A man in Southern Germany was beaten to death by four men after he publicly urinated near a church, police said on Thursday.
Police are searching for the four men who hurled insults and attacked the 51-year-old man recently after he was seen urinating close to a church in Freiburg, a city in Germany’s traditionally Catholic south.
According to police, the man told his son about the attack before succumbing to his injuries later that day.
However an autopsy confirmed that he died […]
Drama ensued at the departure point of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2) in Lagos on Thursday after airport security officials barred a para-military officer, who was found to be carrying a gun on him from boarding a Lagos-Abuja bound Dana Air flight.
It was gathered that the passenger, when questioned identified himself as a senior officer with one of Nigeria’s para-military organisation and showed various proofs that he had the authority to carry guns anywhere he wanted to in […]
Another Justice of the Supreme Court, whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has alleged that he was being victimized for refusing entreaties, at various times, to help the All Progressives Congress, APC, win governorship election cases involving Ekiti, Rivers and Ebonyi states.
His claim came barely three days after Justice John Inyang Okoro, also a Supreme Court Judge, alleged that former Rivers Governor and now transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, reached out […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the full support of the Federal Government for the Royal Destiny Trust programme of the newly installed Oba of Benin, Ewuare II.
Buhari, represented by Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, made the pledge at the coronation of the Oba in Benin on Thursday.
The President, who congratulated the new monarch, also prayed for his success.
Buhari said: “On behalf of the president and government of the federal republic of Nigeria, I congratulate you on this momentous and historic occasion.
It was gathered that the newly-crowned monarch of the ancient Benin Kingdom will be known as Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku’ Akpolokpolo Ewuare 11.
He unveiled his official title on Thursday at the presentation of staff of office ceremony, which was attended by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the host Governor, Adams Oshiomhole.
There was also the King of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who shares the same ancestral Oranmiyan link with Ewuare.
The coronation had earlier been performed secretly according to the demand […]
According to reports, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has sacked 29 senior officers for “compromising the national economy”.
Last week, the service sacked 17 junior officers for drug abuse, bribery and forgery.
In a statement on Thursday, Wale Adeniyi, spokesman of the service, said the senior officers were sacked after a disciplinary panel found them guilty of offences bordering on corruption and theft.
“Twenty-nine senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been dismissed for various acts of gross misconduct. The dismissed officers […]
Fifty-five people stole N1.3trillion from the national treasury in seven years under President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has said.
The committee said Jonathan tolerated corruption, closed his eyes to graft while his administration fared worse than his predecessors in tackling official sleaze.
In its report of activities from August 2015 to July 2016 presented to civil society organisations (CSOs) by its Executive Secretary, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, during an interactive session in Abuja Thursday, PACAC said corruption […]
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an insight into how he became the number two citizen of Nigeria, though he was not a politician, in the midst of the intrigues and build up to the 2015 general elections.
Osinbajo’s explanation came Wednesday night against the backdrop of the controversy trailing how he has nominated and his eventual emergence as the Vice President.
A portion of a recently-launched book by Professor John Paden on Buhari, titled “Muhammadu Buhari: Challenges of Leadership,” claimed that […]
It has been thirty minutes since he discovered Meenarh’s body in his room. Mike is now in the living room walking back and forth. The shock of what he has seen in his bedroom is driving him insane. His attention is diverted by the noise from the TV. He stretches his right hand like he is about to pick the remote control, changes his mind, bites his lower lip and then unplugs the TV. He still cannot concentrate; he sits […]
Former Chelsea player and manager Gianluca Vialli has been amazed by Antonio Conte’s start at the club.
Vialli has been particularly impressed by his compatriot’s ability to convince the Blues’ squad to play in his style so quickly.
Ex-Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole scores screamer for Tampa Bay Rowdies
The coach has switched the Londoners from a 4-3-3 system to 3-4-3 over the beginning of the season, while also picking up enough points to see them fifth in the Premier League – […]
The wife of the Vice-President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, has called on all Nigerians to rise to the challenge of ensuring that children are safe from every form of harm or molestation as they grow and seek education.
She said it has become pertinent for all to join forces to improve children’s safety because parents can no longer keep them safe like they used to.
Osinbajo, who was the guest of honour/speaker at the 20th founder, speech and prize-giving ceremony of the Redeemer’s […]