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Two sentenced to death for stealing handbag, phone in Anambra

The High Court sitting at Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state, has sentenced two to death for stealing a lady’s handbag, telephone and other personal items at gunpoint. The presiding judge, Justice Okey Onunkwo, said there was sufficient evidence to convict the duo. The suspects, Anene Maduka, Ikenna Obi and Osadebe

Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women - most of them teenagers - whose bodies were recovered at sea. There are suspicions that they may have been sexually abused and murdered as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean. Five migrants are being questioned in the southern port of Salerno. A

A divided Nigeria will be destroyed – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, over the weekend said that Nigeria will be destroyed easily if the country is separated into tiny countries. The Vice President made this known in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi state during the wedding of his security chief which

Married Woman SIeeps With Neighbour By Mistake

A Harare man who allegedly took advantage of his neighbour’s absence to sneak into his bedroom and became intimate with his unsuspecting wife who responded thinking it was her husband, appeared in court last week charged with rape. Nkosilathi Sibanda (27) tiptoed from his bedroom while naked in the wee

Obasanjo gives ‘real reason’ Boko Haram was founded

Obassnjo said he made the discovery while conducting a research for his degree in Christian Theology. He spoke while delivering the 2017 Foundation Day Public Lecture entitled: ‘Corruption and the Challenges of the African Child’, to mark the 14th anniversary of Dorcas Oke Hope Alive Initiative (DOHAL) held at the University

FG reveals number of citizens who fled Nigeria in 2016

National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Thursday said 200,346 Nigerians fled the country in 2016 and were granted refugee status in neighbouring countries. It added that about 36,000 others arrived in Europe by sea. Federal Commissioner, NCFRMI, Sadiya Farouq, at a consultative forum on Global Compact for Safe,

Oluremi Tinubu reveals why many married women are drug addicts

Senator representing Lagos Central, Remi Tinubu, has said more women are turning to drugs because their husbands maltreat them. The wife of the All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader, Bola Tinubu said this while contributing to a debate on a motion to check the rising menace of drug abuse among youths,