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Two armed robbery suspects were apprehended by the Plateau State Police Command on Thursday and recovered arms, ammunition, and a motorcycle. The Command Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Alfred Alabo disclosed this in Jos, the State Capital. “The support and cooperation of members of the public, especially Plateau residents, in providing accurate and timely information to the police on the Plateau, has continued to assist the command to get rid of criminal elements...

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Adebayo Adelabu, Minister of Power has apologized to Nigerians over his comments about people leaving their freezer and air conditioners on when they are not home. Addressing journalists at the ministerial press briefing a week ago, Adelabu Nigerians lack the culture of power consumption management due to its affordability. “A lot of people will come back from work, they want to have dinner, or they want to see their colleagues down the road, they switch...

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Former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has expressed shock over the demise of former House of Representatives Member, Hon. Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, who died on April 10th. The former Governor offered condolences to Kogi State former Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris and his family over the death of his son, Mohammed Idris, who served as the representative for Olomaboro, Ankpa, and Omala Federal Constituency from 2011 to 2015. A press statement by the Media Office...

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Air component of Operation Hadarin Daji of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), has destroyed several terrorists and their structures, following a carefully conducted observation missions over the camps of terrorist kingpins, Abdullahi Nasanda in Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) and Mallam Tukur’s camp in Gusau LGA and Maradun LGA of Zamfara State. A press statement on Thursday signed by Edward Gabkwet Air Vice Marshal, Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF, stated that the Intelligence, Surveillance...

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The Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, is mourning the tragic loss of actor Junior Pope, real name Pope Obumneme Odonwodo. The 36-year-old actor passed away on Wednesday, 10th April, after a boat accident while filming in Anambra State. Initial reports suggested Junior Pope may have survived the capsized vessel on the Anam River. However, the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, later confirmed his passing after efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. “It is so so sad...

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The President General of the National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar have charged the Muslim Ummah to pursue knowledge to strengthen their faith. Abubakar stressed the importance of continuous prayer for leaders and the country’s prosperity. “We should express gratitude to Almighty Allah for granting us the gift of life and good health, allowing us to observe the 30 days of fasting and celebrate Eid-el-Fitr. “Today...

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Hundreds of Thousands of Muslim faithful have trooped out to Maiduguri, Yola, Sokoto, and Damaturu the capitals of Borno, Adamawa, Sokoto, and Yobe states respectively, and observed prayers for the Eid-el-Fitr on Wednesday. In Maiduguri, the two raka’at prayers were led by Imam Shettima Saleh, who prayed for the total restoration of lasting peace in Borno. Vice-President Kashim Shettima, Gov. Babagana Zulum, and Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Garbai El-Kanemi, joined other Muslim faithful to observe...

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The Nigerian government launched the Citizens’ Delivery Tracker App, which aims to increase transparency and citizen engagement, on Monday. The app enables Nigerian citizens to monitor government ministries’ projects and policies, empowering them to hold the government accountable. Hadiza Bala Usman, President Bola Tinubu’s special adviser on policy and coordination, unveiled the app in Abuja on Monday. She emphasised the app’s significance in creating a “strong feedback loop between citizens and government.” The Citizens’ Delivery...

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The Super Falcons, Nigeria’s senior women’s football team, have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics, after a 16-year hiatus The team secured their spot after a tense second-leg match against South Africa’s Banyana Banyana. The first leg in Abuja ended in a goalless draw, but the Nigerian team held their nerve in the second leg in Pretoria on Tuesday night, which also ended in a 0-0 stalemate. However, the Super Falcons secured victory thanks to...

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Grief and anger hung heavy in the air of Mbakyor in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State on Tuesday as the state government conducted a mass burial for 17 victims of a recent attack by armed Fulani herdsmen. The attack, which occurred on the night of 6th March, reportedly left 19 people dead, including a retired army officer and a young boy. Due to the gruesome nature of the killings, two of the...

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