Trump says he's ordering American companies to immediately start looking for an alternative to China

Trump says he's ordering American companies to immediately start looking for an alternative to China

23 August 2019
President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ordering "our great American companies" to "immediately start looking for an alternative…
Tunisia arrests media mogul presidential candidate

Tunisia arrests media mogul presidential candidate

23 August 2019
Tunisian authorities on Friday detained presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on charges of tax evasion and money laundering. The media mogul…
UK Wants to Increase Presence in Ethiopian Economy

UK Wants to Increase Presence in Ethiopian Economy

23 August 2019
The United Kingdom wants to consolidate and increase economic collaboration with Ethiopia, said the Secretary of State for International Development…
$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke hires Nigerian lawyer to lead trial

$11 Million Fraud: Obinwanne Okeke hires Nigerian lawyer to lead trial

23 August 2019
Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based businessman arrested earlier this month for Internet fraud in the United States, has hired a new…
RUGA: We didn’t receive N6.2b from Buhari – Ohanaeze

RUGA: We didn’t receive N6.2b from Buhari – Ohanaeze

23 August 2019
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied the allegations making rounds in the social media that its president general, Chief Nnia Nwodo alongside…
Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi west senator

Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi west senator

23 August 2019
The Kogi state national assembly/state assembly election tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district. In…
Tenant allegedly rapes landlady to death in Ekiti

Tenant allegedly rapes landlady to death in Ekiti

23 August 2019
A yet-to-be-identified commercial motorcyclist popularly called ‘Okada rider’ on Thursday allegedly raped a middle-aged woman, Mrs Bukola Olarewaju to death…
Full List of 77 Nigerians charged by FBI for massive fraud in America

Full List of 77 Nigerians charged by FBI for massive fraud in America

23 August 2019
A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal…
Why I shunned PFN panel on Busola Dakolo - Fatoyinbo

Why I shunned PFN panel on Busola Dakolo - Fatoyinbo

23 August 2019
Founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo has explained he shunned the panel set up by the…
Scientists warn coastal cities like Lagos: Retreat now or face chaos

Scientists warn coastal cities like Lagos: Retreat now or face chaos

23 August 2019
Okun-Alfa in Eti-Osa LGA of Lagos: Flooded. Scientists warn the worst is on the way Three environmental scientists have warned…
N1.2bn fraud trial: ‘God doesn’t forsake his own’ — Iwu quotes Bible

N1.2bn fraud trial: ‘God doesn’t forsake his own’ — Iwu quotes Bible

23 August 2019
Maurice Iwu, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says God has not abandoned him in his ordeal…
Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship

Trump says he is seriously looking at ending birthright citizenship

23 August 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration was seriously looking at ending the right of citizenship for…
3,891 debtors owe banks above N1bn each

3,891 debtors owe banks above N1bn each

23 August 2019
About 3,891 firms and other debtors have taken individual loans above N1bn, totalling N13.19tn of loans in the banking sector.…
Olubadan chieftaincy case: Appeal Court rejects out-of-court settlement

Olubadan chieftaincy case: Appeal Court rejects out-of-court settlement

23 August 2019
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Thursday refused to accede to an out-of-court settlement filed by Oyo State…
Prof. Akintoye defeats Tinubu to emerge fourth Yoruba Leader

Prof. Akintoye defeats Tinubu to emerge fourth Yoruba Leader

23 August 2019
Eminent sons of Yorubaland under the aegis of “Assembly of All Yoruba groups Worldwide” on Thursday elected Prof. Banji Akintoye,…
Anxiety as herdsmen rape, kill 67-year-old woman

Anxiety as herdsmen rape, kill 67-year-old woman

23 August 2019
Ekweremadu’s aide’s daughter kidnapped ... Gov. directs council chairmen to mount vigilante security The Enugu State Government has condemned the…
Border closure: Stop harassing the poor- Falana tells FG

Border closure: Stop harassing the poor- Falana tells FG

23 August 2019
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana has cautioned the Federal Government against infringing into the rights of the…
We made consultations before increasing electricity tariff - NERC

We made consultations before increasing electricity tariff - NERC

23 August 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says the decision to increase tariff was taken after consulting Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos)…
For us, cybercrime is a life-long engagement –Yahoo boys

For us, cybercrime is a life-long engagement –Yahoo boys

23 August 2019
Some Nigerian youths, who introduced themselves as cyber fraudsters, have stated their reasons for embracing the crime. Most of them,…
FBI announces arrest of large number of Nigerians for fraud

FBI announces arrest of large number of Nigerians for fraud

23 August 2019
The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Thursday August 22, notified the general public of a mass arrest which…
Why we attacked Ekweremadu - IPOB

Why we attacked Ekweremadu - IPOB

23 August 2019
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday said Saturday’s attack on former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg,…
I gave Kaduna and Kano two ministerial slots because of the votes they gave me – Buhari

I gave Kaduna and Kano two ministerial slots because of the votes they gave me – Buhari

23 August 2019
President Buhari on Thursday August 22, revealed that he gave Kano and Kaduna two ministerial slots because of the votes…
FG, states, LGs share N770bn for July - FAAC

FG, states, LGs share N770bn for July - FAAC

23 August 2019
Three tiers of government – federal, states and the 774 local government councils – shared N769.523 billion as revenue allocation…
House of Assembly confirms Fakorede, others

House of Assembly confirms Fakorede, others

22 August 2019
Seun Fakorede. The Oyo State House of Assembly has confirmed Seun Fakorede, a 27-year-old, as commissioner for youth and sport.…
FG moves to recover N614bn budget support given to states

FG moves to recover N614bn budget support given to states

22 August 2019
The federal government is making moves to recover N614 billion given to 35 states as budget support facility. Zainab Ahmed,…
Everyone who caused $9bn award against Nigeria willl be punished – Malami

Everyone who caused $9bn award against Nigeria willl be punished – Malami

22 August 2019
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Thursday, that the Federal Government…
4 killer policemen sacked, arraigned in court

4 killer policemen sacked, arraigned in court

22 August 2019
The killer policemen The Lagos State Police Command has sacked four policemen who shot dead two unarmed suspects at Iba…
Senior citizens protest against the appointment of 27-year old Seun Fakorede as commissioner in Oyo State

Senior citizens protest against the appointment of 27-year old Seun Fakorede as commissioner in Oyo State

22 August 2019
Some senior citizens in Oyo state, took to the streets to protest against the appointment of 27-year old Seun Fakorede…
UK's Johnson presses for fresh Brexit talks in Paris

UK's Johnson presses for fresh Brexit talks in Paris

22 August 2019
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson exuded confidence on Thursday as he pressed French President Emmanuel Macron to accept his request…
EU to pledge Africa security funds at G7 summit

EU to pledge Africa security funds at G7 summit

22 August 2019
EU Council president Donald Tusk is set to make a flurry of pledges at the upcoming G7 summit, committing the…
Adamu, Ngige, Onu … all the ministers who retained their portfolios

Adamu, Ngige, Onu … all the ministers who retained their portfolios

22 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari assigned portfolios to his ministers after swearing them in at the council chamber of the presidential villa…
N537.3m debt: AMCON, bank take over Donald Duke’s property

N537.3m debt: AMCON, bank take over Donald Duke’s property

22 August 2019
Justice Chuka Obiozor of a Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and…
Helicopter drops guns for us - Arrested bandit

Helicopter drops guns for us - Arrested bandit

22 August 2019
Aliyu Musa, one of the bandits arrested and paraded by the Katsina state police command has revealed how his gang…
I don’t need to tender certificate to contest –Buhari tells tribunal

I don’t need to tender certificate to contest –Buhari tells tribunal

22 August 2019
PresidentMuhammadu Buhari, yesterday, insisted at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that there is no law mandating him to produce his…
Customers to pay more as NERC approves new electricity tariff

Customers to pay more as NERC approves new electricity tariff

22 August 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved new energy tariff for the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country.…
Ministers to begin work on 2020 budget

Ministers to begin work on 2020 budget

22 August 2019
The ministers are to commence work on the 2020 budget proposal and get it ready before the National Assembly returns…
VIDEO: I’m not the one allegedly slapped in London train —Senator Kashamu

VIDEO: I’m not the one allegedly slapped in London train —Senator Kashamu

21 August 2019
The senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, has denied claims that he is the one captured in a viral video…
Buhari vs Atiku: Tribunal set to deliver Judgment

