Woman kills own granddaughter in Minna

A Minna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered a 45-year-old woman, Aisha Ibrahim, to be remanded in prison custody for killing her granddaughter by throwing her into a pool of water. Ibrahim is standing trial on a count charge of culpable homicide, contrary to section 221 of the penal code law. The Police Prosecutor, ASP. […]

Police disperse journalists waiting for Zimbabwe opposition leader

The last has not been heard of the just conclude election in Zimbabwe as riot police on Friday chased away journalists waiting for a news conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. The riot policemen were shouting “out, out,” a Reuters witness said. Chamisa has questioned the outcome of Monday’s presidential election, in which he lost […]

TCN recovers 693 abandoned power equipment containers at ports

The Transition Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Friday said that it had recovered more than 693 containers of power equipment abandoned at ports for about 15 years due to tariff. The Managing Director (MD) of TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, said this in a statement in Lagos. Mohammed said that some of the power equipment had […]

Child’s Rights: Workshop participants want critical stakeholders as Committee members

Members of the National Child’s Rights Implementation Committee (NCRIC), have stressed the need for strengthening of the committee through the inclusion of critical stakeholders as members to boost its activities. The Committee in a communiqué issued after a three-day retreat in Kaduna, noted that organisations, such as National Agency for Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), among […]

2019: Group endorses Dankwambo, urges him to declare

The Dankwambo Grassroots Networks (DGN), a support group for Governor Ibrahim Dankwanbo, has described the governor as a credible alternative to run for the 2019 Presidential Election. The group while addressing a press conference in Abuja, also called for support for the governor if he joins the Presidential race. Our correspondent reports that Dankwambo is […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani- Bello has said that he has no plan to defect from All Progressive Congress, APC, to any other political party. The Governor made the clarification following the defection of some governors and members of the National Assembly to the opposition People’s Democratic Party. Governor Sani-Bello, in a statement by […]