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FRSC Personnel Spared From Fatal Crash As Cement Laden Trailer Rams Into Patrol Van (Photos)

Daily Post reports that some personnel of the Federal Roads Safety Commission (FRSC) were on Saturday saved from death when their Toyota Hilux patrol van with registration number AI586RS was rammed into by a Tino trailer laden with cement along the Ilesa-Osogbo road in Osun State. The spokesperson of the Osun Sector Command, Florence Ogungbemi said the accident occurred around some minutes past 1 O’Clock in the afternoon. The spokesperson revealed that the driver of the white Tino trailer with number KSF614XU had lost control and rammed into the well…

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Defend Your Citizen, Nnamdi Kanu Over Illegal Extradition – World Igbo Congress Tells UK Government

Nnamdi Kanu after his arrest SaharaReporters reports that the World Igbo Congress has called on the government of the United Kingdom to ensure it defends one of its citizens, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The WIC, in a statement on Tuesday signed by its spokesman, Basil Onwukwe, and Chairman, Anthony Ejiofor, alleged that Kanu was illegally extradited from a foreign country to Nigeria. The group stated that Kanu’s arrest has once again proved that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’s favourable disposition towards Boko Haram…

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Shock As Man Kidnaps And Kills His Ex-Girlfriend’s 7-Year-Old Daughter

Local reports have shown that police in South Africa have arrested a 51-year-old man, Ben Mokoni, in connection with the kidnapping and murder of his ex-girlfriend’s 7-year-old daughter, Keitumetse Tumelo. The suspect’s apprehension came after the seven-year-old girl’s half-naked body was found with visible head injuries in the bushes at Letlhabile, Potchestroom, on Thursday, 24 June 2021. Police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Amanda Funan, said Tumelo was last seen alighting from a taxi on Tuesday, 22 June 2021. However, she did not arrive home and her mother, with the assistance of…

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ESN Kills And Beheads Native Doctor Over Charm Failure

Daily Post reports that the Eastern Security Network, ESN, a security wing of the Southeast Secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has allegedly killed their native doctor, Paschal Okeke from Umudim-Ukwu Orji, Awomama in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State over failure of charm he prepared to protect them against police bullet. The development was disclosed in a statement on Saturday by the media adviser to the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Mike Abattam. According to the statement, the ESN shot the juju priest severally, beheaded him…

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Jay-Z sues photographer for selling his pictures

US rapper Jay-Z is suing a photographer for selling pictures of him without permission. According to reports, the rapper hired Jonathan Mannion in the mid-1990s and he took “Hundreds of photographs” of the rapper, including the iconic image of him in a suit and hat with a cigar that featured on the cover of his 1996 debut album ‘Reasonable Doubt’. However, Jay has now taken legal action because, although the photographer was paid for his work, the rapper “never gave Mannion permission to resell any of the images.” Documents obtained…

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2021 Hajj: Saudi Arabia Bars Travellers From Nigeria, Others Over COVID-19

The PUNCH reports that Saudi Arabia has barred travellers from Nigeria and other countries from performing 2021 Hajj over coronavirus concerns. This is as Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it will allow 60,000 vaccinated residents of the kingdom to perform the annual hajj. The hajj ministry said this year’s pilgrimage would be “open for nationals and residents of the kingdom, limited to 60,000 pilgrims”, according to the official Saudi Press Agency. With this, travellers from Nigeria have been barred from performing hajj for the second time in a row. Last year,…

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BREAKING: Police Surround Gani Fawehinmi Park, Venue Of Lagos #June12 Protest

The PUNCH reports that operatives of the Rapid Response Squad have surrounded the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, the venue of the June 12 protest in Lagos State. About three Hilux Vehicles and two armoured tanks were seen at the venue on Saturday. Three people who wanted to enter the park were prevented from doing so by the personnel in the vehicles. Also, in a show of force, one armoured tank and five Hilux Vehicles patrolled the area. Journalists from different media houses are currently on the ground, while protesters…

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DJ Cuppy Opens Up On Alleged Relationship With Broda Shaggi

Broda Shaggi and DJ Cuppy  Nigerian disc jockey, Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy has reacted to reports of a secret relationship with musician/comedian, Broda Shaggi. Reacting to the allegation, DJ Cuppy in a recent statement stated that she never dated Broda Shaggy but she stressed that they are just good friends. She added that she has a lot of respect and time for him, but she only sees him as a friend. Cuppy made this known while responding to a fan who asked her if she’s dating the comedian.

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BREAKING: MTN, Airtel, Glo, Others Block Access To Twitter In Nigeria

The PUNCH reports that telecommunications companies in Nigeria including MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile have started blocking access to the microblogging site, Twitter. The telcos said they received a directive from the Nigerian Communications Commission to block access to Twitter in the country following the suspension by the Federal Government on Friday. The Nigerian Twitterati woke up on Saturday encountering difficulty in accessing their Twitter handles while some navigated the hurdle using virtual private networks. Mobile network operators in the country under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications…

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“Grenade of security personnel exploded not suicide bomber” – Ebonyi state govt

The Ebonyi state government has reacted to reports of a suicide bomber striking close to a primary school in the south eastern state. Earlier reports had stated that a suicide bomber died near a school in n Afikpo town, Afikpo local government area of Ebonyi state after a suicide vest he was wearing exploded on his body. In a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor David Nweze Umahi said the news is in sharp contrast to the reality as the incident was a grenade of…

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Photos From The Gravesite Where Late Chief Of Army Staff And Other Officers Will Be Buried

TheCable reports that the remains of Ibrahim Attahiru, the late chief of army staff, and other officers who died in a plane crash on Friday in Kaduna will be laid to rest at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja on Saturday. While funeral rites for Attahiru and six other officers are taking place at the National Mosque, Abuja, the rites for four others are in progress at the Nigerian Air force Protestant Church. Attahiru and 10 other military officers were on board a Beechcraft 350 aircraft that crashed near Kaduna International…

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Nigerians React To Premature Death Of Chief Of Army Staff, Attahiru, Suspect Foul Play

<br /> <!– Image gallery content for non-javascript devices –></p> <p class=”jb-image”><span class=”jb-caption”> Ibrahim Attahiru</span></p> <p> Nigerians are currently mourning over reports that General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff died in a plane crash. Attahiru reportedly died in a military plane crash which occurred in Kaduna. In a statement, the Nigerian Air Force confirmed that there was an accident involving one of its aircraft in Kaduna but did not go into details. “An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The…

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NCC: “We didn’t ask subscribers to submit IMEI”

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has debunked reports that subscribers are required to submit their International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers. The Director of Public Affairs of the NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde said this in a statement, adding that the Commission is in the process of deploying a Device Management System to protect subscribers against phone theft and other sundry offences associated with mobile telecommunications. See the statement released by the NCC below; Subscribers Not Required to Submit International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) Number The attention of the Nigerian Communications…

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BREAKING! Panic As Soldiers Go On Rampage, Take Over Oshodi

Reports have shown that there is currently confusion in the Oshodi area of Lagos as some soldiers go on the rampage, vandalising vehicles. Videos posted on social media by some residents revealed the moments panic-stricken traders try to hide, as others take to their heels. Pictures of vandalised vehicles were also posted on Twitter by some commuters. Although the cause of the crisis is yet to be ascertained, some claimed that a military officer was killed the previous day in the area. The rampaging soldiers were also said to be…

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