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Amusan To Be Supported By Ogun State Gov. Abiodun For Olympics
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Amusan To Be Supported By Ogun State Gov. Abiodun For Olympics

Sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan will be supported in her preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with $20,000 by her state governor, Dapo Abiodun after she became the latest adoptee in the adopt-an-athlete project initiated by the Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare. Amusan who hails from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun state was a finalist at the last World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar in 2019, placing fourth in 12.49 seconds and is seen as one of the athletes that could make the podium in Tokyo later this year. The 24-year-old year-old is the best sprint hurdler in Africa since Glory Alozie, another Nigerian who switched allegiance to Spain in 2001 and has won several titles for the country including the 100m hurdles at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and at the 201...
Peter Okoye narrates how he met his wife Lola Omotayo
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Peter Okoye narrates how he met his wife Lola Omotayo

Peter Okoye a.k.a Mr P of the defunct Psquare music group has narrated how he met his wife Lola Omotayo. In an interview with UK-based Nigerian media personality Adesope Olajide, Peter revealed that his wife initiated Psquare's first performance in Lagos. According to him, their former manager gave her their CD and she fell in love with their songs. He also disclosed that Lola then ensured that they always performed at every function the agency she was working with organizes. However after their relationship with their former manager went sour, Peter said they had to find a way to establish a new relationship with Lola who was working at Anthony in Lagos at that time. He concluded by saying that 'PSquare' should be grateful to Lola who he eventually married. Watch the video...
Why I Initiated #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon Protest – Reno Omokri
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Why I Initiated #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon Protest – Reno Omokri

One of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide, Reno Omokri, said yesterday he initiated the #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon protest because he wanted to put a closure to the #EndSARS protests which swept across the country last year. Recall that the US government said last week that there was no evidence to show that people were fire at by the military during the shooting at Lekki tollgate in Lagos. But Omokri said in a statement: ‘’I flew into London on April 2, 2021, to lead the #HarassBuhariOutOfLondon protest, and I went there straight from the airport. I did not eat, sleep, shower or rest. ‘’The President’s people called the City of London Police on me, and I was questioned. At the end of the questioning, which was streamed live to my followers, they announced with their mouths ...
UK University to Return Stolen Benin Bronze to Nigeria
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UK University to Return Stolen Benin Bronze to Nigeria

A UK University, University of Aberdeen has said it will be returning a Benin Bronze to Nigeria many years after British authorities looted the sculptures. The UK University made the disclosure in a statement released on Thursday March 25. The school also disclosed that they previously repatriated sacred items and ancestral remains to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The bronze sculpture showing an Oba (king) of Benin was acquired by the University in 1957 at an auction, and is believed to be a great example of Benin Late Period Art. The British forces had stolen thousands of metal and ivory sculptures as well as carvings during an invasion of Benin City in 1897. They were sold to museums, given as gifts to museums or sold at auctions/art dealers. It was further l...
Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden
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Eight People Stabbed after knifeman Goes on Rampage in Sweden

A suspected terrorist has stabbed eight people in Vetlanda, Sweden, police have said. No deaths have been reported but police have shot a man in the leg who is now receiving treatment in hospital as officers guard his bed. The incident happened around noon on Wednesday, March 3. At 2.54pm, emergency services received calls from the area near Bangårdsgatan regarding an attack at 2.54pm. Ahead of a press conference expected on Wednesday evening, Minister of the Interior Mikael Damberg said: "Several people are seriously injured. "These are terrible events and my thoughts go to the victims and their relatives. Right now it is unclear exactly what happened and what the motive was. "The police have arrested a suspected perpetrator and have initiated a special incid...
Buhari Appoints new Heads for Civil Defence and Correctional Service
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Buhari Appoints new Heads for Civil Defence and Correctional Service

