Vice Principal Gets Life Imprisonment For Raping 12-Year-Old In Ekiti

Ajayi was convicted after the court found him guilty of raping the minor, an offence contrary to Section 31(2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State 2012. The convict was the Vice Principal (Academics) of St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti, at the time he committed the offence on March 18, 2014. He was said to have lured the girl into his More...

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By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Supreme court validates Wike’s election

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as governor of Rivers State. The court gave the ruling validating the April 11 governorship election on Wednesday but did More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Senate urges Buhari to set up National Council on Public Procurement

The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently set up the National Council on Public Procurement in line with the Procurement Act. The appeal followed a motion moved by Senator Theodore Orji More...

By hallmarknews On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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Supreme Court affirms election of Yari as governor of Zamfara

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the election of Malam Abdulazeez Yari of All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of Zamfara. Delivering the judgment, the Justice John Okoro-led panel of six justices held More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Ambode signs N25bn Employment Trust Fund Bill into law

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday signed into law the N25 billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) bill, aimed at tackling the high rate of unemployment in the state. Ambode said at the Lagos House, More...

By hallmarknews On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Maku calls for removal of immunity clause from constitution

Former Information, Minister Labaran Maku, on Sunday called for the removal of immunity clause for elected executive officers from the country’s constitution. Maku, a gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives More...

By hallmarknews On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
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Female lawyers advocate creation of rape crisis centres

Some female lawyers in Abuja have advised the Federal Government to create rape crisis centres, counselling service and other victims assistance agency as measures to address the menace of rape. The lawyers gave More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Abia poll: Appeal court sacks Ikpeazu, declares Otti winner

The appeal court, sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Alex Otti, as winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Abia State, sacking More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Lagos Assembly passes 2016 Appropriation Bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the N662. 588 billion budget for the 2016 fiscal year in the state. The approval by the lawmakers followed the adoption of the recommendations of the House Committee More...