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Nigeria: Commission Resolves 48,000 Cases of Violence Among Couples

Nigeria: Commission Resolves 48,000 Cases of Violence Among Couples

The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Northwest Nigeria says it has resolved 48,000 cases of domestic violence among couples in 2017. The commission also disclosed that it has received 2,160 complaints from January to April 2018. Dr Adamu Kwasarawa, Commander of Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

Nigeria : $16bn Power Projects: SERAP Asks Buhari To Refer OBJ, Jonathan to EFCC, ICPC – Group

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has called for further probe of the alleged mismanagement of 16 billion dollars power projects between 1999 and 2007. SERAP made the call in a statement by its Executive Director, Mr Adetokunbo Mumuni, on Wednesday. The organisation urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently refer the case to the […]

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Nigeria : We Won’t Condone Abuse of N350 Billion Natural Resources Fund – Dogara Warns

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has warned that the parliament will not condone diversion or abuse, in whatever guise, of the N350 billion natural resources funds to areas that are outside its core mandate. The Speaker was speaking at the National Assembly’s investigative hearing of the adhoc committee on the Utilisation […]

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Nigeria : N10B Defamation Suit: Ugwuonye Yet to File Response, as Aiyedogbon Presents Electronic Evidence

By Destiny Ugorji Eighteen (18) months after being served with court papers in a Ten Billion Naira defamation suit instituted by ex-husband of missing Abuja woman, Charity Aiyedogbon, Mr. David Aiyedogbon, disbarred Lagos lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye is yet to file his response to the suit, even as his trial continues. Our Correspondent reports that Mr. […]

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Nigeria : My Lover Impregnated Me, Not My Husband – Wife Tells Court

A bread seller, Marian Folarin, on Thursday, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, South west Nigeria that it was her lover that impregnated her and not her husband, Kayode Folarin. Marian, the mother of four in her original petition to the court, accused the husband of gross irresponsibility and incompetence in managing the home. […]

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Nigeria: Synagogue’s Building :  Police Says Aircraft Flew Over It Before Tumbling Down

  An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Alaba Haruna, on Friday told a Lagos High Court that an aircraft flew over Synagogue Church of All Nations building at Ikotun-Egbe, a Lagos suburb,  just before it collapsed on Sept. 12, 2014, killing 116 people. He said one of his patrol teams observed an aircraft flying low over […]

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Nigerian Diplomat Found Dead at His Home In Khartoum – Security Sources

A Nigerian diplomat was found dead on Thursday at his home in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, two security sources said. They said police were investigating the incident but provided no details on how he died. Officials from the Nigerian Embassy in Khartoum were not immediately available to comment. Dubai-based al-Arabiya television identified the diplomat as […]

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Nasarawa State Govt. Northcentral Nigeria to Probe MDAs – Commissioner

The Local Government Joint Accounts Committee (JAC) in Nasarawa State, Northcentral of the country, has resolved to probe the activities of the state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Haruna Osegba, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, made this disclosure in Lafia on Wednesday during the JAC meeting. The commissioner, who is also the […]

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