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Bandits kill soldier, two others in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Thursday night killed a soldier and two other persons during an attack on Rikwe-Chongu village, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The spokesman for the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major Ishaku Takwa, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Saturday in Jos, said troops had […]

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EFCC arrests 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who confirmed the development in a statement on Saturday, said the suspects were arrested on April 29 in the Lekki area of the state. The suspects are – Tijani Olumide Ahmed, […]

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Rivers govt threatens to deal with troublemakers

The Rivers State government has on Saturday warned individuals or groups fanning the embers of discord in the state to have a rethink. The government was reacting to the threats that trailed the arrest of a lawmaker and some suspected cultists who disrupted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) screening of aspirants vying for elective positions […]

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Abia govt shuts hotel over mysterious death of customer

The Abia State government on Saturday sealed off a hotel in the state over the death of a client at the facility. The government’s decision followed the discovery of the body of an unidentified woman at the facility, Merry Home Hotels, located in Ogbor Hill, Aba. Several others have also reportedly disappeared in a mysterious […]

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Osimhen scores against Sassuolo, helps Napoli seal Champions League spot

Victor Osimhen was in action for Napoli on Saturday and he scored in their 6-1 victory over Sassuolo in a Serie A encounter. The Nigeria international helped the Naples club seal Champions League qualification, as the Luciano Spalletti Spalletti side already fell off from title race. Osimhen, Kalidou Koulibaly, Hirving Lozano, Amir Rrahmani and Dries […]

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Sultan announces Monday date for Sallah

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Monday as the Eid-el-Fitr day. This followed the inability of the National Moon Sighting Committee to sight this year’s Shawwal moon. Consequently, the Ramadan fast will continue in Nigeria and other countries across the world on Sunday. READ ALSO: Sultan in Eid-il-Fitr message tasks Nigeria govt to […]

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Nigeria’s democracy has been hijacked by wicked politicians – Sowore

The African Action Congress (AAC) presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, has blamed Nigeria’s problems on its fraudulent system of government. The Sahara Reporters publisher, who addressed students at the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, on Saturday, said the country was in the grip of “morontocracy.” He lamented the atrocities perpetrated by Nigerian leaders, adding that […]

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Police arrests suspected traffic robber in Lagos

Police operatives in Lagos have arrested a suspected armed robber, Emeka Igwe, in the state. The spokesman for the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on the police Twitter handle on Saturday. He said the 28-year-old had earlier escaped from the police during an operation in which three members of his gang were […]

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Flour Mills gets approval for acquisition of majority stake in Honeywell

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has received regulatory approval to acquire Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, a subsidiary of Honeywell Group. The deal was first announced in November 2021. In a statement sent by Honeywell to the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX Regco) on Friday, and signed by its Company Secretary, Yewande Giwa, the Group said Flour […]

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Politics

Nas/Toto 2023: APC Reps Aspirant Yarima Al-Bashir Steps Down, Asks Campaign Team To Join Hands With Aibro

…..My withdrawal from the 2022 house of representatives race for Nasrawa/Toto federal constituency was for the best interest of my people. A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), and aspirant for Nasarawa/Toto federal house of representatives seat, Hon. Chief Muhammed Yerima Albashir has stepped down citing unity, peace and progress of Afo nation. Albashir, a […]

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2023: PDP Chairman, Reps Member, Others Decamp To APC In Oyo

The Peoples Democratic Party chairman for Ibarapa Central in Oyo State, Alhaji Abiola Azeez, has decamped to the All Progressive Congress, APC. Naija News understands that Azeez was among others who defected to the nation’s ruling party alongside a member of the House of Representatives representing the Ibarapa Central/Ibarapa North Federal Constituency, Hon. Ajibola Saubana […]

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One dead, dozens injured in Shi’ites, Police clash in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, ASP Mohammed Jalige, has confirmed that one person was killed while dozens of others were injured following a clash between members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shi’ites, and the police on Friday. Jalige in a statement on the incident, said it happened when […]

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Keita nets winner against Newcastle as Liverpool go top of Premier League

Naby Keita scored the winner for Liverpool in their 1-0 victory over Newcastle United in a Premier League game on Saturday afternoon. Keita, who was scoring his fourth goal for the Reds this season, netted the goal in the 19th minute to seal the win for his side. Read Also: Klopp signs Liverpool contract extension, […]

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Gov Soludo advocates establishment of Bayern Munich Academy in Anambra

Governor Chukwuma Soludo has encouraged Bayern Munich FC of Germany to consider developing a training facility in Anambra as part of an attempt to improve the game in Nigeria. On Saturday, Soludo made the request when greeting the Bayern Munich technical staff to the state for the National Youth Cup. The governor, speaking through Tony […]

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