A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Fred Oghenesivbe, has urged members of the party to shelve their agitation for the resignation of the National Chairman, Sen. Iyorchia Ayu.
The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunri Oluwarotimi Akeredolu says his government will arm its vigilante team.
The Anambra State chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday aligned with the call of its national leadership for the various chapters to prepare for ‘decisive’ action to prevail on the federal government to resolve the ASUU strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is waiting for its lawyers for professional advice, following the National Industrial Court of Nigeria’s (NICN) order restraining it from continuing with its strike.
The US State of New York through Attorney General Letitia James has filed a civil fraud suit against the former president and three of his children
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola for appointment as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP led by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has "resolved not to participate in the" Atiku "campaign council in whatever capacity until the resignation of Dr Iyorchia Ayu."
The Anambra State government will begin what it calls ‘Operation Show Your Development Permit’ on 1 October for all developers who have built any structure in the last five years.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has debunked reports that it plans to block the ThirdMainland Bridge on Wednesday.
The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed the deaths of 23 people following flooding caused by the overflow of water from Tiga Dam.
The Nigeria Police Force is beefing up security in about 45 schools across the country situated in high-risk areas.
A ‘corporate thief’ has been stealing from small businesses in the affluent Ikoyi/Victoria Island/ Lekki axis of Lagos State.
Nigerian university students say they will be protesting at the Lagos Port Complex in Apapa Tuesday morning.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says its operatives have seized over N194 billion worth of crack from a warehouse in a secluded estate in Lagos State.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has intercepted 18 pump-action guns and 2,300 cartridges in Kogi.
Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi says if elected in 2023, his government would overhaul the country’s security architecture and revive trust between government and the people to set a new economic order.
The operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) impounded 40 illegally parked trailers, trucks, and tankers under flyover bridges from Costain to Iganmu on Monday.
Travelers had a tough time making it to the domestic and international wings of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Monday as the roads leading to the airports were blocked by protesting students.
Mourners lined up from Westminster Abbey to Windsor Castle to bid a final farewell to the longest-serving British monarch.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is planning to ground activities at local and international airports across the country from Monday (today).
Nigeria’s first and second citizens are out of the country.
Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha will know his fate on Monday over a post-conviction bail application.
The Nigerian senate adhoc committee set up to investigate crude oil theft and its impact on the economy says the stealing is a national crisis.
Some young Nigerians on social media are accusing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of being compromised.
Fuel truck drivers have suspended their strike in Rivers State.
The latest consumer price index (CPI) report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicates that inflation has surged to 20.52 percent from 19.64 percent in August 2022.
The Federal Executive Council has asked buyers of two underpriced public properties in Lagos to pay the differentials of the real values of the properties as of 2001.
Olumuyiwa Adeniyi had big dreams in 2015 when he started his breadmaking business in Lagos.
Fuel scarcity in Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt has entered its fourth day, with queues getting longer at filling stations on Thursday morning.
The Senate will reduce the import duty waivers proposed for the 2023 budget by 50 percent.
By day, this yellow, rickety pickup truck is meant for moving heavy loads – mostly firewood – from one village to another around Jali community in Tudunwada Local Government Area of Kano State.
The South Savannah, Georgia chapter of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) has made history by inaugurating the first NIDO online radio.
The Adamawa State House of Assembly has put machinery in motion for the creation of new development areas in Shelleng and other local government areas in the state.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Nairobi, Kenya to represent Nigeria at the inauguration of William Ruto.
In 1956, Queen Elizabeth II was welcomed to Lagos, Nigeria by a large crowd.
Unknown gunmen attacked the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of Anambra South Senatorial District inEnugu-Ukwu in Njikoka Council Area of Anambra State on Sunday.
The Premier League and English Football League have postponed this weekend’s round of fixtures following the Queen’s death on Thursday.
African leaders have been sending their condolences to the Queen of England who passed at her Balmoral home on Thursday.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has debunked media reports that the chairman of its governors’ forum, Aminu Tambuwal has resigned.
Condolence messages have been pouring in for the Queen of England after her death was announced by Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at the age of 96, after 70 years on the throne.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has named a former President of the Senate, Adolphus Wabara as theacting Chairman of its Board of Trustees (BoT).
Owning a house is no longer a big deal for informal waste collectors in Kano as the business of turning waste into wealth is booming in the pyramid city.
The Lagos state government says it will be going hard against any developer or builder whose building collapses and endangers human life.
WizKid became the first artiste to receive a total of 20 awards in the history of the Headies on Sunday.
No fewer than two persons died on Sunday when a seven-storey building under construction collapsed at Oba Idowu Oniru Street in Victoria Island, Lagos State.
The federal government has uncovered 14 properties belonging to Abba Kyari, the former commander of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has pledged to increase electricity generation, address brain drain, and implement diaspora voting if elected in the 2023 General Election.
The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has announced Senator Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed as his running mate.
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.
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.
A fire has destroyed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibajo has commended Physicians in Diaspora for contributing ‘’very considerably to healthcare in Nigeria.’’
Tesla CEO, Elon Musk has made an offer to buy Twitter for the sum of $54.20 per share in cash.
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.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has formally unveiled the National Development Plan 2021-2025.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Why do we have more clean up regulations but less clean up action
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