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8 suspects arrested in Niger State by NAFDAC for allegedly producing unhealthy ice cream and yoghurt and selling to school children

The Niger state branch of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), have arrested eight suspects for allegedly produc...[Read More]

Enugu residents block major road as they protest against the increase in petrol pump prices (video)

Enugu state residents have staged a protest against the hike in petrol pump prices. A video captures residents wof the state, using their vehicles to ...[Read More]

Bricklayer remanded by court for raping 15-year-old student in Kwara

A Kwara state Magistrates Court sitting in Ilorin, has ordered the remand of a 25-year-old bricklayer identified as Ibrahim Ismaila, in a custodial fa...[Read More]

Group stages protest in Lagos over scarcity of new Naira notes (video)

There’s a protest going on in Lagos over the scarcity of new Naira notes in the country. Those who carried out the protest were seen holding up ...[Read More]

Man escapes mob action in Rivers market over suspected counterfeit N1000 notes

The Mile 3 Market traders in Diobu, Port Harcourt, have nabbed a yet-to-be identified man who is reported to be in possession of N1.3 million naira ne...[Read More]

Boy reportedly rescued in uncompleted building in Imo with his legs and hands tied

A yet to be identified little kid was discovered in an uncompleted building in Imo State with both his hands and legs tied. Reports say the boy was re...[Read More]

Two killed as gunmen attack INEC office, police station, residential building in Anambra

Armed men on Wednesday morning, February 1, carried out an attacked at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC office in Ojoto, Idemili So...[Read More]

Troops arrest 13 ‘ISWAP logistics suppliers in Borno

Thirteen (13) suspected logistics suppliers of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have been apprehended by troops of 29 task force brig...[Read More]

Armed men abduct NTA reporter and three others along Bauchi-Jos highway

Unknown armed men suspected to be kidnappers have taken the Jos reporter of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Abdulwab Babankanti, and three of h...[Read More]

Court orders the remand of Lagos auto dealer, IVD over death of his wife, Bimbo

A magistrates court sitting in Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Tuesday, January 31, ordered that auto dealer Ikechukwu Daryl Ogbonna, popularly known as IVD, be...[Read More]

Police apprehended suspected kidnappers, rescue two kidnapped children in Kano

The police command in Kano State has apprehended two suspected kidnappers and rescued two abducted victims identified as Umar Isyaku, 3, and Aliyu Auw...[Read More]

Sad as passenger and driver killed as truck rams into tricycles

Two lives were confirmed lost after a truck suffered a brake failure and rammed into four tricycles in the Ikotun area of Lagos state on Monday, Janua...[Read More]

Police DPO killee by suspected herdsmen in Benue

Armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have murdered the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Naka Division in Gwer West Local Government A...[Read More]

CBN set to ban dollar charges on card transactions, unveils national domestic card scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in conjunction with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), has started the Nigerian National Domestic Ca...[Read More]

There will be elections in South East as scheduled – Military

Military authorities have stated that elections will be held in the South East region in spite of threats to scuttle it. Maj.-Gen. Musa Danmadami, Dir...[Read More]

Our database are being attacked by foreign hackers – INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has raised an alarm of the commission’s database bei...[Read More]

Late Bolanle Raheem’s family didn’t pose any threat when Vandi shot – Policeman tells court

The court trial of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Drambi Vandi over the 2022 Christmas Day murder of a Lagos-based lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, c...[Read More]

Woman who allegedly beat her 10-year-old stepson to death over piece of meat arrested by the Benue police

The Police command in Benue State has confirmed the arrest of a mom of two, Mrs. Charity Upev for allegedly beating her 10-year-old stepson, identifie...[Read More]

Building in Balogun market gutted by fire (video)

A four-storey building in the popular Balogun market, Lagos, was engulfed by flames in the early hours of today, Jan. 26, destroying goods that runs i...[Read More]

Armed robbers kill three drivers, sell their cars in Benin

Armed men suspected to be robbers have confessed to luring drivers and killing them before selling off their cars. Williams Abiodun alongside 10 other...[Read More]

Chief Imam of Oyo, Mashood Ajokidero III, has died

Sheikh Mashood Abdul Ganiyy Adebayo Ajokidero III, the Chief Imam of Oyo, has passed away. He died late on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Information about his d...[Read More]

Senate directs IGP to investigate disappearance of NSCDC Deputy Commandant

The National Assembly Senate on Wednesday January 25, asked the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, to probe the sudden disappearance...[Read More]

Police confirm death of one person at Jigawa APC rally

The Police command in Jigawa have confirmed the death of one person identified as Halliru Lafka following a clash between rival groups at a campaign r...[Read More]

Unknown gunmen abduct traditional ruler in Kaduna

Gunmen have kidnapped the district Head of Chawai in Kauru Local Government of Kaduna State, Joshua Ahmadu. President of Chawai Development Associatio...[Read More]

Police begin search for man who murdered his sister’s husband over alleged infidelity in Delta

The Police command in Delta State Police has commenced man hunt for one Iduh Hausa, who murdered his brother-in-law over alleged infidelity in Umunede...[Read More]

