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Security forces eliminate bandits, arrest spiritual leader in Kaduna
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Security forces eliminate bandits, arrest spiritual leader in Kaduna

Bandit's spiritual leader Security forces have eliminated several bandits and destroyed their camps during clearance operations in Igabi and Chikun Local Government Area of Kauna State. The State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, October 29, said that one Rabi Hajiya Karime, the wife of a notorious bandit Zubairu and bandit's spiritual leader were also arrested. "The clearance operations were conducted in Faka, Katuka, Barebari and Maguzawa general areas, spanning Chikun and Igabi LGAs," he stated. "An unconfirmed number of bandits were sighted on the high ground across the Maguzawa river; they were engaged by a NAF attack helicopter, and neutralized "Furthermore, the security forces conduc...
Eating red meat is a slow poison. God did not create red meat to be eaten – Reno Omokri
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Eating red meat is a slow poison. God did not create red meat to be eaten – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has warned against consuming red meat. In a post shared on his Instagram page this morning, Reno opined that God did not create red meat to be eaten and that it is a slow ''poison. '' Read his post below ''Eating red meat is not enjoyment. It is a slow poison. It is perhaps the number one killer of men. God did not create red meat to be eaten-Genesis 1:29. It was only after The Flood destroyed all vegetable that God permitted Noah and his family to eat red meat, because there was hardly anything left on Earth to eat-Genesis 9:3. You will notice that the only thing Christ ate after his resurrection was fish-John 21:12-14. Avoid red meat and live! Not only will you live, you will also thrive!''
FG to deploy 5G network by January 2022 – Pantami
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FG to deploy 5G network by January 2022 – Pantami

Minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami said the fifth-generation (5G) cellular networks will be deployed in January 2022. Speaking during a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday September 23, the Minister was represented by Ubale Maska, NCC commissioner for technical services, said the deployment became necessary as there are over 50,000 telecommunications sites across the country and about 16,000 outages recorded by mobile network operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile) between January 2021 and July 2021. Pantami blamed the outages on fibre cuts, access denial and theft, leading to service disruption in the affected areas. The Minister who condemned situations where telecoms installations were destroyed in terro...
Plateau unrest: Community urges FG to build police barracks, training camp
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Plateau unrest: Community urges FG to build police barracks, training camp

Sequel to the recent attack at Yelwa Zangam community of Jos North LGA of Plateau State, where over 30 people were killed, several others injured and many properties destroyed, Anaguta Development Association (ADA) has called on the Federal Government to establish a police mobile post at Yelwan Zangam and Kunga communities of the area. The ADA also said a mobile police training camp should be opened at the hills East of Bauchi Ring Road, around Atagir Zangam, Jos North LGA, so as to prevent the area from becoming a kidnapper’s den or militia camp. The ADA equally called on the government to construct an alternative safety route during emergency situations for students and staff of the University of Jos. The association stated this in a press statement, signed by its President, Hon...
Why it’s ok for men to cheat in relationships – Rapper, 21 Savage
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Why it’s ok for men to cheat in relationships – Rapper, 21 Savage

Rapper, Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage has disclosed why it’s ok for men to be unfaithful in a relationship but intolerable for women to do the same. Speaking during an interview on Dollaz worth of Game podcast, the rapper said men can cheat on women because it can be viewed as men conquering women. According to him, “We conquer women because they cheat with their emotions and can do anything after that but when men cheat they just have fun and move on.” “My girl is my Queen so if a man conquers her then it means our whole castle is destroyed. Once a man gets in between a woman’s legs he can get anything else out of her. “He can know where I live, the business I do, how I move, the problems we are having or what am going through in life because once you ge...
BBNaija: “I expected you to be among Top 5 but you decided to eat the forbidden apple” – Actress Tricia Eseigbe slams Boma
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BBNaija: “I expected you to be among Top 5 but you decided to eat the forbidden apple” – Actress Tricia Eseigbe slams Boma

  Actress Tricia Eseigbe has condemned evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Boma, for killing his game by eating the 'forbidden apple' Commenting under Daddy Freeze's Instagram post, the actress said she had expected Boma to be among the Top 5 finalists. "I don't have time for foolishness and disrespect. Boma I expected you to be among the first 5 but NO u decided to eat the forbidden APPLE. That destroyed your game. Go to God and ask for forgiveness. @daddyfreeze Well done. You pieces the matter. Scruples." she wrote.
NAFDAC destroys N5bn seized products in 5 months
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NAFDAC destroys N5bn seized products in 5 months

