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Ebonyi State Governor orders ‘shot at sight’ anyone that blocks his convoy

The governor of Ebonyi State, South-east Nigeria, David Umahi, has ordered his security details to shoot anyone who blocks his convoy. Even if such gunshot results to death, Mr Umahi said, it is still within the law. Mr Umahi gave this order on Saturday while narrating how his convoy was blocked the previous night by mourners at a wake-keep in …

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INSECURITY: Gunmen Kidnap Nursing Mother In Taraba, Demand N20m Ransom

A nursing mother identified as Sabina David has been kidnapped by gunmen in Taraba State. The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday at the Kasuwan Bera area of Ardo-Kola Local Government. Describing the incident, her husband, David Akipa, said the abductors came in their numbers shooting sporadically and on hearing the gunshots approaching his house, he fled, leaving …

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Mercy Eke wins BBNaija Season 4

Mercy Eke has beaten stiff competition to emerge as the first fremale winner of the Big Brother Naija reality show, season 4. The 26-year-old bagged 41 percent of the votes cast, more than double the 19 percent the runner up, Mike, got to emerge the first female winner of the show. Mercy, Mike and three other housemates – Seyi, Omashola, …

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Super Falcons Crash Out Of 2020 Tokyo Olympics Race

African champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria have been eliminated from the race to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football tournament on Monday after forcing the Les Elephantes of Cote d’Ivoire to a 1-1 draw at the Agege Stadium in Lagos. Last week Thursday, both teams had settled for a scoreless draw in Abidjan and with today’s result the Ivorians …

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#SexForGrades: UNILAG shuts down ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers ‘sexually harass’ students

The University of Lagos has shut down the ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers allegedly sexually harass students. This was disclosed by Taiwo Oloyede, the Principal Assistant Registrar (Communication Unit) of the university. The ‘Cold Room’ was mentioned by a lecturer of the school, Boniface Igbeneghu, who was caught on video sexually harassing an undercover journalist who posed as an admission seeker. …

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$11M US scam: Obinwanne forfeits N280m in Nigeria

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria today ordered the temporary forfeiture of N280.5million “warehoused” in the bank accounts of Invictus Oil and Gas Limited and Invictus Investment Limited alleged to have been owned by Obinwanne Okeke “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate specialized in business email compromise.” Okeke, popularly known as Invictus, is standing trial …

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