An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved the marriage of a woman who claimed that her husband regarded her as performing less in bed than his girlfriends. The Court President, Mr Adeniyi Koledoye, held that although the respondent, Mr Tosin Owolabi, wanted the marriage sustained, his wife, Adenike,...
Nigerian’s Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, Turakin Sokoto, GCFR, is dead. Shagari reportedly died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness. He died at the age of 93. His demise was announced on twitter by his grandson, Bello Shagari. Bello wrote, “I regret announcing the death...
The Nigeria Police have dismissed 121 of at least 167 police officers who absconded last week, from a counter-terrorism training facility in Buni Yadi, Yobe State, to avoid deployment against Boko Haram insurgents, according to a report by Premium Times, a leading online newspaper. The police had in their first reaction on...
By Hussaini Muhammad Baba A women's group, Women Network for Bra - Bra, Buni and Gubana Support Group, has declared its preparedness to mobilize support from the grassroots for the candidature of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretary, Honourable Mai Mala Buni, Ciroman Gujba, who is also the 2019 Yobe...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba The Boko Haram fighters who attacked Baga, in Borno State, yesterday have taken over the town, according to a report monitored on BBC Hausa this evening. Read also: Borno, Yobe Villages under Boko Haram attack as Yobe Governor’s son escape death Christmas eve The report further said that the...
The Force Headquarters has ordered the arrest and prosecution of 190 riot policemen who absconded from the ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State, according to Premium Times, a leading online newspaper. The fleeing policemen were part of the 2,000 Police Mobile Officers mobilised for the training...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba Katarko Village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State and located some 20 kilometres to the southern part of the capital, Damaturu, and Baga in Borno State are under fresh attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Yobe attack is coming two days after the insurgents...
By Hussaini Mohammed Baba Boko Haram insurgents, Monday evening attacked a military base in Kukareta village, a suburb of Damaturu, capital of Yobe state, killing Inspector Ahmed Abba, Orderly to Zakari Deba, the ADC of Yobe State Governor. A resident of the village, Babagana Zannah, who fled into the bush for...
By Isma'il Muhammad Bello, ABU Zaria Dr A’eesha Humayrah Abaji, the Ahmadu Bello University Medical College graduate (she gained admission in 2010, not 2011) who carted home Nine out of Ten awards, as well as best graduating Medical Student Award, has received the sum of N100 000 from Professor Kabiru...
From Angela Ross Uyi 18th December, 2018 His Excellency, Senator Bukola Saraki, Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria Sir, The time has come for us to make our voices and demands heard and met up by our States and Federal Government. We are all here as young candidates from different political parties across the Six Geopolitical...