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new heads for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Nigeria Correctional Service. The President replaced Abdullahi Muhammadu who retired from service after completing his term as commandant-general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), with Abubakar Audi. Buhari also nominated Haliru Nababa as the new head of the Nigeria Correctional Service. A statement released by Mohammed Manga, a spokesperson for the interior minister, Rauf Aregbesola read; New Appointments: President Buhari Appoints Audi, Nababa as NSCDC, NCoS Bosses President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the appointment of Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, mni as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) ...
I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle
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I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle has stated that the issue of banditry was one of the challenges he inherited as Governor of Zamfara state. The Governor who met with President Buhari yesterday February 17 to discuss the security situation in his state, said there is peace in Zamfara after he initiated dialogue with bandits. Matawalle also disclosed that most of the people responsible for the criminality in Zamfara are not from the state. He said “I was called by Mr President and I am here to brief him on some issues pertaining to security in my state. “We discussed much about them and I briefed him. All the supports needed from him, he assigned all where to get all the supports. I appreciate his effort for making me proud of what he has been doing for the state. “In terms of se...
I think El-Rufai doesn’t understand the issue of insecurity – Governor Ganduje
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I think El-Rufai doesn’t understand the issue of insecurity – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said that he believes his counterpart in Kaduna state, Governor Nasir El-Rufai does not understand the issue of insecurity very well. Reacting to El-Rufai's comment of North West Governors not winning the fight against insecurity in the region because they are fighting differently, Ganduje recalled speaking with El-Rufai and the governor of Bauchi State on how to tackle insecurity.   In the interview on Radio France International on Thursday February 11, Ganduje said he initiated the conversation based on the advice of security agents on how Falgore forest in Kano could be made safe for the benefits of other states. He said; “First of all. the talk about lack of synergy, I don’t see where this statement is coming from. Secu...
Kukah Fired a Poisoned Arrow at the Heart of Islam and Muslims in Nigeria with his Christmas Message – Jama’atu Nasril Islam
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Kukah Fired a Poisoned Arrow at the Heart of Islam and Muslims in Nigeria with his Christmas Message – Jama’atu Nasril Islam

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has accused Matthew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto Catholic diocese of "firing a poisoned arrow at the heart of Islam and Muslims in Nigeria" with his Christmas message. Kukah had alleged that there could have been a coup if a non-Northern Muslim President did a fraction of what President Buhari has done. The JNI in the statement signed by its secretary-general Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, alleged that the Catholic Bishop initiated the attack even when he was welcomed in Sokoto, a state they described as the seat of the Caliphate and the heart of Islam and Islamic scholarship, culture and practices in sub-Saharan Africa. The statement read;   “The attention of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam has been drawn to an irresponsible and seditious Christmas mes...
Actress Glory Odum Demands for Justice for woman who was Hacked to Death by her Husband in Rivers State
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Actress Glory Odum Demands for Justice for woman who was Hacked to Death by her Husband in Rivers State

Nollywood actress, Glory Odum has raised an alarm over a "settlement deal" which was initiated after a lady was allegedly killed by her abusive husband. According to Glory Odum, the lady was slaughtered for no reason by her husband at Rumuji, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers state. She further revealed that "they are now proposing to use money to settle the incident". The actress wrote; Marriage is not a do or die affair oo So her husband slaughtered her for no reason and no one is saying anything about it! This wasn’t an accident, she was butchered with machete by her husband.. now I’m hearing they are proposing to use money to settle it , settle what? Life for money ? This event happened yesterday evening in Rumuji town emohua local government Rivers state. Oh ...
Nigeria Immigration Service Transfers Five Female Officers Who Participated in Falz’s ‘Don’t Rush’ Challenge to Borno, Yobe, Others
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Nigeria Immigration Service Transfers Five Female Officers Who Participated in Falz’s ‘Don’t Rush’ Challenge to Borno, Yobe, Others

Five female officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service have been transferred from their base after they participated in the ''Bop Daddy challenge'' initiated by Falz the Bad Guy''. Recall that in April, LIB shared the story of how the ladies identified as Priscilla Irabor, Catherine J. Bakura, Blessing Alfred Udida, Binti I. Attabor, and Ockiya Eneni, were issued a query for participating in the challenge in their uniforms. In the query letter, the ladies were accused of flaunting of their bodies and desecration of the NIS uniform in the video. In a new letter addressed to them, the service transferred Irabor from the Lagos State Command to the Nigeria Immigration Training School, Kano; Attabor from the service headquarters in Abuja to Yobe State Command while Eneni was moved fr...
U.S allegedly exposes and opposes Buhari administration’s plan to Hand Over $100m Abacha Loot to APC Governor, Abubakar Bagudu
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U.S allegedly exposes and opposes Buhari administration’s plan to Hand Over $100m Abacha Loot to APC Governor, Abubakar Bagudu