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has announced that it has destroyed over N5 billion worth of unwholesome products in the last five months. Director-General of the agency Prof. Moji Adeyeye in a statement released on Sunday August 29, said some of the destroyed products include drugs such as antibiotics, antihypertensive, antimalaria, herbal remedies, psychoactive, and controlled substances. Food products such as spaghetti, vegetable oil, non-alcoholic beverages, sachet water, noodles, as well as cosmetics such as creams, pomade, and insecticides were also destroyed. Unwholesome medicines, expired processed food items and cosmetics worth N1, 429,580,683.00 were destroyed in Awka, South-South, and Southeast in March, while products worth N2...
She asked for settlement money not to release video but didn’t get a dime like the Toronto Indian girls – Oluwo of Iwo mocks ex-wife, Chanel
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She asked for settlement money not to release video but didn’t get a dime like the Toronto Indian girls – Oluwo of Iwo mocks ex-wife, Chanel

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has seemingly mocked his ex-wife, Chanel Chin and compared her to the Toronto sisters accused of attempting to extort billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola. Recall that Canada-born Chanel Chin released a video of the monarch rolling up a joint to smoke after she granted an interview accusing him of numerous vices including sleeping with their 13-year-old maid and daughter of woman that sells tatashe in front of his palace. Taking to his official social media accounts on Saturday, August 28, the Oluwo of Iwo mocked a certain enemy who has a child for him, recorded their activities in the bedroom during a "fraudulently arranged relationship" and attempted to extort him with a video. "My Enemies has lost and ...
Ronaldo’s Self-esteem ‘hurt’ by Messi’s move to PSG
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Ronaldo’s Self-esteem ‘hurt’ by Messi’s move to PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Juventus as his self-esteem has been “hurt” by Lionel Messi’s move to Paris Saint-Germain. La Reppublica reports that the 36-year-old is “terrified” of another season in Italy. Ronaldo has already been offered to Manchester City for just £25 million by his agent, Jorge Mendes. Messi completed a shock-free transfer move to PSG last week after he was not allowed to stay at Barcelona due to financial problems at the club. His move to PSG is said to have destroyed Ronaldo’s self-esteem and the Portugal captain is ready to join Real Madrid or Manchester City. The report claims Ronaldo is refusing to speak his Juventus teammates or coach Massimiliano Allegri and is keen to change cities. He has one year left on his current deal w...
Five Dead, Two Missing, Property Destroyed As Flood Takes Over Yobe Community
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Five Dead, Two Missing, Property Destroyed As Flood Takes Over Yobe Community

Five lives have been lost while two others have been declared missing after flood caused havoc in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State. The flooding following a heavy downpour on Sunday night, August 15, also destroyed several buildings in many parts of the commercial town of Potiskum. A resident, Hamza Maidede, told Daily Trust that many buildings around Nahuta communities have collapsed. "We are at the moment grieving because an infant in my neighbourhood lost his life as a building collapsed on him. We pray for God’s intervention and seeking support from government at all level." said Maidede. The Executive Secretary of Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr Mohammed Goje, who confirmed the incident, said SEMA search and rescue team were in Potiskum conduc...
Five killed, two missing, Property Destroyed as Flood Wreak Havoc in Yobe
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Five killed, two missing, Property Destroyed as Flood Wreak Havoc in Yobe

Five persons including children have been killed while two others are missing after flood wrecked Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State. The flooding following a heavy downpour on Sunday night, August 15, also destroyed several buildings in many parts of the commercial town of Potiskum. A resident, Hamza Maidede, told Daily Trust that many buildings around Nahuta communities have collapsed. "We are at the moment grieving because an infant in my neighbourhood lost his life as a building collapsed on him. We pray for God’s intervention and seeking support from government at all level." said Maidede. The Executive Secretary of Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Dr Mohammed Goje, who confirmed the incident, said SEMA search and rescue team were in Potiskum co...
Sex before marriage is not a sin, any preacher saying it’s a sin is an enemy of the finished work and is not real – Pastor Olakunle Beloved Jesukale
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Sex before marriage is not a sin, any preacher saying it’s a sin is an enemy of the finished work and is not real – Pastor Olakunle Beloved Jesukale

