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Day: August 6, 2022

Some suspected carjackers on Friday stole a car belonging to an Abuja-based housewife, Mrs Nonso Emerenini, in the Kuje area of Abuja. Sunday PUNCH gathered that Emerenini parked the car along the road and went to the Forest Market, Kuje to buy foodstuff when the suspected carjackers broke into the car and drove away with


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The Chairman of the Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal, has called on southerners not to be misled into scuttling power rotation to the south by those intent on ensuring the retention of power in the north under the guise of rejecting the party’s same faith presidential ticket. Bilal said


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The All Progressives Congress in Ogun state has berated a former governor of the state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun over his comment that Governor Dapo Abiodun did not win the 2019 governorship election. The party said Amosun, a chieftain of the APC, was suffering from  “political amnesia and out-of-office loneliness.” The APC, in a statement issued


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The Plateau state Police Command on Saturday confirmed that its operatives arrested the governorship candidate of the Labour Party in the state, Yohanna Margif.  It was learnt that Margif was whisked away in the late hours of Thursday  by security operatives amid controversy that he had resigned as the  governorship  of the Labour Party, an


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Eleven days after a Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Usman Naabba sentenced to death by hanging the proprietor of Noble Kids College, 38-year-old Abdulmalik Tanko, alongside two others for kidnapping and killing of five-year-old pupil, Hanifa, the Abubakars were optimistic that the law would take its course. Speaking with Saturday PUNCH, Hanifa’s


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Sprinter Favour Ofili has won the silver medal in the final of the Women’s 200 meters race at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The 19-year-old clocked 22.51secs to finish behind Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah (22.02secs) and above third-placed Christine Mboma of Namibia who ran 22.80secs at the Alexander Stadium on Saturday


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An actress, Cynthia Okereke, who was recently kidnapped and released, has said her abduction was a mistake, as she was not the target of the kidnappers. Recall that Okereke and a colleague, Clemson Cornell, were kidnapped in Enugu State, and their kidnappers were said to have demanded a ransom of $100,000. In an interview with


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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Saturday, condemned the attacks against non-indigenes and law enforcement officials by terrorists in the South East, calling on citizens to point out the perpetrators for prosecution. According to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President was reacting to


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The four persons abducted by some unknown gunmen in Ondo State have regained their freedom. The victims, who include a traditional chief, Mukaila Bello of Ikare Akoko in Akoko North-East Local Government of the state, Mr Adeniran Adeyemo, Mr Bashiru Adekile and Chief Gbafinro, were kidnapped by gunmen along Owo-Ikare Expressway on Thursday. The abductors


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The Lagos State Police Command has recovered a Toyota Camry from fleeing suspected robbers in the Ijora-Badia area of the state. The spokesperson for the Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, revealed this on his verified Twitter handle monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday. He said that the police, who were on patrol on


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