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Former presidential aspirant, Umaru Shinkafi, is dead

He died in a hospital in London at about 4:07pm today. He held the traditional title of Marafan Sokoto and was a native of Zamfara State. He was a Federal Commissioner of Internal Affairs and a presidential aspirant in the ...

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Actress Bukky Ajayi passes on, aged 82.

Bukky Ajayi Died Of Heart Attack, Buried At Atan Cemetery Yaba Lagos- Family Sources details later.

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Company driver passes on after being kicked in the stomach by an NDLEA officer

According to Punchng, 40-year-old father-of-five, Moruf Haruna who worked for Vintage Transport and Logistics, was allegedly manhandled by the officer at about 5am on Saturday, when an NDLEA team stopped his vehicle for a search in the Abaji area of ...

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Another fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN commences strike on Thursday

Yesterday, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, directed its members nationwide to begin a strike from Thursday, following alleged government refusal to address pending issues affecting the oil industry. The union, in a statement, said ...

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Niger Delta Avengers migrate to Facebook

After being suspended by Twitter, Niger Delta Avengers migrate to Facebook, blow up another NNPC, NPDC, Chevron oil facilities.

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Buhari removes Kachikwu as NNPC boss

Pres. Buhari has sacked Ibe Kachikwu as the group MD of the NNPC and replaced him with Maikanti Baru. In a press statement issued today in Abuja, the president office stated that Kachikwu as the minister for State for Petroleum ...

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16-year-old Nigerian boy knifed to death in London street

Fola Orebiyi passed on the pavement of Portobello Road before frightened spectators who say he was pursued by a gang on bicycles at around 8.45pm the lastevening. Regardless of paramedics’ endeavors, he lost his battle for life.  Witnesses said he ...

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Cry for justice: Man allegedly shoots nanny.

**for allowing his daughter’s cry wake him up According to Facebook user, IG Wala: “This woman is allegedly shot by the man that she is working in his house as a maid. The man name Jamilu (with a traditional title ...

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The generator & tap water gimmicks: Police alert Lagosians on robbers new tricks

Robbers in Lagos have deviced new tricks to gain entrance into houses with minimal effort by switching off running power generating sets or turning on tap water, to lure people out. The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Dolapo Badmos, ...

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Stop blaming herdsmen for every attack – Sultan

* Muslims are more marginalized The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advised Nigerians to stop associating religion with anything negative in the country. He also said that Muslims felt more marginalized in the country, only that they ...

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