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House-Fire

Fire Outbreak reported At Balogun Market In Lagos State

Part of the famous Lagos Balogun Market has been gutted by fire. The fire was reported to have started on Tuesday morning. Information on the fire outbreak continue to be sketchy. However, a person who claimed to have witnessed fire ...

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keep Fayose save

#KeepFisayoSafe

Nigerians on social media reacted to the alleged plan to arrest Fisayo Soyombo for his undercover investigation exposing corruption in the Nigerian Police and Nigerian Correctional Service and called for his protection, saying no journalist should be prosecuted for doing ...

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xenophobia

Xenophobia: South Africa attack Nigerians again despite Buhari’s visit

Facts have emerged revealing today’s attack on Nigerian businesses in South Africa, was perpetrated by South African taxi drivers beneath the guise of fighting crime. The incident which took place at Witbank Mpumalamga, is coming six days after a Nigerian ...

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flood

Flood Waters Shut Down Core TV Station Headquarters In Ogun

The management of Core TV Station has announced the temporary shutdown of the station owing to the flood trigerred by the release of water from the Oyan dam which ravaged its headquarters. The Managing Director and founder of the station, ...

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Buhari departs Abuja Monday for Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi

AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Abuja Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, October 23rd – 25th, with focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in security, trade and investment, science and technology, and gas production. ...

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policeman

Top police officer kidnapped in Kaduna

Isa Rambo, an assistant commissioner of police, has been kidnapped, according to PUNCH. Rambo, who was identified as the commander of the Suleja area command of the Nigeria Police Force,  was reportedly kidnapped on his way to Jos, Plateau state capital. ...

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Oshiomhole

Update: APC Condemns Attack On Oshiomhole’s Residence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Saturday evening’s attack on the Benin residence of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, by political thugs. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who said though the APC National Chairman ...

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8 FCT Residents Regain Freedom From Kidnappers After Paying N5m Ransom

By Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Eight of the 10 persons abducted last Monday by unknown gunmen at Pegi, a sleepy community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, have been released. Our Correspondent learnt that the victims were freed ...

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nigerian power

Jonathan, Buhari Spent ₦1.164 Trillionn On Power In 8 Years

The Nigerian government, between 1999 and 2010, reportedly spent over N4.7 trillion on power, but the country remained in darkness. Eight years later, Jonathan and Buhari administrations invested another N1.164 trillion into the sinkhole through capital releases, but homes and ...

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buhari

Online Hysteria Over Video Of Buhari’s UNGA Speech Unnecessary – Presidency

The Presidency has said the online hysteria over President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) is unnecessary. The Nigerian President, asked during an interactive session at the New York event to talk ...

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