Fire burns down another foam industry in Anambra

A foam industry in Nodu market, Okpuno in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State was gutted by fire on Monday evening. The Nation has it th...[Read More]

Unregistered drugs including Tramadol worth N95bn destroyed by NAFDAC in joint operation with Benin Republic

Government of Benin Republic and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), intercepted and destroyed five containers ...[Read More]

Cash swap: CBN exclude Lagos and Abuja PoS operators

Mobile money/Point of Sales operators in Abuja and Lagos have been excluded from the Central Bank of Nigera’s newly launched cash swap policy. C...[Read More]

Family turns down old Naira notes as bride price in Niger state

A family in Gbako LGA of Niger State has reportedly asked a suitor to take back the old N1,000 and N500 notes he paid as bride price. Daily Trust has ...[Read More]

Suspected linked to the Abuja-Kaduna train attack arrested by vigilantes

Vigilantes in Zuba community in the Federal Capital Territory have apprehended a suspect identified as Bello Yellow, who is allegedly connected to the...[Read More]

One life lost, three kidnapped as bandits attack communities in Niger state

Comrade Umar Saidu Galkogo killed in the attack Bandits attacked Egwa, Chiro and other communities, a few miles away from Gwada in Shiroro Local Gover...[Read More]

Imo LG chairman beheaded by gunmen after collecting N6m ransom

Kidnapped Chairman of the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Chris Ohizu, has been beheaded. Ohizu was abducted alongside two others on ...[Read More]

Younger brother of Nnamdi Kani suspended by IPOB

Kingsley Kanu, younger brother of undefire leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been suspended by the group. In an offic...[Read More]

Two men apprehended for kidnapping herdsman in Ogun

Two suspects have been nabbed by operatives of the Ogun State-owned security outfit, So-Safe Corps for abducting a herdsman. The herder with the ident...[Read More]

Passengers left stranded as international flights at Lagos airport grounded after aviation handling company, NAHCO, embarked on strike

Alot of international flights at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) have been grounded after staff of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Co...[Read More]

Policewoman lauded for taking it personal to properly dress students while working on the streets of Lagos (photos)

A policewoman has been hailed for always ensuring pupils who ply the Sabo Yaba area of Lagos where she controls traffic, dress neatly as they head to ...[Read More]

Methodist church ordains first female bishop in Nigeria

Right Reverend Nkechi Nwosu has been ordained the first female bishop in Methodist Church of Nigeria. Most Reverend Joseph Nnonah, the Archbishop of K...[Read More]

Three abducted by gunmen in Osun settlement

Unknown gunmen over the weekend attacked a settlement in Iwo, Osun State, and abducted three persons. Information as per The Nation has it that the gu...[Read More]

NRC announces suspension of Warri-Itakpe service after train derails in Kogi

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the immediate suspension of Warri-Itakpe rail service after a train derailed at kilometre 30 Ajao...[Read More]

“It has the potential to cause cancer” NAFDAC cautions against taking weight loss pills

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public against using the drug — Weight Rapid Loss Capsule. T...[Read More]

Woman sentenced to three years imprisonment by Rivers court for trafficking victim to Libya for prostitution

Justice Phoeba Ayua of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has slapped a three years imprisonment sentence to a 35-year-old...[Read More]

Police nab six notorious thugs and two other suspects for possession of stolen vehicle in Bauchi

The Police Command in Bauchi State have secured the arrest of six notorious thugs terrorising the metropolis and two other suspects for receiving a st...[Read More]

Fatal accident in Ebonyi kills two APC supporters

A road accident which happened along Onuebonyi Road, by Sharon Junction, in the Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Wednesday, January 18, c...[Read More]

Governor Soludo suspends heavy-duty loading taxes in Anambra

Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo has ordered the immediate suspension of tax payments for heavy-duty loading and offloading in the transport...[Read More]

Paul Okoye ‘Rude Boy’ calls out INEC over deadline for PVC collection

Paul Okoye a.k.a Rude Boy, one half of twin singers, P-Square, has called out the Independent National Electoral Commission over the time frame they&#...[Read More]

NDLEA can’t try me on drug trafficking charge – Abba Kyari tells court

During the resumed drug trafficking trial of Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, yesterday, January 18, the undefire police officer challe...[Read More]

‘Bad Belle’ prevented MKO Abiola from becoming President – Obasanjo

Ex President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that “bad belle” which in local parlance means envy, prevented Chief MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the ...[Read More]

NLC President ‘physically attacks’ civil servants, threatens to sack them over protest

It was all chaotic yesterday, January 18, at headquarters of the Nigeria Labour Congress, as Ayuba Wabba, the congress’ National President, enga...[Read More]

Three terrorists gunned down as security agents counter attack on police station in Imo

The Police command in Imo state police have countered an attack on the Agwa police state in Oguta Local government area of the state on Wednesday even...[Read More]

Sad as patient dies after being ran over by a car in JUTH premises

Mr Mallam Zubairu, a middle-aged man, who visited the Jos University Teaching Hospital JUTH for his rountine medical checkup for an undisclosed ailmen...[Read More]