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South East and South South Governors reject Ruga settlements in their States

Governors of the South East and South South states have all rejected the federal government proposed plan for Ruga settlements in their States. The governors stated that the agreement reached with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) was not regarding to Ruga settlements , and further reiterated their desire not to have any such settlements in their states …

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Fulani herdsmen and the RUGA settlements in Edo State

In the past few days a lot have been said and written about Fulani herdsmen and the emerging RUGA settlements across the nation. Some state governments like Benue have come out with a clear and unambiguous message of rejection of the unacceptable plans for the establishment of Ruga settlement in the state. In the midst of growing incidents of herdsmen …

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UNIBEN final-year student in Critical condition after attempting Suicide

A final year accounting student at the university of Benin has attempted Suicide. Compass Newspaper reporter visited the scene and discovered that the girl took the deadly sniper but was immediately rushed to the hospital where it was revealed that she has taken an illicit substance called sniper Her hostel mate reports that “the girl took sniper but she was …

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Nigeria has the highest number of HIV-infected babies in the world-report

Nigeria has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world and one of the highest rates of new infection in sub-Saharan Africa.Many people living with HIV in Nigeria are unaware of their status. Nigeria continues to fall short of providing the recommended number of HIV testing and counselling sites.Low levels of access to antiretroviral treatment remains an issue for people …

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Woman bites Man Tougue who tried to Kiss and Rape her

Rape in Africa is making headlines nowadays.There are many reports in social and main stream media describing various incidents of rape in Nigeria.There is widespread reports of Fulani Herdmens engaging in gang rapes. I read the story of a 41 year old man who raped a four year old niece of his to death. There is also the story of …

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Robber Raped me with a poly bag as condom

A Catholic Secondary School teacher in Lagos has narrated her ordeal  on how she was raped by an armed robber who used a polythene bag as condom. According to the Teacher He brought out a knife, placed the tip on my stomach and threatened to stab me if I did not cooperate. When he opened my wrapper, he saw I …

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Botswana Judges Approves LGBT rights in Botswana

Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners in Botswana after judges rule laws are unconstitutional. Botswana High court judges  have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights campaigners in Africa. Jubilant activists in the packed courtroom cheered the unanimous decision, which came a month after a setback in Kenya when …

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Chimpanzee Meat Being Eaten In UK, Says Report

A poplar UK news website reports that Chimpanzee meat is being served as a delicacy at British weddings and sold as ‘bush meat’ on market stalls. The UK telegraph reports that Dr Ben Garrod , a leading primate scientist  said he was told by customs officials that a ton of bush meat from West Africa were confiscated on a flight bound for the …

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Three Nigerians sentenced to 235 years in US prison for online scamming

A court in Mississippi has sentenced three Nigerian men to 235 years in prison for running online scams that duped people out of tens of millions of dollars. Oladimeji Seun Ayelotan, 30, was sentenced to 95 years in prison today, with associates Rasaq Aderoju Raheem, 31, getting 115 years and Femi Alexander Mewase, 45, getting 25 years. A jury found …

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Ooni of IFE HOSTS CHILDREN, SAYS THEY OWN Oduduwa’s THRONE

Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday played host to children across various schools in Ile Ife and neighbouring towns to celebrate this year’s edition of the annual global children’s day.The African foremost traditional ruler while warmly receiving the young minds at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ile Ife explained that the sacred and prestigious throne of …

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