Legit.ng has compiled some of the top stories that got the attention of newsreaders within the week of May 8-14.
The stories that dominated the headlines included news reports from politics and current affairs as seen below:
The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua, has suggested that God’s time played a role in the sudden demise of Pastor Dare Adeboye.
The cleric made the suggestion on Friday, May 7, in a condolence message to the Adeboye family published on the Facebook post of his ministry.
The Karu community of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has engulfed in panic following a street protest by commercial motorcycle operators.
Multiple media sources including The Nation reported that police and soldiers have been deployed to restore peace and order.
A report by NBC news indicates that a piece of a rocket launched by China in April 2021 is expected to re-enter the earth's atmosphere late Saturday, May 8, or early Sunday, May 9 according to experts and officials.
According to the report, the 98-foot-long 5B rocket is tumbling through space in an uncontrolled orbit at 18,000 miles per hour after blasting off last month carrying part of the country's new space station.
A report by Daily Trust indicates that the presidency said there was an attempt to burgle the residence of Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Legit.ng gathered it was reported that Gambari and an administrative officer at the presidency simply identified as Maikano, were robbed.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Friday night, May 7, spoke on the demise of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Pastor Dare died in his sleep at the age of 42 on Tuesday, May 4 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was leading a church.
As the burial rites for late Pastor Dare Adeboye begins today, Sunday, May 9, youths of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), have taken a bold move to honour the deceased.
Recall that Pastor Dare died in his sleep at the age of 42 on Tuesday, May 4 in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was leading a church.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a former vice chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, in possession of cocaine.
Asekun is a seasoned politician who had also contested and lost elections for the House of Representatives in 2007 and Lagos State House of Assembly in 2015.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures for the southeast and south-south regions of the country in what seems like an attempt to check the escalating attacks on police formations in the zones.
The Nation reported that Buhari made the decision following eleven days of security meetings at the presidential villa, Abuja which ended on Tuesday, May 11.
A report by Premium Times indicates that the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) parish located around Alapere area of Lagos state has been engulfed with fire.
The news publication citing a video shared on Twitter on Sunday, May 9, showed the church in flames, with a number of cars, worshippers, suspected to be trapped in the premises.
Bende local government area of Abia state has been thrown into pandemonium as gunmen invaded Ubani Market police station in the community and set it on fire.
The attack, according to Daily Trust, was perpetrated by some hoodlums on Sunday, May 9.