Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates ‘VAR goal’, says ‘It’s a good thing’

History Maker Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed his approval of the use of VAR in football saying “it’s a good thing” The Nigerian forward became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football when he scored a brace as Leicester beat Fleetwood 2-0 in an FA Cup third-round […]

Islamic Cleric arrested with Human Parts

A cleric, popularly called Alfa Kayode Abdulfatai, was, yesterday, arrested with a vagina, a heart, laps and kidney in Moshood Gbadabiu area of Alakuko, Lagos. The human parts were kept inside a yellow plastic container in the suspect’s one-room self-contained apartment on Okeidumola Street. Asked where he got the human parts, Abdulfatai said: “One Ifa […]

Bomb factory discovered in Edo State, Bomb maker killed (PHOTOS)

Following the explosion that rocked Okpella, the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has directed the commissioner of police and the Director of Department of State Services (DSS) in the state, to commence search for explosives and other weapons and dis-arm the militia group operating in the community. A suspected bomb factory was uncovered in […]

Senator Akpabio Central to Emergence Of New Akwa Ibom SSG

Godswill Akpabio, the Senate minority leader and immediate former governor of Akwa Ibom State, was privy to the selection of the new Akwa Ibom State secretary to the state government, Emmanuel Ukuwem. According to multiple sources with intimate knowledge of the selection process, an intense horse-trading took place in the process that led to the […]

Senate gives IGP 14-days to arrest killers in Benue

The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris 14 day ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This position was sequel to the consideration of a report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Current Security Infrastructure in Nigeria. The committee had on Friday […]

Globacom In alleged $282m, N1.499B Debts, May Not Buy 9Mobile

Globacom, Nigeria’s second-largest telecommunications network, may not be able to acquire 9Mobile as widely reported in the media. 9Mobile, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria was taken over in July 2017 following N541 billion debt overhang. Mubadala Group, the major investor from the United Arab Emirates, pulled out of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service (EMTS), the fourth […]

16 People burnt to death in Horrific accident in Niger State

Sixteen people in bus conveying them from Ibadan in Oyo State to Minna, the Niger State capital have died in accident along the Bida-Minna Road. Only three weeks ago, 13 people lost their lives in an accident on the same Bida-Minna Road. The latest mishap occurred at Kakapangi after Katearegi town in the Katcha Local […]

RIVERS STATE | PDP welcomes 200 defectors from APC

The Chairman of the Rivers State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Felix Obuah, has assured 200 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who defected to the PDP in Khana Local Government Area of equal treatment. This came as the leadership of the state PDP called on the people of Ogoni to reciprocate […]

Butcher kills colleague, Escapes

The Enugu state police command has commenced investigations to unravel the circumstance under which a butcher, Mr Michael Kingsley stabbed his fellow colleague, Mr Ifeanyi Egwuagu to death. A police statement from the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Mr Ebere Amaraizu [DSP] said the incident occurred on Sunday, January 14, at about 10.30 pm. […]

TARABA | Traditional Ruler Killed in renewed Fulani Herdsmen attack

Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Monday, invaded the Karmen community in Taraba state, killing its traditional ruler. Confirming the attack to reporters in the state capital, the Chairman of Ibi Local Government Area, Bala Bako said, the herdsmen attacked the community during a security meeting. “We have some security challenges in Ibi and we have been […]