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Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have neutralised nine suspected bandits, apprehended five of them and burned down their camp.
Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”
Fire has destroyed property worth billions of naira in Rivers State after a tanker loaded with petroleum product ran into a flower garden.
The Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Commander Bisi Kazeem, in a message, confirmed that this “has caused serious traffic on the stretch”.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday flagged off the expansion of the Orile Tanker Terminal truck, as part of solutions to the Apapa gridlock.
A Tanker driver Muritala Issa, who allegedely stole petroleum product worth N5,575.223million, was Wednesday arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ajegunle.
The Lagos state government says it has commenced the identification of the victims of a petrol tanker explosion that took place at Otedola Bridge, Berger, on Thursday.
Nine persons died in the petrol tanker fire around Otedola Bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday after it caught fire and spread the inferno to the vehicles behind, the Federal Road Safety Corps said.
The Sector Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Bauchi Sector Command, Deputy Corps Commander Paul Guar, who confirmed the incident on the telephone, said the accident occurred Saturday morning, adding: “The tanker was negotiating the roundabout, then the Keke wanted to overtake it from the right hand side at the roundabout.
A Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday remanded a 42-year-old businessman, Timothy Onwumere, in Keffi Prison for allegedly intimidating and duping his girlfriend of N840,000.
The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, on Tuesday, reassured that the party will deliver President Muhammadu Buhari in the rescheduled Presidential election.
The president of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker will host British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday for talks on the Brexit crisis.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the progressive populist, who mounted a fierce challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton in the 2016 White House campaign, said on Tuesday he will again seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020.
The Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday commended the Department of State Services for issuing a disclaimer on its former Director-General, Lawal Daura.
Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately release detained former Chairman of Skye bank, Tunde Ayeni, from its custody.
The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.
A team of policemen on Thursday morning blocked the entrance to the Rivers State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Port Harcourt.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has appealed to chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunal that would handle cases arising from the 2019 general election to be guided by the Rule of Law and not sentiment.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a five-man probe panel under the chairmanship of Justice S. A. Akintan, a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, to investigate petitions written against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen as well as the acting CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko.