My victory function of grassroots support –Wike

My victory function of grassroots support –Wike

22 May 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has attributed electoral victory his vast grassroots support across the state. Wike spoke, yesterday, when…
FG, States, LGs share N616.19 billion for April - FECC

FG, States, LGs share N616.19 billion for April - FECC

22 May 2019
The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, on Tuesday said the federal government shared N616.19 billion as revenue generated…
Okorocha yet to release money for my inauguration -Ihedioha

Okorocha yet to release money for my inauguration -Ihedioha

22 May 2019
Emeka Ihedioha, governor-elect of Imo state, says Rochas Okorocha, the incumbent governor of the state, has not released money for…
Insecurity: Senate charges FG on way forward

Insecurity: Senate charges FG on way forward

22 May 2019
duna, Kano and Sokoto are under the grip of armed militias and bandits. He lamented that these criminal elements terrorise…
Man who spent 45 years in jail for murder he didn’t commit gets $1.5m compensation

Man who spent 45 years in jail for murder he didn’t commit gets $1.5m compensation

22 May 2019
A former auto worker who spent 45 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit has been awarded $1.5…
Wike offered me billions to compromise Rivers poll, - army commander accused of oil theft

Wike offered me billions to compromise Rivers poll, - army commander accused of oil theft

22 May 2019
Jamil Sarham, general officer commanding (GOC) 6 division of the Nigerian army, has accused Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state,…
Drop box visa ban: FG engages US government, blames Nigerian migrants

Drop box visa ban: FG engages US government, blames Nigerian migrants

22 May 2019
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says the federal government has engaged the US government over suspension of the…
Alleged N15b fraud:  EFCC kicks as Okorocha seeks ex parte order to stop probe

Alleged N15b fraud: EFCC kicks as Okorocha seeks ex parte order to stop probe

22 May 2019
Following an ex parte order stopping the ongoing investigation of the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas, the Economic and…
FG reduces unity schools’ charges, sets up secondary education commission

FG reduces unity schools’ charges, sets up secondary education commission

22 May 2019
The Federal Government has approved the establishment of a Secondary Education Commission to oversee the operations of secondary schools in…
MTN has paid N275bn SIM infraction fine -NCC

MTN has paid N275bn SIM infraction fine -NCC

22 May 2019
The Nigerian Communications (NCC) yesterday disclosed that MTN Nigeria has so far paid N275 billion to the Federal Government as…
Businessman sues acting CJN over ‘falsification’ of age

Businessman sues acting CJN over ‘falsification’ of age

22 May 2019
Tochi Michael, a 46-year-old businessman, has sued Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged age falsification. In…
EFCC grills Kwara Assembly Clerk, SSG over alleged N400m severance package paid lawmakers, others

EFCC grills Kwara Assembly Clerk, SSG over alleged N400m severance package paid lawmakers, others

22 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal Office, has commenced investigations into the alleged illegal payment of about N400m…
Alleged N7bn Excess Charges: Presidential panel to charge Unity Bank for alleged economic sabotage

Alleged N7bn Excess Charges: Presidential panel to charge Unity Bank for alleged economic sabotage

21 May 2019
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property says it will slam a charge of economic sabotage…
Kidnappers of FRSC officials demand N1 million ransom

Kidnappers of FRSC officials demand N1 million ransom

21 May 2019
The kidnappers of two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have demanded N1 million ransom. PREMIUM TIMES earlier…
Reps pass bill abolishing HND/BSc dichotomy

Reps pass bill abolishing HND/BSc dichotomy

21 May 2019
The house of representatives has passed a bill abolishing the existing dichotomy between higher national diploma (HND) and bachelor’s of…
Floods: Lagos urges calm as heavy rains pound city

Floods: Lagos urges calm as heavy rains pound city

21 May 2019
Flooded streets, grinding traffic jam, homes with roofs blown off, uprooted trees and stuck vehicles. Lagosians were struggling all yesterday…
Give traditional rulers security votes if you want to end insecurity - Iwo monarch tells FG

Give traditional rulers security votes if you want to end insecurity - Iwo monarch tells FG

21 May 2019
Adbulrasheed Akanbi, oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, has called on the federal government to make provision for security votes…
Ondo varsity shut indefinitely over anti-tuition hike protest

Ondo varsity shut indefinitely over anti-tuition hike protest

21 May 2019
Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, has been shut down indefinitely following students’ protest over hike in…
NDLEA opposes Akeredolu on cannabis, destroys 3,900 hectares in Ondo

NDLEA opposes Akeredolu on cannabis, destroys 3,900 hectares in Ondo

21 May 2019
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said it never advocated the growth of cannabis sativa for medicinal purpose or…
Tinubu to elite: shun insulting utterances

Tinubu to elite: shun insulting utterances

21 May 2019
ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged political elite to refrain from statements that could heat…
2023: Ohanaeze’s secretary backs Amaechi, says Igbo can’t be President

2023: Ohanaeze’s secretary backs Amaechi, says Igbo can’t be President

21 May 2019
The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said that the people of the South-East played themselves out of the…
9th Assembly: Yakub withdraws from speakership race

9th Assembly: Yakub withdraws from speakership race

21 May 2019
One of the contestants for the position of speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Yusuf Buba Yakub has withdrawn from the…
A new dawn beckons in Ogun - Abiodun

A new dawn beckons in Ogun - Abiodun

21 May 2019
Prince Dapo Abiodun, the incoming governor of Ogun State, is on a roll. His antecedent as a successful businessman confers…
FG fails to pay whistle-blower who exposed secret $223m NNPC account

FG fails to pay whistle-blower who exposed secret $223m NNPC account

21 May 2019
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation is currently enmeshed in a scandal after refusing to pay a whistle-blower…
FG declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

FG declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

21 May 2019
The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29 and June 12, as public holidays to mark the inauguration of President…
Joko Widodo wins Indonesian election

Joko Widodo wins Indonesian election

20 May 2019
Incumbent President Joko Widodo has won the Indonesian election, according to the election commission's official count. Widodo polled 55.5 per…
Okorocha leases out Imo hospitals to churches, military

Okorocha leases out Imo hospitals to churches, military

20 May 2019
Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has leased out some state-owned hospitals to some agencies and non-governmental organisations under a private…
Three Nigerians bag 40-year jail for attempting to smuggle drugs, firearms into UK

Three Nigerians bag 40-year jail for attempting to smuggle drugs, firearms into UK

20 May 2019
Three Nigerians have been sentenced to a combined 40 years in UK jail over charges of conspiracy to supply firearms…
We withdrew 25 certificates of return  —INEC

We withdrew 25 certificates of return —INEC

20 May 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019…
Igbinedion university lecturer killed by kidnappers

Igbinedion university lecturer killed by kidnappers

20 May 2019
A lecturer at the Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo State, Kelvin Izevbekhai, has been killed by kidnappers. His death was…
I will employ graduates as BRT drivers, pay ₦100,000 – Sanwo-Olu

I will employ graduates as BRT drivers, pay ₦100,000 – Sanwo-Olu

20 May 2019
Incoming Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to employ graduates as BRT drivers and pay them ₦100,000 as salary.…
Real owners of MTN Nigeria revealed

Real owners of MTN Nigeria revealed

20 May 2019
Last Thursday’s listing of MTN Nigeria shares on the Premium Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has made it…
We are investigating Okorocha - Magu

We are investigating Okorocha - Magu

20 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is investigating Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state. Ibrahim Magu, acting…
Shake-up in NNPC, subsidiaries, as 50 top managers lose positions

Shake-up in NNPC, subsidiaries, as 50 top managers lose positions

20 May 2019
There has been a massive reorganisation of top management staff of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, as about 50 senior personnel…
I need more than seven days to account for security votes -Nasarawa governor

I need more than seven days to account for security votes -Nasarawa governor

20 May 2019
Tanko Al-Makura, Nasarawa governor, says he will need more than seven days to respond to a freedom of information request…
CAN to Fed Govt: Show more commitment to security

CAN to Fed Govt: Show more commitment to security

20 May 2019
CHRISTIAN Association of Nigeria (CAN) President Rev. Samson Ayokunle has urged the Federal Government to show more commitment to the…
Governors lose more amid battle for local govt funds

