Bandits Kill Over 29, Burn Houses In Fresh Niger Attacks

The bandits invaded and launched attacks on the two communities after overpowering security operatives on Sunday morning. A fresh attack by bandits has led to the death of at least 29 persons. According to Daily Trust, many houses were also burnt in the attack at Galadima-Kogo and Galkogo Communities of Shiroro Local Government Area of […]

2023: We Are Not Going To Support A Southerner As President – Miyetti Allah

Bello in his interview, claimed that Northerners are better managers of the nation than Southerners. National president of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo has disclosed that the group would never endorse a southerner as President in 2023 because it is difficult for a person from that region to manage the country. Bello in his […]

Teenage boys slaughter girlfriend, burn her head for money ritual in Ogun

There was pandemonium in Oke Aregba area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, after some teenage boys were caught burning the head of a girl, said to be in a relationship with one of them, for money ritual. In the early hours of Saturday, one Mr. Segun Adewusi, who is the community security guard, had […]

Popular Nollywood Actress Declares Support For Tinubu, Campaigns For Him

The 44-year-old recently took to her social media handle to share a Campaign photo of the APC leader. Bola Tinubu A Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has taken to social media to campaign for Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress to become the President of Nigeria in 2023. Badmus, under the League […]

Court Sentence Cow Thief To Two-years Imprisonment In Bauchi

The defendant was allegedly entrusted with three cows to tend by the complainant but he fattened the animals, sold them and converted the proceeds. A suspected cow thief, Mohammed Magaji Ali has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by Justice S.Y. Abubakar of the Bauchi State High Court. Ali was sentenced on Thursday, January 27, […]

Court remands 53 suspects over bloody street clashes, thuggery, killing in Minna

The Niger State Magistrate Court sitting in Minna has ordered 53 persons suspects to be remanded in New-Bussa Correctional Centre in Borgu LGA over their alleged involvement in bloody clashes, thuggery activities that led to the killing of a policeman and a trader in Minna, last week. The suspects were arrested by a team of […]

LASEMA says no victim died during rescue operation at site of collapsed Ikoyi building

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said that no one died during rescue operations at the site of the Ikoyi building collapse. The Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Oluwafemi Oke-Osayintolu, said on Thursday, Jan. 27, that evidence proved that all victims of the 21-storey building collapse on Gerard Road, Ikoyi, […]

3 men arraigned for stealing N3m necklace

An Ikeja magistrates’ court has granted bail to three men accused of stealing a necklace worth N3m. The prosecutor, Sgt Olasunkanmi Adejumola told the court that the defendants and others at large committed the offence on December 15, 2021, at 10pm at Ado Langbasa, Ajah, Lagos State. The three suspects identified as Sodiq Raman (47), […]

Lagos train tickets to cost N200 – N300 Per Trip, – Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured residents of the state that they will enjoy affordable and accessible train rides ahead of the completion of the red line rail project of the government. The Governor gave the assurance during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Friday January 28. “We believe that the cost […]

Afghans now selling their Kidneys to survive under Taliban rule

Starving families in Afghanistan are not only selling children, but have now been pushed into sell their organs to survive. Thousands of US and UK troops pulled out of the South Asian country in August after a 20-year-long military mission, paving the way for a violent takeover from the Taliban. Six months into the new […]

Hanifa Abubakar: Alleged killer, Abdulmalik Tanko’s wife arraigned

Jamila Abdulmalik Muhammad Sani, the wife of the alleged kidnapper and killer of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar, has been arraigned before Kano State Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Gidan Murtala, Kano, on a count charge of alleged concealing of a kidnap victim. Jamila, a 30-year-old woman, is a wife to Abdulmalik Tanko, who is standing trial […]

Oyebanji wins Ekiti APC guber primary election

The former Secretary to Ekiti State Government, Hon. Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election held on Thursday. Declaring the result of the poll, which was held in all the 177 wards, the chairman of the electoral committee, Governor Muhammed Abubakar Baduru of Jigawa State said Oyebanji […]

Buhari has done more than the United States in infrastructure – Fashola

Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola has claimed that the Buhari-led administration has performed more than the United States government in infrastructural development. In his speech in Kano during the “APC conversation series” on Thursday January 27, Fashola noted that there are 850 ongoing projects under his ministry, including roads and bridges construction as […]

Tyson Fury confirms Dillian Whyte will be his British challenger next

Tyson Fury has confirmed Dillian Whyte will be his next British challenger, while blasting heavyweight rival Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn for rejecting a step-aside fight deal worth £67million. The heavyweight boxer has been waiting in recent weeks to know who to fight next, with the WBC on Wednesday delaying purse bids for Fury’s mandatory […]

167 stranded Nigerians repatriated from Libya (photos)

A batch of 167 Nigerians stranded in Libya have been repatriated to the country. The returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Tuesday night. The returnees comprised of 65 adult females, eight female children, 76 male adults and 18 male children. The reception exercise, which was coordinated by the National Commission […]

Baba Ijesha drops no-case submission and opens defence in alleged sexual assault trial

The Lagos State Special Offences Court has fixed February 17 for embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha, to open his defence in the alleged child molestation case against him. Baba Ijesha was dragged before the court for allegedly defiling the foster daughter of comedian, Princess. He is facing a six-count charge bordering on […]

Belgium launches new passport featuring national comic book heroes (photos)

From 7 February, Belgium is launching a redesigned international passport, with illustrations of Belgian comic book characters, Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Wilmès announced on Thursday. The new passport will be more secure than the previous one due to new security and personalisation techniques, and will also be recognisable thanks to the design honouring the Belgian […]