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Police rescue girl from suspected kidnappers

The police in Delta State yesterday foiled a suspected kidnap of a young girl at the popular Ogbe-ogonogo market in the heart of Asaba, the state capital.

Church bursar shot dead in Ondo

Some men suspected to be armed robbers have allegedly killed the bursar of the Akure Diocese of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Mr. Gabriel Kola Abiodun.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Rescue efforts on-going at collapsed building site in Ibadan

No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Nigerian Army seeks information on movements of Boko Haram terrorists

As a result of the clearing of Boko Haram terrorists’ infiltration in the fringes of Maiduguri, the Army has said that there was credible information and evidence that in a bid to further intensify their psychological war and instill fear on the citizens, some elements of Boko Haram terrorists have infiltrated some villages in the fringes of Maiduguri city.

Justice Mamman Nasir escapes kidnappers, orderly abducted

Suspected gunmen on Monday failed in their attempt to abduct the District Head of Malumfashi and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir.

2019: Court voids Rivers APC congresses

The hopes of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to wrest Rivers State from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suffered a major setback as the state High Court sitting in Port Harcourt wednesday declared all nominations made by the state chapter of the APC towards the 2019 elections a void.

Motorist arrested for beating woman to pulp for scratching car

A motorist, John Nwakwo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly beating up a woman, Olufunmilayo Oyelade, to a pulp.

Police: ISIS terrorists have links in Borno IDP camps

The Borno Police Command said on Wednesday that the Islamic State of West African Province, a faction of ISIS, had its spies operating from Internally Displaced Persons camps in Borno.

Woman collapses at Benin Airport while awaiting ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

An aged woman identified as Grace Osagie, reportedly collapsed, on Tuesday, at the Benin Airport while waiting for the arrival of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
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Teenager arrested over murder of 71-year-old woman

Edo State Police Command has arrested a 14-year-old girl identified as Anna Amos, over the murder of a 71-year-old woman, Mrs. Helen Adodo, which occurred on Tuesday.

Generator fume kills family of seven in Benin

Tragedy struck at Akpata Street in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, on Monday night, as a family of seven were said to have been wiped off by generator fume.

The meaning of June 12

For the record, I did not vote on June 12, 1993. Not that I did not want to vote, but the situation conspired with the circumstances to disenfranchise me: I was out of Lagos. If I was in town, though, I would have voted for Chief MKO Abiola, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

Separating the wheat from the chaff

You knew there would be serious trouble when Lagos state had to be shut down – apparently for security reasons – to allow President Muhammadu Buhari visit. Life was made unbearable for millions of Lagosians whose livelihoods were put on hold for the visit.

Governor Masari’s aide accidentally kills daughter with his car

Abdullahi Darma, Special Assistant on Religious Affairs to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has accidentally crushed his daughter, Aisha to death.

George Weah’s presidential election victory speech

I cannot summon the words to thank the people of Liberia who have made this historic day possible. What the people of Liberia have delivered for the country cannot even be described in words.

Suspected cultist kill woman, child in Delta community

Hoodlums suspected to be cult members have reportedly set ablaze a building in Ogwashi-uku, near Asaba, Delta State, killing a woman and her son.

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General Buratai: Terrorism a complex war

The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has described the fight against terrorism as a complex one.

Court orders businessman to cut grass for seven days

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered a businessman, Saheed Ajani, to cut grass for seven days for being disrespectful to the arbitrator.
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Niger APC abandons Mohammed Bago for Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Lawan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and members-elect of the House of Representatives in Niger State have dashed the hope of member representing Chachanga constituency Mohammed Bago of becoming the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
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Arsenal’s Unai Emery doesn’t expect easy ride at Wolves

Unai Emery has warned Arsenal not to expect an easy ride from Wolves on Wednesday as the Gunners look to get their top-four bid back on track.
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General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.