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Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.

Tanzania lays to rest dozens killed in fuel tanker blast

Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops arrest five bandits in Katsina

The Nigerian Army said that troops have arrested five bandits/kidnappers who have been terrorising villagers in Katsina state.

Cook jailed for stealing from ex-employer with knife

A 26-year old cook has been sentenced to four years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing the sum of N231,000 from his former place of work, The Place Restaurant, located at Lekki Phase I, Lagos, armed with a knife after he was sacked for wrongdoing and escaping from lawful custody at the Igbosere Magistrate Court.

Irate youths set NDLEA office ablaze in Jigawa

Irate youths have set ablaze the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) office at Kazaure Local Government area in Jigawa State, injuring on personnel in the process.

Family of five, others killed in accident

A man, his wife, two children and sister are among the 13 persons killed in a motor accident which occurred on Sunday in Bauchi-Gombe road.

Hoodlums attack KEDCO personnel in Kano

Hoodlums believed to be residents of Sharadan Mallam in Kano metropolis on Wednesday attacked a disconnection and revenue collection team of Kano Electricity Distribution Plc. (KEDCO).

FCT commercial motorcyclists deplore robbery attacks on them

Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as `okada` operating in Karu area of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the incessant attacks on them by unknown persons.

Teenager nabbed over alleged house-breaking, illegal possession of pistol

The police in Enugu State have arrested a 16-year-old JSS-2 student in Udi Local Government Area, who allegedly specialised in house-breaking.

Singapore records increase in suicides among elderly people

The number of elderly people committing suicide in Singapore reached a record high last year, a non-government group said on Monday, urging stronger support for the over 60s in the rapidly ageing city-state.

Cobbler allegedly stabs friend with broken bottle

A 20-year-old cobbler, Sikiru Ojeleye, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing a friend with a broken bottle,

Bauchi traditional ruler recovers two abandoned children

Alhaji Nadada Ahmadu, the Ward Head of Gwallaga in Bauchi metropolis, has recovered two teenagers from Jigawa allegedly abandoned by their parents to attend an Islamic school in the state.

Police rescue kidnapped expatriate in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the rescue of Zhang Lijun, a kidnapped expatriate with the CGC Construction Company, who was kidnapped in Zaria, Kaduna State.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC: 66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

Kuwaiti fates less privileged Nigerians in 14 states

The Kuwaiti Embassy in Nigeria has said that less privileged Nigerians in 14 states across Nigeria benefited from its gesture of putting smile on the faces of Nigeria during celebrations.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.
Everton new buy Alex Iwobi watched from the bench as Toffees ran away with a lone goal victory and three points at the expense of visiting Watford on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi benched as Everton edge Watford

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was left on the bench by Marco Silva on Saturday as Everton defeated Watford 1-0 at the Goodison Park.