The National Population Commission (NPC) has attributed the federal and State governments' uncertainties in distributing petrol subsidy removal palliatives to a lack of collaboration with the commission.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu State has upheld the election of Governor Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The remains of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Olademeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad have been exhumed for autopsy by police authorities in Lagos State.
The FCTA Transportation Secretariat has assured residents of the capital territory of adequate security as preparations to open the Abuja Light Rail to the public reach the final stage.
Security agents have taken over major roads in Kano to enforce the 24-hour curfew imposed by the state government Wednesday night following the ruling of the governorship election tribunal.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong is optimistic that the planned indefinite strike by organized labor would be averted.
Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has instructed his legal team to challenge the ruling of the state governorship election petition tribunal at the appellate court.
The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission says over N5 trillion accrued into the Federation Account in the first six months of the year.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has announced his intention to run for a fourth term in the upcoming presidential elections set for August 2024.
The Kano State Governorship Election Tribunal has invalidated the election victory of the New Nigeria People’s Party’s Abba Kabir Yusuf.
The Bauchi State Governorship Election Tribunal, on Wednesday, affirmed the election of Sen. Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), as the governor of the state.
A US court has ordered the Chicago State University to release all of its records relating to Nigeria’s president, Bola Tinubu, to opposition politician, Abubakar Atiku.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has filed 51 grounds of appeal at the Supreme Court to nullify the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) which upheld Bola Tinubu’s presidential election victory.
President Bola Tinubu has asked world leaders to make greater commitment and display firm action in cracking down on terror financing, economic sabotage, and illicit mineral & arms smuggling in developing countries.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has asked the Supreme Court to nullify the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), which upheld the declaration of Bola Tinubu as the winner of the 2023 presidential election.
The African Union (AU) can count on the support of Nigeria when it comes to stability and progress for the continent of Africa.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has issued a directive to the state Police Command, to in collaboration with the Department of State Service, launch a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the untimely passing of the music sensation, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, widely known as MohBad.
The meeting between the federal government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to avert an imminent strike ended Monday without a concrete resolution.
No fewer than 200 traders lost their business spaces on Thursday as the FCT Department of Development Control removed attachment shops and illegal structures at the popular Area 1 Shopping Complex.
The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, has inaugurated a committee to investigate the death of Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
It was a weekend of pain for fans and lovers of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, who died Tuesday 12 September and was buried the following day.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and thundery weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
President Bola Tinubu on Sunday arrived in New York for the high-level meetings of the 78th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
President Bola Tinubu has nominated Olayemi Cardoso as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Auwalu Ahmad was one of the landlords at Kantudun Madabo community in Dala Local Government Area of Kano until the second quarter of 2023.
The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has announced the temporary closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to begin repairs on deteriorating sections.
A youth advocacy group, Protecting and Activating Communities Against Tobacco (PACT), has called on the federal and state governments to enact a law to control the smoking of tobacco in public spaces.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced a reduction in tuition fees following discussions with representatives from the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Zacch Adedeji as the new acting executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says restoration nationwide of the national grid which collapsed in the early hours of Thursday is in progress.
Nigeria has been thrown into darkness after the national grid collapsed before dawn on Thursday.
All 24 countries that will trade tackles at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote D’Ivoire have sealed qualification for the tournament.
Davido, Olamide, MI and other celebrities have reacted to the death of Nigeria’s rapper, singer and songwriter, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, who died on Tuesday at the age of 27.
Nigerian artiste Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known as MohBad, has passed away. The former signee of Marlian Records reportedly died at the age of 27 on Tuesday.
Students of the University of Jos took to the streets on Tuesday to express their discontent with the recent increase in school fees and other services offered by the institution.
The Nigerian government has removed 28 digital money sending apps from its list of approved fintechs.
The Parliamentary Election Petitions Tribunal has invalidated the election of Thaddeus Attah of the Labour Party as the winner of the House of Representatives vote in the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted its visa ban on Nigerian travellers.
Six suspects have been arrested for the killing of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ahoada in Rivers State.
An unidentified man was electrocuted while trying to steal transformer cables in the early hours of Friday inside the premises of Niger State Printing Press in Minna.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says he has not issued any statement congratulating President Bola Tinubu over the outcome of the election petition tribunal in Abuja
Ousted former Gabonese President Ali Bongo is now free to leave the country and travel abroad as he wishes.
