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    Naval officer shot dead in Kogi

Naval officer shot dead in Kogi

Two persons, including a naval officer, were shot dead on Okene-Lokoja road in Kogi state, on Thursday. Ayuba Ede, the state commissioner of police, confirmed the development in Lokoja, the Kogi capital. According to him, the officer and a woman were travelling in a Toyota Sienna car when they were shot by yet-to-be-identified gunmen around 6pm. While the naval officer was in uniform, [...]

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    Mohammed Umar ‘named acting EFCC chairman’

Mohammed Umar ‘named acting EFCC chairman’

Mohammed Umar, director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been named acting chairman of the agency, according to NAN. The official news agency of the federal government said a top official of the commission confirmed that Umar has taken charge of the agency in the absence of Ibrahim Magu. In operational hierarchy and by convention, the director [...]

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    Oil prices drop as US COVID-19 cases surge raise demand concerns

Oil prices drop as US COVID-19 cases surge raise demand concerns

Oil prices fell on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains, on fears that the recent spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US could affect the recovery in oil demand. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures dropped 0.64 percent to $40.37 per barrel, while Brent crude futures fell to $42.92 (0.42 percent).   [...]

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    My wife constantly denies me sex, says man seeking divorce

My wife constantly denies me sex, says man seeking divorce

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    COVID-19: Ed Sheeran, Rolling Stones… 1,500 stars back call to help UK live music industry

COVID-19: Ed Sheeran, Rolling Stones… 1,500 stars back call to help UK live music industry

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    COVID-19: It’s suicidal to reopen schools now, says ASUU

COVID-19: It’s suicidal to reopen schools now, says ASUU

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    Video of sex in our official car deeply disturbing, says UN

Video of sex in our official car deeply disturbing, says UN

The United Nations (UN) says it has launched investigation into a viral video showing a couple apparently having sex in one of its official cars in Israel. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman of the secretary-general, told reporters in New York on Friday that the organisation was “shocked and deeply disturbed” by the footage. Dujarric confirmed that the video featured a 4×4 vehicle containing personnel [...]

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    ABU, EFCC partner to introduce five new anti-corruption courses

ABU, EFCC partner to introduce five new anti-corruption courses

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    Upcoming actors will benefit more from Netflix’s investment in Nigeria, says Genevieve Nnaji

Upcoming actors will benefit more from Netflix’s investment in Nigeria, says Genevieve Nnaji

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    Akwa Ibom seals off Christ Embassy church over attack on COVID-19 team

Akwa Ibom seals off Christ Embassy church over attack on COVID-19 team

The Akwa Ibom government has sealed off the premises of Christ Embassy Church, Nung Akpa Ime branch, Uyo, for allegedly attacking the state COVID-19 compliance monitoring team. Emmanuel Ekuwem, secretary to the state government (SSG) and chairman of the COVID-19 management committee, disclosed this in a statement in on Sunday. Ekuwem said the church was sealed off for obstructing, attacking and brutalising [...]

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    ‘He was against it’ — Charly Boy recounts tussle with father over music career

‘He was against it’ — Charly Boy recounts tussle with father over music career

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    ‘It has helped us mend all walls’ — couples recount COVID-19 lockdown experience in Jos

‘It has helped us mend all walls’ — couples recount COVID-19 lockdown experience in Jos

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    ‘The world will miss your academic inspiration’ — UI mourns Akinkugbe, Nigeria’s first professor of medicine

‘The world will miss your academic inspiration’ — UI mourns Akinkugbe, Nigeria’s first professor of medicine

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    Teenager bags six-month jail term for stealing TV from church

Teenager bags six-month jail term for stealing TV from church

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    WHO DG, senior officials say UN must ‘move from words to deeds’ to end racism

WHO DG, senior officials say UN must ‘move from words to deeds’ to end racism

This is an op-ed by senior UN officials on the need for the UN system to move from word to deed to end racism.A desperate yearning for a long-departed mother. Reaching deep from the bowels of fragile humanity. Grasping for breath. Begging for mercy. The entire world heard the tragic cry. The family of nations saw his face pounded against [...]

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    PHOTOS: ‘Four killed’ as rain destroys roads in Kwara, Enugu

PHOTOS: ‘Four killed’ as rain destroys roads in Kwara, Enugu

The downpour across the country led to the loss of at least four lives in Kwara and destruction of roads in Enugu during the weekend. In the Oko Erin area of Ilorin, capital of Kwara, a car plunged into the river after a bridge was destroyed by flood. Erosion also destroyed a portion of Obinofia-Enugu-Onitsha link road in Enugu. Below are pictures: Photo credit: [...]

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