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Aluu 4: Sergeant, Two Others Get Death Sentence

A Rivers State High Court of Justice has sentenced a police sergeant and two other to prison for murder of four students of the University of Port-Harcout. The incident which occurred in 2012 was greeted by wide condemnation from stakeholders and civil societies and represented a turning point in the fight against jungle justice. Similarly, the court acquitted about four other persons who were earlier indicted.

 

Police Uncover Badoo Shrine, Arrest 51 year Old for Killing Couple

The Nigerian Police have apprehended a 51 year old who is said to be involved in the killing of a couple Mr and Mrs Adejare and their children. This is coming at a time when relative peace had been restored to the Ikorodu environs. According to eye witnesses, the attack which took place at Oke-Ota, Ibeshe was a gory sight.

 

APC Governors Converge in Kebbi on Restructuring

The governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress are set to meet on Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi which is the capital of Kebbi State. The governors under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum will deliberate on the issue of restructuring which has often divide the country along north and south lines.

 

No Jobs for Graduates

The Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund, Dr Bello Gusau has decried the recent spate of unemployment in the country. He disclosed that his organisation has done much to equip young Nigerians with the knowledge and skills set to excel in the oil and gas industry, however, there are no jobs in the sector.

 

Suspected Badoo Member Granted N50000 Bail

A suspected member of the dreaded Badoo gang who was on caught while trying to kidnap pupils from a nursery school in Mushin, Lagos has been granted bail by an Ebute-Meta Magistrates Court. . The suspect by the name Fred Minima was apprehended much due to the effort of the security guard who was alert to his duties. More so, the suspect was said to be wearing the logo of the cult group on his hand.

 

Northern Youths to Withdraw Igbo Quit Notice

In a meeting which took place over the weekend, the chairman of the Northern Governors Forun, Alh. Kashim Shetimma was able to reign on the arewa youths to withdraw the quit notice issued to Igbos in the northern part of Nigeria. This was just as Shetiima tried to convince his counterparts to curb the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the Southeast.

 

Lagos- Ibadan Expressway: Stakeholders Berate FG, National Assembly

Prominent stakeholders from the Southwest geopolitical zone have berated the federal government and the 8th national assembly for not doing enough to sustain the pace of the work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. This happened as Julius Berger Construction Company hinted plans to stop ongoing work on the project.

 

NNPC Shuts Down Search for Oil in Chad Basin

Officers of the Nigerian Army have rescued about seven staff members of the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation who were kidnapped by Bokoharam sect. The rescue operation which was carried out in Borno State has been widely commended by Nigerians far and near.

 

CBN Pumps in Additional $195m more to Boost Forex Supply

Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N365 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.

 

9mobile Appealing to Foreign Investors

There are reports that several telecommunications giants such as Vodacom, BUA, Virgin and more may be developing interest in the rebranded 9mobile. This is just as Etisalat has successfully pulled out of operations in Nigeria owing to a huge debt profile recorded in about nine commercial banks in the country.

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