Category Archives: Breaking

Sowore To Be Re-arraigned On Fresh Charges, Awarded N250, 000 Over Trial Delay

The Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed that the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned tomorrow, February 13 on fresh charges, Channels TV reports. This was concluded on Wednesday after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial. The prosecutor; Kayode Alilu informed the court that the office of the Attorney…

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Buhari Has Promoted Tribalism In The Military, Nigeria Not Worth Dying For — Bishop Kukah

On Tuesday, 11th February 2020, the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria in his homily before the burial of a seminarian killed by kidnappers in Kaduna, The Punch reports. He lamented that citizens of some countries were willing to risk their lives for their nations…

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Amotekun Officers Won’t Be Sued During Course Of Duty, Assault Attracts N250, 000 Fine Or Jail Term

According to reports from The Punch, beating an Amotekun officer will attract a fine of N250,000 or a prison term of one month or both. However, they cannot be sued for whatever they do in the course of duty but only what is done in their personal capacity. This is according to the Ekiti State Security Network…

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Herbert Wigwe Expresses Delight Over Outcome Of 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Babajide Sanwoolu, Lagos State Governor, and Victor Etuokwu, Access Bank’s Executive Director, Retail Banking. The headline sponsors of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Access Bank Plc. have expressed delight over the success of the 2020 edition of the race which held on Saturday, 8 February. Speaking after the conclusion of the race, Herbert Wigwe,…

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The North Holds 87% Of Nigeria’s Poverty Rate — World Bank

The World Bank has estimated that 87% of all the poor people in Nigeria are in the north, the Cable reports. In a report titled, ‘Advancing social protection in a dynamic Nigeria’, the Bretton Wood institution said the south-south zone recorded the most significant drop in poverty between 2011 and 2016. Comparing Nigeria to the…

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Boko Haram Strikes Again Killing 30 In Borno, Many Houses And Vehicles Burnt

According to circulating reports, suspected Boko Haram insurgents in gun trucks have attacked Auno, a village near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, killing over 10 people and destroying 18 vehicles. This was confirmed by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, who spoke to journalists at the headquarters operation Lafiya Dole Maiduguri…

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Chris Ngige Tells Unemployed Youths Not To ‘Rely On Federal Government For Jobs’

The Minister Of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has made known to Nigerian graduates that the government cannot provide jobs for everyone. He made this statement through the Deputy Director/Head of Press of the ministry, Charles Akpan, said the minister stated this during a Townhall Meeting on popularisation of blue/green collar jobs among graduates of tertiary institutions…

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Lai Mohamed Says $500m Loan Approval Will Reorganize NTA To Compete With CNN

According to reports from The Guardian, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has revealed plans to refit the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) thereby enabling it compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500m loan the ministry requested is approved. He stated this when he appeared before Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Loans to…

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