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Photos: Nigerian Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest During Match In Turkey.

A 23-year-old Nigerian footballer, Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a match, yesterday, in Turkey. The Sarayköyspor striker collapsed in the 35th minute of his side’s match against Yeşilköyspor at the Servergazi Stadium and was ...

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FG Announces New National Building Code

The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country. Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made the announcement ...

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Anambra election: Massive turnout of voters

The Anambra governorship election has witnessed impressive turnout of voters at most of the polling units, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. NAN correspondents who monitored the exercise on Saturday in the three senatorial zones of the state report that voters were ...

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Housewife Who Stabbed Husband To Death Over ‘baba Ijebu’ Bags 7 Years Jail Time

29-year-old housewife, Onyinyechi Akunne, who was in the news last year after she stabbed her 35-year-old husband, Abuchi Akunne to death during an argument at home, over lotto tickets known as “Baba Ijebu”, has bagged a 7-years jail sentence.  The ...

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House of Representatives member, Elijah Adewale, slumps, dies

Hon. Elijah Adewale, 65, representing Ifako Ijaiye Constituency of Lagos State slumped and died in the early hours of today in his house in Abuja, PMNEWS reports.  Adewale was said to have attended the caucus meeting of the House of ...

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Robber supposedly break down after being hit with the charm he prepared for victims

Nnamdi Onu and his four-man robbery gang specialised in attacking commuters at Anthony Bus Stop in Lagos State, disposing them of cash and valuables. He was arrested, Friday, following a foiled operation, Vanguradngr reports. After being apprehended by a mob, ...

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6 children of the same parents die in Anambra State

Six children of the same parents allegedly poisoned to death in Anambra State. According to AFN the six children of same parents were allegedly killed through food poisoning in ‪#‎EKWULUMILI_COMMUNITY‬ in Anambra State yesterday.  The children were poisoned by unknown enemy ...

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3 men nabbed in possession of a human head

Abdulmumuni Aliyu, 34, Jubrinsha Aba, 35, and Salihu Usman, 24, all from Ekpa village in Mokwa, Niger State, were arrested a week ago Thursday, while selling it to an undercover agent of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). ...

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A deaconess at RCCG and a mother-of-seven killed while preaching in Abuja

Eunice Elisha, 42, was murdered by unknown assailants while evangelizing around Gbazango-West area of Kubwa, Abuja, yesterday morning. Eunice, a Deaconess at the Divine Touch Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Old NEPA Road, Phase 4, Kubwa, was ...

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Court orders Abia governor, Ikpeazu, to vacate office over fake tax clearance

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate office immediately for submitting false information to his party, PDP, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014. . Justice Okon Abang in ...

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