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Kastina enacts Law against preaching

  The controversy over the recently-promulgated law banning preaching in Katsina State has been attributed to a lack of adequate consultation before its promulgation. An Islamic scholar, Gambo Tudunwada, made this assertion in Katsina on Sunday at the meeting organised by the state branch of the Jama’atul Nasrul Islam. The News Agency of Nigeria reported […]

Nigerians killed near Gaddafi’s hometown

  Three Nigerians, alleged to be fighting alongside the soldiers of the ousted Libyan leader, Col. Muamar Gaddafi, have been killed by the National Transitional Council fighters close to Sirte, the ousted leader’s hometown. Spain-based Hamada Radio International monitored in Kaduna on Monday listed the three Nigerians killed as 33-year-old Ugochukwu Okafor; Emeka Aloysius Mohammed, […]

Boko Haram gives single condition for talks

The violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has said that it is ready for dialogue with the Federal Government. But the sect says this will only happen if the government releases all its members in detention. The proposed talks, however, might not lead to the final solution that government had long searched for as the sect’s […]

I hired those that killed my late husband – Detained wife

MORE revelations emerged, Monday,in the on-going investigation over the gruesome murder of a Lagos business man, Mr. Kazeem Ademoye,as the principal suspect who incidentally, is the victim’s wife, Mrs. Ngozi Ademoye, disowned her earlier assertion that she used an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) electrical gadget to murder her husband. She reportedly admitted that she actually […]

Swearing-in: Igbeke faults Senate over clearance

Anambra North Senator-elect, Senator Alphonsus Igbeke, has picked holes in the Senate leadership’s refusal to swear him in over alleged non-clearance. Igbeke  was first denied swearing-in on June 6, 2011 and later, last Thursday, in spite of a Federal High Court’s order of September 26 ordering the Senate leadership to swear him in with immediate […]

PHCN ordered to pay N8m to electrocuted woman’s family

Bauchi—Power Holding Company, PHCN, has been ordered to pay N8.4million compensation to the family of a deceased pregnant woman who was electrocuted through alleged negligence by the company. The late Mrs Zainab Abubakar, 20, was said to have been electrocuted by a high tension transmission line which reportedly dropped on her building, causing her death […]

Amnesty c’ttee, ex-militants disagree on stipend

WARRI-Presidential Committee on Amnesty, Abuja, weekend, opposed the claim by a group of former militants, under the aegis of Transformed Niger Delta Ex-Militants Forum, that about 12,000 ex-agitators, who passed through transformational training at Obubra Camp, Calabar, Cross River State, had not been paid their monthly stipend. The ex-militants, in a letter to President Goodluck […]

Immunity for President, Govs hampers anti-graft war – EFCC

ABUJA — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclosed that the immunity clause in the nation’s constitution which shields the President and state governors from prosecution while in office was an aberration to the dictates of the rule of law and an obstacle in the war against corruption. Making the disclosure, weekend, a […]

Boko Haram demans full implementation of Sharia law in Nigeria (Dreamers)

ABUJA- Members of the Jaamatus Ahlus Sunnah Lid Daawatis Wal Jihad, a.k.a. Boko Haram yesterday celebrated the inability of the Federal Government to celebrate the nation’s 51st independence anniversary at the Eagle Square owing to threats by the group and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), to bomb the nation’s capital […]

Boko Haram not terrorist group – University Don

  A crime management expert and acting Head, Political Science Department, University of Ibadan, Dr. Osisioma Nwolise, has said Boko Haram is not a terrorist organisation. Rather, the university don described the group as a liberation force in the mould of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, the Oodua Peoples Congress that […]

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