• BREAKING!!! Wole Soyinka has torn up his Green Card

    BREAKING!!! Wole Soyinka has torn up his Green Card

    Nigeria’s Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka has kept to his word and thrown away his green card, the AFP news agency reports.

    Last month the novelist, playwright said he would cut up the card, which is a permanent residence permit for the US, if Donald Trump won the American election.

    He told AFP on the sidelines of an education conference at the University of Johannesburg that now that the Republican candidate had been victorious, he had kept his promise:

    I have already done […]

  • Man, 30, bags 12 weeks imprisonment for breaking into Shoprite

    Man, 30, bags 12 weeks imprisonment for breaking into Shoprite

    A Gudu Upper Area Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Hassan Jamilu, to twelve weeks in prison for breaking into Shoprite’s cash room and attempting to break the safe.

    The Judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, gave Jamilu an option of fine in the sum of N30, 000 and warned him to desist from committing crimes.

    He also advised the plaintiff, as a private organisation, to file a civil matter for compensation.

    Jamilu of no fixed address was arraigned on a three-count […]