History as Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Wins Diamond League 100m Hurdles

Tobi Amusan

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has won the 100m women’s hurdles at the ongoing Women Diamond League in Zurich. She is the first Nigerian to win a Diamond League trophy. Tobi also set a sensational new African Record and Personal Best of 12.42secs. She defeated Dutch athlete Visser Nadine who ran a National Record and PB of 12.51secs to emerge second. Tapper Megan of Jamaica came third in 12.55secs. On Sunday, Amusan had continued her fine post-Olympics form by winning the women’s 100m hurdles at the Kamila Skolimowska meet in Chorzów, Poland.…

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Gunmen Abduct Students in Zamfara College, Kill Security Personnel

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Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have abducted students from the College of Agriculture and Animal Science in Bakura Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The armed men also killed a security personnel. According to reports the bandits stormed the institution around 11 pm on Sunday and kidnapped an unspecified number of students and staff of the college. During the attack, the gunmen killed two watchmen. Police Public Relations Officer in the state SP Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident, adding that the command will soon release a statement concerning the…

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N900m Fraud: Court Remands Ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde in Custody

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The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, remanded the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in custody. Justice Obiora Egwuatu made the remand order after the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, arraigned the ex-JAMB Registrar on an 18-count criminal charge. Oyerinde was in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/97/2021 alleged to have committed multiple frauds while he held sway at JAMB. ICPC specifically accused him of complicity in the misappropriation of about N900million belonging to the examination body. However, Defendant, upon…

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EFCC Arrests Wizkid’s Ex-Lover, Omotayo’s Husband, Olawale, Close Ally, Armani Over Alleged $35M Internet Fraud

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Two Lagos big boys and socialites, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze, a.k.a Armani and Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke a.k.a Sunbo, have been arrested and paraded by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, EFCC, for alleged internet fraud and money laundering. The two suspects, who own popular hangout, Buzz Barr, located on Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, were arrested recently at No 2A and 2B Oniru Estate, Lagos where they both live. According to reports, a large team of EFCC operatives picked up both Armani and Sunbo without warning on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at about…

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Gunmen Abduct Kogi Prince, Ex-Lawmaker, Others in Abuja

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Gunmen Abduct Kogi Prince, Ex-Lawmaker, Others in Abuja       The Police in the Federal Capital Territory are searching for the abductors of a prince of Igala in Kogi, Frederick Adejoh. The assailants invaded the Tungan Maje community along Zuba-Gwagwalada highway on Thursday. They also kidnapped Friday Sani Makama, a former member of the Kogi House of Assembly and others. The victims were taken from a hotel in Tungan Maje in the Zuba area of Abuja. The whereabouts of Makama, Adejoh, a hotel owner, and an unspecified number of…

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How I Stabbed Super TV CEO to Death, 21-year-old UNILAG Student Speaks

How I Stabbed Super TV CEO to Death, 21-year-old UNILAG Student Speaks       A 21-year-old undergraduate of the University of Lagos, Chidinma Ojukwu, has narrated how she stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death in the Lekki area of Lagos State. She spoke at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja on Thursday after she was paraded as a suspect by the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu. Odumosu said Ojukwu was arrested at her parents’ residence in the Yaba area of…

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Police Confirm Alleged Murder of UNILORIN Student

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The Kwara State Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the alleged murder of Olajide Omowumi Blessing, a student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN). The late 300 level student of Agricultural Science Department, was allegedly raped and murdered at her home in the Tanke area of Ilorin, the state capital. She hailed from Oke-Opin town in Ekiti Local Government Area of the state. The spokesman of the state police command, Mr. Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the incident. Angeladaviesblog gathered that “The deceased stayed with her elder sister, who came back from work…

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Iniobong Umoren: Murdered Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Buried

Iniobong Umoren

Iniobong Umoren: Murdered Akwa Ibom Job Seeker Buried         The remains of Iniobong Umoren were on Friday buried in her hometown, Nung Ita in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Ms Umoren, an orphan and 26-year-old graduate of Philosophy from the University of Uyo, was murdered while seeking employment in Uyo. Ini’s elder brother Ukeme Umoren said the family needs closure. He made this known when a delegation from Governor Udom Emmanuel paid a condolence visit to Ndot village in Oruk Anam Local Government…

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BREAKING: INEC Office Set on Fire in Abia

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BREAKING: INEC Office Set on Fire in Abia         The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its office in Ohafia LGA in Abia State has been set on fire. Festus Okoye, the INEC spokesman, who made this known in a statement said the incident occurred on Sunday night. He, however, said there is no known cause of the fire incident yet adding that investigation into the incident is ongoing. This is coming a week after one of the commission’s offices in Essien Udim Local Government Area of…

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Italy-Bound Passenger Excreted 59 Wraps of Heroin – NDLEA

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Italy-Bound Passenger Excreted 59 Wraps of Heroin – NDLEA         A 23-year-old suspected drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas, was on Friday arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with heroin at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The agency said the suspect, who was arrested while trying to board a Milan, Italy bound flight, had excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grams. Femi Babafemi, the agency’s Director, Media, and Advocacy, disclosed this in a statement titled ‘Italy-bound heroin intercepted at Abuja airport, NDLEA nabs trafficker.’…

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