Jonathan, Yakasai seek action on 2014 national conference repor

Jonathan, Yakasai seek action on 2014 national conference repor

17 July 2019
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan • Senate proposes fresh summit to tackle insecurity• PDP wants state of emergency, seeks president’s resignation• FG…
Atiku Vs Buhari: INEC official collected $10,000 to alter result in APC favour –Witness

Atiku Vs Buhari: INEC official collected $10,000 to alter result in APC favour –Witness

17 July 2019
A witness for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, Bikita Ali, yesterday told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal…
Buhari under fire over plan to register illegal migrants

Buhari under fire over plan to register illegal migrants

17 July 2019
• ‘It’s backdoor to populate nation with alien Fulani herdsmen’• Presidency, immigration unclear over scheme’s target• M’Belt Forum, Afenifere warn…
Anyaoku to Buhari: Stop living in denial over insecurity

Anyaoku to Buhari: Stop living in denial over insecurity

17 July 2019
Emeka Anyaoku, former secretary-general of Commonwealth, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the national assembly to stop living…
NEMA confirms 13 dead in Plateau building collapse  - Landlord, pregnant daughter among casualties

NEMA confirms 13 dead in Plateau building collapse - Landlord, pregnant daughter among casualties

17 July 2019
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that 13 people perished when a three-storey building collapsed at Butcher line,…
Abati charges Akeredolu on transparent, accountable leadership

Abati charges Akeredolu on transparent, accountable leadership

17 July 2019
Abati Former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati, has charged the new Rotary International…
Africa must embrace technology - Okonjo-Iweala

Africa must embrace technology - Okonjo-Iweala

17 July 2019
A former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has advised African and relevant institutions to focus on the implementation of…
Kukah, Abati, others speak on hate speech, fake news at colloquium

Kukah, Abati, others speak on hate speech, fake news at colloquium

17 July 2019
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Father Mathew Hassan Kukah, has called on Nigerians and media organizations to serve as…
Return home - northern elders tell herdsmen

Return home - northern elders tell herdsmen

17 July 2019
Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) and Northern Elders Forum (NEF) have expressed concern over the safety of Fulani herdsmen in…
You have disappointed, disgraced the noble Yoruba ancestry - Nnamdi Kanu blasts Bola Tinubu

You have disappointed, disgraced the noble Yoruba ancestry - Nnamdi Kanu blasts Bola Tinubu

17 July 2019
Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, has slammed Bola Tinubu of the All Progress…
NYSC seeks EFCC’s help to check fraudulent corps members’ mobilisation

NYSC seeks EFCC’s help to check fraudulent corps members’ mobilisation

17 July 2019
THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to support the scheme to…
Minimum wage: Negotiations deadlocked as Labour mobilises for strike

Minimum wage: Negotiations deadlocked as Labour mobilises for strike

17 July 2019
The National Leadership of the Trade Union Side (TUS), of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JPSNC), announced yesterday…
Federal workers earning below N30,000 to start getting new minimum wage – Presidency

Federal workers earning below N30,000 to start getting new minimum wage – Presidency

17 July 2019
President Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning…
Falana warns against continued detention of El-Zakzaky

Falana warns against continued detention of El-Zakzaky

17 July 2019
ACTIVIST lawyer Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the Federal Government to release detained leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria…
Senate: Lawmakers move to protect indigenous firms

Senate: Lawmakers move to protect indigenous firms

17 July 2019
CHUKWU DAVID reports on efforts by the Senate to protect indigenous firms from collapse amidst stiff competition with rival foreign…
World Bank, African Development Bank blacklist 15 Nigerian companies, 9 individuals

World Bank, African Development Bank blacklist 15 Nigerian companies, 9 individuals

16 July 2019
The African Development Bank and the World Bank have blacklisted 15 Nigerian firms doing businesses with them. Also put on…
Senate joins Obasanjo in tasking Buhari for National Security Summit

Senate joins Obasanjo in tasking Buhari for National Security Summit

16 July 2019
The Senate on Tuesday called on the federal government to immediately convene a National Security Summit to address the insecurity…
APC to Gov.Makinde: explain your source of wealth

APC to Gov.Makinde: explain your source of wealth

16 July 2019
The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde, to explain the source of his…
Insecurity getting worse under Buhari - Jonathan

Insecurity getting worse under Buhari - Jonathan

16 July 2019
Less than 24 hours after ex-President Olusgeun Obasanjo raised the alarm over the high level of insecurity in the country,…
I Started RUGA In 2001, I'm One Of Largest Cow Sellers In Nigeria - Orji Kalu

I Started RUGA In 2001, I'm One Of Largest Cow Sellers In Nigeria - Orji Kalu

16 July 2019
Claims RUGA settlement turned to Shoprite in Abia Former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he implemented…
work hard or get out - New NHIS chief tells workers

work hard or get out - New NHIS chief tells workers

16 July 2019
The new Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has unveiled his administration’s plans on…
We didn’t transmit results electronically – INEC Chair

We didn’t transmit results electronically – INEC Chair

16 July 2019
INEC’s National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakbubu The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu has explained why results…
Two Nigerians Kidnap 5-year-old Boy From School, Kill Him And Ask Father To Pay N50 Million

Two Nigerians Kidnap 5-year-old Boy From School, Kill Him And Ask Father To Pay N50 Million

16 July 2019
Two 18-year-old Nigerians have been arrested for the kidnap, drugging and killing of a five-year-old boy (Ahmed Ado), whom they…
Olakunrin’s Murder: Presidency Warns against Politicising Killings

Olakunrin’s Murder: Presidency Warns against Politicising Killings

16 July 2019
The Presidency has asked the political class to stop playing politics with the death of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of…
How I was framed up with fake tape over OPL 245 - Adoke

How I was framed up with fake tape over OPL 245 - Adoke

16 July 2019
Says he saved Nigeria $2bn fine in the Malabu deal Declares EFCC’s case against him as trumped-up Mr. Mohammed Bello…
Insecurity: Redeem Your Image as Army General - Oyinlola Tells Buhari

Insecurity: Redeem Your Image as Army General - Oyinlola Tells Buhari

16 July 2019
Yoruba elders blame govs, state legislators for insecurity in Southwest The former Governor of Osun State, Brigadier General Olagunsoye Oyinlola…
We’ve tamed insecurity… some people just playing politics - Buratai

We’ve tamed insecurity… some people just playing politics - Buratai

16 July 2019
Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the military has recorded “great success” in the fight against insecurity. Speaking when…
Gov. Seyi Makinde publicly declares assets — worth over N48bn

Gov. Seyi Makinde publicly declares assets — worth over N48bn

16 July 2019
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, has publicly declared his assets — and he is worth over N48 billion. The…
Many corrupt Nigerian leaders started with exam fraud — JAMB

Many corrupt Nigerian leaders started with exam fraud — JAMB

15 July 2019
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB in its announcement of plans to sanitize the examination sub-sector in Nigeria, alleged…
Tribunal grants PDP’s request to tender 48 video clips against Buhari

Tribunal grants PDP’s request to tender 48 video clips against Buhari

15 July 2019
The presidential election petitions tribunal on Monday granted the application of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to tender 48 video…
How long are we going to use our blood to sustain Nigeria’s unity? – Afenifere Renewal Group

How long are we going to use our blood to sustain Nigeria’s unity? – Afenifere Renewal Group

15 July 2019
The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) says they are wondering how the southern part of Nigeria will continue to use the…
Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns of implosion Nigeria may find difficult to recover from

Obasanjo writes Buhari again, warns of implosion Nigeria may find difficult to recover from

15 July 2019
PRESS RELEASE Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to…
In condolence letter made public, Tinubu insinuates slain Fasoranti’s daughter begged him for money

In condolence letter made public, Tinubu insinuates slain Fasoranti’s daughter begged him for money

15 July 2019
In an action widely condemned as vile politics in Yoruba closed WhatsApp groups, national leader of ruling All Progressives Congress…
Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension

15 July 2019
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee for European Commission president, on Monday said she would support giving…
FG gets India’s $100m loan for broadband project

FG gets India’s $100m loan for broadband project

15 July 2019
Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. Bayelsa youths threaten to shut telecoms firms over diesel deal Nigeria’s aspiration for universal Internet…
Women groups excited as Kogi gets female guber aspirant

Women groups excited as Kogi gets female guber aspirant

15 July 2019
Princess Iye Grace Adejoh There was palpable excitement and jubilation among some women groups at the national headquarters of Peoples…
FG begins implementation of civil service reforms

