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Rainstorm damage

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Rainstorm destroys over 160 buildings in YobeOver 160 buildings were destroyed by a rainstorm which wreaked havoc on four villages in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State on Wednesday. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the affected villages are Danchuwa, Bogocho,, Jumma and Ardo Shani. Eyewitnesses said although there were no deaths, one boy had bone fractures, while a few others sustained minor injuries. They said that the persons whose houses were destroyed had relocated to the houses of their relations within the neighbourhoods or in adjacent communities. Malam Isa Audu, a resident of Danchuwa, whose house was ravaged by the rainstorm, said that the storm also swept away foodstuff and other personal belongings. “We are now faced with the problems of food and clothing; we urgently need assistance from government and non-governmental organisations,’’ he said. Alhaji Musa Jidawa, Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency, said that a team of officials had been despatched to the affected communities to assess the level of damage caused by the storm. “After the assessment, our findings will determine the scope of our intervention to provide succour to the victims. “Government will provide them with their immediate needs so as to cushion the hardships caused by the disaster and assist them to live their normal lives again,’’ Jidawa said.


Rainstorm destroys over 160 buildings in YobeOver 160 buildings were destroyed by a rainstorm which wreaked havoc on four villages in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State on Wednesday. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the affected villages are Danchuwa, Bogocho,, Jumma and Ardo Shani. Eyewitnesses said although there were no deaths, one boy had bone fractures, while a few others sustained minor injuries. They said that the persons whose houses were destroyed had relocated to the houses of their relations within the neighbourhoods or in adjacent communities. Malam Isa Audu, a resident of Danchuwa, whose house was ravaged by the rainstorm, said that the storm also swept away foodstuff and other personal belongings. “We are now faced with the problems of food and clothing; we urgently need assistance from government and non-governmental organisations,’’ he said. Alhaji Musa Jidawa, Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency, said that a team of officials had been despatched to the affected communities to assess the level of damage caused by the storm. “After the assessment, our findings will determine the scope of our intervention to provide succour to the victims. “Government will provide them with their immediate needs so as to cushion the hardships caused by the disaster and assist them to live their normal lives again,’’ Jidawa said.

Over 160 buildings were destroyed by a rainstorm which wreaked havoc on four villages in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State on Wednesday. News Agency […]

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Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

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Woman arraigned for allegedly biting off friend’s ear


Woman arraigned for allegedly biting off friend’s ear

A 22-year-old unemployed woman, Tope Olanrewaju, who allegedly assaulted her friend by biting off her left ear, was on Friday granted N100,000 bail by an Ikeja […]

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jail

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Father faces trial for raping daughter


Father faces trial for raping daughter

An incestuous father, Folorunsho Oluwaseun, who allegedly turned his 17-year-old daughter into a sex object,  was on Friday granted a reprieve by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ […]

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NAFDAC

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NAFDAC to fight drug counterfeiting through technology official


NAFDAC to fight drug counterfeiting through technology official

THE National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday said it would introduce more technologies to check drug counterfeiting in the country. […]

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Donald

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World finance chiefs trying to gauge Trump’s plans


World finance chiefs trying to gauge Trump’s plans

Finance chiefs from some of the world’s richest nations began a two-day meeting in Italy on Friday, with Europe, Japan and Canada hoping to come away […]

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Pakistan

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Suspected suicide bomber targets Pakistan senator, kills dozen


Suspected suicide bomber targets Pakistan senator, kills dozen

suspected suicide bomber targeted a Pakistani senator outside an Islamic seminary in the southwest of the country on Friday, killing at least a dozen people and […]

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Bala Mohammed

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Ex-FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed granted bail


Ex-FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed granted bail

An FCT High Court has granted a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, bail.  Justice Abubakar Talba granted Mohammed bail in the sum […]

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Against all odds, Obasanjo weds Adebutu


Against all odds, Obasanjo weds Adebutu

The traditional wedding of the son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Olujonwo Obasanjo and Tope Adebutu was held on Thursday at the Balmoral Hall of Federal […]

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Ng Police

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Man recounts how police officers brutalised his dad over phone


Man recounts how police officers brutalised his dad over phone

A Lagos man has recounted how his dad was beaten mercilessly by police officers. He said the three policemen who carried out the beating were from […]

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Money

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Painter disappears with client’s N.85m


Painter disappears with client’s N.85m

A 28-year-old painter, Wisdom Godwin, who allegedly obtained N850,000 from a man, Uche Ezejesi, on the pretext of painting his new house, on Friday appeared in […]

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