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Police Arraign Three For Sexual Assault In Abuja

The Nigerian Police on Friday arraigned three men in Abuja, before a Zuba Upper Area Court for allegedly touching a lady’s private part without her consent. Kelechi Echendu, the prosecutor, who told the court that the accused persons, Enoch Adeojo, Hilary Elechi and Ebuka Precious committed the crime on October 27 said, the three, who were bar men

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Gunmen Kill Four Policemen, Abduct Six Oil Workers

Gunmen on a speedboat in Bayelsa State have killed four policemen and kidnapped six Nigerian Agip energy firm employees in an attack that happened on Friday, October 24 in the Nembe Creek area of the state. Mustapha Anka, spokesman for the military’s Joint Task Force in the region, said, “Four policemen who were escorting a

‘FG To Regulate Ponmo Consumption, Not Ban’ —Minister

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has rebutted media claims that the Federal Government has banned the consumption of Ponmo, a popular delicacy. The Minister made this known at the inauguration of the third Council of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, NIAS. He said the federal government was “trying to regulate

FG To Pay Corps Members N500 Daily Feeding Allowance

The Nigerian government has announced that henceforth National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members will receive N500 as daily feeding allowance. This was disclosed by Johnson Olawunmi, director general of the NYSC at a House of Representatives Committee hearing on the N4,000 online registration fee mandated for corps members. A civil society group had launched a

A Nigerian to Head New York City Housing Authority

Shola Olatoye, a Nigerian whose parents are migrants in the United States, has been appointed the head of New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA, which oversees the city’s public housing of over 400,000 residents. Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York, who announced the appointment, said Olatoye would be part of the new team he has set up to help fulfil his goal

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