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Soldiers Kill Notorious Bandit, Sani Danbuzuwa During Shoot Out

Troops of 1 Division under Operation WHIRL PUNCH responded to a distress call about an armed robbery along Birnin Gwari - Funtua road. While on pursuit of the armed robbers, they were ambushed by suspected bandits. 

Protest At Police Headquarters Abuja Over Detention of Premium Times Journalist

A protest has been reported at the police headquarters in Abuja, as Nigerian activists, civil society leaders and journalists are demanding the release of detained Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe.

It was gathered that the demonstration was led by the #TakebackNigeriaMovement and the #OurMumuDonDo group.

New Minimum Wage: We Weren't Elected Just To Pay Salaries - Governors

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, has spoken out on the ongoing negotiation for a new national minimum wage after a meeting of the governors of the 36 states of the federation on Wednesday night in Abuja.

The Governor of Zamfara state told reporters that,

20180816

WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?

When the one who should make an arrest is being arrested by a 'conductor', it's very likely that the officer in uniform has done something wrong.

Female Student Wounds Friend For Advise Her To Quit Smoking

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, identified as Tope, who's in 100 level (Foreign Language), has been apprehended by operatives of the Nigerian Police for stoning her friend, Nifemi, who allegedly dared to advise her against smoking.

78yrs Old Woman Weeps As She's Left Stranded At Lagos Airport

Why are mature people doing this to their mother? A 78-year-old woman, Benice Ikerionwu has reportedly been left stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

According to information by Iwuchukwu Benneth, a staff with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the woman arrived the airport on Monday, August 13th, and was left stranded by her son who was meant to pick her up. 

And the matter is made worse by the woman's daughter.

Nigerians Built Beautiful Keke That Works Without Fuel (Photos)

A company in Aba, Abia State, has manufactured a unique Keke that works without Fuel, Oil, etc. They said they're ready for mass production.

More photos of the new Keke below;

Woman Baths Her Stepson With Hot Water After A Fight With His Mom (Photos)

A really heartless woman has bathed her own stepson with hot water after having a fight with the boy's mother.

Many were left in shock by the woman's stupid action.

Detained Journalist, Jones Abiri Freed After 2 Years In Detention

Jones Abiri, the Nigerian journalist detained for over two years by DSS has been released. He was eventually released on Wednesday evening after he met his bail conditions.

Mr Abiri was detained by the State Security Service for two years without trial over allegations he was linked to armed militancy in the Niger Delta.

Innocent Man Spends 2 Years In Prison Just For Taking Female Neighbour To Hospital

A man who was falsely accused and imprisoned for "killing his neighbour" after taking her to the hospital, has regained his freedom after two years. 

The man identified as Mr Chidiebere Onwumere, a native of Umuagbaghagha village in Osisioma area of Abia state, was jailed after being accused of killing his neighbour, late Uzochi Chinyere, who lived in same compound with him.

How did this injustice happen?

Lagos Police Sack 8 Officers, Discipline 108

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Wednesday confirmed the dismissal of eight officers for serious criminal offences.

He also confirmed demotion of six others.

Female Corper: 'My Mother Made Me A Graduate With Fish Selling'

This corper says she's not ashamed of showing off her mum and her business, as it's what she used in sending her to school. 

Police Officer Who Collected N120k Bribe Nabbed, Forced To Sit On The Ground

A police officer has been arrested in Imo state over alleged extortion. The policeman identified as Inspector Tom Edet of Nigeria Police Ihiagwa Division in Nekede, Imo State, was said to have collected N120,000 from an undercover official of Behind Bars Initiative.

It was gathered that the police inspector and his colleagues refused to release a young man who travelled from Delta to Imo State, as they reportedly detained him for days.

UPDATE: Presidency Says Daura Is Not In Detention

The Presidency has clarified the status of the former Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Mr. Lawal Daura, who was dismissed last week, saying he was being debriefed contrary to reports that he was under detention.

Buhari's Govt. Has Wrecked Nigeria With N22trn Debt - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s poor understanding of current global economic dynamics and humongous corruption in his Presidency have completely wrecked Nigeria.

It said the limit of the economic knowledge of the President and the APC was also directly responsible for the accumulated N22tn national debt burden on the country.

PDP Senators Sleeping At NASS To Stop Saraki’s Removal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators are taking turns to sleep over at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja to prevent a noctunal removal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by their All Progressives Congress (APC) colleagues, a senator said yesterday.

“I woke up this morning from my night shift and I will still be going back to my night shift. That is to say we are keeping vigil.

