Armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday attacked passengers on the Ife-Ibadan highway, leaving one person dead. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the dead man was identified as Adenipekun Ademiju, male and a worker in the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State. Ademiju was said to have boarded […]
*Arrest linked with son’s gay activities *Family says detention was illegal Family members of a deceased 67 years old man, Mr. Musibau Akinwunmi popularly known as Baba Arubiewe have alleged that the senior citizen died as a result of the detention described as ‘illegal’. According to the report, the family of the deceased accused the Commissioner […]
A clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen has been reported in Ogga, Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State.
Tayo Olanipekun The U.S. government has said a lesson it learnt in the last 10 years in the efforts geared toward fighting corruption and money laundering is that “criminals are getting better and better at hiding their assets and hiding their crimes.” This is as its Department of Justice has, through the International Narcotics and […]
Barely one week after a gospel artiste committed suicide in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, another young Nigerian has taken his own life in Bayelsa State. This time, a 300 level student of the Niger Delta University, Amasoma, Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, committed suicide after failing his MBBS Examination. The late Ebiweni and 21 others […]
Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal capital territory of Nigeria has directed United Bank for Africa Plc UBA to make public the winding up petition filed against a limited liability company KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4.
Folake Sokoya A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, is presently cooling his heels in the detention cell of the Ogun State Police Command for making an attempt to swindle the command’s Commissioner Of Police, CP Bashir Makama. The suspect was arrested after a phone call he made to the CP, pretending to be an old […]
Bayo Akinloye A total of 894 children, including 106 girls, were released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, north-east Nigeria today, as part of its commitment to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children. The CJTF is a local militia that helps the Nigerian security forces in the […]
Tayo Olanipekun Agencies of the Nigerian government assisted the United States of America in the arrest and successful extradition of a Pakistani national charged with drug trafficking and money laundering, U.S Mission to Nigeria has said. The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Justice with the prosecutors from the Central Authority Unit (CAU) and the National Drug […]
A Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Minna, Niger State capital, has sentenced a 50-year-old man, Sani Yusuf, to eight years imprisonment for violating a 14-year-old girl.