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August 6, 2022

Kidnapped Ondo ruler, three others regain freedom

“They (victims) were released this evening, and they have been moved to the hospital for treatment,” the police officer told The Gazette via the telephone.

February 13, 2022

Nigerian-born Israel Adesanya defeats Whittaker to retain UFC 271 title

Saturday’s win was Adesanya’s fourth title defence since defending against Yoel Romero, Paolo Costa and Marvin Vettori.

Israel Adesanya
September 29, 2021

Court stops EFCC from retrying Orji Kalu

Mr Kalu had sought an order of the court to prohibit the EFCC from retrying him on a charge for which he had already been tried and convicted.

Orji Kalu
September 29, 2021

Chike Akunyili, Dora’s husband, shot dead by killer herdsmen

The medical professional was killed alongside his driver and police orderly while returning from a meeting on Tuesday night, per family sources.

Chike Akunyili
September 28, 2021

Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombs civilians in another Borno community

At least 20 people, said to be fishermen, were killed in the airstrike that occurred on Sunday in Kwatar Daban Masara.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jets used to illustrate the story.
September 16, 2021

Nigerian Army ruthless, criminal organisation, former spokesman tells Canadian asylum court

But Said Agborere Hammed, a retired major, maintained he did not take part in the crimes against humanity committed by his former employer.

A composite of former COAS Tukur Buaratai, blood stained flag and President Muhammadu Buhari
September 14, 2021

UAE designates six Nigerians as global financiers of terrorism

The decision came in a resolution adopted by the Emirati federal cabinet on Monday.

August 5, 2021

One dead, 5 hospitalised as JTF opened fire on worshippers in Borno church

Borno state land use regulator BOGIS stormed the church with a detachment of JTF to enforce a land use law.

August 5, 2021

FLASH: 100 persons died of cholera in Jigawa in 3 weeks, official said

The official said state health officials in conjunction with WHO and Doctors without Borders were doing their best to salvage the situation.

A composite of Jigawa State Governor, Muhammed Badaru Abubakar and Cholera patients used to illustrate the story