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Tragedy struck on Tuesday at the Elegushi Beach, in the Lekki area of Lagos State, after four teenagers drowned while swimming in the water. According to Punch, 10 secondary school leavers, aged between 14 and 15, went to swim at the beach to celebrate the completion of their West African Senior School Examination. They were […]

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Tuesday paraded five suspects arrested by its operatives for alleged crude oil pipeline vandalism, illegal oil bunkering and economic sabotage. The command’s spokesman, Asinim Butswat, who briefed journalists on their arrests, said the suspects were allegedly responsible for two recent incidents of pipeline vandalism in the Nembe Local Government […]

The Lagos State Government says that it is considering a total ban on the operations of commercial motorcycles, otherwise known as Okada, in all the local government areas (LGAs) in the state. This is coming barely 26 days after the Federal Government had muted the idea of a total ban on motorcycle and mining activities […]

There was panic at Ogbaku market on Owerri- Onitsha Road in Owerri, Imo State, on Tuesday as gunmen invaded the market and shot a motorcyclist dead. According to Punch, this happened while the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali, was in at the Government House Owerri to inaugurate the 12 Armoured Personnel Carriers procured by […]

As insecurity rises in Nigeria, the Nigerian police force has directed the immediate deployment of security operatives to all schools, hospitals, and critical national infrastructure nationwide. This was made known in a statement by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba on Sunday according to News Agency of Nigeria. The IGP also ordered regular patrols, […]

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced the disbandment of its M.O.T Taskforce team. This is even as it asked motorists to report any illegal activities of the M.O.T Taskforce for possible arrest and prosecution. In a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Transportation to the Lagos State Governor, Honourable Sola Giwa, the State […]

The Lagos State Government has announced traffic diversion plan on the Marine Bridge for the Apapa outbound lane of the bridge for a period of about 4 months. The partial closure of the Bridge which would be from Saturday, August 20, to December 20, 2022, follows a notification from the Federal Ministry of Works on […]

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has denied filing a suit against the Peoples Democratic Party, its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal. Speaking at the commissioning of House of Assembly Quarters in Port Harcourt, Wike said he was focused on delivering the dividends of democracy to the people of Rivers State. […]

There is no shortage of booklets again for the production of passports in Nigeria, the Federal Government has claimed. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the claim at the commissioning of the Enhanced Passport Production Centre in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital on Tuesday. The newly commissioned passport centre will now be responsible […]

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor has said that security operatives have arrested the suspected killers of worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State. Speaking at a meeting with editors and media executives in Abuja on Tuesday, Irabor said the suspects would be paraded after the conclusion of investigation. According […]


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