Governors lose more amid battle for local govt funds

20 May 2019
GOVERNORS are pleading with President Muhammadu Buhari to pull the brakes on the implementation of the controversial guidelines on local…
Reps propose AIG, Senior lawyer for EFCC chair

Reps propose AIG, Senior lawyer for EFCC chair

20 May 2019
The House of Representatives has proposed that the qualification for the chairmanship of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission be…
Islamisation: Lamido warns Obasanjo against turning into bigot

Islamisation: Lamido warns Obasanjo against turning into bigot

20 May 2019
A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot. He said…
Islamisation: Fani-Kayode attacks Lamido as ex-gov slams Obasanjo

Islamisation: Fani-Kayode attacks Lamido as ex-gov slams Obasanjo

20 May 2019
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has knocked a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for criticising former…
Dangote is world’s 11th greatest leader - U.S. journal

Dangote is world’s 11th greatest leader - U.S. journal

20 May 2019
Dangote AFRICA’S richest man Aliko Dangote has been ranked 11th in the club of World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for this…
I’ll end Apapa gridlock within 60 days in office – Sanwo-Olu

I’ll end Apapa gridlock within 60 days in office – Sanwo-Olu

20 May 2019
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect of Lagos state, says he will solve the Apapa gridlock within his first 60 days in office.…
Atiku demands N500m from Buhari’s aide for ‘defamation’

Atiku demands N500m from Buhari’s aide for ‘defamation’

19 May 2019
Atiku Abubakar, presidemtial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari,…
Governors write Buhari: NFIU has no business with how we disburse LGA funds

Governors write Buhari: NFIU has no business with how we disburse LGA funds

19 May 2019
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has no business meddling in how state governments…
Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked in South Africa

19 May 2019
Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports…
FRSC begins enforcement of permanent drivers’ licence tomorrow

FRSC begins enforcement of permanent drivers’ licence tomorrow

19 May 2019
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Lagos Sector Command has announced that it will as from tomorrow embark on a…
Raising the bar of good governance by making political offices less attractive - Report

Raising the bar of good governance by making political offices less attractive - Report

19 May 2019
FEMI MAKINDE examines in this piece the necessity of making political offices less attractive in order to attract visionary and…
N649bn Paris club refund: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta to get lion’s share

N649bn Paris club refund: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta to get lion’s share

19 May 2019
There are strong indications that five states may get the highest allocation out of the N649.43bn expected to be paid…
For voting against the APC in the 2019 general elections, the Igbos have lost their chance for the 2023 presidency slot- Rotimi Amaechi

For voting against the APC in the 2019 general elections, the Igbos have lost their chance for the 2023 presidency slot- Rotimi Amaechi

19 May 2019
Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the people of South-East rehion have lost their chance of securing the…
Kano State Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol

Kano State Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol

19 May 2019
Kano State Police Command has intercepted 303 cartons of illicit drugs (Tramadol Tablets) transported to the state. Wakili Muhammad, the…
We’ve credible evidence of plan to overthrow Buhari –FG

We’ve credible evidence of plan to overthrow Buhari –FG

19 May 2019
•Show the evidence of your claim –PDP The Federal Government said it has credible evidence of the plan by the…
Cannabis cultivation in Ondo not yet legal, says Akeredolu

Cannabis cultivation in Ondo not yet legal, says Akeredolu

19 May 2019
The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in…
Cleric urges Buhari, others to involve more youths in govt

Cleric urges Buhari, others to involve more youths in govt

19 May 2019
Leader of the Abuja North Stake region of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, President Ibeakalam Eric Mbibi,…
Osun Election: Adeleke heads to Supreme Court

Osun Election: Adeleke heads to Supreme Court

19 May 2019
Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has filed…
Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa –Obasanjo

Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa –Obasanjo

19 May 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country. According to him,…
Escaped Chibok Girl graduates in America

Escaped Chibok Girl graduates in America

19 May 2019
One of the 276 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Chibok town, Borno State in 2014, Palmatah Mutah, has…
EFCC: Court strikes out 15 out of 32 charges against Daniel

EFCC: Court strikes out 15 out of 32 charges against Daniel

19 May 2019
Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje of the Ogun State High Court in Abeokuta, on Friday, struck out 15 counts from the 32…
Presidential Committee warns Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu against promoting cannabis

Presidential Committee warns Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu against promoting cannabis

18 May 2019
The Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse has warned that any plan or advocacy to legalise the…
Herbalist in EFCC net for impersonating Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC

Herbalist in EFCC net for impersonating Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC

18 May 2019
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a 31-year-old Islamic scholar/herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka,…
How I survived 124 days in Saudi prison - Zainab Aliyu

How I survived 124 days in Saudi prison - Zainab Aliyu

18 May 2019
Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and…
How Okorocha, Oshiomhole ruined APC in South-East – Okechukwu, DG,VON

How Okorocha, Oshiomhole ruined APC in South-East – Okechukwu, DG,VON

18 May 2019
Director General, Voice of Nigeria, Mr Osita Okechukwu has alleged that the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha and the national…
EFCC drags Gbenga Daniel over alleged N200m fraud

EFCC drags Gbenga Daniel over alleged N200m fraud

18 May 2019
Justice Olarenwaju Mabekoje of the Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Friday, May 17, 2019, dismissed…
Northern govs to meet Buhari, want permanent solution to insecurity

Northern govs to meet Buhari, want permanent solution to insecurity

18 May 2019
To take position on restructuring soon The Chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF), Kashim Shettima, yesterday in Kaduna…
Suspected internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC operatives in Delta

Suspected internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC operatives in Delta

18 May 2019
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from…
I overcame challenges in govt through prayers - Jonathan

I overcame challenges in govt through prayers - Jonathan

18 May 2019
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has attributed the achievements he made in government to prayers. Speaking on Friday at the third…
FG to demolish Murtala Muhammed airport

FG to demolish Murtala Muhammed airport

18 May 2019
…set to shut Enugu airport for massive repairs Onitsha-Enugu Express way to be completed in 2021 Minister of State for…
The poor might revenge - Melaye warns leaders

The poor might revenge - Melaye warns leaders

18 May 2019
Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, says Nigeria’s polity is heating up to the point where the poor…
I did not sack any worker- Gov. Fayemi

I did not sack any worker- Gov. Fayemi

18 May 2019
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by…
Few days after burial of ‘Sugar’, slain Oyo Rep member, bullion van kills his close aide

Few days after burial of ‘Sugar’, slain Oyo Rep member, bullion van kills his close aide

17 May 2019
Mr Wale Azeez, a personal assistant to a former member of House of Representatives, Mr Temitope ‘Sugar’ Olatoye, is dead.…
Niger to partner Bangladesh on rice farming, production

Niger to partner Bangladesh on rice farming, production

17 May 2019
Niger state Commissioner for Investment, Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Mudi Mohammed has disclosed that the state is going into partnership…
Minimum wage: NYSC allowance rises to N30,000

Minimum wage: NYSC allowance rises to N30,000

17 May 2019
The Federal Government has increased the monthly allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to 30,000. Nigeria’s…
Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to approve a bill legalizing same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to approve a bill legalizing same-sex marriage

17 May 2019
Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the…
We spent N61bn on education in seven years - Ajimobi

We spent N61bn on education in seven years - Ajimobi

17 May 2019
Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has said his administration committed about N61bn to fund education in the state in the…
Kidnapping: 93 arrested with rocket launcher, 45 AK-47 rifles

Kidnapping: 93 arrested with rocket launcher, 45 AK-47 rifles

17 May 2019
Operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder have arrested 93 suspected kidnappers and bandits in parts of the North. Among weapons…
My wife died of wrong diagnosis - Oshiomhole

My wife died of wrong diagnosis - Oshiomhole

17 May 2019
...Says I would have sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed her The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade…
NANS slammed Akeredolu over school fees hike in Ondo

NANS slammed Akeredolu over school fees hike in Ondo

17 May 2019
Nigerian students, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) yesterday slammed the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu…
Kwara State lawmaker-elect in EFCC net over N26m property fraud

Kwara State lawmaker-elect in EFCC net over N26m property fraud

17 May 2019
The Ilorin zonal office of EFCC has arrested a member-elect of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulgafar Ayinla…
Gombe State Internal revenue chairman, three others convicted for N25m fraud

