Tag: community

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AzeezMarch 17, 2017

UPDATE: Lagos govt demolishing houses in riverine community

The Lagos state government is presently demolishing houses at Otodo Gbame, a riverine community in the Lekki area of Lagos ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Opinion: Forget the government, we are the welfare system of Nigeria

by Asandia Hogan We are going through a recession in Nigeria. This is the time to help someone out! Things ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

FG thwarting moves to release Chibok girls – Community

The Chibok Community in Borno State has accused the Federal Government of thwarting moves to secure the release of the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

How Lagos police prevented attack on community

The Lagos state Police Command, on Saturday, revealed that it has apprehended two suspects who had allegedly attempted to attack ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 3, 2016

Impact365: How Clothe the Child initiative is taking responsibility

Challenged by the growing level of poverty in the country and socio-economic problems faced by children, Clothe the Child (CtC) ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

New militant group vows to blow up oil facilities in Imo state

Days after it attacked an oil facility in Awarra, Ohaji/Egbema, Imo state, a new militant group, Niger Delta Red Squad, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 21, 2016

FG disregards Avengers’ threat, begins work on destroyed pipeline

In spite of the Niger Delta Avengers’ warning against the repair of any destroyed oil installation in the oil rich region ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 31, 2016

‘Soldiers now own Gbaramatu kingdom… I’m in danger’ – Monarch

Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe Agadagba, the traditional ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

How Fulani herdsmen attacked Gov. Ortom’s village & killed 50 people

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday, revealed that Fulani herdsmen attacked his hometown, killing more than 50 of ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

“We are not planning on attacking Enugu” – Fulani community

The Fulani community in Enugu state, on Saturday, assured the people of the state that they are not planning to ...

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YEditorSeptember 25, 2014

You don’t know your local government councillor? Well, you’re not alone

by Adedayo Ademuwagun One councillor reportedly won a visa lottery some time ago and left the country, but still continued ...

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May 2, 2014

The Global Shapers Community rings closing bell at the NSE

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Shapers who were received by the CEO of the exchange, Mr. Oscar Onyema were led by the ...

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February 1, 2014

BIZARRE: Imo community where snake is worshipped as god (READ)

by Oge Okonkwo Christianity and Islam has come to stay in Nigeria as a result of massive evangelization embarked upon ...

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January 26, 2014

How Lagos gov’t sent heavily armed police to forcefully evict us – Community

by Oge Okonkwo The Lagos state government have been accused by residents of Okun-Idasho near Ibeju-Lekki of setting violent police ...

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January 24, 2014

3 ways money helps you lose weight

by Roby Darbie Do you love money? And are you for real for real determined to lose weight this year? ...

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January 10, 2014

‘It was a mistake’: Man caught raping best friend’s wife

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Borno has been sentenced to spend 10 years behind prison bars after being convicted ...

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January 8, 2014

CLICK: Etisalat hosts subscribers at 2013 Computer Village Fair Carnival (PHOTOS)

by Oke Efagene The carnival which held from December 19 to December 23, 2013, climaxed on December 21, a special ...

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November 29, 2013

How we executed the deadly ‘Black Sunday’ robbery – Confessions of a notorious armed robber, Godogodo (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun More details have been given in the case of notorious armed robber, Abiodun Ogunjobi, aka Godogodo and ...

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November 29, 2013

Teenager arraigned in Lagos for stealing N765,000

by ‘Jola Sotubo A teenage boy was arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate court yesterday over allegations of burglary and theft. ...

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November 27, 2013

12-year-old armed robbery suspect arrested in Katsina

by Adeola Balogun Police officers in Katsina have arrested a gang of robbers in the state with one of the ...

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November 18, 2013

Caught in the act: 3 armed robbers including 2 females stripped naked in Cross River

by Adeola Balogun Three suspected robbers were on Friday beaten up and stripped naked in Cross River after it was ...

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November 18, 2013

Jungle justice: Angry residents beat armed robber to death in Lagos (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun Residents of the Oworonsoki area of Lagos took matters into their own hands on Friday as they ...

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October 18, 2013

#Aluu4: Traditional ruler, 3 others released on bail

   The ongoing case against several members of the Aluu community in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, over the ...

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September 6, 2013

For the Record: ‘When, truly, is a nation?’ – Text of speech delivered by Gov. Kayode Fayemi at the Gani Fawehinmi Memorial lecture

by Kayode Fayemi Rather than revel in celebrations or a jamboree, this presents the chance for a very sober reflection ...

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June 4, 2013

The woman working to clean up Nigeria’s dirty oil, The Independent profiles Diezani Alison-Madueke

by Nick Kochan Mrs Alison-Madueke, the daughter of a tribal chief, is seen as Africa’s oil tsar. Well-resourced gangs are diverting ...

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May 19, 2013

Short story: Losing my voice, by Chika Unigwe

by Chika Unigwe When I left Nigeria for Belgium, I made my husband’s home my own. But homesickness lodged like ...

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September 7, 2012

Tolulope Sangosanya: It’s in my blood (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Before I was born and aware of who I am, I was already a GIVER. It was the reason I ...

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August 20, 2012

Army forcefully evicts community in 10 minutes and reallocate houses to themselves

by Stanley Azuakola It’s a story so hard to believe that even if it was fiction, it would seem like ...

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