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Amotekun reportedly arrests truckload of herdsmen going to Ibarapa, recovers 25 guns

  Operatives of the Oyo State chapter of the Western Nigeria Security Network, more commonly known as Amotekun, have intercepted a truck loaded with gunmen suspected to be herdsmen heading to Igangan community in the recently troubled Ibarapa area of the state. The truck, with registration number TUR30ZY, is registered with Kebbi State and the Amotekun officials found 25 guns ...

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Buhari sacks Service Chiefs, announces replacements

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Service Chiefs. On January 26, 2021 at 5:37pmPresident Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new service chiefs to replace the retiring ones, who had held the various military top offices since 2015.The President had, in a New Year televised message to Nigerians, hinted that he would be making critical security changes in 2021 with the aim ...

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Funke Akindele’s ‘Omo Ghetto’ becomes highest grossing Nollywood movie

“Omo Ghetto” ( The Saga), a movie by Actress Funke Akindele-Bello, popularly known as Jenifa has been declared Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie of all time. Reports have it that the 2020 comedy film has broken a four-year record formally held by Kemi Adetiba’s ‘The Wedding Party’. In a statement released by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the 2020 comedy film ...

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Chelsea appoint Thomas Tuchel as manager after Frank Lampard sacking

  Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as the club’s new manager. The Blues moved swiftly to bring in the German following the decision to sack Frank Lampard on Monday. The 47-year-old will be charged with the task of reviving the fortunes of a side sat in ninth in the Premier League table, with Champions League qualification the likely target for the ...

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Sunday Igboho speaks on his razed house

Sunday Igboho has reacted to the fire that gutted his old house in Ibadan early today, saying he was not going to blame anyone, until an investigation has been concluded. Igboho said he was not in a hurry to blame any individual or group for the suspected arson. He said he would allow authorities to conduct investigation into the incident. ...

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Melania Trump sparks divorce rumours as Donald’s niece claims he ‘doesn’t understand intimacy’

A stony-faced picture of Melania Trump touching down in Florida after her husband was relinquished of his presidential duties has sparked rumours of divorce as Donald Trump’s niece claims he doesn’t understand “intimacy.” The appearance sparked rumours there may be trouble ahead for the couple, with many speculating divorce could be on the cards. Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, told ...

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I’ve raped 50 women, robbed 100 houses – Ondo serial r.a.pist

The Ondo State Security Network Agency, aka Operation Amotekun, has arrested a 46-year-old man, Shina Adaramola, for alleged theft in Owo, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State. The suspect, a bricklayer, during interrogation, claimed to have robbed over 100 houses, adding that he used charms to r*pe about 50 women. The suspect said, “I live in ...

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Yoruba leaders have warned Buhari not to arrest me – Igboho

An Oduduwa Republic agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, says some Yoruba leaders have warned President Muhammadu not to order his arrest. Igboho has been in the news recently following an ultimatum he gave to herdsmen in the Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State to leave within seven days, blaming the leadership of the Fulani for ...

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FFK reacts to burning of Sunday Igbowo’s house

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode has reacted to the burning of Yoruba son, Sunday Igbowo’s house.   One of Mr Igbowo’s houses was burnt down early hours of this morning around 3:00am. Condemning the act and reacting through his favorite platform — Twitter, Mr Fani called those who burnt down the house cowards and prayed they don;t get what ...

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Unmarried policewoman sacked for getting pregnant

The Nigeria Police Force has sacked an unmarried female corporal, Olajide Omolola, for getting pregnant. This is contained in a police wireless message with reference number CJ:4161/EKS/IY/Vol.2/236, DTO:181330/01/2021 which was obtained by The Punch. The signal originated from the Department of Finance and Administration in Ado Ekiti and was addressed to the Divisional Police Officer at Iye Ekiti where Omolola ...

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Sunday Igboho’s house razed in Ibadan [photos]

One of the houses of Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho in Soka, Ibadan was   razed by suspected arsonists. The fire, which reportedly started around 3 am on Tuesday, destroyed some parts of the house. However, firefighters from the Oyo State Fire Service arrived on the scene a few hours after to douse the fire. No ...

