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May, 2022

  • 17 May

    Deborah’s corpse still in morgue in Sokoto – Police; Arraign 2 suspects over alleged lynching of student

    By Habibu Harisu Sokoto, May 16, 2022 Police on Monday said that the corpse of Deborah Samuel is still in a mortuary at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, even as it arraigned two suspects, Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunci over the lynching of the 200-Level Home Economics student …

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  • 17 May

    Deborah Samuel: Sokoto Police declare prime suspect wanted

    BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto The Sokoto Police Command has declared the prime suspects in the killing and setting ablaze of Deborah Samuel wanted for culpable homicide. A statement by the police spokesperson, ASP Sanusi Abubakar however assured that others arrested at the scene of crime have been charged to Court …

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  • 17 May

    Obi: Curing Sam Omatseye’s ignorance By Valentine Obienyem

    Opinion pieces are meant to be intellectual engagements, which usually mirror the maturity, depth and inclination of the writers. Some end up educating; some even entertain; some pontificate; while others analyse with or without proffered solutions. Alas, one of the tragedies of the Nigerian communication environment is that some fine, …

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  • 17 May

    Police defuse bomb planted in Borno IDPs camp by Boko Haram/ISWAP

    By: Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri, May 16, 2022 The Police Command in Borno has defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Borno. The Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdu Umar, confirmed the incident at …

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  • 16 May

    Police commission promotes ex-EFCC boss Magu, 7 others to AIGs (See names of others)

    By Monday Ijeh Abuja, May 16, 2022 The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of Mr Ibrahim Magu and seven other Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Magu is the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). …

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  • 16 May

    Karine Jean-Pierre assumes duty as new White House press secretary

    By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, May 16, 2022 Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday assumed duty as the new White House press secretary, acknowledging the historic nature of her role and pledging to maintain a transparent dialogue. Jean-Pierre, 44-year-old daughter of Haitian immigrants, made history as the first black woman in the …

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  • 16 May

    2023: My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim President Sulu-Gambari, at the Palace in Ilorin on Monday. By Olayinka Owolewa Ilorin, May 18, 2022 Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says his experience as Nigeria’s Vice President in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him in high …

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  • 16 May

    Obi to PDP delegates: Vote for your children’s future, not money

    By Chimezie Anaso Awka, May 15, 2022 A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Mr. Peter Obi, has appealed to the party’s delegates to vote wisely during the upcoming national convention. Obi, a former governor of Anambra, urged them to be guided by their conscience and vote in the interest …

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  • 16 May

    2023: Peter Obi promises to invest in youth, create employment

    Former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi, says he will invest in the youth and create job opportunities, if elected president in the 2023 general elections. Obi said this on Monday in Kaduna while interacting with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates and seeking their support in the coming 2023 presidential primary …

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  • 16 May

    Sokoto riot: OPC issues warning

    The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has called on northern leaders and the Federal Government to immediately halt the ongoing ethno-religious violence in Sokoto and other northern states, as well as guarantee the safety of the lives and businesses of Southerners in the North. In a statement by OPC’s President, Otunba …

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  • 16 May

    Jumia shares surge following rumours of Zinox acquisition

    Speculations of a potential takeover of pan-African e-commerce firm Jumia Technologies by the Zinox Group, Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading tech conglomerate, has seen shares of the e-commerce giant rise by 14.81 per cent. Investigations show Jumia’s shares currently trading at $5.89 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) …

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  • 16 May

    The Babajides name their baby girl in New Jersey, USA

    Mr. and Mrs. Babajide Onibudo on Friday, May 13, 2022 named their newborn baby girl in Maplewood, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). The baby is named Jemsa Damilola Chizitere Babajide. The ceremony, witnessed by family members, friends, associates and brethren, was an occasion of great joy and there …

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  • 16 May

    APC certain to win Zamfara come 2023 – Gov Matawalle

      BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto Zamfara State governor, Bello Muhammad Mutawalle has assured that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will surely win all elective positions in the State come 2023, especially with the amicable resolution of the internal crisis that had bedeviled the party in the past. Bello Mutawalle, who …

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  • 16 May

    Police remands 2 over Deborah’s death in Sokoto

    BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto Barely four days after the gruesome murder of Miss Deborah Samuel, a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education (SSCOE) Sokoto, Deborah Samuel, who was accused of blasphemy, the police today, Monday, May 16, 2022, said it has arraigned two of the suspects – Bilyaminu …

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  • 16 May

    EFCC arrests Ahmed Idris,  Accountant General of the Federation for N80billion fraud.

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with  diversion of funds and money laundering  activities to the tune of N80billion (Eighty Billion Naira) only. A statement by Wilson Uwujaren, Head,  Media …

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