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Bauchi govt moves to avert crisis in Tafawa Balewa over death of woman
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Bauchi govt moves to avert crisis in Tafawa Balewa over death of woman

The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday evening condemned the killing of a woman in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of the state, informing that security agencies have arrested some suspects in connection with the killing. DAILY POST reliably gathered people in the area saw the lifeless body of the woman, which made tempers rise as they wanted to avenge her death. Though the cause of the woman’s death was unknown as of the time of filing this report, it was gathered that the incident led to tension in the community. But in a swift move to avert crisis in the area, the state government in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim, decried the incident leading to the death of the woman, describing it as “dastardly and infamous act”...
Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto
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Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto

One person has been confirmed dead with several others kidnapped after unknown gunmen attacked Tangaza Local Government Area, Sokoto State. The spokesperson of the state’s police command, ASP Sunusi Abubakar, who confirmed the attack to newsmen on Saturday, said the incident occurred on Friday evening. “We received a report of an attack by unknown gunmen who stormed the headquarters of Tangaza LGA on Friday evening. “The bandits killed one of the traders, abducted an unspecified number of persons and also carted away foodstuffs and drinks. “However, investigations are currently going on and the police, working in collaboration with other security agencies to rescue the kidnapped persons and arrests the perpetrators of the act,” he said. Also, a source who spoke to newsme...
Sinach’s husband, Joe Egbu defends Nicki Minaj after she was dragged over claim that her cousin’s friend’s testicles got swollen after he took COVID-19 vaccine
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Sinach’s husband, Joe Egbu defends Nicki Minaj after she was dragged over claim that her cousin’s friend’s testicles got swollen after he took COVID-19 vaccine

Joe Egbu, husband of gospel singer Sinach, has defended American music star Nicki Minaj after she was dragged by health experts over her claim that her cousin's testicles got swollen after he took the COVID-19 vaccine. Nicki Minaj was accused of spreading misinformation about side effects of the Coronavirus vaccine, with claim of her cousin's friend's testicles swelling after receiving the jab and subsequently becoming impotent. She claimed it happened in Trinidad. However Trinidad's Health minister, Terrence Deyalsingh said the rapper wasted their time as there is no report of such in the country. Deyalsingh said; "As we stand now, there is absolutely no reported side effect or adverse event of testicular swelling in Trinidad... and none that we know of anywhere in the world...
“They died on different days of the week” Abia State University reacts to reports of three senior lecturers of the institution who died
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“They died on different days of the week” Abia State University reacts to reports of three senior lecturers of the institution who died

The management of Abia State University has reacted to a report that three senior academic staff of the institution died on the same day. The school's PRO, Chijioke Nwogu said the lecturers died on different days of the week. He added that "the departed lecturers were reported to have been battling with prolonged individual health challenges for a while". Read the statement from the school below.
Heads to roll over 6 trillion naira misappropriation in NDDC, Buhari vows
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Heads to roll over 6 trillion naira misappropriation in NDDC, Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that unscrupulous Nigerians involved in the misappropriation of six trillion naira pumped into the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC would be made to cough out the missing funds. Buhari who received the Forensic Audit Report carried out on the commission lamented that over 13.777 projects awarded by those at the helms of affairs were abandoned. The President received the report through the Attorney General of the Federation AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. Buhari while receiving the report said no one indicted for shady deals in the NDDC would be spared no matter how highly placed. To demonstrate the federal government’s seriousness, the President ordered that the report be made available to the Federal Ministry ...
Fire guts Abonnema Wharf in Port Harcourt
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Fire guts Abonnema Wharf in Port Harcourt

A section of Abonnema Wharf in Port Harcourt Local Government Area of Rivers State was on Wednesday gutted by fire. The incident has caused panic in the area as several petrol tankers parked in the area made frantic efforts to leave at the same time. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report. DAILYPOST however observed that firefighters have arrived at the scene of the fire and are making efforts to put it out. Details later…
200 Level Nigerian University Student Dies In Her Hostel
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200 Level Nigerian University Student Dies In Her Hostel

