Corruption: Policeman drags IGP to Buhari over N32bn

A serving police officer, DCP Abduyari Lafia, who had earlier earned commendations for bursting fraud cases amounting to more than N360 million, has written a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari, against over the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, calling

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Nigerians won’t buy what you are trying to sell — Buhari replies Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told  ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar to go and deal with whatever issues he has with the United States of America (USA) instead of looking  for a straw to clutch at. He dismissed as a fiction, claim

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“SARS doing fantastically well’ — Police kick against #EndSARS campaign

The Nigeria Police Force have dismissed allegations of torture and crimes levelled against the the special anti-robbery squad (SARS). SARS was established by the Nigeria police to fight violent crimes. On Saturday, Some Nigerians took to the social media to

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PDP sweeps Akwa Ibom LG polls

The People’s Democratic Party has won the December 2, 2017 local government elections in all the 31 local government areas of Akwa Ibom State. The results showed that the PDP won the 31 seats for council chairmanship and 329 slots

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#EndSARS: Listen to Nigerians and probe police brutality, Amnesty tells FG

Amnesty International (AI) has called on the federal government to investigate the alleged crimes perpetrated by the special anti-robbery squad (SARS). SARS is a unit of the Nigeria police created to fight violent crimes. Nigerians in their numbers have taken

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Abdul Zubair appointed acting DG of SEC

The federal government on Sunday announced the appointment of Abdul Zubair as acting director-general, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In a statement made available to NAN, Efe Ebelo of the commission’s corporate communications unit said the appointment was with immediate

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Atiku joins PDP

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The top politician who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) less than two weeks announced his new move on Sunday afternoon. Abubakar served his two terms as

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6.0 quake causes light damage, power outages in Ecuador

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook coastal Ecuador Sunday, opening cracks in walls and cutting electricity in the province of Manabi, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The quake occurred at 6:19 am local time (1139 GMT) some

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Cotto ends final fight in defeat

Six-time world champion Miguel Cotto ended his 16-year boxing career with a unanimous points-decision defeat by Sadam Ali in New York. Cotto, 37, had announced before the defence of his WBO light-middleweight title that the fight would be his last.

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Goalkeeper first point for Serie A club

Benevento goalkeeper Alberto Brignoli scored an injury-time equaliser against AC Milan to earn his team the first Serie A point in their history. The keeper, on loan from Juventus, headed in Danilo Cataldi’s free-kick to end a record-breaking run of

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