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Sex Abuse: Pope Francis changes Church law, makes reporting obligatory

Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical paedophilia scandal. Every diocese in the...

Unemployed youth gets six months jail sentence for touching girl’s breasts in Lagos Island

An unemployed man, Ilias Mudashiru, was Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for touching a girl’s breast indecently and stabbing her relatives. Magistrate F. O. Sasanya convicted Mudashiru,...

First Photos: Prince Harry, Meghan show off royal baby boy to the public

  Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, showed off their newborn baby boy to the public on Wednesday before introducing him to Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. The beaming couple said parenting had been...

Insecurity Across Nigeria: Gunmen storm Sokoto community, kill traditional ruler

Suspected gunmen on Tuesday stormed Balle community in Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State and shot dead its tradition ruler, Aliyu Ibrahim, a source has said. The witness told PREMIUM TIMES the gunmen stormed...

Mob sets man on fire for stealing from Redeemed Christian Church of God

A man has been set ablaze for allegedly burgling a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the Somolu area of Lagos. The suspect was among a three-man gang which burgled the church...
Woman sentenced to death for killing neighbour

Woman sentenced to death for killing neighbour in Ajegunle

An Ikeja High Court yesterday sentenced a 36-year-old woman, Stella Gilbert, to death for stabbing her neighbour, Mrs. Stella Godwin, to death during a fight at their house in Ajegunle, Lagos. The News Agency of...

Woman to return N500 bride price to husband after 11 years of marriage

A Sharia Court l sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State on Tuesday ordered a 39-year-old woman, Esther Morris, to pay back her estranged husband, Tajudden Musa, 46, N500 paid as bride price. The Judge, Dahiru...

Royal baby: Meghan gives birth to boy, thinking about names – Harry announces

The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy, the Duke of Sussex has announced. Prince Harry said they were "absolutely thrilled" and thanked the public for their support during the pregnancy. He said Meghan...

Seven yahoo boys arrested, one killed in Philippines

Seven Nigerians have been arrested following an operation launched on Thursday by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against a catfishing or “love scam” syndicate in Imus, Cavite. The suspects are identified as Kenneth Chuku,...

President Buhari reveals reason for 10-day London trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure. The president stated this on Sunday in Abuja...

Ramadan: Sharia police to arrest people who eat in public

The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from Monday when Ramadan begins, his men will begin to arrest adults who are seen eating in public. Usman said arrested persons would only be released...

‘My husband only made love to me on our wedding night’- wife of ex-governor cries out

The estranged wife of Sullivan Chime, a former governor of Enugu state has asked a federal capital territory (FCT) high court to grant her custody of their 10-year-old son. According to NAN, Clara made the...

Senator Dino mourns as mother Comfort Melaye passes on

The mother of Senator Dino Melaye, the lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district is dead, the senator has announced on Thursday night. Dino announced the sad news of  Comfort Melaye's death on Twitter. Melaye did...

Saudi Arabia sets another Nigerian free two days after Zainab Aliyu’s release

Another Nigerian arrested for “drug trafficking” was released yesterday by the Saudi authorities, after four months in detention. Ibrahim Abubakar’s release had been announced on Monday by Suleiman Mustapha, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry...

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