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Nigerian separatist leader Kanu denies terrorism charges

Nigerian separatist leader Kanu denies terrorism charges

Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu has pleaded not guilty to seven charges including “terrorism” and treason in an Abuja court, three months after his trial was delayed when authorities failed to produce him in court. The charges against Kanu, a [...]

October 22, 2021 Law
200 retirees get N331.7m benefits in Jigawa

200 retirees get N331.7m benefits in Jigawa

Jigawa State and Local Governments Contributory Pension Scheme have begun the payment of retirement benefits to 200 retirees. The Executive Secretary of the scheme, Alhaji Kamilu Aliyu, disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse, while speaking on the activities of the [...]

October 22, 2021 Human rights
Naira plunges at official market

Naira plunges at official market

Naira fell marginally against the U.S. dollar at the official market on Thursday, after the currency appreciated for three consecutive sessions on a stretch at the market segment. The currency traded with the foreign currency at N415.07 to a dollar, which [...]

October 22, 2021 Finance
Ex-Central Bank Deputy Governor, Mailafia For Burial November 5

Ex-Central Bank Deputy Governor, Mailafia For Burial November 5

The late former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, will be laid to rest on November 5, 2021. Obadia died on September 19, 2021, at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada. A former [...]

October 22, 2021 General
Super Falcons beat Ghana 2-0 in women’s AFCON qualifier

Super Falcons beat Ghana 2-0 in women’s AFCON qualifier

The Super Falcons took a two-goal lead over Ghana’s Black Queens in their Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture thanks to a brace by Sweden –based forward Uchenna Kanu at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Wednesday. The visitors had [...]

October 22, 2021 Sports