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Nigerian couple kills own son on suspicion of witchcraft

Parents, on suspicion of witchcraft, pump deadly substance through son’s anus.

Jigawa on map

UPDATED: One killed, many injured as gunmen attack Jigawa community

Victims whose injuries were severe were referred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano.

FILE PHOTO: Dangote trailer

Customs impounds Dangote truck loaded with smuggled rice – Official

Dangote officials say they are not aware of the arrest.

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

Issues at stake as Onnoghen’s trial ends at CCT

Mr Onnoghen is being tried for alleged non-declaration of assets.

Boko Haram used to illustrate the story.

39 terrorists killed as Boko Haram attacks troops – Official

About 20 soldiers were also wounded in the battle.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates congratulates Buhari on election victory – Presidency

Mr Buhari also commended Bill Gates.

DRPC warns Young Researchers Against Plagiarism

Plagiarism, a major flaw in research – Expert

Researchers were urged to be aware that there are new technologies used to spot plagiarism.

President Buhari presiding over a FEC meeting by Novo Isioro

May 29: Buhari asks ministers to hand in performance reports

These reports have, Wednesday, April 24 as the deadline for submission.

Director-General-of-Securities-and-Exchange-Commission-Mr-Mounir-Gwarzo

ICPC to appeal ruling that freed suspended SEC-DG Gwarzo

The agency says the resolution the judge relied on while giving the ruling was faulty.

Members of the House of Reps

Reps recieve 2019 budget report

The Senate Committee on Appropriation had earlier laid its own report on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu

Easter: Nigerian govt declares Friday, Monday public holiday

Government urges Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity, and progress of the country.

Comptroller Aliyu Mohammed displaying a bottle of the seized codeine syrup (Photo credit: Kingsley Adeniyi)

Customs intercept truck conveying 600 cartons of codeine syrup

The truckload of codeine syrup is worth about N240 million

Frank Kokori

Frank Kokori vows to gatecrash inauguration ceremony as minister delists name from NSITF board

Mr Kokori’s name is missing on the final list of the board members.

Chambers of the Nigerian Senate used to illustrate the story.

Senate receives 2019 budget report

The lawmakers will consider the report after the Easter break.

Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria, INTERPOL agree on West African Police Information System

WAPIS aims to strengthen information exchange and coordination among the region’s law enforcement agencies

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Malabu Scandal: Court orders arrest of Etete, Adoke, others

Also declared wanted were Raph Wetzels, Casula Roberto, Pujato Stefano, and Burrato Sebastiano.

Adegor Eferakeya (Photo Credit: GBJ)

Ex-Delta senator dies at 78

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa commends late Senator Adegor Eferakeya’s disposition to serve the people and the nation while alive.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

UPDATED: Senate reconsiders, passes PIGB, six bills rejected by Buhari

The president earlier in July 2018 rejected the bill.

Nigerian Customs Officials

Customs set to recruit 3,200 personnel

The service outlines modalities for the recruitment.

Ishaq Modibbo Kawu

Defendant’s absence stalls arraignment of NBC boss

Court adjourned the case to May 2 for arraignment.

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Extra-judicial Killings: Police official advises against speaking ‘Queen’s English’ to officers

The official advises Nigerians to speak “pidgin” English to officers when stopped on the road

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Court dissolves 15 year-old marriage over drunkenness, threat to life

The court awarded custody of the two children produced by the union to woman.

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs, Hameed Ali

Custom seizes smuggled items worth N2 billion

Some of the smuggled items are vehicles, drugs, parboiled rice and frozen poultry products.

Nigerian Senate

Nigerian senators reject bill seeking to phase out petrol cars in 2035

Ben Murray-Bruce says his colleagues are still living in the past for rejecting the bill

L-R: David, Godswill and Obinna during their arrest in Lagos. (Photo: Mojeed Alabi)

Malpractices: Thousands of 2019 UTME candidates won’t get their results – JAMB Registrar

Mr Oloyede said no results will be released until all the recordings on the CCTV installed across the over 700 centres in the country have been viewed.