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Enugu Massacre: 11 victims buried in mass grave

Enugu Massacre: 11 victims buried in mass grave

11 people who died as a result of Fulani Herdsmen attack, which happened in Nimbo Community of Enugu State on April 25 were buried in mass grave yesterday. Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was among the notable sympathizers who thronged the ravage community. The Governor vowed that such killings won’t happen again. Other dignities present are former governor of Anambra State, ...

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Conte’s Warning Shot to the English Premier League: Italy 1-0 Sweden

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Conte has fired a warning shot to the other 19 teams of the English Premier League through the hard-won result of the Italians in the EURO 2016 tournament taking place in France. The Italian/Chelsea coach has led the Azzurri to their second win in as many games while keeping clean sheets throughout both games. Both games were played against Belgium ...

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Copa America: USA through to the Semis after beating Ecuador 2-1

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Copa America hosts USA advance to the semi-finals after dispatching Ecuador 2-1 in a game of nervy football. Both teams were reduced to 10-men in a game that sees USA advance into the Semi-final for the first time since 1995. Goals from Clint Dempsey in the 22nd minute and Zardes in the 65th minute gave the North Americans an unassailable 2-o. ...

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How bride was abducted on her wedding eve

How bride was abducted on her wedding eve

Prior to the holy matrimonial ceremony between Ayebameru and Olanike, the bride ended up in the kidnappers den where she cooled her heels for six day, when she should have been on honeymoon. The wedding had to be put on hold by families of the Groom and Bride following the ugly incident. Police report indicate that the bride was kidnapped ...

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11 gunned down as cult killings resurface in Rivers

11 gunned down as cult killings resurface in Rivers

Atleast 11 people have been shot dead at Omoku town, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, ONELGA, Rivers State, after cultist invaded the area. Also two people and a Doctor, Dr. Erike were kidnapped by the invaders during the raid. There has been series of killings in the area caused by two cultist groups in the area, named Icelanders ...

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Breaking: Buhari’s certificate suit adjourned indefinitely

Breaking: Buhari's certificate suit adjourned indefinitely

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, adjourned a suit challenging the academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari indefinitely. Justice Adeniyi adjourned the suit indefinitely following a notice of appeal filed by President Buhari. Recall that the President appealed on Wednesday against a previously ruling of the court dismissing his preliminary objection to the suit filed ...

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Lagos task force nabs Awawa cult kingpin, 2 others

Lagos task force nabs Awawa cult kingpin, 2 others

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, Environment and Special Offences Unit, yesterday, arrested the notorious Awawa Boys cult leader, identified as Tobi Akinbayo, 28, alias, Scorpion, and two other suspected members, at Aluminium Village, Dopemu, Agege area of the state. Chairman of the Task Force, Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, while parading the three suspects, confirmed that the nefarious activities of ...

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Police acquire drones, forensic facilities to track criminals

Police acquire drones, forensic facilities to track criminals

The Nigeria Police Force, yesterday acquired drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) systems tracking and surveillance of criminals up to a radius of 5 kilometers if necessary. Other things acquired includes: Automated finger print verification systems, together with modern interrogation rooms in compliance with the criminal justice act 2015. These meant to complement the police tracking system and also to curtail the ...

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Jonathan’s aide docked over N5.1bn fraud

Jonathan's aide docked over N5.1bn fraud

Former Special Assistance on Domestic Affairs to former Nigeria President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Warpamo Dudafa, yesterday faced a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. He is facing a 23-count charge of alleged N5.1 billion fraude. He was charged alongside one Iwejuo Joseph Nna who is also known as Taiwo Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah. Although they both pleaded guilty to the ...

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Lagos govt blames UNILAG post-graduate students’ death on beach operators

Lagos govt blames UNILAG post-graduate students' death on beach operators

The Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructure Development, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, yesterday said that the death of UNILAG post-graduate students at Elegushi Beach, was as a result of the operators of the beach failing to adhere to the standard safety practice of the state. The deceased, Adeshola Ogunefun and Olufunmilayo Odusina, met their sudden deaths when they drowned at ...

