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Shina Peller and wife conferred with Chieftaincy titles in Epe (Photos)

House of Representatives member, Shina Peller is a chief again. The Chairman of Aquila group of companies along side his wife were conferred with Chieftaincy titles in Epe, Lagos State this weekend. Shina shared photos from the event and wrote: “It was a memorable event yesterday in Epe as His Royal Majesty, Oba Kamorudeen Ishola Animashaun, Arolugbade Elepe II (Olaja ...

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Troops kill 13 bandits, arrest 8 in zamfara, two other states

Troops have killed 13 bandits and arrested eight others in Zamfara, Katsina, and Kebbi States. The Acting Force Information Officer of Operation Hadari Daji (OPHD), Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, disclosed this in a statement. He explained that the feat was recorded during clearance operations, ambushes and fighting patrols in several locations across the theatre of operation between February 10 and 20. ...

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Iran shuts schools, cultural centres as coronavirus kills six

A sixth death from the coronavirus has been reported in Iran as authorities in more than a dozen affected provinces ordered the closure of schools, universities and cultural centres in a bid to contain the outbreak. Ali Aghazadeh, governor of the Markazi province, said late on Saturday that tests of a patient who recently died in the central city of ...

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Dad kills wife and two sons before shooting self dead in murder-suicide that has left neighbors shocked

A dad killed his wife and two sons before shooting himself dead in a suspected murder-suicide. US border guard Ezequiel Almodovar, 39,  was found dead at home on Thursday along with wife, Marielis Soto, 38, and two teen sons, Ezequiel, 16, and Gabriel, 12. Officers at the Orange County Seriff’s Office were alerted after receiving a report that some of ...

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FSARS officer slumps and dies in his office

  A senior officer with the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS identified as Christopher Akpan has reportedly slumped and died while inside his office.   The Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP Christopher Akpan, died on Friday after he returned from an operation and went to the bathroom to freshen up, PM Express reports.   He was said to have slumped ...

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Hanan Buhari responds to law suit against her by Nigerian detained for allegedly using her old sim card

Hanan Buhari, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari has opened up on allegations that the Department of State Services detained a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks for using a telephone line that was earlier used by her. According to her, though she had received complaints from relatives that someone was using her old line to solicit money, she never reported ...

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Mother, daughter burnt as tanker explodes in Ogun

  A woman, her daughter and a vulcaniser suffered varying degrees of burns after a petrol-laden tanker fell and exploded at Atatun, Ijaiye-Tutun, in Abeokuta on Friday evening. According to an eyewitness, the victims were immediately rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta. No fewer than five houses and several shops were burnt in the incident. An eye witness, ...

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Killings: CAN declares Jan 21 annual national prayer day

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday declared January 21 of every year as its day of national prayers for the persecuted Christians in the country. The decision was taken in honour of the  slain  CAN Chairman in the Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi, and other victims of Boko Haram  and herdsmen attacks. The resolution to ...

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Pastor invited for family deliverance dies in his sleep

A pastor, who is to perform a deliverance on a family in Anambra State, died in his sleep hours before the exercise. It was gathered that the pastor was invited to Anambra from Warri, Delta State. A member of the family, who pleaded anonymity, said that the development was a rude shock to everybody. He said, “Somebody recommended him to ...

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Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day. Officials said on Saturday that 229 new cases had been confirmed since Friday, raising the total to 433. Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip said the outbreak had entered “a serious new phase”. Many of the new cases are linked to a ...

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How I shared my husband with my cousin- Nairobi woman

Thirty-eight-year-old Caro Nduti — a Nairobi resident — says she has seen it all in marriage. She was loved, she was deceived, she was cheated on, she was mistreated, and she was treated with contempt. Her only wrongdoing? She loved too much. Nduti’s love story dates back to early 2000s. She was a teenager studying in a Nairobi college when ...

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Two women burnt in Anambra kerosene explosion

Two women were feared burnt in a kerosene explosion at their various houses in Igboukwu, Aguata local government area of Anambra State. The incident reportedly occurred when the victims poured the kerosene bought from the market but suspected to be adulterated inside their lanterns. The Nation gathered that the explosion affected parts of their houses. The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, ...

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South Sudan rebel leader appointed vice president

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday appointed rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, after the two men finally agreed to form a long-delayed unity government — a crucial step towards ending six years of war. A presidential decree included “the appointment of the vice presidents and the dissolution of all institutions at national and state levels,” Information Minister ...

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I remain the king of Iwoland, Oluwo reacts to his suspension

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, says he remains the Oluwo of Iwoland despite his suspension by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers. He said this in a post on his Instagram page on Friday. The post was in a reaction to his suspension by the Osun State Traditional Council. In the post, Oluwo attached a video, showing ...

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Two die as Police and robbers exchange gunfire in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday killed two suspects during exchange of fire with armed robbers in Dawaki area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the FCT, DSP Anjuguri Manzah disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. He said the armed robbery gang had engaged police operatives in a fierce gun duel at the ...

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Daughter sues mum over rape allegation against dad

One Jessica Obinomeh and her mother, Sandra, have drawn a battle line at an Ogba magistrates’ court, Lagos State, over lingering family issues. Obinomeh alleged that her mother and siblings tortured her with a hot iron, compelling her to lie that her father r3ped her. The plot, according to the 20-year-old woman, was meant to shame her father who is ...

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