The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has rejected the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) judgment affirming the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the Feb. 25 presidential election.
The Presidential Election Petitions Court delivered its verdict confirming the election of President Bola Tinubu from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Presidential Election Petitions Court (PEPC) issued a ruling on Wednesday afternoon, stating that the Labour Party (LP) and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, did not provide sufficient details to support their allegations of corrupt practices, vote suppression, fictitious results, and other irregularities in their petition challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 presidential election.
Security personnels converged on the main gate of the University of Lagos as students readied to protest against the institution's tuition fee hike.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed the lawsuit brought by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) against President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima.
In a renewed concern for press freedom, Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM in Port Harcourt lost their transmitter mast on Monday, September 6, 2023, after officials of the Rivers state government disconnected them on Sunday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the appointment of Sam Olumekun as its new chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reopened the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for registered voters.
The National Executive Committee of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, has expelled Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, following his alleged refusal to appear before the party’s Disciplinary Committee.
The Central African regional bloc, ECCAS, has suspended Gabon in response to last week's coup.
The total length of roads constructed by the former governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, is only a fifth of what he claimed he did, according to his successor, Chukwuma Soludo.
The National Union Of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, NUBIFIE, says all banks will be shut down on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th September 2023.
The transmitter mast of DAAR Communication Plc. was brought down Monday morning after it was disconnected by officials of the Rivers State Government on Sunday.
The Lagos state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has clarified that the two-day nationwide warning strike starting on Tuesday will be a sit-at-home action and not involve occupying the streets.
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPT) will deliver its verdict on Wednesday 6 September.
The Department of State Services says there are plans by undisclosed persons to stage violent protests across Nigeria.
A television and a radio station owned by DAAR Communications PLC have gone off the air in Rivers State after the mast belonging to the company was pulled down by the state government.
Nigeria plans to establish a solid minerals corporation to manage its minerals and provide funding in the mining sector.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared a two-day warning strike over the impact of petrol subsidy removal on the masses.
The Nigerian federal and state governments’ efforts at developing communities through legislative Constituency Projects, especially in rural areas, continue to be frustrated by several factors.
The military junta in Gabon has announced that General Nguema will be officially sworn in as the transitional president on Monday.
Embattled Niger has been suspended by the African Union (AU) with immediate effect.
Former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been charged by the British Police with offences related to bribery.
The Federal Government has approved the sum of N5bn for each state for the procurement of food items for distribution to the poor in their states.
Prof. Tajudeen Baruwa, the president of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has called for calm amongst members of the body across the country.
The recently inaugurated Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy will aim at reducing the number of taxes individuals and corporations in Nigeria pay.
The Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), President Bola Tinubu says diplomatic negotiations and dialogue are paramount for the ECOWAS whose "commitment to democracy, human rights, and the well-being of the people of Niger" remains relentless.
The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has handed a two-match ban to England forward Lauren James following their Round of 16 clash with Nigeria in Brisbane on Monday.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has advised President Bola Tinubu to continue to embrace a diplomatic approach to the crises in Niger.
Segun Sowunmi, a loyal of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) has boasted of his chances of beating Bukola Saraki to the position of the National Chairman of the Party if it came down to both of them.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) says it will sue Senate President Godswill Akpabio regarding the handing out of “holiday allowances” to senators by the Clerk of the National Assembly.
The National Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned strike after President Bola Tinubu's intervention and an emergency meeting with the Senate.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has ratified Abdullahi Ganduje as its acting National Chairman.
A five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Court has reserved judgement on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the February 25 election victory of President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has denied a request filed by the Department of State Services (DSS) seeking to keep the suspended Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele in detention for an extended 14-day period.
Salihu Lukman, the Vice-Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North-West has left his role as a member of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC).
The Department of State Services (DSS) has rearrested the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
The suit filed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) challenging the registration of the Congress Of University Academics (CONUA) and the Nigeria Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA) as trade unions by the Federal Government has been dismissed by Justice Benedict Kanyip, the President of the National Industrial Court, Abuja.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Godwin Emefiele, the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), bail to the sum of N20 million.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has given the federal government two weeks to conclude negotiations on petrol subsidy or face a workers’ protest.
The House of Representatives has called for the prosecution of the culprits involved in the killing of a two-year-old in Delta State.
Nigerians appear to be in for a rough ride as the fuel price increase occasioned by subsidy removal appears unabating.
