Monday, April 19, 2021


April 15, 2021

Buhari returns from London trip after 16 days

Although the presidency said Mr Buhari would only be away for two weeks, he overstayed by two days.

President Buhari returing from the UK
April 14, 2021

Police arrest Shekarau over stolen church drum

On March 13, Aminu Sani stole a blue drum worth N3,000 and sold it to the defendant.

April 13, 2021

Bandits storm Abuja again, shoot policeman, abduct four

The brigands engaged the police and members of a vigilante group in a gun battle that lasted for over an hour.

Bandits (Credit: VOA)
April 13, 2021

Minimum Wage: Workers begin strike as NASS fails to clear 22-month arrears

After passing the minimum wage law in 2019, the National Assembly has been unable to pay its staff on the new wage scale.

National Assembly Complex
April 12, 2021

Kidnap syndicate busted in Abuja

One of the suspects confessed to conniving with his ‘abductors’ to defraud his sister of N5 million naira.

Nigerian Police Force
April 11, 2021

Police nab 17 suspected cultists in Abuja

Items recovered included three locally made pistols, wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp and charms.

Usman Baba Alkali
April 6, 2021

Buhari’s driver dies in State House Clinic

Mr Afaka died of prolonged illness at the State House Clinic while Mr Buhari is on medical vacation in London.

Sa’idu Afaka
April 6, 2021

Most wanted drug baron nabbed in Nassarawa, Edo, FCT cartels busted

A team of operatives had stormed Mr Ashoko’s warehouse in Lafia and recovered 100 bags of cannabis weighing about 1.1 tons or 1095.3 kg.

April 4, 2021

‘I don’t know how heroin got into my luggage,’ suspect tells NDLEA

The suspect claimed he has been living in Italy since 2015 when he got into the country through Libya.

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) 1
April 3, 2021

Beware of imminent flood, FEMA boss tells Abuja residents

The official advised citizens to stay at home if it’s raining and the road is flooded.