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Court dissolves 7-year-old marriage over abandonment

A Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, on Thursday, dissolved a seven-year-old marriage between Liatu Ayuba and her husband Abubakar, over abandonment. The Judge, Labaran Gusau, dissolved the marriage on the grounds of lack of love and peace in the union. “It...

Jimoh Ibrahim felicitates Akeredolu at 66

Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, the APC senatorial candidate for Ondo South, has felicitated Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on the occasion of his 66th birthday. The business mogul in his congratulatory message on Thursday made available to newsmen in...

Transporter docked for allegedly stealing N2.7m goods

A 39-year-old transporter, Lucky Dauda, was on Thursday docked in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing goods worth N2.7 million from a warehouse. The defendant, a transporter, who resides at 10, Ayetolu St., Agbelekale, Abule Egba, Lagos, is...

Huawei, partners organize job fair for Nigerian youths

As part of its talent cultivation strategy, Huawei Technologies (Nigeria) Limited is set to host a job fair for Nigerian youths. The job fair, scheduled to hold on the 3rd of August, 2022 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja is...

Buhari unveils new NNPC Ltd, assures Nigerians of energy security

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the new Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Limited), affirming that the company is mandated by law to ensure that Nigeria’s National Energy Security is guaranteed. Speaking at the historic occasion at State House Conference...

Security guard bags 9 months imprisonment for stealing iron rod

A Dei-Dei Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced a 27-year-old security guard, Barnabas Yakubu to nine months imprisonment for stealing iron rods worth N330,000. Yakubu of Dawaki Abuja was sentenced on a count charge of theft. He, however,...

Mixed reactions trail late night ban on tricycle operations in Kano

Some residents of Kano on Tuesday expressed mixed feelings about the ban on late-night operations by commercial tricycle riders by the Kano State government. The state government issued a statement on Monday banning the operations of commercial tricycles after 10...

Court remands driver for allegedly causing death of pedestrian

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 37- year-old driver, Ibu Silas, in Kirikiri correction centre for allegedly causing the death of a pedestrian. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M. C Ayinde, refused to listen to Silas’ plea. She ordered...

Borno APC endorses Kaka Shehu to replace Kashim Shettima

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have endorsed Mr Kaka Shehu as the party’s candidate for the Borno Central Senatorial election. Gov. Babagana Zulum disclosed this at the end of the stakeholders’ meeting on Thursday in Maiduguri. He said the...

ASUU Strike: NLC to embark on nationwide solidarity protest on July 26, 27

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has said that it would embark on a nationwide protest on July 26 and 27 in solidarity with the trade unions in the Nigeria public universities and others. The NLC President, Mr Ayubaa Wabba said...

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