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  • Primary School Teacher Gets Life Sentence In Ondo State For Raping Minor August 13, 2020
    Omotayo Adanlawo, a primary school teacher in Ondo State, was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a 10-year-old girl. He was jailed by the state’s High Court in Akure, the capital, after he used N50 to lure the little girl before defiling her. The teacher had on August 28, 2018, committed the offence […]
  • Armed Robbers Using Uncompleted Housing Estate As Hideout Attack Staff Of Agricultural Institute In Oyo August 13, 2020
    Olawale Olayiwola, an employee of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Oyo State, has narrated how some armed robbers hiding inside an uncompleted housing estate attacked him and his family members. Olayiwola, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said the robbery attack took place on July 18, 2020 at the Owode Housing Estate Phase II, leaving him […]
  • Group Urges Niger State Government, Police To Stop Hassan Patigi's Witchcraft Exorcism In Mokwa August 13, 2020
    The Advocacy for Alleged Witches has urged the Niger State Government and the police in the state to take immediate measures to stop the planned 'healing' and witchcraft exorcism session in Mokwa by Hassan Patigi, a self-acclaimed healer and witchcraft exorcist. AFAW said it gathered that Patigi had commenced plans and will in coming days […]
  • NBC Has No Evidence Comments Made By Mailafia Amounted To Hate Speech –International Press Centre August 13, 2020
    The International Press Centre has berated the National Broadcasting Commission over the N5m fine imposed on Nigeria Info, a radio state, as penalty for comments made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa, on terrorism and insurgency in the country. Mailaifa had said that a Northern governor was […]
  • Ascon Oil Responds To Stanbic IBTC, Says It Repossessed Lekki Filling Station Lawfully August 13, 2020
    Ascon Oil Company Ltd has denied a claim by Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC that it retook possession of its petrol station at Block 36, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, unlawfully. Ascon said it recovered the filling station with the assistance of court bailiffs pursuant to a July 24 order of Justice Mohammed Liman of the […]
  • Boko Haram Recruiting Child Soldiers, Says MNJTF August 13, 2020
    The Multinational Joint Task Force has said that Boko Haram terrorist group had introduced the use of child soldiers to resuscitate its declining influence in the Lake Chad Basin. Chief of Military Public Information for MNJTF, Timothy Antigha, said this in a statement issued from N’Djamena, Chad on Thursday. Antigha said the recruitment of child […]
  • Embattled UNILAG Vice Chancellor, Ogundipe, Drags Babalakin, Others To Court August 13, 2020
    Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Embattled Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has asked Mike Ozekhome (SAN) to file a suit to challenge his removal from office. The university’s Governing Council led by its Chairman, Wale Babalakin, had on Wednesday in Abuja presided over the removal of Ogundipe as VC of the university, […]
  • President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan, To Wed Special Adviser To Ex-Lagos Governor And Minister Of Works, Fashola August 13, 2020
    Hanan, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, is set to marry Mohammed Turad, a special adviser to former Lagos State governor and current Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola. The marriage is billed to take place on September 4, 2020, SaharaReporters has learnt. Turad is the son of a former lawmaker, Alhaji Mahmud Sani Sha’aban, who […]
  • Licensed Agents Petition Nigerian Senate Over Alleged Corruption In Customs Service August 13, 2020
    A group of licensed agents has petitioned the Nigerian Senate over what they termed different atrocities allegedly committed by Nigeria Customs Service officials. In the five-page petition signed by over 50 members of Concerned Licensed Customs Agents, the group accused customs officials of acts of corruption and sabotage of the country’s economy. They said that […]