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Court Remands UCTH’S Thomas. U. Agan, Four Others In Prison For Alleged N85m Scam

Justice I. E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State has remanded the Chief Medical Director of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Professor Thomas. U. Agan, two other staff of the University and promoters of two companies in prison custody. This is following their arraignment on …

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Scores Killed As Boko Haram Attack Borno State

A security source in Maiduguri says Boko Haram terrorists may have killed scores in an attack in Magumeri town in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State on Wednesday evening. The source said the militants razed down houses, including a police station, and the civilians fled into the bush. The …

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Pastor Suleman Used Concoction To Remove My Pregnancy, Stephanie Otobo Petitions Police

Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Suleman Johnson used an illegal concoction to abort Stephanie Otobo’s pregnancy in 2015, she has alleged. In a petition sent to the Commissioner of Police of Lagos State yesterday, Ms. Otobo said she became pregnant for the pastor after they spent three days together in Napoli, Italy where he …

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Saudi varsity to dismiss female students for cutting hair

Saudi varsity to dismiss female students on low cut

A Saudi university on Tuesday sent a warning to its female students of immediate dismissal for imitating men in haircuts and outfits, a media report said on Tuesday. The Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh sent the warning messages, while the decision will be enforced staring April. The …

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Court orders arrest of five Imo commissioners, directors

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri has ordered the arrest of five Imo State Government officials for contempt of court. The affected officials are Josephine Udoji, Commissioner for Works and Transport, Lawrence Eburuoh, the Commissioner for Lands, Survey, and Urban Planning and Chibuzor Iwuagwu, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works. …

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Ex-Police Officers Docked For Torturing Man To Death

three police men torture man to death

Three ex-police officers – Awodeyi Adesola, Adekunle Adedeji and Adepetu Olamilekan – were on Tuesday docked at an Akure High Court over alleged manslaughter. The prosecutor, Wale Bamisile, told the court that the accused were arraigned following an allegation of torturing a suspect which led to his death. Mr. Bamisile …

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FRN Code that forced Adeboye to retire suspended

The federal government has suspended the law that forced Enoch Adeboye to step down as the Nigeria overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRN), under Jim Obazee, had directed not-for-profit organisations — including churches and mosques — to comply with a corporate governance code stipulating …

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Ebonyi and foreign rice ban

foreign rice

Ebonyi and foreign rice ban. Apparently buoyed by emerging support for its ban on the sale and consumption of foreign rice, the Ebonyi State government has to set up a task force to ensure full compliance. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh had commended the state government for …

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Gunmen kidnap Ekiti INEC secretary

Gunmen kidnap Ekiti INEC Secretary. The Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State, Muslim Omoleke has been kidnapped by yet to be identified gunmen. Omoleke was kidnapped at Iwaraja, a town near Ilesa in Osun State, at about 4pm. A source said he was abducted along with …

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EFCC Uncovers Bogus Financial Transaction By Justice Ajumogobia, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has got a major lead into how a judge under its investigation obtained N18 million from the Managing Director of a leading oil and gas company to buy a house in London while still serving as a Federal High Court judge. The anti-graft …

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Bayelsa govt declares fast over recession

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The Bayelsa state government has declared a 2 day fast to pray and thank God for keeping it afloat despite the recession. The fasting and prayer program started on October 31, 2016, and will end on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The state government also declared Wednesday, November 2, 2016, as …

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$15m Scandal: ‘Dismiss Patience Jonathan’s Suit Because Her Group Is Unregistered’, SERAP Tells Court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has responded to the alleged ‘campaign of calumny against Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan’ by asking the Federal High Court to “dismiss her suit with substantial cost.” Mrs Jonathan and her group Union of Niger Delta Youth Organization for Equity, Justice and Good Governance had …

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