Thursday, 7th December 2023

Eze O. B. Nwokocha

12 Apr
Some indigenes of Adakam-Amumara Community in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Council of Imo State have taken their traditional ruler, Eze O. B. Nwokocha, the palace secretary and three other community chieftains to court for their alleged involvement in illegal dredging activities in the area.


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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has refuted reports quoting him to have said seven out of 10" Nigerian students are criminals".
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The Nigerian Customs Service has confirmed the seizure of contrabands worth N872,575,250 while also warning against ingenious concealment.
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France's World Cup winner Paul Pogba is facing the possibility of a lengthy ban after Italy's national anti-doping tribunal called for a four-year suspension for the Juventus midfielder, a club source told AFP on Thursday. Pogba, 30, was provisionally suspended in September after he tested positive for testosterone. A month later a B sample confirmed…
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Spanish police said Thursday they had arrested a 44-year-old imam who worked as an Arabic teacher and used his position "to radicalise minors" and recruit possible Islamic State (IS) members. The Guardia Civil police force said the suspect was arrested on November 29 following an investigation which began last year after police identified him as…
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Spain has expelled two US embassy staff who managed to infiltrate the Spanish CNI intelligence service by bribing two of its officers, El Pais newspaper reported Thursday. Government ministers had on Monday confirmed a report first published by the El Confidencial news website about the arrest of two Spanish intelligence officers on charges of passing…
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The UK government on Thursday accused Russian security services of engaging in a sustained cyber espionage campaign against top politicians, journalists and NGOs. Russia has been suspected of meddling in UK politics before, including the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum, but the Conservative government has been criticised for failing to investigate. In the latest claims, the…
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Former prime minister Boris Johnson on Thursday defended his decision to delay a national lockdown during the UK's second wave of Covid, as he faced a second day of questioning at a public inquiry. Johnson also defended his use of the phrase "let it rip" during meetings when referring to a potential strategy of allowing…
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UK leader Rishi Sunak defiantly insisted on Thursday that his latest immigration plan will work, as the issue threatened to tear apart his ruling Conservatives, putting his premiership in jeopardy. Sunak came out fighting after his government's latest attempt to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda sparked the resignation of his immigration minister, who said it…
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The chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm that prisoners from foreign countries work at construction sites in Nigeria. Oshiomhole made this disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committees on Interior to defend the Ministry's budget for…
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Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, Davido, celebrates a major milestone as his album "Timeless" secures a spot on Billboard's prestigious "Top 50 Best Albums of 2023. Since it's release in March 2023, "Timeless"  gathered three nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards our of many other streaming records. Davido's latest album earned recognition in categories such as Best…