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800,000 commit suicide from depression annually—DON

A professor of psychiatry, Joseph Adeyemi, has said that no fewer than 800,000 people commit suicide yearly due to depression, yet policies on mental challenges remain archaic. Professor Adeyemi, who spoke in Lagos at the presentation of the book Shadows in the Mirror: the Many Faces of Depression, written by Dr. Vivian Ikem, said the Mental […]

EFCC tenders evidence against Lamido, 2 sons

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Determined to establish the money laundering charge it slammed against Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, tendered before the Federal High Court in Abuja, details of bank accounts it said were used by the accused persons […]

Apkpabio: President Buhari is a dictator says PDP

By Henry Umoru & Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday engaged in war of words over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade following the grilling of former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The opposition party while describing […]

New intriguing bank robbery technology in Akure

By Dayo Johnson IT would have been disastrous if not for the ingenuity and dexterity of some crack detectives in the Ondo state police command. The detectives foiled a plan by some  robbers who dug a tunnel into the premises of one of the old generation banks in Akure, the Ondo State capital with the intention […]

Six lessons we have learnt by Reuben Abati

The democratic experience in Nigeria has definitely been a continuing learning curve, and the more lessons we learn at various active centres: people, platforms and processes, the richer our democracy, the stronger the society evolves to deliver a brighter future for the sovereign. The greatest residue of our democracy in the last 16 years (1999–2015), […]

Suicide bomber kills six in Borno

A suicide bomber killed six people in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, on Friday, the country’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. The agency said at least 17 other people were injured and taken to hospital after the blast at a mosque during early morning prayers. -Vanguard

Boko Haram: 5 Abuja bombers docked, one pleads guilty

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – ‎Five alleged masterminds of the bomb blasts that rocked the Kuje and Nyanya axis of Abuja on October 2, 2015, were yesterday, arraigned before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court. The accused persons who were docked on a five-count terrorism charge yesterday were Abdulazeez Muhazab, Ishaka Salihu, Mohammed […]

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