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Centre Records 160 Cases Of Sodomy, Rape In Zamfara

Centre Supports 606 Rape Victims In Borno, Official Says

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Borno has supported 606 victims of rape and other sexual violence in three years.   The manager of the centre,  made this known on Tuesday in an interview with...
Promotion Arrears: Oyo Public Primary School Teachers Begin Strike

Minimum Wage/Salary Arrears: NUT Gives Bayelsa Govt. 14-Day Ultimatum, Threatens Strike

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Bayelsa state government to resolve all lingering issues with the union in the state or risk strike action. The Bayelsa State wing...

Mother, 3 Children, 9 Others Die In Ghastly Motor Accident In Benue

The State Commander of Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Mohammed Suleiman has confirmed that a mother and her three children have lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident in Otukpo local government area...
Congress: PDP Elects 39 Party Executives In Bauchi

PDP Positive On Improvement In National Security As Governors Adopt Ortom’s Stance To Prohibit...

Following the declaration by state governors that open grazing of livestock be banned in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State said they are positive there are chances of improvement in...

2021 World Education Day: ActionAid Nigeria Calls For Increase Allocation To Education From 15%...

As the World marks the 2021 International Education Day, a Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), ActionAid Nigeria, has called for an upward review of allocation to education from 12 percent to 15 percent of public expenditure. The...

Task Force Clears Air On Man’s Death In Lagos

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Task Force) has said it is not responsible for the death of a young man which happened in the Oshodi Area of the state on...

70 Shops Damaged In Lagos Market Fire

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has said that 70 shops were severely damaged in a fire outbreak at Alade Market, Market Street, Somolu, Lagos. The Service, however, managed to salvaged 101 shops from...
20 Nigerians on Death Row in Saudi Arabia for Drug trafficking

Ex-Convicts To Die By Hanging For Armed Robbery In Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court, on Tuesday, sentenced two ex-convicts to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery. At their trial, Lekan Akinola, 40, and Dare Sowunmi, 27, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count...
NCC Deactivates 2.2m Improperly Registered SIM Cards

Telecom Expert Wants FG To Remove Restrictions On SIM Card Registration

A telecommunications expert in Owerri, the Imo capital, Mr. Charles Okeke, has advised the Federal Government to remove the restrictions placed on SIM card registration. Okeke gave the advice at a news briefing on Tuesday,...
Lagos NYSC Moves To Check Coronavirus In Camps

COVID-19 Protocols: FG ‘ll Shutdown NYSC Camps That Fail To Comply -Minister

The Federal  Government says it will close  any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply with all the COVID-19 protocols. The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday...
COVID-19: Appeal Court Introduces Alternative e-payment For Filing Processes

My Wife Insults My Mother, Divorce-Seeking Husband Tells Court

A teacher, Mr. Onaola Yewande, on Monday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his 11-year-old marriage to his estranged wife, Tawakalitu, on the grounds of alleged infidelity and disrespect. Onaola, a resident...
Court Remands Man, 29, For Alleged Kidnap, Rape, Armed Robbery

Court Remands Man, 55, Over Alleged Rape Of 12-Year-Old Girl, Abortion Of Pregnancy

A Dutse Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, ordered the remand of a 55-year-old man, Ibrahim Jallo, in a correctional centre for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl and preventing her baby from being born alive. The...

IDPs/Refugees: BENGONET Seeks Extended Partnership With Benue SEMA

Benue Rural Development Initiative (BENGONET) has sought for extended partnership with Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in the area of capacity building for its members. BENGONET is a Coalition of Civil Society/Non-Governmental Organisations, (NGOs)...

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