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My Sokoto residence not burnt, says Kukah

My Sokoto residence not burnt, says Kukah

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, has debunked the viral posts on social media that his residence has been set on fire in Sokoto state. On Saturday, some rioters had taken over major roads…

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Muslims youths destroy churches in Sokoto over arrests killers of Deborah

Muslims youths destroy churches in Sokoto over arrests killers of Deborah

There was pandemonium in some parts of Sokoto State on Saturday as some residents, believed to be Muslims, stormed the streets protesting the arrest of the suspected killers of Deborah Samuel, who was lynched on…

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Blasphemy: Tambuwal imposes curfew as riot breaks out in Sokoto

Blasphemy: Tambuwal imposes curfew as riot breaks out in Sokoto

Following the gruesome murder of a Christian student for alleged blasphemy, and a riot that broke out in Sokoto State on Saturday, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the people of the…

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Adesiyan, ex-police affairs minister jostle to become Alaafin of Oyo

Adesiyan, ex-police affairs minister jostle to become Alaafin of Oyo

As the succession to the throne of the Alaafin of Oyo gets underway, former Minister of Police Affairs, Jelili Adewale Adesiyan, has declared his intention to ascend to the stool. In a letter to the…

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Another two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Another two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Another two-storey building has collapsed at Ago Palace Way area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, emergency officials report. The two-storey building located at Chris Igadi Street, off Ago Palace Way, opposite Kilimanjaro/ AP filling station, collapsed…

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Twenty Oyo princes jostle to become Alaafin

Twenty Oyo princes jostle to become Alaafin

The race to fill the vacant stool of the Alaafin of Oyo has begun with at least 20 princes from the Owoade Ruling Family signifying their interest to succeed Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. Owoade Ruling Family…

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Lagos sustaining improved infrastructure, service delivery through LASIAMA

Lagos sustaining improved infrastructure, service delivery through LASIAMA

The cardinal agenda of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration in Lagos State is to make life more meaningful to residents of the state as a responsible, responsive government desirous of the welfare and wellbeing of…

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Process of picking new Alaafin to begin soon, says Oyo high chief

Process of picking new Alaafin to begin soon, says Oyo high chief

The Baba Iyaji of Oyo, Prince Mukaila Afonja, has disclosed that the process of selecting new Alaafin of Oyo will soon commence. Afonja, who is also the Head of Princes in Oyo town, told journalists…

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FCTA seals works ministry, others over N10b debt

FCTA seals works ministry, others over N10b debt

The FCT Administration has sealed the offices of some federal ministries and agencies over N10 billion waste collection debt owed to the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB). Some of the offices sealed on Tuesday morning…

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Lagos shuts Chrisland Schools indefinitely over student’s sexual allegation

Lagos shuts Chrisland Schools indefinitely over student’s sexual allegation

The Lagos State Government has shut down all Chrisland Schools indefinitely, following controversies trailing suspension of a 10-year-old student who was alleged to have engaged in a sexual conduct with other students during a trip…