The Abia State Government says it has been able to save over N200 million on its monthly wage bill after conducting verification of civil servants and public workers in the state.
Vice President, Kashim Shettima says the Federal Government is to tackle banditry and insurgency in the country at its root with its new plan, "Pulaku solution" (which in Fulfude means brotherhood.)
A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused a request by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to don the Igbo traditional attire, “Isi Agu” while in custody.
Senate President Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday announced the heads of some standing committees, including Appropriations, Public Accounts, Ethics, and Public Petitions and Establishment.
Rivers State governor, Siminalaye Fubara, in recent weeks, has come under intense criticisms from some residents of the state over the reappointment of former cabinet members of the former governor.
The FCT Administration has vowed to prosecute the now on-the-run contractor of the ill-fated four-storey building which collapsed and injured nine labourers on Monday afternoon.
Some public school teachers in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have criticized the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Rivers State chapter, over deductions being allegedly made from their salaries.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has confirmed the outbreak of the deadly diphtheria disease in the nation’s capital after it claimed the life of a four-year-old boy out of eight reported cases.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has banned Mmesoma Ejikeme, who was accused of forging her 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination result, from taking the board’s examinations for three years.
The Guinness World Records has announced that Nigerian, Hilda Baci now officially holds the record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
Results for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be made available by the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, the education body has announced.
Two months after his win at the polls, president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu has received a congratulatory message from Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Current holders of the UEFA Champions League title, Real Madrid will have to welcome West Londoners, Chelsea to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu for the third consecutive season following the conclusion of the draws for the quarter final stage of Europe's premier club football competition on Friday.
Following his re-election as football's number one man for another four years on Thursday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino has sounded the need for "way more" football.
There will be 40 more matches added to the original 64 come 2026 when the FIFA World Cup kicks off in North America.
Reactions and condolence messages have continued to pour in for Lagos based lawyer, Bolanle Raheem who was shot dead on Christmas Day by an operative of Ajiwe Police Station in Ajah.
The proposed passage of the 2023 budget suffered a setback on Thursday as both chambers of the National Assembly failed to consider the report of their committees on appropriation due to "irregularities" on the part of the Executive.
The stage was set, and the moment was here.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerians who emerged victorious at the ongoing mid-term elections in the United States of America.
FIFA has told all participating teams at this winter's World Cup in Qatar to "focus on the football" and not be part of morality talks that have constantly tailed this year's tournament.
The has condemned the order by the Zamfara State government for the closure of some media organisations operating in the state.
The Federal Government says it has signed the Instrument of Ratification for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No.190 aimed to eliminate violence and harassment in the workplace.
Seven Premier League games will be played this weekend as two games have been postponed due to policing demands ahead of the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Premier League and English Football League have postponed this weekend’s round of fixtures following the Queen’s death on Thursday.
The Nigerian government has threatened to sanction airline operators selling flight tickets in foreign currency following the scarcity of foreign exchange in Nigeria.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has stated that the party is not threatened by any opposition.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement warning Nigerians intending to travel to the United Arab Emirate to be guided by that country's new visa regime.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has taken a swipe at the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu as being a 'Chairman brought from the gutter.'
The Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mele Kyari has revealed that illegal pipelines are connected to some individual homes, churches and mosques.
The Defence Headquarters said troops of Operation Delta Safe had apprehended 21 pipeline vandals and impounded N3.7 billion worth of stolen crude oil and petroleum products in two weeks.
The Osun Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, on Monday, granted permission to Gov. Gboyega Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress (APC) permission to inspect materials used for the July 16, governorship poll.
The Bauchi State House of Assembly has expressed readiness to promulgate a law that would control tobacco smoking in the state.
Cancer survivor and author, Ololo Emurovwe Abeke says vegetables and a proper diet play a very important in the treatment of cancer.
Abuja, Aug. 9, 2022 (NAN) Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, says there is no passport booklet shortage in Nigeria, as the Federal Government has cleared all backlogs of passport applications.
The Federal Capital Territory Taskforce on City Sanitation on Tuesday arrested five suspected criminals selling illegal drugs under the flyover in Wuse.
The Federal Government has obtained a 134-million-dollar loan from the Africa Development Bank to boost wheat production.
Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has impounded more than 322 commercial motorcycles in the state for allegedly contravening traffic laws.
