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Generator fumes killed three in Delta state

Three siblings have died after inhaling generator fumes in Emevor community, in the Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya, confirmed the incident. The children and their parents were said to have gone to bed with their generator on. The …

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Taraba state NLC chairman dies of covid-19

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Taraba State chapter, Peter Gambo, has been reported dead. Peter Gambo who was isolated early this month at the Taraba State specialist isolation centre Jalingo, died Tuesday morning of COVID-19 at the hospital. Management of the hospital confirmed the news of his …

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Edo PDP campaign council meets in Rivers

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo governorship election has vowed to ensure the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The council, which held a crucial meeting behind closed doors at the Government House, Rivers State, said after reviewing the development in Edo, Obaseki remained a pole ahead …

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Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s suit against Diri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Timi Alaibe, challenging the emergence of Governor Duoye Diri as the party’s candidate in the last year’s election. A five-man panel of the apex court led …

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Hushpuppi denied bail in America

A court in the Northern District of Illinois on Monday denied Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi bail. The self-acclaimed ‘Billionaire Gucci Master’, who has over 2.5 million followers on Instagram, will remain in detention until his trial later this year over money laundering allegations, the court said. Hushpuppi will be …

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1,460 drivers arrested by FRSC in Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command, said it impounded 1,460 vehicles for violating COVID-19 guidelines against overloading between April and June, Sector Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemide, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday. Ogungbemide said the command had started a tour of motor parks …

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60 years old arrested for allegedly raping two minors

Two 60-year-olds have been arrested by police for allegedly raping two minors in Niger and Anambra states. Haruna Lawal was picked up for raping an eight-year-old girl in Niger, while Okafor Ndubuisi was apprehended in Anambra for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old. Both suspects would be charged to court soon, police …

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