Kidnapped Five-Year-Old Girl, Hanifa Murdered By Teacher

A five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, who was kidnapped in Kano State last year, has been confirmed dead.

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Benue Govt Raises Fine For Impounded Animals From N2,000 To N50,000

  The Benue State government has raised the fine for impounded animals from N2,000 to N50,000, with an additional N20,000 daily quarantine fee in the amended Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of 2022. Governor Samuel Ortom who disclosed this on Thursday while signing the amended law said failure to claim the animals after … Continue reading Benue Govt Raises Fine For Impounded Animals From N2,000 To N50,000

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Jota Double Fires Liverpool Into League Cup Final

  Diogo Jota fired Liverpool into the League Cup final against Chelsea as the Portugal forward’s double sealed a 2-0 win at Arsenal in the semi-final second leg on Thursday. Jota put Liverpool on course for Wembley with a first half strike and he clinched their berth with a late second goal in north London. … Continue reading Jota Double Fires Liverpool Into League Cup Final

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Nigeria To Play Tunisia In AFCON Second Round

  Nigeria is set to play Tunisia on Sunday in the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations being held in Cameroon. Tunisia, who lost to Gambia 1-0 on Thursday, booked their place to the knockout phase as one of the four third-placed countries. On the other hand, the Super Eagles topped their group, … Continue reading Nigeria To Play Tunisia In AFCON Second Round

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2023 Elections: All PVCs Issued Are Valid And Subsisting – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed claims that the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) issued to Nigerian voters are fake and have expired.

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China, Russia Block US Push For UN Sanctions On N. Koreans: Diplomats

  China and Russia on Thursday blocked a US push to impose United Nations sanctions on five North Koreans in response to recent missile launches by Pyongyang, diplomats told AFP. China’s block came before a new closed-door council meeting on North Korea, also requested by Washington, and was followed by Russia’s decision to similarly oppose … Continue reading China, Russia Block US Push For UN Sanctions On N. Koreans: Diplomats

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Ivory Coast Send Reigning Champions Algeria Crashing Out Of AFCON

  The Ivory Coast crushed an abject Algeria 3-1 on Thursday with Nicolas Pepe among the scorers as the reigning champions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage. Franck Kessie and Ibrahim Sangare scored in the first half for the Elephants in Douala, while Pepe added another goal after the break as … Continue reading Ivory Coast Send Reigning Champions Algeria Crashing Out Of AFCON

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Removal Of Fuel Subsidy Isn’t Business Of Governors – Fayemi

   Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, said the decision to remove or retain fuel subsidy is not in the hands of State Governors. Mr Fayemi made the remark during a press briefing after a meeting of the Governors. The Ekiti State Governor said the forum has “concluded to engage … Continue reading Removal Of Fuel Subsidy Isn’t Business Of Governors – Fayemi

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INEC Arraigns Uniuyo Professor For Electoral Fraud

  The fresh trial of Professor Ignatius Uduk, a lecturer at the University of Uyo, commenced on Thursday at the Akwa Ibom State High Court 9 sitting in Uyo, the state capital. Uduk faces a three-count charge bordering on publishing and announcing false electoral results. The case was filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission … Continue reading INEC Arraigns Uniuyo Professor For Electoral Fraud

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Investigation Finds Ex-Pope Benedict Failed To Act In German Abuse Cases

  Former pope Benedict XVI knowingly failed to take action to stop four priests accused of child sex abuse in Munich in the 1980s, according to a damning independent report published Thursday that risks shattering the ex-pontiff’s reputation. The report by law firm Westpfahl Spilker Wastl (WSW) was commissioned by the archdiocese of Munich and Freising to … Continue reading Investigation Finds Ex-Pope Benedict Failed To Act In German Abuse Cases

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