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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus
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Three Students Receive 27 and 3 Year Jail Terms for Killing Nigerian in Cyprus

A court in Cyprus has sentenced threepeople linked to the murder of a Nigerian student, Walshak Augustine Ngok to jail. Court president Nüvit Gazi, Senior Judge ?erife Kâtip and Judge Umut ?nan of Lefkosa High Criminal Court, delivered judgement on the murder incident which occurred in Northern Cyprus in 2019 on Monday May 10, 2021. The main suspect, Chrstopher Ezeh, a Nigerian was sentenced to 27 years, while Nana Nkansah, a Ghanaian and Wayne Moyo, a Zimbabwean who helped transport the body were sentenced to three years each. 11 males and 1 female were initially arrested after 25-year-old Walshak Ngok's corpse was found in a forest area in Haspolat - Tashkent highway on Friday, April 19. Christopher Ezeh later confessed to killing Augustine who...
Victor AD Reacts to Report of Davido Stealing Jowo From him
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Victor AD Reacts to Report of Davido Stealing Jowo From him

Singer Victor AD has reacted to rumour of Davido stealing "Jowo" which got featured in his "A Better Time" album, from him. A Twitter user had claimed that the DMW boss stole the song from Victor AD when they recorded "Tire You". He also claimed that Davido blocked Victor on social media and also threatened to ruin him. Victor AD however debunked the claim and also asked rumormongers to allow  Davido celebrate his "10th anniversary on stage" in peace. He wrote; Omo no be me write JOWO for @davido. I don’t know where all this is coming from. make una let baba celebrate him 10yrs in peace #olofofo We no dey chase clout for here! #olofofo #REDEYE Davido's lawyer, Prince Ajudua also reacted to the claim. Insisting that Davido has no issue giving full credit to his con...
Daura Emirate cancels Sallah Durbar over insecurity
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Daura Emirate cancels Sallah Durbar over insecurity

The Daura Emirate in Katsina State has canceled Durbar celebrations for the upcoming Eid-El-Fitr over fears of insecurity. Danejin Daura, Alhaji Abdulmumini Salihu who made the announcement on behalf of the secretary of the council, said that special prayers will be offered for sustainable peace in the state immediately after the Eid prayers on Sallah day. The statement read; “The focus will be on performing special prayers on the Sallah day as soon as the Eid prayers are performed. “You are by this notice to inform all the Imams to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari (Bayajida II) and other leaders for protection from all evils of the enemies of progress of this country, its stability, and its corporate existence." The statement added that the Emir had instructed the Distri...
You’ll never Know Peace in this Life – Actress Lydia Forson Curses man who Said her Mother is not Worth Celebrating
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You’ll never Know Peace in this Life – Actress Lydia Forson Curses man who Said her Mother is not Worth Celebrating

As many celebrated their mother yesterday May 9, actress Lydia Forson had quite an exchange with a follower over the celebration which took place worldwide. The troll who commented on the Ghanaian actress' mother's day post, said Lydia Forson’s mother’s inability to scold her for wearing a short dress proves that not all mothers deserve to be praised. Forson who lashed out at the follower over the comment, stated that he will never know peace in life. She added that the curse will be revoked only when he begs God for forgiveness. See the exchange below;
Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search
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Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search

The body of a former footballer who was missing for four days has been found by police. James Dean, 35, a former player for Chorley FC and AFC Fylde, was last seen in Oswaldtwistle at around midnight on Wednesday, May 5. A desperate search was launched on Saturday after his heartbroken family became seriously concerned by his disappearance. But on Sunday,  police announced that a body had been found believed to be Mr. Dean. A statement from Lancashire Constabulary said: “Following extensive police enquiries a body was found in the Moscow Mill Street area around 2.25pm today (Sunday, May 9). “While the body has yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be Mr Dean. His family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this time. “The death is not being tre...
“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra
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“Awka has Done the Worst ever” – Friends Mourn as Another young man is shot Dead by Suspected Cultists in Anambra

