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We’ll respond fiercely to massacre of 37 people by bandits in Sokoto – President Buhari

President Buhari has vowed to respond fiercely to the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State describing the the bandits as brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity, while condemning the killing and commiserating with families of the victims.   In a statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja …

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Lanre Gentry says Mercy Aigbe is back in his house, she reacts

Lanre Gentry, ‘estranged’ husband of actress Mercy Aigbe is alleging that she is back to his house, two years after their marital crisis and alleged battering got to public space.   Recall that LIB exclusively broke the news of Mercy and Lanre Gentry’s separation on grounds of domestic violence after 7 years of marriage. Read here. Speaking to Sunday Scoop, the hotelier …

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‘I will quit if Johnson becomes Prime Minister’ – UK finance minister, Philip Hammond says

British finance minister Philip Hammond has said he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree to his Brexit strategy.   Johnson is widely expected to win the governing, centre-right Conservative Party’s leadership contest on Tuesday and be named as prime minister once Theresa May resigns the premiership on Wednesday.   Hammond has …

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Rape: Abike Dabiri-Erewa backs Aisha Buhari over alleged intimidation of Timi and Busola Dakolo by the Police

Abike Dabiri-Erewa in her reaction to the alleged invasion of Timi Dakolo’s house by armed policemen yesterday, July 20, 2019, supported First Lady Aisha Buhari’s tweet which warned the Nigerian police against intimidating the Dakolos.   Recall we reported earlier that Aisha Buhari had called the attention of the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to report armed policemen invading the singer’s house to take …

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Punch reporter allegedly held hostage in COZA

A journalist, Aladunni Adelakun, who works with Punch newspapers, is allegedly being held at the Abuja branch of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA.   According to her friends, Adelakun went to the church this morning to carry out further investigations on Biodun Fatoyinbo who is currently enmeshed in a rape scandal when some members of the church recognised her as a feminist and …

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Villagers in Zamfara take corpse killed by bandits to Government House to let the governor know that the peace dialogue to end banditry is not working

There was pandemonium in Gusau, Zamfara State capital, when the people of Jimrawa village in the Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of the state took the body of one of their people killed by bandits to the Government House to let the government know that the peace dialogue initiated to end banditry was not working.   The sight of the villagers, …

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