According to a report by Daily Sun, a two hundred level student of Peace and conflict resolution department of Taraba State University (TSU) has died. She reportedly died in her hostel on Sunday morning after a brief illness. A source at the University who confirmed the sad incident to Daily Sun said that the student identified as Patience Samson said that she was rushed to the school clinic on Saturday but later discharged in the evening after medical attention. Her roommates however woke up to discover that she was already dead. The director of communication of the university could not be reached for confirmation as at the time of this report. However, our source said that the body have since been removed to the mortuary while the parents of the lady have been informed.
FFK’s Lover, Nerita Praises him after Report of him arresting Estranged Mother of his Kids, Precious Chikwendu
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FFK’s Lover, Nerita Praises him after Report of him arresting Estranged Mother of his Kids, Precious Chikwendu

Chika Nerita, the new lover of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to Instagram to sing his praises after report of him arresting estranged mother of his kids, Precious Chikwendu. Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu had said in a Facebook post on Wednesday night that Precious was detained after honouring an invitation by the Force CID, Area 10 in Abuja. This came after allegations of criminal intimidation, blackmail, deflation of character and malicious publication against her. Nerita in her Instagram post, alleged that the society is comfortable at victimization and laying of false allegation on people they barely know. She also said it is disheartening that people are pointing accusing fingers at FFK without any investigation. The beauty queen also c...
Doctors Told Me My Wife Can Never Be Pregnant, Now We Have A Child – Vocalist, Marvel Iyen Shares Powerful Testimony
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Doctors Told Me My Wife Can Never Be Pregnant, Now We Have A Child – Vocalist, Marvel Iyen Shares Powerful Testimony

Marvel Iyen, a Nigerian vocalist, has shared his testimony of how he welcomed his daughter after a negative report he received from medical doctors about his wife. Iyen in a post shared on his Facebook page recounted how doctors diagnosed his wife had no womb six months before they got married. He said he ignored the doctor's report believing that God will give them their own child and then got married to her. The music director said God came through for them and has blessed them with a beautiful baby girl, Christabel. He wrote: ''Let me tell you a story about my marriage that will shock you. About 6 months before my wife Favour Iyen and I got married, she started complaining of some pains in her abdomen. At first, we ignored it but it became severe by the passing of each da...
Oyo: APC holds parallel congresses in Ogbomoso, Ibadan
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Oyo: APC holds parallel congresses in Ogbomoso, Ibadan

Reports reaching DAILY POST from Ogbomoso, Oyo State, say the All Progressives Congress (APC) held parallel congresses in some parts of the town on Saturday. Our correspondent recalls that the APC ward congresses were held across the country yesterday. The ward congress in the state is headed by Alhaji Gambo Lawan. It was however learnt that parallel congresses were held in some wards in Ogbomoso North Local Government Area and other parts of the town. Sources told DAILY POST on Sunday that the parallel congresses were held by loyalists of a former Governor of the State, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, and those of the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare. Our correspondent gathered that the duo of Alao-Akala and Dare and the Chairman of the party in the stat...
Nigerian Army Lied; My Husband Wasn’t Fake Policeman – Wife Of Suspect Arrested In Borno Shares Video Evidence
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Nigerian Army Lied; My Husband Wasn’t Fake Policeman – Wife Of Suspect Arrested In Borno Shares Video Evidence

According to an exclusive report by SaharaReporters, Mrs. Ngozi Ojeh, the wife of Ebenezer Ojeh, the police officer arrested for alleged possession of illegal weapons in Borno State, has dismissed claims that her husband is a fake policeman. It had been reported last week that troops of the Nigerian Army’s operation Hadin Kai arrested a supposedly fake policeman who was in possession of illegal ammunition. A military source had alleged that Ojeh was intercepted at a checkpoint by troops from the 154 Task Force battalion, Ngamdu, along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway on Sunday. An army officer, DY Chiwar, who is the commander of the battalion, was said to have ordered Ojeh's arrest, after noticing suspicious movements. When interrogated by the troops, the suspect was said to have...
How Nnamdi Kanu Was Chained To Floor For 6 Days By Kenyan Security Operatives – Report
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How Nnamdi Kanu Was Chained To Floor For 6 Days By Kenyan Security Operatives – Report

