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Man sentenced for forging marriage certificate, internet fraud

A father of two, Olalekan Ibosiola, was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State for forging marriage certificate and attempted fraud. The defendant was arraigned on four counts bordering on forgery, attempted fraud, and sending pornographic content. The Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Doctors warn against reopening schools

Medical doctors under the auspices of Pediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) have warned against ongoing moves to reopen schools following the increasing cases of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. PAN, in a statement by its President, Prof. Edward Alikor and Secretary Dr. Petronila Tabansi, said the current upward trend in …

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BREAKING: Niger Assembly Deputy Speaker resigns

Niger Deputy Speaker Bako Kasim Alfa has resigned. He announced his resignation during the ongoing plenary session. His resignation was contained in a letter submitted to the Speaker and read on the floor. But he was silent on why he resigned. The nomination for his replacement was moved by member …

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JUST IN: Senate urges President Buhari NDDC IMC

The Senate on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei-led Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged financial recklessness. The Senate also recommended that the NDDC should be returned to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of …

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Police arrest 217 crime suspects in Kaduna

Police in Kaduna have arrested no fewer than 217 persons believed to be behind the frequent killings, kidnapping, armed robbery and rustling in the state. This week, gunmen killed and abducted many in parts of the state. Commissioner of Police Umar Muri, who paraded the suspects at the command’s headquarters …

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Boko Haram kidnaps, kills five humanitarian workers

BOKO HARAM terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the execution of five humanitarian workers that they earlier abducted. It was gathered that the insurgents had made contact, demanding about $500,000, which was not paid. It was indicated in the video released on Wednesday that insurgents ran out of patience …

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