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February 23, 2018 6:23 PM South-African court makes final verdict on Henry Okah

South African apex court has upheld a 24-year-prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. The convict was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during Independence Day celebrations in 2010. His appeal was first 15

February 22, 2018 2:23 PM BREAKING: Gunman incident in Brussels, security zone established

The incident is taking place near a primary school in the municipality of Forest, on Rue Jean-Baptiste Vanpe. The school is attended by approximately 350 pupils, and the children have been taken inside as a safety precaution. The mayor of Forest, Marc-Jean Ghyssels, has also confirmed the police operation, citing “suspicion of the presence of armed men,”RTBF reported 18

February 22, 2018 12:34 PM PDP attacks Buhari, Lai Mohammed, APC for failing Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes. The main opposition party also told the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed that he will fail in his attempt to censor the media. In a post shared on its official twitter handle on Thursday, the Prince Uche Secondus-led 17

February 22, 2018 11:22 AM Yobe Senators clash over missing school girls

The Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, representing Yobe North Senatorial district and his counterpart, Mohammed Hassan of Yobe South Senatorial engaged each other in verbal attacks over Yobe missing school girls on Thursday. Trouble started when a point of order was raised by the former governor of Yobe, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim, through order 43 drawing 19

February 22, 2018 1:08 AM Ways to control, reduce childhood cancer

Cancer is no respecter of age. This dangerous disease attacks adults, adolescents and babies. A lot of efforts are being made to tackle cancer, which is becoming a social and health menace. This is why February 15 is celebrated annually as world childhood cancer day. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases 16

February 20, 2018 8:44 AM Governors are helpless without state police -Tiv youths reply ACF

The National Council of Tiv Youths, NCTY, has faulted Arewa consultative Forum’s position on the creation of state police. The ACF’s Secretary General, Mr. Anthony Sani, said if created, the various state governors would abuse state police the way the state electoral commissions were being abused. Reacting, the group president, Chief John Akperashi 21

February 18, 2018 3:10 PM Freeze attacks Bishop Oyedepo over message on ‘Christians being too small to fund God’s church’

Controversial on-air personality (OAP), Daddy Freeze, has attacked the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, a.ka Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, for saying ‘Christians are too small to sponsor the kingdom’. Daddy Freeze took to his Instagram page to upload a video of the Bishop when he made the comment while preaching from the pulpit 20

February 18, 2018 1:22 AM Cancer: Understanding the concept

is not a modern disease – it has been found in dinosaur fossils, and in the remains of Java man who lived about 500,000 years ago. But in the present century it has become vastly more prevalent. In 1900 cancer was the seventh cause of death for USA. Unfortunately Africa has no record, but today cancer is the second cause of death in both USA and Africa 14

February 17, 2018 6:48 PM Uwazurike attacks Prof Labdo for saying Benue belongs to Fulani

A practitioner, Chief Goddy Uwazurike, has attacked Prof. Umar Labdo Mohammed of the Maitama Sule University, for saying that Benue belongs to Fulani by conquest. Uwazurike, who was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference, said Mohammed should seek more education. The lawyer described the professor’s claim as insult and libel to the Tiv nation, wondering 19

February 17, 2018 11:57 AM Zamfara killings: Tambuwal’s aide makes shocking revelations

Imam Imam, spokesman to Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has revealed identity of those behind killings in Zamfara state. Imam, in series of tweets on Twitter, poured out his heart over the recurring attacks in the state. Imam lamented that the people were now in fear and disclosed how bandits regularly write to them, especially on market days, demanding 18