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Minister advocates return of state sports festivals

Minister of Youth and Sports development, Mr. Sunday Dare By Franca Ofili The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Tuesday in Abuja urged all state governments to ensure a return of the state sports festivals. Dare, while receiving Daniel Igali, the Bayelsa Commissioner of Youths and Sports who paid him a courtesy […]

Suspect wanted by FBI for $6m scam surrenders to EFCC

FCC says it is in custody of a suspect declared wanted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) over alleged $6 million dollar fraud EFCC, key player in preserving democratic governance in Nigeria – official By Desmond Ejibas The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is now in custody of Felix Okpoh, […]

Ghanaian president visits Buhari to discuss detoriating relationship between the two countries

Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Sunday night. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad,disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday but did not give details of the  outcome of the meeting. “President @MBuhari receives Ghanian President H.E. @NAkufoAddo tonight in his official residence at the State House, Abuja,” Ahmad […]

Police arrest 96 suspects over alleged cultism, robbery in Benue

Police officers on duty By Emmanuel Antswen The Police Command in Benue says it has arrested 96 persons over alleged house breaking, theft, armed robbery and cultism in Makurdi, the state capital. A statement by its Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Catherine Anene, said on Monday in Makurdi that the suspects were arrested following complaints from […]

Air Peace increases daily flights to Enugu

Air Peace plane By Yunus Yusuf The management of Air Peace has announced an increase in the number of flights from Lagos to Enugu, with effect from Sept. 22. This is contained in a statement in Lagos by Mr Stanley Olisa, External Relations Officer, Air Peace on Tuesday. He assured Enugu passengers of seamless flights. […]

Student to cut grass for 2 days for stealing phones (How many days will corrupt politicians cut grass for stealing billions?)

By Uche Bibilari A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Tuesday ordered a 25-year-old student, Akeem Yakubu, to  cut grass in the Gwagwalada Divisional Police station for two days  for stealing two cell phones worth N8,700. The police charged Yakubu with theft. He pleaded guilty to the charge and told the court that he […]

My husband harasses me with his concubines, woman tells court

By Olawale Akinremi A fashion designer, Kudrat Oyewole, on Tuesday, petitioned an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan, seeking dissolution of her two-year-old marriage with her husband, Sikiru. Kudrat is seeking the divorce on grounds of harassments and unfulfilled marital life. The mother of one testified before Chief Henry Agbaje, the court’s President that she had […]

26 Kidnapped FRSC operatives regain freedom

By Mohammed Baba Busu Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Tuesday said that the remaining operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) allegedly kidnapped by suspected bandits had been freed. Sule said this when he received the Market Enterprise Development Advisor, Fatima Buhari, in Lafia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

Edo election: INEC presents certificates of return to Gov. Obaseki, Shaibu

Gov.Godwin Obaseki of Edo State By Nefishetu Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday presented Certificates of Return (COR) to the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo, Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his running mate, Mr Philip Shaibu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the ceremony took place at the […]

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