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Nine die in Lagos/Ibadan Expressway accident

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No fewer than nine persons were feared dead on Tuesday in an accident involving a Mercedes-Benz Marcopolo bus and an Iveco truck at Aseese area of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. Ogun State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Clement Oladele, confirmed the figure to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta. Oladele said that the accident was caused by speeding …

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Breaking: Fuel tanker falls on Otedola Bridge


A tanker carrying diesel has fallen along the popular Lagos bridge, Otedola bridge. The tanker fell on Monday evening, and emergency responders are currently at the scene. The road was cordoned off, although two lanes are moving fine beside the tanker. News of the incident was disclosed via a tweet by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) that read: …

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Police escort suspended NHIS boss into premises, tear gas staff

Police teargassed the protesters in Abuja

Policemen numbering close to 50 broke the gates to the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme, escorting the suspended Executive Secretary, Professor Usman Yusuf, into the premises. Our correspondent, who was on the scene reported that the policemen fired tear gas to disperse members of staff, who had attempted to prevent Usman from gaining entry. The NHIS boss, who …

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Updated: Court remands Fayose in EFCC custody


Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos. On Monday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Fayose on an 11-count charge bordering on abuse of office. The charges against Fayose were stealing, receiving money from Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister, criminal breach …

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Breaking: Fayose arrives Lagos Federal High Court amid tight security


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign the immediate-past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, for an alleged fraud of N2.2bn. The anti-graft agency conveyed the ex-governor to the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, in a white bus manned by heavy security Monday morning. The court is expected to sit at 9am. Fayose was brought …

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Buhari reacts to crisis ravaging Kaduna


The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the crisis currently ravaging Kaduna which has led to the death of over 55 people. The message which was made available on the official twitter page of President Buhari. He noted that the security operatives have risen to the occasion and also commend the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufia, for his …

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BREAKING: El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew on Kaduna


Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna town and environs with immediate effect. The Senior Special Assistant to the state governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, stated this on Sunday in Kaduna. Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has deployed the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7, Taiwo Lakanu, to …

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EFCC list Obanikoro, 21 others as witnesses in Fayose’s criminal trial


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 22 witnesses including a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, in the criminal prosecution of Ayodele Fayose. The anti-graft agency filed an 11-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering against Fayose, the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, accusing him of benefitting from N4.65billion slush funds allocated by …

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BREAKING: Fayose arrives Abuja airport ahead of Lagos trip


Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, to board a flight to Lagos for his trial. He is expected to board MaxAir flight VM1643. The ex-governor, who spotted a black shirt and a jean, sat next to an unidentified individual. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had handed over the flight ticket …

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Just In: Senator Shehu Sani dumps APC


Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Sani took the decision following the controversies which trailed the party’s primaries for the 2019 elections. His decision comes few days after the national body of the APC submitted the name of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s political adviser, Uba Sani, as the candidate …

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Chinese drug in Nigeria contains human flesh, SON confirms


The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed that a Chinese drug in Nigeria markets contain human flesh. SON made the confirmation when it received a letter sent by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on the unnamed Chinese drug reported to be made from human flesh. The Intelligence Agency had alerted several relevant agencies including SON, National Agency for Food …

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Three reasons why Manchester United will beat Chelsea on Saturday

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All roads lead to Stamford Bridge, as Chelsea welcome rivals Manchester United for a tough encounter on matchday 9 of the Premier League. The Blues have proven to be a torn in the side of the Manchester clubs in recent years, and remain the team with most wins against The Red Devils in the era of the Premier League. As …

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Music: Peruzzi ft Davido – Twisted


DMW presents a brand new single by Peruzzi x Davido, titled “Twisted”. Fresh from the stable of DMW is this smashing song ‘Twisted‘ by DMW’s vibe machine and next rate act, Peruzzi with label boss, Davido, produced by Fresh. Davido aka OBO had revealed minutes ago that his Instagram fans will have a new song by 4PM today. Peruzzi and …

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Watch Ooni of Ife’s new Queen prophetess Naomi performing deliverance (video)


Clips of Shilekunola Moronke Naomi, the new queen of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, performing deliverance in the church have emerged. Triotinaija had reported earlier that the Yoruba number one leader announced on the micro-blogging site, Instagram, Thursday night that he has taken a new wife. In one of his posts, the revered traditional ruler said he …

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Father reports his Yahoo Yahoo son to EFCC after buying N2m house


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal office has investigated a case of conspiracy and theft reported to the Commission by an exceptional father. The father (name witheld) in April 2017 became a whistle blower after his son (then a secondary school student) intimated him that he had bought a house and a shop valued over N2 Million …

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