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Unknown gunmen opens fire at a meeting in Imo, kills three traditional rulers (photos)

At least three traditional rulers were killed during an attack by unknown gunmen at Nnenasa community, Headquarters of Njaba Local Government Area of ...[Read More]

Unvaccinated civil servants in Kaduna to be barred by the state government from accessing offices

Kaduna civil servants who are yet to be vaccinated for COVID-19 will from October 31, be denied access to government offices.   The state governm...[Read More]

Police apprehends 61-year-old pastor for allegedly raping teenager in Ondo

The police in Ondo State have arrested a 61-year -old clergyman, Famakinwa Ajayi, for allegedly raping a teenager in Ayede Ogbese, Akure North local g...[Read More]

One life lost and two rescued as building under construction in Lagos collapses (photos)

A 25-year-old man identified as Joseph Ilesanmi has been confirmed dead after a building collapsed in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.   Two othe...[Read More]

Police arrests three suspected kidnappers including a lady, during their attempt to collect ransom of N30m after abducting a 9-year-old kid in Adamawa

The police in Katsina State have arrested members of a kidnap syndicate while attempting to receive a N30 million ransom from the family of their vict...[Read More]

Bandits now conniving with traditional rulers to perpetuate evil – Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has alleged that criminals are conniving with some traditional rulers and bad eggs among the security personnel...[Read More]

NCC warns Nigerians against linking their SIM cards to other people’s NIN

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians not to link their National Identification Numbers (NINs) to another person’s Subscri...[Read More]

Panel calls for DNA test on 6-year old kid whose ownership is being claimed by four women

The Federal Government’s Independent Investigation Panel (IPP) on the activities of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of t...[Read More]

Police nabs three suspected armed robbers in Mowe

Men of Ogun State police command have arrested three members of a robbery syndicate terrorizing Mowe and its environs.   The suspects identified ...[Read More]

Police launches investigation on officer caught casting vote during Kano APC congress

The police officer seen casting ballot during Saturday’s congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, is currently investigated by p...[Read More]

We’re set for fireworks – Lead counsel to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu reacts to FG’s fresh charges

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel to the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has disclosed that they are ready for the firewo...[Read More]

#EndSARS anniversary: Police issues public warning against street protest

The Lagos state police command has said that contrary to reports, it has not permitted anyone to stage a street protest to commemorate one year of the...[Read More]

Teenage armed robber apprehended for killing motorcyclist in Ogun confesses that he embarked on the operation to get money for data and do ‘yahoo yahoo’

One of the teenagers arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a motorcyclist, Bashiru Umaru, confessed to committing the cri...[Read More]

Member of RCCG in Kwara State shot dead by unknown gunmen after he stepped out to receive phone call during church service

An estate agent identified as Bayo Sina Babarinde was shot dead by gunmen during Sunday service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Living...[Read More]

N104bn budgeted by FG to purchase and maintain generators in 2022

The Federal Government of Nigeria has budgeted an estimated N104bn on purchasing generators, fuelling and servicing them for Ministries, Departments a...[Read More]

Twitter ban: Terms to lift suspension on Twitter will apply to all other social medias – FG

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, says the recommendations to lift the ban on Twitter in Nigeria will apply to all so...[Read More]

Security guard connives with armed robbers to attack and rob his employer in Adamawa state (photos)

Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested 3-man criminal gang who attacked and robbed a resident, Musa Adamu Jarma, of his CRV Hond...[Read More]

Federal Government levels fresh charges against Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, opens up on how he incited violence

An amended seven-count charge has been filed by the federal government against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, befo...[Read More]

President Buhari sends strong message to bandits after 43 people were murdered in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to report of 43 people being killed at Goronyo town, in Goronyo LGA of Sokoto state by bandits.   The atta...[Read More]

See as Nigerians react after a man constructs pot that allows someone prepare two meals at once

A man has gained attention after photos of a pot he reportedly constructed went viral.   The pot is demarcated to allow for cooking two meals at ...[Read More]

School principal in Delta state arrested after student in SS3 drowned in a pit in the school

The Nigeria Police attached to the Ughelli Area command has arrested the principal of Government Technical College, Ogor, Ughelli North Local Governme...[Read More]

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu must be produced in court – Ohaneze Ndigbo tells Federal Government

Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on the Federal Government to produce the detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamd...[Read More]

Suspected armed robber in Bayelsa gets beating of his life (photos)

A suspected armed robber was beaten to pulp by an angry mob in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.   It was gathered that the suspect, one of a 2...[Read More]

Girl, 19, arraigned for allegedly sharing nude video of ex Bayelsa permanent secretary

A 19-year-old girl, Miss Charlotte Delhi has been arraigned by the Department of State Services before the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, for ...[Read More]

Girl, 10, shot and killed as rival cultist groups fight for supremacy in Kwara

A 10-year-old girl simply identified as Mariam has been reported dead after she sustained a serious gunshot wound when some suspected cult members eng...[Read More]

