Web Photo The Cross River State Police Command has informed the general public that the command will commence auctioning of nine scrap vehicles, 37 motorcycles and generators, among others. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, who announced the auction in...
The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said he never said the operation Amotekun was illegal, explaining that he was misquoted. Malami, while responding to a question during a chat on Radio Nigeria Abuja on Thursday morning, explained that he did not say that...
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has flayed Facebook Nigeria for allegedly shutting down the page of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement, said the action was taken by Facebook Nigeria to diminish the growing popularity of Kanu in his cause.
Angry youths in Ayegbaju Ekiti in Ekiti State on Thursday, embarked on a protest following the killing of two persons by a motorist, who was said to be an undergraduate. According to the report, the incident, occurred at about 2.30pm at a bend between Ifaki...
Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Reverend Yakubu Pam, has alleged that Christians in the North are under siege following the recent kidnapping and killing of Christian faithful in the area by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents. The CAN chairman...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria. Magu stated this on Monday, while receiving the “Institution...
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday described as “inhuman and unfortunate” the bandits’ attack on Gora-Gan village in the Zango-Kataf Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna on Friday. It was reported that the attack claimed two lives while the injured were reportedly taken to hospital for...
In Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has initiated a driving licence reciprocity scheme to enable Nigerians moving to the United States and some European countries with valid national driving license to drive right-hand vehicles without taking a fresh driving course. The Assistant Corps Commandant of the...
The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, and Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, inspected the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan railway project. Amaechi while giving updates on the inspection via his Twitter handle, said it was not certain that the project would be ready in April as earlier planned.
In Nigeria, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has come under criticism from a large section of Nigerians for raiding Club 360 in Ibadan last Friday and arresting 89 youths in the process. The EFCC had posted pictures of the suspects on its Twitter and Facebook...
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Adewale Martins, says the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, could be banned from preaching if he continues to deviate from the doctrine and tenets of the Catholic Church. Martins who was appointed Archbishop of Lagos by...
As early as 5:00 a.m. yesterday, there was a traffic advisory that warned motorists about the logjam on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. If anyone thought it would abate as the day wore on after the early morning rush, it was a mistaken one as the traffic snarl continued to stretch longer both...
Residents of the Ijare Community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State on Wednesday arrested no fewer than 150 cows for destroying crops on farmlands in the community.   This came a few months after lightening struck dead 36 cows that belonged to the Fulani...
Activities at the Ibom Power Plant were halted on Monday and Tuesday following protests against poor electricity supply by youths of the Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It was gathered that the protesting youths barricaded the entrance to the plant and placed human corpses...
In Nigeria, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari, could inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan railway in May. The Minister, who said this on a live television programme monitored in Abuja, noted that the Federal Ministry of Transportation had been working hard to see...
The Federal Road Safety Corps on Tuesday confirmed the death of one person, while three others sustained various degrees of injuries in a petrol tanker explosion at a welder’s workshop in Amawbia area of Awka in Anambra State. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, who confirmed...
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Tuesday, expressed worry over the burden Justices of the Supreme Court have to grapple with to hear the appeals arising from the 2019 governorship elections and deliver judgments within time. On Monday, the apex court had...
Prof Banji Akintoye, a renowned historian, said on Monday that the mood in Nigeria today is similar to the mood in the country months before the 1967 civil war. Speaking in Lagos at the “Never Again Conference” organised by the Nzuko Umunna and Ndigbo, Lagos, to...
By: Osatohanmwen Patrick Speculations trail Iran’s stance and innocence in the crashed Ukrainian international airline flight PS752 over her refusal to handover the black box of the crashed flight that killed 176 people onboard, to countries capable of analyzing the black box.
The absence of Senator Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother and the prosecution counsel, on Thursday, stalled the continuation of his trial in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja. NAN reports that Abbo, who represents Adamawa North Senatorial Zone, was arraigned on July 8, 2019,...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday searched two houses and an office belonging to the embattled Senator Shehu Sani in Abuja. It was gathered that the action was part of the ongoing probe of the former lawmaker for alleged extortion of...