Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Benue: 50 “killers” convicted over farmers-herdsmen clashes

Ortom also said that the government has arrested 400 people in connection to farmers-herdsmen clashes with not less than 2,000 cattle seized.

Kaduna government relaxes Kajuru curfew

The Kaduna State Government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on Kajuru local government area.

Taraba: 5 feared dead in fresh militia attack

The attacks Friday morning occurred in Rafinkada and Kente in Wukari in the southern part of the state, local officials said.

Nigerian woman sleeps in toilet to avoid rape

A human trafficking victim, Oyinlola Solanke, who was rescued by the Erelu Eyinade Foundation, has narrated how she frustrated the plans by her employer to sexually assault her while working as a maid in Oman.

APC chieftain shot dead in Rivers State

Gunmen have shot dead a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Omunakwe Benson.

Blackout in Abuja, others as power grid collapses

There was a total blackout in Abuja and neighbouring states for several hours on Thursday following the collapse of the country’s power grid, which led to a near zero allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company.

ActionAid Nigeria moves to prevent violent extremism in Kogi, Nasarawa

ActionAid is doing this in preparation for the flag off of the second phase of the “System and Structure Strengthening Approach against Radicalisation to Violent Extremism (SARVE) Project in Kogi and Nasarawa States”.

Kidnappers collected N5 million before setting me free – OAU lecturer

An orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, who was kidnapped on Sunday, said that N5.045m was paid to secure his release.

Gunmen free Assistant Registrar’s sister after Plateau Poly attack

The younger sister of the Assistant Registrar of the Plateau State Polytechnic, Miss Abigail Amos, who was abducted by gunmen on Monday has been released.

How to relate with Nigeria Police officers

The tips urged Nigerians to avoid an unnecessary argument or challenging armed personnel on duty.
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