Details of the inhumane treatment Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra suffered in Kenya has been exposed in a report by Sahara Reporters. In a report published today, SR revealed that security operatives in Kenya who bundled the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to an undisclosed apartment, confessed to him that they were sent by the Nigerian government to abduct him. SaharaReporters learnt that the Kenya operatives chained Kanu to the floor for six days, not knowing who he was, until the news about him began to filter in. SaharaReporters was told that Kanu, by that time, had suffered injuries in his neck and his wrist. SaharaReporters gathered that Kanu, for the first time, was interviewed on Wednesday by the Department of State Ser...
Vigilante man killed in a betting shop in Edo
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Vigilante man killed in a betting shop in Edo

A member of the Edo State vigilante group has reportedly been shot dead on Saturday. The middle age man named Endurance, it was gathered was trailed by his assailants to a betting shop around Ologbosere Street, by Benin Technical College road axis, Egor local government area of the state where and was shot at close range. Other stakers at the shop including passersby scampered for safety for fear of being hit by stray bullets when the shots were fired, DAILY POST gathered Eyewitnesses, however, said the shots were targeted at the vigilante member repeatedly. The eyewitness said the (gunmen) about six of them rode on a Mercedes-Benz 4matic saloon car and a Toyota Camry, upon sighting their alleged target opened fire repeatedly at close rang until he was dead. The remains ...
25-year-old suspected blackmailer arrested after extorting N7 million from lady he threatened to release her nude photos (photo)
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25-year-old suspected blackmailer arrested after extorting N7 million from lady he threatened to release her nude photos (photo)

  The police in Ogun state have arrested a 25-year-old man, Adetoro Kazeem, a resident of No 2, Paara street Alakia area of Ibadan, for blackmail and extortion. According to a statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, the suspect was arrested following a report by one Gloria Ogunnupebi, who reported at Obalende divisional headquarters Ijebu ode that, in the month of May 2021, she received a message from a strange foreign number via a voice note on her WhatsApp that she should send the sum of two hundred thousand Naira or else her nude picture will be uploaded on social media for public consumption.   ''She stated further that, to prevent the caller from exposing her to moral and public ridicule, she sent the said amount to...
Official autopsy confirms John McAfee committed suicide in Spanish prison cell where he was found hanging ahead of extradition to US
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Official autopsy confirms John McAfee committed suicide in Spanish prison cell where he was found hanging ahead of extradition to US

An official autopsy has confirmed that tech mogul, John McAfee died by suicide in a Spanish prison cell where he was awaiting extradition to the U.S. according to a new report by El Pais newspaper.   Prison wardens found the body of McAfee hanging in his cell on Wednesday June 23 in what appeared to be a suicide, his lawyer Javier Villalba said last week.   According to reports a suicide note was found in the pocket of McAfee when he died. Authorities in Spain have previously said everything at the scene in his cell indicated that the 75-year-old did kill himself. Meanwhile, his widow, Janice McAfee, has demanded a 'thorough investigation' of his death, saying her husband did not appear suicidal when they last spoke. In her first public remarks since the ...
Fire razes store of Yola’s main hospital
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Fire razes store of Yola’s main hospital

A strategic store of Specialist Hospital, Yola, has been destroyed by fire. The Adamawa State Specialist Hospital, located in the Jimeta district of the state capital, is the biggest state government hospital in Adamawa. Although, witnesses say no less than three trucks of fire fighting vehicles had gone to put off the fire by afternoon of Sunday, signs of the destructive fire were still evident by the early evening. Smoke was still oozing from burnt furniture and other items around the building tagged ‘Central Sterile Supply Department’ when our correspondent visited the place. The cause of the fire outbreak was still unknown at the time of filing this report. Typical of the hospital, no official would speak on the incident. The Adamawa State Specialist Hospital, located...
Domestic debt: Ogun govt borrows another N2.84bn
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Domestic debt: Ogun govt borrows another N2.84bn

The Governor Dapo Abiodun-led Ogun State Government borrowed another N2.8billion between January and March, 2021, DAILY POST has gathered. This was contained in the latest report published last week by the Debt Management Office (DMO). The report is coming a few months after the DMO revealed that the domestic debt profile of the Gateway State has increased by N58 billion in 18 months, from June 2019 to December 2020. DAILY POST reports that the domestic debt of Ogun stood at N95,174,172,678.30 as of June 30, 2019. In December 2020, the domestic debt stock of the state rose to N153,490,666,025.15, indicating that a total of N58,316,493,347 had been borrowed by the Abiodun government. But, Gov Abiodun, in a swift response, denied borrowing the N58,316,493,347, saying it was an...
Group decries plot to blackmail Buratai, other former service chiefs
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Group decries plot to blackmail Buratai, other former service chiefs

