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On Nigerian roads, death is a tragic freebie

I’ve heard gruesome tales about tragedies on Nigerian roads. The gory story a friend told me sometimes ago came to memory as I was recently reading up on fatalities on Nigerian roads. Road crashes have become normal in the country. For about two hours, my friend kept on spewing out …

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The death of Fatima is the real APC betrayal

On Sunday, a pregnant woman and her children were killed at Isulo, Anambra State, along with six others identified as northern Nigerians. Initially, she was identified as “Fatima” but media reports later put her name as Harira Jibril. Fatima was one of her four children (the others were Khadija, Hadiza …

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Married man allegedly stabs his mistress to death

A 46-year-old married man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in Kirinyaga, Kenya. Following a disagreement, the suspect, Simon Maina, allegedly went berserk and repeatedly stabbed his lover, Jackline Irungu, murdering her on the spot on Tuesday night, May 24 in Ngurubani town. Witnesses claim that …

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Families cry to FG as terrorists issue death threat

Families and friends of passengers of the Abuja-Kaduna train who were kidnapped during an attack on the train on March 28 again on Tuesday cried out to the Federal Government to save their beloved ones held captive by the bandits by yielding to their fresh demands. This followed the warning …

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Two burnt to death in Anambra tanker explosion

Two persons have been burnt to death in a tanker explosion that occurred along the Umunya Road on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway on Tuesday. It was gathered that the tanker fell inside a gutter after the driver lost control and immediately went up in flames. The unidentified driver of a Mack …

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Ogun cultists shoot, hack rival member to death

Barely a month after a hoodlum was hacked to death by suspected cultists in Abeokuta, Ogun State, another lout, popularly called Wale Matasaka, was shot dead by gunmen suspected to be members of the Aiye cult in the Abeokuta metropolis on Sunday. Our correspondent gathered that the victim, who was …

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IGP mourns AIG Awunah’s death

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, mourns the demise of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 16, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, and former spokesperson for the Nigeria Police Force, AIG Donald Awunah, who died in the early hours of today, Monday May 23, 2022, at Garki Hospital, Abuja, …

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