Gunmen kill 49-year-old man in Ondo community

Gunmen kill 49-year-old man in Ondo community

Gunmen kill 49-year-old man in Ondo community A 49-year-old man, Abayomi Olukoju, has been killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Ajowa-Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government, Ondo State. Olukoju was believed to have died while attempting to flee from kidnappers. The bandits were said to have laid siege on the road when the […]

Kwara police braces up for influx of displaced Okada riders from Lagos

Kwara police braces up for influx of displaced Okada riders from Lagos

Kwara police braces up for influx of displaced Okada riders from Lagos Authorities of the Kwara State police command are bracing up to mitigate the effects of the likely influx of banned commercial Okada riders from Lagos State to Kwara State. To this end, the State Police Command has summoned all Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) […]

2023 presidency: Save Nigeria from total collapse – Ohanaeze urges APC, PDP delegates

2023 presidency: Save Nigeria from total collapse – Ohanaeze urges APC, PDP delegates

2023 presidency: Save Nigeria from total collapse – Ohanaeze urges APC, PDP delegates As political parties go into primary elections, apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has again begged the two major political parties to place the country’s interest above nepotism. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday by Ohanaeze […]

War: Many dead after Russian missile strike in Desna – Zelensky laments

War: Many dead after Russian missile strike in Desna – Zelensky laments

War: Many dead after Russian missile strike in Desna – Zelensky laments Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has lamented that many were killed following a Russian missile strike in a village, Desna, in the Chernihiv region, north of Kyiv on Thursday. Zelensky disclosed this in his nightly address on Thursday, according to CNN. Desna is forty […]

Kano Assembly member rejoins APC after losing tickets in NNPP

Kano Assembly member rejoins APC after losing tickets in NNPP

Kano Assembly member rejoins APC after losing tickets in NNPP A member, representing Bagwai/Shanono Constituency, in the State House of Assembly, Ali Ibrahim Isah Shanono has deactivated his membership of the NNPP and rejoined the All Progressives Congress APC, after failing to obtain a ticket.  Shanono had in the wake of the mass defections from […]

Killings in Southern Kaduna to hinder 2023 general elections – SOKAPU

Killings in Southern Kaduna to hinder 2023 general elections – SOKAPU

Killings in Southern Kaduna to hinder 2023 general elections – SOKAPU Southern Kaduna indigenes have expressed fear that the continuous attacks and killings in their communities are to disenfranchise them from participating in the 2023 general elections. The spokesman of SOKAPU, Luka Binniyat, in a statement lamented that the invaders are allowed to violently exploit […]

Yobe lawmakers clear air on alleged move to impeach Gov Buni

Yobe lawmakers clear air on alleged move to impeach Gov Buni

Yobe lawmakers clear air on alleged move to impeach Gov Buni The Yobe State House of Assembly has distanced itself from a rumour that members of the Assembly were making moves to impeach Governor Mai Mala Buni from office. The House through its Chairman House Committee on Information, Gafo Mai Zabo Bizi, represented by his […]

One dead, scores injured as Ndume’s supporters, thugs clash in Borno

One dead, scores injured as Ndume’s supporters, thugs clash in Borno

One dead, scores injured as Ndume’s supporters, thugs clash in Borno Reports reaching reporters on Thursday evening have it that some political thugs and supporters of the Borno South Senatorial District Senator, Muhammadu Ali Ndume clashed in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State. The incident, happened when the Senator visited the local government to […]

Three African women donate $1,200 (N500k) to Nigerian man riding bike from London

Three African women donate $1,200 (N500k) to Nigerian man riding bike from London

Three African women donate $1,200 (N500k) to Nigerian man riding bike from London Three women of different nationalities have donated the total sum of $1,200 (approximately N500,000) to the charity fund of Kunle Adeyanju, a Nigerian man riding motorbike from London to Lagos. The man who is on a cross country charity ride, made this […]