The Nigeria First Movement has said that a grand plot is underway to blackmail former Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai (rtd) and other immediate past retired service chiefs. The group revealed that a well-orchestrated campaign of calumny is already in motion with a report aimed to denigrate their personalities and credible track record while in service to Nigeria. Nigeria First made the revelation in Abuja at a press conference on Friday. In his address, Comrade Richard Adie Augustine, the group’s Secretary-General, said it was alarmed that such a plot could be hatched despite the great sacrifices of the ex-service chiefs in addressing Nigeria’s security challenges. The group’s statement reads in part, “The Leadership of Nigeria First welcomes you all to the import...
Fire razes popular RCCG church auditorium in Lagos
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Fire razes popular RCCG church auditorium in Lagos

A popular Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG’s auditorium at Alapere in the Ketu area of Lagos State has been gutted by fire. MCI  gathered that the fire incident which occurred on Sunday morning destroyed several properties belonging to the church. This was disclosed in a video by a blogger, @EbituPromise via his Twitter handle on Sunday. Details of the incident remain sketchy as of the time of filing this report. MCI  reports that the inferno happened barely three days after the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Enoch Adeboye lost his first son, Dare Adeboye. The burial of the son had been scheduled to begin on Sunday. Video:
Arsenal owner Kroenke retains confidence in manager Arteta
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Arsenal owner Kroenke retains confidence in manager Arteta

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke hasn't lost confidence in manager Mikel Arteta. Arsenal are now unlikely to qualify for any European football next season, and are bracing themselves for the financial implications. But The Sun says Kroenke is convinced that the former midfielder is the right man to lead the club forward. In order to help him do that, the owner have sanctioned a huge spending spree this summer. The report claims at least two or three big-name players will arrive through the doors at the Emirates this summer. Arsenal announced a whopping £47.8million annual loss in March to confirm their poor financial situation.
End SARS: Fayemi receives panel’s report, sets up Citizens Complaints Centre
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End SARS: Fayemi receives panel’s report, sets up Citizens Complaints Centre

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Friday, received the final report from the State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into allegation of Human Rights Violation Against Police Officers including Officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other Persons with an assurance that his government would implement the decisions of the panel to the letter. This came barely two months after the government paid compensation to the first batch of 24 victims as recommended by the panel. The governor, while receiving the report from the Chairman of the Panel, Justice C.I. Akintayo at the conference hall of the Governor’s office, Ado – Ekiti, noted that the outcome of the report was an opportunity for the government to further strengthen its intervention in the promotion and protection of human...
Police shave heads of 13 young men for harassing girls
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Police shave heads of 13 young men for harassing girls

Police in Libya have shaved the heads of 13 young as punishment for harassing girls at a shopping mall in Ajdabya city.   According to report, the young men were caught abusing some girls and families during shopping to buy clothes for Eid celebration.  
Herdsmen flee Delta community as thunder strike kills 12 cows
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Herdsmen flee Delta community as thunder strike kills 12 cows

Herdsmen on Sunday evening of May 2, ran away from Urhodo-Ovu community in Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State as thunder strike killed 12 of their cows. The herdsmen and the cows were in their settlement when the incident occurred minutes after the heavy downpour, DAILY POST gathered. Indigenes and residents of the community especially farmers were, however, happy over the incident. At the time of filing this report, the 12 dead cows were still lying fallow on the ground. The incident caused serious tension amongst the herdsmen as they quickly moved their belongings and ran away from the community for fear of being struck dead by the same thunder.
APC Threatens To Report Mbaka To The Pope & To Expose Him
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APC Threatens To Report Mbaka To The Pope & To Expose Him

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena, has cautioned the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, against making statements that could cause instability in the country, threatening to expose him to the Pope. Mbaka had called on the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if he fails to resign over increased insecurity in the country. Reacting to Mbaka’s statement Friday in Abuja, Nabena said it was unfortunate for a man of God “who is supposed to deploy all known spiritual means of averting crisis but rather threatening a democratically elected government for his own personal benefits while pretending to be speaking for the people.” While making reference to the book of Mark 4: 35-4...
UNICAL Responds To Report Of “Final Year Students To Return To 200 Level”
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UNICAL Responds To Report Of “Final Year Students To Return To 200 Level”

