• PDP suspends six chieftains in Kwara

    PDP suspends six chieftains in Kwara

    According to reports, the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday announced the suspension six of its prominent members in Kwara State.

    The suspension order was contained in a statement issued in Ilorin.

    The statement was jointly signed by the state Chairman of the party, Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, and Secretary, Barrister M. Yusuf.

    It gave the names of the suspended members as Prince Sunday Fagbemi, Kunle Suleiman, Alhaji Hassan Stands-Zorro, Captain Isiaka Also (rtd), Alhaji Illyasu Ibrahim and Jide Usman-Alabi.

    The statement said the members, who […]

  • Police confirm six dead in Maiduguri suicide bombing

    Police confirm six dead in Maiduguri suicide bombing

    Mr. Damian Chukwu, the Commissioner of Police, has confirmed to newsmen in Maiduguri that six people have been declared dead following some suicide bombings in the town on Friday.

    He said, “side from the explosion near a mobile Police location in Jiddari, we had two other suicide bombings along Maiduguri-Gamboru road.

    “In the first case, a suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosives after he was stopped at the entrance of the Muna Garage, killing himself instantly,” Chukwu said.

    He said that another […]

  • I didn’t know my husband had wife, six children – Woman tells court

    I didn’t know my husband had wife, six children – Woman tells court

    A fashion designer, Mrs Lydia Dallah, on Tuesday told a Jikwoyi Customary Court in Abuja that her husband married her in deceit by concealing that he had a wife and six children.

    Lydia, who is seeking divorce, said that she knew about her husband, Yakubu’s previous marriage after she tied the knot with him.

    The seamstress testified in a divorce suit she filed.

    “He never told me that he had an existing marriage with six children.

    “It was after I got married to him […]

  • Gunmen kill family of six in Lagos

    Gunmen kill family of six in Lagos

    It was gathered that the residents of Igbogbo community of Ikorodu, Lagos State were in the early hours of yesterday thrown into mourning as gunmen shot and killed all six members of a family.Among the persons killed by the assassins were a three-month-old baby and a three-year-old child.

    The victims were identified as Celestine Nwokoye, a taxi driver at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, his wife, his three-year-old son, his eight-month-old baby and two daughters.

    A resident, John Udah said Nwokoye family […]

  • Militants kill six soldiers in Bakassi

    Militants kill six soldiers in Bakassi

    Armed militants on Saturday killed six unidentified soldiers in the Esighi axis of Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

    The gunmen were said to have struck around 1am.

    Five soldiers were said to have died instantly, while a sixth one died at about 7am, according to a village source

    Army troops from the 13 Brigade in Calabar had recently cordoned off the residence of one of the most wanted militants, identified as ‘G1’, after the arrest of ‘G2’ and ‘G3’who are […]

  • Boko Haram suicide bomber attacks mosque, kills six people in Borno … See graphic photos

    Boko Haram suicide bomber attacks mosque, kills six people in Borno … See graphic photos

    A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber in the early hours of Friday attacked a mosque in Damboa, Borno State, killing six persons.

    In a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, two suicide bombers attempted to attack Damboa Central mosque which was foiled by security operatives around the mosque.

    Usman added that following the inability of the suspected suicide bomber to launch the attack, he blew up himself near the mosque.

    He said, “The first bomber targeted Damboa […]

  • Fayose bought N1.35bn properties within six months in office – EFCC

    Fayose bought N1.35bn properties within six months in office – EFCC

    Detectives have uncovered how Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose bought N1.35billion properties within six months in office.

    The five properties include four duplexes in Lagos and one in Abuja.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned three more people for quizzing on Friday in respect of the ongoing investigation of the governor.

    One of those invited, Oyin Daramola, who is an estate agent, is said to have told the EFCC team that she did a legitimate business.

    She said she had never […]

  • Pay Oyo workers six months salary within 15 days – TUC ‎tells Ajimobi

    Pay Oyo workers six months salary within 15 days – TUC ‎tells Ajimobi

    The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Oyo State Chapter, has given President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abiola Ajimobi a 15-day ultimatum to pay the backlog of salaries of the state workers being owed by the government.

    Led by Comrade Emelieze Andrew, the union at a press briefing held in Ibadan, also asked the President to urgently declare a state of emergency on the nation’s economy, as state and federal workers, as well as residents of the state, ‎were suffering beyond […]