Schoolgirl in tears after returning from boarding school to discover her dad had been killed and their house razed during the Plateau killings

A teenager returned from boarding school only to be welcomed with the sad news that her dad had been burnt to death in the massacre that took place in Plateau state, when suspected herdsmen attacked a community, and she broke down in uncontrollable tears.   The girl, named Chap, returned to her community but was told she couldn’t go home ...

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Policeman gun down Abuja corper, a day to her passing out

A 23-year-old female corps member serving in Abuja has allegedly been shot dead by a policeman during a stop and search operation. The deceased, Linda Angela Igwetu was reportedly shot around 3am on Wednesday, a day before her passing out of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme on Thursday. Chinenye Igwetu, the sister to the deceased, confirmed the incident ...

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Mass exodus looms in APC-Shehu Sani

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani has said some persecuted members of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) are on their way out of the party.  The lawmaker gave the hint in a tweet on Thursday Shehu Sani said,”We the persecuted are on Exodus, riding on horses,chariots and caravans, departing Pharaoh Thutmose’s Egypt;we are now at the coast of the ...

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51-year old Nigerian nurse who used voodoo magic to force women to work as prostitutes in Europe bags 14-years jail term

A Nigerian nurse has been jailed for 14 years in the U.K, after she used voodoo threats to traffick five Nigerian women to Germany to work as prostitutes. In the landmark case, Josephine Iyamu, 51, become the first person to be jailed under new modern slavery laws despite her victims having never set foot in the UK. Judge Richard Bond labelled her ...

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Customs Impound Over 1,000 Bags Of Rice Hidden Inside Petrol Tanker

Customs officials in Kaduna state have intercepted a tanker stacked with various brands of foreign parboiled rice numberingover 1,000 bags. This arrest comes months after the Federal Government announced of plans to close land borders due to massive smuggling of rice into the country. The Comptroller of Customs Federal Operation Unit zone ‘B’ Kaduna, Usman Dakingari told journalists on Wednesday that ...

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Court grants us leave of Mandamus compelling NASS to impeach Buhari – Osun Lawyer

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo has ordered the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceeding against President Buhari. According to Punch, the order was issued by Justice Maureen Onyetenu on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Chairman of the Ilesa branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, Kanmi Ajibola; and a human rights activist, Mr. Suleiman Adeniyi had earlier approached the court seeking the order to compel ...

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I am a licensed herbalist, the police has no right arresting me” man arrested with two human skull says

A self-acclaimed traditional healer, Edem Bassey Otu, pictured above, who was arrested with two human skulls while allegedly preparing some cultists for an outing, has said the Police have no right to arrest him because the skulls they found in his shrine were left behind by his father, who died some eight years ago.   Bassey who was paraded before ...

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Court convicts native doctor for N2.5m fraud

Justice A. B. Mohammed of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Jabi, Abuja, on Monday, July 2, 2018 convicted one Bala Tangalu, a self styled native doctor, on the two counts of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.   Tangalu was arrested and charged to court ...

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Ekiti State: 21-year-old man sentenced to death by hanging for robbery

Abdulateef Babatunde, a 21-year-old man is to die by hanging for robbing two men including a policeman of their motorcycles at gunpoint. Justice Dele Omotoso of an Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday found Babatunde guilty of the charge of the two count charge of armed robbery preferred against him.   According to the charge sheet, Babatunde on or about ...

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Baby abandoned along Uyo road, rescued alive; 16-year-old mother tearfully narrates her ordeals

The wife of Executive Chairman, Ikono LGC, Mrs. Ekaette Columba on Tuesday rescued a 6 months old baby abandoned by his 16-year old mother along Uyo Ikot-Ekpene express way, Akwa Ibom state. The mother, Miss Ofonime Christopher Effiong, who hails from Ekpemiong Itak in Ikono LGC on interrogation after being discovered in another village by youths, disclosed that she abandoned the ...

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Bayelsa- Man hacked by suspected cultists.

A young man was on Tuesday, brutally attacked by assailants suspected to be cultists in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. It was gathered that rival gang members laid an ambush for him. They caught him and used machetes and other weapons to inflicts cuts all over his body before leaving him in the pool of his blood. He ...

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Accident involving multiple vehicles in Port Harcourt

Photos from an accident scene which occurred early this morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers state have left people wondering exactly how it happened.   The accident involving multiple vehicles occurred at Woji junction along Evo road GRA in Port-Harcourt. Sources say overspeeding was the cause of the crash.  What people find surprising is how one of the vehicles ended up on top ...

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200 youth protests in National Assenbly.. Demand Saraki'”s resignation over budget padding.

Today, hundreds of angry youths stormed the National Assembly protesting allegation of budget padding by the lawmakers and demanding resignation of Senate President, Bukola Saraki.   According to reports, police quickly locked the gates to prevent the crowd from gaining entrance but the protesters were able to unlock the gates and entered the premises.  The police managed to curtail the ...

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Military Parades Another 11 Suspects over Plateau Killings

Military Special Task Force (STF) in charge of security in Plateau State code named “Operation Safe Haven” (OPSH) has disclosed that it has so far arrested 21 suspects in connection with the recent killings and civil disturbances in Jos. The suspects were paraded before journalists yesterday at the STF Headquarters, Jos by the media officer of the task force, Major ...

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I produce over 500 bombs used for suicide bombing- Boko Haram Teenager

A 15 year-old former Boko Haram bomb maker, Ali Goni has made a chilling confession about how he made over 500 underwear Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs) used by insurgents for suicide missions on soft targets in the last five years.   Ali Goni was only ten years old and in primary six when he was kidnapped in Bama. The military authorities described the teenager as ...

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Please stop my family from making me Ogun priest- Lawyer beg police

A lawyer who is facing threats to his life by Ogun worshipers has raised an alarm in a petition he sent to the police. Ebenezer Tunde Omobobami, a native of Ile-Oluji in Ondo State, accused Ogun worshippers of attempting to force him to succeed his late father, Chief Ogundayo Omobobami, as Ogun Chief Priest in Odolua Quarters of the community, The Nation reports.   In ...

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Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo row ends in divorce ‘as football-mad Russian couple split during World Cup 2018’

  The ongoing World Cup tournament in Russia has seen a football-mad couple end their marriage over whether Lionel Messi is better than Cristiano Ronaldo. According to a report in newspaper ‘Argumento I Fakti’, the couple named only as Arsen and Lyudmila fell out when he celebrated Argentina’s victory over Nigeria.   When the argument became uncontrollable, the man decided to pack his things and leave as his wife insisted ...

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18 ‘Provoked’ Ex-Militant Leaders Write Buhari Over ‘Unpaid Stipends Since 2012’

Eighteen former militant leaders from three states of the Niger Delta region sent a protest letter to President Muhammad Buhari at the weekend over the disobedience of the Presidential Amnesty Office to orders of the court in the ongoing five-year litigation over their non-inclusion in the amnesty project. The 18 aggrieved ex-militant leaders, drawn from Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states, ...

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Garba Shehu: Nigerians Have More Electricity Than They Can Consume

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, says Nigerians have more electricity than they can consume. He said this while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday. He said the current Federal Government is building infrastructure across the country, and every state has at least two federal roads currently in construction. “We have more electricity ...

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