Panic as unidentified turbanned man invades Catholic Church in Abuja

Panic as unidentified turbanned man invades Catholic Church in Abuja There was apprehension at Archangel Raphael Catholic Church, Garki Abuja, Police Barracks, on Sunday when an unidentified turbaned man invaded the church premises. According to eyewitnesses, the man who wore sunglasses and a hat that had the inscription ‘POLICE” on it, did not have a tenable explanation when he was apprehended...... more

Man sets own house, children, wife ablaze

Man sets own house, children, wife ablaze A man said to be a resident of Lekki Phase 1, Eyenkorin Area of Ilorin, Kwara State, has set his house on fire over disagreement with his wife. The incident, which happened on Sunday, was confirmed by the HOD, Media and Publicity of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle. He...... more

UK Trial: Enugu PDP guber candidate prays for Ekweremadu’s freedom

UK Trial: Enugu PDP guber candidate prays for Ekweremadu’s freedom The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, Dr Peter Mbah has prayed that the senator representing Enugu West Senatorial District, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice will be exonerated from the allegations of organ harvesting levelled against them by the British authorities. Mbah made this...... more

Rector calls for Alumni's help, hails donation of TV station equipment

Rector calls for Alumni's help, hails donation of TV station equipment The Rector of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Adeoye Odedeji, has advised graduates of the institution to give back to their alma mater.   The Rector said the only way MAPOLY could be greater and sustained is for the alumni to contribute to its development.   Odedeji said...... more

Rescued 77 worshippers: ‘We were only waiting for second coming of Christ’ says Pastor

Rescued 77 worshippers: ‘We were only waiting for second coming of Christ’ says Pastor More facts have emerged over 77 people including children who were rescued from an underground apartment in a church in Ondo town, Ondo State by men of the Nigeria Police. It was gathered that the victims include 23 children and 52 adults making a total of 77 people, said to be...... more

Insecurity: ADC passes vote of no confidence on Southeast governors, blasts APC, PDP

Insecurity: ADC passes vote of no confidence on Southeast governors, blasts APC, PDP The African Democratic Congress (ADC) South East Zone has berated governors of the five states in the South East region over the security situation in the zone which has resulted in an increasing wave of insecurity and militarization in the region. ADC stated this in a release jointly signed by the...... more

Auto crash: 11 burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Auto crash: 11 burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway No fewer than 11 persons have burnt beyond recognition in a fatal accident that occured on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ogere Remo-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The Federal Road Safety Corps ,Ogun State Sector, confirmed the incident on Sunday. The command’s spokesperson, Florence Okpe, disclosed that the multiple crash...... more

Chijioke Edeoga quits PDP to contest Enugu guber poll under Labour Party

Chijioke Edeoga quits PDP to contest Enugu guber poll under  Labour Party A former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Enugu State, Hon Chijioke Edeoga has defected to the Labour Party, LP, which has picked him as its flagbrearer in the 2023 governorship election. Edeoga, the immediate past Commissioner for Environment in the state, contested the PDP governorship primary of the PDP...... more

"I've lost the love of my life", writes fiancee of soldier killed by bandits in Niger State ambush

Aisha Yusuf, the fiancee of one of the Soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed in the Shiroro attack in Niger State, has penned a moving tribute to her man, whom she simply identified as Obim.   No fewer than 37 Soldiers and seven Mobile Policemen were reportedly killed in Wednesday’s attack....... more

Sallah: Ram Sellers, Muslims groan over high cost of rams

Sallah: Ram Sellers, Muslims groan over high cost of rams From all indications, Muslims in the country will feel more heat of the current economic crunch, as inflation crisis has posed great threat against the purchase of rams as part of the Eid-el-Adha celebration.  One week to the Sallah celebration, Sunday Tribune’s survey in the city of Ibadan, Oyo State capital...... more

Attack On Christians: It’s now fire for fire, Adeboye warns terrorists

Attack On Christians: It’s now fire for fire, Adeboye warns terrorists General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned that enemies of the Cross, especially terrorists should brace up for what he calls ‘fire for fire.’  Adeboye’s warning came on the heels of an alleged declaration by Boko Haram terrorists that churches should be closed...... more

Benue will never surrender land to FG —Ortom

Benue will never surrender land to FG —Ortom Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has the state will not surrender its land to the federal government in any form claiming the central government only wants to deceive the people.  Ortom stated this at the kick-off of the distribution of farm seedlings in Makurdi, on Saturday, while reacting to the re-introduction...... more

Food crisis looms in S'East as Transporters threaten to withdraw services over attacks by touts

Food crisis looms in S'East as Transporters threaten to withdraw services over attacks by touts • Ask S'East govs to remove thugs from highways • Blame rising cost of food items on touts Transporters of perishable goods under the aegis of the Truck and Bus Drivers Association of Nigeria (TABAN) have blamed the rising cost of food items in the South East on the activities of...... more

Tinubu won’t be experimental president if elected, says Ganduje

Tinubu won’t be experimental president if elected, says Ganduje Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will not be an experimental president if elected, based on his dexterity and strong rooting in politics and administration. The Ganduje stated this at the Governor’s Lodge, Aminu Kano House, Abuja, when...... more

I’m not aware of Tinubu’s plans to reconcile us – Amaechi

I’m not aware of Tinubu’s plans to reconcile us – Amaechi A former All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has denied knowledge of purported plans by the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, to reconcile him and Senator Magnus Abe. The ex-Minister of Transportation made the denial when he was interviewed by journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Amaechi stated...... more

