LATEST NEWS IN NIGERIA THIS MORNING, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021

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Good morning and welcome to latest news updates for this morning, Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

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Below are the latest news updates you need to read this morning:

1. Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu Is Dead

Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu Is Dead

Late Mantu died in the early hours of Tuesday, August 17 at a private hospital in Abuja after nine days of sickness and isolation. In 2001 he was elected Deputy Senate President under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), a position he held till 2007. Mantu, who hails from CONTINUE READING…]

2. IPOB Sit-At-Home Order In Southeast Is Evil – Gov Umahi

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IPOB Sit-At-Home Order In Southeast Is Evil - Gov Umahi

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has said that the Sit-At-Home order given by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is evil as the group does not care about the interest of the Southeast. The governor who spoke to newsmen in Abakaliki, said this while reacting to the CONTINUE READING…]

3. [Photos, Video] Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robber, Recover Weapon In Kano

Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robber, Recover Weapon In Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a notorious armed robber. In the video posted by the command, the suspect also confessed to have started robbing with knives before he upgraded to using a gun he stole from a house he robbed, adding that his father had chased him away from CONTINUE READING…]

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4. How House Of Representatives Member Hon Omolafe Adedayo Died

How House Of Representatives Member Hon Omolafe Adedayo Died

Omolafe was elected to the National Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was elected chairman of a local council and served as Coordinator of the SURE-P programme under the administration of CONTINUE READING…]

5. Despite IPOB’s Suspension Of Sit-At-Home Order, Banks, Businesses Fail To Open In Imo

Despite IPOB’s Suspension Of Sit-At-Home Order, Banks, Businesses Fail To Open In Imo

Our correspondent, who monitored activities on Monday morning in the state capital, observed that streets and roads were deserted. While businesses, especially markets operated on a low level, few persons who came out found it difficult to get commercial vehicles, tricycles and motorbikes they could board to CONTINUE READING…]

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6. Motivational Speaker Born Without Limbs Shows Off Her Man On Instagram (Photos)

Motivational Speaker Born Without Limbs Shows Off Her Man On Instagram

Kademaunga, 26, took to Instagram on Wednesday, August 11, to share lovely photos of them together. Kademaunga, had earlier announced she was pregnant and CONTINUE READING…]