Man accused of trying to kill Mali’s interim President dies in custody

The man accused of trying to kill Mali’s interim President, Assimi Goita has died in custody. Recall that the suspect whose identity has not been revealed, was taken into custody following the assassination attempt at Bamako’s Grand Mosque on Tuesday, July 21. While Goita was whisked away by his security officials and later appeared on state TV to say...

Buhari signs N982.7bn supplementary budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday July 26, assented the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N982,729,695,343. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives), Umar Ibrahim el-Yakub made the announcement on behalf of the presidency. Umar said the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly in June, is targeted at the...

PHOTOS | Two suspected thieves caught while allegedly attempting to steal generator in Ibadan

Two men were nabbed and beaten to pulp by mob over alleged theft in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. According to Facebook user, Abiodun Adewole, who posted the photos on his page on Monday afternoon, July 26, the suspected thieves were caught while allegedly attempting to steal a generator at UCH Road, Ibadan.

PDP Governors insist on electronic transmission of results

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have called on the national assembly to approve the electronic transmission of election results. PDP Governors who released a ten-point -communique at the end of its meeting in Bauchi, the state capital on Monday July 26, called on the National Assembly to entrench Electronic transmission of results of...

Nkechi Blessing Sunday goes braless to defend BBNaija’s Angel who has been shamed for the shape of her breasts

Nkechi Blessing Sunday has condemned the women who are bodyshaming BBNaija star, Angel, for her breasts. The actress took to Instagram to say she understands when men shame a woman for having fallen breasts but doesn't get it when it's women doing the shaming. She then shared a braless photo of herself as she advised women to rock their breasts...

Firefighters called to rescue girl, 3, who got her head stuck in toilet seat

Firefighters had to be called to rescue a three-year-old girl after she got her head stuck in a toilet seat. The parents of Izabell, aged 3, parents had to call the Taunton Fire Station to help rescue their daughter after attempts to free her from the toilet seat failed. When firefighters arrived, they couldn't get Izabell's head out of...

Fresh graduate shot dead, many injured as hoodlums attack shopping mall in Ibadan

Some hoodlums suspected to be cultists reportedly killed a fresh graduate while many others were wounded when they attacked Shoprite Mall along Ring Road, Ibadan on Sunday night,July 25. A witness, who preferred anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday July 26, in Ibadan that the deceased identified as Akinola Babatunde, was shot dead by the hoodlums...

Sunday Igboho has refused to disappear from prison custody for the sake of his wife and Yoruba nation — Cleric

Idris Oladejo, cleric for Sunday Adeyemo better known as Sunday Igboho, has revealed why the Yoruba Nation activist has decided not to disappear from custody. In a chat with TheCable news at the Benin Court of Appeal in Cotonou, the cleric who is popularly called Imam Oladejo, said Igboho indeed has powers to disappear from custody but has refused to...

VIDEO | 9-year-old girl identified as the person who set Ebeano supermarket on fire

A 9-year-old girl has been identified as the person seen in CCTV footage setting Ebeano supermarket on fire. Earlier today, July 26, footage of a girl starting a fire in the gas cylinder section of Ebeano supermarket emerged. The fire spread on Saturday, July 17, in Ebeano supermarket Lokogoma, Abuja, and caused massive destruction. See below; https://youtu.be/wlVglD0S0JI The girl who started the fire...

”It is possible that our leader may have been killed”- IPOB reacts to DSS failure to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court

The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB has reacted to the failure of the Department of State Services DSS to produce its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, at the Federal High Court, Abuja today July 26. Justice Binta Nyako who presided over the re-arraingment of Kanu adjourned the case till October 22 due to the failure of the Department of State Security...