Pastor Olakunle Beloved Jesukale, founder of End-Time Revival Evangelical Ministry has said that sex before marriage is no longer a sin. In a video he shared on social media platforms, the cleric stated that he does not even believe that sin exists to those who believe in the finished work of Jesus Christ because he has destroyed sin. Maintaining that he believes in extreme grace, Pastor Jesukale averred that "sex, whether it is before marriage, after marriage or during marriage is no longer a sin." He also said why many believe sex should be had in marriage, is because it is a covenant but has nothing to do with righteousness, purity and other godly virtues. The Pastor also stated that any preacher saying that sex before marriage is a sin is an enemy of the finished work and ...
You are Frustrated – Shatta Wale’s girlfriend replies his mother for alleging he stopped giving her money because she said she is a witch
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You are Frustrated – Shatta Wale’s girlfriend replies his mother for alleging he stopped giving her money because she said she is a witch

Magdelene Love aka Maglove has replied Shatta Wale’s mother, Elsie after she alleged that the singer's girlfriend stopped her son from giving her money after she alleged that she (Elsie) is a witch. Reacting to this via a Facebook post she shared, Maglove accused Shatta Wale’s mother of fabricating lies to destroy her image even after paying her rent for some time. She also shared a picture of the receipt which backed her claim of paying Shatta Wale’s mother's rent, after the musician asked her to do so. The Facebook post reads; We live in an environment where people try so hard to destroy someone with lies, but I know where all this frustration is coming from and the problem you have is not me. I now understand why your son don’t trust you around him and always ask me to ke...
Scores Dislodged, Properties Destroyed As Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ekiti
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Scores Dislodged, Properties Destroyed As Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ekiti

It has been revealed that some landlords in Ado Ekiti have had their properties destroyed by a flood that ravaged a section of the capital city, on Wednesday. Daily Post reports that the most affected were landlords at Balemo and Tinuola Areas, off Afao road, Ado Ekiti, where the flood had surged into over ten buildings and destroyed property worth millions of naira. The torrential downpour, which started on Monday evening and continued in the same magnitude on Wednesday and was said to have temporarily dislodged residents. One of the victims, Blessing Oladele revealed to newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Thursday that the flood which flows from Christ’s School had massed with other tributaries and Elemi Stream, which resulted in a fast-flowing flood that ravaged the area. “The flood...
Italy vs Spain: Mourinho Picks Country to reach Euro 2020 Final
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Italy vs Spain: Mourinho Picks Country to reach Euro 2020 Final

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has picked the favourite country between Italy and Spain that will reach the Euro 2020 final. Mourinho believes Italy is favourite to reach the Euro 2020 final because they have a stronger team than Spain. Italy will on Tuesday tackle Spain in the Euro 2020 semi-final at the Wembley Stadium. Roberto Mancini’s side defeated Belgium in the quarter-final to reach the last-4, while Spain eliminated Switzerland from the European Championship. Speaking to TalkSport, Mourinho said, “They [Italy] lost Spinazzola, which is awful for them and imagined for me!. “I will lose him for six months. Emerson is a good player, but Spinazzola was playing incredibly well. “That back four was playing so well. There is so much talent there. “I spoke...
Sunday Igboho’s Residence in Ibadan Attacked
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Sunday Igboho’s Residence in Ibadan Attacked

Unknown gunmen attacked the Soka Ibadan residence of Yoruba Nation Agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho in the early hours of today July 1. According to the media aide of the agitator, Olayomi Koiki, the gunmen adorning military uniforms carried out the attack at about 1am. Igboho was however not in his residence at the time of the attack. Koiki said during the attack, Igboho's G-wagon, Prado SUV, some valuable properties including furniture, and windows were destroyed. He said bullet holes were found in cars parked in the premises while bloodstains were seen at the premises. It was also alleged that some persons in the house including a close ally of Igboho identified as ‘Lady K’, were whisked away. The state police command is yet to comment on this incident.
One killed as masquerade attacks worshippers in Osun mosque
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One killed as masquerade attacks worshippers in Osun mosque

An altercation which took place at a mosque in Osogbo, Osun State capital has led to the death of at least one person. Daily Trust reported that one Moshood Salawudeen was killed after a masquerade and its followers attacked worshippers within the compound the mosque is situated in. The attackers who passed through Oluode Aranyin’s compound (where the mosque is located), carried out the act while worshippers were observing prayer under a canopy on Sunday June 27. Chief Imam of the mosque, Alhaji Quoseem Yunus who confirmed there was no previous disagreement between the worshippers and masquerade, said windows and doors of the mosque were destroyed in the attack. Yunus said the masquerade and his followers had initially passed through the area without attacking the worshippe...
Lagos to prosecute businesswoman who poured hot water on salesgirl and locked her up
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Lagos to prosecute businesswoman who poured hot water on salesgirl and locked her up

