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Police arrest 26-year-old man for stealing phone from altar

The police on Monday arrested a 26 -year -old man, Toyin Sunday, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court near Lagos for allegedly stealing a mobile phone worth N7000 from a church. The accused, whose address was not mentioned, is facing a charge of stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Akpan Ikem, told …

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1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in Q4 2017 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017. The NBS stated this in its, “ Road Transport Data for Fourth Quarter 2017’’ posted on its website. The NBS said that 1,200 of the 1,306 Nigerians who …

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Zamfara Killings: Three suspects arrested

The Nigerian Police have arrested three suspects Halilu Garba, 45, (Alias Mabushi), Zubairu Marafa, 45. (Alias Wakili) and Nafi’u Badamasi, 40 linked to the murder of more than 40 innocent persons which took place last week February 14 in Birani, a village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. The …

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BAFTAs 2018: Complete winners list

The 2018 EE British Academy Film Awards was held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (February 18) in London, England. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the big winner of the night with five awards, including Best Film and Best British Film. Check out the winners list below: Outstanding British …

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Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday. Over the course of the week, hundreds of suspected Boko Haram extremists have appeared before a court at the Kainji military …

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Lagos State Tourism Masterplan

Lagos State is on the verge of releasing a Tourism masterplan to serve the state for the next 15 years to showcase the culture, heritage, arts and entertainment of the centre of excellence to the world. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture Steve Ayorinde made this known at the Launch …

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All 66 people on board Killed in Iran plane crash

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public …

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