Monthly Archives: February 2020

Abacha Loot: US Tackles FG Over Alleged $100m Largesse For Kebbi Gov

The United States Department of Justice has alleged that the Federal Government of Nigeria is planning to hand over about $100m out of the money looted by former Head of State, late Gen Sani Abacha, to Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu. The US Department further stated that the Nigerian government was blocking attempts to recover part of the looted funds ...

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How Our Husband Chained Us, Put Pepper In Our Private Parts, Eyes – Katsina Housewives

Two housewives, whose husband, Samaila Musa, allegedly locked up, chained and subjected to inhuman treatment for 10 months in the Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina State, recently urged a Katsina Upper Sharia Court to dissolve their marriage to the man. Fatimah Salisu, 25, and Hadiza Musa, 20, are currently seeking to divorce Musa for alleged cruelty and maltreatment. The ...

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Why Anambra Youths Are Waiting For Soludo (Part 3)

Joe C. Anatune The release of this final part of Nelson Omenugha’ s revelations on the prospects of Anambra State under Prof Chukwuma Soludo’s leadership was spurred by a call I got from Chijioke Okafor. Chijioke is a second year student of Unizik, Awka. He is tall, lanky, confident and an embodiment of the great Anambra spirit. I met him ...

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Physical Planning Boss Attacks Lawmakers In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The chairman of the Anambra State Physical Planning Board, Barr. Chike Maduekwe, has allegedly unleashed terror on lawmakers who were on oversight duties at one Chukwunuru Emma’s premises for an on-the-spot assessment of damage done on his property by the physical planning board. The lawmakers made this known in a report by the Anambra State House of ...

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Stop Drug Activities In Your Office, NDLEA Warns NSCDC

…debunks NSCDC claim of destroying large Indian Hemp farm in Anambra school  Raymond Ozoji, Awka The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has debunked the claim of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) of allegedly destroying a large expanse of Indian Hemp Farm at Lake City secondary school Nri, Anaocha local government area of Anambra state. The Agency ...

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Convicted Husband Killer, Sanda, Appeals Death Sentence

Determined to live, daughter-in-law to a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Maryam Sanda, has appealed against the judgement of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory that convicted and sentenced her to death by hanging. Maryam, who was on January 27, found guilty of stabbing her husband, Bilyamin Bello, a real estate developer to death at ...

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Rape Of Admission Seeker: Ex-UNILAG Lecturer Jailed For 21 Years

A former lecturer at the University of Lagos, Azeez Baruwa, has been sentenced to 21 years’ imprisonment by the Lagos State High Court for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. Baruwa, who was charged with one count of rape, was sentenced by Justice Josephine Oyefeso. PUNCH Metro had reported that the victim scored 211 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and ...

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Prepare For Electricity Tariff Hike, TCN Tells Nigerians

Nigerians should be prepared to pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs in order to enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, the government-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, who said this on Thursday, noted that the government had continued to pump money into the power sector despite privatising it ...

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CAN, Chibok Community Knock Senate Over Boko Haram Education/Rehabilitation Bill

The Senate on Thursday started work on a bill for a law seeking the establishment of a national agency for education and rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram insurgents. When it eventually becomes a law, it will ensure de-radicalisation of repentant Boko Haram militants and other insurgents. The bill, which was sponsored by the All Progressives Congress member representing Yobe East ...

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