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I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...

Insecurity: North-West Governors meet NSA, Service Chiefs

  Governors of Nigeria’s North-West Zone on Monday pledged to explore all available means to ensure the security of lives and property. Governor Aminu Masari of...
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Biden “Anxious” to See How Republicans Vote on Trump Impeachment

  U.S President, Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that he is anxious to see how Republicans will vote in the impeachment trial for former...

Pakistani Teenager Kills Minority Ahmadiyya Man

A Pakistani teenager shot and killed a man from the minority Ahmadiyya community, police said on Friday, the latest in a series of hate...

Journalists Let Inside Moscow Court as Hearing on Navalny’s Slander Case Begin

  Journalists were being let inside the Moscow court where hearing on jailed Russian opposition activist Alexey Navalny, accused of slandering a World War II...

North Korean Leader Blasts Cabinet for State of Economy, Lackluster Outlook

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un blasted his cabinet over the disastrous state of the economy, blaming the ministers for lackluster drafting of the new...

3 Dead in 70-Vehicle Wreck Due to Weather in Fort Worth, Texas

At least 70 vehicles were involved in a crash in the Texas city of Fort Worth on Thursday morning, leaving at least three people...

Tunisia Facing One of Most Difficult Periods Amid Serious Political Crisis – PM

  Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said his country “is going through one of the most difficult periods in its history” amid “the serious political...

Huthi Drone Attack on Saudi Airport Leaves Plane Ablaze

A drone strike launched by Yemen's Iran-backed Huthis on Wednesday left a civilian plane ablaze at a Saudi airport, days after the U.S moved...

Covid-19: AstraZeneca’s Vaccines Ineffective Against S/Africa Variant –Minister

  South Africa will proceed with the planned coronavirus immunisation campaign using Johnson & Johnson vaccines instead of Oxford/AstraZeneca’s, which is deemed ineffective against the...

Pakistan Commutes Death Sentences of 3 Mentally Ill Prisoners

  Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of three mentally ill prisoners in a landmark judgment that was welcomed by rights groups. “If...

Travellers to Britain Require 3 Negative COVID-19 Tests

  Travellers entering Britain from overseas will soon be required to take three Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests and quarantine for 10 days, according to media reports. The...
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Gov. Matawalle Charges President Buhari To Curtail Ethnic Attacks

Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau In the light of ongoing wanton attacks and primitive violence on the Northern community in Ibadan, Governor Bello Muhammad has strongly...
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Govt Confirms Abduction of Passengers on Minna-Kontagora Road

  The Niger government has confirmed the abductions of persons on board the Niger State Transport Authority on Sunday on Minna- Kontagora road. The government announced...

I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...