A stray bullet from a policeman’s weapon ended the life of a 53-year-old widow and mother of two, Mrs. Kudirat Adebaya, Tuesday, at Railway Crossing, Mushin, Lagos. Late Mrs Adebayo (inset) and her business stand. Eyewitnesses said that the incident occurred around 5p.m. after six policemen, attached to Olosan Division, who were chasing a suspected internet fraudster, popularly called Yahoo Boys, fired a shot, which hit the woman, who sold yam cake (Ojojo) and Agidi. On reali
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable. Washington DC - infoZine - Very poor transportation infrastructure also makes it difficult for the U.S. Mission to provide consular services in these states. All U.S. citizens should have evacuati
The Federal Government has raised alarm over the new recruitment strategy of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) of recruiting foreign students into their organisation using financial inducements . In a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed urged parents and guardians to monitor the activities of their children and wards in order to prevent them from being recruited The minister appealed to Nigerians, especially t
The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had discovered and destroyed an illegal refinery with 1.59 million litres of illegally refined diesel during a mop-up operation in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Speaking at the destruction exercise, Commodore Williams Kayoda, the Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, however, said no arrest was made during the raid.
Kayoda said the navy deployed troops to the site after it got intelligence report about the illegal refinery situated a