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Little Girl recently kidnapped by a Woman in Abuja, reportedly found dead

According to the facebook user who shared the Photo , wrote ‘our little baby sister, our beautiful princess, was found dead last Saturday under the Gwagwalada bridge’.

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3 suspected armed robbers arrested in Lagos

Emeka Ikemefuna, Kingsley Okechukwu and Joseph Victor were arrested at Ago Palace Way, Okota in Isolo, after storming the area around 9:35pm on Sunday on a motorcycle, snatching people’s belongings at gun point. Crdt: The Nation

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One chance operators arrested in Lagos

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State police Command have arrested four suspects for allegedly swindling members of the public of various sums of money. The four suspects were picked up separately in three incidents of ...

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Presidential aircraft crashes, a month after handover to Nigerian Air Force

Barely two months after the presidency handed over two aircraft in the Presidential fleet to the Nigerian Air Force, one of the ballistics defence capable aircraft has crashed at the Nigerian Air Force base, Makurdi, reports Thenewsguru.   The news ...

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EFCC arraigns 2 Lebanese over ₦1.7m dud cheque

Imad Harb and Toni Harb, were, today, arraigned along with their company: Transparent Construction Nig. Ltd. before Justice E. N. Oluedo of the State High Court Enugu, for allegedly conspiring and obtaining the sum of N1.7m from one Desmond Ogadinma ...

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Mob set Nigerian Breweries truck ablaze after crushing man to death in Enugu .

According to, Apeh Ifeanyi Malachy, the incident happened today in Nsukka. Following the crushing to death and cutting into two of the bike rider, irate youths immediately set the truck, which was fully loaded with coca-cola products, ablaze. The youths ...

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82-year-old mother of former FIRS boss, Ifueko Okauru, shot dead

Grace Onaiwu Omogui, the mother of a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Ifueko Okauru, has died. Mrs. Omogui, teacher, lawyer and judge, passed on at a Lagos hospital, Saturday, following complications from multiple gunshot injuries from an armed ...

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Singapore government insists on executing Nigerian drug convict on Friday

Chijioke was arrested on 9 April 2007 and subsequently charged with trafficking 2,604.56 grammes of cannabis. He was found guilty and sentenced to death by the High Court in November 2008. Under Singaporean law, trafficking more than 500 grammes of ...

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Multi award winning photojournalist, Adeyinka Adeparusi passes on

According to a report by his employer, NAIJ.com, Adeparusi, was involved in a motorcycle accident in Abuja. He died on the spot. He was last seen alive when he stepped out of his apartment at about 1.00 pm in Kugbo ...

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Justice Ademola, wife collected ₦597m bribe — FG .

Today, the FG formally filed a 15 count criminal charge against a serving Judge of the federal High Court- Justice Adetokunbo Ademola, one of the serving Judges who was arrested on 8th October, 2016 by the DSS and his wife ...

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