Bloomberg reported that while the U.S. Department of Justice said Bagudu who spent six months in federal detention in Texas while awaiting extradition to the Island of Jersey was involved in corruption with Abacha, Buhari’s administration is insisting there is a 17-year-old agreement which entitles Bagudu to the recovered funds. Documents made available by the US Department of Justice revealed that the Kebbi State Governor who is a close ally of President Buhari was handed over to criminal trial in Jersey before he agreed to return $163m to Nigeria. He was subsequently released on bond to Nigeria where he was supposed to be prosecuted for money laundering, but that trial never took place. In the case involving Bagudu, the U.S. in 2013 initiated a forfeiture action against a host ...
Nina Sends Out Words To Those Who Initiated An Ultimate Search For Her Husband
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Nina Sends Out Words To Those Who Initiated An Ultimate Search For Her Husband

Newly married ex-big brother Naija housemate Nina Ivy has taken to her social media handle to Ron down her mind for fans and followers. Nina whose traditional marriage was done on Saturday February 15, 2020, stated that lost of people are expecting to see her hubby. But the reality show star stated that that is something that’s not going to happen. Nina who stated that lots of people are working so hard to see her, but that would never happen. She however hinted that yesterday was the best day of her life. With everything that happened between Nina and miracle in the house during the big brother Nigeria reality show in 2018, one would think marriage wasn’t something to happen to Nina anytime soon, but then, who are we to determine what happens and what doesn’t happen in people’s lif...
Nigerian Lady Shares her Experience With One Chance Operators in Lagos
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Nigerian Lady Shares her Experience With One Chance Operators in Lagos

A Nigerian lady has narrated her experience with One Chance Operators after boarding a cab from Ajah to Epe in Lagos. According to @Moji___Sola, she got to know they were One Chance Operators after the driver of the cab initiated a conversation with one of the passengers about money. She wrote; A funny experience I had this morning. I took a cab from ajah to epe, we were 4 in total (including the driver), two of us at the back, got to bogije and the other person beside me wanted to alight, gave the driver a thousand Naira, next thing the driver was screaming no change and all, then this man( the one about to alight) started begging him. This conversations went on Driver: I thought you said you new to this place Man: yes, I been Dey come from north Driver: sheybi you talk...
Burna Boy’s Girlfriend, Stefflon Don Officially Initiated To The Marlian Gang
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Burna Boy’s Girlfriend, Stefflon Don Officially Initiated To The Marlian Gang

Burna Boy’s girlfriend, Stefflon Don has officially been initiated to the marlians gang after she tweeted about Naira Marley’s new song. Stefflon Don is in love with Naira Marley’s track “Tesumole” and she can’t keep calm about it. The rapper who is currently having a well time with her boyfriend in Nigeria took to her Twitter page to simply tweet “Tesumole” and fans went wild.
Kanayo O Kanyo Initiated Me Into Billionaires Club – Cee C Says
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Kanayo O Kanyo Initiated Me Into Billionaires Club – Cee C Says

Popular reality TV Show Bbnaija Star Cee c seems to be excited meeting with popular actor Kanayo o Kanyo, praizenews report. Sharing some of her adorable photos posing with the actor, she wrote ; That’s right! @kanayo.o.kanayo initiated me into the billionaires club �� • 4th Pan Africa Business leadership summit . • • • Outfit: @ericamoorebrand They both visit the 4th Pan Africa Business leadership summit in las Vegas.  
Why I was ‘initiated’ into Aniocha women’s cult when I got married to Ned Nwoko – Regina Daniels opens up
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Why I was ‘initiated’ into Aniocha women’s cult when I got married to Ned Nwoko – Regina Daniels opens up

