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September 21, 2018 9:19 AM Rap mogul, Suge Knight to bag 28 years jail term

US rap mogul, Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run accident in 2015. According to the BBC, the Death Row Records founder made the plea to avoid charges of murdering of one man and attempting to murder a second with his pick-up truck in Los Angeles. The incident happened after an argument over the making 23

September 11, 2018 6:19 AM Sultan of Sokoto speaks on condition of son involved in auto crash

Sultanate Council in Sokoto on Monday confirmed the involvement of the Sultan’s son and two other relatives in an auto crash. According to reports, Amir was driving at a high speed around 12 noon within Sokoto Airport Road, in an area called Bado, when the accident happened. The council in a statement signed by Secretary, Sultanate Council on Monday 44

September 10, 2018 8:24 AM IMN calls for release of Zakzaky, wife, others after 1000 days in detention

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, have called on the federal government for the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky after 1000 days in detention. In a statement shared to the public by members of the Movement, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello Zaria, IMN called for the immediate release of the leader and his wife. “On a final note, we reiterate 18

September 8, 2018 1:13 PM BREAKING: Gov Ahmed picks PDP Senatorial form, gives reason

Ahmed Abdulfatah, Governor of Kwara State, has picked up nomination form for the Kwara South Senatorial District. He is seeking to contest on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On why he picked form for the Senate, Ahmed noted that it was in response to calls by his people to ensure “effective, purposeful representation”. He wrote: “ In response 21

August 27, 2018 2:42 PM Jonathan ex-aide, Omokri reacts as Trump reportedly calls Buhari ‘lifeless’

Trump made the statement shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times reported on Monday. Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in as the 45th American president, was in the US for bilateral talks. The meeting, according to the Newspaper, ended with Trump saying he never wanted 22

August 17, 2018 9:03 AM Ibeto disappears in court

An alleged pipeline vandal, Kingsley Ibeto, ran away without a trace after arraignment before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday. The Nigeria Civil and Security Defence Corps (NCSDC) had charged the accused with unlawful dealing in petroleum product before a vacation judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor. He is facing a two-count charge bordering on dealing 18

August 15, 2018 12:01 PM INEC Announces Two Weeks Extension To The Deadline For Voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced an extension to the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks. The ongoing voters registration exercise which was due to elapse on Friday, 17th August will now end on Friday, 31st August 2018. The exercise will continue in all the designated registration 19

August 13, 2018 8:43 AM EPL: Sam Allardyce reveals who caused Arsenal’s 2-0 loss to Manchester City

Crystal Palace manager, Sam Allardyce has slammed Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, over his decision to try playing out from the back against Manchester City. Arsenal were beaten 2-0 by Pep Guardiola’s side in their first match of the season on Sunday afternoon. Emery, who replaced Arsene Wenger as the Gunner manager got off his reign in a bad start at the Emirates 26

August 13, 2018 6:29 AM Fire razes Maiduguri fish market

An inferno at the popular Baga Fish Market in Maiduguri on Sunday destroyed dozens of shops, fish stock and other property worth millions of naira. Malam Muhammad Labo, a trader in the Market, told NAN that the fire started at about 10.30 p.m., suggesting that it was caused by electrical fault. “We locked our shops and went home; later, we received the shocking 22

August 13, 2018 5:23 AM EFCC speaks on reported secret deal with Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has responded to an allegation by Femi Ojudu, President Muhammadu Buhari’s political adviser, that it and other security agencies were secretly working for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. In an article on Friday, Ojudu insinuated that Saraki had been working with retired General Ibrahim Badamasi 26