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Man impregnates, weds Teen Sister In Anambra

Man impregnates, weds Teen Sister In Anambra Just like a fairy tale, a 25-year-old man, Mr. Chiadi Ezeibekwe, said he impregnated his 17-year-old younger sister. As if that was not enough atrocity , he wedded her at a church at their Agba village in Ekwulobia, Anambra State. Agba youths, who saw the marriage as “an abomination,” burnt down...... more

Catholic Church returns to CAN

Catholic Church returns to CAN After about five years’ absence due to alleged misunderstanding that was later described as “political,” the Catholic Church has announced its return to the Christian Association of Nigeria. The return was reportedly perfected on Thursday and Friday in Abuja when a delnoegation of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, led by Rev....... more

Air Peace passengers escapes death as cows take over Akure runway

Air Peace passengers escapes death as cows take over Akure runway Several air passengers escaped death in Akure, Ondo State today, as cows took over the runway of the Akure Airport and prevented an Air Peace plane from landing. It took the combined efforts of the airport security men other aviation staff to clear the runway of the cows before the aircraft...... more

Resignation: ‘We won’t pull down Zuma’s statue…’ Okorocha tells critics

Resignation: ‘We won’t pull down Zuma’s statue…’ Okorocha tells critics The Imo State Government has said the statue of the erstwhile South African President, Jacob Zuma, erected by the administration, will not be pulled down. Zuma’s statue is among the seven statues erected by the Okorocha government in Owerri. The government argued that the statue was erected when Zuma was the...... more

Massacre in Zamfara as gunmen kill 41

Massacre in Zamfara as gunmen kill 41 Suspected armed bandits killed at least 41 people at Birane village in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state, the latest in a series of deadly raids on rural communities in the state. In November last year 24 people were killed and dozens of residential  houses torched in attacks  on about three communities...... more

TRAGEDY: 22 students perish as school bus runs into a truck in Kano

TRAGEDY: 22 students perish as school bus runs into a truck in Kano Tragedy struck on Tuesday morning, in Kano, when a bus carrying secondary school students crashed into of a lorry, killing no less than 22 of them, according to the men of the Kano State command of the Nigerian Police. The incident involving the students, who were said to be going on...... more

JAMB: EFCC pledges to deal with money-swallowing snake

JAMB: EFCC pledges to deal with money-swallowing snake The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it will “show no mercy” to the alleged ‘snake’ that recently “swallowed” the sum of N36m at the Makurdi, Benue State office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. An employee of JAMB, Philomina Chieshe, had, during an interrogation by a committee...... more

Court sentences Chibok girls’ abductor 15 years imprisonment

Court sentences Chibok girls’ abductor 15 years imprisonment The Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Monday sentenced 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya for terrorism offences. The convict, whose left arm and left leg are crippled, was convicted for being a member of the proscribed Boko Haram terrorist group and participating in the abduction of over 200...... more

Pope orders excommunication of Nigeria-born priest

Pope orders excommunication of Nigeria-born priest Pope Francis has ordered the excommunication of a Nigeria-born Catholic priest, Father Ezinwanne Igbo of Stella Maris parish in Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia for allegedly breaching rules of confession secrecy. The Pope’s decision followed indicting findings from a two-year investigation. The investigation followed a complaint that he breached rules of confession secrecy from 2016....... more

Boko Haram: Shekau threatens Nigeria again

Boko Haram: Shekau threatens Nigeria again Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of Boko Haram, has  threatened Nigeria again, asking his men to shoot and kill infidels in Abuja, Lagos and other parts of the country. However,  an analysis of the video he released on Wednesday  showed that Shekau has not directed his message to cells of  Boko Haram,...... more

No herdsmen attack on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway –Police

No herdsmen attack on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway –Police THE Ogun State Police Command has refuted the alleged attack by herdsmen on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The disputed information had trended on the social media all day on Wednesday. The Police also asked members of the public to disregard a purported anonymous security alert letter allegedly written by nameless student group...... more

Police officer shoots superior dead over girlfriend

Police officer shoots superior dead over girlfriend The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the death of a sergeant from gunshot by a corporal, allegedly following a feud over a girl. The spokesperson of the police in the state, Othman Abubakar, confirmed the death of the officer “over a minor disagreement.”   The incident happened at a bar...... more

Police arrest Onitsha ‘beggars’ who make N25,000 daily

Police arrest Onitsha ‘beggars’ who make N25,000 daily THE police in Anambra State on Tuesday arrested two suspects who allegedly used abducted children for alms begging in Onitsha. The suspects, the police said, made N25,000 daily from the act. The suspects were identified as Friday Edet and Ezekiel Ubong, both from Akwa Ibom State. The suspects, who had since...... more

Decongestion: FG frees 951 prison inmates, as 430 gain varsity admission

Decongestion: FG frees 951 prison inmates, as 430 gain varsity admission As part of efforts to decongest Nigeria’s overcrowded prisons, the Federal Government, through the National Stakeholders on Prison Reforms has freed 951 inmates across three geo-political zones of the country, after meeting the conditions for freedom.This came as no fewer than 430 inmates gained admissions into the National Open University of...... more

