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Prince Andrew seen heading for meeting with his mother, Queen Elizabeth after she sacked him from royal duties in wake of Jeffrey Epstein scandal

Prince Andrew was pictured heading to Buckingham Palace today to meet with his mother, Queen Elizabeth after she sacked him of his royal duties and stripped him of his salary on the insistence of his brother Prince Charles.   Prince Andrew smiled and waved as he left his grace-and-favour Windsor home for Buckingham Palace.     Prince Andrew, 59, granted an ...

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President Buhari calls for improved response to kidnapping and bandits attacks

  President Muhammadu Buhari has called on security agencies and communities under threats of bandits’ attacks and kidnappings to be more vigilant and alert in the light of the latest incidents in Enugu, Zamfara, Adamawa, Katsina and Kaduna States. Reacting to the recent reports of heightened acts of violence and kidnappings after a period of relative inactivity, the President observed ...

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Hit and run driver arrested after Lagos residents who witnessed the accident gave chase and supplied his information to the police

A Hit and run driver has been arrested by men of the Lagos state police command after residents of Lagos state who witnessed the accident, gave chase and supplied his information to the police.   RRS commandant, DCP Tunji Disu, who shared the video of the state residents while they trailed the hit-and-run driver, wrote this video clip was sent to ...

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Ekiti bank robbery left 5 year old girl, police officer dead

A 5-year-old girl and a police officer were killed in a bank robbery incident that took place in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti state today November 21st.   The robbers, about 10 in number, stormed the bank and began shooting sporadically. The little girl was hit by one of the bullets. The police officer was spotted by the robbers and they immediately opened fire on him, ...

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Woman pictured grinning in her mugshot after she was arrested for stabbing her husband to death (Photo)

An Oklahoma woman has been pictured grinning in her mugshot just after she was arrested for the murder of her husband.   48-year-old Shanda Johnson-Williams was arrested on Tuesday, November 18 after her husband, Jamie Williams, 48, was found stabbed to death inside their home in Ft. Towson two days earlier.   According to a statement released by the Oklahoma State ...

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Nigerians reacts to Mompha’s lawsuit against EFCC

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to the news of Instagram bigboy, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha suing EFCC.   Mompha, who was arrested in October on allegations of Cybercrimes and Money laundering, today filed a lawsuit against the EFCC, challenging his continued detention. He has asked the court to mandate the EFCC to pay him N5 milion for unlawful detention. ...

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Nigerians calls out Bayelsa-state governor elect, David Lyon, for speaking wrong English (video)

Nigerians are reacting to a viral video of Bayelsa state governor-elect, David Lyon, ”murdering” English language when he addressed some newsmen shortly after his election. Lyon was at the state house earlier this week to meet with Presidnet Buhari and shortly after the meeting, he addressed state house correspondents and his spoken English left many a little suprised. ”Today is ...

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South African mother in court for cutting off penis of man who allegedly raped and murdered her 5-year-old daughter

August 2 will forever be embedded in the memory of 23-year-old mother Veronique Makwena who appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, November 20, for assaulting and cutting off penis of man who allegedly raped and murdered her 5-year-old daughter in August.   Makwena, her sister-in-law, Noxolo Manelin (pictured above), together with a family friend Siyabonga Pakade, have ...

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Mompha sue EFCC for unlawful detention , demands N5m compensation

Social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha a.k.a Mompha, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, alleging unlawful detention and a violation of his rights.   Mompha was arrested by the antigraft agency on October 18th in Abuja on allegation of cybercrime and money laundering.   In his suit filed before the Lagos State High ...

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Largest online scam syndicate busted in Malaysia as nearly 1000 Chinese nationals are arrested (See photos & Videos)

The largest online scam syndicate operated by Chinese nationals in Malaysia was on Wednesday, November 20, busted by the country’s Immigration department. According to reports, authorities arrested 680 suspected Chinese scammers at a six-storey building in Cyberjaya while many escaped during the raid. Immigration Department director-general, Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud confirmed the arrest and said they carried out the raid after ...

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Oyo State commissioner for Lands attacked by unknown gunmen, driver killed

Abdulraheem Abiodun, the Commissioner for Lands in Oyo State has been reportedly attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen, who also killed his driver in the process.   His orderly was also attacked and currently hospitalised after sustaining bullet wound. The attack which reportedly took place around 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20th happened just after the Commissioner was dropped at his residence in ...

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Ganduje/Emir Sanusi: Court nullifies creation of additional Emirates

A High Court sitting in Kano state on Thursday, November 21st nullified the appointment and creation of four additional Emirates by Kano state government.   Justice Usman Na’abba, who is the presiding judge, ruled that due process was not followed in the creation of the Emirates. In May 2019, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje had assented the bill seeking the establishment ...

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Federal High Court issues final forfeiture of N280.5million in different bank accounts linked to Invictus Obi

  The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday has ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 found in the bank accounts of Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC told the court that the companies were owned by Obinwanne Okeke, “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate that specializes in business e-mail ...

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The Nigerian system is a joke, criminals have hijacked the country – 2Face

Ace Nigerian singer, 2Face has expressed disappointment with the way the country is being governed by its leaders.   The singer who described the Nigerian system as a joke, added that the country has been hijacked by criminals.   2Face however expressed hope that the younger generation might steer the country towards a positive path.   He tweeted “Naija system is ...

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INEC presents Certificate of Return to Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented a Certificate of Return to the Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, David Lyon.   Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, to win a keenly contested election.   The commission also presented a Certificate of Return to a ...

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Nigerian dad reacts after he went to his child’s PTA meeting and found 4% of those in attendance were men

A father who went for his child’s PTA meeting and noticed that only 4% of parents in attendance were fathers has said it is “unacceptable” and he shared a thread suggesting how fathers can be more involved in parenting.   Ayo Bankole tweeted: “So I attended my first Parents’ meeting at my son’s school. Only 4% of attendees were Fathers. Even ...

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Nigerians react to the grammatical error in Bashir Ahmed’s tweet conveying President Buhari’s good wishes to Goodluck Jonathan

Nigerians are reacting to an error in a tweet posted by Bashir Ahmed to convey President Buhari’s good wishes to former President Goodluck Jonathan on his birthday.   Bashir Ahmed, the Personal Assistant to the Nigerian President, tweeted: “President @MBuhari feliciates with former President @GEJonathan  on his 62th birthday, joining the nation in praying for longer life, good health and more strength ...

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The pretense of Nigerians against Buhari’s government amazes me – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has taken a swipe at Nigerians who question the change President Buhari has brought in the anti-corruption war.   Sagay who led members of the committee on a solidarity visit to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday November 20, said the queries on the anti-corruption ...

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