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An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
The Oyo State chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has reaffirmed support and loyalty to its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, promising to stand by him in “whatever political decisions he makes.”
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State on Tuesday has called on the Federal Government to come to the aid of the State in order to tackle the insecurity situation it is grappling with.
In Montenegro, pollster CEMI forecast that the pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) of President Milo Djukanovic is narrowly ahead of the pro-Serbian and pro-Russian alliance For the Future of Montenegro after Sunday’s parliamentary election.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku, to appear before it over allegations of bias levelled against him in setting up a probe panel on the incessant communal clashes between the Jukun and Tiv Tribes in the state.
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
The widow of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Florence, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and sharing of love.
The Police Command in Adamawa has paraded 33 kidnappers and 10 robbery suspects, as well as 16 others allegedly involved in inciting communal conflict in the state.
Following the persistent and lingering crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in parts of Taraba State, Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday constituted a seven-man commission of inquiry to examine the issues surrounding the crisis and proffer lasting solutions.
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Saturday denied allegation of leaders of Tiv people in Taraba State under the aegis of Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of raping their wives and daughters and also destroying their properties in the name of manhunt for bandits in Southern Taraba.
Barely 24 hours to the Taraba State Local Government election slated for Tuesday, June 30, gunmen suspected to be Jukun militia attacked Afogba village in Donga Local Government Area of the state.
A fresh clash between Tiv farmers and Fulani herdsmen has led to the death of four the latter in Kadarko community, Keana Local government area of Nasarawa state during the weekend.
Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, has said the state has quarantined no fewer than 431 almajirai before they would be evacuated to their respective states.
Plateau Government has urged its residents not to panic as the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
FC Porto’s Alex Telles will push to leave the club in the next few days, according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.
According to very reliable journalists, including Fabrizio Romano and Gianluca Di Marzio, Arturo Vidal to Inter is confirmed. An agreement between Barcelona and the Italian club has been reached for a transfer fee of just €1m.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation to withdraw the proposed executive bill to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] Act, which if passed and signed into law will severely undermine the commission’s independence, and render it a ‘toothless bulldog or toothless tiger’.”
Zinedine Zidane does not know when Eden Hazard will be fit to play for Real Madrid as the Belgium star’s struggles in the Spanish capital continue.
Nigeria defender Shehu Abdullahi is ready for a challenge after announcing his exit from Turkish club Bursaspor.
New Napoli signing, Victor Osimhen, says he turned down the opportunity of playing in the English Premier League for Serie A because he felt Napoli was the best choice for him.
The National President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Sunday, said the body will meet with the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), over the purported amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Veteran theatre practitioner, Chief Jimoh Aliu (popularly known as Aworo), is dead.
Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have arrested Abu Dan-Tabawa, an ally of former Governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, after allegedly holding a secret meeting with bandits in Gusau, the state capital.
After years of internal squabbles, the people of Awba Ofemili in Awka North local government area have united to enable the fight for their land allegedly being claimed by their neighbouring Ibite Olo in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu State.