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32-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Defiling 7-Year-Old Girl In Anambra

32-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Defiling 7-Year-Old Girl In Anambra A 32- year -old man has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl at Okpoko near Onitsha. Spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement released, gave the identity of the suspect as Chigbo Akpoluobi, a resident of Obodoukwu Road, Nkitaku, Okpoko, Anambra. According to Mohammed, the suspect allegedly lured the victim to his apartment on June 14, to defile her.  “On June 16, at about 12: 30p.m.,…

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BREAKING: PDP Postpones Edo Guber Primary

 PDP Postpones Edo Guber Primary The Peoples Democratic Party has postponed its primary election in Edo State. The primary election, which was earlier slated for June 19 and 20, has been postponed until June 23. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, told The PUNCH, “We have postponed our primary in Edo, till June the 23rd.” It was reported that Obaseki, on Wednesday, met with the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal and the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus. Our correspondent gathered that the…

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Why I Blocked Tacha On Social Media – Mercy Speaks Up

Mercy, speaking on Wednesday night’s episode of BBNaija Reunion, lamented Tacha’s two-faced personality on social media and in reality. Big Brother Naija housemate 2019 winner, Mercy Eke has finally spoken on the tension between her and Tacha. The tension between both parties heightened after Tacha’s disqualification from the Pepper Dem season. Tacha was disqualified after a skirmish with Mercy during the show. Mercy, speaking on Wednesday night’s episode of BBNaija Reunion, lamented Tacha’s two-faced personality on social media and in reality. According to her, that was the reason she’s blocked…

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Shocking Story Of ‘Gaddafi’ Who Scammed 194 Widows Of N781,800 In Borno

Gaddafi of Borno has been jailed Gaddafi, a former judiciary officer in Borno state has been sentenced to 16 years imprisonment by the High Court, PM News reports. Gaddafi, whose real name is Ramat Mohammed was convicted on a-two count amended charge for defrauding 194 widows of N781, 800. The sentence was passed on Tuesday by Justice Umaru Fadawu. Gaddafi was arraigned by the Maiduguri Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He forged and sold a Food Collection Card, in the name of a non- governmental organisation(…

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Why Don Jazzy Urged Me To Be Cool With Mercy – Tacha Reveals

Controversial Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Natasha Akide popularly known as Tacha has revealed what Mavin Producer, Don Jazzy told her about her relationship with Mercy. Both ex-housemates, with a huge fan base on social media, have been at loggerheads since the end of the ‘Pepper Dem’ season. However, speaking on Wednesday’s BBNaija Reunion episode, Tacha debunked the tension between her and Mercy. She further disclosed that after the show, Don Jazzy had advised her to be cool with Mercy and have a cordial relationship. “Don Jazzy told me to be…

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Police Detain Cubana Chiefpriest For Alleged Misuse Of Police Escorts

Cubana Chiefpriest The Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Lagos State has detained Instagram celebrity and Executive Director, Cubana Group, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest. Okechukwu, known for his lavish lifestyle, arrived at the Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos, around 10am and was detained afterwards. The Instagram celebrity, it was learnt, was invited for alleged misuse of police escorts and weapons as well as unexplained wealth. A top police source said the investigation was sequel to an order from the Office of the Inspector-General of Police who had…

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Horror: Flood Sweeps Away 4-Year-Old Child In Heavy Lagos Rainfall

File photo Rescue search is ongoing by men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA at 38 Fashola Str of Olabode street Papa Asafa Orile Agege to recover yet to be identified four-year-old child allegedly being swept away by the flood of early morning heavy rainfall in Lagos, Vanguard reports. According to an eyewitness, the incident happened around 10 am during the torrential rainfall with attendant heavy flooding. Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, when contacted by correspondent confirmed the incident, saying that the agency received a distress call…

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Alleged R*pe: How D’banj’s Accuser Was ‘Forced’ To Delete Tweets – Lawyers Speak

D’banj Seyitan Babatayo, who accused popular Nigerian singer, D’banj, of raping her has been ‘forced’ to delete her tweets detailing her encounter with the singer in 2018, her lawyers told PREMIUM TIMES Wednesday. Ms Babatayo’s lawyer, Olamide Omileye of Ojoge, Omileye, and Partners, told this newspaper that their client deleted the tweets under duress while in police custody on Tuesday. According to him, Ms Babatayo was forced to post new tweets claiming that she was not arrested and that she wanted to move on from everything. “They forced her to…

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Drama As Taskforce Arrests Pastor, Seals Church For Not Complying With COVID-19 Protocols In Abia

File photo The Abia State Inter-Ministerial Committee on Covid-19 on Wednesday sealed off a church, Chapel of Answers  Ministry, Jubilee Road, Aba over non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols, The PUNCH reports. The committee equally arrested for prosecution, the Presiding Pastor of the church. Addressing Aba residents and members of the church during an inspection in Aba, the Chairman, Abia State Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19, and Secretary to the State Government, Bar Chris Ezem, wondered why people find it difficult to obey government directives as to stay safe. He described as alarming,…

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80-Year-Old Man Defiles Orphan In Yobe

The Suspect, Mohammed Bara’u An 80-year old man, Mohammed Bara’u of Lawan Fannami ward in Gashu’a community of Yobe State has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect who is a wood seller had been trying to lure the girl with chocolate and finally succeeded last Sunday after asking her to pick something from his room. He reportedly followed and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. He was arrested after the case was reported to the police by Bade Local Govt Shari’a Committee…

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BUA Group And Dangote Fight Dirty Over Obu Mines

BUA and Dangote fighting over Obu mines Dangote group has been given serious warning to remove its excavators and trenches used in barricading the entrance of Obu Mines in three days or face contempt of court proceedings, BUA Group has threatened. This was made public in a statement by BUA Group accusing Dangote of total disregard for the court and rule of law. It said Dangote laid siege on BUA’s Obu mines Okpella by placing excavators and creating trenches at the entrance to effectively prevent BUA Vehicles from operating at the…

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The Hilarious Resignation Letter From An APC Ward Chairman In Edo

APC An All Progressives Congress Ward Chairman In Edo, Akemokue Lukman has left many people laughing after his resignation letter surfaced online. Engr. Lukman is the Ward 7 Chairman, Etsako East of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Afokpella-Okpella, Edo State on Tuesday, 16th June, 2020. He resigned after the governor, Godwin Obaseki decided to leave the party over differences with Adams Oshiomhole. See his letter below:

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Audio Promise: NFF Fails To Pay N30,000 Monthly Stipend Promised Late Yekini’s Mother

Rashidi Yekini The family of late Rashidi Yekini on Tuesday said they were yet to receive the N30,000 monthly stipend promised by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The NFF board led by Amaju Pinnick had pledged to support the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare’s pronouncement to place Yekini’s mother and that of late Samuel Okwaraji, with monthly stipends of N10,000 each. The sister to late Rashidi Yekini, Simiat, on June 16 told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the minister had redeemed his…

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2nd Niger Bridge Construction: Anambra Communities Drag Julius Berger To Court

2nd Niger Bridge The Ogbaru Community in Anambra State has dragged Julius Berger Nigeria Plc before the Federal High Court in Awka, alleging a violation of Environmental Impact Assessment in the construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge, Punch has reported. Also joined as defendants in the suit are the Federal Ministry of Works and B and Q Dredging. The community is demanding N2.5bn as damages for the alleged environmental and health hazards arising from the activities of the respondents in the construction of the bridge. The plaintiff claimed that more…

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