Bodies Of Two Teenagers Recovered In Chibok Attack

The lifeless bodies of two teenagers have been found in Kuburmbula, a village in Chibok Local…

Katsina Explosion: Five Children Killed By Military Grenade – Police

The five children who lost their lives in a bomb explosion in Katsina State picked a…

653 New Infections As Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 36,000

The total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria has exceeded the 36,000 mark. This follows…

Nelson Mandela Day 2020 dedicated to Zindzi and fight against inequality

South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela Day on Saturday, marking the anti-apartheid leader’s birthday. This year is…

US moves to seize Gambia ex-leader Yahya Jammeh’s $3.5 million mansion

The US Department of Justice has filed a motion to seize a US$3.5 million mansion from…

Court Stops Police, DSS From Arresting Ex-NDDC MD Nunieh

The Rivers State High Court has stopped the arrest of Dr Joi Nunieh, the immediate past…

Buhari Names Railway Complex After Goodluck Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of the Railway Complex in Agbor – the operational…

324 Nigerians Evacuated By FG Arrive In Abuja From US

The 324 Nigerians evacuated by the Federal Government from the United States have landed at the…

Police Commence Investigations After Suspected Bomb Explosion Rocks Katsina Village

The police in Katsina have commenced investigations into a suspected bomb explosion at Yammama village in…

Police Rescue 14 Kidnap Victims, Recover Cattle In Katsina

The police in Katsina State have rescued 14 kidnap victims and several cattle in Kwantawama village,…

COVID-19: Kaduna Civil Servants To Resume Work On Monday

The Kaduna State Government has directed its civil servants to report to work on Monday, July…

NCAA Inspects Sokoto Airport Ahead Of Reopening

Officials of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have inspected the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport,…

Kano Govt Approves N490m To Avert Collapse Of Bridge

The Kano State Government has approved N490 million to avert the collapse of a bridge in…

Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge To Be Partial, Lagos Govt. Reiterates

The Lagos state government has reiterated that the looming closure of the Third Mainland Bridge will…

Lagos Street Sweepers Get Insurance Cover

The Lagos State Government has insured street sweepers in the state owing to the risks they…

Arotile Killer Driver Had No Valid License – Military Sources

The driver who knocked down Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, is a civilian who had no valid…

Arson Probe Launched After Fire Damages French Cathedral

Fire erupted in the gothic cathedral of Nantes in western France on Saturday before being brought…

Hackers ‘Manipulated’ Employees To Access Top Twitter Accounts – Report

Twitter says hackers “manipulated” some of its employees to access accounts in a high-profile attack on…

Court Summons Malami, Emefiele, Others Over National Theatre Handover

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister…

FG Evacuates 324 Nigerians From US

The Federal Government has evacuated another batch of 324 Nigerians who are stranded in the United…

I Am Contented With My Wife: Akpabio Denies Sexual Harassment Claim By Nunieh

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has denied the series of allegations levelled…

Chief Of Staff To Plateau Governor Tests Negative For COVID-19

The Chief of Staff to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Noel Donjur has tested negative…

Nigeria Records 600 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Exceed 35,000

Nigeria has reported 600 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the…

Rivers Police Boss Asks Wike To Hand Over Nunieh To State Command

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Joseph Mukan, has asked Governor Nyesom Wike to release…

Edo Election: 35 Political Parties Merge With PDP To Support Obaseki

Ahead of the Edo Governorship election slated to hold on September 2020, 35 registered and de-registered…

COVID-19: FG Gives Guidelines To School Owners For Reopening

The Federal Government has given school owners across the country up to July 29 to meet…

PA To Gokada CEO Arrested Over Gruesome Murder – Investigation

The Personal Assistant to murdered Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, has been arrested in connection with the…

Troops Rescue 32 Victims, Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Benue

Troops of the Operation Whirl Stroke have rescued 32 kidnapped persons in Benue State, some of…

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Akinyele LG Residents In Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three suspects in connection with the recent killings in…

Kolawole Johnson Gives Critical Testimony Against NDDC Officials

A researcher, Kolawole Johnson has alleged that some officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)…

