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One-year-old Boy Escapes Death As Bandits Abduct Mother On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

File photo In what will come across as a really shocking development, a one-year-old baby boy on Tuesday narrowly escaped death after a bullet fired by bandits almost hit him on the head in an attack along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The toddler was travelling alongside his mother and a domestic staff in a commercial vehicle, which was among the vehicles attacked on Tuesday where the Emir, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, was kidnapped. The toddler’s mother (names withheld) was, however, among the kidnapped victims. Daily Trust reports that on Tuesday afternoon, gunmen…

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[BREAKING] Independence Day: Youths, Activists Announce Nationwide Protest, List Nine Demands

File photo: Scene of a protest According to a report by The PUNCH, activists and revolutionists have announced plans to hold a nationwide protest on October 1 in Nigeria. The protest is necessitated by nine demands, according to a statement by the Coalition for Revolution. Among their demands is the recognition of those who died during the #EndSARS protests as national heroes, with a national apology. Details later…

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Shock As Soldiers Allegedly Beat Taxi Driver To Death In Jos

File photo The PUNCH reports that the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, which is maintaining peace in Plateau and its environs, has constituted a board of enquiry to investigate the alleged murder of one Abdullahi Karafa, a taxi driver, in Jos, by its personnel. Its Media Officer, Maj. Ishaku Takwa, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Karafa, a resident of Angwan Rimi community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, was allegedly beaten to death by soldiers…

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Lagos DPO Loses Gun After Alleged Office Sex, Detains Lover

File photo Jennifer Madueke, a woman, has been detained by the Lagos State Police Command over a missing service pistol belonging to the Denton Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Akinlade, according to PUNCH Metro. It was gathered that the 29-year-old woman, after spending three days in a detention facility at the Denton Police Station, Ebute Meta, Lagos, where she was allegedly tortured to confess to the crime, was transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba. It was learnt that Madueke and Akinlade once dated and separated after the…

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Drama As Anti-Drug Agency Nabs Nigerian Graduate Importing Drug-Laced Candies From UK

File photo Arnold Maniru, a 22-year-old youth corps member serving in Abuja, has been arrested for allegedly importing four kilogrammes of drug-laced candies from the United Kingdom. This was made known in a statement by the spokesman for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi. According to the statement, the suspect was arrested on Saturday, August 28, 2021 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company. A controlled delivery of the parcel, which contains the candies laced with Arizona, a strong variant of…

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Shock As Land Speculators, Armed Thugs Accompanied By Police Eject Lagos Community Residents From Homes

File photo According to SaharaReporters, some land speculators in company with  thugs and armed policemen on Monday invaded Kudeti street in the Adeniyi Jones area of Ikeja in Lagos to forcibly eject residents from the area. It was learnt that thugs with weapons, suspected court papers and painting materials went from house to house to force people out of their homes with the support of gun-wielding policemen numbering about 30, Vanguard reports.  According to eyewitnesses, the infuriated residents and landlords trooped out en masse and confronted the invaders, alleging the…

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Panic As Armed Robbers Invade Rivers State University, Cart Away ATM, Shuttle Bus

File photo According to Daily Post, the Rivers State Police Command has confirmed stealing of an Automated Teller Machine belonging to a bank within the premises of the Rivers State University. The armed robbers were said to have been dressed in police uniforms when they gained access to the university premises. DAILY POST gathered that the robbers had ordered the security personnel to open the gate around 3am on Wednesday and subsequently tied him down. The gunmen reportedly carted away the ATM and a shuttle bus parked in the University…

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BREAKING: Many Killed As Fresh Crisis Erupts In Jos

File photo At least 30 people have been killed in a fresh attack in Jos. The incident was confirmed on Wednesday morning. The incident took place at Yelwan Zangam community in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State. According to Daily Trust, houses were also burnt down in the attack. This is coming barely one week after 27 travelers were killed in Gada-biyu – Rukuba road, still in Jos North LGA. Yakubu Bagudu, a resident, confirmed the fresh attack to Daily Trust on Wednesday morning. He said more than…

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Suspected Cultist Shoots Final-Year Student Dead In Rivers University

File photo According to a report by The PUNCH, there is tension at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, after a student was shot dead at a cafeteria on Thursday morning. It was leant that a group of suspected cultists had trailed the victim to a cafeteria near the faculty of management science about 9:20am, where one of the assailants brought out a gun and shot the unidentified student in the head. An eyewitness said, ”He died on the spot and the situation caused serious panic. Students and people started running…

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Nigerian Lady Confused After Family Insists She Must Abort Baby Because Her Lover Is From Another Tribe

File photo Grace Ogar, a young Nigerian lady has been asked by her family to abort her three-month-old pregnancy due to the tribal differences between her and her lover. Ogar, who hails from Akwa Ibom is under pressure from her family, particularly her aunt, Esther Patrick, to abort the pregnancy. Her lover, Adeola Oluwamilua, is from Ogun State. Patrick was alleged to have mounted pressure on the young woman to abort the pregnancy because she (Patrick) does not like Oluwamilua facial features, among other reasons. The young lady who spoke…

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