“We are rotating the shift among ourselves. As regards what they are saying about impeachment (removal), it is not possible because the international community is aware of their plot."

Fire Razes Shops, Burns Goods Worth Millions In Lagos

Some business owners in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State have bemoaned the fire which burnt their shops and destroyed goods said to worth millions of naira.

The fire, which gutted four shops, started around 2am on Wednesday.

Saraki Steps Up, To Contest For President In 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki is stepping up to the big challenge for 2019, indicating he's interested in running for President.

He told the news agency: “I am consulting and actively considering it. I believe I can make the change."

Buhari Is Sick, Cabal Now Running His Government – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has affirmed that it is true that President Muhammadu Buhari has health challenges and also accused a cabal of running his (Buhari”s) government.

“We are aware that the President is affected by serious challenges of health and is being held captive by a cabal that runs Nigeria for their personal interests.”

Akwa Ibom Governor Reacts To Alleged Plan To Join APC

Re: Shocker: Udom Set to Join APC 
Our attention has been drawn to a banner headline with the above caption in the Midweek edition of the Global Concord newspaper, a local tabloid published here, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

We would, as we always do, have ignored the story as yet another cocktail of lies the publication usually serves its readers, but for the malicious intent of the sponsors of the article.

Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM To Be Demolished By Oyo Government

Yinka Ayefele’s popular structure, The Music House, where Fresh FM 105.9, one of Ibadan’s most lovely radio stations is located, has been marked for demolition.

The demolition notice pasted on the structure at Lagos Bye Pass, Challenge, Ibadan, on the orders of the Oyo State Government gave the owners of the building three days to vacate the building and remove the structure or risk it’s removal by the government. 

The deadline expires on Wednesday, 15th August.

Man Who Tried To Rescue Kids From Being Beaten, Injured By Their Mother

The executive director of a non-governmental organisation, Dise Ogbise-Erhisere has rescued two teenage children from domestic violence at imiringi in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Speaking to newsmen, Dise Ogbise-Erhisere said the mother of the children has on several occasions according to neighbours consistently assaulted her children.

Six Things Your Skin Is Telling You About Your Diet

Everyone has those days, the ones when you look in the mirror and just don’t love what you see. Whatever your skin issue is, there are ways to fix it that go beyond seeing dermatologists or applying moisturising creams. In fact, revamping your skin can be easier than all that. Sometimes all you have to do to say goodbye to your skin hang-ups is to make simple dietary changes. 

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2019: Photos From Dankwambo's Visit To Obasanjo

PDP Presidential aspirant and governor of Gombe state, Ibrahim Dankwambo visited former President Obasanjo in Abeokuta with his team, as part of consultations toward the 2019 presidency. More photos...

Arewa Youths Back Saraki, Caution Oshiomhole On Utterances

The Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS), a coalition of Northern groups and associations, has declared their unconditional support and solidarity for Senate President Bukola Saraki and other leadership of the Senate.

Addressing a press conference on Wednesday in Kano, its National President, Alhaji Salisu Magaji, held that from all available records, the present Senate has discharged its assigned mandate beyond rebuke and should be clothed in glory rather than harassed.

4 University Students Die After Fatal Accident Inside The Campus

No less than four students of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue state, have reportedly died in an accident.

The students lost their lives in a fatal car crash that occured within their campus in yesterday morning.

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Landlord Who Led Armed Robbers To Rob Neighbour Arrested

A 43-year old landlord, Taoreed Adegbite and father of four has been arrested by men of the Nigeria police in Ogun state for leading a gang of armed robbers to attack his neighbour, Mr Wale Okeyingbo and robbing him of his vehicle at Oke-Odo Community.

Taoreed was arrested along with his accomplice, Taiwo Raheem, a herbal seller at Oke-Ata area of Abeokuta on Wednesday while trying elope with the vehicle.

INEC Chairman Presents 2019 INEC Budget To Senate (Photos)

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and members of the Commission on Wednesday presented INEC 2019 General Elections Budget to the relevant Senate Committee.

This process will end before NASS will reconvene. More photos;

Story Of Abuja Wild Forest Where "All Kinds Of Things" Happen

For visitors to the Kuje Area Council, an outskirt of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, mention of forest awakens curiosity and anxiety. Curiosity because of the dangers associated with forest – wild animals, ritualism, terrorist enclave, etc.

And anxiety because of the danger forest may pose to residents around the area and the safety of those crossing the visibility. Forest in a place of human residence ought to raise concerns.

Kuje forest, as it is commonly known, is more than an ordinary one...