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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Wednesday, 1 March 2018.

Explosion Hits Pipeline At Isheri Expressway [VIDEO]

A pipeline explosion occurred at Iyana – Odo axis of Lasu- Isheri expressway Lagos, Nigeria. Naija News learnt that the explosion occurred some minutes after 9am on Thursday morning.

Residents and motorists were seen scampering for safety.

As at time of this report, cause of the explosion was not determined.

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Dapchi Abduction: Escapees Vow Never To School Again, Recount Incident

Some of the students who narrowly escaped abduction by Boko Haram insurgents during the attack on Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, have said they would not return to school.

Some of the girls told TheCable, as they arrived school to clear their personal belongings.

One of the students, Mariam Mohammed Miko, 15, said she was no longer returning to school, though she wanted to be a health technologist to be able to help her community.

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Hate Speech Offenders To Die By Hanging: Nigerian Senate

A new bill passed today 1 March, by the senates reads “Any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction”.

Sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger). The bill, which reflects the growing concern about the rate of violence resulting from hate speeches in the country.

Senators, Protesters Throng Court For Dino Melaye’s Trial

Senator Dino Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West in the Senate is enjoying the support of some of his colleagues and citizens of Nigeria as dozens of placard carrying protesters thronged an Abuja court today, to declare support for him. Naija News reports

Mr. Melaye is being charged for allegedly providing false information of an assassination attempt.

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Source: Naija News