Maina’s Case: Court Grants Ndume Bail

A Federal High Court has granted bail to the senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume. Senator…

Nigeria’s Supreme Court Dismisses Shell’s Request to Review $45m Ogoni Judgment

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Shell Petroleum Development Company requesting the apex court…

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army Promotes Officer Who Testified at Lagos Panel of Inquiry to Major General

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of 421 top officers to new ranks including Ahmed…

‘Worst Place to Live’: Bandits Overrunning Northern Nigeria, Sultan of Sokoto Laments

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has said bandits who are becoming more audacious are…

Oil Spill: Supreme Court Rejects Shell’s Request To Vacate ₦17bn Judgement

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited…

Pirates Abduct 10 Crew Members from Cargo Vessel in Niger Delta

No fewer than 10 crew members have been abducted by pirates who attacked a cargo vessel…

Buhari Seeks Better Deal from OPEC for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider the…

Interpol arrests 3 Nigerians over multiple scam in 150 countries

War against cybercrime received a boost as three Nigerians were apprehended by operatives of the Nigeria…

Yakubu Asks NASS To Pass Amended Electoral Act Before 2021 First Quarter Ends

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the…

Nigeria Receives Smuggled 600-year Old Ife Artifact From The Netherlands

Nigeria has received a terracotta head, thought to be at least 600 years old, after it…

Gowon Dismisses Allegation Of Looting CBN, Asks UK Lawmaker To Check His Record

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has dismissed the allegations of money laundering levelled against…

Nigerian Governors Seek Right to Prosecute Terrorists, Rather Than Refer Cases to Attorney General

Governors in Nigeria’s Northeast region on Thursday said there is need for a transfer of prosecutorial…

#EndSARS: Coalition Against Covid Plans to Rebuild Damaged Stations, Equip Police with $262m

In addition, the private sector-led coalition unveiled plans to raise and spend N150bn (about $394 million)…

Nigeria Ranked 3rd Most Terrorised Country in the World, Witnessed Increase in Boko Haram Attacks on Military in 2019

A report by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) has shown that Nigeria witnessed an increase in Boko Haram…

Suspected Terrorists Kill Four Chadian Soldiers

Four soldiers in southwest Chad were killed and dozens injured in an explosion on a boat…

Court To Begin Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial In Absentia

A Federal High Court in Abuja has slated Thursday, November 26 for the commencement of the…

Senate To Invite Communications Minister Over Nigeria’s Security Challenges

The Senate has directed its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of…

#EndSARS: UK Parliament Does Not Speak For British Govt – FG

The Nigerian government has reacted to the deliberations on the recent #EndSARS protest by the United…

Maina: Court Fixes Senator Ndume’s Bail Application For Thursday

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Thursday, November 26, 2020, for the hearing of…

Lawyer Dumps Abdulrasheed Maina, Applies To Quit Case

A lawyer, Mr Adeola Adedipe, engaged by the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task…

17-Year-Old Girl Who Bagged Seven A1s In 2019 WASSCE Dies Of Cancer

Seventeen-year-old Chisom Chukwuneke who was the best candidate in the 2019 West African Senior Secondary Certificate…

PIB, Electoral Act Amendment Bill Scale Second Reading In House

The much-expected Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and the Electoral Act Amendment Bill have scaled second reading in…

Nigeria’s South-South Leaders Demand Relocation of Oil Majors’ Headquarters to Region

Governors and leaders of Nigeria’s South-South region are insisting that the country be restructured and true…

US Excludes Nigeria from $15,000 Visa Bond Policy

The United States Mission in Nigeria on Tuesday took to its Twitter handle to debunk claims…

#EndSARS: Nigeria ‘Unworried’ By UK Parliamentarians’ Threat of Sanctions over Rights Abuse

Nigeria’s federal government on Tuesday said it was unperturbed by resolutions of the United Kingdom parliamentarians…

Buhari Inaugurates Nigeria’s Biggest Modular Refinery, Aims to Eliminating Petroleum Products Importation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday inaugurated Nigeria’s biggest modular refinery and says the establishment of modular…

Customs Seize N139m Worth Of Rice, Petrol, Other Contrabands

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized contrabands with a duty paid value of over N139…

Don’t Allow Conspiracy Theorists Undermine Lagos Security, Sanwo-Olu Tells Residents

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has described the recent protest in the state as a wake-up…

Court Revokes Faisal Maina’s Bail For Failure To Attend Trial

A Federal High Court in Abuja has revoked the bail granted to Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina who…

Nigeria Needs ₦500bn For Next Three Years To Fix Roads – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says a minimum of N500 billion annually will…