Facts about the unapproved programmes and the downgrading of affected students to 200 level The attention of the University of Calabar has been drawn to some online publication titled, “Anger, Frustration as University of Calabar Vice-Chancellor asks Final year Students to Return to 200Level” published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, alleging that the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Florence Banku Obi, Fnaec, mnae, JP, unilaterally ordered the downgrading of 400 Level students in some programmes to 200 Level. To say that, the University is taken aback by the misleading publication by some of its most admired and respected online newspapers which has always relied on investigative journalism before publishing any article is to say the least. The disposition of the foremost online platforms...
Rwanda report blames France for ‘enabling’ the 1994 genocide
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Rwanda report blames France for ‘enabling’ the 1994 genocide

The French government bears “significant” responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide,” a report commissioned by the Rwandan government concludes about France’s role before and during the horror in which an estimated 800,000 people were slaughtered in 1994. The report, which The Associated Press has read, comes amid efforts by Rwanda to document the role of French authorities before, during, and after the genocide, part of the steps taken by France’s President Emmanuel Macron to improve relations with the central African country. The 600-page report says that France “did nothing to stop” the massacres, in April and May 1994, and in the years after the genocide tried to cover up its role and even offered protection to some perpetrators. It is to be made public later on ...
Tiger Woods Was Driving Almost Twice the Speed Limit before Car Crash, L.A. sheriff says
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Tiger Woods Was Driving Almost Twice the Speed Limit before Car Crash, L.A. sheriff says

Golfer, Tiger Wood's crash report has been revealed and he was more seriously injured than initial reports indicated. The 15-time major champion was involved in a single-car crash on  February 23, in California, and was rushed to a hospital, where he underwent successful surgery over multiple leg injuries. His gruesome wounds were detailed in an incident report filed by Los Angeles first responders, obtained by TMZ Sports. “Knocked unconscious, laceration to the lower front jaw, bruised right and left rib cage, fractured right tibia and fibula, possible right ankle injury,” the report read, under the section labeled “describe injuries.” The report also gives more detail about Woods’ leg injury, reading “open fracture, mid-shaft on his right leg, below knee,” according to th...
Report Of Leah Sharibu’ Second Baby Heartbreaking, Say Parents
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Report Of Leah Sharibu’ Second Baby Heartbreaking, Say Parents

Leah Sharibu’s parents, Nathan and Rebecca, have described as “heartbreaking rumours” reports that their daughter had given birth to a second baby in Boko Haram captivity. Demanding that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), bring back their daughter with or without children, the traumatised parents said it was a big shame that the Buhari regime had abandoned their daughter. Leah was one of the 110 female students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who were abducted on February 19, 2018, by Boko Haram terrorists. While others were released by the terrorists following negotiations, Leah, then 14, is still being held captive for reportedly refusing to renounce her Christian faith. The Convener of the United States-Nigeri...
Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari
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Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has dismissed reports that a Nigerian pharmacist, Solomon Akuma, has been remanded in prison for criticizing President Buhari. A report by Sahara Reporters stated that Solomon has been in detention for over a year. On Wednesday, March 24, Solomon was arraigned in court and was denied bail. ''Again, Court Denies Granting Bail To Pharmacist Who Criticised Buhari, After Spending One Year In Detention #FreeSolomonAkuma''SaharaReporters headline read on Twitter However, reacting to the report, Bashir said contrary to the claim, Solomon is being tried for saying he would pay an assassin to kill President Buhari and his former Chief of Staff. See Bashir's reaction to the report below
Report Banks Hoarding FOREX, CBN Tells Nigerians
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Report Banks Hoarding FOREX, CBN Tells Nigerians

