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FG Proposes Six-month Jail Term for Smokers

FG Proposes Six-month Jail Term for Smokers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC has approved the draft National Tobacco Control Bill 2004 that will be sent to the National Assembly as an Executive Bill for promulgation into law. The Bill recommends a minimum of six months imprisonment or N50,000 or both for individuals that smoke outside public places selected as smoking areas. Labaran

Man Remanded For Raping Another Man

Sali Malu, a 38-year-old security guard has been remanded in Kirikiri Security Prisons, Lagos for sexually assaulting Nuhu Yusuf, his colleague and townsman. Malu was arrested and arraigned before an Ikeja Senior Magistrates’ Court 5, sitting at Abule-Egba, Lagos by the Ipaja Division of the Nigeria Police. Malu was arraigned before T.A. Elias, the court

200 Kill In Zamfara Massacre

Suspected cattle rustlers over the weekend killed over 200 people who were attending a security meeting in Yargaladinma area of Dansadau community in Maru LGA of Zamfara State.   The men who were said to have come in over 100 motorbikes carrying guns and machetes, surrounded the building where the security meeting was holding and

Army Kills 18 Boko Haram Members

The Nigerian Army in Abuja on Monday announced that it killed 18 persons suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect while troops retrieved weapons and aborted attacks on the outskirts of Bama and Ngurosoye, Borno State.   Maj-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information and coordinator, Joint Information Centre Counter Terrorism Campaign, said

Governor Fayemi’s Convoy Attacked

The convoy of Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was on Monday attacked in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital by suspected thugs believed to be working for Ayo Fayose, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the upcoming gubernatorial election in Ekiti State.   A statement issued by Olayinka Oyebode, Chief Press Secretary to Ekiti State

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