Lagosians Experience Major Traffic Jam As Trucks, Fuel Tanker Crash On Kara Bridge

A road accident involving two trucks and a fully loaded fuel tanker on the Kara bridge…

Third Mainland Bridge: Alternative Routes Are Ready, Lagos Govt Tells Motorists

The Lagos State Government has asked motorists to use alternative routes during the partial closure of…

Reverend Sisters Protest Against Rape In Lagos

 Religious Sisters of Charity, a Christian Congregation in the Catholic Church protested against the increase in…

‘She Was A Gift From God’: Father Of Late Combat Pilot Tolulope Grieves Over Daughter

Akintunde Arotile, father of Tolulope, the late first female combat helicopter pilot of the Nigerian Air Force has…

Arotile Will Be Buried With Full Military Honours – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced that the remains of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile,…

Kwara Govt To Provide Interest-Free Loans To Private School Owners

The Kwara State Government on Friday said it will support owners of private schools in the…

Nigeria’s Nneka Ede Buys Portuguese Club

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Nneka Ede has become one of the few Africans to own a European…

UK ‘Overestimates’ Coronavirus Death Toll – Study

Britain ordered an urgent review Friday into how coronavirus deaths are counted after a study suggested…

COVID-19: FAAN Insists Fintiri, Yari Flouted Airport Guidelines

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has asked all very important personalities to obey all…

US military effectively bans Confederate flag with new policy

The Confederate flag can no longer be flown on US military properties after the Pentagon issued…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme court justice has cancer again

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said she is undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence…

India Surpasses 1 Million COVID-19 Cases As Global Crisis Worsens

India on Friday became the third country in the world to record one million coronavirus cases,…

Ondo Reports 95 Fresh COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria’s Infections Near 35, 000

Ondo State on Thursday recorded ninety-five fresh COVID-19 cases as Nigeria’s infections from the virus inched…

Corruption: Magu must face trial, PDP insists

The Peoples Democratic Party has urged the Federal Government to immediately charge the suspended acting Chairman…

I won’t accept any disrespect to NASS, Buhari tells appointees

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, warned all his appointees that he would…

774,000 jobs: Lawan, Gbajabiamila meet Buhari

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi…

Tunisia Prime Minister Resigns Over Conflict Of Interest

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned on Wednesday, according to two official sources who did not…

NLNG Denies Withdrawal Of $1.05bn From Dividend Account

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) has condemned the reports that it illegally withdrew the…

Real Madrid crowned La Liga champion for first time since 2017 with victory over Villarreal

With another couple of swishes of that magical right boot, Karim Benzema ensured Real Madrid would be crowned La Liga…

N3.4bn NSITF scam: Panel to probe Somefun, Kemi Nelson, others inaugurated

The Federal Government has set up a Presidential Joint Board Audit Investigation Panel to probe alleged…

Edo Guber Race: NRM Drags INEC, APC To Court

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) and its candidate in the forthcoming Edo State Septemeber 19, 2020…

Buhari Orders Speedy Investigation Into NDDC Corruption Scandal

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a speedy and coordinated investigation into the corruption scandal in the…

Shocker: Kidnapped victim killed, body hung on tree after paying N1m ransom

One of the suspects, with the decomposing body of the victim hung on a tree By…

Yahaya Bello Chairs Ondo APC Governorship Primary Election Committee

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello will be chairing the Ondo State governorship primary election committee…

Zambia Health Minister Denies Corruption Charges

Zambian Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya on Thursday pleaded not guilty to corruption charges on the first…

Armed Security Operatives Surround Nunieh’s Home, Wike Moves In To Intervene

Armed security operatives on Thursday surrounded the home of former managing director of the Niger Delta…

NDDC Boss, Others Walk Out On Lawmakers At House Of Reps Investigative Hearing

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has walked out on lawmakers at an investigative hearing put…

Gov. Oyetola stops salaries of footballers, coaches, other athletes

Governor Oyetola: stops salaries of footballers, coaches and athletes Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has stopped…

