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People gather at the scene after a fire spread to one of the biggest markets in Nigeria following an explosion of a fuel tanker, in Onitsha, Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, on October 17, 2019. (Photo by UMUKORO OTOBORE - AFP)

Coincidences of Anambra fire disasters and alleged sponsored attacks

Hoodlums gave the disasters recorded in Onitsha, Nnewi, Agulu and Nteje communities in Anambra, between Wednesday Oct.16 and Friday Oct.18, the colouration of sponsored attacks, because the incidences occurred in quick succession.

One killed, three injured in Enugu road crash

One person died on the spot while three others sustained fatal injuries in a fatal motor accident along Enugu-Ugwogo-Nsukka road, Enugu State.

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.
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How Ekiti governor’s wife was attacked by hoodlums

Persons suspected to be hoodlums, on Tuesday afternoon, hijacked a protest by students of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) and attacked the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi.
Students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State (FUOYE) have staged a peaceful protest again over poor power supply in the community.

Two ‘killed’ as FUOYE protest turns violent

The protest embarked upon by students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, turned violent on Tuesday evening leaving in its trails vandalisation of properties.

Jukun-Tiv crisis: Federal university workers, students relocate to Benue from Wukari

Workers and students of Tiv extraction in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State, have continued to flee from the institution.

Local council workers barricade roads in Kogi over unpaid salaries

The staffers of Mopa Amuro LGA of Kogi State have blocked the federal highway in protest, demanding full payment of their salaries.

Gunmen attack, rob bus on East-West road in Rivers

Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a Commercial bus along the Oduoha Axis of Emohua Local Government Area of the East-West road in Rivers state.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.
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Tiger Woods, girlfriend named in wrongful death suit

Tiger Woods, restaurant manager Erica Herman, who is Woods’ girlfriend, and The Woods restaurant in Jupiter, Florida, are being sued for the wrongful death of an employee, who after working a shift in December drank alcohol at the restaurant before being killed in a car crash.

One feared killed, houses razed in Benue communal clash

An eyewitness who fled from the crisis along with several others told newsmen that several houses were burnt.
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Political parties reject INEC’s moves to relocate Dogara’s constituency collation centre

Political parties with candidates vying for the seat of member representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State have rejected moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate the constituency collation centre just weeks to the 2019 elections.

Eid-el-Fitr: Civil Defence to deploy 45,000 personnel

As part of measures to guarantee a violence-free Eid-el-Fitr celebration, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said it would deploy a total of 45, 000 of its personnel across the country.

Eid-el-Fitr: IGP orders massive deployment of police personnel

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered massive deployment of personnel throughout the country for the Eid-El-fitr celebration.

Minister Fashola promises to repair collapsed Mowo bridge in 72 hours

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Raji Fashola, says the collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be back in use within 72 hours.

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