LATEST NEWS IN NIGERIA THIS EVENING, SATURDAY, JUNE 19TH, 2021

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Good evening and welcome to latest news updates for this evening, Saturday, June 19th, 2021.

Mob Sets Dangote Truck Ablaze For Crushing Okada Rider, Passenger To Death In Ogun

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1. Insecurity: Travelers Stranded As Protesting Villagers Block Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Travelers Stranded As Protesting Villagers Block Kaduna-Abuja Highway

According to a 49-year-old resident of the community, Alhaji Ibrahima Dauda, they have had sleepless nights for months as kidnappers always attack them, and dispossess them of their valuables before taking their neighbors to their den. We are tired of kidnappers who at will invaded our community to abduct our natives, and residents. Just four weeks ago, four of our members were CONTINUE READING

2. Bakura Modu Replaces Late Shekau As Boko Haram’s Leader

Bakura Modu Replaces Late Shekau As Boko Haram's Leader

The new leader, who appeared in a video, spoke of the readiness of the group to work with the International State in Iraq and Syria. His statement in Arabic was said to have confirmed the death of erstwhile leader, Shekau, as he prayed for Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the former spiritual leader and called on fighters who had been with Shekau not to lose heart but to CONTINUE READING

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3. I Don’t Have N1.5m To Give Police, My Husband Is Not IPOB Member, Release Him – Pregnant Woman

I Don't Have N1.5m To Give Police, My Husband Is Not IPOB Member, Release Him – Pregnant Woman

he men were raided by the joint team of the police and the Nigerian Army on May 24 in Owerri, Imo State, and labelled as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and the unknown gunmen. Chioma Okoro, who is due to give birth in July, begged the police top echelon to release her husband, who is a struggling tricycle driver and the CONTINUE READING

4. APC Govs Agree To Implement Judicial And Legislative Autonomy

APC Governors agree to implement judicial and legislative autonomy

Governors elected under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to commence process for implementation of autonomy of the judiciary and state legislature as directed by the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) Committee and other stakeholders. Chairman of the Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of CONTINUE READING

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5. [Photo] Mob Sets Dangote Truck Ablaze For Crushing Okada Rider, Passenger To Death In Ogun

Mob Sets Dangote Truck Ablaze For Crushing Okada Rider, Passenger To Death In Ogun

It was learnt that the two men were on a motorcycle, heading from Igbogila to Ilaro when the incident happened. A source told our correspondent that the driver of the Dangote truck swerved off his lane, having a head-on collision with the oncoming motorcycle, otherwise known as CONTINUE READING

6. SAD! 5 Confirmed Dead, 25 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Fire

5 Confirmed Dead, 25 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Fire

The explosion affected the nearby Ogun State Property Investment Company (OPIC) Plaza where the manager of a Chinese restaurant and two of his colleagues were killed on the spot. The plaza houses dozens of organisations including the Chinese restaurant. The ensuing pandemonium paved the way for CONTINUE READING

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7. I Made N70,000 Daily Supplying Bread To Bandits, Abducted Varsity Students – Suspect

I Made N70,000 Daily Supplying Bread To Bandits, Abducted Varsity Students - Suspect

A police source, who said the suspects would be charged with criminal conspiracy and kidnapping, revealed that the syndicate was busted by the team of FIB-IRT at the Rigachikun base after supplying bread to the bandits in their hideout in the CONTINUE READING