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Nigeria generates N50.4bn from cashew export

Nigeria generates N50.4bn from cashew export

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, said that cashew export generated $253 million for the country in 2015. President of the association, Tolu Faseru, said that the country produced about 160,000 metric tonnes of cashew yearly, during the cashew planting season. But we are expecting the production to rise to 200,000 by 2020, and also be able to develop a ...

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Breaking: Despite ceasefire, soldiers invade Ijaw community

Breaking: Despite ceasefire, soldiers invade Ijaw community

Barely after two weeks, after the Federal Government ordered ceasefire against the militants, soldiers on Wednesday morning, stormed Tebijor, also known as Okpelama, an Ijaw community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State, on five gunboats hunting for militants. On Tuesday, Nigeria Navy Ship, arrested three persons suspected to be pipeline bombers and oil thieves. This came as a new militant group ...

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Mass sack: Labour moves against Diamond Bank, 5 others

Mass sack: Labour moves against Diamond Bank, 5 others

Organised Labour has written to the management of six banks to recall sacked workers and they must accept unionisation or they will be forced to faced the wrath of workers and civil society allies. The banks are Diamond, First City Monument Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc, among others. From the investigation, it was noted that the organised Labour, on the ...

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Premier League Fixtures for 2016/2017 Season

Premier League Fixtures for 2016/2017 Season

The Premier League fixtures for the 2016-17 season were released on Wednesday morning. Kicking-off on the weekend commencing Saturday 13 August, the new campaign will begin with defending champions Leicester City facing a trip to play newly-promoted Hull City. Leicester City will hope to make amends for a rare blot on their title-winning campaign when they host Arsenal in their ...

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Oil theft: Court sentences two to 6 years imprisonment

Justice E. A Obile of Federal High Court, Calabar, sentenced two persons to six years in prison on Thursday without an option of fine for oil theft. The Head, Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren of the EFCC, made the statement to newsmen in Abuja. The convicts, who was arrested on Nov. 27, 2011, and was later arraigned by the ...

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Copa America: Argentina to play Venezuela in Quarter-final

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Argentina join the likes of USA, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela in the tournament’s last eight. The Argentine team become overwhelming favorites after the shock exit of Brazil from the tournament. the fixtures have Group A winners USA play against Group B runners up Ecuador on Friday, 17th of June at 2:30am. Group B winners Peru will play ...

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EURO 2016: Italy, Germany, Hungary and Wales impress while Belgium, Portugal, Sweden and England falter.

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The first round of matches of the EURO 2016 are over and all 24 teams have done battle. The big guns have played and minnows have challenged. It has left bitter tastes in the mouth of some teams and given hope to the hopeless, but all in all the truth about most if not all teams have been revealed. Below ...

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Brazil Crash Out of Copa America

Brazil Crash Out of Copa America

Brazil has crashed out of the Copa America tournament after losing their final group game to Peru 0-1. They fail to progress form the group stage for the first time since 1987 as Peru won the game through controversial circumstances. Last year’s semifinalist Peru booked a spot in the quarterfinals ahead of Brazil in Group B as Ruidiaz broke the deadlock with ...

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LASU suspend student for violent conduct

LASU suspend student for violent conduct

The Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University LASU, Ojo, Prof. ‘Lanre Fagbohun on behalf of the Lagos State University Authorities has directed the immediate suspension of Macauley, Mefoyon Oluwabunmi, a student of the Department of Banking and Finance of Faculty of Management Sciences, with Matriculation Number: 100812059. The suspension letter read “your involvement in a conduct likely to cause a breach ...

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Federal Poly Ilaro Regularization of Admission, procedure for validation

Federal Poly Ilaro Regularization of Admission, procedure for validation

The Authorities of the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, generated a procedure for the validation for students who applied for regularization of their admission. The Authorities thereby advises those who are to validate their JAMB registration number should so speedily. In the statement release by the authorities, which says: “This is to inform all the students who applied for regularization of their ...

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