Buhari vs Atiku: Tribunal set to deliver Judgment

21 August 2019
Buhari and Atiku The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, is set to deliver judgment on the petition filed by…
Boy, 13, hanged himself after finding out his crush has a boyfriend

Boy, 13, hanged himself after finding out his crush has a boyfriend

21 August 2019
A 13-year-old schoolboy took his life after finding out the girl he has a crush on had started dating somebody…
‘Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development’ — the five new ministries created by Buhari

‘Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development’ — the five new ministries created by Buhari

21 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has created five new ministries and assigned ministers to them. They are police affairs, power, humanitarian affairs,…
Nigerian Army dismisses killer soldier, hands over to police

Nigerian Army dismisses killer soldier, hands over to police

21 August 2019
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who killed a commercial motorcyclist, Mr Chimaobi…
Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue - Nnamdi Kanu

Attacks on Igbo leaders to continue - Nnamdi Kanu

21 August 2019
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says his members will not desist from attacking Igbo leaders…
Gunmen kill APC Vice Chairman in Rivers State

Gunmen kill APC Vice Chairman in Rivers State

21 August 2019
Gunmen have killed Edward Okechukwu, the Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 5, Oyigbo Local Government Area…
Presidential Election Tribunal reserves judgement

Presidential Election Tribunal reserves judgement

21 August 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…
Full list of ministers and their portfolios

Full list of ministers and their portfolios

21 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. The full list is below: Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah…
We stopped EFCC from planting foreign currency in Ambode’s house —Lawyers

We stopped EFCC from planting foreign currency in Ambode’s house —Lawyers

21 August 2019
Three lawyers who claimed to have witnessed EFCC’s raid on the Epe residence of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday,…
Don’t lose hope despite country’s bad situation - Obasanjo tells youths

Don’t lose hope despite country’s bad situation - Obasanjo tells youths

21 August 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday advised the youth not to lose hope because of the “bad situation” of the…
Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari - DSS

Sowore, Nnamdi Kanu conspired to overthrow Buhari - DSS

21 August 2019
The Department of State Services (DSS) has alleged that Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, conspired with Nnamdi Kanu…
FIRS: Obasanjo Farms, Davido, Iyiola Omisore, other 19,901 accounts ‘owing’ taxes

FIRS: Obasanjo Farms, Davido, Iyiola Omisore, other 19,901 accounts ‘owing’ taxes

21 August 2019
ACCOUNTS belonging to Obasanjo Farms and Iyiola Omisore are some of the accounts that have been placed under lien for…
EFCC finally admits raid, but says they were attacked by Ambode’s hoodlums

EFCC finally admits raid, but says they were attacked by Ambode’s hoodlums

21 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has finally admitted raiding former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode's home after denying the…
2023: Why zoning may not work in APC – Ganduje

2023: Why zoning may not work in APC – Ganduje

21 August 2019
Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said it may be impossible for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to…
Video: Soldiers helped me escape the day police officers arrested me- Wadume, confesses

Video: Soldiers helped me escape the day police officers arrested me- Wadume, confesses

21 August 2019
Hamisu Wadume, the notorius kidnap kingpin, has revealed how soldiers in Benue state rescued him when he was arrested by…
Robbers attack Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, killing three policemen

Robbers attack Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, killing three policemen

21 August 2019
Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and…
Man killed for reporting hemp-smoking cultists to police

Man killed for reporting hemp-smoking cultists to police

21 August 2019
Cult members have hacked to death a 36-year-old man, Bolaji AbdulSalam, for reporting them to the police in Ilorin, Kwara…
How notorious kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, was re-arrested in Kano

How notorious kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, was re-arrested in Kano

21 August 2019
More revelations have emerged on how the notorious kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume, was arrested late Monday night by the operatives of…
‘RevolutionNow’ protest: Court summons DSS, IGP over Sowore, others’ arrest

‘RevolutionNow’ protest: Court summons DSS, IGP over Sowore, others’ arrest

21 August 2019
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos has summoned the Department of State Services (DSS) and the…
'Reckless' plan to cut off free movement alarms EU nationals

'Reckless' plan to cut off free movement alarms EU nationals

20 August 2019
Plans to end freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit have caused anxiety and confusion among…
You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal

You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal

20 August 2019
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking…
Corruption: Zimbabwe’s ex-VP Mphoko yet to surrender

Corruption: Zimbabwe’s ex-VP Mphoko yet to surrender

20 August 2019
Phelekezela Mphoko still on the run Former Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, who fled from Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) officers…
We did not raid Ambode’s residence - EFCC

We did not raid Ambode’s residence - EFCC

20 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State,…
27-year-old OAU graduate nominated as commissioner by Governor Makinde

27-year-old OAU graduate nominated as commissioner by Governor Makinde

20 August 2019
Oyo seems to have a handful of young people at the helm of its affairs and they include 31-year-old Adebo…
South-West tops domestic debtors’ list with N1.04tn

South-West tops domestic debtors’ list with N1.04tn

20 August 2019
S’East least indebted with N303bn The South-West has more domestic debt than other regions of the country. Statistics obtained from…
Ekweremadu’s attackers will face German law, says embassy

Ekweremadu’s attackers will face German law, says embassy

20 August 2019
The Nigerian embassy in Germany says the attackers of Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, will be prosecuted under German…
Divert IDPs’ food, face God’s wrath –Borno gov curses with Qur’an

Divert IDPs’ food, face God’s wrath –Borno gov curses with Qur’an

20 August 2019
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State yesterday used the Qur’an to curse those diverting food and other materials meant for…
Alleged fraud: Oyo-Ita confirms submitting letter of resignation to Buhari

Alleged fraud: Oyo-Ita confirms submitting letter of resignation to Buhari

20 August 2019
Presidency: We’re not aware The Head of Service of the Federation has confirmed that she submitted her letter to proceed…
My attackers were on drugs, I’ve forgiven them — Ike Ekweremadu

My attackers were on drugs, I’ve forgiven them — Ike Ekweremadu

20 August 2019
Ike Ekweremadu, the former Deputy Senate President who was attacked by IPOB members at the New Year Festival celebration in…
Military invasion: Court orders CBN to pay N8bn to Benue indigenes

Military invasion: Court orders CBN to pay N8bn to Benue indigenes

20 August 2019
The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the Federal Government to immediately pay the sum of N8billion awarded in…
EFCC gets more facts on Oyo-Ita N3billion ‘fraud’

EFCC gets more facts on Oyo-Ita N3billion ‘fraud’

20 August 2019
More vouchers on the alleged N3 billion contract scam linked to the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation…
We defeated IBB and Abacha, we won’t allow another dictator — Femi Falana

We defeated IBB and Abacha, we won’t allow another dictator — Femi Falana

20 August 2019
Femi Falana on Monday August 18, reiterated that there is nothing wrong in calling for revolution as Nigerian leaders in…
Presidency: Nigeria heading for fiscal crisis if…

Presidency: Nigeria heading for fiscal crisis if…

20 August 2019
The Presidency has said that the country risk entering into a financial crisis if the Federal Government does not take…
Nigeria may face fiscal crisis, says Presidency

Nigeria may face fiscal crisis, says Presidency

19 August 2019
The Presidency on Monday warned that Nigeria may soon face fiscal crisis if urgent steps are not taken to stop…
37 FRSC officials arrested for extortion

37 FRSC officials arrested for extortion

19 August 2019
A joint inter-agency team led by the anti-corruption agency, ICPC, has arrested 37 officials of theFederal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)…
Buhari to ministers: Be prepared for labourious days

Buhari to ministers: Be prepared for labourious days

19 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged ministers to be prepared to live a labourious days to serve Nigerians optimally. Speaking at…
Court refuses to stop inauguration of Buhari’s Ministerial nominees

Court refuses to stop inauguration of Buhari’s Ministerial nominees

19 August 2019
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday refused to grant an application seeking to…
Buhari clarifies directive on forex, says no ban on food imports

Buhari clarifies directive on forex, says no ban on food imports

19 August 2019
The presidency yesterday clarified that President Muhammadu Buhari has not banned or restricted food importation. The presidency, in a letter…
$12m fraud: Court appoints attorney to defend Obinwanne Okeke as he fails to show up with a lawyer

$12m fraud: Court appoints attorney to defend Obinwanne Okeke as he fails to show up with a lawyer

