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Police Arrest Man After Mysterious Death Of His Pregnant Housewife

The mysterious death of a 25-year-old pregnant housewife along the Ebis Mechanic road in Amarata area of Yenagoa Local Government Council Area of the State has sparked off controversy in the state. The deceased housewife identified as Blessing and an indigene of Epie speaking part of the State capital, reportedly vomited blood last Tuesday and died few hours later after ...

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Girl Raped By Nine Men In Single Night Says Abusers Queued On Stairs

A 14-year-old girl raped by nine men in one night said the next day she went to school “like nothing had happened”. The unnamed victim from Telford, United Kingdom, was snared by evil paedophile Shahzad ‘Keith’ Khan, who operated a child sex ring from an empty council property where he subjected dozens of youngsters to terrifying ordeals. According to police ...

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SERAP To UN Security Council: Declare Herdsmen Attacks As Terrorist Acts

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to: “Urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing killings and destruction of property by suspected herdsmen across Nigeria, particularly in the North-Central of the country.” The organization ...

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Senator Wakili’s Death: Bauchi Govt Declares 3-Day Mourning

…Gov Abubakar suspends state duties in Abuja The Bauchi State Government has described the passage of Senator Ali Wakili as a great loss not only to his constituents but the entire nation. In a statement, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy, Ali M Ali, said Wakili’s vibrant contributions on the floor of the Senate Chamber would ...

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Senators’ Pay Causes Outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators. Many Nigerians have been unhappy with the outrageous monthly salary revealed by Senator Shehu Sani some days ago after many years of putting Nigerians in the dark on the package of lawmakers. Sani, who represents Kaduna Central in ...

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Obiano Sworn In For Second Term As Anambra Gov

The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano; and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke, have been sworn in for a second term in office. The Chief Judge of the state, Justice Peter Umeadi, led them in the oath of office. In his speech, the governor vowed to fight criminals in the state to a standstill. He said he would tighten security to ...

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Sen. Wakili’s Death An Incalculable Loss – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Senator Ali Wakili from Bauchi State as “an incalculable loss to Nigeria’s democracy whose dedication to duty was remarkable and worthy of emulation.” Wakili, 58, and a member of the All Progressives Congress, was the chairman of the Senate Committee on Poverty Alleviation and represented Bauchi South. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Location Of Olusosun Dumpsite Unhealthy, Ambode Insists

…visits site, unveils plan to transform facility to recreational hub Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday justified the decision of the State Government to shut down the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, saying the location of the facility was no longer healthy both for trading activities and residents living in the neighborhood. Governor Ambode, who spoke while addressing scavengers ...

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FRSC Deploys Over 500 Officials For Obiano’s Inauguration

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Road Safety Commission says it will deploy over 500 officials to maintain presence at every entry point into Anambra State capital Awka during Governor Willie Obiano’s swearing-in cum inauguration ceremony on Saturday. Disclosing the commission’s readiness for the exercise, Anambra sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission Mr.Sunday Michael Ajayi stated that it was ...

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Voter Registration: INEC, NIM Organize Sensitization Workshop For Political Stakeholders In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka In continuation of the ongoing voters registration exercise across the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in conjunction with Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), has organized a one-day sensitization workshop for Persons with Disability (PWD), staff of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), women leaders and state chairmen of ...

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