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Josephine Okereke, the wife of the newspaper vendor shot and killed by a Department of State Services operative attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disowned her husband’s family over their demand for N500m compensation.
The trial of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on money laundering charges continued in his absence on Wednesday, as a witness, Mrs. Rouquayya Ibrahim, narrated how he stole over N14billion from the federal pension account.
Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said although the issue of zoning was more of gentlemen’s agreements, political parties who entered into such agreements showl honour them.
The family of Ifeanyi Okereke, the newspaper vendor shot dead last week by a State Security Service (SSS) officer in the convoy of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has demanded N500 million in compensation over the incident.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigerians should be proud that the Federal Government is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic.
The Emir of Bichi, Dr. Nasiru Ado Bayero, has expressed gratitude to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the peace the Northern community has been enjoying in the state, under his administration.
An estimated 600,000 Azerbaijanis were displaced in the 1990s war that left the Nagorno-Karabakh region under the control of ethnic Armenian separatists and large adjacent territories in Armenia's hands. During six weeks of renewed fighting this fall that ended Nov. 10, Azerbaijan took back parts of Nagorno-Karabakh itself and sizeable swaths of the outlying areas.
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi yesterday visited a former Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in his Afao Ekiti country home.
But a trader at the market, Mr Obiora Asogwa, has alleged that his brother and two other traders being detained in connection with the shooting are targets of political victimisation from the market boss.
The Enugu State’s All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate in the last election in the state, Senator Ayogu Eze, has charged Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to play a part like his predecessors in choosing the next governor of the state.
Governor Seyi Makinde has promised not to sack Osun indigenes working in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Gov. Seyi Makinde has declared that Oyo State now has the opportunity to restore the lost glory of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) candidate in the last Ondo State governorship election, Agboola Ajayi, was on Saturday advised to return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Professional Footballers’ Association has called for restrictions in heading while training as concerns are raised over former players being diagnosed with dementia.
Former member representing Igalamela/Odolu State Constituency and Chairman of Public Accounts Committee in Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Friday Sani Makama, on Friday, filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, against the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC, for nominating Barrister Abdul Wahab Mohammed for the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.
The Police in Rivers State have launched a manhunt for the gunmen, who kidnapped and murdered a former Rivers State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Ebenezer Kalabo Amah.
The US Supreme Court has barred New York from imposing coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship in a ruling likely to be heralded by conservatives as a victory for religious freedoms.
A family of three, father, wife and his infant baby were yesterday, killed in an auto crash along Benin-Auchi Expressway in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, and his wife, Queen Owamagbe, on Monday, announced the birth of their princess one month after.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over two million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent.