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Gunmen bomb police station in Kogi, kill inspector

Gunmen bombed Police Area Command office at Eika-Ohizenyi in Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State, killing one officer on duty. It was gathered t...[Read More]

Police dismiss Boko Haram attack in Ogun

Ogun state police command has dismissed claim of three communities in the state being invaded by Boko Haram insurgents. The Police which dismissed rep...[Read More]

Gunmen kill two policemen, varsity lecturer and two others in Benue

The university don and his two friends killed in the attack Gunmen have killed five people including two policemen, a university lecturer in separate ...[Read More]

ICPC recovers N170m cash, G-Wagon and many other items from military contractor in Abuja

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recovered N170 million cash, $220,965, G-Wagon and other items from...[Read More]

Supreme court strikes out Malami’s suit challenging section 84 (12) of Electoral Act

A lawsuit filed by Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, on behalf of the federal government, challenging section 84(12) of Electoral A...[Read More]

Girl found dead in drain with her hands tied

The lifeless body of a teenage girl was found in a drain with her hands tied. Residents of Ablekuma Manhean in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater...[Read More]

“My family and I are with the Ekweremadus” Peter Obi prays for “justice to be done” as he reacts to the arrest of Ike Ekweremadu over alleged organ harvesting

Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has reached out to the family of former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, who was arrested and ...[Read More]

Organ Harvesting: UK attorney general to decide if Ike Ekweremadu and wife’s trial will go on

In 14 days, the Attorney-General of the England and Wales will be deciding if former Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, will fac...[Read More]

ASUU president accuses Ngige of lying, insists they were not invited to a meeting on Thursday

President of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Emmanuel Osodeke has countered minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige over his claim...[Read More]

Gunmen kidnap DPO in Nasarawa, demand N5m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, CSP Har...[Read More]

Court inspector shot by kidnappers in Imo dies

Odera Onumajulu, a court inspector who was shot by gunmen who tried to kidnap her is dead. Owerri branch of the Nigeria Bar Association disclosed that...[Read More]

Court denies Ekweremadu and wife bail, orders them to be remanded in custody and adjourned the case till July 7th

The Uxbridge Magistrate Court in London has denied bail to former Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife Beatrice over claims that the...[Read More]

Court awards N60million to Glory Okolie against the Nigerian police after she was detained over alleged IPOB links

A Federal High Court in Abuja has awarded N60 million in punitive and general damages to Glory Okolie against the Nigeria Police. The fundamental righ...[Read More]

Bandits kill Zamfara Poly lecturer after collecting N5m ransom

Bandits have killed Sanusi Halilu Kaura, a lecturer with the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic in Zamfara State after collecting five million naira ransom for hi...[Read More]

Abducted Plateau monarch regains freedom after three days

Paramount ruler of Panyam in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, His Royal Highness, Aminu Derwan, has regained freedom three days after he ...[Read More]

Lawyer attends Supreme court proceedings in traditional worshipper’s regalia after apex court approved use of hijab in schools and public places

A Nigerian lawyer caused a stir at the Supreme court today June 23, when he attended proceedings in the court in his traditional worshipper’s regalia....[Read More]

Married women are not allowed to stay in Lagos orientation camp – Corps member laments

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Aboh Victoria Otsanya, has claimed that she and other married women including pregnant ones and nu...[Read More]

Gunmen assassinate traditional ruler and community chairman in Bayelsa

Gunmen have killed the paramount ruler of Kalaba community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Francis Kolubo, and the chairman of the ...[Read More]

Police rescue 14 kidnapped victims along Kunchin Kalgo forest in Zamfara

Fourteen (14) kidnapped victims have been rescued by Zamfara police command during an intelligence led search and rescue operation at Kunchin Kalgo fo...[Read More]

Kogi Assembly passes local government autonomy bill

Kogi State House of Assembly has passed the Local Government Autonomy bill into law. The bill which seeks to alter the 1999 constitution of the Federa...[Read More]

Man overpowers armed robber trying to rape his wife in Ondo, grabs his gun

A suspected armed robber, Tosin Ominiyi, has been arrested while attempting to rape a woman after robbing her family of valuables in their house at Id...[Read More]

2023 election: DSS warns against violence and hate speech

The Department of State Service has warned Nigerians against violence, hate speech, ethnic profiling and other divisive tendencies ahead of the 2023 g...[Read More]

Man gets life imprisonment for raping four-year-old girl

A 50-year-old man identified as Tajudeen Usman has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a four-year-old girl. The suspect who was arraigned ...[Read More]

Military to retire soldiers with ‘divided loyalty’

Nigeria’s military high command has directed that all ‘soldiers with divided loyalty or disgruntled or unmotivated personnel’ in the army, navy ...[Read More]

Church Attacks: Wicked people are plotting to put Nigeria under stress – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on churches across the country. In a statement titled ‘Recent Spate of Church Attacks Unacceptable...[Read More]

”It’s all lies”- Lagos state Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, denies claims road was shut down for three hours because of Tinubu

