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Nigeria’s oldest prisoner clocks 100 in Enugu

Anywhere in the world, 100 years is usually marked with fanfare but not so for Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbunuche, who clocked 100 last Saturday; August 4, within the confines of Enugu Maximum Prison.

Gunmen kill another APC chieftain in Imo

Unknown gunmen Friday morning killed the newly inaugurated Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Sunny Ejiagwu.

2019: APGA guber aspirant unveils economic plan for Imo

Mazi Chidi Okoro, an aspirant in the 2019 Imo State governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has vowed to triple the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the current N600 million monthly to about N2 billion per month within two years, if elected governor.

President Buhari has spent N1bn on ex-VP Alex Ekwueme so far – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to giving a former Vice President, late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, a befitting burial.

Kogi commissioner warns care givers against child abuse

Mrs Bolanle Amupitan, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Kogi, has called on all care givers to stop abusing the children under their care.

Woman bathes maid with hot water over affair with husband

A 19-year-old teenager, Blessing, is undergoing treatment in a Lagos hospital after she was bathed with hot water by her employer, Mrs. Isioma Ezeofor, who accused her of having a sexual relationship with her husband, Mr. Chigozie Ezeofor.

Police nab 64-year-old for allegedly supplying guns, bullets to robbers

A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state.

Police kill suspected robbers in Imo

Two suspected armed robbers have been shot dead in Akokwa, in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, during a gun duel with operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the state police command.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

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Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

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Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.