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On this day in 2005, former Maximum leader of Iraq, Saddam Hussein went on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.. The Trial of Saddam Hussein was carried out by the Iraqi Interim Governmentfor crimes against humanity during his time in office. Amnesty International stated that the trial was “unfair,”  and Human Rights Watch judged that Saddam’s execution “follows a flawed trial and marks a significant step away
On this day in 1944, one of the best selling reggae artists of all times, Winston Hubert McIntosh, popularly known as Peter McIntosh or simply Peter Tosh, was born in Grange Hill, Jamaica. He was a revolutionary Jamaican reggae musician who sang about the injustices of government against the ordinary People. Along with Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer, he was one
On this day in 1934, a retired Nigerian Politician and former Army General who was Nigeria’s Head of State from August 1, 1966 to July 29, 1975, Yakubu Gowon, was born in Kanke Local government in Plateau State, North-Central Nigeria. He took over power in Nigeria following the bloody July 29 mutiny of Northern Soldiers in
Former Nigeria vice president and presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has denied owning an online financial grant scheme. The scheme named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ operated as a Ponzi scheme where individuals are being asked to contribute some amount of money and get an increment after a period of time. Atiku Presidential
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has dissociated self from a purported audio recording in which he allegedly said he was not bothered if the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose dies in EFCC custody. A former deputy national publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC,
The Federal Government disagreed with the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday over the new minimum wage demanded by workers in the country. The disagreement was a result of the twist in the lingering controversy, as the government said it would implement the ‘no work no pay’ policy. Director of Trade Union Services at the Ministry of Labour, Omabie
Two persons are currently trapped, while nine others have been rescued from the rubbles of a story building which collapsed in Anambra State in the early hours of Thursday. According to a statement issued by the Police, the three-story building belonging to one Mr Avoyi Collins ‘m’ collapsed at Okpuno Otolo in Nnewi Local Government
Authorities of the 3  Armoured  Division, Nigerian Army involved in the search for the missing retired Major General Idris Alkali , have agreed to hand over to the Plateau State Police Command headquarters in Jos , all those arrested and detained by the soldiers in connection with the search for the senior army officer for
The Afaraukwu-Ibeku community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State has demanded the whereabouts of Israel Kanu, the father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The community had declared Israel Kanu missing after the 2017 “Operation Python Dance II” in the state. He is the traditional ruler
There is a confusion over the number of persons killed in Friday’s explosion at a pipeline of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Umuaduru and Umuimo villages in Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State. Officials, including of the state government, the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) and a senator are offering widely