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Barrett Brown, the journalist and “hacktivist” who is on parole after serving a four-year prison term over reporting on corporate espionage against Americans, has been arrested again. H
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Russia’s deputy OSCE envoy Dmitry Balakin dismissed attempts to accuse eastern Ukraine militia of impeding the free movement of international observers in East Ukraine
Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi A student of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Auwal Shehu, has been found dead in front of one of the school’s hostel. A student of the polytechnic, who spoke to PUNCH Metro on
Afeez Hanafi Fifteen suspects have pleaded guilty of involving in the clash between two gangs in Idi Oro, Mushin, Lagos State, which claimed the life of a load carrier, identified only as Kayode. The
The IDF has fired a Patriot missile that allegedly destroyed a Syrian drone over the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights hours after an ‘incident’ near Damascus International Airport, wide
Olaleye Aluko The Nigerian Army says it has commenced investigation into a viral video showing three alleged soldiers brutalising a yet-to-be-identified man at a location, believed to be in the countr
Samson Folarin Two construction workers, identified as Wasiu and Abdullahi, lost their lives on Thursday after a structure mounted on a building under construction collapsed on NICON Town Estate, Admi
Samson Folarin A commercial motorcycle rider, identified as Biliaminu Olayiwola, was crushed to death on Thursday at Daleko, Mushin, Lagos State, while running away from some hoodlums said to be ‘tick
The White House has admitted that no other vetting was needed for former national security adviser Michael Flynn beyond the background check conducted by the Obama administration, shift
Samson Folarin The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspects in connection with the alleged trafficking of a 15-year-old boy, Ajala Samuel. As of the time of filing this report, it was lea
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, said the forum would resolve all pending court cases on the Paris Club refund. Yari said this while speaking with S
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday tendered before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja a statement made by Senate President Bukola Saraki to the Economic and Financial Crimes Co
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, on Thursday, again failed to appear before the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Cri
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 237 abandoned babies were rescued across the state in the last one year. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Ak
Belgium’s vote in favor of appointing Saudi Arabia to a United Nations women’s rights commission was due to a regrettable diplomatic mix-up, said Prime Minister Charles Michel, after th
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Thursday said investors seeking to do business in the state could now use about four weeks to study, process and get approvals for genuine business propos
Eniola Akinkuotu and Lekan Adetayo Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is currently at a crossroads as poverty, unemployment, inflation, infant mortality and other social vices are on th
Oyetunji Abioye The Bankers Committee of the Central Bank on Thursday declared that there was adequate stock of foreign exchange to sustain the spate of dollar sales to various segments of forex marke
Oyetunji Abioye The naira depreciated from 388 per United States dollar on Wednesday to 390/dollar on Thursday as the Central Bank of Nigeria continued to intervene in the foreign exchange market to b
John Ameh, Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Leke Baiyewu The Nigeria Police Force says it will arrest the lawmaker representing Gombe-Central Senatorial District, Senator Danjuma Goje, if he con
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Three states in the oil-rich Niger Delta region – Rivers, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom – have sued the Federal Government at the Supreme Court for alleged huge loss of oil revenues to oi
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A judge of the Federal High Court  in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, on Thursday, asked the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, to w
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission has given service providers an ultimatum to quit the use of the 5.4GHz band spanning the 5.470 to 5.725 GHz frequency range within 14 day
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