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Taraba Governor’s Media Assistant, Slumps, dies in office

The Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has lost his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Sylvanus Giwa. According to available reports, the SSA died on Friday in his office at the Government House. More details later Read More »

Notorious Land Grabber to spend Sallah Holidays in Badagry Prison, can’t meet Bail Terms

The Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi has declared the sureties presented by a suspected land grabbing kingpin, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina, alias Sir K Oluwo as unverifiable and thus unable to stand for his bail. The State Government, through the Special Task Force on Land Grabbers set up by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration, had on June 16, 2017 ... Read More »

Controversial Lawmaker, Hembe Sent Packing by Supreme Court

Honourable Herman Hembe, one of the members of the House of Representatives who was accused by The US Authorities of soliciting during an official trip has been sent packing by the Supreme Court today. Herman Hembe who represented Vandikwa/Konshisha Federal Constituency of Benue State was said not to have won, the court also declared Mrs. Dorothy Mato of the All ... Read More »

Just in: Supreme Court Sacks Taraba Senator

The Supreme Court has today sacked the Senator representing Taraba North in the Senate,  Abubakar Danladi Sani and asked him to return all salaries he had collected before his sacking. Earlier, an electoral tribunal in Taraba State looking into elections to the National Assembly had nullified the election of Sani who was the former acting Governor of Taraba State. He ... Read More »

DSS uncovers Boko Haram plot to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto & Borno

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo, an operative of the service who made the disclosure in Abuja, said two suspects — Yusuf Adamu and Abdulmuminu Haladu — were arrested in Sokoto in connection with the plot ... Read More »

BEWARE:Relaxers, hair dyes linked to Breast Cancer

Common salon hair treatments involving Hair dye and chemical relaxers can drastically increase the risk of breast cancerThese are the findings of a new study conducted by researchers at the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The researchers found there was an alarming increase in the risk of developing the disease when certain women ... Read More »