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Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, down with kidney failure

According to multiple sources, the sickness is now at an advanced stage. He has been handling it on his own by undergoing a weekly dialysis, but now needs around N10m in financial assistance for an immediate kidney transplant abroad.

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At least 25 B’Haram terrorists & 1 soldier dead as troops repell attack

According to the Acting Director of the Nigerian Army Public Relations, Col SK Usman, troops of 119 Task Force Battalion stationed in Kangarwa northern, Borno State, successfully repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday evening.   The attack ...

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3 men killed by hired assassin in Lagos State, over land related matter

The brother of one of the victims shared the photos on his facebook profile and wrote, ‘It’s a painful story in my town today when assassins eliminate one of my brother Deacon Hassan and his p a and driver today ...

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Notorious serial rapist rapes 60-year-old, leaves her 10-year-old daughter blind

The incident took place around 2.30am on Saturday at Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos State. After raping Francisca, he reportedly stabbed her in the cheek and brutalised her daughter, Marvellous, by breaking her lower jaw and blinding her right eye, when she ...

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Rivers State Police Command recovers the ₦60.2m stolen by a bullion van driver

Last week Friday, the driver, who is still on the run, allegedly made away with the money with other members of his syndicate, after a commercial bank hired the bullion van to convey the money from its Aba to Port ...

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Police arrest man with the head of his dead son

Maikudi Mohammed, 25, of Galambi town, was captured by Police investigators in Misau Town with the suspected Human head wrapped in a material. The Bauchi State Police P.R.O, Haruna Mohammed expressed that preparatory investigation uncovered that Maikudi planned with his ...

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3 men nabbed in possession of a human head

Abdulmumuni Aliyu, 34, Jubrinsha Aba, 35, and Salihu Usman, 24, all from Ekpa village in Mokwa, Niger State, were arrested a week ago Thursday, while selling it to an undercover agent of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). ...

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PoliceNG to issue statement on reports claiming 81 people killed by herdsmen

We are checking the accuracy of reports claiming that 81 people were killed by herdsmen in Benue State

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2 people remanded in prison for assaulting an FRSC official

2 people involved in assaulting an FRSC official in Lagos, arraigned and remanded in prison . Nwandu Onyeka and Okechukwu Jackson, were the driver and passenger in the Toyota Camry (black colour) with registration number: MUS780KJA, that was apprehended last ...

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A deaconess at RCCG and a mother-of-seven killed while preaching in Abuja

Eunice Elisha, 42, was murdered by unknown assailants while evangelizing around Gbazango-West area of Kubwa, Abuja, yesterday morning. Eunice, a Deaconess at the Divine Touch Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Old NEPA Road, Phase 4, Kubwa, was ...

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