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Nigeria secures landmark victory in bid to overturn P&ID judgement

Nigeria has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and...

Attempted homicide: Court remands Sulaimon

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a 21-year-old unemployed man, Sulaimon Olalekan, who allegedly stabbed a woman to rob her,...

Protest shuts down economic activities in Osogbo over electricity tariff, fuel hike

Members of the Coalition for Civil Societies in Osun State Friday morning protested against the hike in electricity tariff and petrol price. The protesters took...

Edo 2020 poll: Police reassure residents on adequate security

The Police Command in Edo has assured residents on adequate security ahead of Sept. 19, Governorship Poll in the state. Mr Johnson Kokumo, the state...

Supreme Court upholds Gov Yahaya Bello’s victory

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Wada and his party against the...

Court reminds Pastor who pleads guilty to defilement of two sisters

A 48-year-old pastor, Nduka Anyanwu, on Wednesday, pleaded guilty to defiling and impregnating two teenage sisters, before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Anyanwu...

Police arrest ‘immigration officer’, three others with 3 trailer of rustled cows

The Katsina State Police Command at the Öweekend arrested one Abubakar Shafiu who claimed to be an immigration officer, alongside three other civilians with...

Apo Akpanjiya: Lawmaker condemns demolition of FCT community

Mr Micah Jiba, the lawmaker representing AMAC/Bwari Federal Constituency, has kicked against the demolition of an FCT community, Akpanjiya, by the Federal Capital Development...

FCTA demolishes 134 houses in Apo community

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Saturday demolished 134 houses in the Apo Akpmajenya indigenous community, to pave way for the construction of a...

Badaru, Nasir El-Rufai blame past leaders, clerics for banditry

•‘Why Southern Kaduna killings persist’ Jigawa State Governor  Abubakar Badaru and his Kaduna State counterpart, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday blamed the rising insecurity in parts...

Gov. Umahi rejects Ebonyi’s transfer to Police Zone 13 Division

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has rejected the transfer of the state from the Nigeria Police Force Zone 9 Division, Umuahia, Abia to the...

Jibrin Aliyu: Father of chained Kebbi boy charged for cruelty – Police

Aliyu Umaru, who chained his 12-year-old son, Jibrin, for two years in Kebbi has been charged for cruelty. Kebbi Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP...
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What the papers say – September 19

FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi THE tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called...

Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...