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Osun State Police Parades Suspected Internet Fraudster

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The Osun state police command on Monday paraded a suspected internet fraudster, Agboola Femi for allegedly duping an American man of 80,000 dollars. The Osun police commissioner, Fimihan Adeoye while parading the suspect before newsmen in Oshogbo said, the suspect was said to have posed as a woman to the unsuspecting...

Nigerian Air Force Capacity Building On Social Media

23 hours ago /
Security 

Nigerian security agencies have been urged to harness the potentials in the social media to combat the influence of terrorism and other security challenges. This was the thrust of a special workshop for public relations personnel of the Nigerian Air Force held in Abuja. Stakeholders at the workshop were of...

Judiciary Games: Cross River Ready For Tournament

1 day ago /
Sports  

No fewer than nineteen states and eleven federal courts have arrived Calabar the cross-river state capital for the 2017 judiciary games tagged "Justice Walter Onoghen Games" Cross-river state commissioner for youths and sports development, Asu Okang while briefing journalists in calabar said adequate preparation have been made to ensure that the...

Vice President Osinbajo Challenges ECOWAS Bank

1 day ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has challenged the ECOWAS bank for development and investment to invest more in the lives of young people in the region. Professor Osinbajo said this at the 15th annual general meeting of the board of governors of the bank in Abuja, on Tuesday. Since its reorganization in 2006...

AC Milan Sign Fiorentina Striker Nikola Kalinic

1 day ago /
Sports  

AC Milan has announced the signing of Nikola Kalinic from Fiorentina ACF on a loan deal with an “obligation to buy”. The Croatia international player penned a 4-year contract through to June 30, 2021. #ACMilan have signed Nikola Kalinic from @acffiorentina, on loan with obligation to buy ➡️ https://t.co/z0Hm13sGPS#welcomeKalinic pic.twitter.com/smMHJvrWTM — AC Milan...

BREAKING: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of More Assets Linked To Diezani

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets valued at $16,441,906 linked the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Abdulaziz Anka that the assets are suspected to be proceeds of corruption. Details later…...

Use Pedestrian Bridges, FRSC Advises

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Anambra on Tuesday called on the people of the state to make use of the pedestrian bridges on major highways. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Ajayi, made the appeal in an interview with the reporters in Awka . He said that...

Police Arrest Suspected Cattle Rustlers In Ogun

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested four cattle rustlers at Ofada area of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr  Abimbola Oyeyemi, the four men had earlier in the week robbed the duo of Muhammed Ruga and Babuga of two cows...

Police Arrest Internet Fraudster In Osun

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Osun state Police Command has arrested a suspected Nigerian fraudster, Femi Agbolade for pretending to a relationship-seeking American male citizen as a woman and duping him of 80,000 dollars. Parading Agbolade among other suspects on Monday, the state Commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye, said that the suspect pretended to be...

Man Hacks Wife To Death In Benue

1 day ago /
Nation 

A truck driver has allegedly hacked his wife to death with an axe in Benue. The driver, Terkaa Ushir is reported to have killed his wife due to unresolved domestic issues. The father of the deceased, Daniel Ahura Akighir narrating the incident said, last week Friday my son In-law, and his wife...

Okowa Meets Kinsmen, Residents To Tackle Herdsmen Crisis

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has assured residents that his administration is committed to curbing the continuous havoc caused by the Fulani herdsmen across communities in the state. He confirmed that those involved in kidnapping, rape, robbery and other vices have been arrested and will soon be tried in appropriate...

Ortom Asks Herdsmen To Ignore Quit Notice Threats

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Benue State, Mr Samuel Ortom, has challenged herdsmen in the state not to obey the quit notice issued by a coalition of middle belt youths asking them to vacate the middle belt region before October 1, 2017. The youths operating under the aegis of the Middle Belt Renaissance...

BREAKING: Buhari Meets With Service Chiefs

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with Service Chiefs in his office at his official residence in Abuja. Some of those in attendance include the Chief of Defence; Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff; Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Air Staff; Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Naval Staff;...

Wike: If PDP Can Win Rivers With Stiff Opposition, Anambra Is Small Case

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win Anambra State governorship election if all members of the party in the state cooperate with its leadership. Wike who was in Anambra State to conduct the ward congress of the party with his Ekiti State...

APGA Crisis: Agbaso’s Faction Elects Guber Candidate

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Chief Martin Agbaso’s faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Monday, elected Dr. Igwebuike Ifeanyichukwu Hygers as its flag-bearer for the November 18, governorship election in Anambra State. He polled a total of 1, 547 votes to emerge as the party’s flag bearer. The party elected the flag-bearer during...

Trump Rules Out Afghan Troops Withdrawal

1 day ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill. He said his original instinct was to pull US forces out, but had instead decided to stay and "fight to win" to avoid the mistakes made in Iraq. He said he wanted to...

Reps Intervene On Killings Of Nigerians In Ghana

1 day ago /
Nation 

The killing of five Nigerians in Ghana following an alleged quarrel between a Nigerian and a Ghanaian is not going down well with Nigeria’s house of representatives committee on the diaspora. Briefing newsmen on the welfare of Nigerians abroad, the house committee chairperson, Rita Orji said it is appalling that  foreign...

Hunt For Barcelona Attacker Ongoing

1 day ago /
International News 

The hunt for the driver suspected of killing 13 people in last week's attack in Barcelona has been extended across Europe. Catalan officials say they have confirmed the driver's identity as 22-year-old Moroccan, Younes Abouyaaqoub. Authorities earlier said they could not rule out the possibility that he had slipped across the border...

FG Approves Whistle Blowing Policy For Human Trafficking Cases

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has approved the use of the whistle blowing policy in the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria. A statement from the national agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons, says the approval has already been conveyed to it  for immediate implementation of the policy. The agency is optimistic...

Senate Receives President Buhari’s Letter

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed receipt of the letter from president Muhammadu Buhari notifying it of his return to the country and willingness to resume office. Speaking in an interview with AITs Omor Bazuaye Senate spokesman, Aliyu Sabi said Buhari’s letter is in custody of the senate and in fulfillment of...