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Kidnappers Kill 2 Abducted Kogi University Students

Kidnappers Kill 2 Abducted Kogi University Students

Kidnappers Kill Two Abducted Kogi Varsity Students Two students of Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) kidnapped have been killed by kidnappers. The two students were among other students kidnapped some weeks back by kidnappers. However, about 25 of the students were rescued while the two others could not be rescued by the security operatives. Sunday Tribune gathered that the two students must have been killed by the kidnappers as an act of revenge due to the killing of some of the kidnappers during the rescue mission. Meanwhile, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Education For All (E4A) has condemned the murder…
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Ado Bayero Set To Join Sanusi At The Main Palace With Soldiers

Ado Bayero Set To Join Sanusi At The Main Palace With Soldiers

Ado Bayero Set To Join Sanusi At the Main Palace With Soldiers Former Emir Ado Bayero is set to join Sanusi at the main palace with battalion of soldiers.  There is palpable tension in Kano State as the deposed Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, is set to return to the main palace located in the city.  This Nigeria news platform understands that the 16th Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, currently resides in the main palace and held the first palace court sitting on Saturday morning.  The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) appeared on a horse with…
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NSA Nuhu Ribadu Reportedly Orders Return Of Emir Bayero

NSA Nuhu Ribadu Reportedly Orders Return Of Emir Bayero

NSA Nuhu Ribadu Reportedly Orders Return Of Emir Bayero The traditional leadership crisis in Kano State has taken a new twist as the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, has reportedly ordered the reinstatement of HRH Aminu Ado Bayero as the Emir of Kano. Kano State Deputy Governor, Aminu Abdussalam, revealed this in an interview with journalists in Kano The National Security Adviser’s directive to return Aminu Ado Bayero as Emir directly contradicts the actions taken by Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, who recently signed a law reinstating Muhammadu Sanusi II and abolishing the five additional emirate councils. Deputy Governor…
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Policeman Flees Scene As Escort Vehicle Crushes 2 Worshipers To Death

Policeman Flees Scene As Escort Vehicle Crushes 2 Worshipers To Death

Policeman Flees Scene As Escort Vehicle Crushes 2 Worshippers To Death Two church worshippers were reportedly crushed to death by an escort vehicle in an auto crash that occurred at Elemoshi area of Bolunduro, along the Akure/Ondo road, Ondo state. A policeman and other occupants in the escort vehicle reportedly fled the scene immediately the crash occured for fear of being lynched. Sources said that the two victims and one other that sustained injuries during the crash were returning from the church when they met their untimely death. The crash involved a motorcycle marked NND 218OC and an unregistered Toyota…
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Gunmen Storm Football Viewing Centre, Kill Two, Abduct 10

Gunmen Storm Football Viewing Centre, Kill Two, Abduct 10

Gunmen Storm Football Viewing Centre, Kill Two, Abduct 10 Terrorists have killed three football fans and abducted 10 others in a fresh attack on the Idah community of the Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, The incident, it was learnt happened last Wednesday when the victims were watching the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Idah is located along the Bwari federal highway that links the Federal Capital Territory with Kaduna State. A top government official in the Kagarko Local Government Area, who pleaded anonymity for security reasons, confirmed the incident to The PUNCH on Sunday.…
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First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy

First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy

PHOTOS: First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, on Monday hosted the first female Nigerian graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom, 2nd Lt Oluchukwu Owowoh. PUNCH reported in April that, at 24 years old, Owowoh joined 134 other Officer Cadets in London for the Sovereign’s Parade, marking the culmination of 44 weeks of rigorous training as part of Commissioning Course 232. In a statement signed on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the First Lady on Media, Kukoyi Busola, Mrs Tinubu was said to have commended…
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Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap Seven Travellers On Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway

Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap Seven Travellers On Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway

Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap Seven Travellers On Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway Gunmen numbering up to seven have reportedly killed one person and abducted seven other travellers along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode expressway. The gunmen armed with A.K 47 rifles were said to have waylaid and attacked the travellers in between the Ilisan, Ceplast industry and Iperu junction axis of the expressway on Friday. A viral audio from one of the victims of the tragic incident, who was apparently a driver heading to Lagos, detailed how the gunmen stopped their vehicles with sporadic shooting and later marched them into the bush. He said, “This incident…
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4 Month Old Baby Abducted At Gunpoint In Awka Ibom

4 Month Old Baby Abducted At Gunpoint In Awka Ibom

Four-Month-Old Baby Abducted At Gunpoint In Akwa Ibom A young couple, Udeme Eyo and the wife of Enen-Atai village in Itu Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) to the security agencies to do all within their powers to recover their four-month-old baby that was abducted at gunpoint in their house. Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred at about 3:00 am on Saturday morning in their family house near the PCN Primary School in East Itam. The father of the ill-fated child, who spoke with this reporter, said his family was startled by…
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Five Kidnappers Slept Off After Abducting Pastor’s Wife; Land In Police Net

Five Kidnappers Slept Off After Abducting Pastor’s Wife; Land In Police Net

Five Kidnappers Slept Off After Abducting Pastor’s Wife; Land In Police Net Five kidnappers who slept off after abducting the wife of a pastor and two other persons in Ofosu area of Ondo State have been arrested. The kidnappers allegedly slept off after taking hard drugs. The kidnappers identified as Garuba Mumuni, 27; Yusuf Tale, 21; Kabiru Muhammed, 16, Shaibu Umar and Adamu Mohammed, were subsequently arrested by operatives of the Ofosu Division of Ondo Police Command. They were arrested after the victims identified one of them. According to the police, “A case of kidnapping was reported at Ofosu Division,…
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No Archbishop Was Kidnapped In ABIA – Police

No Archbishop Was Kidnapped In ABIA – Police

NO ARCHBISHOP WAS KIDNAPPED IN ABIA - POLICE The general public is hereby adviced to disregard a misleading online report alleging that gunmen on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, abducted an Archbishop of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Uka Uka Osim in Abia State. This is outright falsehood as the police in Abia State have since confirmed that no such incident occurred anywhere in the State. Some online reports on Saturday had quoted one Bishop Dennis Onuoha of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star of saying that Archbishop Osim, his wife, son, and three other priests of the…
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