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Man arrested for allegedly stabbing friend to death

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing friend to death

By Owolola Adebola A 28yr old man Oni Olohunwa has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for culpable homicide. The suspect was arrested on sunday 5th of May 2019 following a report by one Wasiu Raheem who took the injured victim to Ogijo Police Station and reported that the suspect and the victim were both attending a ... Read More »

Fracas in Jigawa Assembly over move to amend House Rules

Fracas in Jigawa Assembly over move to amend House Rules

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. Attempt to amend the House standing rule by members of Jigawa state House of Assembly caused a major fracas onTuesday. Trouble started when the speaker of the House Mr. Isa Idris, announced the decision to amend the house standing rule that stipulates that all former assembly speakers and deputy speakers‎ that were once impeached cannot vie ... Read More »

Fresh multiple gunshots, explosions rock Maiduguri

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Sporadic gunshots and explosions has on Tuesday rocked Molai general area of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. The incident which started at about 6:30pm with no end has forced many residents at the outskirts of Lawanti Kura, NNPC Depot and Molai axis scampered for safety, as many fled into the main town for safety cover. ... Read More »

Gov Shettima chides Prisons CG as Borno panel on child prostitution, lesbianism submits ’empty report’

Gov Shettima chides Prisons CG as Borno panel on child prostitution, lesbianism submits ’empty report’

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has Tuesday described the attitude and actions taken by the Controller- General of Nigerian Prison Service, Ahmed Ja’afaru to deny Investigative Panel access to Maiduguri Maximum Prison carry out investigation on prostitution, lesbianism and forced sex in the prison yard as uncalled for and a sabotage to the state Government. ... Read More »

NSITF: We are surprised at  borrowing of ethnic voices in the defense of Ngige – NLC

NSITF: We are surprised at borrowing of ethnic voices in the defense of Ngige – NLC

“As sad as this new low by the Minister and his hired voice is, we must remind the Minister that gone are the days when a public officer will commit an offence or steal public money and then hide under ethnic or religious banner for protection.” PRESS STATEMENT RESPONSE TO A STATEMENT BY OHANEZE ABUJA CHAPTER CHAIRMAN Our attention has ... Read More »

N5m ransom paid before I was released —OAU lecturer

N5m ransom paid before I was released —OAU lecturer

An orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, who was kidnapped on Sunday, said that N5.045m was paid to secure his release. Adegbehingbe disclosed this on Tuesday in Ile-Ife in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at his residence on the university campus. The surgeon, who said he was hale and healthy, attributed his ... Read More »

Police arraign Adeleke for forgery, granted N2 million bail

Police arraign Adeleke for forgery, granted N2 million bail

The police on Tuesday arraigned Senator Ademola Adeleke, before a Magistrate Court in Mpape, Abuja on charges of forgery. He was later granted bail in the sum of N 2 million. The Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last governorship candidate in Osun State, was accused in the fresh five counts of forging a letter of attestation and result from ... Read More »

Kidnapped OAU Professor regains freedom

Kidnapped OAU Professor regains freedom

The Professor of Arthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Professor Olayinka Adegbehingbe, who was kidnapped yesterday by unknown gunmen, has regained his freedom. A release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that “the University Management hereby express her appreciation to the general public for their support, love and concerns; and also ... Read More »

Ramadan: Gov Sani-Bello urges Muslims to pray for peace and unity of Nigeria

Ramadan: Gov Sani-Bello urges Muslims to pray for peace and unity of Nigeria

…CAUTIONS TRADERS ON ABRUPT INCREASE IN COMMODITY PRICES Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has urged Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security of the country noting that no meaningful development can take place in an atmosphere of insecurity. The Governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, advised the Ummah to ... Read More »