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Eight suspects arrested as Nigerian Police rescues 500 people from

Eight suspects arrested as Nigerian Police rescues 500 people from kidnappers house of torture Close to five hundred kidnapped victims were rescued at a big house in Kaduna. The victims who were mostly children were said to have been taken there by their family members believing it’s an islamic school.  The Nigerian police arrested eight […]

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Reason why Sowore is still in DSS custody after meeting

Reason why Sowore is still in DSS custody after meeting bail conditions The DSS spokesperson, Dr. Peter Afunnaya has given reasons why the publisher of Sahara Reporters is still in DSS custody. In an interview with punch, Afunaya said the DSS is yet to receive the court order granting Sowore’s bail. The Federal high court […]

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I killed 15 women in 7 states – Port Harcourt

I killed 15 women in 7 states – Port Harcourt Serial killer confession The River State Police spokesperson, Nnamdi Omoni, while speaking to the media on Wednesday said Gracious David-West confessed in killing seven women in Lagos, Edo, Ibadan, Owerri, Imo, Abia and nine in Port Harcourt. The suspected serial killer was arrested and paraded […]

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One of the most wanted suspects on FBI list charged

One of the most wanted suspects on FBI list arraigns in court One of the most wanted suspects on the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) internet fraudsters wanted list was charged to court on Wednesday the 25th 2019, at an ilorin high court. Joseph Oyediran 36 was charged on a five count charge on internet […]

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Ogun is owing N32.8 billion death benefits and gratuities.

Ogun is owing N32.8 billion death benefits and gratuities. This was revealed in a statement signed by the Permanent secretary, Bureau of Local Government Pensions, Mrs. Irene Kokumo, released by the chief press secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin on Wednesday. She said the the debt was piled up under the previous administration. The statement […]

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4 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Abuja

4 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Abuja The Economic and Financial crimes commission (EFCC) has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters. The suspects identified as Osasu Fred Akioyamen, Oris Kareem, Chukwuemeka Chanimuya, Ehizoghie Egheomwan were arrested at their residence at Plot 1202 News Engineering Estate, Dawaki Abuja. EFCC said the suspects were arrested after a covert […]

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Gbenga Daniel told me Obasanjo said he would turn me

Gbenga Daniel told me Obasanjo said he would turn me to nobody – Ladoja The former governor of Oyo state, Rashidi Ladoja said Obasanjo threatened to reduce him to nobody for rejecting his third term bid. His words quoted below There are successes and failures.  There are triumphs and disappointments. And in the long run, […]

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Kwankwaso is reportedly under investigation for fraud

Kwankwaso is reportedly under investigation for fraud The former governor of Kano, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso is under investigation and would be quizzed soon by the Economic and Financial crime commission (EFCC), Daily trust reports. The former governor is being investigated on allegations of money laundering and misappropriation of state funds. It was alleged in a […]

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Pastor Fatoyinbo is demanding N50m as damages from Busola Dakolo

Pastor Fatoyinbo is demanding N50m as damages from Busola Dakolo According to court documents, Fatoyinbo countersued Dakolo, urging court to dismiss her lawsuit, and also demanding N50 million as damages.  This is coming two weeks after Busola took the controversial pastor to court, seeking an apology on the front page of two National newspapers and […]