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A soldier, Chidera Okoro, has absconded after tricking the owner of a betting shop, Agbai Matthew, into staking the sum of N146,000 on some games for him on credit in his shop at No. 51 Efians-Okereke Road, Aba, in the Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State. It was gathered that Okoro, who visited […]

One of three suspected armed robbers, who killed one Yakubu Yakubu, and dispossessed him of his vehicle, has said the victim was killed to conceal evidence of the crime. The suspect, Ahmed Abubakar, in an interview with Northern City News in police custody on Tuesday, gave gory details of the crime. He explained that the […]

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has disclaimed as fake a Facebook account set up in his name, which displays his picture, and warns members of the public against being deceived by scammers. Fashola, who had on several occasions in the past disclaimed such fake accounts, reiterated that his verified Facebook account […]

Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole have killed scores of Boko Haram fighters in a gun battle, while three soldiers were shot dead in an encounter in the Monguno area of Borno State. The troops, based in Super Camp Monguno, engaged the terrorists on Friday while on a patrol along Monguno-Mairari-Gajiram […]

Bandits have reportedly ambushed and killed a Catholic priest at Kufai Amadu in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, setting him and his vehicle ablaze. The cleric was said to be on his way to Takum for a peace meeting with his fellow clergymen on how to resolve the lingering Tiv, Jukun crisis when […]

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