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Hospital worker held trying to sell baby for N500,000

Juliana Francis National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested two people for allegedly attempting to sell and buy a baby for N500,000.   The suspects are a federal civil servant…

Sanwo-Olu to NBA: Lagos has fully complied, granted autonomy to judiciary 

Sanwo-Olu to NBA: Lagos has fully complied, granted autonomy to judiciary 

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Tuesday said that the state has substantially complied with the provisions of the 1999 Constitution, as amended, on the financial autonomy and independence of the judiciary. The governor made…

Alleged misconduct: FUOYE  Governing Council suspends  Sch.Registrar 

Alleged misconduct: FUOYE  Governing Council suspends  Sch.Registrar 

The  management of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) has  announced the suspension of the school’s Registrar, Mr. Olatunbosun Odusanya over alleged misconduct.   A statement on Tuesday made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, by the Special…

Benue commiserates with victims of Agatu tanker explosion

Benue commiserates with victims of Agatu tanker explosion

*As SEMA begins impact assessment of destruction The Benue State government Tuesday commiserated with the victms of the Oshigbudu tanker fire accident that killed 12 people and destroyed over 73 houses.   The state’s Deputy…

C’River govt, UNICAL partner to scout for int’l donors

C’River govt, UNICAL partner to scout for int’l donors

Cross River State Ministry of International Development Cooperation has gone into partnership with the University of Calabar (UNCAL) to attract donors to the state in general and the university in particular.   The Agency, headed…

Benue: Another tanker explosion hits Agatu, destroy properties

Benue: Another tanker explosion hits Agatu, destroy properties

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Another petrol tanker Tuesday fell and exploded in Oshigbudu, headquarters of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State destroying many properties. The incident occured barely 48 hours after the first tanker…

Abducted Ekiti monarch regains freedom, hospitalised

Abducted Ekiti monarch regains freedom, hospitalised

  Adewumi Ademiju, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti monarch, Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, Oba David Oyewumi, who was abducted by suspected gunmen last week Thursday, has been released. Oba Oyewumi was kidnapped in his palace by…

Tribunal upholds Akeredolu’s election

Tribunal upholds Akeredolu’s election

  Babatope Okeowo and Adewale Momoh,  Akure The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal Tuesday dismissed the petition challenging the victory of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s at the October 10 last year governorship election in the state.…

Police rescue 19 children, seven others in Edo

Police rescue 19 children, seven others in Edo

  The Edo State Police Command in collaboration with the vigilante group has rescued 26 victims suspected to have been trafficked from Ebonyi, Imo, Abia, Anambra and Akwa Ibom states. In a statement issued on…

Kano: Police rescue girl kept in solitary confinement for 10 years by parents

Kano: Police rescue girl kept in solitary confinement for 10 years by parents

  The police have rescued a 15-year old girl, Aisha Jibrin, from alleged 10-year solitary confinement by her parents in Darerawa Quarters of Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State. The police said Miss Jibrin…