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Extreme Heat: Nigeria loses pilgrim, cautions against flaunting Saudi’s directive

Extreme Heat: Nigeria loses pilgrim, cautions against flaunting Saudi’s directive

A Nigerian pilgrim who was on his way to Jamrate to perform the ritual of throwing stones collapsed and eventually died due to heatstroke. Head of Nigeria’s Medical Team for the 2024 Hajj, Dr Abubakar Adamu, confirmed this in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Mina, Saudi Arabia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]
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Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Anambra

Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Anambra

ONITSHA – Barely a month after a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Basil Gbuzuo was abducted by unknown gunmen suspected to be ransome kidnappers, another Catholic priest, Rev. Fr.  Christian Ike has equally been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

FCT: Southern leaders urge Wike to ignore distractors

FCT: Southern leaders urge Wike to ignore distractors

Some leaders from southern Nigeria have advised the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chief Nyesom Wike, to ignore political distractors bent on frustrating his efforts to transform the area. The group advised on Monday while addressing newsmen in Abuja under the auspices of the Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria. It […]

Bandits attack NSCDC command in Nasarawa

Bandits attack NSCDC command in Nasarawa

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Nasarawa State have repelled an attempted attack on its state command in Lafia by suspected bandits.

Teacher in Police net for defiling 13-year-old girl in Ogun

Teacher in Police net for defiling 13-year-old girl in Ogun

By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta The Ogun State Police Command has arrested, one Femi Onayemi, for defiling a 13-year-old girl (name withheld) in the Obada-Oko, Ewekoro local government area of the state. Our Correspondent reliably gathered that the suspect was hired by the girl’s parents to tutor her at their home in the community in 2023. […]

Attack on farming community claims six lives in Taraba

Attack on farming community claims six lives in Taraba

It was gathered that a herder reportedly died on his way home in one of the villages, and the deceased herder’s relatives, acting on suspicion of the farming community’s culpability in their brother’s death, launched the attack.