A young man identified simply as Cubic has been shot dead by some group of people suspected to be cultists in Awka, the Anambra State capital. Details on the incident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the man was killed on Saturday night, May 1, 2021. Meanwhile, friends and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased, with many calling for a solution to the incessant cult killings in the state capital. One Francis Nonso: "My hands keep shaking as i type RIP to you. Awka has done the worst ever. Farewell Senior man. Farewell Fashion lord. Farewell Cubic" "Rest in peace master cubic , Rip sure guy , Rip fashion master. God is about to fight for you.I saw some group of people raising to avenge for you . I saw where Awka is on fire more than the way i...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Mum laid to Rest
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Mum laid to Rest

The remains of Grace Ifeoma Adichie, the late first female Registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka , and mother of author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been laid to rest in her hometown Abba, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Saturday, May 1. Her funeral mass took place at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Abba, the Bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese. Chimamanda's husband, Ivara Esege, was present to show support and pay his last homage to his mother-in-law. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.   Watch video clips from the funeral below  
Adopt Ruga If You Want Peace In Benue – Garba Shehu To Governor Ortom
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Adopt Ruga If You Want Peace In Benue – Garba Shehu To Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom wants peace in Benue, he should cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime by accepting Ruga and other policies, says the Presidency. Mr Buhari’s media aide, Garba Shehu, claimed the recent spate of insecurity ravaging the state resulted from Mr Ortom’s rejection of Ruga settlements. His comment came on the heels of the killing of Benue residents on Tuesday by killer herders. While reacting to the Tuesday violence, Mr Ortom had said Mr Buhari’s “action and inaction” was responsible, accusing him of Fulanisation of Nigeria. However, Mr Shehu, in a statement on Thursday, claimed the governor’s refusal to adopt the controversial Ruga policy showed he did not value people’s interest. The governor had rejected the policy describing it as deceptive a...
Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra
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Singer, Ogene Malaysia allegedly Shot Dead by Unknown Gunmen in Anambra

A Nigerian singer known as Ogene Malaysia has been reportedly killed by unknown men in Awka, the Anambra state capital. The deceased, real name, Uchenna Odoh Paul, was reportedly shot dead by assailants suspected to be cultists in Amansea area of Awka North Local Government Area of the state on Friday, April 30. Details surrounding the incident are still sketchy at the moment. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him. Pasqual Oformata, wrote: "RIP Ogene Malaysia. Awka has turned to something else. Shot dead at Awka" "Uchenna odoh Paul ( Nwanayoeze) A.k.a ( ogene Malaysia) we ur classmates are expecting u on December to our end of the party , uchenna y so soon brother but only God's knows why, UC may ur gentle soul rest in peace" another wrote. "This life...
Shelve the Idea of Staging Another Public rally for the Actualization of Oduduwa Republic – Police warns Organizers of Yoruba nation rally
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Shelve the Idea of Staging Another Public rally for the Actualization of Oduduwa Republic – Police warns Organizers of Yoruba nation rally

The Ogun state police command has warned organizers of Yoruba nation rally against carrying on with it, as it is capable of undermining the relative peace being enjoyed in the entire State. The police which noted that the group will be holding its fourth rally in the state on May 1, accused the secessionists of attacking security operatives when being stopped from distributing inciting letters in the past. Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the Ogun police command stated that though they have exhibited restraint and absolute calm even in the face of extreme provocations by the organisers of the rallies and their cohorts, they will not perpetually stand by and watch public conducts of some citizens hold others to the ransom and threaten the corporate existence of the country. The s...
You Shall have Cause to Cry Publicly and no One will Believe you – Hilda Dokubo Curses those Trying to Puncture Rape allegation against actor Baba Ijesha
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You Shall have Cause to Cry Publicly and no One will Believe you – Hilda Dokubo Curses those Trying to Puncture Rape allegation against actor Baba Ijesha

Veteran actress, Hilda Dokubo has slammed those trying to puncture the rape allegation against actor Baba Ijesha. The actress in an Instagram post she shared, said those who fall in such category will one day "have cause to cry publicly and no one will believe them".  Hilda Dokubo also said that such people will never have peace in their life. She wrote; This is my word of prayer for all who call a mother’s cry acting. Your peace shall be raped everyday of your life...
Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Allegedly Returns to the Forest Weeks after Claiming he had Repented
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Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Allegedly Returns to the Forest Weeks after Claiming he had Repented

Auwal Daudawa, the bandit leader in Zamfara State, who is said to have masterminded the abduction of over 300 students in neighbouring Katsina State on December 12, 2020, has gone back to the forest weeks after he announced his repentance and surrendered his arms. Weeks after the boys were released, Daudawa and five of his lieutenants surrendered 20 AK 47 rifles, ammunition and a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher to the Zamfara state government on Monday, February 8. They denounced their affiliation to the bandits and promised never to go back to the crime. However, a report by DailyTrust claims Daudawa has returned to the forest to pick up arms. According to the report, Daudawa reportedly packed his family and his lieutenants back to Jaja forest in Zurmi Local Government o...
Nigeria is on the Brink of a Civil War and the Politicians are Doing Everything to Enable it – Singer ReekadoBanks
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Nigeria is on the Brink of a Civil War and the Politicians are Doing Everything to Enable it – Singer ReekadoBanks

Singer, ReekadoBank, is of the opinion that Nigeria is on the brink of a civil war. In a tweet posted on his handle, ReekadoBank alleged that politicians are doing everything to enable a civil war because ''their schemes thrive in havoc and when there's a divide''. His tweet reads ''Nigeria is on the brink of a civil war & the politicians are doing everything to enable it because their schemes thrive in havoc & when there’s a divide. As citizens, who will suffer the most from this impending disaster, we must do everything within our power to champion peace.''
South-East Governors direct Ohanaeze to set up committee over ‘unfair treatment’ of Igbos
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South-East Governors direct Ohanaeze to set up committee over ‘unfair treatment’ of Igbos

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has been directed by South-East Governors to set up a committee that will address “unfair treatment” of Igbo people. In a communique issued after Governors from the region met in Enugu on Sunday April 25, Ohaneze Ndigbo were also asked to set up a peace and reconciliation committee to engage Igbo people for peace and security in the region including their visitors. The committees will become functional in the next 10 days. Governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi also said the newly established security outfit of the region, Ebube Agu will work closely with security agencies to restore peace in affected states. The communique read; “South-east governors and leaders re-stated the adoption of a comm...
Promise Of God For A Great Nigeria Will Be Fulfilled – Osinbajo
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Promise Of God For A Great Nigeria Will Be Fulfilled – Osinbajo

In a rousing message seeking to rally Nigerians and people of faith to see beyond the vicissitudes of the season in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, says he knows Nigeria will become an oasis of peace, security, and prosperity in Africa and beyond. Though Nigeria is going through storms and adversity, the country will overcome its challenges and realize its aspirations, because of the promises of God regarding the outstanding greatness ahead of the country. This was the message the Vice President delivered today at the ongoing 108th annual convention of the Nigerian Baptist Convention themed “Moving Forward: Finishing the Race with Joy” holding at the church’s conference Centre along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. According to Prof. Osinbajo, “there is a promise o...
“Please Forgive me If I Offended you” – Nigerian Man Begs his Runaway Pregnant Wife to come back Home
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“Please Forgive me If I Offended you” – Nigerian Man Begs his Runaway Pregnant Wife to come back Home

A Nigerian man based in Libya has taken to Facebook to beg his pregnant wife to come back home to him and their young daughter. According to John Johnson from Edo State, his wife, Hannah Olaitan ran away from their home in Tripoli five days ago and he hasn't seen or heard from her since then. It was gathered that Hannah ran away in January 2021 and returned home after John took to Facebook to beg her. In the post shared on Tuesday, April 20, John pleaded with Hannah to forgive him for whatever wrong he has done to her and return home at least for the sake of their daughter. "Hannah Olaitan pls for give me if I do wrong to my loving wife. Pls have mercy on me pls come back and take care of your baby pls my love and I promise you that I will be there for you always my love ha...
Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned
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Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned

Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright on Sunday April 11, has resigned from the Police Department, her union said in a statement on Tuesday, April 13. The city’s police chief, Tim Gannon, also announced that he was also resigning. In a letter that Ms. Potter sent to city officials on Tuesday, she said she was resigning immediately, the union said. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, and my fellow officers if I resign immediately,” she wrote. Ms. Potter, 48, had been an officer with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She was first licensed as a police officer in Minnes...
Poor Health Care makes a Woman Choose her job in America over Saving her Marriage in Nigeria
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Poor Health Care makes a Woman Choose her job in America over Saving her Marriage in Nigeria

