Ondo nurses protest alleged unprofessional handling of COVID-19 cases by govt, NCDC

Ondo nurses protest alleged unprofessional handling of COVID-19 cases by govt, NCDC

Activities at the Mother and Child Hospital in Akure, the Ondo State capital was partially grounded on Tuesday following a peaceful protest by nurses at the medical facility. According to the nurses, the spike in the cases of COVID-19 among health workers without efforts by government to carry out contact tracing of infected persons is worrisome. The nurses who were chanting solidarity songs displayed placards with various inscription such as “Nurses’ lives matter,” “Don’t you think I am worth being protected?” “Who is next?” “NCDC, urgent attention needed now.” Read…

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Delta community, police arrest suspected cultists over alleged murder

Delta community, police arrest suspected cultists over alleged murder

Five suspected cultists have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of one Friday Okoloba in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. The suspected cultists were arrested by the Aladja community vigilante with the combined efforts of the President of Aladja Community Council, Elder Ogbiruveta Otto and his Executive members as well as the Aladja Youth Council. The five suspected cultists includes, Egbegbe Okorodudu, 30, Fejiro Kporho,21, Lucky Victor,20, Junior Obuwevwi,20 and Venture Aggreh,32. Read Also: Bobrisky Arrested Over N30 Million Fraud They were arrested at different locations…

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Vulcanizer steals woman’s underwear in Ogun

Vulcanizer steals woman’s underwear in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 22-year-old man, Dele Ope, for allegedly stealing his customer’s pant. The woman (name withheld) had reported Ope, a vulcanizer to the Police at Warewa Division, over her missing item. According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the woman had invited the suspect to fix one of her car tyres which got deflated. Read Also: Why I Stopped Going For Movie Auditions Broda Shaggi Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested…

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Rivers Police detains 42-year-old man for defiling 3-year-old step-daughter

Rivers Police detains 42-year-old man for defiling 3-year-old step-daughter

A suspected paedophile, Joseph Ufere has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, State CID over alleged case of defilement. Forty-two year old Joseph is alleged to have defiled his three year old stepdaughter in Iriebe, Obio-Akpor Local government area of Rivers State. Read Also: Police Arrest 32 Year Old Man For Raping 40 Women In Kano Spokesman of the Rivers state Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni spoke while reacting to reports that Police officers in Oyigbo where the matter was reported are trying to compromise the incident. DSP…

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Popular Cross River prophet caught burying charms

Popular Cross River prophet caught burying charms

There was pandemonium at Itigidi, Abi Local Government Area of Cross Rivers state as a popular man of God, and General Overseer of Paul’s Ministries, Prophet Paul Abam, was caught burying charms in someone’s house. Vanguard learnt that the Prophet, who was a Pastor in an orthodox church in Ugep, Yakurr LGA a neighbouring town before leaving to open his own ministry, was caught right in the act as he was trying to bury the charm in his “victims” house. The prophet was paraded around Itigidi, Abi LGA, Cross River…

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Cross River State sets June 16 for resumption of public schools

Cross River sets June 16 for resumption of public schools

Cross River State Government has announced June 16 for the resumption of public schools in phases. The date, approved by Governor Ben Ayade, was made known by the Commissioner for Education, Mr. Godwin Amanke, in an interview with The Nation and in a statement by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mr. Christian Ita. Read Also: Akwa Ibom Elders Accuse President Buhari Of Corruption Nepotist Amanke explained that on the said date, three public schools – one each in the three senatorial districts across the state –…

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Rainstorm kills 6 people, destroys 166 households in Yobe

Rainstorm kills 6 people, destroys 166 households in Yobe

The Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has stated that six people have lost their lives, while 166 households were destroyed in the recent rainstorm which hit five Local Government Areas of the state. According to the agency, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Fune, Potiskum and Bursari Local Government Areas were the worst hit by the disaster. SEMA said the report emanated from the damaged assessment its officials conducted in the affected areas with a view to providing the victims with the much-needed support as instructed by Governor Mai Mala Buni. “A total…

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Police arrest 32-year-old man for raping 40 women in Kano

Police arrest 32-year-old man for raping 40 women in Kano

Muhammad Zulfarau Alfa, a 32-year-old resident of Dangora in Kiru Local Government Area of Kano State has been arrested by the police for allegedly rapping 40 women within one year. DAILY POST reports that the Police Spokesman in Kano, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the arrest on Wednesday. ”It is true. We have him in our custody. We are parading him soon “People of Dangora are so happy for the arrest of the criminal,” he said. Haruna explained that the suspect was arrested on 10 June, at about 2:00 a.m. when…

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Chris Oyakhilome’s TV station sanctioned in UK over coronavirus claims

Chris Oyakhilome’s TV station sanctioned in UK over coronavirus claims

A TV channel in the UK owned by one of Nigeria’s most flamboyant evangelical pastors (Chris Oyakhilome’s TV station ) has been sanctioned by Ofcom, the broadcasting authority in London, BBC reports. According to BBC, the authority punished Chris Oyakhilome’s Loveworld Limited, which runs the Loveworld channel that can be viewed in the UK, “after a news programme and a live sermon included potentially harmful claims about causes of, and treatments for Covid-19”. Pastor Oyakhilome has linked the virus to 5G networks and alleged that it was part of a…

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Dozens killed in attack in northern Nigeria

Dozens killed in attack in northern Nigeria

At least 59 people have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in north-eastern Nigeria. Gunmen entered a remote village in the Gubio district of Borno state on Tuesday afternoon, killing dozens. The village was also razed, in what is believed to have been a reprisal attack, according to local reports. No group has yet claimed the attack. The AFP news agency said that 59 bodies had been recovered, while Reuters reported that 69 people were killed. Read Also: Wins Cross River State Councils Election Reuters reported that the militants…

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