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Court strikes out six charges against Kanu, others

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday struck out six out of the 11 charges preferred against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others. The other defendants are – David Nwawuisi, Benjamin Madubugwu and...

How a mother and her 3 children were murdered at Ikorodu – Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three children and their mother in an uncompleted church building at Agbowa, near Ikorodu. Owoseni said that the police was called to the murder scene at about 4:30am on Wednesday. “The incident happened...

Adeboye at 75: Ambode says Cleric is God’s precious gift to Nigeria

…Says Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday showered encomium on the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as he clocks 75 on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The Governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary,...

N1.4bn Fraud:Daudu, Jailed Kogi Law maker loses Appeal

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal today dismissed the appeal filed by a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and former Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, asking that his conviction for a N1.4...

EFCC Docks Bauchi Unionists for N217m Loan Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today arraigned the duo of Usman B Abdurahman (KILISHIN DAS ) and Hafizu Dauda of the Bauchi State Judiciary before Justice M. A  Sambo of the Bauchi State High Court on a 6-count charge bordering on conspiracy,...

Public Nude Dancing: Police In Lagos Arrest Over 40

Over 40 persons were arrested on Friday night by the police in Lagos State for public nuisance. They were picked up in a raid on a beer parlor-cum-club on Dumare Street in the Epetedo area, with some of them remaining in custody on Monday. Some residents claimed some of those arrested had been seen dancing in the nude. The owner of...

JAMB bars ‘awaiting results’ candidates from writing UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced the scrapping of “awaiting results” applying for its Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The scrapping is with immediate effect as those awaiting results will from this year be ineligible for the UTME. This was part of the restructuring and...

BREAKING: Taraba Law Officers Embarks on Indefinite Strike Over “Illegal” Deductions of Salaries

  By Akpeji Charles Judicial activities in Taraba state would from the beginning of today midnight be brought to a standstill following the alleged refusal of the state government to desist from pilfering with the salaries and allowances of Law officials in the state. The implementation of...

Xenophobia attacks: Nigeria wants NEPAD Continental to intervene

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has called on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Continental to intervene in the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.He made the appeal on Tuesday in Abuja during the two-day stakeholders...

Communicating the message of sanitation

(Being the Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Akintola, Benson Oke, FCArb, the Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Establishments, Training and Pensions at the Opening Session of the 2-Day Workshop tagged: ‘Strategic Communication for a Clean Lagos’ organized by the Lagos State Ministry of...
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