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BREAKING News: Nigerian Secret Police(SSS) Now Invading Homes Of Federal Judges In Abuja

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A contingent of officers from the Department of State Security (DSS) this evening surrounded the home of two Nigerian federal judges, Nnamdi Dimgba and Adebiyi Ademola.The federal judges currently reside at 32 and 34 Samuel Ogbemudia Cresent in the Apo Legislative Quarters of Abuja.The invading officers arrived and surrounded Justice Dimgba’s home around 9PM Nigerian time, according to sources speaking to SaharaReporters. Shortly after the siege, neighbors of the judge told SaharaReporters that the DSS agents began breaking into his compound with a sledgehammer.Mr. Dimgba was reportedly not at home at the time of the invasion. However, a source said DSS had been uncomfortable with recent rulings by the judge and because of his vocal criticism of DSS for violating rights of persons detained at its facility.Another source revealed that they believed Mr. Dimgba was being targeted unfairly by DSS as a form of punishment. On July 22nd, 2016 he berated DSS for not presenting Air Commodore U…

Wrong Medication Killed my Son - Stella Oduah

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The  first son of Senator Stella Oduah has died at a Turkish private hospital in Abuja due to the wrong prescription by a medical doctor; SaharaReporters has learned.Senator Oduah's son, whose name was given as Maxwell Chinedu Etoromi, died yesterday after he took a wrong medication prescribed for him following a tooth surgery.SaharaReporters learned that the 28-year-old graduated from Guildford College in the UK before returning to Abuja.Ms. Oduah served in the Goodluck Jonathan administration as a Minister of Aviation before running for a seat in the Nigerian Senate. 

News Source: Sahara Reporters (http://saharareporters.com/2016/08/27/wrong-medication-kills-senator-stella-oduah%E2%80%99s-first-son-abuja)

President Muhammadu Buhari departs for Kenya

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Nigeria's President and Commander in Chief of Armed Forces,  President  Muhammadu Buhari,  just left for Kenya, this afternoon for an official  visit.

Nasarawa State Government denies Slashing Workers Salaries by 50%

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This is according to the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Nasarawa State, Yusuf Usman during an interview on Sunrise Daily.“The strike was as a result of labour’s inability to comprehend the situation on ground, they had no reason to go on strike without actually taking into account the real situations on ground, Mr Usman told Channels television.“Here is a state that for five years consecutively has been paying without failing and without any default.“I emphasised this point because as we are talking with you there are so many states that are far behind in the payment of salaries, owing arrears of five, six, seven months.“So if Nasarawa State would, despite all the hardship in the country, keep fit with the payment of salaries for 5 years without arrears I think there is no reason.Mr Usman also debunked the allegations that the state government slashed the workers’ salaries by 50 per cent saying it was a reduction of the bonuses the government gave the workers in 2011…

Abia Corper Batters and Removes Teeth of Female Corper

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A male National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member identified as Oluwabusiyi Adeola Bolarinde has reportedly battered and removed two teeth of a fellow female corps member, Temitope Adedewe, for refusing to date him.The incident took place in Arochukwu, Abia State during the weekend.The Nation newspaper reports that National Youth Service Corps headquarters Abuja is yet to officially respond to the case.Adewewe, who has known Bolarinde since June of 2015, said he started making advances at her during their undergraduate days at the History Department of OAU, Ile-Ife, adding that she always refused yielding to him “because he was the aggressive type.”She said, “The first time I spoke to him was when we were in camp.”According to the report, both got posted to the same Local Government Area and also the same Place of Primary Assignment, PPA.Since they also stayed in the same lodge, Bolarinde seized the opportunity to press her harder for a relationship. 
It was gathered that when every at…

