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Some people suspected to be political thugs on Wednesday abducted the chairman of Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State, Samuel Aderemi, for about two hours. It was gathered that the chairman, who was one of the chairmen sacked by the state governor, Seyi Makinde, last year, was kidnapped by scores of rampaging thugs, who […]

Oyo State sacked local government chairmen and councillors on Monday 27th insisted that they had to resume back to their various offices. The Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON)in the state – Mr Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye made the claim in Ibadan amidst conflicting reports from the Local Government Councils and Local Council Development Areas. […]

The Federal High Court in Abuja, earlier today, granted bail to the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, in the sum of N10m. Shehu Sani was on Monday arraigned on a two-count charge of bribery brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He pleaded not guilty when the counts were […]

An FCT High Court in Maitama has sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, but the road to freedom may not be closed to her. After sentencing her to death on Monday, the trial judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu, ordered that she be remanded at Suleja Custodial Centre pending when her right […]

In November 2017, the police charged Maryam Sanda for culpable homicide and sought a death penalty against the accused on two counts. On the backdrop of the charge, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sentenced miss Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the sentence on […]

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