The Lagos State Government has promised to prosecute a businesswoman accused of pouring hot water on the face of her salesgirl and locking her up. Rashidat Adeleke, 50, who owns a supermarket at No. 35 Ayodele Ogunkoya Street, Governor’s Road in Ikotun, Lagos, allegedly scalded Bukola Akinola, 29, because some goods in her shop were destroyed. Bukola, started working with Alhaja Rashidat Adeleke in 2019 and later moved into her boss' home due to the distance between her own home and the workplace. While living with her boss, Bukola is said to have suffered physical abuse from her occasionally. A statement on the matter by the Directorate of Citizens Rights reads: "The Lagos State Government has announced the immediate prosecution of 50-year-old Mrs Rashidat Adeleke for allegedly...
Mbaka allegedly Summoned by DSS after Clash with Presidency.
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Mbaka allegedly Summoned by DSS after Clash with Presidency.

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of the Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) has allegedly been summoned to Abuja by the Department of State Services (DSS) after he called for the President's resignation or impeachment over insecurity challenges in the country, the Cable reports. Addressing congregants on Sunday June 6, the Catholic Priest said DSS operatives were at his residence in Enugu state to drop a letter inviting him to Abuja. He however said those at his house did not collect the letter from the DSS operatives. Mbaka said; “I celebrated mass with some of the leaders of the ministry. By Thursday morning, I got a call from where I was, that the DSS people from Abuja came to the gate, and they came with a letter of invitation to Abuja. Over what? What I cannot...
10 Killed, Vehicles, Houses, Petrol Station razed as Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Igangan community
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10 Killed, Vehicles, Houses, Petrol Station razed as Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack Igangan community

At least 10 persons were reportedly killed with houses, petrol station and vehicles razed when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Igangan community in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. It was gathered that said the assailants invaded the community in the early hours of Sunday, June 6, with guns and other dangerous weapons and unleashed terror on residents. An activist and the Secretary of Farmers Union in the town, Taiwo Adeagbo, said that no fewer than 10 lives were lost during the attack. Adeagbo said five residents were shot dead by the attackers while security agents killed five of assailants. He said a petrol station, cars and a truck loaded with cassava flour and some cars were set ablaze by the rampaging gunmen during the midnight attack. ...
Seven IPOB Members Killed in Rivers State – Army
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Seven IPOB Members Killed in Rivers State – Army

The Nigerian army has said that it killed seven members of the Eastern Security Network, the military arm of secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) during a clearance operation on Thursday May 27. Army spokesman, Brigadier-General Mohammed Yerima said on Saturday May 29 that the IPOB members were killed after it stormed a “terrorist enclave” located at Agbomchia Forest along Pipeline Road Ogali/Komkom Boundary between Eleme and Oyigbo LGA’s of Rivers State. Various items including arms and ammunition were also recovered by security forces who also destroyed the camp and arrested 5 other suspects. The statement read; “Troops of 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt and 29 Battalion in conjunction with operatives of Nigerian Police, DSS, and NSCDC on Thursday, 27 M...
41 INEC Offices Destroyed in 14 States – Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu
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41 INEC Offices Destroyed in 14 States – Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed that 41 of its offices have been attacked in 14 states since 2019. Mahmood disclosed this at the emergency meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), held at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja on Thursday May 27. He said preliminary assessment indicates that 1,105 ballot boxes, 694 voting cubicles, 429 electric generating sets and 13 utility vehicles (Toyota Hilux) were lost in the attacks. The electoral commission boss said; “In the last two years, the Commission has recorded a total of 41 incidents involving deliberate attacks on the Commission’s facilities. “Nine of these incidents happened in 2019 and 21 cases in 2020. In the last f...
Friends Mourn World Bank staff allegedly Crushed to Death with a Car by her husband
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Friends Mourn World Bank staff allegedly Crushed to Death with a Car by her husband

Nigerians are mourning a woman who was allegedly crushed to death by her angry husband as she tried to stop him from driving out of the compound with her phone. According to SaharaReporters, the husband named Makanjuola Ayedun from Isanlu community, Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State, crushed his wife, Mrs Nike Ayedun to death with his car. The incident occurred at Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Friday, May 14, 2021 around 10pm. Ayedun allegedly knocked down his wife, Nike, a staff member of World Bank office at Asokoro, Abuja, while reversing his car. It was learnt that due to the speed with which he reversed, the car crossed an untarred road and crashed into a building where some things were destroyed. Ayedun allegedly tried to flee when he realised that he had kill...
Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza
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Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza

Former Nigeria under-23 striker Ibezito Ogbonna was hospitalized after his house in Ashdod,  Israel, was hit by a rocket fired from Gaza last week. The 38-year-old, who won the Israeli Cup with Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2006 and 2007, was at home with his wife and two young daughters when the building was hit by a rocket. His wife and children were unharmed but Ibezito was injured. Footage from the scene shows Ibezito Ogbonna being taken to the hospital after his apartment was hit by a rocket. He was in the hospital for a few hours where he was treated and had different tests done before being released. His apartment was also destroyed and with no home to return to, Ogbonna, who has Israeli citizenship, and his family, are now staying at a hotel.
”I was raped by my pastor when I went for deliverance”- Nigerian lady says she has been raped several times and even attempted suicide; shares her heartbreaking story
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”I was raped by my pastor when I went for deliverance”- Nigerian lady says she has been raped several times and even attempted suicide; shares her heartbreaking story

A Nigerian lady has come out to share her heartbreaking story of surviving rape several times which she said started from her childhood. Dorothy Edet while speaking with newsmen during the funeral of Iniobong Umoren, the jobseeker who was raped in Akwa Ibom, recounted how she has been raped by close relatives, strangers as well as people she went to sell her wares to when she was a child. In her words ''My name is Dorothy Edet. I am actually a survivor of rape. I understand what it means. When people talk about rape, I also want to air out my voice. At the age of seven, I was gang raped. Dressing has nothing to do with rape. What a woman wears cannot even push somebody to rape a woman. At the age of 10, I remember my Uncle telling my mum he is going to send me to school and t...
Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness
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Mbaka begs Catholic church and Bishop for Forgiveness

Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka has publicly apologised to the Catholic Church and the Bishop of the Diocese of Enugu State, Bishop Callistus Onaga, for the unruly behaviour of his supporters in Enugu following rumours of his "disappearance" Mbaka, who is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), explained what happened on the day his adherents feared he had been abducted. He explained that he had no idea his members had stormed the Bishop's residence to cause havoc on May 5. He said that when he heard, in his haste to get to his members and calm them down, he almost had an accident. On Sunday, May 9, Mbaka went on his knees and apologised to Bishop Onaga, the Catholic church in Enugu and the universal Church for the damage done by his followers at the Bishop’s ho...
Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom
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Six Killed as Gunmen Attack yet Another Police Station in Akwa Ibom

Five police officers and the wife of an officer have been killed in a fresh attack on a police facility in Ini local government of Akwa Ibom State. According to reports, the gunmen suspected attacked the police station in the early hours of Saturday May 8, when the officers were still asleep and shot them dead. They then set the place on fire. Police operational vehicles and other valuables were destroyed during the attack Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Odiko MacDon, “Yes, there was an attack in Ini Divisional Police Headquarters. We are trying to assess the situation, we will get back to you'' he said
“I Don’t F*ck Small Boys” – Mercy Eke Responds To Allegations That She Destroyed Aaron’s Marriage
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“I Don’t F*ck Small Boys” – Mercy Eke Responds To Allegations That She Destroyed Aaron’s Marriage

The winner for the Big Brother Naija season 4, Mercy Eke has come out to respond to the trending allegations about her alleged romantic date with footballer Aaron Samuel. Mercy Eke has been in the news a few hours and has been trending on most of the pages and social media over the alleged romantic relationship she had with popular footballer Aaron Samuel which was the cause of the break up of marriage between Aaron and his wife Chinwe. The Instagram blogger who broke the news of the cheating was Gistlover. The blogger disclosed that the wife of Aaron Samuel caught Mercy Eke and her husband together. In her words, she wrote on her page… “Hello tueh tueh,I bring to you that mysterious girl all blogs are talking about, Footballer Samuel Aaron and wife splits due on infidelity gr...
Fire Guts Delta Police Headquarters
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Fire Guts Delta Police Headquarters

Delta state police headquarters was on Thursday April 22, gutted by fire. Though the extent of damage done by the fire is still unclear, it was however learnt that the communication control room was destroyed. The state police spokesperson, Bright Edafe said in a statement that the fire which started around 2.45pm affected parts of the control room. Prompt response by firefighters prevented the fire from escalating. The police spokesman said investigation had begun to unravel the cause of the incident
Amotekun Seizes 250 Cows for Destroying Farmland Crops in Ondo Communities
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Amotekun Seizes 250 Cows for Destroying Farmland Crops in Ondo Communities

