Taxify driver awaiting youth service loses sight to robbers

A graduate of Physics from the Kogi State University, Tomi Waziri, 27, has lost his eyesight to an armed robbery attack while in traffic in the Apongbon area of Lagos. Waziri, who was waiting for his call up letter from the National Youth Service Corps for the mandatory one year service, was said to have […]


Crisis rocks Senate over secret recruitment

Crisis is allegedly brewing in the Senate over the employment slots allocated to the lawmakers by some federal agencies. Some aggrieved senators have vowed to resist the sharing method allegedly adopted by the leadership of the Senate to allocate the slots. It was revealed that the agencies gave the legislators the slots through their leaders. […]


EFCC raids Osogbo night club, arrests 94 suspects, confiscates 19 cars

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, raided a nightclub in Osogbo, notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. The raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of mobile phones and other items. Popularly known as ‘Club Secret Underground’, […]


Budget 2020: I have cold because I’m working hard; Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold. He, however, attributed his ailment to his hard work as the President of the country. Buhari disclosed this while presenting the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja. Immediately after observing protocols and before presenting […]


Dealing with Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis

Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom. Kidnapping has remained the most virulent form of banditry in Nigeria. It has become the most pervasive and intractable violent crime […]

Two people were affirmed dead and six others injured in a fire mishap including an oil tanker at Bible College Bus-stop along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Thursday night. A Federal Road Safety Corps’ Assistant Corps Commander in Ota, Ganiyu Akeem, made it known that 17 vehicles were additionally burnt in the accident that occurred around 11.55 […]

Ahead of tomorrow’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, the Police Command has warned politicians and their followers to respect the peace accord signed by participants in the election. It said it had deployed no fewer than 31,000 policemen for the poll in the state. While assuring the people of the area of its readiness to […]

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, commenced hearing on the suit challenging whether Gov. Yahaya Bello is fit to contest in the November 16 Kogi Governorship election. The presiding judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, however, stood down the case for 30 minutes in order to study a motion filed by Gov. Bello, who is seeking […]

Two individuals have been affirmed dead after a petrol tanker exploded at the old toll gate of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, around Sango, Ogun State. It was gathered that the fire started around 12.05 a.m. The representative for the state fire administration, Muinat Adeleke-Ashimi, who represented the acting Director, Margaret Adeseye, said two bodies — a male […]

None of the about 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria paraded by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is present at the Supreme Court where the reasons for the dismissal of their appeal challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election is set to be delivered on Friday. None of […]

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