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Nigerians fall victim in fresh South African Xenophobia attacks


The Nigerian mission in South Africa said it had registered displeasure and protested to the country’s Foreign Affairs Ministry over attacks on her citizens in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. The Nigeria High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Martins Cobham, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on telephone from Pretoria, that a Nigerian was killed and four others hospitalised during a …

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Meningitis: Residents of Abuja frown against N500 charge for vaccination


Residents of Kubwa, FCT-Abuja, have alleged that they were being charged N500 by vaccinators per person before receiving the Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) vaccine. Some residents told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they could not understand the rationale behind the fee when the Federal Government had announced that the immunisation was free. NAN reports that the …

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Doctor who jumped into lagoon had been on exams failing streak – Classmate reveals


Controversies keep trailing the reported suicide of a medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who was said that have jumped into the lagoon in Lagos from the third mainland bridge. This time, a classmate of his has testified that the late doctor received the news of another failure in a professional examination hours before he died. One of Dr Orji’s classmates in …

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BREAKING: Suicide bombers have hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital


DAILY POST gathered that the attack occurred at the Muna garage in Maiduguri, which was just recently attacked by the insurgents. The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim in a chat with DAILY POST. According to Ibrahim, “It’s true, the incident occurred. “Four suicide bombers at about 1am struck and …

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Dangote opens coal mine in Tanzania


Business mogul, Aliko Dangote, has opened a coal mine as Tanzania, it has been gathered. The offer would see Dangote Cement Company, in the southeastern town of Mtwara of Tanzania, mine coal for its the comoany’s operations. Tanzania’s Ministry of Energy and Minerals, at the weekend, handed the 10-square-kilometre plot of land to the $500 million cement factory set up …

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Shettima’s aide dies in convoy crash


The convoy of Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, was involved in a road crash, on Friday, leading to the death of his senior special assistant on protocol, Farouk Farouk. A driver, who sustained injuries in the accident, has reportedly been taken to an undisclosed hospital. A source said that the tragic incident occurred along the Abuja Kaduna expressway. It …

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Man rapes 13-year-old boy in Kano


A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Thursday ordered the remand of a 30-year-old labourer in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old boy. Chief Magistrate Fatima Adamu ruled that Muntari Aliyu should remain in prison until May 18. The accused, who is facing a one-count charge, resides at Hagawa Village, Bichi Local Government Area of Kano State. The Prosecutor, …

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Dino Melaye say beggars, prostitutes have taken over Abuja

The Senate Thursday said that it has mandated the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Commissioner and Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to flush out beggars, hoodlums and commercial sex workers, from the streets of the FCT. Chairman, Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, stated this at a media briefing in Abuja. According to Melaye, his committee …

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Southern Kaduna People’s Union Accuse El-Rufai Of ‘Educational Genocide’


The Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has accused Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State of needlessly closing schools in Southern Kaduna. In a statement issued on Saturday, SOKAPU said the closure of schools in the area is akin to “educational genocide”. Signed by its National Public Relations Officer, Mr. Yusuf Kuzamani, the statement described as unwarranted the closure of the …

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49 escaped inmates re-arrested in Imo


The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed, has said 49 out of the 58 inmates that escaped from the Owerri State High Court premises on January 27, have been rearrested and returned to prison. Ahmed disclosed this during a visit to the Chief Judge of Imo state. Gunmen with sophisticated firearms had invaded the premises of …

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Man commits suicide after impregnating younger sister in Benue


Adoka, a district in Otukpo community was on Monday thrown into confusion following the death of a young man identified as Inalegwu (other names withheld). The deceased reportedly drank poisonous substance suspected to be insecticide after he allegedly put his younger sister whose identity was given as Ene in a family way. DAILY POST gathered that the young man, believed …

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