Five States to Get $389m as Nigerian Senate Approves President Buhari’s Refund Request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to refund N148bn (about $389m) to five…

Unidentified Persons Attack Pipelines at Shell, Agip Oil Fields in Bayelsa

Oil facilities operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in…

‘What’s Most Notable is What’s Missing’: CNN Questions CCTV Footage from Lekki Toll Gate

CNN has criticized the Lagos State government’s security camera footage of the Lekki toll gate shooting,…

#EndSARS: Senate Urges FG To Give 1% VAT To States Affected By Violence

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Federal Government to allocate one percent of the Value…

Biden Picks Diverse, Obama-era Officials for Top Jobs, John Kerry Named Climate Envoy

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday picked Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles,…

Nigeria: Kidnappers Abduct Staff of Ahmadu Bello University

Unidentified armed kidnappers have abducted a staff of Ahmadu Bello University and his family at his…

#EndSARS: UK Parliamentarians Propose Sanctions Against Nigerian Officials Involved in Lekki Shooting

The UK parliament on Monday debated a petition seeking to impose sanctions on Nigerian Government officials…

33-Year-Old South African Footballer Anele Ngcongca Dies In Car Accident

Former South Africa World Cup defender Anele Ngcongca, who died Monday in a car accident near…

2019 Elections: Court Orders Arrest Of Professor Over Electoral Fraud

A High Court sitting in Akwa Ibom State has issued a Bench Warrant for the arrest…

Six Foreigners, Nigerian Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Oil Theft

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced six foreigners…

Nigeria Accuses CNN of ‘Inciting’ #EndSARS Report Which Could ‘Set the Country on Fire’

The Nigerian government is calling on CNN to carry out an “immediate and exhaustive investigation” into…

Court Orders Nigerian Senator Be Remanded Over Former Pension Boss Disappearance

The Federal High Court in Abuja, the Nigerian capital on Monday ordered the remand of serving…

University Transparency Solution Will Save Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange, Says Labour Minister Ngige

Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment Chriss Ngige has said the University Transparency and Accountability Solution…

Fuel Price Hike: Labour Leaders Walk out of Meeting with Nigeria Government

The meeting between the federal government and the organised labour on the hike in fuel pump…

#EndSARS: 1,247 Police Brutality Petitions Filed Across 30 Nigerian States in Five Weeks

Barely five weeks after the National Economic Council (NEC), headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, directed…

Europe Set to Lift Boeing 737 MAX Ban in January

Europe is set to lift its flight ban on the Boeing 737 MAX passenger jetliner in…

Lekki Shooting: Army Admits Live, Blank Bullets Were Taken To Protest Venue

The Nigerian Army has admitted that it took live and blank bullets to the Lekki tollgate…

Nigerian Content Board, Enactus Launch Science and Tech Innovation Challenge

In a quest to provide homegrown solutions to economic issues and to create employment opportunities for…

Twitter Will Transfer POTUS Account to Biden on Inauguration Day

Twitter said Friday it will hand control of the @POTUS account to the new Biden administration…

Two Schoolchildren Die In Ogun During Deworming Exercise

Two public primary schoolchildren have allegedly died from complications in the ongoing deworming exercise embarked upon…

Buhari Begins Search for New EFCC Chairman Outside Police, Says ‘No One Too Big to Tackle’ in Anti-corruption War

Feelers from Nigeria’s Presidency on Friday revealed that the search for a new Chairman for the…

Nigeria’s Ruling Party Continues to Woo Ex-President Jonathan as Governors Show Support on 63rd Birthday

Apparently in continuation of pressure on former president Goodluck Jonathan to run for president in 2023…

Nigerian University Lecturers May Call Off Strike Next Week After Breakthrough in Negotiations With Government

After over nine months strike, the doors of Nigeria’s universities look set for opening latest Friday…

LCC Presents Footages From Lekki Toll Gate To Lagos Judicial Panel

Footage presented by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has shown that several trucks said to belong…

FG Offers N65bn To ASUU For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation Fund

The Federal Government has offered a cumulative sum of N65 billion to the Academic Staff Union…

Ondo workers issue eight-day ultimatum over unpaid allowances

The organised labour unions in Ondo State on Thursday alleged that the state government had not…

Panel Set Up To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption Against Magu Submits Report

After over three months of investigations into the activities of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission…

Gbajabiamila Confirms Death Of Vendor Shot By His Security Aide, Suspends Officer

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has confirmed the death of a newspaper…

EU Collaborates with Nigeria to Fight Terrorism in Lake Chad Region

The European Union and Nigeria have resolved to adopt an integrated approach to tackle terrorism in…

