Jos: Two police officers dismissed for selling ammunition

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed two of its Officers serving at its Divisional Office in Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, for allegedly selling some ammunition to the public among various… Continue reading

Gov Dickson threatens to deal with parents who promote cultism

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has threatened to deal with parents who promote cultism and violence through their children in the state, saying irresponsible parents would be dealt with in accordance with… Continue reading

PDP faults Tinubu for barring intending contestants

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the alleged attempt by the leader of opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to bar some persons from contesting the Ekiti State governorship… Continue reading

Military: 100 gunmen killed in central Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria — A military spokesman says soldiers killed more than 100 gunmen blamed for ethno-religious clashes started by cattle rustling in central Nigeria. Maj. Gen. Henry Ayoola said the military went on the… Continue reading

Abia urges Imo to rescind quit order on transport firm

ABIA State has pleaded with its Imo State counterpart to consider rescinding its order for the cessation of the operations of Abia Line Network Transport Company at its current base along Wetheral Road… Continue reading

Tukur trouble deepens, as PDP members ask court to stop convention

No respite yet for National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Bamanga Tukur, as three members of the party have asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop him from… Continue reading

Robbery gang’s informant house for demolition

Police authorities in Nigeria’s Delta state said they would demolish the home of a man accused of being an ‘informant’ to a robbery gang. The State Commissioner for Police, Ikechukwu Aduba who made… Continue reading

Lagos Assembly proposes 3-yr jail term for Omo-onile, Ajagungbale

HARD time awaits those called Omo-onile and Ajagungbale,  as the Lagos State House of  Assembly has proposed three-year jail term for any person or group of persons, who engage in forcible entry and… Continue reading

Boko Haram gets Nollywood treatment as Nigerian films imitate life

Industry insiders say there is a growing trend for Nigerian films that take on controversial topics in current affair. It’s a tried and tested formula for smash-hit Hollywood cinema: terrorists plotting mass destruction only to… Continue reading

Senators In Open Confrontation Over Zamfara Arms Procurement

Just smarting from a hot debate on the contentious State of the Nation Address Bill, two senators; Kabir Garba Marafa (ANPP, Zamfara) and Senator Paulinus Igwe (PDP,Ebonyi) nearly engaged themselves in free for… Continue reading

Court Acquits Ex-Minister Of N43million fraud

A federal High Court in Abuja has   acquitted and discharged former Minister of Works, Mr Hassan Lawal and a former bank official, Adesanya Adewale from the eight count charge bothering on conspiracy and… Continue reading

Ondo Re-arrests More Escaped Prisoners

Four more fleeing prison inmates have been arrested at their hideout in the Okitipupa area of Ondo state. With this arrest, a total of 58 out of the 175 convicts who escaped from… Continue reading

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

The Time Is Now For Nigerians In The Diaspora To Invest Back Home – Nigerian Investment summit in London

Nigerian Government Officials Call For Diasporans To Invest In Nigeria The first annual Nigerian Investment Summit which took place from the 28th to the 29th June in Central London’s NorthumberlandHotel encouraged the celebration of Nigerians in the diaspora.… 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

Nigerians in China to meet Jonathan, want consular office in Guangzhou

AHEAD of President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to China next week, Nigerians in China have planned to meet the visiting President on the need for consular office in the Guangzhou province. The Nigerians resident… Continue reading

Nigeria, China sign Defence, Trade, Economic Cooperation agreements

Existing bilateral relations between Nigeria and China will receive a significant boost next week with the signing of at least four major agreements between the two countries when President Goodluck Jonathan leads a… Continue reading