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Nigerian actor, Charles Okocha has shown the scars of the six bullets he received some years ago in 2015.      Charles Okocha   Charles Okocha, one of the most popular Nigerian celebrities on Instagram, has displayed the bullet wounds he sustained some years ago.   It will be recalled that the actor who is now popular known as Amoshine or Igwe Tupac, was accidentally shot at by a police officer in 2015 during a function he attended in Anambra state. He miraculously escaped d...
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POPULAR blogger, Linda Ikeji, has opened up on what transpired between her estranged lover, Sholaye Jeremi, and how she found strength in the arrival of her son, Jayce. Linda Ikeji, on her blog, wrote an epistle of how it all went down through the rise and fall of her relationship with Jeremi, who she described as a " funniest and most romantic guy" She shared this on her blog:       Two days before my 38th birthday on September 17th, I welcomed my first child, my son, Jayce. I...
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Pandemonium broke out in the early hours of yesterday, at Aswani Textile Market, Isolo, Lagos State, when two unidentified men stabbed themselves to death during a brawl. Though there were two versions as to how the incident happened, an eyewitness said during a heated argument one of the men grabbed a knife from a nearby stall with which he stabbed the other man. The eyewitness, Tunde Ajayi, said: “There was an argument between the two of them, who were in their late 30s. People around we...
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WARRI—A Policeman was allegedly shot dead yesterday around Jeffia estate area of PTI road, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State with his rifle snatched by his assailants. An eyewitness said the gunmen were driving in a Toyota Corolla vehicle when they ran into the Policeman before opening fire on him. They immediately went for his rifle when he slumped. The source said: “The armed robbers drove through the Jefia Estate from Uti Road to link PTI Road because of the gridlock at DSC Rounda...
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A man the police described as a notorious Boko Haram Commander  was yesterday arrested in Lagos. The suspect, Abdulmalik Umar, was said to have been responsible for the death of more than 200 people. Umar, 39, was arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IG) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) around Mowe at a nurse’s house where he was receiving treatment for the bullet wounds he sustained during a recent gun battle with the police in Abuja. It was gathered that the susp...
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TheRE is need to increase the  funding of malaria control, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) National Coordinator,  Audu Mohammed, has said. Mohammed noted that malaria remains an important public health issue as it accounts for 30 percent of childhood mortality and 11 percent of maternal mortality. The World Malaria report 2017 and that of this year have shown that  the progress in malaria elimination had been stalled and that the world was off-track in meeting the milestone f...
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A fleet of 55 Changan's new CS55 SUVs have successfully set a new Guinness World Records for the largest parade of Self-driving cars. Apart from setting the new world record which involves cruising along a distance of 3.2km on automatic driving mode,the Chinese automaker also demonstrated the first commercial-oriented L4-level auto-driving commercial application that involves remote automatic pickup and redelivery, specification of automatic driving on the road and remote automatic parking . ...
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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU (CALABAR) The former Commissioner of information and Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Biodiversity, Mr. Edet Okon Asim, is currently cooling his heels in police custody for continuously defiling an underaged girl for about three years in Calabar. Vanguard learned that the girl who was about 12 when the defilement started was “forced” into aborting twice for Mr. Asim with consent of her mother and this has led to a puncture of her uterus while carrying out a third ab...
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Earlier today popular singer Mr 2kay shared a photo of his lovechild Alisha with controversial reality tv star Gifty Powers celebrating the child,s birthday. However Gifty Powers had come out to debunk mr 2kays claim that he is the father of her child. The reality star has been consistent in denying been in a relationship with the "Waterside boy". She took to her instastory and wrote" "Only a mother knows the father of her baby" I am not a babymama" She has also shared a photo of a ...
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New evidence has emerged on the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN), better known as Shi’ites, in October. The IMN members, who were on a protest for the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, clashed with soldiers and many of them were killed in the process. According to the New York Times, an investigation into the incident showed that Nigerian troops fired live ammunition at the “unarmed” Shi’ites, contrary to the army’s claim that they were armed. The newspa...
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A Child’s Right and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) has posted photos on its Facebook page of abandoned children rescued in Akwa Ibom. The charity organisation whose based is in Akwa Ibom, said the children were branded witches and kicked out by their families. The post read; “Photos of children rescued this week after being abandoned by their families and ostracised from home even with their church dresses. Their parents even feel comfortable to say “they’re unwanted children.” Supersti...
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FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given a “No Objection” nod to the merger plans of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, the boards of both banks said yesterday. The deal is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Transaction completion is subject to Access Bank and Diamond Bank obtaining shareholder and regulatory approvals (CBN, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal High Court (FHC) and the National ...
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