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Ekiti guber: INEC commissioner demands apology from Governor Fayose

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, National Commissioner in charge of Election Operations and Logistics, Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari, has demanded an apology from Governor Ayodele Fayose over allegation that she compromise in the Ekiti election.

EFCC vows to prosecute Governor Fayose over alleged N1.3 billion poultry fraud

Barely hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the Ekiti gubernatorial elections, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared its intention to prosecute the incumbent, Governor Peter Fayose.

Midwife gets N50,000 bail for selling newborn baby

A Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja has granted a quack midwife, Regina Ibeto, bail in the sum of N50,000 following her arraignment for selling a newly born baby.

FIFA files criminal complaint against online ticket seller Viagogo

Soccer’s ruling body FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against online ticket reseller Viagogo, saying it wanted to protect fans and prevent unauthorised ticket resale at the World Cup in Russia starting next week.

AMCON to release list of debtors in July

Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), says it will release the list of all the debtors in July.

Ex-Governor Jolly Nyame jailed 14 years for misappropriating state funds

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sentenced a former Taraba State governor, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine.

Court orders Olisa Metuh’s trial in absentia

The federal high court, Abuja, has ordered that the ongoing trial of former national publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, will be conducted in his absence.

Seven docked for allegedly defrauding microfinance bank of N5.2 million

Seven persons including two women were on Wednesday brought before a Minna Magistrates’ Court charged with defrauding LAPO Microfinance Bank of N5.2 million.

Kogi PDP: INEC falsely captured our data for Senator Melaye’s recall

Members of the People’s Democratic Party in the Western Senatorial District of Kogi State have resolved to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly “falsely” using their data and signature for the failed recall process of Senator Dino Melaye, conducted on April 28, 2018.

Oklahoma enacts law allowing gun defense in churches

A new law in the US state of Oklahoma allows churchgoers to use guns to respond to threats of violence, without the worry that they could face criminal or civil penalties.

Mike Ozekhome: Senator Melaye jumped out of police vehicle because he didn’t want to...

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, says Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, jumped out of a police vehicle because he did not want to die.

Senator Melaye to remain in police custody till June

Embattled Sen. Dino Melaye, who was arraigned in court on Thursday in Lokoja, may have to stay longer with the police as the court has directed he should be remanded in police custody till June 11.

Professor Soyinka: Federal government must do more to end killings

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the Federal Government to do more to end attacks and killings allegedly by criminal herdsmen in parts of the country.

Nigerian Army arrests suspected Boko Haram mastermind of Benue killings

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram member said to have been the mastermind of “most of the recent attacks in Benue State.”

China to introduce default judgment against corrupt fugitives

China plans to introduce default judgment in corruption-related criminal cases as the authorities step up the fight against crooked officials who have fled overseas.

Jailed Egyptian photographer wins UN press freedom prize

Detained Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, will be awarded Unesco's World Press Freedom Prize, the United Nations' cultural body said on Monday.

Senator Dino Melaye released

Senator Dino Melaye has been released by officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service.

Police arrest four IPOB members in Anambra

The Anambra State police command has arrested four alleged members of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) for disobedience.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.