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Gunmen kill four soldiers, two civilians in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be pirates have attacked an oil barge along the waterways of Lutegbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area in Bayelsa State It was gathered that they killed four soldiers escorting the barge and two civilians. Others in the vessel were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds by diving …

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ASUU, students, women groups differ on Sexual Harassment Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday disagreed with students of tertiary institutions and women groups on the need to make a separate law to curb sexual harassment in schools. ASUU National President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi and the groups made opposing submissions during a public hearing on the “Sexual …

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Osun govt decries monarchs’ clash

Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi  and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday. …

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Katsina road accident claims 22 lives, 11 injured

A ghastly motor accident has claimed not fewer than twenty two passengers, eleven others injured along Kankia-Danja road in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Federal Road Safety Corp spokesman,  Abubakar Usman, who confirmed the incident, said the crash involved two J5 buses carrying about 36 passengers, mostly …

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Council members: we reserve power to remove Olubadan

The crisis rocking Ibadan traditional institution deepened at the weekend with a threat by the estranged members of the Olubadan Advisory Council, indirectly calling for the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji’s abdication of the throne “if we are not comfortable with the administrative style of the palace.” Members of …

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Supreme Court should order fresh election in Imo, says group

A group, Movement for the Advancement of Democracy in Nigeria, on Sunday said the Supreme Court ought to have ordered a re-election in Imo State, instead of declaring Senator Hope Uzodinma as governor. The group said neither Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nor Senator Uzodinma met the …

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NSCDC arrests two fishermen for alleged fuel smuggling

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerry-cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to the Benin Republic. The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend. It …

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Why Service chiefs won’t be sacked now, by Presidency

Those waiting for the Service Chiefs to be fired by President Muhammadu Buhari will have to tarry a while. The President is not ready to dispense with their services, the Presidency said on Sunday night. It was learnt that security reports before the President, indicate that “Nigeria is in a …

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Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill 12 in Delta community

Many other persons sustained serious injuries during the attacks on Wednesday and Saturday. The reason for the attacks on the community was yet to be ascertained as at yesterday. But, it was learnt that the community’s executives were holding their routine meeting when the suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked them, killing …

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