Gombe State Internal revenue chairman, three others convicted for N25m fraud

16 May 2019
The EFCC Gombe Zonal office on May 16, 2019 secured the conviction of Atiku Mu'azu Bayum, Mohammed Adi, Ibrahim Abubakar…
Death toll from Niger ambush rises to 28 soldiers – Army

Death toll from Niger ambush rises to 28 soldiers – Army

16 May 2019
The death toll from an ambush on Nigerien troops near the Mali border has risen to 28, an army spokesman…
Senate confirms Emefiele for second term as CBN governor

Senate confirms Emefiele for second term as CBN governor

16 May 2019
The Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria for another term. The confirmation follows…
Chris Attoh’s wife, Betty Jenifer had twins for her other husband

Chris Attoh’s wife, Betty Jenifer had twins for her other husband

16 May 2019
Chris Attoh’s wife, Betty Jenifer, was a mother of twins which she had with her other husband Kedrick Jenifer in…
Stop giving our men bribes - FRSC warns Nigerian motorists

Stop giving our men bribes - FRSC warns Nigerian motorists

16 May 2019
The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to stop bribing men of the Corps. The newly deployed Zonal Commander,…
Imo Deputy Speaker, Ozuruigbo resigns

Imo Deputy Speaker, Ozuruigbo resigns

16 May 2019
Deputy Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Ugonna Ozuruigbo, has resigned from his position. According to Channels TV,…
The threat by Boko Haram is real -Buratai

The threat by Boko Haram is real -Buratai

16 May 2019
Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the threat by the Boko Haram sect is real. Speaking on Wednesday when…
Bauchi Assembly passes bill to stop loot recovery, begs Gov Abubakar to sign

Bauchi Assembly passes bill to stop loot recovery, begs Gov Abubakar to sign

16 May 2019
Bauchi State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the bill for an act to repeal the State Public Property and…
Please leave this Indian hemp matter for now’ – Sani tells Akeredolu

Please leave this Indian hemp matter for now’ – Sani tells Akeredolu

16 May 2019
Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani has reacted to the plan by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to start cultivating Marijuana.…
Senate Committee praises Emefiele, recommends him for Senate confirmation

Senate Committee praises Emefiele, recommends him for Senate confirmation

16 May 2019
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Wednesday got encomiums from the Senate Committee on Banking,…
Food prices push inflation up to 11.37% -NBS

Food prices push inflation up to 11.37% -NBS

16 May 2019
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures monthly inflation, recorded a slight increase of 0.12 per cent in April settling…
Rough and tough road ahead of Nigeria’s economy - CBN

Rough and tough road ahead of Nigeria’s economy - CBN

16 May 2019
Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said the road ahead of the country’s economy is still…
FEC approves $1bn Chinese loan for power project

FEC approves $1bn Chinese loan for power project

16 May 2019
The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a fresh $1 billion Chinese loan for a power project. The approval was…
Buhari planning to jail me in phantom coup plot -Atiku

Buhari planning to jail me in phantom coup plot -Atiku

16 May 2019
FG: PDP, ex-VP plotting to destabilise Buhari’s govt The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February…
Police, NDLEA silent as alleged fugitive cocaine trafficker returns to social media

Police, NDLEA silent as alleged fugitive cocaine trafficker returns to social media

16 May 2019
Two months after a social media strategist was outed as an alleged cocaine trafficker who absconded from trial in a…
Disregard IPOB sit-at-home order –Police

Disregard IPOB sit-at-home order –Police

16 May 2019
The Anambra State Police Command has called on members of the public to disregard the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous…
29,723 Nigerian immigrants in the U.S. ‘overstayed’ in 2018- Report

29,723 Nigerian immigrants in the U.S. ‘overstayed’ in 2018- Report

16 May 2019
An estimated 29,723 Nigerian immigrants living in the United States overstayed their U.S. non-immigrant tourism/business (B1/B2) visas between October 1,…
A revolution that’ll consume all of us coming - Senators

A revolution that’ll consume all of us coming - Senators

16 May 2019
To avert a looming violent revolution from poor Nigerians, Senator Chukwuka Utazi (Enugu North) has sponsored a motion titled: Bridging…
More than half of Nigeria’s education budget lost to corruption -Transparency International

More than half of Nigeria’s education budget lost to corruption -Transparency International

15 May 2019
Transparency International says 66 per cent of the money Nigerian governments allocate to education is stolen by corrupt officials. The…
Buhari off to Saudi Arabia

Buhari off to Saudi Arabia

15 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to Saudi Arabia Thursday. A statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said Mr…
Zainab Aliyu: Ganduje ‎doles out N3m to Kano student arrested for alleged ‘drug trafficking’ in Saudi Arabia

Zainab Aliyu: Ganduje ‎doles out N3m to Kano student arrested for alleged ‘drug trafficking’ in Saudi Arabia

15 May 2019
Govornor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano ‎State, on Wednesday presented N3 million cash gift to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who…
Kano court declares appointment of new emirs by Ganduje null and void

Kano court declares appointment of new emirs by Ganduje null and void

15 May 2019
A Kano State High court sitting in Ungogo has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by…
Tonto Dike’s ex-husband, Churchill reacts to being ’40 seconds man’ in bed

Tonto Dike’s ex-husband, Churchill reacts to being ’40 seconds man’ in bed

15 May 2019
Olakunle Churchill has finally reacted to a statement made by his estranged wife actress Tonto Dikeh about him being a…
File application for Bulkachuwa’s disqualification - Tribunal tells Atiku

File application for Bulkachuwa’s disqualification - Tribunal tells Atiku

15 May 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to file…
Emefiele appears before Senate for screening as CBN governor

Emefiele appears before Senate for screening as CBN governor

15 May 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Wednesday appeared for screening following his re-nomination by President…
Four Kano kingmakers sue Ganduje over creation of new emirates

Four Kano kingmakers sue Ganduje over creation of new emirates

15 May 2019
Four kingmakers in Kano Emirate have sued Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for creating four new emirates and appointing first-class emirs for…
Expect increase in petrol pump price - Rewane tells Nigerians

Expect increase in petrol pump price - Rewane tells Nigerians

15 May 2019
Bismarck Rewane, chief executive officer of Financial Derivatives Company Limited, has asked Nigerians to brace up for an increase in…
Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja

Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja

15 May 2019
The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company…
INEC withdraws return certificate from Buhari’s ex-aide, gives it to minister’s son

INEC withdraws return certificate from Buhari’s ex-aide, gives it to minister’s son

15 May 2019
 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in…
I had a bad relationship with National Assembly under Saraki, Dogara — Buhari

I had a bad relationship with National Assembly under Saraki, Dogara — Buhari

15 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National…
N500bn CBN scam: Emefiele should be investigated - Sowore

N500bn CBN scam: Emefiele should be investigated - Sowore

15 May 2019
The presidential candidate of African Action Congress and publisher of Saharareporters, Omoyele Sowore, on Tuesday called on the Federal Government…
We are not planning to overthrow Buhari -Military

We are not planning to overthrow Buhari -Military

15 May 2019
The defence headquarters on Tuesday dissociated the armed forces of Nigeria from the circulation of document, calling for the overthrow…
9th National Assembly: 469 members to receive N4.68bn welcome package

9th National Assembly: 469 members to receive N4.68bn welcome package

15 May 2019
Four hundred and sixty-nine lawmakers who were elected on the platform of various political parties in the February 23 National…
I’ve the number to win Speakership contest -Gbajabiamila

I’ve the number to win Speakership contest -Gbajabiamila

15 May 2019
Less than one month to the proclamation of the 9th National Assembly, the All Progressives Congress (APC) anointed candidate for…
Reps kick against bill restricting public officials from foreign medical trips

Reps kick against bill restricting public officials from foreign medical trips

15 May 2019
The house of representatives has rejected a bill seeking to prevent public officials from seeking medical treatment abroad. The lower…
We’ve adopted new measures to end corruption –Osinbajo

We’ve adopted new measures to end corruption –Osinbajo

15 May 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday disclosed that the Federal Government is ready to deploy new measures of dealing with the…
Tribunal asked to stop Buhari’s inauguration ahead of May 29

Tribunal asked to stop Buhari’s inauguration ahead of May 29

15 May 2019
One of the parties that contested Saturday, February 23 presidential election, Hope Democratic Party (HDP), has filed a motion seeking…
We’ll be shortchanging ourselves if we don’t tap into marijuana business - Akeredolu

We’ll be shortchanging ourselves if we don’t tap into marijuana business - Akeredolu

15 May 2019
Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says the state could diversify its economy by tapping into the marijuana market. In…
524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 Customs jobs

524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 Customs jobs

14 May 2019
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said 524,315 applicants had successfully completed their application process in the ongoing recruitment exercise of…
Boko Haram: Over 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon – Officials

Boko Haram: Over 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon – Officials

14 May 2019
Officials from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and those from Adamawa and Borno states…
Abuja-Kaduna road now safe for use - el-Rufai

Abuja-Kaduna road now safe for use - el-Rufai

14 May 2019
Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, says he is confident that the Abuja-Kaduna road is safe for use. El-Rufai, who spoke…
US suspends visa drop box service in Nigeria

US suspends visa drop box service in Nigeria

14 May 2019
The United States embassy in Nigeria has suspended drop box service or interview waiver for those renewing visas in the…
2019 JAMB top scorer cries for help

2019 JAMB top scorer cries for help

14 May 2019
Ekene Franklin, top scorer of JAMB‘s 2019 UTME has cried out he doesn’t want to waste his high score after…
How CBN, SGF others frustrate efforts to retrieve N20 trillion stamp duty – Consultant

How CBN, SGF others frustrate efforts to retrieve N20 trillion stamp duty – Consultant

14 May 2019
In this interview with leaks.ng, Tola Adekoya, of the School of Banking Honours, gives an account on how his school…
Education: I think we elite are failing Nigerians - Buhari

Education: I think we elite are failing Nigerians - Buhari

14 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari says the elite might be failing Nigerians when it comes to education. Buhari made this comment when…
iPhone, Android  users face security risk as spyware hits WhatsApp

iPhone, Android users face security risk as spyware hits WhatsApp

14 May 2019
A spyware traced to an Israeli intelligence firm has injected vulnerabilities into WhatsApp’s phone call function on iPhone and Android…
Rivers: Wike sacks commissioner

Rivers: Wike sacks commissioner

14 May 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has sacked his Commissioner of Power, Shedrach Chukwu. The governor directed the sacked commissioner…
Ngige under attack

Ngige under attack

14 May 2019
•NLC continues anti-minister’s protests in Abuja as ASUU seeks psychiatric test for incoming govt officials •Minister inaugurates NSIFT board amid…
El-Rufai: No regrets tackling godfather of Lagos politics

El-Rufai: No regrets tackling godfather of Lagos politics

14 May 2019
Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says he owes no one any apology over his comments on how to end…
Electricity generation falls to 2,447MW from 4,129MW

Electricity generation falls to 2,447MW from 4,129MW

14 May 2019
The nation’s power generation dropped by 1,682 megawatts on Monday from 4,129.2MW on Sunday. Data from the Nigeria Electricity System…
EFCC not aware of seal off of Saraki’s houses – Spokesperson

EFCC not aware of seal off of Saraki’s houses – Spokesperson

14 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission authorities in Nigeria has said they are unaware of alleged seal-off of houses believed…
It’s shameful comparing Miyetti Allah with Afenifere, Ohanaeze —Bakare

It’s shameful comparing Miyetti Allah with Afenifere, Ohanaeze —Bakare

14 May 2019
Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Sunday, described as shameful the Presidency’s attempt to put…
Reps’ committee recovers N72.5bn, $1.8m from MDAs

Reps’ committee recovers N72.5bn, $1.8m from MDAs

14 May 2019
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has said that its investigations into activities of government has…
We pay ransoms to bandits daily, Zamfara LG chief tells minister

We pay ransoms to bandits daily, Zamfara LG chief tells minister

14 May 2019
The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members…
Unilorin lecturer develops blindness detection kits

Unilorin lecturer develops blindness detection kits

13 May 2019
Dr. Dupe Ademola-Popoola, an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, has been granted…
The office will destroy you - Philippine president warns daughter against succeeding him

The office will destroy you - Philippine president warns daughter against succeeding him

13 May 2019
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned his eldest daughter against running for president in 2022, saying the office would “destroy”…
I am wiser now - Ambode

I am wiser now - Ambode

13 May 2019
Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says he has been describing himself as techno-politician but having spent four years on…
2019 UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account

2019 UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account

13 May 2019
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it remitted N5 billion to the Federal Government purse after the conduct of…
Low-key inauguration on May 29 as FG moves major events to June 12

Low-key inauguration on May 29 as FG moves major events to June 12

13 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari will have a low-key inauguration for his second term on May 29. Lai Mohammed, minister of information,…
Group warns FG against moves to release N100bn to Miyetti Allah

Group warns FG against moves to release N100bn to Miyetti Allah

13 May 2019
A group, Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), has warned the Federal Government against advancing the sum of…
Why APC, INEC don’t want me in Senate -Okorocha

Why APC, INEC don’t want me in Senate -Okorocha

13 May 2019
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is angry with the leadership of his party, All Progressives Congress (APC) and the…
CBN Scandal: Leaked audio authentic but selective, bank says; claims no money lost

CBN Scandal: Leaked audio authentic but selective, bank says; claims no money lost

13 May 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday scrambled a rebuttal to deny media reports that it lost over N500…
Senate: I won’t seek re-election in 2023 –Ekweremadu

Senate: I won’t seek re-election in 2023 –Ekweremadu

13 May 2019
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, declared he will not seek re-election to the Red Chamber in 2023. Speaking at…
Atiku vs Buhari: Appeal Court president, Bulkachuwa asked to step down

Atiku vs Buhari: Appeal Court president, Bulkachuwa asked to step down

13 May 2019
A group, Access to Justice, on Sunday asked President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to step…
Ndume: I’m in the Senate presidency race to win

Ndume: I’m in the Senate presidency race to win

13 May 2019
Former Senate Majority Leader, Ali Ndume, believes that he has what it takes to lead the 9th Senate. In this…
How Ganduje’s ‘fight’ with Emir Sanusi alters Kano history

How Ganduje’s ‘fight’ with Emir Sanusi alters Kano history

13 May 2019
The Friday appointment of four additional emirs in Kano State by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has significance beyond the perceived move…
How Nigerian state governments ‘pocketed’ N15.5 trillion LGA allocations in 12 years

How Nigerian state governments ‘pocketed’ N15.5 trillion LGA allocations in 12 years

13 May 2019
Nigeria’s 36 states and the federal capital territory, Abuja, have pocketed or diverted over N15 trillion federal allocation meant for…
Private university offers admission to JAMB’s best candidate

Private university offers admission to JAMB’s best candidate

13 May 2019
If Ekele Franklin, the 15-year-old boy who emerged the overall best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME),…
Kano ‘stands still’ as Sanusi returns from Saudi Arabia

Kano ‘stands still’ as Sanusi returns from Saudi Arabia

13 May 2019
R Many residents of Kano trooped to Aminu Kano International Airport on Sunday evening as Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano,…
INEC withdraws return certificate from senator

INEC withdraws return certificate from senator

12 May 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn a certificate of return issued to Peter Nwaoboshi. The electoral umpire gave…
UTME 2019 top scorer won’t gain admission -JAMB

UTME 2019 top scorer won’t gain admission -JAMB

12 May 2019
Registrar of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyode has revealed the reason why 2019 UTME top scorer won’t gain admission into a…
Saraki reacts as EFCC seizes houses in Ikoyi

Saraki reacts as EFCC seizes houses in Ikoyi

12 May 2019
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of…
Presidency 2023 : I can’t be running mate to most corrupt Nigerian – El-Rufai

Presidency 2023 : I can’t be running mate to most corrupt Nigerian – El-Rufai

12 May 2019
War of words between Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai and Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu escalated on Friday with…
Malabu: I have no account, property outside Nigeria -Jonathan

Malabu: I have no account, property outside Nigeria -Jonathan

12 May 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that claimed that lawyers for the Federal Government had, in a…
FG spent 78% of 2018 revenue on recurrent expenditure — Investigation

FG spent 78% of 2018 revenue on recurrent expenditure — Investigation

12 May 2019
Out of the N3.96tn actual revenue generated by the Federal Government between January and December 2018 to finance the budget,…
Shocking revelations: Why Nigerians kill themselves in South Africa – Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul General in Johannesburg

