Thursday, 17 June, 2021

Tag: Breaking


The Lagos zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says it has commenced investigation into the alleged case of conspiracy and currency counterfeiting levelled against three suspects. This was contained in a press release issued by the Read more…


Militants belonging to the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Tuesday razed a military formation in Kwamdi village, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. The attack comes two days to the Read more…


Veteran writer, Chimamanda Adichie has debunked claims that she is transphobic as alleged in some quarters.  Transphobia, according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary is the ‘irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against transgender people’. Chimamanda, on Tuesday, wrote a Read more…


A magistrate’s court sitting in Lagos state has denied Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha bail in the ongoing trial over alleged sexual assault. The actor was arrested and detained by the Lagos state police after he Read more…


Ifeanyi Ejiofor The Nigerian Army will stop at nothing until they arrest a top lawyer of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, whose three domestic workers are still with the military, sources have informed SaharaReporters.   Military sources Read more…


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC lhas removed 749 polling units from inappropriate facilities, with nine of them from shrines and several others from religious houses, royal palaces, and private property. SaharaReporters Media This was disclosed by INEC Chairman, Mahmood Read more…


A resident of Ijebu Ode, popularly called Sepeteri has narrated how gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded his house on Tuesday night. Sepeteri, who said he knew some of the Fulani herdsmen in a video that has gone viral Read more…


A Magistrate’s Court in Kogi has adjourned ruling on the bail application for two anti-President Muhammadu Buhari protesters till Friday.  Resuming hearing on Wednesday after a strike action by judicial workers was called off, the court sat on the bail Read more…


The Chief of the Army Staff, Maj Gen Farouk Yahaya, has stated that he had seen how war was fought in other countries and would replicate same in Nigeria to tackle insecurity.  Yahaya added that he had the required experience Read more…


The World Bank says inflation pushed seven million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020. In its latest report, “Nigeria Development Update: Resilience through Reforms,” released on Tuesday, the bank said the high inflation rate is worsening poverty and depressing Read more…