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34 Perish As Illegal Fuel Depot Explodes In Benin Republic


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-No fewer than 34 people have died as a result of an explosion at a fuel depot in Benin Republic, Alarabiya is reporting. Citing an unnamed government official, the newspaper reported that the explosion happened on Saturday at a contraband fuel depot leaving dozens of charred bodies at the site. The depot […]

Pope Francis Urges European Govt To Welcome Migrants Instead Of Treating Them As Invaders


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Pope Francis on Saturday urged European governments to welcome migrants instead of viewing them as invaders, striding into in a hugely sensitive political debate again inflamed by mass arrivals on the second day of his visit to France’s Mediterranean port of Marseille. The pontiff made the comments hours before he leads a […]

Gunmen Men On Rampage In Zamfara,  Kill 14, Kidnap 60


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Gunmen in Nigeria killed eight people on Sunday and abducted at least 60 others in two communities of northwest Zamfara state, residents and a local traditional leader said, two days after armed men kidnapped dozens from a university in the state. Elsewhere, in the northeast of the country suspected Islamist insurgents ambushed […]

Soldiers Bursts Illegal Arms Factory In Kaduna, Nabs Syndicate


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Troops of Operation Safe Haven have arrested a gun manufacturing syndicate in Kaduna State and recovered a total of 26 weapons from them, including AK-47 rifles, revolvers, and a submachine gun. The discovery followed a week-long intelligence operation that led to the capture of a wanted gunrunner, Napoleon John, and another suspect, […]

Peter Obi Visits UNN, Urges Nigerians To Demand Ethical Leadership At All Level


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, on Wednesday visited the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), where he urged Nigerians to demand ethical leadership at all levels of government. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the former governor of Anambra State, in a statement on social media, said he chaired the […]

200kilo Package Of Cocaine Worth $80m  Recovered In A Ship In Australia Arriving From Argentina


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Australian Federal Police AFP) officers have uncovered a massive shipment of cocaine, after they used a remote controlled robot to seize the 200kilogram package of drugs (pictured) which were found stashed inside the hull of a ship, in Port Melbourne in Victoria AFP Commander Richard Chin said illegal packages were regularly stashed […]

Nigeria Police Decalre Manhunt  Beninese Buisnessman Accused Of Robbery


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Detectives from the Lagos State Police Command have commenced a manhunt for a Beninese businessman allegedly behind a series of hijack of exotic cars that also led to the killing of some victims. The Beninese is said to be the head of several armed robbery gangs that operate mostly in the South […]

Dubai To Build Three Floors World’s First Underwater Mosque To Bolster Islamic Tourism


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Dubai is set to introduce the world’s first floating mosque with an estimated cost of approximately Dh55 million. The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department in Dubai has announced the ambitious Religious Tourism Project designed to bolster Islamic tourism in the emirate. Scheduled for completion in 2024, the innovative structure comprises three […]

Ex-Wagner Commander Arrested In Norway


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Norwegian police have arrested a former commander of the Wagner mercenary group on suspicion that he tried to illegally cross the border back into Russia after seeking asylum in Norway earlier this year, the man’s lawyer said on Saturday. Andrei Medvedev, who escaped Russia in January via its Arctic border with Norway, […]

Repentant Boko Haram Member Allegedly Kills Wife Over Extra-Marital Affairs


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-A repentant Boko Haram member, Musa Dauda has killed his wife for allegedly engaging in extra-marital affairs with a farmer in Borno state. This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Sani Shatambaya in a statement on Friday. Shatambaya said, “On 17/09/2023 at about 1225hrs the police operatives of the command […]

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