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  • NEMA workers begin nationwide strike

    October 19, 2017 1:53 PM 12

    The Association of Senior Civil Servant of Nigeria (ASCSN) and Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Unit, on Thursday embarked on a nationwide three-day warning strike. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that staff of the agency in Abuja, Minna, Lagos among others were seen with placard with inscription

  • Kidnapped Italian priest regains freedom after abducted for 5 days in Nigeria

    October 19, 2017 1:49 PM 9

    An Italian priest of the Catholic Church, Maurizio Pallu, ‎who was kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State has been released. Pallu regained his freedom at about 4 am on Wednesday, after spending five days in the kidnappers’ den. It was gathered that the priest flew out of the country shortly after he was released. The Catholic Bishop of Kaduna Diocese, Ndagoso

  • Evans makes U-turn, changes plea to `not guilty’

    October 19, 2017 12:48 PM 13

    Guilt-racked kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Thursday made a U-turn as he entered a plea of `not guilty’ as he was re-arraigned on a two-count amended charge of conspiracy and kidnapping at an Ikeja High Court. Evans had at his arraignment on Aug. 30 plead guilty to the charges, while other alleged accomplices — Uche Amadi

  • Evans pleads 'not guilty' at continuation of trial

    October 19, 2017 12:08 PM 12

    Notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike also known as Evans, has pleaded not guilty, at the continuation of his trial at the Lagos high court, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, October 19. Evans was brought into court along with five other suspects - four men and one lady - and all of them were handcuffed. NAIJ.com was present at the court

  • Flood, Landslide Kill 77 People In Vietnam — OsunDefender

    October 19, 2017 11:37 AM 13

    Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain in Vietnam’s northern and central regions since last week has killed 77 people, Vietnam’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Thursday. It said that the flood and landslide also left 26 local people missing, and injured 38 others. “The 77 fatalities included

  • Breaking: N120bn bribery allegation: Misua docked, granted N5m bail

    October 19, 2017 11:19 AM 11

    ABUJA—-The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama for making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris and the Nigerian Police Force. Misau who was docked on a five-count charge, pleaded not guilty before the Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello and was granted

  • 15,000 young children die each day despite health progress – UN

    October 19, 2017 9:16 AM 13

    The number of children who die before their fifth birthday globally has more than halved since 1990, but the current death count of 15,000 children daily is far too high, the UN said, on Thursday. “Despite this progress, large disparities in child survival still exist across regions and countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa,” Under-Secretary General

  • Why I made Gani Adams Aare Ona Kakanfo – Alaafin

    October 19, 2017 9:10 AM 13

    The Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi, on Wednesday said he did not receive money from the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams, before pronouncing him the new Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. The monarch in a report by Punch Newspapers said the newly installed Aare Ona Kakanfo was chosen based on his worthy track records

  • SKC Ogbonnia: Biafra: Igbo governors must also go

    October 19, 2017 8:54 AM

    Nnamdi Kanu of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been declared wanted for not showing up in court. That is normal. But if the truth is told, the main culprit for the Biafran crisis are the politicians—not Kanu. The authorities should be knocking at the doors of the seven Nigerian governors of Igbo extraction, namely: Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (Rivers)

  • Fayose explains why Aare Ona Kakanfo cap fits Gani Adams

    October 19, 2017 7:51 AM 10

    The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says the title of the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, being conferred on the Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, by the Alaafin of Oyo, Kabiyesi Iku Baba Yeye Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, was like putting a round peg in a round hole. Fayose stated this in a message to congratulate Adams