Thursday, 30 July 2015
A former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly called Tompolo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh(retd.) as the new chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Wednesday arrested a 32-year-old graduate of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Mr. Stephen Onona, in connection with the death of his close friend and employee, Mr. Daniel Solomon.
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
A middle-aged man, identified as Chucks from Imo State, has died after consuming 20 sachets of gin in a N500 bet with a woman.
A 15-year-old boy lured 8-year-old into his parent's apartment where he murdered her and then tossed her body into a trash container at their apartment complex, a Santa Cruz Police Chief said Tuesday.
An abusive husband shot his mother-in-law in revenge for her daughter leaving him.
Tariq Rana, 31, travelled from Wolverhampton to Lahore, Pakistan, and murdered Ghulam Asia on her doorstep after her daughter, 28-year-old Ayesha Riaz, split up with him.
A mother who had sex with her best friend’s 12-year-old son and then gave birth to his baby has been jailed for at least three years.
A 58-year-old man named Sam Ekeh, who is also believed to be a pastor, was on Tuesday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos over alleged theft of N16 million.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has stated that no fewer than 19 states in the country owe about N4bn examination registration fees.
A man and a woman of Nigerian origin have been arrested over claims that they forced Nigerian women into prostitution and deployed voodoo to keep their victims under their control, Spanish police said Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to work together so as to wrestle the country from corruption.
Thursday, 23 July 2015
A 25-year-old transgender woman was found beaten to death on Tuesday morning outside of the University Area community center in Tampa Bay, Florida, in an incident officials are calling a murder.
President Muhammadu Buhari has replied those calling him ‘Baba Go Slow’. Some angry Nigerians have continued to liken Buhari’s government to a millipede.
Immediate past National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd), has sworn that he never maltreated nor took part in maltreating President Muhammadu Buhari when he, as military Head of State, was removed in a 1985 coup, as being erroneously alleged.
Six Nigerian women have been sent back to the country from the Burkina Faso where they were allegedly taken to for prostitution by a woman, named Balikis.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday alerted residents on a new dimension of criminal activities in parts of the state perpetrated by men of the underworld.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
President Mohammadu Buhari said he will not spare any corrupt individual as he mounts serious campaign against corruption in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Washington DC, United States, assured that his administration will not go back on the ongoing privatization programme in the country.
A middle-aged man, Mr. Egede Nwofe, popularly known as ‘monkey’ at Mkpuma Agbaja in Izzi local government of Ebonyi State, last weekend fell from a palm tree while trying to harvest palm fruits.
A suspected homosexual rapist, identified only as Alhaji Tunji, and a landlord’s son, Ganiyu Adebayo, were shot dead in a riot which enveloped Temidire, in the Alagbado area of Lagos State on Monday.
Monday, 20 July 2015
A Colorado woman was killed by lightning just six days after her wedding.
Kathleen Bartlett, 31, and her new husband were hiking on Friday when they were struck by a sudden bolt, authorities said.
Maj.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Acting Chief of Army Staff, on Sunday launched “Operation Lafiya Dole” as a new code name for a fresh impetus by the military to tackle the activities of Boko Haram.
The United States has said it will help Nigeria’s new leader track down billions of dollars in stolen asset and increase U.S. military assistance to fight Boko Haram militants.
Sunday, 19 July 2015
A civil rights organisation, Vanguards of Nigeria’s Democracy, on Saturday raised the alarm over alleged moves by President Muhammadu Buhari to “investigate, malign and imprison” ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on trumped-up charges.
Nigeria's Department of State Security a.k.a. “SSS” has arrested and detained Gordon Obuah, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari on Saturday said despite her present status as mother of the nation, she still cooks her husband’s meal personally.
Saturday, 18 July 2015
More than eighty people were injured during prayers as hundreds of panicked worshippers stampeded out of a mosque - because of a mouse.
The promise by President Muhammadu Buhari to trace and recover billions of dollars of Nigeria’s oil money stashed in foreign bank accounts by top officials of the immediate past administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan may not be an empty threat after all as there are strong indications that the president has ordered the National Intelligence Agency, NIA to follow the looted funds to the various coffers where they are now being kept.
Barely 72 hours after a haulage truck rammed into a family car killing husband, wife, and first son and leaving three other children severely injured in Awka, Anambra State, a bus on Wednesday crushed three children of same parents who were returning from school.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Friday said it has arrested operators of Radio Biafra, blocked the station from Nigeria’s airwaves and seized its transmission equipment in many part of Nigeria’s South-East zone.
Thursday, 16 July 2015
No fewer than 25 landlords from the Temidire, Alagbado area of Lagos State stormed the premises of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, on Wednesday to report a suspected homosexual in the area.
Coach Sunday Oliseh has fired a warning he will only consider players who feature in the top leagues overseas and at home.