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Buratai, army chief survives Boko Haram ambush

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja It was a narrow escape for Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS ), Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Saturday as his convoy was ambushed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen while going from Maiduguri to Dikwa, near the border with Cameroon. Colonel Sani usman, in a statement narrating the encounter said the the […]

Woman Loses N.5m To Money Doubler

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Cyriacus Izuekwe A woman, Philomena Ajih, has lost N550,000 after she gave the money to suspected fruadsters locally known as money doublers to get N5 milion in return. The incident happened in Igando area of Lagos State, western Nigeria. The police at Igando division have also arrested one suspect, Moses Okezie, for defrauding Ajih under […]

7 Arrested For Vandalising Oil Pipelines

Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase

Cyriacus Izuekwe The police in Lagos, western Nigeria, have arrested seven suspects for their alleged involvement in vandalising petroleum pipeline in the state. The suspects are James Enoch, Obadanupare Felix, Eboh Angel and Marshal Isaac. Others are Ebirisehae Perewei, Mefun Justice and Warinnimi Ojugbamuni. The police said that there was reasonable cause to believe that […]

Group Faults Odumakin Over Petition Against Aregbesola

Comrade Majeed Yahaya

Taiwo Adelu National Publicity Secretary of the Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has come under attack over the petition against Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, which he submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Odumakin, an indigene of Osun State, submitted the petition on behalf of a group, Osun Stakeholders, alleging financial […]

Ooni’s Passing: Exit Of  An Icon —Awolowo Foundation

The late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade

The passing of His Imperial Majesty, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II,  the Ooni of Ife, has been described as an exit of an icon by the Awolowo Foundation. A statement issued by the Dr Olatokunbo Awolowo Dosumu Executive Director of the Obafemi Awolowo Foundation, expressed shock over the revered monarch’s passing after 35 years on […]

Fake Female Lawyer Docked After 10 Years In Practice

Cyriacus Izuekwe The police in Lagos have arrested a fake female a legal practitioner who has allegedly been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public for the past 10 years in Lagos State, western Nigeria. Mrs. Blessing Edmund was arrested after she collected N513,000 as legal fee from Onyinye Eze under false pretence of baling Onyinye’s […]

Man Jailed One Week After Release From Prison

Maxwell Udom Returned to Kirkiri one week After years in prison

Cyriacus Izuekwe A 24-year-old man freed from prison custody for criminal offence, has returned to the same prison one week after he was released from custody at Kirikiri, Lagos State, western Nigeria. The suspect, Maxwell Udom, was found guilty in the latest crime he committed and sentenced to two and half years in prison before […]

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