Kidnappers release NSCDC officers, others after securing this in Abuja.

Four Nigerian Security Defence Corps (NSCDC) officers and 5 civilians they were kidnapped with, have regained their freedom after paying a N5m ransom.   The NSCDC officers who were kidnapped alongside five civilians and a 12 year -old boy at Pegi community in Kuje Area Council of the FCT on Monday October 6, were released on Sunday October […]

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Taskforce confiscate 134 motorcycles in Lagos state. (See why)

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS ,Marina, Apongbon and Yaba. Also, an ORide motorcyclist was arrested for driving against traffic. The Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed this on Tuesday, saying that […]

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Residents pictured scooping fuel from tanker that spilled its contents in Lagos State.

In spite of reports of fuel tanker explosion killing many across the country, some Nigerians were spotted in a viral video scooping fuel from a tanker that spilled its content.   The incident occurred this morning at Mile 2, Lagos and eyewitnesses said it was a near-tragic incident that led to traffic congestion in the area.

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‘Wole Soyinka part of Nigeria’s education trouble’- Reno Omokri says.

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement by Nobel Laurete, Prof Wole Soyinka that Nigeria’s educational system is nothing to write home about. Soyinka on Sunday at the University of Lagos, Akoka, during the presentation of a play, ‘Folly of Men said education in Nigeria is horrific, adding that […]

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Military secures release of remaining 4 Abducted Students In Kadun.

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the four remaining students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada, #KadunaState, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.  According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the students have been handed over to their joyful parents. Bandits terrorizing Kaduna/Abuja highway on October 10, abducted […]

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President Buhari writes Senate seeking over N10bn to send to Kogi State. (See why)

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, seeking approval on the issuance of N10.069 billion for promissory note program of Kogi State. The president is also seeking the Senate’s approval for a bond issuance to settle the inherited debt. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan read the president’s letter on the floor of the Senate on […]

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Man pictured taking a ‘shit’ on lawn of Ghana’s presidential Villa. (Photos)

A photo making rounds online captured moment a yet-to-identified man pulled his pants down to ‘ease’ himself on the lawns of Jubilee House, the presidential villa in Accra that serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana.  It is however not clear if the act was considered a security breach as it was expected […]

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President Buhari’s 2020 budget proposal scales through second reading in the senate.

The 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly last week by President Buhari has scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate.  The upper chamber has subsequently adjourned plenary till 29th November 2019, to enable Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government defend their respective budget proposals before the Committees of the Senate. In […]

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‘Government cannot adequately provide healthcare services for Nigeria’- VP Osibanjo confesses.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, October 14, stated that the government can’t provide adequate healthcare for all Nigerians. The Vice President who was represented at the national health dialogue organized by Premium Times in Abuja by his Chief Physician Nicolas Audiferren said the best option for the nation will be an effective national health […]

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13 out of over 90 suspected fraudsters arrested at Oshogbo Nightclubs following EFCC raid, released.

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission in Ibadan, Oyo State, has freed 13 out of 94 suspected cyber fraudsters. The 94 suspects were arrested on Sunday night after the agency raided three Night Clubs in Osogbo and Iwo towns, in Osun State. Recovered items included 19 exotic cars and over 100 phones. 13 persons were, […]

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