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has revealed why she got initiated into the Aniocha women’s cult when she got married to her billionaire hubby, Ned Nwoko. Regina Daniels in a recent interview with Vanguard was quoted to have said, 'first of all, I will not call it an initiation, it is more like being welcome to womanhood and for you to be part of that group. It’s an elite group, you must be married and be a woman of substance. I will say I’m even privileged to be part of that group'. As a billionaire’s wife do you still play with your age mates? Well, I have never actually liked hanging out with my age mates. I go for people that are far older than me so I could learn something from them or people who are bellow so I could teach them something and being married to my husband has...
Ned Nwoko to Marry Regina Daniels traditionally today
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Ned Nwoko to Marry Regina Daniels traditionally today

The traditional marriage between Regina Daniels and her fiance will hold this morning in Delta state, Nigeria. After today's ceremony, Regina, 20, will become the 6th wife of billionaire politician Ned Nwoko, 59. The wedding between the young actress and her billionaire fiance is said to be hush hush. Celebrities who graced Regina Daniels' Children's Day Carnival in Agbor are reportedly not aware of the event. According to sources, Regina's mum is over the moon about her daughter's marriage to the billionaire but Regina doesn't seem as enthusiastic. The former child actress reportedly looks lost most of the time but this isn't the case with her mother. Some have begun to complain about how visible Regina's mother has been and are asking if she is the one Ned is getting marr...
Ruggedman Snitched on Naira Marley – Kemi Olunloyo
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Ruggedman Snitched on Naira Marley – Kemi Olunloyo

Kemi Olunloyo has said rapper Ruggedman snitched on Naira Marley just because they had a conflict of interest. Kemi in her claims, wrote that she got her information from an inside source within the EFCC that it was Ruggedman that initiated the petition to arrest the up-coming rapper. She wrote: #BREAKING @ruggedybaba #Ruggedman pls come clean on snitching out @nairamarley on an assumed name to the @officialefcc. We Investigative Journalists also have “snitches” we call sources inside the antigraft agency. We need transparency in this investigation as the petitioner must stand trial too. __ NIGERIANS know your rights! As a prisoner at #PortHarcourt maximum prison, all EFCC cases had petitioners on the stand or their REAL NAMES and lawyers repping them. I’m not a “m...
Bodies of 2 Girls Found Strangled, Thrown in Ditch
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Bodies of 2 Girls Found Strangled, Thrown in Ditch

The bodies of 2 girls found strangled, have been evacuated by the Police after a resident of Masoyi near White River in Mpumalanga, South Africa alerted authorities, after finding the bodies in a ditch. They girls, aged 6 and 7 were sisters and were reportedly raped before being killed by their assailant, who is currently on the run. The siblings were reported missing on Tuesday afternoon moments after they were spotted playing within the vicinity of their home. “Police were called and a search operation was initiated but to no luck until Wednesday morning their stark naked bodies were found in the mentioned area,” provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said. The lifeless bodies of the six and seven-year-old were found in a ditch, near a stream not far from the...
‘We Don’t Flog Civilians no Matter the Provocation – Nigerian Airforce
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‘We Don’t Flog Civilians no Matter the Provocation – Nigerian Airforce

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it would take action against any of its officers caught engaging in acts that disrespect and violate human rights. The NAF said this in response to reports that some NAF personnel were involved in flogging and physical assault of suspected bandits by some military personnel in Zamfara State. A video that went viral on social media showed some military personnel flogging suspected armed bandits at Shinkafi Local Government Area (LGA) in Zamfara State. However, while confirming that its officers were involved, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, spokesperson of NAF, said its officers are always directed to "respect the rights of innocent civilians as well as captured combatants, no matter the provocation". A statement issued on Saturday by Daramola...
Baba Suwe’s Treatment: Rev Esther Ajayi Donates N10 million
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Baba Suwe’s Treatment: Rev Esther Ajayi Donates N10 million

