Category: Law & Order

Melania Trump’s wooden Statue in Slovenia Set on Fire

The attack on statues of Confederate leaders and those with links to slavery hit the creative world, when a carved sculpture of the US’ first lady, Melania Trump...

Satan’s Temple threatens to sue a US state over flag

Plans to change the official flag for the American State of Mississipi will have to make a rather unorthodox consideration from a Satanic Temple. Following last...

Osinbajo Petitions Police IG, Wants online news publication Investigated over defamation

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, over allegations linking him to funds allegedly stolen by the...

So many NYPD cops are filing filing for retirement

The New York Police Department (NYPD) says it is grappling with a surge in retirement applications from its officers, after 179 officers filed for retirement in one week...

Governor Wike fires Permanent Secretary for attending burial (audio)

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sacked the Permanent Secretary For Establishment Mr Sunny Okere, for flouting the COVID 19 directives of the Rivers State...

Harvard and MIT are suing America’s Immigration over visa ruling for foreign students

Two US universities, Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit against Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...

Ibrahim Magu Replaced, as Mohammed Umar is Named EFCC Acting Chairman

reports reaching our news desk say Umar Mohammed has been appointed as the Acting Chairman of the anti-graft agency. Umar, who is a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is the...

I WANT THEM: Russian billionaire offers to buy two statues protesters want removed from US cities

Russian Businessman Andrey Filatov, has offered to buy two historical US statues which protesters touting Black Lives Matter want to be removed from public view....

Nigerian Government names alternative routes once 3rd mainland bridge is closed (audios)

The Federal and Lagos State Governments have released the itinerary and alternative routes for motorists ahead of the partial closure of the 3rd Mainland Bridge from the...

Nigeria Senate pass Sexual Harassment Bill but lawmakers focus on the females (audio)

Nigeria’s patriarchy system came to the fore again as its top lawmakers in Senate passed the Sexual Harassment Bill which sought to redress sexual harassment of...

Like India, US also aims to ban Chinese apps

Coming just two weeks after a political disaffection between India and China saw about 59 Chinese apps being banned in India, citing security reasons, it appears the...

Nigerians stranded in Canada return home Friday – High Commission

The Nigeria High Commission in Canada says it is set to evacuate Nigerian citizens, stranded in that country due to the COVID-19, back home. The mission in Ottawa,...

Senate President Speaks On Controversial NDE Recruitment Exercise by Nigerian Government

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has reacted to the face-off last week between the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Mr. Festus Keyamo and the Joint...

Nigerian Government to Shut Third Mainland Bridge for Six Months for repair works

The Federal Government is set to shut the Third Mainland Bridge for “six months” beginning from Friday, July 24. This was confirmed by the Federal Controller of...

You can no longer sing in churches in California

You can still attend church services physically in the US state of California, but guess what? You will not be allowed to sing. The state’s Department of Public...

Protesters knock down Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore and toss it into river

Protesters in Baltimore, near the U.S. capital Washington, pulled down a statue of explorer Christopher Columbus, dragged it to the city’s Inner Harbor and rolled it...

6 dead, 14 rescued, 1 still missing in Lagos illegal boat travel accident

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has confirmed that the death toll from a boat mishap near Ikorodu on Friday’s evening, has risen to six, while one victim...

Kemi Olunloyo causes drama and accuses Nigeria Police of extortion (video)

Residents of Badore in Ajah area of Lagos state witnessed an unexpected show, when infamous journalist and social commentator, Kemi Oluloyo confronted some police...

Lagos to arrest and charge face mask defaulters to court

The Lagos State Government says it will start charging face mask defaulters to court from next week, as the period of grace was over. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu who...

Lagos State announces gradual reopening of schools from August 3 only for specific classes

The Lagos State Government has announced that transition classes of Senior Secondary School three known as SS3, and Technical class Three are to resume for revision...

Akwa Ibom lifts ban on weddings and burials

The Akwa Ibom State government has lifted the ban on weddings and burials which was imposed in March following the outbreak of Coronavirus.  Residents of the state...

FAAN releases new guidelines for Post COVID-19 air travels

Following the approval that flight operations recommence gradually at the nation’s airports effective July 8, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has released...

Meek Mill Sued For Allegedly Stealing Lyrics For His Two Songs

American rapper and songwriter, Meek Mill has been dragged to court for allegedly jacking two songs from another artist and passing them off as his own. According...

Nigeria Government insist schools have not been authorized to reopen (audio)

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has clarified that only critical graduating classes in preparation for their examinations are to resume schools across the...

Johnny Depp’s Lawsuit Against ‘The Sun’ is Moving Forward

American actor, Johnny Depp‘s trial is going ahead. The 57-year-old actor’s trial, in which he is suing The Sun for an article alleging he was a “wife beater,”...

