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Man refuses to divorce wife until she pays N3.5m he spent on her

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a Gudu Grade II Court not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she...

ASUP wants President Buhari to sign Polytechnic Act Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Polytechnic Act (Amendment) Bill to address many...

Former Afghan football president banned for life

The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), has been banned for life from all soccer-related activities for abusing his position and sexually...

FG to employ all qualified, licenced teachers

Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, says every qualified and licenced teacher would be employed as part of efforts to rid the...

Woman arrested for forcing daughter, 13, into prostitution

A homeless Romanian woman has been arrested in Sicily for forcing her 13-year-old daughter into prostitution, in return for which she would obtain money,...

Former Lagos PDP Organising Secretary, Defects to APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said it had received Mr Mutiu Okunola ,a chieftain of the Peoples...

Iran slams new U.S. sanctions on petrochemicals

Iran condemned the U.S. for placing new sanctions on a large petrochemicals company, saying it showed that the Trump administration’s recent offer to negotiate...

Police ban rallies, processions, demonstrations in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has banned any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the state until further notice. The order was...

Prison inmates display skill in drama, music concert

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says 21 prison inmates of Medium Security Prison Oko, in Edo, have performed in a Bi-Annual Drama and Music...

Over 1m new curable sexually transmitted infections recorded every day- WHO

Everyday, over one million new cases of curable Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are recorded among people aged 15 to 49 years, a World Health...