The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has debunked any ongoing recruitment by the organisation, saying its website has been hacked. The spokesperson of the Corps, Emmanuel Okeh, disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja. Mr. Okeh said the Commandant-General of the Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, warned the general public to disregard […]
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A Professor with the Atlantic University of Florida, Ronald Feinman has predicted the impeachment of President Donald Trump of the United States within weeks. Feinman, a historian, said the business mogul turns politicians may spend only weeks in power as he is not the right person for the office of the US President. The historian […]
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Three persons were confirmed dead on Friday morning when a Marcopolo luxury bus plunged into Owode-Mile 12 river along Lagos-Ikorodu road in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reported that the affected bus, with registration number GDC386YE, belonged to G.U.O Transport Services Ltd. Mr Kenneth Aaron, a survivor of the accident, said that the […]
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A prayer session has been held by the Daura Emirate Council for President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick recovery. The prayer sessions was conducted on Friday and was organised by the Daura Emirate Council in Kastina State. The session was led by Emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Farouk.Activities for the prayer session included the recitation of the […]
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Management of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has approved a two-week mid-semester break for all students of the institution, ordering all the students to vacate the two campuses latest by 4pm on Thursday. The order came as a result of a violent riot embarked on students of the institution on Wednesday, which led to […]
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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the 2016 governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Friday opened their case in their petition challenging the declaration of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the winner of the Edo governorship election of 2016. The […]
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Lagos State zonal coordinator, Technology Incubation Centre, Agege, Mrs Julie Momah has urged Nigerian youths to be more creative and think of ideas that could generate revenue in spite of the current recession facing the country. She gave the advice while speaking to newsmen in Lagos on Friday. Momah, who was speaking on the state […]
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Kano women took to the street on Friday to stage a peaceful protest against the increasing rate at which their wards are being kidnapped in kano state. The women, who carried placards with various inscriptions, on getting to the Government House submitted a letter at the gate for onward delivery to the state governor Abdullahi […]
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Two suspects within were arraigned in court on Friday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl in lagos. 21-year-old, Praise Essien and a 17-year-old boy (names withheld) are residents of Irepodun Close, Shasha, a suburb of Lagos. They are accused of conspiracy, abduction and rape. Sgt. Raphael Donny, the prosecutor, told the court that […]
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56-year old Pastor Jones Nwaeze was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly chasing worshippers with sticks and threatening to burn down his church. The accused, a resident of Oba Akinjobi Road, Ikeja, is being tried for breach of peace and assault before Magistrate Y.O. Ekogbule. The prosecutor, Insp. Clement […]
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has affirmed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Court in a split judgment nullified the May 21, 2016 National Convention of the PDP, which dissolved the Sheriif-led executive of the party and elected a National Caretaker Committee led […]
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A girl from Loko Local Government Area of Katsina State has been arrested for attempting to kill a one Justice Jude in Memorial Secondary School, Katsina. Report has it that the victim was thrown from the third floor of a three-storey building, inflicting the teenage boy with spinal chord injury. It was gathered that the […]
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Nine-month-old Buhari Muhammad, whose genital was cut off by his step-mother, has undergone first corrective surgery at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger. Mrs Mariam Kolo, the Director-General of the state Child Rights Protection Agency, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Minna on Friday. Kolo told journalists that the surgery was […]
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The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has described the ruling of the Appeal Court on the leadership tussle rocking the party which favoured the Ali Modu Sheriff’s faction as a “disgrace to Nigerian democracy,” adding that it will appeal the judgement immediately at the Supreme Court. The faction’s position was disclosed […]
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A man and a teenage boy on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos for allegedly abducting and raping a 14-year-old girl. The accused are Praise Essien, 21, and a 17-year-old boy (names withheld). Both are apprentices and live at Irepodun Close, Shasha, a suburb of Lagos. They are being tried for […]
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Swedish police have arrested eight men on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography, prosecutors said on Friday. Prosecutor Reena Devgun said: “Four of the suspects are to face custody hearings for the suspected crimes, and one is suspected of raping a minor. “One man has been released after questioning.” He said that police […]
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Kwara State chapter of Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria, YSFON, has attributed the state’s inability to feature in the ongoing Ramat Cup in Kano to late invitation and inadequate funding. Chairman of the chapter, Mr. Ademola Kiyesola told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that the invitation to the tournament came late which made the […]
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Coordinator of Artists’ Village in Lagos, Mr. Tope Babayemi has advised organisers of the ‘Lagos @ 50’ celebration to emphasise more on promoting arts and culture, rather than politics. Babayemi told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Friday that culture and tradition were integral parts of every society, including its dress, food and language. […]
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A Sokoto Magistrates Court has ordered the remand of two men, Nehemiah Emmanuel and Yakubu Sunday, both of Mabera area of Sokoto, over alleged house-breaking and criminal conspiracy. The duo was accused of breaking into the house of one Faith Pius of the same area, where they stole N 62, 000. The defendants, however, pleaded […]
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