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The outbreak of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans is garnering reactions, with Nigerian dignitaries and organizations including President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the Senate and the House of Representatives, expressing their displeasure over the continued killings. A statement released by the Presidency revealed that President Buhari has specifically sent a special envoy […]

The Kano State Government says it is planning to convert five forests to grazing reserves for herdsmen in the state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State announced this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists in Abuja. Ganduje said that his administration has inaugurated a  technical committee on farm settlements for herdsmen in the state which […]

About four  villagers from  tsayu village of Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina state were killed in fresh banditry attacks on Monday,19th August,2019. In a press release made available to newsmen by the Spokesman of Katsina State Police Command, Mr Gezawa,said the DPO Jibiya reported that at about the early hours of Monday, a group […]

A Nineteen-year-old Damilola Akintilo has been arrested by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly raping a sick four-year-old girl in Ile-Ife. The suspect reportedly took the infant into the bush in Ita Olopo, Ilode Road, Ile-Ife on Wednesday and raped her. According to reports, the victim was sick and left in the room by […]

Ram sellers in Kaduna on Friday August 9th 2019, expressed dismay over low sales, barely two days to the Eid-el-Kabir festival. Major ram markets including Zango, Bachama road, Rigasa and others within Kaduna metropolis had recorded low patronage amidst availability of many rams. Alhaji Idris Saminaka, a livestock trader at Bachama Road market, said that […]

A man simply identified as Mr Ali, Saturday morning lost his life after he was knocked down by a car at the front of the Kwara state NYSC secretariat, along Ahmadu Bello way, Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. Eyewitnesses told RoyalFM News that the driver of the saloon car was coming from a vigil before […]

Member representing Shaare-OkeOde state constituency, Honourable Abdulrasaq Owolabi, has berated security personnel, especially officers of the Police Force and those of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for failing to work hand in hand and accord each other regard during the exercise. He also rebuked them for taking advantage of their office to […]

Top government officials of the Kwara state Ministry of Environment and Forestry Saturday went on a tour of Ilorin, the state capital to ensure compliance with environmental sanitation exercise. The officials inspected areas posing environmental and hazards, deliberated with the communities and ensured that violators no matter how highly placed were penalized. The inspection exercise […]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Friday for Monrovia, Liberia to attend the 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations of the country. A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said apart from being the Special Guest of Honour at the event, Buhari would receive “The Grand […]

A Federal High Court, sitting in Benin, today, sentenced a 49-year-old woman, Mrs Christy Ehirobo, to nine years imprisonment for human trafficking. Justice Mohammed Liman, in his judgment, held that human trafficking has become a problem in society, adding that despite the plea of mercy by the convict, the law must take its cause. “The […]


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