Ondo State Security Network Agency popularly known as the Amotekun Corps have seized over 250 cows following a distress call and petitions by farmers in Ipogun, Ilara, Owena Dam axis in Ifedore Local Government Area of the State. State Commander of the State Security Network, Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye who spoke at a signing for the release of the crops on Sunday April 18, said the herders destroyed over 300 hectares of farmland with crops, including cassava, maize, cocoyam, and yam. Adeleye accused the herders of uprooting cassava, cocoyam, and yam tubers to feed their cows. He also disclosed that government would henceforth prosecute owners of seized cows and auction the animals after getting a court order. Adeleye said; “I was amazed when I saw the level of destruction w...
Danfo buses will not be scrapped – Governor Sanwo-Olu says
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Danfo buses will not be scrapped – Governor Sanwo-Olu says

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the yellow buses popularly known as ‘danfo’ will not be scrapped as earlier reported, but would rather be remodeled to meet modern standards. Recall that in February this year, the state Commissioner for Transportation, Frederick Oladeinde, said the yellow buses do not have a place in the transportation master plan of the state, suggesting that they would soon be scrapped by the Sanwo-Olu administration. However, during an interview with Channels TV over the weekend, Governor Sanwo-Olu said it will be unfair to scrap ‘danfos’ as they have served Lagos residents for a long time. “It will be unfair for us. These are important stakeholders. They served our citizens. They served Lagosians for a long time. It became the print of...
Six killed, two injured as gunmen ambush miners in Plateau state
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Six killed, two injured as gunmen ambush miners in Plateau state

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have killed six miners and injured two in Wereng community, Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau state. The latest attack occurred almost a week after eight persons were brutally killed at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the eight miners were waylaid at about 7:45 pm on Thurday, April 15, on their way home from a mining site. A source close to the community told Nigerian Tribune that the miners stopped at Wereng community to rest before they would proceed with their journey to the next village. "While they were resting the gunmen numbering about 15 who probably have been monitoring them appeared and shot at them at close range. They killed six of them on the spot while two sust...
Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles
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Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles

Unknown gunmen on Thursday, April 15, reportedly stormed Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State and destroyed vehicles after hoisting a Biafran flag. According to the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) the gunmen went straight to First Bank Plc where they shot sporadically into the air, dispersing bank customers and passersby. According to the report, the gunmen, numbering about ten, who drove in black Honda Pilot Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), equally hoisted Biafran flag at the gate of the bank, set fire on a Nissan Pathfinder SUV with registration number UR 640 KJA, and smashed glasses of a Honda car with registration number FST 456 AC, all parked in front of the bank. It is not clear if anyone sustained gunshot injury, however, normal human and vehicular ...
Two Soldiers Killed as Boko Haram Attack UN hub in Borno
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Two Soldiers Killed as Boko Haram Attack UN hub in Borno

An attack launched by Boko Haram terrorists loyal to Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Damasak community of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State has left 5 people dead. Three women, a man and two soldiers lost their lives in the Saturday night, April 10 attack. Locals said the assailants destroyed the United Nations Hub housing all the workers of the international organisation. Daily Trust reported that the hub was established in Damasak, located 188 from Maiduguri in the northern part of Borno to fast track support for victims of Boko Haram excesses. The town had survived several attacks in the last 11 years. Insurgents stormed Damasak in the evening and engaged the troops from multiple locations, which led to the burning down of the UN hub and others infra...
Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo
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Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo

Eve Esin took to Instagram to post a baby bump photo and congratulatory messages are already pouring in from her fellow actors. The Nollywood actress was clad in a baby pink attire with a sash across her body reading, "Mom to be." Actress, Regina Daniels and other actors have left congratulatory messages following Eve's announcement. Eve Esin sparked engagement rumours last year when she shared a photo of herself wearing a ring with the word "taken" written in the caption. Though we aren't sure who Eve is pregnant for, but in November 2020, Eve was called out by her then fiance's ex wife, Uche Ubanwa Loveth who claimed the actress destroyed her marriage to movie producer, Chijioke Nneji. Uche also dragged her ex husband and claimed he called their kids ''bastards...
One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo
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One Police Officer Dies after Gunmen Attacked Police Station in Imo

