Category: News

Couple, two others arrested for alleged possession of human skull in Ogun

The Ogun police command said it had arrested four persons for allegedly being in possession of human skull.  Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi,  the State Police Public...

NNPC boss hails labour for suspending planned strike

Mr Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest...

Makinde makes case for gemstone market in Oyo

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has urged the Federal Government to site the hub of the nation’s gemstone market in the state, to boost the mining industry. The...

Kingmakers seek restraint over anti-Oluwo calls

Twelve kingmakers in Iwo community have prayed the Osun State High Court to restrain the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdurasheed Adewale Akanbi, from removing and replacing them...

Army raids bandits as Boko Haram fighters, families surrender

Several suspected bandits have been arrested as Army troops continued clearance operations in Katsina and other Northwest states. Bandits’ camps were destroyed in the...

Three Lagos cops returning from Edo election die in crash

Three policemen have lost their lives in a crash that occurred on the Benin-Ore Expressway in Ondo State while returning from a national assignment in Edo State. PUNCH...

Artisan dies from Customs’ stray bullet in Ogun

A middle-aged man, Idowu Moses, who was hit by stray bullets fired by men of the Nigerian Customs Service in Oja-Odan in the Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun...

Present cracks may lead to Nigeria’s breakup, Osinbajo warns

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria may break up if efforts are not made to address the cracks. He said efforts to mend the crack may be opposed,...

Buhari submits PIB to National Assembly, scraps NNPC, PPPRA in new bill

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has transmitted the much awaited Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 to the National Assembly and has proposed the...

Labour suspends planned strike as FG reverses electricity tariff hike

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have suspended the strike scheduled to commence today (Monday). This followed an agreement reached with the...