Check your Nigerian Vehicle Plate Number

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Please check your vehicle number here www.nvisng.org/numberplateverification.aspxA shocking revelation was made that OUT OF EVERY 10 CARS you see on the road with LAGOS and ABUJA number plates, that at least 4 is FAKE.You can check your own now.
(1) Go to this webpage,  www.nvisng.org/numberplateverification.aspx
(2) Enter your number in the space provided. Eg "ABC863AP
(3) Click on verify button. Then an information will be displayed below the button. Because FRSC did not want the general public to see the full details of the registration, you will only see the name of your car and the date of registration.Here are some samples of messages you will get after submitting your request on the FRSC site :
1. This number plate has been produced by FRSC and assigned to Toyota highlander on 20/01/2015. If your car is Toyota highlander, then you are lucky its done. But if your car is for instance Toyota Camry and your verification shows the above message, then you are in as me. Solution …

PDP RALLY, WE ONLY ACTED ON COURT ORDER - CP Rivers State

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The Police in Rivers State has debunked claims that it acted a script of the Presidency by blocking off the venue of the Repeat National Convention of the People's Democratic Party (PDP)  this was contained in a statement issued by the the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mr Francis Odesanya on Wednesday,  he denied reports that his men sealed off the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention in the state.The party’s National Convention billed for today at the Sharks Staduim in Port Harcourt, the state capital, was reportedly sealed-off by a team of police officers, men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC and plain cloth security personnel.Reports ealier had it that the venue was sealed due to the conflicting court rulings and leadership controversies currently rocking the party.The Force Spokesman, Donald Awunah, while speaking with Channels Television had said, the primary responsibility of the police was to protect life and prevent …

I miss my Husband: Escaped Chibok Girl: Amina Ali

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One of the only verified escapee from the dreaded, callous terrorist group in Northern Nigeria Amina Ali,  was reportedly quoted as saying she misses her husband.   You would recall that shortly after her escape in company of her supposedly husband,  she was immediately transfered to a health Centre where she was taken care of and the husband, identified only as Mohammed Hayatu at the time of their escape, told a witness that he too was kidnapped by Boko Haram. He was placed in military detention for interrogation by Nigeria's joint intelligence center. Amina was quoted by CNN as saying "I'm not comfortable with the way I'm being kept from him,.  She also confirmed our earlier report that a couple of the abducted 276 Chibok Secondary School Girls were killed in the ongoing coordinated air strikes, about a year ago. Her statements comes two days after the terrorist group released a grisly video showing the dead bodies of young women, taken in the aftermath of what Bok…

Runaway Bride in Eket, Akwa-Ibom State

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The worst that can happen to a groom is to have a runaway bride.  A situation where a bride refuses to go ahead with the wedding  after spending so much on the traditional marriage and paying the ever increasing Nigerian bride price. Such was the tragedy that befell Mr. Pius Eku of Edet,  in Akwa-Ibom State when his wife ran away from the Church as they were about being joined as man and wifeThe bride (name withheld) decided not to go ahead with the Church wedding citing lies as an excuse, she decided to ditch him on the last minute because she looked into the programme and confirmed her fears that her husband to be isn't really a Mobil Staff as he claimed to be. All efforts in pacifying her to return and complete the process of marriage proved futile as she was adamant on not continuing with the whole marriage show. Her family members have since issued a statement saying they are shocked by the whole situation,  but apologized and promised to resolve the issue with the groom'…

Teachers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries in Bayelsa State

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The streets of Bayelsa State got more than vehicles and pedestrians as secondary school  teachers took over major roads to press home their demands before marching to the state secretariat in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital in south-south Nigeria.
They claimed that while other workers in the state have received half month payment three times, they have not received anything.The teachers also rejected government’s proposition to give them half pay for the month of August on Thursday, insisting that the government must pay them as the other workers.The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) in Bayelsa State, Mr Oyiemi Ebiredeni, said that members of the union had been battling to survive, as a result of unpaid salaries.The representative of the government, Commissioner of Education, Mr Markson Fefegha after addressing the protesters, told reporters that the executives of ASUSS and the state government had different understanding of the outcome of the closed …