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Edo Youths, Police Clash: Wife of slain cab driver testifies at Panel hearing

Edo Youths, Police Clash: Wife of slain cab driver testifies at Panel hearing

Wife of David Okoniba, the slain cab driver slain in the clash between youths and Policemen at the Upper Igun area of Benin City, Miss Ruth Okojie, has appeared before the Justice Joseph Olubor-led Administrative Panel of Inquiry to testify regarding the situations surrounding the death of the father of her two children. The Administrative

EFCC to arraign CCT chairman March 15

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign Umar Danladi, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Umar will be facing a two-count charge on allegations of demanding bribe. The CCT chairman is accused of demanding N10m from Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo, a defendant standing trial before his court, in 2012. He

Why Nigerians are being killed in South Africa – Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that most violent conflicts and killings of Nigerians in South Africa were more of criminal activities than xenophobic attack The ministry’s spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, stated this while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja on a wide range of issues and activities of the ministry. Mr. Elias-Fatile said the

Baru commends Civil Defence Corps on nabbing of smugglers of 469,000 litres of petrol

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has commended the Niger State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on the eight trucks its men apprehended in Mokwa, Niger State on Tuesday. The trucks had a combined capacity of 469,000 litres and were set on cross-border diversion

Shehu Sani: Senators can’t confront Buhari on killings because they want to be re-elected

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says some of his colleagues can’t confront President Muhammadu Buhari on the killings across the country because they want to be re-elected in 2019. Sani said this on Tuesday on the floor of the senate while debating a report of an ad hoc committee on security. He said instead

Soyinka accuses Buhari of appeasing “arrogant and unconscionable” killer cattle herders

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his government of appeasing the murderous Fulani cattle herders terminating life in north central Nigeria. Scores of individuals were murdered early this month in Benue by the herders leading to national outrage with millions of Nigerians criticizing President Buhari for his silence. Prof. Soyinka

JUST IN: Herdsmen have declared war against the nation, says Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Africa’s first Noble laureate, says herdsmen have declared a war against Nigeria. In a statement on Wednesday, the professor warned President Muhammadu Buhari against treating the situation in a way former President Goodluck Jonathan did at the early stage of the Boko Haram group. He wondered why the federal government had not considered