Maryam Sanda

Husband killer Maryam, sentenced to death by hanging

Maryam Sanda wept uncontrollably on Monday at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja. Maryam broke down in tears after Justice Yusuf Halilu convicted her...
Senator Ignatius Longjan

Senator dies at hospital in Abuja – Aged 75 Years

The representative of Plateau South Senatorial District, Senator Ignatius Longjan, is dead.The senator, sources said, died on Monday at the Turkish International Hospital in Abuja. The Plateau State...
top paying jobs in Nigeria

10 top high-paying professions in Nigeria

There are quite a number of high-paying professions in Nigeria, but just few are in the top rank by virtue of the income (salary) earned over a period of time by these...
adviser

118-year-old woman appointed as special adviser in Bayelsa

Brian Wotari, vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, has appointed Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to be 118 years old, as his “special adviser on elder matters”.
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Bomber Suspect – CAN tackles police over identity

The Kaduna State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the state’s Police Command are at loggerheads over the different identity and religious faith of the suspected suicide-bomber arrested on Sunday...
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Court sentences church accountant to 18 years

A High Court in Yola on Monday sentenced the accountant of the Church of Brethren in Nigeria, Ibrahim Aku, to 18 years in prison for defrauding the church of N15.5 million. The...
Protest rocks Imo over Ihedioha's removal

Imo Protest Ihedioha’s removal

Protesters on Sunday marched on the streets of Owerri, Imo State capital, to show their misgivings about the Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of the state

National Assembly threaten by Legislative aides

The acrimony between the National Assembly Management and the legislative aides in the Ninth Assembly has escalated, with the aides accusing management of short-changing them in payment of their emoluments.
Man changes son’s name from Buhari to Rabiu

Man changes son’s name from Buhari to Rabiu

In what came up as a surprise to many people, a 45-year-old man and father of a number of children, Salisu Matagwa of Kumbiya-kumbiya quarters in Gombe metropolis, has called together family...
Cameroon’s President Biya

Children, others burned alive in Cameroon

At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon, the UN says. Over half those killed in Ntumbo were children, and local media report that...

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