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IPOB Orders sit-at-home in Southeast state on October 1
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IPOB Orders sit-at-home in Southeast state on October 1

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it will enforce a sit-at-home order on October 1 as Nigeria marks its 61st Independence anniversary on the same day. The group in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, asked banks in the South East Region to 'peacefully' bring down Nigerian flags in their premises, or IPOB members will be forced to bring down the flags themselves. According to Powerful, the proscribed group is taking these actions in solidarity with Ambazonia, a secessionist group in Cameroon, whose purported independence anniversary is on October 1. “IPOB has declared 1st of October 2021 total shutdown in Biafra land as a sign of our rejection of the construct called Nigeria and there shall be no movement in Biafra land on this day. ...
Three UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats
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Three UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats

Three schools in Lincolnshire have been evacuated after the police received reports of "alleged bombs on the premises". The Police have described the move as a "precautionary measure" even though no evidence has been found to back up the threats. Some UK news outlets reported that children were ordered to evacuate the schools in Spalding, as police descended on the buildings. The affected schools are Spalding High School, St John the Baptist Primary and Monkshouse Primary.   Confirming this, the police said in a statement;   "We are working with three schools in Spalding following reports of threats received relating to alleged bombs on the premises. "We are sending resources to each school to work with the Head Teacher to establish the facts and to ensure the ...
Army sergeant allegedly shoots police inspector dead in Lagos
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Army sergeant allegedly shoots police inspector dead in Lagos

An Army sergeant, John Ocheme, is currently being investigated for allegedly shooting and killing a police inspector Inah Ubi last Wednesday. The Nation reports that late Ubi was attached to the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), CMS Jetty, Lagos Island and was allegedly killed by Ocheme near the premises of a dredging firm, Batare Nigeria Ltd in the Sangotedo area of Ajah, Lagos State. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, to the publication; “We left here on a flying boat at about 9am. We got to the Sangotedo area of Okun Ajah and got off the boat. There were many dredging companies there.” The eyewitness claimed that as the NIWA team drew close to shore, they were sighted by persons suspected to be carrying out illegal dredging operations. The suspects fled...
Police uncover popular Church used as baby factory, arrest pastor, others in Imo
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Police uncover popular Church used as baby factory, arrest pastor, others in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a 47-year-old woman, Evangelist Ugochi Orisakwe and four others, for allegedly using a church premises as a baby factory. The suspect was arrested by the operatives of the command, alongside her gang members namely, Chidi Orisakwe, 34, Pauline Nwagbunwanne, 42, Elizabeth Uzoma, 61, Chibueze Joy, 31. The Commissioner of Police CP Rabiu Hussaini confirmed the crime on Thursday in a release signed by the command spokesperson, Micheal Abattam. Narrating the ugly development, the police CP said, “Sequel to credible information received on 8/9/2021 at about 08:30 hours by the Imo State Command’s tactical unit, that one Amarachi Okechukwu Dioku female age 18 years, of Umudurualaoka Uba Ifakala Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State, who was earlier reported m...
Attack on Secretariat: We will not be cowed by violence – Osun PDP
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Attack on Secretariat: We will not be cowed by violence – Osun PDP

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly condemned the unprovoked attack on its secretariat by suspected political thugs in a desperate attempt to scare party faithful from an important event scheduled to hold on the premises on Tuesday. The party, while describing itself as a major stakeholder in the affair of Osun, which is committed to maintaining law and order, stated that the assault on its Secretariat was an act of cowardice and desperation taken too far. In a statement made available by the PDP State Publicity Secretary, Ayodeji Areola, they described those who carried out the attack and their backers as shameless because they ended up showing to the world how evil and dangerous they are to democracy in the state. The statement disclosed...
Achievers University shuts indefinitely as students protest power outage
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Achievers University shuts indefinitely as students protest power outage

