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Three in court for impersonating King Sunny Ade to defraud public

The police on Wednesday arraigned three persons in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly using the name of Afro-Juju icon, Sunday Adegeyi (aka King Sunny Ade KSA) to swindle members of the public to the tune of N3.1million

Heavy security ahead of President Buhari visit to Ogun

There is a heavy presence of security personnel in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to hit the southwestern state today for a campaign rally.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: Ekiti judiciary will determine killer student’s fate

Police in Ekiti say the secondary school student, Kehinde Timilehin, who stabbed colleague, Favour Mathew, to death may be detained at juvenile correction centre
Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa celebrates at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Philippe DESMAZES | AFP

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will reply Adel Amrouche against Libya

Ahmed Musa claims the Super Eagles will answer Adel Amrouche when they lock horns with Libya in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
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Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.
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Police intercept suspected cultists, kill one in Lagos

According to a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, police has been given a tip-off about the activity of the cultists, who had earlier killed one Sylvester Chikwendu, 32, suspected to be a rival cult member at Alapere.

PDP guber aspirant blasts Oyo government over demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Sunday condemned the action of the Oyo state government in demolishing Music House, which houses Fresh FM owned by popular Juju musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele.
Josephine Iyamu, 51, pictured, was today convicted of trafficking and will be sentenced next Wednesday

Nurse jailed after using voodoo threat to traffick women

A British-based nurse who used the threat of voodoo on five women to traffick them from Nigeria to work as prostitutes in Germany was on Wednesday jailed for 14 years.
Josephine Iyamu, 51, pictured, was today convicted of trafficking and will be sentenced next Wednesday

Nigerian nurse found guilty of trafficking girls overseas for sex work

A Nigerian-born British nurse, Josephine Iyamu, who used ‘juju’ to traffic Nigerian prostitutes to Europe, was on Thursday found guilty in the first case of its kind in the United Kingdom.

Spanish police rescue Nigerian girls sold for sex after voodoo threats

Spanish police have rescued 39 Nigerian girls and women from a notorious sex trafficking ring who kept them in squalid cave-like houses and forced them into prostitution after threatening them with black magic, Europol announced on Thursday.

Kwam 1: Yoruba music facing extinction

The popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as Kwam 1, has called for concerted action to save the Yoruba Music genre from going extinct.

Cameroon separatists prepare for guerrilla war

For the first time in his life, Victor Obi believes that the only way to win freedom in Cameroon is with a gun.

NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.

Juju hinders successful prosecution of human traffickers – NAPTIP chief

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs. Julie Okah-Donli, weekend disclosed that the use of juju (black magic) hinders successful prosecution and conviction of human traffickers.

Babatunde Fashola, House of Reps members clash over power projects

For the second time in less than one week, members of the House of Representatives and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), disagreed openly on Monday at the National Assembly over the execution of power projects.

Anambra guber: Voters flee polling unit over ‘charms’

Voters in Nkpor, Anambra state, have fled from the Ilogwu Orie Nkpor Polling Unit, after more than seven spiritual charms (JUJU) were seen at the entrance of the polling unit.

Two native doctors, others arraigned for killing man with juju over disputed land

Five persons, including two native doctors, have been arrested in Enugu for the mysterious death that was allegedly caused by the ‘invocation of juju’ on a disputed land.

Three confess to using ‘juju’ to kill man during his burial

The Enugu State Police command has confirmed the arrest of five persons who allegedly planted fetish materials, popularly known as `Juju’, in a parcel of land which led to the death of one Thomas Ezeugwu.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.