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Breaking News: Mob Set Suspected Ritualist Ablaze In Oyo

middle-aged man believed to be a ritualist was allegedly set ablaze by an angry mob on Monday at Koso Community Grammar School, Iseyin Local Government Area in Oyo State. An eyewitness, who spoke to Sahara Reporters said that the suspect was caught with human feaces, which many ritualists were said to be using to make money. He said the suspect was unlucky ...

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23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia Over Drug Trafficking

  At least 23 Nigerians are on death roll in Saudi Arabia over drug-related offenses. This was revealed in a statement released by the Saudi Arabian Government on Saturday. According to the statement, the suspects were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah, and Prince Muhammad Bin Abdu-Aziz International Airport, Madinah. The suspects were said to ...

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Breaking News: Community Leader, Wife, Others Kidnapped In Enugu

Kidnappers struck in two different locations in Enugu, making away with the daughter of a former aide to former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, Frank Anioma. The incident occurred within the New Haven axis of Enugu. Anioma said his daughter, Kosiso, was on her way to the New Haven market when she got missing. “Her phone was ringing when we called her ...

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20 Killed In Mass Shooting In Texas Walmart Store

No fewer than 20 people were killed on Sunday in the latest mass shooting in the United States, the BBC’s partner network CBS News has reported. The massacre happened at a Walmart store near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, a few miles from the US-Mexico border. According to the report, at least 26 people, including children, are ...

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Death Toll In Boko Haram Funeral Attack In Borno Hits 65 (Video)

Dozens of more bodies discovered following Saturday’s assault on mourners by Boko Haram fighters, say officials. An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said. Dozens of more bodies were discovered on Sunday following the assault ...

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Igbos In Kano Reject Call On Fulani To Relocate From South‎ To North

State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders in Kano, has rejected calls by some Northern political leaders that Fulani herdsmen in the Southern part of the country relocate to the North. The leaders said at a dinner in Kano that the call was “divisive and retrogressive.’’‎ ‎ According to a ‎statement issued by Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary, Malam Abba Anwar ...

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Breaking News: Armed Gang Kidnap Four Turkish Expatriates At Drinking Joint In Kwara

Six man armed gang had reportedly abducted four Turkish expatriates at a local drinking joint in Gbale village, Edu local government area of Kwara State. Tribune Online gathered that the incidence occurred at about 10:00 p.m. Saturday night while the men were having fun at the local joint in Gbale village. The abducted men were identified as Yasin Colak (33), ...

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FG Withdraws Corruption Charges Against Goje, One Month He Endorsed Lawan

A federal high court in Jos, Plateau state, has discharged the corruption charges filed against Danjuma Goje, former governor of Gombe state. The office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) applied for the withdrawal of the charges on Friday. In 2011, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed charges against Goje, who is currently the senator representing ...

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‘Why I Stole 3-day-old Baby From Hospital’

The Plateau State police command has paraded one Mrs. Leritshimwa Dungjil Diyal who disguised herself as medical personnel and stole a three-day-old baby at Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos. Mrs. Leritshimwa who is married for seven years without a child confessed that she was desperate to have a baby to cover her face from shame in the society. The command also paraded ...

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Three Nigerians Jailed For Transporting Firearms, Drugs In UK

Three men have been jailed by the Woolwich Crown Court for their roles in transporting firearms and drugs into the United Kingdom via Euro tunnel. The names of the convicted persons published on the website of the Metropolitan Police Service showed that the three have names that of Nigerian origin names. Their names were given as Kennedy Udo, 29, Michael ...

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