Man arraigned for raping three daughters

For allegedly raping his three daughters, a 48-year-old man, Micheal Ogbar, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, refused to hear his plea and remanded him in kirikiri prisons. Elias said the court had no jurisdiction over the case and therefore transferred […]

SON seals tyre marketing firms in Anambra

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria has sealed premises of some tyre marketing companies in Awka and Onitsha in Anambra State for distributing suspected substandard tyres. Head of SON in the state, Mr Samuel Ayuba, who led a team of officers on the operation on Tuesday, said that the raid was […]

UNIBEN suspends post-UTME

The management of the University of Benin, Edo State, has announced the suspension of its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The announcement was made barely 24 hours after the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, instructed the nation’s tertiary institutions to stop the conduct of the exercise. “If any tertiary institution has […]

Masari leads Katsina team to break fast with Buhari

The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Sunday evening led a  delegation  from the state to break Ramadan fast with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. In his  entourage were the  Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu  Muduru; Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji […]

Kuje Jailbreak

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdurahaman Dambazzau (retd.), has attributed the escape by two inmates at the Medium Prison, Kuje, Abuja, last Friday,  to security lapses in the facility. Dambazzau stated that he observed the security lapses the last time he visited the prisons and also brought it to […]

‘Terrorists disguising as hunters’

The Defence Headquarters had raised the alarm that the members of the Boko Haram were disguising as hunters and vigilante members to evade being detected  as insurgents. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, said in a statement on Monday that the insurgents, who had been smoked out […]