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…

Organised labour in Rivers State has suspended its planned protest

Organised labour in Rivers State has suspended its planned protest after reaching an agreement with the…

Electricity Tariff Hike: Review Is A Painful Adjustment- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the decision to adjust the electricity tariff is one that is regretted…

In Abuja, Osinbajo Declares Ministerial Retreat Open

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared open the First Year Ministerial Review Retreat at the State…

Nigeria’s Revenues Have Fallen By Almost 60 Percent Amid COVID-19 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in trying times, not just…

FRSC Sacks 18 Officers and Demotes Others For Bribery, Other Offences

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has sacked 18 officers from its workforce after they were…

Lagos Distances Itself From Five Percent Levy Media Tax, Suspends Executive Secretary Of Film Board

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it has no five percent levy on audio and…

Police Kill Suspected Armed Robber In military uniform

The Police in Ogun State say its operatives have shot and killed a suspected armed robber…

Nigeria Receives COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia

The Nigerian Government has received the samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey…

Lassa Fever kills 80 Lives In Ondo State

Lassa fever has recorded more fatalities than the much pronounced Coronavirus disease in Ondo State as…

Kidnapped Doctor Regains Her Freedom in Cross River

A Senior Registrar in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Calabar…

Resident Doctors To Commence An Indefinite Nationwide Strike From Monday

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced that it would embark on an indefinite…

COVID-19: Africa’s Recoveries Cross One Million Mark

The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa is yielding positive result as over one million persons…

NBA Wades Into Case Of Kano Musician Sentenced To Death For Blasphemy

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has waded into the reported case of a musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu who was…

NYSC Vows To Prosecute Fraudulent Ex-Corp Members

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has announced plans…

Femi Gbajabiamila: Nigeria, Ghana Working To Resolve Trade Dispute

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that efforts are ongoing to resolve…

FG Approves Restructuring Of NCAA, Cuts Directorates To Six

The Federal Government has approved the restructuring of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the safety…

Death Toll Rises To 18 in Jigawa Flood

The death toll in Jigawa flood has risen to 18, according to the state government. Speaking…

Flood Ravages Houses, Farmlands In Kaduna

Several houses and farmlands have been ravaged by flood in parts of Kaduna State. The flooding…

Two Killed, Six Injured As Trucks Collide With Bus In Lagos

Two persons were killed and six injured in a road accident in the Anthony area of…

‘It Will Be Very Disastrous:’ ASUU Bauchi Zone Rejects Calls To Reopen Varsities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bauchi Zone, insists the country is not prepared for…

RCCG General Overseer Adeboye Visits Buhari, Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,…

CAN urges Buhari to suspend CAMA implementation

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of…

Southern Kaduna Indigenes Commend Govt For Effort To Tackle Bandit Attacks

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has commended the Federal Government for the deployment of troops…

FCT Resident Doctors Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Hazard Allowance

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have embarked on an indefinite strike in Abuja, the…

Court Asks Shoprite To Prove Why Case Is Urgent: Assets Transfer

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday asked South African retail company, Shoprite Checkers…

No Senator Received N20m From NDDC’s COVID-19 Fund

The Senate, on Tuesday, said none of its members received the sum of N20 million or…

Schools To Be Shut Down For Reopening Without Govt Approval in Adamawa

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Adamawa State Government has threatened to shut down primary schools in…

Jonathan says Adesina Will Not Disappoint Africa – AfDB

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has joined other African leaders and financial experts to congratulate the President…

Int’l Flight: Non-Compliant Travellers Risk Six-Month Ban As FG Releases Protocol

Ahead of the resumption of international flights in the country, the Federal Government has vowed to…

Ekiti State: Gov Fayemi Appoints Eight New Commissioners, Warns Against Distractions

The Governor of Ekiti State Dr Kayode Fayemi has sworn in eight new commissioners and warned…

AfDB President: Akinwumi Adesina Sworn-In For Second Term

Dr Akinwumi Adesina has been sworn-in as the newly re-elected eighth President of the African Development…

Lagos State Govt Commences Reconstruction Of Helicopter Crash Site

The Lagos State Government has commenced reconstruction of buildings affected by the helicopter crash in the…

AfDB: Akinwumi Adesina To Be Sworn-In On Tuesday

Re-elected President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will be sworn-in on Tuesday, September…

Buhari To Secure Release Of Abducted Cross River Doctor – by Group

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria in Cross River State has asked the First Lady, Aisha…

Two People Feared Killed, many Injured as Shi’ites, Police Clash in Kaduna

At least two persons are feared killed during a clash between members of the proscribed Islamic…

Kaduna State Governor: El-Rufai Orders Arrest Of Teenage Herder’s Killers In Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has asked security agencies to arrest the killers of a 12-year-old…

The Hallmarks of Labour Foundation Congratulates Adesina On Re-Election As AfDB President

The Hallmarks of Labour Foundation (HLF) has congratulated Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina,…

Ghanaian President to engage President Buhari over maltreatment of Nigerians in Ghana, others

The Ghanaian Government has reacted to claims made by the Federal Government over the maltreatment of…

N800bn Recovered Loot: SERAP Sues Buhari Over Failure To Publish Details

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari over…

Governor Sanwo-Olu announces date for reopening of Lagos schools

After months of being shut down, schools in Lagos are set to re-open in September, Governor…

Lagos State Governor: Sanwo-Olu Visits Scene Of Lagos Helicopter Crash

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday, visited the scene of the helicopter crash 24 hours…

