Court sentences Olisa Metuh to 39 years in prison

Court sentences Olisa Metuh to 39 years in prison

25 February 2020
Olisa Metuh, has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for money laundering. Okon Abang, judge of a federal high…
“If your life is centered around one wife, you are living a half life” – Adamu Garba

“If your life is centered around one wife, you are living a half life” – Adamu Garba

25 February 2020
Adamu Garba, a former presidential aspirant on the platform of the APC, has said men who have only one wife…
New Speaker, Deputy emerge in Kaduna

New Speaker, Deputy emerge in Kaduna

25 February 2020
Hon. Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani has been elected as the new Kaduna Speaker. His election came barely an hour after Hon…
Goat gives birth to strange kid with a human-shaped skull in Kebbi state

Goat gives birth to strange kid with a human-shaped skull in Kebbi state

25 February 2020
Veterinarians at the Ministry of Animal Health Argungu, Kebbi state, were left in shock yesterday February 24th, after a pregnant…
Iran’s deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, infected with coronavirus

Iran’s deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, infected with coronavirus

25 February 2020
Iraj Harirchi, Iran’s Deputy Health Minister has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been quarantined, ILNA news agency reported…
Why Hon. A Abdullahi Shagal resigned his position as Kaduna Speake

Why Hon. A Abdullahi Shagal resigned his position as Kaduna Speake

25 February 2020
Reasons why Kaduna Speaker, Hon. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali resigned his position have started emerging. The ex-Speaker, who represents Sabon-Gari Constituency…
Alleged N400m fraud: Court convicts Olisa Metuh of all 7-count charges

Alleged N400m fraud: Court convicts Olisa Metuh of all 7-count charges

25 February 2020
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday convicted Olisa Metuh and found him guilty of all the charges filed…
Coronavirus epidemic shifts to Italy

Coronavirus epidemic shifts to Italy

25 February 2020
The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their…
Job-for-sale: Senate to probes alleged sale of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) employment letters for N3 million

Job-for-sale: Senate to probes alleged sale of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) employment letters for N3 million

25 February 2020
The Senate has launched a probe into the alleged sale of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) employment letters for N3 million…
Army, family jostle for $376,120 linked to General

Army, family jostle for $376,120 linked to General

25 February 2020
The Nigerian Army and the family of Major General Hakeem Otiki on Monday appeared before the Federal High Court in…
APC fumes as PDP demands review of Buhari Supreme Court victory

APC fumes as PDP demands review of Buhari Supreme Court victory

25 February 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday asked the Supreme Court to review its judgment, which upheld the victory of the…
Update: 5 feared dead in Sagamu as youths protest football player’s death

Update: 5 feared dead in Sagamu as youths protest football player’s death

25 February 2020
...IGP orders FCID to take over investigation NO fewer than five persons were later killed in Sagamu, Ogun State, as…
My government has weakened Boko Haram – Buhari says after Adamawa attack

My government has weakened Boko Haram – Buhari says after Adamawa attack

24 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out…
One feared dead, many injure as Sagamu residents protest SARS brutality, footballer’s death in Ogun[+Video]

One feared dead, many injure as Sagamu residents protest SARS brutality, footballer’s death in Ogun[+Video]

24 February 2020
One person was feared dead as scores of residents on Monday staged a protest in Sagamu, Ogun State, over the …
We had little doubts about Senate President and his Deputy - Osinbajo

We had little doubts about Senate President and his Deputy - Osinbajo

24 February 2020
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday February 23, disclosed that they had little doubts about Senators Ahmad Lawan and Ovie…
NYSC to prosecute fake graduates from any tertiary institution

NYSC to prosecute fake graduates from any tertiary institution

24 February 2020
The National Youth Service Corps has warned unqualified graduates with fake credentials, especially from West African universities, to stay off…
2023: Presidency should go to the South after Buhari's tenure ends - Governor El-Rufai

2023: Presidency should go to the South after Buhari's tenure ends - Governor El-Rufai

24 February 2020
…Says no justification for Northerner to take over after Buhari’s 8 years As the permutations for the 2023 Presidency begin…
Non-declaration of assets : Court strikes out charges against Ekweremadu

Non-declaration of assets : Court strikes out charges against Ekweremadu

24 February 2020
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, struck out charges of non-declaration of assets instituted against a former Deputy…
Obaseki hosts Jonathan, fires another shot at Oshiomhole

Obaseki hosts Jonathan, fires another shot at Oshiomhole

24 February 2020
Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of acting…
Killer of Remo Stars’ player would be brought to justice - Gov Abiodun

Killer of Remo Stars’ player would be brought to justice - Gov Abiodun

24 February 2020
OGUN State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has advised residents of the state to remain calm and not resort to self –…
2023 Presidency: Tinubu has no MoU with Buhari, he is on his own - Senator Sani Ahmed Yarima

2023 Presidency: Tinubu has no MoU with Buhari, he is on his own - Senator Sani Ahmed Yarima

24 February 2020
One of the founding member of the All Progressives Congres and three-term Senator, Ahmed Sani Yarima has stated that there…
Oshiomhole has become a dictator –APC Govs Forum DG

Oshiomhole has become a dictator –APC Govs Forum DG

24 February 2020
...Insists party now Trojan horse under him Fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the Director-General…
NERC begins consultation on new electricity tariff

NERC begins consultation on new electricity tariff

24 February 2020
Ahead of the April target for the likely introduction of new electricity tariffs, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has…
‘This is my casket when I die’ — Welcome coffin club, where members plan their final farewell

‘This is my casket when I die’ — Welcome coffin club, where members plan their final farewell

24 February 2020
Death, they say, is scary and inevitable. But at London’s coffin club in UK, members discuss their funerals and decorate…
CBN sets rules for domiciliary account

CBN sets rules for domiciliary account

24 February 2020
THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday said customers can deposit dollar into their domiciliary accounts but are not…
Ex-Naval director permanently forfeits N500m to FG

Ex-Naval director permanently forfeits N500m to FG

24 February 2020
EFCC: he failed to justify ownership A FORMER Director of Navy Accounts, Rear Admiral Tahir Yusuf, has permanently forfeited about…
Fake doctor nabbed after working in Kaduna state hospital for 11 years

Fake doctor nabbed after working in Kaduna state hospital for 11 years

24 February 2020
A suspected fake Medical Doctor, Saidu Ahmed Ya’u has been arraigned before the Chief Magistrate court on charges of certificate…
Nigerian man who waited for 23 years to become a father, dies 7 months after welcoming a set of twin boys

Nigerian man who waited for 23 years to become a father, dies 7 months after welcoming a set of twin boys

24 February 2020
A Nigerian man identified as Tony Abayomi Alder, who waited for 23 years to become a father, has died 7…
Robert Clarke: Death sentence won’t stop corruption — it’s in the blood of Nigerians

Robert Clarke: Death sentence won’t stop corruption — it’s in the blood of Nigerians

23 February 2020
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Robert Clarke, shares with The punch his worries about the nation’s judicial system, the…
Deontay Wilder rushed to hospital with suspected burst eardrum after getting destroyed by Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder rushed to hospital with suspected burst eardrum after getting destroyed by Tyson Fury

23 February 2020
DEONTAY WILDER missed his post-fight press conference amid reports he was en route to hospital after losing to Tyson Fury…
Lionel Messi's 4 Goals Power Dominant Barcelona Past Eibar

Lionel Messi's 4 Goals Power Dominant Barcelona Past Eibar

23 February 2020
Lionel Messi netted four goals, including a first-half hat-trick, as Barcelona put pressure on Real Madrid atop La Liga with…
Wilder vs Fury 2: Tyson Fury brilliantly stops Deontay Wilder in seven-round masterclass in Las Vegas

Wilder vs Fury 2: Tyson Fury brilliantly stops Deontay Wilder in seven-round masterclass in Las Vegas

23 February 2020
Tyson Fury produced a brutal and brilliant masterclass to batter Deontay Wilder to a seventh-round stoppage, becoming world heavyweight champion…
How Boko Haram operated in Adamawa community for six hours

How Boko Haram operated in Adamawa community for six hours

23 February 2020
Fresh revelations have emerged on how Boko Haram insurgents attacked Garkida town in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State…
Coronavirus preparation suffers step back as Presidency blocks procurement

Coronavirus preparation suffers step back as Presidency blocks procurement

23 February 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health’s inability to procure equipment and equip laboratories is affecting Nigeria’s preparation for a possible Coronavirus…
No relationship between poverty and electricity tariff, Nigerians must pay more -TCN

No relationship between poverty and electricity tariff, Nigerians must pay more -TCN

23 February 2020
Usman Mohammed, managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says consumers should be prepared to pay more for…
Customs to seal off supermarkets selling foreign rice

Customs to seal off supermarkets selling foreign rice

22 February 2020
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it will seal off shops and supermarkets selling foreign rice and other prohibited goods.…
Abacha loot: U.S allegedly tackles FG's plan to hand over $100m Abacha Loot to Kebbi gov, Abubakar Bagudu

