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Ile-Ife agog as hundreds celebrate Aje Festival

The ancient town of Ile-Ife in Osun State was overwhelmed with hundreds of residents, tourists and entertainers as they all joined the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi , Ojaja ll, to celebrate Aje Festival on Monday and Tuesday. During the annual festival, Ooni disclosed that Nigeria is rich with culture …

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Another Dana Air disaster averted in Port Harcourt | Photos

A Dana aircraft with registration number 5N-SRI performing a flight from Lagos to Port Harcourt has overshot the runway and ended up in the bush in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Passengers on board the Dana aircraft are currently being evacuated from a nearby bush in Omagwa neighborhood where the …

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Boko Haram attacks girls’ school, abducts three In Yobe

Three persons were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday around Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe state after attacking Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS Dapchi, in Bursari LGA carting away food items in the same state. The Yobe state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abdulmaliki Sumonu while updating newsmen on …

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Obasanjo preaches unity at St. Stephen Anglican Church in Otueke

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan with husband Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson sit front row during a church service at the St. Stephen Anglican Church in Otueke, Bayelsa State, home country of Jonathan on Sunday. The special service which was presided …

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CKN bags FRSC 30th anniversary award

The Editor-In -Chief of CKN News, Chris Kehinde Nwandu received his award from the former FRSC Corps Marshal Gen Hannaniya rtd at the FRSC 30th anniversary at the NAF on Monday night (February 19) in Abuja. Mr Nwandu posted the photo on Facebook and wrote: “For my contributions in lifting …

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Nine killed as Oyo governor orders arrest of armed herdsmen

At least nine people have been killed in Oyo State in violence between herdsmen and farmers, the police have said. The deceased include a senior police officer, police commissioner Abiodun Odude said. Speaking after a meeting to review the security situation, the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, directed security agencies …

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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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