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Police in Ogun state nabs two for forcefully initiating a student into cultism (photo)

Two suspected members of Eiye cult group were on Friday November 19 arrested by men of Ogun state police command, for forcefully initiating a student ...[Read More]

Watch how kidnapped victims’ abandoned their vehicles along Kaduna-Abuja expressway after they were abducted (video)

A video showing the abandoned cars of some travellers who were allegedly attacked by suspected kidnappers along the Abuja-Kaduna road on Sunday, Novem...[Read More]

Man and wife alongside other relatives in Ebonyi State apprehended after selling off girl, 13, to sex traffickers for N150,000

A man, his wife and two other relatives have been arrested for allegedly trafficking a 13-year-old girl, Chiamaka, to Burkina Faso, for prostitution. ...[Read More]

Lagos State EndSARS panel report: Hold the government responsible should any harm comes to me – Ebun Adegoruwa cries out

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), one of the members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other...[Read More]

Airport staff collapse and die while on duty at Lagos Airport

An Air Traffic Controller at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, identified as Aniekan Inuk Effiong, slumped and died on duty.   Accor...[Read More]

EndSARS counsel, Adesina Ogunlana, cries out after one of his witnesses is macheted by armed thugs suspected to be hoodlums in Lagos (graphic photo)

Lawyer to EndSARS protesters at the Lagos state Panel of Inquiry, Adesina Ogunlana, says a prominent protester and one of his witnesses at the panel, ...[Read More]

Groom to-be killed by bandits in Kaduna one month to his wedding

A young man identified as Ishaku has been killed by bandits one month to his wedding in Kaduna.   According to varsity lecturer, Sama’ila Y...[Read More]

Fire outbreak rocks Rivers State, four kids feared dead

At least four children are feared dead and others injured following a fire outbreak that occurred at Nembe Waterside, close to the Creek Road Market i...[Read More]

Nigerian nursing mother laments after allegedly discovering that the vitamins syrup she bought in Imo State was actually methylated spirit (video)

A Nigerian mum has recounted how she discovered methylated spirit in a vitamins syrup she bought in a pharmacist in Imo state.   The nursing mum,...[Read More]

ISWAP fighters carryout attack in Damboa, Borno, less than one week after atttack that killed a general and three other Army personnel

Barely six days after the attack that killed a general and three other Army officers in Chibok/Askira Uba, Borno state, Damboa, a neighbouring Local G...[Read More]

One killed and five others wounded as container-laden truck falls on vehicle in Anambra (photos)

A middle-aged woman has been crushed to death after a container-laden truck fell along Awka-Enugu expressway in Anambra State on Thursday night, Novem...[Read More]

EndSARS panel report in Lagos: We would have received praises if we had accepted govt’s claims that hoodlums operated at Lekki tollgate – Ebun Adegoruwa

Legal practitioner and one of the members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other mat...[Read More]

Read: Nigerian woman opens up on how she defeated patriarchy by giving away her sister away in marriage despite heavy objection from the priest

A UK-based Nigerian woman, Olabisi Ekwueme Ajai, has narrated how she defied patriarchy and challenged the norm by walking her sister Dupe, down the a...[Read More]

Petrol marketers predicts pump price likely to rise to N170/litre as a result of unavailability of products at petrol tank farms

Members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria and the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria have sai...[Read More]

Bandits kill two police officers in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed two officers lost their lives in a gun duel with bandits on Thursday.   ASP Yakubu Joshua, attache...[Read More]

Your demand for the release of Nnamdi Kanu is heavy but I will consider it – PMB tells Igbo leaders

President Buhari has said that he will consider the request of Igbo leaders to free the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ...[Read More]

Aliko Dangote opens up on his brother, Sani’s death, says he died in front of him and their mother

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has recounted how his younger brother, Sani Dangote, died. The deceased, who was the Vice President of Dangote Gr...[Read More]

Jail breaks: Prison guards should be armed with machine guns – Lawmakers tell FG

The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to equip security personnel guarding correctional facilities with general purpose machin...[Read More]

Court in Port-harcourt remands two 14-year-old secondary school students for allegedly gangraping a minor

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, has remanded two male students of Okporo Secondary School in Obio/Akpor Local...[Read More]

Fresh N656.11bn bailout approved by President Buhari for 36 states

President Buhari has approved a fresh N656.112 billion Bridge Financing Facility to the 36 States. This was disclosed at the National Economic Council...[Read More]

We will need $15bn in five years for infrastructural development – Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that the state will require about $15 billion over the next five years for infrastructu...[Read More]

Repentant Boko Haram fighters reportedly fight over cow meat in Maiduguri

Hundreds of surrendered Boko Haram members who are being held in a camp reportedly rioted on Wednesday, November 17, over cow meat.   Guardian re...[Read More]

Man opens up on how he was saved miraculously from getting burnt alive in a car fire accident

A Nigerian man took to Twitter to mark one year since he was saved from getting burnt in a car accident.   The Twitter user said he was to catch ...[Read More]

Woman nabbed in Port-harcourt for allegedly bathing her 9-year-old housemaid with hot water

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a woman Oluchi Chinedu Nkemjika, for allegedly pouring hot water on her 9-year-old housemaid.   It w...[Read More]

Men too deserves to be celebrated and supported just as women – Oil mogul, Folorunso Alakija writes as she celebrates International Men’s Day

Billionaire oil mogul and richest woman in Africa, Apostle Folorunso Alakija, has said that men are just as much in need of celebration and support as...[Read More]

