Smuggler Kills Customs Officer at checking point, arrested

By Felix Mordi The Zone ‘B’ Unit of Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations (FOU), Kaduna, has lost one of its operatives to the cold hand of death, using a suspected smuggler as an instrument. The suspect, currently in the custody of Gwiwa Police Divisional Headquarters in Jigawa State, had ferociously hit the victim, Hamza Abdullahi Elenwo, an Inspector of Customs ...

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Donald Trump almost assassinated ! shot from rooftop, hit by bullet, but alive !

Former US President Donald Trump was injured Saturday evening during his rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, in what the FBI says was an assassination attempt. A gunman and at least one audience member are dead, the Secret Service said, and two other attendees are critically injured. Donald Trump was safely evacuated from a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, after multiple gunshots ...

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45 self-contained Building Collapses in Abuja, Many Trapped

A section of a two-storey residential apartment collapsed in Abuja on Saturday morning, with several people trapped in the rubble. The collapsed building contained 45 self-contained apartments. It was previously used as a hotel before it was converted for residential purposes. YOUNEWS learnt that efforts are ongoing to search for any other person who may be trapped in the collapsed ...

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Husband and wife whose 4 children perish in collapsed Jos School tragedy die

The Jos school building collapse during examination that consumed scores of students has also ended the lives of a couple. YOUNEWS learnt that their four children were there on the spot..and all of them were crushed to death. It was disbelief initially, but eventually it became confirmed when their corpses were escavated out of the rubbles A man lost his ...

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Actor, Yul Edochie denies friendship with killed Nollywood Kidnapper

Actor Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Yul Edochie has distanced himself and clarified his relationship with filmmaker Henry Odenigbo. Lagos police spokesperson Benjamin Hundeyin said the kidnappers were killed in a gun duel in Ladipo Mushin after receiving intelligence about their plot to abduct wealthy individuals in the state. Mr Hundeyin, however, didn’t disclose the identities of the slain kidnappers. A ...

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Tinubu renames National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

Bola Ahmed TinubuPresident of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, today July 12, 2024 renames National Theatre as Wole Soyinka Centre for Culture and the Creative Arts. This has been revealed in a birthday tribute penned by Mr President to professor Woke Soyinka. “I am pleased to join admirers around the world in celebrating the 90th birthday of Nigeria’s iconic son ...

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Labour leaders praises Tinubu after one hour meeting

The NLC President, Ajaero and TUC President, Osifo, haveemphasised the need to give kudos to President Tinubu on many fronts. Ajaero congratulated the President on the judgment of the Supreme Court affirming the constitutional rights of local governments as regards financial autonomy and other salient principles. “I have to congratulate you on the issue of local government autonomy. We have ...

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Minimum Wage: Labour may agree with Tinubu on N62,000 offer, meeting adjourns

Organised Labour have been saying, no naira and kobo discussion at the meeting But there are indications that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has impressed his N62,000 stand on their mind. President Tinubu urged the Organised Labour to consider the N62,000 offer proposed by the FG and the organised private sector made. YOUNEWS learn from authoritative source that Labour has come ...

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Govs meet to Review as LG funds slip-out States’ grip

Anambra State Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo, has said that state governors will meet Thursday night to review the judgment of the Supreme Court that granted financial autonomy to local government. Soludo, who spoke to State House correspondents after meeting with President Bola Tinubu, said even though he had not seen the judgement, it was “great”. The Supreme Court on Thursday ...

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Ex-gov Ibori insists S/Court judgment on LG autonomy, a setback

A former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, has said that the Supreme Court judgment that granted full autonomy to local governments dealt “a severe setback on the principles of federalism.” Ibori, in a post on X shortly after the judgment, expressed his disagreement with the verdict, referencing constitutional provisions to substantiate his claim that the decision undermines the foundations ...

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