Category: LOCAL NEWS

Ailing actor, Clem Ohameze weeps profusely as he receives N8m from popular prophet

    Popular Nollywood Thespian, Clem Ohameze was on Sunday left in uncontrollable tears as he was gifted the sum of N8 million from prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin....

Lawyers fault Keyamo over comments on EndSARs panel

    Some Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Monday faulted the position of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, on the #EndSARs panel...

Omicron variant: Travel bans loom as Canada detects Nigeria-linked cases

    Medical experts on Monday warned that Nigeria risked travel bans with Canada’s detection of Omicron variant of COVID-19 in two travellers from Nigeria....

We’re not against restructuring, our demand is Biafra, referendum – IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra has said it is not against restructuring of Nigeria. The Media and Publicity Secretary of the secessionist group, Emma...

Electoral Act Amendments: Buhari writes INEC, seeks advice on direct primaries, others

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written a letter to the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmoud...

Policeman breaks Lagos trader’s leg for querying nephew’s arrest

    A trader, Esther Eyo, has demanded justice after suffering multiple fractures in her ankle when men of the Lagos State Police Command allegedly brutalised...

400-level female student dies of chest pain, varsity mourns

    The management of Bayero University, Kano, has expressed shock over the death of a 400-level student of the Faculty of Education, Binta Isa. The Deputy...

Plea Bargain: Court jails school leaver 7 years for housebreaking

    A Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square on Monday sentenced a 26-year-old man, Solomon Oweicho, to seven years’ imprisonment for...

Police rescue soldier, 15 others abducted by Boko Haram

    A team of policemen patrolling  Maiduguri-Damaturu road, on Monday prevented the abduction of a soldier and 15 travellers by insurgents.   The...

Father, grandfather arrested for allegedly raping 13-yr-old daughter in Osun

    Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, says it has arrested two persons, a father and a grandfather, for allegedly raping their...

UPDATE: Two killed as armed robbers attack Bank in Ekiti

    There was palpable tension in Aramoko-Ekiti, Ekiti West Local Government area of Ekiti State yesterday, as a policeman and a Special Marshall of the...

APC crisis gets messier as faction nullifies Buni’s chairmanship

    The crisis of leadership in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) took a turn for the worse on Monday following the purported disbandment of the...

Protecting Osun Food Support from Piracy (II) – Isaac Olusesi

  ….as Oyetola marks 3years in office     The state food support market outruns were not anything mental wreck, not one continuum of nothingness...

Two police personnel missing as suspected gunmen attack Lawmaker

    Suspected gunmen have attacked Mr Chinedu Awo, Lawmaker, representing Ohaukwu North constituency in Ebonyi State House of Assembly. Confirming the...

Police open application portal, exempt pregnant women, amputees, from 2021 recruitment

    The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said pregnant women, amputees, and those with bent legs are exempted from participation in its 2021 recruitment...

Chaos in Benin as bus drivers withdraw services

    There was chaos in several parts of Benin City, Monday, as bus drivers mostly those driving mini-buses withdrew their services from the roads over alleged...

Why travel ban won’t work — WHO, NIDS, NMA

    Infectious disease experts yesterday disagreed with the banning of flights from Southern African countries, stating that such a move would be...

UPDATE: Assembly member dies after leg operation

    A member of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Henry Longs, is dead. Nationnewslead assembled that Longs, who represented Pankshin South State...

Tension as hoodlum rapes Alvan Ikoku College student

    Fear has enveloped female students of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, over the rape of a student of the institution. A student...

Security strengthened in Southwest over terror alert

    Security has been beefed up in border communities across the Southwest states, following an alleged plot by suspected terrorists to attack military...

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