Bill Cosby Denied Parole After Failing To Participate In ‘Sex offender’ Therapy Program

American comedian, Bill Cosby was denied parole in his sex assault case this month due to his failure to complete a prison program for sex offenders, the Pennsylvania Parole Board has said. Cosby, 83, was convicted in 2018 and was later sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison, …

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54-year-old Caregiver Gruesomely Maltreated, 11-month-old Baby Leading To Her Death

A 54-year-oldfemale caregiver, Clara Ayani-Ampah has been arrested by the police over the gruesome, torturous handling of an eleven-month-old baby in her care which allegedly led to the death of the child. Ampah was arrested after a closed circuit television (CCTV) camera installed in the room exposed the dastardly act, following a …

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Gowon, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari, Others Over Poor Human Rights Records – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of not doing enough to ensure the protection of the lives and property of citizens.  The human rights organization, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary of humanitarian work in Nigeria, said it is saddened that despite years of hard work, not much has …

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Between Regina Daniels’ Mum And A Troll

Actress, Regina Daniels’ mum, Rita Daniels, had a spat with a troll who stormed her page and used a derogatory word on her. The troll had commented with “Ashawo mama” on one of Rita’s posts, and the actress who spotted the comment found it disrespectful. She fired back at the male …

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Liverpool Trigger £36m Release Clause For RB Leipzig Defender

Liverpool have triggered Ibrahima Konate’s £36m release clause and hope to finalize a deal for the RB Leipzig defender in the next few days. Discussions are underway between Liverpool and Leipzig for the 22-year-old center-back. Konate made 21 appearances for Leipzig this season, including eight Bundesliga starts as the club …

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Agric Minister Chasing Shadows Instead Of Tackling Food Shortages- Farmers Association

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria has accused the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of chasing shadows instead of focusing on achieving the President Buhari’s food security mandate. This was contained in statement signed by the Assistant National Publicity Secretary of AFAN, Salisu Mukhtar, on …

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Girls In Abuja Community Brag About Getting Raped –Surveillance Group

Adjacent to the headquarters of the National Immigration Service, Abuja is the densely populated Souka community, which was almost overtaken by criminal activities, violence against children and girls till the inauguration of the Surveillance Team-a community vigilante group. Women battering, rape and substance abuse by young men are top on …

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World Bank Approves $700m Loan For Nigeria On (SURWASH)

The World Bank has approved a $700 million dollar loan for the Nigeria Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (SURWASH). It made the announcement in a statement on its website in Washington D. C. on Thursday. According to the statement, the credit will provide six million …

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Ronaldo May Quit Over Allegri’s Return As Juventus Coach

Five times Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, may quit as Massimiliano Allegri is coming back to head Juventus. Juventus have concluded an arrangement to relieve Andrea Pirlo of his role at Turin, Sky Sport Italia quote the club’s board. The Juve ex-midfielder has only served for twelve months in a …

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Vigilante Arrested For Killing US-based Nigerian In Abia State

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested and paraded Okorie Chukwuma, a member of vigilante group in Abia State who allegedly killed his boss, Eyinaya Ogbonna. It was learnt that the deceased was a US-based Nigerian, who came to build a gas station in the State, PM News reports. The …

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FG To Pay N5, 000 To One Million Workers For Six Months

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar, has said that the federal government is set to commence the payment of #5,000 to 1 million Urban Informal Workers for six months across the country to cushion the impact of COVID-19. Farouq made this known during the opening …

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Anambra: Lawyers Raise Alarm Over Female Inmate Who Gave Birth In 2008

Rights lawyers in Anambra State have called out the unlawful detention of residents in the state. Protesting against the situation in Awka, the state capital on Thursday, the lawyers recounted the case of a woman who gave birth in a prison in 2008 and had remained in detention since then. …

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NBC Suspends ‘Ordinary Ahmed’s’ Licence Over Human Rights Abuses