The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Nigeria (NATCOMORAN) says the Federal Government's move to ban motorcycles would leave about 80,000 commercial riders jobless in Gombe and Jigawa States.
An Abuja High Court sitting at Maitama has granted bail to suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris alongside two others.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to disqualify Governor Gboyega Oyetola as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has announced Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as his running mate.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the immediate suspension of the state’s new Guidelines on Safe Termination of Pregnancy.
The Lagos State High sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square has ordered BRT driver Andrew Nice Ominikoron, to get himself a new lawyer at the next court sitting.
GAC Motors has unveiled its new GS4 sports utility vehicle in Nigeria.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The FCT Administration (FCTA) will resume its onslaught on illegal structures and shanties in Mpape.
The member representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajola Federal Constituency, (Oyo State) at the House of Representatives, Shina Peller has announced his exit from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Delta State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu has praised the emergence of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the vice-presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has found Safiyanu Ameerah (Amira) the lady whose tweet of being abducted went viral Tuesday.
Over eighty AC technicians were trained in two-day intensive sessions by Gree Air Conditioning Company, which focused on different installation techniques and common mistakes that cause AC damage and fires.
The presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has chosen Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate.
The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Muhammad Bello, on Tuesday swore in the six newly elected area council chairmen and their deputies in compliance with a court order.
Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, Abuja has sentenced two drug traffickers, Chibunna Patrick and Emeka Ezenwane to six years imprisonment.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has assured protesting indigenous youths of Abuja that it will inaugurate the chairmen-elect of six area councils on Tuesday, 14 June at 10 am.
Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Friday afternoon regretted coming to work as protesting Abuja indigenes invaded the FCTA Secretariat premises and ground all activities.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi is calling on the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a smooth process of registering Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general election.
A presidential aspirant and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has donated N75 million to support victims of the Owo church massacre.
Nigerians are reacting to the statement by the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed saying he deserves to be Nigeria’s President in 2023.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Screening Committee has screened out 10 of the 23 aspirants seeking the party’s presidential ticket.
A group known as "Jonathan Support Group" on Fridaya besieged the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) demanding the adoption of former President Goodluck Jonathan as the concensus candidate of the party.
Armed bandits have abducted an 18-year-old boy while inflicting injuries on other persons in the Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday remanded a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
One week after it was shut down, the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello has approved the reopening of Dei-Dei International Market.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has announced a shift in the date of the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service which was earlier fixed for Monday, 23 May.
The FCT Minister, Mohammad Bello has ordered the indefinite closure of Dei-Dei International Market, Abuja following Wednesday’s destruction of the market by thugs.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all members of the Federal Cabinet as well as all appointees vying for elective offices in 2023, to resign from office.
The thought of former president, Goodluck Jonathan running for the presidency in 2023 seems to be troubling some members and supporters of the ruling All Progressives’ Congress (APC).
Three passengers have been abducted from an Abonnema-bound commercial bus along the Emohua/Kalabari Road in Rivers State.
Abidemi Rufai, the suspended aide of Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
A fire has destroyed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Rahama Ismail, a housewife, and mother of two, died recently at Guringawa community in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State after giving birth to a baby boy at home.
Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibajo has commended Physicians in Diaspora for contributing ‘’very considerably to healthcare in Nigeria.’’
Manchester United on Thursday announced the appointment of Erik ten Hag as their new manager, with the Dutchman taking the reins at the end of the season.
The All Progressives Congress has pegged its presidential Nomination and Expression of interest forms at N100 million.
Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has made an offer to buy Twitter for the sum of $54.20 per share in cash.
A lady identified as Toyosi will be arraigned before a Lagos court for disturbing public peace.
7:15 am on Thursday, a lady identified as Toyosi put out a disturbing tweet that she was being kidnapped and raped. She also added an address of her location and a number to call.
The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has directed the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to hand over tickets and passengers’ identification to Secure ID, the company in charge of the e-ticketing platform for the Abuja-Kaduna rail service.
As the political plot thickens ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, there are strong indications that many state governors whose tenure expires next year may aspire to be in the Senate.
Following the four-day cleanup exercise in four local government areas in Anambra State, some parts of Onitsha metropolis including Ochanja Roundabout, Okosi by New Cemetery road, CPS by Enugu road, Queen of Rosary College Oguta Road Onitsha, among others, are now wearing a new look.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the proposed schedule of its primary election activities in circulation does not emanate from the party.
