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Cynthia Osokogu’s Killers Sentenced To Death

Cynthia Osokogu’s Killers Sentenced To Death

Oluwatoyin Akinrinola   Almost five years after Cynthia Osokogu, a 24 year old indigene of Delta State, was found dead in a hotel in Festac Town, Lagos, a Lagos State High Court today found two people: Okwumo Nwabufo and Olisaeloka Ezike guilty of her death and subsequently sentenced them to death. Justice Olabisi Akinlade, in his judgment, said Nwabufo and Ezike are guilty of the crime brought against them by the state and therefore have

Wike Sacks Street Traders, Artisans in Port Harcourt

Wike Sacks Street Traders, Artisans in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has asked all street traders and artisans to vacate streets in Port Harcourt, the state capital within the next one week.  The governor issued the warning at Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday while launching “Operation Leave the Road,” a programme designed to rid Port Harcourt streets of traders, vulcanisers, roadside mechanics, artisans, street vendors and other categories of people that operate their businesses in the streets of Port

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Sex Scandal: Apostle Suleiman’s Next Move

“Two things I fear in my life and I hold them so much. I live for them. One is my marriage, two my reputation. I’m very careful what I do, where I go because of these things. And these things they came after. There is nothing else…”,Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the founder of the Omega Fire Ministries, based in Auchi, Edo State, uttered those words  at a  recent international ministers conference organised by the church.  The

Mastercard partners Mobile Money Africa

Mastercard Partners Mobile Money Africa

 Mastercard Partners Mobile Money Africa to host CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo in Lagos Leading digital payment solutions provider, Mastercard, has been unveiled as the headline sponsor of the 6th Edition of the CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo. The event is organized by Mobile Money Africa and is scheduled for 22 to 23 March, at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria. The CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo is a platform for technology companies, FinTech’s and other financial

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Buhari Is Back

President Muhammed Buhari returned to the country this morning. He landed at the Kaduna Airport at about 7:40 am and was taken to Aso Rock Villa in Abuja by helicopter. The arrival was announced last night by Femi Adesina, his spokesman. The president returns 51 days after he departed the country on medical vacation. The arrival puts a stop to wide speculations about the state of his health. There were that he probably not return,

Kemi Adeosun

FG Launches Asset Tracking And Management Project

The Federal Government has launched an Asset Tracking and Management Project (ATMProject), through which for the first time, the government would be able to locate, identify, assess and evaluate all its moveable and immoveable assets. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, who announced this, also said a Central Asset Register would be created and domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Finance for recording the actual quantity, value, condition and location of all the capital assets belonging to

Leaders Fingered In The Ogoni Debacle

Leaders Fingered In The Ogoni Debacle

Ndigbara, ex-militant leader blames politicians, church and traditional rulers for escalating violence in Ogoniland Ex-militant leader Solomon Ndigbara, alias Osama Bin Laden, has blamed politicians, the church and traditional rulers in Ogoniland for escalating the communal violence in communities there. He expressed concern that the crisis continues to claim dozens of lives and also causes the destruction of entire communities. Ndigbara, who came out of hiding to address a press conference in his hometown, Yeghe,

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Oshonaike’s Tennis Clinic Ends

It was a thrilling end to the inaugural Funke Oshonaike Table Tennis Classics today at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium Stadium, Surulere, Lagos as winners emerged in both the boys and girls categories. At the end of it, many who watched the competition, including Funke Oshonaike herself, the Nigerian table tennis queen who conceived the idea of the tournament, said the expectation was met. The event was initiated to encourage young talents

The Pains and Gains of Social Media

The Pains And Gains Of Social Media

Speakers at a lecture recently to mark the opening of the 2017 press week of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, x-ray the good, the bad and ugly sides of the social media The event was the annual lecture cum 2017 press week of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ. But for Emmanuel Uduaghan, immediate past governor of the state, and chairman of the occasion, it