Abacha loot: U.S allegedly tackles FG's plan to hand over $100m Abacha Loot to Kebbi gov, Abubakar Bagudu

22 February 2020
The United States Department of Justice has alleged that the Federal Government led by the President, Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari…
If Obasanjo had been in power today, the terrorists that plague our land would have been history - FFK

If Obasanjo had been in power today, the terrorists that plague our land would have been history - FFK

22 February 2020
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode is of the opinion that if former President ''Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today,…
European Union to impose strict visa rules on Nigeria

European Union to impose strict visa rules on Nigeria

22 February 2020
Union declares Nigerians among top 10 illegal immigrants in Europe Nigerian criminal networks active, says EU, demands solution The European…
‘Many killed’, houses burnt as Boko Haram invades Adamawa’s Garkida town

‘Many killed’, houses burnt as Boko Haram invades Adamawa’s Garkida town

22 February 2020
Boko Haram insurgents invaded Garkida, a town in Adamawa State, on Friday night and caused destruction that could not be…
EFCC arrests Ganduje’s commissioner over alleged 'N86 million fraud’

EFCC arrests Ganduje’s commissioner over alleged 'N86 million fraud’

22 February 2020
The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested Mukhtar Ishaq, one of the commissioners in the cabinet Abdullahi…
Certificate forgery: Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy gov

Certificate forgery: Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy gov

21 February 2020
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a…
Anxiety as police arrest 10 armed Fulani herdsmen in Ekiti

Anxiety as police arrest 10 armed Fulani herdsmen in Ekiti

21 February 2020
The police in Emure-Ekiti on Thursday night arrested 10 Fulani herdsmen allegedly armed with guns in Emure-Ekiti, Ekiti State. The…
Investigators uncover cocaine hidden in containers of table salt

Investigators uncover cocaine hidden in containers of table salt

21 February 2020
Investigators from the State Criminal Police Office and the Hanover Customs Investigation Office prevented the smuggling of over 700 kilogrammes…
I thought I would be in jail until end of Ayade’s tenure - Agba Jalingo

I thought I would be in jail until end of Ayade’s tenure - Agba Jalingo

21 February 2020
Agba Jalingo, publisher of CrossRiverWatch, says he thought he would be in jail until the end of Ben Ayade’s tenure…
Buratai writes troops in north-east: ‘I know you can end Boko Haram without foreign support’

Buratai writes troops in north-east: ‘I know you can end Boko Haram without foreign support’

21 February 2020
Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says he is confident that troops in the north-east will end Boko Haram insurgency…
No going back on social media regulation - Fed Govt

No going back on social media regulation - Fed Govt

21 February 2020
The Federal Government has said there was no going back on its move to regulate social media in the country.…
APC hits Supreme Court, asks for reversal of Bayelsa guber judgment

APC hits Supreme Court, asks for reversal of Bayelsa guber judgment

21 February 2020
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has filed an application before the supreme court, seeking reversal of the judgment which sacked…
Maryam Sanda appeals her death sentence

Maryam Sanda appeals her death sentence

21 February 2020
Maryam alleged she wasn't given a fair hearing and was convicted on circumstantial evidence by the trial judge who reportedly …
Taraba’s Gov. suffers domestic accident, his aide says

Taraba’s Gov. suffers domestic accident, his aide says

21 February 2020
Taraba’s Governor Darius Ishaku has been staying in Abuja for close to two months now, because he is receiving adequate…
Fathers who send out their children as almajiris should be arrested - Emir Sanusi

Fathers who send out their children as almajiris should be arrested - Emir Sanusi

21 February 2020
Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of fathers who send out their children as almajiris. Speaking…
Buhari’s mandate to rule until 2023 can't be terminated because of security challenges - Lai Mohammed

Buhari’s mandate to rule until 2023 can't be terminated because of security challenges - Lai Mohammed

20 February 2020
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign because of the security challenges in the country.…
‘Yahoo boys’ murdered Aso Rock official, Naankang, after police ‘betrayed’ her

‘Yahoo boys’ murdered Aso Rock official, Naankang, after police ‘betrayed’ her

20 February 2020
Details emerged wednesday on the circumstances leading to the murder of Ms. Dagan Laetitia Naankang, an Assistant Director, Administration in…
Nigerian email fraud syndicate jailed in UK

Nigerian email fraud syndicate jailed in UK

20 February 2020
Some Nigerians, part of a criminal gang, have been convicted and jailed for a combined total of 18 years and…
Rivers govt: We’ll hold Oshiomhole, Sylva responsible if anything happens to Peter Odili's family

Rivers govt: We’ll hold Oshiomhole, Sylva responsible if anything happens to Peter Odili's family

20 February 2020
Rivers state government says it will hold Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Timipre Sylva,…
$500m bribe: Nigerian oil mogul Aliyu Abubakar faces trial in Italy

$500m bribe: Nigerian oil mogul Aliyu Abubakar faces trial in Italy

20 February 2020
An Italian judge has ordered a Nigerian businessman, Alhaji Aliyu Abubakar to stand trial for alleged international corruption relating to…
Excess Crude Account drops from $325m to $70m in one month

Excess Crude Account drops from $325m to $70m in one month

20 February 2020
•ECA depletion dangerous, say experts •States to earn more from VAT increase EXPERTS on Wednesday expressed concern following a report…
LASU graduate who jumped into lagoon planned to go to Canada - Mum

LASU graduate who jumped into lagoon planned to go to Canada - Mum

20 February 2020
Mother of a 22-year-old man identified as Daibo Toju Davies who plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge…
Nigerian Army needs 100,000 more soldiers to defeat Boko Haram - Gov. Zulum

Nigerian Army needs 100,000 more soldiers to defeat Boko Haram - Gov. Zulum

20 February 2020
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, says the Nigerian Army needs 100,000 additional soldiers to win the war against Boko Haram.…
World Bank approves $2.2bn for projects in Nigeria

World Bank approves $2.2bn for projects in Nigeria

19 February 2020
The World Bank on Tuesday approved six projects worth about $2.2bn for implementation in Nigeria in the 2020 fiscal year.…
Gun runners are powerful, untouchable in Nigeria – Senator Bulus

Gun runners are powerful, untouchable in Nigeria – Senator Bulus

19 February 2020
Senator Amos Bulus representing Gombe South Senatorial district has on Wednesday in Abuja said that insecurity in Nigeria cannot be…
Accountant General fails to explain N2.9bn IPPIS funds - Senators kick

Accountant General fails to explain N2.9bn IPPIS funds - Senators kick

19 February 2020
The Senate Public Accounts Committee adjourned abruptly on Tuesday following the inability of the Office of the Accountant General of…
Court orders release of Dasuki’s passport

Court orders release of Dasuki’s passport

19 February 2020
A federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Maitama has ordered the release of the passport of Sambo Dasuki, former…
Lagos first Lassa fever patient identifies as Law student from Ebonyi

Lagos first Lassa fever patient identifies as Law student from Ebonyi

19 February 2020
The Lagos Ministry of Health has identified the state’s index Lassa fever patient as an indigene of Ebonyi who arrived…
Zulum visits trapped households in Rann, donates N100m to 10,000 households

Zulum visits trapped households in Rann, donates N100m to 10,000 households

19 February 2020
Babagana Zulum, governor on Borno, on Tuesday, visited the trapped households in Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge local government area of…
Buhari replaces Nunieh with Pondei as NDDC Acting MD

Buhari replaces Nunieh with Pondei as NDDC Acting MD

19 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has reorganised the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), replacing Barr Joy…
We’re winning war against corruption - Buhari

We’re winning war against corruption - Buhari

19 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has again declared that his administration was winning the war against corruption in the country. He said…
Slain Aso Rock senior officia: Police make two arrests

Slain Aso Rock senior officia: Police make two arrests

19 February 2020
Why was Ms. Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an Assistant Director of Administration at the Presidential Villa killed? The police have made…
Veteran Actress Patience Oseni dies

Veteran Actress Patience Oseni dies

19 February 2020
She was said to have relocated to Calabar with hope that her daughter would take adequate care of her, unfortunately,…
Sex-for-grades: University of Ghana suspends 2 lecturers

Sex-for-grades: University of Ghana suspends 2 lecturers

19 February 2020
Two Ghanaian university lecturers have been suspended without pay after a BBC investigation reported they had sexually harassed undercover reporters…
Alleged N1.35bn fraud: Trial of Sule Lamido resumes today

Alleged N1.35bn fraud: Trial of Sule Lamido resumes today

19 February 2020
The trial of former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido resume today at the Abuja division of the Federal High Court…
Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians

Leah Sharibu: Muslims and Christians are all sons of Abraham – Buhari tells Nigerians

19 February 2020
President Buhari on Tuesday February 18, released a statement in commemoration of the abduction of Leah Sharibu who is the…
Nigerian governors are parasites- ex-SGF Babachir Lawal