Three PDP Governors Negotiate with APC, May Trigger Floodgate of Defections from Opposition Party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may shed more gubernatorial weight if ongoing negotiations between three of…

Lingering Strike: ASUU Says 25 Lecturers Poached By Private University in Two Months

While the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have failed to arrive…

#EndSARS Protester, Eromosele Released From Police Custody

An #EndSARS protester, Peter Eromosele Adene, has been released after spending 12 days in police custody.…

#LekkiShooting: Nigerian Government Says CNN’s Report Irresponsible, DJ Switch a ‘Fraud’ That Will Be Exposed Soon

The Nigerian government has described an exclusive investigative report of the Cable News Network (CNN), an…

#EndSARS: Nigeria’s Information Minister Says Soldiers Were Professional, Criticizes Rights Organisations

Despite several criticisms of how security agencies handled the #EndSARS protests, the Nigerian government has expressed…

Okada Ban: Lagos Govt Reads Riot Act To Motorcyle Operators

The Lagos State government has read the riot act to motorcycle and tricycle operators noting that…

#EndSARS: Reps Will Ensure Policing System Works For All Citizens – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the 9th House…

N69.4bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Jimoh Ibrahim’s Assets

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over 12 “prime assets” belonging to the…

Court Issues Warrant Of Arrest On Maina

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a warrant of arrest against former Chairman of…

Nigerian Content Board GM Says Partnership with Enactus Will Help Youth Acquire Tech Skills

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said it’s monitoring happenings in the technological…

Nigerian Government Not Serious in Resolving University Lecturers’ Strike, Senator Ogunlewe Says

Ogunlewe was a guest on the ARISE News programme, The Morning Show where he noted that…

Buhari Treating Judiciary Like an Agency of the Executive, Says Former APC Legal Adviser

A former National Legal Adviser of the governing All Progressive Congress Muiz Banire has asked the…

Seun Kuti Relaunches Fela’s ‘Movement of the People’ Political Party

Nigerian musician Seun Kuti has announced the revival of his father’s political party, the Movement of…

Covid-19: Don’t Let Down Your Guard, Lagos Warns Churches, Mosques

The Lagos State Government Monday warned worship centres and residents of the state not to let…

Nigeria’s Labour Unions Say Increased Petrol Price Violates Agreement, ‘Worsens Citizens’ Agony’

The Nigeria Labour Congress, an umbrella organization for trade unions in the country is criticizing the…

#FreeEromz: Court Grants N1m Bail To Eromosele

A Magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to the embattled #EndSARS protester, Peter…

President Buhari Vows Not to Allow Repeat of #EndSARS Protest

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the National Security Council he will not allow a…

Poverty, Threat To National Growth – Peter Obi

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi,…

COVID-19 Vaccine 94.5% Effective, Says Moderna

US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was 94.5 per cent…

State Police Will End Democracy in Nigeria, Says Buba Galadima

Prominent Nigerian politician, Buba Galadima has said the introduction of state police in Nigeria will see…

Nigerian States Unwilling to Repeal Laws Granting Bumper Benefits to Ex-Governors

Despite the dwindling revenues of states and their inability to effectively meet workers’ demands and other…

Nigerian Politicians Meet with Past Leaders to Endorse Southern Aspirants for 2023 Presidency

Prominent Nigerians led by a northern elder-statesman, are making nationwide consultation to ensure that political parties,…

#EndSARS: Bakare Condemns Clampdown On Protesters Asks For Reversal Of Frozen Accounts

The Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has condemned the…

Gunmen Invade Polytechnic Staff Quarters In Kaduna, Shoot One, Kidnap Three Others

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded the staff quarters of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria in…

#EndSARS: Only Buhari Can Order Military Deployment, Army General Says

Only President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, could have…

#EndSARS: Court Orders Probe of Celebrities, Influencers, Journalists Who Promoted Peaceful Protest

A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital…

Lekki Shooting: Army Called Governor Sanwo-Olu to ‘Express Unhappiness about His Denial’ of Soldiers’ Deployment

The Nigerian Army has said it called the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to express its…

#EndSARS: Lagos Governor Invited Us, Didn’t Communicate Change in Curfew Time, Nigerian Army Tells Judicial Panel

Brigadier General Ahmed Ibrahim Taiwo, 81 Division Nigeria Army of the Nigerian Army who testified under…

16 #EndSARS Campaigners Ask Court To Unfreeze Accounts

Sixteen #EndSARS campaigners have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to reverse the restriction placed…

ASUU Strike: We Are Going Back To The Negotiation Table, Says Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, says he will be going back to…