18 August 2019
Obinwanne Okeke, the CEO of Invictus Group got an attorney with the United States Federal Public Defender in Eastern District…
Sudan's former dictator Omar al-Bashir due in court for corruption trial

Sudan's former dictator Omar al-Bashir due in court for corruption trial

18 August 2019
Omar al-Bashir, the ousted former president of Sudan, is expected to stand in court on Monday for the first stage…
Merkel: We're prepared for Any Brexit Outcome

Merkel: We're prepared for Any Brexit Outcome

18 August 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to…
Tomorrow’s strike will be total, comprehensive —Varsity workers

Tomorrow’s strike will be total, comprehensive —Varsity workers

18 August 2019
Varsity workers will begin a nationwide strike tomorrow over the issue of Earned Allowances, sacked workers of university staff schools…
ICCA/UMUNNA condemns attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany by IPOB members

ICCA/UMUNNA condemns attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany by IPOB members

18 August 2019
-Action of IPOB an act of weakness, cowardice - Such actions will not be tolerated The Board, Executive and members…
Spare no bandit, Buhari orders military

Spare no bandit, Buhari orders military

18 August 2019
PresidentMuhammadu Buhari has ordered the military to be more spontaneous in restoring peace to the country, particularly in the states…
Nigerians in Diaspora condemn attack on Ekweremadu

Nigerians in Diaspora condemn attack on Ekweremadu

18 August 2019
Senator Ike Ekweremadu: attacked in Nuremberg Germany by IPOB members Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has condemned the attack on…
N30,000 minimum wage: 469 Senators, Reps to pocket 191,954 civil servants’ monthly salaries

N30,000 minimum wage: 469 Senators, Reps to pocket 191,954 civil servants’ monthly salaries

18 August 2019
… earn more than US, UK lawmakers We don’t get jumbo pay –Omo-Agege Politicians’ earnings must be capped, says TUC…
IPOB members vow to attack South East governors attending functions abroad

IPOB members vow to attack South East governors attending functions abroad

18 August 2019
Members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, have stated that they have a standing order to attack the…
Python Dance: IPOB members attack Ekweremadu in Germany

Python Dance: IPOB members attack Ekweremadu in Germany

18 August 2019
Former Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, was yesterday, attacked by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in…
Let Obasanjo face the music - SERAP

Let Obasanjo face the music - SERAP

18 August 2019
Obasanjo: he must be made to account for $16b spent on power projects, says SERAP Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project…
UK jails Nigerian man who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine in London

UK jails Nigerian man who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine in London

18 August 2019
Samuel Nwankwo, a Nigerian resident in Eastfield in Peterborough, UK, who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine before taking a flight…
15 oil firms to lift Nigeria’s crude, deliver 14 billion litres of products

15 oil firms to lift Nigeria’s crude, deliver 14 billion litres of products

18 August 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday disclosed that 15 oil firms comprising international companies and Nigerian downstream players…
Voters would prefer no-deal Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister, poll finds

Voters would prefer no-deal Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister, poll finds

17 August 2019
The Prime Minsiter is set to go to Paris and Berlin respectively to meet both leaders, with the visit being…
'We decided to kill 50 people for every slain herdsman' - Head of Zamfara bandits opens up

'We decided to kill 50 people for every slain herdsman' - Head of Zamfara bandits opens up

17 August 2019
Hassan Dantawaye, the commander of bandits who recently renounced violence following peace talks in Zamfara State has granted a no…
Young Nigerian billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke arrested by FBI for $12 million (N4.3bn) fraud

Young Nigerian billionaire, Obinwanne Okeke arrested by FBI for $12 million (N4.3bn) fraud

17 August 2019
A Forbes-rated young Nigerian billionaire and CEO of Invictus Group, Obinwanne Okeke has been arrested by America's Federal Bureau of…
UK police, DSS petitioned over Buhari’s Cambridge assessment documents

UK police, DSS petitioned over Buhari’s Cambridge assessment documents

17 August 2019
The Department of State Services (DSS) and the London Metropolitan Police Service have received petitions to investigate the documents said…
Taraba Kidnapper Wadume allegedly exchanged 200 calls with a Senior Police officer before 3 policemen that arrested him were killed

Taraba Kidnapper Wadume allegedly exchanged 200 calls with a Senior Police officer before 3 policemen that arrested him were killed

17 August 2019
The criminal collaboration between wanted Taraba kidnapper Hamisu Bala a.k.a Wadume and some senior police officers at the Ibi Police…
Buhari’s ex-aide Ahmed makes list of Top 100 Most Influential Africans

Buhari’s ex-aide Ahmed makes list of Top 100 Most Influential Africans

17 August 2019
Immediate past Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Social Investment Program, Ismaeel Ahmed, has been named among…
Corruption: Obono-Obla, Oyo-Ita's fraud cases a tip of the iceberg - PDP

Corruption: Obono-Obla, Oyo-Ita's fraud cases a tip of the iceberg - PDP

17 August 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Buhari Presidency is rotten and reeks of incurable corruption, festering up to every…
ICPC gives details of how ex-Gov Yari allegedly looted Zamfara

ICPC gives details of how ex-Gov Yari allegedly looted Zamfara

17 August 2019
The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of…
Ekiti begins public naming, shaming of sex offenders

Ekiti begins public naming, shaming of sex offenders

17 August 2019
In a bid to fulfill its promise of tackling rape and child abuse in the state, the Ekiti State Government…
Oyo Anti-grazing Bill: Fulani group seeks alternative grazing space

Oyo Anti-grazing Bill: Fulani group seeks alternative grazing space

17 August 2019
National President, Gan Allah Fulani Development Association (GAFDA), Alhaji Sale Bayari, yesterday said that Nigeria needed to review her position…
Leaked memo: Uganda is the real threat to peace in South Sudan

Leaked memo: Uganda is the real threat to peace in South Sudan

16 August 2019
South Sudan civil war will never be resolved peacefully if the East African regional bloc, IGAD, stands idly while Uganda…
China awards scholarships to 58 Nigerians

China awards scholarships to 58 Nigerians

16 August 2019
The Chinese Government has awarded scholarships to 58 Nigerians among whom were 16 doctorate degree students, 39 masters’ degree and…
Wrong computation of election results in 11 states caused my defeat - Atiku

Wrong computation of election results in 11 states caused my defeat - Atiku

16 August 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, have filed their final written addresses…
El-Zakzaky and wife whisked to ‘unknown destination’ - IMN cries

El-Zakzaky and wife whisked to ‘unknown destination’ - IMN cries

16 August 2019
El-Zakzaky and wife Zeenat now back in Nigeria, but whisked away at the airport The banned Islamic Movement of Nigeria…
British court gives P&ID go-ahead to seize Nigerian assets worth $9bn

British court gives P&ID go-ahead to seize Nigerian assets worth $9bn

16 August 2019
A British court has given Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) the go-ahead to seize Nigerian assets worth $9 billion.…
Alleged N3.3bn fraud: Head of Service Oyo-Ita’s passports seized by EFCC

Alleged N3.3bn fraud: Head of Service Oyo-Ita’s passports seized by EFCC

16 August 2019
The International and diplomatic passports of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who is…
Toyin Abraham not married yet

Toyin Abraham not married yet

16 August 2019
Pregnant Toyin Abraham and Kolawole Ajeyemi Popular Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham is only engaged to Nollywood actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi. They…
President not qualified to run, Atiku insists

President not qualified to run, Atiku insists

16 August 2019
THE presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last presidential election Atiku Abubakar and his party have…
S’Africa’s debt becoming uncomfortable –IMF warns

S’Africa’s debt becoming uncomfortable –IMF warns

16 August 2019
South Africa’s public debt which is approaching rating agencies’ red line of 60 per cent of economic output is reaching…
Falana gives NHRC 7 days to sanction navy over ’67 illegal detainees’

Falana gives NHRC 7 days to sanction navy over ’67 illegal detainees’

16 August 2019
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for failing to sanction the…
$2.14m: Atiku’s lawyer, son-in-law get N20m bail each

$2.14m: Atiku’s lawyer, son-in-law get N20m bail each

16 August 2019
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday admitted Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to former Vice-President Atiku…
El-Zakzaky back from India without treatment

