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ATIYE CORP MEMBER IN RIVERS STATE SLUMPS AND DIES

ATIYE CORP MEMBER IN RIVERS STATE SLUMPS AND DIES

A corps member, Atiye Florence Aduke reportedly slumped and died following an incident which occurred in her apartment at Abua Odual LGA in Rivers state where she was serving.  The member of 2019 Batch C, Stream 2 of the youth program who slumped and hit her head against a wall in her house on Wednesday May 27, died on...

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MARRIED MAN NABBED AFTER DEFILING A 13 YEARS OLD GIRL AND IMPREGNATING A 15 YEARS IN ABAKPA, ENUGU STATE

MARRIED MAN NABBED AFTER DEFILING A 13 YEARS OLD GIRL AND IMPREGNATING A 15 YEARS IN ABAKPA, ENUGU STATE

A married man identified simply as Lucky has been nabbed by residents of South Africa community in Abakpa, Enugu State after defiling a 13-year-old girl.  The minor identified as Godiya met Lucky after leaving her grandmother’s house who scolded her. The suspect who she asked for direction took her to a bush where he defiled her, gave her yoghurt...

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Foreign Loan: Again, Enugu Rep Kicks Against Exclusion Of South East

Foreign Loan: Again, Enugu Rep Kicks Against Exclusion Of South East

As the federal government secures legislative approvals to embark on another round of external borrowing to finance the 2020 budget, a member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Toby Okechukwu, has expressed disappointment over the exclusion of some key federal infrastructures cited through the Eastern Corridor. Okechukwu, a member representing Aninri, Awgu and Ojiriver Federal...

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18-year-old girl ‘gang-raped’, murdered in Ibadan

18-year-old girl ‘gang-raped’, murdered in Ibadan

An 18-year-old student of the Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, Barakat Bello, has been allegedly raped and killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, by yet-to-be-identified persons. It was gathered that Barakat was killed in her home at Akinyele local government area of the state on Monday night. The victim’s father found Barakat’s body at...

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Champions League final could be played in Portugal

Champions League final could be played in Portugal

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the president of Portugal, has intimated that the latter stages of this year’s Champions League could take place on Portuguese soil. With just a few last-16 ties to resolve, there are rumours that Portugal may take on the quarter-finals and beyond in August in order to complete this season’s competition. “I...

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Flight Resumption: NCAA lists five approved airports for operations

Flight Resumption: NCAA lists five approved airports for operations

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has named five airports where flights will resume on June 21, as announced by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. NCAA Director-General, Musa Nuhu, made the announcement in a letter to Accountable Managers of all domestic and foreign airlines in the country with ref NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/121, in Lagos on Wednesday. The...

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Anonymous 2020: Who are they and what have they done so far?

Anonymous 2020: Who are they and what have they done so far?

The death of George Floyd sparked mass protests across the United States over the weekend and it even triggered the return of the Anonymous group, who had been out of the public eye for three years. Anonymous is an international group of anonymous cyber-activists, hence the name. There is very little data about the organisation,...

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ALLEGED N1.8B FRAUD: COURT DISMISSES CHARGEE AGAINST EX-CUSTOM BOSS DIKKO

ALLEGED N1.8B FRAUD: COURT DISMISSES CHARGEE AGAINST EX-CUSTOM BOSS DIKKO

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a charge of fraud brought against former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko and two others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, in a ruling on Wednesday, dismissed the charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/21/2019 in view...

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE: CHILD VICTIMS IN EKITI TO RECEIVE COMPULSORY TREATMENT

SEXUAL VIOLENCE: CHILD VICTIMS IN EKITI TO RECEIVE COMPULSORY TREATMENT

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed a bill which mandates every hospital, both private and government-owned, in the state to compulsorily accept for adequate treatment, any child who is a victim of sexual violence. The bill which is titled ‘Compulsory Treatment and Care for Child Victims of Sexual Violence Bill, 2020’ was passed...