Assassins kill man during his father’s funeral

A 35-year-old man, identified as Bobby Usiobaifo, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. It was learnt that Usiobaifo was murdered during the burial rites of his late father, Pa Abel Usiobaifo,

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Manslaughter: Two vigilante operatives bag six years imprisonment

An Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta on Thursday found two vigilance officers guilty of manslaughter and sentenced them to six years imprisonment. Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, who delivered the judgment, sentenced Lambe Yinka and Friday Gbenga, with hard labour,

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How much longer the pain? – #3YearsTooLong: No more excuses 

#BringBackOurGirls Statement My daughter said to me she will go to school to become educated so that I care of me, is it in Boko Haram’s captivity she will take care of me?’ asked Esther Yakubu mother of Dorcas Yakubu

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Justice Ngwuta to appear before code of conduct tribunal April 20

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court is to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on April 20, an official said on Wednesday. The tribunal’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr Ibraheem Alhassan, said in a statement

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FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday April 17, as public holidays, in celebration of Easter. The Minister of Interior, Lt’Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who made the declaration in a statement Wednesday, sued for peaceful co-existence among the diverse

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Ondo wedding: ‘Runaway bride’ resurfaces in Osogbo, calls parents

The bride who failed to show up for her wedding ceremony on Saturday in Ondo town, Ondo State, Miss Taiwo Orimoloye, has called her parents from Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, according to a source close to the family.

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Recruitment scandal rocks EFCC

*24 cadet-trainees swapped with ‘special candidates’ *Lawyer petitions Saraki, Magu, demands justice The Economic and Financial Crimes Commis s ion (EFCC) is facing a major integrity test in its recruitment process as 24 cadets who were part of the ongoing

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Court orders three banks to defreeze defendant’s account

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Monday ordered First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Sterling Bank to unfreeze the accounts of a man accused of fraud. Ishaq Bashir was charged with alleged swindling of an investment company of $1 million.

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Hameed Ali promotes all HND holders at Nigeria Customs service

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has approved the promotion of all HND holders at the agency. According to an officer of the agency, all HND holders on salary level GL 07 have been promoted to

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NYSC: Father of late corps member, Ifedolapo Oladepo drags FG, Service to court

Father of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member who died in Kano camp last year, Ifedolapo Oladepo, Wale Oladepo, has dragged the Federal Government to court. Oladepo, who is a retired civil servant in Osun State filed the suit before

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