Category Archives: Breaking

Several Travelers Stranded as Nigeria Shuts Down Seme Border

Many travelers were Wednesday stranded at Nigeria and Benin Republic border as officials closed the border on both sides without formal notice. “Just on my way to Nigeria now they have close border chai,” a stranded traveler Sebomi told The Guardian. “The Benin-Nigerian borders are closed. At Chikanda and around Kwara state and other borders,…

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Buhari Swears in 43 Ministers

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in his 43 new ministers. The ministers were sworn in on Wednesday, inside the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Among those present at the event was the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha and the…

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Police Officers Who Killed Suspected Phone Thieves In Lagos To Face Murder Charges

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the four policemen who killed two suspected phone thieves in broad daylight in the Igando area of the state. Police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said they would face murder charges. A viral video had surfaced on the social media on Tuesday, showing the officers manhandling, and, later, ultimately, the…

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Sowore Was Paid By International Collaborators To Topple Buhari’s Regime – DSS

The Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document seen…

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Obasanjo Urges Nigerian Youths Not To Lose Hope In The Country

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, urged Nigerian youths not to lose hope despite the challenges facing the country. Obasanjo, who described himself as ‘an incurable optimist’ in Nigeria, declared that, though the current situation in Nigeria is bad, he could see the light beyond the tunnel. The former President said this in Abeokuta…

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Police Re-Arrest Notorious Taraba Kidnapper Hamisu Wadume After He Was Initially Freed By Soldiers

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested Hamisu Wadume, a high-profile kidnap kingpin in Taraba State. Wadume was sighted within the premises of the Force Headquarters, Abuja, today, according to a report by Premium Times. Wadume was being transported to Abuja on August 6 after his initial arrest by police officers on a covert operation before being…

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EFCC Wanted To Plant Foreign Currencies In Ambode’s House – Lawyers

Three lawyers who claimed to have witnessed EFCC’s raid on the Epe residence of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, alleged that they stopped the anti-graft officials from “planting foreign currency” in the house. According to Punch, the lawyers — Fatai Adebanjo, Busari Olanrewaju and Samson Okuneye — in a joint statement on Tuesday, said…

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