Bida-Minna -Lambata road…

As Niger state government yesterday for the 2nd time, RESTRICTED movement of Trucks,Tankers and other articulated vehicles; they can only move on above roads from 9pm to 6am, until further notice.. By: Abdulrahman Hussaini

Motorcycles: FRSC arrests 1,750- on number plates violations

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has begun full enforcement of clampdown on motorcycles and tricycles without number plates recording 1,750 violators nationwide. Corps Public Education Officer Bisi Kazeem said that the exercise was pursuant to the earlier statement by the FRSC and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) to begin clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles […]

Totteham goalie Lloris in hospital for arm injury

Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was taken to hospital on Saturday after injuring his arm in the third minute in the game against Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex stadium. The 32-year-old Frenchman fell heavily into his goal as he tried to prevent Neal Maupay scoring after parrying the ball into the path of the […]

Nigerian Customs continue crackdown on car dealers in Lagos

In continuation of its war on smuggling, which started last week, men of the Nigerian customs services (NCS) were seen by our reporter closing down car marts along Lateef Jakande road, Agidingbi in Ikeja on Saturday. The Customs, last week, commenced a major crackdown on some car marts suspected to have smuggled vehicles into the […]

Thai judge shoots self in court after not-guilty verdict on murder

A judge in Southern Thailand shot himself in court after delivering a not-guilty verdict in the case of five Muslim suspects charged with murder in the predominantly Buddhist country’s restive South. Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest after acquitting the suspects charged with murder, illegal association and gun-related offence on Friday because of insufficient […]

Fresh clashes in Iraq, Police kill 5

Police snipers shot at demonstrators on Saturday killing five people and several others wounded in a resumption of anti-government unrest in Eastern Baghdad. The security forces has however deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital Police and medical sources reported the casualties after days of violence around […]

Join Buhari to tackle security challenges – Omo-Agege tells Nigerians

By Kingsley Okoye Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege has called on Nigerians to join hands with the present administration to solve the security challenges facing the country. He also called on politicians to stop politicising security issues, noting that there was need for concerted effort to tackle insecurity in the country. A […]

Zamfara govt summons emergency meeting over Fulani attacks

By Abubakar Ahmed Zamfara Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over attack on an outpost in which nine soldiers were killed  in Sunke village of Anka local government area. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Bello Matawalle on Security Matters, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran, told newsmen in Gusau on Saturday that the meeting was […]

How Lawan, Gbajabiamila can surpass Saraki, Dogara achievement –Jega

From left: European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen; former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega; founding Executive Director, African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD), Dr. Otive Igbuzor and Executive Director YIAGA Africa, Samson Itodo, during the presentation of the report on Friday in Abuja. 04 […]

Arm yourselves with digital knowledge, Gbajabiamila urges Nigerian youths

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has called on the Nigerian youths to equip themselves with digital skills and knowledge. He said such skills would make them become competitive in the present world that is fast becoming a global village. Gbajabiamila, who was quoted in a statement by his Special Assistant on […]