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Police kills 3 suspected IPOB members in Ebonyi

Police operatives in Ebonyi on Tuesday raided a suspected Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) camp in the state and killed three people. The spokesman for the state police command, Chris Anyanwu, who confirmed the development to journalists in Abakaliki, said the camp was located in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of the state. He added […]

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Uncle kills albino for money ritual in Mozambique

A Mozambican albino has been killed by his uncle for money ritual in the country’s Mogovolas district. The Nampula police spokesman, Zacarias Nacute, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday, said the prime suspect had been arrested and he confessed to the crime. The spokesman said: “The suspect told the police that he […]

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Ukraine charges Russian soldier for sexual assault

Ukrainian authorities have charged a Russian soldier for alleged sexual assault of a woman who husband was murdered in the early days of the invasion of the country by Russian troops. Ukraine’s Prosecutor General, Iryna Venediktova, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said the soldier, Mikhail Romanov, was due to stand trial in a landmark since […]

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PDP to conduct fresh governorship primary in Bauchi after Gov Mohammed’s failed presidential bid

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State will conduct a fresh governorship primary election following the failure of state Governor, Bala Mohammed, to clinch the party’s presidential ticket of the party. Mohammed placed fifth in PDP presidential primary held last Saturday in Abuja after polling 20 votes in the exercise. The PDP Publicity Secretary […]

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PDP to present certificate of return to Atiku Wednesday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will present the certificate of return to former Vice President Abubakar Atiku on Wednesday. Abubakar won the PDP presidential ticket in last Saturday’s primary election held in Abuja. He polled 371 votes to brush off the challenges of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and 11 other aspirants in the exercise. […]

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Boko Haram commander, deputy killed in clash with Borno hunters

A commander of the Boko Haram sect and his deputy in Borno State were on Monday killed during a clash between the insurgents and hunters in Shaffa Taku village, Damboa local government area of the state. The Chairman of the Hunters/Vigilantes Association in the North-East, Mohammed Yohanna, confirmed the development to journalists on Tuesday. Yerima […]

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Buhari has told governors his ideal APC presidential candidate – Gov Sule

The Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, said on Tuesday President Muhammadu Buhari has highlighted the qualities of the person he wanted as the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections. The governor, who stated this in a Channels Television programme, Politics Today, however, said the President has not come up with […]

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Investors lose N421.5bn as Nigerian Breweries, others drag stock market down

The Nigerian capital market extended its bearish run following the crash in the equity capitalization by 1.45% on Tuesday. Consequently, the total investments in the capitalisation dropped by N421.5 billion from N28.98 trillion posted on Monday to N28.56 trillion today. Similarly, the All-Share Index dropped by 781.86 basis points to close at 52,990.28, down from […]

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Reality tv star, Angel Smith, threatens to sue online troll

Big Brother Naija star Angel Smith on Tuesday, May 31 threatened to sue an online troll and blogger for allegedly slandering her name and members of her family. Taking to her Instagram story, Angel Smith in a series of posts lashed out at those who are always subjecting her to trolling and hate. She warned […]

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Clark slams PDP primaries, says Ayu unfit to remain as chairman

The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) Chief Edwin Clark has condemned the recently-concluded presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which resulted in the victory of Atiku Abubakar. Sen Clark spoke on Tuesday via a statement titled, “Resign Now: You’re No Longer Fit To Remain PDP National Chairman, Clark Tells Iyiorchia […]

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2023: Okorocha Set To Attend APC Presidential Screening

The embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, will attend the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential screening. Naija News reports that the ruling party on Monday commenced the screening of its presidential aspirants ahead of the party’s primaries fixed for June 6th and 7th. A total of 23 aspirants purchased and submitted their nomination […]

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FACT CHECK: What we found about Helen Paul’s Professorial appointment

On Monday, popular comedienne, Helen Paul announced on her Instagram page that she had been appointed a Professor at a US-based University, and promoted to Head of a department, in the same university. In multiple posts, she celebrated her appointment and promotion. She also flaunted her husband who bagged a Ph.D from the same university. […]

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French journalist killed in Ukraine

A French journalist, Frederic Leclerc-Imhoff, was killed in Ukraine on Monday. Leclerc-Imhoff, 32, who worked for CNN affiliate BFM TV, was killed on the road to Lyssychansk in the Severodonetsk region of Ukraine, according to his employers in a statement released by the network on Tuesday morning. “He was victim of a shrapnel, while he […]

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