Achievers University, Owo, in Ondo State has suspended academic activities indefinitely following the protest that rocked the institution over prolonged power outage. The private institution also ordered the immediate vacation of the school premises and halls of residence by the students in order to prevent breakdown of law and order. According to the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Samuel Aje, the move became imperative after the situation got out of hand due to the students’ rampage. It was also gathered that the management of the university also intercepted WhatsApp messages indicating that the students were “poised for war”. Prof Aje in a statement said “Last Thursday 12th August, 2021, the two giant generators supplying students area collapsed. Immediate steps we...
AEDC staff bags 6 months imprisonment for unlawful disconnection
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AEDC staff bags 6 months imprisonment for unlawful disconnection

A staffer of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Mr James Olayemi has been handed a six months jail sentence for unlawful disconnection of electricity supply to the premises of the company’s customer, Dennis Osanwuta. Chief Magistrate Tanko Muhammed delivered the judgement on Thursday August 12, and also ordered immediate reconnection of electricity supply to Osanwuta’s premises. The Magistrate who held that Olayemi was convicted and sentenced accordingly for violating various sections of the extant laws on electricity services, however, absolved the AEDC Regional Manager, Lameed Obadaki, the second defendant, of any complicity on the two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and unlawful disconnection. According to Muhammed, the disconnection offence was punishable u...
Soldiers Foil Attack at Bishop Oyedepo’s School in Kaduna
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Soldiers Foil Attack at Bishop Oyedepo’s School in Kaduna

Faith Academy, a secondary school owned by Living Faith Church Worldwide founded by Bishop David Oyedepo, came under attack in the early hours of Monday July 5. The attack at the school which is not far from another boarding school where many students were abducted in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State, was foiled by soldiers. Daily Trust reported that the gunmen had launched coordinated attacks on both Bethel secondary school and Faith Academy in the early hours of today. A security agent confirmed that the gunmen broke into the premises of Faith Academy through the back fence around 1am but were repelled by soldiers, with assistance from the school security team. It was also learnt that the school management had last week instructed all students to go home, except ...
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.
Methodist Church votes to allow same-sex marriages
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Methodist Church votes to allow same-sex marriages

The Methodist Church has become the largest religious denomination in the UK to permit same-sex marriages. The Church announced on Wednesday that same-sex couples will be allowed to get married on its premises. After debates on the topic at the Methodist Conference, the proposals to allow same-sex marriages were passed with 254 votes in favor and 46 against. The Methodist Church said ministers who oppose the changes will not be forced to carry out same-sex marriages. Dignity & Worth, a campaign group in the Methodist Church, said the vote was a “momentous step on the road to justice and inclusion” after many years of sometimes painful conversations. Rev. Sam McBratney, who chairs the group, praised the “courageous step” taken by the church. The Rev Sonia Hicks, elected...
Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta
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Three suspected cultists, armed robbers arrested in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists and armed robbers at Owa-Alero in Ika North East Local Goverment Area of the state. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects were arrested following reports of incessant gunshots in the home of one Monday Igwe. "On the 16/6/2021 at about 1030hrs, The Divisional Police Officer Owa-Oyibu Division acting on credible intelligence that at night time, there is incessant gun shots in Owa-Alero community around the residence of one Monday Igwe ‘m’ 28yrs," he stated. "Consequently, a combined team of police/vigilante led by the divisional crime officer stormed the premises at Ale Igwe quarters, when search conducted search, two (...
Rivers College of Health shuts down college, orders students to go home
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Rivers College of Health shuts down college, orders students to go home

The Management of Rivers State College of Health Science and Management Technology Port Harcourt has directed all the students of the institution to vacate the college premises until further notice. According to the management, the students have until 4pm on Saturday to comply with the directive. The order follows the refusal of the students who have been protesting over lack of basic amenities in the college, to open the gate of the institution since they started their protest on Tuesday. DAILYPOST gathered that the students have also threatened to continue their protest on Monday. The Provost of the College, Professor Franklin Nlerum who confirmed the development said directive is to forestall the breakdown of law and order in the case of any further protest. According...
One feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library
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One feared dead as gas explosion rocks Obasanjo Presidential Library

One person has been feared dead, while another has been injured, following a gas explosion which occurred at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Vanguard reported that it occurred around 11am at the Marque event centre within the Presidential Library when technicians were topping up gas into the air conditioner (AC). It was further learnt that at the moment, security guards at the gate are turning people back. Only the truck of the State Fire Service and some officials were allowed into the premises.
Man Shot as Gunmen Abduct Hotelier in Delta
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Man Shot as Gunmen Abduct Hotelier in Delta

