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Police operatives in Lagos have arrested a couple attempting to sell their two-year-old son to travel to Canada. The spokesman for the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the news journalists on Thursday in Lagos. He said the couple were arrested on Tuesday while trying to sell the child off. Hundeyin said: “At 2: 45 p.m. on Tuesday, the Isolo Divisional Police...
The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed Corporal Buba Adamu, for rejecting transfer to Katsina in 2015. Adamu, who was attached to the Cross River police command, was transferred to Katsina State but refused to report at his new station. The command’s spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the development at a press briefing on Thursday in Calabar. She said dismissed police officer promoted himself...
Joshua Zirkzee is set to undergo medicals with Manchester United after the Premier League club agreed to a €42.5 million deal with Bologna. The medical has been scheduled for Friday and he will also meet with Red Devils boss, Erik ten Hag. According to football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano: “Medical tests will take place on Friday, then face-to-face meeting with Erik...
Real Madrid midfielder Dani Carvajal has urged Manchester City midfielder Rodri to leave Pep Guardiola’s side and join Los Blancos amid the ongoing summer transfer window. Carvajal and Rodri are both international teammates with the Spain national team. The pair are currently at Euro 2024 in Germany. They have been impressive for La Roja and will play in the Euro 2024 final...
President Bola Tinubu has advised the organised labour to be realistic in their demand for a new minimum wage for workers. This is even as the president said that Nigerian workers deserve improved welfare, better wages, as well as safe and enhanced working conditions as the driving force of the nation. Tinubu stated this while speaking with the leadership of the...
It has been established that prior to this time, Nigerian state governors controlled local governments in an authoritarian manner. The local government, the third tier of government, has been reduced to a mere department under state governments, in clear violation of Section 7 of the Nigerian Constitution. To tackle this unacceptable situation, the Federal Government, through the Attorney General...
A 2-year-old girl has d!ed after her father left her in a hot car in Arizona, where residents are enduring high temperatures, according to authorities.The father was running errands with his daughter, and when he returned home Tuesday afternoon, July 9, he allegedly knowingly left the 2-year-old in the car, Marana Police Capt. Tim Brunenkant told ABC News. He...
A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to to six years in prison for insulting the Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and the first family. Edward Awebwa, a TikTok Influencer was charged with four counts of hate speech, spread of “misleading and malicious” information against the President, First Lady Janet Museveni, and son Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is the head of the military. A...
A Nigerian woman, Na’ima Hudu, has spoken on the importance of married people to each be accorded the same treatment in terms of unfaithfulness. She took to Facebook and stated that women should learn to accept their husband’s cheating ways because it will never stop. Na’ima added that on the other angle, men should be ready to accept their kids even...
President Bola Tinubu is currently in a private meeting with Vice President Kashim Shettima and several governors in his office at the State House, Abuja. According to a reliable source, the meeting began after the president’s inconclusive discussion with organised labour leaders to address matters related to the pending new minimum wage. The attendees at the meeting include notable governors, such...
Justice Aminu Adamu Aliyu, presiding over a Kano State High Court, has decided not to issue a bench warrant for the arrest of former Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his wife, and six other defendants accused of diverting public funds. The court instead opted to proceed with their trial in absentia. Justice Aliyu explained that she made her decision based on concerns...
The meeting held on Thursday between President Bola Tinubu and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) over the contentious new minimum wage will continue next week. The meeting called at the instance of President Tinubu took place at the office of the President at the State House, Abuja.  Addressing newsmen after the meeting...
President Bola Tinubu has welcomed the judgement of the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirming the spirit, intent, and purpose of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the statutory rights of all the 774 local governments councils. The President, in a release issued on Thursday by his Media Adviser,  Ajuri Ngelale, stated that a fundamental challenge to...
Democratic members of Congress are still calling on Biden to drop out of the race.13 of them have done so as of Thursday, July 11.Other lawmakers are flatly predicting that Biden will lose to Trump.President Joe Biden is facing calls to drop out of the presidential race from House Democrats following his disastrous debate performance in June.It began on...
Ahead of the Olympic Games, Rena Wakama, the head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, has expressed confidence in her team. In a chat with the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Wakama talked about the rigorous training the team have undergone since arriving in their Germany camp. In preparation for the Paris 2024 Olympics, scheduled for July 26 to...
Investors in the Nigerian equities market lost N188 billion at the end of trading on Thursday. This followed the crash in the share values of IKEJA HOTEL, HONEYWELL FLOUR, and SEPLAT amongst others on the trading floor today. After five hours of trading at the capital market, the equity capitalization decreased to N56.2 trillion from N56.4 trillion posted by the bourse...
Don't look, Apple: There's more bad news for the Vision Pro.The headset is expected to sell fewer than a half million units this year.The $3,500 device likely won't sell better until a cheaper model arrives.It's been a few months since the Apple Vision Pro launched in the US, but sales are still looking pretty lackluster.They're running below 100,000 units...
While some refer to the Aswan necropolis as a "city of death," Piacentini prefers to think of it as a city for eternity. "They wanted to live forever," she said. "And they did because we discovered them. We studied them."And there's enough of the necropolis left unexplored that the excavations will continue, too. "It'll last forever," she said.Read the...
In his ‘prediction’ theory of law, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr espoused the nature of law as follows: *’the prophecies of what the courts will do in fact, and nothing more pretentious, are what I mean by the law’ A short while ago, members of the fourth estate of the realm reported that the Supreme Court has ordered the direct release...
President Bola Tinubu welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirming the spirit, intent, and purpose of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the statutory rights of local governments. The President states that a fundamental challenge to the nation’s advancement over the years has been ineffective local government administration, as governance at the critical cellular...
The arraignment of sacked Minister of Power under ex-President Muhammadu Buhari, Saleh Mamman, was on Thursday, stalled at a Federal High Court in Abuja due to health challenges. Buhari, in September 2021, fired Mamman, alongside then Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono. The former Minister served under former President Buhari from 2019 to 2021. Mamman reportedly collapsed outside the courtroom before the case...
The Borno State government has revealed that it has successfully reintegrated no fewer than 8,490 repentant Boko Haram members back to the society through the Borno Model process. It was gathered that the State’s Special Adviser on Security Affairs, Brigadier General Abdullahi Ishaq (retired), led this out on Wednesday, during an oath-taking ceremony in Maiduguri. Abdullahi noted that the state government...
Temi Otedola was recently in Johannesburg, South Africa where she continued her journey as a L’Oréal Paris ambassador, representing the brand. She takes viewers on her exciting trip from getting camera-ready for press day to the glamorous L’Oréal reveal party, Temi documented the whirlwind of fun, fashion, and beauty that filled her week. Sharing her experience on social media, Temi expressed...
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has called for enhanced and consistent commitment to whistle blowing by Nigerians towards tackling the menace of economic and financial crimes and other acts of corruption in the country. Olukoyede made this call on Thursday while addressing stakeholders at the Unity Fountain in Abuja where he...
President Bola Tinubu has said Nigerian workers deserve improved welfare, better wages, as well as safe and enhanced working conditions as the driving force of the nation. Speaking with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) led by Comrade Joe Ajaero and that of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) led by Comrade Festus Osifo, at the State...