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21 vehicles, 5 motorbikes burnt to husks in Lagos tanker fire

Twenty one vehicles including three commercial vehicles were among property destroyed by the fire from a fallen petroleum tanker, fully loaded with 33,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) or diesel. Also, five commercial motorcycles (okada) were reduced to ashes, while an unidentified man sustained minor injury. The owner of most of the burnt vehicles

Police Corporal Kills Bus Driver At Checkpoint

Police Command in Ekiti has arrested one of its men, Ayodele Famodimu, who allegedly shot dead a commercial driver on Tuesday. The police spokesperson, Alberto Adeyemi, told journalists in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday that the incident occurred in Oye Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the state. Mr. Adeyemi said the police officer killed the

White House aide resigns

Omarosa Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, has resigned from the White House to “pursue other opportunities,” Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said on Wednesday. Newman served as an Assistant to the president and Director of Communications for the White House’s Office of Public Liaison. A former star of

FBI agents call Trump an idiot

A senior FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe this year referred to Donald Trump before his election as an “idiot,” in emails turned over to the Senate, US media reported. Peter Strzok, a senior counterintelligence investigator, also suggested that the Republican Party “needs to pull their head out of their ass,”

Gunmen attack Magu’s house, kill policeman

Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked the farmhouse of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, killing a policeman, The Nation is reporting. The highly authoritative newspaper said it learnt the gunmen stormed the house in Karshi, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja at about 10pm. During the exchange of gunfire, one of

‘New York bomber warned Trump on Facebook’

The man who faces terror charges over Monday’s bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to President Donald trump just before the attack. “Trump you failed to protect your nation,” it read. The post by Akayed Ullah was revealed in charges filed by federal prosecutors on Tuesday. They say the 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant

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