Category: Metro

Two vehicle ‘brainbox’ thieves apprehended in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has captured two suspects, who spend significant time in vandalizing vehicles and taking their Engine Control Units (prominently called...

Ekiti Students Urge Fayemi to Stop Unlawful Arrest at EKSU

The Federation of Ekiti State Students Union (FESSU), of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has urged the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, to urgently beef up...

23 Nigerians face death in Saudi Arabia

Twenty three (23) Nigerians convicted for possessing narcotic and psychotropic substances in Saudi Arabia will be executed soon. The laws of Saudi Arabia states that...

Gunmen shoot union leader of Benue state students

Spokesperson for the Benue State Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene, said has confirmed that the President of the National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS),...

Man loses wife to pastor who presided over his wedding

Man finds ring worth £10,000 buried in field

A metal detectorist dug up a rare gold ring and kept it in his garage for 40 years only to discover it was medieval treasure worth up to £10,000. Tom Clark, 81, first...

Want to report any unruly police officer in Enugu? Here are 21 numbers to call

The Police Command in Enugu State has made public 21 phone numbers of its top officers for direct complaints of unprofessional conducts among its personnel by the...

Just in: Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

Agents of the Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday affirmed the kidnapping of five people by unidentified shooters at Danbushiya Village in Malali, Kaduna North Area...

6,828 ‘Primary 1’ Teachers Trained By Kaduna Govt

Kaduna State Government said on Saturday that it would prepare 6,828 Primary One instructors on the best way to improve education and numeracy among students in open...

‘Missing’ daughter of former governor’s aide actually went to visit her boyfriend

The Enugu state Police command has found the ‘missing’ daughter of Mr. Frank Anioma, a former aide to ex-Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani. Kosisochukwu Anioma,...

Nigerian Gets 46 Months Jail Term For $8M Fraud In US

According to the US Department of Justice, Fatunmbi was found guilty of a Durable Medical Equipment scheme in which more than $8m was fraudulently billed to medicare for...

Flood Submerges Yola Metropolis

The Adamawa State capital, Yola, was totally submerged as cars were seen skimming and a great many houses and properties wrecked and submerged by the flood which was...

Was the EFCC trying to be funny?

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency received a lot of flak, after a tweet it sent – in what seemed an attempt – to dissuade Nigerians from engaging in...

Prince Ogunoye installed as 33rd Olowo of Owo

Prince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye has been enthroned as the 33rd Olowo of Owo Kingdom after an elaborate installation rites. Speaking to newsmen, Chief Olanrewaju...

Security guard held for raping 13-year-old girl

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has ordered that a 60-year old security guard, Tirimisiyu Oladeji, who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl be remanded in prison...

Ebonyi State says no more fees or levies in schools

Ebonyi State has announce a halt in collection of unapproved fees and levies in all public and private primary and secondary schools in the state. The state’s...

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Man docked over alleged N4.3m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Office, Thursday summoned one Sadiq Ibrahim over supposed break of trust. He was hauled before a Kano...

Buhari Unveils CBN ‘Centre Of Excellence’ In Zaria

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a “Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Centre of Excellence” at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria . Buhari, while...

Security Guard gets permanent job after returning $10,000

A security guard deployed to Ecobank Wuse zone four, William Okogbue, was yesterday offered a permanent job and other benefits for returning a misplaced sum of $10,000...

Niger Delta community demands payment of outstanding N6.9bn from Shell

The indigenes of Opolo community of Bayelsa are demanding the payment of outstanding N6.9bn from Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) being amount of unpaid...