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Boko Haram burn churches, kills soldier in Adamawa

The burnt places of worship  are a parish of the Living Faith (aka Winners Chapel) and Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa, a Nigeria (EYN) church. Residential houses, hospitals,  shops and  vehicles   were also touched by the terrorists. However, the Army  on Sunday confirmed the death of a soldier. Last month, Boko Haram terrorists …

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Oyo govt. warns residents against destruction of public facilities

A statement issued Sunday in Ibadan by the State Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism advised them to change their attitude regarding acts detrimental to the growth and maintenance of public facilities. The statement quoted Ibadan Kamil Akinlabi, president of the Oyo State Road Maintenance Office (OYSROMA), on Sunday. Akinlabi …

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Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi suspended

The Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers has suspended the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, for six months. Oba Akanbi was found guilty of assault by the committee set up by the council of Obas following his encounter with another Oba within Iwoland. Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi A …

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One dead as traders riot in Ogun

Violence erupted in the seedy Olomore Market, Abeokuta on Thursday morning as dozens of Hausa traders protested the death of one of them during alleged shooting by Operatives of the Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS). The angry Hausa traders selling onions, pepper, tomatoes, yam and fruits, allegedly went violent, smashing objects, …

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Police kill notorious kidnapper, rescue victim in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has killed a notorious kidnapper, Abubakar Nayabale and arrested another, Tanimu Salisu in Kurfi Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a statement by the command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Katsina. “On 17/02/2020 at …

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Edo civil war veteran, ex-Minister die

Two illustrious sons of Edo, Professor Emmanuel Emovon and Colonel Paul Ogbebor, are dead. Prof. Emovon was a former Minister of Science and Technology and a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos. Emovon was also an in-law to the Benin Royal family as he was married to a …

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Akeredolu’s aide Ariyomo loses mum

Special Adviser to Ondo State Governor on Energy, Tunji Light Ariyomo, has lost him mum. Madam Elizabeth Ariyo died on January 17, in Akure, the Ondo State capital. She was 91. The deceased, a devout member or the Jehovah’s Witness, was a pioneer staff member of Ado-Ekiti Textile mill. She …

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15 killed in Edo cult war

More than 15 persons have been killed since Monday February 17 in renewed rival cult war across Edo State. It was gathered that the killings were to mark one year anniversary of the killing of two rival leaders in Aye and Eiye confraternities. Eight persons were killed on Tuesday at …

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NFF denies Amokachi’s appointment

THE Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied rumour making the rounds about the appointment of former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Daniel Amokachi as Head of its Technical Department. In a statement on Wednesday, Ademola Olajire, NFF Director of Communications, said Bitrus Bewarang still remained the federation’s Technical Directo Olajire …

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We are not recruiting, PSC warns job seekers

There is no on-going recruitment of cadet assistant superintendents and cadet inspectors, the Police Service Commission (PSC) said on Wednesday in a statement by its Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani. The commission cautioned Nigerians against falling for conmen who may want to extort them by promising to assist …

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