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Human Trafficking Needs to Be Addressed- Tony Elumelu

Newly decorated Global Goals Champion and SDG Ambassador, Mr Tony Elumelu delivered a passionate plea to stop the scourge of human trafficking - and vowed to support the crack down on the heinous practice both at home and abroad. "Human...

Travails Of Journalist Binniyat

For former Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspapers based in Kaduna, Luka Binniyat, the road to freedom remains momentarily illusive after a Kaduna High Court imposed stringent conditions for his bail. VICTOR BUORO reports on the travail of a journalist...

U.S Jury Convicts Nigerian Man For Using Fake Identities to Steal Over $7 million

A U.S  federal jury in Medford convicted Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, 34, of Bowie, Maryland and Nigeria of 19 counts of mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. Based on evidence presented at...

Liverpool Announce Western Union as the club’s first ever shirt-sleeve sponsors

English Premier League football club Liverpool on Wednesday named financial services company Western Union as a principal partner and its first-ever sleeve sponsor. The agreement names Western Union as the official money transfer partner of the club. The company’s branding...

Pope Slams ‘Shameful’ Attacks in Anambra Church

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced "shameful" attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to "all hate and violence". "I have been profoundly saddened by the massacre last Sunday in Nigeria, inside a...

Deposed Lagos monarch, wife to remain in Kirikiri prison for faking kidnap

The deposed Baale of Shangisha/Magodo in Lagos, Chief Mutiu Ogundare, is to remain in Kirikiri Prison with his wife, Abolanle, a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba in Ikeja area has ruled. Ogundare accused of faking his own kidnap on...

Mutiu Adepoju: Real Madrid “the greatest team in history”

La Liga Nigeria boss Mutiu Adepoju has branded Real Madrid as the "the greatest team in history" after defeating Manchester United on Tuesday. In a tweet he wrote, We are the champions! Real Madrid are the greatest team in history....

Police Deploy Tear Gas Against Anti-Buhari Protesters

Law enforcement officials Tuesday deployed tear gas against dozens of protesters demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari resumes or resigns if incapable of continuing his duties as president. The protesters were having their sit-out at the Millennium park opposite the Unity Fountain,...

PDP Resolves To Punish Kashamu, Errant Leaders

Leaders in the Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday resolved to set up a committee to punish fugitive senator Buruji Kashamu and other errant party members. The zonal leadership revealed that it had cut ties with the senator representing Ogun East in...

Osinbajo on Anambra Church Killings: We Will Find Those Responsible

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Monday reiterated a commitment to ensuring that the perpetrators of the killings at St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu in Anambra State, are brought to justice. According to statement signed by Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped...
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Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...

Slain Aso Rock Director of Administration for burial on Feb. 21

  The assassinated Laetitia Naankang Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in Presidential Villa, Abuja,will be buried in Jos, Plateau State on Friday, February 21. Persecondnews recalls...