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Police arrest S/South indigene Boko Haram suspect in Kano

ANOTHER breakthrough was recorded by the Kano State police command, on Monday, when a member of the Boko Haram sect, Augustine Effiong (a.k.a Abubakar Garba), 25, an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, was arrested in connection with the recent attack in Bayero University, Kano (BUK), where no fewer than 30 Christians were killed during a […]

CJN raises alarm over forceful eviction of refugees

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Dahiru Musdapher, on Monday, raised the alarm over the security threat, which the forceful eviction of refugees by the Federal Government could constitute to Nigeria. The CJN, however, advised the government to stop returning refugees to their countries of origin, against their will. He noted that the forceful […]

Jigawa: SS2 student, chief whip’s son dies in pool

A Senior Secondary School two student of the Model International Secondary School, Dutse, Jigawa State and a son of the Chief Whip of the state House of Assembly, Nasiru Ibrahim, died in the swimming pool of a hotel at the weekend. Reports from the state indicated that the late Nasiru sneaked out of school in […]

10 killed in fresh attack by Fulani herdsmen in Benue

About 10 persons were reported dead in a fresh invasion of Fulani herdsmen who invaded a community in Gwer West Local Government area of Benue State. The traditional ruler of the area, Chief Daniel Abomtse, the Ter Nagi, who disclosed this to journalists in Makurdi on Monday, lamented the frequent attacks on his domain as […]

Alleged N47.1bn theft: Akingbola absent from court to open defence •As EFCC stalls trial of ex-Afribank’s boss

THE ongoing trial of the former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank), Dr Erastus Akingbola, was stalled on Monday, as he did not appear in court to open his defence in the case instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). At the resumed hearing of the matter before […]

Insecurity giving Nigeria bad image – Obasanjo (Newsflash)

FORMER president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said insecurity in the country is giving us a bad image and has begun to adversely affect flow of investment into the country. The former president made the disclosure, while presenting a paper, entitled: “Governance and Security,” in a national symposium organised by the Jigawa State government, in commemoration […]

N894m contract scam: Bankole begs court to reject fresh evidence

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Erstwhile Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Dimeji Bankole, has begged a Federal High Court in Abuja to reject a fresh set of incriminating evidence the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, sought to tender against him, yesterday. The former Speaker, who is answering to a 16-count criminal charge […]

Niger Assembly sacks Speaker

Members of the Niger State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached the Speaker, Isah Kawu, just a week after he was dramatically elected by his colleagues to replace Mohammed Gammunu. Kawu was ousted based on a vote of no confidence supported by 21 members while three opposed it. He was removed through a motion moved […]

Jang relocates to Govt House over insecurity

PLATEAU State Governor Jonah Jang has relocated from the Governor’s Lodge at Jishe to the Government House, Rayfield, Jos. Sources close to the governor said Jang was advised by the security agencies in the state to vacate the beautiful mansion for his own safety, for now. In the past two weeks, the large beautiful complex […]

Drogba gets World Player of the Week award

UEFA Champions League hero, Chelsea’s Didier Drogba, has been named Goal.com’s 157th World Player of the Week. It seemed that it was written in the stars. Drogba is one of the most decorated players in Chelsea’s history, scoring arguably the club’s most important goal ever. The English side won the Champions League for the first […]

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