COVID-19: FG Seeks $750m Loan From World Bank

As part of efforts to mitigate the effect of COVID-19, the Minister of Finance, Budget, and…

Warring Libya Factions to Implement Truce in Ceasefire Deal

Libya’s warring sides will immediately reopen the main coastal road connecting the vast country’s east and…

US-led Coalition Offers to Help Rid Nigeria and Other West African Countries of Terrorists

A global alliance, championed by the United States,  has committed itself to assisting Nigeria and other…

Six Super Tucano Aircraft Will be Delivered From US Soon, Says Nigeria’s Air Force Chief

Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar has said the country will soon receive the six…

Borno Governor Zulum Commends UAE, Seeks Multi-stakeholder Team to Track Boko Haram Financiers

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has urged the federal government to build on the conviction…

African Union Urges Ceasefire in Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict

The African Union has called for a ceasefire in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where federal troops…

Sanwo-Olu Plans To Scrap Pension For Ex-Lagos Governors, Deputies

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced plans to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of…

#EndSARS Protester DJ Switch Speaks from Canada, Says Military Had ‘Orders from Above’

Strong indications emerged on Monday that Canada may have granted asylum to DJ Switch, the #EndSARS…

Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Presents Staff of Office to Emir of Zazzau

The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has presented the staff of office to the 19th…

Nigeria’s South-west Leaders Urge Overhaul of Nation’s Security, Seek Reopening of Borders

South-west governors, ministers and monarchs sunday called for a comprehensive review of the nation’s security system…

Photos: Kaduna Govt Installs New Emir Of Zazzau

The Kaduna State Government on Monday installed the new Emir of Zazzau, Ahmad Bamalli. During the…

Buhari Receives UN Deputy Secretary-General, Asks Youths To Keep The Peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youths to keep the peace, saying that it is in…

#EndSARS: Taraba Govt Lifts Curfew

The Taraba State Government has lifted the curfew imposed on Jalingo and Wukari Local Government Area…

Clampdown On #EndSARS Promoters Is Unacceptable And Not Wise, Moghalu Tells FG

A former presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu has faulted the clampdown on some promoters of the recently-held…

Buhari Orders Sale Of Forfeited Assets Within Six Months

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the disposal of all Federal Government Forfeited Assets within the next…

Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN Declares Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has declared a nationwide strike,…

Yakubu Hands Over INEC Leadership, Awaits Senate Confirmation For Reappointment

Professor Mahmood Yakubu has handed over his duties as chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission…

IPPIS: ASUU Accuses FG Of Manipulation, Playing A Game Of Deception

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal Government of manipulation as both…

No Evidence To Prosecute Indicted SARS Operatives, Says Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami has said there is not sufficient evidence to prosecute…

Man City 1-1 Liverpool: Player ratings as Mohamed Salah and Gabriel Jesus hit target

Liverpool and Manchester City could not be separated at the Etihad as Jurgen Klopp was left…

#EndSARS Protests: South East Governors Ask FG To Look Into Demands Of Youths

Governors, leaders, and stakeholders in the south-east region of the country have appealed to the Federal…

JOHESU Condemns Attack On Psychiatric Hospital, Seeks FG, NDDC Assistance

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Health Professionals including the National Association of…

Ondo Residents Lament As Fire Razes Shops, Destroys Properties Worth Millions

Residents of Ijomu area in Akure, Ondo State have raised alarm following an early morning inferno…

US Election Is A Lesson To Leaders, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the United States President-elect, Joe Biden, on his successful…

#EndSARS: Lagos Attorney-General Directs Release Of 253 Persons Arrested By Police

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore Oinigbajo has directed the release…

‘I May Be The First Woman In This Office, I Won’t Be The Last,’ VP-Elect Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris on Saturday shattered barriers to become the first woman vice president and, in a…

Fuel-Laden Tanker Falls At Festac Link Bridge, Residents Scoop Fuel

A fuel-laden tanker has fallen at Festac Link Bridge, spilling its contents. The tanker laden with…

Fire Guts Multiple Vehicles Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Multiple vehicles were engulfed in a fire that started on Saturday morning along the Kara Bridge…

CCTV Footage Reviewed as #EndSARS Protesters Appear Before Lagos Judicial Panel

Three #EndSARS protesters on Friday appeared before the Lagos Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the October…

#EndSARS: Lagos Governor Presents Arson Report to Buhari

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday presented a report on the numerous property destroyed by…

Zulum Condemns Police Brutality, Warns Youths Against Escalating Protests

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has condemned police brutality in the country. Speaking on Friday during…