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Federal govt increases charges against Senator Isah Misau

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, amended the criminal charge it preferred against Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama by increasing the counts from five to seven.

N13bn fraud: Heritage Bank admits being investigated by EFCC, clears MD

The management of Heritage Bank has refuted report of an alleged N13billion fraud involving the Managing Director and other staff members of the bank of funds belonging to the Oyo State government.

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Novak Djokovic survives Melbourne furnace to beat Gael Monfils

Six-times champion Novak Djokovic survived the Rod Laver Arena furnace to reach the third round of the Australian Open, with a 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils on Thursday.

Gunmen abduct 14-year-old girl in Katsina

Unknown gunmen have abducted a 14-year-old girl in Kankia Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Amnesty office empowers 21,805 Niger Delta ex-militants

The Presidential Amnesty Office, on Wednesday, said it has empowered 21,805 ex-militants out of the 30,000 granted amnesty by the Federal Government in 2009.

Wife denied sex for three years gets reprieve

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 12-year-old marriage due to irreconcilable differences between the couple.

Emirates announces $16bn deal for 36 A380s

Emirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders.

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Liverpool proved point with Manchester City mauling – Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp knew it was important his Liverpool side showed they could thrive without Philippe Coutinho and he marvelled at their glorious response in the 4-3 win over Manchester City.

We won’t fall for Miyetti Allah’s blackmail – Governor Ishaku

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Sunday said he would not fall for “cheap blackmail and propaganda” of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association.

Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri Prison for allegedly setting hotel ablaze

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Thursday ordered that a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, be remanded in Kirikiri Female Prison for allegedly setting fire to a hotel and damaging the property.

Shiite members, coalition demand Ibrahim El-Zakyzaky’s release

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday demanded the release of the Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, from detention.

IYC petitions Senator Saraki, Rep Dogara over AGF Malami’s letter on maritime university

The Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide has petitioned Dr Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, and Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, over a letter written to the National Assembly by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), on the name of the National Maritime University, in the Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State.