In Lagos: Man 35, in court for abandoning wife in hospital

“He only gave N5, 000 out of the money and abandoned the woman and her baby in the hospital,” the prosecutor informed the court." An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Wednesday granted bail to one Idowu Mutairu, 35, after he pleaded not guilty to abandoning his pregnant wife

AIG Says Crime Rate Has Reduced In Anambra

Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone nine, Umuahia, Usman Gwary, says crime rate has reduced drastically in Anambra State.Mr Gwary made the statement on Wednesday, during his courtesy visit to Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano.

30-yr-old man jailed for duping online lover N4.5m

Another young Nigerian Yahoo scammer has been busted after he duped his online lover of a huge sum of money. A 30-year-old man, Jude Amadi, has been remanded in prison custody by the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, by Justice Emmanuel Obile, after he was arraigned

Investor Buys $200m Stake In Forte Oil

On Tuesday Forte Oil Plc, a Nigerian integrated energy solutions provider, stated that Mercuria Energy Group Holdings SA had acquired 17% of its equity, valued at $200million, The Punch reports. 

Zidane, Seedorf, Henry To Feature In Legends World Cup Starting In 2017

Football lovers will have to chance to see former greats of the game battle on the pitch once every four years at the legends world cup. According to ESPN Deportes, the world cup will be held in three Mexican cities – Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mexico City – with a total

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NULGE lauds suspension of Edo council chairmen

The Edo State chapter of the National Union of Local Government Employees has ‎applauded the suspension of four local government chairmen by Governor Adams Oshiomhole, over their alleged inability to account for the internally generated revenue of their respective councils, the non-payment of workers’ salaries and other allegations. The ‎Secretary

NIMC enrols 7 million Nigerians – D-G

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has enrolled seven million Nigerians on its database out of the 13 million estimated for the pilot scheme. Mr Chris Onyemenam, the Director-General of the commission, said on Wednesday in Abuja that the NIMCs facilities had the capacity to register 300 million citizens,

EMAN urges government to ensure strict implementation of town planning laws

Dr Emmanuel Ating, the President of Environmental Management Association of Nigeria (EMAN), on Wednesday advised the federal and state governments to strictly implement town and regional planning laws. According to him, the theme of the World Habitat Day, “Public Spaces For All’’ concerns all Nigerians as many developments are taking place

Shania Twain: Music star diagnosed with respiratory infection

The popular singer announced via her Facebook page on October 6 that she has been forced to cancel two dates in the Shania Rock This Country concert series after she was confirmed to be suffering from respiratory issues. Shania Twain has put a stop to her last ever tour due

Suspected poachers kill 14 elephants in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe National Wildlife Agency on Wednesday said that suspected poachers used cyanide to kill 14 elephants in Zimbabwe’s western Hwange National park. Hwange, home of Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, Cecil, who was killed by an American dentist in July, holds 53,000 elephants, twice the park’s carrying capacity, the park’s

Broken Vow: ‘My wife aborted a pregnancy for one of her boyfriends’ – Husband tells court

A divorce seeking husband told a court that his wife aborted a pregnancy for another man. A 51-year-old man, Sunday Imoleayo, has had an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court sitting in  Ekiti State, dissolve his 28-year-old marriage between him and his wife, Funmise, on account of adultery and frequent fighting.

Ebonyi Governor Umahi’s Mother Passes Away

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi‘s mother, Margaret Umahi, has passed away. She died on Tuesday at an Enugu hospital after a brief illness, ThisDay reports. Reports state that her last appearance at a public function was during a church service after the governor’s inauguration in June.