The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa has responded to the recent attacks on foreigners including Nigerians and their businesses by South Africans. The High Commissioner, Ambassador Kabiru Bala in a statement on Tuesday urged all Nigerian victims in South Africa to come forward to report their situation to the...
Newly-appointed Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been linked with Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 77 Nigerians charged for massive fraud, money laundering in the United States of America, Sunday Independent can authoritatively reveal. Keyamo, who is said to have fraternal relationship with the alleged...
A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has stunned her boss after she fled with foreign currencies estimated at N1.6m six hours into her employment. The woman identified simply as Mrs Taiye of Masha area, Surulere, Lagos State, had engaged Amaha, whom she knew as Esther, on July 25, 2019 through an...
There was confusion in the Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday after an angry mob set a police post and four patrol vehicles ablaze over alleged police brutality. The mob, consisting mainly of motorcyclists and hoodlums numbering over 200, burnt tyres on the Madalla-Zuba end of...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country. According to him, the challenges have grown beyond what Nigeria alone can tackle following the groups’ collaboration with the Islamic State West African Province fighters. Obasanjo said, “It is no longer an issue of...
Kashim Shettima, the governor of Borno, has said that the state which is the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency, is safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee on Army, Rima Shawulu and other members of the House of Representatives...
Unable to hold their peace any longer, residents of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, on Tuesday took to the major streets of the town to protest unrestrained daily attacks of bandits in the area. Involved in the protest were grown-up men, youths and children. They were said to...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ON Monday alleged that Dame Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, continued receiving her N700, 000 monthly salary seven months after she retired as a civil servant. It said the former First Lady, who effectively retired from the Bayelsa State...
The two-year relationship between one David and Kenile Nwabuzor ended on a tragic note when the 26-ear old woman decided to kill herself over disagreements between the two. She was said to have committed suicide on Thursday, April 11, 2019 when David said he is no longer interested in their...
The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone Six, AIG Musa Kimo, has slammed some police personnel for contravening deployment orders and getting themselves killed in the process. The police boss made his displeasure known at the Police Headquarters, Diamond Hill, Calabar while addressing some personnel of the...