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JAMB, institutions approve 160 as cut-off mark for 2019 admission

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The 19th Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 and above as the national minimum benchmark for admission for the year 2019 into public universities. The meeting...

Passengers flee as fire razes section of Sam Mbakwe airport

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There was panic on Monday afternoon as fire broke out at the arrival section of the Sam Mbakwe international cargo airport in Owerri, Imo State. The cause of the inferno was not...

My gang murdered NBA chairman for not releasing N18m Internet fraud proceeds –Suspect

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“I didn’t know the lawyer in person, but one of our members brought him to join us in the business. His job was to supply a bank account to pay the...

Police nab wanted cult leader Small Rugged, twelve others

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A kingpin of Aiye Cult and a suspected robber, Adebayo Taoreed, has been nabbed by men of Anti-Cultism Unit, Osun State Police Command. The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested along Osogbo/Ikirun...

Man, woman lynched in Ijora-Badia for alleged kidnapping

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Two persons accused of being kidnappers were on Wednesday burnt to death in Ijora-Badia, a Lagos slum. The victims, a man and a woman, were mobbed at separate intervals along Gaskiya Road....

#ENDSARS: Two dead, others injured as SUV rams into Lagos protesters

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A Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) has rammed into a crowd of #ENDSARS protesters at Alagbado, area of Lagos State. This sad incident is the latest of several other attacked against the #ENDSARS...
Innocent Chukwuma: Powerful society leader dies of Leukaemia

Innocent Chukwuma: Powerful society leader dies of Leukaemia

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One of Nigeria’s civil society leaders, Innocent Chukwuma, died Saturday evening in Lagos, according to close friends who indicated that he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, an aggressive cancer of...

Man kills 24-year-old with juju for refusing to give him 50 Naira

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The police at Elere Divisional Headquarters, Agege, Lagos State have arrested a 20-year old man called Walihu for allegedly beating a 24-year old man, Olamide Oyedele, to death over N50. The incident...
Confusion as woman gets pregnant after raping a 14 year- old-boy

Confusion as woman gets pregnant for a 14 year- old-boy she r*ped

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A woman who has been charged with allegedly raping a 14-year-old boy repeatedly over the course of a year is now pregnant with his child. Brittni Gray, 23, from Arkansas, was arrested...

“Are you going to tie my hands?”- Oyedepo blows hot, insists he will not...

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Popular Nigerian cleric, Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church, has said he is not a guinea pig, hence won’t take the COVID-19 vaccine. Oyedepo, who spoke during the church’s Covenant...
Boko Haram leader, Shekau, commits suicide

Shekau: Why ISIS ordered us to kill Boko Haram kingpin, ISWAP narrates

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The death of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has been confirmed by The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP). ISWAP confirmed that Shekau blew himself up after refusing to surrender following the...
"Yes, I raped her but please be lenient with me because of my age" - Man, 71, begs court

“Yes, I raped her but please be lenient with me because of my age”...

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A 71 year-year-old man has admitted that he raped a middle-aged woman at City Park Forest in Nairobi on Monday, April 19. Emmanuel Mateka Malele told the Kibera Law Courts that he...

Confusion as middle-aged butcher hangs self with towel in Ekpoma

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The dangling body of a man identified as Peter Uche found through the window of his room yesterday threw Ekpoma, headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State into...

COVID-19: Minister begs for donation of buildings as Nigeria runs out of isolation centres

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Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, appealed to well meaning citizens to donate their buildings as the country is running out of isolation centres. At the press briefing of...

Police confirms death of two Ekiti students, bodies retrieved

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The corpses of the two students of Ado Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, who drowned in Ureje River on Friday has been retrieved and deposited at a morgue. The Ekiti Command Police Public Relations Officer,...

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 170 new cases, 29 in Kano

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 170 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2, 558. The Centre for Disease Control in a...

Not Again! Soldier beats, strips lady naked for indecent dressing in Ogun

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A soldier, whose identity could not be immediately ascertained, on Saturday, assaulted a young lady who was dressed in a manner he considered indecent. The incident happened around 9:47 am at Oju-Ore...

Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage

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The Senate on Tuesday approved N30, 000 as the new national minimum wage with an appeal to the Federal Government to start the implementation immediately to prevent the organised labour from...

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