Two confirmed dead, other missing in Lagos boat accident

Two persons have been confirmed dead, three rescued and others feared missing after a passenger boat capsized in Lagos. It was gathered that the 20 passenger boat which left Badore in Ajah enroute Egbin jetty, Ijede in Ikorodu upturned at about 10pm on Saturday, few minutes after it took off. While three of the passengers […]

NAFDAC Seizes Fake ”Fidossi Spunmante” Drinks In Edo

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized not less than 90 cartons of fake ”Fidossi Spunmante” drinks, a brand of alcoholic wine, without registration number in Edo. Mrs Itua Esther, Assistant Director of NAFDAC in Edo disclosed this in an interview within Benin on Saturday. Itua said the seizure […]

Alleged N322 million fraud: Court releases Senator’s passport for foreign medical trip

A Federal High Court in Lagos Friday returned Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s International passport to enable him go on a medical trip abroad. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke granted Nwaoboshi’s application for the release of his passport during his trial in an alleged N322 million money laundering charge brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

Judge, who ordered Diezani’s arrest dies

A judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Valentine Ashi, who ordered security agencies to arrest and produce former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke within 72 hours, has died. The Nation learnt the Justice Ashi, who sits in Apo, died on Thursday in an Abuja hospital from a yet […]

Alleged N2.5b NBC fraud: Ex-Minister Lai Mohammed to appear as witness, says ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission(ICPC) yesterday said a former Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed will serve as a prosecution witness in a N2.5billion alleged fraud trial case involving the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo Kawu and two others. The others are Lucky Omoluwa and […]

Awo’s autobiography launch draws monarchs

SOUTHWEST indigenes were yesterday encouraged to refuse domination by other regions as prominent Yoruba monarchs and political leaders converged on the ancient city of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital to honour of former Premier of the region, the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo. It was at the publication presentation of the Yoruba translation of his autobiography […]

Fed Govt to British Parliamentary Group: Nigeria not persecuting Christians

The Nigerian Government yesterday repudiated claims by a group styling itself as Northern Christian Elders Forum, who alleged that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is practicing bigotry and alienating Christians. The response by the Nigerian Government, according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, is contained in a letter […]

AFCON: Odegbami Hails Super Eagles For Outstanding Performance Against Guinea

Former Super Eagles Captain, Segun Odegbami has hailed the Super Eagles for recording a second win in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as the glory-seeking African champions defeated Guinea 1-0 in the star match of Group B. Odegbami was on set at the NTA/HotSport studios on Wednesday evening to provide insights into […]

Yahoo Boys Arrested In Kaduna, Exotic Phones & Wristwatches Recovered (Photos)

Operatives of the Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the early hours of Wednesday, June 26, 2019 raided and arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters in their hideout at No.15, Giwa Road, Barnawa High Cost area of Kaduna State. A statement released by the agency says the suspects, which include, […]

Students Spotted Struggling To Walk Home On A Flooded Lagos Street

A sad photo of primary school and secondary school students struggling in the aftermath of a heavy downpour in Lagos has surfaced on social media. The photo, which has sparked talk on social media, was reporedtly taken at Simpson street in Lagos Island. In the photo, the students were seen struggling to walk on the […]

Real Estate Developer Defrauds Over 200 Accommodation Seekers Of N50m

The police have arrested a real estate developer, Alabi Idowu, for allegedly defrauding more than 200 prospective tenants who had paid to rent apartments in a house at No. 1 Karimu Street, off Oyebanjo Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the command’s Special Fraud Unit had arrested […]

With AK47 Rifles, 30 Gunmen Invade Kogi Communities

Armed men, suspected to be herdsmen, have allegedly invaded Koton-Karfi and Onzo communities in Kogi Local Council of Kogi State, killing unspecified number of persons. It was gathered that the two separate attacks took place on Tuesday between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. According to a source in Koton-Karfi, the invaders hid in a mountain […]

Lagos Shuts Chinese Firm Where 14-Year Old Boy Was Electrocuted

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Wednesday shut down a Chinese firm, Cheng-Fa Nigeria Limited over poor safety standard after a 14-year old boy was electrocuted as he was operating a machine. Officials of the commission stormed the company situated at Obasa Road in Ikeja area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria and were amazed at the […]

70-Year-Old Man Arrested For Defiling 5 Year Old Girl In Imo (photos)

The police in Imo state have arrested 70 year old Pa John pictured above for allegedly defiling a five year old girl in Mbaise on June 14th. Activitist and leader of Behind Bars Initiative, Prince Emefiena Gwamnishu, who shared the story online, told LIB that the accused was caught inside the bush having intercourse with […]

Bloody Clash Between Fulani And Benin Youths Averted By Police (Photos)

There was pandemonium yesterday after Suspected Fulani herdsmen butchered a Woman in Benin. There was Fracas yesterday 25th of June 2019, involving some Fulani men and some Benin indigenes after a woman was allegedly butchered by Fulani herdsmen at Okada Junction along Lagos – Benin expressway According to reports, irate Benin youths in retaliation allegedly […]