El-Zakzaky back from India without treatment

16 August 2019
•He’s on verge of death – Daughter Barely three days after he left Nigeria for medicare in an Indian hospital,…
How we’ll reduce medical tourism - Buhari

How we’ll reduce medical tourism - Buhari

16 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that an increased investment in the health sector remains the best option to drastically reduce…
South Africa to waive visa for Ghanaian, Cuban citizens

South Africa to waive visa for Ghanaian, Cuban citizens

15 August 2019
South Africa will implement visa waivers for citizens of Ghana, Cuba, and Sao Tome and Principe, to promote tourism, Minister…
UK caught in middle of US power play with Iran

UK caught in middle of US power play with Iran

15 August 2019
When Gibraltar’s authorities unexpectedly impounded the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 in July, one member of Donald Trump’s administration was…
After initial hiccups, el-Zakzaky commences treatment in India

After initial hiccups, el-Zakzaky commences treatment in India

15 August 2019
After initial hiccups, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem el- Zakzaky, wednesday started receiving treatment at…
El-Zakzaky misbehaving in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel - FG

El-Zakzaky misbehaving in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel - FG

15 August 2019
The federal government says Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), wanted to check into a five-star…
US gunman who shot 6 police officers surrenders

US gunman who shot 6 police officers surrenders

15 August 2019
A suspect has been taken into custody after injuring six officers in a shootout in the US city of Philadelphia.…
Soldiers order doctor out, stab patient to death - Police

Soldiers order doctor out, stab patient to death - Police

15 August 2019
…kill another during community day celebration Some soldiers allegedly ordered a medical doctor at gunpoint to abandon his wounded patient,…
Another pastor kidnapped in Kaduna, abductors demand N20m ransom

Another pastor kidnapped in Kaduna, abductors demand N20m ransom

15 August 2019
Barely two weeks after a pastor in charge of the Living Faith Church, Angwan Romi in Kaduna State, Jeremiah Omolewa,…
Over 6,000 Nigerians under crime investigation in South Africa - High Commissioner raises alarm

Over 6,000 Nigerians under crime investigation in South Africa - High Commissioner raises alarm

15 August 2019
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabir Bala has revealed that over 6,000 Nigerians are being investigated by the…
Borno gov donates Sambisa forest for Ruga

Borno gov donates Sambisa forest for Ruga

15 August 2019
Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has given out some parts of Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko…
I spend $40,000 on weed every month - Mike Tyson reveals

I spend $40,000 on weed every month - Mike Tyson reveals

15 August 2019
American Boxing legend and cannabis fanatic, Mike Tyson has revealed he spends $40,000 on weed every month. Speaking on the…
Police, army trade words over killings in Isheri

Police, army trade words over killings in Isheri

15 August 2019
The police and the army were again at each other’s throat wednesday, trading accusations over an incident during the Isheri…
Armed men are raping our girls and robbing  us - Students of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic raises alarm

Armed men are raping our girls and robbing us - Students of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic raises alarm

14 August 2019
Bayonne Simeon, speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has raised alarm over…
Buhari approves bill to change Nigerian Prison Service to ‘Nigerian Correctional Service’

Buhari approves bill to change Nigerian Prison Service to ‘Nigerian Correctional Service’

14 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, a bill changing the name of the Nigerian Prison Service to Nigerian Correctional…
Daura residents to Buhari: We only have light when you are around

Daura residents to Buhari: We only have light when you are around

14 August 2019
President Buhari who is currently in Daura, Katsina state, was yesterday informed by his kinsmen that they only enjoy power…
Soldier arraigned for allegedly raping Adekunle Ajasin University student

Soldier arraigned for allegedly raping Adekunle Ajasin University student

14 August 2019
A soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) in Ondo State,…
U.K. freezes $121 million in eight accounts over bribery fears.

U.K. freezes $121 million in eight accounts over bribery fears.

14 August 2019
The U.K.’s National Crime Agency froze eight bank accounts containing more than a combined 100 million pounds ($121 million), which…
Brexit: No chance of US trade deal if Irish accord fails - Pelosi

Brexit: No chance of US trade deal if Irish accord fails - Pelosi

14 August 2019
A US-UK trade deal will not get through Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement, the Speaker of the…
Tunisia electoral commission approves 26 presidential candidates

Tunisia electoral commission approves 26 presidential candidates

14 August 2019
Tunisia’s electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next month’s presidential election, rejecting…
Boris Johnson: Brexit opponents 'collaborating' with EU

Boris Johnson: Brexit opponents 'collaborating' with EU

14 August 2019
Boris Johnson has accused MPs of a "terrible collaboration" with the European Union in an attempt to stop Brexit. The…
EFCC arraigns Atiku’s lawyer, son-in-law for money laundering

EFCC arraigns Atiku’s lawyer, son-in-law for money laundering

14 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,…
My Indian hospital condition worse than prison -El-Zakzaky cries out

My Indian hospital condition worse than prison -El-Zakzaky cries out

14 August 2019
Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has alleged that the condition at the Medanta Hospital in India, where he was taken on…
Obaseki is my brother - Oshiomhole

Obaseki is my brother - Oshiomhole

14 August 2019
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole on Tuesday blamed that the perceived gulf between him and Edo State…
Gov Bello, deputy’s feud gets messier

Gov Bello, deputy’s feud gets messier

14 August 2019
The hostility between Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and his deputy, Simon Achuba, has got messier, as the latter…
Dramatic rescue of kidnap victim by Benue police draws cheers

Dramatic rescue of kidnap victim by Benue police draws cheers

14 August 2019
A 61-year-old businessman was on Tuesday evening rescued from his abductors by men of the Nigeria Police in Gboko local…
Buhari orders CBN to halt forex for food importation

Buhari orders CBN to halt forex for food importation

14 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food…
US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration

US gov’t introduces new rules restricting legal immigration

14 August 2019
The U.S. government has introduced a new regulation on restricting legal immigration to raise the threshold for immigrants to stay…
Wadume’s property seized as accounts placed under probe

Wadume’s property seized as accounts placed under probe

14 August 2019
Security operatives and the panel probing the killing of policemen by soldiers in Taraba State have seized some property of…
FG, American agents frustrating El-Zakzaky’s treatment in India - IMN

FG, American agents frustrating El-Zakzaky’s treatment in India - IMN

14 August 2019
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has accused the federal government of frustrating the medical treatment of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, their…
Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom

Kidnapped DPO regains freedom after paying N3m ransom

14 August 2019
A Delta State Divisional Police Officer kidnapped along Benin-Asaba Expressway on Friday August 9, regained his freedom after reportedly paying…
I supplied kidnap kingpin, Wadume, AK47 rifles –Gunrunner

I supplied kidnap kingpin, Wadume, AK47 rifles –Gunrunner

14 August 2019
…‘70% of us are graduates’ Amild-drama played out yesterday at the Abuja office of the operatives of the Inspector-General of…
Video: Masquerade pleads for mercy while being flogged by soldier

Video: Masquerade pleads for mercy while being flogged by soldier

13 August 2019
A masquerade got more than he bargained for as an alleged provocation fetched him some cane moment from a Nigerian…
Two Ebola drugs found to increase 'survival rates by 90%

Two Ebola drugs found to increase 'survival rates by 90%

13 August 2019
Health officials have gotten a breakthrough in the cure for Ebola following results from a clinical trial of two therapies…
Met Pc Khafi Kareem facing investigation after appearing on Nigerian Big Brother hits back, saying she is a 'proud black officer'

Met Pc Khafi Kareem facing investigation after appearing on Nigerian Big Brother hits back, saying she is a 'proud black officer'

13 August 2019
Met Polcie officer Khafi Kareem is appearing on the Nigerian version on Big Brother ( PA Wire/PA Images ) (…
DHQ panel arrests two policemen ‘who leaked operation’ to Taraba kidnap kingpin

DHQ panel arrests two policemen ‘who leaked operation’ to Taraba kidnap kingpin

13 August 2019
A panel set up by the Defence Headquarters to investigate the killing of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers…
Obaseki pays surprise visit to Oshiomhole in Edo

Obaseki pays surprise visit to Oshiomhole in Edo

13 August 2019
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday paid a surprise visit to his predecessor and National Chairman of…
‘Police among most poorly funded globally

‘Police among most poorly funded globally

13 August 2019
Police have been identified as being among the most poorly funded in the world. This observation was made during a…
EFCC traces cash to Kwara ex-governor’s wife’s account

