Navy impounds ship carrying ‘toxic’ substance in Lagos
The Navy said it acted based on information from NESREA.
Traditionalists accuse battered Ogun monarch of stifling their activities
The traditionalists said the monarch had wronged them by his actions.
Several houses flooded as river overflows its banks in Abakaliki
Many residents recounted their losses.
Anambra protests high cut-off mark for Unity Schools
The cut-off mark for Anambra is 139.
Ogun police arrest 150 crime suspects in six months, convict 23
The police also recovered property worth N55 million.
Teenager bags 15-month imprisonment for stealing mobile phone
A Grade 1 Area Court in Mararaba, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a student, Joseph Olowu, 19, of Aso Pada to 15 months imprisonment for stealing a mobile phone. The judge, Alfred Maga, convicted the accused on a two-count charge of stealing and constituting public nuisance. Mr. Maga, however, gave the convict an option to […]
SSS arrests proprietor, 16 inmates of alleged baby factory in Abia
The proprietor denied any wrongdoing. The Department of State Security Service (SSS) in Abia said it has arrested 16 pregnant inmates and the proprietor of an alleged ‘baby factory’ in Umungasi, Aba, the commercial hub of the state. The state Director of SSS, Matthew Obodoechi, told newsmen that the proprietor, Ndudim Orikara, is now in […]
NURTW members stage revenge attack on leader’s murderer
The NURTW members allegedly razed the house of a man suspected to be their leader’s killer. People suspected to be members the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, set ablaze a building belonging to one Moshood Oladokun at Born Photo area of Ibadan on Wednesday. Mr. Oladokun, whose masquerade, Ekugbemi, was said to be […]
Okorocha vows to end traditional leadership tussle in Imo
The Imo governor stated this on Wednesday. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has restated his resolve to end traditional leadership tussles in the various autonomous communities in the state. Mr. Okorocha announced the plan in Owerri on Wednesday when he resolved the disputes in four communities in the state. The communities include Okuku in Owerri […]
Publisher, Abuja Minister at war over unpublished book exposing corruption
A group known as Integrity Youth Forum, IYF, has threatened to sue the publisher of Desert Herald Newspaper, Tukur Mamu, for attempting to publish a book exposing corrupt acts by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed. The IYF National Coordinator, Kelvin Adegbenga, in a statement, Tuesday, accused Mr. Mamu of working […]
Court remands man over alleged rape of 16-yr-old girl in Ibadan
The plea of the accused was not taken.
Nasarawa threatens to prosecute teachers, others aiding exam malpractice
The commissioner of education monitored ongoing examinations in some schools.
Police confirm arrest of pastor, bank staff for alleged kidnapping
The suspects allegedly kidnapped a one-month old baby at Okwuosu-Amuzari village.
Police arraign brothers who allegedly beat corporal to coma
The police claimed the two brothers and another at large assaulted Dada Owoeye.
Rainstorm destroys 180 structures in Musawa, Katsina
The Chairman of the Musawa council transition committee described the event as the “will of God”.
JTF tightens security around gas leak facility in Bayelsa
There had been a gas leak from on Agip oil well facility leading the company’s host community to flee the area.
Oyo NURTW boss sues for peace over member’s killing
A member of the Oyo NURTW was murdered on Sunday.
Lawmaker frowns at celebration of corrupt Nigerians
The lawmaker says corruption is an epidemic in the country.
Removal of immunity clause may cause anarchy- Plateau Senator
The senate also rejected the idea of a five-year single term.
Kaduna Assembly passes no confidence vote on Commissioner over SURE-P funds
The Kaduna lawmakers indicted the commissioner of contract inflation, others.