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NYSC allowance rises to N30,000

NYSC allowance rises to N30,000

The Federal Government has increased the monthly allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to 30,000. Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a press conference where...

RCCG gospel minister commits suicide in Abuja

A gospel artiste with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Michael Arowosaiye, has allegedly committed suicide. Arowosaiye, who regularly performed at RCCG programmes, was said to have hanged  himself with his belt on Tuesday at...

Gate-man, 60, begs Nigerians for shelter after accepting a borehole instead of a house from boss

The 60-year-old Jigawa-born Gate-man, Musa Usman, who rejected a house gift from his Indian employer, in place of potable water for his community has begged Nigerians for shelter. Usman made the demand in Abuja during...

UNN undergraduate commits suicide after weeks with dementia

A final year student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Chukwuemeka Akachi, has committed suicide. Akachi, a native of Eha-Alumona in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, was said to have battled dementia for...

Buhari ‘to avoid lavish presidential inauguration’ – Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration for a second term would be a low-key affair in order to keep costs down, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said. Nigeria as a country could "ill-afford" to...
UNIABUJA undergraduate stabs brother to death over father's property

UNIABUJA undergraduate stabs brother to death over father’s property

An undergraduate student of the University of Abuja, Abiodun Allen, has stabbed his younger brother, Wale, to death over their father’s property. It was gathered that 33-year-old Abiodun had killed Wale with a broken bottle...

Fallen Tanker: Four rushed to hospital as fire guts bus on Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge

No less than four people were Tuesday rushed to a huspital after a commercial bus maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker was burnt beyond recognition in the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos. The Faragon...

Injuries as thousands protest rape of three-year-old in Indian Kashmir

Large parts of Indian-administered Kashmir erupted in protest on Monday over the rape of a three-year-old child, leaving at least a dozen people injured in clashes with government forces, police said. The incident happened last...

Three sentenced to death for rape of 12-year -old

A court has handed down death sentences to three men for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old. The court in Somalia's northern semi-autonomous state of Puntland acquitted seven others. The girl was abducted from a...

One-chance robbery suspects in police net after attack on woman

A three-man robbery gang has been nabbed by the police for allegedly robbing a woman at Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government, Anambra State. The suspects were said to have conspired and snatched the victim’s...

My wife lacks home training, slaps my mother – carpenter cries out

A carpenter, Chijoke Okonkwo, on Friday prayed a Customary Court in Nyanya, accused his wife, Ifeoma of ill-treating his mother and prayed the court to dissolve the one-year marriage. Okonkwo the petitioner, who resides in...

Kano State: Creation of new emirates sparks protest from residents

Residents of Kano metropolis yesterday went into protest over the creation of four new emirates in the state. The placards-carrying protesters, under the auspices of Kano First Forum, expressed dissatisfaction with the development. The spokesperson of...

Married woman kills husband after getting pregnant for her pastor

Woman who killed husband in Benin after getting pregnant for her pastor has been sentenced to death together with her pastor-lover. Pastor Udoka Ukachukwu and his mistress, Eniobong Isonguyo were sentences to death by hanging...

BBC Presenter who compared royal baby boy to chimpanzee has been sacked

The BBC has fired a presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital’’. Meghan, wife of Prince Harry, gave birth, in the early hours of...

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