EFCC traces cash to Kwara ex-governor’s wife’s account

13 August 2019
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced some of the looted N2 billion for Small and Medium Enterprise…
Shiites praise Femi Falana as their leader El-Zakzaky leaves for India

Shiites praise Femi Falana as their leader El-Zakzaky leaves for India

13 August 2019
The proscribed Islamic Movement has thanked human rights lawyer Femi Falana and other people of conscience that made possible the…
Police inciting personnel against Army – Buratai

Police inciting personnel against Army – Buratai

13 August 2019
…advises soldiers on pass to travel in mufti over killings The crack in the relationship between the Nigerian Army and…
1999 constitution designed against Igbo –Nwodo

1999 constitution designed against Igbo –Nwodo

13 August 2019
President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has said the military carefully structured the 1999 Constitution of the Federal…
Hajj 2019: Nigeria loses 9 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

Hajj 2019: Nigeria loses 9 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

13 August 2019
Dr Ibrahim Kana, the Chairman of National Medical Team of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Monday August 12,…
Senators, reps buy SUVs, property at give-away prices

Senators, reps buy SUVs, property at give-away prices

13 August 2019
Toyota Land Cruiser purchased at N26m sold for N1m Office equipment worth over N10m sold for N360,000 Stunning revelations have…
No-deal Brexit battle set to come to head in September

No-deal Brexit battle set to come to head in September

12 August 2019
Boris Johnson is preparing for a parliamentary battle against MPs trying to block a no-deal Brexit in the second week…
Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons

12 August 2019
Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes…
Minimum wage: Blame labour for delay in implementation – FG

Minimum wage: Blame labour for delay in implementation – FG

12 August 2019
The Federal Government has attributed delay in the implementation of the “Consequential Adjustment” of the N30, 000 new minimum wage…
There’s hardship in the land - Emir of Zazzau

There’s hardship in the land - Emir of Zazzau

12 August 2019
Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in the country. While delivering…
186 doctors write Buhari on the need to transfer El-Zakzaky to a well-equipped hospital

186 doctors write Buhari on the need to transfer El-Zakzaky to a well-equipped hospital

12 August 2019
One hundred and eighty six doctors from Pakistan, India, Iran, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq have written a letter to…
Traditional rulers, governors should be held accountable for kidnappings - Mike Okonkwo

Traditional rulers, governors should be held accountable for kidnappings - Mike Okonkwo

12 August 2019
Mike Okonkwo, presiding bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), says traditional rulers and governors should be held responsible for…
Wike lied on Bobrisky arrest - Nigerian Army

Wike lied on Bobrisky arrest - Nigerian Army

12 August 2019
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that its soldiers have arrested a suspected notorious cult leader, popularly known as Bobrisky…
Ask civil servants about missing govt property - Ajimobi tells Makinde

Ask civil servants about missing govt property - Ajimobi tells Makinde

12 August 2019
Former Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has urged Governor Seyi Makinde to beam his searchlight on the activities of civil…
We fabricated lies to sabotage Jonathan’s Government - Ex-APC Spokesperson, Timi Frank

We fabricated lies to sabotage Jonathan’s Government - Ex-APC Spokesperson, Timi Frank

12 August 2019
Timi Frank, the former deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC)? called on imams, pastors and traditional rulers…
109 babies born as RCCG’s annual convention ends

109 babies born as RCCG’s annual convention ends

12 August 2019
The ordination of 1,850 pastors and a special thanksgiving service yesterday dropped the curtain on the 67th annual convention of…
Gunmen kidnap provost in Benue

Gunmen kidnap provost in Benue

12 August 2019
Gunmen have abducted the Provost of College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo. He was kidnapped last Friday. The…
Declare Fulani herdsmen terrorist group - Cleric tells Buhari

Declare Fulani herdsmen terrorist group - Cleric tells Buhari

12 August 2019
A cleric, Pastor Adewale Giwa, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist organisation. Giwa, who…
Five siblings die in Lagos fire

Five siblings die in Lagos fire

12 August 2019
Five children of same parent have been burnt to death at Abagbo village, Takwa-Bay, Lagos State. The incident occurred on…
NDLEA nabs 55 drug traffickers in Niger

NDLEA nabs 55 drug traffickers in Niger

12 August 2019
national Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday said that it arrested 55 suspected drug traffickers in Niger State. The arrest,…
Tinubu, Fashola to Nigerians: We must make sacrifices

Tinubu, Fashola to Nigerians: We must make sacrifices

12 August 2019
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that sacrifices must be made by all…
Kano govt continues battle with Emir Sanusi, orders district heads to shun Sallah Durbar

Kano govt continues battle with Emir Sanusi, orders district heads to shun Sallah Durbar

11 August 2019
The Kano State Government on Sunday prevented district heads outside the Kano Emirate from participating in the Sallah Durbar of…
Lagos pilgrim dies during Hajj devil stoning ritual

Lagos pilgrim dies during Hajj devil stoning ritual

11 August 2019
A middle aged woman pilgrim from Lagos State, slumped and died in the early hours of Sunday morning in Mecca.She…
Again, gunmen break into female hostel in UI

Again, gunmen break into female hostel in UI

11 August 2019
Armed men broke into Abubakar Abdulsalam post-graduate hall of residence at the University of Ibadan in the early hours of…
Norway mosque shooting an ‘attempted act of terror’

Norway mosque shooting an ‘attempted act of terror’

11 August 2019
The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an “attempted act of terror”, Norwegian police said Sunday,…
Violent extremism is the greatest challenge facing Islam – Buhari

Violent extremism is the greatest challenge facing Islam – Buhari

11 August 2019
President Buhari in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Muslims, stated that the greatest challenge facing Islam is violent extremism. Admonishing Muslims…
PDP sweeps all 8 seats in Bayelsa LGAs election

PDP sweeps all 8 seats in Bayelsa LGAs election

11 August 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa in the just concluded election…
Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for day of worship

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat for day of worship

10 August 2019
More than 2 million Muslims are gathered at the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for an intense…
Deal of Century never to materialize - Ayatollah Khamenei

Deal of Century never to materialize - Ayatollah Khamenei

10 August 2019
“The ploy of Deal of the Century prepared by the oppressive US and its treasonous cohorts is a crime against…
Brazil’s Bolsonaro says Washington approved son’s ambassador nomination

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says Washington approved son’s ambassador nomination

10 August 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says the United States has formally endorsed the appointment of his son, Eduardo, as the Latin…
Sowore asks court to vacate detention order

Sowore asks court to vacate detention order

10 August 2019
Detained convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, for an order setting aside the…
Revenue formula: Govs to demand 42% of federal allocation

Revenue formula: Govs to demand 42% of federal allocation

10 August 2019
…seek more cash for salaries, security, roads, others …want FG’s share slashed from 52.68% to 37% …review committee to be…
How Iran, Norway facilitated El-Zakzaky’s foreign medical trip

How Iran, Norway facilitated El-Zakzaky’s foreign medical trip

10 August 2019
… why Shi’ites’ leader picked Indian hospital member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and one of the followers…
Alleged fraud: I have no N9.9b in any account –Ambode

Alleged fraud: I have no N9.9b in any account –Ambode

10 August 2019
Former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has declared that the controversial bank accounts containing N9.9 billion allegedly linked…
Governor El-Rufai wants zoning stopped in Presidency

Governor El-Rufai wants zoning stopped in Presidency

10 August 2019
Governor Nasir El-Rufai warned against zoning of the Presidency between the North and South region of Nigeria in a prologue…
Federal high court grants former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu N1 billion bail

Federal high court grants former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu N1 billion bail

09 August 2019
A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu…
Police killed driver on Abuja-Kaduna road over N2000 bribe - Witness

Police killed driver on Abuja-Kaduna road over N2000 bribe - Witness

09 August 2019
Policemen on duty along the Abuja-Kaduna highway allegedly killed a commercial driver after he refused to give them N2,000 bribe,…
Kaduna: We’ve paid over N300m ransom to kidnappers in 4 years - CAN

Kaduna: We’ve paid over N300m ransom to kidnappers in 4 years - CAN

09 August 2019
The Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the church has spent over N300 million to…
Cross River REC sacked by INEC for using premises to declare for APC

