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27 feared dead as boat capsizes in Lagos

No fewer than 27 people were feared killed after a boat mishap at Egbin, near Ijede, in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the boat, conveying passengers from Lekki, capsized when it approached Egbin. An eyewitness, Hogan Bassey, said two corpses have been recovered as rescue operation …

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Insecurity: Nigerian govt accuses Leah Sharibu’s mother, others of ‘falsehood’ at U.S. event

The Nigerian embassy in Washington, D.C., has frowned at a recent event in the U.S. capital where some “victims’’ of terrorism and farmers/herders conflict in northern Nigeria made “false” claims against the Federal Government. The event, which was a panel discussion tagged “Insecurity in Nigeria: Eyewitnesses Speak’’, was hosted by …

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APC Suspend Lawmaker-elect in Edo state

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Uhunmwode local government has suspended Barr. Washington Osifo for breach of article 21 (A) of the party’s constitution. It was reported that Osifo is one the 13 lawmakers-elect allegedly backed by Governor Adams Oshiomhole that refused to present himself for inauguration as a member …

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