• Court remands pastor in prison for allegedly turning abducted girls into s*x slaves

    Court remands pastor in prison for allegedly turning abducted girls into s*x slaves

    A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a cleric, Elijah Ebimone, in prison for allegedly abducting three girls and turning them into sex slaves.

    Ebimone, 32, is facing a two-count charge of abduction and causing miscarriage, punishable under Sections 274 and 233 of the Penal Code, Laws of Benue State, 2004.

    The Magistrate, Mrs Theresa Wergba, ordered the remand of the accused and adjourned the matter till Dec. 28 for further mention.

    Her action followed the application for adjournment made by the Prosecutor, […]

  • Why we are turning to debt – Buhari explains

    Why we are turning to debt – Buhari explains

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country is looking to raise funds by borrowing from World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Chinese Ex-Im Bank and other development finance partners but with a promise that the borrowed funds would not be frittered away.

    Buhari said in an article published online by Bloomberg that his government had already begun to raise a $1 billion Eurobond, the country’s first in three years, as part of broader plans to revive Nigeria’s almost comatose […]