South-East APC demands senate presidency, SGF from Tinubu

South-East APC demands senate presidency, SGF from Tinubu The South-East zone of the All Progressives Congress has set its sight on the positions of Senate President and Secretary to the Government of the Federation if the presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, wins the 2023 general elections. The development was disclosed by a top party chieftain in the South-East, who...... more

Obasanjo turns ‘Keke Marwa’ Rider, picks up passenger

Obasanjo turns ‘Keke Marwa’ Rider, picks up passenger President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday engaged in commercial tricycle (keke) business as he rode and picked a male  passenger around Kuto area of Abeokuta. A statement by Mr Kehinde Akinyemi, Special Assistant to Obasanjo on Media, stated that he (Obasanjo) rode from his Pent House residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential...... more

Don't lament much, injustice against S’East 'll soon end --Obiozor, Ohanaeze leader tells Ndigbo

Don't lament much, injustice against S’East 'll soon end --Obiozor, Ohanaeze leader tells Ndigbo THE President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, has asked the Igbo not to despair over the historic injustice they have continued to suffer in Nigeria as the dark days would soon be over. He frowned at the outcome of the recent primary elections of the two major political parties, which he said...... more

Over 50 kidnapped kids found in underground of Ondo church

Over 50 kidnapped kids found in underground of Ondo church No fewer than 50 children were allegedly found in an underground apartment of a church in the Valentino Area of Ondo town, Ondo State, on Friday evening. It was gathered that the children were allegedly kidnapped and kept in the underground apartment of the church. A source said victims were over...... more

Alaafin’s wife dies weeks after monarch’s death

Alaafin’s wife dies weeks after monarch’s death Some weeks after the death of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, one of his wives, Olori Kafayat, has also died. It was gathered that Olori Kafayat, who was the mother of Prince Adebayo Adeyemi, popularly known as D’Guv, died on Friday night. Details of her death were still sketchy...... more

Rainy Season: FRSC cautions motorists to drive with care

Rainy Season: FRSC cautions motorists to drive with care The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kano State Command has cautioned motorists to drive with utmost care to avoid road traffic crash, especially during the rainy season. The Sector Commander, CC Zubairu Mato, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kano. He said...... more

Flood kills 8-year-old boy in Anambra

Flood kills 8-year-old boy in Anambra An eight-year-old boy, identified as Chinwe, has been killed when a surging flood flushed him into a deep erosion. The incident happened late on Thursday behind the school of Nursing, Nkpor in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was learnt that a combination of surging floods coming from...... more

Buhari welcomes berthing of first vessel at Lekki Deep Seaport

Buhari welcomes berthing of first vessel at Lekki Deep Seaport President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Nigerian Ports Authority on the successful berthing of the first ship at Lekki Deep Sea port. The vessel, ZHEN HUA 28, delivered three Ship to Shores (STS) and 10 Rubber Tyre Gantries (RTG) cranes that will help in the...... more

Four suspects arrested for vandalising EEDC installation

Four suspects arrested for vandalising EEDC installation A young man identified as Wisdom Kalu Onu, an indigene of Abia State was apprehended yesterday by the security personnel of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for vandalizing electrical installations located within the Campus premises, belonging to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC). The Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr....... more

Hoodlums invade Anambra community, attack palace, destroy property

Hoodlums invade Anambra community, attack palace, destroy property Residents of Ebenebe community in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State have been thrown into panic following the invasion of the palace of their traditional ruler, Igwe Christopher Nnaegbune and his subjects by  hoodlums suspected to be cultists. Property worth millions of naira were destroyed during the attack, it...... more

3 die mysteriously in church healing home

3 die mysteriously in church healing home Three persons were reported dead in a church healing home in Osun state.  The deceased, Rasheedat Mufutau (58), Anifowose Basira (48) and Abdul-Rahman Afolabi (infant), were said to be under spiritual healing in the church located at Ofatedo area of Egbedore local government area of the state. Findings revealed that the...... more

Nkanu East Leaders hail Ugwuanyi over Mbah's emergence as Enugu PDP guber candidate

Nkanu East Leaders hail Ugwuanyi over Mbah's emergence  as Enugu PDP guber candidate …Bestows Sonship on Ugwuanyi • Gratitude is not enough to express our heartfelt appreciation – Mbah • It’s prayer answered – Ugwuanyi With hearts filled with gratitude, the people of Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, led by the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barr. Peter...... more

Senator Nwaoboshi to spend seven years in prison for money laundering

Senator Nwaoboshi to spend seven years in prison for money laundering The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal today July 1, 2022, convicted and sentenced Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, to seven years imprisonment. The court ordered that his two companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up...... more

NPC trains 99 enumerators, to conduct Trial Census in 9 LGAs in Enugu

NPC trains 99 enumerators, to conduct Trial Census in 9 LGAs in Enugu No fewer than 99 enumerators are currently undergoing training for 12 days ahead of the National Population Commission (NPC) Trial Census in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Enugu State. Flagging off the training in Enugu on Friday, the Federal Commissioner Representing Enugu State in NPC, Chief  Ejike Ezeh, said that...... more

Commissioner urges women to follow-up various economic empowerment programmes in Enugu

Commissioner urges women to follow-up various economic empowerment programmes in Enugu The Commissioner for Budget and Planning in Enugu State, Dr David Ugwunta, has urged women groups to key-in and follow-up various government economic empowerment programmes in Enugu State. Ugwunta made the call during a Policy Dialogue Session on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) by the Partnership for Advancing Women in Economic Development...... more

 

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