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters,  Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was discovered that the hoodlums destroyed some doors and windows. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Ikeowku Orlando, said no arm(s) was taken away but that an Inspector who was on duty at the time of the attack, gave up the ghost while receiving treatment as a result of injuries sustained during the melee. During an on-the-spot assessment of the station, the state Commissione...
New Zealand Holds Memorial for 185 Victims of Christchurch Earthquake 10Years After
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New Zealand Holds Memorial for 185 Victims of Christchurch Earthquake 10Years After

New Zealand lowered its flags on Monday Februarty 22, as it marked the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people. Hundreds of people attended an outdoor service in Christchurch, which continues to rebuild from the magnitude 6.3 quake that destroyed much of its downtown in 2011. According to Reuters, a separate service was also held in the Japanese city of Toyama, home to 12 students who died in the quake. Speaking at the Christchurch ceremony, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (pictured top left) said it was important to remember that 87 of the victims were foreigners and many of their families couldn't be there because of coronavirus travel restrictions. “Our flags fly at half-mast for them today too,” she said. Christchurch ...
Ibadan crisis: Hoodlums took advantage of cobblers death to burn shops, houses in Shasha market – Eyewitness
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Ibadan crisis: Hoodlums took advantage of cobblers death to burn shops, houses in Shasha market – Eyewitness

Traders, shop owners, landlords and other persons with property in and around Shasha market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital have started to count their losses. An investigation carried out by DAILY POST in the market on Saturday and Sunday, confirmed that property among which are shops, houses and cars worth over fifty million Naira (N50,000,000.00) was destroyed between Friday and Sunday in the market. About five lives were reportedly lost as a result of the clash that erupted in the market on Friday. Our correspondent reports that Shasha market is located in Akinyele local government area, one of the eleven local governments that make up Ibadan. It was, however, noticed that the market has become a ghost of itself since Friday when the crisis erupted in the market. DA...
Gov. Udom’s Aide, Uwah Raises Alarm Over invasion of Farmland by Herdsmen
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Gov. Udom’s Aide, Uwah Raises Alarm Over invasion of Farmland by Herdsmen

  The Senior Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel on Marketing and Brand Management, Mr. Ime Uwah, has raised an alarm over the alleged invasion of his farm by herdsmen. He said the farmland located along Airport road was first invaded by the herdsmen in July 2020 and again on 10th February 2021. Uwah recalled that during last year’s invasion, his farm manager challenged them and the herdsmen out of anger cut off his hand. He said in the latest incident of 10th February 2021, the herdsmen set fire on another farm near his own and the fire spread and consumed over 400 stands of plantains in his farm. He said “sometime in July, last year, we had an incident where the herdsmen passed through our farmland. They will normally pass through the ...
At Least 9 Shops Burnt in Kwara Fire
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At Least 9 Shops Burnt in Kwara Fire

No fewer than nine shops were burnt down on Tuesday morning, Feb 9, at the popular Bode-Saadun Market in Moro council area of Kwara State. The fire which started around 1.45am on Tuesday destroyed other valuables and property, it was gathered. The cause of the fire has not been disclosed. Confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kwara state Fire Service, Hasssn Adekunle, said the brigade received a distress call from one Mr. Musbaudeen at about 1.45am on Feb 9, "summoning the State Fire Service to the incident."   He added: "Quick response from the brigade in putting out the fire the inferno averted monumental disaster that would have affected the community. Out of 50 shops in the market vicinity, only nine shops were affected due to the systematic approac...
At Least 200 People are Missing and nine Killed after Mountain Glacier Crashed into Dam and Triggered Massive Flood in India 
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At Least 200 People are Missing and nine Killed after Mountain Glacier Crashed into Dam and Triggered Massive Flood in India 

Indian authorities have launched a search operation after a piece of mountain glacier broke off, sending a massive flood of water and debris crashing into two dams and sweeping away roads and bridges. At least 200 people are missing and nine bodies have been recovered so far, Surjeet Singh, a police official told the Associated Press, adding that a desperate operation has been launched to rescue some 17 people trapped in a tunnel. Officials said a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarkhand state's Tapovan area on Sunday morning, damaging the Rishiganga and Dhauliganga hydropower projects as well as homes in the area. Some houses were also damaged in the flooding, according to a government spokesman. 'There was a cloud of dust as the water went by. The...
Gwarimpa Tipper Market In Abuja Gutted By Fire, Properties Destroyed
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Gwarimpa Tipper Market In Abuja Gutted By Fire, Properties Destroyed

