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900 On Trial In Iraq For Links To Daesh

The trial of 900 Iraqi citizens caught fleeing Daesh territory in neighbouring Syria has begun in Baghdad, a court official told AFP yesterday. The court received “interrogation files for 900 Iraqi Daesh members” from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to reveal information […]
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Sudan Leaders Face Pressure For Transfer To Civilian Rule

Sudan’s military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters. Thousands remained camped outside the complex in Khartoum overnight after protest leaders issued demands to the military council set up following […]
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Russia Breaks Military, Civil Cooperation With NATO

Russian authorities reported about the cessation of the cooperation with NATO on military and civil lines. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Grushko, as Vidomosti reports. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs stated, “The Atlantic Alliance has gone too far in confrontation with Russia”. “NATO refused from the positive direction of the relationship with Russia. It […]
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Association Calls For Mop-Up Of Arms In Kogi

LOKOJA – A Non-Governmental Association known as Idah Club 6575  in  Idah Local Government Area of kogi state  have called on the police and other security agencies to swiftly mopped up cache of arms and ammunitions in the hands of unauthorised persons across the state. The call has become necessary to stem the rising tide of crimes […]
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2019 Elections Claimed 18 Lives In South-East – Report

Enugu – A report released by a non-governmental organisation, the Women Aids Collective (WACOL), in Enugu, on Monday indicated that 18 persons lost their lives in the South-East during the just concluded general elections. Also, no fewer than 530 persons suffered injuries, according to the report presented to journalists by Dr. Malachy Ochei, the researcher and […]
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NBC DG, Kawu, Others To Appear In Court Over N2.5bn Fraud – ICPC

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Dr. Ishaq Moddibbo Kawu, will be docked tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 over his alleged complicity in the misapplication of the N2.5 billion seed grant for Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme of the federal government. Kawu, alongside the Chairman of Pinnacle Communications Limited, Mr. Lucky Omoluwa and […]
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Police In Kogi Confirm Kidnap Of Husband And Wife

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Hakeem Busari, on Monday, confirmed the kidnap of one Mr Henshaw Ativie and his wife in the state on Sunday by unknown gunmen. Busari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja that the husband and wife were kidnapped along Itakpe-Adogo road in Adavi Local Government Area […]
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Two Killed, Three Hospitalised As Hoodlums Attack Ekiti Community

Two persons were killed while three others were hospitalised after suspected hoodlums attacked Iyemero- Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti. The attack came barely a week after the traditional ruler of the town, Oba Agboola Ogungbemi, raised an  alarm over an impending attack on his community. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]
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ICPC: Civil Servant Loses Property Worth N124.5m To FG

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Zuba, has ordered the final forfeiture of properties worth N124.5 million illegally acquired by a Principal Accountant in the Finance and Accounts Department of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Daniel Obah, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Mr. Obah, who was charged before Justice E. […]
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Cook Jailed For Killing Younger Brother Who Stole Meat From Pot Of Soup

LAGOS – Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High Court, sitting in Igbosere in Monday, sentenced a female cook Janet James who beat her eight-year-old brother Saviour Effiong James to death for stealing meat from a pot of soup, on August 10, 2009 to 14- years imprisonment. The trial judge convicted James, 34, following her plea […]
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