FG begins implementation of civil service reforms

15 July 2019
Director–General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr. Dasuki Ibrahim Arabi, has revealed that some reforms recently championed…
Nation’s Editor, Omotosho, ex-SSG Bello, 23 others make Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list

Nation’s Editor, Omotosho, ex-SSG Bello, 23 others make Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list

15 July 2019
After weeks of speculations and permutations, the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, finally transmitted a list of 25 Commissioner-designates and…
Nigeria’s problems have overwhelmed Buhari - Soyinka

Nigeria’s problems have overwhelmed Buhari - Soyinka

15 July 2019
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has declared that the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to find a lasting solution to…
Speaker Gbajabiamila meets bandits’ commanders, Yan Sakai in Zamfara

Speaker Gbajabiamila meets bandits’ commanders, Yan Sakai in Zamfara

14 July 2019
Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila today met bandits’ commanders and the volunteer local vigilance groups known…
Nigeria vs Algeria: Lawan departs for Egypt, says Eagles need physical presence

Nigeria vs Algeria: Lawan departs for Egypt, says Eagles need physical presence

14 July 2019
President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan: Leads presidential delegates to Egypt as Eagles take-on Algeria The President of the Senate,…
Nigerian soldiers on escort duty steal ‘billions’ from VIP, desert army

Nigerian soldiers on escort duty steal ‘billions’ from VIP, desert army

14 July 2019
The Nigerian army has declared 5 soldiers wanted, after they stole a large amount of cash owned by a ‘VIP’…
Police demanded N1,000 from us to take Olakunrin to hospital – Aide

Police demanded N1,000 from us to take Olakunrin to hospital – Aide

14 July 2019
Mr Oke Olasehinde, an aide to the late Mrs Funke Olakunrin, Mr Fasoranti’s daughter, said his boss might have lived…
Osinbajo’s firm linked to company fingered in alleged N100bn fraud

Osinbajo’s firm linked to company fingered in alleged N100bn fraud

14 July 2019
A company in which Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has a stake, Simmons Coopers Partners, has been linked to another firm, Ocean…
We’re winning war against terror - Buhari

We’re winning war against terror - Buhari

14 July 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday that the Armed Forces and their allies are winning the war against terror in…
I never knew I wouldn’t see my daughter again - Pa Fasoranti

I never knew I wouldn’t see my daughter again - Pa Fasoranti

14 July 2019
Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, says he never knew Friday would be the last day that he would see Funke Olakunrin,…
Nigerians may resort to self-help to fight insecurity - Daniel

Nigerians may resort to self-help to fight insecurity - Daniel

14 July 2019
•Akeredolu, Fayemi, Oyetola, others commiserate with Fasorantis A former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, yesterday said Nigerians may…
Senator Abbo’s uncle shot dead, his stepmother abducted

Senator Abbo’s uncle shot dead, his stepmother abducted

14 July 2019
The Adamawa state police command has confirmed the killing of an uncle of Ishaku Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, and…
Insecurity: More bodies want vigilance group licence – Civil Defence

Insecurity: More bodies want vigilance group licence – Civil Defence

14 July 2019
States across the country are devising means of securing lives and property of residents in the face of the rising…
Simona Halep crushed Serena to win Wimbledon

Simona Halep crushed Serena to win Wimbledon

13 July 2019
Simona Halep won her first Wimbledon title and crushed Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title…
Nigeria diminished with killing of Fasoranti’s daughter – Obasanjo

Nigeria diminished with killing of Fasoranti’s daughter – Obasanjo

13 July 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday declared the country has been diminished by the killing of…
Oshiomhole taught me to fight godfathers - Obaseki

Oshiomhole taught me to fight godfathers - Obaseki

13 July 2019
Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), taught him to…
US Federal Trade Commission slams $5b fine on Facebook over privacy violations

US Federal Trade Commission slams $5b fine on Facebook over privacy violations

13 July 2019
The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a fine of five billion dollars on Facebook over privacy violations.…
Don’t blame us when we fight back, says Gani Adams on Fasoranti’s daughter

Don’t blame us when we fight back, says Gani Adams on Fasoranti’s daughter

13 July 2019
Gani Adams, aare onakakanfo of Yorubaland, says the Yoruba ethnic group should not be blamed if it decides to react…
Many illegal immigrants will soon be deported from Nigeria - NIS

Many illegal immigrants will soon be deported from Nigeria - NIS

13 July 2019
Muhammad Babandede, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), has said many illegal immigrants living in Nigeria will…
Nigerian student detained by Malaysian immigration dies in custody

Nigerian student detained by Malaysian immigration dies in custody

13 July 2019
Thomas Ewansiha, a Nigerian student at the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Selangor, Malaysia, has died in the custody…
Killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin must be brought to book - Atiku, Akeredolu

Killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin must be brought to book - Atiku, Akeredolu

13 July 2019
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo State yesterday condemned the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter…
President Buhari extends tenure of prison boss, Ahmed Ja’afaru, by one year

President Buhari extends tenure of prison boss, Ahmed Ja’afaru, by one year

13 July 2019
President Buhari has approved tenure extension for the Controller-General of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Ahmed Ja’afaru, by one year with…
We’ve invested N900bn on power since 2015 - Osinbajo

We’ve invested N900bn on power since 2015 - Osinbajo

13 July 2019
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the current administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since it assumed office in…
Herders’ attacks: Farmers in Oyo, Osun, others demand N284bn compensation

Herders’ attacks: Farmers in Oyo, Osun, others demand N284bn compensation

13 July 2019
herdsmen •Relive ugly experiences with killer herdsmen •FEC approved N27.4b as intervention for states, says Garba Shehu As farmers across…
Fresh strikes loom as NASU, SSANU begin nationwide protest Monday

Fresh strikes loom as NASU, SSANU begin nationwide protest Monday

13 July 2019
. … demand N30bn earned allowance from FG The leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), and…
N-Power’s stipends hit N279bn

N-Power’s stipends hit N279bn

13 July 2019
The Federal Government on Friday disclosed that a total sum of N279 billion has been spent on Nigerian youths under…
Oyo police parade Fulani herdsmen who killed customer, stole N1.2m

Oyo police parade Fulani herdsmen who killed customer, stole N1.2m

13 July 2019
Oyo State Police Command yesterday paraded two Fulani herdsmen who baited their clients to Iseyin, killed one of them and…
Suspected herdsmen kill daughter of Afenifere leader, Fasoranti

Suspected herdsmen kill daughter of Afenifere leader, Fasoranti

13 July 2019
Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, says it has received information that Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere chairman, Mr Reuben Fasoranti,…
President Buhari stops importation of military and paramilitary uniforms

President Buhari stops importation of military and paramilitary uniforms

12 July 2019
Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Thursday met with Service Chiefs and Heads of Paramilitary agencies…
Gunmen attacked our witnesses, Atiku, PDP tell tribunal

Gunmen attacked our witnesses, Atiku, PDP tell tribunal

12 July 2019
Proceedings at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja came to an abrupt end on Friday following allegations by…
Osun to Automate Salary Deductions, Others

Osun to Automate Salary Deductions, Others

12 July 2019
Following the directive of the Governor of Osun State, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, arrangements have been concluded to stop the payment…
How APC took advantage of bombings in Borno on election day to rig – PDP agent tells tribunal

How APC took advantage of bombings in Borno on election day to rig – PDP agent tells tribunal

12 July 2019
A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, collation agent for the 2019 presidential election in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State,…
Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Justice Muhammad's Appointment as CJN

Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Justice Muhammad's Appointment as CJN

12 July 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a suit challenging the appointment…
Students left with serious injuries as Gun men attack University of Ibadan female hostel

Students left with serious injuries as Gun men attack University of Ibadan female hostel

12 July 2019
The Obafemi Awolowo Hall of residence at the University of Ibadan (UI) was attacked by some armed men in the…
EX-NIHSA DG John Shamonda imprisoned for using state fund for sallah

EX-NIHSA DG John Shamonda imprisoned for using state fund for sallah

12 July 2019
Mr John Ayoade Shamonda, the former Director-General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, has been handed a prison sentence after…
Femi Fani-Kayode rejects new passport, says ''It is insensitive and an insult on Nigerians''

Femi Fani-Kayode rejects new passport, says ''It is insensitive and an insult on Nigerians''

12 July 2019
Femi Fani-Kayode has blasted the Buhari-led government for pasting a photo of herdmen on the new Nigerian passport. In a…
Senate ends week without Buhari’s ministerial list

Senate ends week without Buhari’s ministerial list

12 July 2019
[FILE] Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the…
Okorocha’s govt flouted TSA, operated 250 bank accounts –Ihedioha