Akuapem Poloo To Be Probed By Ghanaian Police After Petition By Child Rights International

It seems like Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo is in more trouble than she bargained for following her controversial  nude photoshoot with her son to mark his 7th...

Statue of late Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie destroyed

It may have followed a pattern where the statues of perceived oppressors and colonialists are vandalized and/or taken down, but this stems from a different issue...

Nigeria’s fuel price reverts to N143 per litre

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. The...

Rayshard Brooks’ family left in dismay after shooter gets $500,000 bond

The family of Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old father who was fatally shot in a Wendy’s parking lot last month, has been left disappointed in their quest to seek...

Nigeria’s lawmakers Halt Planned Hike In Electricity Tariffs (audios)

The leadership of the national assembly has halted the proposed increment in electricity tariff by the national electricity regulatory commission and electricity...

Man beats girlfriend to death after she refused having sex with him (photos)

The police in Oyo state have arrested 26-year-old Shagbada Erigga pictured above for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Happiness Winifred, 30, for refusing to have sex...

Adult film star wanted by police after filming sex scene without face mask

A porn star is wanted by police after she filmed a sex scene on a bus without wearing a face mask. The actress, named in reports as Kaori Dominick, filmed the scene in...

Reddit and Twitch ban groups that support Donald Trump on their platforms

Looks like US President, Donald Trump will not be winning any battles to control social media, as two famous platforms have shutdown pages with ties to him. Weeks after...

India bans Chinese social media apps including TikTok and Weibo

In what looks like a resumption of hostilities, India has tactfully scrapped a whooping 59 social media apps that have links to China. In a statement, India’s Ministry...

Staff of Rivers State Government House to undertake compulsory COVID 19 test (audio)

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted that all staff of government house would be tested for COVID 19 The governor who  made this known at a function in Port...

Nigerians can now travel across states

The Nigerian Government will now allow inter-state movements across the country after over 3 months of a prohibition to curb the spread of covid-19. Dr Sani Aliyu,...

President Buhari Extends Phase Two Of Eased Lockdown

The Nigerian Government has extended the Phase Two of the eased lockdown by four weeks, but partially lifted the ban on interstate movement. Chairman of the Presidential...

NBA calls out Instagram comedian Lasisi for ‘misrepresenting’ lawyers in his skits

A representative of the Nigerian Bar Association has called out comedian Lasisi for ‘misrepresenting’ lawyers in his skits. Habeeb Lawal, the Assistant...

NYPD arrests man claiming to be ‘Jesus’ after nude brawl (Photos)

After days of looking the other way, cops moved in Saturday night to arrest a homeless man who calls himself “Son of God Lord Saviour Jesus Christ” and who had taken...

Pastor called out for allegedly impregnating 17-year-old girl and asking her to abort it

A Nigerian Pastor has been called out on social media after he allegedly impregnated a 17-year-old girl and asked her to abort the baby. The pastor was called out...

Police Offer £10000 Reward For Information On Alex Kareem Murder

The London Police is offering a £10000 reward for useful information regarding the murder of Alex Kareem, Khafi Kareem’s brother. Former Big Brother Naija housemate,...

Ogun State Government Bans Street Begging, Violators To Sweep Market And Wash Public Toilets For Two Weeks

Nigeria’s Ogun State government has warned street beggars to desist from the act of street begging or face punitive measures of sweeping market square for two...

President Trump Signs Order To Punish Vandalism Against Monuments (Video)

US President Donald Trump yesterday, signed an executive order pledging to enforce prosecution of protesters who vandalise public memorials, as he announced he was...

Stranded Nigerians in London save this date for next evacuation

Nigerians who are stranded in the United Kingdom get another chance to return to their motherland, after the Nigerian High Commission in London, the United Kingdom...

Osun State Government Threatens Fresh Lockdown

‌Osun State Government today said a fresh lockdown may be imposed in the state after 22 new cases were reported in 24 hours. A statement today quoted the State...

Italy Bans Use Of Overhead Lockers On Flights

Passengers travelling to or from Italy by air will no longer be able to use the overhead baggage lockers in planes after the Italian Civil Aviation Authority decided...

FAAN increases passengers’ service charge by 100 percent

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has concluded plans to increase Passenger Service Charge (PSC) by 100 percent. The new charge, effective from August 1,...

Akwa Ibom State Government Bans Street And Traffic Light Hawking

The Akwa Ibom State Police commissioner, CP Imohimi Edgal had threatened to arrest and prosecute parents or guardians who engage their wards in street hawking. He said...

Nigeria did not obtain land title certificate or building permit for demolished Ghana structure (audios)

What almost degenerated into a diplomatic row between Nigeria and Ghana was nipped in the bud by prompt apologies. But a new revelation has now shown Nigeria was at...

Lagos state police resume full implementation of community policing

The Lagos State Police Command has announced that it has commenced the full implementation of community policing in the state. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police,...