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a hotel owner, Desmond Omamofe, in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred about 8 pm Sunday, May 16, at the hotel’s premises along Omiemiedi Road. The Nations reported that an unidentified man was shot while trying to stop the gunmen from whisking the hotelier away. "They (kidnappers) were reported to have made away with their target in a vehicle, while the gunshot victim was later rushed to a hospital." a source said. Reports claim that the victim was in one of the hotel’s rooms upstairs when the gunmen broke in shooting sporadically.
Ogun Hotel Denies Claim of People Dying after Eating Meat Served by Suspected Yahoo boy
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Ogun Hotel Denies Claim of People Dying after Eating Meat Served by Suspected Yahoo boy

The management of Titi's Concept Hotel and Apartment has denied claim of people dying after eating meat served by a suspected yahoo boy on March 20. The hotel manager, Otunba Damilare in an interview with Sahara Reporters on Tuesday March 30 said the hotel does not allow customers to bring food or any edible item into the premises. Damilare who said a group of ‘Yahoo Boys' assaulted a security guard at the hotel and were charged to court by the management, alleged that the story was concoted by them (yahoo boys) to tarnish the image of the hotel. He said; “The incident purported to have happened at our company is not true. No one shared meat at our hotel, we don't allow that, no one brings in beef or drink or anything. "Probably they went into the car outside the hotel to ...
Four Secondary School Students Handed Over to Police in Calabar over alleged Involvement in Cultism
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Four Secondary School Students Handed Over to Police in Calabar over alleged Involvement in Cultism

Four students of Government Secondary School, Akim Qua Town, Calabar suspected to be involved in cultism and other vices were handed over to a detachment of the anti-cultism unit of the Nigerian Police Force for interrogation. The students were bursted in the premises of the school after security agents were hinted about some disturbing trends they were engaged in which could have posed a serious threat. Speaking during the handover on Friday, March 5, the Special Adviser to Cross River State Governor on Education, Comrade Castro Ezama thanked the security agents for the timely intervention when contacted about the situation. Comrade Ezama while addressing students of the institution against all forms of criminality, noted that Governor Ben Ayade has zero tolerance for cul...
Akwa Ibom Pastor Survives Ghastly Motor Accident Without a Scratch
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Akwa Ibom Pastor Survives Ghastly Motor Accident Without a Scratch

The Senior Pastor, Full Life Christian Center, Rev. Ntia I. Ntia on Saturday, came out unhurt after his car somersaulted in Akwa Ibom The accident happened along IBB Way, Uyo, when the pastor was heading home after evangelism. It was gathered that the church had held a Praise Session after which they embarked on evangelism then returned to the premises where they were dismissed for the day. Pastor Ntia was said to have been driving when the car suddenly somersaulted. After leaving the accident scene, the pastor went to an Uyo based hospital for check up where he was confirmed hale and hearty.
#NoWaterInEnugu: “I am in tears”- Residents groan on Twitter as acute water scarcity hits Enugu
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#NoWaterInEnugu: “I am in tears”- Residents groan on Twitter as acute water scarcity hits Enugu

Enugu residents have taken to Twitter to lament after acute water scarcity hit the state capital and its environs. It was gathered that residents have not had water since New Year and depend on tanker drivers and vendors for their supply. The areas worst hit by the water scarcity include Independence Layout, Transekulu, Achara Layout, Emene, among others. Meanwhile, the hashtag #NoWaterInEnugu is currently one of the trending topics on Twitter with residents lamenting their woes. Others shared photos of children seen fetching water and people in long queues with buckets and Jerrycans, calling on the state Government to immediately take action. One of the residents, Chukwu Amaechi said he buys water from vendors at a costly amount to fill up a 3000 litre tank. "I m...
Fake Soldier and Police Officer Arrested in Lagos
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Fake Soldier and Police Officer Arrested in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested 45-year-old Anya Okorie of Anya Okorie and Usman Ali for parading themselves as serving police inspector and military man respectively. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Ademuyiwa Adejobi, states that the fake Inspector, Anya Okorie, was arrested in a complete police uniform with the rank of Inspector of Police at Ketu while parading himself in a suspicious manner. Adejobi added that Usman was arrested within the premises of Surulere Division when he and his accomplice, now at large, chased and attacked one Onyema, with a jackknife in the Division, putting on camouflage vests. The police spokesperson said the two suspects have since confessed to being a fake police officer and Army personnel respectiv...
Gunmen Kill Man, his Wife and Daughter Inside a Church in Anambra
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Gunmen Kill Man, his Wife and Daughter Inside a Church in Anambra