Nigerian governors are parasites- ex-SGF Babachir Lawal

19 February 2020
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal, has said if he had his way, the…
‘I’m fighting corruption the traditional way’ — Oluwo denies assaulting another monarch

‘I’m fighting corruption the traditional way’ — Oluwo denies assaulting another monarch

19 February 2020
Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo in Osun state, says he is fighting corruption the traditional way. He said this while…
India accused of ‘hiding’ poor people ahead of Trump’s visit

India accused of ‘hiding’ poor people ahead of Trump’s visit

19 February 2020
India has denied trying to hide poor people from United States President Donald Trump despite building a brick wall alongside…
‘Many houses’ on fire as Boko Haram hits Chibok again

‘Many houses’ on fire as Boko Haram hits Chibok again

19 February 2020
Boko Haram insurgents on Tuesday attacked two communities located six kilometres from Chibok in Borno State, where over 200 schoolgirls…
Pinnacle Communications boss, on trial over NBC N2.5bn alleged fraud, dies suddenly in Abuja

Pinnacle Communications boss, on trial over NBC N2.5bn alleged fraud, dies suddenly in Abuja

19 February 2020
Lucky Omoluwa, chairman of Pinnacle Communications, is dead. Omoluwa, who was standing trail over a N2.5 billion alleged fraud case…
Aso Rock Director assassinated. set body on fire

Aso Rock Director assassinated. set body on fire

19 February 2020
An Assistant Director attached to the State House, Abuja, Laetitia Dagan, has been killed by yet-to-be identified assailants. Dagan was…
Oyo State: Gov. Seyi Makinde Orders 5Month Salaries Payment Of waste management Workers Within 24 Hours

Oyo State: Gov. Seyi Makinde Orders 5Month Salaries Payment Of waste management Workers Within 24 Hours

18 February 2020
The Oyo state governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has ordered payment of Oyo State Waste Management Authority (OYWMA) workers salaries owed…
Very soon, no government financial transaction will be done in secret  – Buhari

Very soon, no government financial transaction will be done in secret – Buhari

18 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that with the various reform agenda implemented by his administration, very soon, all government financial…
Why Buhari can’t sack Service Chiefs now - Boss Mustapha

Why Buhari can’t sack Service Chiefs now - Boss Mustapha

18 February 2020
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha on Tuesday criticised those calling for the sack of…
Nigerian freed of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia after 3 years in detention

Nigerian freed of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia after 3 years in detention

18 February 2020
A Nigerian, Ibrahim Ibrahim, has been freed in Saudi Arabia of drug trafficking after 3 years in detention. Freedom came…
Crack in Buhari’s team as NSA accuses Kyari of sabotage

Crack in Buhari’s team as NSA accuses Kyari of sabotage

18 February 2020
Infighting dangerous for Nigeria – Ex-military officer Presidency mum The National Security Adviser (NSA) Babagana Monguno has alleged that undue…
Amaechi’s CSO dies of electric shock in Kaduna hotel

Amaechi’s CSO dies of electric shock in Kaduna hotel

18 February 2020
Mr. Tony Iwelu, the Chief Security Officer to the Minister for Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has passed on. One…
Supreme Court sets new date to review Imo Judgment

Supreme Court sets new date to review Imo Judgment

18 February 2020
Nigeria’s apex court has set a new date for the hearing of the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party…
Muslim girl reveals she hides to study the Bible for 6 months, says there something about it that brings her peace

Muslim girl reveals she hides to study the Bible for 6 months, says there something about it that brings her peace

18 February 2020
Muslim girl, Fatima Yusuf she disclosed that she has studied the Bible for 6 months now, and that it brings…
Tension in Imo as Supreme Court sits on Ihedioha’s review suit today

Tension in Imo as Supreme Court sits on Ihedioha’s review suit today

18 February 2020
There was tension in Imo State on Monday ahead of today’s (Tuesday) sitting by the Supreme Court on an application…
Buhari NOT embarking on 20-day UK vacation - Femi Adesina

Buhari NOT embarking on 20-day UK vacation - Femi Adesina

18 February 2020
The presidency has debunked the rumour that President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to travel to the United Kingdom and some…
Insecurity: Abdulsalami offers Buhari solution

Insecurity: Abdulsalami offers Buhari solution

18 February 2020
Former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has expressed concerns over worsening insecurity in the country. Abubakar, at a ceremony…
Reps order 400 exotic cars, reject Nigerian brands

Reps order 400 exotic cars, reject Nigerian brands

18 February 2020
The House of Representatives has resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility…
Nigeria at risk of coronavirus… we import almost everything except water - NAFDAC DG

Nigeria at risk of coronavirus… we import almost everything except water - NAFDAC DG

18 February 2020
Mojisola Adeyeye, director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Nigeria is at risk…
Don’t marry women who can’t cook – Adeboye

Don’t marry women who can’t cook – Adeboye

18 February 2020
General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has warned men not to marry women who cannot…
Amotekun ‘commander’ storms Ekiti assembly in ‘juju’ regalia

Amotekun ‘commander’ storms Ekiti assembly in ‘juju’ regalia

18 February 2020
One of the leaders of Amotekun, a security outfit, on Monday, visited the Ekiti state house of assembly, dressed in…
APC youths stage protest at party headquarters, demand Oshiomhole’s sack

APC youths stage protest at party headquarters, demand Oshiomhole’s sack

17 February 2020
Youths of the ruling party APC are currently staging a protest in front of the party's National headquarters in Abuja,…
Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

Court bars INEC from deregistering 31 political parties

17 February 2020
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja has restrained Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political…
Court issues arrest warrant for ex-Customs boss, Abdullahi Dikko

Court issues arrest warrant for ex-Customs boss, Abdullahi Dikko

17 February 2020
Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court in Abuja this morning issued a bench warrant for the arrest of…
Alleged N2.2b fraud: Court rejects Fayose’s move to stop EFCC’s witness against him

Alleged N2.2b fraud: Court rejects Fayose’s move to stop EFCC’s witness against him

17 February 2020
The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday rejected a bid by a former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, and a…
Pandemonium in Osun as indigenes demand suspension of Oluwo

Pandemonium in Osun as indigenes demand suspension of Oluwo

17 February 2020
Following the brawl between Oluwo of Iwo and Agbowu of Ogbabgba on Friday, residents of the Ogbagba community stormed Osun…
US Prosecutors accuse Florida surgeon of funding his political ambitions in Ghana with $26million healthcare fraud

US Prosecutors accuse Florida surgeon of funding his political ambitions in Ghana with $26million healthcare fraud

17 February 2020
A Florida surgeon, Dr Moses deGraft-Johnson has been charged by US prosecutors to the tune of $26million in healthcare fraud,…
Tonto Dikeh gushes over son, changes his surname

Tonto Dikeh gushes over son, changes his surname

17 February 2020
A mother’s love is simply unquantifiable by any measure and this was once again displayed by Nigerian screen diva, Tonto…
Chinese varsity develops rapid test kit for coronavirus

Chinese varsity develops rapid test kit for coronavirus

17 February 2020
China’s Nankai University has announced a breakthrough in developing a novel coronavirus rapid test kit that can identify infection among…
Kano state gov, Abdullahi Ganduje appoints special adviser on street lights

Kano state gov, Abdullahi Ganduje appoints special adviser on street lights

17 February 2020
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed Auwalu Salisu Kingdom as a Senior Special Assistant on Street Lights in the…
CoronaVirus : Bring Us Home – Nigerians trapped in Wuhan, China cry out

CoronaVirus : Bring Us Home – Nigerians trapped in Wuhan, China cry out

17 February 2020
Nigerians trapped in the Wuhan city of China (where the deadly novel coranavirus was first discovered) have cried out to…
8 reinstated Perm Secs beg Gov Wike for portfolios

8 reinstated Perm Secs beg Gov Wike for portfolios

17 February 2020
Eight permanent secretaries reinstated by the National Industrial Court (NIC) after their sack by Rivers Government are calling on Gov.…
North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole - Babachir Lawal

North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole - Babachir Lawal

17 February 2020
Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government to the federation (SGF), has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), his party,…
Bayelsa: ‘Stop blaming Supreme Court, INEC, you caused Lyon’s woes’ – Vatsa lambasts Oshiomole

Bayelsa: ‘Stop blaming Supreme Court, INEC, you caused Lyon’s woes’ – Vatsa lambasts Oshiomole

17 February 2020
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State and former Commissioner for Information and Culture, Mr. Jonathan…
Ibadan obas attack Olubadan, accuse him of selling titles

Ibadan obas attack Olubadan, accuse him of selling titles

17 February 2020
The crisis rocking the Ibadan traditional institution took a new turn on Sunday as the embattled members of the Olubadan-in-Council…
Diri seeks Jonathan’s, Lyon’s support