A woman, faced between saving her marriage by staying in Nigeria or keeping a great job in America, chose the latter after a health scare that could have been fatal if she had been in Nigeria when it happened. SwiftaCorp's CEO, Victor Asemota, took to Twitter to share the news while tweeting about health care in Nigeria. He revealed that the woman made a decision to leave her husband in Nigeria and choose the job in the US after she had a ruptured fallopian tube. The incident made her realize she will be safer in the US. Victor wrote: "A friend who had been struggling to keep her great job in America and her marriage in Nigeria was forced to make a choice when she had a ruptured fallopian tube due to an ectopic pregnancy at Heathrow. She was lucky it didn't happen in the air. ...
Female Police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter
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Female Police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kim Potter

Authorities have identified the female officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a weekend traffic stop near Minneapolis, sparking protests and unrest. Kim Potter has been with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) said in an emailed statement. The BCA said she's on standard administrative leave, but would not disclose any further details, citing the active investigation into Wright's death. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man was shot and killed during a traffic stop just before 2 p.m. Sunday in Brooklyn Center, after officer Potter said she mistook her taser for a gun and fired at him. He died about 10 miles from where George Floyd, another black man was killed by a Minneapolis ...
President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota
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President Biden Calls for Peace and Calm after a 20-year-old Black Man was Killed by Police in Minnesota

President Joe Biden has called for "peace and calm" in the wake of fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, saying his death does not justify violence or looting. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by female police on Sunday afternoon, pril 11, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. An officer's body camera footage released on Monday indicated that Wright got out of his car, but then got back in. It's not clear why, but Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon told reporters it appeared from the video that Wright was trying to leave the scene. Gannon also said that the video appeared to show an officer had shouted "Taser!" but fired her handgun accidentally, killing Daunte Wright. According to Wright's mother, who had ...
“It is not Possible for him to Rest in Peace”- Media personality, Shade Ladipo reacts to the Death of Prince Phillip
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“It is not Possible for him to Rest in Peace”- Media personality, Shade Ladipo reacts to the Death of Prince Phillip

Media personality, Shade Ladipo, has said that Prince Phillip, husband of the queen of England, will never know peace.The Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday April 9 at the age of 99. Reacting to the news of his demise on her Instastories this afternoon, Shade said the whole British monarch is'' built on slavery and colonization of Black people'' and for this reason, late Prince Phillip and the whole monarch ''can never rest in peace.'' See her post below
Nigerian Couple Remarry after 10 Years of Separation and Divorce
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Nigerian Couple Remarry after 10 Years of Separation and Divorce

A Nigerian couple has found peace and remarried 10 years after been separated and divorced. The husband, Sola Kuti, shared the heartwarming story on his Twitter handle. ''Impossible is Nothing! After more than 10 years of separation and even a divorce, against all odds we found ourselves together again. Happy and in love. This journey started over 30 years ago...never ever give up!''he wrote
Imo Attack: Osinbajo Preaches Peace, Urge People To Resist Any Violence
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Imo Attack: Osinbajo Preaches Peace, Urge People To Resist Any Violence

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Our dear city of Owerri had its peace and tranquillity shattered by heavily armed hoodlums who blasted open the doors of the correctional facility, facilitating the escape of well over 1,000 inmates; many of whom were dangerous criminals. They also attacked the police headquarters at “Shell Camp” burning several vehicles and even attempting to overtake the police armoury, if not for the effective resistance of the police. An attack on the critical institutions of law enforcement, police stations and prisons is an attack on the safety, security and well being of the citizens. It is not merely an attack on law and order. It is a mindless attack on the people and the way of life of the people. When you attack police stations and free dangerous...
IPOB Denies Attacking Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre
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IPOB Denies Attacking Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre

The Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied carrying out Monday’s attacks on Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre. It was reported earlier that over 2,000 inmates were freed after the attack on Monday, April 5. The group averred that it is not their mandate to attack security personnel or prison facilities. A statement released by IPOB's spokesperson, Emma Powerful read; “The attention of IPOB has been drawn again to the fallacious and fabricated news that IPOB and ESN are involved in the attack of prison and police headquarters in Owerri Imo State. “IPOB and ESN are known groups not unknown gunmen. ESN is in the bush chasing Fulani terrorists, why linking IPOB and ESN to this attack. IPOB and ESN were not involved in the attack in Owerri Imo State. and the ...
The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK
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The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan to kill, arrest or detain Sunday Igboho – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria is the "plan by some hardliners in the Federal government to kill or arrest" Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho. Igboho has been pushing for the actualization of Oduduwa republic, a country for South Westerners. He was also in the news for the eviction notice he gave Fulanis residing in the Southwest region. FFK in a post shared this morning, said Igboho has committed no crime and that it will be counterproductive for the government to arrest him. Read his post below ''I will say this just once. The biggest threat to the peace and stability of Nigeria today is the plan by some hardliners in the Federal Government to kill, arrest or detain my friend and brother Chief ...
Leaving Nigeria does not guarantee you’ll get rich – Actor Frank Donga
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Leaving Nigeria does not guarantee you’ll get rich – Actor Frank Donga

Actor Frank Donga is of the opinion that leaving Nigeria does not guarantee a person will get rich. He also opined that staying back in Nigeria does not mean the person is more patriotic. He shared this thought on his Twitter handle this morning April 1. ''The truth is leaving Nigeria does not guarantee you’ll get rich. Likewise, deciding to stay does NOT mean you’re more patriotic. Sometimes, all people want is where they can maximize their potentials & live in peace. Whatever you decide to do, I pray your dreams come true''
Be Thanking me Everyday for Being a Great Guy- Timi Dakolo Tells his wife as they Celebrate their 9th Wedding Anniversary
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Be Thanking me Everyday for Being a Great Guy- Timi Dakolo Tells his wife as they Celebrate their 9th Wedding Anniversary

Singer, Timi Dakola, and his wife, Busola, are celebrating their 9th wedding anniversary today March 30. The couple got married in 2012 and have three children. Timi's anniversary message to Busola, reads; ''Happy Anniversary to me and the girl Wey.. Be thanking me everyday o.. For being a great guy.'' On her part, Busola thanked God for their union. She wrote; ''Ever faithful God! Awesome God! The Light that never goes dim The Light on our path The fire that goes before us The Love that binds us together The peace that passes all human understanding Thank you Father. Happy anniversary to us. @timidakolo''
FG Declares Friday April 2 and Monday April 5 Public Holidays
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FG Declares Friday April 2 and Monday April 5 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 2nd, and Monday, April 5 as public holiday to mark this year’s Easter Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration today March 30. In a statement released by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, Aregbesola urged Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Christ. He called on Christians to use the occasion of this year’s Easter Celebration to pray for the Peace, Unity, and Progress of our country. Aregbesola also assured that the government would leave no stone unturned in dealing decisively with the spate of kidnapping, armed banditry, and other crimes and criminality being p...
Rochas Okorocha Allegedly Attacked by Imo Monarch Inside an Airplane
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Rochas Okorocha Allegedly Attacked by Imo Monarch Inside an Airplane

The former chairman of the Imo State Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya on Sunday March 28 allegedly attacked ex-Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha inside an airplane. The Nation reported that what started as a little joke in the business class section of Air Peace at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, suddenly snowballed into a full-fledged confrontation inside the aircraft as the monarch allegedly descended on Okorocha with his walking stick and shouted at him to stay away from him and Orlu people. The fight was stopped after the flight captain and other attendants onboard intervened. While Okorocha maintained calmness and immediately relocated to another seat, Ilomuanya continously warned him to stay away from Orlu Senatorial District if he tr...
Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano
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Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano

