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MAN BAGS TWO YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPING 8-YEAR-OLD GIRL

A Magistrate court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State has sentenced one Musa Anifowose, a 21-year-old man, to two years imprisonment for raping an eight-year-old girl.

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20 DIE, 26 INJURED IN GUNMEN ATTACK

Gunmen have killed 20 persons in a fresh attack in katsina.

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POLICE BRUTALITY: OFFICERS TO BE CHARGED FOR MURDER

Six police officers would be charged for murder and assault based on their alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings while enforcing curfew

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BREAKING: UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN CONFIRMS GOVERNOR OBASEKI'S CERTIFICATE

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed that Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, graduated from the institution.

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OVER 50% OF UNUSUAL RISE IN DEATHS MAY BE ATTRIBUTED TO COVID-19 – MINISTER OF HEALTH

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Monday, said research indicates that over 50 percent of the unusual deaths in Kano may be attributed to COVID-19.

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'THIEF OF THE YEAR' BREAKS INTO HOUSE, STEALS SECURITY DOG, OTHERS

The Lagos Police Command has arrested a thief who broke into a house in Magodo and stole two Television sets, two decoders alongside the trained dog guarding the house.

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WOMAN, THREE CHILDREN BURNT TO DEATH IN FIRE OUTBREAK

A woman and her three children, including a month old baby, were burnt to death in a fire outbreak in their house in Nkangbe, Niger state.

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ABJECT POVERTY TO REMAIN CONSTANT IN 2020 – WORLD BANK

The number of people living in abject poverty is expected to remain constant this year, and persist in 2021, due to the economic effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Bank.

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REPS FAIL TO WEAR BLACK IN SOLIDARITY FOR RAPE VICTIMS

Some members of the House of Representatives failed to wear black attire to the House on Tuesday, June 9, in solidarity for rape victims as agreed last week Thursday.

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WTO RECEIVES NOMINATION OF NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AS DG

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) have received Nigeria’s candidate, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of its Director-General (DG).

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BOKO HARAM KILLS 69 PERSONS, STEALS OVER 1000 CATTLE

Residents of Faduma Koloram village, Gubio Local Government Area (LGA), are in anguish as Boko Haram (BH) insurgents launched a brutal attack killing about 69 villagers.

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PTF ANNOUNCES AMOUNT SPENT ON EVACUATION AFTER REPS ACCUSATION

The Federal Government has spent N169 million on the evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad.

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NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 13464 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) ANNOUNCE...

Nigeria records highest daily infections.

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PRESIDENT MAGUFULI DECLARES TANZANIA FREE OF CORONAVIRUS "BY THE GRACE OF GOD"

Tanzania President John Magufuli on Sunday declared the country free of Coronavirus by "the grace of God".

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BREAKING: BURUNDI'S PRESIDENT PIERRE NKURUNZIZA DIES

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has died.

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MAN ARRAIGNED FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING A PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED GIRL

A 35-year-old man, identified as Olufemi Kehinde, was arraigned in an Ota Magistrate court in Ogun State, on Tuesday, June 9 for allegedly raping a physically challenged girl.

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EFCC APPLIES FOR THE RETRIAL OF ORJI KALU

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has applied for the retrial of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu.

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS WORSENING - WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the coronavirus pandemic situation is worsening around the globe.

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FIRE GUTS FRCN

There was a fire outbreak in some departments of Unity FM, Abakaliki, a branch of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN).

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A GOOD POLITICIAN SHOULD BE WILLING TO TASTE PRISON EXPERIENCE - GBAJABIAMILA

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of House of Representatives said going to prison is a badge of honour for a good politician.

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LAWAN WELCOMES ORJI KALU BACK TO THE SENATE

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, today, welcomed the Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu representing Abia North, back to the Senate chamber.

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INSECURITY: THE HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS MINISTRY POSTPONES THE DISTRIBUTION OF COVID-19 PALLIATIVES

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs @FMHDSD postpones the distribution of COVID -19 palliatives in Zamfara due to insecurity.

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SECURITY AGENT ARRESTED FOR RAPING AND IMPREGNATING 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL

A member of the Enugu state Neighbourhood Watch Security has been arrested for raping and impregnating a 13-year old girl.

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FG ANNOUNCES JUNE 12TH AS PUBLIC HOLIDAY

The Federal Government has announced Friday, June 12, as a public holiday to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

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TROOPS KILL SEVERAL BANDITS IN AIR OPERATION IN ZAMFARA

Troops of the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji invaded and destroyed another bandits camp and killed several bandits at Kwayanbana Forest in Zamfara.

