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EKSU student stabs lover to death

People wailed uncontrollably on Tuesday evening in Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti State, as a female student of the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti (EKSU) identified as Bukola Odeyemi, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, John Iju, to death. The murder, according to eyewitnesses, occurred at Treasure Base Hostel …

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Police speak as 5 vigilante members torture man to death

The Niger Police Command has arrested five members of local vigilantes in Kontagora for allegedly torturing one person to death. Three of those arrested belong to the state Hisba Commission while the remaining two are members of Yankumiti vigilante group. The five were said to have tortured one Ibrahim A. …

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FG Asks Governors To Use Modern Technology In Tackling Insecurity

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola   The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has asked state governors especially the North East and North Western Zones of the country, to emulate the Kaduna State Government’s model of tackling insecurity through the deployment of modern technology. Mr. Aregbesola said that the use of …

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IPAC Calls For Scrapping Of State Electoral Commissions  

  The Inter-Party Advisory Council Of Nigeria (IPAC) on Wednesday called for the scrapping of state electoral commissions in the country accusing them of being undemocratic and controlled by state governors. President of the council, Peter Ameh during a press briefing blamed poor economic development at the grassroots level on …

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Bayelsa LG Council poll: 10 persons in court over election fraud

Authorities of the Bayelsa State Police Command has arraigned ten persons in court over alleged involvement in election malpractices during the August 10 Local Government election in the State. The suspects, identified as Preye Tosi, Emmomotimi Yeri, Oyinkumo Odoni, Ebiakpo Tobi, Selekeowei Odoni, Andrew Bam, Peter Koripamo Benamieyeseigha, Arupado Gedegu, …

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Court remands farmer for allegedly robbing travelers in Benue

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a farmer, Terhile Chorum, who allegedly robbed travelers in a bus belonging to Flight Transport Company, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice. Magistrate Ajuma Igama, who did not take the plea of the accused person for want of jurisdiction, …

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