  The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado, has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s leadership and peaceful co-existence for nation’s development. The Emir made the call on Friday night at the Tijjaniyya Islamic Religious Movement national prayer for peace and unity in Nigeria held at the Abuja National Mosque. He said all hands must be on deck in order for Nigeria to develop and achieve good results. “I am extremely delighted to be in this town and in this place, the National Mosque Abuja to put our heads together to pray for the unity, peace, harmony and progress of our nation. “We are gathered together here today for the purpose of peace, unity and stability of the country,” he added. The Emir, however, appealed to Nigerians to be patient with thei...
Hijab controversy: We will be fair and courageous in taking decisions – Kwara Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq
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Hijab controversy: We will be fair and courageous in taking decisions – Kwara Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has addressed the hijab controversy which renewed clashes between Muslims and Christians in Kwara state he governs. In a state broadcast on Tuesday March 26, the Governor said his administration announced an official policy on February 26 allowing any willing Muslim schoolgirl to wear the hijab in public schools after “several days of consultations, meetings, brainstorming, and dispassionate weighing of policy options.” Abdulrazaq who said he acknowledges the apprehension from the Christian and Muslim communities, stated that he is convinced that beneath the tensions and misgivings around the hijab decision are old wounds that must be healed. He averred that his administration will always be fair and courageous in taking decisions for sustainabl...
Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members
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Bayelsa Varsity Student Commits Suicide after Allegedly Being Tagged a Failure by his Family Members

200-level student of History and Diplomacy in the Federal University Otuoke (FUO), Arikekpar Lucky, allegedly suffering from depression, has committed suicide. It was gathered that the 27-year-old student popularly known as Don Zednas, hung himself with a rope tied to a ceiling fan in the early hours of Monday, March 22, after locking the doors and windows. The deceased, a one-time aspirant of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Student Representative, Central Zone, hails from Otuakeme, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. According to Nigerian Tribune, sources in the university community said the student took the drastic step because he had been battling with depression because members of his family tagged him a failure in academics and life. Arikekpar was said to h...
Gowon Pushes For Rotational President
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Gowon Pushes For Rotational President

The clamour for power shift got a push on Sunday from former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon, who called for zoning and rotational presidency among the six geo-political zones. Gen.Gowon said rotating the office is key to peace, tranquility and development. Besides, the elder statesman, who spoke in Abuja at 100th anniversary of Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA), canvassed the rotation of the presidency among the 19 Norther states, adding that, no ethnic group is better outside the nation than inside as one united Nigeria. He suggested that Nigeria should henceforth, have two vice presidents, saying that one of them should come from the zone producing the President and the other elected into power during the presidential election. Gowon who spoke on the topic: “Barewa College...
Armed Bandits Assassinate Fulani Community Leader in Kaduna
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Armed Bandits Assassinate Fulani Community Leader in Kaduna

Armed bandits have assassinated a Fulani community leader in Doka, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Alhaji Lawal Musa, popularly known as Alhaji Maijama'a. The State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday March 21, said that late Musa was brutally killed by armed bandits in his settlement, right before his family on Sunday, March 21. Aruwan said that the deceased worked closely with with other community leaders towards the success of peace building efforts in Doka area of Kajuru. "He was on a motorcycle with his elder brother Alhaji Gide Musa when some assailants opened fire on them. Alhaji Gide Musa escaped with gunshot injuries, while the gunmen got hold of Alhaji Maijama'a and hacked him to...
”Your Sons and Daughters Will not Know Success”- Yung6ix rains curses on jeweller who arrested and got him jailed for few hours in the US
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”Your Sons and Daughters Will not Know Success”- Yung6ix rains curses on jeweller who arrested and got him jailed for few hours in the US

Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix has taken to social media to rain curses on a jeweller who got him arrested and jailed in the United States in 2019. Back then, Yung6ix shared a video after he got out of jail after spending some hours there. He said he was racially profiled and had threatened to sue the jeweller. Taking to his Twitter handle this morning to reflect on the experience, Yung6ix prayed that nobody should go through what he experienced in the American cell. ''My prayer is nobody should go through what I went through in American cell. Nobody except the guy who made me go through it. Your generation will not know peace until you come out and confess, your daughters and sons we will not know success until you confess. On my last breath. Racism can cause more mental health is...
 You are not the Woman, I Thought you Were – Quavo responds to Saweetie’s Breakup Announcement 
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 You are not the Woman, I Thought you Were – Quavo responds to Saweetie’s Breakup Announcement 

