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Court remands teacher over alleged rape of 12-yr-old pupil

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Tumfure area of Gombe State on Thursday ordered that a 43-year old teacher, Yusuf Abubakar, who police accused of allegedly raping a 12-year-old pupil be remanded in prison custody, pending legal advice.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Nigerian Army: Community buried body of missing General Alkali secretly

Major General Benson Akinroluyo, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Nigerian Army, Jos, said body of missing Maj. Gen. Alkali Idris (retd) was allegedly buried secretly by Dura Du community.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Military uncovers open shallow grave of missing General Alkali, body still missing

An open shallow grave where the body of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) was allegedly buried before it was exhumed and reburied in another place has been uncovered, while a specialist who facilitated the act along with others has been apprehended.

APC suspends Imo governorship primary indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has for the third time postponed the governorship primary in Imo state.
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Ex-Governor Bafarawa backs calls for restructuring

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, former Governor of Sokoto State, has thrown his weight behind the calls for the restructuring of the country.
Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)’s presidential an aspirant, on Monday visited the former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, a statement said.

2019: Ex-Governor Bafarawa visits General Babangida in Minna

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential an aspirant, on Monday visited the former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, a statement said.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: 14 inmates of Kaduna prison ready to commence degree programmes

Fourteen inmates of Kaduna Prison are now ready to commence their academic programmes at the National Open University of Nigeria.

Senator Bashir Marafa quits PDP for APC in Taraba

Sen. Bashir Marafa of Taraba Central senatorial District, who lost the seat at the Supreme Court to the present Senator representing Taraba Central in the National Assembly to Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, has decamped from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba State.

Victor Malu and his unconfirmed verdict on Oladipo Diya and others

General Malu was buried on October 28 at Tse Adoor compound, Tongov, Mbajima, Katsina Ala in Benue state.

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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
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Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.