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Raped, blackmailed, 20-year-old lady attempts suicide

Raped, blackmailed, 20-year-old lady attempts suicide

Suspect threatens to post rape video on social media A distraught father, simply identified as Femi, has narrated how his 20-year-old daughter attempted to commit suicide by mixing Hypo and detergent with the intention of…

Robbed bank: Policeman, civilian injured as dynamite explodes in Oyo community

Robbed bank: Policeman, civilian injured as dynamite explodes in Oyo community

Following the armed robbery attack on a bank in Okeho Town in the Oke Ogun area of Oyo State, a policeman and a civilian were again on Thursday injured at the scene when another explosion…

Umahi: Police men’s killings won’t go unpunished

Umahi: Police men’s killings won’t go unpunished

Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi, Thursday said the armed robbers that killed four policemen in that state and attacked a bullion van to cart away money in it, will not go unpunished. Gunmen…

CEHRD organises policy dialogue for stakeholders to end gender-based violence

CEHRD organises policy dialogue for stakeholders to end gender-based violence

A non-governmental organisation, Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) on Thursday organised a stakeholder’s policy dialogue for stakeholders in Bayelsa State in order to chart a way forward in reducing gender-based violence. Held…

COVID-19: Lagos earmarks N1bn bailout for hospitality sector

COVID-19: Lagos earmarks N1bn bailout for hospitality sector

…as companies lament unfriendly business enviroment Muritala Ayinla The Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday said that his administration has earmarked N1 billion grant to the hospitality industry in the state as part…

Ortom’s Commissioner for Health resigns

Ortom’s Commissioner for Health resigns

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Sunday Ongbabo Wednesday resigned his appointment with the state government. Dr. Ongbabo, who was Secretary of the state’s Action Committee on COVID-19,…

Gunmen attack Kogi community, kill 13 family members

Gunmen attack Kogi community, kill 13 family members

…police arrest businessman’s killer Armed men yesterday killed 13 members of a family during an attack on the Abudu community in Kogi-Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr.…

Ebonyi: Robbers attack bullion van, kill four policemen

Ebonyi: Robbers attack bullion van, kill four policemen

Gunmen yesterday attacked a bullion van in Ebonyi State and killed four policemen escorting the vehicle. The robbers intercepted the bullion van at Ezzamgbo Junction in Ohaukwu Local Government Area. The van was transporting money…

COVID-19: Minister opens FCT markets

COVID-19: Minister opens FCT markets

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) yesterday said it had relaxed restrictions on operations of markets within the territory. Since the COVID-19 lockdown, markets in FCT were hitherto allowed to operate only for three days in…

Kidnapping: Police arrest pastor, uncover underground cell inside church

Kidnapping: Police arrest pastor, uncover underground cell inside church

Special operatives of the police have arrested a cleric, Pastor Adetokunbo Adenopo, for alleged involvement in the kidnapping of a delivery man. Adenopo was among 34 other suspects, “who have been clearly and evidentially linked”…