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#EndSARS: Two Months After Lekki Massacre, Sanwo-Olu, Buratai Yet To Be Sacked And Tried For Crimes Against Humanity By Sanyaolu Juwon

In a gory event widely described as Black Teusday, Nigerians witness one of the most violent crackdown on protest since the Enugu Iva Valley Massacre in 1949. Like bloodthirsty Vamps, the army and police on October 20, descended on peaceful protesters with the kind of force and desperation only witnessed in movies and war. We …

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Nigerians Mock DSS For Not Arresting APC Spokesman Over Claim Of Governor Behind Banditry

File Photo of DSS operatives, used to illustrate story. Nigerians on social media have criticised the Department of State Services for failing to arrest the All Progressives Congress acting Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, over a claim he made that a governor from the North-West is behind banditry in the region. Nabena made the …

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Nigerian Government Should Remove Arabic Language From Naira Notes —Agbakoba

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, has urged the Nigerian government to remove the Arabic language on the Nigerian naira notes. According to the PUNCH, Agbakoba wondered why Arabic inscription is on the naira when Nigeria is not an Islamic state. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria asked the government to …

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Police Arrest Two Suspected Cultists, Foil Traffic Robbery In Lagos

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two suspected Awawa cult members in Oko-koto, Agege, hours after foiling a traffic robbery around Otedola Bridge on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway. The suspects, Rasak Babatunde, a 22-year-old mechanic and Idowu Wasiu, 16-year-old tailor, were arrested at their hideout. A statement by the Lagos State …

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Where Is Leah Sharibu? Does She Know It’s Christmas? By Fredrick Nwabufo

Fredrick Nwabufo In the evening of February 19, 2018, 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls’ Science Secondary School, Dapchi in Yunusari local government of area of Yobe state were abducted by Boko Haram and taken into grisly captivity. Five of the girls died in the hands of their captors. But after weeks of negotiations between the …

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Kaduna Imposes New Restrictions On Churches, Mosques

Kaduna State Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai The Kaduna State Government has limited the service hour of churches and mosques to one hour in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state. This was contained in a statement shared by the Kaduna governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Sunday. Kaduna State Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai …

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Police Investigate Apparent Murder-Suicide Of Nigerian Doctor, Wife In US

Sugar Land police are investigating the deaths of a Greatwood Nigerian couple found in their home Friday morning.  SaharaReporters earlier reported that a Nigerian Doctor in the United States, Dr Ben Okigbo, shot himself to death on Friday. The tragic incident happened at his Greatwood, Texas, United States home. Police haven’t said how they died, but an …

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Boko Haram Terrorists In Military Camouflage Ambush Nigerian Soldiers, Kill One

File Photo used to illustrate story. The Nigerian Army has reportedly lost one soldier in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. A source told SaharaReporters that the soldiers were attacked in Garin Kuturu village, along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway. File Photo used to illustrate story. The insurgents, who appeared in military uniforms, were said …

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Nigerian Medical Doctor Shoots Wife, Kills Self In US

A Nigerian Doctor in the United States, Dr Ben Okigbo, has shot himself to death. The tragic incident happened at his Greatwood, Texas home on Friday. Okigbo reportedly shot his wife, Theresa who was a licensed nurse before killing himself. According to Sugar Land police in Texas, the deceased also attempted to kill his 21-year-old …

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