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Locals, journalists escape lynching as communities clash over land in Anambra

Scores of persons from Umuobam community, Ojobi Umunya, Oyi local government area of Anambra state on Tuesday narrowly escaped being lynched by some group of persons alleged to be invaders to their land.

Man arrested for defiling teenage girls

46-year-old man, Charles Igwedibia, has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 12-year-old girl in Nkwelle village, Awkuzu in Oyi local government area of Anambra State.

Police nab 151 suspected cultists in Anambra

Police in Anambra State said it has arrested a total of 151 suspected cultists in various parts of the State.

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French government faces backlash after student sets himself on fire

The French government on Wednesday attempted to defuse the anger caused by the attempted suicide of a student who set himself alight to protest the hardship he faced.

Lagos government arraigns two men for ‘forceful abduction’

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Wednesday remanded two men, Sunday Igwe and Onwe Chukwuemeka in prison over alleged kidnap.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty through diversification of economy

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development is committed to lifting about 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years through the diversification of the economy from crude oil to solid minerals exploration and exportation.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Nine governor in roundtable meeting with Gates, Dangote foundations

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other eight other governors are currently in Seattle, United States of America (USA).

JAMB to create platform for candidates who score over 250

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it will create a platform that will enable some candidates who scored 250 and above to know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice.