Bandits Kill 7 Vigilantes, Burn 50 Motorcycles in Niger

By Laleye Dipo Not less than seven men of the local vigilant group in Mashegu local government area of Niger state have been killed by bandits. Several others have also been injured and hospitalised. The bandits also burnt 50 motorcycles belonging to the vigilantes It was learnt that the incident occured few days after bandits […]

Press Release: Ogoni Day Speech

Ladies and Gentlemen, At the time of submitting this post, the Nigeria Police has shot into a peaceful crowd of Ogoni people marching to the MOSOP Secretariat in Bori, Ogoni. One person simply identified as Dumka was shot and his conditions are unstable. Efforts are being made to save his life. Today reminds us of […]

Woman petitions Fayemi over alleged harassment by security aide

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Mrs Soares Febisola, a resident of Ekiti State, has petitioned Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged maltreatment and threat to her life by the Governor’s Special Assistant on Security Matters, Mr. Sola Durodola. A petition dated January 12, 2021 from the Law Chambers of A.O. Okeya and Associates, alleged that the said […]

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Gov. Bello’s election

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed the appeal challenging the election of Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State for lacking in merit. In a unanimous judgment, the appellate court held that the appellants Michael Elokun, Ibrahim Sule and Hauwa Audi, who are neither members of the All […]

Rampaging gunmen kill three police officers in Delta

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba Rampaging gunmen are reported to have killed three mobile police officers on special duty at a hotel in Ughelli, Delta State. The rampaging gunmen also carted away the service rifles of the slain police officers. Local sources gave out the identifies of the fallen officers as Inspector Madaki, Inspector Lawal and Sergeant […]

Ekiti: Woman arraigned for receiving stolen police property during #EndSARS protest

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti A 23-year-old woman, Afuye Christianah, was on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly receiving stolen property. Christianah, whose address was not given, is facing a charge of receiving stolen property. The prosecutor, Insp Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometimes in November 2020 […]

Lagos raises alarm as many civil servants test positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has raised the alarm over increasing rate at which civil servants test positive for COVID-19. Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a statement said the government was concerned at the increasing rate of COVID-19 positivity among civil servants. The memo addressed to all Accounting Officers, said they should […]

We invested over N12b in gold, real estate in 2020, says Zamfara govt

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja Zamfara State Government said on Monday that it has made investments in gold, real estate and other endeavors in 2020 worth over N12 billion. The State Government explained that most of the property investment was in choice areas of Abuja and other locations with the value, and was facilitated through the effort […]

UAE Investors : We’re Coming to Osun

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun paid a working visit to the United Arab Emirates, UAE headquarters of the MGT Group – a multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary firm with patented technologies operating in several countries of the world. The governor, accompanied by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Prince Abdullah Adeyanju Binuyo went on a […]

Ogun sexual harassment: Melojuekun Barakat, dad want case buried

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Melojuekun Barakat, the 16-year-old girl who accused the suspended Ogun State Commissioner of Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun of sexual harassment has said she wanted the matter to be laid to rest. Her father, Adesola Melojuekun, has said a similar thing. The teenager who alleged in a video that the commissioner fondled her, has […]

Sowore not leaving Kuje Prison quickly, court grants harsh bail conditions

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