Policeman, bank worker killed in Ekiti bank robbery attack

One policeman and a bank official were killed when armed suspected armed robbers invaded an old generation bank in Ilawe community in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Tuesday. Residents of the community told the Nigerian...

Policeman shoots himself dead over transfer

A policeman in Kenya shot himself in the mouth in a town called Garissa on Tuesday because he was not transferred to a better place after serving in the town for three years. The Standard reports that his colleagues said the...

Nigeria didn’t attend U.S. embassy relocation event in Jerusalem – Presidency

The Presidency has refuted media report that Nigeria attended an event during which the United States officially relocated its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday. A presidency source, who spoke to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, said the...

Police charges man with rape, impregnating 15-year-old daughter

THE police in Gombe on Tuesday charged 50-year-old Samaila Zakari at a magistrates’ court with raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter. In the First Information Report, the police said Zakari of Deba town in Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area of Gombe...

Women protest n*ked against Bayelsa State Governor, Dickson (PHOTOS)

On Monday, angry protesters took their agitation to another level after blocking all major roads leading to the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma, Bayelsa State. The protesters – comprising the host community, the staff of the Niger Delta University, including...

Dino Melaye loses in court

A Kogi State High Court has struck out the assassination case involving the chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, Taofiq Isa, instituted by Senator from the state, Dino Melaye. Melaye, had on April 2017 approached the court over alleged...

Goodluck Jonathan in BIG TROUBLE as Niger-Delta Militants attack him – (FULL DETAILS)

Latest update as Niger Delta militant groups, under the aegis of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of failing the oil rich region. RNDA alleged that the...

One of the Offa Robbers identified as a dismissed Police Officer (PHOTO)

Information reaching the PoliticsNGR newsdesk this afternoon reveals that one of the deadly armed robbers that attacks 3 top generation banks in Offa, Kwara weeks ago has been identified as a dismissed police officer. According to reports by @emmaikumeh on twitter,...

[BREAKING] ‎PDP primary: Olujimi steps down for Adeyeye

The senator representing Ekiti South, Abiodun Olujimi, has stepped down for a former Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, in the race for the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate. Olujimi said she sacrificed her ambition for peace, progress,...

Nigeria: Don develops two antimalarial drugs in ABU

Prof Umar Katsayel of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has developed two antimalarial drugs that can compete with other relevant drugs in the treatment of material parasites. Katsayel disclosed this in an interview...