Gunmen kill one, kidnap eight-year-old boy in Jigawa

Gunmen kill one, kidnap eight-year-old boy in Jigawa

Gunmen kill one, kidnap eight-year-old boy in Jigawa Unknown gunmen have killed a 45-year-old man Gambo Alhassan Maigini and kidnaped an eight-year-old boy, Khalifa Alhaji T Daguri, in Tarabu village, Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa State. A family source said the gunmen broke into the house of Daguro on Sunday at about 11:30am and […]

Petroleum Minister, Sylva withdraws from presidential race

Petroleum Minister, Sylva withdraws from presidential race

Petroleum Minister, Sylva withdraws from presidential race Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum, has withdrawn from the presidential race in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and returned to work. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who monitored development at the ministry in Abuja on Monday reports that Sylva said he […]

Kano APC crises: Ganduje withdraws ambitions for Barau Jibrin

Kano APC crises: Ganduje withdraws ambitions for Barau Jibrin

Kano APC crises: Ganduje withdraws ambitions for Barau Jibrin In an effort to have a permanent solution to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano Chapter crisis, Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje who was said to have obtained the Kano Central Senatorial District form, has agreed to withdraw his ambition for Senator Barau Jibrin. Reports have it […]

Kaduna residents resume work, businesses amid fear

Kaduna residents resume work, businesses amid fear

Kaduna residents resume work, businesses amid fear Kaduna residents on Monday resumed weekly activities; work, and businesses amidst fear of possible attack by some disgruntled elements. Although some concerned residents stayed back at home to observe the situation, others rushed to their businesses and offices as scheduled. Cars, buses and commercial vehicles were moving unhindered […]

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison A Magistrate Court sitting in Sokoto has remanded two suspects arrested over the murder of a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy. The Police arraigned the two suspects, Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi, who are also students of the college, […]

Women affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen withdraws from senatorial race

Women affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen withdraws from senatorial race

Women affairs Minister, Pauline Tallen withdraws from senatorial race Dame Pauline Tallen, Minister of Women Affairs, has dropped her senatorial ambition. Tallen made this known in a statement she issued on Monday. The minister had purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) form to contest the Plateau South Senatorial election. According to her, after consultations with […]

David Imoh: Four arrested over killing of sound engineer

David Imoh: Four arrested over killing of sound engineer

David Imoh: Four arrested over killing of sound engineer The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four people over the killing of sound engineer, David Imoh. The Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the development to newsmen on Sunday. Hudeyin said, “The victim is David Sunday Imoh, aged 38. The incident occurred on Thursday, May […]

2023 Presidency: Why Buhari loves Amaechi – El-Rufai

2023 Presidency: Why Buhari loves Amaechi – El-Rufai

2023 Presidency: Why Buhari loves Amaechi – El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari loves Rotimi Amaechi, the outgone Minister of Transportation. Rufai disclosed that Buhari loves Amaechi due to his decision to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, during the era […]

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s family reacts as Soludo visits IPOB leader

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s family reacts as Soludo visits IPOB leader

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s family reacts as Soludo visits IPOB leader Family member of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s visit to the agitator. Kanu’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel said Soludo’s visit was an indication that the IPOB leader was not a bad person as being […]

Arsonists burn down LG secretariat, Magistrate Court in Anambra

Arsonists burn down LG secretariat, Magistrate Court in Anambra

Arsonists burn down LG secretariat, Magistrate Court in Anambra Suspected arsonists have burnt down Idemili North Local Government secretariat in Ogidi and a Magistrate Court in the area. Sources said the arsonists entered the premises on Sunday night to perpetuate the act, burning down all files, properties in the secretariat, including the secretariat building. Videos […]

Gunmen kill 2 police officers, 3 civilians, injure several others in Bayelsa

Gunmen kill 2 police officers, 3 civilians, injure several others in Bayelsa

Gunmen kill 2 police officers, 3 civilians, injure several others in Bayelsa Gunmen, on Saturday morning, attacked and killed two policemen, three civilians, and left several others injured in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. It was gathered that a vehicle  conveying police officers and some civilians were attacked by yet to be identified […]

