Court Jails Lecturer 21 Years For Raping Admission Seeker

    A Lagos High Court sitting in the Ikeja area has convicted and sentenced Afeez Baruwa, a part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old girl who was seeking admission into the university. Baruwa was convicted on one count of rape leveled against him by the … Continue reading Court Jails Lecturer 21 Years For Raping Admission Seeker

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Police To Charge Lesotho PM With Murder Of Wife

  Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down ahead of his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday, as the beleaguered premier announced he would quit by the end of July. Lilopelo Thabane, 58, was killed in June 2017 by unknown assailants on the outskirts … Continue reading Police To Charge Lesotho PM With Murder Of Wife

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Stone Has ‘Very Good Chance Of Exoneration’ – Trump

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he believes his former associate Roger Stone has a “very good chance” of being cleared following his sentencing to more than three years in prison. “Roger has a very good chance of exoneration in my opinion,” Trump said. Trump said he believed the jury in the Stone case … Continue reading Stone Has ‘Very Good Chance Of Exoneration’ – Trump

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Court Sentences Trump’s Ally To 40 Months In Prison

  Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in prison for impeding a congressional investigation, in a case that ignited a firestorm over the US president’s political interference in the justice system. Stone, a veteran Republican operative and one of the president’s oldest confidants, was convicted in November of lying … Continue reading Court Sentences Trump’s Ally To 40 Months In Prison

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Euro Ban Will Make Man City Stronger, Says Rodgers

  Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester City will use their shock European ban to inspire them to a successful end to the season. Pep Guardiola’s side were hit with a two-year suspension from the Champions League and Europa League and fined 30 million euros by UEFA on Friday for alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play regulations. … Continue reading Euro Ban Will Make Man City Stronger, Says Rodgers

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EU Supports Nigeria With N32m To Tackle Lassa Fever

    The European Commission has announced the allocation of €80,000 (N32 million) in humanitarian funding to assist families affected by the outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nigeria. The commission announced this in a statement by a press officer with the Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria, Modestus Chukwulaka. According to the statement, the … Continue reading EU Supports Nigeria With N32m To Tackle Lassa Fever

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Europa League: Man United Held To A Draw At Brugge

  Anthony Martial struck a crucial away goal as Manchester United ground out a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge in Belgium on Thursday in the first leg of their Europa League last 32 tie. Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis lobbed a stranded Sergio Romero from 30 yards to give Belgian league leaders Brugge the lead on … Continue reading Europa League: Man United Held To A Draw At Brugge

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FG Asks US To Review Visa Restriction On Nigeria

    The Nigeria government has called on the United States of America to consider the long-standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its visa restrictions on Nigeria. The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, made the call on Wednesday when he received the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, and her team at … Continue reading FG Asks US To Review Visa Restriction On Nigeria

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EFCC Arrests Ex-Governor’s Son, Audu Over Alleged Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Mr Muhammed Audu for his alleged involvement in a fraud. Muhammed is the son of the late Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State. EFCC’s Acting Head of Media and publicity, Mr Tony Orilade, confirmed the arrest of the former governor’s son in a … Continue reading EFCC Arrests Ex-Governor’s Son, Audu Over Alleged Fraud

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APC Files Suit Asking Supreme Court To Reverse Judgment Sacking Lyon

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has approached the Supreme Court with an application urging the court to reverse its decision on the governorship election in Bayelsa State. In an application filed on Thursday by its team of lawyers led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), the party sought a review … Continue reading APC Files Suit Asking Supreme Court To Reverse Judgment Sacking Lyon

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