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My abductors threatened to shoot me, my daughters – victim

The wife of an employee of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, who was kidnapped by gunmen, said she decided to follow her abductors when they threatened to shoot her and her daughters.

Kidnap victim recounts ordeal, thanks DSS, Nigerian Army

Mrs Adeola Dawodu, a 46-year-old woman, has expressed gratitude to the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Army for rescuing her from kidnappers.

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Funmi Falana laments rising cases of violence against women

The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander

Four killed in rescue helicopter crash in Portugal

A medical helicopter has crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal's second biggest city, with all four onboard dead, local media and the country's INEM emergency service reported.

2019: Aminu Masari moves to mobilise 3.8 million Katsina votes for Muhammadu Buhari

Ahead of the scheduled 2019 general elections, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in the area to mobilise at least 3.8 million votes to ensure victory for the party at all levels.

ICAN tasks federal government to consolidate anti-corruption fight

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has commended the federal government’s anti corruption campaign while calling on government to further deepen efforts in the regard in order that the gains so far recorded will not be reversed.
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Yuletide: Alaba traders groan over traffic gridlock

Traders in Alaba International Market are lamenting the negative effect the perennial traffic situation along the road leading to the market is having on their sales this Christmas.