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Year: 2024

Army Rescues Prince, 3 Others From Kidnappers In Taraba

Troops from the 114 Battalion (Rear) of the 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Army (NA) in conjunction with other security forces have rescued four kidnapped victims, including the son of the Chief of Kwaji, from a kidnappers’ den on a…

2024 Grammys: Davido loses all three nominations

Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido,  lost out on all three of his nominations at the 66th Grammy Awards. The ‘Unavailable’ hitmaker, who was a first-time nominee for the prestigious music award, failed to take home a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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Plateau: INEC postpones elections in 18 polling units

As the re-run elections for Plateau North Senatorial district election and Bassa/Jos North Federal constituency get under way on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced plans to conduct fresh elections in 18 polling units. The Resident Electoral Commissioner…

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Terrorists invade Borno police station, kill officers, cart away ammunition

No fewer than four policemen have killed by suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) during an attack on a police station at Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. The ISWAP fighters also carted away…