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Prison Break: 118 Inmates Escape After Heavy Rain

By Ismaila Adeyemi A severe downpour on Wednesday night caused significant damage to the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Suleja, Niger State, leading to the escape of 118 inmates. The incident was confirmed by the Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service in a statement released on Thursday. …

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Okuama Killings: How Delta Senators Facilitate The Release Of King Clement Ikolo

BY Igho Agbatu In a significant turn of events, the traditional ruler of Ewu-Urhobo kingdom, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Clement Ikolo, has regained his freedom after enduring several weeks of confinement in Nigerian military custody. READ MORE: BREAKING: Ewu-Okuama King Clement Ikolo Regains Freedom. The monarch who had been detained by …

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Nigerian Police Apologizes for Misleading Information Regarding DJ Switch’s Arrest

In a recent development, the Lagos State Police Command has issued an apology for a mix-up in the case of the alleged arrest of popular Nigerian disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, better known as DJ Switch. Earlier reports had suggested that DJ Switch was apprehended by the police in Lagos. …

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Kaduna: 29 villages attacked, 41 persons killed, 222 kidnapped – Report

By Israel Bulus The Adara Development Association has disclosed to Arewa PUNCH that in the first quarter of 2024, 35 security breaches were reported between Adara land in Kaduna and Niger State with over 29 villages attacked, 41 persons killed, 24 injured, and 222 people kidnapped. The reported also noted …

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Nollywood Boat Mishap: Body of Late Make-Up Artist Lay To Rest at Hometown.

By Amaka Ebube The body of the late Nollywood make-up artist, Abigail Edith Frederick, who tragically died in a boat mishap last Wednesday, has been laid to rest in her hometown of Ikot Udoma, Eket Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. Tears flowed freely as family members mourned the 24-year-old …

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Your Sacrifices Will Not Be In Vain, FG Assures Nigerians

By Onomiguren Agbamu The Federal Government has reaffirmed that all the sacrifices made by citizens will never be in vain , saying that government is bent on ensuring that the economy bounces back as it continues to consolidate the recovery efforts with a focus on achieving inclusive economic growth and …

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Manhood Disappearance: Delta Police Arrest Teenager Over False Alarm

The Delta State Police Command has announced the arrest of a teenager, one Ebube Linus, 18, after he raised a false alarm accusing a woman of stealing his manhood which led to her being beaten to a stupor by hooligans. The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe, made …

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NDLEA Operation in Delta Drug Joint Claims Two-Year-Old Life, Leaves Another Injured

An Activist, Israel Joe reports that “2-year-old little Onose died yesterday after he was hit by a stray bullet alleged to have been shot by NDLEA men on duty. “According to the father who spoke with newsmen, the men of NDLEA were alleged to be pursuing some guys who they …

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Isoko Youths Pass No Confidence Vote On Presidential Amnesty Boss, Ndiomu, Calls For Resignation

A vote of no confidence has been slammed on the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Major General Barry Tariye Ndiomu (retd) by a coalition of eleven youth groups of Isoko Ethnic Nationality. Isoko Youths in a statement issued in Asaba, disclosed that they expected the newly appointed …

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