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Court detains man who allegedly defiled his three daughters

Igbo Thomas, 48, has been detained in the Awka Correctional Centre in Anambra State on an accusation of defiling his three daughters by an Anambra State High Court. Thomas, who is from Enugu State, was reported to have committed the crime...

CBN bans forex sales to Bureau De Change operators

With immediate effect, the Central Bank of Nigeria has banned the sale of foreign exchange also known as Forex to Nigeria's Bureau De Change operators. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced the change following a two-day meeting of the Monetary Policy...

NBA sues Buhari, NCC, others over Twitter ban

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have been sued by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for the banning of Twitter in the country. The actions and directives of the respondents gravely infringed the fundamental rights of the...

Sunday Igboho’s cleric explains why Igboho has not Disappeared From Custody

Sunday Adeyemo, also recognized as Sunday Igboho, has chosen not to disappear from custody, according to Idris Oladejo, a cleric defending Sunday Adeyemo. The cleric, known as Imam Oladejo, addressed TheCable at the Benin Court of Appeal in Cotonou that...

Police arrest four suspected killers of Yobe banker

According to the Yobe State Police Command, four people have been arrested in connection with the death of Hassan Abubakar, a commercial bank employee. In a statement published in Damaturu, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Yobe Police Command spokesman, mentioned Umar...

Covid-19: Nigeria records one death, 272 new cases Saturday

Covid-19 cases in Nigeria is still on the rise as additional cases have been declared. On Saturday, additional death from the coronavirus outbreak as well as 272 reported infections across nine states of the country. An update released on its Facebook...

Bandits attack police headquarters, injure three Police officers

Armed bandits attacked the Maraban Jos Divisional Headquarters in Kaduna State on Friday, injuring three Police officers, according to the police. Muhammed Jalige, the state's police spokesperson, said the gunmen stormed the facility about 11 a.m. on a mission to...

Federal government denies awareness of Twitter deleting Buhari’s tweet

The Nigerian federal government has declared that it was ignorant of Twitter deleting President Muhammadu Buhari's tweet which caused an outburst of complaint last month. We had earlier reported that Twitter deleted President Muhammadu Buhari's tweet, which according to Twitter...

Sunday Igboho: Sanwo-Olu breaks silence, says people are working privately

The arrest of Yoruba activist Sunday Adeyemo, popularly identified as Sunday Igboho, in Cotonou, Benin Republic, has incited Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to respond. While speaking to the press at Polling Unit 019 Ward 08, Ikoyi II, where...

Two internet fraudsters sentenced to jail in Benin

Noah Omoregbe (a.k.a. Frank Mark) and Destiny Efewengbe (a.k.a. William Scot) have been sentenced to jail for internet fraud on Wednesday before Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court in Benin City, Edo State. The perpetrators were charged...

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Odunlade Adekola debunks sex for role accusation

Renowned Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola, has addressed the accusation of partaking in the sex for role trend in the...