Unknown Gunmen have killed a Nigerian man, his wife, daughter, and one other while worshipping at the Seven-Day Adventist Church in Azia, Anambra State, on Wednesday, February 3. According to eyewitnesses, the deceased persons identified as Kenneth Emekwasianya, 70, Grace Emekwasianya, 56, his wife, Chioma Emekwasianya, their daughter, 36, and Emeka Ntukokwu, 42, a secondary school teacher, were in the church for their midweek service. A masked gunman came into the church premises riding on a motorcycle, popularly called Okada. The masked man reportedly walked into the church and rained bullets on the affected persons and thereafter took the keys of Mercedes C Class car belonging to Mr Emekwasianya. The accomplices of the masked man who were lurking around entered the Mercedes Be...
Container Falls and Crushes Car Parked within the Premises of a School in Lagos
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Container Falls and Crushes Car Parked within the Premises of a School in Lagos

A container laden truck fell on a private car parked inside the premises of a private school at Anthony Village loop, in Lagos at about 12pm today February 3. Speaking on the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State  Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osamyintolu, said; “The agency has activated its response plan to a fallen container which landed on a Toyota Corolla car with registration AKD 172 FK. The truck with registration AYE 628 ZQ fell over while descending the Anthony Oke loop inward Ikorodu Road. Fortunately, the car was unoccupied so there are no casualties. Operation ongoing with Agency officials, LASTMA and the Nigerian police on the scene of the school premises. Motorists were advised to avoid the axis due to congestion.''
Pro-democracy Media Tycoon, Jimmy Lai jailed for fraud in Hong Kong
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Pro-democracy Media Tycoon, Jimmy Lai jailed for fraud in Hong Kong

Hong Kong media tycoon, Jimmy Lai, was remanded into custody on Thursday December 3, after being charged with fraud over a charge relating to the illegal use of his company's premises. Lai is the owner of Hong Kong tabloid and founder of Next Digital Media which publishes Apple Daily, a well-read tabloid that is frequently critical of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese leadership. He will be held on remand until his next court date in April next year.     He and two Next Digital Media executives were charged on Wednesday night when making a regular reporting appearance to police over their previous arrests in August under the national security law.   The executives, chief operating officer Royston Chow Tat-Kuen, and chief administrative officer Wong Wai-Keu...
Benue varsity Associate Professor stabbed to death by unknown armed men
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Benue varsity Associate Professor stabbed to death by unknown armed men

A lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM)  Karl Kwaghger, was brutally murdered by unknown armed men on Saturday, November 28.   Kwaghger, an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, was found in a pool of his blood at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in the Benue state capital.   It was gathered that the deceased was cornered to a dark side of the street by four men around 9:30pm opposite IBB square. The assailants hit him on the head with a hard object, then stabbed him severally and slit his throat.   The killers reportedly made away with his Avenza car and mobile phones.   The spokesperson of the police command in Benue state, Catherine Anne, who confirmed the incident said the corpse has been...
FG Summons Ghanaian Envoy over Demolition of Embassy Quarters
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FG Summons Ghanaian Envoy over Demolition of Embassy Quarters

