Saturday, May 8, 2021


May 8, 2021

Bird flu breaks out in Bauchi, 27,000 birds culled

Nine poultry farms were affected by the outbreak in two local government areas of the state.

May 8, 2021

Troops in gunfight with bandits, rescue abducted Fulani herdsmen, rustled cows

Mr Samuel Aruwan said one of the brigands was killed during the exchange.

Nigerian troops
May 7, 2021

Ebubeagu arrests eight persons in Ebonyi

“I have been involved in two or three robberies at the popular meat market in Abakaliki,” one of the suspects said.

ESN security operatives
May 7, 2021

Human Trafficking: Libya-bound young women intercepted in Jigawa

Six of the ladies are from different southern states of the country.

Woman Trafficking
May 7, 2021

INEC pushes for additional 1,109 polling units in Boko-Haram-ravaged-Yobe

“This lingering crisis occurs because the existing polling units can no longer substantially guarantee the voter to exercise his/her fundamental right.”

INEC Photo (Credit: Punch Newspapers)
May 7, 2021

Eight killed in UGM, security forces gun battle

The gun battle between the unknown gunmen and the security operatives in Orlu lasted several hours, as the military sent reinforcement from the 34 artillery brigade, Obinze.

Police and bandits
May 7, 2021

Ondo Violence: Akeredolu orders residents to submit guns to police

The government has mandated the security agencies to prosecute any person found with such weapons.

May 7, 2021

Travellers burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash

An unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Ghastly road accident
May 7, 2021

2023: INEC creates additional 770 polling units for Gombe

According to him, INEC has been using the polling unit structure created in 1996, hence the need to expand.

May 7, 2021

UGM attack bullion van in Ondo, cart away cash

A witness said the armed robbery, which lasted for about 20 minutes, recorded three casualties.