Man butchers lover, sells each part to herbalists, clerics for N1000

Policemen attached to the Inspector- General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested an herbalist, who killed his lover and sold her body parts to different herbalists, Muslim clerics and pastors for ritual at the rate of N1000 per part. The policemen led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Abba Kyari, have arrested 13 herbalists so far involved the butchering and selling of the victim’s body parts, while so many others are still at large. Our reporter gathered that the tracking and eventual arrest of the suspects…

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How killers of Maersk Shipping Line MD’s wife were arrested

Fresh information has emerged on how the police in Lagos State arrested two suspects who invaded the Ikoyi residence of the Managing Director of Maersk Shipping Line Company and killed his wife, Gildas Tohouo. According to the police, the suspects on Sunday night, invaded the Lugard, Ikoyi home of the shipping magnate and killed his wife. The murder was done moments after one of their children just finished her birthday celebration. The invaders killed Gildas and injured her husband. It was gathered that the police, in an operation led by…

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UNICEF-EU interventions strengthen healthcare delivery in Adamawa

Adamawa In its efforts to strengthen healthcare delivery in Mubi South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, UNICEF, in conjunction with EU, has given a total facelift to healthcare facilities across the Local Government. The effort of UNICEF-EU in boosting healthcare delivery in the area has started yielding dividends as the total rejuvenation of the sector has led to a concomitant rise of health condition of indigenes. With this development, pregnant women, children and other vulnerable groups are positively affected in many facets of UNICEF- EU interventions in the rural…

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LAGOS EXPLOSION: Community becomes hostile

…threatens to beat up journalists   Residents of Iyana Odo in the Isheri-Olofin, Igando area of Lagos State, who were supposed to be mourning their dead following the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline that exploded on Thursday, have turned their anger to journalists. It was a narrow escape for the Saturday Telegraph team who visited the scene of the explosion and the community to get a firsthand story on the explosion. Right from the entrance of the street that leads to the explosion site, the residents, who claimed to…

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Grand pianos, mattresses, TVs, computers top list of items guests steal from hotels in Europe –Report

 It’s becoming alarming in Nigeria, say hoteliers     Hotel guests appear to have graduated from carting away complimentary items in the room meant for their use and comfort to carrying bulk items such as grand piano, luxury TV set and mattresses. This is according to a recent study by Wellness Heaven and published by: www.insights.ehotelier. com However, what is most worrisome is that this development is not limited to Europe and other parts of the world alone but also rampant in Nigeria.   A number of hoteliers spoken…

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Orifite killings: Youths flee homes as JTF storms community

Orifite community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State has become a ghost town following the fleeing of youths and some villagers in the area since the deployment of the Joint Task Force (JTF) made up of the police and soldiers. It would be recalled that two masquerade cult groups had been at war over who heads the traditional leadership of the community’s masquerade organisation which led to the clash by both rival groups of Otu Eke and Out- Afor respectively. The clash led to the invitation of the…

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FIRE IN MARKETPLACES: We don’t believe in insurance policy –Traders

In the face of heavy losses incurred by traders across the country in some recent major market fire outbreaks, many of them are still reluctant to insure their products and businesses or are ignorant of what insurance policy could do to help them maintain balance whenever such disaster happens. ISIOMA MADIKE, in this report, captures the losses, the ignorance and the benefits, which the traders often overlook     Over five major markets across the country have experienced fire outbreaks in recent time, resulting in losses worth billions of naira.…

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Dame Edith Okowa: Benefactor per excellence

    T he streak of impact of her milk of human kindness, fondness and affinity with the less-privileged has marked her out as a woman of benevolence. This uncommon virtue which Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, has continued to display singles her out as a  model and succour provider.   Her outstanding passion for the plight of the needy played out glaringly again as 42 orphanages and five adopted families in Asaba joined in the memorable activities to mark the World Orphans Day…

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CLIMATE CHANGE: THE MESS OF A MEGA CIT Y

Climate change, it seems, is gradually but steadily bringing tears and sorrow to many in Nigeria. The steady rainfall being witnessed nowadays sweeps chaos and confusion into homes, which often times, exacerbates the poor drainage system. The fear, according to this report by ISIOMA MADIKE, is that the coming years might be worse     Climate change effects such as increased rainfall intensity, storm surges, and flooding effects are beginning to take its toll in the country, especially Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos. The impact is no longer as distant as…

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Plateau community buries vigilantes allegedly killed by military, demands justice

Tears flowed as three vigilante members allegedly shot death by operatives of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), a Military Task Force in charge of internal security in Plateau State and its environs, were given a community burial at Kwi village in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The Kwi community had alleged that the Special Task Force officials had on April 20, 2019, arrested 17 vigilante members in Kwi village, near Jos Airport, Plateau State. The victims were Elisha Yakubu Bot , Joshua Dung and Bot Bulus Rwang, members of…

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