Okorocha’s govt flouted TSA, operated 250 bank accounts –Ihedioha

12 July 2019
Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, accused his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, of operating 250 bank accounts; as opposed to the…
El-Zakzaky’s supporters take protest to Lagos

El-Zakzaky’s supporters take protest to Lagos

12 July 2019
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during a protest to press for the release of their leader, Sheikh…
Ministerial list: I’m under tremendous pressure – Buhari

Ministerial list: I’m under tremendous pressure – Buhari

12 July 2019
List not submitted at dinner - Lawan President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is under tremendous pressure to release the…
Presidential tribunal: Witnesses allege mutilation, cancellation of results in North in favour of Buhari

Presidential tribunal: Witnesses allege mutilation, cancellation of results in North in favour of Buhari

12 July 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has been told that the result of the February 23 election won by President Muhammadu…
Remain calm in the face of Ruga, insecurity - Adeboye tells Nigerians

Remain calm in the face of Ruga, insecurity - Adeboye tells Nigerians

12 July 2019
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has broken his silence and appealed…
US Immigration to begin its nationwide raids this Sunday to arrest and deport “thousands” of undocumented immigrants

US Immigration to begin its nationwide raids this Sunday to arrest and deport “thousands” of undocumented immigrants

12 July 2019
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the previously postponed raids across the country on Sunday to arrest and…
Everyone in Ebonyi wants to be SSA, SA… my govt is not ‘come and chop’ - Umahi

Everyone in Ebonyi wants to be SSA, SA… my govt is not ‘come and chop’ - Umahi

12 July 2019
David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says a lot people are jostling for different political positions in his administration. Speaking…
Edo APC crisis: Obaseki draws battleline, warns Abuja politicians

Edo APC crisis: Obaseki draws battleline, warns Abuja politicians

12 July 2019
•Rally, another desperate act from gov -EPM Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, shot direct arrows at unnamed Abuja politicians he…
I’ll defeat Bello in direct or indirect primaries - Audu

I’ll defeat Bello in direct or indirect primaries - Audu

12 July 2019
The son of former governor of Kogi State, Late Abubakar Audu, Prince Mona Audu, has said he would defeat the…
Nigeria excluded as South Africa grants Ghana visa-free entry

Nigeria excluded as South Africa grants Ghana visa-free entry

12 July 2019
Nigeria was not listed among the seven countries recently granted visa free entry by South Africa. This addition follows the…
Presidents should lose power to appoint INEC chair –Jonathan

Presidents should lose power to appoint INEC chair –Jonathan

12 July 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is advocatingfor presidents to be stripped of power to single-handedly appoint commissioners and chairmen of the…
Minimum Wage: Public sector workers reject FG’s bid on negotiation

Minimum Wage: Public sector workers reject FG’s bid on negotiation

12 July 2019
Public sector workers in Ekiti State have rejected the attempt of the Federal Government negotiating team on the new minimum…
Document shows INEC uploaded voter accreditation to server

Document shows INEC uploaded voter accreditation to server

11 July 2019
An internal circular of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has indicated that the commission transmitted voter information from smart…
Senate summons NCC leadership over high rate of dropped calls

Senate summons NCC leadership over high rate of dropped calls

11 July 2019
The Senate on Thursday summoned the management of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) over the high rate of dropped calls…
Presidential panel announces recovery of N3 billion from two civil servants

Presidential panel announces recovery of N3 billion from two civil servants

11 July 2019
The panel named the officials as Goody Nnadi, who is the General Manager, Corporate Services at the Fund, and Aisha…
Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Justice Tanko Muhammed as CJN

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Justice Tanko Muhammed as CJN

11 July 2019
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter requesting the Senate to confirm the…
Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

11 July 2019
Yahaya Shiko, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 presidential election, has alleged that in Kaduna,…
Recovering stolen assets abroad a complex process - Magu

Recovering stolen assets abroad a complex process - Magu

11 July 2019
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu on Thursday said the Federal Government was determined to recover…
Okorocha grounded Imo… his LGA has not had electricity in eight years - Ihedioha

Okorocha grounded Imo… his LGA has not had electricity in eight years - Ihedioha

11 July 2019
Emeka Iheodia, governor of Imo state, has accused Rochas Okorocha, his predecessor, of handling the state in the least expected…
National Assembly leaders douse anger over ministerial list

National Assembly leaders douse anger over ministerial list

11 July 2019
Senator Ahmad Lawan • Senate president promises submission ‘this week’• Speaker says Buhari at liberty not to appoint ministers• Lawmakers…
Defend Nigeria with your lives - Osinbajo tells military

Defend Nigeria with your lives - Osinbajo tells military

11 July 2019
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked the military to not just wear uniform but defend the territorial integrity of…
Being quiet doesn't mean you are silent - Pastor Adeboye speaks on insecurity in Nigeria

Being quiet doesn't mean you are silent - Pastor Adeboye speaks on insecurity in Nigeria

11 July 2019
Pastor Adeboye has finally shared his stand on challenges facing Nigeria, and he passed this off in a statement at …
I’m ready to waive my immunity - Makinde as he transmits bill on Oyo anti-graft agency

I’m ready to waive my immunity - Makinde as he transmits bill on Oyo anti-graft agency

11 July 2019
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, has forwarded the bill for the creation of Oyo state anti-corruption agency to the…
Herdsmen: 'You collect billions of naira from the poor as tithes and do nothing' - Pastor Edward Olutoke writes open letter to Adeboye, Oyedepo others

Herdsmen: 'You collect billions of naira from the poor as tithes and do nothing' - Pastor Edward Olutoke writes open letter to Adeboye, Oyedepo others

11 July 2019
A Nigerian pastor has written an open letter to leading men of God in the country, questioning their loyalty, patriotism…
Release El-Zakzaky - Reps tell FG

Release El-Zakzaky - Reps tell FG

10 July 2019
Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to release Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of…
Atiku links Nigeria’s huge debt to ‘free money given to traders’ during campaign

Atiku links Nigeria’s huge debt to ‘free money given to traders’ during campaign

10 July 2019
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria may “collapse under unsustainable debt” going by the country’s current debt profile. Reacting to…
Those accusing me of non-performance don’t visit Kogi - Yahaya Bello

Those accusing me of non-performance don’t visit Kogi - Yahaya Bello

10 July 2019
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, on Wednesday, became the first aspirant to pick the governorship nomination and expression of…
APC, Danladi lose petition against Gov. Ishaku

APC, Danladi lose petition against Gov. Ishaku

10 July 2019
Sani Abubakar Danladi The Taraba Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the All…
Israelis may soon no longer need visa to enter US

Israelis may soon no longer need visa to enter US

10 July 2019
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that he had spoken more than once to President Donald Trump about the possibility…
Oshiomhole’s men, 12 lawmakers plot Obaseki’s impeachment

Oshiomhole’s men, 12 lawmakers plot Obaseki’s impeachment

10 July 2019
The crisis between Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has deepened. The alleged latest move…
Nigeria’s debt increases by N560bn in three months

Nigeria’s debt increases by N560bn in three months

10 July 2019
Nigeria’s total public debt rose to N24.947 trillion as at March 31, from N24.387 trillion as at Dec. 31, 2018,…
Tinubu speaks on 2023 presidential ambition

Tinubu speaks on 2023 presidential ambition

10 July 2019
Bola Tinubu speaks on ‘plan’ to take over from Buhari The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola…
Sanwo-Olu declares Thursday July 11, a toll free day for Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi

Sanwo-Olu declares Thursday July 11, a toll free day for Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi

10 July 2019
Lekki, Admiralty toll plaza Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday July 11, a toll free day during the…
Britain’s ambassador to U.S. quits days after cables leaked criticizing Trump

Britain’s ambassador to U.S. quits days after cables leaked criticizing Trump

10 July 2019
Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the…
Buhari promotes Lamidi Adeosun to Lt Gen — same rank with Buratai

Buhari promotes Lamidi Adeosun to Lt Gen — same rank with Buratai

10 July 2019
For the first time in this democratic dispensation, the Nigerian army will have two lieutenant-generals. On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari…
Don’t threaten me with suspension, Senator Abbo tackles Remi Tinubu

Don’t threaten me with suspension, Senator Abbo tackles Remi Tinubu

10 July 2019
Elisha Abbo, senator representing Adamawa north, did not take it calmly on the first hearing with the senate ad hoc…
Ortom sacks heads of agencies, accuses aides amassing wealth

