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Owo Attack: Amosun Sympathized With The Victims Family Over The Church Attack By Gunmen

Senetor Ibikunle Amosun, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned and sympathized with the victims' family over the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, where more than 50 members of the congregation were killed by the gunmen during service. Bola Adeyemi on behalf of his media team, has revealed in a statement signed by him, that Amosun was grieved […]

todayJune 6, 2022 6

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Owo Attack: Okowa Condoles With Akeredolu, People Of Owo Over The Attack Of Church By Gunmen

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has condoled with Governor of Ondo State, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, the families of the deceased, the entire Catholic Church and the people of Owo Kingdom, over the attacked at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, by the gunmen and led to the killing of more than 50 innocent worshipers, on Sunday, 5th June, 2022. Okowa condemned and described the act as brutal and unjustified attack […]

todayJune 6, 2022 5

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Garba Shehu, Reno Omokri Exchange Words Over Insecurity

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu and former presidential media assistant, Reno Omokri, exchanged words over the insecurity ravaging the country. Reports has it that the duo engaged in social media exchange of words over claims by Shehu that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves credit for his efforts to tackle insecurity in the country. He made this known at the weekend while presenting a paper, entitled: “Fake news: Challenges of information management,” at […]

todayNovember 29, 2021 6

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NUT condemns kidnap of Abuja school vice principal

The National Union of Teachers has frowned at the abduction of the vice principal of the Junior Secondary School, Yebu, in the Kwali Area Council of Abuja. In a statement released to newsmen yesterday, the National Secretary General of the National Union of Teachers, Dr Mike Ene, condemned the attack and called on the government to work on the release of Nuhu. Ene said, “We condemn this attack and it […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 3

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UN frowns at ‘extreme brutality’ in Ethiopia Tigray war

The UN rights chief on Wednesday condemned the “extreme brutality” of the year-long war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, stating that a recent state of emergency would fuel the situation. While speaking in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet expressed the need to bring to justice perpetrators of a vast array of rights abuses, including horrific killings and the gang rape of mothers in front of their children. “Civilians in Tigray have been subjected […]

todayNovember 3, 2021 1

Crime

Lagos artiste killed by Air Force Officials in BRT, offer family N200,000.

Ifeanyi Kalu, a Lagos state artiste, has been in serious agony after an official of the Nigerian Air Force, accused of driving on the Bus Rapid Transit lane in Lagos State, crushed him. Report gathered has it that Ifeanyi was on his way to work in the Ilupeju area of the state when the incident happened. His remains were said to have been deposited in a mortuary at the Nigerian […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 3

Crime

Abductors kidnap eight residents preparing for burial, demand N50m in Ekiti.

Some kidnappers struck again in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday night kidnapping no fewer than eight residents at Itapaji Ekiti. The abductors were said to have contacted the family of the victims on Wednesday morning, according to sources, and demanded N50 million ransom. On Wednesday information gathered has it that the gunmen, at about 9.30pm, invaded a house where the houseowner was preparing for the […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 3

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Herdsman In Ekiti Sentenced To Life imprisonment For Grazing , Shooting Owner

An High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday sentenced a 32-year-old herder, Muhammadu Abubakar, to life imprisonment for attempted murder and possession of gun. Abubakar was tried and found guilty on two counts of attempted murder and unlawful possession of firearms. The charge read in part, “On April 9, 2019, at Aba Cotonou, Omu Ekiti, in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, the defendant did attempt to […]

todayOctober 27, 2021 5

Crime

Ogun state: Gunmen demand N6m for three abducted Church members.

Bandits attacked a Cherubim and Seraphim Church, along Railway Station, Obada-Oko, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, as some worshippers just finished a vigil on 23rd of October  and preparing to go home. A source said the victims had just finished a vigil when the incident happened. After they have been captured, some hours later, they demanded N6m as ransom for the victims, identified as Ifeoluwa Alani-Bello, […]

todayOctober 25, 2021 2

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