Monday, May 23, 2022

States

May 23, 2022

Thugs attack journalists at Gov. Oyetola’s campaign rally in Osun

The hoodlums wielded clubs, charms, stones, and axes with which they attacked the journalists, injuring four of them.

Osun State governor, Adegboyega-Oyetola (Photo Credit: @GboyegaOyetola)
May 23, 2022

Protesting Kogi women demand senatorial ticket for female aspirant

The women are asking that all APC male aspirants from Kogi West senatorial district withdraw for Mrs Adedoyin Eshanumi.

Kogi women protest
May 23, 2022

El-Rufai releases N3 billion for payment of workers’ gratuities, death benefits

Payments of gratuity and death benefits will be made to retirees and families of deceased civil servants.

Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai
May 23, 2022

Ex-Gov. Dankwambo picks PDP Gombe North Senatorial ticket

Mr Dankwambo wants to replace Saidu Alkali, incumbent Senator representing the district.

Ex Gombe Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo
May 23, 2022

Car fire kills pick-up van driver in Calabar

The car caught fire while on motion, preventing passers-by and other road users from saving the helpless driver.

Burning pick-up van
May 23, 2022

Police nab teenager attempting to exhume body in Niger cemetery

The suspect said he was working with one Hamisu, currently at large, to get body parts and clothes from the cemetery.

A cemetery
May 23, 2022

Insecurity prevails due to proliferation of arms, ammunition: Gov. Lalong

Mr Lalong called on the Nigerian Army to mop up arms from non-state actors in the state to curb insecurity.

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong
May 23, 2022

Septuagenarian sues 22-year-old woman for interfering in marriage

A septuagenarian, Amina Abubakar, has sued a 22-year-old woman, Shamsiya Sa’adu, at a Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for interfering in her daughter-in-law’s marriage.

Court symbol used to tell the story
May 23, 2022

Police nab three unemployed men for stealing rice

The police have arraigned three unemployed men before the Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, for breaking into a shop and stealing 10 bags of rice.

Nigerian Police Force
May 23, 2022

PDP Primaries: Akwa Ibom governor to reconcile aggrieved aspirants

“Akwa Ibom is PDP, and PDP is Akwa Ibom,” Mr Emmanuel said. “I hope to immediately set up a reconciliation committee for those of us feeling aggrieved.”