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Follwoing strange deaths in Kano in recent times, another lifeless body was found under Kofar Nasarawa Bridge, a popular section of the metropolis on Tuesday. The deceased whose identity is yet-to-be identified, was said to be in his late sixties and suddenly collapsed to the ground and dying immediately. As a result of the strange …

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Several cars, shops and other personal belongings got burnt in Ogba area of Lagos on Monday afternoon as a massive fire that began in a petrol station threatened to engulf an entire neighbourhood. The Crucible gathered that the fire broke out when a tanker offloading petrol spilled its content and exploded at NNPC Petrol station, …

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There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the Treasury House, which is the headquarters of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation. The cause of the fire, which started at about 10 am, is yet to be known. Reports say that as soon as the incident started, men of the Federal Fire Service were …

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No fewer than eight persons on Wednesday died in multiple accidents involving six petrol tankers and a car at Oloru-Kanbi in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident occurred when the tankers, heading to the NNPC depot at Oke-Oyi in Ilorin had a head-on collision …

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The Department of State Services, on Friday, allegedly attempted to rearrest the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, in court. Crucible was reliably informed that the DSS operatives also chased away the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu and assaulted a journalist in their bid to arrest the duo. Sowore and …

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At least 70 people have been killed after gas cooking stoves exploded and set fire to a crowded train in Pakistan. More than 30 people were wounded, some critically, in the blaze which started when two gas stoves being used by poorer passengers to cook breakfast on Thursday morning blew up. The fire, which was …

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Nigeria has been ranked among the 20 hungriest countries in the world. In the latest Global Hunger Index, Nigeria is placed in number 20. Central African Republic is ranked the Hungriest country in not just Africa, but the whole world in general. The country topped the annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies …

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The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that a three-storey building at Sharks Squad on Lekki Expressway, collapsed at about 7:14 p.m on Thursday. Oke-Osanyintolu,told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the collapsed building is situated at Sharks Squad, LASEMA, enroute Kingdom Hall street, Abijo, along Lekki-Epe expressway. …

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International human rights organisation, Oxfam (Nigeria) on Monday, declared that 94,470,535 people in Nigeria, currently live in extreme poverty, a condition which it attributed to the the rising spate of inequality in the country The organisation which quoted from the World Poverty Clock, therefore called on the Federal Government to close the inequality gap between …

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Promise Isaac, who captained Nigeria’s Flying Eagles to the 2008 Olympic silver medal and scored 79 goals in 11 professional seasons in Turkey, died late Wednesday after collapsing at his apartment gym in Austin, Texas, authorities said. He was 31. Isaac was playing for the Austin Bold of the USL and the team said Thursday …

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