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Pistol, five bullets, stolen phones, cocaine, Indian hemp, others recovered from female armed robber

A young lady who belonged to a four-member robbery gang has been arrested alongside the other members of the gang and during her arrest, she was found in possession of a locally-made pistol, five bullets, some stolen phones, cocaine, Indian hemp, among others, the Delta State Police Command announced on Monday, October 25.

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Pistol, five bullets, stolen phones, cocaine, Indian hemp, others recovered from female armed robber

JUSTICE

The Claim That Iskilu Wakili And Shodipe Are Rescued From Oyo Prison By Gunmen Has Been Debunked

The incident of the attack by some evil unknown gunmen on the medium correctional facility in the community of Abolongo in Oyo State is no longer new. And in the daring unlawful act, it was alleged that two notorious detainees have been at large as hundreds of of the inmates were set free by the Invaders.

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The Claim That Iskilu Wakili And Shodipe Are Rescued From Oyo Prison By Gunmen Has Been Debunked

SOCIETY

7 Things You Should Know About The Captured Most Wanted Drug Lord.

Colombia's most-wanted drug lord, Dairo Antonio Úsuga, also known as 'Otoniel' has been captured by the Colombian government. The president, Ivan Duque, compared the arrest to that of late cocaine baron, Pablo Escobar, who was arrested and killed by the Colombian police in 1993.

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7 Things You Should Know About The Captured Most Wanted Drug Lord.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ENaira Can End Kidnapping, Bulk Cash In Banks Should Be Abolished - Former SSA To Edo State Gov

A former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on New Media, Jack Obinyan has revealed one of the gains he thinks the newly introduced eNaira will bring to Nigeria and Nigerians. According to him, the electronic/digital Naira can end Kidnapping in the country.

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ENaira Can End Kidnapping, Bulk Cash In Banks Should Be Abolished - Former SSA To Edo State Gov

RELIGION

Why You Should Not Become A “Yahoo Boy” As A Christian

As a Christian, there are certain things you shouldn't be involved in because they go against the principles and laws of God; and one of them is “Yahoo Yahoo.” The name is a rebranding of what we generally called “Fraud, Scamming or Stealing," and this goes against the rules of God and what he stands for.

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Why You Should Not Become A “Yahoo Boy” As A Christian

SOCIETY

18 Worshipers Killed, 7 Others Abducted As Gunmen Attacked Mosque On Monday

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least 18 worshipers in the early hours of Monday at a mosque in Nazakuka village, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Niger State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, who also confirmed the incident to the journalists on Monday, the hoodlums also abducted seven other people.

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18 Worshipers Killed, 7 Others Abducted As Gunmen Attacked Mosque On Monday

PERSONAL-INVESTING

You Do Not Pay Money in Exchange for Bail, Here's What The Money in A Bail Bond Is For

At some point, we must have heard either on the news or from a person that a person was released on "5 million naira bail", "10 million naira bail" and so on. We could also have heard people say that "bail is free".

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You Do Not Pay Money in Exchange for Bail, Here's What The Money in A Bail Bond Is For

SOCIETY

SECURITY: The Police And Army Troops Need To Work With Vigilante Groups In The Fight Against Banditry

Photo Used For Illustrative Purpose The security situation of Nigeria has called for serious concern, especially in recent times that the rate of crime is increasing in geometric progression. Officers of the Nigerian Army, Police, NSCDC, and other security seem to be overwhelmed, hence the need to partner with the local vigilantes arose.

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SECURITY: The Police And Army Troops Need To Work With Vigilante Groups In The Fight Against Banditry

SOCIETY

How Robbers Shot A Point Of Sale Attendant And Took Away N300,000 In Ogbomoso

During the weekend, a Point of Sale (POS) attendant simply identified as Dorcas was shot by armed robbers at Alade Mega Station in Ogbomoso Town, Oyo State. The young lady was shot in the knee while trying to beg the armed men that she was just an attendant and not the owner of the business.

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How Robbers Shot A Point Of Sale Attendant And Took Away N300,000 In Ogbomoso

SOCIETY

Woman arrested with a handgun, live ammunition, and drugs in Delta state

Blessing Oghule, was detained after reportedly being caught with a forged Beretta pistol, five rounds of live ammo, and illegal substances. DSP Bright Edafe, the command's spokesperson, said in a statement on Monday, October 25, that Oghule was arrested together with three other suspects during an operation on black spots in Asaba's Abraka axis.

