Nollywood's upcoming movie, ‘Fatal Arrogance’ featuring Pete Edochie and Destiny Etiko has stirred some contention as the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) petitioned against it. IMN says the movie produced and directed by Anosike Kingsley Orji portrays their movement as a terrorist organization bent on eradicating the Nigerian State. According...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has insured all its staff and the 20,974 ad hoc staff that will be deployed for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State against death and election hazards. INEC also said comprehensive insurance has been put in place for all its...
A number of state governments are going ahead with reopening schools in Nigeria this September even though federal authorities have advised for caution. The Nigeria Health minister says COVID-19 still has the power to take life and still very dangerous while the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has...
A Nigerian man is reportedly ready to leave his wife because he suspects that she sleeps with different men. He said this after a plumber pulled out about 23 used condoms which he said have been causing a blockage in the toilet of his house built barely a year...
A 68 years old woman, Mary Ishmael, 23-year-old Chinedu Nwachukwu, has been arrested for allegedly killing a new mother and selling her baby for N350,000 in Igwuruta, Rivers State. Nwachukwu was arrested by men of 48 PMF who were on stop-and-search duties at Omerelu Nipping Point near Owerri, Imo State,...
The Federal Government says it spent N30.5 billion on efforts to curtail COVID-19 between April and July this year. The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, who disclosed this, said the amount represented 84 percent of the N36.3bn public funds and donations received by the Federal Government to tackle...
A 9-year-old girl has tragically died in Edo State after her body began to rot following a ritualistic rape incident. The victim identified as Habiba was allegedly raped by a 60-year-old chief in Edo state. According to human rights activist and founder of Brave Hearts Initiative, Priscilla Usiobaifo, the chief...
The Federal Government has issued a schedule for the partial resumption of international flights, after months of suspension due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. A tweet by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Saturday showed that the flight schedule was signed by its Director-General, Captain Musa...
The Nigerian Government has received the samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin gave the samples of the COVID-19 vaccine to the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire during a visit to the Ministry in Abuja on Friday. Recall that the World Health Organisation, WHO, had...
Luck ran out for a ritualist after he was caught in the act recently in Anambra State, south-east Nigeria. The state police command nabbed the suspect, Ogbonna Nwankwo, a native of Ihite town in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State as he was about to kill his victim. The...
The Rivers State Police Command has paraded the duo of Samuel Bobmanuel 21yrs from Oron in Akwa Ibom State and Justice Nwiigbara 25yrs from Baani in Khana LGA in Rivers State for allegedly using wooden guns to rob their victims. Joseph Mukan, the state Police Commissioner said they were arrested...
For Nigeria to be free from open defecation, 47 million people need to change their behavior and stop discharging their fecal wastes indiscriminately in public places. 9.4 million toilets will also need to be constructed to accommodate such persons. This was one of the key points of an Open-Defecation-Free Nigeria campaign...
In a surprise move, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved an increase in electricity tariffs with effect from September 1, 2020 (today). This comes three months after the tariff hike implementation slated for July 1 was halted by the National Assembly, which prevailed on the distribution companies to shelve...
A serious drama unfolded on Saturday after a man stormed the Great Salvation Christian Centre aka Father’s church on Ako Road, in Ifako Ijaiye area of Lagos state to disrupt a wedding between his wife and her new lover. The man according to online reports is identified as Iberemu Osadede...