Bandits kidnap student, FRSC staff, others in Zamfara

Bandits kidnap student, FRSC staff, others in Zamfara

Bandits kidnap student, FRSC staff, others in Zamfara Bandits have again unleashed terror in Zamfara State, kidnapping one student along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Tuesday evening. According to a press statement signed by Abdul Gusau Polytechnic’s Head of Public Relations, Comrade Aliyu Damri, the bandits blocked the highway between Kurmin Kare and Katari in Kachia Local […]

Kaduna police confirm bandits’ attack on Kaduna-Abuja road

Kaduna police confirm bandits’ attack on Kaduna-Abuja road

Kaduna police confirm bandits’ attack on Kaduna-Abuja road The Kaduna Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the bandits’ attack on Kaduna-Abuja road, abducting an unspecified number of road users. It was reported on Tuesday that bandits had attacked passengers along Kaduna-Abuja road, wounded three passengers, and abducted several others. Confirming the incident in a statement on […]

2023 presidency: Why we sold forms to everyone who came to buy – APC

2023 presidency: Why we sold forms to everyone who came to buy – APC

2023 presidency: Why we sold forms to everyone who came to buy – APC The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has explained why it sold its nomination and expression of interest forms for the president and other elective positions to everyone who came purchasing. During an interview with reporters on Wednesday evening, the APC spokesman, […]

Kwara Speaker declares Edu State Constituency seat vacant

Kwara Speaker declares Edu State Constituency seat vacant

Kwara Speaker declares Edu State Constituency seat vacant Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, on Wednesday, declared Edu State Constituency seat in the House vacant. He declared the seat vacant at the plenary after reading a letter by Hon. Ndamusa Mohammed Guyegi, (Edu Constituency) on his defection from the All […]

Deborah Samuel: Pastors promoting blasphemy, hate sermons – MURIC

Deborah Samuel: Pastors promoting blasphemy, hate sermons – MURIC

Deborah Samuel: Pastors promoting blasphemy, hate sermons – MURIC The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Wednesday, cautioned religious leaders against preaching hate sermons. Professor Ishaq Akintola, Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), in a statement on Wednesday, noted that the rising incidents of blasphemy in various parts of the country was partly because of hate sermons […]

Finance minister suspends Accountant-General over N80bn fraud

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Finance minister suspends Accountant-General over N80bn fraud Ahmed Idris, the Accountant General of the Federation, has been suspended indefinitely. Idris was suspended by the Minister of Finance, budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday. His suspension followed his indictment for fraud worth N80 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. EFCC’s spokesman, […]

EFCC arrests ex-NDDC MD, Nsima Ekere

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EFCC arrests ex-NDDC MD, Nsima Ekere Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, arrested Nsima Ekere, a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for alleged diversion of funds to the tune of N47 billion through registered contractors of the agency. This was disclosed by the Commission’s spokesperson […]

2023 presidency: APC names three aspirants who didn’t submit presidential forms

2023 presidency: APC names three aspirants who didn’t submit presidential forms

2023 presidency: APC names three aspirants who didn’t submit presidential forms The All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed those who did not submit their presidential nomination and expression of interest forms after the purchase. The party also confirmed that about 25 forms were submitted. Speaking on Channels Television on Wednesday, the party’s National Publicity Secretary, […]

IPOB: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail

IPOB: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail

IPOB: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to admit the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu to bail. The judge held that Kanu must account for his whereabouts for years when he was first granted bail but refused to attend […]

Oshiomhole’s allegation confirms that Fayemi is election rigger – Ekiti PDP

Oshiomhole’s allegation confirms that Fayemi is election rigger – Ekiti PDP

Oshiomhole’s allegation confirms that Fayemi is election rigger – Ekiti PDP The Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that an allegation by a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the Governor of Ekiti State and presidential aspirant of the party, Dr Kayode Fayemi, […]

ASUU strike: NANS urges Atiku, Tinubu, others to raise money for varsity lecturers

ASUU strike: NANS urges Atiku, Tinubu, others to raise money for varsity lecturers

ASUU strike: NANS urges Atiku, Tinubu, others to raise money for varsity lecturers The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has begged former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other presidential aspirants to raise money in order to meet the demands of the striking university lecturers. The students’ body made the appeal in […]