Ortom sacks heads of agencies, accuses aides amassing wealth

10 July 2019
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday sacked two General Managers heading sensitive agencies in the state. They included the…
APC gov’ship aspirants to pay N22.5m as party releases timetable

APC gov’ship aspirants to pay N22.5m as party releases timetable

10 July 2019
Aspirants wishing to contest the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 gubernatorial polls in…
Atiku’s witnesses allege manipulation of results

Atiku’s witnesses allege manipulation of results

10 July 2019
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and the party yesterday called 13 witnesses in support of their petition…
Senators advocate death penalty for child rapists

Senators advocate death penalty for child rapists

09 July 2019
Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central; and Thompson Sekibo, senator representing Rivers east; have both advocated death sentence for child…
Okorocha calls for creation of happiness ministry to tackle suicide

Okorocha calls for creation of happiness ministry to tackle suicide

09 July 2019
Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo west, says a happiness ministry should be created to tackle suicide and rape cases. Okorocha…
2023: Igbo Presidency not a right - APC Organising Secretary

2023: Igbo Presidency not a right - APC Organising Secretary

09 July 2019
National Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Emma Ibediro has said getting an Igbo President in 2023…
Atiku, PDP defeated Buhari in Katsina, party chairman tells tribunal

Atiku, PDP defeated Buhari in Katsina, party chairman tells tribunal

09 July 2019
Salisu Maijigiri, the state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State, told the Presidential Election Tribunal, on…
Shiite protesters shoot three police officers at National Assembly

Shiite protesters shoot three police officers at National Assembly

09 July 2019
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) better known as Shi’ites broke into the National Assembly complex premises on…
Atiku vs Buhari: I was forced to sign presidential result in favour of APC – Witness tells court

Atiku vs Buhari: I was forced to sign presidential result in favour of APC – Witness tells court

09 July 2019
Mohammed Tata, a witness for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the Presidential Election Tribunal has alleged that he was…
How Ajimobi awarded self, wife, others N1bn worth of state’s cars using ‘discretionary powers’

How Ajimobi awarded self, wife, others N1bn worth of state’s cars using ‘discretionary powers’

09 July 2019
Facts have emerged how the immediate past Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, used “discretionary powers” to award cars worth over…
Civil defence officer seen barring Chief Judge from court - video

Civil defence officer seen barring Chief Judge from court - video

09 July 2019
A trending video clip has shown a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps barring the former acting…
Lagos explosion: 10 victims die in hospital

Lagos explosion: 10 victims die in hospital

09 July 2019
At least 10 out of the 22 people rescued by the Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) during the Ijegun pipeline…
Abuja Court reserves judgment in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

Abuja Court reserves judgment in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification

09 July 2019
The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has reserved its judgment in the appeal filed against President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
Obasanjo is problem with Nigeria - Oba of Lagos

Obasanjo is problem with Nigeria - Oba of Lagos

09 July 2019
•From left: Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun; Senate Prersident Ahmed Lawan; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Oba Akiolu, chairman of the…
2019 election: Tribunal upholds Wike’s victory

2019 election: Tribunal upholds Wike’s victory

09 July 2019
Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal yesterday upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…
Oyo governorship: Tribunal disallows INEC’s witness from testifying

Oyo governorship: Tribunal disallows INEC’s witness from testifying

09 July 2019
The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday disallowed a subpeaned witness called by the Independent National Electoral Commission…
Four refineries to work by 2023 - Mele Kyari

Four refineries to work by 2023 - Mele Kyari

09 July 2019
With a promise to reactivate all four refineries before the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2023, Mele Kyari…
Tinubu among promoters of Ruga – Odumakin

Tinubu among promoters of Ruga – Odumakin

08 July 2019
Afenifere chieftain, Yinka Odumakin, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is one of the promoters of the Ruga initiative…
Tribunal Admits Presidential Election Result Declared by INEC as Exhibit

Tribunal Admits Presidential Election Result Declared by INEC as Exhibit

08 July 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday admitted the final result declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the…
Court grants Senator Elisha Abbo N5million bail, case adjourned to July 22nd for hearing

Court grants Senator Elisha Abbo N5million bail, case adjourned to July 22nd for hearing

08 July 2019
Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Ilellah has granted bail to Senator Elisha Abbo in the sum of N5million and two sureties in…
We were trained to transmit results electronically - INEC technical officer

We were trained to transmit results electronically - INEC technical officer

08 July 2019
Peter Obi, a witness presented by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, says he was…
Lagos State government confiscates truckload of 'Toxic Ponmo

Lagos State government confiscates truckload of 'Toxic Ponmo

08 July 2019
The Lagos State Government has confiscated a truckload of “Toxic Ponmo” at Ijegun, a suburb of the state in the…
Infrastructure deficit: Buhari solicits support of Islamic Development Bank

Infrastructure deficit: Buhari solicits support of Islamic Development Bank

08 July 2019
President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to address Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit.…
FG Has Concluded Plan To Assassinate My Father - El-Zakyzaky's Son Cries Out

FG Has Concluded Plan To Assassinate My Father - El-Zakyzaky's Son Cries Out

08 July 2019
Ibraheem El-ZakyZaky One of the surviving sons of the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria ( IMN ) popularly known…
Osoba: Stubborn journalist, ‘civilian general’ – Babangida

Osoba: Stubborn journalist, ‘civilian general’ – Babangida

08 July 2019
A former military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, on Sunday described Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State, as…
Governor Obaseki to probe Adams Oshiomhole over hospital contracts

Governor Obaseki to probe Adams Oshiomhole over hospital contracts

08 July 2019
Governor Godwin Obaseki has set up a commission of enquiry to probe the contract for the construction of structures and…
Donald Trump launches attack on FOX News

Donald Trump launches attack on FOX News

08 July 2019
Donna Brazile American president, Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to launch a scathing attack on FOX News for hiring…
Sanwo-Olu wasted N470m on AFCON visit, PDP alleges

Sanwo-Olu wasted N470m on AFCON visit, PDP alleges

08 July 2019
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the visit of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s to Egypt…
Protesting NNPC workers hold church service inside Warri refinery

Protesting NNPC workers hold church service inside Warri refinery

08 July 2019
There was a mild drama on Sunday at the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company in Ekpan, in the Uvwie Local…
Buhari’s Policy on Education against Nigerian Children - ASUU

Buhari’s Policy on Education against Nigerian Children - ASUU

08 July 2019
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday came hard on the education policy of the administration of President Muhammadu…
About 10m Children in North are Beggars - Nasarawa Governor

About 10m Children in North are Beggars - Nasarawa Governor

08 July 2019
Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has revealed that about 10 million children operating the Almajiri system of education in…
Senate to probe alleged corruption and diversion of $322 million Paris Club refund

Senate to probe alleged corruption and diversion of $322 million Paris Club refund

08 July 2019
The Senate is to probe allegations of corruption and diversion of the $322 million Paris Club refund. Former chairman of…
Start organising yourselves ahead of 2023 elections - Soyinka tells youth

Start organising yourselves ahead of 2023 elections - Soyinka tells youth

08 July 2019
Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, has urged the youth to start organising themselves for leadership positions before the 2023 elections. Soyinka…
Tribunal: Atiku, PDP call witnesses against Buhari today

Tribunal: Atiku, PDP call witnesses against Buhari today

08 July 2019
The Presidential Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is expected…
Amid rising poverty, women group wants stipends for widows

Amid rising poverty, women group wants stipends for widows

08 July 2019
Dr. Linda Oge Okoye President-General of the Battle Axe Women International, Dr. Linda Oge Okoye, has called on the African…
Chime, Ngige, others jostle over ministerial slots in Southeast

Chime, Ngige, others jostle over ministerial slots in Southeast

08 July 2019
Former Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime Since conclusion of the 2019 general elections won by the All Progressives Congress (APC),…
Ruga: Southern, Middle Belt leaders allege plot to amend Land Use Act

Ruga: Southern, Middle Belt leaders allege plot to amend Land Use Act

08 July 2019
Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) alleged, yesterday, that the Federal Government may send a bill to the National…
defend your ancestral lands - Soyinka, Ooni

defend your ancestral lands - Soyinka, Ooni

08 July 2019
NIGERIA cannot survive another civil war, Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka and frontline monarch Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi,…
N’Delta militants warn northern youths over ultimatum - Ruga

N’Delta militants warn northern youths over ultimatum - Ruga

08 July 2019
Niger militants, yesterday, warned that youths from the Northern part of the country are worsening the already tensed situation in…
It’s shameful Nigeria’s electoral process is still in Stone Age - Bode George

