Friday, 25 September, 2020

Day: September 11, 2020


The Kaduna State House of Assembly has passed a bill sanctioning castration and death sentence for rapists. The bill was passed at the plenary on Friday (today). The bill was passed following the amendment of the state‚Äôs Penal Code Law Read more…


One of the lawyers representing businessmen and former Cabinet ministers charged with corruption, fraud and money laundering in the multi-million fisheries bribery case, yesterday claimed politics was behind their continued incarceration. “I am not saying there is political motivation in Read more…


Nothing puts greater timbre on the parlous state of security in the country than the denudation of the virtual hedges and moats around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and the disarray of the phalanx of boots in the city. Abuja Read more…


A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, has been shot dead during a clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State. The cult members, who reportedly invaded the area around 8pm on motorcycles, were said to have Read more…


Nigeria’s Women Affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen, has advocated death sentence for rape and related offences. The minister also advocated stiff penalty for child-labour offences and other dehumanising treatments against children. Tallen took her advocacy to Yola, the Adamawa State capital, Read more…


The Lagos State University, LASU, has announced that its first year students will return to classes by January 11, 2021. The resumption schedule of the institution released on Friday said until then, their classes will be online. The Institution said Read more…


Mathew Adebayo, a teacher in a private secondary school, has admitted raping a 15-year-old student on several occasions during the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination, police have said. Adebayo has been arrested by the police in Ogun State Read more…


Harare East MP Tendai Biti has urged Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to remove the dual pricing system as it caused distortions on the economy as well as accounting nightmares within local industry and commerce. Debating on the Finance Bill in Read more…


Big Brother has issued a second strike to Ozo for infringement of house rules regarding communication over the love notes he wrote to profess his feelings for Nnegi.  While addressing the housemates over this week’s wager and their behavior, Big Brother played Read more…


Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, has been deployed to supervise the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State. Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, disclosed Read more…

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