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Edo: End pre-election violence, group tells politicians

Edo: End pre-election violence, group tells politicians

Joint Force for Defence of Democracy has staged a protest in Benin over the surge in crime and criminality in Edo State ahead of the September 19 governorship election. Addressing journalists during the protest, the…

Foundation gives awards to 40 global youth achievers

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Make Me Elegant Foundation, is set to recognise 40 young people across the globe. Its founder, Mrs. Kehinde Okoroafor, who is also the CEO of Nextlevelhair Manufacturing, said that her passion…

Murdered in church: Police arrest, parade suspected killers of UNIBEN student

Murdered in church: Police arrest, parade suspected killers of UNIBEN student

Four months after the dastardly crime, the Edo State Police Command has finally arrested suspects involved in the rape and gruesome murder of 22-year-old University of Benin student, Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa. Miss Omozuwa was…

New born baby wrapped in polythene bag, dumped rescued in Benue

New born baby wrapped in polythene bag, dumped rescued in Benue

*Mother’s whereabouts unknown A new born baby girl, believed to be two days old that was successfully delivered by her mother and allegedly dumped by the road side, was last Monday rescued by a caregiver…

EFCC recovers additional N130m for Kwara from alleged treasury looters

EFCC recovers additional N130m for Kwara from alleged treasury looters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered an additional N130m for the Kwara State government from alleged treasury looters. This was disclosed on Wednesday in Ilorin, the state capital, when the management staff…

JUST IN: Court bars luxurious buses from Kano roads

JUST IN: Court bars luxurious buses from Kano roads

Henceforth any luxurious bus owner found plying Kano roads will be penalized following a ruling by a Kano Grade One Magistrate Court, Presided over by Justice Rakiya Lami Sani, to bar them from using all…

Hoodlums attack warehouse, cart away COVID-19 palliatives in Benue

Hoodlums attack warehouse, cart away COVID-19 palliatives in Benue

Hoodlums in their numbers have reportedly burgled the warehouse accommodating COVID-19 palliatives in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State and carted away the palliatives. The palliatives were the local government’s share of the items…

Shodipe: I attacked another woman for herbalist when I escaped

Shodipe: I attacked another woman for herbalist when I escaped

The 19-year-old re-arrested serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who had killed about five persons in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan in Oyo State, on Wednesday confessed that he was the one who hacked another…

Insubordination: Suspended Nasarawa LG chairmen plead guilty

Insubordination: Suspended Nasarawa LG chairmen plead guilty

The suspended Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Hon. Mohammed Sani Otto and the Deputy Vhairman of Karu Local Government Area, Lawal Karshi Wednesday pleaded guilty to the alleged insubordination slammed against…

Apprehension as fire guts tanker, car at bank’s premises in Lagos

Apprehension as fire guts tanker, car at bank’s premises in Lagos

  Muritala Ayinla There was apprehension and panic this morning at Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent, Victoria Island when fire gutted a new generation bank, destroying property worth millions of naira. New Telegraph learnt that a tanker…