Diri seeks Jonathan’s, Lyon’s support

17 February 2020
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has called on the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate David Lyon, the Minister of Petroleum…
Ajimobi will destroy APC as Deputy National Chair – Shittu

Ajimobi will destroy APC as Deputy National Chair – Shittu

17 February 2020
…says APC has not provided leadership Former Minister of Communication and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief…
22 persons accompanying bride perished in automobile crash in Katsina

22 persons accompanying bride perished in automobile crash in Katsina

17 February 2020
At least 22 people escorting a newly wedded lady to her husband’s home perished on Saturday evening in an automobile…
ASUU offers alternative to IPPIS

ASUU offers alternative to IPPIS

17 February 2020
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the Federal Government to adopt the University Transparency and Accountability…
Fresh Bayelsa gov poll: INEC rejects APC’s request, party heads for Supreme Court

Fresh Bayelsa gov poll: INEC rejects APC’s request, party heads for Supreme Court

17 February 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday ruled out any fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State as requested by the…
Viral video: Nigerian man seen preaching gospel onboard in a flight

Viral video: Nigerian man seen preaching gospel onboard in a flight

17 February 2020
A Video making the rounds on social media captured the moment a Nigeria Preacher took his evangelic talents on board…
‘Our mandate will be restored’ — Sylva breaks silence on Lyon’s sack

‘Our mandate will be restored’ — Sylva breaks silence on Lyon’s sack

17 February 2020
Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum, says the mandate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state will…
Why Service chiefs won’t be sacked now - Presidency

Why Service chiefs won’t be sacked now - Presidency

17 February 2020
Troops foil Boko Haram’s attack on Damaturu MBF: rejig security structure Those waiting for the Service Chiefs to be fired…
Nigerian couple welcomes a set of twins after 31 years of marriage

Nigerian couple welcomes a set of twins after 31 years of marriage

17 February 2020
A Nigerian couple identified as Irewole and Ayowole Ajewole, reportedly welcomed their first children after being married for 31 years.…
Gunmen abduct Nasarawa permanent secretary in midnight attack

Gunmen abduct Nasarawa permanent secretary in midnight attack

16 February 2020
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, was in the early hours of Sunday, abducted by…
Fire guts popular Apongbon market in Lagos

Fire guts popular Apongbon market in Lagos

16 February 2020
There was a fire incident at popular Apongbon Market on Sunday. The Fire outbreak gutted some sections of the market,…
Buhari condemns revenge killings in Katsina

Buhari condemns revenge killings in Katsina

16 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest round of attacks on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in…
Okada ban: ‘You are expanding the kingdom of armed robbers’ — Bode George hits Sanwo-Olu

Okada ban: ‘You are expanding the kingdom of armed robbers’ — Bode George hits Sanwo-Olu

16 February 2020
Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the ban of okada and tricycles in some areas…
US threatens to withdraw $380 million Abacha loot

US threatens to withdraw $380 million Abacha loot

16 February 2020
The United States Government has warned that it will recover the over $308million looted and stashed abroad by former Head…
Conduct fresh election in Bayelsa, APC writes INEC

Conduct fresh election in Bayelsa, APC writes INEC

16 February 2020
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh governorship election in…
Olakunle Churchill declares his undying love for Rosy Meurer on her birthday

Olakunle Churchill declares his undying love for Rosy Meurer on her birthday

16 February 2020
Nollywood actress, Rosy Meurer turned a year older yesterday, and her mentor, Olakunle Churchill took to his social media page…
Bayelsa: PDP, Dickson beg Alaibe over Diri

Bayelsa: PDP, Dickson beg Alaibe over Diri

16 February 2020
A former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC), Mr. Timi Alaibe, has turned into a beautiful bride…
Why I didn’t hit Oluwo when he attacked me – Oba Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbagbaa

Why I didn’t hit Oluwo when he attacked me – Oba Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbagbaa

16 February 2020
On Friday, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, allegedly attacked his colleague, Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo, at a…
Amotekun Corps not for VIPs, churches, mosques – South-West govs

Amotekun Corps not for VIPs, churches, mosques – South-West govs

16 February 2020
Governors of South-West states have declared that the Amotekun Corps will not be attached to very important personalities, politicians and…
Oshiomhole makes case for fresh poll in Bayelsa in letter to INEC

Oshiomhole makes case for fresh poll in Bayelsa in letter to INEC

16 February 2020
Adams Oshiomhole, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission to demand for…
Military personnel accompanied bandits who killed eight persons in Delta - Okowa

Military personnel accompanied bandits who killed eight persons in Delta - Okowa

16 February 2020
Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, says military personnel accompanied suspected bandits who wreaked havoc on some communities in the state…
If Tinubu becomes President, I’ll dump Nigeria — Bode George

If Tinubu becomes President, I’ll dump Nigeria — Bode George

16 February 2020
A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, speaks with Punch on the state of…
Over 30 killed as ‘bandits’ raid two villages in Katsina

Over 30 killed as ‘bandits’ raid two villages in Katsina

16 February 2020
More than 30 persons were killed after suspected bandits raided villages in Batsari local government area of Katsina state. Gambo…
Why el-Rufai, Tinubu’s ambitions can’t tear APC apart in 2023 – Yobe gov

Why el-Rufai, Tinubu’s ambitions can’t tear APC apart in 2023 – Yobe gov

16 February 2020
….rejects rotational presidency, fears it’ll limit chance of electing credible leader …says people should be allowed to choose president from…
Buhari, Tinubu, Lawan, others eulogise El-Rufai at 60

Buhari, Tinubu, Lawan, others eulogise El-Rufai at 60

16 February 2020
TORRENTS of eulogies poured in on Saturday to celebrate the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai as he clocked sixty.…
You’re a man without character - Wike replies Oshiomhole

You’re a man without character - Wike replies Oshiomhole

16 February 2020
…as police, military patrol Bayelsa streets The ongoing clash between the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the National…
Okada-related accidents dropped from 28 to 7 since ban - Lagos deputy governor

Okada-related accidents dropped from 28 to 7 since ban - Lagos deputy governor

16 February 2020
Obafemi Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos State, says the state has begun reaping the benefits of the Okada ban…
Buhari suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

Buhari suspends NBC DG, Modibbo Kawu

15 February 2020
The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu has been suspended by President Buhari following his ongoing…
US Department of Justice & ICE declare Nigerian Nnamdi Nwosu wanted for $10m scam

US Department of Justice & ICE declare Nigerian Nnamdi Nwosu wanted for $10m scam

15 February 2020
A 33-year-old Nigerian Nnamdi Nwosu, has been declared wanted by two US government agencies, the Department of Justice and Immigration…
Shekau threatens journalists, minister, says Buhari is in big trouble in new video

Shekau threatens journalists, minister, says Buhari is in big trouble in new video

15 February 2020
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has issued a threat to Isa Pantami, minister of communication and digital…
Why National Assembly budget should be doubled - House spokesman

Why National Assembly budget should be doubled - House spokesman

15 February 2020
The annual budget of the House of Representatives should be doubled to meet the current operating realities and purchasing power…
Coronavirus (COVID-19) : China records over 5000 cases in 24 hours, 1,700 medical workers infected

Coronavirus (COVID-19) : China records over 5000 cases in 24 hours, 1,700 medical workers infected

15 February 2020
China’s national health commission says 5090 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Friday alone. Officials, however, explained that the new…
Coronavirus: Egypt confirms one, two under watch in Nigeria

Coronavirus: Egypt confirms one, two under watch in Nigeria

15 February 2020
The Federal Government on Friday revealed that two cases of coronavirus are undergoing tests in the country. While giving update…
Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting - Oluwo of Iwo

Why I beat up another monarch at peace meeting - Oluwo of Iwo

15 February 2020
Abdulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwo, has explained why he engaged in a brawl with another monarch during a peace meeting.…
Soldiers act as judges in my constituency - Ndume

Soldiers act as judges in my constituency - Ndume

15 February 2020
Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, says soldiers have taken up the responsibilities of judges in his constituency. In an …
Amnesty International working for Boko Haram terrorists – DHQ

Amnesty International working for Boko Haram terrorists – DHQ

15 February 2020
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of deliberately supporting the acts of terrorism perpetrated against Nigeria by the…
It’s sacrilegious to beat up another Oba, Oluwo must go – Fani-Kayode

It’s sacrilegious to beat up another Oba, Oluwo must go – Fani-Kayode

15 February 2020
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says it is sacrilegious for the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdrosheed Akanbi to beat…
Monarchs demand Oluwo’s suspension for allegedly attacking colleague

Monarchs demand Oluwo’s suspension for allegedly attacking colleague

15 February 2020
Some royal fathers from Osun West Senatorial District on Friday demanded the suspension of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed…
‘Let’s look inwards’ — Keyamo blames APC for Bayelsa loss

‘Let’s look inwards’ — Keyamo blames APC for Bayelsa loss

15 February 2020
Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look inwards over…
Peter Obi, Abaribe attend funeral of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents

Peter Obi, Abaribe attend funeral of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents

14 February 2020
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, and Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south, are among the dignitaries attending the…
Police Impose 3-Day Curfew In Bayelsa

Police Impose 3-Day Curfew In Bayelsa

14 February 2020
The Bayelsa State Police Command on Friday imposed a three-day curfew in the state after series of violent protests erupt…
Douye Diri Sworn-In As Governor Of Bayelsa

Douye Diri Sworn-In As Governor Of Bayelsa

14 February 2020
Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was on Friday sworn in as the 5th democratically elected Governor…
'As long as I'm president, gay marriage will not happen' - President Putin rules out Gay Marriage in Russia

'As long as I'm president, gay marriage will not happen' - President Putin rules out Gay Marriage in Russia

14 February 2020
President Vladimir Putin has ruled out legalizing gay marriage in Russia. Speaking on Thursday in Kremlin, where he met a…
The judgement was procured- APC's David Lyon reacts to Supreme court annulling his election

The judgement was procured- APC's David Lyon reacts to Supreme court annulling his election

14 February 2020
APC's David Lyon, has reacted to the Thursday February 13th ruling by the Suporeme court annulling his election as the…
Sporadic Shooting As APC, PDP Clash; Massive Protest Rocks Bayelsa

Sporadic Shooting As APC, PDP Clash; Massive Protest Rocks Bayelsa

14 February 2020
Sporadic shooting erupted at Tombia roundabout and Akemfa in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State last night, which snowballed into massive protest following…
Why Supreme Court voided Lyon’s election as Bayelsa governor

Why Supreme Court voided Lyon’s election as Bayelsa governor

14 February 2020
THE Supreme Court on Thursday voided the election of Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon, on the grounds that his running…
INEC declares Diri Bayelsa Governor-elect, presents certificate of return

INEC declares Diri Bayelsa Governor-elect, presents certificate of return

14 February 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the governorship…
Unemployment rate hits 23 million

Unemployment rate hits 23 million

14 February 2020
THE National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Saratu Aliyu on Thursday disclosed that…
Incarcerated journalist Agba Jalingo granted bail

Incarcerated journalist Agba Jalingo granted bail

13 February 2020
A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State has granted journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo a N10 million…
'Don't come to Maiduguri again,' - Shekau warns Buhari, threatens attack in new video

'Don't come to Maiduguri again,' - Shekau warns Buhari, threatens attack in new video

13 February 2020
gives condition for Chibok girls’ release Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against visiting Maiduguri, the…
Bayelsa State: Supreme Court nullifies Lyon’s election, declares PDP winner

Bayelsa State: Supreme Court nullifies Lyon’s election, declares PDP winner

13 February 2020
The Supreme Court has nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Chief…
Presidency opens up on booing of Buhari in Maiduguri, says Politicians paid miscreants

Presidency opens up on booing of Buhari in Maiduguri, says Politicians paid miscreants

13 February 2020
Nigeria’s presidency has opened up on the booing of President Muhammadu Buhari by residents of Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday.…
FIRS launches intelligence system to track tax evaders, defaulters

FIRS launches intelligence system to track tax evaders, defaulters

13 February 2020
Hard times await tax evaders this year, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said. The agency has launched a…
ICPC arraigns ex-polytechnic rector over Fake Ph.D certificate

ICPC arraigns ex-polytechnic rector over Fake Ph.D certificate

13 February 2020
A former Rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, Mr. Olaolu Akinola Olugbenga, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt…
Ebenezer Obey reacts to Victor Olaiya’s death

Ebenezer Obey reacts to Victor Olaiya’s death

13 February 2020
Renowned Juju music maestro turned evangelist, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has reacted to the death of highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya, who…
Fire guts Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta

Fire guts Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta

13 February 2020
Pandemonium and anxiety enveloped Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as strange fire erupted in the house of former President Olusegun…
Borno State: Residents boo Buhari, Boko Haram attacks capital after Buhari’s visit

Borno State: Residents boo Buhari, Boko Haram attacks capital after Buhari’s visit

13 February 2020
A large crowd of Borno residents, on Wednesday, booed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as his convoy drove…
One billion barrels of crude oil discovered in north-east - Minister

One billion barrels of crude oil discovered in north-east - Minister

13 February 2020
Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum resources, says about one billion barrels of crude oil have been discovered in…
Olakunle Churchill, ex-husband of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh,  advises singles and those actively searching for love

Olakunle Churchill, ex-husband of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, advises singles and those actively searching for love

13 February 2020
Olakunle Churchill, the ex-husband of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, recently took to his Instagram page to drop an important word…
Ize-Iyamu, others plotting for state of emergency in Edo - Commissioner

Ize-Iyamu, others plotting for state of emergency in Edo - Commissioner

12 February 2020
Edo State government has alleged the recent explosions at the residences of some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress(APC) were…
Highlife legend, Victor Olaiya, dies at 89

Highlife legend, Victor Olaiya, dies at 89

12 February 2020
High life legend, Dr Victor Olaiya, is dead. He was 89. A statement by his label, Evergreen Music Company, confirmed…
NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

12 February 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Super Eagles’ defender and captain Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles assistant coach.…
Ogun Govt approves Amotekun bill

Ogun Govt approves Amotekun bill

12 February 2020
The Ogun State Government has approved the proposal for the creation of the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, in the…
You must be Northern Muslim to hold strategic position under Buhari – Bishop Kukah

You must be Northern Muslim to hold strategic position under Buhari – Bishop Kukah

12 February 2020
The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, on Tuesday, hit the President, Major General Mohammed Buhari (retd.), hard.…
Court orders Attorney-General of the Federation to pay Sowore N200,000 for delaying trial

Court orders Attorney-General of the Federation to pay Sowore N200,000 for delaying trial

12 February 2020
Ijeoma Ojukwu, judge of a federal high court in Abuja has ordered Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), to…
Buhari in Borno on condolence visit — 3 days after 30 were killed

Buhari in Borno on condolence visit — 3 days after 30 were killed

12 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to pay a sympathy visit…
Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

12 February 2020
A private funeral was held in California for Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who died along with seven…
Buhari endangering Nigeria with his clannishness, nepotism - Kukah

Buhari endangering Nigeria with his clannishness, nepotism - Kukah

12 February 2020
The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has castigated President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him of bringing Nigeria to the…
Health workers battle Uzodinma, shut down Imo hospital

Health workers battle Uzodinma, shut down Imo hospital

12 February 2020
The Medical and Health Workers of Imo Specialist Hospital has embarked on industrial action to protest against the cut in…
I’m fully determined to defeat Boko Haram, others – Buhari

I’m fully determined to defeat Boko Haram, others – Buhari

12 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday reiterated his commitment towards defeating banditry, Boko Haram, and other acts of criminality bedeviling…
Fulani herdsmen in army uniform abducted me – OOU graduate

Fulani herdsmen in army uniform abducted me – OOU graduate

12 February 2020
A graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Motunrayo Rafiu, who was abducted by suspected kidnappers in the…
Mismanagement, incompetence killed Nigeria Airways — FG

Mismanagement, incompetence killed Nigeria Airways — FG

12 February 2020
…Vows to bring back national carrier The federal government, Tuesday, blamed mismanagement and incompetence of those with little knowledge of…
First coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months - WHO

First coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months - WHO

12 February 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the first vaccine for coronavirus could be ready in 18 months. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,…
Buhari never promised to make public declaration of assets — Presidency

Buhari never promised to make public declaration of assets — Presidency

12 February 2020
*as Adesina challenges Bishop Kukah to show evidence By Levinus Nwabughiogu The presidency has vehemently refuted claims that President Muhammadu…
Electricity remains a luxury and exclusive preserve of the rich in Nigeria - NNPC chief

Electricity remains a luxury and exclusive preserve of the rich in Nigeria - NNPC chief

12 February 2020
THE Group Managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, on Tuesday lamented that electricity remains a luxury and…
Ask yourself why some of your allies abandoned you - Sule Lamido tells Buhari

Ask yourself why some of your allies abandoned you - Sule Lamido tells Buhari

12 February 2020
Sule Lamido, a former governor of Jigawa state, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to secure Nigerians. He said this…
Sudan agrees to hand over deposed President Omar al-Bashir to ICC for war crime charges

Sudan agrees to hand over deposed President Omar al-Bashir to ICC for war crime charges

12 February 2020
Sudanese authorities on Tuesday February 11, announced that it will be handing over its deposed President Omar al-Bashir to the …
Jonathan to Farida Waziri: I removed you in national interest

Jonathan to Farida Waziri: I removed you in national interest

11 February 2020
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says his sacking of Farida Waziri, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),…
EFCC touts detention facility in PH one of Nigeria’s best - EFCC reacts to viral photos

EFCC touts detention facility in PH one of Nigeria’s best - EFCC reacts to viral photos

