Daily Archives: December 15, 2017

50 prison inmates to write 2018 UTME

No fewer than 50 prison inmates will sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME ), according to an official. The Principal, Ikoyi ...

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Rivers: Wike is like a son to me, says Amaechi

The former Governor of Rivers state and now Minister for Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the current Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike is ...

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NNPC denies Kyari links to N50bn TSA exemption order

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclaimed reports credited to its Group Managing Director, Mr. Maikanti Baru, linking Abba Kyari to N50 billion kept ...

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Benue Assembly confirms Onum as new Chief Judge

The Benue House of Assembly on Friday confirmed the nomination of Justice Adam Onum as the new Chief Judge (CJ) of the state. The confirmation ...

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Nigeria records second largest HIV epidemic — Report

Nigeria had the second largest Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic in 2016, with over 196,000 adolescents representing 10 per cent of the global burden said ...

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Court acquits man of armed robbery after four years in Lagos jail

An Ikeja High Court on Friday discharged and acquitted Ifeanyi Igwe, a fashion designer, of the charge of conspiracy and attempted robbery four years after ...

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Army sentences soldier to death for killing 5 civilians

A General Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, has sentenced a soldier serving in Operation Lafiya Dole, Lance Corporal John Godwin, to death. The ...

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed May 19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will be held on Saturday 19 May 2018, Kensington Palace has announced. The pair confirmed their engagement in November ...

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EU leaders formally approve second Brexit phase

The European Union (EU) has given the formal green light for a second phase of negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. The talks will ...

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Russian court jails ex-minister for bribery

A Russian court sentenced ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev to eight years in prison on Friday after finding him guilty of taking a $2 million bribe ...

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