Cross River REC sacked by INEC for using premises to declare for APC

09 August 2019
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River state Dr. Frankland Briyai, has been sacked by the Independent and Electoral…
EFCC arrests Atiku’s lawyer, to charge him with ‘laundering $2m’

EFCC arrests Atiku’s lawyer, to charge him with ‘laundering $2m’

09 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Uyi Giwa-Osagie, a legal adviser of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, over…
US shale oil runs Nigeria’s crude out of market

US shale oil runs Nigeria’s crude out of market

09 August 2019
Nigerian crude has suffered its slowest sales of the year in August, traders said, as U.S. exports of competing light,…
Falana vows to challenge Sowore’s detention order

Falana vows to challenge Sowore’s detention order

09 August 2019
Lawyer to the detained leader of RevolutionNow, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has vowed to file an application challenging the order…
Buhari’s campaign coordinator and others defect to Zamfara PDP

Buhari’s campaign coordinator and others defect to Zamfara PDP

09 August 2019
Alhaji Bature Sambo, the 2019 election campaign coordinator of President Buhari in Zamfara State defected to the People's Democratic Party…
Lawyers condemn court’s order keeping Sowore in DSS’ custody

Lawyers condemn court’s order keeping Sowore in DSS’ custody

09 August 2019
Some senior lawyers have condemned the court’s order, which permitted the Department of State Services (DSS) to keep the Convener…
Police to Army: Stop lying, where’s the kidnapper you rescued?

Police to Army: Stop lying, where’s the kidnapper you rescued?

09 August 2019
The police have accused the Nigerian army of being insensitive and unpatriotic in the manner it is handling the killing…
Why we face insecurity challenge - Buhari

Why we face insecurity challenge - Buhari

09 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday disclosed that the insecurity and corruption challenges confronting the country were a product of decades of…
Egypt jails American traveller, saying she criticized the government on Facebook

Egypt jails American traveller, saying she criticized the government on Facebook

08 August 2019
When Reem Mohamed Desouky arrived from Washington last month with her 13-year-old son, Egyptian authorities detained them at the airport,…
Declare state of emergency on security,Soyinka tells Buhari

Declare state of emergency on security,Soyinka tells Buhari

08 August 2019
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday, called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on security…
N1.2bn fraud: Court orders EFCC to detain ex-INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu

N1.2bn fraud: Court orders EFCC to detain ex-INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu

08 August 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to detain former chairman of…
Oshiomole dangerous to Nigeria’s  political stability – Bauchi gov, Mohammed

Oshiomole dangerous to Nigeria’s political stability – Bauchi gov, Mohammed

08 August 2019
Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed has raised the alarm that the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Comrade…
President Buhari orders Army Headquarters to investigate killing of three police officers in Taraba

President Buhari orders Army Headquarters to investigate killing of three police officers in Taraba

08 August 2019
President Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence immediate investigation into the killing of three police officers and a…
Kogi APC suspend Dep. Gov. Achuba

Kogi APC suspend Dep. Gov. Achuba

08 August 2019
The All Progressive Congress (APC) Kogi State chapter on Thursday suspended the state’s Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba for alleged anti-party…
US Immigration agents arrest 680 illegal immigrants during nationwide raids

US Immigration agents arrest 680 illegal immigrants during nationwide raids

08 August 2019
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement have arrested 680 undocumented immigrants in Mississippi during nationwide raids. On Wednesday, August 7,…
Trouble for AMCON debtors as Buhari signs new law

Trouble for AMCON debtors as Buhari signs new law

08 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a new law which empowers the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to put the…
Court remands Sowore in detention for ‘terrorism’

Court remands Sowore in detention for ‘terrorism’

08 August 2019
The Federal High Court has granted the State Security Service an approval to keep Omoyele Sowore in custody for initial…
Village district head, two others arrested for diverting government’s fertilizer

Village district head, two others arrested for diverting government’s fertilizer

08 August 2019
Operatives of the Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested the Chairman of Rice…
Northern coalition demands review of alliance with South-West

Northern coalition demands review of alliance with South-West

08 August 2019
The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) has urged the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to review the political ties and alliance…
Buhari, NASS leadership must unite to end crippling poverty – Oshiomhole

Buhari, NASS leadership must unite to end crippling poverty – Oshiomhole

08 August 2019
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has harped on the need for President Muhammadu Buhari the leadership of…
Nigeria collapsing under APC - PDP claims

Nigeria collapsing under APC - PDP claims

08 August 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said rising political tension, economic hardship and the spate of insecurity across the country…
EFCC set to arraign former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu for N1.2bn fraud

EFCC set to arraign former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu for N1.2bn fraud

08 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is set to arraign former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…
Sowore shouldn’t have contested if he wanted revolution - Oshiomhole

Sowore shouldn’t have contested if he wanted revolution - Oshiomhole

08 August 2019
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has broken his silence on the call for revolution which led…
Police accuse soldiers of killing 3 officers and releasing a kidnap suspect in Taraba

Police accuse soldiers of killing 3 officers and releasing a kidnap suspect in Taraba

08 August 2019
The Nigeria Police Force have accused soldiers of killing three of their personnel while freeing a kidnap suspect in Taraba…
Senator Kashamu’s mother dies at 92

Senator Kashamu’s mother dies at 92

08 August 2019
The mother of the immediate past Senator (Ogun East) and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Buruji Kashamu, has…
How Amnesty International demanded release of Buhari, Tinubu, Keyamo, others – Report

How Amnesty International demanded release of Buhari, Tinubu, Keyamo, others – Report

07 August 2019
Documents have surfaced on how global rights group, Amnesty International, wrote letters to military dictators and high-handed Presidents demanding the…
Ondo poly sacks 59 workers, undergoes restructuring

Ondo poly sacks 59 workers, undergoes restructuring

07 August 2019
The Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, on Wednesday announced the disengagement of 59 members of staff of the institution.…
LG chairman suspended over N46m payroll fraud in Edo State

LG chairman suspended over N46m payroll fraud in Edo State

07 August 2019
The Edo State Government has suspended the Chairman of Etsako West local government area of Edo State, Yakubu Musa, to…
Texas Catholic bishop accuses Trump of racism

Texas Catholic bishop accuses Trump of racism

07 August 2019
In recent years a number of Catholic bishops have denounced President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and harsh rhetoric toward immigrants…
EFCC forced me to indict Jonah Jang - Witness

EFCC forced me to indict Jonah Jang - Witness

07 August 2019
Yusuf Pam, a former cashier of the Plateau government, says his statements indicting Jonah Jang, former governor of the state,…
Drama as lawmaker was kicked out of Parliament chamber for bringing in her baby

Drama as lawmaker was kicked out of Parliament chamber for bringing in her baby

07 August 2019
A Kenyan lawmaker was kicked out of the Parliament for binging her baby to the chambers. Kwale woman Representative, Zulekha…
Court stops NASS from taking over Edo State Assembly

Court stops NASS from taking over Edo State Assembly

07 August 2019
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has today ordered both the Senate and the House of Representatives to…
EFCC arrests 29 suspected cyber criminals in Ibadan

EFCC arrests 29 suspected cyber criminals in Ibadan

07 August 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday arrested 29 men suspected to be involved in…
Nigeria is complex, difficult to govern - IBB

Nigeria is complex, difficult to govern - IBB

07 August 2019
Former military president Ibrahim Babangida says Nigeria is difficult to govern due to its diversities. Babangida made this statement on…
Gov. Seyi Makinde approves N500k bursary for Oyo students in law school

Gov. Seyi Makinde approves N500k bursary for Oyo students in law school

07 August 2019
Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced the approval of the sum of N500,000 as bursary for every indigene of…
Ihedioha pulling down my projects at night - Okorocha alleges

Ihedioha pulling down my projects at night - Okorocha alleges

07 August 2019
The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has accused Governor Emeka Ihedioha of plotting to discredit his achievements…
Kogi assembly moves to impeach deputy governor

Kogi assembly moves to impeach deputy governor

07 August 2019
The Kogi state house of assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings against Simon Achuba, deputy governor of the state. On Wednesday,…
If Sowore is charged, Buhari will be my first witness in court - Falana

If Sowore is charged, Buhari will be my first witness in court - Falana

07 August 2019
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the government will be making a mistake if it files charges…
FG, US to mobilise $300m for agribusiness

