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Police arrest Chris Giwa at Glass House

The crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took a new dimension on Friday, as the police arrested Chris Giwa at the Glass House in Abuja. Accompanied by all his board members, with the exception of Obinna Ogba, Giwa stormed the NFF Secretariat, saying he had come to take over the leadership of the football body. But the police prevented ...

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I collected $2.29m cash in ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ bag from Ohakim to build house – Witness

A witness,  Mr. Abu Sule, told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday that he collected $2.29m cash in Ghana-Must-Go’ bag from a former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, to help the former governor to buy a property in Asokoro, Abuja. Sule, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s second prosecution witness in Ohakim’s ongoing trial, said this while ...

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Boko Haram: Nigeria, Chad, others set up Regional Intelligence headquarters in Abuja

The Federal Government on Friday signed an agreement with the Regional Intelligence Fusion Unit, to set up its operational headquarters in Abuja, as part of strategies to better combat Boko Haram. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama signed the agreement on behalf of the government while the RIFU Coordinator, Denis Minitya, a Cameroonian, signed on behalf of the agency. ...

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I’m being hunted by the memories of children that I killed

A 26-year old secondary school leaver, Oluwaseyi Babatola, who burnt to death five family members while they were sleeping, says he is being haunted daily by the memories of the children he murdered. Babatola, who spoke with our correspondent in Abuja, stated that he was disturbed by the thoughts of the two children that died along with their grandmother, mother ...

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18 years-old boy kills landlady, daughter and grand children – Police

An 18-year-old man, identified simply as Sunday, is currently in the police custody in Abuja after he allegedly killed his parents’ landlady, identified only as Mama Moses. The suspect was also accused of killing the landlady’s daughter and her three grandchildren.  It was gathered that the suspect, who lived with his parents in the landlady’s residence at Tudun-Fulani, in the ...

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Permanent Secretary of the Osun State abducted by Gunmen

The Permanent Secretary of the Osun State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Adebimpe Ogunlumade was kidnapped by gunmen‎n while returning to Osogbo from Abuja today April 22nd. According to a statement released by the state’s Head of Service, Sunday Olayinka Owoeye, Ogunlumade was kidnapped along with her driver, Oladapo Arogundade Ajani and a Director from the ministry, Tajudeen ...

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FCT Polls UPDATE: Unit 012 experience card reader malfunction

  Hundreds of voters turned out to cast their votes at Unit 012, Phase 4 Junction, Kubwa, Abuja, on Saturday but one of the card readers in the five voting points in this centre was not functional. According to the INEC Presiding Officer in charge of this unit, Mr. Adeniji Sunday, voting started around 9.10am in the centre as against ...

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