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PHOTOS: Two new trains set for Lagos blue line rail

PHOTOS: Two new trains set for Lagos blue line rail

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo -Olu has announced that the state has taken delivery of two new trains set for the blue line rail. Sanwo-Olu made this known via his Twitter page on Monday. He wrote, “Dear Lagos, we have taken delivery of two new train sets for the blue line rail. “These passenger trains have been cleared at the port of entry, and have been moved to the National Theatre station where they have been lifted onto the elevated rail tracks. “I am indeed glad to inform the good people of Lagos that with the arrival of these…
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17 killed, four injured in Abuja road accident — FRSC

17 killed, four injured in Abuja road accident — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that 17 persons were killed while four others were injured in an auto crash on Kwali-Abaji Road before Awawa in the FCT. The corps spokesman, Bisi Kazeem, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr Kazeem said the crash occurred at about 6:30 a.m. and involved two vehicles – a DAF Trailer with registration number BAU 632 XA and a Toyota Bus with registration details GME 201 ZU. He said the 22 persons involved in the accident were all males, adding that the injured victims were provided first aid treatment…
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11 Benue Family Members Die After Eating Food

11 Benue Family Members Die After Eating Food

Eleven family members have reportedly died of food poisoning in Ikobi community in Apa Local Government Area of Benue State. Villagers alleged that the family members died after they were suspected to have consumed food contaminated with harmful chemicals. Daily Trust reports that 11 victims include: Adi Ale, Ochefije Ojo, Maria Ojo, Aipu Ochefije, Aboyi Ngbede Ochefije, Mary Ochoyoda, Ehi Abu, Blessing Abu, Peace Ochoyoda, Ojochono Daniel and Favour Edoh. The newspaper gathered that while six of the victims died in one day, the remaining five died a few days after. One of the bereaved family members, Ochoyoda Abu, lost…
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Man ‘Beats Wife To Death’ In Ogun

Man ‘Beats Wife To Death’ In Ogun

The Police in Ogun State have arrested a 45-year-old man, Segun Omotosho Ebenezer, for allegedly beating his 42-year-olf wife, Omotosho Olubukola, to death. The suspect was arrested at his hideout in Akinseku village, Abeokuta, the state capital, on Sunday. It was gathered that the suspect hit his wife on the head with padlock and also inflicted injuries on her body. Daily Trust also gathered that, the suspect, who is a carpenter had been having disagreements with his wife over her refusal to relinquish the control of a private school belonging to her to the husband. The Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi,…
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Ghana’s finance minister apologises for economic hardship

Ghana’s finance minister apologises for economic hardship

Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Friday said he was “truly sorry” for the country’s economic hardships but defended himself against accusations by lawmakers that he was unfit for the job. Ofori-Atta has been criticised for his handling of what has become Ghana’s worst economic crisis in a generation. This came at a time when he was leading negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a relief package of up to 3 billion dollars. The Ghanaian cedi has plummeted more than 40 per cent this year, straining importers of both raw and processed materials. Meanwhile, consumer inflation hit a…
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Husband detains, starves wife for one year

Husband detains, starves wife for one year

A middle-aged woman, Sadiya has been rescued after her husband allegedly detained her in his house for one year without food in Nguru town, Yobe State. The impoverished victim, who is a mother of four children, is from Kano State. Daily Post gathered that Sadiya’s biological mother, Hadiza, rescued her daughter from the excruciating condition last week. An impeccable source who pleaded anonymity told Daily Post that, “The victim’s mother revealed that she travelled to Nguru from Kano to see her daughter when she felt uncomfortable with her voice on phone, but only to meet her in a near-death situation…
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Sen Orji Kalu Facilitates More Road, School Projects To Abia North [CHECK LIST]

Sen Orji Kalu Facilitates More Road, School Projects To Abia North [CHECK LIST]

Orji Uzor Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate has attracted more constituency projects to his Abia North Senatorial District through the Federal Cooperative College, Oji River. Fact checked by our correspondent confirmed that most of the projects are already ongoing across the five local government areas of the district. The former governor of Abia State and first term senator has within three years facilitated the construction of over 80 roads in Abia North. He recently emerged 2022 Best Senator of the Year in Constituency Projects in the Leadership Excellence Awards. The projects include: 1. CONSTUCTION OF RURAL ROAD…
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2-month-old baby’s arm amputated in Imo after angry father allegedly beat him for disturbing his sleep [PHOTOS]

2-month-old baby’s arm amputated in Imo after angry father allegedly beat him for disturbing his sleep [PHOTOS]

In what appeared to be a displaced aggression, an angry dad, Mr. Confidence Amatobi has allegedly assaulted his 2 month old son in Imo state, leading to the amputation of his right hand. According to Within Nigeria, Mr Amatobi was said to have assaulted little Miracle with a plastic hanger and broke the baby’s arm for disturbing his sleep. An eye witness who spoke to Within Nigeria explained that “the incident led to the amputation of the fractured arm at the Pediatrics ward of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC Owerri. “The perpetrator, Mr. Confidence Amatobi, who hails from Amurie in…
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Jubilation in S/East over discharge of Nnamdi Kanu

Jubilation in S/East over discharge of Nnamdi Kanu

There is currently wild jubilation in several towns in South eastern zone of Nigeria over news of the acquittal of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu of terrorism charges. Daily Post correspondent, who monitored spontaneous reactions in major towns across the five States of the South-East, reports that youths are jubilating and celebrating the release in beer parlours. In parts of Anambra, including Amawbia and UNIZIK junction in Awka, there is wild jubilation among some residents of the area, over the news of the discharge and acquittal of the IPOB leader. In a motor park…
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Sen Orji Uzor Kalu flags off solar street lights Installation in Arochukwu

Sen Orji Uzor Kalu flags off solar street lights Installation in Arochukwu

The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has flagged off the installation of solar street lights across Arochukwu Local Government Area. During the flag-off last week, Senator Kalu said the project will increase the social and economic activities in the council area. The ceremony was performed by the member representing Arochukwu State Constituency, Hon Mike Ukoha on behalf of the Chief Whip of the Senate, noting that the solar installation will get to all parts of the local government area. He commended Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, for his kind gesture towards the people of Arochukwu and…
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