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The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the prosecution of only Yoruba suspects in respect of the recent clash between the Yoruba and Hausa in Shasa market of Ibadan in Oyo State.
In what appears to be giving tacit support, Ondo State’s Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has described popular Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemi alias “Sunday Igboho,” as a Child of Circumstance.
Top shots of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend hailed the ongoing membership revalidation and registration of the party, saying the ownership of the party is being transferred to the masses.
The Ebonyi Police Command says it will investigate and arrest those suspected to be behind the fire that destroyed herders’ houses in Oshibo community in Ebonyi Local Government Area.
The Inspector General of Police, IG Mohammed Adamu, yesterday vowed that the police would arrest the arsonists involved in the inferno that razed the house of Chief Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State last Tuesday.
Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has estimated the damage and loss suffered in the early Tuesday morning fire at his residence at Soka, Ibadan, at N50million.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused the opposition National Democratic Party (NDC) of the recent fires that destroyed some markets across the country.
Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Fatai Ismai, 23, aka small, a notorious armed robber, who has been terrorising residents of Langbasa Area, Ajah, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Acting on intelligence reports, a team of police officers and soldiers stormed the Lekki toll gate on the morning of Monday, December 7, 2020 to dispel #EndSARS protesters.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted social media reports that he said “Nigeria is at the mercy of Boko Haram.”
The group, which draws its membership from Lagos indigenous youths in five divisional areas such as Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos Island and Epe, accused successive governments in Nigeria and Lagos State of marginalising and alienating Lagos State indigenes deliberately.
In addition, the Minister noted that pictures of persons, including some celebrities, who were supposedly killed at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers, were circulated widely on the social media, only for those persons to refute such claims or for the discerning to disprove such posts.
Unknown hoodlums in the early hours of Thursday, burnt down parts of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Headquarters in Abia State.
Ikere community in Ekiti State has resolved to rebuild and equip burnt police stations in Ikere-Ekiti Local Government Area of the state.
A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for Good Governance has urged security agencies to remain focused toward ridding Nigeria of all unpatriotic elements.
The Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN), a body of journalists covering the security beat nationwide, has commiserated with the Inspector-General of Police Mr Mohammed Adamu, the entire Nigeria Police Force and Nigerians on their loss during the EndSARS protest.
The suspects, who had been in military and police detention after they were arrested in different parts of Jos and the Bukuru metropolis between Saturday and Sunday, were moved to the Bassa Local Government Area on Wednesday for arraignment.
Police authorities in Ondo state have said that two police sergeants and one civilian were murdered during the #EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums across the state last week.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
A group in the South West People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has rejected the choice of Senator Dino Melaye as Chairman of the Congress Screening Committee.
Muslim communities have been called upon to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray fervently against the challenges of insecurity as well as for unity and progress of the state and the nation as a whole.
Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc, a leading integrated market infrastructure in Africa, has launched of its new corporate brand identity and website today, 13 April 2021.
A veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Bruno Iwuoha, has passed on.
A White House order issued Thursday morning directs the US government to expel ten diplomats and place a range of new sanctions on Russian individuals and assets in response to the SolarWinds hack. The order also places significant new restrictions on Russia’s sovereign debt, which will make it more difficult for the country’s government to raise money and support its currency.