Ex-education minister, Saka Saadu dies at 80

The remains of the former Minister of State for Education, Saka Saadu, was on Monday committed to mother earth at his GRA residence in llorin, the Kwara State capital. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that he died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, Kwara State, on Monday morning. According to the eldest son of the deceased, Bolaji More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Nigerian Army denies reabsorbing dismissed soldiers

The Nigerian Army has denied re-absorbing dismissed soldiers, saying it has no such plan. Army spokesperson Sani Usman, in a statement on Monday, urged members of the public to discountenance “such false information.” The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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ECOWAS, AU, UN to ensure Jammeh’s return when he chooses

The ECOWAS, African Union and UN have said they would work with the new Gambian government to ensure that former President Yahya Jammeh was at liberty to return to the country when he wanted. The former president More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Sultan bemoans rising insecurity in north

  From Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has expressed worry over the rising insecurity in Northern Nigeria, particularly in Southern Kaduna. According to him, the rise in More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Death Sentence: Supreme Court to rule on policeman’s appeal April 14

The Supreme Court on Thursday in Abuja fixed April 14 to deliver judgment in a murder appeal filed by a police officer, Olusegun Adegboye. Justice Mohammed Tanko led the five-member panel of justices that fixed More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Enugu police rescues kidnapped girl sold for N350,000 in Abia

The Enugu State Police Command said that it has burst a kidnapping and human trafficking syndicate that abducted and sold a four-year-old girl in Abia for N350,000. Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman, said More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Army parades alleged killers of colonel

The 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Ibadan, on Wednesday paraded six suspects who allegedly killed Anthony Okeyim, former Commandant, Command Secondary School, Apata, Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria reports More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Drama as motorcycle thief defecates in courtroom

A 38-year-old unemployed man, Hussein Mohammed, defecated in the dock at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday while standing trial for alleged theft of a motor cycle valued at N65,000. The accused was arraigned More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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20, 000 unjustly killed in Kaduna since 1980-El-Rufai

  From  Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai,said on Tuesday that no fewer than 20,000 persons  had been lost lives in various crises in the state since 1980. The governor More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Bill Gates, Dangote Foundations applaud Kano in fight against polio

From Edwin Olofu, Kano Kano State has been described as one of the most successful state in northern Nigeria in its fight against poliomyelitis. This was disclosed by the Co-Chairman  of Bill  and Melinda Gates More...