Thursday, 04 March, 2021


Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, on Thursday, convicted and sentenced one Wusu Taiwo Opeyemi to five months imprisonment for criminal impersonation. The offence contravenes section 22(2) (b)(I) and punishable under section 22(2)(b) of the Read more…


By Ephraim Kasozi The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing of an application in which the runner-up in the January 14 presidential elections, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, seeks to formally withdraw the petition against president-elect, Yoweri Museveni. Chief Read more…


Residents say the bandits invaded their community at night, setting houses, silos and other physical structures on fire. Many persons have again been reported abducted by bandits in Zamfara State during an attack on Wednesday on Ruwan Tofa in Maru Read more…


Following the gruesome assassination of Chief Tekura Suswam, elder brother of former Governor Gabriel Suswam, the Benue State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on three local government areas of the state as part of measures to curb criminal activities Read more…


Men of the Bayelsa State Police Command have recovered a mutilated female body at School to Land Project, Edepie community, a suburb of Yenagoa local council area of Bayelsa State.  A statement by SP Asinim Butswat, the state Police Public Read more…


Geneva — “Deeply distressing reports of sexual and gender-based violence, extrajudicial killings, widespread destruction and looting of public and private property by all parties continue to be shared with us, as well as reports of continued fighting in central Tigray Read more…


Enugu residents have taken to Twitter to lament after acute water scarcity hit the state capital and its environs. It was gathered that residents have not had water since New Year and depend on tanker drivers and vendors for their Read more…


A court in the southern Tay Ninh Province of Vietnam on Tuesday sentenced a 45-year-old Nigerian, Ekwegbalu James Nzube, to death for drug trafficking. Nzube, who was accused of trafficking nearly four kilogrammes of methamphetamine from Cambodia said he got Read more…


File photo used to illustrate story. Two people are feared dead following a fight between a Fulani man and a Yoruba man at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State. This was even as two Read more…


Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns. The curfew will be in force between 6p.m. and 8 a.m. until further notice.   This follows the renewed hostilities between some groups of persons from Read more…