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BREAKING: Police Officer Dismissed For Being Drunk On Duty

It is now all over for a Police provost, Inspector Kadima Useni, attached to Police Mobile Force, Squadron 22 Base, Ikeja, Lagos State, as he had been dismissed from service. Useni lost his job in Wednesday for being drunk on duty, and would obviously remain the talk of the town for some time to come. In fact, he would be …

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BREAKING: UAE Court Docks CEO Over $218m Dud Cheque

Arif Naqvi gave dud checks to an investor in UAE A United Arab Emirates court postponed judgment until Tuesday in a case against Arif Naqvi, the founder of private equity firm Abraaj, and another executive for issuing a dud check, two lawyers close to the case said. The criminal case in the emirate of Sharjah relates to a check for …

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PHOTOS: Oyo Govt Eventually Demolishes Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government early on Sunday morning stormed the Music House belonging to artiste, Yinka Ayefele and which accommodates Fresh FM, Ibadan, a private radio station, went into action as threatened. Government bulldozers arrived the Challenge area of Ibadan while a lot of people were getting ready for church at their different worship centres, and pulled it down. It …

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BREAKING: Heavy Flood Claims 300, Leaves Dozens Stranded

Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 300 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending torrents sweeping through villages. It is the region’s worst inundation crisis in a century. Authorities warned of more torrential rain and strong winds over the weekend, as hundreds of troops and local fishermen …

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BREAKING: 19 Nigerians Arrested In Nairobi For Fraud

Okeke Anthony Ikechukwu: one of the Nigerians arrested in Nairobi. Photo: Kenya Standard Nigeria’s international image just suffered another dent in Kenya, as nineteen Nigerians residing in Nairobi, the  capital had just been arrested by police over involvement in electronic fraud. They were arrested in Umoja, Kasarani and Roysambu Estates within Nairobi, according to a report monitored from Kenya Standard …

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12 Important Facts About Aretha Franklin That You May Not Know

Aretha Franklin was born in March 25, 1942 and died on August 16, 2018, aged 76. She began her career as a child singer in the gospel music genre. Her father, C.L Franklin, a minister in the Baptist church in Detroit, died in a shooting incident shortly after midnight on Sunday, June 10, 1979. He was shot twice at point-blank …

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Aretha Franklin, Queen Of Soul And ‘Greatest Singer Of All Time,’ Dead

By Cami Ezenwa, with agency reports The pop world is in mourning, for one of its greatest, Aretha Franklin is dead. Known as the Queen of Soul, she died today, Thursday 16 August, at her Detroit United States of America home. Report of her death monitored from Associated Press said the singer and performer died surrounded by family and friends. …

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Breaking: Emmanuel Sacks Two Commissioners Linked With Akpabio

The effect of the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun to manifest in Akwa Ibom State, as the Gov. Udom Emmanuel has sacked two commissioners loyal to the decamped politician. The commissioners were sacked with immediate effect for what was called “act of disloyalty”. They are the Commissioners …

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Breaking: Saraki Visits Ex-military Dictator Ibrahim Babangida In Minna

A new dimension may be introduced into the lingering impasse on the nation’s polity with the visit today, of the Senate President,  Bukola Saraki ex-military dicator, Ibrahim Babangida at his Minna, Niger State home. The meeting is taking place at the Hilltop residence of the former military dictator. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Saraki landed at Minna International Airport at …

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Breaking: How Nigerian senior lawyer was sent to prison

Joseph Nwobike, a senior advocate of Nigeria has been sentenced to one month jail for bribing judges and court officials. The sentence was handed out today  by an Ikeja High Court, with Justice Raliat Adebiyi agreeing that Obidike bribed court officials to pervert justice. Nwobike was found guilty on 12 counts, each of which earned a month’s imprisonment. But the …

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