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Fatal accident claims over 20 lives in Kogi


TRAGEDY struck on Monday morning when a fatal accident claimed more than 20 persons lives. Twenty-two cows were also killed in the accident along Abuja-Lokoja-Okene. An eyewitness who spoke to The Guardian said the accident was caused by a road- block mounted by armed robbers along the Irepeni axis of ...

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Eking out a living in garbage


Danger looms as scavengers swoop dumpsites in Onitsha, Lagos, others ALTHOUGH scavenging, an act of unauthorised persons going through recycling or refuse containers and dumpsites, is considered a crime in various cities in the world because of its health implications and loss of revenue, it is however, a booming trade ...

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DINO MELAYE: APC should respect Buhari’s view on Saraki


The senator representing Kogi-West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has urged the All Progressives Congress to respect the view of President Muahammdu Buhari on the emergence of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. While reacting to the controversial emergence of Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, shortly ...

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Robbers attack residents, snatch bag containing faeces


Some suspected armed robbers terrorising residents of Asaba, Ibusa and its environs in Delta State, on Wednesday snatched a cellophane bag containing human excreta and a N200 note in Okpanam community, near Asaba. The hoodlums were said to have earlier shot a motorist who allegedly blocked their entrance into Okpanam ...

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Female teachers, others killed in Kaduna bombing


TERRORISTS on Tuesday revisited Kaduna State with a female suicide bomber attacking the secretariat of the Sabon Gari Local Government Area in Dogarawa, killing at least 40 persons, mostly female teachers. The victims, most of who were said to have been burnt beyond recognition, had been undergoing a staff audit ...

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Thugs attack pensioners during anti-Aregbesola protest


Some hoodlums on Tuesday attacked pensioners and human rights activists who staged a protest against Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State over his inability to pay them for the past seven months. Our correspondent gathered that the pensioners and some human rights activists under the aegis of Civil Societies’ Coalition ...

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ECA: FAAC faults Okonjo-Iweala, denies approving $2bn withdrawal


The Federation Account Allocation Committee on Tuesday faulted comments credited to a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that it approved the withdrawal of $2bn from the Excess Crude Account. The committee, in a statement issued on its behalf by Forum of Finance Commissioners in Abuja, stated that the ...

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EFCC arrests Sule Lamido, two sons


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, for alleged money laundering-related offences. Investigations revealed that operatives of the anti-graft agency picked up the former governor and his two sons, Mustapha and Aminu in Abuja. It was gathered that the anti-graft ...

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Kenya evacuates Mandera village after attack

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More than 100 people have been evacuated from a village in Mandera where 14 people were killed by Al Shabaab militants on Tuesday morning. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery says 136 people were safely evacuated in three aircrafts because they were facing imminent danger after the deadly attack. Nkaissery has ...

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World’s Oldest Man, Sakari Momoi Dies At 112 In Japan


The world’s oldest man, Japanese supercentenarian Sakari Momoi, has died in Tokyo at the age of 112. The former high school principal and father of five children died of kidney failure in a care facility on Sunday. He had been named the oldest man by Guinness World Records in August. ...

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20 persons, 25 cows die in Kogi road accident


No fewer than 20 persons were killed on Monday in an early morning crash around Irepeni, along Abuja-Lokoja-Okene highway. About 25 cows were also killed in the incident. An eyewitness said a luxury bus with number plates KRD 799 LC, which was heading to Abuja from Lagos, suddenly ran into ...

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Principal Got SS3 Student Pregnant At FGC Jos, Mohammed Manko Under Fire


Principal Impregnates Federal Government College , FGC Jos Student, Mohammed Manko Pays Aisha Bello’s Dowry To Avoid Sharia Law Punishment.A randy Principal identified as Mohammed Manko has impregnated a teenager at the Federal Government college in Jos Plateau. The 55-year-old Principal has secretly arranged with Aisha’s Parents to marry the ...

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