It’s shameful Nigeria’s electoral process is still in Stone Age - Bode George

08 July 2019
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, in this interview, speaks on the state…
Boss Mustapha breaks silence on being reappointed SGF

Boss Mustapha breaks silence on being reappointed SGF

07 July 2019
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has described his reappointment as a humbling experience and…
First gay Tunisian running for president supports Israel

First gay Tunisian running for president supports Israel

07 July 2019
Openly gay Tunisian lawyer Mounir Baatour, who has voiced pro-Israel sentiments, announced on June 25 that he plans to run…
Nigeria signs Africa free trade agreement - statement

Nigeria signs Africa free trade agreement - statement

07 July 2019
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed up to the $3 trillion Africa free trade agreement, a spokesman confirmed on Sunday.…
Bayelsa’ll never elect a godless governor - Dickson

Bayelsa’ll never elect a godless governor - Dickson

07 July 2019
Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says the people of the state will never elect a godless person as their…
Nigerian women drag Senator Abbo to UN over assault

Nigerian women drag Senator Abbo to UN over assault

07 July 2019
After apologizing to Nigerians for assaulting a nursing mother in an Abuja adult toy shop, embattled Senator Elisha Abbo, has…
Osun: How Supreme Court robbed Adeleke, PDP

Osun: How Supreme Court robbed Adeleke, PDP

07 July 2019
- Lawyers condemn ruling affirming Oyetola’s victory A civil rights organisation, Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPILA) has…
Lawmakers seek bank loans to meet accommodation challenges, pending N70m furniture and wardrobe allowances

Lawmakers seek bank loans to meet accommodation challenges, pending N70m furniture and wardrobe allowances

07 July 2019
Federal lawmakers have started discussing with the representatives of various banks operating within the National Assembly on how to secure…
Northern Nigeria is unhealthy, similar to Afghanistan in development - El-Rufai

Northern Nigeria is unhealthy, similar to Afghanistan in development - El-Rufai

07 July 2019
Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has likened the development in northern Nigeria to what is obtained in “war-ravaged” Afghanistan,…
Oshiomhole, Magu in secret meetings to jail me – Okorocha

Oshiomhole, Magu in secret meetings to jail me – Okorocha

07 July 2019
Rochas Okorocha The Senator representing Imo-West and immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has alleged that the acting…
RUGA: FG restrategises, may reintroduce scheme

RUGA: FG restrategises, may reintroduce scheme

07 July 2019
The last might not have been heard of the controversial RUGA settlement scheme, as reports emerged that the Federal Government…
FG withdraws corruption charges against Danjuma Goje

FG withdraws corruption charges against Danjuma Goje

06 July 2019
The Nigerian government has withdrawn the corruption charges it filed against Senator Danjuma Goje, over an alleged mismanagement of funds…
Give us Sambisa forest for settlement – Fulani herdsmen

Give us Sambisa forest for settlement – Fulani herdsmen

06 July 2019
Nigerian soldiers in Sambisa Forest National President of Miyetti Allah Kautel Hore socio-cultural organization, Alhaji Abdullahi Bodejo, has said that…
Adeboye to Fatoyinbo: You’ll be exposed if you continue sinning under ‘grace’

Adeboye to Fatoyinbo: You’ll be exposed if you continue sinning under ‘grace’

06 July 2019
Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God (RCCG), says Christians who continue living in sin…
Tunisian president orders holding polls

Tunisian president orders holding polls

05 July 2019
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Friday announced dates for the conduct of presidential and legislative elections in the country.…
155 commercial motorcycles, 17 buses impounded in Lagos

155 commercial motorcycles, 17 buses impounded in Lagos

05 July 2019
Over 155 commercial motorcycles and 17 commercial buses were impounded at ‘Ikeja Along’ area of Lagos in the last two…
I take Supreme Court’s judgement in good faith - Adeleke

I take Supreme Court’s judgement in good faith - Adeleke

05 July 2019
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Friday stated…
Kemi Olunloyo unveils identity of second woman accusing Fatoyinbo of rape

Kemi Olunloyo unveils identity of second woman accusing Fatoyinbo of rape

05 July 2019
The woman who accused Fatoyinbo of rape Controversial journalist and blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed the identity of the second…
Oyetola floors Adeleke at Supreme Court

Oyetola floors Adeleke at Supreme Court

05 July 2019
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola: wins at Supreme Court Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress will remain the governor of Osun…
Makinde dissolves board of electoral commission inaugurated by Ajimobi

Makinde dissolves board of electoral commission inaugurated by Ajimobi

05 July 2019
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Gov. Seyi Makinde has dissolved the board of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission(OYSIEC).…
Atiku tenders 5, 638 result sheets against Buhari

Atiku tenders 5, 638 result sheets against Buhari

05 July 2019
 Prof. Nwabueze takes over ex-VP’s legal team The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has beefed…
Senator Abbo in fresh trouble - Photo-journalist accuses lawmaker of assault over debt

Senator Abbo in fresh trouble - Photo-journalist accuses lawmaker of assault over debt

05 July 2019
For daring to remind Senator Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North, of a lingering debt, photo-journalist, Owolabi-Atobatele, was rewarded with a…
JAMB apprehends another UTME candidate for upgrading score from 162 to 206

JAMB apprehends another UTME candidate for upgrading score from 162 to 206

05 July 2019
THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has apprehended another Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate, Cletus Kokowa, for upgrading his…
Police probe Pastor Fatoyinbo over alleged rape

Police probe Pastor Fatoyinbo over alleged rape

05 July 2019
Another ex-COZA member shares sexual assault story Less than a week after Busola Dakolo, wife of popular musician, Timi Dakolo, …
Protest as bandits kill over 10 in Katsina

Protest as bandits kill over 10 in Katsina

05 July 2019
• Residents take bodies of victims to emir’s place• Our new strategies working, say security chiefs More than 10 people…
Taraba enacts death sentence law for kidnappers

Taraba enacts death sentence law for kidnappers

05 July 2019
The Taraba State Government has enacted a death sentence law for kidnappers. Governor Darius Ishaku, on Wednesday, signed into law…
Pipeline explosion destroys cars, buildings in Lagos

Pipeline explosion destroys cars, buildings in Lagos

04 July 2019
Tragedy struck early Thursday morning at Ijegun area of Lagos State as fire gutted the community leaving two persons dead,…
Kaduna State gets commissioner for security

Kaduna State gets commissioner for security

04 July 2019
El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai has forwarded names of his media spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, and 10 others as commissioner-nominees to the…
U.S. to Nigeria: Remove petrol subsidy, educate girls, fix electricity

U.S. to Nigeria: Remove petrol subsidy, educate girls, fix electricity

04 July 2019
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has advised Nigeria to get rid of petrol subsidy, educate and…
Why Gbajabiamila ignored PDP, named Elumelu House Minority Leader

Why Gbajabiamila ignored PDP, named Elumelu House Minority Leader

04 July 2019
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday named Ndudi Elumelu as the House Minority Leader. Mr…
Ohaneze on Ruga: Buhari set new record, listened to public opinion for the first time

Ohaneze on Ruga: Buhari set new record, listened to public opinion for the first time

04 July 2019
Ohaneze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has commended the federal government for suspending the proposed Ruga settlements in the country.…
My best for Nigeria not good enough –Buhari

My best for Nigeria not good enough –Buhari

04 July 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, declared that although his government was doing its best, it is not enough for the country.…
COZA is not our member- CAN

COZA is not our member- CAN

03 July 2019
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) whose senior pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, is currently…
Buhari bows to pressure, suspends Ruga settlement projects

Buhari bows to pressure, suspends Ruga settlement projects

03 July 2019
Following public outcry over the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed “to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the…
Buhari finally agrees to sign AfCFTA

Buhari finally agrees to sign AfCFTA

03 July 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) this weekend. The presidency announced…
Senator weeps, apologises for assaulting nursing mother

Senator weeps, apologises for assaulting nursing mother

03 July 2019
The Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Senator Elisha Abbo on Wednesday apologised for assaulting a nursing mother. The senator,…
Assault: Embattled Senator Abbo shuns Senate plenary

Assault: Embattled Senator Abbo shuns Senate plenary

03 July 2019
The embattled Peoples Democratic Party member representing Adamawa North in the National Assembly, Elisha Abbo, stayed away from the Senate…
Senate sets up committee to probe Senator Abbo

Senate sets up committee to probe Senator Abbo

03 July 2019
Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo: now to face a committee of the senate Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday set up…
IGP orders arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting lady in an Abuja sex toy shop

