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Police arrest, dismiss officer who killed Corp member in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has announced the arrest and dismissal of the police officer who allegedly killed a National Youth Service Corp Member (NYSC) member, Angela Igwetu, In Abuja.

The corp member, Igwetu, was allegedly shot by the police officer, Inspector Benjamin Peter on Wednesday around Ceddi Plaza. She was rushed toBenjaminrki Hospital where she reportedly bled to death.

OOU murders: How ‘Capone’ terrorised his community, killed over 40 people

…pulled gun on monarch, beat his father, killed his little cousin

Sex-for-marks scandal: How I was trapped, by dismissed OA U professor

.Why I demanded five rounds of sex

.VC: Why we didn’t punish student

.No comment –Osagie’s lawyer

The Professor of Management Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, who was recently dismissed for sexually harassing a postgraduate student of the institution, Ms. Monica Osagie, has said that he was only trapped by the student.

Breaking: Nigerian govt arraigns Suswam over illegal arms possession

The Federal Government has arraigned a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, before a court in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Suswam was arraigned in court on Friday on three counts of illegal possession of firearms.

Buhari visits Borno for Army Day celebration

President Muhammad Buhari is visiting Borno State to commemorate the 2018 Nigerian Army Day celebrations with the troops in the state.

He was welcomed to the state by Governor Kashim Shettima, as well as the Chiefs of Army Staff and Air Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai and Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.

Members of the Borno State Executive Council and other top military officers in the state were also on the ground to receive the President.

Shortly after his arrival, President Buhari proceeded to Monguno via an Air Force chopper.

Supreme Court frees Saraki of all false asset declaration charges

The Supreme Court has upheld the appeal of Senate President Bukola Saraki and discharged him of the remaining three charges against him in the case of false declaration of assets.

The court upheld the appeal in a lead judgment delivered by Justice Centus Nweze on Friday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Senator Saraki had filed an appeal at the apex court to challenge the ruling of the Court of Appeal which asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him on three of the 18 counts brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Coca-Cola truck crushes man in Minna

By Ummi Ismaeel
Minna

Soyinka to Obasanjo: Stay clear of struggle to restore Nigeria

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has warned former President Olusegun Obasanjo to keep away from movements struggling to restore Nigeria to the path of sanity.

The Nobel Laureate, who stated this in his new book: “Quis Custodiet, Ipos Custodes?: Gani’s unfinished business,” obtained by New Telegraph, advised the former president to end his hijacking propensity because he is objectively unfit for the role he has assigned to himself.

Man loses 10-year marriage over sex with maid

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved the 10-year marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and her husband, Stanley Anyasi, over infidelity.
The court president, Mr Akin Akinniyi, while delivering the judgment said that all efforts to reconcile the couple had failed.
“Since both parties consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this court has no choice than to dissolve the marriage.
“The court hereby pronounces the marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and Mr Stanley Anyasi dissolved today.

Killings: CITAD decries use of social media to fuel ethnic-religious crisis

By Rita Michael
Bauchi

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