Nigerian News

Bandits kill one, kidnap three farmers in Kaduna

Bandits have kidnapped three farmers and killed another in Kurgin Gabas community, in the western part of Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna...[Read More]

Oshimhole is dabbling into sophistry – Obaze reacts to Oshiomhole’s claim of Peter Obi not fighting insecurity as Governor of Anambra state

Oseloka Obaze, the Secretary to the State Government during the administration of Peter Obi in Anambra state, has reacted to former Governor of Edo st...[Read More]

No monkeypox vaccines in Nigeria – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed the absence of monkeypox vaccine in the country. The agency stated this in response to conc...[Read More]

Students block Airport Road in Lagos to protest ongoing ASUU strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have blocked the road leading to the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos State to protest the linge...[Read More]

Chinese man who killed Nigerian girlfriend discloses motive

A Chinese national resident in Kano, Geng Quangrong, has disclosed why he stabbed his Nigerian girlfriend, Ummu Kulthum, to death. Geng killed 23-year...[Read More]

Woman reportedly dies in auto crash while chasing her husband after spotting him with a lady in Calabar

A yet-to-be identified woman has reportedly died in an auto crash in Calabar, Cross River State while chasing her husband who she saw with another wom...[Read More]

Ekiti assembly passes bill for creation of 3 LCDAs

A bill for the creation of three additional local council development areas (LCDAs) in Ekiti state, has been passed by the State House of Assembly. Th...[Read More]

Man sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for raping and impregnating his 18-year-old daughter in Lagos

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced a 52-year-old man, Akin Isaac, to 21 years imprisonment for defiling and impregnating his 18-year-old da...[Read More]

We’ve discovered that many foreign-trained graduates are unqualified – NYSC DG

Director-General, National Youths Service Corps, Brig-Gen. Mohammed Kaku Fadah has said that they’ve discovered that many foreign-trained gradua...[Read More]

Kidnapped Kogi oil mogul, Mohammed Jamiu regains freedom after two months in captivity

The owner of Always Petroleum and Energy Service Limited, Alhaji Mohammed Jamiu, has regained freedom after spending two months in kidnappers’ den. Ja...[Read More]

Suspects confess to killing filling station manager and disclose motive

The Osun State Police Command has arrested five suspects in connection to the murder of a filling station manager. The suspects confessed that they we...[Read More]

Woman insistent on keeping her marriage after her husband allegedly raped her 13-year-old daughter

A woman is reportedly insistent on making her marriage work after her husband allegedly raped her 13-year-old daughter. The man identified as Marcus T...[Read More]

Mamu accused by DSS of terrorism financing

Tukur Mamu, the Kaduna train attack negotiator has been accused by the Department of State Services of aiding and abetting acts of terrorism. Mamu was...[Read More]

Notorious cultist arrested for robbery in Bayelsa

A notorious cultist and ex-convict has been arrested for robbery in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. The suspect identified as Oyinkumor Benson aka...[Read More]

Northern state Governors and monarchs call for amendment of the 1999 Constitution to give legal backing to state police

The 19 northern governors and all the traditional rulers in the region have called for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to give legal backing to...[Read More]

Man arrested for stealing aluminum sliding window shields from a mosque in Kano

Men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano Command, have arrested 22-year-old Zaharadden Mukthar, pictured above, for allegedl...[Read More]

“The Nigerian Army remains committed to discharge its constitutional responsibilities” – Chief of Army staff promises safe environment for 2023 elections

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has vowed to provide a peaceful atmosphere for the conduct of the 2023 general elections. Yahay...[Read More]

Buhari and APC have kept promise of relegating Nigeria – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress of keeping an alleged promise of relegating the ...[Read More]

We are not going back on our stance against the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the APC – Northern CAN Chairmen

Chairmen of the Christian Association of Nigeria (19 Northern States and Abuja) have said that their stance against the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the Al...[Read More]

Three students of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University in Anambra found dead in their lodge

Three students of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam Campus, were recently found dead in their lodge on Wednesday, September ...[Read More]

EFCC arrests seven suspected internet fraudsters in Benin

Seven suspected internet fraudsters were arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Benin on Friday September 9,...[Read More]

Four illegal oil dealers arrested by NSCDC in Abia

Four suspects have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps over their alleged involvement in illegal dealings in petroleum produ...[Read More]

Police recover SUV of abducted Akwa Ibom principal

The Sport Utility Vehicle of abducted Principal of Madonna Community Secondary School in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Monday...[Read More]

FG directs flags to fly at half-mast in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

The federal government has ordered that all flags in the country and missions abroad be flown at half-mast in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. The direct...[Read More]

Our result portal was attacked from Asia during Ekiti and Osun guber polls – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that its result viewing (IReV) portal was attacked by hackers from Asia during Ekiti and...[Read More]

Court orders arrest of two ‘monarchs’ in Ondo

The Chief Magistrate Court in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, September 9, issued arrest warrants for two individuals who had been parading them...[Read More]

