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HON ALEKE V UNN: Court adjourns hearing, determination of N1 billion suit to Dec 2nd

An Enugu State High Court, sitting at Nsukka, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday, adjourned to December 2nd, 2021, the hearing and determination of suit No N/86/2020, filed by Hon Nnaemeka Aleke, seeking to restrain the University of Nigeria, and Viagem Property and Investment Limited, from further development of 11,900-room hostel over alleged environment degradation in Obukpa Community. This is even as the Eze of Obukpa, His Majesty, Eze-Agu John Ugwuidenyi, also pleaded with the court to grant an interlocutory injunction to the suit as a result of flooding which the siting of the the said hostel is
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BUSTED: Lecturer From University Of Nigeria Wins Prestigious Harvard Fellowship Using False Qualifications

From his LinkedIn profile, he also claimed he has been a guest lecturer at the University of Melbourne since 2017. A lecturer in the University of Nigeria,  Nsukka, Chidi Ugwu has been caught in a scandal after he clinched a fellowship to the prestigious Harvard University in the United States, aided in part by false claims. Ugwu of the sociology and anthropology department of the university, who was recently appointed to the Radcliffe Fellowship of Harvard University, was said to have added to his credentials claims of having a diploma from the University of Helsinki. From his LinkedIn profile, he
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22-Yr Old Buhari, A Cripple Turned Kidnapper Arrested While Collecting Ransom In Katsina

22-year-old Buhari Haruna, a cripple turned kidnapper has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for attempted kidnapping for ransom. Haruna, a resident of Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State was paraded at the state police command on Monday for threatening and masterminding a kidnap attempt on one Hamisu Salisu of the same Kankia community. The suspect, who claimed to be a phone repairer, was said to have called his prime target on phone demanding the sum of N2 million to save himself and his family from being killed or kidnapped. According to SP Isah Gambo, the Police
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INEC suspends voter registration in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise in Bauchi State. This is contained in a statement by the INEC’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Alhaji Adamu Gujungu, on Monday in Bauchi. Gujungu said that the temporary suspension of the exercise would take effect from Sept. 21, to facilitate the display of preliminary voters register. He said that the preliminary voter’s register would be displayed at its headquarters and offices across the 20 local government areas in the state. “INEC wishes to inform the general public that the display exercise for
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21 persons in police trouble for killing 7 ‘witches’ in Adamawa

The Police have confirmed the arrest of 21 suspects, in connection with the killing of seven persons over witchcraft, in a village in Adamawa. Aliyu Adamu, Commissioner of Police in the state, at a news conference on Monday in Yola, confirmed arrest of the suspects from Dasin Bwate, Fufore Local Government Area, of the state. Adamu said that the arrest, and many other achievements, was as a result of the cordial working relationship between the command and other sister-agencies, hunters and vigilantes, and as well as the police’s zero tolerance for corruption. “I want to state that the officers have
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Ogun Police warn against attending vigils to avoid being kidnapped

Police in Ogun on Sunday warned the public against organising prayer sessions at night, especially in forest area, to avoid being victims of kidnappers. Police spokesman in Ogun, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the warning in a statement made available to newsmen, in Ota, Ogun State. Oyeyemi noted that the Ogun State Police Command had observed with great concern that, despite the series of warnings and security tips from the Command, some members of public are still in the habit of organising prayer sessions in the forest, thereby making themselves easy prey for kidnappers. “However, inasmuch as the Command is not
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Man, 45, allegedly rapes, impregnates 19-year-old daughter

The men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his own biological daughter (name withheld). The suspect was arrested last week Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of defiling her and later got her pregnant. The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyem disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Oyeyemi added that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ode-Remo divisional headquarters by the victim. The PPRO said “She reported that she has been living with her father for the past
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There’ll be trouble if IPOB insists Anambra gov election won’t hold –Ubah

The candidate of the Young Progressives Party in the forthcoming Anambra State Governorship Election, Ifeanyi Ubah, says there will be trouble if the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra insists that the November 6, 2021 election won’t hold. Ubah, who represents Anambra South in the upper legislative chamber, made this known on Monday in an interview with BBC Pidgin. IPOB had threatened that no election would hold in the entire South-East zone (Imo, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states) till it achieved its agitation for secession from the Nigerian state. Scores of police stations, offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission
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Inserting ice cream in vagina, injecting seasoning cubes in buttocks dangerous Practice -Expert

Lead Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Dr. Joseph Okoeguale, has warned women against inserting ice cream into their vagina or injecting seasoning cubes into their buttocks. Dr. Okoeguale also warned against inserting potash alum and other chemicals into the vagina, noting that those engaging in such practices are putting their health at risk. Women who indulge in the practice of putting different substances in their vagina claim that such practice boosts sexual pleasure and fertility. They also believe that injecting certain substances in their buttocks can equally help increase their buttocks size. However, the
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Police arrest officer whose stray bullet killed innocent passenger

The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested one of its personnel who fired a shot that killed a passenger in Benin on Friday. Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Kontongs Bello, disclosed this in a statement he issued in Benin on Saturday. Bello explained that the officer, who is of the anti-kidnap and cybercrime unit of the command, was trying to arrest a murder suspect when he fired a shot to restrain the fleeing suspect. He said that the shot, unfortunately, hit the thigh of one of the passengers in a moving vehicle. He said that
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BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Abia varsity undergraduates, kill academy student

