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March 23, 2018 1:48 AM Col. Joe Achuzia (1929-2018)

One of the most dreaded Biafran Army commanders during the 1967-1970 Nigerian Civil War, Colonel Joe Achuzia, has passed on. Aged 89, the Biafran War hero died on February 26, 2018 at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, Delta State. Before the war broke out, Achuzia was managing his Engineering Company in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. But, he had fought 18

March 22, 2018 6:42 AM Cross River court sentences ex-NNPC staff to death by hanging

A retired Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, worker, in Cross River, Godwin Elewana, was yesterday sentenced to death by hanging by the state High Court sitting in Calabar. Elewana was found guilty of the murder of a 22-year-old pupil, Douglas Ojugbo, on March 10, 2015 over suspicion that the victim was having an affair with his daughter 19

March 18, 2018 3:53 PM NYSC reacts to ‘death’ of corps member in Kwara

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said no corps member serving in Kwara died in any autocrash in Oke-Ose, Ilorin. The NYSC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in Kwara, Oladipo Morakinyo refuted the allegation in a Statement to NAN on Sunday. He said, “The attention of the NYSC State Secretariat, located in Ilorin,Kwara State has been drawn to a false 17

March 17, 2018 7:39 PM David Mark, Shehu Sani speak on Senator Wakili‎’s death

The immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has described the death of the Senator representing Bauchi South senatorial District, Sen. Ali Wakili as a painful exit. Mark, reacting to the demise of Wakili in a statement by his Media Assistant, Mr Paul Mumeh, said “I am shocked and saddened by the sudden demise of our colleague and friend 22

March 17, 2018 6:04 AM Recall: Dino Melaye heads for Supreme Court

Melaye is ready to appeal the ruling which was delivered on Friday at the Supreme Court. The lawmaker told Channels Television that he was finalising the process of appealing the judgment at the apex court. Melaye noted that he would not be intimidated by the ruling and would continue to fight for the course of justice in Kogi State and the nation in general 19

March 16, 2018 2:22 PM How man raped 3-year-old girl to death in Katsina

A 50-year-old man, identified as Sani has landed in prison custody for raping his neighbour’s three year-old-daughter to death in Katsina State. The incident happened in Funtua Local Government Area of the state when Sani allegedly lured the child to a nearby uncompleted building. He was said to have closed her mouth and raped her till she gave up the ghost 20

March 16, 2018 11:52 AM Buhari reacts to death of Catholic Bishop, Joseph Bagobiri

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family and friends of the Bishop of Kafanchan Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Joseph Danlami Bagobiri, who passed away recently and was buried on Thursday. The President who also sympathised with the Kaduna State government in a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, described the late Bishop as a committed 21

March 15, 2018 9:10 PM Former Lagos police commissioner, Arabamen is dead

Former Lagos State Police Commissioner (PC), Young Arabamen, is dead, aged 72. Arabamen’s death was confirmed by his first son, Ose, who said his father died at about 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday. According to Ose, the ex-PC suffered a brief illness and was recuperating before he breathed his last. “My father died in his sleep. He was sick briefly and was recuperating 19

March 15, 2018 11:35 AM UPDATE: Lunatic Who Killed Two Students Apprehended

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested the suspected lunatic who hacked two pupils of St. John’s Anglican School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of the state to death yesterday. Recall that OSUN DEFENDER had earlier reported that the lunatic was able to enter the school premises due to the weak security condition of the school, where 23

March 14, 2018 2:12 PM Police arrest lunatic who hacked two pupils to death in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested the suspected lunatic who hacked to death two pupils of St. John’s Anglican School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of the state. The suspect, Lekan Adebisi, had on Monday stormed the primary school at break time and hacked two pupils, aged four respectively, to death. He however fled the scene immediately 21