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has formally confirmed the attack on a military base in Kaduna State.
The Anambra State government has set up a committee to probe the rising insecurity in the state.
Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is warning political parties in the country to “adhere strictly to the principles of internal democracy.”
Since the lockdown in 2020, Nigerians have seen the rise of money lenders. However, this has led to a menace as some of the operators have resorted to illegal activities which has led to several complaints. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is taking steps to stop these.
"It is extremely important for women to stick together and continue to leverage each other's strengths."
Millions of women and girls are trafficked across the world. According to the international human rights group, Walk Free, three out of four women are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
Last week, I started this piece talking about the three individuals who I think are best placed, to be the closest thing to what Nigeria needs as president, come 2023.
The former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Adedibu Ojerinde wants the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission to grant him soft landing over an alleged N5bn fraud.
It’s that season when politicians battle for positions. And the fight for Nigeria’s highest office will be an interesting watch. In this piece, our Head of News, Ufuoma Egbamuno takes a critical look at some of the candidates he believes are the country’s best options.
This report focused on curbing drug abuse among residents of Rivers State. The problem of substance use in our society has negatively affected socio-economic activities in the state. This report will also look at some of the commonly used substances or drugs and the factors that influence their use by people, particularly adolescents and youths. Drug abuse is the non-medical, self-administration of a substance to induce psychoactive effects, intoxication or altered body image. Drug abuse is a global health and social problem with distinct conditions and problems that differ locally.
Sevilla have reached an agreement to sign Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United.
After delivering one of the better tactical performances at the 2021 AFCON, the Super Eagles went into the clash with Sudan with all eyes on them.
Super Eagles striker, Sadiq Umar, has voiced out his frustration over his inability to hit the ground running so far in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Egypt's captain, Mohammed Salah believes that African football is “hard.”
Superhero based NFT protocol, Galaxy Heroes (@galaxyheroesGHC), is set to bridge the Solana and Cardano network through its decentralized exchange platform.
One of the more high profile first-round clashes in this year's AFCON took place between 7-time champions Egypt and 3-time winners Nigeria.
Nigeria’s leading media organisations, Nigeria Info FM and Wazobia FM are delighted to announce an exclusive partnership with African sports data and analytics outfit, AfroStat.
Interim coach of the Super Eagles, Austin Eguavoen, says the team has been working on their finishing over the past few days.
Former Super Eagles captain and coach Sunday Oliseh speaks to Nigeria Info and explains how team can win AFCON. The fiery former midfielder also questions NFF’s decision to hire a foreign manager
The Nigeria Super Eagles Supporters Club (SESC) has vowed to go spiritual to ensure the team wins the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which starts in Cameroon this weekend.
The Senate has passed the 2022 Appropriation bill of N17.126 trillion. The figure is N735 billion higher than the N16.391 trillion presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has formally unveiled the National Development Plan 2021-2025.
This project is aimed at identifying the action taken by the people of Isieke community to address the problem of potable drinking water in their community.
The order from Nigeria’s Central Bank prohibiting banks and other financial institutions from trading in cryptocurrencies hit like a tornado in February this year.
The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) got underway over the weekend with much fanfare across most of the centres.
Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development remains relentless in its efforts to bring the Super Eagles back to the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, for the remainder of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
United' Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has joined civil society groups in reminding the federal government of Nigeria not to forget its promise of creating enabling environment for persons living with disability.
Nigeria’s Senate is condemning in strong terms the U.K Government’s inclusion of Nigeria in their COVID-19 red list without justification.
President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the Senate's passage of the Finance Bill, 2021, to enhance implementation of the 2022 Appropriation Bill.
Chisom Isaac was only in SS2 when she was first gang-raped by her classmate’s brothers and neighbour in July 2021. She got pregnant from the incident and dropped out of school.
The voice of Fortune Musa resounds clearly on the Airwaves of Nigeria Info 95.1fm Abuja, on a late Friday morning. He reminds his listeners of the call to action, for residents to join a growing number of volunteers to help clean Area 10, UTC drainages of refuse.
There are indications that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu may be released soon.
Nigeria’s leading media organisations, Nigeria Info and Wazobia Max, under the umbrella body of AIM Group, have recently secured the broadcast rights to air the French Ligue 1 Uber Eats games through its partnership with the official licensed owners in Nigeria, Media Business Solutions (MBS).
Hours after the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution on Lekki Toll Gate shooting Incident and cases of Police brutality and human rights violations submitted its report to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a copy of the report has been leaked on social media.
At the just-concluded 29th Edition of the Nigeria Media Merit Awards (NMMA), Nigeria Info FM shone like a diamond picking two major awards.
It is not the responsibility of the federal government to build primary schools.
Data and policy analyst, Rotimi Sankore says governments will be a lot more proactive if they pay attention to data and demographics.
'Sustained peace in Nigeria cannot be achieved by military might alone.'
Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday reconsidered some clauses of the Electoral Act (as amended) empowering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine the best way to transfer election results.
In this piece, Dr Ola Brown takes a look at five critical areas the African continent and France can have meaning collaboration.
Nigeria Info’s Sandra Ezekwesili has been named as one of the Women in Journalism Africa (WiJAfrica) 2021 "Most Powerful Women in Journalism" in Nigeria.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo has dismissed insinuations that Doctor Chike Akunyili, husband to the late information minister Prof. Dora Akunyili was killed by members of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB.
Fans of Nigeria’s male national team, the Super Eagles are in for a treat ahead of the next African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022™.
Chief Economist and Partner, PwC West Africa, Dr. Andrew Nevin says conducting business in Nigeria is difficult.
Ahead of the Anambra State Governorship elections which is scheduled to hold on the 6th of November 2021, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says the official register of voters and final list of nominated candidates will be ready on 7th October, 2021.
Family of a medical doctor, Morenikeji Oluwaniyi, who was killed by a four-man gang in Abule Egba area of Lagos State, is seeking speedy justice into the matter.
The lawmaker representing Oyigbo/Tai/Eleme at the House of Representatives, Chisom Dike is giving reasons why he left the ruling Peoples Democratic PARTY (PDP) to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a Prophetess, Edina Loverly-Worleru and Onyema Bright-Worlu to life imprisonment.
Commandant General of the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Major-General Ibrahim Yusuf says efforts are in place to ensure the release of the abducted soldier during the attack on NDA last month.
British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) in Lagos, Ben Lewellyn-Jones, says Lagos loses about 3.9 billion dollars - that’s almost 2 trillion naira - every year in the economy as a result of flooding.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army Senator Ali Ndume, has charged the security agencies to be ruthless with bandits terrorizing the country.
Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has debunked reports that he likened IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators with Boko Haram and ISWAP.
Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus is shocked at the decision of a court in Port Harcourt which affirmed his suspension in his ward.
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami says the approval of the National Policy on fifth Generation Networks (5G) will ‘’open many opportunities economically, academically, educationally and even in the health sector.”
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is lamenting that a lot of Nigerians didn't take the warnings from Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) on flooding seriously.
Newly Evicted Big Brother Naija (BBN) housemate, Tega says that she is stunned by the public disapproval of her romantic associations with fellow housemate, Boma.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike is threatening to resume COVID-19 lockdown over the rising cases in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike is calling on businesses in the state to comply with a recent court order and pay their Value Added Tax (VAT) to the state government.
As Nigeria’s Super Eagles get ready to play Liberia this weekend, 2013 FIFA U17 world cup winning team coach, Manu Garba has been speaking about one of his protégés who is on the fringes of breaking into the team.
Fighting fire with fire is an expression many are familiar with and that is what the Coalition of Northern Groups has suggested to the government in its fight against insecurity in the North.
Aggrieved Niger Delta youths on Monday continued their protest at the office of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Nigerian military is denying it shot passengers last week on the Bonny Waterways.
Armed gunmen dressed in police uniforms robbed the ATM of a bank at the motor park of the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt.
Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers may have started their 2021 Afrobasket campaign on a winning note but former captain, Olumide Oyedeji believes it will be difficult for the country to win the ongoing competition in Kigali, Rwanda.
President Muhammadu Buhari is defiant despite the attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy insisting it will not “throw a dampener into the morale of our Armed Forces as it is intended to.”
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is warning that the new covid-19 Delta variant not only causes an increase in infections but also increases the hospitality rate because of its severity.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong says perpetrators of recent killings and all security breaches in the state will be fished out and prosecuted.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has confirmed the death of two of its personnel and the abduction of one after an attack on its residential this morning by “unknown gunmen.”
