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How drunk police inspector killed himself, his prisons inspector-wife in Lagos barracks

  More details have emerged about the killer-cop, who shot dead his wife and himself following an unresolved marital issue.   The policeman of an Inspector rank attached to the  Highway Patrol, is identified simply as Edward.   Edward, who was already drunk, shot the wife,...

Nigeria’s border will remain closed until neighboring countries meet conditions for reopening – Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Monday stressed that the nation’s borders will remain closed until neighboring countries meet the conditions for reopening. Emefiele further stressed that before the borders will be reopened, there...

BREAKING: Barracks’ rage: Policeman kills self, wife in Lagos

  Tragedy struck early Monday morning in Lagos as a policeman, in a fit of rage, killed his wife and then proceeded to take his own life.   The yet-to-be identifid cop took the Prison’s Barracks at Ikoyi on Lagos Island by...

Nigeria’s First Republic PM’s wife, Jummai Tafawa-Balewa is dead

  The widow of first republic Nigeria's Prime Minister, Jummai Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa, has passed on after returning from an Indian hospital. Jummai died in Lagos in the early hours of Sunday  where was recuperating after being treated of heart disease in...

Integrity, talent, hard work, vital for success, Osinbajo to young Nigerian graduates

    Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that integrity, talent, hard work, innovation and being trustworthy citizens are vital for success.   Osinbajo, who gave this advice on Saturday, in his convocation lecture at the 6th Convocation Ceremony of Baze University, Abuja,...

Ambode’s probe: Lagos lawmakers adamant, summon ex-gov through dailies

    Kunle Akinsola   Again,  the Lagos State House of Assembly has "invited" the immediate past governor of the state, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to appear before it on Oct. 30.   The invitation was published in the dailies at the weekend, asking the former...

Tony “Mr Fix It” Anenih: One Year After

By Sufuyan Ojeifo   “So say it loud and let it ring; we are all a part of everything; the future, present and the past; fly on proud bird; you’re free at last.” ~Charlie Daniels, an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist   On October 28, last year, the curtains...

Aisha Buhari urges women to get annual breast cancer screenings

  First Lady Aisha Buhari has advised Nigerian women to visit their primary care physician annually for breast cancer screenings.   " I call on all Nigerian women and young girls to make a commitment to always do a monthly self breast...

Maina pleads innocence, remanded  

  Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, has been remanded in Abuja Correctional Centre (prison) on the orders of a Federal High Court in the FCT.   Justice Okon Abang gave the ruling on Friday following an application by...

African countries are not united on regulation issues, says Obasanjo and key quotes from leaders in Sochi

  Following are key quotes from leaders and participants at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi.   African countries are not united on regulation issues  “There are 55 counties in Africa. It is a problem for investors, because nobody wants to...
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3 Police officers accused in Floyd’s death each get $750K bail

    Associated Press A judge set bail at $750,000 apiece Thursday for three fired Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and...
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Octogenarian ex-Ondo State Gov. Olomilua dies

    Elderstateman and one-time Governor of the old Ondo State, Evangelist Bamidele Olomilua, has passed on. The 80 years old breathed his last at his country home, Ikere...

Five years after, child defiler gets death sentence for fatally raping baby

    A child defiler, who ravished a 33-month-old baby and snuffed her out is to die by hanging, a Nigerian court has ruled. A Kaduna State High...

Senate Probe Panel Indicts Akpabio Over NDDC N500m Project Scam

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, may have soiled his hands in a N500 million Niger Delta Development Commission's project fraud as...

Jailed ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, released from prison

  Following a Lagos court judgment, jailed former Abia State Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Wednesday night released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja. The convicted...