Shocking revelations: Why Nigerians kill themselves in South Africa – Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul General in Johannesburg

12 May 2019
Exposes the xenophobic, cultism, drug war angles The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Godwin Adama, has said…
Why I aligned with those who wanted to remove Saraki – Omo-Agege

Why I aligned with those who wanted to remove Saraki – Omo-Agege

12 May 2019
The senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District in the upper legislative chamber, Ovie Omo-Agege, has revealed the leadership the All…
Former BBC presenter offers apology for comparing Royal Baby to a Chimpanzee

Former BBC presenter offers apology for comparing Royal Baby to a Chimpanzee

12 May 2019
A former BBC broadcaster Danny Baker, who was fired from his job for comparing Duke & Duchess of Sussex, Prince…
There’ll be total lockdown in S’East on May 30 –IPOB

There’ll be total lockdown in S’East on May 30 –IPOB

12 May 2019
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reiterated its stand on this year’s sit-at-home order, saying that despite an attempt by…
EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses, marks others in Lagos

EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses, marks others in Lagos

12 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized some houses belonging to Senate President Bukola Saraki, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt.…
Ganduje ignores court order, installs 4 Emirs in Kano

Ganduje ignores court order, installs 4 Emirs in Kano

12 May 2019
Despite a Court order restraining Governor Ganduje, his Government, State Assembly from issuing Appointment Letters to four new Emirs, the…
Eddie Ugbomah, veteran filmmaker, is dead

Eddie Ugbomah, veteran filmmaker, is dead

11 May 2019
Eddie Ugbomah, a veteran filmmaker during the 70s and 80s, has died. Adebayo Thomas, director general of the National Film…
President Buhari dragged to court for refusing to hand over to Osinbajo

President Buhari dragged to court for refusing to hand over to Osinbajo

11 May 2019
Y A Nigerian lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to court for failing to hand over to the…
Chris Attoh’s wife Bettie fatally shot in Maryland, US

Chris Attoh’s wife Bettie fatally shot in Maryland, US

11 May 2019
Police has identified the woman who was fatally shot by a gunman on Friday as Bettie Jenifer, 44 the wife…
2019 UTME result: 15-year old scores JAMB’s highest mark

2019 UTME result: 15-year old scores JAMB’s highest mark

11 May 2019
A 15-year-old boy from Abia State has reportedly emerged the best-scoring candidate with 347 – considered the highest by the…
Bayelsa doesn’t get 13% derivation because NNPC is more powerful than federal govt -Dickson

Bayelsa doesn’t get 13% derivation because NNPC is more powerful than federal govt -Dickson

11 May 2019
Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, says the most powerful entity in the country is the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)…
JAMB releases results of 1.7m candidates, blacklists 116 centres for malpractices

JAMB releases results of 1.7m candidates, blacklists 116 centres for malpractices

11 May 2019
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has released the results of 1,792,719 candidates out of the 1,886,508 who sat for…
Kano: Four top officials of Ganduje’s govt resign

Kano: Four top officials of Ganduje’s govt resign

11 May 2019
Four top officials of the Kano state government have pulled out of the administration of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the…
North has no business asking for presidency in 2023 – Prof Nwala

North has no business asking for presidency in 2023 – Prof Nwala

11 May 2019
President of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), Prof Uzodinma Nwala has said that the North has no business competing for the…
JAMB to release 2019 UTME results today

JAMB to release 2019 UTME results today

11 May 2019
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would release the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination…
Buhari harps on the need for true federalism

Buhari harps on the need for true federalism

11 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari and eight All Progressives Congress (APC) state governors were yesterday honoured for their faithfulness to the party…
Chris Ngige tells Nigerian workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

Chris Ngige tells Nigerian workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

11 May 2019
Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for…
Insufficient manpower: Police settle for part-time special constables

Insufficient manpower: Police settle for part-time special constables

11 May 2019
Pastors, Imams, teachers, journalists to get special consideration We’ll recruit 15,000-25,000 men annually for five years –PSC As part of…
IDPs: We’re dying of hunger

IDPs: We’re dying of hunger

11 May 2019
Internally Displaced Persons in Ebonyi State have continued to lament the hardship they are experiencing, calling on government at all…
Ex-convict: We can’t quit crime because society respects rich thieves

Ex-convict: We can’t quit crime because society respects rich thieves

11 May 2019
Mr Ibrahim Ismaila, (25), an ex-convict, is one of the suspected criminals arrested for breaking into people’s homes to rob…
Court restrains Governor Ganduje from reducing Emir Sanusi’s powers

Court restrains Governor Ganduje from reducing Emir Sanusi’s powers

11 May 2019
The Kano State High Court has granted an order restraining Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from implementing the establishment of four more…
University degrees won’t usher you into an El Dorado- President Buhari to Nigerian graduates

University degrees won’t usher you into an El Dorado- President Buhari to Nigerian graduates

11 May 2019
President Buhari has told graduates from Nigerian Universities that a university degree won’t necessarily usher them into an El Dorado…
Over $900 million found in secret non-TSA accounts — Rep panel

Over $900 million found in secret non-TSA accounts — Rep panel

10 May 2019
The House of Representatives said it discovered that over $900m was still “being held” by Federal Government’s ministries, departments and…
Man allegedly steals N7.1 million air-conditioner kits from Dangote Group

Man allegedly steals N7.1 million air-conditioner kits from Dangote Group

10 May 2019
A 41-year-old man, Taofeek Omotosho, appeared at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday for allegedly…
Lawyer sues Buhari over ‘private visit’ to the UK

Lawyer sues Buhari over ‘private visit’ to the UK

10 May 2019
Inibehe Effiong, Lagos based human rights lawyer, has filed a suit against President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent private visit…
Nigeria Labour Congress Calls Nationwide Protest 'To Embarrass Ngige And His Family Members'

Nigeria Labour Congress Calls Nationwide Protest 'To Embarrass Ngige And His Family Members'

10 May 2019
The NLC had accused Ngige of sponsoring an attack on protesters had picketed the minister’s Abuja residence.The Nigeria Labour Congress…
Sanusi now to report to LG chairman not State government. -Ganduje

Sanusi now to report to LG chairman not State government. -Ganduje

10 May 2019
Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, is supposed to be reporting to chairman of…
UK jails six Nigerians over f £10m internet fraud

UK jails six Nigerians over f £10m internet fraud

10 May 2019
Six Nigerian citizens based in the United Kingdom have been jailed for their roles in the theft of millions of…
We arrested singer Naira Marley for internet fraud – EFCC

We arrested singer Naira Marley for internet fraud – EFCC

10 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of popular singer, Afeez Fashola, otherwise known as #NairaMarley, and…
Troops arrest bandits’ logistic supplier, weapon manufacturer in Katsina

Troops arrest bandits’ logistic supplier, weapon manufacturer in Katsina

10 May 2019
Troops on operation “Exercise Harbin Kunama III’’, have arrested a suspect the army described as “notorious’’ bandit logistics supplier, Marwana…
Imo Assembly suspends 27 LG Chairmen indefinitely over failure to honour summons

Imo Assembly suspends 27 LG Chairmen indefinitely over failure to honour summons

10 May 2019
Imo State House of Assembly on Thursday suspended the Council Chairmen of the 27 local government councils of the state…
Trump's new tariff threat could make iPhones, toys and shoes more expensive

Trump's new tariff threat could make iPhones, toys and shoes more expensive

10 May 2019
They could all get more expensive if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to expand tariffs on Chinese…
PDP asks Appeal Court president to leave presidential poll tribunal -says she’s APC senator-elect’s wife

PDP asks Appeal Court president to leave presidential poll tribunal -says she’s APC senator-elect’s wife

10 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as…
Appeal Court dashes Adeleke’s hope, upholds Oyetola’s election

Appeal Court dashes Adeleke’s hope, upholds Oyetola’s election

10 May 2019
Adeleke: I’ll recover my mandate at S’Court Oyetola: Your appeal doesn’t bother me The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, yesterday,…
Wike to EFCC: You still lack power to investigate Rivers account

Wike to EFCC: You still lack power to investigate Rivers account

10 May 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that it still lacks the powers…
Buhari nominates CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele for another term

Buhari nominates CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele for another term

09 May 2019
President Muhammdu Buhari has nominated the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for a second term. It was gathered Thursday…
Court of Appeal nullifies Adeleke’s tribunal victory