Migos rapper, Quavo has spoken out after his estranged girlfriend Saweetie announced their break-up and revealed she's single again. “I’m single,” she wrote. “I’ve endured too much betrayal and hurt behind the scenes for a false narrative to be circulating that degrades my character. Presents don’t band aid scars and the love isn’t real when the intimacy is given to other women.” Her tweet suggested that Quavo had been caught cheating. “I emotionally checked out a long time ago and have walked away with a deep sense of peace and freedom,” she added in a second tweet. “Excited for this new chapter of elevation.” Following Saweetie’s announcement, Quavo shared his own tweets, saying that he had love for her but she isn't the woman he thought she was. “I know you want t...
Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied
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Man Found Dead in Port Harcourt with hands and Feet tied

The Rivers State Police Command has recovered the lifeless body of a man suspected to have been murdered by unknown persons. It was gathered that the hands and feet of the man identified as Onyeka Onuorah, were bound and the body tied to a mast belonging to a telecommunications company on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two axis of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Residents of the area discovered the body on Wednesday, March 17 and immediately alerted the police Spokesperson of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident to Punch on Wednesday, said that the man might have been murdered. "I can confirm a case of murder reported by the Divisional Police Officer, Azikiwe Police Station this morning where a corpse was seen on Abel Jumbo Street, Mile Two, Diobu, Po...
Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq
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Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq

Pope Francis on Friday, March 5, embarked on an historic trip to war-battered Iraq to comfort one of the world's oldest and most persecuted Christian communities where more than a million have fled over the past 20 years. The 84-year-old, who earlier said he was making the first-ever papal visit to Iraq as a 'pilgrim of peace,' will also meet the Shiite Muslims when he visits Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani. The pope left Rome early Friday for the four-day journey, after boarding a flight at Leonardo da Vinci airport bound for the Iraqi capital Baghdad. After his arrival in Iraq, the Pope will travel more than 870 miles by plane and helicopter, flying over areas where security forces are still battling IS remnants, Mail Online reports. For shorter tri...
Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead
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Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, is dead. Late Daba who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the now rested NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, died on Wednesday evening, March 3, after a long battle with Leukemia and prostate cancer. He reportedly died at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. In 2019, he came out to publicly seek financial assistance for his treatment. Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and many other Nigerians rallied around and supported him financially. Sadly, he lost the battle to the ailment this evening. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Government has all the Resources to Contain Criminals – Buhari
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Government has all the Resources to Contain Criminals – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the abduction of students of Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State will be the last. Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika who led a high-powered delegation to sympathise with the people and government of Zamfara over the abduction, delivered the President's statement to residents of the state. Sirika who disclosed that new measures have been developed by the federal government to curb criminality in the country, commended Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara’s efforts against armed banditry and promised a continued support to bringing lasting peace. He said; “The President is saddened by the abduction of the students from Jangebe and reassures you that the government has all the resources and wherewithal to c...
Davido New Girlfriend: Chioma Reported to be in Tears
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Davido New Girlfriend: Chioma Reported to be in Tears

Chioma, babymama to Nigerian singer, Davido is reportedly in tears following the singer’s alleged relationship with Atlanta-based model, Mya Yafai. Recall that a video surfaced online showing Davido and Mya Yafai stepping out together, just as they both shared photos from their vacation together A certain gossip blog on Instagram Gist Lovers reported that sources close to Chioma have disclosed that the Chef has been crying inconsolably since the report made the rounds. “Hello Tueh Tueh,Davido was caught with an American babe o, Apparently the girl is rapper youngma ex girlfriend,and Davido Dey nack am prick..As we dey like this assurance don catch fire o …Wahala everywhere o,you think say you dey wise…bottles full everywhere,We don call Chioma my lover more than 99times she n...
Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma
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Davido Breaks Silence on Rumours he Broke Up with Chioma

Davido in a new social media post might have just confirmed the rumors making the rounds her broke up with babymama, Chioma. The singer is reportedly seeing an American model identified as Mya Yafai after the duo was spotted holding hands on Friday at a club in the United States. The said lady goes with the Instagram ID @myayafaii and she is said to be the ex of an American rapper too. Sharing insights into what really went wrong between the ex-lovers, an Instagram blog, cutie_julls claimed Chioma wasn’t giving Davido peace of mind. “Chioma is always causing trouble whenever Davido wants to go and see his daughter, Imade cos she is always insecure and feels he might reunite with his first babymama, Sophie. Davido got tired and hence called off their relationship” the blog claim...
One Can’t Post in Peace These, Jobless People Read Deeper Meanings into Every Post – Olakunle Churchill
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One Can’t Post in Peace These, Jobless People Read Deeper Meanings into Every Post – Olakunle Churchill

