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A suicide note in which Peru’s Alan Garcia denied corruption charges against him set the backdrop Friday for the ex-president’s funeral, two days after he put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as police arrived to arrest him on bribery charges linked to the Odebrecht graft scandal.
Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head at his home on Wednesday as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, his lawyer and hospital officials said.
The Supreme Court on Friday declared Mohammed Sani Musa the winner of the last election for the Senate held in the Niger-East Senatorial District of Niger State.
The police on Friday arraigned an applicant, Yusuf Babaringin, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing a cell phone from a Mosque in the Departure Hall of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to strengthen health security in Nigeria.
The Imo State Police Command has apprehended operators of a notorious child stealing and trafficking syndicate based in the state with a spread across the country.
A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has exonerated former President Olusegun Obasanjo from the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and berated a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, for alleging that Obasanjo knew about the annulment.
The race for the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said major challenges witnessed during Nigeria’s 2019 elections were caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act.
The African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria is the greatest contributor to wealth creation in West Africa, contributing about 75 per cent of regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, has urged Nigerians to continue to defend democracy as the nation remembers June 12, 1993 Presidential Election won by the late Chief M.K.O Abiola but annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida.
Ms. Caroline Embu, Deputy Director, Publicity and Public Relations, at the NYSC headquarters in Abuja, has been appointed as the Plateau Coordinator of the corps.