Major US Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent US figures targeted by…

No going back on decision to bar students from writing WASSCE – FG

Nigerian government on Wednesday said it would not yet reverse its decision not to reopen schools…

Taraba Governor Mourns NLC State Chairman, Describes His Death As Devastating

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has mourned with the family of the state chairman of the…

Nigeria Records 643 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Rise To 34,259

Nigeria has reported 643 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the…

Appeal Court Upholds Sack Of Oyo LG Chairmen

The Court of Appeal in Ibadan has set aside the High Court judgment restraining the Oyo…

Arotile’s Short Stay Impacted The Nation, Buhari Mourns Flying Officer

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned with the family of the flying officer Tolulope Arotile, describing her…

Fighting Corruption In Nigeria Will Become More Difficult, Says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the fight against corruption in Nigeria will get tougher but Nigerians…

Wadume’s Trial Continues In Abuja, Prosecutor Tenders Guns As Evidence

The trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume and six others has…

Ex-NIMASA ED, Agaba Gets Seven-Year Jail Term, For Laundering N1.5bn

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has sentenced a former Executive Director of the Nigerian…

Suspended EFCC Chairman, Magu Released From Police Custody

Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been released…

Complete Sweep: Buhari suspends EFCC secretary Olukoyede, 10 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended no fewer than 11 senior officials of the Economic and Financial…

Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Set For Final Trial Stage After ‘Promising’ Results

The US biotech firm Moderna said Tuesday it would enter the final stage of its human…

Nigeria’s First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Arotile, Dies At 23

Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile is dead, eight months after she was commissioned as Nigeria’s first female…

463 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded As Total Infections Rise To 33,616

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections have risen with 463 new cases, bringing the total number of infections in…

Son of Mali’s president resigns parliament position amid calls for father’s resignation

Bamako, Mali (CNN)Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is under pressure from opposition groups to resign following…

EFCC Secures Conviction Of Two Internet Fraudsters

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction…

Reps to Buhari: Order partial reopening of schools for students to sit for WASSCE

Nigerian House of Representatives on Tuesday moved a motion asking President Muhammadu Buhari to order partial…

UAE Postpones Mars Probe Launch Due To Weather Conditions

The United Arab Emirates announced Tuesday the postponement of the launch of its “Hope” Mars probe…

US Supreme Court Allows First Federal Executions In 17 Years

The Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday cleared the path for the first federal…

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Fed Up With Quarantine, To Take New Virus Test

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been in quarantine nearly a week after testing positive for…

Macron Hosts Downsized Bastille Day, To Outline Crisis Response Plans

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a subdued Bastille Day ceremony on Tuesday to honour the country’s…

Bayelsa Election: Supreme Court Dismisses Timi Alaibe’s Appeal Challenging Duoye Diri’s Candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by a former aspirant of the Bayelsa governorship…

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Legality Of Virtual Court Sittings

The Supreme Court has struck out a suit brought by the Attorney- General of Ekiti State,…

Ancient Aztec Palace Ruins Found In Mexico City

The remains of an ancient Aztec palace, which later was the home of Spanish conquistador Hernan…

Over 4m Nigerians Have Applied For N-Power Batch C Jobs – FG

The Federal Government has said over four million persons have so far applied for the 2020…

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suits By Lagos And Ekiti Challenging Legality Of Virtual Court Sittings

The Supreme Court has struck out suits by Lagos and Ekiti states, challenging the legality of…

With 595 New Infections, Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 33,000

The COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have exceeded 33,000 following the confirmation of 595 new infections in…

Killings: Benue Youths Accuse Police Of Bias

The youths in Benue State have accused the Nigeria Police of bias over the killing of…

Lagos Responds To Medical Guild’s Demands, Asks Doctors To Resume Work

The Lagos State government has responded to the issues raised by members of the Medical Guild…

Lagos lawmakers pay condolence visit to Tunde Braimoh’s family

Lagos Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa and other lawmakers during their condolence visit to Late Tunde Braimoh family…

