Photos: NDLEA Busts Trans-border Cartel, Arrests 5 Kingpins, Seizes Skunk, Meth In Compressors

The special operation lasted weeks during which different quantities of skunk, methamphetamine and ephedrine as well as air compressors used to conceal and distribute them globally were seized. Five suspected drug peddlers operating in different parts of the world have been apprehended by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. The special operation lasted weeks […]

Police bust armed robbery gang in Enugu, arrest one, recover weapons

Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command have busted an armed robbery gang and arrested one suspect. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, January 29, 2023, said police operatives recovered one snatched tricycle, charms, 5 firearms, and 374 live ammunition of different calibres during the operation. […]

NRC Suspends Abuja-Kaduna Service After A Train Derailed

In a notice issued on its mobile application after the incident, the NRC said it suspended services on the route due to unforeseen circumstances. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended Abuja-Kaduna train services after a train derailed on the corridor. The train which was a few minutes from its destination in Abuja derailed on […]

N22M Contract Fraud: Ex-Maritime Academy Staff Sentenced To 110 Years Imprisonment

Delivering judgment, Justice Okeke said that the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt the offence of forgery against the defendant in all the counts. A former staff of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Charles Emmanuel Afaha, has been sentenced to 110 years in jail by Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, […]

Confusion As New Naira Note Shortage Takes Toll On Nigerians

Commercial banks on Thursday were forced to shut down their ATMs over a shortage of the new banknotes in major cities, Warri, Lagos, Abuja, and Benin. The new naira banknotes’ shortage across the country continues to take its toll on Nigerians as the January 31 deadline to phase out old naira notes inches closer. The […]

States Run By Professors, Retired Military Officers And Professionals Didn’t Experience Visible Improvements – Obasanjo

He also lamented that the political campaigns in Nigeria had been overtaken by insults, lies and selfish interest instead of addressing issues of national interest and progress. Ex-Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that most professionals contesting in the forthcoming elections know little or nothing about developing the country. In his keynote address tagged […]

2023 Polls: We Have Full Confidence In INEC – US

The US said they’ve got no favourite candidate but are only seeking a peaceful and transparent election in Nigeria. The US government has expressed full confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ability to conduct free and fair elections. This is coming shortly after announcing a visa ban against Nigerians accused of truncating democracy in […]

BREAKING: EFCC Re-Arrests Dibu Ojerinde, Ex-JAMB Registrar

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has re-arrested the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Adedibu Ojerinde, on Thursday in Abuja. According to a statement on Thursday by the Commission’s spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua, Prof. Ojerinde’s re-arrest followed a warrant issued by the Federal High Court, Abuja. […]

309 Nigerians renounce their citizenship – FG

The Federal Government has disclosed that 309 Nigerians applied to renounce their citizenship through the Ministry of Interior. Those who applied to renounce their Nigerian citizenship between 2006 and 2021 were 150 with a further 159 renunciations recorded in 2022. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore, gave the disclosure on Thursday, alongside his […]

Tinubu didn’t blame Buhari for fuel, naira scarcity – APC warns PDP

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has claimed its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu did not blame President Muhammadu Buhari for fuel scarcity and naira redesign. APC Campaign Council Media Director, Bayo Onanuga said Nigerians should no longer be in doubt about those working with fifth columnists to inflict pain on citizens for a political end. Onanuga […]

‘You can’t cause conflict between Buhari and I’ – Tinubu blasts Atiku

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu on Thursday said his counterpart from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s attempt to blackmail him would fail. Tinubu also noted that Atiku and PDP’s efforts to cause a conflict between him and President Muhammadu Buhari would fail. He was reacting to a response from […]

Graphic photos: 27 Killed As Explosion Rocks Nasarawa Community

At least 27 Fulani pastoralists were feared dead following a bomb blast suspected to be an airstrike hit a community in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Newspremises has gathered. The blast was allegedly targeted at suspected bandits who have been terrorizing residents along the border areas linking Nasarawa and Benue states. The State […]

Afenifere Youths Target Five Million Votes For Obi

The youth wing of the apex socio-political organisation for the Yoruba people, Afenifere and the Coalition for a Better and Brighter Nigeria group, on Wednesday intensified grassroots mobilisation to rally support for the victory of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi. The National President of Afenifere National Youth Council, Eniola Ojajuni, disclosed […]

Photos: Nigerians arrested in Cyprus for running prostitution ring

Some Nigerians have been arrested in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) for allegedly running a prostitution ring. They are Sharon Blessing Chibuike, 38, Promise Ben David, 27, Chinedu Emmanuel Ibekweo, 19, and Esther Montse, 29. The quartet face crimes of Forced Detention with Intent Prostitution, Encouragement of Prostitution, Prostitution and Intentional Sexual Sex […]

Chief Imam of Oyo, Mashood Ajokidero is dead

The Chief Imam of Oyo, Sheikh Mashood Abdul Ganiyy Adebayo Ajokidero III is dead. It was gathered that he died in the early hours of Thursday. A source close to the family said, “As salaam alaykum. InnaLillah wainna Ilaihu raajiun. We Announce The Demise of the Grand Chief Imam Of Oyo. May Almighty Allah grant […]

2023: Police confirm killing of one person in Jigawa APC rally

The Police in Jigawa State have confirmed the killing of one person identified as Halliru Lafka in a clash between rival groups at a campaign rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kazaure Local Government. The State Commissioner of Police, CP. Emmanuel Ekot Effiom confirmed the incident to newsmen. He said that police […]

US, Germany battle tanks will burn in Ukraine – Russia

Russia has declared that the battle tanks to be supplied to Ukraine by the United States and Germany would “burn”. The U.S. is sending at least 30 M1 Abrams tanks to the country at war, a reversal of previous position. Similarly, Germany has agreed to send Leopard 2 tanks to support troops on the frontlines. […]