IGP orders arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting lady in an Abuja sex toy shop

03 July 2019
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo and his orderly. The…
Elisha Abbo should apologise, surrender to police – Atiku

Elisha Abbo should apologise, surrender to police – Atiku

03 July 2019
Atiku Abubakar Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has called on Senator Elisha Abbo to publicly apologise to the woman…
Deregulate oil sector and scrap subsidy – Tinubu tells FG

Deregulate oil sector and scrap subsidy – Tinubu tells FG

03 July 2019
Managing Director of Oando Plc, Mr. Wale Jubril Tinubu has called on Federal Government to take concrete steps towards deregulating…
Stand Firm, Atiku Tells Saraki over EFCC’s Summons

Stand Firm, Atiku Tells Saraki over EFCC’s Summons

03 July 2019
Says EFCC can’t operate outside the law The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections,…
Renowned Congolese Pastor Paul Mukendi found guilty of sexual assaults in Canada

Renowned Congolese Pastor Paul Mukendi found guilty of sexual assaults in Canada

03 July 2019
Paul Mukendi, the renowned Congolese Pastor of Parole de Vie evangelical church in Quebec, Canada, has been found guilty of…
Oyo technically bankrupt –Makinde

Oyo technically bankrupt –Makinde

03 July 2019
Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration must look for frontiers to generate funds to keep the government running…
Ruga Settlements May Set Nigeria on Fire - Soyinka

Ruga Settlements May Set Nigeria on Fire - Soyinka

03 July 2019
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has added his voice to the growing opposition to the federal government’s proposal to establish…
I need formidable team to make Nigeria better –Buhari

I need formidable team to make Nigeria better –Buhari

03 July 2019
As the country awaits his new cabinet, President Muhammadu Buhari said he needs a formidable team to deliver his Next…
We want our oil wells back - Gov Ayade spits fire

We want our oil wells back - Gov Ayade spits fire

03 July 2019
Miffed by what he termed as apparent neglect of the state by the Federal Government, the Cross River Governor, Senator…
Cost of infrastructure projects in Nigeria highest in the world - Lawan

Cost of infrastructure projects in Nigeria highest in the world - Lawan

02 July 2019
Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the cost of executing projects in Nigeria is usually higher than any other country in…
Chief Olufemi Lanlehin of ADC withdraws from Oyo PDP coalition

Chief Olufemi Lanlehin of ADC withdraws from Oyo PDP coalition

02 July 2019
The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State, Chief Olufemi Lanlehin, has announced his withdrawal from…
GM of Petroleum Equalisation Fund arrested over ‘money laundering’

GM of Petroleum Equalisation Fund arrested over ‘money laundering’

02 July 2019
The special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property (SPIP) has arrested Goddy Nnadi, general manager (corporate services)…
2019 Delta guber polls: APC witness slumps in Court

2019 Delta guber polls: APC witness slumps in Court

02 July 2019
There was mild drama in court Tuesday after a witness for APC All Progressive Congress (APC) slumped during cross-examination at…
No media war with EFCC - Saraki

No media war with EFCC - Saraki

02 July 2019
Immediate past president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has denied fighting with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in…
INEC Goes Tough, Directs Parties to Submit 2019 Election Expenses

INEC Goes Tough, Directs Parties to Submit 2019 Election Expenses

02 July 2019
Warns commission would be strict on Bayelsa, Kogi gov contest timelines•Polls not over until after S’Court judgment, says PDP The…
Ohanaeze youth propose south-east federation, fix date for referendum

Ohanaeze youth propose south-east federation, fix date for referendum

02 July 2019
The youth wing of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has proposed the merger of all five south-eastern states…
More states, groups reject Ruga settlements for herders

More states, groups reject Ruga settlements for herders

02 July 2019
• We won’t cede Ekiti land to outsiders, Fayemi vows• ‘No plan for it in south-east, south-south’• Benue flays claim…
Outrage as UK agency says Nigerians respect wealthy prostitutes

Outrage as UK agency says Nigerians respect wealthy prostitutes

02 July 2019
Home Office, a UK ministerial department responsible for immigration, says trafficked women from Nigeria who get wealthy from prostitution are…
Tribunal gives Atiku 10 days to prove case against Buhari

Tribunal gives Atiku 10 days to prove case against Buhari

02 July 2019
Parties in the presidential election petition have reached an agreement on the modalities and structure for the hearing of the…
Nigeria fast losing identity, Obasanjo declares

Nigeria fast losing identity, Obasanjo declares

02 July 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo raised the alarm, yesterday, that Nigeria is fast losing its identity over what he termed as…
Buhari sacks Yusuf as NHIS DG

Buhari sacks Yusuf as NHIS DG

02 July 2019
...appoints Chikwe Ihekweazu DG, NCDC President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme…
Governors split as cattle settlements row rages

Governors split as cattle settlements row rages

02 July 2019
Instead of subsiding, the dispute sparked by the planned establishment of Ruga (cattle settlements) for herders in some states keeps…
Strike looms over delay in new minimum wage

Strike looms over delay in new minimum wage

02 July 2019
Negotiation deadlocked lLabour begins mobilisation The organised labour has threatened to embark on another nationwide strike over what it described…
Ruga controversy: Outsiders won’t take our land-  Gov Fayemi

Ruga controversy: Outsiders won’t take our land- Gov Fayemi

02 July 2019
Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, says outsiders will not take over lands in Ekiti as long as he is in…
Macron ‘to block enlargement’ until EU is reformed

Macron ‘to block enlargement’ until EU is reformed

01 July 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will block any attempt to enlarge the EU until the bloc has undergone…
We have over 400 witnesses against Buhari - PDP tells tribunal

We have over 400 witnesses against Buhari - PDP tells tribunal

01 July 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has over 400 witnesses willing to testify at the presidential election petition tribunal.…
DPO, three policemen killed as gunmen attack Bayelsa police station

DPO, three policemen killed as gunmen attack Bayelsa police station

01 July 2019
Unidentified gunmen have attacked the Agudiama-Ekpetiama police station in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, killing the Divisional Police officer (DPO) and three…
Buhari’s aide tells police to arrest Pastor Fatoyinbo

Buhari’s aide tells police to arrest Pastor Fatoyinbo

01 July 2019
Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has charged the Nigeria Police to investigate the…
Stop Blaming a Tribe for Insecurity - Sultan Tells Nigerians

Stop Blaming a Tribe for Insecurity - Sultan Tells Nigerians

01 July 2019
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has charged Nigerians to stop blaming a particular tribe for the insecurity…
US Promises to Help Nigeria Rescue Leah Sharibu

US Promises to Help Nigeria Rescue Leah Sharibu

01 July 2019
The United States Government during the week in Washington DC promised to assist Nigeria in the effort to rescue Leah…
Nationwide blackout as grid collapses in Benin

Nationwide blackout as grid collapses in Benin

01 July 2019
A fire outbreak at a power substation in Benin, Edo state, has led to the total collapse of the national…
No ‘Ruga settlement’ in South-east, South-south – Gov Umahi

No ‘Ruga settlement’ in South-east, South-south – Gov Umahi

01 July 2019
No ‘Ruga settlement’ in South-east, South-south – Gov UmahiJune 30, 2019Agency ReportGovernor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has said that there…
Falana sues government, NEITI over alleged unremitted N13tr

Falana sues government, NEITI over alleged unremitted N13tr

01 July 2019
Femi Falana (SAN) Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), at the weekend filed a suit at the Federal High Court,…
Malabu Scandal: Again, Adoke moves to prevent arrest

Malabu Scandal: Again, Adoke moves to prevent arrest

01 July 2019
A former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has asked the Federal Capital Territory High Court to stop his arrest by…
We will hold Buhari responsible if El-Zakzaky, wife die in detention - Shiites

We will hold Buhari responsible if El-Zakzaky, wife die in detention - Shiites

01 July 2019
The leader of Islamic Movement of nigeria otherwise known as Shi”te, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria…
INEC deputy director, top official bag 13 years jail term

INEC deputy director, top official bag 13 years jail term

01 July 2019
The Jigawa State High Court, sitting in Gumel, on Friday, convicted a Deputy Director of the Independent National Electoral Commission…
Oshiomhole deceitful - Adjoto

Oshiomhole deceitful - Adjoto

01 July 2019
• Ex-speaker frustrated –Akpatason Immediate past speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, has described the National Chairman…
Ruga settlement is to resolve farmer/herder conflicts - Presidency

