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Man convicted for kissing reporter on air

Man convicted for kissing reporter on air

A man who kissed a Spanish TV reporter during a live TV broadcast  has been convicted of sexual assault and aggression. The Daily Mail reported on Thu [...]
Senate rebukes the federal government for poorly handling the coronavirus response

Senate rebukes the federal government for poorly handling the coronavirus response

In a rare rebuke, Nigeria's Senate on Wednesday blasted the Federal Government, saying that it was not doing enough to prevent Nigerians from being in [...]
“Supreme Court judgement maybe viewed as judgement without justice” – David Lyon

“Supreme Court judgement maybe viewed as judgement without justice” – David Lyon

The APC governorship candidate for the election in Bayelsa state, David Lyon has reacted to the decision of the Supreme Court to uphold its decision t [...]
“Chloroquine is not a cure for coronavirus, we dont even have it anymore in Nigeria” – Nigerian Medical Association

“Chloroquine is not a cure for coronavirus, we dont even have it anymore in Nigeria” – Nigerian Medical Association

The Nigeria Medical Association has rubbished the claims flying around on social media  that chloroquine phosphate is a cure for coronavirus, aka COVI [...]
Another man jumps into the lagoon from third mainland bridge

Another man jumps into the lagoon from third mainland bridge

10 days after a young man alighted from an Uber ride and plunged into the lagoon, another young man who is yet to be identified has done the same. [...]
Nigerian man finally arrested 3-years after scamming US construction company, $850000

Nigerian man finally arrested 3-years after scamming US construction company, $850000

More than three years after using email scam to steal about $850,000 in bond construction money that was supposed to go to contractor Adolfson and Pet [...]
Nigerian students arrested in India after caught with 21grams of Cocaine

Nigerian students arrested in India after caught with 21grams of Cocaine

Two Nigerian students, Abbas, 23, and Ibrahim, 29, were Monday arrested by officials of the Indian police for allegedly peddling cocaine at Apex Circl [...]
Man attempts suicide at Third Mainland Bridge, rescued after jumping off

Man attempts suicide at Third Mainland Bridge, rescued after jumping off

Barely 10 days after the viral story of a man who alighted from a call cab and jumped into the Lagos Lagoon, another young man, last night reportedly [...]
Vice President tests positive for Coronavirus

Vice President tests positive for Coronavirus

Iran's Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has officially tested positive for the coronavirus. Ebtekar's adviser, Fariba [...]
Man arrested after impersonating Edo Commissioner of Police to defraud VIPs

Man arrested after impersonating Edo Commissioner of Police to defraud VIPs

The Edo State Police command has arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Monday Clement Shola for reportedly impersonating Edo State Commissioner of [...]
Lagos Cherubim Pastor arrested for defiling 13-yr-old church member inside office

Lagos Cherubim Pastor arrested for defiling 13-yr-old church member inside office

The Lagos State Police Command have reportedly arrested Prophet Temidayo Afolabi of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Kings of Kings parish, Ipaja, fo [...]
Man receives $1.5m compensation after being wrongfully jailed for 23 years

Man receives $1.5m compensation after being wrongfully jailed for 23 years

Lamonte McIntyre, from Kansas, USA has been awarded $1.5 million after being wrongfully convicted for two murders he didn't commit and spending 23 yea [...]
Woman reportedly ‘contacts’ Coronavirus again after initially getting healed

Woman reportedly ‘contacts’ Coronavirus again after initially getting healed

A Japanese woman in her 40s who after contracting the COVID 19 disease, termed Coronavirus, was then released from hospital after reportedly recoverin [...]
Public schools officially shutdown over fear of Coronavirus

Public schools officially shutdown over fear of Coronavirus

Public school nationwide, have on Thursday, been asked by Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, to close down as from March 2 to prevent the spread of t [...]
Police arrest fake policeman in Lagos

Police arrest fake policeman in Lagos

Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have reportedly arrested a fake policeman, Monday Job, for allegedly posing as a riot policeman to escort s [...]
EFCC clamp down on former Kano Speaker for abuse of office, diverting N1.5 billion to business account

EFCC clamp down on former Kano Speaker for abuse of office, diverting N1.5 billion to business account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have officially arrested the former speaker of the Kano House of Assembly, Isyaku Ali Danja, on ch [...]
“The good ones among us keep dying” – Senators

“The good ones among us keep dying” – Senators

Senators on Wednesday paid tribute to one of their late colleague, Senator Ignatius Datong Longjan (Plateau South). It was a solemn affair with eul [...]
Angry soldier kills four of his colleagues, shoots himself

Angry soldier kills four of his colleagues, shoots himself

A corporal in the Nigerian Army, serving in Borno State, on Wednesday opened fire on four of his colleagues, killing them in the process. The soldi [...]
Saudi Arabia bans pilgrims from Mecca over coronavirus fears

Saudi Arabia bans pilgrims from Mecca over coronavirus fears

The Saudi foreign ministry has announced that it will be suspending visas for pilgrims wishing to visit Mecca over coronavirus fears. The announcement [...]
Nigerians use 38 million litres of fuel everyday – DPR

Nigerians use 38 million litres of fuel everyday – DPR

Nigeria's daily consumption of Premium Motor Spirit has been pegged at 38.2M litres by the  Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Nigeria, one o [...]
16-year-old boy hides inside bank toilet, steals 340k after closing hours

