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Bandits attack Kuje prison Abuja 

Bandits attack Kuje prison Abuja 

Kuje Medium Prison came under heavy attack by unknown terrorists on Tuesday night, July 5. The terrorists were said to have fired gunshots and threw high-capacity bombs in the area. The attackers reportedly came in from the back of the prison yard. READ ALSO Former BRT driver excretes 90 pellets of cocaine at Lagos airport as NDLEA...

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Nollywood actor, Mofe-Damijo, celebrates 61st birthday 

Nollywood actor, Mofe-Damijo, celebrates 61st birthday 

Nollywood veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, turned 61 on Wednesday. The actor shared photos of himself on Instagram at midnight. In the caption, he expressed gratitude to family, friends, business partners, and to “the hands in the creative industry that have given me so much joy and opportunities to shoot my shot!”. “This is 61 and...

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Buhari reappoints NIPC boss, Umar, for another five-year term 

Buhari reappoints NIPC boss, Umar, for another five-year term 

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Saratu Umar as Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission for another term of five years. This is according to a statement signed late Tuesday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled...

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Terrorists attack Buhari’s advance team, kill two policemen 

Terrorists attack Buhari’s advance team, kill two policemen 

Suspected terrorists on Tuesday, near Dutsinma, Katsina State, ambushed the convoy of cars conveying the Presidency’s advance team of security guards, protocol and media officers, killing two policemen in the process. The Presidency officials were travelling to Daura ahead of the trip of the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to his hometown for Sallah. The Senior...

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OPEC outgoing Secretary General, Muhammad Barkindo, dies at 63 

OPEC outgoing Secretary General, Muhammad Barkindo, dies at 63 

The outgoing Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo, is dead. He died at about 11pm on Tuesday July 5. He was aged 63. His death was announced in the early hours of today July 6 by NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, who described his departure as a great loss to his...

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Bandits kill Assistant Commissioner of Police in Katsina 

Bandits kill Assistant Commissioner of Police in Katsina 

An Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP, Aminu Umar Dayi, in charge of Dutsinma Area Command in Katsina was ambushed and killed by bandits in a fierce gun duel on Tuesday, July 5. According to reports, the late Aminu led a police team to Kurfi where they killed one of the bandits’ commander. Angered by the death of...

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UPDATED: Premier League footballer arrested for rape is quizzed by police over two more sex attacks against a second woman in her 20s 

UPDATED: Premier League footballer arrested for rape is quizzed by police over two more sex attacks against a second woman in her 20s 

A Premier League footballer who was recently arrested in North London on suspicion of rape has been questioned over two further rape allegations, Scotland Yard revealed Tuesday July 5. The man was being quizzed by police after being arrested in Barnet on Monday over an alleged attack on a woman which was said to have taken place last month....

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We won’t beg him – PDP BoT Member who met Governor Wike in Turkey says 

We won’t beg him – PDP BoT Member who met Governor Wike in Turkey says 

Adamu Maina Waziri, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees has kicked against the opposition party’s decision to plead with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State over the choice of Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in 2023 presidential election. Adamu Maina Waziri, a former Minister of Police Affairs...