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Mass Shooting in Florida Reportedly Leaves 2 Dead & Over 20 People Injured

  Reports that surfaced from various news outlets noted that a mass shooting in a Miami club resulted in the death of two people along with more than 20 people being injured. The incident went down on early Sunday (May 30), and officers who were on the scene say that three people got out of a white SUV and started firing off assault weapons and handguns at people who were […]

todayMay 31, 2021 15


Oyo APC Youth Leader’s Wife Regains Freedom

  EXACTLY one week after she was abducted in front of her house, Dr Adenike Salawu, wife of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leader, Mogaji Isiaka Ajibola Areokuta, regained freedom last night. She was abducted last week Sunday by gunmen at the entrance of her house in Aromolaran area, Ibadan. Speaking to the Nigerian Tribune by telephone this morning, Areokuta said “I thank God. My wife was […]

todayMay 31, 2021 27


One Killed, 200 Islamiyya Students Kidnapped In Niger

    No fewer than 200 students of an Islamiyya school were kidnapped in Rafi local government area of Niger State. It was gathered that the bandits stormed the school around 4.30 pm when the students were receiving lessons. Findings gathered that one person was killed and one of the students was critically injured during the attack. According to a resident of the area, Islamiyya known as ‘Salihu Tanko Islamiyya […]

todayMay 31, 2021 17


Buhari to inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge June 10

      President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge project on June 10, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed has said. The minister announced this yesterday during a joint inspection of the project with Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi. Mohammed told reporters at the Wole Soyinka Railway Station in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, that the inspection was meant to ensure that everything is in place ahead of […]

todayMay 31, 2021 22


Gulak’s killing heightens tension in South East on Biafra memorial day

        Uncertainty trailed the already tension-soaked Southeast region yesterday, when the aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, was intercepted and shot dead on his way to Sam Mbakwe Airport in Imo State. Tension had enveloped the five states in the Southeast over yesterday’s sit-at-home order by pro-Biafra agitators, proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), to mark this year’s Biafra Remembrance day in honour of millions […]

todayMay 31, 2021 25


Six arrested stealing rail track in Ogun, crime weapons recovered

Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi     MEN of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested six persons for vandalising railway lane at Oteyi area of Ibogun in Ifo Local Government Area of the state. The suspects; Taiwo Ismaila, Egbekunle Abiodun, Abdullah Sanni, Nuru Ibrahim, Wasiu Aweda and Babatunde Sikiru, were arrested following an information received by the Divisional Police Officer, Ibogun Division, Samuel Oladele, that […]

todayMay 31, 2021 16


New Zealand fugitive charters helicopter to police station

IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES image captionMr Bryant flew in the helicopter to Dunedin, where he handed himself in to police A man who had been on the run in rural New Zealand hired a helicopter to fly to a police station and surrender.  James Bryant, who faces assault charges, spent five weeks apparently hiding in a small town in North Otago.   He told local media his time there had been […]

todayMay 28, 2021 14


26 bodies recovered in Niger boat accident

    Police in Niger have confirmed that 26 bodies have been recovered after a boat with 150 passengers capsized on Wednesday in Tungan Mairakumi village of Burgo Local Government Area of the state. Police Commissioner Adamu Usman confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Minna, adding that 26 other passengers have been rescued. “We are still searching for the remaining 98 passengers,” he said. “On […]

todayMay 28, 2021 9


25 generals, others may go as Yahaya emerges COAS

New Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Farouk Yahaya   The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday appointed Major  General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff, one week after the demise of the former COAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others in a plane crash in Kaduna. Until his appointment, Yahaya was the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, responsible for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in […]

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