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Blessing, who was said to have cut off the woman’s neck, said she killed her mother with a cutlass after a Pastor said her mother was a witch.
A 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Niger state.
Nigeria on Friday recorded 113 new COVID-19 cases in 10 states, thus continuing a steady run of low infections figures.
A total of 126 Nigerians across 14 states have been sentenced to various jail terms for offences bordering on drug trafficking between January and February 2021.
Ondo State government, yesterday, directed principals and heads of public secondary schools across the state to refund to parents and guardians the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, fees paid for the 2021 West African Secondary Schools Certificate.
One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, said yesterday that herders are facing many challenges from hostile host communities, including vigilante groups and other criminal elements who rustle cows in the country.
Thirty new cases of Lassa fever were recorded in seven states in one week, according to the latest report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
As part of efforts to mark the World Water Day, the federal government yesterday inaugurated some water projects and multi-purpose dams in Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo States.
Ondo State will not be part of the sovereign Yoruba State being agitated for by some groups, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu declared in Monday in Akure.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon Mustapha Shehuri, on Friday, maintained that agricultural research institutes and extension services remain Federal Government’s priority in enhancing food production, nutrition, profitability, and security.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze and thunderstorms from Friday to Sunday.
Two health care workers are among Nigeria's latest detected cases of Lassa fever, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has called on government to remove taxation on sanitary pads and engage in its local production to make it less expensive.
As the November 6, 2021 Anambra State governorship elections draws near, about 23 political parties Thursday, stormed the headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja, to submit letters of notice for the conduct of the governorship primaries.
Prominent Yoruba leaders, including the Aare-Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday, vowed not to cede any land in the South- West for cattle ranching.
Five more suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunri, 58-year-old daughter of the national leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, have been arrested by the police.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.
Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
The Edo State government has shut down the Main Organising Committee (MOC) office of the National Sports Festival at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin...
Female tennis World Number One player, Ashleigh Barty, on Friday, became the latest casualty in a tournament full of surprises, when she was defeated by Spaniard Paula Badosa, ranked 71st in the world after their quarter-final match ended 6-4 6-3 in Badosa’s favour. The victory carried the Spaniard through to the biggest semifinal of her career.
Nollywood actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington has related a heart-wrenching experience of how she suffered a miscarriage when she was pregnant with twins.
Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who was found dead in 2018, was strangled in his home in southwest London by an unidentified person, a British coroner has ruled, the BBC reported.
Executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, has charged staff of the commission to adhere to the virtues of courage, integrity and professionalism, which are the core values of the commission, in tackling economic and financial crimes.