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Three Killed, Scores Injured As Park Managers Clash In Oyo

No fewer than three park managers, otherwise known as the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) members were killed on Sunday in the Ojoo area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, had in 2020 proscribed NURTW and later made a former chairman of NURTW at the Ojoo motor park, Mukaila Lamidi, popularly ...

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BREAKING: Military Aircraft Crashes In Abuja, Six Dead

A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed in Abuja. The aircraft crashed after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s aviation minister, tweeted Sunday afternoon that the crash “appears to be fatal.” He said the aircraft crashed “short of” the Abuja airport runway. “A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway ...

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NAFDAC Vows To Shut Down Packaged Water Production Factories That Endanger Public Health

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has vowed to shut down packaged water production facilities that fail the Good Manufacturing Practice requirements as it pledges to collaborate with the various associations in efforts to sanitize the packaged water sector of the economy. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye made the assertions on Friday ...

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Kagara Abduction: Sheikh Gumi Meets With Bandits In Minna Forest, Says Students Will Be Released Soon

* Met Dreaded Bandits Leader, Dogo Gide, Other Top Commanders At Dutsen Magaji Forest * Niger Govt Embraces Dialogue Option * Bandits Take Gumi To Where a Whole Community Was Razed by Military       Bombardments, Corpses Dumped In Wells * Bandits leader Berates Gov El-Rufai In continuation of his efforts to take the message of Islam to armed ...

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Nigeria Is Currently Facing Crisis ― Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria is currently facing a crisis. Tinubu explained that the country is experiencing kidnapping, banditry and all other forms of social vice which are indices of crisis. He stated this at the 8th Day Firdau Prayer for the first Civilian Governor of Lagos, Late Alhaji ...

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Lagos Govt Must Prove Tinubu’s Son, Sunday Dare Don’t Control Lekki Tollgate – Bode George

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has asked the Lagos State Government to prove that Seyi, the son of the All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu, does not own or control the Lekki tollgate. George demanded that the terms of the agreement between the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) and the state ...

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‘Fulani Herdsmen’ Don’t Need Akeredolu’s Permission To Live In Ondo Forests —Bauchi Governor

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said Nigerians don’t need the permission of any governor to reside anywhere in the country. According to Mohammed, citizens don’t need the permission of his Ondo State counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu, to live in the forests in the state. Akeredolu had last month issued a seven-day quit notice to Fulani herdsmen operating illegally in the ...

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We Collected N30m Ransom, Not N800m, Says ‘Repentant’ Bandits’ Leader Behind Katsina Schoolboys Abduction

Auwalun Daudawa, the ‘repentant’ leader of the gang of bandits that abducted over 300 schoolboys in the Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State and surrendered some weapons recently, has revealed that getting a gun is as easy as buying a bread. In January Auwalun and six of his lieutenants surrendered 20 AK47s, ammunition and a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher to ...

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Bandits Invade Niger Communities Again, Scores Killed, Abducted

Bandits, on Wednesday evening, launched an attack on some communities in Niger State, destroying lives and embarking on an abduction spree. Some communities in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro local government area of the state were torched by the bandits during the attack that came barely 24 hours after the armed group stormed the Government Science College Kagara and abducted over 40 persons ...

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NPFL: More Revelation Emerges On Wikki Tourists Players’s Accident

More revelations have emerged on the tragedy that happened with Wikki Tourists Football Club, on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Newspot had reported earlier that bus converting players and officials of the Bauchi State government-owned football club, caught up with an unstoppable fire. The supposed joyful sports trip ended abruptly after the bus lost two tyres at Hawan Kibo, a town near Jos, ...

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