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Women whose ears were sliced off by Boko Haram gunmen in Kalagari, Cameroon.

Boko Haram slices off women’s ears in new level of brutality

There is really no limit to the brutality of Boko Haram insurgents as some women have found out in Kalagari community, a border village in northern Cameroon near Nigeria.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: Termites ate my certificate in 1998

Justice Tanko Muhammad, the newly sworn in Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has revealed that termites destroyed his primary school certificate when they invaded his home in Bauchi State in 1998.

Man prays court to warn wife against disrespecting him

A 35-year-old man, Abubakar Auwal, on Thursday prayed a Sharia court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to warn his wife, Shamsiyya Ahmad, against disrespecting him.

Kano Hisbah arrest four over ‘Facebook’ wedding

Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam.
Usman Albishir

Family fights over late senator’s estate

A witness, Isah Bello, on Wednesday told a Gudu Grade I Area Court that the late senator, who represented Yobe North Senatorial District, Usman Al’Bishir, had seven biological children and one wife.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Ex-President Obasanjo’s Fulanisation claim influenced by social media

Lawyer and activist Femi Falana (SAN) has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo view that Boko Haram is about Fulanisation of Nigeria and other West African countries must have been influenced by social media.

Nigerian women accused of prostitution arrested, then raped

In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a 25-year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja.

Bishop Kukah worries over Nigeria’s division

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Saturday expressed concern over the manner that Nigerians voted along regional and ethnic lines in the last general election.

Sharia police to arrest people eating in public as Ramadan begins

The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from Monday when Ramadan begins, his men will begin to arrest adults who are seen eating in public.
Fahad Al-Saif

Saudi Arabia to issue $3 billion-$5 billion in international Sukuk by third quarter

Saudi Arabia will issue three billion to five billion dollars in new international sukuk or Islamic bonds around the third quarter as part of plans to diversify financing of the national budget deficit, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.

NCEF: Justice Onnoghen’s conviction by CCT, jihad against Christians

The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.

Court gives labourer six-month jail, 20 strokes of cane for stealing phone

A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.

A timeline of key events in rule of Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government condemns execution of Nigerian national for drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government has condemned the execution of a Nigerian national, Kudirat Afolabi, by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences.

Woman drags ex-husband to court over pregnancy

A 28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu, has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna over his denial of her pregnancy.

Man rejects wife’s pregnancy, says ‘we didn’t have sex for two of our three-month...

A 28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State over his denial of her pregnancy.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

APC primaries: Governor Yari has put Zamfara people to shame – Senator Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central in the Senate, has declared that the outgoing governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has brought shame to the people of the state.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko seeks strict, regular supervision of lower courts

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has called for the regular supervision of the lower courts by relevant judicial officers to ensure efficient and effective justice delivery at the grassroots.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.