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Police arrest Badoo cult leader, chief herbalist

Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday recorded a major breakthrough in the fight against the menace of Badoo cult with the arrest of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese. Police disclosed that it had earlier at the weekend arrested the cult leader, just as it confirmed the demolition of the shrine located at No 38, Ayegbami Quarters in Imosan, where the ...

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Lagos Police Command dismisses 9 officers, demotes 20 others

  The Lagos State Police Command has announced the dismissal of nine policemen found guilty of various offences. The Command also revealed that 20 others were demoted for offences bordering on gross insubordination, incivility and drunkenness, among others. The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, stated that “In keeping with the promise he made to the good people ...

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Gunmen kill traditional ruler, wife in Kaduna

Gunmen have killed the Chief of Numana in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Malam Gambo Makama, and his wife. The incident occurred on Sunday at his residence at Gwantu town. One of the Chief’s sons was also injured and his residence burnt to ashes during the attack. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Mukhtar Hussaini ...

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Army commences recruitment online registration ―Spokesman

  THE Nigerian Army says it has commenced its online registration for the 77 Regular Recruit Intake for both Trades, Non-Tradesmen and women from December 29 to Feb 9, 2018. The army spokesman, Brig-Gen Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that the exercise was aimed at selecting able-bodied Nigerians and would take place in all states. “Interested applicants ...

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Navy rescues personnel, daughter from kidnappers

The Nigerian Navy said it rescued a naval personnel abducted together with his daughter in the late hours of Dec. 28 in Ozuoha/Omademe community in Rivers. Commodore Sam Bura, the Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, said in a statement on Saturday that the victims were freed shortly after gunfire with their abductors. He said five suspects, who carried ...

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Again, A Nigerian Cleric Commits Suicide In Kaduna

A forty-year-old cleric, Samuel Hamza has committed suicide at Ungwar Romi area in the Kaduna state capital. Hamza, until his death was a pastor of a Pentecostal church in the area. He sent himself to an early grave by handing himself with a rope on the fan inside his house. His lifeless body was on Friday night found dangling on ...

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CHRISTMAS HORROR: Ex-boxer beats wife to death in Anambra over Christmas food

The Anambra State police command, have reportedly launched a manhunt for an ex-boxer, identified as Everitus, for allegedly beating his wife, Fidelia, to death. It was gathered that Everitus, who is also a popular pastor with charismatic church attacked his wife during a disagreement at their home in Uli, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. Fidelia had demanded ...

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Deadly New York City fire ’caused by child playing’

New York City investigators believe the Bronx fire that killed 12 people, including four children, was caused by a child playing with a stove. An unattended three-year-old boy accidentally started the blaze, fire commissioner Daniel Nigro said. As the child’s mother fled, she left the door open, allowing the fire to enter the hallway, he added. The stairway had then ...

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Gunmen Storm Adamawa Community, Kill Four

Gunmen have reportedly invaded Kamale community in Michika local government area of Adamawa State killing four persons and some sustaining injuries in the process. The member representing Michika/Madagali in the House of Representatives, Honourable Adamu Jamal who was in the village at the time of the attack, escaped death by the whiskers. The lawmaker purportedly escaped through the mountains, thereby ...

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