Court of Appeal nullifies Adeleke’s tribunal victory

09 May 2019
The Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja nullified the victory of Ademola Adeleke at the Osun State governorship election…
Insecurity in Nigeria: Ajimobi mocks govs’ chief security officer title

Insecurity in Nigeria: Ajimobi mocks govs’ chief security officer title

09 May 2019
Oyo Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has mocked governors in Nigeria over reference as “chief security officer” of their states. He…
Jigawa speaker impeached

Jigawa speaker impeached

09 May 2019
The Speaker Jigawa state house of assembly, Honourable, Isah Idriz Gwaram has been impeached. He was impeached this morning during…
Kano: Fani-Kayode reacts as Ganduje finally signs bill reducing Emir Sanusi’s power

Kano: Fani-Kayode reacts as Ganduje finally signs bill reducing Emir Sanusi’s power

09 May 2019
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has reacted as the Kano State Government signed the Kano Emirs Appointment and Deposition Amendment…
‘When did they disappear?’– Falana tackles navy over 15 detainees

‘When did they disappear?’– Falana tackles navy over 15 detainees

09 May 2019
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, is challenging the Nigerian navy over its claim that it does not know the whereabouts…
How Atewe transferred N35m to Winners’ Chapel -EFCC

How Atewe transferred N35m to Winners’ Chapel -EFCC

09 May 2019
The trial of a former Commander of the Military Joint Task Force, operation Pulo Shield in the Niger Delta, Maj.…
Nigeria’s electoral law problematic - INEC chairman

Nigeria’s electoral law problematic - INEC chairman

09 May 2019
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has described the nation’s current Electoral Act as problematic.…
Tribunal to Atiku, Buhari: We’ll dispense justice without fear or favour

Tribunal to Atiku, Buhari: We’ll dispense justice without fear or favour

09 May 2019
Bulkachuwa-led panel fixes dates for hearing of two petitions The five-man Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari…
The evil I feared in PDP has befallen me 10 times in APC – Okorocha

The evil I feared in PDP has befallen me 10 times in APC – Okorocha

09 May 2019
The outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday lamented that he had been afflicted with more evils in…
Thugs beat up labour leaders, journalists at Ngige’s residence

Thugs beat up labour leaders, journalists at Ngige’s residence

09 May 2019
The lingering battle between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour…
Ganduje Signs Bill Seeking Creation Of Four New Emirates In Kano

Ganduje Signs Bill Seeking Creation Of Four New Emirates In Kano

08 May 2019
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has assented the bill seeking the establishment of four additional first class Emirates in Kano State. Earlier,…
Kano assembly approves creation of four new emirates

Kano assembly approves creation of four new emirates

08 May 2019
The Kano state house of assembly has approved the amendment of the local government and chieftaincy affairs law, paving way…
Amnesty Programme: House of Reps to investigate alleged fraud

Amnesty Programme: House of Reps to investigate alleged fraud

08 May 2019
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the alleged fraudulent activities taking…
We’ll get to the point where people will use their votes to remove bad leaders - Goodluck Jonathan

We’ll get to the point where people will use their votes to remove bad leaders - Goodluck Jonathan

08 May 2019
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says improving the standard of elections in Africa will encourage people use their votes to remove…
Herdsmen Butcher 11 In Reprisal Attack On Taraba Villages

Herdsmen Butcher 11 In Reprisal Attack On Taraba Villages

08 May 2019
Herdsmen have killed eleven people and injured many in a retaliation attack on some Taraba villages today. The herders stormed…
No Igala politician can stop my second term – Governor Bello

No Igala politician can stop my second term – Governor Bello

08 May 2019
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has boasted that in his quest for a second term in office, he is capable…
Senate approves inclusion of NFIU in Proceeds of Crime Recovery Management’s board

Senate approves inclusion of NFIU in Proceeds of Crime Recovery Management’s board

08 May 2019
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the inclusion of the National Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to serve on the governing…
I know my duties as president and I know what to do — Buhari

I know my duties as president and I know what to do — Buhari

08 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and result-oriented leadership that…
Harvest of queries: SSANU tackles ASUU, says cabal running UNILAG

Harvest of queries: SSANU tackles ASUU, says cabal running UNILAG

08 May 2019
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, University of Lagos chapter, has berated the school’s Academic Staff Union of Universities,…
Presidential poll: Court fixes June 27 for hearing on campaign funds

Presidential poll: Court fixes June 27 for hearing on campaign funds

08 May 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, fixed June 27 for hearing of a suit challenging the campaign funding…
Insecurity in North worse under Buhari — Northern elders

Insecurity in North worse under Buhari — Northern elders

08 May 2019
The Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Prof Ango Abdullahi, has lamented the growing security challenges facing the country, saying…
FCT to demolish 215 buildings in Asokoro, Maitama

FCT to demolish 215 buildings in Asokoro, Maitama

08 May 2019
…revokes allocation of 15 plots, withdraws 114 others The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to embark on the demolition…
Presidential election tribunal to begin hearing of petitions against Buhari

Presidential election tribunal to begin hearing of petitions against Buhari

07 May 2019
he presidential election petitions tribunal will on Wednesday begin hearing cases, including the petition brought by the candidate of the…
UK confirms participation in EU elections in May

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May

07 May 2019
Despite talks with the opposition Labour Party to try to find an alliance to get the Brexit withdrawal agreement through…
OAU prof: I was abducted by herdsmen… they collected over N5m before releasing me

OAU prof: I was abducted by herdsmen… they collected over N5m before releasing me

07 May 2019
Olayinka Adegbehingbe, the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), professor who was abducted on Sunday, said N5.045m was paid to secure his…
Insecurity: What IGP Adamu told the Senate – Saraki

Insecurity: What IGP Adamu told the Senate – Saraki

07 May 2019
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday told federal lawmakers that the police are making efforts to tackle the…
Kano assembly approves life pension for speaker, deputy

Kano assembly approves life pension for speaker, deputy

07 May 2019
The Kano state house of assembly has approved life pension for its speaker and deputy speaker. The assembly passed the…
Nigeria has over 1m displaced children who don’t know their parents -Buhari

Nigeria has over 1m displaced children who don’t know their parents -Buhari

07 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari says there are at least a million displaced Nigerian children who do not know their parents and…
Katsina emir to minister: Tell president we need security

Katsina emir to minister: Tell president we need security

07 May 2019
Gunmen kill 30 in Zamfara communities The Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman yesterday told the Minister of Agriculture Audu…
NFIU goes tough on LG allocations - Warns banks, others on access to council

NFIU goes tough on LG allocations - Warns banks, others on access to council

07 May 2019
Tampering with allocations to local governments from the Federation Accounts under any guise will henceforth attract stringent sanctions, Nigerian Financial…
WAEC exam: PDP kicks as police detain Adeleke

WAEC exam: PDP kicks as police detain Adeleke

07 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday kicked as the police arrested and detained a senator representing Osun Central in the…
Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

Ganduje moves to remove Sanusi as emir of Kano

07 May 2019
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano,…
2023: Buhari must deal with overambitious APC members -El-Rufai

2023: Buhari must deal with overambitious APC members -El-Rufai

07 May 2019
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has blamed the internal crisis in the All Progressives Congress in the…
Buhari orders import waivers for 3 modular refineries

Buhari orders import waivers for 3 modular refineries

07 May 2019
FG frets as licenses threaten fuel exports projection The projection by the Federal Government that Nigeria would begin fuel export…
Malabu Scandal: Nigerian govt demands $3.5 billion from Eni, Shell

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

06 May 2019
The Nigerian government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu…
Obasanjo has paid assassins to kill me, my son for supporting Buhari – Wife alleges

Obasanjo has paid assassins to kill me, my son for supporting Buhari – Wife alleges

06 May 2019
Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has alleged that assassins are after her life and that of…
Guru Maharaji speaks on insecurity in Nigeria, 9th National Assembly

Guru Maharaji speaks on insecurity in Nigeria, 9th National Assembly

06 May 2019
The ‘Living Perfect Master’, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has urged the National Assembly to enact a law establishing state police to…
Royal baby latest news: Duchess of Sussex gives birth to baby boy

Royal baby latest news: Duchess of Sussex gives birth to baby boy

06 May 2019
The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy with her husband by her side after going into labour…
Buhari has no capacity to manage this security crisis -Afegbua

