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Over 100,000 Nigerian Children Die of Water-borne Diseases Annually- UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) communication specialist, Mr. Geoffery Njoku, has said more than 100,000 Nigerian children less than five years of age die each year due to water-borne diseases. Njoku, who works with UNICEF Kano Field Office, said the figures was according to the European Union (EU) report which indicated that diseases like diarrhoea

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Maryam Sanda to be hanged for killing husband

FCT High Court on Monday sentenced Maryam Sanda, the woman who stabbed her husband to death, Bilyaminu, son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Haliru Bello, to death by hanging. Delivering judgment, Justice Yusuf Halilu, convicted her on circumstantial evidence. The killing was premeditated, the police said. The police

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ICC orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from genocide

The International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to take urgent action to protect its Muslim Rohingya minority from genocidal acts, in a blow to Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s civilian leader, who has accused refugees of exaggerating atrocities. Thursday’s ruling was an interim measure intended to protect the Rohingya during the course

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Court dismisses Natasha Akpoti’s suit against Gov. Bello over Double registration

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi, against the Governor, Yahaya Bello, for lacking in locus standi. Justice Inyang Ekwo, who delivered the judgement, held that the alleged offence was criminal and not a civil

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Certificate forgery: Court again orders INEC to withdraw Certificate of Return from Sen Ubah

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, yesterday, upheld the verdict that removed Ifeanyi Ubah, senator representing Anambra South and candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) from the Senate over allegations of certificate forgery. Justice Bello Kawu, in a fresh ruling by the court on the matter, dismissed Uba’s application

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Imo Guber: Supreme Court Sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, in a unanimous Judgment sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State and ordered the immediate swearing in of candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, as lawful winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had

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