Traders at the Gwarimpa tipper market in Abuja are currently counting their losses after a huge fire outbreak destroyed their wares running into millions of Naira at the early hours of today between 1am and 4am. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet to be revealed. Though the news was shared across by Abuja based Popular Entrepreneur, Amb. Kingsley Amafibe whose Estate was almost affected by wide fire However, Men of the Fire service were on ground to help put out the fire later. https://youtu.be/RAB-lz69d-w
Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head
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Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head

Thursday January 7 attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Geidam town of Yobe State, also led to the abduction of the district head. Eyewitnesses alleged that the terrorists looted goods before setting some shops ablaze. They also torched the house of a former chairman of a local government, Dr. Mulima Mato. Yobe police Command spokesman ASP Dungus Abdulkarim who said the police recovered a burnt Hilux vehicle containing two bodies, maintained that it could not be ascertained whether the deceased were Boko Haram members or not. Abdulkarim said the insurgents went to the general hospital and ordered the nurses to give first aid treatment to their colleagues, before they escaped. Following the attack, Governor Mai Mala Buni has ordered the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)...
#EndSARS: Most Businesses Looted & Destroyed In Lagos Were Owned By Igbos – Army
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#EndSARS: Most Businesses Looted & Destroyed In Lagos Were Owned By Igbos – Army

The Nigerian Army has said that most of the businesses looted or destroyed in Lekki, Ajah, Sangotedo and nearby places were owned by people of Igbo extraction. Brigadier-General Ahmed Ibrahim Taiwo stated this in his testimony at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses and other matters. The Army is testifying following its invitation by the panel in the wake of the October 20 shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate. The Army has denied accusations that it shot and killed unarmed protesters.
Robbers Took N650,000 From Me, All My Phones, Destroyed My Car – Clem Ohameze
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Robbers Took N650,000 From Me, All My Phones, Destroyed My Car – Clem Ohameze

Veteran actor, Clem Ohameze has recounted how he was attacked by hoodlums in Akwa Ibom state. Speaking in an interview on BBC Igbo, the actor revealed that he was on his way to a movie location in Abak Road on Thursday October 22, when he was attacked by the hoodlums. Clem who said he initially thought they were #EndSARS protesters, said he was attacked by the hoodlums after being identified. He also revealed that they took his money, phones, damaged his car and also slashed his hand with a machete. The actor said; “It happened on Thursday in Uyo. The protesters, I ran into them. On recognising me, they just didn’t want to bother. They took everything away from me. “They took N650,000 from me, all my phones. Destroyed my car, slashed my hand with a machete. I did a polic...
Facilities Destroyed During Riots Won’t Be Rebuilt By My Administration – Umahi
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Facilities Destroyed During Riots Won’t Be Rebuilt By My Administration – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, at the weekend, said that any facility that he had built but destroyed during the EndSARS protests would not be rebuilt by his administration. He said that the people should rather protect them. Umahi stated this while inspecting the various public facilities, including police stations and others, destroyed by hoodlums. He told the people to always protect all government facilities in their areas as they were built with their money, warning those using the protests to unleash mayhem to have a rethink. The governor, who noted that four police stations were burnt down, two in Ohaozara Local Council and two in Abakaliki, the state capital, said that he would not rebuild the two in Ohaozara because they were built by him. “My position is...
Lagos To Prosecute Suspects Who Destroyed And Looted Public/Private Properties
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Lagos To Prosecute Suspects Who Destroyed And Looted Public/Private Properties

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice will be prosecuting suspects who allegedly took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to destroy and loot public and private property in different parts of the State Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, who disclosed this today, called on Lagosians to maintain peace, law and order in their respective communities, pledging the commitment of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration to uphold the rule of law at all times. He revealed that the State Director of Public Prosecution, Mrs. Olayinka Adeyemi has gone round relevant Police formations with a team of Prosecutors to evaluate files of those arrested by the police with a view to determining those that have prima facie case made against ...
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Southampton vs Man Utd: Pogba Clashes with Lindelof in Training

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has shown off a minor wound to his face following a clash with team-mate Victor Lindleof in training. The Red Devils are preparing for their Premier League game against Southampton on Monday night and were put through their paces at Carrington on Sunday. The session involved some 1v1 drills, with Pogba selected to face off with one half of United’s centre-back pairing. It seems the Frenchman came off the worse, after uploading a video to Instagram showing off a small cut above his top lip, as well as a bloodshot eye. His caption read: “Victor you destroyed me! Look at this bro, look at this. Oh my God!” He also included a caption on his video which said: “That’s what happens when you do 1v1 with the ice man Victor Lindelof.” U...

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