ASUU: NLC protests in Lagos

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress are protesting in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, in solidarity with the strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Gombe police nab suspected cattle rustlers, recover rifles

No fewer than 12 cattle rustlers with six minors have been paraded by the Gombe State Police Command on Monday. Our correspondent reports that about 483 cows, sheep, ram, donkeys, out of about 500 said to have been rustled from Plateau, Bauchi and Taraba states were with them.

NIMR discovers new malaria vector in North

The Director General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Prof. Babatunde Salako, on Monday, said it had discovered a new malaria vector called Anopheles stephensi in northern Nigeria.

Bayelsa police nab robbery suspect, recover firearm

The Bayelsa State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious armed robber in Yenagoa, the state capital. A statement on Monday by the spokesperson for the State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, identified the suspect as Keme Azorobor

Amusan: From Ijebu Ode to world champion

Ebenezer Bajela and Peter Akinbo write on the progress of new world champion Tobi Amusan from Ijebu Ode to global prominence Tobi Amusan broke down in tears as the Nigerian national anthem was played in Oregon, USA Monday morning (Nigerian time).

Insecurity: Resign now, Katsina NNPP tells Buhari

The Katsina State chapter of the New Nigeria Peoples Party has called on the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to resign immediately over his inability to secure the country.

Insecurity: Ministry shuts Abuja FG colleges, evacuates students

The Federal Ministry of Education, for fear of impending bandits and terrorists’ attacks, has directed the immediate closure of all Federal Government Colleges domiciled in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, while ordering immediate evacuation of students.

ICPC docks High Court official for alleged fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arraigned a Deputy Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Mrs Nkem Mba, for alleged involvement in some fraudulent activities.

Imo radio station denies shutdown by NBC

Ozisa FM Radio station management in Owerri, Imo State, has debunked the news that the Nigeria Broadcasting Cooperation had shut down its frequency.

OAU, ABU students’ unions, coalition back NLC protest

The nationwide protest declared by the Nigerian Labour Congress has been met with wide acceptance from students, workers and right groups. The NLC has slated the protest for Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27, 2022, in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities that has been […]

ACF, CNG fume as terrorists flog abductees

The pan-northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum and the Coalition of Northern Groups have condemned the viral video of the terrorists flogging hostages of the AK-9 Abuja-Kaduna train, urging the Federal Government to wake up to its responsibility of protecting Nigerians.

Hoodlums attack Ondo police station, kill cop

Unknown gunmen attacked the Okuta Elerinla Police Station in Akure, the Ondo State capital, late Sunday evening.

ASUU strike: Varsity unions back NLC pro-lecturers’ protest

Striking Academic Staff Union of Universities and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities on Sunday said the Federal Government had yet to reach out to them since the Nigeria Labour Congress announced plan to hold nationwide solidarity protests on Tuesday and Wednesday.

PDP challenges Tinubu again, APC says Asiwaju’ll floor Atiku

• Tinubu should subject himself to one-hour interview, Atiku’s camp insists The All Progressives Congress and its allied groups on Sunday said the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, would trounce his Peoples Democratic Party’s counterpart, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, in any debate.

BREAKING: Train victims’ families protest at transportation ministry

The families of the train victims picketed the Ministry of Transportation on Monday to protest against the continued stay of their loved ones in the terrorists’ den.