Biafra, Oduduwa Coming Soon – Nnamdi Kanu Boasts

IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu has boasted that Biafra and Oduduwa will be achieved soon. Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has boasted on Twitter that Biafra and the Oduduwa Republic will soon be realized. This comes as the South-East witnessed several unrest as a result of agitation for secession. As a […]

Fourth wife stabs husband to death for impregnating another woman in Ijebu-Ode

A 47-year-old woman, Olanshile Nasirudeen has allegedly stabbed her husband to death for impregnating another woman. The suspect, our correspondent gathered, was the fourth wife of the 51-year-old deceased husband. The duo were co-butchers at an abattoir in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. The woman was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO of Obalende […]

Dangote truck arrested with 600 bags of smuggled rice in Ogun (photos)

A truck belonging to Dangote Cement Company has been arrested in Ogun State with no fewer than 600 bags of foreign rice, the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Area Command has said. Dangote cement factory in Ogun State is situated at Ibese in Yewa North, a local government that shares borders with Benin Republic. It […]

BREAKING: Two dead as explosion rocks Obasanjo’s library in Abeokuta

At least two persons were killed when gas exploded within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Thursday morning. According to Daily Trust, the explosion occurred around 11:am at the Marcque event centre within the Presidential Library. It was gathered that technicians were topping up gas into an air conditioner before […]

HURIWA writes Biden, others to stop ‘genocide’ in Southeast

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has written President Joe Biden of the United States of America; Congress and prime ministers of Great Britain, Canada, and Australia for immediate intervention in the “needless bloodletting by the Nigerian Army and security forces in the South East of Nigeria.” It also pleaded with Governor Hope […]

Invasion scare that shook, rattled Ondo community

Thursday, April 29, would, no doubt, remain a day to remember in 2021 by residents of Ondo State. That was the day the social media went agog with tales of Fulani invaders intercepted at the 19 Battalion Army Barracks, Okitipupa, a major town in the state. It started like a flicker of fire but soon […]

Return $4.2m Ibori fund or invest it in Delta, Okowa tells FG

Spending money outside state a breach of trust, says Sagay Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to return the £4.2m Ibori loot or invest it in specific projects in the state. Okowa, who spoke at the quarterly media briefing in Asaba, said the state government had written the Attorney General of […]

Buhari seeks debt relief for African nations as Osinbajo urges brotherhood

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (middle) with Special Envoy/Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara (second right); Gambia’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mohamadou Njie (second right); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda and Ousman John of the Gambian Embassy, Abuja, during a courtesy to the Presidential Villa, Abuja…yesterday. […]

NDLEA intercepts 4.9m tramadol capsules at Onne Port (photos)

Efforts by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to block access and availability of illicit substances have again led to the interception of a container bearing 4,996,200 capsules of tramadol weighing 2,498.2 kilogrammes at the Onne Port, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The seizure of the illicit drug concealed in 1,387 cartons on Tuesday, 18th […]

Police arrest house breakers in Lagos (photos)

Police operatives attached to the Ojo Division have arrested a suspected serial house breaker, Marcus Ikechukwu, a 34-year-old resident of Karabosowa in Ojo, Lagos. The suspect has been terrorising and breaking into people’s houses at Ikotun, Igando, Surulere and other places. A police team on patrol at Alaba International Market intercepted one green T4 bus […]

2023: UK govt reveals preferred candidates, threatens Wike, Amaechi with visa bans

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said they would prefer the two leading parties in Nigeria, present younger candidates with female running mates during the 2023 general elections. Laing stated this in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state, during her maiden visit. She cautioned Governor Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transportation, […]

Kaduna govt vs NLC: Nigerian govt working to bring lasting peace – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has promised Nigerians that the Federal Government of Nigeria is working to bring the labour crisis rocking Kaduna State to a peaceful end. The minister said this while answering questions from State House Correspondents in Abuja, after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Presidential Villa. He […]

Prohibiting open grazing in the South is like northern Governors banning spare parts – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has warned the governors of the Southern region against ban on open grazing in the region. The Minister, appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, described the position of the Southern Governors as “indeed dangerous.” According to the Attorney General, the Governors […]

Fulani herdsmen offer destruction, spare part dealers peaceful – Fani-Kayode replies Malami

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has kicked against the recent statement of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, warning Southern governors against ban on open grazing in the region. Malami on Wednesday, describing the position of the Southern Governors as “indeed dangerous”, said they had no right […]