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Fire raze down Delta market, traders wail helplessly

Fire has razed down the popular Ogbe-Ijoh market in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, DAILY POST reports. The cause of the fire is still sketchy as of the time of filing this report. However, traders were seen wailing as they watch their properties, shops and wares destroyed …

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9-yr-old boy drowns inside well in Kano

A nine-year-old boy, Haliru Abdullahi, on Monday drowned in a well at Kofar Kudu in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State.The spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred at about 9:00 a.m. He said the …

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Police arraign four ‘Eiye’ members in Lagos

Four persons have been arraigned at an Ogudu Magistrate Court in Lagos over alleged membership of a secret cult, ‘Eiye’ confraternity. The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused and others still at large committed the offences on November 27 at 10pm at Iyana-Ipaja. Ihiehie said the …

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Man arrested for allegedly raping Facebook friend

The Magistrate Court in Ejigbo has remanded a suspect for allegedly engaging in a sex romp with his Facebook lover without her consent. The suspect, Monday Dakalu, alongside the complainant, Temi Adewusi both planned to meet at a Guest House in Surulere for the first time since they became friends …

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Cow runs amok, kills owner in Delta abattoir

An irate cow on Sunday in Ughelli North community in Delta State allegedly killed its owner at the abattoir located at Oghenevweta street in Ughelli town after it suddenly went berserk. It was gathered that the victim, Mohammed Jubrin, was allegedly killed by his cow after cutting the rope it …

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EFCC arrests Lebanese with $2m cash at Abuja airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese for money laundering offence. Lakis was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following intelligence report that he had on him, undeclared huge sums of monies aboard the Egypt Airline bringing him …

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Fake soldier in court for beating woman

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court in Kwara on Thursday remanded a man identified as Alade Dayo in Oke-kura prisons for alleged impersonation as a soldier. The Magistrate, Mrs E. K Abu who gave the order stated that the accused is facing a four count charge of impersonation, criminal trespass, assault and …

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2 killed as Police rescues 4 kidnapped lecturers in Rivers

Four Kidnapped victims have been rescued by men of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police command. The victims who are lecturers were said to be returning to Port Harcourt from Abia State when they were ambushed around Imo river by unknown gunmen along the Port Harcourt-Aba expressway. Briefing …

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Police parade man for allegedly raping pregnant woman in Akwa Ibom

27-year-old Victor Frank aka ‘Akpan Prophet’ was among the suspects paraded by the Akwa Ibom State police Command on Monday for committing various crimes, ranging from murder, armed robbery to rape. Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters, Ikot-Akpanabia, the commissioner of police, CP Musa Kimo told newsmen that Victor …

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Prophet dupes Apostle of N6m

A prophet, Vincent Adewunmi was on Friday arraigned in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly defrauding one Apostle Austin Okeke of N6.35 million. Adewunmi, 36, of no fixed address, is charged with two counts of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence. The prosecutor, Sgt. John Iberedem, told the court …

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Unknown gunmen kidnap Plateau monarch

The Plateau State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the kidnap ofthe paramount ruler of Dorock kingdom of Shandam Local Government Area of the State by unknown gunmen.The confirmation was made by the Command’s spokesman, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev. Tyopev said, “On the 19/11/2018 at about 22:00 hours, the Plateau State …

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Four INEC workers, NYSC member, 3 year-old die in Kogi auto crash

Four staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a member of the NYSC and a three-year-old girl on Saturday died in an accident along Ajaokuta–Lokoja Road. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the victims were returning in the evening from Ayingba, Kogi, where they attended the …

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Fire guts 156 shops at Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba

Fire on Saturday gutted about 156 shops at the timber and furniture section of Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia, leaving many families in grief for their losses. The Chairman of the market traders’ association, Okechukwu Lawrence, told NAN at the market on Sunday that …

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EFCC arrests 36 ‘yahoo boys’, recovers 300 sims, charm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The commission’s acting Head, Media and Publicity, Mr Tony Orilade, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Orilade stated that the suspects, who were between …

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How ‘Amala’ killed four family members in Kwara

Four members of a family in Ilorin have been feared dead after eating `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous. The incident happened at Magaji-Ogo community behind Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, in Ilorin West Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that four …

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