FG, US to mobilise $300m for agribusiness

07 August 2019
The Federal Government, the United States and other stakeholders have mapped out strategies to mobilise $300m to support investment and…
Outrage as China ships used vehicles to Nigeria

Outrage as China ships used vehicles to Nigeria

07 August 2019
Automakers, dealers and other stakeholders have expressed anger over China’s resolve to push its used vehicles to Nigeria and other…
Police exonerates INEC worker in card reader theft

Police exonerates INEC worker in card reader theft

07 August 2019
The police have exonerated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its worker, Ejike Nwankwo, of allegations of possessing Card…
DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days

DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days

07 August 2019
The Department of State Service (DSS) has filed an application before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to detain…
IPOB knocks Buhari, Tinubu, others over revolution protest

IPOB knocks Buhari, Tinubu, others over revolution protest

07 August 2019
Leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, leader of the All…
Power sector: Again, Reps probe spending

Power sector: Again, Reps probe spending

07 August 2019
The House of Representatives recently resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate government expenditure on the power sector…
Customs rejects N1m bribe, held Five over Tramadol deal

Customs rejects N1m bribe, held Five over Tramadol deal

07 August 2019
Galadima Said, displaying the seized tramadol Customs officers at Onne Port in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have arrested a five-man…
Police arraign six anti-govt protesters in Lagos

Police arraign six anti-govt protesters in Lagos

07 August 2019
The police, yesterday, arraigned six RevolutionNow protesters in Lagos on a two-count charge of unlawful assembly and conduct likely to…
Court freezes Lagos govt accounts over alleged N9.9bn fraud

Court freezes Lagos govt accounts over alleged N9.9bn fraud

06 August 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the freezing of three bank accounts said to belong to the…
EFCC discovers 21 exotic cars at Yari’s residence

EFCC discovers 21 exotic cars at Yari’s residence

06 August 2019
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly uncovered 21 exotic cars during a raid at the…
ABTU shut over death of four students

ABTU shut over death of four students

06 August 2019
The collapsed bridge Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, has been shut down following the death of four students in…
FG to review revenue sharing formula

FG to review revenue sharing formula

06 August 2019
The Federal Government says it will set up a committee in the coming week to review the revenue sharing formula…
Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison, dies at 88

Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison, dies at 88

06 August 2019
Toni Morrison Toni Morrison, the African-American Nobel Laureate in Literature, died on Tuesday at the age of 88. Among other…
Obama Foundation: Adeyemo, who helped US fight recession, appointed as president

Obama Foundation: Adeyemo, who helped US fight recession, appointed as president

06 August 2019
Adewale Adeyemo, a Nigerian-American economic expert, has been appointed president of the Obama Foundation. Adeyemo had served in the administration…
#RevolutionNow: Moghalu calls for real electoral reforms

#RevolutionNow: Moghalu calls for real electoral reforms

06 August 2019
Kingsley Moghalu The 2019 presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, Kingsley Moghalu, has urged Federal Government to embrace dialogue…
Police Brutality, Poor Working Condition on the Rise - Report

Police Brutality, Poor Working Condition on the Rise - Report

06 August 2019
Improving the welfare of policemen has been identified as the key to the solution of the rising wave of brutality…
Herdsmen menace/banditry: Lagos, Benue, Ebonyi, five others to acquire drones

Herdsmen menace/banditry: Lagos, Benue, Ebonyi, five others to acquire drones

06 August 2019
There are strong indications that no fewer than nine states will soon acquire remotely piloted aircraft (drones) and other devices…
Bayelsa spend N6bn annually on political appointees - Dickson

Bayelsa spend N6bn annually on political appointees - Dickson

06 August 2019
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has said that his administration spends N500 million monthly to service political office holders numbering…
Dickson: I’ll Not Support an Errand Boy as Gov

Dickson: I’ll Not Support an Errand Boy as Gov

06 August 2019
Bayelsa State Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, yesterday maintained that he would not support politicians he described as errand boys in…
Ekiti to Recruit Graduates, Others as Primary School Teachers

Ekiti to Recruit Graduates, Others as Primary School Teachers

06 August 2019
The Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced the process of recruiting holders of National Certificate of Education…
Ogun State: Amosun left N18.3bn for Abiodun – ex-finance commissioner

Ogun State: Amosun left N18.3bn for Abiodun – ex-finance commissioner

06 August 2019
Former Commissioner for Finance in Ogun State, Mr Adewale Oshinowo, on Monday said the Ibikunle Amosun-led administration left about N18.3bn…
ECOWAS Commission laments rising cost of election in Africa

ECOWAS Commission laments rising cost of election in Africa

06 August 2019
The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), has decried the rising cost of organising elections in the region, suggesting…
Kidnappers kill pastor, abduct wife on Kaduna-Abuja express way

Kidnappers kill pastor, abduct wife on Kaduna-Abuja express way

06 August 2019
A Pastor of the Living Faith Church, in Romi New Extension, a suburb of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna…
Tension as DSS, police foil ‘Revolution march’

Tension as DSS, police foil ‘Revolution march’

06 August 2019
Security agencies, yesterday, made good their threat to foil the planned nationwide protest tagged: RevolutionNow, organised by Global Coalition for…
Police arraign three for allegedly stealing MFM’s N2.7m

Police arraign three for allegedly stealing MFM’s N2.7m

06 August 2019
Three persons were yesterday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N2.7million from the offering box of…
Gani Adams urges FG to release Sowore

Gani Adams urges FG to release Sowore

06 August 2019
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams has appealed to the Federal Government to release presidential candidate of the…
EFCC raids Yari’s residence in Zamfara

EFCC raids Yari’s residence in Zamfara

06 August 2019
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided the Talata-Mafara residence of Abdulaziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara…
Putin threatens Donald Trump with nuclear weapon

Putin threatens Donald Trump with nuclear weapon

06 August 2019
President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday August 5, that Russia will start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if…
El-Zakzaky, wife released to travel for medicare

El-Zakzaky, wife released to travel for medicare

06 August 2019
RELIEF came for members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) as the Department of State Services (DSS) released their…
We now shoulder FG’s responsibilities - states complain

We now shoulder FG’s responsibilities - states complain

06 August 2019
State governments say money meant to build roads, schools and hospitals are now being used to fund and support federal…
Gunmen waylaid and snatch N9.5m from

Gunmen waylaid and snatch N9.5m from

06 August 2019
Gunmen on Monday morning waylaid and snatched over N9.5 million belonging to Niger State Head of Service. The gunmen had…
Court grants EFCC’s request to freeze Bauchi State account

Court grants EFCC’s request to freeze Bauchi State account

05 August 2019
federal high court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, granted the prayer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to…
Tear Gas Fired As Policemen, Soldiers Disperse #RevolutionIsNow Protesters In Lagos

Tear Gas Fired As Policemen, Soldiers Disperse #RevolutionIsNow Protesters In Lagos

05 August 2019
Policemen have fired tear gas to disperse the #RevolutionNow protester who have converged on the National Stadium, Lagos, as activists…
Akeredolu, AAUA seek prosecution of soldiers over alleged rape of student

Akeredolu, AAUA seek prosecution of soldiers over alleged rape of student

05 August 2019
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Laud brigade commander for prompt actionOndo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has urged the army to…
SURELY, NOT AGAIN!!! - Wole Soyinka

SURELY, NOT AGAIN!!! - Wole Soyinka

05 August 2019
Deployment of alarmist expressions such as “treason”, “anarchist”, “public incitement” etc. by Security forces have become so predictable and banal…
Nigeria back to Abacha days - Soyinka

Nigeria back to Abacha days - Soyinka

05 August 2019
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday expressed sadness that Nigeria has slipped back into a draconian dictatorship again, 20 years…
FLASHBACK: In 2011, General Buhari called for a revolution

FLASHBACK: In 2011, General Buhari called for a revolution

05 August 2019
In 2011, General Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), called for a revolution in Nigeria…
FG budgets N2.2bn for Ruga

FG budgets N2.2bn for Ruga

05 August 2019
Buhari’s aide reveals plan for implementation of programme in 10 states Former ministers, other angry as Reps deny knowledge of…
LC, TUC, Arewa youths, Biafran group disown planned RevolutionNow rally

LC, TUC, Arewa youths, Biafran group disown planned RevolutionNow rally

05 August 2019
The Labour movement, Coalition of northern and pro-Biafra groups have distanced themselves from any planned mass action over the minimum…
DPR shuts 30 filling stations

