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Owalukare family mourns Ikare chief, Adedoyin

Owalukare family has condoled with the family of Chief Samuel Kolapo Adegbite Adedoyin, the Ale of Okorun Ikare.   Adedoyin died on September 1, 2020, according to a statement by the family. The late lawyer, an illustrious son of Ikare in Ondo State, was installed as the Ale of Okorun Quarters of Ikare in 1972 […]

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Three men abduct, kill, bury victim

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Anambra State Police Command, have recovered the remains of a victim, who was abducted and later murdered.   The police have also arrested three people in connection with the crime. The suspects are Obasi Faith Ezinne (23) of Mbaitolu Imo State, Ntomchukwu Anabaraonye (33) of Okija and Abuchi […]

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Three die, 11 injured in multiple road crash in Ondo

A multiple road crash involving three vehicles claimed the lives of three persons in Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday night. With 11 people confirmed injured in the accident, the crash was said to have occurred after an articulated vehicle which suffered break failure rammed into some vehicles […]

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Flood displaces 20,000 persons in Nasarawa

At least 20,000 persons have been sacked by flood in three communities in Nasarawa State this year.     The Executive Secretary of the state’s Emergency Management Agency (NASEMA), Zakari Alu Maga, disclosed this during a chat with journalists in Lafia, the state capital, on Monday.   He said: “The affected communities include Ribi, Ara […]

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$10m debt: Court declines hearing of Shoprite’s motion against injunction 

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos has declined hearing of a motion seeking to lift a mareva injunction barring a South African retail firm, Shoprite Checkers (PTY) Limited, from transferring its assets. The judge in a ruling Monday said the matter was not urgent enough to be heard during the court’s […]

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Company calls for investigation over toxic waste, death of three persons in Ondo forest.

Following the death of three persons who were allegedly killed by toxic waste in a forest reserve in Ondo State, the Chairman of Ondo/Linyi Industrial Hub, Chief Alex Ajipe, has called for the investigation to unravel the cause of the death of the three forest operators.   Ajipe, who made the call while speaking with […]

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Ex-Rep seeks amicable settlement of Nigeria, Ghana trade dispute

  Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Hon. Mashood Mustapha, has admonished Nigerians resident in Ghana and their host community to amicably resolve their trade dispute. Mustapha, who is also the Oluomo of Yorubaland in Ghana, gave the admonition while fielding questions from journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State. […]

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Mechanic Village inferno: Bayelsa sets up probe committee

  Pauline Onyibe, Yenagoa Bayelsa State government on Monday constituted a committee to investigate the cause of the fire outbreak that gutted some parts of the Mechanic Village along Imiringi Road in Yenagoa. Governor Douye Diri, who disclosed this at the mechanic village which he visited to see the extend of damage, said the Committee, […]

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JUST IN: Thugs invade Ondo State House of Assembly

  Some persons suspected to be thugs have invaded the Ondo State House of Assembly Complex in Akure, the state capital. The thugs, it was learnt converged on the Assembly to prevent the three suspended lawmakers reinstated by an Akure High Court judgement from gaining access to the Complex. According to ait.live, the thugs who […]

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UK police declare ‘serious incident’ after reports of shooting involving pupil

  Police are at the scene of a “serious incident” in Suffolk after reports of a shooting involving a Year 11 pupil on their way to school. Officers were called to the Grange Farm area in Kesgrave at 8.40am on Monday to reports of a shooting, Suffolk Constabulary said. Kesgrave High School confirmed one of its Year […]