One of the victims of the clash between Yoruba and Hausa in Ile Ife, Mojeed Owoyomi, who was rumoured to have been beheaded during the clash, tells FEMI MAKINDE his experience in this interview What do you do for a living? I am a ‘vulcaniser’ (tyre repairer) at Sabo area in Ile Ife. That was […]
The Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, Amb. Hakeem Balogun, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US. Balogun, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Washington, added that the President Donald Trump’s travel ban did not affect Nigerians. He said, “The executive […]
Operatives of the Neighbourhood Enlightenment and Safety Organisation (NESO) achieved a major feat by apprehending three wanted Boko Haram suspects in Abuja on Thursday.
*bust 200 cattle rustlers in Niger Operatives of the Neighbourhood Enlightenment and Safety Organisation (NESO) achieved a major feat by apprehending three wanted Boko Haram suspects in Abuja on Thursday. Corps Commandant General (CCG), Sani Aliyu disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen at the closing ceremony and passing out parade of the organisation’s 2017 […]
Edo State police command has revealed why the leader of Benin Solidarity Movement, Curtis Ugbo and one other have been detained and charged.
There was no plan to arrest and release them on bail – police say. Protest wasn’t peaceful We apologised to the palace for using the Oba logo – Dion By Ehi Ekhator Edo State police command has revealed why the leader of the Benin Solidarity Movement, Curtis Ugbo and one other have been detained and […]
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen.Tukur Buratai, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the Commander-In-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, will not be at this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship holding in the Sambisa forest to consolidate the army’s grip on the area on Monday. He said the president would be represented at […]
More than 150 Nigerians, some of them in tears, broke out in song as they touched down on home soil, after months stuck in Libya waiting to try to get to Europe. “I don’t leave Nigeria again-o! I will never forget my home!” they sang. The rain fell heavily on the runway at Lagos international […]
Senate ad hoc committee on Saturday summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau and others to appear before it on April 6. The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under Remittance, and other Fraudulent Activities in Collection, Remittance and Expenditure of Internally Generated Revenue […]
The spokesman of the Senate, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has stated that the leaked report of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) sent to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on the integrity of Mr. Ibrahim Magu has vindicated the decision of the legislative chamber to reject his nomination as […]
Group of Edo youths who protested to government house and NPDC Sapele Road may have bitten more than they could chew as the Commissioner of Police has charged one Curtis Ugbo, the leader of the Benin Solidarity Movement with felony: Instigating the invasion of Nigeria. Benin Solidarity Movement had also protested to House of Assembly, Government House, […]
The Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, on Friday presented a seven-month-old Tiger to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare N’ogidigan II. Igbinedion said he presented the tiger as a mark of respect to the monarch. Oba Ewuare received the gift from the Esama. The Oba’s palace was agog, as many persons, including chiefs, thronged […]