Herdsmen allegedly attack NNPC Officials in Benue

Herdsmen allegedly attack NNPC Officials in Benue Some armed men suspected to be herdsmen allegedly attacked officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation while they were working in Benue state. One person died while several others were left injured in the attack.  The incident reportedly occoured on Tuesday at Tse Torkula which is a border community between Nasarawa...... more

Sorrow, tears as Ekwueme’s corpse arrives Enugu

Sorrow, tears as Ekwueme’s corpse arrives Enugu It was a  moment of grief and sorrow for South East governors and the people of the region, Monday, when the remains of late Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, arrived the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Ekwueme died on November 19, 2017, in a London clinic. He will...... more

Benue killings: Only justice can make me keep quiet –Ortom

Benue killings: Only justice can make me keep quiet –Ortom • Confirms policeman, farmer killed in fresh herdsmen attack in Guma Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has asked those who are complaining that he is talking too much about the killing of his people by suspected herdsmen to give him justice,  vowing that only justice can make him keep quiet on the matter....... more

Kidnap Kingpin, Evans sues Police for seizing his Trucks

Kidnap Kingpin, Evans sues Police for seizing his Trucks ALLEGED kidnapping kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has filed a fresh suit against the police, seeking the release of 25 Mack trucks, which he claimed were seized from him. His lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, contended in the suit that the trucks were seized without a court order, saying that the seizure was...... more

Swarm of bees follows car for 2 days to rescue queen trapped in back

Swarm of bees follows car for 2 days to rescue queen trapped in back Devotion  knows no bounds when it comes to bees and their leader When Carol Howarth parked her Mitsubishi in the town of exHaverfordwest, Wales, to do some shopping, little did she know the mayhem that would ensue. While she attended to her errands, a swam of 20,000 bees was drawn to her...... more

Court affirms IPOB’s proscription

Court affirms IPOB’s proscription THE Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the application by the Indegenous People of Biafra’s request to reverse the court’s order proscribing it and designating it a terrorist organisation. Delivering his ruling on IPOB’s application, the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High, Justice Abdu Kafarati, resolved all the...... more

Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen

Benue killings : Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has placed a curse on Fulani herdsmen allegedly killing Nigerians in the country. Oyedepo, while condemning the killings by Fulani herdsmen stated that Nigeria is in a ‘state of slumber. Addressing members of his church during the ‘One night with the King’ telecast...... more

Gov. Ugwuanyi receives Enugu Returnees from Libya

Gov. Ugwuanyi receives Enugu Returnees from Libya Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has received ten out of the eleven indigenes of the state who were among the 490 Nigerians that were recently repatriated from Libya.   Addressing the returnees at the Government House, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi thanked God for their safe return and also expressed gratitude to...... more

FG to create one million jobs from eggs production

FG to create one million jobs from eggs production The Federal Government said on Tuesday egg production, processing and marketing could create no fewer than one million jobs through its National Egg Production Scheme. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made this known in Abuja at a meeting with the Technical Committee on National Egg Production....... more

We drink blood of victims, says kidnap kingpin

We drink blood of victims, says kidnap kingpin The Nigeria Police has arrested 16 “vicious” kidnapping and armed robbery gang terrorising Nigerians along the Abuja-Kaduna road. The Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Tuesday, added that they were arrested in Sabon Wuse in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger . He named the...... more

You can’t kill to please God, says Buhari

You can’t kill to please God, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lambasted religious fundamentalists killing human beings in order to please God, saying that they were ignorant as they could not please Him by murdering people. He said his administration would investigate and bring to book all perpetrators of mayhem across the country. The President said that...... more

Ekweremadu donates to Gombe IDP Camps, fetes Enugu Widows

Ekweremadu donates to Gombe IDP Camps, fetes Enugu Widows The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has donated gift items worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Gombe State during the Christmas holiday.   This was even as the Senator and his wife, Lady Nwanneka Ekweremadu, feted 250 widows from Enugu and distributed wrappers...... more

Police dismiss cop for killing motorist in Kogi

Police dismiss cop for killing motorist in Kogi A policeman, Sergeant Akpa James, has been dismissed from service for allegedly killing one Ohimi Ojima in the Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi State James, before his dismissal, was attached to the Special Protection Unit, Zone 8, Lokoja. A statement by the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP William...... more

Family drags Bianca, others to court over Ojukwu father’s property

Family drags Bianca, others to court over Ojukwu father’s property An Awka High Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi on Monday adjourned till March 12, 2018 for a pre-trial conference on a matter involving  Bianca, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and others over the family property. The case involved the sharing of the late...... more

Alleged corruption: Court frees Enugu heart surgeon

Alleged corruption:  Court  frees Enugu heart surgeon An Enugu State High Court sitting in Enugu has discharged and acquitted a former Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH,  Enugu, Professor Martin Aghaji, who was standing trial for allegedly demanding and receiving gratification in the course of discharging his official duties. Aghaji, who specializes in...... more

168 Ebonyi youths languish in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons

168 Ebonyi youths languish in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons A Federal Commissioner representing SouthEast Zone in the Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Abuja,  Mr  Sampson Okorie has called on Governors in the eastern part of Nigeria to quickly consult their various state Attorneys-Generals to form a legal team that would see to the release of Igbo youths who are languishing in different prisons...... more

 

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