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Tinubu disgraced in South Africa - Presidency reacts to Aisha Yesufu's claim

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Yesufu alleged that Tinubu was disgraced during the swearing-in ceremony of President Ramaphosa in South Africa.

Wednesday, Jun 19

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Labour Party on mission to rescue Edo - Deputy governorship candidate

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Kadiri said Labour Party is on a mission to rescue Edo State and to restore hope to our people.

Girl collapses at father's house after being raped, rapist bags life jail

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The court delivered judgement and held that the prosecution proved the offence of rape against the defendant beyond reasonable doubt.

MSc student captures footages of endangered Cross River gorillas

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The Cross River Gorilla, known as Gorilla gorilla diehli, is a critically endangered subspecies of the western gorilla.

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Nnamdi Kanu seeks out-of-court settlement with FG to end terrorism trial

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Kanu, through his lawyer, had in the fresh application urged the court to quash the charges for being unconstitutional.

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What to do when exposed to tear gas during a protest

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Tear gas is not a gas but a very fine compound that can be dispersed as an aerosol.

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Fire destroys shops at Anambra market, goods worth millions lost

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The cause of the fire was suspected to be power surge in one of the affected shops.

Church gives cash gifts to members from tithe to ease economic hardships

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The church president stated that the empowerment funds amounting to hundreds of thousands of Naira are proceeds of tithes paid by the members from 2022 to date.

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Kogi Govt set to recruit 1,050 hunters to curb criminality in the state

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The assembly speaker stated that there is serious shortage of manpower in the state.

24-year-old man pleads guilty to dealing with 21g of cannabis, 9g cocaine

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All substances are classified as banned narcotics in the NDLEA schedule.

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Osun Govt on high alert for cholera, no confirmed cases across the State

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All the primary healthcare centres in the state have been put on alert in case of any outbreak of the disease.

Africa is beautiful, the media lied to us - African American lady urges visits

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After spending an extended period in Ghana, an African American woman has voiced her displeasure with how international media portrays Africa.

Fubara faulted over LG chairmen saga in Rivers State

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After the legislative approval, Governor Fubara inaugurated the new local government chairman at the State House in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, June 19.

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Court dismisses suit by Binance executive, Anjarwalla against NSA, EFCC

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When the case was called, no lawyer appeared for Anjarwalla and neither was the applicant in court.

EU Commission warns France, Italy, Belgium over excessive debt accumulation

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The EU executive arm expected multiple EU countries to breach regulations on budget deficits and national debt levels, according to an economic forecast published in May.

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After hot chase, Lagos Police arrest passenger attempting to snatch cab

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The suspect who was sitting beside the driver suddenly brought out a knife from his bag and attacked him in an attempt to snatch his car.

Kim to Putin - North Korea ‘fully supports’ Russia on Ukraine

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Putin arrived in North Korea early Wednesday morning, marking his return to Pyongyang exactly 24 years after his last visit.

UNIBEN student raped and killed on her way home from final clearance`

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The lady was said to have gone for her final clearance in school before she got attacked on her way home.

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Diasporans tips Fubara for Nobel Peace Prize over LG chairman saga

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Governor Fubara was tipped for the coveted Nobel Peace Prize for his outstanding leadership, emphasising the importance of the rule of law, democracy, and peaceful conflict resolution.

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Lagos Govt urges schools to enforce hygiene to curb cholera outbreak

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Since the cholera outbreak in the state, not less than 15 persons has died because they started treatment late.

Fubara urged to charge dismissed Council chairs with treason

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Section 37 Criminal Code Act (1) provides that “Any person who levies war against the State, in order to intimidate or overawe the President or the Governor of a State, is guilty of treason, and is liable to the punishment of death.

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Rivers police take over 23 council secretariats after political groups clash

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A police officer and a vigilante member lost their lives during a clash between two political groups.

Tuesday, Jun 18

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Mixed-gender prisons: where they are and how they work

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Mixed-gender prisons, where both male and female inmates are housed within the same facility, are an intriguing aspect of the global penal system. These institutions aim to provide a more normalized environment for inmates and promote…

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Stop storing cooked food in refrigerator for over days - NAFDAC

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Findings by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveal that around 600 million people, or nearly one in ten globally, become sick from eating contaminated food each year, leading to 420,000 deaths annually.

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Edo elders criticise Labour Party supporters for insulting Oba of Benin

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The Oba of Benin recently told the Labour Party governorship candidate in Edo State, Olumide Akpata, that he has no birth relation to the Benin royal family.

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Abducted Fouani brothers, others regain freedom after police intervention

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The police spokesperson, credited the Lagos Marine Police and Nigerian Navy for their crucial support in the successful rescue.

Hoodlums kill security guard, injure others in Anambra community

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The slain guard was in a vehicle donated by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, when he was attacked.

Ogun man hacks wife to death over alleged infidelity

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The suspect was reportedly suspicious of his wife having extra-marital affairs, a development that triggered him.

Monday, Jun 17

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Abuja road named after Wole Soyinka

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The government says the road named after the author is not the Murtala Muhammed Expressway.

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Sex-starved man faces threat to life for taking another wife

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Ojo claimed that his wife's hostility intensified following his second marriage due to her prolonged denial of sex.