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COURT REMANDS SUSPECTED KILLERS OF THE HUNGARIAN WIFE OF MAERSK NIGERIA MANAGING DIRECTOR

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere has remanded two suspects linked to the murder of Bernadette Tohouo, the Hungarian wife of the managing director of Maersk Nigeria Limited.

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WE HAVE ARRESTED 584 DRUG DEALERS IN LAGOS - NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Lagos State Command, said it had arrested 584 persons for drug-related offences and seized 14, 196.800kg of hard drugs in Lagos State alone.

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PILOTS DISCUSSING CORONAVIRUS CRASH PLANE LEAVING 97 DEAD

A Pakistan International Airline plane crash which killed 97 people last month was because the pilots did not focus, an initial report released on Wednesday said.

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BOWEN UNIVERSITY SACKS OVER 100 STAFF

Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, has sacked over 100 staff in the university, Vanguard reports.

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EFCC ARRAIGNS INDIAN FOR ILLEGAL OIL DEALING

The Economic Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, arraigned one Indian national, Rahul Pathania, and a vessel, M.V. Bount, for illegal oil dealing, befor...

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42-YEAR OLD WOMAN HACKED TO DEATH IN IBADAN

A 42-year-old woman identified as Mrs Olusayo Fagbemi, has been hacked to death by unknown persons in Sasa, Ojo’o area in Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan around 5a.m today.

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OYO GIVES ACCOUNT OF DONATIONS TOWARDS THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

The Oyo State Government said it has expended the sum of Two Billion, Seven Hundred and Seventy-Nine Million (N2, 779,000,000) in a bid to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.

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BREAKING: KOGI LAWMAKER DIES

John Abah, a member of the Kogi State House of Assembly, is dead.

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COVID-19: UK TO RELAX LOCKDOWN FROM JULY 4TH

The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced that the lockdown in the country would be relaxed from July 4th.

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POLICE ARREST TWO ARMED ROBBERS WHO KILLED A FILLING STATION ATTENDANT IN ONDO

Operatives of the Nigerian Police, Ondo Command, have arrested two of four suspected armed robbers who killed an attendant at a filling station in Akure, Ondo State.

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NSCDC ARRESTS TWO SECURITY GUARDS FOR RAPING A 13-YEAR OLD GIRL

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Kano State Command, has arrested two security guards for raping a 13-year-old girl in Kumbotso, Local Government, Kano State.

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GHANA PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO APOLOGISES TO BUHARI OVER DEMOLITION OF A BUILDING ON THE PREMISE...

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo Addo has apologised to President Muhammadu Buhari over the demolition of a building on the premises of Nigerian High Commission in Accra.

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POLICE INTERCEPTS TRUCK CONTAINING YOUTHS FROM THE NORTH AT LAGOS-OGUN BORDER

The Lagos State Police Force has intercepted a truckload of youths from different parts of the north at the border between Lagos and Ogun State.

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BREAKING: OYO MODIFIES PLANNED REOPENING OF SCHOOL

Oyo State Government has modified the resumption date of schools slated for June 29.

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POLICE RESCUE OVER 600 WORKERS TRAPPED FOR THREE MONTHS IN RICE FACTORY

Operatives of the Nigeria Police, Kano command, have rescued over 600 workers who were forced to spend three months in a factory called “popular farm rice” in Challawa industrial area of the State....

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GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU SACKS ALL AIDES ATTACHED TO HIS DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has sacked all the aides attached to his Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi.

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13 MORE LAWMAKERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN IMO

13 more members of the Imo State House of Assembly have tested positive for COVID-19.

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DJOKOVIC TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world number one tennis player, has tested positive for COVID-19.

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SOUTH AFRICA BEGINS COVID 19 VACCINE TRIAL

South Africa is set to begin the continent's first COVID 19 trial, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits) announced today, June 23, 2020.

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ONDO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: PDP EXTENDS SALE OF NOMINATION FORM

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the sale of its nomination forms for the Ondo State Governorship election.

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BREAKING: POLICE SEAL APC NATIONAL SECRETARIAT

Operatives of the Nigeria Police have sealed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, following the order of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tue...

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OURT STOPS OBASEKI FROM PARTAKING IN PDP PRIMARIES

The case was filed by one of the PDP Governorship aspirants, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who has vowed not to stand down for Obaseki. Ogbeide-Ihama, pleaded with the court to stop Obaseki from partici...

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TRUMP SUSPENDS H-1B AND OTHER VISAS THAT ALLOW FOREIGNERS TO WORK IN THE US

US President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order temporarily banning the issuing of work visas including the H-1B visa program for highly skilled workers.

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COURT STOPS OBASEKI FROM PARTAKING IN PDP PRIMARIES

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has stopped Edo State Governor, Paul Obaseki, from partaking in the gubernatorial primary elections of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) which is scheduled t...

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COURT STOPS OBASEKI FROM PARTAKING IN PDP PRIMARIES

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has stopped Edo State Governor, Paul Obaseki, from partaking in the gubernatorial primary elections of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) which is scheduled t...

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COURT JAILS FOUR INTERNET FRAUDSTERS IN ABEOKUTA

The Federal High court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday, June 22, 2020, jailed four internet fraudsters for criminal impersonation.

