Man on trial for N530,000 fraud in Osun

A 35-year-old man, Afolabi Samson, on Monday appeared in an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged fraud of N530,000. Samson, who is facing a two-count of fraud had pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Taiwo Adegoke, told the court that the accused fraudulently obtained N530,000 from Akanbi Mujidat to supply 50 bags […]

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2017 AFCON venues

Gabon will this month become the third consecutive hosts of the biennial Africa Cup of Nations who were not originally awarded the tournament. Strife-torn Libya were replaced by South Africa in 2013 and Morocco withdrew as 2015 hosts over Ebola virus concerns with Equatorial Guinea stepping in at short notice. Continuing post Moamer Kadhafi-era violence […]

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Nine hospitalised after auto crash in Nsukka

The Police Command in Enugu State has confirmed that nine people are in critical condition in two hospitals in Nsukka, after an auto crash on Jan. 8. The command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, said in Enugu on Monday that hospitals were Enechi Hospital Ukehe-Nsukka and Bishop Shanaham Hospital, Nsukka, Enugu State. Amaraizu said that auto-crash occurred […]

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Trump responds to Streep’s Golden Globes speech, calls her “a Hillary lover”

United States’ President-elect Donald Trump dismissed Meryl Streep as “a Hillary lover” on Monday after the actress, in a speech at the Golden Globes award ceremony, denounced him as a bully who disrespected and humiliated others. Mr. Trump said that he was “not surprised” that he had come under attack from “liberal movie people.” Three-time Oscar […]

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