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Husband remanded for killing wife over bush meat

JALINGO — A 30-year-old man, Ambrose Anthony, yesterday appeared before a Jalingo chief magistrates’ court for allegedly killing his wife, Helen, after a disagreement over bush meat. The accused from Yorro area in Taraba State was charged with culpable homicide …

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Man, 35, docked for pouring petrol on suspected thief

ABEOKUTA—A 35-year-old man, Jamiu Animashaun, was yesterday arraigned before an Abeokuta magistrate’s court in Isabo,  for allegedly pouring petrol on one  Philemon Tule and attempting to set him ablaze. The  Investigating  Police Officer in charge of the case, Moronfolu Olumide, …

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General Buhari condemns Chibok abduction

Over the past few weeks, the abduction of the school girls at Chibok, Borno State has underscored the threat we have been facing as a nation in recent times from the actions of misguided persons masquerading as adherents of Islam. …

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Shekau made Boko Haram more ruthless

LAGOS (AFP) – The insurgency waged by Boko Haram’s leader Abubakar Muhammad Shekau, who claimed the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, has grown so ruthless that even former Islamist allies have cut ties. Born in a village in …

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More Nigerians going blind from diabetes —Expert

AN eye expert, Dr Tunji Oluleye has again emphasised the need for yearly eye examination, lamenting that many Nigerians are going blind unknowingly due to increasing cases of diabetes in the country. Dr Oluleye, in a Faculty of Clinical Science …

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FG spent N1bn on NHIS’s for safe motherhood

Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) Dr Olufemi Thomas said the Federal Government had spent about N1billion in its bid to improve health of mothers and children below five years through the NHIS. Dr Thomas, who made the disclosure …

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