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DEMOLISHED BUILDING DOES NOT BELONG TO THE NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION IN ACCRA - PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF...

Paramount Chief of the Osu Traditional Area, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, says the demolished building in Accra, Ghana, does not belong to the the Nigerian High Commission.

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TERRORISTS, COLLABORATORS AND SPONSORS MUST BE EXPOSED, FLUSHED OUT AND DESTROYED- BURATAI

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has charged senior military officers and operational commanders to brace up towards exposing, flushing out and destroying terrorists and their sponsors.

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POLICE NAB 24 CYBERCRIME SUSPECTS, INCLUDING THREE BROTHERS FOR RUNNING A FAKE FOUNDATION USING T...

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested, twenty-four cybercrime suspects, including three brothers for cybercrime and running a fake Frank Mba Foundation bank account with FCMB.

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MINORITY IN GHANA'S PARLIAMENT CONDEMNS DEMOLISHING OF NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION IN GHANA

The minority in Ghana's parliament has condemned and expressed it's disappoinment at the terrible demolishing of properties belonging to the Nigerian High Commission in Accra on June 19th, 2020.

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APC THREATENS TO BURN DOWN RIVERS STATE (VIDEO)

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State has vowed to burn down the State, and shut down all Federal Agencies including the Judiciary if anything is done against RT.HON Rotimi Amaechi.

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POLICE RESCUE ABDUCTED FILIPINO LADY LURED TO NIGERIA BY LOVER

The Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command said it has rescued a 40-year-old Filipino lady identified as Irene Torento Pana, who was lured to Nigeria by lover, Chukwudi Odo.

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IMN BEGINS PEACE MARCH IN ABUJA

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have begun a protest at the Herbert Macaulay way, Wuse, Abuja.

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ECOWAS APPROVES NGOZI OKONJO - IWEALA AS WTO DG

The Economic community of West African States (ECOWAS) has approved Nigeria's nominee, Dr Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala, for position of Director-General (DG) of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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BREAKING: IZE-IYAMU EMERGES WINNER OF APC PRIMARY ELECTION

Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State.

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FG SUMMONS GHANA ENVOY OVER DEMOLISHED NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION

The Federal Government has summoned Chargè d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo, over the demolition of the Nigerian embassy in Ghana.

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3 DIE IN BANDITRY ATTACK IN KATSINA

Bandits have reportedly killed three persons in a fresh attack on Maikwama village, Dandume Local Government Area (LGA), Katsina State.

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COVID-19 CASES ARE ACCELERATING DUE TO POLITICIZATION - WHO

The global COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating and has been exacerbated by politicization, the World Health Organization's Director-General said.

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GOVERNOR UMAHI SHUTS DOWN PRIVATE HOSPITAL OVER COVID-19 DEATH IN EBONYI

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has shut down a private hospital where the index COVID-19 death in the State was recorded.

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GUNMEN KILL 23 LOCAL VIGILANTES, RUSTLES CATTLE IN ZAMFARA STATE

Residents of Ruwan-Tofa village, Zamfara State, are in distress as unknown gunmen killed 23 local vigilantes, injured several others, and rustled cattle, in a fresh attack on the community.

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OYO STATE POLICE FORCE ARRESTS 50-YEAR OLD FARMER FOR RAPING 3-YEAR OLD GIRL

A 50-year old man identified as Baba Kabiru has been arrested for raping a 3-year old girl in Oyo State.

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BREAKING: FIRE RAVES OBA MARKET, BENIN

There is an ongoing fire outbreak at the popular Oba Market in Benin, Edo State.

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FCTA WARNS NIGHTCLUB, BARS FROM RESUMING OPERATION

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has warned operators of nightclubs, bars and gardens across the city not to resume operations until the COVID-19 restriction order is lifted.

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SSG, COMMISSIONER IN DELTA TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

The Delta State Governor has announced that two of his officials, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiebu Ebie, and the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has tested positiv...

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UPDATE: BOKO HARAM/ISWAP ATTACKS DALORI IDP CAMP

Internally Displaced Persons in Dalori IDP camp are currently under attack by Boko Haram terrorists.

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GHANA GOVERNMENT SAYS IT WILL PUNISH INDIVIDUALS WHO DEMOLISHED A NIGERIAN HIGH COMMISSION BUILD...

The Ghana Government says it is working on unravelling how unidentified people breached the premises of the Nigeria High Commission in Accra and demolished one of its building under construction.

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BREAKING: ONDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR JOINS PDP

Agboola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo State, on Sunday, June 21, resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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BREAKING: BOKO HARAM KIDNAP 2 WOMEN AND 4 GIRLS

Boko Haram terrorists have kidnapped 2 women and 4 girls on Awada road in Mafa Local Government Area, Borno.

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POLICE COMMISSIONER BARS ONDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR FROM LEAVING THE STATE HOUSE BECAUSE HE WANTS TO DE...

A video has emerged showing Mr Bolaji Salami, the newly deployed Commissioner of Police in Ondo State barring the deputy governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi from leaving the Government House in Ak...

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GOVERNOR WIKE IMPOSE TOTAL LOCKDOWN ON BONNY LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA AND ONNE COMMUNITY

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has imposed a total lockdown of Bonny Local Government Area and Onne Community effective Sunday, June 21 to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.

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