NSCDC arrests 35-year-old woman, accomplice for allegedly stealing goats in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Thursday paraded a 35-year-old woman, Zainab Malam Barka, it arrested among other suspects. Parading the woman, said to be a resident of Madara district of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, SC […]

Highway robber killed as Amotekun rescue 17 passengers, arrest one (photos)

A notorious highway robber has been killed by his colleague after operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun Corps engaged the three-man robbery gang in a shoot-out. It was gathered that during the shoot-out, in a bid to conceal vital information, one of the robbers shot his colleagues in the […]

Railway Workers Attempt to Quench Fire On Train Using Leaves In Delta (Video)

However, Nigerians have questioned why fire extinguisher was not used in the incident. A video has surfaced showing the moment some workers of the Nigerian Railway Authority attempted to quench fire that engulfed a train using leaves. The incident it was gathered happened in Delta state. However, Nigerians have questioned why fire extinguisher was not […]

Twitter: UK reacts as Nigerian govt lifts ban

The British Government has reacted to the lifting of the ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter, by the Nigerian government after seven months. The decision to lift the ban was confirmed by the Chairman, Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement & Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, on Wednesday. In a statement in Abuja, […]

We hope Nigerian youths appreciate lifting of ban – Garba Shehu returns to Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu has returned to Twitter after the government suspended the ban on the microblogging site. Shehu, in his first tweets since June 2021, appreciated Nigerians who waited for the ban to be lifted, hoping that the ‘vibrant youths’ appreciate the decision. According to him, the resolution of the agreement between […]

Oyo monarch, 10 others to face terrorism charges in Abuja today

A traditional ruler in Oyo State, Oba Solomon Akinola, will this morning at the Federal High Court in Abuja be arraigned on 12 counts of terrorism charges. He will be put on trial along with 10 of his high chiefs comprising Sunday Aderinto, Samson Ogunmola Timothy Adewale Aderinto, Jimoh Asimiyu, Segun Gbadebo and Oluwole Ogundeji. […]

Nigerian Govt reveals some agreements reached with Twitter

The Nigerian government has listed some of the agreements reached with Twitter before the suspension of its ban. Recall that the government lifted the ban on Twitter in Nigeria on January 13th. Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) revealed that some of the agreements reached with Twitter include legal […]

Twitter reacts as Nigerian govt lifts ban after seven months

Twitter has expressed its delight that their micro-blogging site is now available for use in Nigeria. This follows the Federal Government’s decision to lift the ban after over 220 days. The decision was confirmed by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement & Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE. In a […]

WHO appoints Toyin Saraki as ambassador for global health

The World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation has appointed Toyin Saraki as the inaugural WHO Foundation Ambassador for Global Health. The wife of ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is a global health advocate and Founder-President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa. WHO Foundation CEO, Anil Soni hailed her decades of work dedicated to women and children’s health and empowerment. […]

Take Buhari to Sango, Ota, Akute roads – Ogun residents taunt Abiodun

As President Muhammadu Buhari visits Ogun State on Thursday, residents of the State have taunted Governor Dapo Abiodun, telling him to take the President to the dilapidated roads in Sango, Ota, Akute, Alagbole, Ijoko and others in Ifo and Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Areas. Gov Abiodun had on Wednesday announced on his verified Facebook page that […]

Church collapse in southern Nigeria kills at least three people

In Nigeria, at least three people lost their lives, including two children, when a church collapsed in the south of the country. The incident occurred on Tuesday in a suburb of Asaba, the capital of the Delta State. “In my inspection visit, we found out that it could have been worse because what I saw […]

Music legend Ronnie Spector who sang iconic song ‘Be My Baby’ dies aged 78

The Ronettes icon Ronnie Spector has died aged 78. The singer’s family announced the news on her official website on January 12. The statement read: “Our beloved earth angel, Ronnie, peacefully left this world today after a brief battle with cancer. “She was with family and in the arms of her husband, Jonathan. “Ronnie lived […]

The man that can resist sexual temptation has not been born – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri is of the opinion that the man who can resist sexual temptation has not yet been born. Reno shared this on his Instagram page. ”Dear men, When Joseph was accosted by Potiphar’s wife, he did not fast, or pray, or sing psalms. He fled. Don’t be foolish. The man that can resist sexual […]

Anglican Bishop charged with attempting to kiss woman and touch her breasts

Joel Waweru, a Bishop of Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has been charged with allegedly trying to touch and kiss a woman forcefully, without her consent. Waweru who was arraigned before Kibra Law Court on Tuesday January 11, denied the two criminal counts that are related to sexual assault. A charge sheet seen by K24 […]