Olakunle Churchill took to his Instagram page this morning to lament on how trolls misinterpret some of his post on social media. Churchill had shared a photo of himself on his IG page with a caption that made his  followers think he was shading someone. Reacting to the insinuations, Churchill wrote; ''Looks like these days you can’t post in peace.... Shallow, jobless people seem to read deeper meanings into every post...must everything be a shade???'' See the post he shared that many thought was a shade below
Ex-Federal High Court Chief Judge, Adamu Abdu-Kafatati is Dead
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Ex-Federal High Court Chief Judge, Adamu Abdu-Kafatati is Dead

The immediate past Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdu-Kafarati is dead. The jurist who retired from the bench on July 25, 2019, died on Thursday February 25, after observing the evening prayer in his Abuja home. A statement released by his family reads “Innalillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajiun. It is with deep sorry that I announced the passing away of our elder statesman, Hon Justice Abdul Kafarati the immediate-past Chief Justice of High Court of the Federation and former Bauchi State Attorney General which occurred this night (Thursday) after magrib Salat at Abuja.” May his soul rest in peace.
Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
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Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

Actress Tonto Dikeh has been made an ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC). On Thursday, Feb 25, she was received by Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of NCPC at his head office where they deliberated on NCPC's vision. Reacting to her appointment as the new Ambassador for the Commision of Peace Building, Tonto said she needs the people's prayers as she embarks on "peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable."
Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara
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Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara

Some repentant bandits have surrendered their arms to the Zamfara state government. The state Commissioner of Information, Suleiman Tunau Anka, disclosed this on Twitter. He posted photos of the armed bandits surrendering their weapons at a ceremony that was attended by the state governor Bello Matawale. ''Another bandit commander by name Amadu Karkare and his two lieutenants have just surrendered their weapons and took an oath never to engage in banditry again. May Almighty Allah continues to brings more peace to our dear state ameen'' Anka wrote
“Today we should have been celebrating our birthday” Faze remembers his twin sister who died two days to their birthday
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“Today we should have been celebrating our birthday” Faze remembers his twin sister who died two days to their birthday

Faze is celebrating his twin sister on her first posthumous birthday. Ifeyinwa Asia died on Sunday, Feb 21, two days to hers and Faze's birthday . Today, Feb 23, as they mark another birthday, Faze chose to remember his recently deceased sister. He wrote: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY IFY. Today we should have been celebrating our birthday but ..... We can’t blame or question your reasons Lord for whatever happens in life cos you said in your word that “your thoughts towards us are thoughts of good and not of evil to give us an expected end". Ify know that we the Oji family (love) you so so so so so so much. Rest in perfect peace."
FG Will Restore Peace, Sanity In Two Months – Senate President
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FG Will Restore Peace, Sanity In Two Months – Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, has given a two-month timeline for the country to achieve a more secure and peaceful environment. The Senate President gave the reassurance on Monday while speaking to State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking on the target to restore peace and security in the shortest possible time, the Senate President said government is doing everything possible to secure all parts of the country and ensure peace returns before the rainy season sets in so that farmers and others can go about their normal lives in a secure environment. He said the National Assembly would complement efforts to upgrade the Armed Forces by helping with the appropriation for the required equipm...
Governor Umahi Calls For Peace Between Uzodimma And Okorocha
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Governor Umahi Calls For Peace Between Uzodimma And Okorocha

The southeast Governors' Forum has waded into the impasse ensuing between Governor Hope Uzodimma and the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha. The Chairman of the Forum who is also the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi has already made contacts and assured that the parties to the dispute have agreed to call a truce. He further explained that the leaders of the Southeast were capable of settling their disputes internally instead of washing their linen in the public. He called for calm among the supporters of the two political heavyweights to ensure a timely and amicable resolution of the disagreement within the shortest possible time. The southeast Governors' Forum Chairman called on people of Imo State and the South East Zone to go about their normal...

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