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The Ondo State Police Command on Saturday said it had commenced investigation into the death of three people in their house located in Akure, the state capital. The decomposing bodies of the three deceased which include two lovers, identified as Ojo Akinro and Mary lgwe together with their friend Lamidi Sheriff were found dead in […]

A United States court has issued a warrant of arrest for super detective Abba Kyari. In a court document obtained by Peoples Gazette, Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FIB) to track down Kyari and produce him in the United States […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has mourned the death of five prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps. The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, had stated in a terse statement titled, ‘Black Wednesday for NYSC family,’ that five prospective members of NYSC lost their lives in a crash on […]

Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, government agencies and critical stakeholders in Kwara state on Wednesday gathered to brainstorm on the various challenges confronting the women folks with a view to discussing collaborative solutions that would improved security in Kwara and Nigeria as a whole. At the women’s dialogue on insecurity, held at the Kwara State Ministry […]

Kano State Government, on Thursday, dismissed as false and misleading a trending report on social media platforms on a purported plan to officially ban women regardless of any faith from driving automobiles. The State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the clarification in a press statement, issued on Thursday, said the government had […]

Veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko has said he did not intentionally marry four wives. Rather, he said it was the will of God that made it happen. The movie star said in an interview that he never envisaged being a polygamist, even though he is a product of one. “I never envisaged being a polygamist […]

  Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in Rafi, Munya, Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas of the State. The governor’s decision followed the abduction of some students of the Government Science College (GSC) Kagara, in Niger State. It was gathered that gunmen stormed the school […]

Residents of Akpabuyo Local Government Area (LGA), of Cross River, on Wednesday marched to the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) in Calabar, to protest the one year power blackout in the area. The protesters, who barricaded the entrance of the PHEDC, carried placards with various inscriptions such as; “We are tired of blackout caused […]

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, on Tuesday asked security operatives to look into the reported gang-rape of a teenage girl by four young men in Obi Local Government Area of the state and bring the culprits to book. The Governor, who made the charge in a press statement issued by his Chief Press […]

Three civil society groups have condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue over the activities of criminal herdsmen in the country. The groups are Nigeria Project Initiative; Initiative to Save Democracy and Global Economic Policy Initiative. Ortom was reported to have accused the president of being “lenient’’ towards criminal […]

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