512 Nigerian students studying on Chinese scholarship

A total of 512 out of the 6,845 Nigerian students currently studying in China, are on Chinese government scholarship as at 2019, an official said. The Press Officer in the Embassy of China in Nigeria, Sun Saixiong, said this in a statement in Abuja. Mr Saixiong said the scholarships cover was students undergoing their masters and doctorate […]

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Full List of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named […]

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Presidential tribunal: Buhari wins in court

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in […]

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UNILAG Students Invent Flood Level Caution Device To Save Road Users

Three University of Lagos students have invented a vehicular road advance electronic flood level caution device for detection of water levels on major roads. Lead Researcher, Dr Uzomah Oduah displaying a Vehicular Road Advanced Electronic Flood Level Caution Device, during University of Lagos Annual Conference and Fair, in Lagos on Thursday Kayode Oladapo/NAN Lead Researcher, […]

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N537.3m debt: AMCON takes over Donald Duke’s Ikoyi house

Justice Chuka Obiozor made the order on August 8, 2019, in a ruling. The order was under an ex-parte application, brought before the court by AMCON and UBA. The defendants in the suit are Stonehedge Investment Limited, Mr. Duke and Mrs. Owanari Bob-Manuel Duke, respectively. The applicants had prayed the court for “An order of […]

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Warri Billionaire, Kenneth Bramor Falls In Love With Fish Seller, Buys Her A New Car

Nigerian businessman, Kenneth Bramor, who is from Warri, Delta State, has set social media on fire buzzing after news of his newfound love emerged online. The Billionaire, who was once married to a popular interior designer, Ehi Ogbehor, is alleged to have fallen in love with the Lady named Princess, who supplies him Iced fish. Kenneth Bramor bough surprised […]

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Gunmen attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill his three policemen and Driver

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6pm…. On hearing that gunmen […]

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EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law

Babalele was remanded in the EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, after he was granted bail, following his arraignment on allegation of money laundering. The Nation reports that Babadele was released on Friday, August 16, after he was detained by a Federal High Court over money laundering allegation. Before he was […]

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Senate President visits Ekweremadu after IPOB’s attack

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday paid a solidarity visit to Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who was assaulted by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday. Lawan visited the former Deputy Senate President, at his Abuja home. A photo from the visit was released by the office of the Senate […]

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC

The EFCC, in a statement said since early hours of today, it had been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. “We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, […]

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Osun State Government declares public holiday for ‘Isese Day’

Osun State Government has declared Tuesday  as public holiday to mark this year’s traditional worshipers’ day otherwise known as ‘’Isese Day.” Ministry of Home Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Obawale Adebisi, urged traditional worshipers to be peaceful and law-abiding in their conduct during and after the celebrations. Obawale enjoined the traditional worshipers to pray for […]

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Police parades woman for killing 8-year-old girl

The Kano State Police Command has paraded the woman who kidnapped and killed an 8-year-old girl, Aisha Sani, at Tudun-Wada, Nassarawa LGA of the state. Recall that Aisha was declared missing three weeks ago, and two weeks later, her corpse was discovered in a well at Gandun Albasa Quarters in the Kano Municipal Local Government […]

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Seven-year-old boy sold for N1m recovered in Anambra

A seven-year-old boy, Joshua Joseph, who was declared missing two years ago, has been found with his adopted mother, Blessing Ozor, who allegedly paid N1.05m for his ‘adoption’. Joshua was declared missing by his parents, who live in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, in 2017, but he was found by men of the state police command in […]

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Tension as Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos market

Two persons were feared killed and many others injured on Sunday as Yoruba and Hausa traders clashed at the Ilepo Market in the Oke Odo area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that a Hausa porter, popularly known as Alabo or Bolar boy, mistakenly hit a Yoruba man with the tray he was using to convey goods for traders. The […]

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Buhari Wants Atiku’s Petition Dismissed For Lack Of Evidence

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the February 23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds. The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari […]

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FG Planned Inducing Killer Doctors To Finish El-Zakzaky — Shiites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, alleged on Sunday that the Federal Government planned inducing killer doctors to finish Ibrahim El-Zakzaky in India. In a statement issued on Sunday, Ibrahim Musa, spokesman of IMN, said the Islamic cleric did not plan to seek asylum in India, contrary allegation by the government. […]

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Gunmen kill mourners in Benue

GUNMEN, again, on Saturday stormed two communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, killing many people among whom were mourners. Just some weeks back, no fewer than five people were said to have been murdered in the same local government. A community leader in one of the communities that were invaded on Friday […]

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NECO may release 2019 SSCE results this week

The Public Relations Officer of NECO, Mr. Azeez Sani, who gave the assurance, said the council is aware of the expectations of the over one million candidates on the SSCE results. Sani told Sunday Sun that the marking of the answer scripts of the candidates, which took two weeks across the country ended on Saturday, […]

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Women societies join FG in fight against nudity

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) are to jointly embark steps to sensitise the youth against nudity. Both Councils met at the headquarters of NCAC in Abuja with a common resolve aimed at redirecting the drift to moral decadence especially among young women which they […]

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Black market petrol seller burnt to death

A 20-year old woman, identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol in small gallons, has been burnt to death, following sudden explosion. The incident happened at Igbogor Community in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State. Different accounts were given as to how the fire exploded. Some eyewitnesses said it was caused by […]

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