Though I’m proud to say I’m a man with no side chick, I’m very much in support of polygamy – Human rights activist, Kola Edokpayi says

Popular human rights activist and speaker at Edo civil society group, Talakawa’s Parliament, Kola Edkpayi has reiterated his support for polygam...[Read More]

Socialite and businessman, Obi Cubana temporarily closes his Abuja club following the death of a female clubgoer through electrocution in the club

Businessman, Obi Cubana, has temporarily shut down his Abuja club, Hustle and Bustle after a female client was allegedly electrocuted in the club buil...[Read More]

Anambra state is not Imo – APGA ex national chairman, Victor Umeh slams APC governorship candidate Andy Uba after he vowed to head to tribunal

Former National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Victor Umeh has reacted to Andy Uba, the All Progressives Congress gove...[Read More]

Police in Lagos warns residents against jungle justice punishment after robbers were caught and burnt by a irate mob in the state

The Lagos state police has warned against jungle justice after two suspected traffic robbers were lynched by an angry mob around First Rainbow, on Apa...[Read More]

11,000 houses nationwide has been completed by the FG – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that the federal government has completed 11,000 houses nationwide.   The Minister disc...[Read More]

Boy, 3, reported missing in Lagos

A three-year-old boy identified as David Ajao has gone missing while playing in front of his father’s shop at Dabara Street in the Apongbon, area of L...[Read More]

Widow of former Foursquare General overseer, Wilson Badejo’s dies 3 months after husband’s death

The widow of the former General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Wilson Badejo, Yinka, has died, three months after his demise. ...[Read More]

Couple assassinated by unknown gunmen in Jigawa

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed a husband and wife in Malam Madori Local Government Area of Jigawa State.   The couple identified as...[Read More]

Anglican Bishop tells pastors: Christians without PVCs should be banned from receiving the holy communion,

The Anglican Bishop of Asaba Diocese, Justus Mogekwu, has called on Nigerian churches to insist on parishioners presenting their PVCs before participa...[Read More]

About 15 lives lost as bandits open attack on communities in Sokoto (photos)

At least 15 people have been killed by bandits during attacks on communities in Goronyo and Illela local government areas of Sokoto State.   Gove...[Read More]

Murder of Super TV boss: See video and photo of Chidinma Ojukwu arriving in court today

The trial of Chidinma Ojukwu, the prime suspect in the murder of Usifo Ataga, Super TV boss, continued at the Lagos State Hogh Court in Igbosere, Lago...[Read More]

Abducted Redeemed Church cleric and teacher freed

A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Calabar, Sunday Adediran, who was kidnapped on Nov. 13 at Ikot Eneobong area in Calabar has been...[Read More]

Multiple men converge at radio station to accuse popular clergyman of “snatching” their mothers, wives and sisters

A group of men have gathered at a radio station in Abuja to accuse Pastor Harrison Anazodo Charles of Day Spring Assembly of “snatching” t...[Read More]

Eleven abducted victims in Katsina regains freedom

11 persons abducted few days ago at Sabon Garin Safana village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State have regained their freedom.   Po...[Read More]

About 30 million Nigerians don’t pay tax- DG, BudgIT officer, Ben Akabueze, says

The Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has said over 30 million Nigerians have refused to pay tax.   Akabueze...[Read More]

DSS calls out lawmaker for alleging it arrested Vanguard reporter who was discovered dead weeks after going missing

Department of State Services (DSS) has bereated Senator Emmanuel Orker-Jev over his claim of killed Vanguard reporter Tordue Salem, being in its custo...[Read More]

Never in my life have I seen this man on earth. God is my witness – AGF Abubakar Malami again denies knowing suspect of Odili siege

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has once again denied any association with one of the suspects a...[Read More]

Nigerian woman on Twitter opens up on how a lady she housed for 3 years allegedly planned murder and gang-rape

A Nigerian lady has narrated how a lady she housed for three years and left with a 7 months rent paid, allegedly planned her gang-rape and murder. &nb...[Read More]

Pregnant woman reportedly beaten to death by her husband in Oyo

A man simply identified as Azeez has allegedly beaten his pregnant wife to death in Saki area of Oke-Ogun in Oyo state.   It was alleged that the...[Read More]

Wife allegedly pours acidic substance on husband with in Edo state (graphic photos)

A 29-year-old woman identified as Becky Odion is on the run after she allegedly bathed her husband with a substance suspected to be acid in Edo state....[Read More]

Tuesday declared as public holiday by Anambra State government to honor Nnamdi Azikiwe

Anambra government declares Tuesday public holiday to honor Nnamdi Azikiwe Anambra State government has declared Tuesday, November 16, 2021, as a publ...[Read More]

Nigerian Army debunks rumors of warning troops against overthrowing President Buhari’s administration

The Nigerian Army has denied a media report claiming the defence headquarters has issued a warning to soldiers against overthrowing the Buhari-led adm...[Read More]

Federal Government hikes prices of electricity meters

The Federal Government has raised the cost of both single-phase and three-phase electricity meters beginning from November 15, 2021.   According ...[Read More]

Nigerians are competitive abroad due to the good education they acquired at home – President Buhari

President Buhari has said that the competitiveness of Nigerians abroad starts from Nigeria where they have acquired a good education.   A stateme...[Read More]

Three lives reportedly lost as armed men attack communities in Cross River

About three people have reportedly been killed following an attack by gunmen in Utanga and other communities close to the famous Obudu Cattle Ranch Re...[Read More]