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I Killed my friend, took his Heart for money-making ritual; Man confesses

The Lagos State police command has arrested four persons for alleged murder of their friend for moneymaking rituals. The suspects are presently being interrogated at the homicide section of the State Criminal and Intelligence Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba. One of the suspects, simply identified as Daniel, confessed that: “We are …

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Officials: 5 people killed in Washington cabin explosion

Officials in Washington state say five people died in an explosion and fire Sunday at a rental cabin near Brinnon. The Peninsula Daily News reports that neighbors called 911 after hearing an explosion about 1 a.m. Sunday. The callers said that the hillside was on fire and the cabin was …

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World Cup: Portugal’s hopes aided by extra rest for Ronaldo

Portugal has received assistance from Real Madrid in its quest for a first World Cup title, even though it plays Spain in the opening game. By allowing Cristiano Ronaldo to sit out less meaningful matches, Madrid’s management of the 33-year-old forward in the twilight of his career means he should …

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Buhari arrives Morocco on two-day working visit (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco on a 2 day official visit. His Royal Majesty, King Mohammed VI held a welcoming ceremony for Mr Buhari at the Mechouar of the Royal Palace of Rabat. The two leaders will discuss socio-economic matters affecting their countries. …

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Nigerian govt reacts to Obasanjo’s arrest claim

The Nigerian government has reacted to an allegation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Buhari administration was plotting his arrest on false charges. The former leader made the allegation on Friday in a statement by his aide. He said there were plans to detain him indefinitely as punishment for …

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Nigeria’s Nwagalezi hacks into Ecobank mobile app, withdraws N207 million

A Nigerian man has been arrested for hacking Ecobank mobile application and withdrawing N207 million, though it was claimed that he used charms to carry out the operation. A 28-year-old suspected fraudster, James Nwagalezi, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court yesterday, for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, to hack into …

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Buhari announces modality, names dignitaries for conferment of national honours on Abiola, others

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Friday night released the below statement announcing modalities for the conferment of national honours on late multibillionaire businessman cum politician, Moshood Abiola; late prominent lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi and politician, Babagana Kingibe. Read full statement below. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HONOURS JUNE …

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FG: ‘June 12 this year is not a public holiday’

The Nigerian Government has issued a new statement Friday night saying the Federal Public Holiday on June 12 as the new Democracy Day will commence in 2019. “The Federal Government wishes to clarify to the public that the Federal public holiday on June 12, recently declared as the new Democracy …

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Facebook out to lure eSports fans with online portal

Facebook on Friday unveiled a portal devoted to streaming video game play and commentary as it ramped up its challenge to Amazon-owned Twitch and Google’s YouTube for eSports fans. Gaming creator program lead John Imah and product manager Nick Miller described the new venue online at fb.gg as a “gaming …

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No national public holiday on June 12, 2018 – FG

The Federal Government has announced that there will be no federal public holiday this year’s June 12. In a statement issued on Friday the Nigeria Government’s Twitter page read: “There have been questions regarding whether or not there will be a FEDERAL public holiday on June 12, 2018.  “The answer …

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Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali

President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion – this time, Muhammad Ali. Trump tells reporters he’s looking at “thousands of names” of people who could be granted clemency. Trump’s already granted a posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson – convicted of …

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Celebrity chef, food critic Anthony Bourdain dead at 61: CNN

Celebrity chef and food critic Anthony Bourdain has committed suicide, according to the television network CNN for which he took viewers around the world for the “Parts Unknown” series. He was 61. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the …

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Yewande Adekoya set for the Cinemas again with BELLADONNA

Brilliant Nollywood Actor and Producer Yewande Adekoya set for the Cinemas again with BELLADONNA. The talented actress premiered her cinema debut ‘Iyawo Adedigba’ on June 25, 2017 at Viva Cinemas, Ilorin, Kwara State. The movie which embodies the heritage of the Yoruba culture from language to expression of values and …

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Senate president writes Police over Offa bank robbery allegations

Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to allegations levelled against him by suspects arrested in connection with the deadly Offa bank robbery. In April this year, Four banks were hit by the robbers and 33 persons were killed in the process. The Senate President said he sent his written response …

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Ha, Naija Police (An ugly experience with Nigerian Police)

By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat Nigeria Police Force is generally regarded as one of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, but how corrupt really is the Nigerian Police and to what extent do they perpetrate their acts of corruption? This is what I tried to find out in my recent trip …

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