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Anxiety over Buhari’s health is unnecessary, don’t politicize it – Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Archdiocese, Mathew Kukah, has called on Nigerians to avoid making the health of Nigeria’s public figures a subject of political discourse or speculations. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Kukah said:   “I do not think ...

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Gov. Fashola pushed me into crime- kidnapper claims

A member of a kidnap gang has accused the former governor of Lagos State and current minister of Power, Tunde Fashola, of forcing him into crime. The suspects Paul Ibara, Ifeanyi Obi and Tunde Edu, were recently arrested by the ...

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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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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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GEJ’s cousin remanded in Kuje prison, his wife given administrative bail

Today, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ordered that Azibaola Robert, be remanded in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application. Azibaola and his wife, Stella were arraigned before Justice Dimgba for allegedly receiving a $40m contract ...

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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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Train crushes woman to death in Lagos

Felix Olaitan wrote: “I was on my way to the office this morning when I saw people gathered at Ajayi Farm area of Ikeja. Laying on the floor is the corpse of a woman who wanted the cross the railway ...

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Photos: Pres. Buhari departs Abuja for London, on a 10-day vacation

President Buhari has departed Abuja for london on a 10-day vacation. See more photos after the page break bellow.

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Old National Assembly In Lagos On Fire

According to a Ooduarere.com reader,the National assembly is currently on fire in Lagos Berkley street,Lagos Island.. More details later See more pic after the page break

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Graphic images fom a failed Bullion van robbery in Port Harcourt

An endeavor by a posse of outfitted burglars to loot a bullion van yesterday, May 31, along Stadium Road, Elekahia, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, ended in a bloody shoot out. As indicated by Newest Rivers which shared the photographs, the ...

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