Ruga settlement is to resolve farmer/herder conflicts - Presidency

01 July 2019
The Presidency on Sunday declared that Ruga settlements is aimed to resolve farmers/herders conflicts across the country. There have been…
Atiku ffiles N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

Atiku ffiles N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie

01 July 2019
Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has carried out his threat to sue President Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie,…
Principal offices: Cracks in APC caucus over zoning

Principal offices: Cracks in APC caucus over zoning

01 July 2019
Cracks seemed to have appeared at the weekend within the caucus of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the…
Saraki, others must be prosecuted – EFCC

Saraki, others must be prosecuted – EFCC

01 July 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared that former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and others indicted in…
Oyo State: My commissioners’ list ’ll be ready in 10 days - Makinde

Oyo State: My commissioners’ list ’ll be ready in 10 days - Makinde

01 July 2019
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has hinted that his list of commissioners will be ready within 10 days from now.…
US to start deporting migrants after July 4 - Trump

US to start deporting migrants after July 4 - Trump

30 June 2019
UNITED States President Donald Trump says deportation of undocumented migrants will begin after July 4. “We will be removing large…
Oyo State: We inherited N150b debt, I'll expose Ajimobi - Makinde

Oyo State: We inherited N150b debt, I'll expose Ajimobi - Makinde

30 June 2019
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed that his administration inherited a minimum debt of N150 billion, adding that his…
Insecurity: We’ll secure S’ West with Yoruba technology –Afenifere

Insecurity: We’ll secure S’ West with Yoruba technology –Afenifere

30 June 2019
The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), through its spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, has warned of the consequences of relying…
Troops Kill 8 Bandits in Sokoto

Troops Kill 8 Bandits in Sokoto

29 June 2019
No fewer than eight bandits have been killed and 17 other collaborators arrested by troops of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III…
Kofi Annan, Adadevoh Posthumously awarded 2018 ECOWAS Prize of Excellence

Kofi Annan, Adadevoh Posthumously awarded 2018 ECOWAS Prize of Excellence

29 June 2019
The 2018 ECOWAS Prize of Excellence has been posthumously awarded to a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan,…
I can’t wrongly pick airline seat and justify action – Soyinka

I can’t wrongly pick airline seat and justify action – Soyinka

29 June 2019
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said he cannot wrongly identify an airline seat number like millions of travellers do…
Nigerian man Arrested In US For Kidnapping, Killing University Student

Nigerian man Arrested In US For Kidnapping, Killing University Student

29 June 2019
After an exhaustive weeklong investigation, Salt Lake police somberly announced Friday that they believe a University of Utah student missing…
We cannot interfere in Pastor Fatoyinbo’s rape accusation - CAN

We cannot interfere in Pastor Fatoyinbo’s rape accusation - CAN

29 June 2019
Just as notable entertainers and Nigerians are calling for the investigation and likely prosecution of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the…
EFCC To Arraign Saraki For Allegedly Diverting N12bn

EFCC To Arraign Saraki For Allegedly Diverting N12bn

29 June 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused former Senate President Bukola Saraki of diverting N12 billion from the…
Rape allegation: I’ll sue Busola Dakolo - Pastor Fatoyinbo

Rape allegation: I’ll sue Busola Dakolo - Pastor Fatoyinbo

29 June 2019
Embattled founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Abuja, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has threatened to sue celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo,…
Why we airlifted passenger out from traffic on Benin-Ore Expressway –Aviation firm

Why we airlifted passenger out from traffic on Benin-Ore Expressway –Aviation firm

29 June 2019
Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited, the helicopter operator that caused a stir when it stopped in the middle of the Benin-Ore…
OPL 245: I was pressured to implicate Adoke - Russian suspect

OPL 245: I was pressured to implicate Adoke - Russian suspect

29 June 2019
Ednan Tofik ogly Agaev, former Russian ambassador to Colombia who is charged with international corruption over the OPL 245 affair,…
Abacha Loot: Again, FG refuses to give information on ‘dubious’ $15m lawyers fee

Abacha Loot: Again, FG refuses to give information on ‘dubious’ $15m lawyers fee

28 June 2019
The office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) and ministry of justice, has again refused to provide information on…
N6.9bn laundering: Fayose’s re-arraignment stalled again

N6.9bn laundering: Fayose’s re-arraignment stalled again

28 June 2019
Fayose The planned re-arraignment of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has been stalled again due to…
Impeach me? I’ll put you all in jail – Duterte

Impeach me? I’ll put you all in jail – Duterte

28 June 2019
President Duterte last night dared critics of his policies on Chinese fishing in Philippine waters to impeach him, warning that…
G20 summit: Cocaine found on military plane travelling with Brazilian President

G20 summit: Cocaine found on military plane travelling with Brazilian President

28 June 2019
Bags filled with cocaine were discovered on a military plane traveling with the president of Brazil to the G20 summit…
Finally, Nigeria to sign African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Finally, Nigeria to sign African Continental Free Trade Agreement

28 June 2019
To negotiate conditions for assent Following the recommendation of the Presidential Committee on African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which…
N500 Billion Scandal: CBN Governor confirms missing money, says phone bugged, writes police to investigate - Sahara Reporters

N500 Billion Scandal: CBN Governor confirms missing money, says phone bugged, writes police to investigate - Sahara Reporters

28 June 2019
Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has once again confirmed the authenticity of a report by SaharaReporters…
FG moves to cut off Enugu Disco, two others from National Grid

FG moves to cut off Enugu Disco, two others from National Grid

28 June 2019
The federal government has ordered the disconnection of three electricity distribution companies from the national grid over “non-compliance with the…
Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has been poisoned- Shiites allege

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has been poisoned- Shiites allege

28 June 2019
Members of Islamic Movement (IMN) have alleged that their spiritual leader, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakyzaky has been poisoned as an investigation…
May Allocation: FG, States, LGs share N679.699bn -report

May Allocation: FG, States, LGs share N679.699bn -report

28 June 2019
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) Thursday shared a total of N679.699 among the three tiers of government—the federal, state…
We'll rid Nigeria of fake teachers by December 31 -TRCN

We'll rid Nigeria of fake teachers by December 31 -TRCN

28 June 2019
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has warned that all unqualified teachers in Nigeria would be flushed out of…
Corruption, insecurity scaring Foreign Investors - Obasanjo

Corruption, insecurity scaring Foreign Investors - Obasanjo

28 June 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that developed countries willing to do business with Nigeria were scared by insecurity and…
Fake and unqualified teachers abound in Nigerian education sector – Expert

Fake and unqualified teachers abound in Nigerian education sector – Expert

28 June 2019
Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) An education expert and partner, Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE), Mr.…
Nasarawa govt bans street begging

Nasarawa govt bans street begging

28 June 2019
Nasarawa State government has banned the activities of street begging across the state. The Emir of Keffi, HRH. Alhaji Shehu…
Presidency denies persecuting Christians

Presidency denies persecuting Christians

28 June 2019
The federal government has dismissed claims by Northern Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), who alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was…
Lagos State to call Falana as witness in Evans case

Lagos State to call Falana as witness in Evans case

28 June 2019
The Lagos State Government on Thursday told an Igbosere High Court that it wants to add Femi Falana SAN as…
Obasanjo, NUT, ASUU lament rising number of out-of-school children

Obasanjo, NUT, ASUU lament rising number of out-of-school children

28 June 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he was pained by the high number of out-of-school children in the country.…
Buhari to announce cabinet in July - SGF

Buhari to announce cabinet in July - SGF

28 June 2019
SGF, Boss Gida Mustapha, The long-awaited announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet ministers will become a reality in July after…
Lai Mohammed To Appear In Court Over N2.5bn NBC Fraud Case — ICPC

Lai Mohammed To Appear In Court Over N2.5bn NBC Fraud Case — ICPC

28 June 2019
Lai Mohammed THE immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has been scheduled to appear before a Federal…
Bandits, kidnappers killed 310 Nigerians in May - report

Bandits, kidnappers killed 310 Nigerians in May - report

28 June 2019
No fewer than 310 Nigerians were killed in various security crises across the country in May 2019, just as Zamfara,…
Tunisian president hospitalized for 2nd time in week

Tunisian president hospitalized for 2nd time in week

27 June 2019
Tunisia's president on Thursday was taken to a military hospital in the capital Tunis, his second hospital visit in less…
Seeking end to Netanyahu’s ‘corrupt leadership’, ex-Israeli PM Barak announces election run

Seeking end to Netanyahu’s ‘corrupt leadership’, ex-Israeli PM Barak announces election run

26 June 2019
Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak announced on Wednesday a return to politics as the leader of a new party in …
16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day rally

