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Police: Gunmen attack patrol team, kill one officer in Ebonyi

A police officer was killed on Thursday when gunmen attacked a patrol team along Ngbo-Effium road in Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi. Joshua Ukandu, the spokesperson of the Ebonyi police command, said the gunmen engaged members of the patrol team in…

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JUST IN: Oyo state govt suspends popular traditional ruler

The Oyo government has suspended Oba Gbolagade Babalola (Gbadewolu I) as the Onido of Ido in Ido local government area of the state. The government, in a letter dated 2nd of February, 2024 and signed by the Commissioner for Local…

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After getting N5.8 million, bandits demand motorcycles to release 11 Abuja residents

Days after receiving the sum of N8.5 million for the release of some Abuja residents, the kidnappers have demanded an extra two brand new motorcycles. Recall that the abductors had forcefully taken no fewer than 23 persons from Kawu community…

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Tinubu gives Super Eagles ‘pep talk’ ahead of Angola clash

President Bola Tinubu has encouraged the Super Eagles to go for a victory in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-final clash against Angola. On his Instagram stories, Seyi, Tinubu’s son, shared videos of the president speaking to the team…

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AFCON: NPFL Resumption Shifted To February 14

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has postponed the kick-off date for the second stanza of the 2023-24 season. The resumption date which was initially fixed for January 4 is now fixed for February 14 as the Chief Operating Officer…

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AFCON: Nwabali, Osimhen, Lookman included in Super Eagles’ starting XI against Angola

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali will be between the sticks when Nigeria faces Angola in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, quarter-final tie on Friday evening. Recall that The Chippa United keeper was a major doubt after he sustained…

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Just In: New Ondo Deputy Governor Sworn In

Former Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly, Dr Olayide Owolabi Adelami, was on Thursday, sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of Ondo state, following the inauguration of the former deputy governor, Lucky Ayedatiwa, as the governor of the state….

Economy

BREAKING: Naira falls to record low of N1,515 /$1 at the black market

Naira has fallen to a record low of N1,515 per dollar following strong demand on the parallel market, also known as the black market. This represents 1.32% or N20.00 weaker than N1,495 it traded in the morning today according to…

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Bandits demand N290 million for release of pregnant woman, 3 kids, others in Niger state

Bandits operating in Niger state have demanded a staggering N290 million as ransom for the release of seven individuals, including a pregnant woman and three children, who were abducted from the Kuduru community in Tafa Local Government Area (LGA) of…

Politics

PDP appoints new national woman leader

The Peoples Democratic Party has appointed Amina Arong from Cross River State as the party’s new national woman leader. In October 2023, the party announced the death of its National Woman Leader, Prof Stella Effah-Attoe. Effah-Attoe, a member of the…