June 12: Why my husband will turn in his grave – Fawehinmi’s wife

Ganiyat, wife of Gani Fawehinmi, the late human rights activist and senior lawyer, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the conferment of Grand Commander Order of Nigeria (GCON) honour on her departed husband. Buhari, on Tuesday, formally honoured Fawehinmi with the second highest national title at the Presidential Villa, in …

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Abia people are in bondage – SDP Chairman, Nwosu

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has claimed that the people of Abia state are presently in bondage. He urged them to obtain their permanent voter’s card and votes out Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s maladministration in the forthcoming 2019 general election. The SDP chairman in Abia, Hon. Chidi Nwosu, stated this in …

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One killed as Major General John Malu escapes death in Benue

The Commander of the Nigerian Army Engineering Corp, Maj. Gen. John Malu, on Monday narrowly escaped death after unknown armed men dressed in Military fatigue attacked him at his country home in Tse Adoor, Tiir Ward, Tongov in Katsina/Ala local government area of Benue State. It was that gathered that …

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Saraki addresses Nigerians as 8th Senate clocks 3 years

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has thanked Nigerians all over the country for their support and encouragement towards the work of the 8th Senate since it was inaugurated three years ago. In a statement issued from Saudi Arabia where he is on lesser hajj, Saraki acknowledged that …

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Senator Adeleke’s death: Nurse Aderibigbe thrown into prison

The Osun State High Court, sitting in Ede, has put Alfred Aderibigbe, the nurse who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke before his death, behind bars. Nurse Aderibigbe was indicted by the coroner’s inquest led by Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, for allegedly administering an overdose on the late Senator Adeleke. The nurse was …

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I sold my baby to train her siblings – Suspect confesses

The Abia State Police command has arrested a 22-year-old woman, Blessing Chukwu, for allegedly selling her baby for N360,000. Chukwu confessed that she sold her daughter to raise money to train her siblings. The mother of four who said she had no husband to cater for them, said she was …

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