NHRC lists 35 indicted SARS operatives, Malami pledges prosecution

The National Human Rights Commission on Monday submitted a list of 35 operatives of the disbanded…

BREAKING: Lagos Government Declares 24-Hour Curfew

The Lagos State government has declared a 24-hour curfew across the state. The announcement was made…

Nigerian Protesters Block Lagos With Army Preparing to Deploy

Protesters blocked key routes in Nigeria’s commercial hub on Monday as the authorities signaled a tougher…

Police begin training of 1,850 SWAT personnel today

The police authorities have partnered the International Committee of the Red Cross and other development partners…

#EndSARS: Lagos Directs Students To Stay At Home

The Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at…

#SARSMUSTEND: ‘Your Voice Has Been Heard Clearly’, Sanwo-Olu Tells Protesters

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has told protesters that their voices have been heard. This follows…

IGP Orders All Disbanded SARS Officials To Report For Psychological Examination

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all personnel of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)…

Eight Killed As Explosion Rocks Lagos Community

Eight persons have been confirmed dead following a gas plant explosion that occurred in the Ipaja…

President Buhari Presents Proposed 2021 Budget Of N13tn

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the proposed 2021 Budget of N13 trillion to the National Assembly.…

Fire guts Lagos school building

Fire gutted a school building belonging to Pure Seed Montessori, in the Ifako-Gbagada area of Lagos…

Millions of Nigerians extremely poor, Osinbajo admits

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, admitted that millions of Nigerians were extremely poor. He said elected…

Buhari signs air service agreement with USA, others

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has signed the instruments of ratification of the Bilateral…

FEC Approves N654bn To Monitor Illegal Frequencies In South East

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N653,886,584 to procure and deploy a hybrid…

El-Rufai Appoints Ahmed Bamalli As New Emir Of Zazzau

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the appointment of Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the…

FG To Totally Close Section Of Third Mainland Bridge For Two Days

The Federal Government has announced its plan to completely close a section of Third Mainland Bridge…

‘Take Insurgency War To All Hideouts’, Zulum Challenges Army To Change Tactics

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has challenged the army to change its tactics to achieve…

Lagos to deliver 3,004 houses in December

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, said seven housing schemes would be completed and delivered before December…

Alleged N2.2bn Fraud: Fayose’s Trial Stalled As 8th Witness Fails To Show Up

Updated October 6, 202010 The trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose,…

Every sponsor of terrorism in Nigeria will not see New Year, Adeboye declares

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday…

Lagos Ex-CP Faults Ban Of FSARS, Calls For Audit Of Internal Mechanism

A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni has faulted the ban of the…

Restructuring: We Will Not Succumb To Pressure, Says Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said it will not respond to comments suggesting Nigeria is on the…

Police Officer Arrested For Alleged Impersonation In 2020 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has arrested a police officer, Etim Israel, for allegedly…

Alleged N2bn Fraud: Senator Ali Ndume Tells Court He Can’t Find Maina

Senator Ali Ndume who is standing as surety for a former Chairman of the defunct Pension…

Mutahi Kagwe stares at 6 months in jail for contempt, set to be sentenced in November

– The Employment and Labour Relations Court in Nairobi on Thursday, October 2, deferred sentencing after…

El-Rufai releases 25 prisoners, convert death sentences

THE Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday announced the release of 25 prisoners and…

Arsenal’s Europa League 2020/21 group stage fixture schedule confirmed

Arsenal will kick-off their Europa League campaign with a trip to Austria to face Rapid Vienna.…

Ondo Election: IGP Deploys 1 DIG, 1 AIG, 11 CPs

Ahead of the Ondo State Governorship election, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu (NPM, MNI) has…

21-Year-Old Nigerian Found Dead On UK Beach In ‘Mysterious’ Circumstances

The mother of 21-year-old Blessing Olusegun is demanding the cause of her daughter’s death whose body…

Police Commission Promotes 175 Senior Officers, Steps Down 112 Others

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 175 senior Police Officers and stepped down the…

FG Orders Reopening Of Unity Schools

The Federal Government has ordered unity schools in the country,  earlier closed due to the COVID-19…

Zulum: bring Chadian soldiers to join Boko Haram battle

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday asked the Federal Government to seek the support of…

Police drop $120,000 fraud case against Osun deputy chief of staff

The Office of the Inspector General of Police on Wednesday withdrew the $120,000 fraud charges instituted…

Educating The Girl-Child Is Silver Bullet To Eradicating Poverty – Sanusi

A former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Lamido Sanusi is canvassing for the education of…

[email protected]: President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary Speech (Full Text)

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON…

Buhari’s Speech: Implementation More Important Than What Was Said, Says Jega

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega wants President Muhammadu…

