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Sowore storms court accompanied by a witch doctor dressed in full regalia|Photos

March 3, 2021

54 ViewsIt was a surprise for most people at the Wuse, Zone 2 Magistrate Court Abuja on Tuesday as a native doctor clad in full regalia accompanied human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore in solidarity. The witch doctor was seen waving his horsewhip and gourd in the air while chanting ahead of the commencement of trial. […]

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Nigeria receives its first batch of the Covid19 vaccines

March 3, 2021

59 ViewsNigeria has received 3.94 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India(SII) and shipped via the COVAX Facility. The vaccines arrived in the country on Tuesday the 2nd of February. The United Nations(UN) system in Nigeria disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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COVID19: Nigeria records 240 new cases with 1907 deaths

March 1, 2021

58 Views240 new cases of COVID19 in Nigeria. Anambra-85 Lagos-82 Osun-17 Ogun-10 Kwara-9 FCT-8 Kano-7 Abia-6 Borno-4 Edo-2 Bayelsa-2 Kaduna-2 Rivers-1 155,657 confirmed 133,768 discharged 1,907 deaths. 240 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Anambra-85Lagos-82Osun-17Ogun-10Kwara-9FCT-8Kano-7Abia-6Borno-4Edo-2Bayelsa-2Kaduna-2Rivers-1 155,657 confirmed133,768 discharged1,907 deaths pic.twitter.com/sh5qmzD69V — NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 28, 2021

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Computer village traders wins lawsuit against Tinubu’s daughter Folashade and her representatives barring them from levying traders’

March 1, 2021

106 ViewsThe Iyaloja –general of Lagos state Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, daughter of the All Progressives Congress leader Bola Tinubu and 5 others have been barred by a Lagos state high court from imposing levies on traders at the Computer Village, Lagos.   Prior to this time, the traders embarked on a protest after  Tinubu-Ojo reportedly imposed […]

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Nigerian rapper Phyno now the face of a masquerade in Igbo land

March 1, 2021

91 ViewsNigerian rapper Phyno has now become the face of a masquerade in Igbo land, generating several reactions on social media. In a post shared on Twitter by @Drdakocept, the singer is now the face of masquerade in Igbo land. The tweet reads: @phyno has been elevated to god status in Igboland. Eze Igbo Nile.

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Court orders interim forfeiture of properties illegal acquired by Okorochas while he served as governor

February 25, 2021

123 ViewsAs the dust raised by the sealing off of a hotel owned by Nkechi Okorocha, wife of the former governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha by the Imo State government is yet to settle, Justice Fred Njemanze of the Imo State High Court, Owerri, has ordered an interim forfeiture of all the properties illegally […]

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Okorocha released by police after been detained for re-opening property sealed by the Imo State government

February 22, 2021

79 Views Rochas Okorocha who was arrested by the police for reopening a property that was sealed by the state government has been released. The former governor was released in the late hours of Sunday, February 21, after he was placed on detention at the state police headquarters and was also asked to respond to a […]

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Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to Rochas Okorocha drags Imo State Gov. Hope Uzodinma to court seeking his removal

February 22, 2021

172 ViewsFollowing the humiliation meted out on the former Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha by  aides of Governor Hope Uzodinma for reopening a property  sealed by the Imo state government., his son-in-law Mr. Uche Nwosu, has returned to the Supreme Court barely 24 hours asking the apex court to remove Hope Uzodinma. Nwosu asked the […]

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Gov.Hope Uzodinma orders security personnel to seal off hotel belonging to former Gov.Okorocha

February 21, 2021

132 ViewsThe Royal Spring Palm Hotels and Apartments, allegedly owned by Nneoma Rochas Okorocha, wife of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, has been sealed off.  A team of government officials and police, led by the Commissioner for Lands, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, on Friday, Feb 19, stormed the hotel premises to sealed off the property. At about […]

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Hushpuppi collaborated with North Korean bank robbers—FBI

February 21, 2021

232 ViewsThe case involving former Nigerian big boy and Instagram celebrity  Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a.k.a Hushpuppi, is seriously gathering momentum as the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI has linked him, to North Korean hackers said to be the biggest bank robbers in the world. The Justice Department in a lengthy statement released on Friday, February 19, alleged […]

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Convicted fraudster Okeke to under rehabilitation over his ‘Fraud Mentality’ judge orders

February 20, 2021

150 ViewsConvicted Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke, who was on Tuesday sentenced by a U.S. court to 10 years in prison for multi-million-dollar wire fraud will be undergoing treatment for ‘fraud mentality and drug abuse’. A judge of an Eastern District court of Virginia, Rebecca Smith, ordered Mr. Okeke to be incarcerated in a medical facility where […]

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Ned Nwoko’s Assassination Story, a Hoax—Gabriel Ogbuchie

February 19, 2021

127 ViewsThe attempted assassination allegation propagated by businessman and politician Ned Nwoko has been described as a hoax. Read the statement by  Gabriel Ogbechie below…   My attention has been drawn to several publications in the print and social media wherein Ned Nwoko alleged that a plan to assassinate him is being sponsored by me. […]

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Edo State Government will not cede any land to herdsmen—–Obaseki

February 19, 2021

167 ViewsEdo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has addressed the issue surrounding herdsmen activities in the state. According to him, Edo state government will not cede lands to herdsmen for grazing.    In a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government Osarodion Ogie Esq, Obaseki accused defeated politicians in the state of spreading false […]

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COVID19: Nigeria records 149,369 confirmed cases with 1787

February 18, 2021

101 Views869 new cases of Covid19 in Nigeria Lagos-229 Rivers-79 Taraba-73 Oyo-66 Ogun-60 FCT-58 Plateau-56 Kwara-38 Ondo-38 Osun-24 Kano-22 Nasarawa-21 Abia-19 Edo-19 Akwa Ibom-19 Cross River-10 Delta-9 Benue-8 Ekiti-6 Borno-6 Katsina-4 Bauchi-3 Bayelsa-1 Zamfara-1 869 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-229Rivers-79Taraba-73Oyo-66Ogun-60FCT-58Plateau-56Kwara-38Ondo-38Osun-24Kano-22Nasarawa-21Abia-19Edo-19Akwa Ibom-19Cross River-10Delta-9Benue-8Ekiti-6Borno-6Katsina-4Bauchi-3Bayelsa-1Zamfara-1 pic.twitter.com/fHsxykxGv5 — NCDC (@NCDCgov) February 17, 2021

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Twenty suspected fraudsters arrested by the EFCC, 40 phones, others recovered

February 15, 2021

112 ViewsMen of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office has arrested 20 suspected internet fraudsters. In a statement by Wilson Uwajaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the agency the suspects were arrested on Friday at New Owerri, Eminike Estate, Norble Abode, Owerri, Imo State. According to the statement, the […]

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