Home / News From Nigeria / Local News (page 50)

Local News

china buhari

54 Nigerian Students Get Scholarship To China

Atleast 54 students of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have been awarded scholarship to study in China.  The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, announced the scholarship at the send off ceremony of the awardees today. Ahaneku said ...

Read More »
court

Enugu: ‘Pastor’ Charged For Marrying Mother & Daughter

A pastor, Timothy Ngwu, was on Monday docked at an Enugu North Magistrates’ Court for allegedly marrying another man’s wife, daughter as well as another woman. The pastor’s wife, Veronica Ngwu, was said to have petitioned the court over the development. ...

Read More »
Sheikh Zakzaky

Court Turns Down Request To Release El-zakzaky

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today turned down the application brought before it by the leader of the Shi’ites Islamic group in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, asking the court to order the Department of State Services, DSS, to release ...

Read More »
army

Don’t board commercial vehicles at undesignated garages

The Nigerian Army this morning released a statement warning the general public particularly Borno state residents from boarding commercial vehicles at undesignated garages. Read the statement below Headquarters 7 Division Nigeria Army Maimalari Cantonment Maiduguri wishes to caution the general ...

Read More »

Man plans sister’s kidnap for being stingy, demands ₦300,000 –

Chigozie Egegonye, 27, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly planning the kidnap of his sister, Franca. Egegonye had told his childhood friend, Michael Oluchukwu, that despite the wealth of his sister, she was stingy. This ...

Read More »
dot

Man Arrested By The Lagos State Police For Brutalizing His 5 Year Old Daughter

A person called Sukurat Idowu, 45, has been arrested by the Lagos state police for brutalizing his 5 year old daughter at their house in Ikotun. The person, who works as a road side mechanic assaulted the litttle girl named Monsurat ...

Read More »
kidnapers1

Man Invites His Girlfriend To Akure, Lures Her Into The Bush And Strangles Her To Death

How I killed my girlfriend – 22-year-old Ondo Poly student A twenty-two year-old Student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) in Ondo State, Chukwudi Oweniwe has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Miss Nifemi Adeyeye in a bush at ...

Read More »
student

2 Students Pass On In A Fire Incident In Imo State

Two students of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, die in a fire incident at their residence  

Read More »
i joined cult

I joined cult to avenge my friend’s murder and I have no regrets – Suspect

Those were the words of 29-year-old Ibrahim Balogun, aka Small Jpron, who was, yesterday, paraded by the Lagos State Police Command. He had been declared wanted for five murder cases in the Somolu and Bariga areas in 2016. Speaking while ...

Read More »
naf

VIDEO: The Air Strikes That Wounded terrorist head honcho, Shekau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released another video, showing its latest operation in the northeast where it fatally wounded Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram. The video, that has been released following the Nigerian military claimed 300 insurgents were killed, ...

Read More »