Category: News

Family of slain taxi driver demands N100m compensation from police in Rivers
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Family of slain taxi driver demands N100m compensation from police in Rivers

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The family of a 31-year-old taxi driver who was allegedly killed by a policeman in Rivers State over two years ago on Monday demanded an ... Read More

Ortom begs Buhari to sustain ban on rice importation
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Ortom begs Buhari to sustain ban on rice importation

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the ban on rice importation in the country. The governor ... Read More

Nigerian Adewale Adeyemo set to be Deputy Treasury Secretary in US
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Nigerian Adewale Adeyemo set to be Deputy Treasury Secretary in US

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Nigerian-born attorney Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo is set to be announce as deputy Treasury secretary by US President-Elect, Joe Biden. Adeyemo was born in Nigeria raised in California where he ... Read More

Insecurity: Tucano fighter jets to arrive Nigeria soon – NAF
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Insecurity: Tucano fighter jets to arrive Nigeria soon – NAF

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flayed reports in some sections of the media that the subsisting contractual agreement between the Nigerian Government and the United States of America ... Read More

UI Senate elects Ekanola acting VC
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UI Senate elects Ekanola acting VC

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Senate of the University of Ibadan has elected Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university. Ekanola, who is the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics was ... Read More

66 Nigerians jailed in Bangladesh for fraud
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66 Nigerians jailed in Bangladesh for fraud

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Sixty-six Nigerians are spending various terms in prisons in Bangladsh for fraud and other crimes, a report by the country’s top newspaper, Dhaka Tribune said. The Nigerians ... Read More

No federal lawmaker earns up to 10m – Rep
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No federal lawmaker earns up to 10m – Rep

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

A member of the House of Representatives, Olaifa Jimoh, has dispelled insinuation that federal lawmakers earn jumbo pay, insisting that no lawmaker earns up to N10 million. Jimoh, ... Read More

Borno Massacre: Defence Headquarters dismisses UN’s Report – Insists only 43 slaughtered
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Borno Massacre: Defence Headquarters dismisses UN’s Report – Insists only 43 slaughtered

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Defence Headquarters, on Monday, denied the report released by the United Nations that no fewer than 110 civilians were slaughtered by Boko Haram terrorists during ... Read More

FG’s delegation visit Borno over killing of farmers
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FG’s delegation visit Borno over killing of farmers

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

A federal government delegation led by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State by mid-day on Monday on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists. ... Read More

Arrest for Ransom: How police are extorting fulani villagers in Kano
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Arrest for Ransom: How police are extorting fulani villagers in Kano

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The police have been accused of illegal arrest and extortion of innocent citizens, mostly nomadic Fulani in Kano state. Some of the victims who spoke ... Read More

N554m Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal
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N554m Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, before an Abuja High Court at Maitama, over ... Read More

Slaughtered Borno farmers did not get clearance to farm – Garba Shehu
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Slaughtered Borno farmers did not get clearance to farm – Garba Shehu

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said the 43 farmers slaughtered by Boko Haram in Zabarmari, ... Read More

See Graphics Photos From Zabarmari Massacre In Borno State
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See Graphics Photos From Zabarmari Massacre In Borno State

Paul Fakayejo- November 30, 2020

More than 43 farmers from Zabarmari, a farming community in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State were slaughtered by Boko Haram terrorists. The incident ... Read More

Riot breaks out at Sri Lanka prison when inmates try to escape, 8 killed, 37 injured
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Riot breaks out at Sri Lanka prison when inmates try to escape, 8 killed, 37 injured

Mariam Ayodeji- November 30, 2020

At least eight inmates were killed and 37 others injured when a riot broke out at a prison on the outskirts of Colombo in Sri ... Read More

Suspected kidnapper nabbed after he mistakenly board a vehicle owned by one of his victims
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Suspected kidnapper nabbed after he mistakenly board a vehicle owned by one of his victims

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

A suspected kidnapper, pictured above, has been nabbed after mistakenly boardinga commercial vehicle owned by one of his victims in Sokoto state. The driver who was kidnapped along Kankara in ... Read More

Boko Haram: Buhari, govs ‘ve lost control – Defend yourselves, CNG tell northerners
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Boko Haram: Buhari, govs ‘ve lost control – Defend yourselves, CNG tell northerners

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Following the killing of 43 farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has called on northerners to defend themselves against ... Read More

Nigeria recorded 82 fresh covid-19 cases
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Nigeria recorded 82 fresh covid-19 cases

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 82 fresh COVID-19 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the cases ... Read More

Farmers’ Killings: Govs question security agencies capability
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Farmers’ Killings: Govs question security agencies capability

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has deescribed the killings of rice farmers in Borno State as a sad narrative that raises serious questions on the general ... Read More

Report on spending N81m to clear grass at National Stadium is a misleading headline – Sunday Dare clears the air
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Report on spending N81m to clear grass at National Stadium is a misleading headline – Sunday Dare clears the air

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, yesterday emphasised that spending scarce resources to fix sporting infrastructure is more important than spending money to cut the grass ... Read More

Insecurity: ‘Farmers abandoning harvest’ – President
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Insecurity: ‘Farmers abandoning harvest’ – President

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Farmers in the country have warned that killings and attacks by terrorists and bandits are dangerous to national food security. The president of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Kabiru Ibrahim, told ... Read More