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 The Cross River State Police Command, has uncovered a factory producing guns and explosives at Osomba community in Akamkpa Local Government Area of the state. Speaking with newsmen in Calabar on Wednesday, Spokesperson of the Command, SP Irene Ugbo, said the factory was uncovered on Monday by   the team bof Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad, […]

The suspects are Felix Osilama Okpoh, Alex Afolabi Ogunsakin, Micheal Olorunyomi, Richard Izuchukwu Uzhi, Nnamdi Orson Benson, and Abiola Ayorinde Kayode. The FBI called them “cyber’s most wanted.” According to the FBI, the wanted sextuplet “currently resides in Nigeria.” The FBI has issued a plea to the public, urging people to contact the nearest FBI […]

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have intercepted five pregnant teenage girls suspected to be victims of child trafficking used as baby factory.   A statement issued on Sunday by Femi Babafemi, Spokesperson of the Agency, said the victims were intercepted on Wednesday 13th September, while being relocated from their hideout in Naze […]

The Rivers State Police Command has declared one Gift David Okpara, also known as 2Baba, wanted for the murder of a Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Bako Angbashim. The slain SP Angbashim was in-charge of Ahoada Police Division in Ahoada-East local government area of Rivers State before he allegedly murdered by Okpara and his gang […]

The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Ogundare Dare, has ordered a thorough investigation into the cause of the death of Atanda Modupe Deborah, a 200-level nursing student at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE).Deborah was declared missing on Tuesday, September 5, and her body was later found buried in a shallow grave at a distance […]

Barely a month after a the allegation of sexual harrasment rocked the Faculty Dean of Law at the University of Calabar, an associate professor at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Dr Kadiri Akeem, has been arrested for alleged rape of a student. The student (name withheld) had said the lecturer raped her on August 16, […]

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has alerted Nigerians to an emerging threat of cloned banking websites targeted at unsuspecting persons. Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement on Wednesday said the new scheme isvaimed at facilitating high-yield investment scams and money laundering. Adejobi said, it was in a bid to clamp […]

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have intercepted twenty million US Dollar notes ($20 million) suspected to be counterfeit during a stop and search operation along Abaji – Lokoja road, within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The agency in a statemennt issued on Sunday by its Spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said the […]

Three major illicit drug syndicates were taken down by operatives of a special unit of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in intelligence-led operations across parts of Lagos state, leading to the arrest of a baroness and four other kingpins with multi-billion naira worth of Cocaine, Opioids and Loud recovered from their hideouts. A […]

 A 44-year-old woman, has been arrested by police for allegedly using  her 10-year-old niece as a drug courier. Spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin,  said the suspect (name withheld), was arrested last Wednesday, after her niece was found roaming the streets. Parading the suspect before journalists at the Lagos police command’s headquarters, […]

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 The United States has warned its citizens to reconsider travelling to Nigeria due to increased risk of crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed gangs in the country. An updated travel advisory issued September 20 by the US Department of State includes a flat “do not travel” warning for Borno, Yobe, Kogi, and northern Adamawa […]

The Benue State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Makurdi, has affirmed Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, the duly elected governor of Benue State. The tribunal in a judgment delivered on Saturday, dismissed the petition filed by Titus Uba, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18th gubernatorial election in Benue. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), […]

The Presidency has issued an official apology following the recent NASDAQ bell-ringing ceremony, where President Bola Tinubu was initially hailed as the first African leader to participate in this prestigious tradition. It has been revealed that a former African leader had previously rung the bell at NASDAQ, debunking the initial claim of Tinubu’s historic achievement. […]

Nigerian Army Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH),  have uncovered a gun manufacturing factory in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   The discovery followed a week long intelligence operations that  led to the capture of a wanted gunrunner Napoleon John who has been on the wanted list of OPSH.  The suspect who confessed to the […]

The House of Representatives will resume plenary on Tuesday, September 26. A statement issued by Akin Rotimi, House Spokesman / Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs,  said the Clerk of the House, Dr. Yahaha Danzaria (Esq) conveyed the date to Honourable Members in a correspondence on Friday.  Lawmakers of the 10th Assembly went […]

Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, has summoned an emergency security meeting following the dawn abduction of students of the Federal University Gusau on Friday. DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that an unspecified number of students were Kidnapped on Friday morning when suspected bandits attacked Sabon Gida Village. In a statement on Friday, spokesperson to the Governor, Sulaiman […]

The recently nominated Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso, on Friday, formally assumed duty, in an acting capacity, as the CBN Governor, pending his confirmation by the Senate. This was confirmed in a statement by Isa AbdulMumin, Director, Corporate Communications at the apex bank. Cardoso was appointed last week as […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the implementation of 35% and 23%  salary increments for Staff of all Federal Tertiary Institutions in the country  The approval was conveyed in a circular issued by the Office of the Auditor General of The Federation,  Dated September 21, 2023, the momo signed  by  Ajanaku F. O, for Director (Human Resource […]

The Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed Caleb Mutfwang as the duly elected governor of the state. A three-member panel of the tribunal led by Justice Sunday on Friday, dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and it’s Governorship candidate, Nentawe Yiltwatda. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared Mutwang of […]

An investigation by the United Kingdom (UK) Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has confirmed “widespread fraud” took place at a testing centre in Nigeria for international nurses seeking to apply for UK registration. The NMC launched its probe into Yunnik Technologies Test Centre in Ibadan, Nigeria in May this year after being alerted to “anomalous […]