Metro

Three teens die in midnight crash

Three teens, Unuayefe Wenena, Miracle Alex and Sofia Agido, have died in a midnight crash on Sunday. The victims are 18, 14 and 18 years...

Gunmen abduct nursing mothers, babies, others in Kaduna hotel

Gunmen had stormed a hotel in Damishi village of Chikun local government of Kaduna State and abducted six people including two nursing mothers and...

Rotarians plant tree, beautify Lagos school

As Rotarians across the world mark the World Tree Planting Day with month-long events, members of the Rotary Club of Ewutuntun, District 9110, have...

Falana seeks prosecution of motorcyclist over alleged rape in Ekiti

A non-governmental organization, Women Empowerment and Legal Aid, (WELA) has appealed to police authorities in Ekiti State to act appropriately in the rape case...

Photos, Video: Again, fire guts Marian Market in Calabar

The popular Eka Ika Oqua market (Marian Market) along Marian road is at the moment on fire as traders scamper for safety while trying...

Vigilante risks arrest over illegal cell operation in Anambra markets

Anambra Vigilante Group, AVG have warned operators of illegal cells or detention facilities of any form in the markets, communities and other places to...

Foundation donates computers to Little Saints Orphanage

Love And Oneness (LAO Foundation), founded by actress Linda Osifo, has made donations of seven sets of computers to the Little Saints Orphanage, Shasha,...

Tragedy averted as another tanker falls in Lagos

A yet-to-be-identified tanker driver moving a diesel-laden tanker within Lagos State, on Thursday, lost control of the loaded vehicle around New Road bus stop...

1 killed as suspected cultists clash in Delta

A 30-year-old man, Sholaye Timothy Mesarawon, has been attacked and killed by suspected cultists. The incident which caused serious tension in the area occurred at...

Osun farmer seeks assistance as wife gives birth to triplets

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo A 33-year-old farmer in Ipetumodu, Ife-North Local Government Area of Osun State, Israel Awojobi, has sought help from Nigerians to take care...

3 Benue gunmakers nabbed in Lagos while waiting for customers

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of Lagos State Police Command have arrested three Benue State gunmakers, who allegedly supply weapons to robbery...

Police arrest monarch, pastors for alleged kidnapping, rape in Imo

A traditional ruler in Awara community in Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State, Eze Andrew Okwuegbunwa and a pastor, Caleb Agu of Umuoni...

60-year-old man to be stoned to death for raping minor in Kano

A man identified as Mati Abdu, has been sentenced to death by stoning for raping a minor in Kano State. The Upper Shariah Court sitting...

Delta returns 15-year-old girl trafficked to Akwa Ibom for prostitution

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The Delta State Government has returned a 15-year-old girl trafficked for child prostitution to her family in Akwa Ibom State. The victim was...

Insect can escape after being eaten by frog, scientists find

The insect Regimbartia attenuata can escape even after being devoured by certain species of frog, among them Pelophylax nigromaculatus, Japanese ecologist Shinji Sugiura of...

Oil Prices Drop As Surge In COVID-19 Hits Fuel Demand

 Oil prices dipped yesterday as a surge of COVID-19 around the globe raised fears a rebound in fuel demand would stutter just as major...

NEMA sensitizes Kaduna communities over flood

Following predictions by NiMET that 2020 will witness heavy rainfall with potential flood threats, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North West Zone on...

One dies in Ogun gas explosion

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta One person has been burnt to death following a gas explosion in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. The gas explosion occurred on Sunday at...

Gunmen kidnapped man identified as Ekpenyong Ita

Some gunmen have kidnapped a man, identified as Mr. Ekpenyong Ita, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, while he was returning from a friend’s house. Mr. Ita...

Police arrest serial rapist in Delta

Operatives of Delta State Police Command have nabbed a 33-year-old alleged serial rapist following a manhunt. The alleged rapist was identified as Dominic Daniel Okwekwe,...

Why we can’t meet striking doctors’ demands, by Ekiti government

The Ekiti State government has said that it cannot meet the demands of its striking doctors due to the global economic challenges occasioned by...

NIRSAL Facilitates Over N105bn Loans Across Agricultural Value Chain

ABUJA  – The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), yesterday disclosed that from its inception, that over N105 billion has been...

Niger State Police parades four armed robbery, kidnap, fraud suspects

Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspects from various parts of the state for alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, fraud from various parts of...

Police nab three suspected robbers in Bayelsa

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Police Command, on Sunday, arrested three suspected armed robbers. A statement by the spokesman for the command, Mr Asinim Butswat,...

Police parade pastor who impregnated two sisters in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command on Monday paraded a 57-year old Prophet of the Church of the Lord of Israel, Ebenezer Ajigbotoluwa, who impregnated...

22-year-old drowns in Kano

Malam Saidu Mohammed, the Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, made this known in a statement to newsmen in Kano on Sunday. According to...