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Pregnant woman and her 2 sons killed in collapsed building

A pregnant mother and her two sons were killed early on Wednesday morning after six recently constructed pillars collapsed into her home. 30-year-old Hajiya Binta had been with 3-year-old Muhammadu Auwal and 1-year-old Musa at her home in Layin Farin Ruwa, Rikkos community of Jos North Local Government Area when …

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11 female police officers reportedly missing after Boko Haram members ambush Police Convoy

At least one female police officer has been killed while others have been declared missing, after some Boko Haram members ambushed their convoy traveling for a Funeral at Lassa village, which is 10 km away from Maiduguri, the state capital. The female police officers were on their way to attend the …

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South African communities give Nigerians quit notice

The Nigerian Union in South Africa says Nigerians living in two South African communities have been ordered by those communities to leave their land. This was made known by Ikechukwu Anyene, the President of the Union. Ayene said the Kuruman community in Northern Cape Province gave Nigerians until Thursday to …

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12 Girls Arrested in Katsina On Their Way To Europe.

Seven girls using hijab to disguise themselves and evade arrest were among the 12 persons intercepted by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Katsina on their way to Europe. This brings the total number of persons apprehended by the NIS to 40 in the last four months as they tried …

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Nigeria: Two men arraigned in court for engaging in homosexual acts

Two homosexuals in Lagos are facing a two-count charge of same-sex having sexual intercourse and fighting in the public‎. The accused, Promise Oluwabunkenoye,24 and Kehinde Abiola ,29 were brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday and charged with anal sex. They were caught by a police …

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Nigeria: Woman allegedly sets 12-year-old child ablaze for stealing N1000

A 34-year-old woman on Wednesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly setting her 12-year-old foster child ablaze. The accused, Uzoma Austin, who resides at 5, Adesoji St., Agiliti, Mile 12 area of Lagos, was docked on a two-count injuring by explosive substance and causing grievous harm. …

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