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July 16, 2018 8:33 AM Family of slain NYSC member petitions against Garki hospital, makes demands

The family of Angela Igwetu, a member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, shot dead by a police officer, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibraham Idris, demanding justice against Garki General Hospital. In the petition, the family told the police authorities to go after the hospital, insisting that the autopsy report faulted 16

July 16, 2018 1:31 AM Communities lack basic facilities for human survival

The District Governor of Rotary International, District 9125, Elvis Chukwu, has lamented that most rural communities in Nigeria lack basic facilities for human survival. He said Rotary International had been working tirelessly to put a smile on hapless communities and vulnerable persons in the country, particularly displaced victims of herdsmen attacks 16

July 13, 2018 5:04 AM Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa– The Sun News

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the area identified 19

July 11, 2018 1:02 PM Hoodlums unleash terror on patent medicine dealers in Delta, steal drugs worth N10m

Hoodlums operating in Emuhu community, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday unleashed terror on patent medicine dealers in the area, carting away drugs worth N10 million. it was gathered that the armed hoodlums in the early hours stormed the community in a Peagout 504 car without a plate number, and started shooting into the air to scare 18

July 9, 2018 5:36 PM Boko Haram: Nigerian Army hands over 183 radicalized children to UN

The Nigerian Army on Monday formally handed over 183 children linked with armed group, Boko Haram in the Northeast to the United Nations Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) for rehabilitation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief Army Staff, said the handover was in line with the international laws for the protection 21

July 9, 2018 12:08 PM Plateau killings: 38,051 taking refuge in 31 IDPs camps – SEMA

The Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed that a total of 38, 051 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were taking refuge in 31 camps in the state following recent violence. SEMA Director of Search and Rescue, Mrs Julie Bala, in an with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Mangu said that 11 camps have been set up for the 16, 885 IDPs in Barkin 19

July 5, 2018 8:31 PM Suspected herdsmen kill 5, burn houses in Adamawa community

No fewer than five persons were killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday night, in Kola community, Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State. It was gathered that the attackers invaded the town at around 2:00a.m. Wednesday night, killing and burning down houses, while several others were injured. The Adamawa State Police Command 48

July 5, 2018 12:20 PM Ex-Premier League coach jailed over sexual abuse

A Newcastle crown court has sentenced an Ex-Premier League coach, George Ormond to 20 years in jail over sexual abuse. Ormond, who was a destructive paedophile, worked with Newcastle United’s youth team in 1970 and 1980s before assisting the Premier League club in the 1990s. The 62-year-old used his powers over vulnerable and ambitious boys as young 30

July 1, 2018 8:16 PM Kaduna gas explosion: Pay attention to safety measures – Buhari tells Nigerians

The gas explosion on Saturday evening burnt down 14 shops and a pharmacy, with one person injured. The incident occurred on Ibrahim Taiwo Road by Abeokuta Street in Kaduna. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said that his heart was with the victims at their hour of distress. Buhari said he was touched 23

June 30, 2018 8:10 AM Otedola Bridge: Osinbajo pays visit to victims of tanker explosion [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Aregbesola of Osun State on Friday paid a visit to the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, over the Otedola Bridge tanker explosion. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande disclosed this in a statement, saying, “Vice President Osinbajo, in Lagos, delivers President’s condolence 24