In view of the lingering foreign exchange scarcity in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria has urged Nigerians not to panic, saying there is enough forex for business owners, travelers and parents with students abroad to meet their obligations. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, stated this on Tuesday at the 278th MPC Press Briefing in Abuja. He also said at least $80m are disbursed to banks on a weekly basis to enable Nigerians meet their forex responsibilities. He, therefore, charged Nigerians to report any bank withholding forex to a special call centre of the apex bank. The PUNCH had reported that the lingering foreign exchange scarcity in Nigeria was taking a heavy toll on foreign tuition payment, as many parents and guardians groan over difficulty in paying their children...
DHQ Reacts To Report Of Soldiers Arrested By Sunday Igboho
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DHQ Reacts To Report Of Soldiers Arrested By Sunday Igboho

RE – SUNDAY IGBOHO APPREHENDS ALLEGED SOLDIERS, ACCUSES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPYING ON HIM 1. The attention of the Defence Headquarters has been drawn to a trending video clip on the Social Media, and some other media reports with the above headline, alleging that some Nigerian Military personnel were on a spying mission to the residence of one Sunday Adeyemo otherwise known as “Sunday Igboho” before they were apprehended. 2. In the viral video which was released on Friday 19 March 2021, the alleged “soldiers” were seen being accused of having been sent by the Government to do a ‘survey’ of Sunday Igboho’s Soka residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The self acclaimed ‘Yoruba activist’ also alleged that the action of the so-called “soldiers” was orchestrated by the Federal Gov...
Nigeria Ranked 16th In FBI Global Cybercrime Victims Report
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Nigeria Ranked 16th In FBI Global Cybercrime Victims Report

Nigeria has been ranked 16th among the countries most affected by internet crime in the world in 2020. In its  latest internet crime report, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said Nigeria received 443 complaints relating to internet crime last year. The last times the country featured in the annual reports were in 2016 (19th) and 2015 (3rd). The report stated that victims of such scams globally lost $4.2 billion in 2020, compared to $3.5 billion lost in 2019. The top five crimes reported include phishing, non-payment/non-delivery, extortion, personal data breach and identity theft. Excluding the US, the United Kingdom led among the most affected countries followed by Canada, India, Greece and Australia. South Africa is the only other African country among t...
Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State
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Armed Robbers Attack Bank in Okuku, Osun State

Some dare-devil armed robbers attacked a new generation bank in Okuku area of Osun state today, March 11. Osun state police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the incident said the Commissioner of Police in Osun, Wale Olokode has led a team of operatives to the scene of the incident for possible arrest of the armed robbers. The number of people killed or injured in the robbery attack is yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.  
Some Persons Sat On APC Report On Restructuring – Osoba
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Some Persons Sat On APC Report On Restructuring – Osoba

A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, alleged yesterday that some powerful persons frustrated the detailed report by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on restructuring of the country. Osoba expressed shock that the report by the Governor Nasir el-Rufai-led committee on restructuring was yet to be implemented despite its adoption by all organs of the party. The APC stalwart who disclosed this while speaking as a guest on ARISE News also joined the call by some APC leaders for the Southern region to produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023. He said the idea of power rotation was part of the gentlemanly understanding that was reached during the merger that formed the APC. While stressing that founding members of the APC refused to put zoning in the p...
New report claims Donald Trump has raised more than $170 million since Election Day from supporters by pushing election fraud
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New report claims Donald Trump has raised more than $170 million since Election Day from supporters by pushing election fraud

US president, Donald Trump has raised more than $170 million since Election Day from his supporters by pushing allegations that the election he lost to Joe Biden was rigged, according to a new report by the Washington Post. According to the report, the huge funds flowed into Trump's joint fundraising committee in less than four weeks after his campaign made fundraising solicitations to his supporters, urging them to donate to an "Election Defense Fund" as the President kept tweeting about a stolen election. The report also adds that a large share of the funds have ended the Trump campaign's debt and will help fund the President's future political operation as he has no plans to retire politically yet, with a 2024 White Houss sting operation being envisioned.   Less tha...
Two men, 63 and 56 arrested for raping 13-year-old girl in Bauchi
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Two men, 63 and 56 arrested for raping 13-year-old girl in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested two elderly men for raping a 13-year-old girl at new GRA area.   Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ahmed Mohammad Wakil, who confirmed the incident in a statemnet on Wednesday, November 25, said the suspects were arrested following a report made by the victim's relative.     "On 15-11-2020 at about 2050hrs one Rabi’u Musa ‘m’ of sabon Kaura Bauchi reported at ‘D’ Division that one Ibrahim Musa ‘m’ aged 63yrs and Nuhu Isah ‘m’ 56yrs all of Unguwan Gado Bauchi had unlawfully carnal knowledge of Hauwa (not real name) ‘f’ aged 13yrs of Sabon Kaura Bauchi on different occasion in a security room located at new GRA near Sindaba Hotel Bauchi," Wakil said.     He said Ibrahim, a security guard and ...
Nigeria Petitions CNN Over #EndSARS Report
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Nigeria Petitions CNN Over #EndSARS Report

