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Pastor commits suicide in Kaduna

A 40-year-old cleric, Samuel Hamza, has committed suicide at Ungwar Romi area in the Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital.

Three feared killed in fresh herdsmen attacks in Delta

No fewer than three persons have been feared killed in Okpanam Community near Asaba in the wake of fresh attacks orchestrated by Fulani Herdsmen.

Man remanded in prison for killing uncle in Katsina

A middle-aged man, Murtala Abdullahi, has been remanded in prison custody for stabbing his 50-year-old uncle to death in Katsina State.

Police arrest notorious highway robbers in Ogun

Four members of a highway robbery gang at Odogbolu junction along Sagamu–Ijebu-Ode Epressway have been arrested by the Ogun State Police command.

Trader attempts suicide over confiscated N5,000 goods

An unidentified middle-aged trader on Friday attempted to commit suicide by lying in front of the rare tyre of a truck to prevent authorities of the Cross River State Ministry of Environment from confiscating her goods worth N5, 000.

Employees arrested for selling six company trucks for N20m

Two employees of a Chinese company in Ibadan have been arrested for stealing six trucks from the company and selling them in Kaduna for N20m.

Seven-year old boy dies after mum allegedly pours hot water on him for losing...

A woman has been accused of killing her seven-year-old son by pouring hot water on him over a missing N200.

Police confirm killing of four in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the killing of four people at Kamale village in Michika Local Government Area of the state.

Akwa Ibom court sentences fraudster to 8 years imprisonment

A High Court, sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has sentenced one Wayo Samuel to eight years imprisonment for fraud.

Four killed in auto crash along Makurdi-Gboko road

Four persons were reported killed in an auto crash along Makurdi/Gboko highway on Friday.

Petrol scarcity: Transport fare increases in Kano

It is no longer news that petrol is scarce in Kano metropolis, what is now news is that commercial tricycle operators on Friday increased their fares by about 70 per cent.

Security guard in court for stealing hostel mattresses

A Security guard attached to a Model College in Ojo, Lagos, and two others were on Friday arraigned in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing five mattresses.

Two labourers sentenced to six months imprisonment for stealing yam

A Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada in Nasarawa State, on Friday sentenced two labourers to six months imprisonment each for stealing 50 tubers of yam.

NSCDC assures Plateau residents of safety during festive period

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Plateau State, Mr Solomon Olasupo (JP), has assured the residents of the state of safety during festive period.

Police nab syndicate forging Cardinal Onaiyekan’s signature to obtain pilgrims’ visas

The police in Lagos have apprehended five members of a syndicate which allegedly specialised in the forgery of documents for visas.

Police arrest man for killing own child in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested one Andrew Koku, a resident of Ayedere in the Obada area of Abeokuta, for allegedly killing his six-month-old baby, Precious Koku.

Lagos Assembly probes demolition of 70-year-old man’s houses

The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Physical Planning and Urban Development has commenced investigations into the demolition of two houses on Ishola Street, Makoko, Yaba, Lagos State, owned by a 70-year-old man, Olu Bakare.

Police arraign bizman for allegedly issuing dud cheque

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force, on Thursday, arraigned one Abiodun Adisa, the Managing Director of Picket Suites and Services Limited, before a Federal High Court, Lagos State, for issuing dud cheque of total value of N130 million.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.