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Delta: Bank manager’s abductors demand N100m

Abductors of a manager of a new generation bank in Warri, Delta State, have demanded a N100 million ransom to release her unhurt.   The victim, simply identified as Mrs. Okolo, was abducted on the…

‘Lagos recorded 300 tanker accidents in 2020,

‘Lagos recorded 300 tanker accidents in 2020,

Lagos State government yesterday said that it responded to over 300 fuel tanker accidents which resulted in loss of lives and property in 2020. It also said that it responded to 114 major emergencies in…

Mum arrested for chaining teenage girl in Abia

Mum arrested for chaining teenage girl in Abia

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have rescued a teenage girl, identified simply as Ada, chained and locked up by her mother in Abia State.   The NSCDC officials also arrested…

SUBEB/TESCOM Recruitment: Academics, applicants commend Kwara govt

SUBEB/TESCOM Recruitment: Academics, applicants commend Kwara govt

Qualifying examination for applicants for teaching jobs under the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) commenced on Monday across all the 16 designated centres in the…

Oyo crt jails LAUTECH student over love fraud

Oyo crt jails LAUTECH student over love fraud

…as Ogun crt remands socialite over N35m biz fraud An Oyo State High Court Monday sentenced a student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oluwatoyin Henry, to six months imprisonment for duping a…

Don’t turn Imo into a war zone, PDP tells Uzodinma, Okorocha, APC

Don’t turn Imo into a war zone, PDP tells Uzodinma, Okorocha, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has condemned the violent clash between supporters of Senator Rochas Okorocha and Governor Hope Uzodinma over a disputed property, Royal Spring Palm Hotel and Apartments.   This is…

Kano: Commuters groan as tricycle riders go on strike

Kano: Commuters groan as tricycle riders go on strike

  The strike action embarked upon by commercial tricycle operators, popularly known as “Adaidaita Sahu” has left thousands of Kano commuters stranded. The tricyclists have decided to withdraw their services to protest thr imposition of…

Diri flays attempt to ethnicise Bayelsa fertiliser project

Diri flays attempt to ethnicise Bayelsa fertiliser project

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has strongly condemned an attempt to cause ethnic disharmony in the state through the Brass Fertiliser and Petrochemical Company project.   Diri, who was reacting to a trending post on…

Okorocha’s associates get N70m bail as one slumps

Okorocha’s associates get N70m bail as one slumps

Following the arrest and detention of former Governor Rochas Okorocha on Sunday, his associates numbering 14 who were arraigned Monday, were granted bail in the sum of N70 million. This was also as one of…

Two die, six injured in Benue auto crash

Two die, six injured in Benue auto crash

At least two people were killed while six others were injured in an auto crash at Asukunya in Benue State.   The accident occurred near the National Youths Service Corp (NYSC) Permanent Orientation camp at…