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Borno: 8 killed, 5 missing in insurgent ambush on troops

About eight soldiers have been confirmed dead and five others missing after suspected Boko Haram insurgents ambushed troops of the Sector Three in Lake Chad area on Friday, a security source said. The incident happened around Gasarwa general area on ...

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23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia: See full list

Saudi authorities have revealed that at least 23 Nigerians are currently on the death row in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences and may executed anytime from now. In a report, The Nation newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening ...

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Nigeria Threatens to Block Foreign Exchange to Food Importers, but More Effective Policies could Boost Food Production

In a controversial move, the Nigerian Government has restricted funding for food imports. President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block food importers’ requests for foreign currency, in a continuation of a policy designed to support domestic ...

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Four Hospitalized, Five Arrested As Hausa, Yoruba Clash In Lagos

Four persons have been admitted in hospital while five others were arrested following a clash between Hausa and Yoruba at Ilepo Market area of Lagos State. The clash, which started since Saturday, allegedly left many people injured. A witness claimed ...

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L-R Commandant, Ikeja Cantonment, Major General Musa Sanni Yusuf and Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai

Beasts of No Nation: How four soldiers shot man, killed another in Ogun hospital —Police

Samson Folarin The Ogun State Police Command has said soldiers from the 81 division were involved in the killing of some residents of Isheri Olofin, a boundary community between Lagos and Ogun States. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said ...

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Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, Imo Blogger, Kidnapped (Photo)

News reaching Brainnews has it that unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Mr. Ifeanyi Onyenankeya, a popular blogger in Imo State.The blogger, Onyenankeya is the owner of two popular news blogs, Okigwe Arena and Imo Arena, PUNCH reported.According ...

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Nigerian Man Killed By Chinese Police Over Expired Visa In Guangzhou China

A Nigerian man known as “Pastor” from Oba Anambra State was killed by Chinese police over expired visa in Guangzhou China today. He was killed as the police was chasing him to check his papers then they used a taser ...

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First Class graduate who wrote JAMB six times, dies few days after completing his NYSC

The 29-year-old gentleman, Simon Godwin Idoko, a First Class Graduate of Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto State, has been confirmed dead few days after passing out of the National Youth and Service Corps (NYSC) ...

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First time in the history of Osogbo, A king to follow Empty Osun Container To The River

The Osogbo elders and Osogbo royal families told Baba Olosun of Osogboland to leave Osogbo throughout the duration of the Osun Osogbo festival 2019 and he agreed and he wrote. “I am out of Osogbo now.The king of Osogbo rejected ...

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I dropped my fufu tray and joined #RevolutionNow protesters because this suffering is too much —70-year-old hawker beaten up by policemen at Osogbo protest

Osun State-based fufu (cassava flour) seller, Mrs Sariyu Akanmu, beaten by the police for participating in the #RevolutionNow protest on Monday, tells BOLA BAMIGBOLA her story Tell us more about yourself. I don’t know when I was born. My parents ...

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