The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) said it had established a prima facie case against Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima for the offence of child marriage in violation of the Child Rights Act 2003. It said he paid the sum of $100,000 as the bride price of an Egyptian minor, just […]

Masari, Yar’Adua Join CPC

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari and his former Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abubakar Saddiq Yar’Adua, are among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bigwigs from Katsina State, who are defecting from the party to the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC). They will join the party next Tuesday just as the Peoples […]


Amidst controversy over the ongoing trial of former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, at the International Court of Criminal Justice, The Hague, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, former presidential spokesman, has described Taylor as “a man betrayed”. Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation, who blamed his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Liberian president Sirleaf-Johnson and the United States […]

Policeman impregnated me in custody, Says a woman nabbed for throwing Her baby in a well

Why would a woman after willingly taking in and putting to bed then decide to dump the baby into a public well? Well, the suspect was arrested and hauled into detention. While awaiting prosecution, one of the police officers saddled with the responsibility of protecting the rights and dignity of the female suspect in his […]

Why I sell children – Trafficker

Ruth Haruna is one of the six teenagers allegedly being trafficked out of Nigeria before the law caught up with the suspected trafficker, one Mrs. Helen Obi in Sokoto State. All the victims are based in Jos, the Plateau State capital and they were being taken to Agadas in Niger Republic via Illela border before […]

Nwodo woos Ben Obi, Chukwumerije to rejoin PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has started making overtures to Senators Ben Obi and Uche Chukwumerije, to return to the party. Its national chairman, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has commenced discussions with Obi, who was the Action Congress (AC) presidential running mate in the 2007 election and Chukwumerijie, who recently defected from the Progressive Peoples Alliance […]

Police saved me from American girls pestering me for sex – P-Square twin, Peter

For the duo of Peter and Paul Okoye popularly known as P-Square, it would have been the greatest sex scandal of their lives if the overzealous American girls had succeeded in their plans. A reliable source revealed during the week that the musical tour of the United States embarked upon by P-Square, and which ended […]


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