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GUNMEN KILL ONE, ABUDUCT EX-US SOLDIER, OTHER IN EKITI

Unknown gunmen have killed one person (name withheld) and kidnapped two others, including a retired United States Army officer, Major Jide Ijadare along Ijan Ekiti-Ise Ekiti Road, in the Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

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UPDATE: NORMALCY RESTORED AT LASU AS UNIONS SUSPEND TWO-DAY PROTEST

The Lagos State University, Ojo, on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, resumed normal activities after the suspension of a two-day protest by the academic and non-academic staff unions of the Univers...

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BANDITS KILL FATHER, KIDNAP SON IN KATSINA

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits on Monday, September 14, shot dead one Alhaji Muntari Mai Yadi then kidnapped his son, Usman, at Yankara town under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina S...

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YOSHIHIDE SUGA ELECTED JAPAN’S 99TH PRIME MINISTER

Yoshihide Suga has been elected as Japan's 99th Prime Minister.

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YOUTHS ON RAMPAGE AFTER POLICE CHASE SUSPECTED "YAHOO BOY" TO DEATH

Youths in Osun are protesting the death of a man who died in a car crash while being chased by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Osogbo

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TRAFFIC BUILDS IN LAGOS AS TRUCK RAMS INTO BILLBOARD

A truck carrying granite has rammed into a billboard at Berger, inward Secretariat.

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INEC ARRAIGNS TWO LECTURERS FOR ELECTORAL FRAUD IN AKWA IBOM

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has arraigned two university lecturers for electoral fraud in Akwa Ibom.

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ARMY INVESTIGATES HORRIFIC VIDEO WHICH SHOWS MEN IN MILITARY UNIFORM BEAT, MURDER NAKED WOMAN

The army has begun investigations into a viral video that showed men in military uniform beat and murder a naked woman

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LAGOS PROMISES TO PAY NEW MINIMUM WAGE TO TERTIARY INSTITUTION WORKERS

The Lagos State Government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institution workers in the State with effect from October.

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UPDATE: FG, TUC, NLC EIGHT-HOUR MEETING END IN DEADLOCK

An eight-hour meeting involving the Federal Government, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), ended in a deadlock on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020.

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THE LION OF BIU TRANSITIONS- A BOKO HARAM NIGHTMARE

The Lion of Biu Transitions – A Boko Haram Nightmare @ottotgs

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FORMER MALI PRESIDENT MOUSSA TRAORE IS DEAD

Mali’s former ruler General Moussa Traoré is dead.

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GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU IS FRUSTRATING MY CAMPAIGN MOVE – DEPUTY GOVERNOR, AGBOOLA AJAYI

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has accused the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, of frustrating his campaign move.

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VISA BAN: PDP COMMENDS US, SAYS APC LEADERS ARE IN TROUBLE

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the decision of the United States over the fresh imposition of Visa restriction on those who tried to undermine the country's democracy by causing vio...

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FLOOD DISPLACES 1,000 RESIDENTS IN ANAMBRA

Residents of Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State are in distress as a great flood has displaced about 1,000 persons in four communities in the region.

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POLICE ARRESTS 17 HOODLUMS TERRORISING LAGOS RESIDENTS

Police have arrested 17 hoodlums terrorising residents in Lagos.

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CHINA DENIES MASSIVE MILITARY PRESENCE IN NAMIBIA

China has denied reports of massive military presence in Namibia.

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5 DIE, 8 INJURED IN ONDO ROAD ACCIDENT

About five persons have died while eight have sustained severe injuries in a road accident involving a bus and a truck in Emure, Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

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EDO GOVERNORSHIP POLL:OBASEKI URGES INEC TO DEPLOY DRONES FOR TRANSPARENCY

Ahead of the Saturday Edo State governorship election, the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and the people of the State have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deploy drone...

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COVID 19: SECOND WAVE INFECTIONS AND DEATH MIGHT COME SILENTLY

COVID 19: Second wave infections and death might come silently

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EFCC ARRESTS TWO LECTURERS IN KWARA

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, for their...

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BREAKING: THE EMIR OF BIU IS DEAD

Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, the Emir of Biu in Borno State has died.

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KAINJI DAM BURST: OPERATORS DEBUNK REPORTS

Fears of electricity generation collapse emerged yesterday after news reports circulated that there was a burst at the Kainji Dam, Nigeria's main hydroelectric dam.

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TUC THREATENS TO DOWN TOOLS IF PETROL, ELECTRICITY PRICES ARE NOT REVERSED

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has threatened to down tools and embark on industrial strike action and if the Federal Government does not reverse the prices of electricity and petrol.

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US IMPOSES VISA BAN ON NIGERIANS WHO TRIED TO RIG ELECTIONS

The US government has imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians who tried to rig elections.

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ANOTHER VIDEO OF NIGERIAN MAN TORTURED IN PAKISTAN EMERGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA

A video of a Nigerian man being tortured in Pakistan has emerged on social media.

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GUNMEN KILL 2 FRSC OFFICIALS, KIDNAP 10 IN NASSARAWA

Unknown gunmen, on Monday, September 14th, 2020, killed two and kidnapped ten officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Abuja.

