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Lassa Fever Kills Doctor, 2 Other Persons In Anambra
Lassa fever has ripped life out of the hearts of a medical doctor and two other persons in Anambra State, the director of Public Health, Anambra Ministry of Health, Emmanuel Okafor, said on Thursday.
Mr Okafor made the disclosure at a one-day workshop on Lassa fever organised by the ministry to sensitise health professionals in the state on the disease in Awka.
For Naming His Dog ‘Buhari’, Police Detains Trader In Ogun State
A trader in Ogun state has not only landed in trouble but in the police penitentiary for naming his pet dog ‘Buhari.’
The 30-year-old Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, who resides at No 10, Omikunle Street, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, was arrested last weekend, after one of his neighbours – a Northerner – griped bitterly that he named his dog after his father, Alhaji Buhari.
Fake EFCC Chairman, NYSC Corper And 5 Other Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Rivers
Detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended a suspected impersonator posing as the former Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde.
The disclosure was made known on Thursday in a statement by the Commission’s spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren.
According to the premier anti-graft agency, the arrest of the impostor, Promise Tochi Nwalozie, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, led to operation that yielded the capture of six other internet fraudsters.
Newborn Twin Boys Found Dead In Lagos Canal
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have commenced a comprehensive investigation into the death of two newborn babies, whose corpses were recovered from a canal beside a filling station in the Ajangbadi area of the state.
The newborn twin suspected to be boys were clearly abandoned by their ‘cruel’ mother in the canal on Friday, as residents, who were drawn to the scene, were seen taking photographs of the babies before the arrival of policemen from the Ilemba Hausa division.
Army Declares Journalist Salkida, 2 Others Wanted Over Links With Boko Haram
The Nigerian Army has declared Ahmad Salkida, the Nigerian journalist known to have exclusive access to top Boko Haram commanders, “wanted”.
The Nigerian military also sought after Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil.
A statement issued by Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, revealed that the trio have been declared wanted because they are in possession of information on the conditions and the exact location of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, in 2014.