The National Broadcasting Commission has ordered the suspension of the license of the owner and host of Brekete Family program on Human Rights Radio, Ahmed lsah, (Ordinary President). In a statement on Thursday, the Commission said the suspension was in line with the sanction provisions in 15.5.2 of the Broadcasting …

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Don’t Introduce Sharia To South-West, Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Warns Senate

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) on Thursday, May 27, warned against the move by any group to introduce Sharia law to the South-West zone of Nigeria through the ongoing constitutional review being carried out by the Senate. The Christian body warned the Senate not to succumb to any agitation …

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Repentant Bandits Surrender 203 Firearms To Zamfara Government

The Zamfara state government has said that repentant bandits have surrendered 203 sophisticated firearms, under the state government peace accord. The state Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Garba Dauran, revealed to newsmen in Gusau on Thursday, May 27. According to Dauran, 2,566 live ammunition, 64 magazines, 2 handcuffs and 887 …

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Nigerian Soldier Allegedly Kills Car Owner ‘Who Gave Him A Lift’ (Video)

The owner of a car shot dead in his car on his way to Uyo by a military man he granted a ride yesterday from Eleme junction in Port Harcourt A military operative identified as Stephen has allegedly killed a yet-to-be identified car owner in Akwa Ibom. According to a …

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Bandits Should Drop Their Arms And Embrace Anchor Borrowers’ Programme – Emefiele

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has asked bandits in Nigeria  to drop their arms and embrace its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP),aimed at boosting food production in the country. Emefiele made the plea while answering questions at the end of a two-day monetary policy committee meeting in Abuja. He noted …

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Hijab Bill: Muslims Will Not Enjoy Religious Freedom In Oduduwa Republic—MURIC

Recently, there have been tension in some states in the South-West over pressure by Muslim parents to have their children wear hijab in secular schools.  The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has said Yoruba Muslims may face persecution in the South-West if they are able to break away from Nigeria and …

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Abia Govt Threatens To Close Popular Aba Market If Traders Protest Reconstruction

The Abia State government has condemned plans by those it described as ‘unscrupulous individuals’ to protest at Ngwa road market, warning that it would not tolerate any group involved in the disruption of the planned reconstruction of the market. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, gave the warning …

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‘Tell Us Where Recovered Loots Are’ – Sultan Of Sokoto Tells FG

The Sultan of Sokoto has asked the federal government to give an accountable; report, how much loots it had recovered and what they were being used for.  The call was made at the zonal dialogue with stakeholders on the National Ethics and Integrity Policy, organized by the Office of the Secretary to …

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Enugu Community In Fear After Unknown Gunmen Killed Four Police Officers

Iwollo community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State is still in shock after unknown gunmen attacked the police station in the community on Tuesday. While businesses are gradually opening, some workers of some establishments in the area are shunning their workplaces. A lecturer at Enugu State Polytechnic, Iwollo, …

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Kano Hisbah Confiscates 8,400 Bottles Of Beer

The Kano State Hisbah Board has confiscated 8,400 bottles of beer in Dawakin Kudu and Kura Local Government Areas of the State. The Commander­­-General of the board, Harun Ibn-Sina, has disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday morning in Kano. He added, Hisbah has prohibited the sale …

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Breakimg: Reps To Bar NPA, NCC, NIMASA From Spending Revenue

The House of Representatives is moving to prevent some ministries, departments and agencies from further spending and diverting the revenue they generate, especially the Nigerian Ports Authority, the Nigerian Communications Commission and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. The affected MDAs will now be confined to the Single Treasury …

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APC Collapsing, Not Best Place To Go, Says Imoke

Former governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke, has said the All Progressives Congress is a party that is collapsing and not the best place to go. He stated this at the stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party held on Sunday at Transcorp Hotel, Calabar. The meeting’s main agenda …

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Night Clubs, Bars Grapple For Survival As COVID-19 Restrictions Cut Revenue