Lagos Trade Fair election: Northern Nigeria warns against fraudulent exercise

– A northern group, NMU has warned Lagos trade fair leadership against conducting a flawed election…

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria turns 60

It was just after midnight in Lagos, on a horse-racing track turned square, when Nigeria’s new…

Sex Toy Shop Assault: Court Fines Senator Elisha Abbo N50m

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Maitama, Abuja has awarded N50 million…

Court Funding: 36 State Governments Take FG To Supreme Court

The 36 states of the Federation on Monday took the Federal Government to the Supreme Court,…

Edo Organised Labour Rejects Strike Suspension By National Labour Leadership

Labour leaders and members of the civil society in Edo State have rejected the decision of…

Labour Suspends Planned Strike, FG To Put Electricity Tariff Hike On Hold

The organised labour has suspended its strike scheduled for today (Monday) after a meeting between labour…

Zulum Escapes Another Attack On Baga-Monguno Road

The convoy of Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum again came under attack earlier on Sunday in…

Northeast elders ask Buhari to sack service chiefs after attack on Zulum’s convoy

Following the recent attack on the convoy of Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, a group of…

FG To Meet With Labour Unions Tonight

The Federal Government will be meeting with Labour Unions at 7 pm tonight to avert planned…

Trump Says He Has ‘Advantage’ If Election Went to Congress

Donald Trump on Saturday expressed confidence he would be re-elected president if Congress has to break…

Fresh World Bank, AfDB, IDB loans may raise Nigeria’s debt to N31.7tn

Fresh loan disbursements expected from the World Bank, African Development Bank and Islamic Development Bank may…

Boko Haram Terrorists And Family Members Surrender To Troops

Sequel to sustained aerial bombardment and aggressive intensive clearance operation by troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE…

Monday Mass Protest: Gbajabiamila Meets With NLC

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has met with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).  The…

18 Persons Killed In Ambush On Borno Govt’s Convoy – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says 18 persons were killed in the Book Haram ambush on the Borno…

Kaduna Govt Approves N1.6bn For Pensioners

The Kaduna State Government has released the sum of N1.6 billion for the payment of pensions,…

Electricity, Fuel Price Hike Will Benefit Nigerians In The Long Run – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed on Saturday said the recent increase in electricity and fuel…

Nigeria @ 60: Buhari preaches unity, warns against religious extremism

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), on Friday warned against religious extremism and intolerance in…

Ortom Condemns Boko Haram Attack On Zulum’s Convoy

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has condemned the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor,…

Borno Attack: Police Confirm Death Of Eight Officers, Others

The police authorities in Borno State have confirmed the death of eight officers following an attack…

At Least Five Security Officials Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Govt’s Convoy

A convoy conveying officials of the Borno State Government has been attacked near Monguno town. The…

Despite Court Order, NLC insists on Monday protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Friday insisted that it will go on with its planned mass…

Do not engage in Labour strike, FG warns Civil Servants

The Federal Government has warned civil servants against participating in the planned nationwide strike called by…

Oyo Government Hands over Agbowo Shopping Complex for remodelling

This afternoon, the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde flagged off the renovation and remodelling…

LASG Shuts 21 Illegal, Substandard Pharmacies And Patent Medicine Stores- Sanwo-Olu

No fewer than 21 Pharmacies, Patent Medicine shops, and unlicensed premises at Alakuko, Ajegunle, Ologogoro, Ijaiye,…

Former ‘World’s Heaviest Man’ Defeats Coronavirus

A Mexican who was once the world’s heaviest man has beaten the coronavirus, helped — he…

At Least 23 Killed In Lokoja Tanker Explosion

At least 23 persons have been confirmed dead and many others injured following a tanker explosion…

President Buhari To Depart Abuja For Guinea Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National…

Buhari Congratulates Tony Elumelu on Becoming one of the 100 Most Influential People of the time.

President Muhammadu Buhari lauds Chairman, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Tony Elumelu, on his being named…

Lagos Govt Hands Over 51 Vehicles, Eight Houses To Judges- Sanwo-Olu

As part of efforts to build a strong and formidable judiciary in Lagos State, the state…

The National Food Security Council meets with the Chief of Staff of Buhari

The National Food Security on Tuesday held a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the…

Nigerian Army Colonel Boko Haram killed in Borno

Colonel D.C Bako of the Nigerian Army has been killed in a Boko Haram ambush. The…

Yemi Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now a grandfather after his daughter, Oluwadamilola, welcomed a baby boy…

Delta Government Demotes 41 Teachers For Examination Malpractice

The Delta State government has sanctioned 41 teachers for examination malpractice during the 2019 West African…

AIB Releases Initial Report On Why Helicopter Crashed in Lagos

The Bell 206-B3 helicopter with registration marks 5N-BW, which crashed in the Ikeja area of Lagos…

