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10-year-old enters shop through ceiling to steal N100k

10-year-old enters shop through ceiling to steal N100k A ten-year-old, Hamisu Usman, entered a shop through the ceiling and stole N100,000 in Wadata Area of Lafia Local Government of Nasarawa State. His alleged partner, Usman Mas’ud, 14, confessed in the Nasarawa State Headquarters of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) that, ” I and Hamisu went to the...... more

Mother kills 3-day-old step-son with insecticide

Mother kills 3-day-old step-son with insecticide The Police have arrested a 22-year-old woman for allegedly poisoning her three days old step-son with ‘otapiapia’ in Shakodna village, Shiroro local government area of Niger state. It was learnt that the suspect, Harela Uba, who is the First wife of Mallam Una Saidu in shiroro local government gave her seven-year-old...... more

Troops eliminate seven top commanders of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists

Troops eliminate seven top commanders of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force and Nigerian Armed Forces have eliminated not less than seven commanders of Boko Haram terrorists in Tumbus of Lake Chad region, Army Headquarters says. The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Musa...... more

Police stall trial of kidnap kingpin Evans

Police stall trial of kidnap kingpin Evans The absence of a police witness on Friday, stalled the trial of alleged  kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike ,alias Evans in an Ikeja Special Offences Court. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the trial had to be adjourned due to the absence of Insp Idowu Haruna, the Investigation Police Officer (IPO)...... more

44-year old man slaughters three in-laws in Edo

44-year old man slaughters three in-laws in Edo A 44-year old man, Edoghogho Omorogbe, has been arrested for killing his mother in law, sister- in- law and a six- month old baby. His victims were identified as Mrs. Alice Omorogbe 52, Mrs. Blessing Efe 25 and her baby. Edoghogho killed his victims on September 10, 2019, at their residence...... more

Gbajabiamila blasts service chiefs for shunning security meeting, to report to Buhari

Gbajabiamila blasts service chiefs for shunning security meeting, to report to Buhari The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on Friday turned back representatives of the nation’s military service chiefs at a meeting he convened to discuss the security situation in the country. This is according to a statement signed by Mr Lanre Lasisi the Special Adviser on Media...... more

Rape saga: Fatoyinbo demands N50m from Busola Dakolo

Rape saga: Fatoyinbo demands N50m from Busola Dakolo Senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has asked the FCT High Court to dismiss the suit filed by photographer, Mrs Busola Dakola. In an application filed through his lawyers, he also demanded that he is awarded a sum of N50 million as damages. According to the...... more

I was arrested while planning my wedding –Cult leader

I was arrested while planning my wedding –Cult leader A 39-year-old suspected cultist, Ikechukwu Monye, has told the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos that he was arrested while he was planning his wedding. The suspect claimed he had no hands in the lingering cult war at Ilupeju area of Lagos State. The suspected Eiye leader, who...... more

Defection to APC: Bayelsa PDP disowns Senator Amange

Defection to APC: Bayelsa PDP disowns Senator Amange The Bayelsa Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the former PDP Senator who represented Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Nimi Amange, is not in the party’s fold. Amange was a PDP Senator from 2007 to 2011 and represented Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s constituency. Moses Cleopas, PDP Chairman in Bayelsa said...... more

Tribunal judgment, triumph of truth over falsehood: Kwara Governor

Tribunal judgment, triumph of truth over falsehood: Kwara Governor Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the tribunal judgment dismissing the certificate forgery allegations against him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and upholding his election was a triumph of truth over falsehood and a sweet victory for Kwarans. “This judgment affirms the truism that never will falsehood triumph...... more

P&ID: EFCC arraigns ex-Ministry Of Petroleum director over alleged bribery, other charges

P&ID: EFCC arraigns ex-Ministry Of Petroleum director over alleged bribery, other charges A former Director of Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Grace Taiga, was arraigned on Friday before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. Taiga is arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over her alleged involvement in the signing of the controversial gas supply...... more

Five vigilantes in police net for torturing victim to death

Five vigilantes in police net for torturing victim to death The Niger state Police Command has arrested five members of local vigilantes who are members of ‘Yan Kwamiti’ and Hisba Shariah Commission of Kontagora local government area of Niger State for torturing an alleged suspect to death. The suspects were said to have tortured their victim, Ibrahim Ibrahim, to death after...... more

Nigeria’s democracy derailing, country badly divided - Catholic bishops

Nigeria’s democracy derailing, country badly divided - Catholic bishops Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has expressed fear that Nigeria’s democracy was fast derailing with catastrophic consequences. It pointed out that quality of accountability, transparency, independence of the judiciary, respect for fundamental rights, rule of law, and credible electoral process, among others, were gradually vanishing. It thus urged politicians, businessmen,...... more

Tribunals dismiss petitions against Ikpeazu, Ishaku Darius' guber elections

  Tribunals dismiss petitions against Ikpeazu, Ishaku Darius' guber elections The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Friday dismissed the petition challenging the election of Dr Okezie Ikpeazu’s re-election as Governor of Abia. The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and its candidate, Dr Alex Otti had approached the tribunal to nullify the declaration of Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic...... more

Twitter closes thousands of fake news accounts worldwide

Twitter closes thousands of fake news accounts worldwide Twitter said on Friday it has closed down thousands of accounts across the world for spreading fake news as well as pro-government propaganda, including in places like the United Arab Emirates, China, and Spain. Accounts coming from China seeking to sow discord among protesters in Hong Kong were closed down, as...... more

