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You sold PDP out for N100million, Kashamu tells Dayo

  The 2019 gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has accused the party’s former state chairman, Chief Bayo Dayo, of selling out for monetary benefits. Kashamu, who said this on Wednesday in a press release, was reacting to a statement by the former chairman that he ran […]

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Immigration recruitment: Ex-minister, fugitive businessman know fate Thursday

In 2014, there was a recruitment exercise, during which applicants died in a stampede. A Federal High Court in Abuja will tomorrow decide a case instituted against the key players, write London Bureau Chief OLATUNDE KAZEEM and ERIC IKHILAE Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja will decide on Thursday whether Patrick Abba […]

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Nigeria records 276 new COVID-19 cases, total now 8,344

Agency Reporter   Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 276 new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country, bringing the total to 8,344. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle, said that as at May 26, 16 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. SIGN UP NOW! Earn up to 30% registration […]

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Millions gone in Delta market fires

From Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba, and Elo Edremoda, Warri No fewer than 300 shops were on Tuesday razed in Asaba, the Delta State capital. Gone with shops were articles valued at millions of naira, leaving traders in tears. The shops were situated close to the popular Ogbeogonogo Market. SIGN UP NOW! Earn up to 30% registration […]

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Woman, daughter electrocuted

From Chris One Enugu A woman and her daughter have been electrocuted in their shop in Nnewi, Anambra State, The Nation gathered. The incident occurred when a high tension powerline snapped and fell on their shop built directly under the electric cables. Read Also: Two Poly workers electrocuted in Ekiti Enugu Electrical Distribution Company (EEDC), which […]

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Minister forfeits salary to aid inmates release

From Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja  Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has forfeited her May salary to secure the release of five inmates who could not pay their fines at the Kuje Correctional facility. The minister, who made the donation while felicitating with the inmates as part of activities to celebrate this […]

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Robbers pour hot liquid on commercial cyclist

From Emma Elekwa, Onitsha A commercial tricycle operator, Joseph Asogwa, was on Tuesday allegedly attacked by two suspected tricycle snatchers along Onitsha-Owerri Road, Oba, Anambra State. The suspects disposesed the victim of his tricycle after pouring a hot liquid on his face, which hurt amd momentarily blinded him. The Nation gathered that Asogwa immediately raised the […]

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29 Lagos-bound okada operators intercepted in Abuja

From Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja  Twenty-nine commercial motorcycle operators heading to Lagos have been intercepted in Abuja by a ministerial enforcement team on Covid-19 movement restrictions. The men were said to be traveling on a truck from Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, enroute Lagos before they were arrested on Tuesday at the Aya Bridge in Asokoro […]

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Three killed in Lagos-Ibadan road crashes

Agency Reporter The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate crashes along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday. Mr Clement Oladele, FRSC state Sector Commander, gave the details in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota. Oladele explained that […]

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61 suspected cultists held in Cross River creeks

From Nsa Gill, Calabar Twenty-four hours after the Cross River State government declared 35 youths wanted for cult-related activities, a Navy Victory Ship, NNVS, has arrested 61 persons performing initiation session in Akpabuyo creeks. Read Also: lHarvest of arrests in Anambra as Police nab over 100 suspected cultists Out of the 61 suspects, 42 were […]