The Nigerian Government has summoned the Charge d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo. Denoo was summoned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana last Friday, June 19. A businessman demolished the building, claiming the structure was built on his land. Onyeama in a tweet posted on his verified Twitter handle, said during the meeting, he demanded an urgent explanation of the incident and reinforcement of security around Nigeria’s diplomatic premises and staff in Ghana. ''Summoned the Chargè d' Affaires of the High Commission of #Ghana to Nigeria, Ms Iva Denoo to demand urgent explanation on the recent attacks on a residential building in our diplomatic prem...
Governor Dave Umahi Shuts Down all Courts in Ebonyi as State Records First COVID-19 Death
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Governor Dave Umahi Shuts Down all Courts in Ebonyi as State Records First COVID-19 Death

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has ordered the immediate shut down of all courts in the state just as the state records its first death from COVID-19. In a statewide broadcast delivered on Friday, June 19, the governor said the courts are to remain closed for the next 10 days to enable health workers to fumigate the buildings and premises. He directed all judicial staff in the state and their families to immediately proceed for COVID-19 testing.   “It is unfortunate that we have recorded one death due to this Covid-19 and it makes me so sad. I am directing that in line with the Covid-19 law all the courts in Ebonyi state be shutdown for the next 10 days. The Judiciary, State High Court, Industrial Court, Federal High Court, Magistrate court should all be shutdown. A...
Enugu govt Clarifies Land Clearing around NTA Zonal Office
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Enugu govt Clarifies Land Clearing around NTA Zonal Office

The Enugu State Government has made a clarification regarding the clearing of land around the premises of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) and the Zonal Headquarters of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), at Independence Layout, Enugu. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the state government explained that “the area being cleared is solely for temporary use/holding area of the state’s committee on enforcement of inter-state movement restrictions for the containment of the spread of COVID-19, for safe keeping of violating vehicles seized in the course of its duty”. Aroh noted that the clarification became necessary following the apprehension of residents of the state, especially own...
COVID-19: Ogun asks Business Owners to pay N95,000 for Premises Decontamination
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COVID-19: Ogun asks Business Owners to pay N95,000 for Premises Decontamination

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> The Ogun State Ministry of Environment, under the leadership of its Commissioner, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, has asked business owners to pay N95,000 in order to disinfect their premises against the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. This was contained in a letter the Ministry of Environment sent to some organisations in the State. In a copy of the letter sighted by DAILY POST, the ministry said the disinfection became necessary to achieve a well sanitized environment for healthy living. The letter reads inter alia: “While the state government ...
Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG
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Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG

The Federal Government has instructed that duration for each church service must not exceed an hour. This was disclosed in a statement by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while rolling out guidelines for the reopening of worship centres, in a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. “Churches to open from 5am and close by 8pm. For churches, each service should be for a maximum of an hour with an interval of thirty minutes in between services to allow time for disinfection.” he said Similarly, the national coordinator said Friday prayers in mosques should also not exceed one hour. “Mosques may open 15 minutes before and ten minutes after prayers. The total time for Friday prayers should not exceed an hour. “Islamiya schools, Sund...
4-year old Girl allegedly Defiled Inside School Premises in Lagos
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4-year old Girl allegedly Defiled Inside School Premises in Lagos

y A 4-year old girl was reportedly defiled inside the premises of a school in Okota area of Lagos. According to Advocates for Children and Vulnerable Persons Network (ACVPN), the minor was allegedly defiled at Spring School located at Mukandasi Street. Recounting how the incident occurred, the mother of the little girl disclosed that her daughter was in a perfect state when she brought her to school and left for work in the morning. However after they returned home after she picked up her child later in the day, she complained of pains in her private part and anus. A quick and medical tests carried out at Mirabel Centre in Ikeja, Lagos confirmed that the 4-year-old girl was defiled. PM Express reported that the case was initially reported at Okota Police Division but was transf...
Bishop Oyedepo Anoints Premises Of Dominion University Ibadan
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Bishop Oyedepo Anoints Premises Of Dominion University Ibadan

Bishop David Oyedepo, Chancellor of Covenant and Landmark Universities was yesterday guest of Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, Chancellor, Dominion University, Ibadan. Bishop Oyedepo arrived with his wife, Pastor Faith Oyedepo on the morning of Thursday 20th November 2019 and was taken on a walk round the university before addressing the staff and students at the university auditorium, meeting the University Senate and anointing the school premises. According to the university’s Facebook page, the institution was excited about the visit and made good comments about it: We are still excited about the PROPHETIC visit of our Mentors, the Chancellor of Covenant University (Our model institution), Bishop David Oyedepo and his beautiful wife, Pastor Faith Oyedepo. Our Chancellor, Bishop Taiwo A...
What Police did to a Man Caught Dumping Refuse on the Streets of Lagos
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What Police did to a Man Caught Dumping Refuse on the Streets of Lagos