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday evening kidnapped students of Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State. The suspects also shot and killed a student of Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu. They also robbed motorists and passengers who were en route to Port Harcourt from Enugu and from Okigwe town to Enugu, respectively. Marist in a statement on Sunday morning confirmed the killing of one of its students. The statement read, “Some students from Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, Abia State were attacked by armed bandits around Ihube road in Okigwe LGA on their way from a Final Religious Profession of some Marist Brothers.
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SERAP asks Lawan, Gbajabiamila to reject Buhari’s fresh request to borrow $4bn, €710m

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to reject the fresh request by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow $4 billion and €710 million until the publication of details of spending of all loans obtained since May 29, 2015 by the government.” President Buhari recently sought the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $4,054,476,863 billion and €710 million, on the grounds of “emerging needs.” The request was contained in a letter dated 24 August, 2021. In an open letter dated 18 September 2021, and
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FG not sincere with fight against insecurity – Archbishop, Alfred Martins

The Lagos Catholic Archbishop, Alfred Adewale Martins, yesterday said that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is not sincere with the fight against insecurity as it continues to hinder willing groups and not equipping the security forces. Martin, who coincidentally celebrated his 38th priestly ordination, said that Nigerian politicians have lost faith on service to humanity and are in search of personal gain. He related it to the trending case of Femi Fani Kayode who recently joined All Progressive Congress “Insecurity is the major problem we have in Nigeria currently, places of worship are not safe. “The government is supposed
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100 days after Twitter ban: Again FG says end of suspension near

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that it was ‘very close’ to resolving the issues it had with Twitter that led to government to place a ban on the microblogger. Recall that it was about 100 days since the federal government placed a ban on Twitter for deleting President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet on the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. As the action of the government attracted condemnation from different segments of the country, the Federal Government on August 11, had assured that the Twitter ban in Nigeria will be lifted soon. The Minister of Information and Culture,
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EFCC Operatives Open Fire On Guests At Ogun Hotels, Molest Women During Raid

The places are identified as; Dakdat Hotel, Cecilia Suites, and the government-run Mitros Residences. It has been reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has conducted a series of raids on some hotels in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for suspected internet fraudsters during which its operatives opened fire on some lodgers.In a report by Peoples Gazette, eyewitnesses said the armed EFCC officials, who operated like armed robbers, stormed Abeokuta in the early hours of September 13 in Toyota Hilux buses and made their way to at least three hotels and two nightclubs. The places are identified as; Dakdat
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Meet The African Man Who Is The 2nd Tallest Man In The World (Photo)

A man from Africa has been declared as the world's second-tallest living man. A 38 year-old man, Brahim Takioullah is the world's second-tallest living man. He currently holds a Guinness World Record for the world's largest feet. Takioullah, who is from Morocco, is 8 foot and 1 inch tall, while the world's tallest living man, Sultan Kosen of Turkey, is 8 foot and 3 inches tall. The left foot of the world's second tallest living man measures 38.1 centimetres, while his right foot measures 37.5 centimetres Takioullah is 38 years. Moroccan man, Brahim Takioullah is the world's second tallest living man at 8
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Nigerian Tech Wizard Dies In His Sleep After His Work Won $125M US Contract (Photo)

The sad story was told the CEO of Retina-AI Health Incorporation, Mr. Stephen Odaibo who is the brother of the late tech expert. Details how a Nigerian tech wizard died after winning a $125 million (N68,750,000,000) government contract in the United States have been revealed. The sad story was told by his brother, the CEO of Retina-AI Health Incorporation, Mr. Stephen Odaibo. According to Stephen, his brother, David Gbodi Odaibo died mysteriously in his sleep a week after winning the money.  He lived in Hoover, Alabama, USA. In a post on LinkedIn, Odaibo stated: “My brother, David Gbodi Odaibo, passed away yesterday. My heart is
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Court grants Kanu leave to serve processes on FG, seven others

Abia State High Court, Umuahia, has granted leave to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to serve the Federal Government and seven other respondents processes in a fundamental rights enforcement application he filed Mr. Justice K. C. Okereke. The suit marked HIH/FR 14/2021, which was filed on Kanu’s behalf by his Special Counsel, Aloy Ejimakor. Ejimakor filed the action through a motion ex-parte pursuant to Orders 3, 4 and 5 Rules of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009. Respondents in the suit are the Federal Government, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Chief of Army
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“What a Man Sows He Shall Reap” – Cubana Chief Priest Replies Boma

Cubana Chief Priest, has finally reacted to Boma’s statement that he should keep his name out of his mouth. When Boma was evicted from the reality show, there have been a lot of backlash from social media uses including Cubana Chiefpriest about his relationship with Tega. Reacting to this, Boma asked Cubana Chiefpriest to take his name out of his mouth Cubana Chiefpriest who seems not to care about these warnings shared a photo of himself with some men who looked like fetish priests behind him and said that the gods would bring justice to all those who penetrate evil. He said he is
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16-Year-Old Student Allegedly Commits Suicide After Boyfriend Ended Their Relationship

A 16-year-old secondary school student has allegedly killed herself after her boyfriend reportedly ended their relationship in Delta State. It was gathered that the teenage girl identified as Blessing, passed away after consuming a substance. The incident was said to have happened on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Okumagba Avenue, Warri, Delta State. According to a family source: “She drank a substance and was rushed to the hospital where she passed away. “She did it because her boyfriend ended their relationship. It’s heartbreaking for her family.”
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