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NSCDC officials allegedly torture man to death

The family of one Razak Ahmed on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to investigate the alleged...

Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 55 bandits and rescued 760 persons abducted from villages in Zamfara state. This was contained in a statement...

Police arrest Nine suspected political thugs in Bauchi

The Police Command in Bauchi State have arrested nine suspected political thugs terrorising the state capital. The state’s Police Public Relations’ Officer, DSP Kamal Datti...

Imo Police parade 103 suspects of electoral and other related offenses

The Imo State Police Command on Sunday paraded 103 suspects who allegedly instigated violence and various electoral malpractices during the Governorship and state Houses...

50 year old woman docked for allegedly assaulting sergeant

A 50-year-old woman, Comfort Sheidu, on Friday appeared before an Ile-Ife Magistrates ‘ Court in Osun for allegedly assaulting a female sergeant. Sheidu, whose address...

Alleged kidnapping: Evans unable to pay legal fees, trial stalled

The inability of alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to pay for his legal representation has stalled two trials which are before Justice...

Shareholders approve merger of Access Bank, Diamond Bank

Shareholders of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc on Tuesday unanimously approved the merger of both financial institutions aimed at creating a formidable...

Health budget will worsen forex, human index, say experts

The national health vote currently before the National Assembly is a “tacit support to the huge and ongoing foreign exchange outflow through medical tourism...

Islamic State expels Boko Haram factional leader Al-barnawi

The Islamic State (IS) has expelled Abu Mus’ab Al-barnawi as leader of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ally of the Boko Haram...

EFCC gets court’s nod to return N733 million to Federal Government

Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja at the weekend granted the application of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking...

Gen. Paul Boroh, ex-Amnesty boss, 16 others forfeit N732m to FG

Brigadier-General Paul Tarela Boroh, former special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Presidential Amnesty Programme has forfeited N732.85million to the Federal Government. The forfeiture included...

30 killed in fresh Zamfara carnage

About 30 people are feared killed in a reprisal attack by hoodlums on members of a local vigilance group known as “Yan sa kai”...

Fire kills family of 6 in Kano

Tragedy struck in the wee hours of yesterday at Bawo road, Hausawa quarters, in Tarauni local government area of Kano State, when fire burnt...

Nigeria court says extradition of Cameroon separatists ‘illegal’

A Nigerian court has condemned as “illegal and unconstitutional” the arrest and deportation of Cameroonian separatists who had applied for asylum in Nigeria, the...

30,000 Nigerians return to Rann

An estimated 30,000 Nigerians have returned since Tuesday from Cameroon to the town of Rann, which was targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram terrorists this...

My wife beats me frequently: Pastor asks court for divorce

An Ibadan- based Pastor, Samuel Adedeji on Thursday, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to terminate the year-old union between him and...

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Broadband penetration rises to 33% by February – NCC

Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said broadband penetration made remarkable improvement as it increased to about 33 per...

My wife regularly beats me, man tells court

Oluwatosin Bakare, an Ibadan-based businessman, on Wednesday, told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, to dissolve his seven-year-old union to his wife,...

IKPEAZU’s RE-ELECTION, A REFLECTION OF ABIANS’ FEELINGS…. ABIA LINE BOSS

From Charity Uwakwe, Abia. The recent victory of Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu of Abia state in the just concluded election has been described as a...

Shutdown Order: Sex workers go into hiding in Umuahia

Commercial sex workers in Umuahia, the Abia capital, have gone into hiding to evade police arrest, following state government’s order shutting down brothels in...

PDP drag Justice Inyang to NJC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council over the alleged violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo...

Imo House speakership: Ekpunobi makes case for Emeziem

From IYKE Ndumele, Abuja As the the game of shopping for a new speaker that will steer the saddle of 9th Assembly in Imo state...