Thursday, August 5, 2021

U.S. men’s basketball advances to Olympic final with huge comeback win...

Team USA captain Kevin Durant took control early Thursday and drove the Americans to a 97-78 comeback win over Australia and a berth in...

Nigeria records 747 COVID-19 cases, highest number in 5months

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday, confirmed 747 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NCDC, made this known on its...







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OPC nabs notorious cultist, Ewe in Lagos

A notorious cult leader, Qudus Balogun, was arrested on Wednesday by the Odua People’s Congress (OPC) at Ita-Opo in the Epe area of Lagos. Balogun,...

Customs intercept elephant tusks, goods worth N22.3b in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized pangolin scales and elephant tusks worth N22.3 billion in Lagos. The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali...

Two suspected armed robbers burnt to death in Kano

Two gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, have been burnt to death at Rimi village, Sumaila Local Government, Kano State. The incident occurred on Tuesday...

Three suspected kidnappers arrested in Benue

Three suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Benue State Police Command. DSP Sewuese Anene, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said that the...

Court grants man’s divorce request after wife denies him sex for four years

An Igando Customary Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday granted the request of Mr Eric Frank for dissolution of his 30-year-old marriage to a...

Gunmen kill RCCG pastor while praying on church altar in Lagos

Some unidentified gunmen have killed Pastor Bolanle Ibrahim, a pastor in charge of King of Kings Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God...

Nigerian man to die by hanging over murder of Chief Nurse in Malaysia

A Nigerian, Alowonle Oluwajuwon Gilbert, has been found guilty of killing Siti Kharina, the Chief Nurse of Serdang Hospital in Malaysia in 2019. On Wednesday,...

Naira has depreciated, pay me N200,000 before divorce – Man tells wife

A husband, Abdullahi Mustafa on Wednesday demanded N200,000 from his divorce-seeking spouse, Asma’u Muhammad. The 40-year-old made the request after his wife prayed a Shari’a...

17-year-old boy admits to killing missing woman in Delta

The Police in Oleh Division, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested a 17-year-old boy, Onoriode Simon Akpoavirhi over...

Gunmen rob residents, kidnap children, adults in Niger

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked Kwankwashe, a community located along Suleja/Madalla road, Niger State, and kidnapped an unspecified number of adults and...

Police conclude room trial for sergeant who allegedly shot commercial motorcyclist in Osogbo

Osun State Police Command said it has concluded the room trial for Sergeant Garba Adamu who allegedly shot a commercial motorcyclist, Saheed Olabomi in...

District head in Adamawa, 4 others die in road crash

The District Head of Gaya, in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Alhaji Idris Ibrahim, has died in a road crash. The District head’s...

Seven feared killed as Hausa, Yoruba okada riders clash in Ogun

No fewer than seven persons were said to have been killed in a bloody clash between Hausas and Yorubas working as commercial motorcyclists at...

Magistrate Court remands lady for stealing weavons worth N700,000 in Port Harcourt

A magistrate court in Rumuepirikom community in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State has remanded a young lady identified as Evelyn Dodo...

Watch who your children relate with – NSCDC warns parents

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has warned parents to also watch who their wards relate with, especially older persons. The Jigawa State...