JUST IN: Governor Ortom tests positive for COVID-19

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19. Mr Ortom confirmed his positive status of the viral infection on his verified Facebook page on Tuesday.

Gunmen attack Ebonyi police station, kill three officers, steal two rifles

Gunmen on Friday night attacked a police station in Ebonyi State, killing three police officers. Two others sustained bullet wounds in the attack on Onueke Police Station in Ezza South...

Twin children of popular Islamic cleric kidnapped in Ibadan

Twin children of a popular Islamic cleric in Oyo State, Taofeeq Akewugbagold, have been kidnapped. Searchlightnews gathered that the children, a male and a female, were abducted at...

How Nigeria can gain from ‘witchcraft’ conference – Organisers

The organisers of the controversial conference on witchcraft have explained the reasons behind the conference and how Nigeria could gain from it. The two-day conference began on Tuesday at...

CAF President, Ahmad arrested in France

The president of the Confederation of African Football,CAF Ahmad Ahmad, was arrested Thursday at the Berri Hotel in Paris, France. He was said to be in France to attend...

Ogoni Cleanup: Despite Violations, Nigerian govt insists contracts followed due process

The Nigerian government has said it followed due process in the award of contracts for the remediation of polluted sites in Ogoni land. In two separate responses to searchlightnews, report on how the Buhari administration...

Malabu Scandal: Nigerian govt demands $3.5 billion from Eni, Shell

The Nigerian government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu oil deal. The new claim is contained in a London court filing by the Nigerian...
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