11 February 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has touted its detention facility in Port Harcourt, Rivers State as one of the…
Bomb explosion rocks Edo APC scribe residence

Bomb explosion rocks Edo APC scribe residence

11 February 2020
A bomb has exploded at the residence of factional State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Mr.…
Court adjourns trial case of $500K bribery allegation against Lawan to March 5

Court adjourns trial case of $500K bribery allegation against Lawan to March 5

11 February 2020
Justice Angela Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Apo on Tuesday adjourned the case of 500,000 dollars bribery…
‘FG is setting our killers free’– soldiers kick as 1,400 Boko Haram suspects are released

‘FG is setting our killers free’– soldiers kick as 1,400 Boko Haram suspects are released

11 February 2020
Some soldiers at the war front in the north-east have expressed disappointment over the release of 1,400 ”repentant” Boko Haram…
PDP kicks as minister requests $500m loan for NTA

PDP kicks as minister requests $500m loan for NTA

11 February 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday criticised the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, over his request…
87% of poor Nigerians live in North – World Bank

87% of poor Nigerians live in North – World Bank

11 February 2020
The North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016, the World Bank has…
Oyo suspends 13 headteachers for alleged extortion and misconduct

Oyo suspends 13 headteachers for alleged extortion and misconduct

11 February 2020
Oyo State Government on Monday ordered the suspension of 13 primary school head teachers, two assistant head teachers and one…
Ekiti APC accuses Fayose of mismanaging N400m for road reconstruction

Ekiti APC accuses Fayose of mismanaging N400m for road reconstruction

11 February 2020
Prove your case, ex-governor dares party Ekiti State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the immediate past…
Gov Zulum shouts at army commander over fresh Boko Haram attack

Gov Zulum shouts at army commander over fresh Boko Haram attack

11 February 2020
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has accused soldiers of leaving some residents of the state at the mercy of Boko…
30 burnt to death by Boko Haram in Borno attack

30 burnt to death by Boko Haram in Borno attack

11 February 2020
A four-hour rampage by Boko Haram terrorists in Auno, a sleepy community near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Sunday…
‘Why we oppose name change for PDP’

‘Why we oppose name change for PDP’

11 February 2020
Alhaji Sule Lamido, a former presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in this interview with LEO SOBECHI, explains why…
Police arrest SUG president, other for alleged cultism

Police arrest SUG president, other for alleged cultism

11 February 2020
Police in Ogun State have arrested the Students Union Government (SUG) President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji,…
Those who said I looted N3bn for runway contract are sick – Fani-Kayode replies Amaechi

Those who said I looted N3bn for runway contract are sick – Fani-Kayode replies Amaechi

10 February 2020
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has reacted to the allegation by Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation that he stole two…
Army to arrest drivers giving money at checkpoints

Army to arrest drivers giving money at checkpoints

10 February 2020
Maj Gen Olusegun Adeniyi, Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole in Borno has warned drivers who give money to security personnel…
‘We’re getting broke’ — house of reps seeks for more allocation

‘We’re getting broke’ — house of reps seeks for more allocation

10 February 2020
The house of representatives says it is struggling with funds to carry out its responsibilities. Speaking with journalists in Abuja,…
Nnamdi Kanu’s parents funeral:  IPOB members II' have themselves to blame if they attend funeral- Police

Nnamdi Kanu’s parents funeral: IPOB members II' have themselves to blame if they attend funeral- Police

10 February 2020
Following the tension that is building up as the date for the burial of the parents of the leader of…
ICPC indicts FIIRO DG, Chima Igwe, says he has no PhD degree as claimed

ICPC indicts FIIRO DG, Chima Igwe, says he has no PhD degree as claimed

10 February 2020
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research,…
Imo finance investigative panel uncovers N112.8 billion ‘stolen by banks’ under Okorocha

Imo finance investigative panel uncovers N112.8 billion ‘stolen by banks’ under Okorocha

10 February 2020
A committee set up to investigate the finances of the Imo state government under the Rochas Okorocha administration says it…
ICPC recovered N77.04bn in 2019 – Official

ICPC recovered N77.04bn in 2019 – Official

10 February 2020
The anti-corruption agency, ICPC, says an estimated N77 billion was recovered in assets as part of its efforts in the…
Public hearing to hold on revenue formula, public officers’ wage - RMAFC

Public hearing to hold on revenue formula, public officers’ wage - RMAFC

10 February 2020
NIGERIA will have a new revenue allocation formula before the end of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.…
Why we’re against Amotekun ― Miyetti Allah

Why we’re against Amotekun ― Miyetti Allah

10 February 2020
Following reactions that greeted the formation of Southwest regional security organization, codenamed Amotekun, a Fulani socio-cultural organization, Miyetti Allah has…
Zulum’s reward of Igbo teacher indictment on divisive politicians - Falana

Zulum’s reward of Igbo teacher indictment on divisive politicians - Falana

10 February 2020
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the recent act of kindness by Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, is an…
Northern govs, CNG clash over Operation Shege Ka Fasa

Northern govs, CNG clash over Operation Shege Ka Fasa

10 February 2020
Northern governors and the Coalition of Northern Groups on Sunday clashed over Operation Shege Ka Fasa, a security outfit, whose…
Buhari in denial of his failure to secure the country - Northern Elders Forum

Buhari in denial of his failure to secure the country - Northern Elders Forum

10 February 2020
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) says President Muhammadu Buhari is in denial of his failure to secure the country. The…
Admission fraud: JAMB moves against erring varsities

Admission fraud: JAMB moves against erring varsities

10 February 2020
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) introduced the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) about three years ago to curb…
Amotekun personnel: South-West govs to write IG for gun licence

Amotekun personnel: South-West govs to write IG for gun licence

10 February 2020
There were indications on Sunday that the South-West state executive councils would on Wednesday discuss the bills on Amotekun corps.…
What ’ll end my rift with Emir Sanusi –Ganduje

What ’ll end my rift with Emir Sanusi –Ganduje

10 February 2020
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, led a large delegation from Kano including newly elected Alhassan Ado-Doguwa as well as the newly elected…
Probe of N150b ‘fraud’: EFCC seizes passports of ex-Governor Orji and his sons

Probe of N150b ‘fraud’: EFCC seizes passports of ex-Governor Orji and his sons

10 February 2020
AS part of its investigation into the probe of alleged N150 billion fraud, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)…
Indoctrination of Boko Haram members did not start yesterday, it started over 40 years ago - Buratai

Indoctrination of Boko Haram members did not start yesterday, it started over 40 years ago - Buratai

10 February 2020
Nigeria's chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai has disclosed why it's been difficult to completely wipe out insurgency in the…
APC government using Fr Mbaka –Primate Olabayo

APC government using Fr Mbaka –Primate Olabayo

10 February 2020
Oshiomhole may destroy Nigeria Founder, Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Primate Theophilus Olabayo, has warned that actions and utterances of…
Imo APC chieftain allegedly beaten to death by Pharmacist

Imo APC chieftain allegedly beaten to death by Pharmacist

10 February 2020
Tragedy struck in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Saturday after a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Damian Ali,…
Gunmen storm ex-ABU VC’s house, abduct daughter

Gunmen storm ex-ABU VC’s house, abduct daughter

10 February 2020
Maryam Abdullahi Mustapha, the daughter of former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, has…
FG, Cross River Government to appear in court over Agba Jalingo

FG, Cross River Government to appear in court over Agba Jalingo

09 February 2020
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the Cross River state government…
Coronavirus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

Coronavirus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

09 February 2020
The death toll from the novel coronavirus surged past 800 in mainland China on Sunday, overtaking global fatalities in the…
UBTH, UNIJOS, UI, Dan Fodio varsity  in salary padding scandals running into billions of naira

UBTH, UNIJOS, UI, Dan Fodio varsity in salary padding scandals running into billions of naira

09 February 2020
Many Federal Government agencies, including universities and teaching hospitals are involved in the inflation of personnel budget running into billions…
1995 ‘coup’: How Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Gwadabe were maltreated — Ex-EFCC chairman

1995 ‘coup’: How Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Gwadabe were maltreated — Ex-EFCC chairman

09 February 2020
Ex-Niger governor had cardiac arrest Omenka used to dance Makossa after torturing suspects A former Chairman of the Economic and…
Shinkafi petitions IGP, Service Chiefs, NSA, DSS, demands Yari’s arrest

Shinkafi petitions IGP, Service Chiefs, NSA, DSS, demands Yari’s arrest

09 February 2020
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Zamafara State and the Secretary of the Party’s Board…
Amotekun: Southwest states ratify legal framework

Amotekun: Southwest states ratify legal framework

09 February 2020
Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo Assemblies to receive draft bill soon The Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun …
Hold national Assembly responsible for restructuring - Fayemi

Hold national Assembly responsible for restructuring - Fayemi

09 February 2020
• My Philosophy Of Life Is To Always Strive To Make A Positive Difference For Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode…
Rich Nigerians to pay more tax - FIRS

