Suspected bandits have killed a 53-year-old baker, Mr Tijani Amedu, and abducted his 13 relatives, who are mainly children, travelling alongside him, in the Katari area of Kaduna State. The Edo State-born businessman’s brother, Rasaq, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Wednesday, said the incident happened on January 6, 2024, while the victims […]

A social policy specialist serving under the United Nations, UN, in Sokoto State, Mr Isah Ibrahim Maru has lost two of his children to fire disaster. He confirmed the sad news when members of the correspondents’ chapel of Zamfara Council, NUJ, paid him a condolence visit in Maru. According to Maru, “I woke up around […]

Aiyedun Quarters in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Wednesday thrown into a state of despair due to a horrifying incident resulting in the death of a nine-day-old baby and her 30-year-old mother. The tragedy occurred when an overhead water tank crashed onto a one-bedroom detached bungalow, situated near a primary […]

The Jigawa State Police Command has busted a notorious syndicate of car thieves and recovered three stolen vehicles. Spokesman of the command, DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued to newsmen He said the police also succeeded in arresting three suspects based on credible Intelligence ga According to him, “On 19/11/2023 […]

Gunmen have reportedly killed a member of a local vigilante and injured three others in Bakutumbe village, Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State. The incident was said to have occurred at the weekend. Newsmen gathered that the assailants, who also abducted four villagers, unleashed terror by shooting sporadically upon their arrival in the community. […]

A lady, Amina Muktar, a resident of Bosso Estate in Minna, Niger State, who was declared missing, has been found by the police. Amina was declared missing by the police on Monday, appealing to members of the public to contact the nearest police station with information about her whereabouts. According to a police source, Amina […]

The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, said that the Nigerian Army’s aerial bombardment of Ligarma village in Kaduna State in which some innocent civilians were killed, actually took out several terrorists, who embedded themselves in the community while fleeing. Speaking on a day that President Bola Tinubu sued for calm and ordered thorough investigation of the disaster, […]

The planned arraignment of the Chairman of Ibeto Energy Development Company, Cletus Ibeto, failed again on Tuesday at the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja. This is the fourth time the arraignment has failed as the defendant once again failed to show up in court. His legal team, led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, […]

On Tuesday, a Magistrate court in Ilorin, Kwara State, ordered the remand of Sultan Ojuwoni Atakoro, an Ibadan-based herbalist and social media influencer, and one Olaitan Ibrahim Olalekan at the Correctional Service Centre, Oke-Kura, Ilorin, until January 17, 2024. The Kwara State Police Command charged them before Magistrate Kolawole Aluko with alleged rape and arson. […]

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kaduna State recovered 478 kilogrammes of various illicit drugs in November. This is according to a statement made on Tuesday by the command’s spokeswoman, Shuaibu Yusuf-Omale. According to Yusuf-Omale, cocaine, heroin, cannabis, tramadol, methamphetamine, and other psychotropic substances were among the items collected. Yusuf-Omale further stated that […]

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