The police and waste managerment agency in Lagos state caught the man pictured above, dumping refuse on the median in Ejigbo LCDA. As punishment for his improper act, he was made to clear all the refuse on that spot with his car and led to his house where he explained his nefarious act to members of his community. He was also reportedly made to keep the refuse within his premises for a while, and was later asked to seek the assistance of an assigned waste operator to remove the refuse and register the premises for patronage. See more photos below.
Four-year-old boy Crushed to Death Inside his parents’ Compound
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Four-year-old boy Crushed to Death Inside his parents’ Compound

A a four-year-old boy, Segun Egunbambi, has died after he was knocked down by a car inside his parents’ compound on Aduragbemi Street, Alagbado area of Lagos State. The Toyota Camry car, with the number plate, KTU 242 FC, was driven by one Adenowo Adeyiga who was said to be returning home from Ijegun when his car had a brake failure and lost control. The car reportedly veered into Egunbambis’ compound located along the street and knocked down the boy, who was playing on the premises. It was gathered that Egunbambi sustained leg injuries and was rushed to a private hospital in the neighbourhood for treatment. He died from the injuries some hours later. The incident was reported at the Alagbado Police Station and Adeyiga was arrested. The police accused Adeyiga of reckless driving...
19-year-old sSudent Burnt to Death two weeks after she gave a  Complaint about Headmaster
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19-year-old sSudent Burnt to Death two weeks after she gave a Complaint about Headmaster

Nusrat Jahan Rafi was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh. Less than two weeks earlier, she had filed a sexual harassment complaint against her headmaster. 19-year-old Nusrat was from Feni, a small town 100 miles (160km) south of Dhaka and was studying at a madrassa, ( Islamic school) On 27 March, she said the headmaster called her into his office and repeatedly touched her in an inappropriate manner. Before things could go any further she ran out. According to BBC, Nusrat went to the police with the help of her family on the day the alleged abuse happened. At the local police station she gave a statement. She should have been provided with a safe environment to recall her traumatic experiences. Instead she was filmed by the officer in charge on his ...
Teen Who Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant Wakes Up with a Baby bump And Gives Birth 45 Minutes Later
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Teen Who Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant Wakes Up with a Baby bump And Gives Birth 45 Minutes Later

A teenager who didn't know she was 9 months pregnant woke up one day to find her tummy suddenly swollen. 45 minutes later, she gave birth. Emmalouise Leggate, 19, had quite a shock when she woke up with a surprise baby bump. Her tummy had been flat when she went to bed the night before but she woke up with a rounded tummy. In less than an hour, she had given birth to a baby. Emmalouise had been on the pill, and says she had no idea she was pregnant. She experienced no morning sickness or food cravings, never felt her baby kick, and though she missed her period, she thought it was because she was on the contraceptive pill. On July 16, 2018, she went to bed with a flat stomach then woke up the next morning, on 17 July, to find a full-on baby bump. Within 45 minutes, Emmaloui...
Outrage As 6-year-old Pupil Expose Sodomy in Abuja College
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Outrage As 6-year-old Pupil Expose Sodomy in Abuja College

There is outrage as a 6-year-old deaf pupil, Imran exposed sodomy and cannibalism at the School for the Deaf, Kuje, Abuja, Imran had only spent one term in the school he transferred from another school in Kaduna. His mother, Dr Hannatu Ayuba Usman, who is an oncologist with the National Hospital, Abuja, and his grandmother, Hajia Salamatu Abubakar Maina, narrated the boy’s ordeal on the February 4 edition of Brekete Family Talk Show on Human Rights Radio/Television. According to sunnewsonline, the story came to light four days after Imran returned home from school for holiday and reportedly informed his grandmother he would not want to return to the school. He narrated how he and other children in the hostel were sodomised, how he was forced to watch other children slaughtere...
Walter Onnoghen Granted Bail
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Walter Onnoghen Granted Bail

