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Police officer beheaded as robbers attack NNPC

Suspected armed robbers over the weekend beheaded a police officer in Kwara State. It was gathered that the police sergeant alongside other security personnel attached to the station were beheaded while the armed robbers attacked Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Ilorin. Spokesperson of Kwara State Police Command, …

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Tribunal rules on suit challenging Ganduje’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The tribunal declared that the petition of the main opposition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, challenging the victory of All Progressives Congress(APC) lacked merit. The …

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Several killed as masked men open fire on passenger bus

Suspected kidnappers have opened fire on an Abuja- bound passenger bus around Kotin-Karfe, Kogi State, killing an unspecified number of the occupants while others escaped with bullet wounds. The suspected kidnappers, on Tuesday, laid seige on Abuja bound vehicles, killing all the occupants of the Sharon bus, said to be …

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Man arrested with fresh human parts meant for money ritual

A young man, identified as Olatunji Koleoso, has been allegedly caught with fresh human parts in his vehicle. Koleoso was paraded on Wednesday at the Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital by the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Edward Ajogun. During the exercise, Ajogun disclosed that the suspect was …

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Presidency speaks on Buhari sidelining Osinbajo in governance

The Presidency has dismissed claims that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had been sidelined following President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration of an Economic Advisory Team (EAC) to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT). While the EMT was headed by Osinbajo, the newly constituted EAC will report directly to President Buhari. Speaking as …

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