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State witness threatening Panayiotou’s mother, court hears


Christopher Panayiotou claims that a ‘material State witness’ allegedly threatened his mother and told her to cough up R150 000 in exchange for potential evidence.

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The Australian military has reported sighting a high-tech Chinese surveillance ship off the coast of Queensland during a series of military training activities with US forces. Read Full
At the ceremony where Presidents Poroshenko and Lukashenko were signing a number of agreements a half-naked woman began to shout 'Live on, Belarus', The same slogan was written on her chest
An astounding sight greeted the people of Paris Friday morning when what appeared to be a 20 meter whale could be seen on the banks of the Seine. Read Full Article at
Oyetunji Abioye The reports of the investigations into the air crashes involving Associated Airlines, Nigerian Police Force helicopter that crashed in Kaduna, and four other accidents will be released
Verizon wireless customers have noticed their video streaming being throttled when testing their speeds on Netflix and YouTube. The telecom giant later confirmed that video streaming sp
Justice A. T. Mohammed of The Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, Ogun State, has granted an injunction against Gateway Portland Cement Limited and Dr. Olumuyiwa Odegbami on the application of the
The Los Angeles Police Department’s youth cadet program is under fire as seven cadets have been arrested over the theft of police vehicles and equipment while an officer is accused of s
Oyetunji Abioye and Okechukwu Nnodim The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Friday reacted to reports that it colluded with some banks to prevent the remittance of $793.2m into the Treasury Si
The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Friday continued its crackdown on tax-defaulting companies in Abuja. The FIRS enforcement team, led by Zubairu Usman, sealed off the offices of Dayak Nigeria Limi
Jesusegun Alagbe with agency report Thousands of Nigerian girls taken to Italy are in great danger of being forced into prostitution in Europe, the International Organisation for Migration, said on Fr
An Algerian national accused by the US of supporting and recruiting for Al-Qaeda has been brought to the US for trial before a federal court, rather than face a military commission in G
An All Progressives Grand Alliance Chieftain, Chief Onwuka Ukwa, has advised the Indigenous People of Biafra to stop the no-election-in-Anambra threat and avoid plunging the state into chaos. Ukwa, wh
Syria wants the US and its allies to pay for the destruction of Syrian infrastructure and to bear legal responsibility for "illegitimately" bombing civilian targets, Damascus has told t
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, on Friday finally made public the panel report on the accidental bombing of the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Rann, Borno State, saying the
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The industrial crisis at the Corporate Affairs Commission may not be over soon as the workers’ union has called on the Federal Government to sack the management of the commission.
Alexander Okere, Benin Some female legislators in the country have accused the Kano State House of Assembly of gender discrimination after it refused to screen a nominee of the state government, Fatim
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Post-Master General of the Federation, Mr. Bisi Adegbuyi, has said that the Nigerian Postal Service has adopted new strategies to tackle the trafficking of illicit drugs in t
Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Nigeria has entered into a partnership with the United Kingdom to tackle issues of drug and sexual violence in camps housing internally displaced persons in the North-Eastern p
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the growing cases of hate speech, disinformation and fake news in the country are being orchestrated by ant
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The police on Friday arrested three members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State while receiving the leader of the pro-Bia
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to continue to collaborate with the military to enable them (military) to perform their functions without any hitch. The
Eniola AKinkuotu, Abuja The House Committee on National Security and Intelligence, on Thursday, grilled the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, over the
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says a Nigerian undergraduate of Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia, Canada, was wrongly charged for $5, 400 fraud by t
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has invited service chiefs to a meeting on Monday over the spate of killings, kidnappings and robberies on the Abuja-Kaduna Road. The lawmaker representing Kaduna Centra
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has given an indication that more ministers will emerge from the Abuja Enterprise Agency. He, however, did not give further details o
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the Senate, Buruji Kashamu, has said nobody can send him out of the Peoples Democratic Party. He also said that he had n
John Alechenu, Abuja The suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Timi Frank, has said that the party has no choice but to restructure Nigeria in line with t
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has called on Nigerians to reject the All Progressives Congress’ committee on restructuring, describing it as a complete ruse and dead on arrival. In a statement
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State grieved over the death of a former Attorney General of the Federation and human rights activist, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, who died early Frid
Enyioha Opara, Minna The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Friday confirmed the rise of homosexuality in Niger State, revealing that underage boys were mostly being molested in the acts. One
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Namdi Kanu, has filed a motion to fight the bail conditions granted to him by the Federal High Court in Abuja. Kanu asked the court,
Our Correspondents Workers and pensioners in some states have presented a wish list to governors following the receipt of N243.7bn, being the second tranche of the Paris Club refund by the Federal Gov
Success Nwogu, Ilorin No fewer than 15,000 members of Stakeholders of Local Government System in Kwara State have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike should the Kwara State Government fail to
Niyi Odebode, Abuja A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, has written the United Nations Human Rights Commission, alleging violation of hi

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