February 23, 2024

February 23, 2024

FIFA Shuns Nigerian Referees For Qatar

For the umpteenth time, the world football governing body, FIFA, has again excluded Nigerian referees from those who will be officiating at the forthcoming 2022 World Cup to be staged in Qatar.   FIFA, has however, shortlisted eight other African referees among 36 referees, 63 assistant referees and 36 VAR officials who will be selected […]

Chelsea Face Real Madrid In Blockbuster Champions League Clash

In a repeat of the 2020-21 Champions League semi-finals, Chelsea and Real Madrid now lock horns in the last eight of this year’s competition, with the first leg taking place at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.   Thomas Tuchel’s side made it past Ligue 1 champions Lille 4-1 on aggregate to book their spot in […]

Terrorists Storm Taraba Mosque, Kill Three, Abduct Many In During Iftar

Terrorists have reportedly kidnapped an unconfirmed number of people in Baba Juli village in the Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State.   The criminals according to reports, stormed the area on Tuesday evening while Muslim worshippers were breaking their fast.   Three people were immediately killed in the attack.   The assailants numbering about […]

Police Foil Kidnap Attempts In 2 Kaduna LGs, Rescue Victims

Police in Kaduna State foiled two kidnap attempts on Tuesday and on Wednesday and rescued four victims. Police spokesman in the state, ASP Mohammed Jalige, stated on Wednesday that Tuesday’s attempt was recorded at Buruk area of Ragachikun in Chickun Local Government Area.   Wednesday’s kidnap attempt, he added was foiled and at Barakallahu area […]

Drug Cartel Queen Nabbed By NDLEA In Taraba

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested a notorious queen of a drug cartel, Lami Rigima, who is supplying psychoactive substances to traffickers in Taraba.   The NDLEA Spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday that NDLEA operatives made the arrest months after being on the […]

IPOB: Soludo Sets Up 15-Member Peace Commission To Tackle Issue Of Unrest In Anambra

Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo has set up a 15- member Truth, Justice and Peace Commission to deal with the unrest caused by the activities of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB).   Former head of the human rights activist, Professor Chidi Odinkalu is the chairman while Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu will serve as secretary.   […]

NURTW National Dissolves Lagos Council, Sack MC Oluomo

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has dissolved its Lagos State council under Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo.   NURTW, made this known in a statement titled ‘Dissolution of Lagos State Administrative Council’, jointly signed by its national president, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa, and general secretary, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Ya’u.   “MC […]

Removal Of Collapsed Signage Ongoing At Ikeja, Says Sanwo-Olu’s Aide

Report reaching Security Focus (SF) has it that traffic at Ikeja is currently tight after signage collapsed on the road.   However, it can be confirmed that the recovery and evacuation process of the signage is ongoing at the scene of the incident.   This was confirmed by Jubril Gawat, the social media aide to […]