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Court Adjourns Ruling On Evans’ Case Against Police Till August 16

Court Adjourns Ruling On Evans’ Case Against Police Till August 16

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till Wednesday to rule on whether to hear a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. Justice Abdulaziz Anka adjourned the case on Tuesday after listening to the submissions of counsel to Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje; as well as

Belgian chicken meat sent to Africa likely contained Fipronil – Egg traders association

Belgian chicken meat exported to Africa may have been contaminated with the hazardous insecticide fipronil, Johan Bosch, general-secretary, National Association of Egg Traders (NVE), said Monday. Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide used to treat lice, fleas and ticks, and in large quantities, it can cause liver, kidney and thyroid gland damage. The chemical is considered

RCCG bans ‘Aso Ebi’ for church functions

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has stopped its members from using compulsory uniform also known as Aso Ebi at church functions. Pastor Mrs. Foluke Adeboye, wife of the General Overseer of the church, gave the order yesterday when she spoke at the church’s women’s meeting, part of the activities of its 65th annual

We acted rightly, Nigeria Police reply minister

The Nigeria Police Force on Sunday said it had a valid search warrant to search AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited warehouse in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and his predecessor, Akinwumi Adesina, now AFdB president, accused the police of raiding the company’s warehouse, carting away

Ozubulu Church Re-opens A Week After Attack

Normal church services were held at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, a week after gunmen killed  worshipers during early morning service. The church was sealed after Aug. 6 massacre which claimed 11 people and 18 others sustaining various degrees of injury. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who attended the church service, reports

PDP praying for Buhari’s recovery — Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the party will continue to pray for the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. At the party’s non-elective convention held on Saturday in Abuja, Mr. Makarfi said it was the desire of the party that Mr. Buhari should be well soon. “We mean well for

Nigeria Govt Regrets military invasion apologises to UN

The federal government on Sunday assured the UN of its commitment to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the organisation’s personnel and property in Nigeria. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its acting spokesperson, Jane Adams, said that the assurance was sequel to the military search of the UN premises in Maiduguri,