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Unknown Gunmen kidnap bus, abduct 10 passengers in Ondo

Ten passengers, including the driver of an 18-seater bus were, yesterday, allegedly kidnapped on Akure/Ado-Ekiti Road by gunmen. The abduction occurred within I...

Riot act read to Fulani herdsmen in Yorubaland

Association of Yoruba monarchs, known as Yoruba Obas Forum, has read the riot act to Fulani herdsmen allegedly killing and committing other atrocities in the la...

Flooding to threaten 30 State –NIHSA

Seventy-four local government areas (LGAs) in 30 states in Nigeria will experience severe flooding this month, July, August and September, the nation’s hydrolog...

N650m fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex FCT minister, Akinjide

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, before the Fed...

Federal Government agency workers shut down headquarters in protest

Anger was let loose on Wednesday as aggrieved Federal Ministry of Education workers attachesd to the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal...

UNIZIK Law graduate murdered brother in Anambra

Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 28-year-old law graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Victor Ohale, for allegedly killing his younger brother ...

MTN launches 4G network withing Nigerian cities

Determined to offer premium service to its customers across the country, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Tuesday launched 4G+ in three cities of Lagos, Abuja ...

Pastor jailed for raping minor

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama has sentenced a pastor and founder of Mountain Movers Ministry International, Nyanya, Abuja, Past...

Man arrested for selling baby at N150,000 in Anambra State

A 27-year-old man has been arrested by the police for allegedly selling his three-day-old boy in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. The s...

Oil price rises to $65 ahead of crude stock data

OIL prices ticked up on Tuesday after the United States (U.S.) market opened on anticipation that data due later would show decline in crude stocks. Erasing ear...

Nigeria will shock the world in science and technology—Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the effort being made by Nigerians in technology can enable the country roll out indigenous technology solutions that can ...

Presidency order finance ministry to sell all recovered assets

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance to sell all recovered and liability-free assets in six months. Some politicians and former govern...

South west governors calls for state police

Six governors in the South West of Nigeria have unanimously demanded the creation of state police to tackle the rising insecurity – kidnapping, armed robbery, d...

Nigeria snap award for UN innovation on civil service reform

Nigeria has won an award as the best country showcasing innovation in service reforms in Africa. The award was won at the Africa Public Service Day in Nairobi i...

FG plans financial independence for state, legislature, judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari said efforts to ensure autonomy for state legislatures and judiciary would further strengthen democracy and deepen inclusiveness of c...

Send more police to all the local government, Afenifere urges Buhari

Two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari held security summit with governors and security chiefs, the leadership of Afenifere and Yoruba elders, yesterday, to...

Independence of state legislature, judiciary is non negotiable—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said efforts to ensure autonomy for state legislatures and judiciary will further strengthen democracy and deepen in...

Oshiomhole not like greedy politicians, former APC youth leader lamented

A former State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress and National President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Comrade Osakpamwa...

No restriction of movement on every last Saturday of the month—LASG

The Lagos State Government says that its decision of no restriction of movement on the last Saturday of June or any other month still stands. Mr Biodun Bamgboye...

Cross River receives the first set of Ayade rice

The first batch of Cross River Rice Seedlings for the South South zone has arrived Bayelsa State. The first truck load of rice seedlings is part of the N3 billi...