Buhari has no capacity to manage this security crisis -Afegbua

06 May 2019
Kassim Afegbua, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the capacity to manage the…
Politicians offered me money to compromise 2019 polls -Kwara REC

Politicians offered me money to compromise 2019 polls -Kwara REC

06 May 2019
Garba Madami, resident electoral commissioner (REC) of Kwara state, says some politicians approached him to compromise the 2019 elections in…
Nigeria now a laughing stock because of ‘stone age’ senators -Ben Bruce

Nigeria now a laughing stock because of ‘stone age’ senators -Ben Bruce

06 May 2019
Ben Murray-Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, says Nigeria has become the laughing stock in the world because of the “inability…
Gunmen Abduct Permanent Secretary in Taraba

Gunmen Abduct Permanent Secretary in Taraba

06 May 2019
The Permanent Secretary, Taraba State Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Suzzy Nathan, was yesterday abducted from her home in Jalingo…
Buhari returns to Abuja after ‘private visit’ to UK

Buhari returns to Abuja after ‘private visit’ to UK

06 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day ‘private visit’ to the United Kingdom. The president’s jet touched…
Gunmen Invade Nasarawa Commissioner’s Residence, Kill 400-level Student

Gunmen Invade Nasarawa Commissioner’s Residence, Kill 400-level Student

06 May 2019
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of yesterday invaded the residence of the Nasarawa State’s Commissoner for Higher Education, Chief…
EFCC launches fresh probe against Saraki

EFCC launches fresh probe against Saraki

06 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a fresh probe against Senate President Bukola Saraki over allegations of…
41 die as Russian plane makes emergency landing

41 die as Russian plane makes emergency landing

06 May 2019
Forty-one people including at least two children have died after a Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing and erupted…
How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics – El-Rufai

How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics – El-Rufai

06 May 2019
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna…
$314m suit: Chevron, Total know fate July 2

$314m suit: Chevron, Total know fate July 2

06 May 2019
A Federal High Court Lagos will on 2nd July, 2019 entertain a $69 million suit initiated by the Federal Government…
State of public varsity libraries worrisome, says ASUU president

State of public varsity libraries worrisome, says ASUU president

06 May 2019
The state of libraries in many public universities in Nigeria has not only affected research and learning in the institutions,…
20yrs in power - Nigeria’s Fourth Republic and  long-term political office holders

20yrs in power - Nigeria’s Fourth Republic and  long-term political office holders

06 May 2019
Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, which clocks 20 years on May 29, has witnessed politicians, who have been in power uninterruptedly for…
Ramadan: Moon sighted, Muslims begins fasting across Nigeria

Ramadan: Moon sighted, Muslims begins fasting across Nigeria

06 May 2019
The crescent moon heralding the Islamic month of Ramadan has been sighted in several states. The secretary-general of the Nigeria…
Fresh electricity tariff hike underway

Fresh electricity tariff hike underway

06 May 2019
FG to open talks on power tariff review, execution in Q3 NERC misses votive appraisal six times A fresh review…
How Buhari administration awarded Ogoni cleanup contracts to unqualified firms

How Buhari administration awarded Ogoni cleanup contracts to unqualified firms

05 May 2019
In what seems like a parody of the clean-up of the heavily polluted Ogoni land, a PREMIUM TIMES investigation has…
Police arrest six people with truckload of poisonous ‘ponmo’

Police arrest six people with truckload of poisonous ‘ponmo’

05 May 2019
Policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested six suspects in possession of poisonous cow skin (ponmo). The…
Fashola names alleged corrupt FG contractors

Fashola names alleged corrupt FG contractors

05 May 2019
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has forwarded to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)…
APC’s claim against Atiku shows Cameroonians voted for Buhari -Falana

APC’s claim against Atiku shows Cameroonians voted for Buhari -Falana

05 May 2019
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has faulted the argument of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to…
2019 UTME: Candidates beg JAMB to release results

2019 UTME: Candidates beg JAMB to release results

05 May 2019
Some candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) have appealed to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)…
JAMB set to release names of prominent politicians who cheated during UTME

JAMB set to release names of prominent politicians who cheated during UTME

05 May 2019
Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede, has revealed that some highly placed Nigerian politicians did…
How we busted drug cartel that implicated Zainab - NDLEA

How we busted drug cartel that implicated Zainab - NDLEA

05 May 2019
•I was to be on the Saudi trip, says father The insistence of the father of Zainab Aliyu, the young…
May 29: Army raises alarm over plans by foreign elements to disrupt handover

May 29: Army raises alarm over plans by foreign elements to disrupt handover

05 May 2019
The Nigerian Army headquarters in Abuja has raised the alarm over plans by some foreign interests and groups within the…
APC leaders disagree over Obaseki’s adoption for second term

APC leaders disagree over Obaseki’s adoption for second term

05 May 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress in Edo State has been plunged into internal turmoil following the adoption of Governor Godwin…
Anglican Church expels 2 priests over homosexuality

Anglican Church expels 2 priests over homosexuality

05 May 2019
TheArochukwu/Ohafia Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in Abia State has dismissed two priests for indulging in homosexuality.…
Ogun seeks N350m loan — three weeks to end of Amosun’s tenure

Ogun seeks N350m loan — three weeks to end of Amosun’s tenure

05 May 2019
The Ogun state government has concluded plans to obtain N350m loan from the World Bank. Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the…
Ramadan: Sharia police to arrest people eating in public

Ramadan: Sharia police to arrest people eating in public

05 May 2019
The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from Monday when Ramadan begins, his men will begin to arrest…
2019 polls: Politicians, security operatives threat to democracy –CTA

2019 polls: Politicians, security operatives threat to democracy –CTA

05 May 2019
TThe Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), one of the observer groups that monitored the 2019 General Elections, yesterday, blamed the…
DSS arrests 59 commercial sex workers in Calabar

DSS arrests 59 commercial sex workers in Calabar

05 May 2019
Fifty-nine commercial sex workers have been arrested by the Department of State Services in Calabar, Cross River State, the News…
Ramadan: Look for new moon, Sultan directs Muslims

Ramadan: Look for new moon, Sultan directs Muslims

05 May 2019
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Saturday called on Muslims to commence search for the new moon of…
Another Nigerian stabbed to death in South Africa

Another Nigerian stabbed to death in South Africa

05 May 2019
President, Nigerian Citizens Association South Africa, Ben Okoli, says a Nigerian, Mr Okechukwu Henry, from Imo State, was stabbed to…
My spouse has to be drunk before sex –Mortuary attendant

My spouse has to be drunk before sex –Mortuary attendant

05 May 2019
In a society like Nigeria, being a mortuary attendant is a great sin; enough reason for one’s choice of damsel…
Gov. Ajimobi under fire for allegedly awarding contracts to friends, family members

Gov. Ajimobi under fire for allegedly awarding contracts to friends, family members

04 May 2019
The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Abiola Ajimobi, the outgoing Governor of the State,…
President Buhari snubs cabal, keeps choice of new ministers to himself

President Buhari snubs cabal, keeps choice of new ministers to himself

04 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has snubbed some members of the inner power circle popularly known as ‘Cabal’ over whom to appoint…
Protesters storm FCT police command over ‘rape of sex workers’

Protesters storm FCT police command over ‘rape of sex workers’

04 May 2019
Some protesters on Saturday besieged the federal capital territory (FCT) police command over the alleged rape of some commercial sex…
Former beauty queen, Davila allegedly hangs self, found dead in hotel

Former beauty queen, Davila allegedly hangs self, found dead in hotel

04 May 2019
Fatimih Davila Sosa, a former Miss Uruguay pageant winner has been found dead in a Mexico City hotel. The 31-year-old,…
Senator Dino Melaye loses mum

Senator Dino Melaye loses mum

04 May 2019
Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State has lost his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye. The senator…
It’s rubbish to say Buhari won’t return on May 5 –Presidency

It’s rubbish to say Buhari won’t return on May 5 –Presidency

04 May 2019
The Presidency has dismissed suggestions President Muhammadu Buhari is undergoing medical treatment in the United Kingdom and may not return…
Police probe ‘rape of Abuja sex workers’

Police probe ‘rape of Abuja sex workers’

