Monthly Archives: December 2019

Orji Uzor Kalu to spend Christmas in prison as court rejects his bail application

Convicted Former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, will be celebrating the yuletide in prison as his bail application was dismissed for lack in merit by a Federal high court sitting in Lagos today Monday December 23rd. Recall that last week, Kalu filed an application for bail from Ikoyi prison where he is serving a 12 year jail term following his conviction

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Mompha showing off again on IG after regaining his freedom from EFCC custody

Mompha is showing off again days after regaining his freedom. Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, spent almost two months in EFCC custody over fraud related allegations. He regained his freedom on Wednesday, December 11, and returned to Instagram to claim he’s never defrauded anyone. Now, he’s back to flaunting his wealth. The Dubai-based Nigerian shared a photo of his

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Gunmen abduct six year old son of a Commissioner in Bayelsa

The six year old son of Nengi Talbot, the Bayelsa state Commissioner for Water Resources, has been kidnapped by four gunmen who stormed his home on Sunday night December 22nd. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Ainim Butswat, said the gunmen stormed Nengi’s home at about 10.30pm and whisked his son, Antonio Talbot, away. Butswat said efforts

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9 dead, 100 hospitalised after consuming locally-brewed alcohol

Nine people died and more than 100 were hospitalised after drinking local liquor made from coconut sap in two separate incidents in the Philippines, police said Monday. Eight people died after drinking a local brand of the traditional liquor, known as lambanog, at a get-together in Rizal town in Laguna province, some 70 kilometres south of Manila, a police report

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UniAbuja expels 100 students

The management of the University of Abuja has expelled 100 students of the institution whose link to examination malpractice have been established.  The affected students include 72 undergraduate and 28 postgraduate students. Spokesperson of the institution, Habib Yakoob, said the decision was reached after report and recommendations of the Central Examination Misconduct Committee was considered by the university senate at its 174th regular meeting held on

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