Why do we have more clean up regulations but less clean up action
Oil is Nigeria’s moneymaker, it has remained a major contributor to the financial strength the country attained through decades of boom and it has also led to failed earnings during difficult times. It’s believed that the management process of administration of petroleum products had given way to many tunnels of corruption and exploration since its inception.
Almost ten months since the Anambra Panel on Extrajudicial Killings and Abuse by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was inaugurated, nothing appears to have been achieved with the panel, as there are no records of any form of compensation for victims who filed petitions at the panel.
Former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu has been buried. Mantu was buried at the Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.
The Covid-19 pandemic may be the biggest health challenge ravaging the world today. But in Nigeria, Cholera is still a big issue.
Anambra State Commissioner for Lands, Bonaventure Enemali on Sunday, narrowly escaped being killed.
Former Secretary-General of Commonwealth of Nations, Chief Emeka Anyaoku on believes that Nigeria is fast drifting away from the dreams and ideals of her founding fathers.
Former Minister for Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung says achievements made at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are nothing compared to those made at the event in Rio i2016 when he was in charge.
One of the just evicted housemate of the Big Brother Naija reality show, Niyi Lawal is refuting the notion that being married had a negative effect on his performance on the show. He says marriage does not change who he is insisting, ''I catch cruise whenever I want to.''
As the strike action embarked upon by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) continues, patients in public hospitals have again asked the Federal Government to consider the demands of the medial doctors.
Amnesty International is raising the alarm about the death and disappearance of people in the South East despite the intervention of security operatives to avert the chaos in the region.
Two people were allegedly shot dead on Monday during a bloody confrontation at Izuchukwu Junction of the industrial town of Nnewi, Anambra State.
Financial Journalist at Stears Business, Gbemisola Alonge has stated that the Central Bank of Nigeria's crackdown on Bureau De Change operators will in the short term lead to an increase in the exchange rate.
The Government of the Republic of Benin has filed new charges against Yoruba nation agitator, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Ighogho.
...FG cannot prosecute in Kanu's absence - Court
Delegation to be present at court hearing today
...DSS To Provide Tight Security At Venue.
...Singer Denies All Accusations
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has revealed that it intends to resume the industrial action it suspended since December 2020 as the Federal Government has allegedly failed to honour many of the agreements it signed with the Union.
Solskjaer has signed a new deal with the Old Trafford club
... reports indicate that officials of Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) are only just arriving with voting materials
A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday gave a directive to the Department of State Services (DSS) to bring before the court on July 29, the 12 detained associates of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho.
...Nigerians still use Twitter home and abroad- FG
...Second Batch To Arrive Later This Year
...Treaty protects Igboho against extradition - Counsel
...The kidnappers who were dressed in military camouflage stormed the residence and kidnapped the victim
...it is absolutely impossible for the ministry of information to impose a code of conduct for the media
A man who claimed to be Nigerian directed abuses at the girls for representing their country.
...the British Government has requested consular access to Kanu and is ready to provide consular assistance
...FG to focus on the states with highest number of cases.
...President Wishes Injured pilot quick recovery
...Yoruba patriots are working to provide legal assistance
...Lokonga signed for an undisclosed for a fee believed to be in the region of £17m
...personnel of FRSC to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration.
...economic liberalism is the economic ideology of the PDP.
...Court orders all parties involved to maintain status quo
...Pilot successfully ejected from aircraft - NAF
...Agency warns against use of onions as covid cure
....Truck driver is recovering - agency
The Federal Government has clarified that news claiming that they asked Cubana Group Chairman, Obi Iyiegbu aka Obi Cubana, for a loan is untrue.
....Storms shall persist into the afternoon and evening hours - Agency
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill with a provision to use electronic transmission where possible.
52 Senators voted to give Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Assembly power to decide where electronic transmission of results can hold
I have been married for 22 years and it has been filled with pains...
...We are now in the early stages of a third wave...
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control has approved the Moderna And Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines to be administered in the country.
A report by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team has revealed that 1,617 cases of sexual assault were recorded in the first half of the year.
The apex socio-cultural organisation in Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has said Nigeria having a President of Igbo extraction come 2023, would address current spates of insurgency and banditry in the North.
Messi has agreed to a deal until 2026
Giroud joined Chelsea from London rivals Arsenal for £18m in January 2018.
“To check the spread of COVID-19 on campus, the University Senate has directed that all students vacate the halls of residence latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday 15 July 2021"
The United Arab Emirates has opened an embassy in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv
"Spending what little revenue we have to look for oil in places that it doesn't exist is a waste of money...
The Leader of Ilana Omo Oodua, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye; Yoruba Nation Agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho and other 49 Yoruba Self-Determination groups have filed a 27-page petition against President Muhammadu Buhari before the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Nigeria is expecting a cumulative of 41,282,770 vaccines through the COVAX facility and the African Union Commission by the end of September, the Federal Government has disclosed.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it had received 542,576 online applications since the resumption of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR), which started on June 28, 2020.
The Death toll in South Africa has risen to over 72 people following sporadic violence in major towns.
The Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Electoral Offences Commission.
...Each time Uzodinma realises that the people are not happy with his style of governance, he uses Okorocha's name to distract the people...
“The sanction of 500 million euros takes into account the exceptional seriousness of the breaches observed”
The Senate has dropped Lauretta Onochie and one other as INEC Commissioners
"The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has commenced with pre-deployment processes and procedures in line with a request for assistance,"
Some Lawmakers are a threat to our democracy by wanting to retain the old system that manipulates the electoral process...
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has welcomed the formation of Legal team by Ohanaeze Ndigbo to monitor the proceedings at the trial of the self-acclaimed IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has advocated the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to reflect a single-term rotational presidency.
The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has made it compulsory for all the public and civil servants to wear Adire to work every Thursday.
...I don’t have anything to do with his death...
Veteran Nigerian singer and actor Sound Sultan has died after losing his battle with cancer.
Six students and two teachers of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State regain freedom
PDP and APC disagree over defections
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is committed to tackling Nigeria’s security challenges as the Federal Government cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have blasted President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie's for denying her membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nigeria has confirmed the detection of the Delta COVID-19 variant.
It is important that Nigeria puts a stop to all tax frauds that had been going on for too long
Court grants Ojerinde bail in the sum of 200 million Naira (N200,000,000) and two sureties in like sum,
Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku has advised that in a bit to address Nigeria’s security challenges, corps members should undergo military training for an extra year to enable them to protect themselves.
A Federal High Court, Abuja has ruled that former Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun was ineligible to undergo mandatory one-year national service, hence her appointment was not illegal.
We should be buying a bag of maize if...
South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, has handed himself in to police to start serving a jail sentence for contempt of court
"APC had zoned the presidency to northern Nigeria based on the agreement that in the year 2023, the presidency should go to the south.”
N173 billion is for recurrent expenditure and N722 billion will be for contribution to a development fund for capital expenditure
Haiti's President Jovenel Moise was killed during an attack on his private residence early on Wednesday, the country's acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph has confirmed.
Any regulation of the media should uphold media freedom and freedom of expression
The Presidency has explained why the DSS raided the Ibadan home of Yoruba agitator Sunday Igboho.
...the bill will enhance the security and preservation of lives and properties in Nigeria.
The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) says reports that COVID-19 vaccines create a magnetic effect around the vaccination site or any part of the body are untrue.
So says a former commissioner of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
Even though humans get older as the days go by, getting old still scares most people. Four callers on Whaatsup Lagos talk about getting old and caring for older people.
LASTMA has explained that they do not clamp down hard on commercial buses
LASTMA officers do not need consent to get into your car - LASTMA GM
Family is the basic unit of society and generally the support structure for a lot of people but sometimes that support structure can unintentionally wreak havoc.
...the next president of Nigeria should emerge from the Southern Region.
Four days after the DSS operative's invasion of Sunday Ighogho's home, Professor Wole Soyinka has reacted to the federal government's declaration of the "Yoruba Nation" agitator as wanted.
As the National Assembly moves to outlaw transmission of votes by electronic means, Nigerians speaking on the Sunny Side with Joyce Onyemuwa have said is a step in the wrong direction.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered an investigation into the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Ojota during Saturday’s Yoruba Nation rally.
Southern governors are expected to hold a meeting in Lagos State today, Monday
Italy have now won four and drawn one of their five previous matches against Belgium
I am married with kids but I cannot get over my teenage love after 20 years
As the Continuous Voter Registration starts today, Joyce asked listeners on the Sunny Side if they would be registering to vote in the 2023 general elections.
Some students are working against the ethics of the scheme
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