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Alleged Money Laundering: Court adjourns ex-Air Force chief’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed March 17 for judgement in the money laundering case involving a former Chief of Air Staff, Mohammed Umar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the judge, Nnamdi Dimgba, fixed the date for judgement after the prosecution and the defence teams made their final submissions at […]

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Ex-Ukraine star Voronin quits coaching job at Dynamo Moscow

Former Ukraine international and Liverpool forward Andriy Voronin has quit his coaching role at Dynamo Moscow over Russia’s invasion of his home country. The 42-year-old gave up his job as assistant coach and flew with his family to Germany. “I can’t live in a country that’s at war with my country,” he told Munich-based Sueddeutsche […]

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Court remands one for murder, kidnapping in Rivers

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded one Soniabari Sagha in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, cultism, kidnapping and murder. According to a charge sheet, Sagha and others including Confidence Kirinee, had on the 5th of March, 2019, allegedly conspired to kidnap and kill […]

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Reps introduce HIV Trust Fund Bill

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, introduced a Bill for an Act to establish the National HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria. The Bill, which is being sponsored by Rep. Ibrahim Makama Misau (Misau/Dambam Federal Constituency of Bauchi State), passed first reading on the floor of the green chamber on Wednesday. This is coming exactly one […]

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Security operatives kill over 200 terrorists in Niger

The Niger State government has said joint security operations have led to the death of over 200 terrorists in the state in the past three days. This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development, Chieftaincy Affairs, and Internal Security, Mr Emmanuel Umar, while briefing journalists at the Government House, Minna, under the […]

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Ukraine: Only persons documented with Nigerian Embassies will be evacuated – FG

The Federal Government has said that only persons documented with Nigerian Embassies will be eligible for evacuation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Francisca Omayuli, stated that arrangements are being concluded for the evacuation of the first batch of Nigerian nationals willing to return home through Romania, Poland and Hungary. […]

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