Fani-Kayode Apologises For Harassing Journalist In Calabar

Previous Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologized for his upheaval towards a Journalist during an…

FG: Nigeria Will No Longer Tolerate Harassment Of Citizens In Ghana

The Federal Government on Friday responded to the provocation of Nigerians dwelling and doing organizations in…

US Congratulates Nigeria On Polio-Free Status, Calls For Routine Immunisation

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard has complimented the administration and individuals of Nigeria for…

Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed, family says

Jacob Blake is shackled to his clinic bed despite the fact that he is incapacitated after…

Lagos Helicopter Crash: AIB Recovers Blackbox, Begins Investigation

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has recovered the BlackBox of the helicopter that crashed into a residential building…

‘We Made History,’ Adesina Thanks AfDB Governors, Others For His Re-Election

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has portrayed his re-appointment as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB)…

NERC – No electricity tariff increase for poor, vulnerable Nigerians, state conditions for increase

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday said it is focused on guaranteeing that “poor…

COVID-19: CBN, Bankers Committee To Support Airlines, Media

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, and the Bankers’ Committee have agreed…

‘Enough Is Enough:’ Awosika Calls For Joint Efforts To Build Nigeria

The Chairman, Board of Directors, First Bank of Nigeria, Ibukun Awosika wants Nigerians to take their…

Fire Guts Two Bank Buildings In Lagos

Tragedy struck in Lagos State on Wednesday when fire gutted two new generation bank buildings on…

Governor Umahi Calls For Creation Of Special Courts Over Rape, Other Crimes

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has called for the urgent creation of special courts in the…

Special Panel to resolve Unilag Crisis by Federal Government

The Federal Government on Wednesday, inaugurated the Special Visitation Panel to look into the crisis rocking…

NBA Holds Annual General Conference

The Nigerian Bar Association is currently holding its Annual General Conference. According to NBA President, Paul…

Osinbajo Advocates 12 To 15-Month Time Limit For Court Cases

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has challenged the Nigeria Bar Association to work towards reforming…

Buhari Presides Over Virtual FEC Meeting, Swears In 12 Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over the 13th weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at…

One Reported Killed As Gunmen Abduct JSS3 Students In Kaduna

Gunmen have reportedly abducted an unconfirmed number of students from a school in Kaduna State. The…

Boko Haram Attack On UN Building Is Regrettable, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has again condemned the attack on the office of the United Nations (UN)…

Police Launch Manhunt After Gunmen Attack Station In Oyo, Kill Officer

The Oyo State Police Command says it has mobilised tactical teams to unravel the mystery behind…

S/Kaduna Killings: Curfew Relaxed in Kauru, Zangon-Kataf LGAs

The Kaduna State government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew it imposed on Kauru and Zango Kataf…

Aisha Buhari Returns From UAE Medical Trip, Calls For Better Hospitals In Nigeria

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday announced her return from medical treatment in the United…

End of the line? Conte and Inter at a crossroads after one season

Antonio Conte’s future at Inter Milan looks increasingly uncertain after just one season, with the Italian…

Five Suspected Cultists Arrested With Human Skulls In Cross River

Five suspects have been arrested with human skulls in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River…

Kano Pillars To Play Continental Football In Kaduna Or Bauchi

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Kano Pillars FC have announced their home matches for the…

Lagos Govt Targets December To Deliver Iconic Office Projects

Amid the economic recession and dwindling financial resources occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State…

Thousands Celebrate In Mali After Military Coup

Opposition supporters flooded into Bamako’s central square on Friday to celebrate the overthrow of Malian President…

NBA Conference: We Didn’t Disinvite El-Rufai For Ethnic, Religious Reasons – Usoro

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has reacted to the controversy triggered by the decision to disinvite…

Miracle In Rivers: Abducted Woman Rescued From Well After Three Days

A woman identified as Mrs Chizoba Eke, who was declared missing in Rivers State, has been…

Ban On Flights: FG Vows To Employ Principle Of Reciprocity

As Nigeria gears up to resume international flights, the Federal Government has vowed to employ the…

Arotile’s Death: Suspect Charged For Culpable Homicide

A Magistrate Court sitting in Kaduna State has charged the first suspect, Nehemiah Adejor, who drove…

N500,000 Awaits Anyone With Information On Suspected Oyo Serial Killer – Police

The Police in Oyo State have promised to reward anyone who avails the State Command of…

Premier League Release Fixtures List For 2020/2021 Season

Leeds’ first Premier League game for 16 years will see Marcelo Bielsa’s men travel to defending…

Gunmen Kill 11 In Kaduna Village

Eleven people have reportedly been killed and many injured in a fresh attack by gunmen between…

China Defends Wuhan Pool Party After Global Outrage

A massive pool party attended by thousands of people at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic…

Police Parade Minors Suspected Of Gang Rape, Murder

Men of the Nigerian Police Force in Katsina State have paraded three minors suspected of raping…

Makinde Asks Security Agencies To Rearrest Wanted Suspected Serial Killer

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has given marching orders to security operatives to ensure the re-arrest…

Taraba Govt Seeks Support Of Traditional Rulers, Security Agencies To End Insecurity

The Taraba State government has resolved to synergise with relevant security operatives and traditional rulers to…

IGP Orders Rearrest Of Wanted Suspected Serial Killer In Oyo

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the rearrest of a suspected serial killer, Sunday…