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IPOB sit-at-home: Total compliance in Onitsha as markets, banks shut

Commercial activities and vehicular movements were paralysed in Onitsha, Anambra State, on Wednesday, in compliance with the sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to honour fallen heroes who died in the struggle for the South East.

Woman accuses police of killing husband in Delta

THE wife of a private security firm owner, Gladys Kelikuma, has accused the police of being behind the murder of her husband, Ernest Kelikuma.

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Lecturer docked for alleged sodomy, gratification

A 40-year-old lecturer, Aremu Olufemi, was on Thursday docked before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, over alleged sodomy (unnatural sexual intercourse) with one of his students.

NAPTIP rescues 300 victims of trafficking in Benin

The Benin Zonal Office of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued no fewer than 300 victims of trafficking in the area between January and August.

Osun guber: Court orders WAEC to produce Senator Adeleke’s results in five days

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Bwari, Abuja, has ordered the West African Examination Council to produce the results recorded by the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the May/June 1981 examinations conducted by the council.

France pushes year-end vote for Libya

France stuck to its position pushing for elections in Libya by the end of the year on Thursday, a day after Italy and the UN-backed government in Tripoli sowed doubts on the electoral calendar, citing a worsening security situation.

Egypt court suspends return of bearded police

An Egyptian court has suspended a ruling that allowed the return to work of policemen with beards which are usually reserved for pious Muslims, a judicial source said on Thursday.