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Hong Kong suspends extradition bill after huge protests

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam on Saturday said a hugely divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be suspended in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.…

Gorilla ‘Swallows’ N6.8 Million In Kano Zoo

A finance officer at Kano Zoological Gardens has claimed that a gorilla swallowed N6.8 million that went missing under their watch. The finance officer, according to a radio station in the state, Freedom Radio, said…

Updated: EU final report knocks INEC, parties, security…

The European Union Election Observation Mission has knocked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties and security agencies for their actions in the last general elections. EU noted there were shortcomings in INEC’s operations…

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Lagos Police PRO: buy stolen phone, spend seven…

The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, has warned Nigerians to desist from buying stolen phones. According to him, “Under our laws, it is quite a serious offence for one to buy stolen…

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

The Florence native directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor in the 1967 film Taming of the Shrew and Dame Judi Dench on stage in Romeo and Juliet. Italian media said Zeffirelli died after a long illness…

Updated: Major, 2 captains, 11 other soldiers face…

A major, two captains (officers) and eleven men of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, are facing court-martial for kidnapping, murder, attempted murder, desertion and other offences, and they are to have…

‘How we hack into victims accounts’ -Suspect

A suspect, Dare Oladimeji, during the week gave details of how he had been hacking into victims’ bank accounts. He was tracked to Idi-Oro area of Lagos during investigation into the withdrawal of N200,000 from…

Sex for Marks: Ekiti varsity investigates, queries don

The Management of Ekiti State University, (EKSU), Ado Ekti says it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr O.O Aduwo. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun the Head, Directorate of Information…

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Five Rescued From Kano Collapsed Building

Kano State Fire Service on Friday rescued three children and two adults trapped in a building, which collapsed at Dandago Babban Baki in Gwale Local Government Area of the state. Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, spokesman of…

Sanwo-Olu To LASTMA: If My Brother Breaks Traffic…

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother. Sanwo–Olu, who was at…

Another Building Collapses In Lagos As Three Escape…

A one-storey Building has collapsed at Kayode Aliko Olokun Close, Shangisha, Magodo Lagos, trapping three workers. It was gathered that the building which collapsed at Kayode Aluko Olokun Close, Shangisha, Magodo was under construction when…

Aisha Buhari Now First Lady, Drops Wife Of…

Aisha Buhari has dropped the title ‘Wife of the President’ that she adopted in 2015. She now wants to be called First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, with immediate effect. She made the…

MKO Abiola and his three strange friends

By Dare Babarinsa It is a matter of irony that President Muhammadu Buhari, who was decidedly hostile to Chief Moshood Abiola when he was our military Head of State, is the one to honour my…

Sen. Uzor-Kalu hosts Lawan, Omo-Agege to dinner

The Senate President, Mr Ahmad Lawan and his deputy, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu. The event, which took place at Uzor-Kalu’s residence in Abuja, was also…