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Police arrest cook accused of killing boss, Ope Bademosi

A cook, identified as Sunday Akfobale, who was accused of killing his boss, an Ondo High Chief, Ope Bademosi, has been apprehended by the Ondo State Police Command.

Nigerian govt summons envoy over closure of Nigerians’ shops in Ghana

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, yesterday summoned the High Commissioner of Ghana to Nigeria, Amb Rashid Bawa, over the continued closure of over 400 Nigerian shops in Ghana. Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the Ghanaian envoy was invited to give a definitive explanation on the treatment of Nigerian traders in that country.

Wife kills self, hubby, 3 kids in Makurdi

The Police Command in Benue State has confirmed the killing of a man and his three children by his wife, who also took her life.
“The man, Mr Nicholas Adetsav, a staff of Makurdi Local Government Council, and his children, were killed on Friday night in Makurdi. His wife, who we believe is responsible for the death of the quartet, also killed herself.

Madness! I raped my mum, mother-in-law because there were no other old women around – Shekari

By Bello Sani

Mr. David Shekari, a self-confessed rapist cum robber from Kaduna State, has confessed to the operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) after his arrest, that he had raped his biological mother and mother-in-law twice each.

  Shekari, 32, had operatives gasping in shock when he admitted during interrogation that he had twice raped his biological mother and mother-in-law, ages 65 and 70, leading to his outraged wife walking out of their marriage.

Military bullets can’t stop us - Shiites

…vow to die for El-Zakzaky

After several violent clashes with the military and other security agencies in Abuja and Kaduna, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shi’ites have vowed to continue demanding justice and the release of Shiekh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, their spiritual leader. The Shi’ites said they were not afraid of soldiers’ bullets and were ready to die for their spiritual leaders.

Breaking: WAEC issues school certificate to Buhari

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has officially presented an attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Special Adviser on media and publicity to the President Femi Adesina confirmed this on his Twitter handle @FemiAdesina that the presentation rest the debate and criticism over the certificate matter.

Femi Adesina

@FemAdesina
WAEC presents attestation certificate and confirmation of school cert result to President Buhari. What will the naysayers say next?

Man jumps into Lagos Lagoon, dies

A man has reportedly jumped into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge.

According to the Twitter handle of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad, @rrslagos767, the man jumped into the Lagoon on Friday.

Orji Kalu not in coma – Wife

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery in Germany on Wednesday.

The front-line politician and his wife, Mrs Ifunanya Kalu, had boarded a flight on Lufthansa airline from Abuja to Germany on Monday.
Kalu, who had been suffering from an undisclosed and life-threatening ailment, upon arrival in Germany on Tuesday, was rushed in an ambulance to Helios Klinik, Wiesbaden.

Breaking: Court stops NLC, TUC’s planned strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) sitting in Abuja has restrained the organised labour from proceeding on its planned nationwide indefinite industrial action.

Justice Sanusi Kado gave the order on Friday while delivering a ruling on an ex-parte application restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on the strike scheduled to commence on November 6.

Bribery: Ganduje to appear before Kano Assembly Friday

The Kano State House of Assembly has invited Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for questioning over the bribery allegation against him.

The invitation was contained in a letter addressed to the governor and dated October 31, 2018.

Governor Ganduje was asked to appear before the Assembly on Friday after an online news medium, Daily Nigerian, published videos showing someone purported to be the governor allegedly collecting bundles of cash in dollars from a contractor.

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