Monday 5 June 2017

Armed men kill two police officers in Ontisha

Two armed men, who have been terrorising Onitsha and its environs, on Monday killed two police officers and escaped with one AK47 rifle.

A witness said the armed men, who rode on motorcycle, took the policemen unaware and shot them at close range near Tracas junction, Upper Iweka axis of Awada near Onitsha.

Eco Bank sealed over N2bn debt in Anambra

Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS) on Monday sealed some branches of Eco bank in the state over alleged N2 billion tax default.

Dokpesi, Nwanyanwu float ‘new party’

Newly-formed political association, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA, which was unveiled on Monday, has denied any link with the crisis-ridden Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, whose members attended the ceremony held in Abuja.

The group said it would soon apply to the Independent National Electoral Commission to be formally registered as a political party.

Yobe State: Supreme Court Upholds Gov. Gaidam’s Election

The nation’s apex court dismissed the appeal of Mustapha Maihaja, who is currently the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), challenging the election of His Excellency as Yobe’s validly and democratically elected governor.

The verdict of the Supreme Court has now put to rest any and all litigations against the election of the governor in the 2015 general elections.

Report: Ex-Minister Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

Nigeria’s former Minister of Health, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead.

According to online news portal, PREMIUM TIMES Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund, died in the early hours of Monday.

7 Things You Can't Do In Dubai

When traveling to a new country, it's important to respect the culture of the people you are about to visit. Dubai has some very specific rules to follow.

Mercy Johnson Asks Husband To Propose Again

Mercy Johnson Okojie and her husband, Prince Okojie played a rare romantic exchange on Instagram.

The actress, this morning, shared a cute photo of one of her recent looks over the weekend.

Jungle Justice: Suspected Baddo member lynched to death and burnt in Ikorodu

It was a sad day for humanity in Ikorodu, Lagos when suspected member of the deadly Baddo group was mobbed and lynched to death…

OAU DSA Suspends All Religious Activities In School’s Halls Of Residence. (Photos)

The Obafemi Awolowo University Department of Student Affairs (OAU DSA) on the 4th of June 2017 made a special release stating that all religious activities should be suspended in the school’s

2019 Still Faraway, It’s Insensitive For Politicians To Focus On Elections Now – Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Sunday declared that it is insensitive for political office holders to preoccupy themselves with the 2019 elections to the detriment of serious issues of serving their constituents.

London terror attack: One of the terrorists was carrying an Irish identity card when he was shot dead, say Dublin security sources

Revelation comes after reports one of the three men had also appeared in a TV documentary about jihadis

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain

Qatar says there is "no legitimate justification" for four Arab nations cutting diplomatic ties to it.

Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty," vowing to its citizens it won't affect them.

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