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‘Boko Haram has gone beyond FG’s capacity’ – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken on the high level of insecurity in the country, stating that the Federal Government alone cannot tackle the menace.   Speaking at the second session of the seventh Synod of the Anglican Communion, Oleh Diocese, in the Isoko South Local Government Area of DeltaRead More

Delay at the ATM saves man from boarding commercial bus involved in a fatal accident 35 minutes after take off (photos)

A Nigerian man has taken to his Facebook page to recount how a delay at the ATM saved him from entering a bus that was involved in a fatal accident that claimed 5 lives yesterday, May 18th. The man, MC Paschal Obinna Drich, wrote I am posting this LIVE from EnuguRead More

Nigerian criminologist, Adeusi Olatunji jailed for Internet fraud (Photo)

A graduate of Criminology and Security Services, Adeusi Demola Olatunji, has been sentenced to four months in prison after being found guilty of internet-related offence filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibadan zonal office.   Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, pronouncedRead More

Three men nabbed for stealing female pant in Ogun

Men of the Ogun state police command have arrested three suspected cult members identified as Olagboye Abidemi, 32; Olasemojo Michael, 28; and Wasiu Waheed, 23, who were caught with a female pant allegedly tied with charms in the Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun  State.   According to the police,Read More

The Federal Government is focused on building modern prisons – Abdulrahman Dambazau

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau says the Federal Government has unveiled plans to invest in the building of modern prisons across the country.   He disclosed this at an event held on Saturday in Abuja where he said “most of our prisons, particularly those situated in urban centres are more thanRead More

Fake lovers jailed for Internet fraud (photo)

Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, today May 10th, convicted and sentenced Daniel Iluobe, Ifeanyi Chukwudi Paul and Godwin Joseph Ovboke to two years imprisonment each, for internet fraud.   Iluobe, while posing as a Chinese, Huang Guang, fraudulently sent electronic messages toRead More

University degrees won’t necessarily usher you into an El Dorado- President Buhari tells Nigerian graduates

President Buhari has told graduates from Nigerian Universities that a university degree won’t necessarily usher them into an El Dorado and its not a meal ticket.   The President said this today May 10th at the 13th Convocation ceremony for the conferment of higher degrees, postgraduate diplomas and honorary degrees at the NnamdiRead More

Breaking: EFCC arrests controversial Nigerian musician, Naira Marley on his birthday

Multiple media reports confirm that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) just arrested controversial Nigerian musician, Afeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley.   According to report by Premium Times, the fast-rising singer is currently being questioned at the EFFC office in Lagos. Although the reason behind his arrest is yet toRead More

PDP wants the Appeal Court president to quit presidential poll tribunal, says she’s the wife of an APC senator-elect

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.   In a petition received in the Court of Appeal’s President’s office in Abuja, on Thursday, the party allegedRead More

President Buhari participates at the opening of 2019 Ramadan Tafsir at the State House Mosque

President Buhari today in Abuja said he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and result-oriented leadership that safeguards and ensures a better life for citizens, assuring that he is conscious of the weight of responsibility on his shoulders.   Speaking after attending the daily Tafsir (Quranic interpretations) markingRead More

NFF President Amaju Pinnick, 4 others arraigned over $8,400, N4bn fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, arraigned the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four others for alleged mismanagement of $8,400 belonging to FIFA.   According to a report by The Nation, the five officials were charged on a 17-count charge, marked FHC/ABJ/CR/93/2019, forRead More

Fuel tanker explosion kills 58 people in Niger Republic

No fewer than 58 people died in Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic after an overturned tanker truck exploded while people were trying to scoop fuel.   The blast on the RN1 route near the international airport night left the burnt truck’s wreckage, motorbikes and debris scattered over the road.Read More

PDP condemns arrest of Senator Ademola Adeleke, says its a recipe for crisis

PDP has condemned the arrest and detention of its member, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The party in a statement released by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, says the arrest is a recipe fro crisis. Read the full statement below   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) informs the nation that the police todayRead More

Student shot dead while struggling with armed robbers who wanted to snatch his phone

Emem Jimmy,  a 200 level Political Science student of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) was shot dead by notorious phone snatchers at the weekend along Wilson Idiong street, close to the Obio Akpa campus of the University in Oruk Anam local government area of the state. According to eyewitnessRead More

Kim Kardashian shares adorable photo of her ‘fashionista’ daughter North West

North West, the 5-year-old daughter of rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashiam, is a fashionista in the making. This is according to Kim, who stated via Instagram that she wasn’t expecting North’s love for fashion to happen so soon….even though she has for quite a while been sharing photos and videos of her little girl in designer clothing, tryingRead More

Ten Nigerians among 13 foreigners arrested without valid visa in Sri Lanka

Ten Nigerians are among 13 foreign nationals arrested by police for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, police said on Monday. The others arrested for the crime include one Indian, an Iraqi and a Thai national staying in different parts of the Lankan capital, policeRead More

Bukola Saraki nominated as International Human Rights Commission Ambassador

Senate President Bukola Saraki has been nominated as an “Ambassador-at-Large” of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC).   According to a communique issued by the Senate President’s Media Office, Saraki’s nomination was confirmed in a letter dated March 16, 2019. In that letter, Ambassador Friday Sani, the Diplomatic Head of the Commission toRead More

Lady brutally beaten after entering a ‘one chance’ bus in Ibadan

A woman identified as Joy Sunday has been left with a battered face after falling into the hands of hoodlums on Saturday in Oyo state.   According to the victim who shared the photos on Facebook, she unknowingly boarded bus filled “one-chance” operators in Ibadan, the state capital.   TheRead More

Kaduna State police command arrests suspected impersonator of Governor El-Rufai defrauding residents

A suspect identified as Mohammed Jamilu, who specialises in impersonation, extortion and defamation of character has been apprehended by the Kaduna State Police Command.   The suspect specialises in using the name of the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai to commit crimes by putting his victims in fear of death orRead More

Imam condemns TV program that teaches women makeup tips to hide bruises inflicted on them by their husbands

An Imam, who refers to himself at the Imam of Peace, has condemned a TV program that taught women makeup tricks to hide the bruises inflicted on them by their husbands. Imam Mohamad Tawhidi not only condemned the program, but also suggested that there should be a program to teach womenRead More