A few years ago when Tosin got married to her husband, Temitayo never thought there was a tradition in her husband's village that will soon put an end to their love which many likened to Romeo and Juliet's. Temitayo is from a royal family in Igbesa, an ancient community in...
The Nigeria Police on Monday paraded suspects arrested in connection with the attack on the farm house of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, and killed a police guard there. The suspects, who were paraded by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, SP Aremu Adeniran,...
A 50-year-old man, Taiwo Oyelabi, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State for allegedly sleeping with his daughter and impregnating her in the Igando area of the State. The suspect claimed his 21-year-old daughter, also named Taiwo, kept demanding for sexual intercourse from him because she was possessed. Oyelabi...
The police on Monday withdrew the security details attached to Senator Dino Melaye. This was just as the senator raised the alarm that his brother, Moses, and friend were arrested in front of his Abuja home, where there has been a stand-off in the bid to arrest him. In a tweet...
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has confirmed the arrest of Sen. Dino Melaye at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday morning. Spokesman of the Service, Mr Sunday James, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Melaye was arrested by Immigration officials “based on instruction”. The confirmation came hours...
  A parent of one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls was killed in a road accident on Sunday as they traveled in convoy to visit the students, it’s reported. The group of parents were making their way from Chibok in Borno State to Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, where the...
Dino Melaye, the Kogi senator who was arrested in Abuja early Monday, has been released after a stand-off that lasted about two and a half hours, his spokesperson has told PREMIUM TIMES “Yes, he had been released almost an hour ago,” Gideon Ayodele told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone shortly after...
Last year, the words “Not too young to run hit our Nigeria Politic Atmosphere” and Nollywood actor Yul Edochie showed an interest in politics by joining a political party and also running in the Anambra Governorship race. Now he has declared his interest in running in the 2019 Presidential Elections...
Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has been arrested. The politician confirmed the arrest on Monday. He said on Monday that he was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. It was not immediately clear which agency carried out the arrest, but Mr Melaye was declared wanted for his alleged involvement...
A magistrate’s court in Ekpoma, Edo State where two former students of Ambrose Alli University (AAU) were arraigned in August, 2012, on eight counts charge bordering on alleged conspiracy, stealing, unlawful detention and frivolous petition, has convicted the AAU students and further vindicated the lecturer. The former students were sentenced to one and two years’ imprisonment,...