Tragedy hit the Umuachi-Ogo community of Ndokwa-East Local Government Area, Delta State, on Wednesday, when the traditional ruler of the community, HRM Onotuku Joseph Onyemali, committed suicide.
Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command on Thursday foiled what could have been a major bank robbery in the state, with three suspects arrested in the operation.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh vowed to stay in power when his mandate ends in January, defying calls from West African leaders to hand over to the winner of a Dec. 1 election.
The Nigerian military yesterday said it has commenced the construction of roads into the Sambisa and Alagarno havens of the Boko Haram insurgents. The military also revealed that over 80 per cent of Sambisa forest has been captured from the insurgents as it insisted that the counter-insurgency war in the North-east is near it’s end.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday requested state governors to pay as outstanding workers’ entitlements, at least 25 percent of the refunds made to them from excess deductions for external debt service.
The State Security Service, SSS, has accused the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of working with an aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki to destabilise the Federal Capital Territory during yuletide with a view to casting federal authorities in bad light.
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s entourage was attacked by angry protesters in Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area yesterday December 20th.
Video: Watch as a police officer was battered mercilessily with his riffle snatched by angry truck drivers
This video has gone viral on social media. It displays an unidentified police officer being beaten up by angry truck drivers and his rifle snatched form him. The scene location is yet unknown.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the current hardship is not the making of the present administration, but restates commitment to end the hardship.
The minister spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the Special Town Hall Meeting for youth held at the presidential villa.
The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice’’ with no date of manufacture.
The suspect was paraded at the Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Tuesday by the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu.
The Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Adeleye Oyebade, has said the State Police command will provide adequate security across the seventeen local government areas of the State to ensure a smooth conduct of the local government election today.
The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice” with no date of manufacture. The Customs Area Controller of F.O.U. Comptroller Mohammed Haruna, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the commodity was stored for distribution as Yuletide gifts for the public.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened a nationwide strike in May 1,2017 if the Federal Government does not begin implementation of the N56,000 new national minimum wage it proposed or even set up a committee to that effect. This was made in a statement by Congress’ President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba on during a meeting in Abuja.
A Facebook user whose brother died of snake bite in a village in Benue State posted these photos of two old men tied up like animals.