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Explosions rock Maiduguri as Osinbajo visits

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Two suicide bombers on Wednesday detonated explosives in the troubled region of Maiduguri as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo pays a one day visit to the area. The explosions reportedly took place at the Molai General Hospital gate barely an hour after the Vice President arrived on his official visit. SOURCE

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Police foil bank robbery in Rivers

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SECURITY operatives from the Rivers State Police Command on Tuesday foiled a bank robbery along Mile 4, Ikwerre Road in Port Harcourt, the state capital. A group of five armed robbers had stormed a commercial bank and shot sporadically in their bid to scare people away, but were repelled by ...

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One dies in Owerri as police nab suspected cultists

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OPERATIVES of the Imo State Police Command have killed one suspected cultist identified as Chimaobi Iheme and arrested two during a gun battle. Iheme and other cult members, who had converged on Egbu Community Girls Secondary School for a meeting on Sunday, June 28, 2015, were said to have started ...

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Ondo NSCDC arrests prostitutes for child trafficking

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The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, has arrested a woman, Susan John, for alleged child trafficking. John, who is also suspected to be a prostitute, was apprehended on Tuesday with six others at a brothel, Royal Crown Hotel, on Car Street, Akure, the state ...

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Customs men looked away as smugglers battered me

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“We will kill you today. When we kill you, other journalists will leave this place alone.” Four suspected smugglers yelled as they pummeled a journalist, Yomi Olomofe. Not done, the hoodlums, after about 10 minutes of battering, took their victim to a refuse dump nearby, pummelled him some more, and ...

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Eight persons die in Fulani/Agatu clash in Kogi

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NOT less than eight persons were killed in the renewed wave of hostilities between the Fulani and Agatu on one hand and Fulani and Omala people on the other hand recently in Kogi. Reports from the embattled community indicated that two persons were killed some weeks ago and on May ...

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JAILED: Ghanaian Bags 17 Years For Importing Cannabis Into Nigeria

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Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted and sentenced a Ghanaian, Patrick Mensah, to 17 years imprisonment for importing 27.6kg of Cannabis Sativa (narcotics similar to cocaine) into Nigeria. Mensah, who was arraigned before the court by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on ...

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‘603 Civilian JTF Killed By Boko Haram’

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Facts have emerged on how 603 Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members in Borno State were killed while attempting to prevent bomb strapped Boko Haram insurgents from detonating their bombs in large crowds. According to the legal adviser of the CJTF, Barr Jubril Gunda who spoke yesterday during a two ...

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Beninoise wife poisons husband over boyfriend in Lagos

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A Beninoise, Kwenume Ojo, aka Abiodun, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband, Jimoh Ojo, 32, in the Yaba area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Kwenume put poison in her husband’s soft drink and forced it down his throat ...

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Woman, grandchild killed during Lagos cult clash

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One-year-old Opeyemi Yusuf was licking a lollipop, comfortably straddled to her grandma’s back en route to the market, when a bullet pierced through the back of their tricycle. It hit Opeyemi in the head and penetrated to Mrs. Osayemi Victoria’s head, killing both victims on the spot. Opeyemi was her ...

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CORRUPTION: President Buhari Orders Arrest Of Wife’s Brother

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria’s security agents to arrest his brother-in-law for allegedly extorting money from an unnamed businessman, a close confidante of the Nigerian leader told SaharaReporters. He said the suspect, named Musa Yola, was the immediate younger brother of Mr. Buhari’s wife. Our source disclosed that the ...

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Mother Found Eating Her 2-Year-Old Girl Alive In India

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What could make a woman cut and eat her own child must be something beyond alcoholism as this post has attributed it to. It must be associated with the disease of the mind. Or can alcoholism induce one into cannibalistic tendencies? Pramila, 40 has been reportedly arrested by Indian Police ...

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Kuwait arrests mosque bombing suspects

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Kuwait interior ministry said on Saturday it had detained some suspects in Friday bomb attack during a prayer session in a mosque. Among those detained is the owner of the vehicle which a suicide bomber used to get to a Shi’ite Muslim mosque where he blew himself up, killing 27 ...

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NDLEA Seizes N542 Billion Drugs, Arrests 12,304 Persons

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has put the value of hard drugs seized and cannabis farms destroyed in 2014 at a whooping N542 billion. Chairman and Chief Executive of the Agency, Ahmadu Giade gave the figure yesterday in Abuja at the celebration of the International Day against Drug ...

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Operatives arrest baby factory owner child traffickers

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Security agents from the Imo State Police Command have arrested a suspected human trafficker from Abia State. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, through a tip-off members of the public. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Austin Evbakhavbokun, explained that the arrest of the suspect was sequel ...

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Police kill robbers in gun duel, arrest six car snatchers

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Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command on Thursday engaged suspected armed robbers in a gun duel at Nchia, Eleme Local Government Area, killing two of the bandits in the process. The police recovered one pump action gun, a locally made pistol, 15 live cartridges, one red mask and assorted ...

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12 cultists in police net over Calabar killings

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No fewer than 12 cultists will be charged to court in relation to various killings in Calabar and other parts of Cross River State, the police said. The cultists, who are currently in the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Cross River State Police Command in Calabar, are ...

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