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Oyo police confirm killing of Ibadan socialite

The Oyo State Police Command has reported the murder of Mr. Teslim Akinpelu, an Ibadan socialite, by alleged armed robbers. Police reported that four armed robbers had killed the deceased, also identified as Gatuso, on Saturday. Akinpelu was shot by armed...

Ebonyi Unrest: Umahi Declares Curfew

On the weekend, the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, put a curfew on the town of Effium to prevent more killings of farmers and unrest in the state by unidentified gunmen. Over the last three days, the Effium...

Adekunle Ajasin University Shut Indefinitely After Accident That Claimed Several Lives

Until further notice, the management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, has ordered the immediate closure of the school. Students were ordered to vacate the campus today in a statement released on Sunday by the university's acting registrar, Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa. The...

Gunmen Kill Five In New Niger Attack

Bandits in Kaffin-Koro and neighboring villages in the Paikoro Local Government Region of the State of Niger have killed at least five civilians. It was also said that no less than ten people were wounded by the gunmen. Villages targeted include,...

Gunmen Kill LGA Chairman In Taraba

Gunmen killed Salihu Dovo, the chairman of the Ardo-Kola Local Government Region of Taraba District. His murder preceded his abduction by men at his home in the Sabon Gari region of Jalingo, the state capital, in the early hours of...

Naira Marley Calls The Arrest Of School Kids By Amotekun ‘Child Abuse’

Naira Marley, a famous Nigerian musician, referred to a viral video of some school kids being arrested by Amotekun operatives. The students were arrested as 'Marlians' for modeling themselves, according to sources. In the video that went viral on social media,...

Ogun Tanker Explosion: FRSC Confirms Death Of 3 Persons

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reported that three people died on Tuesday in a petrol tanker explosion on IBB Boulevard in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Mr Ahmed Umar, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, who reported the incident to the...

Gunmen Abduct Tafawa Balewa University Lecturer, Kills Son In Zaria

Prof. Aliyu Mohammed of the Department of Agriculture, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, was abducted by gunmen and his son, Abdulaziz, was killed. Mohammed, who is also Wazirin Wusasa, was abducted in Wusasa, Zaria, Kaduna County, on Sunday night. The...

Lagos Government To Sell Off 88 Seized Vehicles

The Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses Task Force of the State of Lagos (Enforcement Unit) reported that it had secured an order to sell 88 seized vehicles from the Lagos State Mobile Court. The 88 cars were seized in various...

N1.4 Billion For Amotekun Earmarked By Ekiti, N8 Billion For Social Welfare

In 2021, the Ekiti State Government will spend N1.4 billion on the Amotekun Corps to increase investment and ensure the safety of all citizens. This was reported in Ado Ekiti at the weekend by the Commissioner for Budget, Mr. Femi...
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Refugees Cannot Be Returned To Greece, German Court Rules

A German court said Tuesday that two refugees granted asylum in Greece could not be sent back there because...