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Ohanaeze chairman, Nwodo: Why Igbo supported Atiku, Obi

By Valentine Amanze

Niger Assembly confirms receipt of nine commissioner nominees

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

The Speaker of Niger State House of Assembly, Bawa Abdullahi Wuse, has confirmed the receipt of nine commissioner nominees forwarded by the state Governor, Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello, to the house.

Sex-for-admission: UNILAG suspends another lecturer

AS outrage over the sex-for-admission scandal grows intense, management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced the suspension of another lecturer, Dr. Samuel Oladipo.

On Monday, UNILAG management had suspended Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies and banned him from the campus.

UK court allows Nigeria's $875m case against JPMorgan to proceed

An $875 million (716.7 million pounds) Nigerian government lawsuit against U.S. bank JPMorgan is clear to move forward after a London-based appeals court on Tuesday rejected the bank's bid to have the case dismissed.

The bank had asked the court to quash the Nigerian government's case, arguing that it had no prospect of success. All three justices at the Court of Appeal in London rejected JPMorgan's argument in a ruling.

Ondo varsity final-year student swept away by flood

Heavy downpour which lasted for almost eight hours has claimed the life of a final year student of Ondo State-owned Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko.

Channels Television gathered that the deceased simply called ‘Doyin’, an Indigene of Ekiti State, was swept away to an unknown destination by heavy flood from a canal very close to her residence in the town.

The Commissioner for Agriculture in Ondo State, who is an indigene of the town, Otunba Gboyega Adefarati paid a condolence visit to the scene.

TheNiche lecture holds in Lagos

TheNiche Newspaper holds its annual lecture at Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Lagos on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
Topical national issues will be discussed by erudite scholars. Join to celebrate TheNiche.

How I slept with my creditor to offset N1.1m loan – woman

A business woman has narrated to a Magistrate’s court in Ojo, Lagos State how she slept with her creditor to pay off a N1.1 million loan.
Ejioma Ahibafu, 49, told Court that she was taken to a hotel on three occasions where she slept with her creditor as part of the loan repayment.
Ahibafu, a trader who sells bags of rice, pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence and stealing brought against her.

How Total forced Lagos community to drink poisoned water

By Valentine Amanze

Kwara governor inaugurates Task Force on immunisation

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday inaugurated the State Task Force on immunisation and primary healthcare, saying the exercise forms a part of his administration’s efforts to stamp out polio and strengthen access to primary healthcare.

Man, 27, defiles five-year-old girl in Niger

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

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