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The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
The police headquarters in Abuja has announced the arrest of one Mallam Salisu Abubakar, 48, said to be the “spiritual father” of armed robbers, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing motorists and other road users along the Abuja/Kaduna highway.
A 53-year old man, Jacob Alonge, who was accused of impregnating his his 17-year-old daughter on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the amended charges brought against him.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and the newly elected legislators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have agreed to deepen synergy between both arms of government to ensure projects are not duplicated across the state.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.
A 24-year old student of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Jerry Manya, has been paraded by the Edo State Police Command for alleged kidnapping.
The Speaker of the Edo State Assembly Mr Kabiru Adjoto and some other lawmakers have proceeded to court to challenge what they term as the unwarranted stealing of their mandates during the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries.
Peter Akpatason, representing Akoko-Edo in the House of Representatives, says loyal members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the house will carry out the party’s instruction on Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Member Representing Akoko-Edo federal Constituency, Hon Peter Akpatason’s bid to return to the national assembly yesterday got a boost as leaders and members Akpameri clan gave nod to the lawmaker’s quest to return to the house.
The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Peter Akpatason, said on Wednesday that politicians dumping the APC for other parties did not fit into the vision of the ruling party.
The member representing Akoko-Edo Constituency 11 at the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Agbaje, has lauded his constituents for their continuous support for the government of Godwin Obaseki.
Less than 24 hours after dare-devil robbers raided two banks in Igarra, the headquarters of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, armed men yesterday attacked the Owan West chapter of Practicing Butchers Association of the state.
Seyi Akinwunmi, incumbent Chairman, Lagos State Football Association (FA), on Tuesday said that he threw his hat in the ring for the Chairmanship election because he had an unfinished business in the state’s football administration.
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is back in training after recovering fully from a hamstring strain.
The Senate had summoned the minister of health, over the “poor quality” of teaching hospitals in the country, following the introduction of a bill during Wednesday’s plenary by David Umaru from Niger East, on the state of hospitals.
Two Nigerian writers, Lesley Arimah and Tochukwu Okafor have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.
Fulham’s Germany international Andre Schurrle is disappointed at the upheaval to come this summer, as relegation cuts short his second spell in the Premier League.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants to “fully restore” strained ties between Washington and Moscow, during a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been crowned Sporting Charleroi's Player of the Season for the 2018-19 campaign.
The troubles of the outgoing administration of Rochas Okorocha in Imo State are far from over as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, said that it is investigating a case of money laundering against it during the last governorship election in the state.
The 2,000 workers recruited by former Gov. Ayo Fayose into the public service in Ekiti on Friday staged a peaceful protest in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, over the recent cancellation of their recruitment.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was now safer for business compared to states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina including Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, where issues of kidnapping and other related crimes remain unabated