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Litmus Test As PDP Holds NEC Meeting

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) holds its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting today after nearly two years,  writes on the intrigues that may determine its outcome When party elders and leaders gather at the…

Army Detains 2 Soldiers Over Alleged Theft In Dangote Refinery

Army Detains 2 Soldiers Over Alleged Theft In Dangote Refinery

The Nigerian Army (NA) said it has detained two soldiers allegedly involved in a reported case of theft at the Dangote Refinery in Lagos. The Director, Army Public Relations, Maj.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement…

Day-Old Baby In Polythene Bag Rescued In Lagos

Day-Old Baby In Polythene Bag Rescued In Lagos

The Police in Lagos have rescued a day old baby abandoned by unknown person at the Surulere area of the state. The baby boy was rescued on Monday, April 15, in a polythene bag where…

Inuwa Yahaya Mourns Gombe NBA Chairman’s Father

Inuwa Yahaya Mourns Gombe NBA Chairman’s Father

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benjamin Sati, over the death of his father, ASP Sati Mai Samari (rtd) who died…

Court Dismisses Obiano’s Application Seeking To Stop EFCC’s ‘N4bn Fraud Case’

Court Dismisses Obiano’s Application Seeking To Stop EFCC’s ‘N4bn Fraud Case’

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the preliminary objection filed by former Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano against the N4 billion security votes-related fraud charges brought against him by the…

Alia, Achado Condemn Herdsmen Killing Of Over 28 Benue People

Alia, Achado Condemn Herdsmen Killing Of Over 28 Benue People

Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia and the member representing Gwer East/ Gwer West constituency, in the House of Representatives, Asema Achado, yesterday condemned the killing of over 28 people in different communities in Gwer-West Local…

I Fear Possibility Of Missing Cubana Chief Priest For 6 Months If Convicted – Davido

I Fear Possibility Of Missing Cubana Chief Priest For 6 Months If Convicted – Davido

Popular Afrobeats singer, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido has wondered how he would have coped if his friend, Cubana Chief Priest, suffered a jail term of six months like Bobrisky. He expressed disbelief that the…

Alleged Naira Abuse: Court Grants ‘Cubana Chief Priest’ N10m Bail

Alleged Naira Abuse: Court Grants ‘Cubana Chief Priest’ N10m Bail

…as defendant pleads not guilty to the three-count The Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, presided over by Justice Kehinde Ogundare, yesterday, granted bail in the sum of N10m with two ‘responsible’ sureties in like sum…

NSCDC Arrest Six Suspected Vandals In Yobe

NSCDC Arrest Six Suspected Vandals In Yobe

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Yobe State Command, has arrested six suspects for allegedly vandalizing transformers and electrical substations in Damaturu. Mr Adamu Zakari, State Commandant of the NSCDC, who disclosed this…

Court Remands Man For Abducting, Defiling 14-Year-Old

Court Remands Man For Abducting, Defiling 14-Year-Old

A Magistrate Court sitting in Badagry, Lagos State on Wednesday directed that 20-year-old Peter Ezekiel accused of abducting and defiling a 14-year-old girl, be held in a correctional facility. New Telegraph reports that State Police…