Wednesday, September 22, 2021

House passes stopgap bill to avert government shutdown, debt default

WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Tuesday that would fund the government through Dec. 3 and extend the debt limit until after the 2022...

 Achieving the Lagos of our dream                            | Newspot

PHOTO: howwemadeitinafricaSIR: It is unfortunate that in spite of all the efforts of successive Lagos governments to make the city something everyone is proud...








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Court remands Nigerian who dubiously took 39,366 phones worth $1.2m

Justice S. S. Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, remanded Madu Ozoemena in prison. Ozoemena is being prosecuted for an...

Missing man found dead inside car in Abeokuta

A man, who was simply identified as Isiaka has been found dead inside his SUV around Olomore area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Newspot...

CP Echeng commend police, vigilante over arrest of suspected ritualist in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Echeng E. Echeng, has commended the Operation Doo Akpor and vigilante members for their role in the arrest...

Ekiti: Road accidents claimed 41 lives in 9 months

Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) R8HK Headquarters, Ilorin, Kwara, Hygenius Omeje says the corps recorded 41 deaths from road crashes, from...

Landlord’s greediness caused Ondo building collapse – Tenant

One of the tenants of the building that collapsed in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday has accused the landlord of the building...

Auto accident claims 4 lives in Edo

An early morning head-on collision involving a tipper loaded with sand and a commercial bus has claimed the lives of four persons in Benin. The...

Man snatches motorcycle in Bauchi, arrested in Kano

Police operatives from the Bauchi State Police Command have arrested one Munkaila Abdullahi who snatched a motorcycle from a commercial operator in Bauchi metropolis...

Man arrested for defiling five-year-old stepdaughter

A 39-year-old man, Oladapo Akinola, has been arrested by the police for allegedly defiling his five-year-old stepdaughter in Ogun. Akinola was arrested on Monday following...

20-year-old man remanded for alleged rape

A 20-year-old man, Tope Oluwatofunmi has been remanded at Ilesa Correctional Centre over an alleged rape. The accused person who was arraigned before an Osogbo...

Ilorin court jails Tanzania-based herder, two others for love scam

A 33-year-old Tanzania-based herder, Tunde Olagunju, and two others have been convicted by a Kwara State High Court in Ilorin for love scam and...

Building collapses in Ondo, one feared dead, family trapped [Photos]

One person has been confirmed dead following a building collapse in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The affected storey building located along Fanibi Junction within...

Bandits: Fuel, bread suppliers arrested in Katsina

In line with the security challenge containment order in the State, the Katsina Police Command has succeeded in intercepting five vehicles being driven into...

Rivers Prophetess dies two days after she was sentenced to life imprisonment

A prophetess, Edna Worleru, who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment last week Thursday by a high court in Rivers State, is dead. She...

Police arrest cripple turned kidnapper in Katsina

A cripple turned kidnapper has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command for attempted kidnapping for ransom. Buhari Haruna, 22, a resident of Kankia...

Traders beat suspected IPOB member enforcing sit-at-home order to death in Imo

The police in Imo on Monday confirmed the death of an escapee of Imo Correctional Centre Owerri and a member of the proscribed IPOB/ESN...