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Former Nigerian Senator, Kumo, Is Dead

A former Nigerian senator, Saidu Kumo, is dead. Mr Kumo, 71, died Sunday after a brief illness, his son, Abubakar disclosed. He died on Sunday at a Gwagwalada hospital in Abuja where he was receiving treatment for the undisclosed illness. Mr Kumo represented Gombe Central Constituency in the Senate between …

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Finally, Former PDP Spokesman, Metuh Leaves Kuje Prison

Former spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh was released from Kuje prison on Thursday December 24. His release from prison followed the nullification of a seven-year jail sentence handed down to him by an Appeal Court sitting in Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had …

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FG Declares Dec 25, 28, Jan 1 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 25 and 28, 2020 and January 1, 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year celebrations respectively. Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Wednesday by the …

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Woman locked up for get pregnant outside wedlock

A woman who was locked up by her relatives for 5 months has been rescued. The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Gombe State rescued the 35-year-old woman over the weekend. Saratu Ayuba of Bolari quarters in Gombe metropolis was rescued following a tip-off by neighbours after they …

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