The Police, yesterday, arraigned seven commercial sex workers in a Makurdi Magistrate’s Court for beating and stabbing an Abuja-based businessman. The suspects are Blessing Victor, Martha Joseph, Sonia Okafor, Esther Sunday, Grace John, Angela Aja and Princess Ojo, all of Express Hotel, Makurdi. They are charged with criminal conspiracy, force, causing hurt and theft.
FIFA on Wednesday banned Spanish giants Barcelona from buying or selling players for the next two transfer windows for “serious” breaches of rules on under-age players. FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee found Barcelona and the Spanish Football Association (RFEF) guilty of making or allowing illegal deals. As well as the transfer ban, which will effectively last 14 […]
The Federal Government on Tuesday blamed the erratic power supply across the country on activities of some opposition forces. The government accused the opposition of vandalising gas pipelines. It said preliminary investigation revealed that the saboteurs, suspected to be members of opposition political parties and groups, were ready to lay their
The federal government yesterday through the minister of state for health Dr Khaliru Alhassan in Abuja debunked the rumour that on the case of a lady who was alleged to have died of Ebola virus actually died of Dengue Haemorrhage Fever and not Ebola disease. Minister of state for health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, who addressed […]
April Fools’ Day sets a challenge for news junkies as they are bombarded with bogus news stories, some so subtle as to be nearly undetectable. But here is a round-up of some of this year’s bizarre stories that are true, or
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has acquitted two men accused of having gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club. There was a lack of evidence to convict the young men, the judge ruled. These are the first acquittals since Islamic courts in Bauchi city began trying