Police Nabbed Man With ‘Fake PVC, Money’ In Osogbo

A man has been arrested at Ward 5, Unit 17 in Ataoja, Osogbo, the Osun State capital, after he was found with an undisclosed amount of money and a fake Permanent Voter Card (PVC). The Osun governorship rerun election has been characterised by heavy presence of security officials in various polling units. Dominik Williams, a British […]

Unknown Gunmen Kidnapped 16 Local Miners In Kaduna

Armed men suspected to be from Bogoma village of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have abducted 16 local miners in the region. DSP Yakubu Sabo, spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, confirmed the incident on Wednesday. The miners were abducted on their way home after they had finished their mining business […]

Police Nabbed Man Who Threatened To Rape Atiku’s Wife And Bomb His Plane

Nigeria Police Force has paraded one Augustus Akpan, who had threatened to kidnap, rape and kill Atiku Abubakar’s wife and daughter if he fails to discard his presidential ambition. Augustus, aged 43, had also sent a message to the former vice president, threatening to blow his plane mid-air. The Police claimed to have retrieved a […]

Power Supply Declines At 3,761MW, Sector Loses N381bn

Nigeria’s power sector has struggled to sustain an average daily supply of 3,761 megawatts (MW) within the first nine months of 2018, according to a performance trend data obtained from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The power sector also lost N381 billion during the period under review as a result of […]

Delta Assembly Suspends Former Speaker Over Embezzlement

Delta State House of Assembly has slammed its former speaker, Monday Igbuya, with three months suspension over alleged financial embezzlement while in office. During plenary in May 2017, 22 out of the 29 members of the Delta State House of Assembly voted to impeach the speaker, Monday Igbuya and immediately replaced him with the member […]

Defunct Skye Bank Directors Under Investigation, Says NDIC

The  revocation of Skye Bank Plc licence by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the former chairman and another director of the defunct bank, Mr. Tunde Ayeni and Dr. Festus Fadeyi are currently under investigation. This is coming as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with other African […]

CBN Withdraws Licences Of 182 Financial Institutions

The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) has revoked the operational licences of 182 other financial institutions (OFIs) across the country. In a notice of revocation of licences of 182 OFIs obtained from its website, the apex banks lists the financial institutions to include 154 microfinance banks, 22 finance companies and six primary mortgage banks. Giving reasons […]

Ghana Government Shut Down Over 400 Businesses Owned By Nigerians

Over 400 businesses owned by Nigerians have been closed by authorities in Ghana, sparking a protest by owners who have issued a week ultimatum to the Nigerian government to resolve the surrounding the maltreatment of Nigerian business community in Ghana. Already, the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) have written a petition to President Buhari […]

Police Arrested 16yr Old Boy Over Illegal Possession Of Gun And Bungery.

The Pollo no. ice in Enugu State have arrested a 16-year-old  JSS-2 student in Udi Local Government Area, who allegedly specialised in house-breaking. SP Ebere Amaraizu, the Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu, said the teenager was nabbed on Sept. 24. Amaraizu said that the police tracked the suspect as […]

Peter Okoye Beats Davido to win his first award since Psquare disbanded

Peter Okoye defeats Davido to win his first award since Psquare disbanded (Photo) Information Nigeria 18 hours ago Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr P, a former member of Psquare, has won his first award as a solo artiste. The ‘Ebeano’ crooner was named best international male artiste at the 2018 edition of the International […]

Breaking News:NLC Embark Indefinite Strike Over Minimum Wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has declared an indefinite warning strike from Wednesday, to press the federal government to implement a new minimum wage for workers. Its sister labour group, the Trade Union Congress, had earlier on Tuesday announced that it would begin strike from the early hours of Thursday, following the federal government’s failure […]

Applicant Reported Dead At FRSC Recruitment Exercise In Kogi

male applicant in the ongoing recruitment exercise of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been reported dead in Kogi State. The applicant was said to have fainted yesterday after returning from a road walk embarked upon from the Chari Maigumeri Barracks to Zango; a suburb of Lokoja metropolis. It was further learnt that the […]

Housewife Arrested For Killing Stepdaughter With ‘Otapiapia'(Local Insecticide)

20year-old woman, Zulac Kabiru, has confessed to killing her eight-month-old stepdaughter, Rukaiya, to teach her co-wife how to respect “her superior” by giving her local insecticide, otapiapia, to drink. Zulac, who was arrested by the police in Niger State for alleged killing at Danauta village in Mariga Local Government Area, said she took the action […]

Kemi Olunloyo Revealed Why She Dislike Linda Ikeji

Even after once benefiting from billionaire celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji’s wealth, during her incarceration in Port-Harcourt, controversial blogger cum journalist,  Kemi Olunloyo, has finally opened up on why she dislikes the blogger who recently welcomed her first child in Atlanta. She made the revelation on twitter when a fan inquired to know why she is […]

Sen Kwankwaso Endorsed His In-law To Be Next Kano Governor

Sen Kwankwasoof the Kwankwasiyya political Movement has dismissed insinuations of nepotism over his choice of his relative Abba Kabiru Yusuf, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP governorship candidate saying, “he is not my direct son-in-law”. *Kwankwaso In an interview monitored on the BBC Hausa service on Tuesday, Kwankwaso explained that the selection was made to […]

81-yr-old Bill Cosby Bagged 10 Years Imprisonment For Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby, once popular for his comedy features, has been sentenced to up to ten years in prison for sexual assault. Judge Steven O’Neill of the Montgomery County Court of Common sentenced Bill Cosby, who had been out on bail to immediate imprisonment. According to BBC, Cosby, who was found guilty in April of three […]

Kassim Shettima, Governor Of Borno State,Dissolved State Executive Council .

Kassim Shettima, Governor of Borno State, has dissolved the state executive council. News of the dissolution was announced via a statement by Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, Secretary to the State Government, on Tuesday. It is not clear why exactly the council was dissolved, but the commissioners have been requested to hand over affairs of their […]

PDP Presidential Aspirant Atiku Visit Iyiola Omisore Ahead Osun Election Rerun

Atiku Abubakar, presidential aspirant and former Vice President, is the latest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bigwig to visit Iyiola Omisore, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (PDP), in furtherance of the opposition’s party charm offensive towards convincing their formal ally to work for them. Until May, Omisore was in the PDP, but he left after […]

Iyiola Omisore Denied To Work With PDP In Osun Election Rerun.

Iyiola Omisore, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election, has denied multiple claims by loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he has agreed to work for the party ahead of Thursday’s rerun. Omisore is no longer in the race, and in fact already conceded the election, having […]