Rich Nigerians to pay more tax - FIRS

09 February 2020
Those who make more money from the system will pay a more equitable share of their income as tax towards…
After Imo, Southeast APC plots to get Anambra

After Imo, Southeast APC plots to get Anambra

09 February 2020
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southeast is not really perturbed about the outrage that greeted the recent Supreme…
Ekiti bomb explosion: Police begin investigation

Ekiti bomb explosion: Police begin investigation

09 February 2020
KINDLY SHARE THIS STORY •Offices, vehicles damaged, anti-bomb office reduced to rubble Abiodun Nejo The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti…
2023: PDP in secret moves to reconcile govs, approach Jonathan over peace mission, others

2023: PDP in secret moves to reconcile govs, approach Jonathan over peace mission, others

09 February 2020
• Secondus, Tambuwal, BoT chair meet over Wike/Dickson • Rift between Atiku’s camp and BoT chair too As part of…
Governor Zulum offers ₦100k reward with promotion to the only teacher he met on duty in a  public school during an unscheduled visit

Governor Zulum offers ₦100k reward with promotion to the only teacher he met on duty in a public school during an unscheduled visit

09 February 2020
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, has promoted Obiageli Mazi, a class teacher, to assistant headmistress for her dedication to…
EFCC quizzes another ex-gov and his sons over ‘₦150b fraud’

EFCC quizzes another ex-gov and his sons over ‘₦150b fraud’

09 February 2020
Father allegedly collected over N48billion as security votes in eight years Speaker son operates 100 accounts with 80% still active…
Facebook and Twitter decline Pelosi's request to delete video of her tearing Trump's speech

Facebook and Twitter decline Pelosi's request to delete video of her tearing Trump's speech

09 February 2020
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have declined US Speaker Nancy Pelosi's request to delete a video of her tearing…
OAU 8.05 megawatt power project to be completed soon – minister

OAU 8.05 megawatt power project to be completed soon – minister

09 February 2020
The Minister of State for Power, Prince Goddy Agba, has assured authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, that 8.05 Megawatts…
Imo PDP declares 7-day fasting and prayer for the return of Ihedioha as governor

Imo PDP declares 7-day fasting and prayer for the return of Ihedioha as governor

09 February 2020
The Imo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared a week of fasting and prayer for the…
Order Obaseki to rebuild my hotel - Tony Kabaka

Order Obaseki to rebuild my hotel - Tony Kabaka

09 February 2020
Mr. Tony Kabaka Adun has asked an Edo State High Court to order the Edo State government to rebuild his…
Obaseki orders arrest of ex-aide John Mayaki

Obaseki orders arrest of ex-aide John Mayaki

09 February 2020
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of John Mayaki, his former chief press secretary. Mayaki…
Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG suspends petrol distribution to Badagry

Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG suspends petrol distribution to Badagry

09 February 2020
Some fuel stations in Badagry have been shut after the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria…
Boko Haram will never hold territory in Nigeria again ― Army

Boko Haram will never hold territory in Nigeria again ― Army

08 February 2020
Nigerian Army Major-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), says the Boko Haram insurgents will never get…
Pastor Adeboye releases fresh prophecies, warns of more disasters in 2020

Pastor Adeboye releases fresh prophecies, warns of more disasters in 2020

08 February 2020
The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye on Friday, said God has…
Trump fires EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland, Alexander Vindman & his twin brother as revenge for testifying against him during impeachment inquiry

Trump fires EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland, Alexander Vindman & his twin brother as revenge for testifying against him during impeachment inquiry

08 February 2020
In a move that has been dubbed the White House 'Friday Night Massacre' by political commentators, US President Donald Trump…
Killer disease in Benue is a mystery, it’s not Ebola, Lassa Fever or Coronavirus – FG

Killer disease in Benue is a mystery, it’s not Ebola, Lassa Fever or Coronavirus – FG

08 February 2020
Nigeria's Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Friday February 7 stated that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is …
We didn’t endorse Ajimobi as deputy national chairman - APC Southwest

We didn’t endorse Ajimobi as deputy national chairman - APC Southwest

08 February 2020
The South West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday denied reports that it has endorsed the former…
Bomb explosion hits Ekiti government office

Bomb explosion hits Ekiti government office

08 February 2020
There was pandemonium in Okesha area of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Saturday as a bomb went off next door to…
VAT: Minister says can’t help with complaints about increased phone call charges

VAT: Minister says can’t help with complaints about increased phone call charges

08 February 2020
The minister of communication, Isa Pantami, on Thursday said his office cannot help Nigerians complaining about the newly introduced 7.5…
Traders, Residents Lose Multi-Million Naira Goods To Fire In Ajah area of Lagos

Traders, Residents Lose Multi-Million Naira Goods To Fire In Ajah area of Lagos

08 February 2020
Traders and residents have lost goods and properties worth of million of naira to fire outbreak in Ajah area of…
Visa ban: FG, US officials to hold crucial negotiation

Visa ban: FG, US officials to hold crucial negotiation

08 February 2020
Ex-NIIA DG asks Buhari to punish those responsible for ban Americans, Nigerians’ interests threatened, says ex-envoy, Campbell 45 per cent…
Sokoto govt gets N65.7b loan to buy cars, fertilizer, fund hajj

Sokoto govt gets N65.7b loan to buy cars, fertilizer, fund hajj

08 February 2020
Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s Sokoto state government said it would secure N65.7 billion loan to finance agricultural programmes, housing, water supply…
Decimation of Boko Haram: Northern leaders disagree with Buhari

Decimation of Boko Haram: Northern leaders disagree with Buhari

08 February 2020
Commend INEC on de-registeration of 74 political parties Contrary to the presidential submission that Boko Haram has been decimated, two…
ICPC asks security agencies to arrest Obono-Obla

ICPC asks security agencies to arrest Obono-Obla

08 February 2020
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has directed security agencies to arrest Okoi Obono-Obla,…
UI auditor became blind while working on our accounts - bursar

UI auditor became blind while working on our accounts - bursar

08 February 2020
Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts were stunned yesterday when the University of Ibadan (UI) Bursar…
Lassa fever now in 27 states - Minister of Health

Lassa fever now in 27 states - Minister of Health

08 February 2020
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday February 6 announced that the Lassa Fever epidemic has been confirmed…
Man remanded in prison for defrauding MTN of N141m

Man remanded in prison for defrauding MTN of N141m

08 February 2020
A 27-year-old man, Eric Agba, was on Friday remanded at a correctional facility by an Ebonyi State magistrates’ court sitting…
Why I can’t interfere in Ganduje, Emir of Kano dispute ― Buhari

Why I can’t interfere in Ganduje, Emir of Kano dispute ― Buhari

08 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigerian Constitution barred him from interfering in the dispute between Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje and the…
Former governor of Taraba state to spend 12 years in jail as supreme court dashes hope

Former governor of Taraba state to spend 12 years in jail as supreme court dashes hope

08 February 2020
The supreme court has affirmed the judgment of the court of appeal which handed a 12- year jail sentence to…
Abacha’s family loses against FG as Supreme Court refuses to unfreeze Abacha’s accounts in Switzerland, UK, others

Abacha’s family loses against FG as Supreme Court refuses to unfreeze Abacha’s accounts in Switzerland, UK, others

08 February 2020
THE family of the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, lost, on Friday, its bid to regain access to…
Sultan rubbishes Operation Shege Ka fasa outfit

Sultan rubbishes Operation Shege Ka fasa outfit

07 February 2020
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday blamed the northern elites for allowing some youths to float “what…
Amotekun: Recruitment process begins, forms ready next week - Akeredolu

Amotekun: Recruitment process begins, forms ready next week - Akeredolu

07 February 2020
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has said the recruitment forms for the Operation Amotekun outfit will be ready…
CPC recovers N77.04b assets in 2019

CPC recovers N77.04b assets in 2019

07 February 2020
•‘Obla should come out of hiding for probe’ The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday…
Adoke moved from EFCC custody to hospital - Ozekhome

Adoke moved from EFCC custody to hospital - Ozekhome

07 February 2020
Mike Ozekhome, counsel to Mohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says his client has been taken to the…
Kogi PDP kicks against Bello’s plan to borrow $100m

Kogi PDP kicks against Bello’s plan to borrow $100m

07 February 2020
The Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has kicked against Governor Yahaya Bello’s plan to take another…
Missing child: Court returns Ondo pastor to prison

Missing child: Court returns Ondo pastor to prison

07 February 2020
The founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Akure, Alfa Babatunde, on Thursday was denied bail by the state High Court sitting…
FG begins implementation of reduced visa fees for US citizens

FG begins implementation of reduced visa fees for US citizens

07 February 2020
The Federal Government has slashed its visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160. The…
How FG frustrated us when we offered to improve healthcare back home - Nigerian doctors in diaspora accused FG

