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South Sudan’s main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO), has for the first time since outbreak of renewed violence in 2016 allowed humanitarian access to Pibor in the country.
An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday remanded a 48-year-old female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, at Kirikiri prison for killing her 52-year-old husband, Symphorosa Otike-Odibi, and also chopping off his penis.
The abducted twins of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Dr. Lekan Balogun, have been released by suspected kidnappers who seized them and their mother in front of family house in Akobo area of Ibadan last week.
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Lekan Balogun, said he expected his abducted twins back home soon after the suspected kidnappers reduced the ransom from N40m to N10m.
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them.
South Sudanese rebels have released two Kenyan pilots they were holding after receiving compensation for the family of a civilian killed when their plane crashed last month, a rebel spokesman said on Monday.
Mrs Adebola Ishola, wife of the late renowned playwright, Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola, has said her husband gave no sign that he was going to die anytime soon.
South Sudan's opposition is threatening to resort to "guerrilla warfare" if peace talks in Ethiopia fail in the coming days as government forces advance on remaining rebel strongholds in the fifth year of civil war.
The Oyo State Police Command in its bid to ensure free flow of information between it and the people of the state has released telephone numbers of Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in charge of Ibadan, Oyo, Ogbomoso and other towns in the state.
A former Chairman, Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, said the state has been rightly positioned to regain its lost pace setter status soon, such that it will surpass the present achievements of Lagos State.
Oyo State High Court 1, Ringroad, Ibadan, has sentenced an accused husband killer, Yewande Oyediran, to seven years imprisonment for finding her guilty of the death of her husband.
Residents of Mesiogo Estate in the Akobo area of Ibadan, Oyo State, have secured a court injunction against the planned action of the 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, to demolish their houses and take over the land.
No fewer than 30 orphanage homes in Oyo State, on Wednesday, benefitted from the milk of human kindness of the wife of the Oyo State governor, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, as they were presented with various gift items in commemoration of the nation’s independence anniversary.
Heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese town of Pagak, near the Ethiopian border, when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the rebels said.
The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.
Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Ogun, said danger was averted on Saturday when a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control at Ilo-Awera, Toll-Gate.
The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has called on stakeholders to seek lasting peace in the Niger Delta region.
A presidential candidate on the platform of National Rescue Movement (NRM), Usman Ibrahim Alhaji, has vowed to ban all public office holders in Nigeria from sending their children to private schools, if elected in 2019 general election.
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says trade negotiations with China need to reach successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, clarifying there is “hard deadline” after a week of confusion among administration advisers
The House of Representatives on Wednesday directed its Committee on Privatization and Commercialization to commence probe on the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), over his plans to sell the Afam Power Plc as scrap, asking the National Council on Privatization (NCP) to immediately suspend the processes.
The 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari next week is under serious threat as the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has vowed to embark of four days warning strike over unpaid allowances.