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Rann Misfire: Victims Undergo Operation
No fewer than 50 injured persons evacuated from Rann in Kalabalge Local Government of Borno State are said to have been operated upon.
Court Admits More Documents Against Amosu, Others
More documents have been presented as proof by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in its case against a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), and 10 others.
EFCC Case Against Adamawa Ex-Governor Resumes
The case of money laundering brought against former Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa by the EFCC opened in a Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday.
Coolsculpting: Get Rid Of Fat While Reading A Book
No cuts, no needles, no anaesthesia. With "coolsculpting", people can get rid of fat while reading a book, practitioners say.
$1.2bn Malabu Scam: Court Orders Interim Ownership Of OPL 245 To FG
An Abuja High Court on Thursday granted interim ownership of controversial Oil Prospecting License (OPL 245) to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Six Arrested For Murder Of Policeman
Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have arrested six suspected killers of a police corporal who was murdered on 29 December, 2016.
President Barrow
President Barrow Back In #Gambia To Take Over Reigns Of Leadership
President Adama Barrow arrived in The Gambia on Thursday to a jubilant welcome marking the beginning of the west African nation's first democratic transfer of power, AFP reports
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Man Wants Divorce Over Wife’s Persistent Visit To Beer Parlour
A 49-year-old man, Abiodun Sokoya, has pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his 19-year-old marriage over wife’s regular visits to a public bar.
doomsday-clock
Symbolic ‘Doomsday Clock’ Moves Closer To Midnight Over Trump’s Comment
Comments by US President Donald Trump and a "darkening global security landscape" have made the world less safe
Jamaica Considering Appeal Over IOC’s Decision
Jamaica may appeal against the International Olympic Committee's decision to strip the rest of its Beijing 4x100m relay squad of their gold medals after Nesta Carter's failed drugs test.
Makurdi Residents Choose Firewood Over Cooking Fluid
Firewood enjoys great patronage in Makurdi, since the hike in cooking gas and Kerosene hit the country since New Year.
Enforcement Of Speed-limiting Device Starts February 1- FRSC
The Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) says the Enforcement of the speed limiting device will commence February 1 after receiving presidential approval. The scheme would start out with commercial vehicles and large fleets.
Waje
I Could Have Become A Prostitute – Nigerian Artiste
Talented Edo born singer Waje Iruobe has shared a tears-inducing message on Instagram about how she escaped being a sex worker.
Elated Gambians Await President Barrow’s Return
Elated Gambians are reported to be preparing to welcome home their new president on Thursday after a protracted crisis over an election dispute that forced him to flee to neighbouring Senegal.
MI Abaga
MI Abaga Publicly Defends Good Muslims On Twitter
African Rapper Number One MI Abaga, comes to the defense of good Muslims in a conversation on twitter.
Google Bans Apps That Facilitate Sale Of Marijuana
Israel Moves Towards Decriminalizing Marijuana Use
The Israeli government has recently pushed initiatives aimed at taking advantage of the fast-growing medical marijuana industry as countries such as the US relax their laws regarding the drug.
Fuel Subsidy Scam: Court Sentences MD Of Ontario Oil To 10 Years Imprisonment
The EFCC has secured the conviction of two fuel subsidy fraudsters, Walter Wagbatsoma and Ada- Ugo Ngadi as a Lagos State high court sentenced them to ten years imprisonment.
Davido, Burna Boy, Join 2face In National Protest
Davido and Burna Boy signify interest to join 2face Idibia in his February nationwide protest.
MFM Focus On Pillars After 3SC Stalemate
Mountain of Fire head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has urged his players to put the agonising 1-1 draw at Shooting Stars behind them as they look to bounce back on Sunday against Kano Pillars.
SPDC Wins Battle To Prevent English Court From Ruling On Niger Delta Oil Spillage...
Oil giants, Shell, has succeeded in a legal battle to block claims brought against it by more than 40,000 Nigerians from the Niger Delta region from being heard by the English courts
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