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Court Strikes Out Treason Charge Against Charles Okah Over Independence Day Bombing

By JAMES EZEMA Charles Okah, who was accused of masterminding the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital territory, has had treason charge against him struck out by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. While striking out the charge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole said he was dismissing the allegation because evidence cited in court

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North Korea War Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ And ‘Worst’, U.S. Defense Secretary Warns

Anietie Udobit,Agency reports War with North Korea would be “catastrophic” and the “worst kind of fighting in most people’s lifetimes,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis said. Amid rising rhetoric and increasingly frequent missile tests from the isolationist North Korea, President Donald Trump has warned that a “major, major conflict” was a

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ACP, 6 CSPs Promoted In Lagos As Police Intensifies Fire Arms Usage Training

The Nigeria Police Force has promoted some of its senior officers in Lagos to the post of Deputy Commisioner of Police (DCP) and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP). In a statement released by the Lagos state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Olarinde Famous-Cole, the promoted senior officers were decorated today by

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North Korea War Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ And ‘Worst’, U.S. Defense Secretary Warns

Anietie Udobit,Agency reports War with North Korea would be “catastrophic” and the “worst kind of fighting in most people’s lifetimes,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis said. Amid rising rhetoric and increasingly frequent missile tests from the isolationist North Korea, President Donald Trump has warned that a “major, major conflict” was a

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Senate Asks FG To Stop Receiving Prisoners From UK

Senate yesterday asked the federal government to stop receiving prisoners under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (TSP) from the United Kingdom with a view to regularising the agreement between the government of Nigeria and United Kingdom on the issue. Consequently, Senate summoned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN)

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EU, Switzerland Express Concern Over Death Penalty In Nigeria

The delegation of European Union, and the Ambassador of Switzerland to  Nigeria has expressed  concern over the recent reports of proposed execution in Lagos State of three Nigerian prisoners on 23 December 2016, authorised by the Edo State government. The duo in an official statement issued yesterday said, it considers death penalty to be cruel,

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