UNGA: Full text of President Buhari’s speech at UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the 76th United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, in New York, the United States of America on Friday. During the address, President Buhari assured the Assembly of the full support and cooperation of the Nigerian delegation. The President further commended the immediate past leadership of UNGA for the many remarkable achievements despite […]

Monsurat Ojuade: Samuel Phillips sent to prison hours after dismissal from police

A Yaba Chief Magistrates Court has remanded a dismissed Police Sergeant, Samuel Philips, in prison custody for allegedly killing Monsurat Ojuade. The ruling was issued hours after the Lagos police command sacked Phillips after an orderly room trial. Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo said that the 30-year-old remain behind bars pending legal advice from the office […]

George Floyd’s Killer, Derek Chauvin Appeals Against 22 years Conviction

Chauvin alleges that the trial judge abused his discretion at several key points of the case, including denying a request to postpone or move the hearing from Minneapolis due to pre-trial publicity. Derek Chauvin, a former cop convicted of George Floyd’s murder in 2020 has decided to appeal against his conviction. Chauvin was sentenced to […]

Policemen Rape Three Students, Abia Poly Students Protest (Photos)

The students lamented that some personnel of the RRS team have been sexually assaulting them at their Lodge. Academic activities were brought to a halt by protesting students of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba on Thursday. The students it was gathered took over the Aba-Owerri road protesting the alleged rape of three female students of the […]

UN Assembly: Buhari Government Cannot Stop Friday’s Grand Protest – Self-Determination Groups Vow

The Chairman of Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, Prof Banji Akintoye, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, alleging the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of sponsoring a counter-protest. According to a repprt by SaharaReporters, self-determination groups in Nigeria, Yoruba Nation and Biafra agitators, have insisted that the Nigerian Government cannot halt their protest at […]

We Demanded $200,000 Ransom For Our Victims – Suspected Kidnapper Reveals

A suspected kidnapper, Chukwukadebia Nwanosike, has revealed that his gang had demanded $200,000 ransom before they would release their victims. Nwanosike, who was paraded alongside other suspects at the Imo State Police Command, Owerri before newsmen on Wednesday, September 22, said that nothing was paid to them to release the victims because their job was […]

PHOTOS: EFCC Busts 21 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Abia

21 suspected internet fraudsters were in the early hours of Thursday busted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. The suspects are Orji John Chika, Stanley Chukwkreka, Torti Nnana, Chukwuebuka Onwuegbu, Anyanwu Emmanuel Gideon, Obioma David, Inadinma Daniel, Ohakwe Joseph, Oburu Emmanuel, Justin Ashiesbu. Godwin Onyekwere, Clarenth Chieindu, […]

Public transport services to be disrupted by national demonstration

The national demonstration against the law on the wage standard planned to take place in Brussels on Friday is expected to disrupt the services of public transport company STIB in Brussels and De Lijn in Flanders. As a result of the transport companies’ staff taking part in the demonstration, services on the tram, bus and […]

Buhari To Address 76th United Natiions General Assembly At 2PM

The Nigerian leader will deliver his address at 2 PM Nigerian time (9 AM in New York) to other world leaders during the morning session. President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, the News Agency […]

Anti-open grazing law: We are not witch-hunting herdsmen – Osun Govt

The Osun State Government has revealed that the recently passed anti-open grazing law in Osun State is not meant to witch-hunt or victimize members of the Fulani community in the State. The government said the law was signed so as to sustain the long standing cordial and peaceful coexistence between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in […]

Monsurat Ojuade: Police sack Samuel Phillips, charge him with murder

Samuel Phillips, the police sergeant who shot Monsurat Ojuade dead in Lagos has been dismissed. Police Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu announced the sacking in a statement on Friday. “The suspect will be charged to court for murder”, the spokesman noted, recalling CP Hakeem Odumosu’s assurance of justice. Phillips’ fate was decided after an orderly […]

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu a political prisoner, committed no offence – Lawyer

Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, pro-Biafra agitator, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has described his client as a political prisoner who has committed no offence. Ejiofor made the remark while maintaining that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is not unlawful as ruled by Justice Binta Nyako in 2017. In a statement he issued on Thursday, after his meeting […]

Kwara footballer, one other jailed in Ilorin for cybercrime

A 25-year-old Kwara state footballer, Baraye Bamidele Saoban, of Ibrafix Football Club, Ilorin and one Adaraloye Ezekiel, have been convicted for love scam offences by a Kwara state high court in Ilorin. Baraye, hails from Ilorin, while Ezekiel is a native of Osi, Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. The duo were prosecuted on […]

Tears, grief as victims of Taraba bus accident are laid to rest (photos)

Tears, on Thursday, flowed freely as the remains of the four members of the Christian Reform Church-Nigeria (CRC-N) unity band who died in the Taraba river were being laid to rest. It would be recalled reported that the four victims died following a crash that occurred last Sunday in Sarti, the administrative headquarters of Taraba […]