch

A traditional ruler in Abule-Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local government area of Lagos State, died from deep machete cuts on his head, hands and face, inflicted on him by some miscreants.

Police arrest 185 ‘criminals’ in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police command has arrested 185 suspected criminals in connection with various criminal offences within the State.g
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
Hamza bin Laden

Donald Trump confirms killing of Osama Bin Laden’s son

Trump said in a statement released by the White House that bin Laden was killed in a counterterrorism operation near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, though did not provide an exact date for the death.

20-year old man arrested for raping, killing 35-year old woman

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday arrested a 20 year-old-man, Gbolahan Ismail, for killing a 35-year-old woman, Toyin Olubowale in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
In latest attacks, South Africans have begun looting and burning of properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

South Africa wakes up to fresh anti-foreigner violence

South African police patrolled central Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan: APC can’t win Bayelsa guber poll

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday mocked the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, describing it as a party that lacks the political presence at the ward, local government area and state levels to win the state governorship election which is scheduled for November 16.
Protesters gather outside Kwai Chung police station in support of protesters detained with the charge of rioting during recent clashes in Hong Kong on July 30, 2019. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE - AFP)

China warns Hong Kong protesters of ‘dangerous abyss’

China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that “those who play with fire will perish by it”, a day after the most widespread unrest of the two-month crisis.
Multichoice, the producer of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has announced that the much-anticipated reality show would kick off on Sunday, June 30.

Outrage over choice of diaspora Nigerians as BBNaija housemates

Some Nigerians have expressed shock over the choice of housemates in the ongoing fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show.
Naira Marley

EFCC arrests music star Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola.

Kogi community banishes father of abducted five-day-old baby

The father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State has been banished from the community.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.

INEC condoles family of slain man in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with the family of the 30-year-old man, killed at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Offa Robbery: Your prosecution is inevitable – Police tell Bukola Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force has pointedly told Senate President Bukola Saraki not to entertain any sense of relief over the death of Michael Adikwu, a major suspect arrested in connection with the deadly multiple robberies in Offa last April.

Ekiti residents chase monarch out of town for allegedly aiding cultism

Residents of Ilogbo-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, yesterday, chased the traditional ruler, Oba Edward Ajayi and members of his family out of the town.
Mohammed Dewji

Police releases 19 people held in connection to Mohamed Dewji abduction

Police have released 19 of 26 people who were being held for grilling in connection to the abduction of Tanzanian tycoon Mohamed Dewji.

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Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.