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Today's Headlines: Gunmen Invade Oyedepo's Church, Abduct 3 Members, Osun Receives UNIJOS Students

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked a branch of Living Faith Church Worldwide at Osara community, along Lokoja-Okene road in Adavi Local Government Council of Kogi State.

DAILY POST gathered that the kidnappers, who invaded the church premises when some of its members were rehearsing during the weekend, abducted at least three members.

The assailants were said to have stormed the area, shooting sporadically to scare away interveners before whisking the victims to an unknown destination.


Osun state students from UNIJOS. Photo: Office of the senior special assistant to the governor on students’ affairs and social mobilisation.

Osun state students from UNIJOS. Photo: Office of the senior special assistant to the governor on students’ affairs and social mobilisation.

Plateau Killings: Oyetola receives UNIJOS students

The Governor directed immediate evacuation of the students by the appropriate authorities in charge of education and students matter

ByMedinat Kanabe August 30, 2021 2 min read

The Osun State government on Sunday received about 15 students of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, who are indigenes of the state.

PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times

The Kano State High Court on Monday sentenced Ado Fulani to seven years’ imprisonment after finding him guilty of obtaining by false pretence.

Mr Fulani was accused of inducing Ibrahim Balanti to pay money into his account to get him enlisted into the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

He was said to have claimed that he had a customs officer friend by name, ACG Ahmad Jibrin, who was purportedly given slots to fill at the NCS.

PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said the retirement of 11 directors was as a result of a presidential directive for the corporate reorganisation of the agency.

The Department, in a statement on Monday by its head of public affairs, Paul Osu, said following the appointment of its Director/CEO, Engr Sarki Auwalu, president Muhammadu Buhari gave approval for the corporate reorganisation of DPR to align with the government’s aspirations for the oil and gas industry and to ensure delivery of its regulatory mandate.


Soldiers, on Monday, killed three suspected hoodlums terrorising communities in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State, enforcing the sit-at-home directive the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, said it had suspended.

The incident was confirmed when the Commander 34 Artillery Brigade Obinze, Brigadier General Raymond Utsaha, led other commanders for an on-the-spot assessment around Umuonyenwere Umuowa community of Ngor-Okpala, where the clash took place between the Military and the suspected hoodlums.

Brigadier-General Utash was in the community to thank them for their corporation with the military in giving out intelligence on the activities of the hoodlums and how to track them.


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Adavi Lokoja-Okene Osun PHOTO CREDIT UNIJOS


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