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AFCON qualifier:Sadio Mane scores as Senegal beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0

Sadio Mane scored the first goal and created the second as Senegal stayed on course to reach the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations finals with a 2-0 home win over Guinea-Bissau Wednesday. Guinea edged dogged Chad 1-0, Burundi surprised Mauritania by forcing a late draw and Kenya could manage only a 1-1 draw with 10-man …

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10 policemen dismissed for murder, corruption, others in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed 10 personnel for offences ranging from murder, discreditable conduct, excessive use of power, corrupt practices, and negligence. The Lagos police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a press statement on Wednesday. The statement was titled ‘Lagos command kicks against indiscipline, dismisses 10 personnel’. It noted …

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Lawyer who sued 50 #EndSARS campaigners dragged before disciplinary panel

One of the prominent faces of the #EndSARS movement, Deji Adeyanju, has filed a complaint against a lawyer, Kenechukwu Okeke, before the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee for “acts unbecoming of a legal practitioner.” The petition dated November 11, 2020, was also supported by an affidavit filed at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, …

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Don’t concede defeat, prominent US lawmakers tell Trump

Prominent Republicans in the US Congress on Sunday urged Donald Trump to “fight hard” and not concede his loss to Joe Biden in the race for the White House, saying unfounded allegations of fraud by the president must be investigated. Some of the Republicans also told Trump that legal challenges must be allowed to play …

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Take a cue from Biden, address nepotism….PDP tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), to take lessons from the post-election remarks of the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, by addressing the divisiveness, nepotism, and marginalisation which have become the hallmarks of his regime. This was contained in a statement titled, “US Election: PDP Congratulates Joe …

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Davido stops policemen from searching a young Nigerian man (video)

A video making the rounds online has captured moment superstar singer, Davido stopped policemen from searching a young Nigerian man. The man was seen thanking Davido who he addressed as “OBO”. Twitter user @uche_jr_01 who shared the video wrote; I thought they said no more stop and search ,@davido came and said enter your car …

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Lawyer to Port Harcourt serial killer to appeal death sentence; says his client is a father of three young children

Vincent Chukwu, Counsel to the Port Harcourt seral killer, Gracious David-West, who was sentenced to death by a High Court in Port Harcourt says the defence team will not be satisfied until his client gets judgement from the Apex Court. Lawyer to Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David-West to appeal death sentence; says his client …

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”Help! He is threatening to kill me” Domestic violence victim in Lagos cries out

A Nigerian lady named Ebere has taken to her Instagram page to cry out for help. According to her, she is a victim of domestic violence and has been locked up in a room by a man. She stated that the man is threatening to kill her. She gave her address as Lakeview estate phase …

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Davido terminates Lil Frosh’s record label deal with DMW over domestic violence controversy.

DMW boss and singer, Davido has just announced the termination of one of his artiste, Lil Frosh‘s record label deal with Davido Music Worldwide. This comes not long after a case of domestic violence was levied against Lil Frosh by a Nigerian lady, Gift Camille whose photos of her being domestically violated made rounds on social media. See some …

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Breaking-#EndSARS: IGP ban SARS, STS, others from Nigerian roads

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has banned the personnel of the dreaded Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other ‘Tactical Squads’ of the Force from operating on Nigerian roads.  This directive was contained in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, on Sunday afternoon, according to Premium Times report. The …

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Donald Trump releases video from hospital to clear the air on conflicting reports on his health status (watch here)

There has been some different versions of reports concerning the health status of the US president, Donald J. Trump ever since he and his wife Melania tested positive to Covid-19. Trump on Sunday morning released a video from the hospital where he is been treated to clear the air. “we’ll see what happens in the …

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#EndSARS: The Victim is alive, not shot but fell out of police vehicle – Festus Keyamo

The widespread canard that the operations of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Delta state, assaulted and killed a young man in the state, has been proved erroneous, as the Minister of State, Labour & Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, confirmed the incident to newsmen. Keyamo who said he contacted the victims brother and the state’s Commissioner …

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Shocking!- Bolt driver connive with SARS officers to harass and extort N100k from passenger (video)

In the wake of the renewed call by the Nigerian public to the Federal government to scrap and reform the Special Anti Robbery squad, SARS, A Nigerian man has called out a cab driver that works with Bolt allegedly connived with SARS officers to harrass and extort him of N100k.  According to a Twitter user with …

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FBI arrests Atlanta activist for spending $200G Black Lives Matter donations on his house and personal expenses

The founder of a Black Lives Matter group in Atlanta has been arrested on Friday for fraud and money laundering charges. According to Fox, He was accused of diverting $200,000 in donations her solicited through Facebook on behalf of Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta. Sir Maejor Page was arrested in Toledo and released on …

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17-year-old Lancashire boy jailed for life after killing and burying a teacher.

A 17 year old boy, Rocky Marciano Price, has bagged life sentence after he brutally murdered a teacher and mum, Ms Lindsay Birkbeck, 47 and buried her body in a cemetery. Rocky Price killed Lindsay Birbeck and transported her naked lifeless body in a waste bin to a shallow grave at a cemetery in Accrington. Rocky …

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Suspected cultists storm bar in Delta state and kill Polytechnic graduate

A student of Delta State Polytechnic ogwashi-uku was shot dead by suspected cultists on Thursday, August 13. According to reports, the deceased identified as Oboh, a mass communication graduate was watching a match at a bar at Umuagu Quarters in Asaba, the state capital, when the gunmen stormed the place, went directly to where he was …

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Yahoo boy to control traffic in Ilorin for 3 months over internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Illorin Zonal Office, has secured the conviction of one Kolade Emmanuel Balogun, who was charged to court for offences bordering on internet fraud. The charge against the suspect read; “That you, KOLADE BALOGUN (a.k.a Willam Davis, alias Behemoth) sometime in March 2020 or thereabout at Ilorin, Kwara State …

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Woman pretending to be blind is exposed and apprehended in Ebonyi state

A woman pretending to be blind for financial gains was apprehended in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. The woman was reportedly arrested by SA to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Mineral Resources & Environmental Management. The woman, who is from Imo State, stands by the Union Bank Junction in Abakaliki to beg for alms. She allegedly applies …

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Police arrest a 17-year-old boy and 3 others that hacked the twitter accounts of major public figures

Following a massive investigation into the recent twitter hack which was described as the biggest social media heist in history, Police have arrested three people involved in the recent Twitter Bitcoin hack that targeted the accounts of major public figures including Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, and many others. A …

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