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Sultan declares Oct. 26 Eid-el-kabir Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, on Wednesday declared Oct. 26 as Ed-el-Kabir Day following the sighting of the new crescent on Oct. 16. This is contained in a statement by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council, Prof. Sambo Junaid, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in  Sokoto. The statement  said, ” The […]

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Man, 27, docked for allegedly having sex with woman near mosque

A 27-year-old man, Doyin Jibowu, was on Wednesday charged before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly having sex with a 25-year-old woman near a mosque. Mr. Jibowu, of no fixed address, is facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, indecent act and multiple assault. He, however, pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Cpl. Merve Mberev, told the court […]

Kogi Assembly removes Speaker, deputy, others

All the principal officers were removed

Kaduna murderers were chased from Zamfara- Emir

24 residents, most early morning Mosque worshippers, were killed by the attackers.

Traditional rulers involved in public brawl remain suspended- Amosun

A preliminary report indicted the two men of fighting in public.

Ogun police to parade kidnappers of Osun Speaker’s wife

The victim was rescued unhurt

FG awards N1.1bn road contracts in Delta, Senator says

The Senator distributed materials to members of his constituency

Kidnapped Osun Speaker’s wife freed in Ogun

The rescue operation was not carried out by the police.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

EFCC traces N1billion Abuja mansions to Timipre Sylva

The anti-graft says the former governor used fronts to acquire the choice properties in the nation’s capital

Fatgbems filling stations owner dies in Lagos

The businessman will be buried in Abeokuta on Saturday.

Police identify Port Harcourt suicide victim

The man fell from the 8th floor of a government building on Tuesday.

Jonathan attacks Mark, Tambuwal over budget remarks

The House of Representatives described presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, as a ‘political jobber’ seeking relevance.

Ogun pregnant journalist dies mysteriously, baby saved.

An operation was carried out to save the baby

Fear of kidnap grips Ebonyi Community over Aju festival

The Aju festival is celebrated annually in Okposi community.

Plateau killings will continue unless… – Rep

The police claim only four people were killed in the attack

Policeman, 3 others remanded for alleged robbery

The accused used the official pistol issued to him by the police for the crime.

PDP dissociates self from kidnap of Osun Speaker’s wife

The PDP sympathized with the Speaker for the kidnap of his wife.

20 escape death as building collapses in Abeokuta

The occupants narrate their narrow escape

Floods: Jonathan to visit Delta, Anambra on Friday

An Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark, has donated two of his houses as relief camps for flood victims in Delta

Ogun provides soft loans to 4,400 women

The scheme is expected to help the women in their businesses

Maiduguri residents did not die, they were sleeping- Dep. Governor

The Borno Deputy Governor says the witnesses mistook sleeping folks as corpses.

Midnight inferno consumes Adire market in Abeokuta

At night, while the marketers were asleep, fire ravaged the stores and goods.

Man commits suicide at Port Harcourt Federal Secretariat

A man in Port Harcourt loses the gusto to live and kills himself.

Hotels, Restaurants in Ogun to pay tax for food sold

Two bills related to revenue generation was passed by by the Ogun State parliament.

Akwa Ibom police brutalise 11 students for protesting Mubi killings

The protesters were students of the Mubi Polytechnic, from Akwa-Ibom State, where dozens of students were massacred by armed men.