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Eight People Dead, 36 Others Injured As Truck Falls Off Bridge In Osogbo (Photos)

No less than eight lives were lost on Saturday in Osogbo when a truck conveying kegs of palm oil and 61 passengers, ascending a bridge along Osogbo/Gbongan Road, lost control and fell into a drainage, according to The PUNCH. In the accident that occurred around 1.20am, 36 passengers were said to have been injured with many kegs of palm oil destroyed. The truck involved was said to be ascending November 27 Bridge, heading towards Ofatedo town, when the driver lost control. Commenting, Osun Sector Public Education Officer of the Federal…

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10 Women Crushed To Death As Truck Falls Inside Market Imo (Photos)

It was a most horrific tragedy that struck in Imo State on Saturday, according to The PUNCH. Tragedy struck after no fewer than 10 women lost their lives and others severely wounded as a truck fell inside a market. It was gathered that the truck lost its brakes and crushed the women who were trading on a roadside market in Nkwommiri in the Nwangele Local Government Area of the state. The PUNCH reports that the truck which was navigating through a hill lost brake killing the women after ramming on…

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We don’t have money to share – president Buhari opens up

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said his administration doesn’t have money to share. He spoke to leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, Katsina State. Buhari called for more participation and ownership of the party at grassroots by adopting bottom-up processes of registration and revalidation at ward, local government, state and federal levels, including the FCT. The President hosted Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, some governors and party members of the APC at his country-home after his registration. “Our party style and structure should no longer be Abuja downwards,…

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Amotekun member detained for allegedly shooting police officer in Oyo state

A police officer identified as Fatai Yekini was on Saturday allegedly shot at by a member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps. A member of the Oyo State chapter of the Amotekun Corps, identified as Ibrahim Ogundele, was arrested in relation to the crime. The incident happened at the Sanga area of Oyo at the weekend. The suspect who works at Isale Oyo allegedly shot Mr. Fatai Yekini, a special police constabulary attached to Ojongbodu Police Station, Oyo town. Police spokesman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said…

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Amotekun operative shoots Police officer on official duty in Oyo

A police officer identified as Fatai Yekini was on Saturday shot at by a member of the Oyo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps. According to a report by Daily Post, Yekini was shot by an Amotekun Corps member identified as Ibrahim Ogundele at the Sango area of Oyo town on 2nd January 2021. Ogundele is a male officer working with the Amotekun Corps at Isale-Oyo area while Mr. Yekini is a Special Police Constabulary attached to Ojongbodu police station A source said Yekini was taken to the…

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Shock As Bride-to-be Dies 3 hours To Her Wedding In Katsina

It was gathered that Fatima died at 7:am on Saturday, January 2, 2021, three hours to her wedding slated at 10:am. In what would come as a shocking incident, a bride-to-be identified as Fatima Hassan Fari lost her life on her wedding day in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that Fatima died at 7:am on Saturday, January 2, 2021, three hours to her wedding Fatiha slated at 10:am. She was buried at 2:pm same Saturday, according to Islamic rites. Meanwhile, friends and family members have…

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GRAPHIC: Man Brutalizes And Hacks His Baby Mama Over Food In Imo

According to the mother of two, the incident occurred on Saturday, January 2, at about 1 am, shortly after they had returned from a trip to the village. A 27-year-old businessman identified as Emmanuel Chukwuma Igwe is currently at large after he was accused of physically assaulting and hacking his baby mama, Porcia Achonu with a cutlass, in Owerri, Imo State. According to the mother of two, the incident occurred on Saturday, January 2, at about 1 am, shortly after they had returned from a trip to the village. “My…

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COVID-19: Why God Spared My Life —Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday asked Nigerians who survived COVID-19 and witness the New Year to thank God for His mercies. Obasanjo said he knew why God spared his life to witness the New Year despite the turbulence and challenges posed to humanity in 2020 by COVID-19 pandemic. According to the ex-president, he was spared by God purposely to “serve Him and humanity more and more”. Obasanjo, the Asiwaju Onigbagbo of Ogun State, spoke at the second annual thanksgiving service of the state chapter of the Christian Association of…

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Insecurity: Reps Cancel Buhari’s Invitation, Apologise to Presidency

House of Representatives Under pressure House of Representatives on Saturday canceled its invitation extended to President Muhammadu Buhari over insecurity in the country, according to TheNation. The House also apologized to the Presidency. The House leadership, according to sources, found that the initial invitation had assumed ethnic and political dimension. It was also learnt that some of the lawmakers behind the motion to invite Buhari had apologised to the Presidency. They claimed that their motion was not intended to embarrass the President, contrary to insinuations in some quarters. Some members…

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Lagos state government seal off Cubana night club for operating despite ban on night clubs due to COVID19 (photos)

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Saturday night December 19, closed CUBANA night club in Ikeja and different offices for resistance of the State Government COVID-19 conventions. On Friday, December 18, Lagos state lead representative, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, put a prohibition on shows, road gatherings, and clubs as a feature of measures to contain the spread of COVID19 in the state. Nigeria is presently encountering a second influx of the pandemic thus the quantities of affirmed instances of the infection have been on the expansion. On Saturday night, a team from the…

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REVEALED: How soldiers rescued Kankara school boys

On Saturday, Nigerian soldiers made some stunning revelations on how they carried out the rescue operation of the 344 boys kidnapped from their school in Kankara, Katsina State, on Dec. 11. The military disclosed that while kinetic and non-kinetic approaches were used to ensure all the boys were rescued unhurt, there was resistance from the abductors who laid ambush against the troops. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, and retired Maj.-Gen. Ahmed Jibrin, former Director, Military Intelligence, gave the accounts on Saturday when they featured on a special…

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Tears flow as anti-cult activist killed by cultist in Delta

The President and Founder of Delta State Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps, Austyne Emu was on Saturday evening, December 5, shot dead by suspected cultists in Kwale, Ndokwa West LGA of the state. Tears flow as anti-cult activist killed by cultist in Delta Reports have it that the anti-cult crusader was shot outside his home when he was invited by a known cultist to have some interactions on some matters but it was unfortunate two other cultists showed up on a motorbike and opened fire on him. He was reportedly shot dead…

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Kidnappers gave us N30,000 after they freed us – Kidnapped ABU 9

Kidnapped students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria who were freed on Saturday have reported that they were given N30,000 by the kidnappers to wash their dirty clothes. The students of the school were abducted on their way to school six days ago along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. They recounted some of the challenges they encountered before their wards regained their freedom. Daily Trust reported that the bandits had demanded a cumulative ransom of N270 million, asking each parent to provide N30 million for the students’ freedom. However, after days of negotiations with…

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Gossip: Poch sends Man Utd warning; agent receives United, Spurs ‘signals’

Mauricio Pochettino has snubbed Barcelona in the belief he will get the Man Utd job, while the Red Devils and Spurs chase a defender… POCH HAS HEART SET ON MAN UTD JOB Mauricio Pochettino has twice rejected the Barcelona job to give himself a chance of managing Man Utd, according to a report. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has come under increasing pressure over the past couple of weeks following back-to-back losses to Arsenal in the Premier League and Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League. Man Utd currently sit 15th in the…

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