Three-month-old baby, 12 others killed by suspected herders in Ortom’s LG

In two separate attacks in Governor Samuel Ortom’s local council, Guma in Benue State, thirteen persons, including a three-month-old baby, have been feared killed . It was gathered that the Tuesday attack came barely 24 hours after suspected herdsmen killed eight persons, including two aid workers, in the same local council. Local sources told revealed that gunmen attacked a bus loaded with mourners – who were returning from a burial at Umenger – around Torkula village, resulting in the death of three persons. Two victims, who were shot, were reportedly…

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Four persons killed in Kwara by generator fumes

Four members of a family were reportedly killed by fumes from a generator which was left overnight in Sanmora, in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. Sources said the victims, who are from Ojomu family compound, included a man, his wife, another woman and a friend of one of the children of the family. They were said to have come from Lagos to celebrate the Sallah in their town where the incident happened. Two other victims, said to be unconscious when residents went into their apartment on Wednesday, have…

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HOW N10M WINNER WILL EMERGE FROM FIRST BANK SPONSORED THE VOICE NIGERIA 3 …As The Voice Nigeria Season 3 Enters Final Stage.

View this post on Instagram A post shared by First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (@firstbanknigeria) By Bolaji Israel UN1TY Limited and Livespot360, producers of the global talents reality series, have emphasised that public voting has become very crucial at this stage to keep vocalists fighting for the grand prize on the voice Nigeria 3 series, sponsored by FirstBank, Baba Ijebu and Airtel. To keep their favourite vocalists on the show, viewers have to dial *894*7*talent’s code#. The voting code of your preferred contestant to win the competition is in the…

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THE VOICE NIGERIA HONOURS LATE SOUND SULTAN AS RACE FOR N10M, OTHER PRIZES ENTERS FINAL STAGE …As six vocalists battle for a chance to make the last four on The Voice Nigeria Season 3.

View this post on Instagram A post shared by First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (@firstbanknigeria) By Bolaji Israel Late legendary Nigerian rapper, singer and lyricist, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi popularly called Sound Sultan who passed on July 11 was honoured with a medley performance of his songs by the celebrity coaches and their talents as a glowing tribute in recognition and celebration of his contribution to the music industry. Sound Sultan, a highly influential but jovial and unassuming singer is renowned to have mentored many award-winning musicians and wrote many hit…

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Emir issues 30 days ultimatum to herdsmen to leave his emirate

Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida in Taraba State, has issued 30 days ultimatum to nomadic herdsmen to leave his emirate. He said this, immediately after observing this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration in his emirate. He said, “Our brothers the Nomadic herdsmen (Bororo) from neighbouring countries, you came to us to allow you stay in our forest. We allowed you because you are our brothers. When you came we welcomed you. We regarded you too as fellows Muslims. “But the question you must answer is are you Muslims? This is a…

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Woman in hijab nabbed for trafficking illicit drugs

Chioma Afam, a 36-year-old woman who wore hijab to evade security scrutiny was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Benue State on July 17. She was arrested with her partner, Peace Chidinma Caleb, 22, for trying to smuggle a total of 296,000 tablets of Diazepam and Exol-5 from Onitsha, Anambra State to Gombe State. Chioma, used multiple names such as Amina, Uzoamaka, and Ifunaya to cover her criminal activities was nabbed along with Peace, who also wore hijab as a cover for her nefarious…

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