Bandits have attacked the residence of former Sports Minister, Damishi Sango, in Plateau state. it was learnt that they attacked the residence at Danwal, Ganawuri after Vom, in Riyom Local Government Area around 9:00pm on Wednesday.
Gunmen on Wednesday attacked a former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, and killed three police orderlies attached to him. The incident reportedly happened in the professor’s home town, Isiofia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of  Anambra State.
Fire on Tuesday gutted a petrol tanker park in Ungwan Muazu, Kaduna South local government area of Kaduna state, destroying 11 petrol tankers in a huge inferno The inferno was confirmed by the Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KASEMA), Malam Abdullahi Hassan. The KASEMA boss, who...
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed April 16 for judgment in the suit seeking the challenging the extension of the tenure of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu The judge, Ahmed Mohammed, fixed the date after parties...
The government of Abia state has lost a top official in the person of the Deputy Chief of Staff to Abia Governor, Chief Agwu Ukpai. Ukpai’s death was said to have shaken members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and...
Justice Bello Kawu of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Kubwa has granted the motion/application of all #EndSARS celebrities represented by Deji Adeyanju, to dismiss the criminal charge against them. The court on Tuesday granted an application...
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has reiterated the importance of good health of citizens to development, saying that it is integral to its mandate to facilitate regional sustainable development. Speaking at the flag-off of the distribution of vaccines, cold...
  The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April, Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on Tuesday.
Federal government (FG) said that it will impose a fine of N100,000 each time any Nigerian brand that create their adverts abroad but broadcast them on CNN and other international stations broadcasting in Nigeria.  The government also said that local...
President Muhammadu Buhari will be proceeding to London, the United Kingdom, on Tuesday for a routine medical check-up. The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja on Monday. According to the presidential aide, the...
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH), one of the umbrella bodies of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria, says the bandits currently wreaking havoc in many parts of the country are displaced herdsmen who are fighting for their rights and freedom. Spokesman...
The fourth prosecution witness in the trial a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam before Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abubakar Umar, on Wednesday March 24, 2021 narrated how he handed over the sum of $15.8m to the...
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has appealed to organised labour not to embark on strike over the minimum wage bill before the National Assembly. Ngige made the appeal Tuesday at the meeting of the National Labour...
Magistrates in Cross River State have resumed a protest over their unpaid 26 months salaries and allowances. The aggrieved magistrates, who occupied Governor Ben Ayade’s office on Monday, carried several placards highlighting their plights and begged the governor to come...
Three years and five weeks since her abduction in Dapchi, Yobe State, a United States-based group, US-Nigeria Law Group, has lamented the plight of the abandoned Dapchi "heroine Christian" schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, with a report she has given birth to a second child...
An official autopsy report has revealed the real cause of Bobby Brown Jr.’s death. According to the report, the son of R&B superstar Bobby Brown died from the “combined effects of alcohol, cocaine and fentanyl.” Bobby Brown...
The Super Eagles camp came alive last night with the arrival of Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi, Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, Jamilu Collins, Paul Onuachu, Joe Aribo and Shehu Abdullahi. They joined early arrivals like Semi Ajayi, William...
Lauretta Onochie, the aide to the President on social media, has disclosed that Lifestyle audit is now legal in the country and so, Nigerians who flaunt wealth that they can't account for will be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as...
The shrine was discovered on Sunday, March 21, by Amaekpu youths led by their leader, Stormy Stainless. A very shocking discovery of an evil shrine has been made inside a forest in Amaekpu community, Ohafia Local Government Area of Delta...
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday revealed how he escaped the attempt on his life by suspected assailants. Gunmen had on Saturday opened fire on the governor’s convoy along the Gboko-Makurdi Road. However, his security...
A group, the Fulani Nationality Movement (FUNAM) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack on the convoy of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. It would be recalled that Governor Ortom had on Saturday narrowly escaped death when suspected armed...
Barrister Francis Onwuachi, the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Onitsha branch, has been killed by his abductors. Onwuachi, President General of Omor, a community in Ayamelum Local Government Area, was kidnapped was kidnapped along Ezu River/Anaku road on Friday,...
The Nigerian Navy has deployed six ships, two tugboats, two helicopters, and a Nigerian Air Force ATR42 aircraft in a bid to address the maritime challenges in the Gulf of Guinea The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal...
Following a 72-hour ultimatum issued by the Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) for people of Yoruba ethnic group to leave the 19 northern states and the FCT, the northern leaders on Friday cautioned its youths against taking laws into their hands.
Nigeria plummets in World Happiness Index, drops 38 spots in six years The World Happiness Report released by the United Nations has revealed that Nigerians went from being the 78th happiest people on earth to being the 116th in six...
The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnibe Mamora, said on Friday the Federal Government would not compel any state in the country to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Mamora stated this while fielding questions from journalists shortly after he inaugurated some...
The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed some filling stations in Imo state for selling petrol above the government approved pump price. Zonal Controller of DPR in Imo, Roseline Wilki who spoke to newsmen as she led a team of...
The Federal Government yesterday asked states to secure their forest reserves, saying they fall under their purview. The directive came against the backdrop of the fact that bandits, criminal herdsmen and kidnappers use such reserves as haven for their nefarious...
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has written to the Police over attacks on Fulanis in Anambra State. MACBAN said there has been increasing violence against herdsmen around Ayamelum, Anambra East, Orumba South, Dunukofia LGAs.
The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) has issued a three-day ultimatum to Yorubas residing in the North to leave or it will be forced to take necessary actions by personally taking the responsibility of getting them back home. This call was...