Lawyer appeals dismissal of female soldier who got pregnant after she was raped by suspected bandits

2 min read A lawyer to a Female Soldier recently dismissed by the authorities of the Nigerian Army, for getting pregnant after she was raped by suspected bandits who attacked their vehicle while she was on transit from Lagos to Oyo state, Barrister Johnson Oyewole has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai to upturn the decision. An Army board of inquiry (BOI) investigated the…

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Woman Punished For Extra-Marital Affair; Forced To Carry Husband On Shoulders

< 1 min read A woman has been filmed carrying her husband around on her shoulders as punishment after she was accused of having an affair by her husband. The wife was beaten every time she tried to stop or take a break from carrying her heavy load as she was paraded around the village in India. The woman was jeered at by fellow…

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COVID-19: Ekiti Govt Shuts Down Hotel For Hosting Wedding Party

2 min read Operatives of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 have shut down a popular hotel in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital Delight Hotel and Suites for operating against government’s regulations to contain the spread of the virus. As parts of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Ekiti, the state government directed that social gatherings like weddings, burials and other…

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Suspected Boko Haram Fighters Execute Five Aid Workers In Borno

2 min read A video has surfaced online showing the execution of five persons by masked men in military camouflage, suspected to be Boko Haram fighters. A voice was heard speaking in Hausa before the execution, saying that the five persons were working for infidels. “Those of you that are being used by infidels to turn others to infidels, know this today oh,…

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Obasanjo, Tinubu, govs, minister, extol Funtua’s virtues

3 min read Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday described the death of Mallam Ismaila Isa-Funtua as a grievous loss to Nigeria. In a condolence message made available to journalists through his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Obasanjo said the elder statesman would be missed for his patriotism, courage, frankness and steadfastness. According to him, Funtua’s contributions to the implementation…

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Muslims opt out of Ekiti government’s reopening of churches, mosques

2 min read As the religious centres reopen for operations today in Ekiti State after three and half months of closure amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Ekiti chapter, has suspended reopening of all major mosques across the state. The state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, had recently announced that all churches and mosques operating in Ekiti State could…

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Two feared dead, eight rescued in Lagos building collapse

< 1 min read A two-storey residential building under renovation collapsed overnight in Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, killing two and injuring eight, the emergency services said on Saturday. Building collapses are tragically common in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, with millions living in dilapidated buildings and building regulations scarcely respected.“The incident happened around 2:00 am. The building was under renovation by a property developer…

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Acting EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu Suspended, May Face Corruption Charges

< 1 min read Ibrahim Magu has been suspended as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, the BBC reports. Magu reportedly spent the night in a police cell at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) Headquarters in Abuja. This followed a six-hour grilling by a presidential panel, chaired by Justice Ayo Salami, a former president…

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Ojudu, Adeyeye not my enemies, says Fayemi

2 min read • APC stakeholders pass confidence vote on the governor, others • Landlords, landowners to pay property tax, says Ekiti govt Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi said that the Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Babafemi Ojudu; former Minister of State for Works, Dayo Adeyeye and others who launched attacks against him were not his enemies. At an All…

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Can I have two biscuits? The best of kids interrupting television interviews

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As two interviews featuring impromptu appearances from children go viral on the same day, we take a look at some memorable others

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