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    I can’t forgive those who set me up, says Nigerian who spent four months in Saudi prison

I can’t forgive those who set me up, says Nigerian who spent four months in Saudi prison

Ibrahim Abubakar, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says he will never forgive those who planted hard drugs inside his bag. Abubakar was arrested and detained by the Saudi authorities on December 26 alongside Zainab Aliyu, a  22-year-old student of the Maitama Sule University, Kano, who was also arrested for the same offence. In an interview with [...]

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    Ocholi’s driver has no licence, says FRSC

Ocholi’s driver has no licence, says FRSC

Taiwo James Elegbede, driver of the ill-fated vehicle where James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, his wife, and son died, has no driver’s license, Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has revealed. Oyeyemi said this on Wednesday while presenting an interim report of the accident to the federal executive council (FEC) at the [...]

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    Nigeria loses four sportsmen in one month

Nigeria loses four sportsmen in one month

In recent times, Nigerian sporting scene has been hit with tales of how active men and women suddely become men and women 'who once lived'; sometimes due to poor health or death while in action. Since the most notable one of all involving Sam Okwaraji at the Lagos National stadium in 1989, the rate of dying or dead sportmen has been [...]

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    Police vow to arrest killers of NFF official

Police vow to arrest killers of NFF official

Wilson Inalegwu, commissioner of Police (CP) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),  has vowed to nab the killers of Ibrahim Abubakar, head of protocol of Nigeria Football Federation. Abubakar was murdered by unknown gunmen who attacked his Abuja residence in the early hours of Wednesday. After inspecting the scene of the incident, the CP said the police would do everything within their [...]

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    NFF top official shot dead in Abuja

NFF top official shot dead in Abuja

Suspected armed robbers invaded the Abuja home of  Ibrahim Abubakar, head of protocol at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday and shot him dead. The NFF confirmed the incident via its social network, saying the Kaduna-born football administrator is being conveyed to his hometown of Kaduna, where he would be buried in accordance with Islamic rites. https://twitter.com/thenff/status/684629720441425920?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet https://twitter.com/thenff/status/684629985810845696 Abubakar, who was in charge of [...]

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