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Jan 27, 2020

Update: Jealous man stabs girlfriend to death in Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has apprehended Solomon Peters, who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend, Miss Patience Zakari, to death in Bauchi following a disagreem...

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Jan 27, 2020

Overhead bridges: 36 persons arrested for crossing expressway in Lagos

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) said it has arrested 36 persons for allegedly crossing the highways indiscriminately. The Corps Marsh...

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Jan 27, 2020

Basketball star Kobe Bryant, daughter, die in helicopter crash

U.S. basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant, 4...

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Jan 27, 2020

Human trafficking: NIS apprehends 7 girls

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended seven girls allegedly bein...

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Jan 24, 2020

Boko Haram: Security leadership change won't guarantee victory, presidency tells CAN

The Presidency has faulted the claim of the Christian Association of Nigeria that the federal government should reconstitute the leadership of the security forc...

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Jan 24, 2020

Cross River rerun: There won’t be less than 15 officers in every polling unit - Police

The Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in Cross River State, Cletus Nwadiogbu, has said the force would mobilize no fewer than fifteen of...

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Jan 24, 2020

Applicant admits stealing 16 SIM cards

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded one unemployed Charles Eze in the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, after he pleaded guilty to stealing 16 Subscriber Ident...

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Jan 24, 2020

Sixth seed Tsitsipas crashes out of Australian Open to Raonic

Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas walks off the court after losing to Canada's Milos Raonic in their men's singles match on day five of the Australian Open tennis tou...

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Jan 24, 2020

Protesters demand removal of US troops in Iraq

Thousands of supporters of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a rally to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-h...

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Jan 24, 2020

Send your child to school or be jailed, Kaduna govt warns parents

The Kaduna State Government, on Friday, advised parents to send their children to school or face prosecution in accordance with extant laws. The Permanent Se...

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Jan 24, 2020

2020 UTME: NSCDC warns CBT operators against extortion of candidates

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps has warned Computer Based Test centres against extortion of prospective candidates for the 20...

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Jan 24, 2020

Doctors suspend warning strike in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association has suspended the warning strike it embarked on over an attack on its female member. Chairman of NM...

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Jan 24, 2020

Man kills wife with hoe in Niger

Police in Niger State said one Gimba of Maratu village in Nasko Local Government Area of the state, allegedly killed his wife, Aishatu, after a minor misunderst...

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Jan 24, 2020

Pensioner receives award for returning N1m excess gratuity

An Abuja-based not-for-profit organisation, Accountability Lab. Nigeria, has honoured a pensioner in Bauchi State, Abubakar Garba, for returning N1million exces...

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Jan 24, 2020

Countries with confirmed cases of coronavirus

A SARS-like virus has claimed 26 lives since emerging on December 31 in a market in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Here is a list of countries that have confirme...

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Jan 24, 2020

BREAKING: Coco Gauff, 15, stuns title-holder Osaka at Australian Open

Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff beat reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday. The American prodigy,...

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Jan 24, 2020

States working with FG, others to control Lassa fever – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it is working with the Federal Ministry of Health and other agencies to intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the...

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Jan 24, 2020

States panic as Lassa fever death toll hits 24

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said the number of deaths associated with Lassa fever in January 2020 has risen to 24, with 163 reported cases confir...

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Jan 24, 2020

Operation Amotekun: Govs meet Osinbajo, to back exercise with law

The Federal Government and the governors of the South-West states on Thursday reached a middle ground on the controversial security outfit, Operation Amotekun,...

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Jan 24, 2020

Hoodlums invade Lagos community, destroy 100 shops

Hundreds of businessmen and women, whose shops are located in the Alakuko and Dalemo areas, which are border communities in Lagos and Ogun states, were shocked...

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