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been granted bail by the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT, on self recognition. Walter Onnoghen has left the premises of the Code of Conduct Tribunal CCT after he pleaded not guilty to the six charges leveled against him by the Federal government. The trial was adjourned till March 11th. Onnoghen arrived the CT premises this morning, two days after a bench warrant for his arrest was issued by the Tribunal. The bench warrant has since been withdrawn. Onnoghen who was suspended by President Buhari on January 25th, is being arraigned over his alleged false declaration of assets. Since the beginning of his trial, Onnoghen had refused to appear before the CCT on grounds that the tribunal lacks jurisdiction to hear his c...
Man Rearrested After Escaping From Prison
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Man Rearrested After Escaping From Prison

A man identified as Ibrahim Umaru, has been rearrested by the police in Delta state after he escaped from prison to join a robbery gang. The 22-year-old herder, escaped from prison in Delta State in 2018 and fled to Zamfara State, where he joined a gang of bandits who specialised in cattle rustling and razing down communities. According to a report by Newtelegraph, after embarking on several operations, Umaru was again rearrested after he led members of his gang to rob a filling station in Asaba, Delta State and an AK-47 rifle was recovered from him. A police source said: “Umaru was first arrested in 2014 when policemen on patrol accosted him after he took some cows for grazing. The policemen searched and found a gun on him. He was taken to court, where he was charged for illegal...
Keke Rider Arrested For Raping 10-year-old Girl in Akwa Ibom
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Keke Rider Arrested For Raping 10-year-old Girl in Akwa Ibom

A Keke rider identified as, Edet Sunday Edem has been arrested for raping 10-year-old girl in Use Offot area, Akwa Ibom state. According to Daily post, Edet dumped the young girl in the Use Offot market area, despite the fact that she was bleeding badly. The young girl whose identity has been withheld, was reportedly rushed to St Luke’s hospital, Anua by passersby for medical attention. One Miriam Daniels who is reportedly a member of a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Journalists Alliance against Gender Based Violence, was responsible for rushing the child to the hospital after spotting her lying down and bleeding in the market square. Daniels said; ” I was moved by the little girl’s pitiable state of health, I insisted that I should be taken to the suspect’s residence. When...
Buhari to Present 2019 budget to National Assembly
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Buhari to Present 2019 budget to National Assembly

All stage is set for President Muhammadu Buhari to present 2019 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly, Premium Times reports. According to a letter addressed to the Senate and House of Representatives, Mr Buhari is expected to lay the budget, expected to be a little below the 2018 budget of N9.1 trillion, at noon. Already, the budget presentation has been preceded with drama with the ongoing four days warning strike by members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria. The strike started on Monday. The workers on Monday arrived early at the National Assembly blocking the main entrance and preventing the normal day’s activities. Buhari's birthday: 76 soldiers died before President's 76th birthday - Reno ponders The leadership of the National...
Robbery Suspect Hides Inside Supermarket He Stole From; Cash, Recharge Cards Found Wrapped Around His Body
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Robbery Suspect Hides Inside Supermarket He Stole From; Cash, Recharge Cards Found Wrapped Around His Body

A alleged robber was found inside the business premises he stole from with all the stolen loot in his possession. According to reports, the incident happened in the Verulam CBD in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. According Arrive Alive, "The owner of the supermarket explained that shortly after he had opened up his business, he found the suspect hiding inside the store behind several bales of chips. He and his employees apprehended the suspect and upon searching him discovered R50,000 in cash and R30,000 worth of airtime shrink wrapped around his body." The shop owner found that there had not been any forced entry into the shop. "Therefore he believed that the suspect had entered the business last night shortly before it closed. He hid on the premises and during the course of the n...
Use of Hijab Approved by the Lagos State Government
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Use of Hijab Approved by the Lagos State Government

