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‘I only did one round’ – Herdsman arrested for allegedly raping 54-year-old woman to death in Ebonyi

‘I only did one round’ – Herdsman arrested for allegedly raping 54-year-old woman to death in Ebonyi The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command, Awosola Awotinde, has confirmed the arrest of a 20-year-old herder, Laulo Isa, who allegedly raped a 54-year-old woman, one Mary Okereke to death. The victim hailed from Ohaozara Local Government Area, the...

2019 In Tribute: Notable People We Lost

2019 In Tribute: Notable People We Lost From Nigerian scholar, Pius Adeyemi to Nobel-winning novelist Toni Morrison and Zimbabwe strongman Robert Mugabe, here are some of the notable deaths of 2019. JANUARY – 10: Emir Of Lafia died of an undisclosed ailment at the age of 84. – 13: Former South Africa star Philemon ‘Chippa’ Masinga died aged 49...

Nigeria Can’t Win Terrorism War Without Tackling Poverty, Illiteracy – Atiku

Nigeria Can’t Win Terrorism War Without Tackling Poverty, Illiteracy – Atiku Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has highlighted poverty and illiteracy as parts of the major challenges Nigeria must tackle urgently. Following his repeated calls on the Federal Government to give special attention to the menace, Atiku...

Okorocha speaks on ‘fight’ with Oshiomhole, dumping of APC

Okorocha speaks on ‘fight’ with Oshiomhole, dumping of APC Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator has reacted to the alleged rift between him and Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Okorocha, who said he was yet to know the cause of the rift, stated that he looked forward to hearing from Oshiomhole. The immediate...

EFCC Arrests Shehu Sani Over Alleged $10,000 Scam

EFCC Arrests Shehu Sani Over Alleged $10,000 Scam The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani for allegedly extorting $10,000 from a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency. A statement by the SA Media...

New Year message: Remain united, peaceful, Ikpea urge Edo people.

New Year message: Remain united, peaceful, Ikpea urge Edo people. Ewatto— The Honourable Commissioner for Minerals, Oil and Gas Edo State, Hon. Joseph Ikpea has called on the people of the state to remain focused and United with the governor's ideology of developing the state irrespective of ethnic or party differences. Ikpea, in his statement...

ISWAP killing of 11 Christians: We’re tired of FG’s condolence messages ― CAN

ISWAP killing of 11 Christians: We’re tired of FG’s condolence messages ― CAN Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has blamed the Federal Government for the recent killing of 11 Christians by Boko Haram insurgents. Speaking in an interview with Vanguard in Abuja, CAN’s Vice Chairman (Northern region), Rev. John Hayab, the religious body slammed the President...

Alleged Arrest of Arts and Culture Commissioner has nothing to do with EDSG

Alleged Arrest of Arts and Culture Commissioner has nothing to do with EDSG The Edo State Government has said the alleged arrest of the Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs Commissioner, Hon. Osaze Osemwingie-Ero has nothing to do with the state government. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication...