Alhaji Fatai Yusuf aka Oko Oloyun was murdered – Police

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Alhaji Fatai Yusuf Oko Oloyun Alhaji Fatai Yusuf also known as Oko Oloyun was possibly killed because of a fraud he detected in his Lagos office, the Police stated on Friday. He was killed on Thursday when his convoy was attacked on the Igbo-Ora-Eruwa road by gunmen. The attackers reportedly shot at his convoy from thick forest, resulting to his death from injuries sustained from the bullet. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, informed the fraud was possibly responsible for the fire…

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AMOTEKUN ― A solace to vulnerable women, children in south west

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  By Dayo Johnson, Akure The Association for Human Development (AHD) Thursday described the South-West Security Network, codenamed: ‘Operation Amotekun’, as a solace to vulnerable women and children in the region. President of the gender Non-Governmental Organisation NGO, Mrs Folake Esan said this in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Esan said that the Amotekun initiative would curb the incessant attacks, which had been ravaging the zone. According to her, many women have been raped and killed, while some have had parts of their bodies removed by ritualists. “Many have become…

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Miyetti Allah – Arrest Yoruba Leaders Backing Operation Amotekun

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Operation Amotekun Miyetti Allah Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the umbrella body for Fulani herders in the country has asked the federal government to arrest Yoruba leaders backing Amotekun, the South-West security outfit recently launched by Governors in the region to counter insecurity. In an interview with The Sun, the National President-General of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Bello Abdullahi Bodejo alleged that the security outfit was established to ban Fulani herdsmen from Yorubaland. He said: They should not only ban it but should arrest the leaders of this group. Like I…

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Officials Rescue Man Trapped In Lagos Building Collapsed

Some emergency officials at the scene of a collapsed building in the Ago Palace Way axis of Lagos State on January 17, 2020. A man said to have been trapped under the rubble of a collapsed building at the Ago Palace Way axis of Lagos State has been rescued. The man was saved by emergency officials following a rescue operation after the three-story building collapsed on Friday. Lagos Building Collapse Shortly after he was rescued, the man was given a first aid treatment by medical officials present at the scene…

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Increasing Food Prices Force Nigeria’s Inflation Rate To 11.98 Percent

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  Nigeria’s inflation increased by 11.98 per cent in December 2019, higher than the 11.85 per cent recorded in November. This is due to the rise in the composite food index which rose by 14.67 per cent in December. The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation witnessed a 0.05 percentage change for the twelve months period which ended in December 2019. Food Price in Nigeria This is according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) CPI and Inflation Report for December 2019. “The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures…

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UK government speaks on Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

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  The UK government has reacted to the drama which played out in court during the arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Security, DSS.   In a series of tweets, the British High Commission in Nigeria stated that it is following Sowore’s case as they urged for respect for the rule of law and free and responsible speech which are fundamental to democracy. Omoyele Sowore The tweets read: “As we celebrate #HumanRightsDay, we encourage all political, state and non-state actors to uphold the ideals…

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Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz Jr, regains world heavyweight title glory

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Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz Jr – On Saturday, December 7,  Anthony Joshua reclaimed the world heavyweight championship in Saudi Arabia by handsomely defeating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds. Joshua gained revenge for his nightmare in New York earlier this year, when he fell four times in defeat to Ruiz Jr, by winning a unanimous decision in their rematch and clawing back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles. This time in Diriyah, in a purpose-built 15,000-seat arena, there had been a downpour in the desert but a disaster for…

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How Governor Sanwo Olu surprised Lagosians at the Experience 2019

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  Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu; Last night, warmed hearts and sent the congregation into an excitement mood after reciting a Bible scripture and leading some prayers at the gospel concert, The experience 2019 edition, which held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. While being called to give his speech while the concert was ongoing, he made a reference to John 4:23 in the Bible “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are…

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Cars damaged as gas explodes at Sheraton Hotel

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  Three people and many cars have been reportedly damaged following a gas explosion that occurred at Four Point by Sheraton Hotel in V.I, Lagos State. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), three persons were injured in the incident that happened this afternoon. The gas cylinder that exploded while some artisans were doing some welding in the hotel premises, caused some extensive damages to parked cars and injuries to several people nearby. The explosion occurred at about 12:35 pm, causing panic in the area. Room and car…

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Buhari told to show support for Anthony Joshua before clash with Andy Ruiz

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  Senator Ben Murray Bruce has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to show support to Anthony Joshua as he prepares to fight Andy Ruiz on 7th of December 2019. Both boxers clashed in June, about that saw Andy Ruiz defeat Anthony Joshua to claim his titles. A second bout has now been slated for December 7 in Saudi Arabia dubbed Clash of the Dunes. Reacting to the coming fight, Ben Bruce expressed confidence in Anthony Joshua whom he believes will make Nigeria proud. As he embarks on the journey, Ben…

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