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Pirates abduct six Russian sailors off the coast of Benin Republic

The Russian Embassy in Benin Republic has revealed that six Russian sailors were abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin Among those taken hostage was the captain of the vessel, the embassy said, adding that all of the sailors have “vanished.’’ The abductees were Russian nationals.   According to reports, there …

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INEC appoints Amina Zakari as head of collation centre for the 2019 elections

The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC), has appointed Amina Zakari as the head the collation centre for the 2019 general elections. Zakari is to head the committee on collation centre, one of the two committees for the election which the commission inaugurated today January 3rd. Speaking during the inauguration of …

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Minimum wage: NLC to begin indefinite strike on January 8th

Following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has set January 8th as the date for the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike. NLC President Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the strike would …

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President Buhari’s New Year speech shows he has conceded defeat – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Buhari’s 2019 New Year speech as ‘pathetically empty and shows that he has finally given up, following his irredeemable rejection by Nigerians’. The statement signed by Kola Ologbodiyan the National Publicity Secretary says, ‘President Buhari could not articulate any concrete commitment on any …

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Father arrested for poisoning his 3 children with Sniper in Bayelsa State

The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa State, Aminu Saleh has confirmed that a father of three, Samuel Sunday, has been arrested for allegedly poisoning his three children with sniper killing two of the children while the third one survived. The surviving son told newsmen that their father and his brother gave them the …

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Photo: Alfa caught on camera defiling 5-year-old girl in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has arrested an Islamic cleric aka Alfa, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, 43, who was caught on camera having anal sex with a five-year-old girl that he was supposed to be teaching Islamic studies. A statement released by the command’s spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, says the  dastard act was reported …

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Family of five believed to have been unstable undergo unbelievable transformation

Months ago, a family-of-five believed to be mentally ill, who roamed the streets in Cross River state, were rescued and taken off the streets after a corps member took their photo and made them go viral. After being taken off the streets, they were rehabilitated and now look healthy.  With the …

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‘We call on Atiku Abubakar to retain some honour by throwing in the towel now’ – Festus Keyamo

Atiku Festus Keyamo, the director of strategic communications for APC’s Presidential campaign council has once again spoken on the widely published refutal by investors in Etisalat and Keystone Bank that the family members of President Buhari have nothing to do with both companies. Keyamo said ‘its another indication of the fast-collapsing …

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‘We will not leave Dino Melaye’s home until he surrenders himself for arrest and investigation’ – Nigerian Police insists

The Nigeria Police Force has said that its police operatives deployed to arrest Senator Dino Melaye in his residence will not retreat until the Senator surrenders himself for arrest and investigation. The Police further said that Senator Dino Melaye is wanted by the Police for a case of Criminal Conspiracy …

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Senator Elizabeth Warren declares to run for presidency in 2020 against Donald Trump

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat representing Massachusetts has just announced that she has established a presidential campaign exploratory committee to kick off her plan to run for office come 2020. “In our country, if you work hard and play by the rules, you ought to be able to take care of yourself …

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