Category: Local News

  • Police Uncover Terrorist Informant Network In Katsina

    Police Uncover Terrorist Informant Network In Katsina

    The Katsina State Police Command has apprehended a 13-year-old boy, Umar Hassan, and three other suspects, Lawai Umaru, 70, Ibrahim Lawai, 22, and Abdulganiyu Isah, 22, for allegedly supplying information to terrorists. During a press briefing at the Command headquarters on Thursday, Police Public Relations Officer ASP Abubakar Sadiq revealed that the suspects’ actions facilitated…

  • Schools urged to adopt policies, measures to prevent sexual abuse

    Schools urged to adopt policies, measures to prevent sexual abuse

    School managements have been advised to adopt policies and implement measures and regulations that will prevent sexual abuse in learning environments. Recall that the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practice and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Dr. Musa Aliyu had lamented the surge of sexual harassment in primary and secondary schools across the country. Aliyu…

  • LG poll: Akwa Ibom community decries marginalization, seeks chairmanship slot

    LG poll: Akwa Ibom community decries marginalization, seeks chairmanship slot

    The Ikpa Ibom Ward 2 of Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has raised the alarm over what they described as ‘historical marginalization’ in both appointive and elective positions since the creation of the council in 1989 and return of democracy in 1999. Arising from a stakeholders meeting on Friday, they insisted…

  • Reps to scrutinise N6.2tn supplementary budget – Spokesman, Agbese

    Reps to scrutinise N6.2tn supplementary budget – Spokesman, Agbese

    The House of Representatives is set to review the N6.2tn 2024 supplementary budget submitted to the National Assembly by President Bola Tinubu. This budget, which targets critical infrastructure including education, healthcare, and public welfare, was transmitted on Wednesday, 17th of July 2024. Deputy Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Philip Agbese, revealed the details and…

  • Nigerian military frees 7 kidnapped herders during raid on Boko Haram camp

    Nigerian military frees 7 kidnapped herders during raid on Boko Haram camp

    The Nigerian Army has successfully conducted a raid on a suspected Boko Haram camp, resulting in the rescue of seven Fulani herders who were held captive. The operation, carried out on Thursday by troops from the 25 Brigade Damboa, supported by local vigilantes, took place in Kanama village of Damboa and Imimi village in the…

  • Criminal Using My Number To Defraud Nigerians – Alake Raises Alarm

    Criminal Using My Number To Defraud Nigerians – Alake Raises Alarm

    The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, has raised an alarm over a criminal hacking his telephone number, 07078369363. He disclosed that the hacker had used his number to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. The minister revealed this via a statement signed by his the Special Adviser on Communities and Communications, Kehinde Bamigbetan,…

  • Anambra govt shuts 30 health facilities

    Anambra govt shuts 30 health facilities

    The Anambra State Government on Friday said it had closed down over 30 illegal health facilities run by quacks, to safeguard the health of residents in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Afam Obidike, disclosed this at the 2024 Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Anambra State…

  • Tinubu to attend AU meeting in Ghana

    Tinubu to attend AU meeting in Ghana

    All appears set for President Bola Tinubu to depart Abuja for Accra, Ghana, to participate in the Sixth Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union (AU). The meeting will also deliberate on the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the Regional Mechanisms (RMs), and the African Union Member States. Tinubu in his capacity as the Chairman of…

  • NCoS releases more pictures of Suleja prison escapees

    NCoS releases more pictures of Suleja prison escapees

    The Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, has released additional names and pictures of inmates who escaped from the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Suleja, Niger State. Recall that the escape occurred on April 24 when heavy rainfall destroyed the prison walls, leading to the breakout of 118 inmates. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Minister of Interior, attributed the…

  • Crypto Billionaire, Blord Released After Days In Police Detention

    Crypto Billionaire, Blord Released After Days In Police Detention

    Prominent crypto billionaire, Linus Williams, better known as BLord, has been granted bail following three days in police custody. The news was shared by controversial social media activist VeryDarkMan on his Instagram page on Friday. Naija News earlier reported that the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the arrest of a crypto billionaire, Linus Williams, popularly known…