The use of hijab approved by the Lagos State Government after series of heated debate on whether Muslim female students should be allowed to wear the head and body covering to schools. This was contained in a circular by the state government. The content of the circular was shared by the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) which had championed the use of hijabs and celebrated the decision, Premium Times reports. “Since the case of the use of Hijab in Lagos State is still pending in the Supreme court of Nigeria, status quo be maintained, to avoid contempt of the court, that is students be allowed to wear Hijabs on school uniforms but same must be short, smart, neat and in the same colour of the uniform (skirt),” the government was quoted as saying in the circular. In its state...
Angry Youths Burn Down Police Station During Protest In Akwa Ibom
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Angry Youths Burn Down Police Station During Protest In Akwa Ibom

Protesting youths in Akwa Ibom descended on a Police Station, destroying properties at the premises and setting the building ablaze. In what can best be described as an unprecedented display of violence and political intolerance, properties worth millions of naira were yesterday destroyed during the All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal House primaries in Oron and Okobo areas of Akwa Ibom state. Eyewitness report has it that police officers loyal to a particular faction allegedly absconded with election materials and this infuriated youths who took to the street in a protest to register their dissatisfaction. The protesting youths descended on the Police Station, destroyed properties at the premises and set the building ablaze. Some of the irate youths were heard sh...
FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone From Football Activities
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FIFA Suspends Sierra Leone From Football Activities

FIFA has suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect, due to government interference in soccer affairs, the sport’s world governing body said on Friday. FIFA’s decision came after it wrote to the African country’s sports minister expressing “grave concern” about the removal of SLFA President Isha Johansen and General Secretary Christopher Kamara. The football governing body had asked for both individuals to be allowed to access SLFA premises without delay to ensure that the operations of the association, including FIFA-funded projects, were not jeopardised. “The suspension will be lifted once SLFA and its recognised leadership have confirmed to FIFA that the SLFA administration, premises, accounts and communication channels are under their control on...
EDOGIS MD Warns Against Cash-Based Transactions In Processing Documents
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EDOGIS MD Warns Against Cash-Based Transactions In Processing Documents

As landowners troop to the premises of the Edo State Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS) to process their documents in the wake of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s reform in land administration, Managing Director of the agency, Arch. Frank Evbuomwan, has warned against paying cash to any EDOGIS staff for acquiring the document and titles, as the process has been fully automated. Evbuomwan, who disclosed this in a chat with journalists, said that any staff of the agency found demanding or collecting cash from landowners to process their documents risks instant sack. The agency is responsible for the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, Governor’s Consent, Mortgage Consent, Lodgment of Surveys, among others. He said, “We have a fully automated system, such that no one would have to make...
Now I Know Why Trump Called Us Shithole Country’ – Samuel Ortom
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Now I Know Why Trump Called Us Shithole Country’ – Samuel Ortom

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom says the institution of impeachment proceedings against him by eight members of the state assembly would have been impossible were Nigeria not a shithole country. Reacting to the move, Ortom said he has now come to understand why US President Donald Trump said there are “shithole countries” in Africa. Ortom blamed the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and Director-General of the Department of State Services for plotting to unseat him, saying he was being targeted for defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He also accused George Akume, a current senator and former Governor of the state of working behind the scenes to destabilise his government. “Today, I’ve realised why Donald Trump called Nigeria or Africa a shithole. I want to...
Gunmen Kill VP On School Premises In Akwa Ibom
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Gunmen Kill VP On School Premises In Akwa Ibom

Unidentified gunmen have killed the Vice Principal of Community Secondary School, Nkek, Mr. Aniekeme Essien, in the Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It was learnt that Essien was shot on Wednesday at about 11.48am on the school premises by armed men, led by a leader of a wanted criminal gang in the area. It was gathered that the gunmen entered the school in a commando style and opened fire on the VP, who died on the spot. Students and other teachers were said to have run helter-skelter in the confusion that followed the murder. It was gathered that Essien had received a letter a few days ago from the gunmen, demanding that he either paid N1m or be killed. It was further gathered that the gang was the same that killed Paragi, one of the popular youth leaders...
Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice
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Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure affordability is fresh and safe for consumption. “The selling of the rice is auspicious, especially, with regards to the forthcoming Eid-el-fitr. “The ministry will ensure a fair distribution of the rice across the state and en...

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