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Sokoto Killing: Northern Governors Condemn Deborah's Murder, Appeal For Calm

Sokoto Killing: Northern Governors Condemn Deborah’s Murder, Appeal For Calm

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto who was killed on allegations of blasphemy.

Chairman of the forum Simon Lalong and Governor of Plateau State in a statement expressed the governors’ concern about the development which was clearly an extra-judicial measure of addressing perceived infractions.

Italy Impounds Mega Yacht Linked To Putin

Italy Impounds Mega Yacht Linked To Putin

The Italian authorities on Friday impounded a mega yacht at the centre of a mystery over its ownership as speculation swirled it might even belong to the Russian president.

“Scheherazade”, worth an estimated $700 million, has been the subject of a probe into its ownership by Italy’s financial police.

The Italian probe has helped “establish significant economic and business links between the person who officially possesses the Scheherazade and eminent people in the Russian government,” as well as Russian figures sanctioned by the West following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Italian Ministry of Economy and finance said in a statement.

Naira Marley Travails With The EFCC

Naira Marley Travails With The EFCC

A second prosecution witness, Augustine Anosike, on Tuesday gave his testimony in the case involving Afeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Anosike, a forensic expert with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), told the judge how several credit card numbers were extracted while analysing the content…

Gunmen kill late Akunyili’s husband

BREAKING: Gunmen kill late Akunyili’s husband

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Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband to late former Information Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has been reportedly murdered by gunmen.

The Nation learnt he was killed at Umuoji in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on Tuesday evening.

Though details of the incident are still sketchy, a source close to the family said the deceased was still at the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association …