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The Forty-seven-year-old grandmother, Tope Akinola, who was recently arrested by the Ogun state police command for poisoning her your two-day-old granddaughter in Ogun state has revealed that she didn’t know it was against the law to kill the two-day-old granddaughter. She further revealed that she did it out of poverty and not because she didn’t like the baby’s father.
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Thursday caused upset in Bayelsa State ahead of the Saturday governorship election following its judgement nullifying the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Chief David Lyon as the party’s candidate.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has reflected on the hardship his family faced while growing up but is happy the era has become history.
A breakdown of the deaths include a father and son in Edati; three primary school pupils in Gurara; three children in Yuna village in Borgu; one child in Kontagora and seven-year-old Khadijat Adamu Aliyu in Fadikpe in Chachanga local government area of the state.
A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1m (1.3m euros, $1.4m) after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
In the film “12 Angry Men,” a teen defendant is found not guilty of killing his father because the jurors cannot reach a unanimous decision. In reality, a split jury is enough in some US states.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has said the biggest challenge facing Nigeria’s economy is unemployment.
A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.
The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.
An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, dissolved a 13-year marriage between Mr Monday Adiri, and his wife, Dominica, on the grounds that she called him an impotent man.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State is set to intervene in the disagreement between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress.
Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, and a leader of the Peoples Redemption Party, (PRP) Balarabe Musa, has described Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, as separatist organizations
A businessman, Mr Wahab Lukmon, on Thursday prayed an Egbe-Idumu Customary Court to grant his wife, Olabisi’s request for divorce because she wants him dead.
Dejan Lovren has been ruled out of Liverpool’s trip to the Club World Cup, but Georginio Wijnaldum will travel with the Reds squad for the tournament in Qatar.
Turkish Airline has pledged to commence immediately the freighting of all left over passengers’ baggage in Turkey to Nigeria.
Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would hold the last edition of the Transparency briefing in January 2020.
Former Super Eagles forward Osaze Peter Odemwingie has shifted his focus away from football to get certified as a golf instructor.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance threshold in the Order for July to September 2019.
The duo of Sdjo Ismael of Cross Rivers State and Rose Akusho of Plateau State have emerged the champions in the male and female category of the first edition of the Ikogosi 10 km race which took place on Saturday in Ekiti State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday says that the Kano Zonal office has seized over N643,942 million in 2019.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on Monday said that about nine communities were affected by the power outage resulting from vandalism of Enugwu-Ukwu 33KV line.
The 1989 Alumni of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo in Lagos has awarded scholarship to 40 students of the school worth N9million.
The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.