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BREAKING: Sowore’s younger brother shot dead in Edo

Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Sahara Reporters Publisher and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has been shot dead. Sowore confirmed this in a Facebook post on Saturday. The activist said his brother was killed by suspected herdsmen or kidnappers. He posted, “My immediate younger brother, Olajide...

5-year-old boy drowns in Kano well

A five year-old boy, identified as Yusha’u Usman has died inside a well at Zangon Dinya in Bagwai Local Government Area of Kano State. The Kano State Fire Service Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi confirmed the death in a statement issued to newsmen on...

Insecurity: FG orders shutdown of telecom services in Zamfara

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has instructed all telecommunications companies to shut down their services in Zamfara over lingering insecurity in the state. Earlier, the state Governor, Bello Matawalle, suspended the transportation of livestock beyond the state’s borders. The governor also ordered the closure of weekly...

Polytechnic student bags one-year jail term for cybercrime

A twenty-one year old student of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, in Kwara State, Olaleye Rosheed, was jailed on Thursday by a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, for offences bordering on cybercrime and romance scam. Olaleye was prosecuted on one-count charge by the Ilorin...

COVID-19: 15 pilgrims test positive, 77 others miss Flight

Timenewsng reports that 15 intending Christian pilgrims have tested positive for coronavirus infection in Delta State. Also, 77 other intending Christian pilgrims from the state, missed their flight due to the delay in the release of the test results by the pilgrim authority. The State Commissioner...

Buhari sacks two Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Ministers of Power, Saleh Mamman and his Agriculture and Rural Development counterpart, Alhaji Sabo Nanono. The President also announced the redeployment of two Ministers to take over from them. The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar is to take over...

Osun 30th Anniversary emblem: Lead designer reveals rationale behind concept

A team of graphics designers, under the auspices of " Palms Academy", has revealed the notion behind the promotion of an emblem to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Osun State. The emblem, with a slogan" Creating milestones, Creating a prosperous future.” went viral on different...

BREAKING: Veteran Musician Sir Victor Uwaifo Is Dead

Veteran Nigerian musician, writer, sculptor and university lecturer Professor Sir Victor Uwaifo is dead. The Nigerian musician, sculptor, writer, and musical instrument inventor Victor Uwaifo died at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin. Sir Victor Uwaifo is the winner of the first gold disc in Africa...

BREAKING: Uche Secondus suspended as PDP National Chairman

A state High Court sitting in Rivers State on Monday ordered the suspension of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus. He was ordered to stop parading himself as the National Chairman of the party. There have been leadership crisis currently rocking...

BREAKING: Osun records 13 COVID-19 deaths in one week

  Osun state government, said on Monday that the state recorded 13 COVID-19 deaths at its isolation centres in the last seven days. The government also urged residents to be wary of the costly assumption that the state was completely rid of the COVID-19 virus. It said...

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