Category: News

Militants’ invasion: Security beefed up in Ogun communities

Following militants’ invasion of Imushin, Elepete, Ita-Oluwo and other communities in Ogun State, security has been beefed up in the general area. This is just as the...

Aregbesola denies ordering use of Hijab in schools

  The governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has denied ordering use of Hijab by female Muslim students in the state public schools. Speaking at a public...

Senate queries CBN, others over N120bn bailout for aviation sector

ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on its roles in the alleged mismanagement of N120 billion released to the aviation sector out of...

FG clears 12 months of arrears owed pensioners

The Federal Government has cleared 12 months arrears out of the backlog of

Nine die in Lagos crash, mob burns truck

Tragedy struck at the University of Lagos Waterfront end of the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State, on Wednesday after a Mazda bus with number plate, AKD 292 XL, rammed...

EFCC grills Sheriff for seven hours over Diezani bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday grilled the embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, from 10am to about 5.30pm. It...

Saraki misquoted CCT chairman to frustrate trial – FG

The Federal Government has opposed a fresh application by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, seeking the disqualification of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct...

Poverty led me to kidnapping – Kingpin

The alleged mastermind of last March’s abduction of three Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary school students said on Wednesday that poverty drove him into the crime....

CAN cries out over killing of Christians in North

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Wednesday, raised the alarm over incessant killings and persecution of Christians in the northern part of the country. It...

RCCG security guard impersonates Adeboye to steal N.6m

AWOBOLA Babatunde, a security man with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has been arrested and charged to court for trying to impersonate the General Overseer...