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Kano blasphemy killing: Police arraign 5 suspects

Dauda Ahmad, Abdullahi Mustapha, Zubairu Abubakar, Abdullahi Abubakar and Musa Abdullahi were arraigned this morning before a Chief Magistrate Court in Kano over last week’s killing of Bridget Agbahime on allegation of blaspheming the Prophet Mohammed ( PBUH ). . ...

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Man who poisoned himself after slitting the throat of his wife at Oshodi, Lagos, is dead

In the early hours of May, 27, 2016, over infidelity issues, Jafaru Sougie allegedly slit the throat of his wife, Roseline, with a knife, while she was sleeping. He then swallowed some poison, to end his own life, but he ...

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Teenage girl abuducted from Abuja and converted to Islam, rescued

Nimre Moses, 15, was allegedly forcefully abducted from school in Abuja, by one Aminu, Plateaunewsonline reports. After the abduction, she was taken to Katsina state where she was converted to Islam and had her name changed to Nana Khadija. Her ...

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Residents want the Lagos gov. to effect the evacuation of a corpse in their area

Residents of Lagos want the state State government to effect the evacuation of a corpse in their area According to one of them: “This woman is dead. Her body lying at Ojogbe, Ikorodu, Lagos. We need government officials to come ...

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Drowning at Elegushi beach: Police arrest two beach managers

According to Punch, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested two managers of the Elegushi Beach, Lago, where two postgraduate students of the University of Lagos, Adesola Ogunmefun and Funmi Odusina, drowned on Sunday during their friend’s, Bolu, birthday. The ...

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Gov. El Rufai visits man attacked by muslim youths for not fasting

Yesterday, Francis Emmanuel, a 41-year-old carpenter, was attacked in Kakuri, Kaduna, Kaduna State,by some Muslim boys for not fasting. Emmanuel who was badly injured during the incident, sustaining deep machete cuts on various parts of his body, was thereafter rushed ...

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FG begins recruitment of 500,000 unemployed graduates

Today, the FG announced a take off in the recruitment of 500,000 unemployed graduates who would benefit from its N500bn social investment Programme. FG will start taking applications online for positions in the 500,000 direct teacher jobs scheme, through an ...

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Alleged $40m contract scam: Jonathan’s cousin, wife granted N1bn bail

Robert Azibaola and his wife, Stella, were today granted N500m bail each, by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court. Trial Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, ordered them to produce two sureties in like sum. . The sureties must be owners ...

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NDLEA uncovers cannabis headquarters in Lagos

The cannabis warehouse, a six-bedroom duplex, is located at the Igbeleri Okoko, Lagos state and 8,597.63kgs of cannabis was stored there. The suspect, his wife and two children, were living with the drugs in the family house converted to a ...

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Adverse Drug Reaction: Girl who reacted to Septrin, last month, dies .

14-year-old Amina Ibrahim complained of cold and cough on the 26th of May, 2016, and her mom took her to a chemist in their area at Dala LGA of Kano State, where they bought the septrin. Later in the evening, ...

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