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Troops intercept suspected B’Haram insurgents in Borno .

Troops of 8 Task Force Division Nigerian Army on a fighting patrol along Monguno-Brimari road, Borno State, today intercepted a group of Boko Haram terorists suspected to be on a mission to loot logistics supplies in surrounding villages.   On ...

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“I cannot be covering my body with black cloth,” Nigerian woman ends marriage over Purdah

A woman in Ilorin told a court to dissolve her two year marriage because she refused to stay in purdah, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The purdah practice requires married Muslim women to stay in separate rooms, behind a ...

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Police sergeant nabbed for motorcycle theft

Police operatives attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Obehie in Abia State have arrested a police officer identified as Sergeant Matthew Elah for allegedly snatching a motorcycle from its owner at gunpoint, Punchng reports.   It was gathered that Elah, ...

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Police Rescue Thief From Being Beaten To Death By Jungle Justice Mob In Imo

Yesterday, a man almost met his untimely death at Umuaka, Imo State, after he was nabbed for allegedly looting a house filled with aluminum. Youths of the area were on course to beating him to death, but for the arrival ...

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Yola bomb blast

Explosion kills 9 in Maiduguri

Police in Borno said nine persons were killed on Tuesday in Maiduguri in a vehicle explosion. Spokesman of the command, Mr Victor Isuku, said in a statement that the dead were all in the vehicle when it exploded. Isuku said ...

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Kerosene explosion kills 2, injure 3 in Akwa Ibom

Kerosene explosion has killed two children and injured three others in Akwa Ibom State. According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred in Ikono Ibom Clan in Uyo LGA. One Mr. Nsikak Michael, a tricycle operator and father-of-3, suffered severe burns ...

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4 Passengers Feared Dead After Fatal Accident Involving APC Bus In Oyo (Pics)

An awful accident occurred yesterday at Fiditi area in Oyo state. The fatal accident reportedly claimed nothing significantly less than four persons such as the driver who was on the way to Ibadan for a church program. In accordance with a witness, one ...

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Woman Bags 90 Years Imprisonment For N5.6m Admission Scam

EFCC, on Thursday October 27, 2016, secured the conviction of one Mrs. Chika Amsy Charles, who was convicted by Justice D.V Agishir of the Federal High Court Enugu, and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment on each of the 30 count ...

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Prince James Uche

Veteran Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche Goes Blind (Pic)

Veteran Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche, who has been at a healthcare facility struggling to survive has become blind. So sad !.Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche New photos and reports which emerged online few hours ago reveals that veteran Nollywood ...

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Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Chevron’s Escravos Export Pipeline

A militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), has claimed responsibility for the blowing up of Chevron’s Escravos Export Pipeline at Escravos Offshore. A statement by the group, signed by Major General Mudoch Agbinigbo, said the pipeline attack took place ...

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