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Insecurity: Nasarawa Assembly calls for peace summit

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed a resolution urging the state government to organise peace and security summit on insecurity in the state.

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking it was my husband – woman tells court

A trader, Mrs Kuditat Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband.

US seeks Gani Adams’ view on Nigeria’s insecurity

The United States of America has sought the views of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on the security situation in the country.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: Flight incident ‘a non-issue’

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has broken his silence on the incident between him and an airline passenger describing it as a non-issue.

Bayelsa guber: Keniebi Okoko picks N21 million PDP forms

A businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Keniebi Okoko, on Saturday became the first aspirant in the party to pay N21million to secure the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead of the party’s primary for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Xenophobia: Nigerian businessman makes video on manner of approach to preach tolerance

As more Nigerians feel the wrath of South Africans, Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, a South Africa-based Nigerian businessman, has urged his fellow countrymen in that country to live in peace with their hosts.

Ohanaeze youths reject Miyetti Allah’s demand for vigilance group

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) has rejected calls by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) for the creation of vigilance group in the Southeast to protect its members.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

Femi Otedola to invest $1 billion in Geregu power plant

A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

NDLEA arraigns businessman for allegedly peddling cocaine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday arraigned a businessman, Adewale Ibrahim, in a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly trafficking 840 grammes of cocaine.

Businessman docked for allegedly defrauding senator of N33 million

The police on Thursday arraigned a businessman, Yohana Margif, 52, who allegedly defrauded Sen. Aphonsus Igbeke of N33 million, in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja.
Nigeria Football

Bright Omokaro: Privatise clubs to curb violence

Bright Omokaro, an ex-international, on Wednesday said the only way to curb violence in the Nigeria Professional Football League would be to privatise government-owned clubs in order to instil discipline.

Traders urge Nigerians to patronise local products

Traders in Ilorin have called on Nigerians to patronise locally made goods as a means of growing the nation’s economy.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

Security guard in court for allegedly stealing businessman’s international passports

A 44-year-old security guard, Sebastian Onofua, who allegedly stole two international passports with German permanent residency permit belonging to a businessman, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

I will not grant my estranged wife divorce until she pays me N3.5 million...

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a c not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she returns the N3.5 million he so far spent on her.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: Untimely death of MKO Abiola cuts our national hope

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, pro-democracy groups, activists, many trade unions and interest groups on Wednesday marked the June 12 Democracy Day in Abeokuta, the state capital, in memory of late politician, Chief MKO Abiola, and the annulled June 12, 1993, presidential election.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Court adjourns suit seeking Femi Gbajabiamila’s disqualification

A Federal High Court on Friday adjourned for further mention a suit challenging the nomination of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, a member of the House of Representatives vying for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly until June 14.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.