Wednesday, September 22

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Lady Loses Internship Opportunity Over A Conversation
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Lady Loses Internship Opportunity Over A Conversation

The lady identified as Mary lost an internship opportunity over a conversation with the man in charge of the interns. In the conversation released on social media today, mary's impatience and lack of courtesy were what cost her the opportunity. The man in charge of the interns who have also been identified as Emmanuel Kamal, according to the name that he mentioned in the conversation they had. According to Emmanuel, he was instructed by his boss, the general manager of the company, to interview Mary, who applied for the internship position at their company. While trying to introduce himself and state the reason he was texting Mary, She got angry and started raining abuses on him, without knowing that he was the one supposed to employ her for the internship position. Emmanuel who a...
I Joined APC to become Adamawa Governor- Abbo
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I Joined APC to become Adamawa Governor- Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo, the senator representing Adamawa North senatorial district, who recently decamped from the People's Democratic Party(PDP) to the All Progressive Congress(APC), has revealed that he made that transition in order to actualize his ambition to become the Adamawa State governor, come 2023. Senator Abbo made the statement at a news conference on Wednesday after his letter of defection had already been read at the floor of the house by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan. Abbo said his defection to the APC was as a result of the crisis that's ongoing in Adamawa State PDP. In the letter read at the floor of the house, the senator said, "Today, I join the APC and the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, to build the Nigeria of our dreams.” ...
Mother and Son Arrested with 49 Parcels of Indian Hemp
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Mother and Son Arrested with 49 Parcels of Indian Hemp

A 21-year-old Nigerian man, Kaniru Mahmud has been arrested alongside his mother by the Kano Police Command, after being caught with 49 parcels of Indian hemp. The police told newsmen that they received an intelligence report of a young man carrying sacks suspected to contain Indian hemp, prior to Mahmud's arrest at Danbire Village. The young man was arrested while moving the exhibit from his family home at Gadonkaya quarters to a secret place on outskirts of Kano Metropolis. In his interview with newsmen, Mahmud mentioned that it was his mother that instructed him to move the substance from her matrimonial home at Gadonkaya quarters, on the basis that his father had already been arrested at the same place for possessing the same substance. He said, “I called my friend at Danbire ...
Uniosun 100 Level Student Commits Suicide
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Uniosun 100 Level Student Commits Suicide

A 100l student of the University of Osun State (Uniosun) has committed suicide hours after posting about suicide on his WhatsApp status. The student whose name has been identified as Juba was reported to have been updating suicide contents on his WhatsApp status in an attempt to alert those on his contact list, but none of them reached out to him, according to reports. The news of Juba's death was released on Facebook by one of his friends in Uniosun who also attached to it all the suicide contents that Juba has been updating on his status. In one of the suicide notes he updated on his status he said, "Often, I ask myself why do people commit suicide? Perhaps because they've got no one to encourage, motivate or guide them. Or because they feel there is no solution to whatever problem...
Aisha Yesufu Enlisted for 2020 Most Influential Women
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Aisha Yesufu Enlisted for 2020 Most Influential Women

The Nigerian Activist, Aisha Yesufu has been listed among the BBC's list of 100 most inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020. Aisha has been recognized for unrelenting effort in ensuring that the rights of Nigerians are not denied them, and also in calling out the government anytime it fails in its duty. Aisha Yesufu who also joined the youths on the street during #EndSars protest has now been recognized for her efforts and exploits in the fight for human rights and administrative transparency in the government. Yesufu was recognized for her exploits during the bring back our girls campaign, and her effort over the years in demanding good governance for Nigerians. Her records include always being at the forefront of fighting injustice and fighting for freedom. ...
Human Rights Advocate Reacts to the Picture of A Small Boy Drawing A Gun on the Wall in Damaturu
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Human Rights Advocate Reacts to the Picture of A Small Boy Drawing A Gun on the Wall in Damaturu

The Daily Trust Columnist and Human Rights Advocate, Bulama Bukarti has reacted to the picture of a small boy drawing a gun on the wall in Damaturu, State Capital of Yobe state. Bulama said the picture tells the story of what Children in the Northeastern part of Nigeria are going through. The Human Rights Advocate went ahead to propose the promotion of Community healing and proper treatment of survivors on the insurgency in the Northeast, for the eradication of transgenerational trauma. Bulama said, "My NCE teacher, Lawan Cheri, saw this boy drawing this on the wall of a neighbour in Damaturu. "This tells you everything about the experiences of the children in the northeast. "To stop transgenerational trauma, survivors must be properly treated and community healing promoted". ...
Bandits Abduct Imam in Zamfara State
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Bandits Abduct Imam in Zamfara State

The Nigerian Police has revealed through their Twitter handle that Bandits attacked a mosque on Friday, 20th of December, during the Jumat service and abducted the Imam and all the other 17 Worshipers in Zamfara State. The news of bandits activities in the North seems to be increasing daily, as the level of insecurity in the Northern part of the country becomes disturbing, and should be a case of emergency. Nigerians are being abducted and killed by bandits on a daily, in the North, and now they are taking their exploits to mosques and religious places. This could be the beginning of another insurgency if attention is not given to civil unrest in Northern Nigeria. The Police have assured Nigerians that efforts are being put in place to ensure that the abducted persons are rescued.
I Have Killed More Than 10 People – Bolt Driver Murderer
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I Have Killed More Than 10 People – Bolt Driver Murderer

A 20-year-old suspected cult member and armed robber identified as Moses Simon was paraded by the police in Edo state today, for the murder of a bolt driver. The suspect alongside his gang members, Chinedu Amah, 19, Chinonso Ozuora, 18, Onyechika Emmanuel, 18 and Marvelous 20, admitted to killing more than 10 persons. The cult members were arrested in 2019 for the murder of a bolt driver, Jason Oghogho Okunbor in Benin City. The suspects were all paraded today after all investigation had been concluded. Speaking with newsmen, Mose Simon said, "We decided to hit his car from behind, and because of that, he decided to follow us to ask us to fix his car,” “We collected his ATM and under duress, he told us he has N2.5m in his account. So, other members of my gang asked me to keep an e...
We Can’t Release Bodies of Protesters – Lagos Hospital
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We Can’t Release Bodies of Protesters – Lagos Hospital

The management of Mainland Hospital, Lagos has in the early hours of today revealed that it received a directive from the state Ministry of Health not to release corpses of the suspected #EndSars protesters. The hospital made this revelation after relatives of the victims went to the hospital to collect the dead bodies, as instructed by the Chief Coroner of Lagos State, Mrs Mojisola Dada, via a public announcement. Mrs Mojisola in the announcement directed relatives who had lost their loved ones between October 19th and 27th to visit the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital to identify and claim the bodies of their loved ones. The public notice released by Mrs Mojisola did not, however, state specifically if the bodies of the suspected #EndSars protesters are included. The not...
Gunmen Kidnaps Nasarawa APC Chairman
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Gunmen Kidnaps Nasarawa APC Chairman

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Mr Philip Tatari Shekwo has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in his residence on Lafia. The Nasarawa state commissioner of Police, Me. Emmanuel Bola Alonge who confirmed the abduction, said that the unidentified gunmen stormed the victim's residence near Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi, in Lafia, in large number, yesterday around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination. Longe mentioned that investigation is still ongoing to find out where the Chairman was taken to.