Trump Supporter Gets Five Years In Prison For Capitol Assault

    A Donald Trump supporter was sentenced to five years in prison for assaulting police officers during the attack on the US Capitol, the harshest punishment yet handed down in the investigation into the January 6 violence. Robert Scott Palmer, 54,  was seen in videos and photos wearing an American flag jacket decorated with … Continue reading Trump Supporter Gets Five Years In Prison For Capitol Assault

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Financial Crimes: Unmask Artificial Entities’ Owners Now, ICPC Boss Tells UN, Global Community

  The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye (SAN), has called on the United Nations and the global community to unmask the owners of artificial legal entities in order to combat money laundering, Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and hidden ill-gotten wealth. The ICPC boss made the … Continue reading Financial Crimes: Unmask Artificial Entities’ Owners Now, ICPC Boss Tells UN, Global Community

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Plateau State Governor Lifts Curfew In Jos North, Jos South And Bassa

  The Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has directed the total lifting of the curfew in Jos North, Jos South, and Bassa local government areas. Governor Lalong gave the new directive after a State Security Council Meeting which was held at the Government House in Jos. His order came after the council reviewed the security … Continue reading Plateau State Governor Lifts Curfew In Jos North, Jos South And Bassa

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NPFL: Newly-Promoted Remo Stars Beat MFM FC In League Opener

  Newly-promoted Remo Stars beat MFM FC 2-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2021`/2022 season opener on Friday.  Remo Stars dominated much of the proceedings in the first half of the encounter and came close to taking the lead in the 13th minute. But Ifeanyi Ojukwu’s effort was not enough. The game ended … Continue reading NPFL: Newly-Promoted Remo Stars Beat MFM FC In League Opener

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Confederation Cup: Enyimba Write CAF, Want Rescheduling Of Al Ittihad Game

  Enyimba have written to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over the first leg of their Confederation Cup tie with Al Ittihad and want the fixture moved.  CAF had earlier scheduled the game for this weekend but Enyimba said they got the information late. “In the spirit of sportsmanship and for the integrity of … Continue reading Confederation Cup: Enyimba Write CAF, Want Rescheduling Of Al Ittihad Game

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UK PM Boris Johnson Staring At By-Election Disaster

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday appeared on the cusp of a crushing by-election defeat in a constituency never previously lost by his Conservative Party, a result which would raise serious questions about his leadership. Counting was still underway in the by-election in North Shropshire in central England, but Liberal Democrat MP Christine … Continue reading UK PM Boris Johnson Staring At By-Election Disaster

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Nigeria, Turkey To Strengthen Security And Defence Ties – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said Nigeria will partner with the Republic of Turkey in dealing with the current security challenges facing the nation. According to the presidency, this is in furtherance of sustained efforts at keeping Nigerians safer. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Turkish counterpart shortly before the … Continue reading Nigeria, Turkey To Strengthen Security And Defence Ties – Buhari

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Omicron: Canada Lifts Travel Ban On Nigeria, Other African Countries

  Canada announced Friday the lifting of a ban on foreign travelers from 10 African countries, while reimposing testing and warning that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 risks quickly overwhelming hospitals. The travel restriction on flights from South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Nigeria, Malawi and Egypt will end at 11:59 pm on … Continue reading Omicron: Canada Lifts Travel Ban On Nigeria, Other African Countries

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Bandits Scamper For Safety As Military Raid Criminal Enclave In Sokoto

  Bandits operating within Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State, on Thursday came under heavy fire from a joint military operation taskforce team. The bandits who are said to be led by a certain Bello Turji, were left scampering in the wake of the raid which left several marauders injured while others were killed. … Continue reading Bandits Scamper For Safety As Military Raid Criminal Enclave In Sokoto

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Denmark’s Eriksen Part Ways With Inter Milan ‘By Mutual Consent’

  Christian Eriksen has terminated his contract with Inter Milan by mutual consent six months after suffering a heart incident playing for Denmark at the European Championships. The 29-year-old has been fitted with a pacemaker. That means he is not allowed to play in Italian football, but other championships do not have the same rules. … Continue reading Denmark’s Eriksen Part Ways With Inter Milan ‘By Mutual Consent’

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