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Boko Haram, ISWAP in a gunfight. Several members killed

Fighters in pickup trucks from a Boko Haram faction loyal to Abubakar Shekau stormed a camp belonging to rival IS-aligned Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), resulting in a fierce gunbattle that...

Court sentences church accountant to 18 years

A High Court in Yola on Monday sentenced the accountant of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria, Ibrahim Aku, to 18 years in prison for defrauding the church of N15.5 million. The...
Man changes son’s name from Buhari to Rabiu

Man changes son’s name from Buhari to Rabiu

In what came up as a surprise to many people, a 45-year-old man and father of a number of children, Salisu Matagwa of Kumbiya-kumbiya quarters in Gombe metropolis, has called together family...
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Acid Revenge on 27 people for bullying son

It was tragedy that ended the year in Yala local government area of Cross River State as one Ogar Ogbudu allegedly poured a liquid substance suspected to be acid on more than...
Joy Osain sniper

Sniper death – Lady drinks solution over lover

The sudden death of one Joy Osain, who lives in Agbura Community, Yenagoa, Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, has sparked controversy. Some persons were said to be blaming the death on the...

EEDC to disconnect South East prepaid meters

Concerns are mounting over moves by Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to cut electricity supply from thousands of customers using prepaid smart card meters in the South East from January 1,...

CAN, Sultan of Sokoto at war – persecution of Christians

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dismissed claim by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III that Christians were not under any form of persecution in the country. According...

Niger Bridge at risk of collapse, group cries out

Ochie Igbo has raised the alarm that the first Niger Bridge is at risk of collapsing. The umbrella socio-political group of young Igbo professionals lamented that while work on the second...
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Oyekan – Late Oba of Lagos’ son sentenced to death

The son of late Oba of Lagos, Oba Adeyinka , Prince Adewale Oyekan, was Monday sentenced to death by an Ikeja High Court, in Lagos State, over the murder of a 62-year-old...

Malami ― Why I can’t order Sowore’s release

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has told human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, that decision to release convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, will not be taken by his office alone.

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