The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Bem Angwe, has said that the commission would investigate reported case of abandoned corpses of babies in a hospital in Enugu.   Angwe, who stated this on Wednesday in Abuja while speaking with leaders of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) […]

The presidency on Wednesday dismissed the claim by a pirate radio station that President Muhammadu Buhari expressed anti-Igbo sentiments in a recent interview with BBC Hausa Service. A statement issued by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the claim was “completely false, malicious and […]

Ado Ekiti – A 46-year-old woman, identified as Ajibola has reportedly committed suicide in Ekiti State, reports NewsDay. Ajibola, a mother of three was found hanging in her residence located at 4, Ajebamidele Street, Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Neighbours revealed that Ajibola had made several attempts to take her […]

An Enugu-based lawyer,Mr. Ray Nnaji has brought before a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, a Motion on Notice seeking an order of mandamus on the Economic Financial Crime Commission,EFCC,to investigate alleged gross misconduct and financial recklessness by the past administration of former Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State. Joined […]

New Service Chiefs who were named by President Muhammadu Buhari last Monday are set to assume office today, according to sources close to the military hierarchy in Abuja. The new service chiefs who were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, are, Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin; Chief of […]

Former Minister, of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, has denied stealing the N605 million said to have disappeared during his tenure. Orubebe told Vanguard on telephone, yesterday, that the money was not taken during his tenure and that it was mischievous for anyone to link him with the said […]

A 72-year-old journalist and human rights activist, Pa Ahmed Adoke, and 41-year-old mechanic, Mr. John Sule, were on Wednesday arraigned by the Kogi State Police Command for allegedly kidnapping a state High Court judge, Justice Samuel Obayomi. Adoke, who is related to the immediate past Attorney General and Minister of […]

A lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Dr. Deji Adejobi, was on Tuesday night killed by suspected assassins in his residence at The Dawn area near the toll gate, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Adejobi’s gateman (names withheld), who recounted how the incident took place, […]

The Twitter handle of Starboy boss, Wizkid, has been compromised, according to a statement by List Entertainment. Some of the posts on the handle seem suspicious. Sunday Are of List entertainment also issued a statement that the pop star’s account has been taken over by fraudsters. “The twitter account of […]

An Ogun State High Court sitting at Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday sentenced a 26-year-old house help, David Uche, to death for killing a retired senior magistrate, Mrs Olufunmilayo Timeyin. Justice Abiodun Akinyemi ordered that the convict, who hails from Benue State and worked as a domestic staff of the late senior […]

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