Money laundering: Ex Kano State governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, drilled by the EFCC

Former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was on Saturday October 16 grilled by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegat...[Read More]

Emir of Bungudu gains freedom after spending one month in captivity

Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru has been released after spending one month in captivity.   The Zamfara monarch was kidna...[Read More]

Insecurity: Governor Nasir El-Rufai decries high level of religious crisis in Kaduna, says religion has been weaponized

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has decried the high level of religious crisis recorded in the state. The North-Central state has witnessed an unprecedented n...[Read More]

Federal Goverrnment advised by Oluwo of Iwu to heal the wound of 1967 civil war on Igbos

The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has tasked the federal government of Nigeria under President Muhammed Buhari, to heal t...[Read More]

Soldier, Corps member, fake police officer, among 663 suspects apprehended as NDLEA raids notorious drug joints in Lagos, other states

A fake police officer, a soldier as well as a youth corps member are among 663 drug traffickers and users arrested when operatives of the National Dru...[Read More]

Man nabbed for beating his 16-year-old daughter to death after being told by his wife that he’s not her biological father

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Mohammed Sale for allegedly killing his 16-year-old daughter, Aisha.   The 42-y...[Read More]

Police nabs three suspected kidnappers in Kano after they threatened to kidnap a man and family members if he fails to pay N2m

Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers at Sharada quarters of the state.   Spokesman of the command...[Read More]

Six years old twin girls alongside three personal aides of Kwara State monarch, abducted by unknown gunmen

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the 6-year-old twin daughters of the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara ...[Read More]

Insecurity: Armed men attack on Taraba community claims life of one

Gunmen suspected to be fleeing gang members of the late notorious criminal Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Gana, have reportedly attacked farming community of Ra...[Read More]

Pastor Tunde Bakare visits President Buhari in Aso Rock, Abuja (photos)

President Buhari received the Serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, in the presidential villa, Abuja today Oct...[Read More]

What Nigeria needs is a president who is competent and not power rotation – Pastor Tunde Bakare

The serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC) (formerly Latter Rain Assembly), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that what Nigeria ne...[Read More]

Tuesday, October 13, declared public holiday by FG to mark Eidul-Mawlid

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 19th, 2021 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of th...[Read More]

Man, 71, in Ogun State dies during sex romp with a lady inside a hotel

A 71-year-old man identified as Ajibola Olufemi Adeniyi, has reportedly died during a sex romp with a commercial sex worker inside a hotel in Ogun Sta...[Read More]

Man nabbed for locking up his children inside water tank and starving then in Lagos

A man has been arrested for locking up his two children inside an empty water drum because they ate food given to them by a neighbour.   Martins ...[Read More]

Media aide to President Buhari, Femi Adesina, says it’s idiocy to say PMB has been cloned by Jubril from Sudan

Femi Adesina has rubbished claims by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), that President Muhammadu Buhari has been replaced ...[Read More]

Man nabbed by NAFDAC over fake injection water in Zamfara

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has arrested one Mr Obinna Chigbo for producing fake injection water...[Read More]

Youths in Bayelsa steps out in warrior outfit to protest against oil firm for allegedly neglecting their community (photos)

Youths of Olugbobiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state have protested the alleged neglect of their community by an oil...[Read More]

Update: Police nabs four notorious gang members behind the abduction of a widow, her daughter and attack on police station in Zamfara

Operatives of the of the Anti- Kidnapping Unit of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested four notorious and high-profile kidnappers.   Sp...[Read More]

Police has no power to ban #EndSARS protest – Femi Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has said that the police lacks the power to ban public protests in Nigeria.   Reacting to Lagos state police c...[Read More]

FG directs TV stations to feature sign language interpreters during their broadcast

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that his ministry will be directing the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to compel pub...[Read More]

NASS frowns at lawmakers allocation in 2022 budget

The House of Representatives has faulted the N134billion allocated to the National Assembly in the 2022 Appropriation bill.   Describing the budg...[Read More]

22 Thai nationals apprehended by Nigeria Navy for allegedly smuggling cocaine of 32.9 kg from Brazil into Nigeria

The Nigerian Navy has arrested 22 Thai nationals for allegedly trafficking 32.9kg of cocaine from Brazil to Nigeria.   The seafarers were arreste...[Read More]

Man kills his 32-year-old son in Enugu for threatening to kill him

The police in Enugu state have arrested a 60-year-old man simply identified as Ikechukwu, for allegedly killing his son in Ogbozinne-Ndiagu Akpugo com...[Read More]

About 13,000 suspected insurgents surrenders to Army troops in 2 weeks – DHQ

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has said that over 13,000 suspected terrorists have surrendered to Nigerian troops in the last two weeks.   Act...[Read More]

Man nabbed for raping an 11-year-old girl says he was tempted by the devil

A 42-year-old man, Joel Jacob, who is being remanded in a Jos Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old girl, claims that the devil te...[Read More]