Youths Shut Down Minna-Suleja Road, Protest Neglect By FG

Some youths in Niger State have shut down the Minna-Suleja Road to stage a protest. The demonstrators stormed the road in large a number on Monday morning to protest what they called neglect by the Federal Government. They accused the Federal Government of neglecting federal roads in Niger State and …

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Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s properties

A FEDERAL High court sitting in Abuja on Monday has ordered that the properties of the immediate past Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria due to unlawful acquisition. Economic and Financial Crime Commission through one of its counsel Nnaemeka Omewa approached the …

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PDP, APC disagree as government plans to spend 8bn on Iwo road

GOVERNOR of Oyo State Seyi Makinde said his administration is set to spend about 8 billion nairas for expansion of the Iwo road interchange, but his decision has attracted condemnation from the opposition party, All Progressive Congress (APC). Makinde during his visit to Adogba Central Mosque at Iwo- Road appealed …

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Police Parade 81 Suspected Kidnappers, Robbers, Recover N10m Ransom

The police have paraded 81 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cyber scammers arrested in Taraba, Kaduna and other parts of the country. Among the suspects was a gang that abducted a Sokoto lawmaker and another group terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna Highway. Parading the suspects in Abuja, the force public relations officer, Frank …

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Port Harcourt hotel serial killer set to be arraigned in court (photos)

Gracious David-West, the notorious serial killer who was arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, will be arraigned before Justice Adolphus Enebeli of the state High Court today October 21st. He has arrived in the court and will be arraigned soon. Gracious who confessed to killing seven women in different hotels …

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Success Makanjuola: La Liga side Leganes sign Nigerian youngster

Success Makanjuola joins La Liga side CD Leganes – The Spanish League side had completed the move for the Nigerian since August – Makanjuola was however unveiled earlier this week as he begins his European journey in Spain Spanish League giants Leganes have completed the signing of Nigerian youngster Success …

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Victor Osimhen: Barcelona eye Super Eagles star as a replacement for Luis Suarez

Victor Osimehen alongside three others have been shortlisted by Barcelona as a replacement for Luis Suarez – Luis Suarez is enjoying the last leg of his contract at Barcelona – The Catalans’ main priority next summer will be to sign a striker to replace the former Liverpool star Barcelona have …

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Africa’s e-commerce giant seeks more cooperation from China

Jeremy Doutte, Executive Vice President of Jumia Group, told Xinhua in Nairobi that his company will attend the Sixth World Internet Conference that takes place from Oct. 20 to 22 in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, to explore more partnerships with the Chinese firms. “We have prioritized the conference because we are …

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RIFAN inaugurates loan recovery committee in Katsina

The Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN) in Katsina, says it has formed a formidable loan recovery committee mandated to ensure speedy recovery of all outstanding loans granted to rice farmers in the state. Alhaji Shuaibu Wakili, the state chairman of the rice farmers association made this known in an interview with …

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Black Wednesday in Onitsha: Lives, properties, shops lost to tanker explosion

A TANKER explosion around the Upper Iweka axis of Onitsha, Anambra state has turned Wednesday “a black day” for the residents of the commercial city as lives, properties, and goods were burnt to ashes. The state police command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident to the TVC News noted that …

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BREAKING: Abducted Principal Regains Freedom In Kaduna

The abducted Principal of Government Technical College in Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, Mr. Francis Maji has been released by his abductors. His release comes a week after he was kidnapped from his residence located inside the college by gunmen who broke into his apartment on …

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South-East Leaders Meet With Buhari, Seek Speedy Completion Of Enugu Airport

South-East leaders including governors on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Council Chambers in Abuja. The leaders during the meeting called for special Federal Government intervention for the speedy completion of the Enugu International airport and rehabilitation of federal roads in the region. Speaking on behalf …

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Troops Rescue Another Four Abducted Students In Kaduna

The Nigerian Army says troops have rescued the remaining four abducted students of the Government Day Secondary School at Gwagwada village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Deputy Director of Army Public Relations Officer of One Division in Kaduna State, Colonel Ezindu Idimah, confirmed this in a statement. …

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Daura Torture House: 67 Minors, Teenagers, Others Found In Chains – Police

The police have condemned the activities of operators of an illegal Islamic center discovered in Daura, Katsina State. This comes hours after security operatives bust what could be described as a torture house where minors, teenagers and adults were subjected to inhumane treatment in the Sabon Garin Daura area of …

