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N18.7m debt: Woman on trial over attempt to jump into Lagos lagoon

A 51-year-old textile dealer at Balogun Market, Taiwo Titilayo-Momoh, who attempted to jump into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, was on Monday hauled up before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who was arraigned on a charge of attempting to commit suicide, pleaded not guilty. But the prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde

We will wipe out US, says North Korean media

An official North Korean website warned Monday that Pyongyang will “wipe out” the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the latest tit-for-tat sabre-rattling that has sent tensions soaring in the region.   The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in waters off the Korean peninsula “in a matter of days”, Vice

B’Haram: FG places 1,000 orphans in foster care

No fewer than 1,000 children who lost their parents to Boko Haram’s insurgency in the North-East have been placed on the Foster Care Programme of Victims Support Fund (VSF). Under the programme, the orphaned children are put in the care of responsible families with the payment of N14,000 monthly to them for each child in

Army Recovers Large Cache Of Arms In Southern Kaduna

The new Operation Harbin Kunama (II) jointly set up by the Army and the Kaduna state government, has begun yielding fruits as the group recovered large cache of arms in Southern Kaduna. The discovery was made when troops of the 1 Division Nigerian Army, embarked on a cordon and search of Gwaska, Dangoma, Angwan Far

FG To Demolish Structures Around Powerlines Nationwide

The Federal Government says it will soon embark on a nationwide demolition of structures built under high tension cables in order to forestall deaths resulting from electrocution, with Cross River as a pivot state. The Minister of Works Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this to journalists in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, while

Battle to recover $15b gas sales dividends begins

Detectives are probing the whereabouts of $15.8billion Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited dividends, The Nation learnt at the weekend. Under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are former Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and some former officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC),

“EFCC Propaganda may trigger April Spring in Nigeria!”—Uranta, NNSG Scribe

The Nigerian National Summit Group (NNSG) has decried the growing pattern of self-serving myopic propaganda tactics being deployed by government officials and bodies, whilst warning that it could trigger massive violent social unrest nationwide. In a Public Statement released in Lagos today, Sunday, April 23, 2017, by NNSG Executive Secretary, Mr. Tony I. Uranta, the