DPR shuts 30 filling stations

05 August 2019
Officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources sealing a filling station for selling petrol (PMS) above the stipulated N145 per…
Strike: NASU, SSANU resume nationwide protest tomorrow

Strike: NASU, SSANU resume nationwide protest tomorrow

05 August 2019
Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Educational Institutions (NASU), and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), have…
Nigerian driver shot dead in South Africa

Nigerian driver shot dead in South Africa

04 August 2019
The Nigerian Union, South Africa, on Sunday confirmed the untimely death of Benjamin Okoronkwo, a 43-year-old Taxify driver from Okposi,…
Sowore crossed the line, threatens public safety – DSS

Sowore crossed the line, threatens public safety – DSS

04 August 2019
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said it arrested the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoleye Sowore, over plans of…
You said Jonathan was weak, but you are weaker –Mike Ahamba slams Buhari

You said Jonathan was weak, but you are weaker –Mike Ahamba slams Buhari

04 August 2019
Chief Mike Ahamba, Muhammadu Buhari’s lawyer before he won the 2015 Presidential election has called out the President over the…
Atiku: Nigerians are victims of Buhari’s ‘grand cluelessness’ – I’ll keep talking

Atiku: Nigerians are victims of Buhari’s ‘grand cluelessness’ – I’ll keep talking

04 August 2019
Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says he will keep speaking up for Nigerians who have become victims of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
DSS’ invasion of Sowore’s abode, a terrorist midnight arrest —Soyinka

DSS’ invasion of Sowore’s abode, a terrorist midnight arrest —Soyinka

04 August 2019
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday described the Saturday morning arrest of human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, by the…
DSS ‘moves Sowore from Lagos to Abuja’

DSS ‘moves Sowore from Lagos to Abuja’

04 August 2019
The Department of State Services (DSS) has moved Omoyele Sowore, human rights campaigner, from its facility in Lagos to Abuja.…
81 herdsmen convicted, 3,000 cows arrested under Benue State's grazing law – Gov. Ortom

81 herdsmen convicted, 3,000 cows arrested under Benue State's grazing law – Gov. Ortom

04 August 2019
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday, August 3rd in New York revealed that no fewer than 81 herdsmen had…
Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

04 August 2019
Some unidentified gunmen have killed Saidu Kolaku, a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in…
Emir Sanusi receives 4th wife, after UK education

Emir Sanusi receives 4th wife, after UK education

04 August 2019
Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II on Saturday August 3, received his 4th wife HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha. Emir Sanusi…
Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

04 August 2019
43-year-old Benjamin Simeon, a native of Okposi in Ebonyi State, was allegedly shot dead by yet-to-be identified gunmen in the…
We are all in darkness, says Obasanjo as he hosts Fulani leaders in Abeokuta

We are all in darkness, says Obasanjo as he hosts Fulani leaders in Abeokuta

04 August 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo hosted leaders of the Gan-Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), an umbrella group for Fulani…
We’ve been dragged to court 1,600 times over 2019 election – INEC

We’ve been dragged to court 1,600 times over 2019 election – INEC

04 August 2019
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that the commission had been dragged to court…
Lagos to prosecute owner of truck of dancing nude women

Lagos to prosecute owner of truck of dancing nude women

04 August 2019
The Government of Lagos State yesterday vowed to bring the full weight of the State Signage law to bear on…
Millions of Nigerians pay huge tithes and go to RCCG's camp because they believe Adeboye has a special relationship with God - Reno Omokri

Millions of Nigerians pay huge tithes and go to RCCG's camp because they believe Adeboye has a special relationship with God - Reno Omokri

04 August 2019
Following the kidnap of some RCCG pastors by alleged fulani herdsmen, Reno Omokri has called out Pastor Adeboye. In a…
[OPINION]: Job creation is no rocket science - Simon Kolawole

[OPINION]: Job creation is no rocket science - Simon Kolawole

04 August 2019
Two matters gripped me at the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneur Forum held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, recently.…
Abdulsalami Abubakar’s peace parley a fraud –MASSOB

Abdulsalami Abubakar’s peace parley a fraud –MASSOB

04 August 2019
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has commended the resolve and courage of the…
Governor Nyesom Wike sacks Rivers State University Vice Chancellor

Governor Nyesom Wike sacks Rivers State University Vice Chancellor

04 August 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia of…
Marriage does not elevate the value of a woman - Simi

Marriage does not elevate the value of a woman - Simi

03 August 2019
Simi expressed her disgust for popular defence lines of "how can you talk to a married woman like that, You…
Boris Johnson warned over possible resignations after by-election defeat

Boris Johnson warned over possible resignations after by-election defeat

03 August 2019
Boris Johnson has been warned over the fragility of his leadership after his working majority was reduced to just one…
Strike: NASU, SSANU give FG 14-day ultimatum

Strike: NASU, SSANU give FG 14-day ultimatum

03 August 2019
Non-Academic Staff Unions in the universities have given the federal government a 14-Day Ultimatum to address their grievances over Earned…
Nnamdi Kanu, Shehu Sani talk tough as DSS arrest Omoyele Sowore

Nnamdi Kanu, Shehu Sani talk tough as DSS arrest Omoyele Sowore

03 August 2019
The leader of the Indigenous , IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and Shehu Sani, former Kaduna Central Senator have condemned the arrest…
Why my approach as APC chair is combative — Oshiomhole

Why my approach as APC chair is combative — Oshiomhole

03 August 2019
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has told those accusing him of being too combative…
Buhari must free Sowore now – Oby Ezekwesili

Buhari must free Sowore now – Oby Ezekwesili

03 August 2019
Sowore Former Minister of Education and activist, Oby Ezekwesili has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the presidential candidate…
There is a new Boko Haram - Buhari

There is a new Boko Haram - Buhari

03 August 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram has now factionalised and mutated into a “new form of terrorist threat”. Buhari was…
[OPINION]: Abduction of five pastors and the slaughter of a Catholic Priest: A word for Pastor Adeboye and Osinbajo -Fémi Fani-Kayode

[OPINION]: Abduction of five pastors and the slaughter of a Catholic Priest: A word for Pastor Adeboye and Osinbajo -Fémi Fani-Kayode

03 August 2019
It is no longer news that no less than five Pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have…
How we stopped N500bn from leakage – FG

How we stopped N500bn from leakage – FG

03 August 2019
The Federal Government has said it has blocked the leakage of N500billion across Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, through the…
Partial Closure of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Shifted to September 2

Partial Closure of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Shifted to September 2

03 August 2019
The planned reconstruction of the 600 metres stretch at the Lagos-end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway between Kara Bridge and Ojodu…
Help recover our stolen funds, Magu begs UK

Help recover our stolen funds, Magu begs UK

03 August 2019
For the second time in two weeks, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim…
University lecturer abducted in Kaduna

University lecturer abducted in Kaduna

03 August 2019
Representative image: Gunmen A lecturer at the Federal University Dutsinma Katsina, Mr Abubakar Idris, has been abducted by hoodlums on…
Jega, former INEC chairman, joins PRP

Jega, former INEC chairman, joins PRP

03 August 2019
Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). Jega, who…
Deji Adeyanju shares 'eye-witness' report of how Omoyele Sowore was arrested by DSS this morning

Deji Adeyanju shares 'eye-witness' report of how Omoyele Sowore was arrested by DSS this morning

03 August 2019
A few hours ago, operatives of the Department of State Services arrested pro-democracy activist and the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests,…
Omoyele Sowore arrested by DSS

Omoyele Sowore arrested by DSS

03 August 2019
The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the…
UPDATE: Only one of RCCG pastor was abducted - Adeboye

UPDATE: Only one of RCCG pastor was abducted - Adeboye

03 August 2019
Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, on Friday night August 2nd, said…
We’ve rescued one of the abducted RCCG ministers - police

We’ve rescued one of the abducted RCCG ministers - police

03 August 2019
The police say they have rescued one of the five officials of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) kidnapped…
Five RCCG pastors kidnapped, Adeboye reacts

Five RCCG pastors kidnapped, Adeboye reacts

02 August 2019
Five ministers of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have been abducted. They were kidnapped on their way to…
Flood sweeps away FCT High Court finance director

Flood sweeps away FCT High Court finance director

02 August 2019
A heavy flood has swept away the Director of Finance, Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme. Okecheme was…