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Nigerien university awards graduating student N1 million for good behavior
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Nigerien university awards graduating student N1 million for good behavior

The Maryam Abacha American University has rewarded one of its first-class graduates of law, Maryam Damban, with N1 million for good behaviour. Ms Damban was honoured by the president of the institution, Adamu Gwarzo, at the university’s premises in Maradi, Niger on Thursday. Mr Gwarzo also awarded the graduating student […]

Septuagenarian Bags 30-year Jail Term For Raping Eight-year-old Girl Twice In Niger State
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Septuagenarian Bags 30-year Jail Term For Raping Eight-year-old Girl Twice In Niger State

Amagistrate court in Minna, Niger State, has sentenced a septuagenarian, Mohammed Sani Umar, to 30 years in prison for raping an an eight-year-old girl in Chanchaga area of the state. SaharaReporters had reported how Umar raped his victim twice before giving her N80 not to tell anybody about the incident. […]

Nigerians Drag Former Governor, Ngige For Comparing Himself To Tinubu With After The Ministers Viral Video
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Nigerians Drag Former Governor, Ngige For Comparing Himself To Tinubu With After The Ministers Viral Video

There is mild drama on social media as Nigerians dissect the snippet video of Chris Ngige blasting Hon. Faleke and saying he was on the same level with Tinubu. Ngige, a former governor of Anambra state had while fielding questions from the committee on alleged breach of Presidential directive in […]

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu’s deputy, Ajayi reacts to defeat at PDP primaries
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Ondo 2020: Akeredolu’s deputy, Ajayi reacts to defeat at PDP primaries

Ondo State Deputy Governor Hon Agboola Ajayi, has reacted to his defeat at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primary election. 247 NNU, had reported that Eyitayo Jegede on Wednesday emerged winner of the PDP governorship primaries. Out of the 2111 delegates who voted during the primaries which lasted about eight […]

Teacher Who Raped His 10 Year-Old Pupil Argues That She Gave Him Consent
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Teacher Who Raped His 10 Year-Old Pupil Argues That She Gave Him Consent

The Yobe state police command has arrested an Assistant headteacher with Jajere Central Primary School, Abubakar Musa. for allegedly raping one of his pupil, a 10-year-old (name withheld), and claiming it was consensual. Disclosing his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said Musa […]

Drama As Godswill Akpabio Denies Saying 60 Per Cent Of NDDC Contracts Were Given To Lawmakers
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Drama As Godswill Akpabio Denies Saying 60 Per Cent Of NDDC Contracts Were Given To Lawmakers

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has denied accusing members of the National Assembly of collecting 60 per cent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio in a letter read on the floor of the House during plenary by Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, claimed to have referred to […]

Breaking News: House Of Reps Sue Akpabio For Saying He Gave National Assembly Members Contracts
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Breaking News: House Of Reps Sue Akpabio For Saying He Gave National Assembly Members Contracts

The House of Representatives is set to sue Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for comments he made that federal lawmakers receive over 60 per cent of contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio made the comment on Tuesday when he appeared before the House Committee probing […]