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Maryam Sanda’s death sentence, devastating -Buhari’s aide

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on New Media Bashir Ahmad has reacted to the death sentence handed out to by a Federal court in Abuja on Maryam Sanda, for murdering her husband. Maryam Sanda is alleged to have murdered her husband, Bello in November 2017 by stabbing him to death. He was the son of former PDP...

Court Formally Indicts Netanyahu On Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday on was formally indicted in court on corruption charges after he withdrew his request for parliamentary immunity from prosecution. Netanyahu was in Washington for meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Trump’s long-delayed Israel-Palestinian peace plan when Israel’s attorney-general filed the charges in a Jerusalem...

PHOTOS: 15 Passengers Killed, Scores Injured In Ogun Crash

At least 15 male passengers have been killed and over 30 injured in an accident at the Omi River in Ogun State. The accident involving a white truck from Sokoto State with registration number XE331MKA overloaded with passengers was said to have occurred at the early hours of Tuesday by the Ajegunle Bridge, along Ibadan-Ijebu...

Outrage as N5.9b Water Project Rots In Jonathan’s Town (1)

There is no potable water in Bayelsa State. While people in the rural areas depend heavily on polluted rivers, rivulets and streams for water, those living in Yenagoa, the state capital, buy water from vendors, mostly northerners, who purchase in gallons from privately-owned boreholes. On September 9, 2016, the Federal Government inaugurated a massive water...

BREAKING: Fire Guts Popular Sabo Market In Ogun

The popular Sabo market in Sagamu, Ogun State has reportedly been engulfed in a fire. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained as many shops and properties are affected. As of the time this report, the fire is yet to be put out. Details soon…

Court Reduces Maina’s Bail Conditions To N500m

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday varied the conditions attached to the bail granted former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina. Justice Okon Abang, before who Maina is being tried on charges of money laundering, granted him conditional bail on November 25, 2015. Among the bail conditions were that Maina endorses a bond...

As NASS Resumes CISLAC Tables Urgent Critical Issues Before It

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has welcomed members of the National Assembly from their New Year break and urged them to urgently attend to some critical issues. Full text of the statement signed by Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani)Executive Director, CISLAC reads: “As the National Assembly resumes legislative activities for the year, the Civil Society...

Kobe Bryant’s Greatest and Unforgettable moments in his 20-year NBA career.

Kobe Bryant, who died at 41 on Sunday, was known in his NBA career as a deadly scorer and a tenacious player whose toughness knew no bounds. Over the course of his 20-year career, Bryant showed off his scoring ability, clutch championship performances, and the stone-cold mindset exemplified in his “Black Mamba” nickname. Here are the...

Buhari Orders Air Force Bombard Bandits In Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the repeated attacks by bandits on communities in Niger state and its environs and has ordered the Nigerian Air Force to deploy its fighter aircraft to check the menace. The president gave the directive in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in...

Tambawal Elected Chairman PDP Governors Forum

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tamnawal, has emerged as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tamnawal, has emerged as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum. He was elected by his colleagues at a meeting Sunday night. His counterpart in Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, unveiled the...

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