Bandits kidnap 2 persons conveying corpse to Abia state

Two persons conveying a corpse to Isuikwuato community in Abia State from Abraka in Delta State have been kidnapped. Vanguard reports that the victims...[Read More]

Nigerian Army denies involvement in oil theft

The Defence Headquarters has denied claims that some military personnel and security agencies are involved in oil theft and illegal oil bunkering in t...[Read More]

Man kills his 90-year-old father in Kwara so as to have access to his bank account

The police in Kwara state have arrested a 23-year-old man, Ibrahim Hassan, pictured above for allegedly killing his 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim, ...[Read More]

Niger Assembly sacks Majority Leader, Deputy Majority Leader and Chief Whip

The Majority Leader, the Deputy Majority Leader, and the Chief Whip of Niger state house of assembly have been sacked by their colleagues. After sacki...[Read More]

Military arrests Boko Haram informant in Asokoro

A Boko Haram informant identified as Mamuda Usman and popularly known as Bado in Asokoro, a highbrow area in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has...[Read More]

Friends mourn man killed in Kogi bank robbery attack

Friends are mourning a businessman, Hassan Okehi Salihu, one of the victims of bank armed robbery attack in Ankpa, headquarters of  Ankpa Local Govern...[Read More]

We can win elections without disrobing our country before the global community – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that elections can be won without disrobing the country and bringing it to disrepute on the ...[Read More]

Five-storey hotel under construction in Ibadan collapses

A five-storey hotel still under construction has collapsed in Ibadan, Oyo state’s capital. The building located at Awosika area of Ibadan, and w...[Read More]

Twitter user raises alarm over woman who begs with different kids in Abuja

A Twitter user has cried out about a lady who begs with different children in FCT, Abuja. The user, @thepurpleoz, disclosed that the woman was recentl...[Read More]

Troops kill two bandits along Kaduna-Zaria road

Men of the Nigerian Army have repelled armed terrorists and killed two around Fondisho general area, along Kaduna-Zaria road in Igabi Local Government...[Read More]

Anambra man lands in court for allegedly applying pepper to 17-year-old private part

One Odili Chukwuka, 35, on Wednesday September 7, appeared before the Children and Sexual Offences Court sitting in Amawbia, Anambra State for alleged...[Read More]

I returned my certificate because it has not been useful to me. I want a refund – LAUTECH graudate who visited the school to return his certificate speaks

Recall Oludare Alaba, the graduate of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology LAUTECH who recently went viral after storming the school to return...[Read More]

Kidnappers who killed Ekiti NSCDC officer release his abducted brother and two children after receiving N5m ransom recharge cards, milk, alcoholic drinks

His brother, Oyewole Ayebulu The three abducted relatives of slain Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) operative, Segun Ayebulu, have all...[Read More]

Police arrest man for allegedly raping girl, 16, on a grave in Gombe State

Police operatives attached to Gombe State Command have apprehended one Reuben Azariah of Tarmana ward, Kaltungo Local Government area for allegedly de...[Read More]

Kaduna train attack: DSS raids Tukur Mamu’s Kaduna residence, seizes laptops, phones and documents

Men of the Department of State Services (DSS) have carried out a raid at the Kaduna residence of arrested terrorists negotiator, Tukur Mamu. Mamu, who...[Read More]

Some Nigerians intentionally went blind, deaf, lost their memory to deny Buhari’s achievements – Presidential aide, Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that some Nigerians have gone deaf, blind, and lost their memories...[Read More]

Customs arrest suspect after intercepting 20,600 litres of fuel

824 jerrycans of Petroleum Motor Spirit equivalent to 20,600 liters and other contrabands worth N61m were intercepted by Kebbi Area command of the Nig...[Read More]

Man arrested for burning his 7-year-old twin sons’ buttocks with hot knife in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a middle aged man, Emeka Richard, for assaulting his seven-year-old twin sons with hot knife because they ...[Read More]

Delta police arrest man declared wanted for killing 11-year-old boy

A 26-year-old man identified as Ogaga Kome has finally been arrested for allegedly killing an 11-year-old boy, Hossanna Merritt, in Delta state. Kome ...[Read More]

Delta police arrest man declared wanted for killing 11-year-old boy

A 26-year-old man identified as Ogaga Kome has finally been arrested for allegedly killing an 11-year-old boy, Hossanna Merritt, in Delta state. Kome ...[Read More]

NNPC cannot prove daily fuel consumption to justify N6.34tn petrol subsidy – Customs

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has said that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited cannot justify ...[Read More]

Imo state police arrests notorious serial kidnapper on its wanted list

Men of the Imo state police command have arrested a notorious serial kidnapper identified as Amarachi Amadi aka Ishiegburumma, 28 who has been on the ...[Read More]

Suspected female armed robber and accomplices allegedly snatch motorcycle at gunpoint in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested three suspected armed robbers and recovered one English pistol from their possession. Spoke...[Read More]

Lexus SUV, Toyota Camry recovered as EFCC arrests 41 suspected fraudsters in Awka (photos)

Operatives of the Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC have arrested forty-one (41) suspected internet fraudsters in Awka, Anambra State. They were arreste...[Read More]