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FG denies spending N1.5bn on hotels for ILO delegates

The Presidency has rejected claims that the Federal Government sponsored 289 delegates to the recent International Labour Organisation (ILO) conference in Geneva, Switzerland. In an interview on Monday, Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga,…

Final-Year Female Student In Ondo University Found Hanging Dead After Attending Church Vigil

Ayandare, a 500-level student in the Department of Agronomy, was found hanging beside a church she attended. Modupe Ayandare, a final-year student at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, was discovered dead off-campus on Monday. Ayandare, a 500-level…

NAF airstrike kills 80 terrorists in Katsina

Airstrikes by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have killed 80 terrorists in their hideouts at Gidan Kare village in Faskare Local Government Area of Katsina State. Over 45 motorcycles were also destroyed during the airstrikes that were carried out on…

Tinubu leaves for South Africa to attend Ramaphosa’s inauguration

President Bola Tinubu will on Tuesday, depart Lagos for Pretoria, South Africa, to attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The inauguration of President Ramaphosa follows his re-election as President for a second term. Ramaphosa was reelected by lawmakers for…

Gunrunner arrested with 375 live cartridges in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command on Monday said it arrested a gunrunner, whose name was given as Felix Owaya, for possessing about 375 live cartridges. The suspect said to hail from Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, was…

Teacher defiles 13-year-old girl in Ogun 

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Femi Onayemi, a tutor who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl in the Obada-Oko area of the state. According to a police source, Onayemi was hired by the girl’s parents in 2023 to provide…

Ijebu-Ijesa agog as Olajengbesi kicks off Governor Adeleke’s Cup

Elder Sunday Bisi, the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in Osun State, kicked off the Governor Ademola Adeleke Cup in Ijebu-Ijesa, with over twenty-two (22) teams jostling for the trophy across wards in the entire Ijesa North Federal Constituency. …

Uzodimma hands over 11 armored personnel carriers to police

The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma, on Sunday handed over eleven refurbished Armoured Personnel Carriers, APCs, to the Police command in the state. The governor spoke in a statement to newsmen in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Oguike…

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KWSIEC boss announces timetable for Kwara LG elections

The Kwara Independent Electoral Commission (KWSIEC) has announced the timetable for the conduct of elections for the offices of chairmen and councilors across the 16 local government areas of the state that would take place on September. 21. Ahead of…

Makinde lacks power to crown new Olubadan — Ladoja

The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has spoken out against claims that Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde is deliberately delaying the coronation of a new Olubadan. Ladoja made his comments during an interview at his Ibadan residence on…