A story building under construction has collapsed in Kayode Aluko Olokun Close, Shangisha, Magodo. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that three people trapped in the collapsed building have been rescued thus far and taken to the hospital. Officials of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, and others are on ground to rescue other trapped victims. Cause for […]
The Olowo of Owo town in Ondo State, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi, has passed away at the age of 77. A family source confirmed that the first-class monarch died on Tuesday night. The monarch ruled the community for 16 years, having been installed as the traditional ruler of the ancient town in 2003 by the […]
Kidnapped Lagos State Director of Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and six others on Iwoye Bridge, along the Itoikin-Epe Road, Ikorodu have been released. Africa New24 (AN24) gathered through the Lagos State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, that they were released around 11:45pm on Tuesday without arm. “On 09/04/2019 at about 11.45pm, the Director of […]
The Police Service Commission has approved with immediate effect the dismissal of nine senior Police officers for gross misconduct and reduction in rank of another six officers for different cases of misconduct. The PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, said in a statement on Tuesday that this was part of the outcome of the fifth plenary meeting of […]
Multiple explosions were heard in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, February 23.
The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the judgement of Justice Chiwendu Nworgu on the congress conducted by the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers state.
The chopper carrying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and members of his team crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state. Laolu Akande, the senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, disclosed this on Twitter a few minutes ago. The Presidential spokesman said the Vice President and his entire crew are safe, adding that Osinbajo has continued […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday filed charges against Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and five others at the High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The five others include; Hamidu David Lawal; Sulaiman Abubakar; Apeh John Monday; Rholavision Engineering Limited and Josmon Technologies Limited. Part of […]
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has decentralised the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, earlier centralised by his predecessor, Ibrahim Idris. Adamu also disbanded the Special Investigation Panel (SIP) and Special Tactical Squad (STS) with immediate effect. AN24 reports that the disbandment was announced on Monday at Adamu’s inaugural conference with Commissioners […]
Imohimi Edgal, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has been redeployed by the police authorities. Africa News 24 gathered that Edgal was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Edgal will take over as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit while Kayode Egbetokun was directed by the police […]
Shehu Shagari, a former Nigerian President, who was overthrown by the then senior military officer Muhammadu Buhari in 1983, has passed away at the age of 93.
Unknown gunmen on Tuesday, December 18, murdered a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.