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Court delivers judgment in ex-Governor Nyame’s alleged misappropriation trial

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu Abuja is currently delivering judgment in the 11 years long trial of a former Governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, who was accused of misappropriating about N1.6bn of the state’s funds.

Physician: Old age, major cause of back ache

Dr Solomon Anoti, a Gynaecologist in a private hospital, Gudu in Abuja, on Tuesday, said that old age could be major cause of back pain.

Primate Okoh urges federal government to speed up minimum wage increase

The Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Primate of Anglican Communion (Church of Nigeria), has urged the Federal Government to speed up the process of the increase in minimum wage.

In Pictures: Senator Saraki, Governor Tambuwal attend funeral of Imam Imam

The spokesman of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Imam Imam, who died in the early hours of Friday, has been laid to rest in Abuja.

Senator Ndume: I delayed Ali Wakili’s burial to see if he could come back...

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, has said that he intentionally delayed the interment of his late colleague, Ali Wakili, to see if he would come back to life.

Police arrest Nigerien with ammunitions, army camouflage in Sokoto

The police in Sokoto State has paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunitions and an Army camouflage.

In Pictures: Senator Ali Wakili laid to rest in Abuja

Bauchi south senator, Ali Wakili, who died Saturday, was this afternoon buried at Gudu cemetery, Abuja.

Police arrest five over abatement, forgery in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State has arrested five suspects for alleged abatement and forgery of the National Identity Card.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 52 students to Kwara universities

The newly elected Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, has sponsored 52 indigent students to two Universities in Kwara state.

Asokoro property not owned by former FCT minister – EFCC witness

A prosecution witness, Mr Ishaya Dauda, on Monday admitted in an FCT High Court in Gudu, that the alleged property in Asokoro did not bear Bala Mohammed’s name.

Ogun, federal govt to commission solar-powered rural grid

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will tomorrow commission the solar powered mini-grid at Gbamugbamu village, in Ijebu East Central LCDA.

Governor Tambuwal inaugurates solar electricity project

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has inaugurated the 80kw solar mini-grid electricity project which will provide uninterrupted power supply to Kurdula community in Gudu Local Government Area.

Sokoto govt distributes 45,000 desks to schools

Sokoto state government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state from 2015 to the end of 2017.

Federal govt accuses Senator David Mark of illegally acquiring Senate President’s official residence

The Federal Government has accused a former Senate President, David Mark, of illegally acquiring his then official residence as his private property.

Former SGF Gidado Idris buried in Abuja

Former Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Gidado Idris, who died on Friday night in Abuja, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in FCT on Saturday amid tears and prayers from families and the Muslim community.

Court adjourns final written addresses in ex-Governor Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case

An FCT High Court in Gudu on Tuesday adjourned final written addresses in former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case until Jan. 23, 2018.

Policeman denies murder suspect made confessional statement under duress

Retired Superintendent of Police, Rene Arany, on Wednesday told an FCT High Court, Gudu, that he endorsed the confessional statement of Bulus Monday, who is standing trial for alleged murder.

How ex-Minister Bala Mohammed’s son paid N1.1 billion for Abuja properties – witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, opened its case of alleged N1.1bn fraud against Shamsudeen Bala-Mohammed, a son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed.

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Court sentences farmer to prison for stealing chickens

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