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NOLLYWOOD IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STEREOTYPING OF NIGERIANS AS DIABOLICAL PEOPLE- RENO OMOKRI

Nigerian author and social critic Reno Omokri has accused Nollywood of portraying Nigerians as diabolical people through its movies.

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GOVERNOR SULE SACKS SSG

Governor of Nasssarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed-Tijani over alleged corruption.

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NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISE TO 12801 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL ANNOUNCES 315 MO...

Nigeria's Coronavirus cases have increased to 12801 as the NCDC confirms 315 more infections

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BUHARI NOMINATES PRESIDENT OF COURT APPEAL

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the name of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem to the Senate as President of the Court of Appeal.

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INSURGENCY: OVER 1400 TERRORISTS KILLED - BURUTAI

Over 1,400 terrorists have been killed, Burutai says

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POLICE ARRESTS FOUR SUSPECTS OF NOTORIOUS GANG

The Ogun State Police Force has arrested four members of a notorious armed robbery gang in their meeting place on Sunday.

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UPDATE EDO ELECTION: COURT ORDERS HOLD ON APC PRIMARIES

The Federal High court sitting in Benin City gave an order preventing the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole from conducting the primary election in the State.

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GEORGE FLOYD: US EMBASSY IN NIGERIA JOINS PROTESTERS

Staff at the US embassy in Abuja on Monday, June 8, joined protesters around the world to speak against the unlawful killing of an African America man George Floyd, by the Minneapolis police.

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EDO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: APC PRESENTS ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS OF SIX CONTESTANTS

The All Progressives Congress has presented the academic credentials of the six contestants in the forthcoming Edo State governorship primary.

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KOGI BANK ROBBERY ATTACK: GOV. BELLO RELEASES FUNDS TO BURY VICTIMS, TO REBUILD POLICE STATION

The Kogi State government has released N10 million to bury the victims of last week’s armed robbery attack that left at least 10 persons dead.

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MY FATHER WILL RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2023 - ADAMU ATIKU

Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, son of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said his father will run for president again in 2023.

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COVID-19 DOCTORS, OTHERS SET TO BEGIN STRIKE

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has told the Federal Government that it will embark on an indefinite strike

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BREAKING: EXPLOSION IN BORNO

An explosion occurred around Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State this morning.

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BREAKING: ABIA STATE GOVERNOR TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for Coronavirus.

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NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 12486 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) ANNOUNCE...

Nigeria's Coronavirus cases has increased to 12486 as the NCDC confirms 260 more infections.

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BOKO HARAM EID EL FITR CELEBRATION VIDEO INDICATES THE JIHADISTS MASSIVE DECLINE... ALL HANDS ON...

The recent terrorist modus operandi in Northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin indicates that ISIS and Al-Qaeda linked Boko Haram/JAS Abubakar Shekau led faction and Islamic State of West Africa P...

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NIGERIAN NAVY EFFORTS IN CURTAILING THE SPREAD OF COVID19 - SECURING THE BORDERS

As the government shutdown of airspace and land borders persist, the Nigerian Navy has developed robust strategies to tackle crimes in the country’s waterways. One major tactic has been the deploym...

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THE CYCLE OF INCESSANT BANDIT ATTACKS IN THE NORTH: CAUSES & SOLUTIONS

Bandit attacks in Northern Nigeria is not a completely new phenomenon but the regularity or incessant nature of its occurrence in the last few years gives course for concern.

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UPDATE: ABDUCTED MEDICAL DOCTOR REGAINS FREEDOM

The abducted Medical Doctor at Ojobo General Hospital in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete, has regained his freedom.

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BREAKING: BANDITS ON RAMPAGE IN KATSINA

Residents in Sabuwa and Kankara Local Government Areas are currently being attacked by armed bandits

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POLICE ARRESTS TRAFFIC ROBBER

Nigeria police arrests a 19-year-old traffic robber

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ENUGU RECORDS THREE COVID-19 CASES

Enugu State has recorded three new cases of COVID-19.

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THREE PRIVATE HOSPITALS TO COMMENCE COVID-19 TREATMENT IN LAGOS

Lagos State Government has approved three private hospitals to manage Coronavirus cases.

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JUSTICE FOR UWA: PANIC AS FAMILY OF MURDERED VICTIM RECEIVE DEATH THREATS

Few days after the death of Uwa Omozuwa, who raped in a church in Benin, the family of the victim say they are receiving death threats.

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COVID-19: LAGOS MAY RUN OUT OF BED SPACES IN THREE WEEKS – AKIN ABAYOMI

Lagos State may not have enough bed spaces to admit Cooronavirus patients in the next three weeks, according to the State’s Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.

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