As pressure mounts on bars, recreational centres and night club operators to remain closed down as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 have fallen under serious criticism by stakeholders who described the directive as paralysing those businesses even when there is no direct intervention  …

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Reps Consider Scrapping NYSC As Bill Reaches Second Reading

The House of Representatives is considering discontinuation of the National Youth Service Corps scheme. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Alteration Bill, 2020, which is seeking to repeal the NYSC Act, is billed for the second reading. The sponsor, Mr Awaji-Inombek Abiante, in the explanatory memorandum of the …

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COAS: Buhari Phones As Aisha Personally Visits Late Army Chief’s Family

President Muhammadu Buhari has phoned the widow of the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, who alongside 10 other military officers died in a plane crash on Friday, May 21.  Buhari spoke to Mrs. Fati Ibrahim Attahiru on Sunday night, urging her to take solace in the nationwide expression …

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BREAKING: Tension As Residents Block Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Protest Incessant Kidnapping (Photos)

Residents angered by incessant abductions and bandit attacks have blocked the Gauraka Abuja-Kaduna Highway in the Tarfa Local Government Area of Niger State in protest. The irate youths in numbers went on rampage as early as 6:00am on Monday and barricaded the busy road with bonfire, stones and wood, insisting …

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Count Me Out Of Agitation For Yoruba Nation – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor,  Rotimi Akeredolu, has distanced himself from the agitation for a separate Yoruba nation, saying he does not believe in the secession agenda. Akeredolu said he was only in support of the position of the Southern Governors’ Forum on the ban on open grazing in the southern part …

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Phil Mickelson Receives $12m Prize Money After Winning PGA Championship At Age 50

Phil Mickelson, aged 50 has become the oldest golf major winner, in history after finishing at six-under to win the PGA Championship on Sunday, May 23.  Apart from the trophy he has also received $12m prize money for winning the tournament, a major victory considering that his last major win …

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Buhari Orders Flag To Fly At Half-Mast In Honour Of COAS, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorized that the national flag be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities and official residences from Monday to Wednesday.  The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this in a press statement.  The directive is aimed at honouring the late Chief …

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COVID19: FG Declares 90 Passengers From Brazil, India, Turkey Wanted (Full List)

Nigeria’s Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has declared 90 passengers who arrived in Nigeria from Brazil, India, and Turkey between 8th May 2021 and 15th May 2021, through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, wanted for violating the provisions of the COVID-19 Health Regulations …

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Bandit Leaders Now Force Kidnapped Victims, Residents To Labour On Their Farms Like Slaves

Top bandits’ leaders in Zamfara State are now forcing abducted persons including farmers from communities to work on their farmlands. The bandits’ leaders also threaten communities in the state that farmers must not go to their farms until they have gone to cultivate the farmlands of bandits’ leaders as this …

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EFCC Recover N1bn From One Civil Servant – Abdulrasheed Bawa, Reveals

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, says the antigraft agency recovered over N1 billion from the bank account of a civil servant last week.  Bawa disclosed this on Thursday, when he appeared before the senate committee on Finance at the National Assembly probing the internally generated …

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NISER DG Embezzled N1.5billion, Dissolved Institute’s Governing Council To Avoid Probe— Union

The absentee Director-General of Nigeria’s premiere policy think-tank, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Dr. Folarin Gbadebo-Smith, has allegedly ensured the dissolution of the institute’s governing council in a bid to escape probe by anti-corruption agencies. Gbadebo-Smith, who was appointed by Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo, has been accused of incompetence, …

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Nigerians To Pay N234bn Taxes Monthly With Petrol At N385 Per Litre

Tougher times are here and any pretension to the contrary has been ripped to shreds with Wednesday’s resolution of the governors giving full backing to complete deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry, which in effect may jerk the pump price of petrol to N385 per litre. The …

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Lady Gaga Reveals She Had A ‘Psychotic Break’ After Sexual Assault Left Her Pregnant By A Record Producer

