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January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 38

January 14, 2019 11:05 AM Kaduna: Fresh attack claims lives

No fewer than three persons were feared dead during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda bridge in Gwong Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Mr Peter Averik, Chairman of the Local Government, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, said the attack took place 26

January 8, 2019 5:31 PM Boko Haram: Army confirms attack on Borno communities

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Benson Akinroluye has confirmed the multiple attacks on Auno and Sajeri communities, near Maiduguri, Borno State. Residents, who fled the area, said two persons were killed with five houses razed after the insurgents looted foodstuff, livestock and provisions. They were later repelled by the military 19

January 7, 2019 5:26 PM Babangida kidnapped by bandits in Katsina

A traditional ruler of Zandam in Katsina State, Babangida Lawal, has been kidnapped by armed bandits in Jibia Local Government area of the state. The incident, which happened last night, also saw a popular businessman in the council, Murtala Rabe, whisked away by the kidnappers. An eyewitness, who spoke under anonymity, told newsmen on Monday the bandits 19

January 5, 2019 7:09 AM Bowen University expels 29, suspends 26 students indefinitely [FULL LIST]

The management of Bowen University, Iwo, on Thursday said it has expelled no fewer than twenty nine students and suspended twenty six students indefinitely for involving in anti-social behaviours. This was contained in a statement issued by the institution’s Registrar, Dr K. A. Ogunleye, a copy which was uploaded on the institution’s website on Friday 23

January 4, 2019 6:50 PM Ganduje speaks on death of former Kano governor

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has condoled with the family of the former military governor of old Kano State, Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi (rtd), who died in a Germany Hospital on Wednesday. His condolence message was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba and made available to newsmen 21

January 3, 2019 7:53 AM 2019: Why Buhari must retire IGP Idris before general elections – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, retire on January 15. The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his promise to have free, fair and acceptable elections in 2019. The National Publicity 18

December 31, 2018 5:58 AM 6 injured, 2 housewives raped as herdsmen attack Delta community

Fulani herdsmen operating in Uwheru Community in Delta State, at the weekend, allegedly injured six persons in their farmlands. They equally raped two housewives who were said to be on their way home. One of the victims, who spoke with journalists said;” We all were in the same farmlands when they entered with their cattle. As we tried to raise alarm 19

December 28, 2018 11:32 AM Three die, 15 injured in Enugu auto crash

The Enugu State Police Command on Friday, confirmed the death of three persons with 15 others injured in an accident that happened on the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who made the confirmation in a statement in Enugu, said the accident occurred on Thursday at Ogbaku community 24

December 26, 2018 3:49 PM Lawmakers who booed Buhari at NASS behaved like animals, tolerate them – Sagay tells Nigerians

Professor Itse Sagay SAN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said senators and Reps members, who booed President Muhammadu Buhari when he presented the 2019 budget in National Assembly, behaved like animals. Sagay said the action of the lawmakers did not come to him as a surprise as they only demonstrated 20