A 55-year-old man, Bashiru Adeyanju, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison without an option of fine for attempting to rape his 17-year-old daughter. The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, who led the prosecution team, told the court that the convict committed the offence onContinue Reading

A 50-year-old man identified as Kayode Oladehinde has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old stepdaughter and and putting her in the family way. The suspect was arrested following a complaint filed by the mother of the victim at Ogijo Divisional headquarters. Oladehinde was accused of givingContinue Reading

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, the ex-Chief Security Officer of former Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, has stated that the $318,460,329 due to be repatriated from the United States was not stolen by his former boss.  In an interview with Voice of America (VOA) Hausa on Thursday February 6, Hamza alleged that the moneyContinue Reading

The committee will be chaired by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. On Friday, the US’ Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced temporary travel restrictions on six countries, including Nigeria. The restriction will affect the issuance of US “immigrant visas” to Nigerian passport holders from February 21, 2020. The suspensionContinue Reading

A pipeline belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Abule -Egba area of Lagos State, is currently on fire after it exploded this evening. According to reports, several properties have reportedly been lost in the inferno.  It is believed that activities of pipeline vandals led to the explosion.

Twenty-three students would graduate with First Class during the third combined convocation of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai holding Saturday. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Nasiru Maiturare told reporters in Minna during the pre-convocation briefing that 3,212 students would graduate during the ceremony. Of the number, 700 made second classContinue Reading

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, has said that President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life. Governor Bello said this while reacting to the decision by Punch’s editorial to henceforth refer to President Buhari as General Buhari. Speaking to state House Correspondents inContinue Reading