A mother has been jailed after becoming the first person in the UK convicted of female genital mutilation (FGM).

The 37-year-old Ugandan woman was found guilty of cutting her three-year-old daughter despite deploying witchcraft to ‘shut up’ her accusers. Mrs Justice Whipple jailed the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, for 11 years for FGM and added two further years for possessing indecent images and extreme pornography. The judge said: ‘FGM hasContinue reading “A mother has been jailed after becoming the first person in the UK convicted of female genital mutilation (FGM).”

‘Only 28 candidates registered for common entrance exam in Zamfara’

Federal Government of Nigeria express worries about the low number of candidates seeking admission into its 104 colleges across the country, who registered for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Mrs. Priscillia Ihuoma, noted that only 28 candidates from Zamfara State registered for the examination. Pleading with state governments,Continue reading “‘Only 28 candidates registered for common entrance exam in Zamfara’”

MY LIFE IN SEARCH OF AFRICA (J.H Clarke)j

“The Europeans not only colonialized most of the world, they began to colonialize information about the world and its people. In order to do this, they had to forget, or pretend to forget, all they had previously known abut the Africans. It is unfortunate that so much of the history of Africa has been writtenContinue reading “MY LIFE IN SEARCH OF AFRICA (J.H Clarke)j”

EFCC stopped from probing plane loaded with cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been barred from investigating a private jet loaded with money on February 15, 2019, the eve of the aborted presidential and National Assembly elections, Saturday PUNCH learnt on Friday. Our correspondent gathered that the plane which was billed to fly to Ilorin, Kwara State, from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja,Continue reading “EFCC stopped from probing plane loaded with cash”

My second term would be tough – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a hint into how his second tenure would be, saying ” is going to be tough. Speaking when members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) paid him a congratulatory visit today, he said the last lap of his administration would be tough. Source: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/breaking-my-second-term-would-be-tough-buhari.html

Tambuwal confirms 16 killed in fresh Sokoto banditry

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has confirmed the death of 16 people in a fresh banditry attack at Dalijan, Rakkoni and Kalhu communities in the Rabah Local Government Area of the state. Tambuwal made the announcement at a news conference on Tuesday in Sokoto, saying that the incident occurred on Monday night.

Unknown Gunmen Attack Kajuru, Kachia Villages

Unknown  Gunmen have reportedly invaded Maro village in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna razing many houses and injuring many. Maro was one of the villages that came under attack two weeks ago. Although the police are yet to confirm the attack, a source from the village told our correspondent that the armed men numbering overContinue reading “Unknown Gunmen Attack Kajuru, Kachia Villages”

Buhari will be returned as president of Nigeria.

By Samuel Nwaiwu After collation of results in 14 states by INEC it is very clear that the president Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2019 presidential election. It is clear from my calculations that Buhari will win by land slide, more than what he won Jonathan with in 2015. Nigerians just need to brace upContinue reading “Buhari will be returned as president of Nigeria.”

APGA wins Federal constituency seat in Taraba

Danjuma Shiddi of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has emerged winner of the Wukari/Ibi Federal Constituency seat in Taraba. Declaring the result in Wukari, the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) Returning Officer, Prof. Chibiya Shangu said Mr Shiddi polled 39,312 votes to defeat his close rival, Prof. Yakubu Aliyara of Action Alliance (AA) who gotContinue reading “APGA wins Federal constituency seat in Taraba”