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100 Gunmen Kill Senator Marafa’s Sister, Abduct Her Husband In Zamfara

A Nigerian senator has lost her sister to dreaded gunmen number about 100 after they stormed the woman’s residence.  Suspected bandits have killed Ade Marafa, elder sister of Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, and abducted her husband, TheCable has reported. Abubakar Tsafe, an aide to the senator, who confirmed this ...

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Many Escape Death As ‘Substandard’ Scoreboard Of Newly-Commissioned Stephen Keshi Stadium Collapses

The scoreboard of the newly-commissioned Stephen Keshi stadium has collapsed nearly killing people in the area.   According to SaharaReporters, the residents of the popular Nnebisi and commuters plying the road narrowly escaped death on Monday, after the electric scoreboard at the newly commissioned Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State, collapsed. Staff ...

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Economic Hardship: 47 Million Bank Accounts Go Dormant

Economic hardship, BVN, others take blames as commercial banks strategise against worsening situation.  More Nigerians have abandoned their bank accounts majorly due to economic hardship caused by sluggish economic growth, rising job losses and reduction in purchasing power occasioned by double digit inflation. Statistics from the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System, NIBSS, ...

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Abacha Loot: Despite Outcry, FG Secretly Pays Malami’s Lawyers ‘Dubious’ $15m Fees

It has been revealed that President Buhari’s government has gone ahead to secretly pay Malami’s lawyers ‘dubious’ $15m fees.   Oladipo Okpeseyi and Temitope Adebayo, two Nigerian lawyers hired for the return of $321 million Abacha loot from Switzerland, have been secretly paid their controversial fees, TheCable can report. Although they were ...

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Boko Haram Kills Five In Adamawa

Terrorists have reportedly killed at least five persons in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State yesterday night.   Boko Haram insurgents attacked three communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State Monday night, dislodging policemen on routine duty and wreaking havoc on the town, The Nation has reported. A security ...

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NBC Warns TV Stations Against Broadcasting Party Insignia 24 Hours To Election

Radio and TV stations have been cautioned against broadcasting any material that contains hate speech, and inciting statement or comments.   National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned television stations across the country against broadcasting insignia or logo of any political parties 24 hours to elections. The warning was given by the ...

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Nigerian Air Force Destroys Boko Haram’s Logistics Base In Borno

Vehicles and other logistics items belonging to Boko Haram have been destroyed by NAF.  The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, says its Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP logistics base near Arege in the northern part of Borno. NAF Director of ...

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Omg! Young Man Lands In Hot Soup After Being Caught Repackaging Bullets In Edo (Photo)

A young man has gotten himself into more trouble than he saw coming after he was caught repackaging bullets in Edo.  John Omosuanfo, a 25-year old man, has been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for producing bullets from expended cartridges. The Nation reports that John was arrested at Iyoha ...

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Dangote Refinery’ll Not Sell Petrol At Regulated Price

Dangote spoke on the sidelines of the visit of Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele to the refinery in Lagos.   The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said premium motor spirit (PMS) or petrol that will be refined from Dangote Refinery will not be sold at Federal Government’s regulated ...

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Rapper Bow Wow Arrested After Fight With Ex-Girlfriend (Photo)

Rapper Bow Wow has been arrested in Atlanta following a physical confrontation with his on-and-off girlfriend, model Kiyomi Leslie.  Rapper Bow Wow Atlanta police say rapper Bow Wow has been arrested following a fight with a woman. Police couldn’t tell who was the primary aggressor, so both were charged with ...

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