How FG frustrated us when we offered to improve healthcare back home - Nigerian doctors in diaspora accused FG

07 February 2020
The Diaspora Professional Health Initiative (DPHI) has accused the federal government of frustrating its efforts to improve healthcare in the…
Kowa, Okotie’s party, 72 other political parties lose registration, set to battle INEC in court

Kowa, Okotie’s party, 72 other political parties lose registration, set to battle INEC in court

07 February 2020
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, announced this at a press…
Coronavirus: Newborn baby tests positive, 30 hours after birth

Coronavirus: Newborn baby tests positive, 30 hours after birth

06 February 2020
A Chinese newborn has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus just 30 hours after birth, the youngest case recorded so…
EFCC secures final forfeiture of building belonging to ex-Kwara Director

EFCC secures final forfeiture of building belonging to ex-Kwara Director

06 February 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office has secured the final forfeiture of a building belonging to…
‘It’s not part of Lagos plan’ — Fashola supports Sanwo-Olu on Okada ban

‘It’s not part of Lagos plan’ — Fashola supports Sanwo-Olu on Okada ban

06 February 2020
Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, has expressed his support for the ban on motorcycles by the Lagos state…
Tanker catches fire near Ojo military barracks, Lagos

Tanker catches fire near Ojo military barracks, Lagos

06 February 2020
A diesel tanker has caught fire at the Abule Osun Bus Station, inward Ojo military barracks, Lagos State. It was…
The statement

The statement "Buhari recruited bandits to oust Jonathan" is not from me - Ribadu

06 February 2020
Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says a statement alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari…
Nigeria to receive $318m Abacha loot within 72 days – Malami

Nigeria to receive $318m Abacha loot within 72 days – Malami

06 February 2020
The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday said the Federal Government will receive the sum of…
Police file 16-count charge against Wadume, Army Captain, others

Police file 16-count charge against Wadume, Army Captain, others

06 February 2020
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed a16-count charge bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and gun-running against Taraba kidnap…
Impeachment trial over, Trump acquitted

Impeachment trial over, Trump acquitted

06 February 2020
The US senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment, putting an end to the historic…
Soldier’s wife beats stepdaughter to death over plantain

Soldier’s wife beats stepdaughter to death over plantain

06 February 2020
The wife of a soldier with 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt has been arrested, along with…
Buhari Flags Off NAF Augusta Fighter Helicopter

Buhari Flags Off NAF Augusta Fighter Helicopter

06 February 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari and all service chiefs are currently gathered at the eagles square Abuja to inaugurate the newly acquired…
FG’s refusal to honour agreement: Prepare for strike - ASUU tells members

FG’s refusal to honour agreement: Prepare for strike - ASUU tells members

06 February 2020
THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of being notorious for breaching mutual agreements just…
FG may restrict subscribers to one SIM card registration and usage

FG may restrict subscribers to one SIM card registration and usage

06 February 2020
Do you have more than three phone numbers? You might have to discard some soon. Isa Pantami, the minister of…
Dr Sid celebrates Tiwa Savage as she clocks 40

Dr Sid celebrates Tiwa Savage as she clocks 40

06 February 2020
Nigerian singer and Mavin artiste, Sidney Esiri also known as Dr Sid, has celebrated co-star singer and music diva, Tiwa…
We’ll pay N30,500 minimum wage – Ogun govt

We’ll pay N30,500 minimum wage – Ogun govt

06 February 2020
The Ogun State Government has expressed willingness to pay N30,500 as minimum wage to workers in the state with retroactive…
Okada ban: Schoolgirl shot, LASTMA, police vehicles destroyed

Okada ban: Schoolgirl shot, LASTMA, police vehicles destroyed

06 February 2020
Pandemonium broke out in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Alimosho in Lagos State on Wednesday as motorcyclists and the police clashed…
Northern groups unveil own security outfit 'Shege ka fasa'

Northern groups unveil own security outfit 'Shege ka fasa'

06 February 2020
The Coalition of Northern Groups on Wednesday unveiled the symbols of Operation Shege ka fasa, the security outfit that will…
FEC Okays N77b Contracts For Works, Education

FEC Okays N77b Contracts For Works, Education

06 February 2020
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved contracts worth about N77 billion under the Ministry of Works and Housing…
Police kill 250 suspected terrorists in Kaduna

Police kill 250 suspected terrorists in Kaduna

06 February 2020
The police have announced a combat operation that led to the killing of 250 alleged terrorists in Kaduna State. The…
‘118-year-old’ woman appointed special adviser in Bayelsa

‘118-year-old’ woman appointed special adviser in Bayelsa

06 February 2020
Brian Wotari, vice-chairman of Kolokuma/Opokuma local government area of Bayelsa state, has appointed Omonigbalebo Dani Orogono, who is believed to…
Weaponised drone intercepted at Lagos airport

Weaponised drone intercepted at Lagos airport

06 February 2020
A man said to be in possession of two highly weaponised drones was reportedly arrested by officials of the Nigerian…
Oyo Govt Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Oyo Govt Agrees To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

06 February 2020
The Oyo State Government and the labour movement in the state, on Wednesday, reached an agreement to pay the minimum…
Coronavirus: Gates Foundation commits $100 million to support response

Coronavirus: Gates Foundation commits $100 million to support response

06 February 2020
As confirmed cases of coronavirus increases across the world, foundations and multinational companies are ramping up funds to help China…
EFCC to keep Adoke in perpetual detention — despite court order

EFCC to keep Adoke in perpetual detention — despite court order

06 February 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) plans to keep Mohammed Bello Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation (AGF), in…
Uzodinma obtained judgment by fraud, Ihedioha tells Supreme Court

Uzodinma obtained judgment by fraud, Ihedioha tells Supreme Court

06 February 2020
A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that its January 14 judgment that…
Drama as Speaker Pelosi tears Trump’s State of the Union speech

Drama as Speaker Pelosi tears Trump’s State of the Union speech

06 February 2020
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Tuesday night renewed their hostility during the former’s delivery of State of…
Another OAU Lecturer Suspended For Alleged Sexual Assault

Another OAU Lecturer Suspended For Alleged Sexual Assault

06 February 2020
The administration of the Obafemi Awolowo College (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State has suspended another lecturer, Monday Omo-Etan, for sexually molesting…
Insecurity: Muslim’s apex council urges Buhari declare state of emergency

Insecurity: Muslim’s apex council urges Buhari declare state of emergency

05 February 2020
Statement of the Press Conference Addressed by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the State of the…
Blackout In Oyo, Ogun, Osun As TCN Power Station Catches Fire In Ibadan

Blackout In Oyo, Ogun, Osun As TCN Power Station Catches Fire In Ibadan

05 February 2020
There is an imminent power outage in the whole of Oyo State, parts of Ogun and Osun States as the…
ICYMI: Nigeria will repay Abacha’s loot if stolen again ― US

ICYMI: Nigeria will repay Abacha’s loot if stolen again ― US

05 February 2020
The United States said on Tuesday the soon to be repatriated $308million recovered from the family of the late maximum…
Judge berates Nigerian Army, orders reinstatement of sacked officer

Judge berates Nigerian Army, orders reinstatement of sacked officer

05 February 2020
The National Industrial Court has ordered the Nigerian Army to reinstate another senior officer, Muhammed Suleiman. This is the fifth…
Finally, Obaseki demolishes Kabaka’s hotel

Finally, Obaseki demolishes Kabaka’s hotel

05 February 2020
Edo State Government on Wednesday afternoon commenced demolition of a multi -million naira hotel belonging to Tony Kabaka Adun. Bulldozers…
Lagos boils as okada riders, police clash again at Iyana Ipaja

Lagos boils as okada riders, police clash again at Iyana Ipaja

05 February 2020
The ban okada and tricycles has continued to generate tension as police officers and okada riders clashed in Iyana Ipaja…
Kano Assembly majority leader impeached

Kano Assembly majority leader impeached

05 February 2020
The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday impeached its Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Abdul-Madari. He was immediately replaced with…
Ex-Ogun Assembly leader slumps, dies after birthday celebration

Ex-Ogun Assembly leader slumps, dies after birthday celebration

05 February 2020
Hon. Yinka Mafe, the immediate majority leader of the Ogun state house of Assembly and APM House of Representatives candidate…
Why we launched new visa policy - Buhari

Why we launched new visa policy - Buhari

05 February 2020
President, others allay fear over national securityIt’ll aid economic integration, says LCCI President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday officially commissioned the new…
Flooding: 2020’ll be disastrous, NIHSA warns

Flooding: 2020’ll be disastrous, NIHSA warns

05 February 2020
Ahead of the raining season, the Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA) has predicted more intense flooding. Director General of the…
Akeredolu visits Buhari, demands legalisation of marijuana

Akeredolu visits Buhari, demands legalisation of marijuana

05 February 2020
Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, has asked the federal government to legalise marijuana. Akeredolu made the demand on Tuesday…