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PETROL PRICE: FG PROMISES TO CONVERT CARS AND GENERATORS TO RUN ON GAS

Federal Government has said it would from October begin converting cars and generators of Nigerians to run on gas.

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10 SCHOOLCHILDREN DIE, THREE MISSING IN EARLY MORNING FIRE

Ten school children have died, and three have been declared missing after a dormitory engulfed in flames.

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GUNMEN KILL LOCAL GOVERNMENT DIRECTOR IN EKITI

Unknown gunmen have killed Mr David Jejelowo, a director in the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission.

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ALL STAFF UNIONS IN LASU PREVENT VC, STUDENTS FROM ENTERING UNIVERSITY

All staff unions of the Lagos State University, Ojo, prevented the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagboun, and its students from gaining entry into the University.

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KIDNAPPERS OF ZAMFARA SHARIAH COURT JUDGES DEMAND N20M RANSOM

A week after the abduction of two Zamfara Shariah court Judges, the kidnappers have demanded the sum of N20 million for their release.

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MOVING TRAIN RAMS INTO BUS IN LAGOS

A moving Train, on Monday, September 14th, 2020, rammed into a Volkswagen bus at the Oshodi area of Lagos State.

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FG GIFTS HOUSE TO FAMILY OF ESCORT RIDER ATTACHED TO OSINBAJO, DONATES CLASSROOM BLOCKS TO HIS CO...

The Federal Government has gifted a 3-bedroom bungalow and fully stocked store to the family of late Ali Gomina, a police escort rider attached to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who was killed in a...

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JOHESU: FG DECLARES HEALTH WORKERS STRIKE ILLEGAL, UNNECESSARY

The Federal government has described the strike action embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU as unnecessary, ill-timed and illegal.

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LAGOS STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS SIX SUSPECTS FOR MURDER

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested six suspects for the murder of a 35-year old man identified as Kayode Olorunroba at No 3, Werewere Street, Alagbado, Lagos.

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TRUCK ACCIDENTS: FRSC BEGINS MASS INSPECTION OF DRIVER'S AND VEHICLE LICENCE

FRSC begins Operation show your Driver's Licence and Vehicle documents.

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UPDATE: EFCC ARRESTS MAN IN VIRAL VIDEO WHO CLAIMED TO HACK ACCESS BANK’S DATABASE

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the man in the viral video who claimed to have hacked Access Bank’s database

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FLOOD: STATES IGNORED REPEATED WARNINGS-NIHSA DG

Flood: States ignored repeated warnings

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HEAVY RAINS CAUSE GOLD MINE COLLAPSE IN DRC, AT LEAST 50 FEARED DEAD

A gold mine collapsed on Friday, September 11 following heavy rains in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) killing at least 50 people.

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POLICE ARRESTS NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL BOBOSKY DECLARED WANTED BY GOV WIKE

Police in Rivers State has arrested Bobosky who was declared wanted by Governor Nyesom Wike.

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TOGOLESE PROTESTERS CALL FOR THE REMOVAL OF PRESIDENT FAURE GNASSINGBÉ

Togolese protesters call for the removal of Faure Gnassingbe who has been the President of Togo since 2005.

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BOKO HARAM KILL SHEPHERDS, STEAL THEIR COWS

Boko Haram Insurgents have killed two shepherds and stolen a large number of their cows in a Cameroon village.

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KANO STATE POLICE COMMAND HAS ARRESTED 259 SUSPECTS FOR VARIOUS CRIMES COMMITTED IN THE LAST SIX ...

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Habu A. Sani, psc, on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, said the Kano State Police Command has arrested 259 suspects for various crimes committed in the last...

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BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS ATTACK HEALTH CENTRE IN CAMEROON VILLAGE

Boko Haram Insurgents have attacked a private Catholic health centre, looting medical and food supplies

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EDO 2020: IGP DEPLOYS SECURITY CHIEFS TO SUPERVISE AND COORDINATE ELECTION

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed 1 DIG, 1 AIG, and 8 CPs to supervise and coordinate the security arrangement for the Gubernatorial Election in Edo State.

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PRESIDENCY REFUTES CLAIM THAT THE PRICE OF FOOD ITEMS IN NIGERIA IS ON THE INCREASE

The Presidency has refuted claims that the price of food items across the nation is on the increase.

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PRAY FOR ME, OBADIAH MAILAFIA PLEADS AS DSS INVITES HIM FOR QUESTIONING FOR THE THIRD TIME

Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a former Presidential aspirant on Friday, begged for prayers claiming his life is in danger.

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FORMER KANO STATE GOVERNOR, RABIU KWANKWASO URGES PRESIDENT BUHARI TO REVERSE HIKE IN FUEL AND EL...

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano State Governor has urged President Buhari to reverse the hike in fuel and electricity tariff.

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ONDO INEC FIRE: BURNT SMART CARD READERS WOULD NOT DETER ELECTIONS- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said Thursday’s fire which burnt over 5,000 smart card readers would not stop the Ondo State’s scheduled elections.

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