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January 18, 2018 9:22 PM Kenyan Man Murders Family, Sets Himself On Fire

A Kenyan man has allegedly murdered his wife and three children before setting himself on fire in their home in the early hours of Tuesday Jan. 16th in Juja, Kiambu county. According to police reports, members of the public reported the fire incident at the home of one Patrick Nderitu Karuiru to the area chief in Kiambu county. When the area chief arrived 15

January 16, 2018 4:33 PM Pope Francis apologizes over sexual abuses within Catholic Church

Roman Catholic head, Pope Francis, has said he feels pained at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church who sexually abuse them. The Pope, while apologizing for cases of sexual abuse by clergy in the Catholic Church said, “I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask for forgiveness and make every effort to support 17

January 16, 2018 12:23 PM Nigerian Military Has Handed Over 244 Boko Haram Members To Borno State Government

The Nigerian Military as part of its activities to mark this year’s armed forces Remembrance Day, has handed over 244 ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters to the Borno State government. The detainees comprised 118 males, 56 females, 19 teenagers and 51 children. “The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, ordered the release of the repentant Boko Haram 20

January 15, 2018 12:46 PM Insurgency: UNICEF provides uniform, bags to 12, 000 pupils in Adamawa

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has provided uniforms, bags and sandals to primary school pupils in seven local government areas affected by insurgency in Adamawa. The Director, Social Mobilization, Adamawa State Universal Education Board, Hajiya Fadimatu Alfa, made the disclosure in an interview, on Monday, in Yola. Alfa said the gesture 14

January 12, 2018 1:51 PM Man loses 11 year-old marriage for impregnating another woman

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday dissolved an 11-year-old marriage between Elizabeth Shofunde and her husband, Babatunde, who impregnated another woman. The President of the court, Mr Akin Akinniyi, in his judgment, said it appeared that the estranged couple were tired of the marriage as all efforts to reconcile them had failed. “Since both parties 22

January 11, 2018 2:53 PM New minimum wage should be at least N50,000 – Muslim group tells Buhari

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the readiness of the Buhari’s administration to increase workers’ minimum wage. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC Director, in a statement, lamented that the average Nigerian worker is deliberately impoverished by ​elected leaders. ​”​Yet on top of this economically gloomy scenario, prices of goods and services 35

January 10, 2018 9:32 PM Atiku’s son loses children’s custody to ex-wife

Fatima Bolori, ex-wife of Aminu, the son of former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Atiku Abubakar, has been granted full custody of their children. The decision was taken by a Magistrate Court sitting in the Tinubu area of Lagos on Wednesday. Chief Magistrate K.B Ayeye ruled that the children Amirah, 8, and Aminu Atiku, 7, should 21

January 9, 2018 3:20 PM Another senior Registrar in Pediatrics kidnapped in Cross River

Another Senior Registrar in Pediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Dr Emem Udo has been kidnapped. In a statement made available to DAILY POST, the Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Cross River State, Dr Ernest Ochang said, “This is coming after Dr Usang Ekanem was suddenly released after we threatened 26

January 4, 2018 8:31 AM Osinbajo, family leave Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has traveled to the United Arab Emirates, UAE. The VP is currently observing his vacation in what seems to be his very first since May 2015 when the current administration came into power. His spokesperson, Laolu Akande, in a tweet Wednesday, said Osinbajo left the country alongside his wife and children. “VP Osinbajo, his wife & children 21

January 1, 2018 5:25 PM Embrace peace for Nigeria to survive in 2018 – Archbishop Onaiyekan tells Nigerians

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has appealed to Nigerians to serve God more than ever and embrace peace as a necessity for the nation’s survival. He also stressed that great exploits will only be achieved through unity of purpose, brotherhood and peace. He said: “I am among those who literally think we should befriend those 18