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LASU Debunks Reported Death Of Undergraduate Law Student

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Soyiga Media Platform, a popular leading media platform in Lagos State University has denied reports that an undergraduate student of the Faculty of Law died while studying for his forthcoming exams.

The group, in a statement by its president, Sanusi Sulaimon Tomiwa, said the faculty never recorded death of any student since the beginning of this session.

On Monday, reports filtered in on several media platforms that an undergraduate student, Hilary, was found dead inside the Faculty of Law’s common room while studying for his forthcoming exams.

Dismissing the reports, Mr. Sanusi said the acclaimed victim, Hilary, “wrote the just concluded PUL 301 (Criminal Law) Examination with his colleagues in strong and good health.

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The statement reads in part;

“LasuLaws has never recorded the death of any student since the beginning of this session!. HILARY (the acclaimed victim of the false death) wrote the just concluded PUL 301 (Criminal Law) Examination with his colleagues in strong and good health.
“Similarly, to the claim that the Faculty Common room was ordered to be locked by the University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun because of the rumoured death.
“This is to inform the general public that the faculty common room has been locked since LAST WEEK WEDNESDAY together with all the shops (Cyber Cafe and the FACULTY CAFETERIA) at the Law Students’ Centre for the purpose of renovating the building.”

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

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The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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