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Over 100 Killed in Plateau State As Herdsmen Goes Offensive


The Plateau State government has imposed a curfew in three troubled Local government Areas (LGAs) of the state. This follows the attack on some villages in Barkin Ladi LGA by suspected herdsmen, while Riyom and Jos South LGAs are also affected by the curfew. The Secretary to the State Government, ...

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Four men defile 8-yr-old hawker in Rivers State


An 8-year-old girl, has been reportedly defiled by 4 men in in Ogoloma, Okirika, Rivers State. According to news sources, the policemen attached to the Eleme Police Area Command have succeeded in arresting two of the suspects, namely Jehebamiema Nelson and Dere Somiari, while others are still at large. The ...

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AMCON seizes Stella Oduah’s assets over N20bn debt


The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil and Gas Limited and other assets belonging the Senator representing Anambra North, Stella Oduah, over inability to clear her N20 billion debt. AMCON explained that the takeover followed an injunction granted by M.S. Hassan of the Lagos ...

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IS claims Indonesia church bombings


The Islamic State group has said it was responsible for suicide attacks against three churches in Indonesia that killed at least 11 people on Sunday, it said via its propaganda agency Amaq. “Three martyrdom attacks killed 11 and wounded at least 41 among church guards and Christians,” it said via ...

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Suicide bombings kill 11, wound dozens in Indonesian churches


Suicide bombers have targeted Sunday mass congregations in three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the Christian minority, police said. The first attack struck the Santa Maria Roman Catholic Church in Surabaya, killing four people, ...

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Former Delta lawmaker killed by suspected kidnappers


The decomposing corpse of a former councillor in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Onoakpoma Onose, was over the weekend recovered. His body was found at a rubber plantation in Okurekpo community after he was abducted by suspected gunmen sometime in march. It was gathered that his ...

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N16.4m Fraud: Ehindero, Obaniyi Docked


The Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offences Commission(ICPC), on Thursday, re-arraigned former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, and former Commissioner of Police, John Obaniyi, for alleged N16.4 million fraud. The defendants are standing trial before an FCT High Court, Apo, on a five-count charge bordering on fraud and conspiracy. ...

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