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Bulgaria’s FA president resigns over racist chants during England match

The president of the Bulgarian Football Association has resigned from his position after England’s black players were subjected to shocking racist chants and monkey noises in Sofia on Monday night. The news comes just hours after the prime minister of Bulgaria had demanded that the FA chief steps down, announcing …

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FG, Labour Leaders Meet Two Days To Minimum Wage Implementation Deadline

Representatives of the Federal Government on Monday met with the leadership of organized labour movement on the implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment of salaries for civil servants. The meeting, which began shortly after the arrival of members of the union at the Ministry of …

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EFCC storms ‘Yahoo-boys’ party arrests 94 suspected internet fraudsters (Photos)

Operatives of the EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided an Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. The raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones and other items. Popularly known …

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Aisha Buhari gives the reason for her long absence from Aso Rock

Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why she’s been away for some months. in a statement released by her Special Assistant Media Olabisi Olumide-Ajayi, Aisha Buhari said she took the long vacation to be with her children. Mrs. Buhari said she wasn’t able to do this …

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‘All African countries are corrupt’ – Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that all African countries are corrupt and only a few countries in the world can boast of not being corrupt. Yemi Osinbajo who was represented by the Special Adviser to the President on Rule of Law, Office of the Vice President, Fatima Waziri-Azi at …

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‘Online media will be regulated, hate speech fine to be increased from N500k to N5m’ – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday, October 10, announced that online news platforms will now be regulated as he inaugurated a seven-man committee to implement reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Members of the committee whose job description centers on implementing reforms in the NBC include; Armstrong …

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Okowa assures on improved living standards for Deltans, workers

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has reassured Deltans and workers of his administration’s commitment to the upliftment of their living standards and sustainable development of the State. The governor told the labour leaders that if they worked hard and made their mark, the people would recognise and appreciate them, …

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Obasanjo urges DR Congo to invest in agriculture to help Africa cut $50bn food import bill

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to invest in agriculture and particularly cassava, soybean, cowpea, and plantain to help Africa cut down annual food imports that are estimated at $50billion. Mr. Obasanjo spoke during the official inauguration of the International Institute …

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Nigerian university expels student after Facebook criticism of the governor

The Taraba State University has expelled a first-year student after he repeatedly criticized the state governor, Darius Ishaku, on Facebook. The school said it took the decision because the student had failed to “complete the registration processes” that include signing the matriculation oath form. Joseph Israel, who was admitted to …

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has advised all 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates not yet enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN) to visit any NIMC office nationwide and enrol.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has advised all 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates not yet enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN) to visit any NIMC office nationwide and enrol. Mr. Chuks Onyepunuka, the Information Technology/Identity Database Officer, NIMC gave the advice in an interview with the …

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Association raises over N60m for educational development

Government College, Ibadan Old Boys Association (GCIOBA) says it has so far raised over N60 million to support the educational development of the school. The National PRESIDENT of the Government College Ibadan Old Boys Association GCIOBA, Dr. Wale Babalakin, made this known at a news conference on Tuesday, to herald …

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How I was sexually harassed in UNIBEN – ex-NDDC boss

A former acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ibim Semenitari, has said she was sexually harassed by a male lecturer while she was doing her undergraduate program in a Nigerian university. Mrs. Semenitari’s revelation followed the trending #SexForGrades conversation among Nigerians, prompted by a BBC undercover …

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EFCC arrests five students, 12 others for alleged internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 7, 2019, arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters among whom were five who claimed to be students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti. The suspects were arrested in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, following meticulous consideration of intelligence …

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GENERAL$11m Cyber Fraud: Court Orders Forfeiture Of N280m Traced To Invictus Obi

Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus is currently standing trial in the U.S over an alleged $11m cyber fraud, following his recent arrest by the FBI. EFFC had told the court that the two firms were owned by Invictus, described as “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate that specialized in business …

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Like Nnamdi Kanu, Court grants ‘iron bail’ to Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the convener of Revolution Now protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Just like the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnadi Kanu, Sowore was given stringent conditions which if not met would be remanded in the custody of the …

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Keeping cats as pets can aggravate asthma attack —Expert

An Awka-based medical practitioner, Mrs. Mary Mbelu, says keeping cats as pets can aggravate Asthma attack in the sufferer. Mbelu, a former Director of Nursing, Odumegwu Ojukwu School of Nursing in Anambra, made this known on Friday in Awka. She said that the cat’s fur or hair could collect allergens …

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