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Man arrested for allegedly beating neighbour to death with charm

The neighbours had a minor disagreement which degenerated to a fight

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Help comes for Ali Ahmadu, 6-year-old Chibok boy run over by Boko Haram

Ahmadu was mauled in an insurgent attack three years ago

Lagos Magistrates’ Court

Court remands 12 kidnap suspects in Lagos

The suspects included one woman.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

One feared killed at inauguration of APC chairman

The national leadership of APC appointed an acting chairman of the party in Bayelsa State.

Exotic cars impounded by Nigeria Customs

Nigerian Customs intercepts exotic cars, other contrabands in Owerri

Other contrabands such as soaps, bales of used clothes and bags of rice were also intercepted.

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‘Illegal refinery’ found in Sokoto

Security operatives raid an apartment where petroleum products are adulterated.

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Osun declares Monday work free

The day always precedes the better-known Osun Osogbo festival.

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health

Less than 25% of people living with HIV/AIDS in Edo have access to treatment – Minister

Ministry, state partner to halt the scourge.

Flooded streets of Lagos as seen on Twitter.

Flood: Nine local govts risk being submerged in Lagos – NSE

A recent research showed that Eti-Osa could be totally submerged in a few years’ time.

United Progressive Party, UPP, official logo. [Photo credit: Masterweb Reports]

Anambra Governorship: UPP chairman backpedals, lifts suspension on aspirants

A crucial meeting was held to resolve the imbroglio yesterday.

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Ogun PDP faction rejects dissolution by National Caretaker Committee

The faction supported the Ali Modu Sheriff faction in the PDP leadership tussle resolved last month by the Supreme Court

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Lagos Chief Judge grants amnesty to another 43 juvenile offenders

“On August 1, the chief judge released 80 children from Badagry Prison.”

Flood

Father, two children die in Abuja flood

The man was reportedly driving his children to ‘summer lesson.’

Voters

Kano lawmaker’s constituents write INEC, withdraw recall notice

The petitioners had written to demand the recall of the lawmaker.

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APC, PDP renew battle in Gombe

A state lawmaker died and is to be replaced.

Ekiti Assembly

Two Ekiti lawmakers in trouble for hobnobbing with Fayose’s ‘enemies’

The House’s disciplinary committee sat over the allegations and has found one of them guilty of gross misconduct.

Rotimi Akeredolu

Lassa fever: Ondo trains 54 on surveillance, information to avert re-occurrence

Lassa fever epidemic has been reported in about 22 states of Nigeria.

Nigerian Police (Masked)
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Two men shot dead in Plateau

The police are on the hunt for the killer(s).

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North-east: Nigerian govt inaugurates committee to implement 54.5 million euros project

The project is to be funded by the European Union, EU, and the GIZ.

Accreditation and voting are ongoing

Kwara reschedules local govt elections

“The commission decided to change the date of the election for equity, fairness, balance.”

Boko Haram militants [Photo: Independent.ie]

Boko Haram kills three Borno farmers, kidnaps one

“The inhabitants alongside a team of vigilante members searched the bush and recovered the corpses.”

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Fayose makes U-turn, commends Buhari’s school feeding programme

Mr. Fayose had rejected the programme on the grounds that the federal government should solely fund it.