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Ekiti State Speaker impeached by seven members aided by police

Adewale Omirin: impeached Speaker of Ekiti State

Seven members of Ekiti State House of Assembly backed by well armed policemen today impeached the speaker of the state house of Assembly, Adewale Omirin. According to SaharaReporters, the seven persons were escorted into the state assembly complex by Bayelsa-born Mobile Police Commander, Selenkere Michael, to carry out the illegal act. The police prevented 19 […]

Explosion rips through school assembly in Yobe

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An explosion ripped through a school in northeast Nigeria on Monday, as students gathered for morning assembly before classes began, a teacher and a medic told AFP. The blast happened at the Government Comprehensive Senior Science Secondary School in Potiskum, Yobe state, as students waited to hear the principal’s daily address. “The students had gathered […]

Myles Munroe, his wife die in plane crash

Myles and Ruth Munroe

A jet crashed Sunday near Freeport, a city on the island of Grand Bahama, killing all nine people on board, authorities said. The flight originated from Nassau, the capital, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration, which said it will investigate. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Inspector Terecita Pinder, […]

Gunmen kidnap Ribadu’s brother

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Gunmen have kidnapped Sani Ribadu, the younger brother of the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu. Another brother of the anti-graft boss, Arabi Ribadu, told news online platform PREMIUM TIMES that Sani was kidnapped in his farm in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, on Sunday. “He was abducted by […]

Invasion Of Afam-Uku leaves one dead, 4 houses, church burnt

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Tension engulfed two communities in Rivers state as unknown persons, at about 1:00 a.m. today, invaded Afam-Uku community in Oyigbo Local Government area of Rivers state, killing at least one person, abducting two others and injuring many others after sporadic gunshot and machetes were used on the villagers. One church and four […]

Tambuwal: Court stops PDP from reconvening House of Reps

Tambuwal

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a federal high court in Abuja has made an order directing the Peoples Democratic Party, its national chairman, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, and others not to reconvene the House of Representatives at least until Friday, 7th November when they have been directed to appear before the court and […]

Boko Haram bombs Shiite muslims marking religious festival

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants

*The bomb victims were in a procession in Tsohuwar Kasuwa in Potiskum, Yobe state A large explosion on Monday rocked a major Shiite ceremony in northeast Nigeria’s Yobe state, an area repeatedly attacked by Sunni Islamist group Boko Haram, multiple witnesses said. The blast targeted a procession of worshippers in the Tsohuwar Kasuwa area of […]

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