Police under instruction to protect killer Fulani herdsmen — Benue monarch

Police under instruction to protect killer Fulani herdsmen — Benue monarch

The Tor Sankera 1, King Abu Shuluwa, a first-class Tiv traditional ruler in Benue State, reveals the reasons behind the Fulani herdsmen attacks on his people to JOHN CHARLES What in your view is the cause of the killings by herdsmen in recent times? First, let me say that the attacks and killings have nothing […] ...
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Amusing names Nigerians give naira notes

Amusing names Nigerians give naira notes

GBENGA ADENIJI writes about the funny names Nigerians give naira denominations Nigerians are creative. Whoever is in doubt should check the speed with which they often turn serious matters to grand jokes. The latest being the memes targeted at the incongruous ...
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Though people look down on us, we’re proud of our job – Lagos female bus conductors

Eric Dumo Like a lion’s roar, her baritone voice reverberated across the crowded Ikorodu bus-stop last Tuesday morning in a manner that easily drew attention. Even with the rain hitting the ground so fiercely, producing a distorted rhythm that added a bizarr...
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Ozubulu killings: Witness alleges threats from Ghana

Ozubulu killings: Witness alleges threats from Ghana

Tony Okafor, Awka A witness, Chief Osita Okosieme, in the trial of the suspects of  the August 6, 2017 killings at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu,  Anambra State,  on Friday told an Nnewi High Court, presided over by Justice F.I Aniukwu, that his life...
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Kogi High Court sentences gang-leader to death for killing man over land

Kogi High Court sentences gang-leader to death for killing man over land

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja A Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced the leader of a six-man gang, Mohammed Audu, to death by hanging for stabbing a man, Husseini Isa, to death during a land dispute. The trial judge and Chief Judge of the state, Justi...
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Pastor strangles pregnant lover, kills two others to conceal affair

Pastor strangles pregnant lover, kills two others to conceal affair

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt In a bid to hide his alleged amorous relationship with a 25-year-old member of his church, a pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor, has allegedly murdered three persons and an unborn child in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The 32-year-old ...
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Two brides, one groom Knocks, kudos for ‘brave’ men marrying two women on same day

Kunle Falayi Among the myriad of strange things Nigerians have seen on the social media and the country’s blogosphere in the last one year, young men marrying two wives at the same time takes a vital position. In Nigeria where polygamy is rife and many Chris...
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I felt like committing suicide day my daughter asked why I couldn’t carry her –Former PHCN trainee who lost arms to electrocution

I felt like committing suicide day my daughter asked why I couldn’t carry her –Former PHCN trainee who lost arms to electrocution

Eric Dumo Ouick to smile and loaded with intelligence, Quadri Tairu is one young man, who knew what he wanted to make out of his life even as a little child. The second of five children, the 37-year-old from Epe, one of Lagos’ oldest and coastal towns famed ...
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Imo bank robbery: Police nab last gang member one year after

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri One year after an armed robbery gang invaded a branch of Zenith Bank in Owerri, the Imo State capital, killing one policeman and injuring another who lost his eye, the police have arrested the last member of the deadly gang. The nativ...
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Mob sets two trucks ablaze as vehicle crushes man, schoolchildren in Ogun

Mob sets two trucks ablaze as vehicle crushes man, schoolchildren in Ogun

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A motorcyclist and two male school children were reported to have been crushed to death along the Oru-Ago Iwoye Road on Friday by a truck transporting granite. The motorcyclist was conveying the pupils to school on his bike at about 7...
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