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Why I cut off my husband’s penis, woman confesses

Image: Tribune My husband was hailing another woman’s name while making love with me By Smith Paul A 55-year-old woman is cooling off in th custody of police in Baguio City, Philippines after allegedly cutting off his husband’s penis, while asleep. The woman, whose name was not disclosed, acussed the husband of infidelity. She said […]

FIRS surpasses revenue target, hits N12.36tr

L-R: Mrs Dapo Awolowo, Head, Office of the Special Adviser on Media to the Chairman,  Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS); Mr. Dare Adekanmbi, the Special Adviser on Media to the  FIRS chairman; Mr. Charles Okonji,  National Chairman,  Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN); Mr. Femi Olarinde, Special Adviser on Tax Policy; and Mr. […]

APGA faults INEC, affirms Ezeokenwa as national chairman

By Wole Adedoyin The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following a statement released by the commission. INEC’s statement claimed recognition of Edozie Njoku as the National Chairman of APGA, citing a judgment by the Court of Appeal that allegedly affirmed an earlier FCT High Court ruling. This […]

ICT Ministry lunches Salt City Programme in Ebonyi

Participants at the programme. By Nweze Anaga,  Abakaliki Ebonyi State government has lunched Salt City Skills Programme designed specially to train over 10,000 youths to aquire knowledge-driven engagements on digital skills that will enable them compete favourably with their counterparts globally. This  programme is being championed by the state Ministry of Information Communication and Technology […]

Imo govt, Czech Republic partner on food security, others

L-R: Honourary Counsellor, Embassy of Czech Republic in Nigeria, Dr. Dere Awosika; Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, and the Ambassador of Czech Republic in Nigeria, Mr. Zdenek Krejci during a visit to the governor at Government House Owerri… Wednesday. Krejci: Imo State would tap from Czech Republic’s expertise in agriculture and manufacturing to create […]

HOMEF seeks end to unregulated mining, hails C’River govt

Nnimmo Bassey | File Image HOMEF: It is ecologically harmful to allow mining in the very sensitive environment of the state By Valentine Amanze The Health Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has joined other civil society groups in commending the Cross Rivers State government’s decision to halt illegal mining activities in the state. The Executive Director […]

SERAP threatens legal action against Wike, governors

SERAP Logo ‘Return LGA funds or face legal action’ Human rights group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged Nigeria’s 36 governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nyesom Wike, “to immediately account for and return the local government funds which they have collected over the years.” SERAP’s call is […]

S’Court has freed LGs from captivity, systemic plunder by governors – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani | File Image Justice Agim noted that the 774 local government councils in the country should manage their funds themselves By Valentine Amanze Human rights activist, Shehu Sani, has commended the Supreme Court ruling, which fully restored the financial independence of the nation’s 774 local government areas. Consequently, Local Government allocation from the […]

Cholera epidemic looms in FCT Abuja

Nyesom Wike, FCT minister | File Image Abuja’s main sewage line collapses, residents in danger By Hasan John Cholera epidemic looms in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, as its main sewage line collapses. The Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), FCT Chapter, drew public attention to the dilapidated structure on Mondayday July 8, 2024. […]

Widow of late IS leader to die over sex crimes, others

The late Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi | File Image Karkh Criminal Court sentenced the woman for “detaining Yazidi women in her home” and facilitating their kidnapping by “the terrorist (Islamic State group) gangs in Sinjar district.” An Iraqi court on Wednesday sententced one of the wifes of the late brutal Islamic State leader, […]