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Rivers Massacre: Death toll rises to 25

The death toll of the massacre in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has risen to twenty-five. The recent figure is against the initial fifteen that were confirmed killed when the incident occurred. Daily Post reports that ten bodies were later found in different parts …

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Police arrest three clerics in possession of human parts

Three self acclaimed Islamic clerics have been arrested by Ogun State Police Command over alleged rituals and murder. The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ilyasu, who paraded the suspects on Sunday at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, headquarters in Abeokuta said they were arrested on October 5. He gave the …

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Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

A Nigerian, Jelili Omoyele, a 35-year-old cellular phone technician, was allegedly shot dead in Johannesburg on Saturday, the Nigeria Union, South Africa, has said. Its president, Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Johannesburg that Mr. Omoyele, a.k.a Ja Rule, a native of Ibadan, Oyo …

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Ebonyi University student killed by armed robbers

A final-year student of Business Education in Ebonyi State University(EBSU), Abakaliki, Chinedu Linus, has been shot dead by robbers at his hostel in Abakaliki, the state capital. The gunmen numbering four also robbed the deceased and other students in the hostel of their money, laptops, handsets and other valuables, police …

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Police parade 3 suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

Police parade 3 suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested three suspected armed robbers who had been terrorizing the residents of Kazaure Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Spokesman, SP. Abdu Jinjiri, who paraded the suspects before newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested along Kazaure-Daura road. Jinjiri …

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BREAKING: Gunmen storm Olubadan palace, ex-SSG escapes death

A former Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Sharrafaden Ali, escaped death Monday morning when unknown gunmen attacked the Olubadan palace in Popo-yemoja, Ibadan, Oyo state. Mr. Ali escaped by the whiskers alongside three other journalists who were at the palace to cover the installation of four local chiefs (baales) …

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Estate agent faces N270,000 fraud charge

Estate agent faces N270,000 fraud chargeA self-acclaimed estate agent, Okolin Nma, on Monday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding one Morry Anakwe, a prospective tenant, of N270,000. Nma, 36, a resident of Okito Street, Ajegunle, Lagos, is standing trial on a two- count charge of …

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