Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Meet Buhari’s New Service Chiefs 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday finally sacked the Service Chiefs almost six years in charge of the nation's security system.  The appointments of the four new security chiefs were announced

BREAKING: Buhari Sacks Service Chiefs, Appoints New Ones

At last, President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked his Service Chiefs after months of intense pressure from different quarters calling for their sack.  The Service Chiefs, who are the Chief of

70 Shops Razed in Lagos Market Inferno

No fewer than 70 shops were razed in a fire outbreak, which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday at Alade Market, Market Street, Somolu, Lagos. The Acting Head of

Ex-convicts to Die by Hanging for Armed Robbery in Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court, Tuesday, sentenced two ex-convicts to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery. At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare Sowunmi, 27, had pleaded not

NECO Announces Shift In 2020 SSCE Date

The National Examinations Council (NECO) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, SSCE (External) earlier scheduled to commence on Monday 1st February, 2021, has been shifted. According to the Head, Information and

Hoodlums Fire Shots in the Air Before Burning Igboho’s House—Police

The Oyo State Police Command has said the house of Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho was set ablaze by hoodlums loaded in a bus and taxi in the early

Trump’s Impeachment Article Gets to Senate

The US House of Representatives presented a single article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol. The action set in

Bandits Kill Seven-month-old Pregnant Woman, Others in Kaduna

Some bandits have killed a seven-month-old pregnant woman along the Birnin-Gwari highway in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Reports say many other commuters were killed and injured

Bandits Hit Niger Again; Kill 7 Persons, Steal 1000 Cows

About 100 bandits have reportedly invaded parts of Niger East, killed seven persons and rustled over 1,000 cows. Eye witnesses lamented that security operatives did nothing to prevent the deadly

Kano Govt Establishes Gifted Academy with 36 Slots for 18 Northern States — Commissioner

Kano State Government has established a Gifted Academy that would admit five students from each of the 44 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state and two students each from

Oyo CP Vows to Arrest, Prosecute Arsonists in Oyo

Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko, has vowed to apprehend those responsible for the arson in Igangan following Friday's visit of...

FlashBack: Tension in Oyo, Biden’s Inauguration, Akungba Tragedy and Other Top...

The controversy surrounding the ultimatum given to Fulani community in Ibarapa area of Oyo State by Sunday Igboho dominated the media last week as...

Oyo Government, IGP Delegation to Visit Ibarapa as Akala Calls on...

A delegation of the state government and the police will be conducting an on-the-spot assessment of Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area today...

UFC: McGregor Knocked out in Second Round by Poirier

American underdog Dustin Poirier shook up the world of mixed martial arts Sunday, beating up the legs of Irish superstar Conor McGregor before knocking...

Ondo Varsity Postpones Exams After Students Die in Accident

The management of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, has postponed indefinitely, the examinations scheduled to commence on Monday, January 25. According to a statement by...

Nigeria Records Fresh1,633 COVID-19 Cases, 12 More Deaths

Nigeria has recorded fresh 1,633 cases of coronavirus to take total infections to 120,602, according to the data released Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Black Saturday: Truck Crushes Eight, University Students to Death in Ondo

It was black Saturday in Akungba-Akoko, in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, as an articulated  vehicle loaded with bags of...

NASS Postpones Resumption of Plenary over APC Registration Exercise

The National Assembly has postponed the resumption of plenary earlier fixed for Tuesday, January 26, to Tuesday, February 9. The notice was given in a...

Holders, Arsenal, Dumped out of FA Cup by Saints

A strong Southampton side knocked holders Arsenal out of the FA Cup at the fourth-round stage courtesy of a first-half own goal. The Saints were...

Quit Notice: IGP orders Sunday Igboho’s Arrest

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of a prominent man in Oyo State, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho for...

Breaking: CNN Legend, Larry King, is Dead

Former CNN talk show host, Larry King, at the age of 87. The ace broadcaster died on Saturday following a recent battle with COVID-19 infections.  A...

35 Killed in Zamfara Villages, Governor Blames Politicians

The Emir of Maru in Zamfara State, Alhaji Abubakar Gado Maigari, has confirmed that 35 people were killed during an attack on five villages...

Ultimatum to Herders: Senator Backs Akeredolu

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, the Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, on Saturday, threw his weight behind Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on the ultimatum he gave unregistered...

Insecurity: Akeredolu Approves Massive Recruitment for Amotekun in Ondo

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has approved massive recruitment into the state Security Network codenamed: “Amotekun Corps” According to a memo signed on behalf of...

Viral Video: 600 Stranded Nigerians for Evacuation from Saudi Arabia –...

The Federal Government has announced that about 600 Nigerians who are irregular migrants in Saudi Arabia will be evacuated on January 28 and 29...

Dangote Named Africa’s Richest for 10 Straight Years

Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, has been named Africa's richest man for tenth consecutive year. According to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday,...

PSG Thrash Montpellier to Open Three-Point Lead in Ligue 1

Paris St Germain (PSG) scored three goals in a four-minute blitz in the second half to demolish 10-man Montpellier 4-0 on Friday to go...

Emir of Biu: Behold, a New King Ascends the Throne of...

The ancient town of Biu in Borno State will stand still today(Saturday) as Alhaji Midala Mustapha Umar receives his  staff of office from Governor...

Man City Superstar, De Bruyne, out for Six Weeks

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be sidelined for four to six weeks with a hamstring injury, says manager Pep Guardiola.The Belgium playmaker,...

Gambo Jimeta: Supercop That Nailed Anini By Mahmud Jega

He first came into national public reckoning in 1980 when, as Lagos State Police Commissioner, he appeared in person at the scene of a...

Igboho: Treat Those Igniting Ethnic Tension as Criminals, Makinde Tells Oyo...

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has called on the new Commissioner of Police in the state, Ngozi Onadeko, to arrest and treat those...

Osimhen Recovers from COVID-19

Napoli record signing, Victor Osimhen, has recovered from COVID-19. According to a statement posted on the club’s Twitter handle on Friday , the Nigerian striking...

Impeachment: Trump Set to Face Trial in US Senate

Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after an impeachment case against the former president is transmitted by the House...

US Senate Confirms General Lloyd Austin as First Black Defense Secretary

US Senate has confirmed General Lloyd Austin (rtd) as secretary of defense. He is the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain...

Darussalam Insurgents Wrecking Havoc in Nasarawa- Governor Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdulahi Sule, has exposed the group of insurgents causing havoc in parts of the state. The governor said the insurgents, who were...

Sunday Igboho Defies Makinde, Storms Oyo to Enforce Quit Notice to...

A prominent man in Ibadan,  Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, on Friday stormed Igangan, a town in the Ibarapa North Local Government area of...

Four Suspected Kidnappers Arrested in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Security Network Agency codenamed  Amotekun Corps has arrested four persons suspected to be members of a kidnap gang unleashing terror in...

Real Madrid Coach Zidane Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19. The positive test comes a day before Madrid travel to Alaves in La Liga seeking...

Why Pigeons Released by Buhari on Armed Forces Remembrance Day didn’t...

Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, has explained why the pigeons that were released by President Muhammadu Buhari on the Armed Forces Remembrance...

Buhari Talks Tough as Bandits Overwhelm Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for an immediate response to rising cases of bandit attacks on communities in Zamfara State.In a directive to the...

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