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Gunmen Kill Cop, Two Others In Fresh Taraba Attack

  Gunmen on Monday killed a police officer and two others in separate attacks in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State. The Caretaker Chairman of Wukari LGA, Dr Daniel Adi, confirmed this development in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Jalingo. Adi said a man and his son ...
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16 Dead As Cult War Resumes In Rivers

No fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday. It was alleged that 14 people were killed by the said cultists at Kono Boue and Gbam Boue communities of Khana council, while two people were ...
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Police Demolish Suspected Kidnappers’ Lodge In Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, on Friday, ordered the demolition of a suspected kidnappers’ lodge in Ikot Ntuen Offot in the Uyo Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the lodge was built by the kidnappers allegedly to be used as an abode ...
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Kebbi Govt Confirms 6 Cases Lassa Fever And 1 Death

Kebbi State government yesterday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa fever in the state. Epidemiologist at the state Ministry of Heath, in Birnin Kebbi, Dr Assad Hassan, said the cases were recorded between February and April. Hassan said that four of the victims were from Birnin Kebbi; while ...
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Police Nab 2 Ondo Mortuary Attendants Over Missing Newborn’s Corpse

Police detectives have arrested two mortuary attendants over the missing corpse of a newborn baby and the placenta at the mortuary of Ondo State-owned specialist hospital in Akure, the state capital. It was gathered that the mother, Nike Owonidaun, and the baby died during labour May 15, at the police ...
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Igbinedion Varsity Lecturer Killed While Escaping From Kidnappers

A lecturer at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, identified as Kelvin Izebeokhai, has been killed by kidnappers operating near Okada junction, along the Benin-Lagos Highway. The robbers were said to have abducted other passengers in the bus late Kelvin was travelling in, while the driver of the vehicle was said ...
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Police Arrest Harberlist, Others For Armed Robbers

Nigeria Police Force has arrested four suspected armed robbers, who attacked a manager of a filling station and robbed him off N3 million. The suspects arrested are: Samuel Monday, 23 years from Kogi state; Isaac Kiri, 40 years from Rivers state; Alex Enyame 37 years from Imo state and their ...
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Over 1.3m JAMB Candidates Have Accessed Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 1.3 million candidates have accessed their results using the result checker (code), 55019, the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, told reporters yesterday in Lagos. More than 1.8 million candidates registered for the examination. Benjamin was speaking against the ...
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Zamfara: Bandits Abduct 3-month-Old Baby, 7 Others, Kill

Security forces are now trailing yet to be identified gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru local government area of Zamfara State and abducted seven persons, including a three month old baby along with her mother, killing two people. An eyewitness, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed said in Gusau yesterday that the ...
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Police Parade Suspected Criminals

Seventeen suspects were yesterday paraded in Akure, the Ondo State capital, by Police Commissioner Undie Adie for allegedly committing crimes. Among them were Umoru Mohammed and one Ibrahim, who specialised in robbing people of their belongings by disguising as customers. Another two suspects, Tunde Akinwumi, 20 and Tunde Akinboyewa, 25, ...
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