The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has dismissed Buba Adamu, a corporal “who refused to report at his new station in Kaduna”. Adamu had been transferred to Kaduna from the Cross River command where he has been for nine years. The corporal reportedly promoted himself to the rank of superintendent and allegedly...
  A secondary school building has collapsed in Plateau States killing at least 12 persons and leaving dozens of others injured. Activities at Saints Academy and its immediate environment in Busa Buji, Jos North, were disrupted on Friday morning when the school’s two-story building caved in on students and their teachers. The...
  A yet-to-be-identified woman and her son, known only as Chukwuemeka, have allegedly beaten a 14-year-old boy named Testimony to death at their home on Delta Street, Ayanre, off Ibiye bus stop, Badagry, Lagos. Our correspondent gathered that the deceased was reportedly beaten for allegedly misplacing N1000 note given to him...
  President Bola Tinubu has named the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos, after Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka. Tinubu announced this in a tribute he wrote to celebrate Soyinka in commemoration of his 90th birthday. The tribute dated “Professor Wole Soyinka at 90: Tribute to a national treasure and global icon,”...
Nigerian public officials collected an estimated N721 billion in cash bribes in 2023, according to the ‘Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trends’ report prepared by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and published by the National Bureau of Statistics on Thursday. The report states that the amount paid...
  Young Kenyans on Friday dismissed President William Ruto’s decision to sack most of his cabinet, with some warning that they would resume street protests unless he steps down. Ruto has been scrambling to contain the fallout of deadly protests against proposed tax hikes after last month’s peaceful rallies descended into...
  World Bank on glass building. Mirrored sky and city modern facade. Global capital, business, finance, economy, banking and money concept 3D rendering animation. The World Bank has revealed that Nigeria’s public expenditure on education and health is inadequate by any standard. The newly released report titled, ‘Human Capital Public Expenditure and...
  Four migrants drowned in the Channel overnight off Boulogne sur Mer on France’s northern coast while trying to cross to Britain, French maritime police said Friday. A navy patrol boat went to the site after being alerted that several migrants had fallen into the sea while trying to cross the...
  Friday 12 July 2024 Ex-minister on N33.8b fraud trial collapses outside courtroom ECOWAS court strikes out suit on Niger sanctions Corruption second deadliest affliction of humanity — EFCC chairman Tinubu welcomes LG autonomy pronouncement Bribery reporting rises to 8.6% –NBS Appeal Court affirms Ododo’s election as Kogi governor Over 300 African BASAs compromised –IATA Inflation: Nigeria paying...
  The organised labour consisting of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has maintained that its N250,000 demand and the N62,000 figure submitted by the tripartite committee for new minimum wage remain until after discussions with President Bola Tinubu. While labour insists on N250,000 as a...