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I Didn’t Take a Dime for Testifying, It’s Blood Money, Says #EndSARS Activist

Victoria Oniru, a witness of the October 20, 2020 shooting of protesters at the Lekki toll gate, Lagos, has denied receiving a N5 million compensation from the state government. Oniru, reacting to claim by Temi Majekodunmi, youth representative at the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS-Related Abuses and Other Matters, that the […]

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Nigerian Journalist Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo Wins Global Climate Reporting Award

Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo, a Nigerian journalist, has won a 2022 Covering Climate Now Journalism Award. Ugochi, one of 23 winners, emerged winner of the podcast category of the awards announced on Thursday. Her winning story, ‘We don’t have the power to fight it’, highlighted how climate change was upending people’s lives in three regions of Nigeria. […]

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‘We Have Failed’ — Akeredolu Sobs at Burial Mass for Victims of Catholic Church Attack

Rotimi Akeredolu, the Executive Governor of Ondo State, has said that his government and the federal government of Nigeria failed to protect the victims of the Catholic Church attack in Ondo State. He said this while giving an address at the requiem Mass for the soul of those killed in the attack on St. Francis […]

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Nigerian Gets N60m for Spending Extra 9 Months in Icelandic Prison

An unnamed Nigerian man has been awarded ISK19 million, the equivalence of N60 million, for spending longer time than necessary in jail after he was sentenced for money laundering in Iceland in 2015. According to a news outlet in Iceland, the Nigerian spent 11 months in prison for an investigation that led to a two-month […]

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N36m for Spiritual Cleansing. How ‘Herbalist’ Duped Lagos-Based Woman

Tawakalitu Afolake Illumoka, an 88-year-old prosecution witness, on Thursday, revealed to Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, how one Olorunfemi Ayodeji duped her out of N36 million for spiritual cleansing. In a press release, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) revealed that between 2015 and 2016, Olorunfemi Ayodeji (aka […]

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Airport Emergency Team Rescues Passengers as Overland Airplane Catches Fire Mid-Air

Overland Airways aircraft en-route Ilorin-Lagos was successfully landed on the Runway 18R of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Wednesday after its engine caught fire mid-air. According to THE PUNCH, the ATR 42 which had 37 passengers, including four cabin crew, on board suddenly developed a major fault mid-air.   The pilots immediately sent out […]

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Customer’s N900,000 Disappears While Activating GTB USSD

Oluyemisi Adebayo, a Canada-based Nigerian, has recounted how N900,000 was fraudulently taken from Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) account on April 5. Adebayo told CEO newsloaded.com.ng that the money left her account while attempting to set up PIN option of GTB Unstructured Suplementary Service Data (USSD), a mobile banking service.   “I collected my GTB debit […]

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Two Months After ATM Dispense Error, Kuda Bank Has ‘Not Returned Businessman’s Money’

Oguniyi Adewale Daniel, a Lagos-based businessman, has accused Kuda Bank of refusing to refund his N14,600 held since March. Daniel told CEO newsloaded that he had received a debit after trying to withdraw at a Union Bank ATM near a Lagos supermarket, and awaited a refund in vain. “I went to the supermarket to buy […]

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3 Airlines May Shut Down Soon Amidst Aviation Fuel Crisis, Says AON

The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has revealed that the aviation fuel, known as Jet A1, has reached a record high price of N714 and about three airlines may soon shut down operations. Allen Onyema, the Vice-President of AON, said this at the ongoing Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) National Aviation Conference (FNAC) in […]

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LATEST NEWS: Police Reveals What Happened Between White Lady And Alleged Yahoo Boy

The Lagos State Police Command has cleared the air over a viral video alleging that a lady from California, United States was hypnotized by a Yahoo Boy (Internet Fraudster). Claims on social media stated that the unidentified lady gained her senses three days after she was lured to Nigeria by diabolic means. Some in their […]

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