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Federal High Court Judge Kidnapped In Akure

A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Abdul Dogo, has been kidnapped in Akure. Naija News understands Justice Dogo was abducted on Tuesday by unknown gunmen while he was returning to Akure from Abuja. According to reports gathered the abductors have made contact with the family and demanded N50 million to release their abductee. It was […]

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Major Gridlock On Otedola Bridge After Multiple Accidents

The movement of vehicles on the Otedola Bridge inward Berger Lagos State on Wednesday morning was very difficult due to the series of accidents caused by up to 10 vehicles and causing traffic in the Lagos – Ibadan expressway. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), the incident involving up to 10 vehicles […]

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Russia-Africa Summit: Osinbajo Takes Charge Of FEC Meeting

The Vice-President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. Naija News learnt that the meeting started around 11 am with the rendition of the National anthem. Opening Muslims prayer was offered by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while the Christian prayer was said by the Minister […]

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Bobrisky Suffers Shock Over Mompha’s Arrest By EFCC

Nigerian cross-dresser Bobrisky has expressed shock over the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha, an Instagram celebrity popularly known as ‘Mompha.’ Recall that Naija News had reported that Mompha was arrested by some operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged crimes bordering on money laundering and internet fraud. EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, has confirmed […]

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FG To Demolish Old Lagos Airport Terminal

Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation has disclosed plans of the federal government to demolish and rebuild the old Lagos Airport terminal/ Naija News understands that the Minister during the budget defence of his Ministry at the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation made this known while responding to questions from lawmakers on the state of […]

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Breaking: Postponed El Clasico Fixed For December 18

The postponed El Clasico clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been fixed for December 18 despite opposition from La Liga, the Spanish Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday. Naija News reports that the match was postponed amid growing protests and political tensions in Catalonia. Nine Catalan separatist leaders were on Monday jailed for between nine […]

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Fani-Kayode Slams Sen Gaya For Asking Nigerians To Respect Buhari

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has berated Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano South) for warning Nigerians against abusing President Muhammadu Buhari. Naija News reports that the lawmaker stated this while speaking to State House Correspondents after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday. “In a country like Nigeria we need to respect our […]

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#UndercoverInvestigation: Lessons From Nigeria Police, Nigeria Prison And Judiciary

Investigative journalist, Fisayo Soyombo, went undercover to track corruption in Nigeria’s criminal justice system and spent two weeks in detention — five days in a Police cell and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison. To experience the workings of the system in its raw state, Soyombo — adopting the pseudonym Ojo Olajumoke — feigned […]

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INEC Sends Strong Message To Voters In Bayelsa And Kogi States

The  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sent a strong message to voters in the upcoming Bayelsa/Kogi governorship election in the state. Naija News learnt that the electoral umpire threatened to punish culprits and record zero votes for parties in areas where there are violence or ballot box snatching during November 16 Bayelsa governorship poll. […]

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Fani-Kayode Roasts Yoruba Leaders Over Sowore’s Continued Detention

A Cheiftian of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, has conddemned Yoruba leaders and politicians for the continued detention of the #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore. In a post on his Twitter page on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, hailed Igbos for coming together to meet the bail condition of the leader of […]