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Photo: Two People Jailed For Human Trafficking In Sokoto State

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has sentenced two persons, Abubakar Umar (Abuja) and Rukkayya Isa(Nana), to one year each and a fine of one hundred thousand naira each for human trafficking.   Abubakar Umar, from Sokoto State, and Rukkayya Isa, from Republic of Benin, were arraigned by the ...

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Tinubu, Fayemi, Akande, Others Meet In Lagos To Strategise

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday, met behind closed doors in Lagos with all the APC aspirants for the Ekiti State governorship election. The meeting, which held at the old State House, Marina, had in attendance the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, ...

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Nec Bans Movement Of Herdsmen In Benue, Taraba, Others

The National Economic Council, NEC, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday April 26th, agreed to stop the movement of herdsmen in the country, starting with Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Plateau. The meeting which had in attendance state governors, approved the creation of ranches across the country. Briefing ...

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Media Aide To Sokoto State Governor, Imam Imam, Dies At 41

  The spokesperson of Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, Imam Imam, has died. He died in the early of today April 27th at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed alment. He was 41. Presidential media aide, Bashir Ahmad, who confirmed Imam’s death, took to twitter ...

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“Nobody Deserves To Go Through This Kind Of Hell” – Man Narrates How A Suspected Homosexual Was Allegedly Lynched Today In Imo State

  Romeo Oriogun from Ilesha and a worker with Community Individual Volunteers for LGBTQ/KAPs, has narrated how a man suspected to be a homosexual was allegedly lynched today in Isiala Mbano, Imo State. Mr Oriogun said he will share details of the incident on Friday. “He didn’t steal, he didn’t ...

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I’ve Been Denied Food, Access To My Lawyers, Family Members; Cries Dino Melaye

chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC, Kogi West has said that he has not been allowed to see his family, his lawyers. He also said that he has been denied food at the National Hospital in Abuja where the operatives of the Nigeria ...

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24 Hours After 2 Priests Were Killed, Herdsmen Strike Again In Benue Killing 16

Barely 24 hours after two catholic priests and 17 parishioners were killed by suspected herdsmen, 16 persons were today killed by suspected herdsmen in Ali Agundu and Tsav council wards of Guma Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. Confirming the attack, the state commissioner of police, Fatai Owoseni, said unidentified ...

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2019: I Would Disrupt Nigeria’s Budgeting Process – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday unveiled his plans for Nigeria if elected as president in next year’s election, promising to offer a matching grant of $250 million each to the 36 States of the federation to challenge them to enhance their internally generated revenue (IGR). Delivering a lecture entitled, ...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Replies Nigerians Attacking Her Over Her Comment To Hillary Clinton

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reacted to the backlash she has suffered from Nigerians following her comment to Hillary Clinton. While interviewing the former first lady at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture at the Cooper Union in Manhattan on Sunday night, Chimamanda who is well known for her stance on ...

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Man Tortured And Raped 11-year-old Girl For One Week Then Killed Her After Failing To Sell Her Off To Paedophile Gangs

  A tilefitting contractor identified as Harshsahai Gurjar has been arrested for the murder of a 30-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter in Surat, India. The accused, 27, had tortured and raped the 11-year-old girl for at least a week before killing her. According to Indian media, the man had ...

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Nigerian Man, Two Brazilians Arrested In India With 2.650 Litres Of Liquid Cocaine Concealed In Condoms

  The Indian Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drugs smuggling racket and seized condoms filled with liquid cocaine. Two Brazilians and a Nigerian were arrested by the agency from a guest house in the Paharganj area of central Delhi on April 16, as part of an intelligence-based ...

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Facebook Deletes 1.9m Terror Related Posts In 3-months

Social network giant, Facebook found and removed 1.9 million social-media posts by the Islamic State and al Qaeda terrorists during the first three months of 2018, using new anti-terror algorithms. “In Q1 (first quarter) we took action on 1.9 million pieces of ISIS [Islamic State terror group, outlawed in Russia] ...

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Welcome Their Third Child

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton just welcomed their third child and second son to the family. After arriving at St. Mary’s Hospital in London on Monday, Kate Middleton gave birth to her third child with Prince William at 6 a.m. EST.The Kensington Palace released ...

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Staff Of University Of Agriculture, Benue Shot Dead By Fulani Herdsmen Along Lafia-makurdi Road

Mr. Isaac Egbunu, the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State was shot dead by Fulani herdsmen around 4pm on Sunday. According to reports, the incident occurred at Kadroko, along Lafia – Makurdi road, on his way back from Jos. Ukan Kurugh wrote: ...

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Photos: Police, Shiite Protesters Clash Again In Abuja

Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) today again clashed with members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites in Abuja. The group was protesting the prolonged detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The protesters during the clash with the security agents in Maitama area of Abuja, ...

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Dino Melaye Has Been Arrested ?

Dino Melaye just announced via his twitter handle that he has been arrested. He wrote   ”I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt after checking in”.   Recall he ...

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Photos: Lagos State Unveils New Statue Of Chief Gani Fawehinmi In Ojota

Moments ago, the Lagos State Government unveiled a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, sited at the beautiful park in Ojota named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate as part of activities to celebrate the late activist’s 80th posthumous birthday.   The State’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde said the ...

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PDP To President Buhari: ”Your CHOGM Trip Was A Colossal Waste”

Read the press statement from PDP below President Buhari’s attendance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in United Kingdom, which came at huge cost to the nation, was a colossal waste.   Nigerians are not surprised that the President returned last night, empty handed and with no tangible ...

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill 10 In Fresh Benue Attack

At least 10 residents were killed when suspected armed herdsmen invaded Saghev Ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.   The state government confirmed the attack and the casualty figure on Saturday in a statement by Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom.   ...

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BREAKING: President Buhari Returns To Nigeria From London(video)

  President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from London where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). The President took off from London on Saturday afternoon and arrived at Abuja after 7 pm. President Buhari had travelled to London on April 9, shortly after declaring his intention ...

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