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Day: February 4, 2024


Abductors Of Kwara Queen Reduce Ransom To N40m

Gunmen, who killed Oba Olusegun Aremu-Cole, Olukoro of Koro-Ekiti in the Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State and kidnapped his wife and another person last Thursday night have reduced N100m ransom placed on the abducted victims. It was gathered…


Driver Killed As Abducted Ekiti Pupils, Teachers Regain Freedom

The pupils and teachers of the Apostolic Faith Montessori School in Emure Ekiti kidnapped on January 29 have regained their freedom. The schoolchildren were released earlier on Sunday. However, the driver, who was also among the abductees, was killed and…


BREAKING: Former Yobe Governor, Bukar Abba Dies In Saudi Arabia

The former governor of Yobe State, Bukar Abba Ibrahim has died. He died in Saudi Arabia after a protracted illness, a source told SaharaReporters on Sunday. He was 73 years old. Another source close to the family posted on his…


Nigerians Thrown Into Darkness As National Grid Collapses Again

Nigerians across the country have again been thrown into darkness as the national power grid managed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) recorded its first collapse in 2024. Following the national power grid collapse on Sunday morning, the system’s…


Namibia president Hage Geingob dies at 82

Hage Geingob, the president of Namibia, has died at the age of 82. Geingob died at the Lady Pohamba Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city, according to a statement from Nangolo Mbumba, acting president. Geingob revealed in January that he…


INEC Suspends Electoral Officer over Missing Ballot Papers in Plateau Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended Mr. Fred Ogboji, the Electoral Officer for Jos North Local Government Area, following the disappearance of ballot papers during Saturday’s rerun election in Plateau State. In a statement issued on Sunday, Mr….