16-year-old boy hides inside bank toilet, steals 340k after closing hours

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, has been remanded at a special correctional centre for boys in Oregun area of the state by the order of a magist [...]
Coronavirus spreads to Brazil, first in South America

Coronavirus spreads to Brazil, first in South America

South America's largest and most populous country, Brazil, has recorded its first case of the coronavirus. A 61-year-old man from São Paulo who return [...]
Corper who impersonated a judge to get favorable postings from NYSC officials arraigned in court

Corper who impersonated a judge to get favorable postings from NYSC officials arraigned in court

A youth corp member, Oluwatosin Medaiyese, has been arraigned before an Oshogbo Magistrates' Court for impersonation. Oluwatosin was said to have i [...]
Bus carrying wedding guests falls off bridge, kills 24 passengers

Bus carrying wedding guests falls off bridge, kills 24 passengers

A bus on earlier today, in India’s western state of Rajasthan, carrying a wedding party swerved off a bridge and crashed into a river killing 24 passe [...]
Supreme Court throws out APC’s request to review Bayelsa ruling for lacking in merit

Supreme Court throws out APC’s request to review Bayelsa ruling for lacking in merit

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application for review of the judgment which sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (AP [...]
Sharia Police arrests mother-of-seven for marrying two husbands in Kano

Sharia Police arrests mother-of-seven for marrying two husbands in Kano

The Hisbah Corps, also Shariah Police, in Kano State have reportedly arrested a 37-years-old woman identified as Hauwa’u Ali, after she was said to ha [...]
Man takes to Twitter to celebrate as he gets admission 8 years after leaving Secondary School

Man takes to Twitter to celebrate as he gets admission 8 years after leaving Secondary School

A Nigerian Twitter user, Willy Ambitious Azeez, have taken to the platform to celebrate getting admitted into the University of Ilorin after 8 years o [...]
Rivers State Task force allegedly beat Hausa Bureau de change operator to death

Rivers State Task force allegedly beat Hausa Bureau de change operator to death

Officials of the Rivers State Government's Task Force have been accused of beating an Hausa Bureau de change operator to death in an altercation which [...]
SAD: OAU lecturer gives birth to twins, dies after

SAD: OAU lecturer gives birth to twins, dies after

A female lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), in Ile Ife, Dr. Mrs Akintola, has reportedly died f [...]
Nigerian embassy in UK owes N3.3B to the authorities

Nigerian embassy in UK owes N3.3B to the authorities

The Nigeria House in London which houses the Nigerian Embassy owes £7.1m ((N3.3bn) in congestion charges and parking tickets. This was disclosed by th [...]
“Nigeria is a ticking time bomb” – US interfaith group

“Nigeria is a ticking time bomb” – US interfaith group

Nigeria has been declared a ticking time bomb which may soon become the most dangerous place on earth. This was revealed by a US based interfaith grou [...]
Lawmakers tackle Nigerians opposed to their 400 exotic car purchase, “We need SUVS not even Camry”

Lawmakers tackle Nigerians opposed to their 400 exotic car purchase, “We need SUVS not even Camry”

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have tackled Nigerians who are criticising the lower house for their planned purchase of 400 exotic cars and [...]
Africa records fresh case of Coronavirus

Africa records fresh case of Coronavirus

Barely a week after Africa got a clean bill of health on coronavirus disease, a fresh case has been recorded in Algeria. Africa's first suspected c [...]
“Police needs 250,000 rifles and 1000 APCs” – Inspector General of Police

“Police needs 250,000 rifles and 1000 APCs” – Inspector General of Police

The Nigerian Police Forces needs a minimum of 1000 armoured personnel carries and atleast 250,000 rifles. This is according to the Inspector-General o [...]
Video: Beggars demand fair treatment as they protest at Sanwo-olu’s office and Lagos State Assembly

Video: Beggars demand fair treatment as they protest at Sanwo-olu’s office and Lagos State Assembly

Some beggars took to the streets of Lagos today February 25, to protest against continuous arrest by officials of the state government. The beggars [...]
“SARS officers attempted arresting my son two weeks before his death” – Kaka’s mother

“SARS officers attempted arresting my son two weeks before his death” – Kaka’s mother

The mother of the latest victim of SARS killings,  Tiamiyu Kazeem, has finally spoken about the death of her son. Tiamiyu Kazeem who until his deat [...]
VIO officer cling to speeding truck in Delta after driver refuses to stop (VIDEO)

VIO officer cling to speeding truck in Delta after driver refuses to stop (VIDEO)

A Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Vehicle Inspection Officer (VIO), has been spotted in a video clinging to a speeding truck along the Ughelli e [...]
SARS killings: “We can no longer stand for this and we will not” – House Speaker

SARS killings: “We can no longer stand for this and we will not” – House Speaker

The police killing of football star, Tiamiyu Kazeem in Ogun state on Sunday has generated reactions from the country's number 4. On Tuesday, the Ho [...]
Establish base around Sambisa forest, senate tells military

Establish base around Sambisa forest, senate tells military

The Nigerian army have been charged by the senate to establish a military command base in Garkida and all major settlements bordering the Sambisa fore [...]
Lawmakers mull bill to confer immunity on presiding officers

Lawmakers mull bill to confer immunity on presiding officers

Nigeria's lower chamber, the House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures [...]
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