Popular cleric Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi has donated a sum of N10million for Baba Suwe’s treatment abroad. This was according to a report by Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi who has spear-headed the fund-raising campaign for the treatment of the veteran actor. Yomi wrote; BREAKING NEWS: BABA SUWE TREATMENT ABROAD: Yesterday Sunday, 24th Feb, 2019 Mayor Gbenga Adewusi @bayowagbengaadewusiswagatv visited Baba Suwe on his hospital bed and having been briefed of the current situation, he initiated a SOS to Rev. (Mrs.) Esther Ajayi @love_of_christ_generation through Bro Biodun Paseda @abbeyway27 to see where the philantrophist can help Baba Suwe.  Immediately she offered to support with TEN MILLION NAIRA(10million naira) and his flight ticket to support whatever Baba Suwe had gat...
See Primary School Students Initiated Into Cult Group In Lagos
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See Primary School Students Initiated Into Cult Group In Lagos

12 Primary School pupils between the ages of 6 and 16, were reportedly recruited and initiated into the dreaded cult group known as Awawa, in Lagos. The police said it was a Guardian and Counseling teacher at the Egan Community School in Lagos who uncovered the cultists initiation ceremony plan. According to the police, the pupils were recruited by a 16-year-old girl identified as Salami Rasheedat who attends Egan Senior Grammar in Igando, Lagos and were undergoing training in order to become hardened members in the future before it got exposed. The arrest which happened last week was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, at the State Police Command. The police boss revealed that two men were also arrested for initiating the Primary School pupils ...
Lagos Primary School Pupils Initiated Into Dreaded Cult Group
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Lagos Primary School Pupils Initiated Into Dreaded Cult Group

Here is a picture of the primary school pupils who were rescued last week by the police in Lagos over cult related activities. It was gathered that about 12 Primary School pupils between the ages of 6 and 16, were reportedly recruited and initiated into the dreaded cult group known as Awawa. According to police report, the pupils were recruited by a 16-year-old girl identified as Salami Rasheedat who attends Egan Senior Grammar in Igando, Lagos and were undergoing training in order to become hardened members in the future before it got exposed. The arrest which happened was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, at the State Police Command. The police boss revealed that two men were also arrested for initiating the Primary School pupils into th...
Obasanjo Moves To Acquire US Visa For Atiku – APC
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Obasanjo Moves To Acquire US Visa For Atiku – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has alleged that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has initiated moves to secure a United States’ visa for Atiku Abubakar. Mr Abubakar, a former vice president and a presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election, was endorsed by Mr Obasanjo on Thursday. The APC in a statement signed by its acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, said the party got the information from its intelligence unit. Mr Nabena said the former president was lobbying US authorities to withdraw the country’s entry ban placed on Abubakar who is widely known as Atiku. “We have come across reports that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made moves to secure United States entry visa for the presidential c...
Kofi Annan, Africa’s Gift to The World — Tinubu
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Kofi Annan, Africa’s Gift to The World — Tinubu

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, died on Saturday aged 80. The Kofi Annan Foundation said the former UN boss, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for humanitarian work, died in Switzerland, after a brief illness. Tinubu, in a statement issued by his Media Officer, Mr Tunde Rahman, in Lagos, said the late Kofi Annan initiated interventions in conflict resolution around the world, aimed at achieving world peace. According to him, Kofi Annan was Africa’s gift to the world and a wonderful servant to the international community. ”The death of former Secretary-General of UN, Mr Kofi Annan, in Bern, Switzerland today, August 18, 2018, is a loss to Africa and the entire world because of all that he represented. ”In his lifetime, Kofi Annan distinguished himself a...
Teacher Arrested After Being Caught In Bed With 15-Year-Old Boy
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Teacher Arrested After Being Caught In Bed With 15-Year-Old Boy

A 29-year-old teacher is facing multiple sex crime charges in Oregon where authorities allege she had an intimate relationship with a 15-year-old male student, PEOPLE confirms. A statement from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Andrea Baber was detained last week at her home in Curtin. Baber had been an English teacher at Logos Christian Academy in Springfield prior to her arrest. The statement from police alleges Baber initiated a sexual relationship with the student in 2016. The relationship allegedly continued “on a regular basis,” according to the statement. Baber is further accused of providing the teen with marijuana and alcohol. Police were made aware of the alleged relationship on Dec. 12. The alleged victim’s father called investigators after receiving an anonymous em...

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