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October 14, 2018 12:50 PM Police in Zaria nab 20-year-old kidnapper, murder suspect

A twenty-year old Ahmed Abdullahi of Hayin Gada, Zabi, Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State has allegedly kidnapped and killed his neighbour, a 14-year old Mohammed Bello after collecting Sixty Thousand Naira (N60,000.00) from the family for the release of the kidnapped boy. Narrating the incident to journalists, the father of the deceased 23

October 14, 2018 11:29 AM Buhari reacts to death of Justice Edozie

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Justice Dennis Edozie, describing him as an accomplished jurist who diligently applied the law in principle. Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, condoled with the family of the deceased jurist 20

October 14, 2018 9:47 AM Tambuwal’s convoy attacked, one killed

The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the death of one person as a result of stray bullets fired when hoodlums allegedly attacked Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s motorcade in Sokoto on Saturday. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, told newsmen that one other person who was injured during the incident had been hospitalised. The governor was received 22

October 12, 2018 6:06 AM Nigerian Railway Corporation chairman, Sandamu is dead

The Board Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Usman Sandamu is dead. Malam Lawal Ado, a cousin to the deceased, who confirmed the news of his death, said Sandamu died late Thursday evening in a Turkish hospital in Abuja. Ado said the deceased was 68 years and was survived by a wife and three children. He said his remains were expected to be buried 19

October 10, 2018 7:30 PM Atiku reacts to PDP Chairman’s death

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the death of the party Chairman in Jos East Local Government Area, LGA, Salisu Nashinang. Alhaji Nashinang, who was part of the party’s delegate to the elective National Convention in Port Harcourt, died during a robbery attack within the week. The former 24

October 10, 2018 3:24 PM Abducted oil workers regain freedom in Bayelsa

Four abducted members of a Joint Investigation Team probing the cause of an oil spill at Agip’s facility in Azuzuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have regained their freedom. The Spokesman of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Major Ibrahim Abdullah, on Wednesday said that they were freed following pressure from the troops in search 22

October 9, 2018 5:27 PM 65-year-old university lecturer burnt to death in Ondo

Prof. Adegboyega Obadofin, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State has been reportedly burnt to death. The remains of Prof. Obadofin, who was the acting Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the institution, was found around 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning 20

October 9, 2018 6:18 AM PDP primary: Tambuwal finally speaks on loss to Atiku, reveals next action

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has congratulated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for picking the Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections. However, Tambuwal, in a letter addressed to Atiku, dated Oct. 8, and issued on Monday in Abuja, pledged to support his presidential bid. “On behalf of myself 19

October 8, 2018 7:28 PM How female lawyer killed, cut off husband’s intestines — Witnesses tell court

A friend and sibling of the 50-year-old lawyer, Symphorosa Otike-Odibi, who was alleged stabbed to death by his wife, Udeme Otike-Odibi, on Monday narrated how they found Symphorosa’s corpse on his matrimonial bed with his genitals and intestines cut off. Udeme, a 48-year-old lawyer, was on June 13, arraigned before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos, by the Lagos 19

October 4, 2018 6:46 PM Gov Ahmed wins PDP Kwara South Senatorial ticket

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State was on Thursday in Omu-Aran, affirmed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s delegates as the party’s flag bearer for Kwara South Senatorial District in the 2019 general elections. According to NAN, the delegates from the seven Local Government Areas of the District, in a well attended Zonal primary held at Irepodun 22