Violence mars PDP congress in Niger

PDP sweeps Benue local council polls

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the electoral positions contested in the local government council polls held on May 30 in Benue. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the elections were conducted…

Gunmen invade relaxation spot in Kogi, kill one, injure many

Alleged Rape: Police arrest 11 suspects in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested 11 suspects for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl (name withheld). The spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,…

Kidnappers free ex-US Army officer in Ekiti

Abducted Nasarawa CAN chairman regains freedom

The Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Nasarawa State chapter, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was abducted by gunmen on Thursday in Lafia has regained his freedom. Commissioner of Police, CP, in the state, Mr Bola…

George Floyd death: US cities order curfews amid widespread clashes

George Floyd death: US cities order curfews amid…

Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US in an attempt to stem the violent clashes between protesters and police over the death of George Floyd. Widespread demonstrations have taken place, with riot police…

Doctors to end strike as FG approves N8.9bn for COVID-19 hazard allowance

Resident Doctors issue 14-day strike notice to FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, on Saturday said its members would proceed on total and indefinite strike if the Federal Government failed to address their demands within 14 days. The association stated this…