Bandits murder seven farmers in Zamfara

Bandits murder seven farmers in Zamfara

Bandits murder seven farmers in Zamfara No fewer than seven farmers have been killed by terrorists in their farmlands in Faru community of Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, in the early hours of Saturday. According to one Garba Abdullahi, who is an indigene of the community, the farmers were working in their farmlands, […]

SERAP takes Buhari govt to court for spending N1.48 trillion on non-functional refineries

SERAP takes Buhari govt to court for spending N1.48 trillion on non-functional refineries

SERAP takes Buhari govt to court for spending N1.48 trillion on non-functional refineries Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that over N1.48 trillion reportedly spent on maintaining Nigeria’s four refineries between 2015 and 2020 may have been mismanaged, stolen or diverted […]

Presidency: Handover to Christian, we are against Muslim-Muslim ticket, Says PFN to Buhari

Presidency: Handover to Christian, we are against Muslim-Muslim ticket, Says PFN to Buhari

Presidency: Handover to Christian, we are against Muslim-Muslim ticket, Says PFN to Buhari Ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has warned against a Muslim-Muslim ticket. National President of PFN, Wale Oke, said Christians would vote against any political party that fielded a Muslim-Muslim ticket in 2023. Speaking at the […]

2023 presidency: Wike, Amaechi face zoning battle in Rivers

2023 presidency: Wike, Amaechi face zoning battle in Rivers

2023 presidency: Wike, Amaechi face zoning battle in Rivers The echoes of the 2023 general elections are up in the air. It is a political trend expected to spread to all the States, regions and geo-political zones of the federation. This time, it is not just about the usual electioneering campaigns, propaganda, voting and controversial […]

Remains of late Deborah Samuel buried amid tears

Remains of late Deborah Samuel buried amid tears

Remains of late Deborah Samuel buried amid tears The remains of late Deborah Samuel, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State, have been laid to rest in her hometown, Tungan Magajiya in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State today amidst controversy. This is even as the Sokoto State Government allegedly insisted […]

APC Presidential aspirants to be screened on May 23

APC Presidential aspirants to be screened on May 23

APC Presidential aspirants to be screened on May 23 The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that the presidential aspirants would be screened on May 23. The Organising Secretary of the party, Suleiman Argungun, stated this during the inauguration of the screening committee on Saturday in Abuja. The screening was supposed to take place Sunday […]

Gunmen kidnap 20, kill one in Kaduna attack

Gunmen kidnap 20, kill one in Kaduna attack

Gunmen kidnap 20, kill one in Kaduna attack Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Friday reportedly stormed Kurmin Sata community, a few kilometres from Millennium City, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis and kidnapped 20 residents and killed one. Mallam Nasir Umaru, whose relatives were among those kidnapped, told newsmen in Kaduna that the bandits stormed […]

WAEC warns examiners against supporting exam malpractices

WAEC warns examiners against supporting exam malpractices

WAEC warns examiners against supporting exam malpractices The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has warned examiners to desist from aiding and abetting examination malpractices during the conduct of its exams. It stated that anyone found wanting will be penalized and the school involved deregistered. The Zonal Controller of WAEC, Sofela Bisi, issued the warning in […]

2023 presidency: Senator Boroffice joins APC presidential race, claims NIgeria faces pre-colonial challenges

2023 presidency: Senator Boroffice joins APC presidential race, claims NIgeria faces pre-colonial challenges

2023 presidency: Senator Boroffice joins APC presidential race, claims NIgeria faces pre-colonial challenges Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial district, Robert Ajayi Boroffice Saturday formally declared his ambition to contest the 2023 presidential election. Addressing a mammoth crowd of supporters in Abuja, he said pre-colonial challenges were still facing Nigeria 61 years after independence, a development […]