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday petitioned the Cable News Network (CNN), demanding “an immediate and exhaustive investigation into its report on the Lekki Toll Gate incident. The petition threatened to take legal action and urged the network to determine its authenticity and conformity to basic standards of journalism. In the petition addressed to Mr Jonathan Hawkins VP, Communications, CNN Centre Atlanta, Georgia U.S, the government said if the international media organisation failed to carry out its demand, it will “take any action within its laws’’ to prevent CNN from aggravating the #EndSARS crisis. The petition dated Nov. 23 and personally signed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in...
Sanwo-Olu Meets Buhari, Presents Report On Lagos Destruction
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Sanwo-Olu Meets Buhari, Presents Report On Lagos Destruction

Governor @jidesanwoolu today, presented the report of the recent coordinated arson in Lagos State to President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the report were the images of public and private assets destroyed in the violence sparked by the hijack of #EndSARS protest.
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90 year old Widow allegedly gang-raped by two men after they stormed her house at night

A 90-year-old widow in India was allegedly gang-raped by two men who stormed into her house at night, a new report by the Times of India has revealed.   According to the report, two men came into her house at night on October 24 and sexually attacked the yet to be named woman.   The elderly woman said they left her "almost half-dead" after the attack.   After she regained her senses the next morning she told her neighbour.   She went to hospital and had medical tests after the attack in the Kanchanpur area in the country's North Tripura district.     The family of the 90-year-old woman took her to a police station and lodged a report against Anjan Nama, 35, and another unidentified man.   Speaking to reporters, t...
How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks
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How is it so easy to arrest about 500 looters without panels but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years? Singer Bez asks

Nigerian singer Bez has reacted to report of security operatives arresting looters who vandalized properties across the country.   The singer in a tweet he shared wondered how it is so easy to find and arrest about ''500 looters'' without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years.   Bez tweeted;   How is it so easy to find, and arrest about 500 looters without panels of investigation in hours, but so hard to arrest 1 police officer in years?  
Juventus Report Losses Of 89.7m Euros
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Juventus Report Losses Of 89.7m Euros

  Club president Andrea Agnelli chaired the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in Turin through video conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. And the nine-time reigning Serie A champions reported a deficit which included the 39.9m euro shortfall from the previous financial year. “The Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting approved the financial statements as of 30 June 2020, reporting a loss of 89.7 million euros (compared to a loss of 39.9 million euros in 2018/2019), which was covered by using the share premium reserve,” Juventus said in a statement. The Turin giants also announced a new organizational structure with Federico Cherubini taking over as a new football director. Juventus’ “new organizational structure envisages the concentration of the club’s activities in tw...
IGP Sets Up New Unit, Orders all Ex-SARS Operatives To Report To Force HQ
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IGP Sets Up New Unit, Orders all Ex-SARS Operatives To Report To Force HQ

PRESS RELEASE IGP ORDERS ALL DEFUNCT SARS PERSONNEL TO REPORT AT THE FORCE HEADQUARTERS FOR DEBRIEFING, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL EXAMINATION • New Tactical Team to Commence Training Next Week The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu, NPM, mni has, today, 13th October, 2020, in accordance with Section 18 (10) of the Police Act 2020, ordered all personnel of the defunct SARS to report at the Force Headquarters, Abuja for debriefing, psychological and medical examination. The officers are expected to undergo this process as a prelude to further training and reorientation before being redeployed into mainstream policing duties. The medical examination will be carried out by the newly set-up Police Counselling and Support Unit (PCSU), a Unit, which henceforth shall engage in...
Atiku Reacts, Dismisses US Surveillance Report
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Atiku Reacts, Dismisses US Surveillance Report

