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Tragedy as children of same parents consumed by fire

Tragedy struck in a community in Isolo area of Lagos after an over night fire outbreak killed three children of the same parents. The death of the three children was made public by the director of Lagos state fire service, Rasak Fadipe. He said that the victims were all females. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Fadipe gave the ...

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Man beheads friend in Akwa Ibom

  It was like a scene from a horror movie for residents of Itu Road in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, on Wednesday as they woke up to a gory sight, of a middle-aged barber being butchered by his boss. The suspected killer who was identified as Steven Onowa, a graduate of Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State, was ...

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Army gets new GOCs

A massive shake up in the hierarchy of the Nigerian Army has taken place, as the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai appointed new General Officers Commanding the Divisions of the Nigerian Army as well as new Principal Staff Officers to run the affairs of Army headquarters. Also appointed were new Corps Commanders, Special Task Forces Commanders, a ...

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Army repels Boko Haram’s attack on Buratai town

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army has successfully foiled an attempt by suspected members of the Boko Haram insurgents to take the Buratai Town, the home town of the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai. A statement from Army Spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman said, “about 9.30pm last night suspected Boko Haram terrorists made a futile attempt to attack ...

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WAEC threatens to withhold results of candidates in 19 states over N4b debt

Council is cash strap, can’t pay invigilators, others-HNO The management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Monday threatened to withheld results of candidates in 19 states who wrote the May/June 2015 West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) over non payment of exams fees by their state governments. The 19 states according to the WAEC Head of National Office ...

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Flood wreaks havoc in Anambra

6 escape death by whiskers   Six persons narrowly escaped being drowned in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State and Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of the state, as flood swept through the state following torrential rains that lasted from the early hours of Sunday to Monday. By Monday afternoon, the flood had pulled down several building, including a ...

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Flood takes over Asaba

    Socio-economic activities were at standstill in Asaba, Delta State Capital following heavy flooding which has taken substantial part of the state capital. Most workers in the public sector could not access their offices as a result of the flood which resulted from torrential rains that started as early as 6am and was yet to subside as at the ...

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