The Lagos state Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, has denied claims that the roads were blocked for three hours to receive APC Presidenti...[Read More]

Man arrested for vandalizing school electricity cables in Jigawa

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa State Command, has arrested a 20-year-old man, Buhari Iliya, for vandalisin...[Read More]

Rev Okotie asks Obi, Tinubu and others step down for him, says he wants to succeed Buhari

Founder of Household of God Church, Reverend Chris Okotie has asked leading presidential candidates in the country to step down for him, so he can suc...[Read More]

Nigerian woman dies in auto crash 5 days after her wedding

A young woman, Maryam Olawunmi Afolabi Ahmed, has died in an accident five days after her wedding in Kaduna State. Maryam, a final year student of the...[Read More]

Not all youths are leaders of tomorrow. Some are looters in training- Apostle Suleman knocks young Nigerians who engaged in vote-buying in Ekiti gov election

Clergyman, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has knocked young people who engaged in vote-buying in the just concluded Ekiti state governorship election. Video...[Read More]

“You better take that your legal work wey dey pay small small serious ooo. If not you go come chill with the Bigboyz for here” – Delta Police Command warns

The Delta State Police Command has warned those who want to ply illegal ways of making money to refrain from it. Th warning was shared on its official...[Read More]

Father Mbaka warns his followers against attacking and insulting Enugu Bishop after the cleric banned Catholics from attending his mass

The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev Father Ejike Mbaka, has dissociated himself from the protest embarked upon ...[Read More]

Plateau monarch kidnapped by bandits who attacked his palace

A traditional ruler in Plateau State, His Royal Highness, Aminu Derwan has been kidnapped by gunmen who attacked his palace in Panyam, Mangu Local Gov...[Read More]

1 dead, 2 hospitalized after tree fell on a car

A pickup truck passenger was killed on Sunday, June 19, while two others were injured after a tree fell on the vehicle on a parkway in New York’s nort...[Read More]

Owo church massacre: Governor Akeredolu and wife weep at funeral for slain victims (photos)

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife, Chief Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, wept at the funeral mass for the victims of the June 5th, terror at...[Read More]

Photos of an Agricultural and Environmental resources engineer who now sells water to survive in Taraba

Social media users are expressing concerns after photos of Kawu Malami, a graduate of Agricultural and Environmental Resources Engineering who sells w...[Read More]

NSCDC deploys 9,747 personnel for Ekiti poll

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) has announced the deployment of 9, 747 personnel drawn from FCT, Lagos, Ondo, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, K...[Read More]

Landlords cannot unilaterally increase rent, both of you must agree – Nigerian Lawyer

A Nigerian lawyer has stated that landlords cannot unilaterally increase rent. According to @Egi_Nupe_, both the landlord and tenant must agree before...[Read More]

Names of ISWAP commanders killed Nigerian troops released

A list of Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders that were gunned down by soldiers has been released. The commanders were killed dur...[Read More]

Supreme court upholds use of hijab in Lagos schools

Rights of Muslims Female Students in Lagos state to wear Hijab to school without harassment or discrimination has been affirmed by the Supreme Court. ...[Read More]

First photos from the funeral mass of the victims of the Catholic church massacre in Owo

The funeral of the forty persons gruesomely killed by unknown gunmen who attacked the St. Francis Catholic church, Owo, on June 5, is currently taking...[Read More]

Taraba police parade Boko Haram bomb manufacturer behind two attacks in Jalingo

The Taraba State Police Command has arrested a suspected bomb manufacturer and member of Boko Haram terrorist group, Bala Usman. Parading the suspect ...[Read More]

Bandits kill two family members in Kaduna

Two family members killed by bandits were laid to rest on Tuesday, June 14 in Kujawa Ward, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. It was gather...[Read More]

Nigerian man narrates his encounter with AK-47 wielding gunmen

One Peter Kegh from Benue State has narrated his encounter with AK-47 wielding gunmen around the Ugbokolo Otukpo axis of the state. According to Mr Ke...[Read More]

Abductors of Ogun church leaders reduce ransom to N10m

The gunmen who abducted worshippers at Celestial Church of Christ, Oshofa, Wasimi, in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, have reduced their ...[Read More]

Tragedy averted as engine of Lagos-Bound plane with 33 passengers catches fire mid-air

A pilot of Overland Airways made a successful landing of a distressed aircraft on the Runway 18R of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos,...[Read More]

Aviation fuel hits N714 per litre, AON raises alarm of airlines closing down

Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has raised an alarm of airlines in the country closing down due to the continuous rise in the price of Jet A1, othe...[Read More]

Bandits kill six, abduct many villagers in Niger state

Bandits have killed six persons and abducted many villagers in Maguzawa and Garin Gidigore communities in Rafi local government area of Niger State. T...[Read More]

Good Samaritan rescues 2-year-old girl abandoned on roadside in Enugu

A good Samaritan, BenKingsley Nwashala, has rescued a 2-year-old girl abandoned on the roadside in Agbani area of Enugu state on Wednesday night, June...[Read More]