Lagos Government Okays Complete Reopening of Churches, Mosques

After months of being shut down, the Lagos State Government has approved the full reopening of…

Edo Election: Tambuwal Commends Buhari, Urges INEC, Others To Maintain Neutrality

Sokoto state Governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s governors forum, Aminu Tambuwal has urged…

42 million Nigerians now have identity numbers – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission on Wednesday declared that it was currently registering about 500,000 people…

FG takes decision on reopening of schools nationwide

– The federal ministry of education has said state governments are the ones to decide when…

Don’t disrupt nascent democracies – Yahaya Bello writes strongly worded letter to U.S govt

– The Kogi state government has expressed its dissatisfaction over the recent U.S ban on unnamed…

FG To Engage Corps Members In Implementation of SDGs 2030

Nigeria will engage the services of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members across the country…

Dentist Jailed After Extracting Tooth While On Hoverboard

An American dentist who extracted a tooth from a sedated patient while balancing on a hoverboard…

WTO DG: Okonjo Iweala, Four Others Scale First Round Screening

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is still in the race of becoming the next Director-General World Trade Organisation…

British High Commissioner To Nigeria Hails Buhari For Signing Police Bill

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria,  Catriona Laing believes the signing of the Nigeria Police bill…

Senator Reveals Major Problem Confronting Nigerian Police

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Haliru Jika on Friday identified a lack…

FG Apologises Over ‘Misleading Tweet’ Ordering Banks, Account Holders To Re-Register

The Federal Government has apologised for its tweet ordering all account holders in the country to…

Singapore’s Appeal Court Frees Nigerian After Nine Years- Drug Trafficking

The Court of Appeal in Singapore has acquitted and discharged a Nigerian, Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi, on…

Sports Minister: National Stadium In Lagos Is Not A Market

The minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare insists the national stadium in Lagos is…

Bayelsa Govt Drags FG, Akwa Ibom To Supreme Court- Soku Oil Wells

Bayelsa State government has approached the Supreme Court asking for an order stopping the Federal Government…

Resident Doctors To End Strike- Court Orders

The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered members of the National Association of Resident Doctors…

Sanusi says Girl-Child Education Is Key To Our National Development

Former Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi has stated his belief that educating the girl-child is crucial…

Visitation Panel Submits Report To FG- UNILAG Crisis

The Special Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Government to investigate the management crisis rocking…

FG Launches Central Database For Recovered Stolen Assets

The Federal Government has launched a central database for the management of recovered assets. The Minister…

Approves N200bn Housing Loan, Targets 900,000 Low Income Earners, Children- CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has okayed N200 billion as mortgage finance loan to Family…

Osinbajo ‘s Aide: Nigerians Can Understand Where We Are Heading – Electricity Tariff Hike

Laolu Akande has defended the Federal Government following the outcry that met the hike in electricity…

Hike In Electricity, Fuel Tariff: FG Meets With NLC, TUC

The Federal Government on Tuesday met with the organised Labour over the hike in electricity and…

UK Facing One Million Job Cuts In 2020 Due To Virus, Says Study

Coronavirus could potentially cost one million jobs in Britain this year, with most losses anticipated during…

Sanwo-Olu, Amaechi Visit Site Of Train Accident In Oshodi

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has visited the site of the Monday fatal accident involving…

AfDB: Obasanjo Hails Buhari Over Adesina’s Re-Election

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended President Muhammed Buhari’s led Federal Government for the support given…

EFCC Re-Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ Others For Fresh N97.4m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020, re-arraigned…

One Killed As Vehicles Collide With Train In Oshodi

One passenger was killed on Monday after a bus and a highlander Jeep collided with a…

Vice Chancellor, Students Locked Out As ASUU, NASU Members Protest In Lagos University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have…

Failure To Publish Details Of Corruption Probes, SERAP Files Suit Against Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Ahmad…

Nationwide Strike: JOHESU Declares

The Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU) has asked its members to withdraw their services and embark on…

Lagos Government Reopen Schools: Only JSS3, SS2 Students Will Resume on September 21

The Lagos State Government has announced that only JSS3 and SS2 students will be allowed to…

Women Contribute N1,000 To Purchase Car For Pregnancy Emergency- Jigawa

Women in the Baddo community in Taura local government area of Jigawa state have contributed N1,000…

NAF Graduates Another Set Of Student Pilots From 401 FTS, Trains 145 In 5 Years: PHOTOS

In its resolve to ensure the availability of well-trained pilots to prosecute the ongoing war against…

Southern Kaduna Crisis Due To Unemployment, Absence Of Cordial Relations – NTRC

The Northern Traditional Rulers’ Council (NTRC) has sais that the absence of cordial inter-community relations in…