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Mobile phone thieves set 12-year-old boy ablaze in Kogi

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Some suspected mobile phone thieves have set a 12-year-old boy ablaze to prevent him from exposing them. Our correspondent gathered that the victim identified

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Man declared wanted for allegedly running fraudulent lottery scheme

A man, Odowa Roland Okuomose, has been declared wanted for his alleged involvement with a telemarketing company that ran a fraudulent lottery. According to the Federal

Lagos auto parts dealer arrested for robbery, dies in SARS custody

– SARS operatives in Lagos arrested an auto parts dealer, Lukman Ogundele, for allegedly facilitating the sale of a stolen vehicle – The suspect has, however,

Gunmen Take Over Benue State Capital, Makurdi, Barely 48 Hours After Burying 73 Bodies Slained By Fulani Herdsmen

Information reaching us from Makurdi, the Benue State capital says gunmen have taken grip of the mourning state right now as the area is under

Ruthless Robbers Seal 89yrs Old Woman’s Mouth With Super Glue After Ransacking Her Home (Photo)

Two suspects have been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly using super glue to seal the mouth of an 89

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Wife denied sex for 3 years gets reprieve

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage due to irreconcilable differences between the couple.The case was instituted by

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Father of target of Ozubulu Church Massacre buried

By Vincent Ujumadu, Awka Chief Cyprian Ikegwuonu, father of Chief Aloysius Ikwgwuonu, the alleged target of August 6, 2017 attack on worshippers at St Philip’s Catholic

Residents of Omi Adio panic over alleged influx of cult group

Ola Ajayi, Ibadan RESIDENTS of Omi Adio area of Ibadan in Ido Local Government, Oyo State have been having sleepless nights following alleged influx of members

Man, who stabbed girl to death for refusing to date him, arrested

By Paul Olayemi A 35-year-old man, Kelvin Eyetan popularly called Osama, who allegedly stabbed Alero Eyisan, a 16-year-old girl, over her refusal to date him, on

Fire razes 100 shops at Ibadan plank market

No fewer than 100 shops, equipment and goods worth millions of naira were on Friday razed by an inferno at a section of Sango Plank

Zimbabwe’s first billionaire is more than what you see

Telecoms tycoon Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe’s first billionaire and the 14th richest dude in Africa, according to Forbes. Masiyiwa is worth $1.7 billion now. The 56-year-old

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Alex Iwobi on target in Arsenal’s demolition of Crystal Palace

Alex Iwobi got his name on the scoresheet in Arsenal’s 4- 1 victory over Crystal Palace in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter. The Gunners went on

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Aguero Hits Hat-trick As Man City Restore 12-Point Gap On Top

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick on his 200th English Premier League appearance for Manchester City who restored their 12-point lead at the top of the

Iwobi Competes With Ozil, Lacazette For Arsenal’s Best Player Award Vs Palace

By James Agberebi:Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has been nominated for Arsenal’s Man of the Match award after scoring in the Gunners’ 4-1 home win

Guardiola Targets 10 More Wins To Land EPL Title, Praises Aguero

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side need 10 more wins in the English Premier League to become champions after their 3-1 win over

Football Legend, Didier Drogba Opens School In Ivory Coast

Didier Drogba, football legend, has opened his foundation’s first school in Ivory Coast, his foundation made the announcement on January 17, 2018. Didier Drogba gave back

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Nigeria develop herbal drugs for Ebola, others

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, says it has developed six herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases. Karniyus

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Direct fuel supply to independent marketers by NNPC fizzling out queues

Since the commencement of direct sales of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, to independent oil marketers by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, research shows

Research carried out in part by an Artificially-Intelligent (AI)‘robot scientist’ has found that a common ingredient of toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant strains

Read why you should not abuse the use of Paracetamol

– Jelili Kilani, public relations officer of Pharmac*utical Society of Nigeria (PSN) remarks that the abuse of medicines manifests later in life – Jelili notes that

How To Stay Healthy When You Sit All The Time

Each one of us is forever on a journey to be healthier and happier, but it can be hard to do so when you're stuck

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Defection: Former Kebbi Governor leads others to formally join APC

The former Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Saidu Dakingari, on Saturday led other Peoples’ Democtatic Party defectors to publicly join the All Progressives Congress. The News Agency of

PPMC tackles legislators over fuel subsidy payments

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has faulted the calls by federal legislators for PPMC to appear before the legislators to explain why the company

Buhari, APC must intervene in Ajimobi-Shittu feud – Orji Kalu

A former governor of Abia,  Chief  Orji  Kalu, on Saturday  called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC to intervene in the feud between Gov.

2019: All APC Governors Have Endorsed Buhari – Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rocha Okorocha, said the decision to endorse Buhari for second term was made during a three-day meeting that party leaders had with

Buhari’s wife shares videos of President’s critics

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, may have tactically endorsed the position of some Nigerians who are criticising her husband, President

Killings: We’re still living in fear, Ortom tells APC govs

John Charles and Umar Muhammed Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Friday said that the people of the state were still living in fear and that

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Red Dress Saga: Bride Takes Legal Action Against Fashion Designer Who Gave Her Wedding Dress To Mercy Aigbe

In the first week of the year, there was a drama on social media about an aggrieved bride who called out a Nigerian designer, Maryam

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Listen To Chidinma's Affectionate New Single, 'Love Me'

For most of last year, Chidinma was a bit quiet, and that was probably because she was busy kicking off her acting career  — she

Lupita Nyong'o Is Writing A Children's Book, 'Sulwe'

Is there anything the ridiculously talented Lupita Nyong'o can't do? Clearly not. The Oscar-winner can now add author to her long list of accomplishments, as she

Everything We Know About Kemi Adetiba's Upcoming Film, 'King Of Boys'

The Wedding Party is one of the most successful films to come out of Nollywood, and we have Kemi Adetiba's deft direction to thank for

Watch Maleek Berry's Cover Of Bob Marley's 'Turn Your Lights Down Low'

Following Mr Eazi and Yemi Alade, Maleek Berry is the latest Nigerian artist to perform on BBC Radio's 1Xtra’s Live Lounge. His performance falls squarely in

See How Tonto Dikeh Responded To Churchill’s Lawsuit To Stop Her Reality Show

King Tonto, a reality TV show showcasing the life, walks and works of Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh since the fall of her marriage might not

Trevor Noah's 'The Daily Show' Just Added An Africa Correspondent

The world is getting increasingly political, and late night shows have to match that. But The Daily Show has consistently been ahead of the rest,

From Beyoncé's 'Hold Up' To Dua Lipa’s 'IDGAF', 9 Of The Best Songs Written By MNEK

An unbelievable vocalist, a tremendous producer and a gifted songwriter, 23-year-old Uzo Emenike (aka MNEK) is one of the most talented and frustratingly underrated people

Nigerians Really Want Funke Akindele & Taraji P. Henson To Be Co-Stars In A Film

Since Nigerians on Twitter noticed the striking resemblance between Jenifa’s Funke Akindele and Empire’s Taraji P. Henson, a couple years ago, they’ve been begging for

Nigerian Singer, Lil Kesh Speaks on Being Deported from U.S

Nigerian singer, Lil Kesh has reacted to a recent report that he was deported from the US. Kesh, who said that he was never deported from

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