04 May 2019
The federal capital territory (FCT) police command says it has set up a “high-powered team” to investigate the alleged assault…
Full list of 132 firms jostling to lift Nigeria’s oil in 2019/2020

Full list of 132 firms jostling to lift Nigeria’s oil in 2019/2020

04 May 2019
A total of 132 oil and gas marketing companies on Thursday submitted bids to lift Nigeria’s crude oil. The firms…
Insecurity: Buhari should be barred from foreign trips - Falana

Insecurity: Buhari should be barred from foreign trips - Falana

04 May 2019
May Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, wants public officials barred from foreign trips until the insecurity in the country is…
Ajimobi siphoning Oyo funds at the last minute –Olatunji

Ajimobi siphoning Oyo funds at the last minute –Olatunji

04 May 2019
Oyo State Governor-Elect, Engr. Seyi Makinde, recently accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of laying landmines for his incoming government by awarding…
JAMB delists 76 exam centres, appoints SAN to prosecute 100 suspects

JAMB delists 76 exam centres, appoints SAN to prosecute 100 suspects

04 May 2019
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has delisted 76 Computer-Based Test Centres for various infractions during the recently concluded Unified Tertiary…
SARS men shot, arrested, demanded N900,000 bail money from civilians –Group

SARS men shot, arrested, demanded N900,000 bail money from civilians –Group

04 May 2019
Operatives of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), Edo State, have been accused of shooting, arresting civilians and demanding outrageous…
Lagos hairdresser commits suicide over disagreements with boyfriend

Lagos hairdresser commits suicide over disagreements with boyfriend

04 May 2019
A resident of Fadausi Street, Ijeshatedo, Lagos State, Kenile Nwabuzor, has killed herself following protracted disagreements between her and her…
Ebonyi/Benue crisis: Four peace committee members beheaded

Ebonyi/Benue crisis: Four peace committee members beheaded

03 May 2019
…Umahi orders police, DSS to arrest LG chair, 39 others Warlords yesterday beheaded four members of peace committee set up…
Tension in Delta as Yakubu Gowon slumps during final military salute to Maj.Gen. Ejoor

Tension in Delta as Yakubu Gowon slumps during final military salute to Maj.Gen. Ejoor

03 May 2019
Tension heightened on Friday as Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Nigerian Head of State slumped during the oration at the…
Nigeria most dangerous country to live in, ruled by quacks – Bishop Kukah

Nigeria most dangerous country to live in, ruled by quacks – Bishop Kukah

03 May 2019
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has lamented that quacks have taken over every institution in the…
Ohanaeze highlights reasons for insecurity in Nigeria

Ohanaeze highlights reasons for insecurity in Nigeria

03 May 2019
The apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Friday highlighted reasons for the high-level insecurity in Nigeria. Ohanaeze claimed that…
Buhari May Extend 'Private Visit' To London For Health Reasons

Buhari May Extend 'Private Visit' To London For Health Reasons

03 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari may not return to the country on Sunday May 5 as scheduled due to health complications. Inside…
LASTMA Officer Knocked Off Third Mainland Bridge

LASTMA Officer Knocked Off Third Mainland Bridge

03 May 2019
Kehinde Sonaike, an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), was knocked off the Third Mainland Bridge, and…
Malabu Scandal: Documents show British executive received money from Etete

Malabu Scandal: Documents show British executive received money from Etete

03 May 2019
Fresh details have shown a British executive as a recipient of millions of pounds from the multi-billion dollar Malabu oil…
Saudi releases another Nigerian arrested for ‘drug trafficking’

Saudi releases another Nigerian arrested for ‘drug trafficking’

03 May 2019
AFTER four months in detention, a Nigerian arrested for “drug trafficking” was released yesterday by the Saudi authorities. Ibrahim Abubakar’s…
Obasanjo steps out in suit

Obasanjo steps out in suit

03 May 2019
You might have seen ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in native attire or military camouflage but you probably haven’t seen him in…
2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA

2000 medical workers leaving Nigeria annually – NMA

03 May 2019
The Nigerian Medical Association has said that about 2000 medical workers leave the country annually to developed countries. The National…
We were raped, beaten by policemen — Ladies convicted for prostitution

We were raped, beaten by policemen — Ladies convicted for prostitution

03 May 2019
Seven ladies who were arrested in Abuja and convicted by a mobile court for prostitution have alleged that policemen attached…
Reps Speakership: 178 members-elect reportedly back Gbajabiamila

Reps Speakership: 178 members-elect reportedly back Gbajabiamila

03 May 2019
About 178 members-elect on Thursday reportedly declared their support for Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) to emerge Speaker of the incoming 9th…
I won’t muzzle Nigerian press – Buhari

I won’t muzzle Nigerian press – Buhari

03 May 2019
…says don’t focus on faults President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his government would not take any action that seemed to…
Kano State Government sacks all permanent secretaries

Kano State Government sacks all permanent secretaries

03 May 2019
Kano Government has sacked all Permanent Secretaries in the state, in line with the present government’s reformation resolve. This is…
Boko Haram insurgency has displaced 2m –UK

Boko Haram insurgency has displaced 2m –UK

03 May 2019
Visiting United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has said the Boko Haram-fuelled insurgency in the North East has displaced 2…
Boko Haram starving, run out of supplies – Army

Boko Haram starving, run out of supplies – Army

03 May 2019
The Nigerian Army yesterday said there was hunger and starvation in the camp of Boko Haram, following intense ground and…
South Africa's May 8 polls: Ruling ANC faces tough test from DA, EFF

South Africa's May 8 polls: Ruling ANC faces tough test from DA, EFF

03 May 2019
South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from — more…
AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

AU gives Sudan military third deadline of 60-days to hand over power

03 May 2019
The African Union, AU, has given Sudan’s Transitional Military Council, TMC, two months to handover power to a civilian-led transition…
Bandits having a field day while Buhari is wandering abroad -PDP

Bandits having a field day while Buhari is wandering abroad -PDP

02 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “wandering abroad” while bandits are having a field day…
Insecurity: Those who kill in the name of ‘God’ are not Muslims – Islamic cleric

Insecurity: Those who kill in the name of ‘God’ are not Muslims – Islamic cleric

02 May 2019
A leading Islamic scholar and preacher, Sheik Muyideen Ajani Bello, has declared that no true Muslim kills in the name…
IG of Police issues warning to MOPOL officers, blasts CPs

IG of Police issues warning to MOPOL officers, blasts CPs

02 May 2019
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Commanders against illegal posting of…
IPOB declares sit-at-home on May 30

IPOB declares sit-at-home on May 30

02 May 2019
The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared Thursday May, 30th sit-at-home in states under former Eastern…
Banditry: Police confirm four cook abducted in Zamfara school

Banditry: Police confirm four cook abducted in Zamfara school

02 May 2019
The police in Zamfara said on Thursday that an all-female secondary school was attacked by armed bandits on Wednesday night.…
A large percentage of Nigerian men don’t respect women – Ycee

A large percentage of Nigerian men don’t respect women – Ycee

02 May 2019
Rapper Ycee has stated that a large percentage of Nigerian men don’t respect women. He made this known on Twitter…
Adeleke’s Classmates Back Him over Certificate Saga

Adeleke’s Classmates Back Him over Certificate Saga

02 May 2019
Senator Ademola Adeleke’s classmates at Ede Muslim Grammar School , Ede between 1976 and 1981 Thursday clarified that the senator…
Atiku to tribunal: Buhari lied about academic credentials

Atiku to tribunal: Buhari lied about academic credentials

02 May 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, have accused President Muhammadu Buhari…
Unemployment, a looming national disaster –NLC

Unemployment, a looming national disaster –NLC

02 May 2019
The Nigeria Labour Congress on Wednesday described youth unemployment in the country as a looming national disaster. The Anambra State…
Why we want to create LCDAs – Ondo govt

Why we want to create LCDAs – Ondo govt

02 May 2019
Ondo State Government has declared that its intention to create Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) is to make government closer…
Gunmen kidnap Buhari’s ADC father-in-law in Daura

Gunmen kidnap Buhari’s ADC father-in-law in Daura

02 May 2019
Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, has been kidnapped by four unidentified gunmen. The…
Governors fuel insecurity to raise security votes – Magu

Governors fuel insecurity to raise security votes – Magu

02 May 2019
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday hit at state governors, saying…