2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

No fewer than 2,285 Nigerians including four foreign nationals are on death row at the end of 2017. Amnesty International report revealed in its 2017 global review of the death penalty published on its website. It decried that death sentences in the country have spiked massively over the past two years, with 171 and 527… Continue reading 2,285 on death row in Nigeria – Amnesty Int’l

Bomb kills 5 during football match in Somalia

A bomb killed five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the first time an explosion has targeted a stadium. The blast went off in the port town of Barawe, in the Lower Shabelle region, when residents were watching a football match on Thursday afternoon, police said,… Continue reading Bomb kills 5 during football match in Somalia

Assets forfeiture: Court keeps Patience Jonathan waiting

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday fixed April 30 to rule on an application, seeking the forfeiture of two properties belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan to the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Oct. 20, 2017 filed an ex parte application praying the court for… Continue reading Assets forfeiture: Court keeps Patience Jonathan waiting

Wife, daughter alleged killer,Denmark national, in remand

Pending proper advise comes from authorities on 53-year-old, Peter Nielsen, who was alleged to had killed his wife, Zainab, and her three-year-old daughter, Petra, Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court has orderd that the Denmark national be remanded in Ikoyi Prisons for time being. The court, which was presided over by Magistrate, K.B. Ayeye, who gave the… Continue reading Wife, daughter alleged killer,Denmark national, in remand

My husband ties me to tree, housewife tells Ibadan court

A housewife, Fausat Akinola, on Thursday told a Grade `C’ Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband of 15 years, one Sarafa Akinola, used to tie her to a tree in front of their house. Fausat, a mother of three, said this when testifying before the court in a divorce suit filed by her… Continue reading My husband ties me to tree, housewife tells Ibadan court

FRSC takes safety campaigns to primary schools

The Jos Zonal Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has embarked on a child Safety campaign in primary schools in Plateau. Flagging-off the campaign at the St. Luke Primary School on Monday in Jos, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr Jonas Agwu, said the initiative was “timely”. According to Agwu, the rationale behind the… Continue reading FRSC takes safety campaigns to primary schools

CORPS MEMBER LAUNCHES “STAND WITH NIGERIA” CAMPAIGN IN ENUGU

A corps member serving in Enugu State, yesterday, Tuesday, 31st of October, launched a “Stand With Nigeria” Campaign, hash tagged “StandWith9ja” in the state. The event with the theme; “Making of A New Nigeria: The Youth Agenda” was held at the Enugu North Local Government Secretariat’s City Hall with government officials and other dignitaries in… Continue reading CORPS MEMBER LAUNCHES “STAND WITH NIGERIA” CAMPAIGN IN ENUGU