Nigeria Top Story

Nigerian Air Force admits fatal error in airstrike at Yobe

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Civilians may have been killed and injured in error going by the admission of the Nigerian Air Force on Thursday. According to its spokesman, its aircraft was pursuing suspected Islamist insurgents in the northeast state of Yobe, resulting in an airstrike that residents said left at least six people dead. The spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Read More…

Education Nigeria Society Top Story

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. In picture above: A view shows an empty classroom at the Government Science school where gunmen abducted students, in Kankara, in northwestern Katsina state, Nigeria December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ABUJA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new term begins Read More…

Crime Metro

Police reject N500,000 bribes in Lagos from 4 arrested robbery/cult suspects

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police in Lagos State have alleged that they rejected a total N500,000 bribes after arresting four suspected armed robbers and cultists. The bribes were offered by suspects who wanted to secure freedom for their associates. Confirming the incident, the police spokesman in Lagos, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, on Thursday said that an Anti-crime patrol team from Read More…

Business Economy Legal Metro Top Story

Lagos State to wait in application to join VAT appeal

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ruling has been reserved by the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on the application filed by Lagos State Government seeking to join an appeal by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) challenging the judgement of a Port Harcourt Federal High Court. On 9th August 2021, the Federal High Court had declared that Read More…