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Another fuel tanker explodes in Onitsha

Another petrol tanker has exploded along Enugu-Onitsha expressway by Bessoy filling station, Onitsha, Anambra state.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘beating wife to death’

Yusuf allegedly beat his wife to death on September 23 and reported to the Enugada Divisional Police Headquarters that his wife slumped and died on her way to fetch water, but while detectives who accompanied him to the scene were scrutinising the corpse of the deceased wife, he sneaked out and disappeared from sight.

Police raid another ‘torture centre’ in Katsina

A Special Team from the Inspector General of Police, Abuja, Mohammed Adamu, has raided another torture centre at Kofar Marusa area of Katsina.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Ogun governor mourns Dele Agekamah’s demise

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Robbers kill five, injure scores in Onitsha

Five persons were feared killed while scores sustained varying degrees of injuries during a robbery operation in Onitsha, Anambra state.
Nigeria Police

Three men drown while fleeing police arrest

It was gathered that the deceased and seven other of their friends were at the seaside around 1am when policemen alleged to be men of the defunct Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) stormed the place.

NDDC Board: Call for reversal of nominations not by PDP – Ijaw group

Claims that some interests with the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are working to reverse the appointment of the yet to be inaugurated board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been discarded as irrelevant.
Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Veteran journalist Dele Agekame passes on

Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Abdulrasheed Maina’s N1 billion assets seized as EFCC seeks court’s forfeiture order

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an application at the court for the forfeiture of 29 additional assets, worth N1.054 billion, traced to Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).

Crisis rocks Plateau Assembly as PDP members walk out

Plenary at the Plateau State House of Assembly was on Wednesday disrupted and the house adjourned unceremoniously to avoid violence clash among members.

Ogun students give Customs 14 days ultimatum to employ relative of slain student

The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) on Wednesday lamented the alleged reckless killing of a student by the Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and issued a 14 – day ultimatum to it to employ a relative of the slain student into the service to avert the students’ wrath.

‘Hit and run’ driver kills ‘mad’ woman in Delta

An unidentified woman, suspected to have been mentally challenged, is reportedly lying dead at the 7UP Junction, off Effurun-Sapele Road in Uvwie council area of Delta state.g
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps: Anti-corruption laws not strong enough

The House of Representatives has unfolded its legislative agenda for 2019 to 2023 with a resolve to strengthen anti corruption agencies in the country, saying existing anti-corruption laws in the country has not given the anti-graft bodies enough power to investigate and prosecute corruption cases.
Emeka Ihedioha

Xenophobia: 45 Imo minors return from South Africa

Imo State government on Friday received 45 minors out of 91 indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa following the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in that country.

Gunmen kill man, girlfriend in Delta

Two persons have been reportedly killed by gunmen in Iyara community in Warri South council area of Delta state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Ex-aide warns Edo governor against sale of Azura power plant

A former aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Maiyaki, has urged the governor to forget the idea of selling 50 per cent stake in the state-owned Azura Power project, saying such sale will have negative legal implications on the state.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal rules on Governor Ganduje, Abba Yusuf case Wednesday

The PDP and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC.
Rachael Dickson, wife of Bayelsa State Governor said she waited for 15 years to have a child after her wedding before God rewarded her with quadruplets, one boy and three girls.

Rachael Dickson: I waited for 15 years for fruits of womb

Rachael Dickson, wife of Bayelsa State Governor said she waited for 15 years to have a child after her wedding before God rewarded her with quadruplets, one boy and three girls.

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PDP: Kogi deputy governor’s impeachment a grave constitutional violation

“This action of trying to remove the deputy governor via unconstitutional methods and in total disregard to the verdict of the judicial panel is, in itself, a gross misconduct and grave constitutional violation for which the State Assembly, as an institution, ought to have removed Yahaya Bello as the governor of the state,” it claimed.
Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (R) shoots to score the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Newcastle at Stamford Bridge in London on October 19, 2019. Oliver GREENWOOD - AFP

Marcos Alonso silences Newcastle taunts as Chelsea climb to third

Chelsea climbed to third in the Premier League as Marcos Alonso clinched a 1-0 win that silenced the Newcastle fans who jeered the Spanish defender at Stamford Bridge.

Kaduna governor leads police to raid another ‘torture home,’ rescues 147 inmates

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Saturday led a team of policemen on an impromptu visit to Malam Niga’s rehabilitation Centre at Rigasa Community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State where one hundred and forty-seven men, women and children were rescued and taken into protective custody by the Kaduna State government.
Tottenham Hotspur’s English midfielder Dele Alli reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 1, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Bamidele Alli saves Tottenham from another defeat to bottom club Watford

Dele Alli struck four minutes from time to prevent Tottenham suffering another demoralising Premier League defeat, but their struggles continued in a 1-1 draw with bottom-of-the-table Watford on Saturday.
Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.