Nigerian troops lose soldier, kill 42 bandits in Niger

A joint military-police operation eliminated 42 bandits in the Shiroro area of Niger State. The troops were deployed after intelligence on their movement toward Alawa village. The operatives laid an ambush for the criminals who fled the ongoing military operation in Zamfara. They opened fire on sighting them at Manganda junction in Shiroro. The gun …

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50 villagers killed, 254 houses, seven churches burnt in Atyap Chiefdom – Kaduna monarch

The paramount ruler of Atyap Chiefdom in Zagon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, His Royal Highness, Chief Dominic Yahaya, on Monday, said about 50 persons were killed and 254 homes including 7 churches were burnt in one month. In a statement he personally signed on Monday, Chief Yahaya said Atyap chiefdom is under …

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Usyk arrives in UK for fight with Anthony Joshua

Oleksandr Usyk remained secretive about his preparation for the Anthony Joshua fight after arriving for his world title clash with Britain’s heavyweight star. The Ukrainian, who was the undisputed cruiserweight champion, will attempt to rip away Joshua’s WBA, IBF and WBO belts when they share the ring this Saturday. After moving up a division, Usyk… …

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Police stray bullet allegedly kills pastor during morning devotion in Ebonyi

One pastor John Onu, has been killed by police stray bullet at his house in Nkaliki, Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The incident happened on Monday morning, September 20, when police protecting a hotel belonging to one Chukwudi Onyibe, a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Local Government on Internally Generated Revenue, started …

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2023 presidency: APC will support Osinbajo’s move for president – Gov Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, would support the presidential ambition of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. Sule said APC would support Osinbajo if he declares interest to contest for the president in 2023. The governor spoke while recieving members of the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) in Lafia, …

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Pfizer announces breakthrough in COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer on Monday, September 20 announced it had finished carrying out research on its covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Pfizer said the younger children who took the kiddie dose vaccine (a smaller does of the vaccine given to adults) developed coronavirus-fighting antibody levels just as strong as teenagers and young adults The …

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Guinness World Records certifies Japanese sisters as world’s oldest identical twins at 107 years (photos)

Two Japanese sisters, Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins at over 107 years and 300 days. They broke the record previously set by late Japanese twin sisters Kin Narita and Gin Kanie.  Previous record holders Kin and Gin had held the title of oldest …

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I never received salary, don’t know how much senators earn – Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, a former Governor and Senator representing Imo West, has disclosed that he had never received a dime as salary from the National Assembly, since becoming a Senator, over two years ago. This was, even as, the Philanthropist said he didn’t draw salaries from the coffers of Imo State Government for the eight years …

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INEC suspends voter registration in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise in Bauchi State. This is contained in a statement by the INEC’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Alhaji Adamu Gujungu, on Monday in Bauchi. Gujungu said that the temporary suspension of the exercise would take effect from Sept. …

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”’Our helper”- Cheering female supporters of FFK shout as he returns home after his defection from PDP to APC (video)

Female supporters of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, stormed his Abuja home today September 20 to give him a rousing welcome days after his defection from PDP to APC. The women danced and sang with so much joy. They offered prayers to God to protect him and his family.''Home sweet home! Faithful God! Bless His name!''he …

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