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JUST IN: Lady demands BB9ja scrapped, Nigerians react

Arogbonlo Israel

A lady who goes by the name 'Apkata' has led what seems like a campaign on Facebook, when she posted “wish they can bring back these shows and take away Big Brother” , and this has stirred reactions from a lot of people.

Apkata echoed the thoughts of many Nigerians on social media with her…

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INEC cancelled presidential election results in PDP’s strongholds in Kaduna – Atiku’s agent

John Makama, who served as the Peoples Democratic Party’s collation agent in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, during the February 23, 2019 presidential election, said the results of the poll in the stronghold of his party were cancelled by the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Makama was testifying…

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Man who accused wife of demanding bribe before sex secures divorce

A mother of four, Mrs Risikat Adegboyega, has lost her 16-year-old marriage as an Igando Customary Court in Lagos  granted the request of her  husband to dissolve the union because she demanded bribe before sex.

The court President, Mr Adeniyi Koledoye, held on Thursday  that since the petitioner insisted on divorce in spite of interventions,…

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PHOTOS: Poly Ibadan sets ablaze cell phones worth N15 million seized during examination

Arogbonlo Israel

The management of Ibadan Polytechnic in a bid to provide a lasting solution to the act of indiscipline and examination malpractices on Wednesday, has burnt thousands of cell phones with the estimated value of over 15 million naira.

The cell phones were reportedly seized from students during examination…

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AFCON 2019: First Goal For Super Eagles Excites Chukwueze

Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles booked their place in the semi-finals of the AFCON tournament in Egypt with an 88th…

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How police stray bullet killed my father, witness tells court

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that a pedestrian, Adams Bello, was killed in August 2016 at Okokomaiko in Ojo, Lagos, when he was hit by a stray bullet allegedly fired by Police Sergeant, Emmanuel Uyanweke.

Bello’s son, Afeez, told Justice Adedayo Akintoye that the bullet hit his father in the chest.

He testified as the first prosecution witness in Uyanweke’s trial for manslaughter.

The Lagos State Government arraigned the…

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How police stray bullet killed my father, witness tells court

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that a pedestrian, Adams Bello, was killed in August 2016 at Okokomaiko in Ojo, Lagos, when he was hit by a stray bullet allegedly fired by Police Sergeant, Emmanuel Uyanweke.

Bello’s son, Afeez, told Justice Adedayo Akintoye that the bullet hit his father in the chest.

He testified as the first prosecution witness in Uyanweke’s trial for manslaughter.

The Lagos State Government arraigned the…

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JUST IN: Senate seeks death penalty for rapists, paedophiles

The application of death penalty to rapists would go a long way to serve as a deterrent to the menace, the Senate said yesterday after expressing concern over the rising wave of rape and defilement of minors in the country.

Besides resolving on death penalty for offenders, the lawmakers underscored the necessity to review relevant laws…

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Police hunt for Shiite members, arrest scores

The police have arrested scores of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria for injuring a policeman and an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps at the National Assembly, Abuja, on Tuesday.

The force has also launched a manhunt for Shi’ite members across the city centre.



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Shiite NASS protest: 'It was not local gun but AK 47' - injured policeman

Two of the policemen injured by members of Islamic sect Shiites have been referred to the National Hospital for immediate medical attention from the National Assembly Clinic.

One of them, soaked in blood, was badly beaten by the rampaging Shi’ite members.

He was gasping by the time the vehicle that took him to the…

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‘A very stupid guy’ - Donald Trump calls British ambassador

Arogbonlo Israel

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States “a very stupid guy,” one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables des…

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PHOTOS: Man arrested for raping and killing corps member

The Imo State Police command has arrested one Chukwuemeka Eze, for raping and murdering a 27-year-old corps member barely a week to her passing out parade.

The suspect was paraded alongside 19 others, allegedly involved in various crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, murder and child-trafficking.

Chukwuemeka Eze…

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'You are number one problem of Nigeria' - Akiolu blasts Obasanjo



Akiolu spoke at the public presentation of Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics,…

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Man drags future in-law to court, seeks N95,000 son’s bride price refund

A 72-year-old man, Abubakar Ibrahim of Kabala West, Kaduna, on Tuesday dragged his future in-law to a Sharia Court ll, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, seeking refund of N95,000 in bride price.

Ibrahim told the court that he paid N95,000 to his prospective in-law, Muhammad Lawal, and two years later, no date has been fixed for the…

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JUST IN: Tanzania fire Nigeria legend Amunike after Afcon exit

Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage.

Amunike took over last August and helped them qualify for the finals for the first time in 39 years.

"Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) and the coach of the national team, the…

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Court remands man for allegedly raping nine-year-old girl

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Tuesday remanded one Maxwell Oriaku in prison for alleged raping his neighbour’s  nine-year-old daughter.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. Ogunkanmi, remanded Oriaku, 34, at Agodi Prisons pending an advice from the Oyo State Director of Public Prosecutions.

She adjourned the case…

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UPDATED: AFCON 2019 Top Scorers

Arogbonlo Israel

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has been packed full of drama, with eight teams left competing for glory in Egypt.

Recall that the two 2017 AFCON finalists have both been eliminated, with holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt dumped out at the last-16 stage of the tournament.

But who will be…

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