Sunday, April 20, 2014

Bicycles, usually very rare on Jos roads, have surfaced on major highways due to the recent ban on the use... read more

Kaduna elders avert major religious clash

A major degeneration of the Kaduna crisis was on Monday averted by local elders and the JTF in the Barnawa... read more

Governor Akpabio, Aviation minister to testify in Dana Air crash probe

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio, and the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, are expected to testify at the... read more

Man, 60, in court for sexually assaulting 8 year old girl

A 60-year-old bricklayer, Sunday Ekey, on Monday appeared before an Akure Senior Magistrates’ Court on a one-count charge of indecent assault. ... read more

24 feared dead, 125 wounded In Church bombings and reprisal attacks in Zaria, Kaduna

At least 24 people are feared dead in today’s bombings in Kaduna, and the attendant reprisal attacks that followed the... read more

EXORCISM SLAP: Court fixes July 12 for judgment in suit against Bishop Oyedepo

  The High Court in Ogun State sitting in Ota, Wednesday, fixed July 12 for judgment in the suit involving... read more

Confusion in Jos-North as youth protest ban on commercial motorcycles

  Fear-stricken residents ran for safety in most parts of Jos Jos-North on Wednesday morning as youth made bonfires to protest... read more

Cross River government embarks on demolition of illegal structures in Calabar

The Cross River Government has embarked on the demolition of buildings and structures that do not conform to the existing urban... read more

52 years old man in court over allegation of removing housewife's teeth

A 52-year-old man, Thomas Okwuba, was on Monday, charged with causing grievous harm at an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos... read more

DANA AIR CRASH: Confusion trails recovering of dead bodies from mortuary

  Confusion trailed the recovering of dead bodies of those who lost their lives in last week’s Dana Air mishap by... read more

EXORCISM SLAP: Bishop Oyedepo amends defence; says only his church cannot be sued

The high-profile lawyers recruited by the founder of the Living Faith Christian Church International, Bishop David Oyedepo, has amended the... read more

Dana crash: Victims' families shun Minister, demand bodies

Tension and emotions trailed the visit of the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, in Lagos as family members of the victims... read more

Akwa Ibom council polls: Eket DPO orders assault of journalists

Two journalists covering the council polls in Eket, Southern Akwa Ibom, were on Saturday brutalised by the police at the... read more

Fire guts Bauchi Television, destroys studio, control room

The studio and control room of the Bauchi State Television (BATV) was on Friday gutted by fire.  The inferno which started... read more

NOA honours driver who returned money left in his car

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has honoured an Abuja taxi driver, Hudu Idris, who returned a wallet containing a large sum... read more

Lagos communities mull legal battle against NNPC, Shell

  Three communities in Badagry communities – Ajido, Imeke, and Araromi, are considering taking up litigation against the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation... read more

Construction workers still trapped two days after Anambra building collapse

Two construction workers are still trapped in the collapsed two-storey building at Agbani-Ifite, near Awka in Anambra, two days after the incident.... read more

Wife tells court husband used child's bones for rituals

In a Magistrate Court in Abeokuta on Wednesday, Basirat Oluwole, whose husband had instituted a divorce case against her, shocked the... read more

Zamfara recruits 4,540 security guards

The Zamfara State government has recruited 4,540 persons as security guards to beef up security in all parts of the... read more

2 alleged serial kidnappers docked in Lagos

The police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned two middle-aged men at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, charged with kidnapping and threat... read more

DANA crash: NEMA sets up Information Desk

The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said on Monday that an Information Desk had been... read more

26 persons survive food poisoning in Katsina

Twenty six victims of food poisoning at Yassharu village in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State have survived the... read more

UCH has no equipment to tackle Cervical Cancer

The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan records between 650 and 800 cases of cancer annually but is not equipped to... read more

Unknown assailants kill newly-wedded man, two others in Maiduguri

Unknown assailants in Maiduguri have killed Mustapha Kalli, a 25-year-old, barely three weeks after he got married. The assailants murdered... read more

Ekiti says no going back on compulsory test for teachers

The Ekiti State Government says the Teachers’ Development Need Assessment, scheduled to hold this today, will still hold despite the... read more