Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate. He added that there was a need for competence to be given priority ahead of religion and […]

The Police in Anambra, on Thursday said they had arrested a teenager for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear for ritual purposes. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, said in Awka that the suspect, 19, was apprehended on January 11 in Onitsha. “On January 11, 2019, at about 6.48 a.m., […]

Two suspected fraudsters have allegedly obtained N12m from one Oniye Wunmi on the pretext that they wanted to help him secure employment in State House Clinic, Abuja. Police on Thursday arraigned one Ogugua Christian in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over the allegation. The defendant, who lives on Arab Road, Abuja, is being […]

Prime Minister Theresa May must “ditch the red lines” on Brexit after the defeat of the plan she had agreed with the EU, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday. “Theresa May has to ditch the red lines and get serious about proposals for the future,” Corbyn said, adding that he was “open to […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday inaugurate the new Baro River Port in Niger State, which has just been completed by the Federal Government at a cost of N6 billion. Mr Tayo Fadile, General Manager in charge of Corporate Affairs, National Inland Waterways Authority, made this known in Lokoja on Thursday. Fadile said that the […]

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