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January 16, 2018 1:15 AM Lassa fever hits Ebonyi again

was panic in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, yesterday, following a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever disease in the area which has claimed the lives of two doctors and a nurse. The medical officers, whose names were given as Dr. Abel Sunday from Akwa-Ibom State, Dr. Felix Ali from Afikpo, and the nurse (name unknown), until there death, were members 13

January 15, 2018 9:12 AM APC Mourns Osun Ex-Adviser, Amuda

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has expressed shock at the sudden death of former Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Works, Engineer Sabitu Amuda. A statement signed by the State Secretary of the party, Hon Rasaq Salinsile described the death of the deceased as a great loss to Iwo Community, Osun and Nigeria at large 15

January 15, 2018 9:07 AM Tributes As Aregbesola’s Ex-Aide, Amuda Dies

The death of the former Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on Works and Transport, Engr. Olaepo Amuda has been described as a loss to the state. According to Daily Trust, The Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Adelani Baderinwa said that the deceased served the state to the best of his ability and prayed that God will give his family 15

January 15, 2018 6:13 AM Omoku massacre: Don Waney believed he had power over life, death, worked with police, army – OSPAC member

A member of the ONELGA Security, Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, in Omoku, Rivers State, Onyebuchi Ose, a.k.a. Okosisi, has accused the army and police in the area of having aided the operations of late Don Waney and his gang. Okosisi, a former confidant of the late kidnap kingpin before joining OSPAC, told Vanguard that Waney believed he possessed 12

January 13, 2018 6:34 AM Separate us or my wife will beat me to death one day – husband tells court

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday reconciled a couple, Mr Olawale Jaiyeola and his wife, Olatayo, whose 28-year marriage was on the brink of collapse. The court’s President, Mr Akin Akinniyi, resolved the differences between the estranged couple after several adjournments and interventions. Mr Jaiyeola had earlier told the court that his wife, Olatayo 18

January 9, 2018 10:11 AM Saudi’s oldest man dies at 147

The oldest man in Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Ali Al Alakmi, has died at the age of 147. While his son had already died, he passed away after suffering a brain stroke. As disclosed by his family members, Alakmi depended on organic food and hardly ever used cars, preferring to walk whenever possible. They added that Alakmi loved walking so much that he had once walked 18

January 5, 2018 1:03 PM 2 killed, others injured as police opens fire on players, fans in Ebonyi football match

A football team match that took place in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State yesterday turned bloody as police officer allegedly shot 2 dead while other fans sustained bullet wounds following a squabble that ensued between them and some youths. It was gathered that one Obinna Igwe was shot dead instantly while unconfirmed report revealed that another 20

January 4, 2018 8:38 AM Mike Tyson to open 40-acre marijuana farm

Former boxing champion Mike Tyson has broken new ground as he is set to open a marijuana ranch in southern California. The US state legalised the sale of non-medical marijuana on the first day of 2018. According to The Blast, a US media outlet focusing on celebrities and entertainment news, the former boxer broke ground in California City, about 96 km southwest 18

January 3, 2018 6:29 PM APC Mourns Ex-Kaduna Gov, Lawal Kaita

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of respected elder statesman and former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. According to the party’s publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the party expresses condolence to the families of the deceased and the Kaduna state government. “Our great Party, the All Progressives 24

January 2, 2018 7:32 PM Man stabs friend to death in Lagos on New Year day

A 39-year-old father of five, Olayiwola Stephen has been stabbed to death by his friend and co-tenant, Ibrahim Adetunji, during a quarrel at the Ijegun area of Lagos on New Year day. An eyewitness, Ademola Adegbola, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that a quarrel started between the two friends when the victim was trying to broker peace between 24