HERDSMEN RAPE 72-YR OLD WOMAN IN ONDO

A 72-year-old woman (name withheld) was allegedly raped by some suspected Fulani herdsmen on her farmland in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Similarly, another woman (name withheld) was also allegedly raped by the same set of herdsmen in the council area. Speaking on her experience in the hands of the alleged rapists, the septuagenarian, Akinseye explained that she was working on her farm on the fateful day when the two Fulani herdsmen attacked her and took turns to rape her. She said, “I was working on the…

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POLICEMAN KILLS SENIOR COLLEAGUE THEN COMMITS SUICIDE

Peter Dada, Akure A policeman , identified as Abraham Arowogun attached to the Kajola Divisional Police Station , Kajola town in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State has committed suicide by jumping into a deep well in the police station . The incident which occurred on Tuesday was still mysterious to other police officers at the divisional police station as well as the people of the community. A police source said Arowogun never suffered from any insanity . According to the source , the deceased, who was an inspector…

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ESCAPE OF RIVERS RITUAL MURDER SUSPECT EMBARRASSING SAYS RIVERS DEPUTY GOVERNOR, BANIGO

Escape Of Ritual Murder Suspect Embarrassing. Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo says it is embarrassing to hear that a ritual murder suspect in police custody could escape In a statement from her office in the Government House Port Harcourt the Deputy Governor said the Police and other law enforcement Agencies should step up their game and ensure that the felon is re arrested and brought to justice without delay, stressing that the report that the suspect escaped from the hands of the Investigating Police officer is…

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ASO ROCK AND THE AUDACITY OF RATS BY REUBEN ABATI

BY REUBEN ABATI  What’s that sound I am hearing?” “What sound?” “I thought I heard something like miaow, miaow…” “Oh my cats…oh yes…” “Are you now breeding cats?” “Not really. But I have just joined a group of concerned Nigerians who are planning to go to the Presidential Villa in Abuja to help sort out this issue of rats that invaded the President’s office and chased him out of his office as the BBC reported.” “You mean you believe that story?” “Nobody knows what to believe in this country anymore,…

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OBA OF BENIN OPENS UP ON HUMILIATED CHIEF

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has denied ordering the humiliation and banishing of one of his chiefs from the kingdom. A video emerged online during the week showing some chiefs forcing a half Unclad man identified as one of the chiefs out of the palace for allegedly disrespecting the Oba. The Oba has ordered an investigation into the alleged manhandling of the elderly man. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Desmond Agbama, the Oba dismissed the claim that the man was a…

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QUESTIONS ARE BEING ASKED OVER YHE ABILITY OF BUHARI TO FULLY TAKE CHARGE AFTER HIS TETURN

Questions are being raised about the ability of Nigeria’s president to rule after his decision to cancel Wednesday’s cabinet meeting — the first since he returned from a long overseas medical absence. An announcement Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, will work from home following more than 100 days of medical treatment in London because of a rodent infestation in his official office had already raised doubts about his health. Amaka Anku, an analyst at Eurasia Group consulting, said ahead of Buhari’s return at the weekend that he “remains quite…

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CONTROVERSY AS LADY ACCUSES RCCG OF REFUSING TO RELEASE 24.4 MIL NAIRA PROCEEDS OF CRIME

A lady named Emilia ohwovoriole took to her Instagram page to accuse Redeem Christian Church Of God (RCCG) of refusing to return 24.4million Naira proceeds of fraud by one of its member who defrauded her. According to her, a member of RCCG defrauded her of 100 million naira and all attempts to get the money back from the Church was impossible. She said all letters sent to the church by the Nigerian Police was not replied either. She also revealed that a victim has committed Suicide because of the issue…

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LUCKY OMERUO, KENNETH OMERUO’S BROTHER WELCOMES FIRST CHILD, SEE PICS

Lucky Omeruo, the younger brother to Super Eagles of Nigeria and Chelsea’s Centre back Defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has welcomed his first child, Ebube Brian Omeruo with his wife, Dorsy Chuks- Omeruo. The Nigerian U-20 striker who also, plays in the same position at his club side, Pembroke Athleta FC took to Instagram to celebrate the little child. He wrote: “Welcome our bundle of hoy….thank you Lord for this wonderful gift you’ve blessed my family with, your grace has never known no boundaries, we say thank you Jesus…we call him #EBUBE #BRIAN #OMERUOand as the meaning…

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MOST OF THOSE WHO WENT TO HAJJ THIS YEAR ARE FARMERS – VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says majority of those who went for hajj this year are farmers. Hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam, is a pilgrimage to Mecca. All Muslims are expected to make at least once during their lifetime if they can afford to do so. In an interview with Zain Asher, a CNN journalist, the vice-president said farmers could afford the trip because those in the rural communities “are doing so much better.” He said prosperity is returning to communities in Kebbi, Zamfara and Jigawa among other states.…

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INSURGENCY: CATHOLIC BISHOPS DEMAND COMPENSATION FROM FG FOR DAMAGES

The Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have urged the Federal Government to compensate Churches and other victims of insurgency carried out by terrorists on places of worship. Bishop Mathew Ndagoso, their spokesman, made the plea on Tuesday in Minna, in a briefing after a two-day Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province plenary session, held at St. Michael Cathedral, Minna. “In the past six years, insurgents have attacked Churches and other Christian places in the north, but the Federal Government is yet to compensate the victims. ‎ “We want to…

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