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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 Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has suggested Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall after his now infamous Instagram post.
Detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office got a dose of ‘corruption fighting back’ on Wednesday, when suspected internet criminals unleashed a dangerous dog on them to resist arrest.
A German museum said Friday it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. The decisions to withdraw the certificates were based on court orders.