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Police arrest 26-year-old man for stealing phone from altar

The police on Monday arrested a 26 -year -old man, Toyin Sunday, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court near Lagos for allegedly stealing a mobile phone worth N7000 from a church. The accused, whose address was not mentioned, is facing a charge of stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Akpan Ikem, told …

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Saraki congratulates Emmanuella for landing Disney role, invites to senate

Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated popular child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel aka Emmanuela who recently bagged a role and will be featuring in a Disney Hollywood film. “Congratulations Emmanuella! Make sure you make them laugh over there. Your story is an inspiration. Come by the @NGRSenate sometime, let’s discuss how …

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1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in Q4 2017 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017. The NBS stated this in its, “ Road Transport Data for Fourth Quarter 2017’’ posted on its website. The NBS said that 1,200 of the 1,306 Nigerians who …

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Zamfara Killings: Three suspects arrested

The Nigerian Police have arrested three suspects Halilu Garba, 45, (Alias Mabushi), Zubairu Marafa, 45. (Alias Wakili) and Nafi’u Badamasi, 40 linked to the murder of more than 40 innocent persons which took place last week February 14 in Birani, a village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. The …

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BAFTAs 2018: Complete winners list

The 2018 EE British Academy Film Awards was held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (February 18) in London, England. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the big winner of the night with five awards, including Best Film and Best British Film. Check out the winners list below: Outstanding British …

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Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday. Over the course of the week, hundreds of suspected Boko Haram extremists have appeared before a court at the Kainji military …

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Lagos State Tourism Masterplan

Lagos State is on the verge of releasing a Tourism masterplan to serve the state for the next 15 years to showcase the culture, heritage, arts and entertainment of the centre of excellence to the world. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture Steve Ayorinde made this known at the Launch …

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All 66 people on board Killed in Iran plane crash

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public …

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PDP deputy chairman, 34,828 others join APC in Niger

The state Deputy Chairman of the PDP, Aminu Yusuf; former Speaker of the state Assembly, Adamu Usman; a former Attorney General, Abdullahi Wuse, and 34,826 other members who dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were formally received by the National Chairman of …

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Buhari felicitates with FRSC at 30, lauds reduction in road crashes

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the management and staff of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) as the organisation celebrates 30 years of its establishment. The President commends the vision of its founding fathers in February 1988 in response to the unacceptable level of road crashes in the country. President …

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Three girls suffocate inside parked car in Kano

The Kano State Police Command confirmed on Saturday that three girls died of suffocation inside a parked car in Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis. The spokesman of the command, Mr Magaji Majiya, said, “The car has been parked there for more than one year; the girls were playing around …

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Border guards for killer herdsmen

Without taking away anything from President Muhammadu Buhari, I think what his regime lacks is the intellectual capacity to tackle some of the issues crippling the country. Some of the people around him should at best be confined to their respective local government areas as comfortable pensioners. It is disheartening …

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Obasanjo visits Jonathan in Otuoke | photos

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo visited former president Goodluck Jonathan in his hometown, Otuoke, Bayelsa State on Friday (February 16) after Obasanjo spoke earlier in Yenagoa during the commissioning of the Bayelsa State Drug Distribution Centre and other state of-the-art health facilities in Yenagoa. Obasanjo, who was conferred with automatic Bayelsa …

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Tuface Idibia, Banky W to join rally on voters’ awareness

Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said. Tuface (also known as 2Baba) will be joined by another star musician, Banky W, at the …

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Oprah Winfrey confirms no plans to run for US president

Talk show icon Oprah Winfrey has again confirmed she has no intention of running for US president, despite revealing that would-be donors offered to raise $1 billion for her to take on Donald Trump in 2020. The 64-year-old billionaire prompted a blaze of speculation last month that she might be …

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