16 dead in crush at Madagascar independence day rally

26 June 2019
At least 16 people were crushed to death and dozens injured in Madagascar today at a stadium hosting national independence…
FG moves to stop torture of suspects, says it’s unacceptable

FG moves to stop torture of suspects, says it’s unacceptable

26 June 2019
The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it would move against any security agency in the country that is found complicit…
Senate President, Lawan backs IGP on separate budget for state police commands

Senate President, Lawan backs IGP on separate budget for state police commands

26 June 2019
The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday offered tacit support to the call of the Inspector General of…
Court endorses terms of AIT/NBC out-of-court settlement

Court endorses terms of AIT/NBC out-of-court settlement

26 June 2019
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday endorsed the terms of settlement adopted by DAAR Communications…
NPC to computerise birth, death registration

NPC to computerise birth, death registration

25 June 2019
The National Population Commission (NPC) has stated that henceforth, birth and death registration in the country will be computerised so…
Kogi guber: Audu, Jubril get endorsement

Kogi guber: Audu, Jubril get endorsement

25 June 2019
Ahead of the November 16, Kogi State governorship election, two leading aspirants of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Prince…
Trump announces sanctions on Ayatollah Khomeini, who died in 1989

Trump announces sanctions on Ayatollah Khomeini, who died in 1989

25 June 2019
US President Donald Trump has been roundly mocked for announcing sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini… who died…
How Musiliu Obanikoro collected N1.2bn cash from me - EFCC Witness

How Musiliu Obanikoro collected N1.2bn cash from me - EFCC Witness

25 June 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday June 24, 2019, presented a fresh witness, Damola Otuyalo, former Head…
Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets acquired before 2019 elections

Amosun surrenders 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets acquired before 2019 elections

25 June 2019
A few hours to the end of his reign as Ogun State helsman, embattled Governor Ibikunle Amosun contacted the state’s…
Ogun election: Gov. Abiodun wins in Supreme Court

Ogun election: Gov. Abiodun wins in Supreme Court

25 June 2019
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Abdulrafiu Baruwa in the suit Appeal No SC/524/2019, challenging the eligibility…
Nigerian who ordered Soyinka out of his seat breaks silence

Nigerian who ordered Soyinka out of his seat breaks silence

25 June 2019
Wole Soyinka and the young man in face cap By Kazeem Ugbodaga The young Nigerian who ordered Prof. Wole Soyinka…
Govs lament over debt, empty treasury

Govs lament over debt, empty treasury

25 June 2019
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, yesterday said he inherited a virtually empty treasury from the immediate past administration of…
APC members protest ‘hijack’ of Buhari’s govt

APC members protest ‘hijack’ of Buhari’s govt

25 June 2019
…demand sack of Abba Kyari, others Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), known as Concerned National Stakeholders, yesterday…
The greed of Nigeria’s leaders is the root of all the killings -Olumba Olumba

The greed of Nigeria’s leaders is the root of all the killings -Olumba Olumba

24 June 2019
The sole spiritual head of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Leader Olumba Olumba Obu, has said that the…
INEC Begins Review of 2019 General Election

INEC Begins Review of 2019 General Election

24 June 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday commenced the review of the 2019 general election with 774 Electoral Officers across…
Tribunal dismisses Atiku, PDP’s request to access and inspect INEC’s server

Tribunal dismisses Atiku, PDP’s request to access and inspect INEC’s server

24 June 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar,…
CBN targets 10m jobs in next five years

CBN targets 10m jobs in next five years

24 June 2019
Mr Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor: plans to create 10m jobs in five years. The Central Bank of Nigeria plans to…
Court orders arrest of Innosson CEO, Innocent Chukwuma

Court orders arrest of Innosson CEO, Innocent Chukwuma

24 June 2019
A Federal High Court in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest and the production Innosson Nigeria Ltd…
No apologies, Rivers is a Christian state – Governor Wike

No apologies, Rivers is a Christian state – Governor Wike

24 June 2019
Wike kneeling on the altar Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will continue to partner…
Ex-gov spent N460m monthly on burial, Bauchi govt alleges

Ex-gov spent N460m monthly on burial, Bauchi govt alleges

24 June 2019
Bauchi State Governor, Mr Bala Mohammed, has alleged that his predecessor, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, spent N2.3bn in five months to…
Bandits Raid Zamfara Governor’s Home Town, Kill 3, Kidnap 20, Steal 500 Cattle

Bandits Raid Zamfara Governor’s Home Town, Kill 3, Kidnap 20, Steal 500 Cattle

24 June 2019
Three persons have been killed, about 20 kidnapped and 500 cattle stolen following a fresh attack in Maradun local government…
Soldiers with low fighting spirit must go - Buratai

Soldiers with low fighting spirit must go - Buratai

24 June 2019
Soldiers with waning fighting spirit in the ongoing anti-insurgency war are to get the push, Chief of Army Staff (COAS)…
Zamfara Attacks: We Will Soon End The Killings - Buhari

Zamfara Attacks: We Will Soon End The Killings - Buhari

24 June 2019
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has once again vowed to end the wanton killings orchestrated by bandits in Zamfara State as…
‘My heart bleeds’ — Jonathan speaks on Ethiopian coup attempt

‘My heart bleeds’ — Jonathan speaks on Ethiopian coup attempt

24 June 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he feels saddened when there is unnecessary and avoidable bloodshed. Jonathan was reacting to the…
Osinbajo Opens Up In New York On Nigeria's Current Challenges

Osinbajo Opens Up In New York On Nigeria's Current Challenges

24 June 2019
Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo The Guardian Nigeria Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the current challenges Nigeria is facing are signs…
Lawyers split on suit against Code of Conduct Bureau

Lawyers split on suit against Code of Conduct Bureau

24 June 2019
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad • SERAP seeks judicial review, compelling order against agencyLawyers and rights activists yesterday rejected claims by…
Oando, SEC urged to settle out-of-court

Oando, SEC urged to settle out-of-court

24 June 2019
Stakeholders in the capital market have urged Oando Plc and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to opt for an…
Fraud: Suspects impersonate Anglican Primate, top Clerics

Fraud: Suspects impersonate Anglican Primate, top Clerics

24 June 2019
Operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have arrested a six-man syndicate impersonating the Primate,…
Winner of BBNaija show to get N60m

Winner of BBNaija show to get N60m

24 June 2019
With the new season of Big Brother Naija making its premiere on June 30, 2019, MultiChoice Nigeria has upped the…
Oshiomhole: I’m not desperate to remain relevant

Oshiomhole: I’m not desperate to remain relevant

24 June 2019
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has declared that he is not godfather to anyone…
Obaseki is distracted by party - Oyegun

Obaseki is distracted by party - Oyegun

24 June 2019
Former All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun has accused his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, of engaging in anti-party activities…
World Bank earmarks $200m for 60,000 Nigerians

World Bank earmarks $200m for 60,000 Nigerians

24 June 2019
…in agriculture-funded project across six states No fewer than 60,000 Nigerians will benefit from World Bank’s $200 million agriculture-funded project.…
Trump says reelection ‘easier’ if he is impeached

Trump says reelection ‘easier’ if he is impeached

23 June 2019
US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would…
LASTMA officer who lost his sight on duty gets married in Lagos

LASTMA officer who lost his sight on duty gets married in Lagos

23 June 2019
On Saturday June 22, Yesufa Olawale an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority tied the knot with his…
Former Saraki aide rejects appointment by Lawan

Former Saraki aide rejects appointment by Lawan

23 June 2019
A former new media adviser to the former Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki has rejected his appointment by the new…
Slowly, 9th National Assembly Settles to Business

Slowly, 9th National Assembly Settles to Business

23 June 2019
With the upset created by the leadership election yielding to reality, the 9thNational Assembly is gradually settling to work, write…
Ethiopia’s army chief Gen. Seare assassinated in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia’s army chief Gen. Seare assassinated in Addis Ababa

23 June 2019
General Seare Mekonnen: assassinated Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has confirmed the assassination of General Seare Mekonnen, chief of staff…
One-storey building collapses in Oshodi

One-storey building collapses in Oshodi

23 June 2019
The collapsed building A one story building has collapsed in Oshodi, Lagos with two people reportedly injured and taken to…
Mohamed Ould Ghazouani declares himself winner of Mauritania Presidential polls

Mohamed Ould Ghazouani declares himself winner of Mauritania Presidential polls

23 June 2019
Government candidate and frontrunner Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has declared himself the winner of the first round of Mauritania's presidential election.The…