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Super Eagles Midfielder, John Ogu loses mum

Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu’s mum has died.  The bereaved footballer shared the sad news on Twitter writing; “Worse day of my life.” The NFF also took to Twiiter to mourn his mother’s demise writing; “Our thoughts and prayers are with @NGSuperEagles midfielder @ogujohnugo following the passing of his Mom. May her gentle soul rest In peace.”

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Court orders security forces to leave Bobi Wine’s home

A Ugandan court ordered security forces to cease surrounding the home of opposition leader Bobi Wine, who has been under house arrest since the January 14 presidential election. Hours after the court’s order on Monday, Bobi Wine’s large compound in a leafy northern suburb of the capital, Kampala, remained blockaded. “The military still surrounds my home, blocking access to all,” ...

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Fayose approved my defection to APC -Ekiti ex-PDP secretary

Former Ekiti State Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Tope Aluko, on Monday, dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress. Aluko, an ally of former governor Ayodele Fayose, who announced his decision at an event held at the APC Ward B Secretariat, in Irepodun/Ifelodun Council area of the state, described the APC as a blessing to his Iyin ...

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EFCC arrests 16 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 16 suspects in the Lekki area of the state for alleged Internet fraud. Some of the suspects are Habeeb Adebayo, Marcus Wisdom, Caleb Ezekiel, Akinduro Henry, Osarobo Osasere, and Oyelami Olatunji. Others are Pelumi Glory, Ehibor Joseph, Emmanuel Timileyin, Jefta Akpan, Okirhie Rukewe, Oxford Robbinson, Onyeka Odika, ...

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Disco disconnects Ex-President Shagari’s home over debt

The Kaduna Electric Distribution Company last Wednesday disconnected electricity supply to the home of late Alhaji Shehu Shagari, the Second Republic President of Nigeria, over unpaid bills estimated to be over N6m. Occupants of the house, including late Shagari wives and relations, were saved from darkness, as the light was later reconnected same day, following intervention or a surety who ...

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Court directs Kaduna govt to treat El-Zakzaky’s wife for Covid-19

A Kaduna High Court has directed the state government to treat Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s wife, Zeenah for COVID-19. Last week the son of the duo raised the alarm that his mother has contracted the virus. At the commencement of the trial on Monday, his counsel, Femi Falana (SAN), said that the Shiite leader’s wife has COVID-19. Falana told the court ...

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IGP has not ordered probe on me, Apostle Suleman says

The President, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman has said that there is no such thing as a probe ordered by the Inspector General of Police on him. Apostle Suleman made the reaction after media reports emerged on Monday that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had ordered a probe over an allegation that he (Apostle Suleman) was ...

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3 doctors die, 53 other contract covid-19 in Kano

Three medical doctors died while 53 others contracted the Covid-19 virus since its outbreak in the state, the state chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Usman Ali has said.   Usman in an interview with newsmen said the recent death was that of a consultant epidemiologists who died in an isolation center last week Monday. He said, some of their ...

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Covid-19: FG extends eased lockdown by one month

The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 announced the extension of phase three of the eased lockdown by one month. The chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, announced this at the weekly briefing of the task force in Abuja. He said, “The PTF is improving on the International Travel Portal to minimize the challenges passengers keep encountering. “Similarly, it is reviewing the ...

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1430 new cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC says 1430 fresh cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, January 25.   According to statistics released by the agency, Lagos recorded 744, the highest for the day.   Plateau recorded 100 fresh cases while Oyo recorded 77 new cases. The FCT recorded 75 fresh cases while Nasarawa 74 new cases.   ...

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NDLEA to conduct drug tests on tertiary institution students

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Marwa (retd.), has ordered the state commanders of the agency to mop up illicit drugs across the country. He also hinted that the agency would seek government’s approval to conduct drug tests on students of tertiary institutions, security personnel and newly appointed government employees Marwa stated this during ...

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Ondo woman arrested for selling baby to Pastor for N10,000

Officers of Ondo Security Network, popularly known as Amotekun have arrested a woman, Seun Oladayo, for allegedly selling her newborn baby for N10,000. The 22-year-old sold the baby shortly after giving birth to a Pastor, identified as Olawale who reported the incident to Amotekun officers. Oladayo said that she decided to sell her baby after realizing she could not afford ...

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