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Morocco flood kills seven at football match

At least seven people were killed Wednesday when a river burst its banks and flooded a village football pitch where a game was being played in south Morocco, local authorities said.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

PDP: INEC’s claim of not having a place for data storage laughable

PDP’s lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu, SAN, urged the tribunal to hold that they successfully made out a case to warrant Buhari’s sack, stressing that it was absurd for INEC to claim that it does not have an electronic storage device it kept data from the last presidential election.
Policemen stand in front of the eatery where a waiter was shot dead by a customer allegedly angry at having to wait for a sandwich, in the eastern Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. Tiphaine Le Liboux-AFP-Getty Images

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’

A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
A Nigerian national, Adili Chibuike Ejike, who has been on death row in Singapore for drug smuggling was palpably relieved after the appeal court acquitted him on Monday.

Singapore court frees Nigerian national on death row

A Nigerian national, Adili Chibuike Ejike, who has been on death row in Singapore for drug smuggling was palpably relieved after the appeal court acquitted him on Monday.

Witness: I heard Senator Melaye threatening to kill himself, implicate police

A witness, Insp. Abama Mallum, on Thursday told an FCT High Court that he heard Sen. Dino Melaye shouting that he would kill himself and put the police in trouble.

Minister approved payment of N2.5 billion to Pinnacle for digital switchover – witness

Mrs Alheri Saidu, a witness in the on-going trial of Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, says the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, approved payment of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ex-Governor Fayose’s trial: I prepared Deeds of Assignment for properties in VI – lawyer

A Seventh Prosecution Witness, Mr. Kennedy Osunwa, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was engaged to prepare a Deed of Assignment with respect to a property lying at 100, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Peter Nielsen

Murder: Danish is police’s prime suspect – witness

A prosecution witness, Babashola Afolayan, yesterday told a Lagos High Court in Igbosere that its prime suspect in the murder of Nigerian singer Zainab Nielsen and her three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Petra, is Peter Schau Nielsen, her Danish husband.
Manchester Victoria railway station was closed after a police officer was stabbed along with two other people. Sam Clack-Twitter

Knife attacker injures three in Manchester

British counter-terrorism police were investigating a multiple stabbing in which the suspect reportedly shouted “Allah” at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve, officials said Tuesday.

N6.3 billion fraud: Jonah Jang’s security expenditures similar to Simon Lalong’s – witness

Mr Habila Dung, a prosecution witness in the N6.3 billion fraud case against Sen. Jonah Jang, has said that the former Plateau governor’s style of expending security funds was not peculiar to him.

Lawyer accused of murdering husband inflicted injury on self – witness

A witness, Dr Booyemi Oyeneyin, in the trial of a 48-year-old female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, charged with stabbing her husband (Symphorosa) to death, says he suspects that the wounds on the defendant (Udeme) were self-inflicted.

Ekiti election free, fair – INEC witnesses tell tribunal

A Deputy Director with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sylvester Aigbogun, on Tuesday told the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT High Court, Apo that the July 14 governorship election in the state was free and fair.

Ekiti election: PDP votes were deliberately voided – Witness tells tribunal

A petitioner’s witness on Tuesday told the Ekiti State governorship election tribunal, that votes for the Peoples Democratic Party were deliberately voided by staff of INEC during the July 14 governorship election.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Businessman sentenced 140 years for forging foreign cheques

A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced a businessman, Mr. Jones Patrick Biyere, to 140-year imprisonment for forging foreign cheques.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu loses bid to stop N3.2 billion corruption trial

Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, dismissed a no-case submission filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in his bid to stop his trial over an alleged N3.2 billion fraud.

Ex-Governor Ohakim gave me $2.2 million cash for property – Witness tells court

A prosecution witness, Abu Sule, has told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that Ikedi Ohakim, a former governor of Imo State, gave him $2.2 million cash, which he used to purchase a property located at No. 60, Kwame Nkrumah Street, Asokoro, Abuja.

Witness: How ex-President Jonathan’s minister, two others withdrew N450 million cash

A prosecution witness, Annette Gyen, on Monday told a Jos Federal High Court how former Water Resources Minister, Sarah Ochekpe, and two others withdrew N450 million from Fidelity Bank Plc.

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Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
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Group tasks SBCC on malnutrition eradication in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.

NAICOM’s industry portal goes live next year

A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.

Ogun pupils get educational facilities from donors

Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.