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Woman arrested with a handgun, live ammunition, and drugs in Delta state

SOCIETY

Why Wakili Needs To Be Re-arrested After He Escaped From Abolongo Correctional Facility In Oyo State

It has been figured out that hired Fulani mercenaries are being responsible for the alleged attack of Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo State, on Friday night. Photo credit: The Willing NG Recall that on Saturday, prisoners escaped from the Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo town, after some gunmen invaded the correctional center and freed many inmates.

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Why Wakili Needs To Be Re-arrested After He Escaped From Abolongo Correctional Facility In Oyo State

SOCIETY

Bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshipers, in Niger state.

Not less than 18 persons were killed, as bandits attacked mosque in Niger state. The gunmen attacked a mosque at Maza-Kuka, in the Mashegu Local Government Area, Niger state, and killed 18 people, on Monday morning, October 25. Punch Newspaper reported that the armed men stormed the community, and went straight to the mosque, and attacked the victims that were performing their morning prayers.

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Bandits attack mosque, kill 18 worshipers, in Niger state.

SOCIETY

How Unknown Gunmen Stormed a Mosque in Niger State and Shot Dead 18 Worshipers at Close Range

Photo Credit: Today Despite the best efforts of the Nigerian government and the country's gallant troops and other security operatives to quell insecurity, not much success has been achieved so far. Just recently, the town of Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local government area of Niger State was thrown into deep mourning after 18 people were killed in a dastardly manner by unknown gunmen.

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How Unknown Gunmen Stormed a Mosque in Niger State and Shot Dead 18 Worshipers at Close Range

SOCIETY

Worshippers observing early morning prayer killed and abducted by Gunmen at a mosque in Niger state

Gunmen in the early hours of today, 26th, October 2021, have reportedly killed and abducted some worshipers who were observing early morning prayer at a Mosque in Niger State. According to reports, the worshipers were saying their early morning prayers when the gunmen stormed the Mosque located at Mazukaka village in Mashegu LGA of the state around 5:30 am killing some worshipers, while also destroying properties.

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Worshippers observing early morning prayer killed and abducted by Gunmen at a mosque in Niger state

SOCIETY

Gunmen Attack Mosque, Kill 18 Worshipers In Niger

Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers. According to reports, armed men stormed the community in huge numbers and attacked villagers who were praying early in the morning. Ahmed Ibrahim-Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government, confirmed the attack to The Nation.

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Gunmen Attack Mosque, Kill 18 Worshipers In Niger

SOCIETY

My baby was neglected after they shot her in her right hand - Father laments, cries for help

A man identified as Tyokaa in Makurdi has cried out over the shooting of his baby's right hand. The incident happened early this month. The police division attached to their community came to the area to attack some hoodlums. It was at this point that his wife was returning home from her work.

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My baby was neglected after they shot her in her right hand - Father laments, cries for help

JUSTICE

Special Courts To Prosecute Gender-based Violence Offenders In Edo State

The menace of rape and similar crimes has become worrisome in the country. Edo state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, recently signed the Violence Against Persons Bill into law to demonstrate that the state is committed to addressing gender-based violence. The governor noted that Edo state has established the Sexual Assault Referral Centre and named in memory of Vivian Ogu, a girl whose life was abruptly taken some years ago by criminals in an attempt to rape her.

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Special Courts To Prosecute Gender-based Violence Offenders In Edo State

SOCIETY

Four people killed, many others injured as herdsmen clash with villagers, in Kaduna state.

Four people have been confirmed dead, while three others were injured, following a bloody clash, between Fulani herdsmen and the people of Jankasa village, in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, of Kaduna State. The incident happened on Monday, October 25. It was gathered that the incident happened along some cattle routes, and it escalated into a fierce fight.

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Four people killed, many others injured as herdsmen clash with villagers, in Kaduna state.

SOCIETY

Gunmen Attack Church In Abeokuta, Kidnap Three Worshippers

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Sunday attack a white garment church to kidnap three worshippers in Obada area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State. Photo Credit: Goggle The church, Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ona Ara Parish, located along Railway Station was stormed during a vigil.

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Gunmen Attack Church In Abeokuta, Kidnap Three Worshippers

SOCIETY

Police reveals how gunmen destroyed properties, killed 18 worshipers & abducted 7 others in Niger

It's no longer news that some unknown gunmen believed to be bandits, invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killed no fewer than 18 persons who were observing early morning prayers at a Mosque in Mazakuka village. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Monday Kuryas, who confirmed the incident disclosed that, the gunmen reportedly arrived on motorcycles and went straight into the mosque shooting sporadically resulting in the death of residents, they also abducted seven other worshipers at the mosque and destroyed property worth millions of naira belonging to Abubakar Maigandus in the village.

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Police reveals how gunmen destroyed properties, killed 18 worshipers & abducted 7 others in Niger