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has denied reports that he and some members of his family are under the United States of America watchlist, describing same as “recycled false allegations.” Media reports surfaced on Monday to the effect that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN, an agency of the United States Department of Treasury, has flagged some transactions linked to the top politician as suspicious, in its surveillance of money movements within the international system. Reacting to the media report, the 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Ibe, said neither him nor any member of his family has breached any law, locally or internationally. The statement reads: “My attention has bee...
Report reveals Kanye West has spent $6.8 million on his Presidential campaign so far
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Report reveals Kanye West has spent $6.8 million on his Presidential campaign so far

  It has been revealed that Kanye West has spent $6.8 million on his Presidential campaign so far, despite failing to file paperwork in time to get his name on the ballots in several states. The Billionaire rapper, 43, whose political party is called The Birthday Party, has only made the ballot in 10 states, including Colorado, Iowa, and Minnesota, according to CNN. West’s campaign finance report, filed to the Federal Election Commission on Friday, reported bringing in a total of $6.8 million between July 15 and Aug. 31. The campaign raised $11,472 in contributions from eight donors that gave between $200 and $1,000 and smaller donors who gave under $200 during that time, the report shows. The report also shows that the campaign spent a total of $5.9 million during ...
Lionel Messi To Report To Barcelona Training Tomorrow
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Lionel Messi To Report To Barcelona Training Tomorrow

Lionel Messi has reportedly been advised to continue attending Barcelona training for the foreseeable future. Earlier this week, Messi informed club officials that he wishes to leave Camp Nou this summer, allegedly citing a free transfer clause in his contract. However, with that option having expired on June 10, Barcelona will rebuff any attempts from the 33-year-old to depart the club without a fee being involved. Although negotiations regarding an exit are likely to be prolonged, TyC Sports suggests that Messi has been told to continue with business as normal. The Argentine's legal representatives are said to be wanting the forward to turn up at training on Monday in a bid to avoid handing Barcelona any leverage behind the scenes. Messi, who has less than 12 months on his...
Taraba Yet To Report Death From COVID-19 – NCDC
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Taraba Yet To Report Death From COVID-19 – NCDC

Despite the rising number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria with 878 deaths, Taraba is the only state in the country yet to record a single fatality from the virus. Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as of Saturday, August 1st, 2020, indicated that the West Africa country’s COVID-19 infections now stand at 43, 537. Taraba, so far, have 54 cases of the virus, out of which 11 have been discharged, 43 persons on admission but no death reported. Nigeria’s COVID-19 epicentre, Lagos has reported 192 deaths from 15,043 cases, the highest number of fatality in the country. All Clear?On May 17th, Taraba state discharged all 17 active cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) receiving treatment after they tested negative twice.Governor Darius Ishaku confirmed this to rep...
LASTMA Reacts to Video of their Staff Counting Money allegedly Extorted From Road Users
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LASTMA Reacts to Video of their Staff Counting Money allegedly Extorted From Road Users

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has reacted to the viral video showing their staff counting money allegedly extorted from road users. In the video, one female LASTMA staff is seen holding the money before handing it over to another female staff to count. The man who shared the video said it was a male staff named Officer Hunpegan that asked them to pay 50,000 Naira before they'll be released. He then gave the money to his assistants to count before leaving the office (read here). Reacting to the video, LASTMA said they are carrying out an investigation. They tweeted: "Our attention has been drawn to the recent video making rounds about extortion from our officers. The Agency has taken note of this even as investigation has commenced. The officers involved...
China Struggles To Block EU’s Report Alleging That Beijing Was Spreading Disinformation About COVID-19 Outbreak
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China Struggles To Block EU’s Report Alleging That Beijing Was Spreading Disinformation About COVID-19 Outbreak

China struggled to block a European Union report alleging that Beijing was spreading disinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, according to four sources and diplomatic correspondence reviewed by Reuters. The report was eventually released, albeit just before the start of the weekend Europe time and with some criticism of the Chinese government rearranged or removed, a sign of the balancing act Brussels is trying to pull off as the coronavirus outbreak scrambles international relations. The Chinese Mission to the EU was not immediately available for comment and China’s Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to faxed questions about the exchange. An EU spokeswoman said “we never comment on content or alleged content of internal diplomatic contacts and communication with...

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