Osun Police arrest man with lady’s body parts [photos]

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Kabiru Oyedun, a suspected ritualist, for being in possession of body parts of a yet-to-be-identified lady, killed for money rituals. Oyeduntan, 39, who was paraded on Friday revealed that he assisted his friend, identified as Akin (alias O’clumsy) to butcher his girlfriend. The suspect who claimed to be a bricklayer and night guard, ...

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Police fire tear gas at protesters in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday morning fired tear gas canisters at the protesters gathered at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Lagos, venue of the June 12 Democracy Day protest.   The protesters were demanding an end to bad governance when they were tear-gassed by the security operatives.   Recall police had already warned against protests across ...

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Heavy security as youths storm Osogbo for June 12 rally

Youths under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society (CSOs), Osun State in their scores on Saturday morning converged at the popular Oke-Fai roundabout for democracy day, June 12 rally amid heavy security in the state capital. The youths started converging around 7:30am beside the patrol vehicle of Amotekun and NSCDC with banner and placards demanding for better Nigeria and ...

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June 12: Markets, Computer Village, shops shut in Lagos

Several markets in Lagos, including the popular Computer Village were shut on Saturday following threats of protest and violence in the state. Sunday Igboho, acclaimed Yoruba activist, had declared June 12 a day of protest and told people in the Southwest to stockpile food in readiness for the day. Despite police’s assurance that people should go about their business activities, ...

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Seyi Makinde joins Ibadan June 12 protest

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state today joined other protesters in Ibadan, the state capital for the June 12 protest. Makinde shocked protesters when he drove himself to the venue with little security to address them. Clad in a brown attire, Makinde who is a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), emerged amidst cheers and loud ...

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FG has not fulfilled promises made to us – MKO Abiola’s family

The family of late Chief MKO Abiola, on Saturday, said the Federal Government has not fulfilled promises made to the family. A representative of the family of the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election disclosed this in an interview with journalists. Rahaman Abiola, who serves as the Secretary of the family, made this known when a delegation ...

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Denmark star Eriksen stable after collapse on pitch during Euro 2020 match vs Finland

  Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen is stable in hospital after collapsing during his country’s opening Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen. The Inter star went down during the opening half of the Group B match and required extensive medical attention on the pitch before he was removed on a stretcher. After Eriksen was taken to the hospital, UEFA sent out ...

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Mother ‘dangled her 3 year-old daughter over 6th floor balcony as punishment for crying (Video)

  A mother has been detained for suspected murder in Russia after dangling her daughter, three, over a balcony as punishment for crying – then dropping her, say law enforcement. The child, named Anastasia, was heard on a video pleading ‘Mama, I am scared’ then ‘I am scared, scared, scared…..I am scared’ before she fell 60ft to her death. The ...

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Intense exercise increases risk of Motor Neurone disease- scientists

Regular and strenuous exercise increases the risk of motor neurone disease in people who are genetically vulnerable, say scientists. The team at the University of Sheffield said nobody should stop exercising as a result of their study. But they hope the findings could lead to ways of screening people who may be at higher risk and give tailored advice. Overall, ...

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Bandits attack: Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic suspends academic activities

The management of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State on Thursday announced the indefinite suspension of academic activities following the attack on the institution by suspected bandits. Mallam Mahmud Kwarbai, Information and Protocol Officer of the Institution made this known in a statement on Friday. Suspected bandits attacked the Polytechnic, killed one student, abducted two staff and other students. ...

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Mohamed Salah named Premier League Fans Player of the Year Award

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named the Premier League PFA Fans’ Player of the Year. This is despite Liverpool’s patchy campaign in the just concluded season. The Egyptian forward managed to bag an impressive 22 goals in 37 league outings coming second behind Harry Kane. However, the attacker playing a huge part in the Reds’ achievement of securing an ...

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”CBN to launch own digital currency by year end”

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is planning to launch its own digital currency by the of 2021, Rakiya Mohammed, the bank’s IT specialist said on Thursday in Lagos. Ms Mohammed’s disclosure follows the conclusion of the Bankers Committee meeting. According to her, the apex bank has for over two years been exploring the technology and has made tremendous progress. ...

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Nigeria needs twitter, says Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has broken his silence on suspension of micro blogging and social network platform Twitter by the Federal Government. He said Nigeria and Twitter need each other. He called for amicable resolution of the feud with Twitter. Lawan bared his mind at a briefing in Abuja to mark the second anniversary of the 9th Senate. He said: ...

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Nigerian man kills wife, mother-in-law, commits suicide in US

A 34-year-old Nigerian man recently separated from his wife has attacked her parents’ home in Douglasville, Georgia, United States, killing her and his mother-in-law before taking his own life. Udoamaka Nwamu, of East Point, Fulton County, took a handgun to his in-laws’ home in Douglasville on Sunday, June 6, where his estranged wife, Kaliyah Nwamu, was staying, and fired shots ...

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Corpse of a day old girl found in a well

The corpse of a baby girl, suspected to be a day old, has been recovered in a well at Tsalle Village in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, was confirmed in a statement by Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, the spokesman for the Kano State Fire Service. Abdullahi said the service received a distress call ...

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Buhari replaces NBC DG amid Twitter ban

The President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. He said Ilelah’s appointment “is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.” Ilelah replaces ...

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Store foodstuffs ahead of D-day, Nigeria will shut down if Yoruba person is killed – Igboho’s Aide

Yoruba Nation agitators have threatened to shut down the country if there is bloodshed in the South-West region during the protest that will be staged on June 12 –Democracy Day. This was made known by Olayomi Koiki, media spokesman for Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) in a Facebook broadcast monitored by SaharaReporters. But there are intelligent reports that soldiers ...

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