Category Archive: Others

Court Grants N250Million Bail To Alleged Cop Killer Of Subsidy Protester

A Lagos High Court has granted bail to a Divisional Police Officer, Segun Fabunmi, who was dismissed over the shooting of Adedamola Daramola, during the January 2012 fuel subsidy protests in Lagos. The… Continue reading

Fake Naira Note At ATM; Reps Probes

Representatives has mandated its Committee on Banking & Currency to investigate cases of fake naira notes reportedly being dispensed by some Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in the country. The house said that the… Continue reading

Police Officer Threatens To ‘Rough Handle’, ‘Gun Down’ Man At Lagos Airport

A police officer attached to Harry Akande, owner of AIC Limited on Tuesday threatened to ‘gun down’ an official of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport… Continue reading

Queries over N3bn expenditure: Reps insist on NSC DG’s physical appearance

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Wednesday summoned the Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye over the  several auditor queries raised against the Commission by… Continue reading

Police brutalise NUJ chairman in Makurdi

Chairman, Benue State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Atsaka, was, on Wednesday, brutalised by  security men attached to the Government House. Atsaka was at the Government House on… Continue reading

Civilian JTF, Boko Haram Engage in Gun Duel

Members of  the Civilian JTF, a vigilante group in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, and those of the outlawed Boko Haram sect, Wednesday  clashed, resulting in the death of unspecified number of people.… Continue reading

Controversial wedding: Deeper Life suspends John Kumuyi

As condemnation continues to greet the recent controversial wedding of John Kumuyi, the second son of the General-Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, the church has finally suspended the groom.… Continue reading

Real Reasons Tope Alabi, Prophet Ajanaku Parted Ways

It’s no longer news that the father-daughter relationship between popular female gospel singer, Tope Alabi and her spiritual father, Prophet Ireti Ajanaku of Christ Victory Chapel International, Ayobo, Lagos has gone sour over… Continue reading

EFCC arrests woman over fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested one Mrs. Ekaete Ime Sam for alleged criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, forgery and obtaining money by false pretence. Ekaete is alleged to have collected N830, 000… Continue reading

Politics divide Christians, Muslims in Gwoza- [Nigerian Tribune]

IT took the intervention of the Borno State deputy governor, Zannah Mustapha to avert the clash between Christians and Muslims living in Barawa town of Gwoza Local Government council of Borno State. Nigerian… Continue reading

Less than 20% of teachers in northern Nigeria are qualified -Official

Director General (DG) of the National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna, Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu said Wednesday said that less than 20 percent of teachers in the northern Nigeria are qualified to teach while… Continue reading

Why Unilorin will not join ASUU strike – Chairman

CHAIRMAN, Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin chapter, Professor Wahab Egbewole, has said his members will not join the ongoing nationwide strike, because the national headquarters of the union… Continue reading

Suswam’s security aide assaults journalist

A POLICE officer attached to the Government House Gate, Makurdi, simply identified as Gbenga, yesterday assaulted the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue State Council, Chris Atsaka. Gbenga publicly flogged Atsaka with… Continue reading

ACN chieftain flays Obasanjo for not condoling with Tinubu over mother’s death

A chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Ayo Akande, has flayed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for failing to condole with National Leader of the ACN, Bola Tinubu, over the death of… Continue reading

Maid Steals Employer’s N40m Jewellery For Fraudsters

A 23-year old housemaid, Rita Emmanuel, has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly stealing her employer’s jewellery valued at N40 million on Victoria Island, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria. Rita, an indigene… Continue reading

Akure prison break: Health workers protest soldier attack on a senior nurse

Pandemonium broke today in Akure, the Ondo State Capital following a protest staged by the health workers of the State Specialist Hospital over alleged attack on a senior nurse by a soldier. The… Continue reading

Pension scam: Ex-pension director to remain in prison indefinitely

A former Director of Pension in  the office of the Head of Service, Sani Shuaibu Teidi, who is standing trial before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will have to remain in… Continue reading

Obi donates N733m to Anambra mission schools

Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State on Monday gave out N733m to Catholic and Anglican churches to run their schools in the state. He said the money was for the rehabilitation of primary schools taken… Continue reading

Jailbreak: 54 Prison Inmates Rearrested In Akure

  Out of the 175 prison inmates who escaped during a jailbreak from the Olokuta Medium Security Prison in Akure, the Ondo state capital in the early hours of Sunday, no fewer than… Continue reading

ASUU embarks on indefinite strike nationwide

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on an indefinite strike following the failure of the federal government to implement part of the 2009 agreement reached by the two parties. The… Continue reading