Countries Taking ‘Wrong Direction’ On COVID-19 – WHO

The World Health Organization warned Monday that too many countries were bungling their response to the…

World Hunger Worsening As COVID-19 Weighs, Obesity Rises – UN

Nearly one in nine people in the world are going hungry, with the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating…

Troops Kill Several Bandits, Recover Over 700 Rustled Livestock

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed scores of bandits during a daring aggressive clearance operation,…

Buhari Approves Reconstitution Of NLNG, BGT Boards

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of Federal Government’s representatives on the boards of the…

Nelson Mandela’s Youngest Daughter Dies At 59

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela…

Army Determined To Achieve All Objectives Of ‘Exercise Sahel Sanity’ – General Olonisakin

The Defence Headquarters has assured total support to the Nigerian Army in whatever capacity required towards…

Presidential Committee Arrests Three Fertiliser Adulterators

The Committee on Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI) has arrested three suspects who specialise in adulteration of…

Lagos Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Death Toll

Lagos State has recorded its highest single-day COVID-19 death toll, and this is according to the…

Be At Airport 90 Minutes Before Departure, FG Tells Travellers

The Federal Government has asked air travellers to report at the airport at least 90 minutes…

Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero re-appoints chief deposed by father

The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero, has re-appointed Alhaji Aminu Danagundi as the new Sarkin Dawaki…

Coronavirus: White House targets US disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci

US infectious disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci is being targeted by the Trump administration as tensions…

Double rape charge: UNILAG alumnus John Otema gets judgment day

John Otema, an alumnus of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) accused of raping two undergraduates of…

12-year-old boy arrested over racist messages sent to Wilfried Zaha

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the sickening racist messages sent to Crystal…

Even with vaccine, COVID-19 here to stay: Scientists

Even with a vaccine, Covid-19 could come back every year like the common cold, according to…

Ondo APC primary: Tinubu is with Akeredolu, say sources

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu: leading contender in Ondo APC primary has Tinubu’s support The National leader of…

Gov. Umahi suspends Auditor Generals indefinitely

Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has indefinitely suspended the State Auditor General, Innocent Nweda, and Auditor General…

Naya Rivera: Police find body in search for Glee star

Police searching for missing Glee star Naya Rivera say a body has been found in a…

Nigerian govt releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Nigerian government on Monday released guidelines for the reopening of schools across the nation. The government,…

602 repentant Boko Haram members declare allegiance to Nigeria

602 repentant Boko Haram members, on Monday, denounced their membership of the group and swore Oath…

CAS Overturns Manchester City’s Champions League Ban

Manchester City are free to play Champions League football next season after the Court of Arbitration…

Russia completes clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Sechenov University in Moscow said it has completed clinical trials using human volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine,…

Lagos, Ebonyi lead, as Nigeria records 571 COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

Nigeria, on Sunday recorded 571 new cases of Coronavirus and 16 deaths, with Lagos and Ebonyi…

Tinubu,Osinbajo are Magu’s godfathers – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that the National Leader of the All Progressives…

Soyinka the gadfly, man of many parts: Birthday tributes pour

Professor Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate and literary icon, is 86 years old today. Tributes are…

Washington Redskins to drop controversial team name following review

The Washington Redskins American football team has said it will retire its name, long criticised as…

PM says face masks ‘should be worn’ in shops

Boris Johnson has said people in England “should be wearing” face masks or other coverings inside…

Google To Invest $10bn In India

Google said Monday it will invest $10 billion in India over the next five to seven…

Poland’s Duda narrowly beats Trzaskowski in presidential vote

Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has narrowly beaten challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in Sunday’s presidential vote. The…

Bandits Kill 24, Burn Houses In Kaduna

At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities…

Fire Breaks Out At World Trade Centre In Abuja

A fire outbreak has been recorded at the rooftop of the World Trade Centre in Abuja.…

Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

Doctors in Lagos State under the aegis of the Medical Guild are set to begin a…

Bruno Fernandes names five Man Utd outcasts who he rates as ‘quality’

Bruno Fernandes has been a revelation for Man Utd since his arrival in January but has…