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Go after herdsmen, Buhari orders military, police

Go after herdsmen, Buhari orders military, police

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja directed the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin and Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, to secure communities under suspected herdsmen attack. More

Fidelity Bank MD arrested for receiving $115m from Diezani

Fidelity Bank MD arrested for receiving $115m from Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the managing director of Fidelity Bank, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo in connection with the $115 million slush fund routed through the bank by former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to buy votes for Goodluck Jonathan. More

Suicide bomber detonates too early, accidentally kills 7 fellow Taliban extremists

Suicide bomber detonates too early, accidentally kills 7 fellow Taliban extremists

A suicide bomber with links to the Taliban detonated his explosive belt prematurely and killed seven fellow extremists – as well as fatally injuring himself.

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I hold CCT chairman position as viceroy of God – Justice Umar

I hold CCT chairman position as viceroy of God – Justice Umar

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) chairman, Justice Danladi Umar has reacted to Senator Bukola Saraki’s call that he steps down as chairman, stressing that, he holds the position as a viceroy of God. More

Grandma becomes bridesmaid on 100th birthday

Grandma becomes bridesmaid on 100th birthday

When Martha Wallbank discovered her granddaughter had decided to honour her by walking down the aisle on her 100th birthday, she only had one question – could she be bridesmaid?

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What happened at the Hillsborough Disaster

What happened at the Hillsborough Disaster

After 27 years, the families of the Hillsborough victims finally have justice.

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You should never, ever spank a child, experts say – here’s why

You should never, ever spank a child, experts say – here’s why

Spanking children is a really bad idea – not only is it bad for children’s mental health, it also doesn’t work.

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Dog abuser tells police he’s been beaten up over horrific video

Dog abuser tells police he’s been beaten up over horrific video

A pair of brothers who filmed themselves repeatedly hurling a bulldog down a set of stairs, slamming it to the ground and stamping on its head have been forced to call police after one was allegedly beaten up More

Toddler shoots mum dead after finding gun on backseat of car

Toddler shoots mum dead after finding gun on backseat of car

A woman has died after being accidentally shot by her two-year-old son.

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University of Ibadan shut down indefinitely

University of Ibadan shut down indefinitely

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) Tuesday evening shutdown the institution indefinitely and ordered the students to vacate the campus with immediate effect. More

FA charges Dele Alli with violent conduct

FA charges Dele Alli with violent conduct

The Football Association (FA), has charged Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli, with violent conduct after he appeared to punch West Brom’s Claudio Yacob in Monday’s 1-1 draw. More

‘Evil’ peacocks scatter village’s peace

‘Evil’ peacocks scatter village’s peace

Most people escape to the countryside for a peaceful existence. But a small village in Durham has been subject to a series of car vandalism, littering and loud sex in the street.

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Anti-Saraki protesters mount flags at National Assembly gate

Anti-Saraki protesters mount flags at National Assembly gate

On day two of their march,  protesters that stormed the National Assembly gate yesterday have today mounted the Nigeria National Flags at the entrance gate of the assembly.

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Northern CAN warns FG against arrest of Jonathan

Northern CAN warns FG against arrest of Jonathan

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 northern states and Abuja has asked the Federal Government to be cautious over calls to arrest former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, saying that heeding such a call will set a wrong precedent or even make room for mischief makers to throw the nation into confusion. More

‘Sorry, my first kill was clumsy’: Friends find couple dead in their home

‘Sorry, my first kill was clumsy’: Friends find couple dead in their home

A couple who were found dead inside their home on Sunday were discovered alongside a message reading: ‘Sorry, my first kill was clumsy.’

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