South Africa’s ex-leader Zuma to face corruption charges

South Africa’s scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma will face a corruption trial, a court ruled on Friday October 11, dismissing his application for a permanent stay of prosecution. Zuma, who…

Gunmen attack another Kaduna school, kidnap principal

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the Principal of Government Technical College, Mararaban Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, in a raid which took place in the wee hours…

Mexican mayor dragged through streets over ‘failure to fulfil campaign promises’

Jorge Escandón Hernández, the mayor of a village in Chiapas state, Southern Mexico, was dragged through the streets by angry locals for allegedly failing to fulfil his campaign promises. The…

Sowore, Agba Jalingo: Human Rights Writers Association Condemns Nigerian Government

By Sahara Reporters A pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association, has accused the Nigerian government and the judiciary of collective conspiracy to silence dissenting voices and…

EFCC Recovers N65.5million in Zamfara INEC Office

Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Sokoto zonal office on Wednesday recovered money to the tune of N65,548,000 only. The money which comprises 81 bundle of N1000 notes,…

$9.6bn judgment: FG pays £250,000 cost to P&ID

The Federal Government has paid £250,000 to Process and Industrial Developments Limited as ordered by Justice Christopher Butcher of the Commercial Court in London on Thursday, September 26. The money…

Insurgency fight: Buratai seeks media support

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged the media to continue to support the Nigerian Army in its effort to rid the country of insurgency, banditry, kidnapping…

Man arraigned for sleeping with his four daughters

A 64-year-old man, Bassey Archibong, of No. 10 Kunle Dipo Street, Majidun, Owutu, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has been arraigned for having carnal knowledge of his four…

Police parade alleged killer of female naval chief

The Nigerian Navy has handed over the suspected killer of a female Naval Commander, Oluwayemisi Ogundana, in Jaji near Kaduna State, to the police for prosecution. Following the killing of…

Woman bags 10 years in jail for stabbing fiance to death during fight

A 27-year-old woman, Blessing, was on Wednesday sentenced to 10 years in prison for stabbing Ebong, her 33-year-old fiance, to death during a fight over her refusal to wear an…