Land fraud: Man bags 10-year jail term in Kaduna

One Gershon Kasham has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison by Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna. This was announced by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in a statement titled, ‘EFCC convicts man 10 years for land scam’, released on Friday. The statement revealed that […]

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COVID-19 vaccine: China donates 470,000 doses to Nigeria

The Chinese Government on Friday donated 470,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Cui Jianchun, made the donation to the Nigerian Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, in Abuja. Jianchun said the gesture was as a result of the good relationship between Nigeria and China. He noted that the […]

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FCET to begin academic activities October – Provost

Prof. Reuben Okechukwu, the Provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Isu in Ebonyi, says the school will commence academic activities in October. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday in Abakiliki by Mr. Monday Uzor, the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of the state. The statement noted that the provost made […]

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10 Pirates Bag 12 Years Jail Over Hijack of Vessel

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced 10 pirates involved in the 2020 hijack of a merchant vessel FV HAILUFENG II to 12 years imprisonment each with a N250,000.00 fine on each count.  Delivering judgement today, Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi submitted that piracy has been an embarrassment to the […]

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Group Threatens To Drag Nigerian Petroleum Corporation To Court Over $3.2billion Unapproved Loan To Dangote Refinery

The group’s stance was contained in a statement issued by Comrade Omotoye Olorode and Comrade Jaye Gaskia on Wednesday. Agroup, The People’s Alternative Political Movement (TPAP-M) has said that the constitution does not allow the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to take a loan from financial institutions to fund any enterprise owned by a private corporate […]

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Nigeria receives six planes to fight insurgency

Nigeria has received its first six military aircraft it bought from the United States, which are expected to boost its efforts in tackling violence by various armed groups. The A-29 Supa Tucano planes landed in the northern city of Kano on Thursday afternoon and were received by the defence minister, Bashir Magashi, and other military […]

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Graduate Under Probe For Exam Malpractice Not Yet Ordered To Rewrite Exams – UNIBEN

The spotlight had been on Ufuoma after she wore a controversial shirt with the inscription “aggressive malpractice brought me this far” during her signing out parade. The spokesperson for the University of Benin, Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, has said there is no report yet from the panel set up to investigate a 400-level student, Peace Ufuoma, […]

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