UNILAG dismisses reports on MC Oluomo’s alleged presence at campus event

UNILAG dismisses reports on MC Oluomo’s alleged presence at campus event The Management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Friday morning cleared the air regarding the alleged invitation of the Lagos State Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya, alias MC Oluomo, as special guest at a campus event, stressing that he never attended any...... more

Dreaded Port Harcourt serial killer opens up in Police custody; recounts exploits in Rivers, Imo

Dreaded Port Harcourt serial killer opens up in Police custody; recounts exploits in Rivers, Imo Dreaded alleged serial killer, Gracious David West, is singing like a canary hours after his arrest by the police in Rivers State. Tweets later yesterday by the Nigeria Police Force did not only confirm arrest of the 26-year-old alleged killer from Buguma LGA of the state and member of the Degbam...... more

6 Nigerians emerge as Fellows of African School on Internet Governance

6 Nigerians emerge as Fellows of African School on Internet Governance Six Nigerians emerged as fellows at the just concluded African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The African School on Internet Governance is a multistakeholder training initiative that gives Africans from diverse sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain knowledge and confidence to participate effectively in internet governance processes and debates...... more

‘Killer’ prophet paraded in Imo

‘Killer’ prophet paraded in Imo Police have paraded a man dubbed a fake prophet who allegedly killed and buried one Christopher Anoruo on his church premises in Egwe, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. Also arrested were three persons who allegedly took part in the act on March 2019. Parading the suspects at the Imo...... more

Presidential Battle: Buhari, Atiku, INEC splash billions at election tribunal

Presidential Battle: Buhari, Atiku, INEC splash billions at election tribunal President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as well as other agencies involved in the 2019 presidential election case spent billions of naira pursuing and defending the case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), checks by Daily Trust revealed. The tribunal had on Wednesday last week dismissed the petition filed...... more

Three notorious kidnap suspects nabbed in Abia

Three notorious kidnap suspects nabbed in Abia Three suspected members of a notorious kidnap gang have been arrested in Abia State, the police said. Two of the suspects were arrested by mobile policemen on stop and search operation along the busy Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway, the third by regular police through intelligence. Also recovered from the suspects were a...... more

Nigeria may not celebrate 100th independence anniversary — Bisi Akande

Nigeria may not celebrate 100th independence anniversary — Bisi Akande Former Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Bisi Akande, says every Nigerian lives in fear, warning that a nation that remains like this may celebrate its 60th independence anniversary but will never celebrate 100 years. Speaking yesterday in Lagos during the public presentation of a book, “The Bisi Akande...... more

Tipper driver absconds after killing two in Anambra

Tipper driver absconds after killing two in Anambra A fatal auto crash along Ukwukpaka junction, Mbanskwa Okpoko, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State involving a tipper with Reg No XA 206 KPP and a motorcycle with Reg No QL 500 UWN left two persons dead on Thursday. It was gathered that the tipper which lost...... more

Debt Controversy: Abuja court judgement fraudulent, says P&ID

Debt Controversy: Abuja court judgement fraudulent, says P&ID Irish firm, Process and Industrial Development (P&ID), yesterday described as fraudulent the ruling by the Federal High Court, Abuja, ordering the forfeiture of all its assets to the Federal Government. “Today’s (yesterday’s) sham trial in Nigeria is entirely illegitimate and follows a systematic campaign of harassment, intimidation and illegal detention of...... more

FG begins inspection of filling stations in Bayelsa to verify weights, measures of oil pumps

FG begins inspection of filling stations in Bayelsa to verify weights, measures of oil pumps The Weights and Measures Department of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced inspection on filling stations in Bayelsa. The exercise aimed checking the exploitation of the public is part of efforts to correct irregularities in quantity of products sold to customers. The team of Inspectors on surveillance...... more

Boko Haram: ACF kicks as Nigeria Army shuts offices in troubled northeast

Boko Haram: ACF kicks as Nigeria Army shuts offices in troubled northeast The Nigerian army has shut down the offices of aid group Action Against Hunger (ACF) in the restive northeast, accusing it of “aiding and abetting terrorists”, in a move the charity said endangered humanitarian assistance to millions of people. In a statement on Thursday evening, the army’s command in the northeast...... more

CBN moves to boost dairy, fish and poultry production •

CBN moves to boost dairy, fish and poultry production • The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given details of its efforts to support critical stakeholders in the country to boost dairy, fish and poultry production. CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, unveiled the details on Thursday in Abuja while briefing some state governors and the media on the feat recorded in...... more

Acting Head of Service Yemi-Esan takes over from Oyo-Ita

Acting Head of Service Yemi-Esan takes over from Oyo-Ita The Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF), Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, assumed office on Thursday. In a statement issued by Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, the Director, Information office of HCSF, said Yemi-Esan assumed duty at about 6.40 p.m. after she was received by the members of staff of the office. According...... more

OPAN disassociates self from OMPAN

OPAN disassociates self from OMPAN The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has disassociated itself from the group known as Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (OMPAN). OPAN in a statement Thursday by its President, Austyn Ogannah, said: “Our attention has been drawn to the existence of a group which adopted a name similar to ours...... more

Amnesty accuses HK police of abuses, torture of protestors

Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence. Anti-government protesters, many masked and wearing black, have thrown petrol...... more

 

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