A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has sentenced a 47-year-old security guard, Obinna Andrew, to 16 years’ imprisonment with an option of N3m fine for sexually exploiting two minors. While delivering the judgment on Tuesday, Justice Simon Amobeda, said the sentence was to serve as a deterrent to others, who were […]

The Anambra State Government has said the late Provost of College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Prof Onochie Udemezue, resorted to self-medication in treating COVID-19. Udemezue died about a week ago of diabetes and COVID-19-related complications. In a memo to Governor Willie Obiano by an unnamed commissioner, the state accused the late […]

Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, has appealed to Imo state Gov. Senator Hope Uzodinma, not to appeal the judgment delivered yesterday which reinstated the democratically elected LGA Executive Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Counselors in the state. Nwosu who disclosed this via a tweet extended his heartfelt congratulations to these great leaders and urged the sitting governor to see […]

Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim, of the Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, yesterday delivered judgement in favour of the sacked chairmen and councillors of the 27 local govt and councils in the state. In June and Nov. of 2019, the affected officials took the Federal Accounts Allocations Committee (FAAC), Attorney General of the Federation(AGF), Attorney […]

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority says it is set to invest another N114 billion into the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI). This will increase total investment in the PFI to N221 billion since 2017 when the initiative was established. The mandate of PFI is to make high-quality fertilizer available to Nigerian farmers at the right time […]

The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee(PAC), yesterday, condemned the budget performance report of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFR). Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Oluwole Oke, who made the condemnation at a meeting with officials of the commission, said the document “was worse than the presentation of an SSS […]

Second Republic Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Nwobodo has stated that the 2023 Nigeria Presidency belongs to the South East and no other zone. He stated that the ceding of the next Nigeria Presidency to an Igboman or woman was for the interest of justice, equity, and fair play and urged all political […]

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has called on Nigerians in the diaspora to pressure the UK government to release Diezani Allison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources, for trial. The EFCC spokesman, who gave the charge during a virtual town hall meeting with Nigerians outside the country, urged Nigerians […]

The Commandant of the NSCDC in Ondo State, Mr. Philip Ayuba, who made the disclosure in a statement, revealed that the command’s operatives arrested Onifade, Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure, after they were informed of the crime. During interrogation, it was gathered that there had been a long-term disagreement between the man and his wife […]

She was confirmed dead by medical doctors. Victoria died hours after her brother, who was said to be instructed by their mother to scold the pregnant lady over her recent actions, grabbed a jerry can already fill with Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) in their restaurant and doused the deceased with the content and set her […]


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