American music star, Lady Gaga has opened up on one of her darkest moment in an emotional interview on the premiere episode of Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s mental health docuseries The Me You Can’t See on Apple TV+.  The star was 19 when she was raped by a male music producer, who had threatened to …

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Nigerians To Submit Phone IMEIs In Three Months – NCC

Nigerians will have to submit the International Mobile Equipment Identity of their phones to the Nigerian Communications Commission from July. The commission which made the announcement in its Revised National Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration said the directive was given by President Buhari.  NCC said the aim of the exercise is to …

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Woman Declares Husband ‘Missing’ After Reporting Himself To Police In Enugu

An Enugu housewife, Mrs Eberechukwu Harry, has claimed that her husband, Obi Harry Mama, of Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State is missing after he allegedly reported himself to the office of the Anti-Kidnap Squad in Enugu on Monday. Before reporting himself to the police, Mama had on his …

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Prince Harry Says Meghan Markle ‘Critics Won’t Stop Until She Dies, Is One Of The Biggest Reasons To Leave UK’

Prince Harry has said, the only thing that stopped Meghan Markle from committing suicide when she was pregnant with their first child was her concern for him. Speaking in a new bombshell docuseries The Me You Can’t See, produced by Oprah Winfrey, Harry opens up about Meghan’s suicidal thoughts, admitting the loss …

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Boko Haram Planning Coordinated Attacks On FCT, Plateau, Others, Police Memo Reveals

The Nigerian Police Force has alerted officers to plans by the Boko Haram sect to unleash coordinated attacks on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State, amongst others. The Force, in an internal memo with reference number TB: O900/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOLT1/47, and dated Wednesday May 19, asked its officers in the …

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“You’re An Imbecile I Regret The Day I Hugged You” Actress, Ada Ameh Slams Naira Marley Over Sexual Fantasy (Video)

Actress, Ada Ameh, advise singer, Naira Marley, for saying he will have sex with mother and daughter together one day. Ada accused him of using his page to promote things that aren’t positive. She said she regrets the day she hugged him on the plane and called him the president …

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President Biden Signs Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Legislation (Video)

US President, Joe Biden on Thursday, May 20, signed into law anti-hate crime legislation in response to the surge of attacks on Asian Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. The newly enacted law, COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, would establish a position within the Justice Department centered on anti-Asian hate crimes and …

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Tyson Fury, Wilder Reach Agreement For Third Fight

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have verbally committed to a third fight, ESPN reported Thursday night, days after an arbitration ruling halted fight talks between Fury and British champ Anthony Joshua. After the independent arbitrator ruled Monday that WBC heavyweight champ Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) must face Wilder, plans for …

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Groom Goes Missing, Bride Marries Wedding Guest Instead

on Monday, May 16,  a bride had to marry guest after her groom suddenly disappeared from the ceremony in the town of Maharajpur, Uttar Pradesh in India, The Tribune reported.  According to the news outlet, the couple had just completed their jaimala, or exchange of garlands, when the groom went missing. At …

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Bandits Kill The Eldest Son, Emir Of Kontagora

Bandits on Wednesday killed the eldest son of Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Bashar Saidu Namaska, in his father’s farm. The bandits also killed others working on the farm located along Zuru road in Kontagora, Niger state. The late Emir’s son is the Sardauna of Kontagora and was said to have …

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Restructuring Call: Ned Nwoko Writes President Buhari, Wants Full Autonomy Granted to LGA, State Assemblies, Judiciary

Billionaire Lawyer and former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ned Nwoko has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to grant full autonomy to the local government councils to facilitate their revenue allocation directly from the federation accounts. Nwoko also asked that the same treatment be given to state houses of …

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Notorious Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, Is Dead –Report

Abubakar Shekau, leader of a Boko Haram faction

Bloodthirsty leader of terrorist sect Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, is dead, HumAngle reports. According to the online platform, the incident took place on Wednesday evening following the invasion of the terror group’s stronghold in the Sambisa forest area by a column of Islamic State West Africa Province fighters. ISWAP, which …

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