Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, revealed that the automation of the country's passport application process is nearly complete at about 99 percent.
Health myths have been around for centuries, so modern technology hasn’t changed their existence one bit. The age of information overload has made it even easier to spread misinformation quickly among populations and without proper authentication or verification. Thus, it is now more important than ever to be able to discern between truth and lies when discussing health topics with family members, friends, or colleagues - not just online but offline too!
Nigeria’s president, Bola Tinubu presented the country’s 2024 budget proposal tagged ‘Budget of Renewed Hope’ to the National Assembly on Wednesday, 29 November 2023.
President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday made his first budget presentation before a joint session of the National Assembly.
The Supreme Court has ordered that the old N200, N500 and N1, 000 notes continue to be used as a legal tender in the country till further notice.
The Lagos State Taskforce says it will henceforth arrest and charge to the mobile court anyone found guilty of blockade of inner streets for parties or social events.
Notorious cultist, Gift David Okpara, also known as General 2Baba, who was declared wanted for the killing of Ahoada DPO, SP Bako Angbashim has denied any involvement in the crime.
Nigeria Info's Chioma Ezenwafor and Onyekachi Nwosu sat down with renown economist, Pat Utomi in Port Harcourt for a chat about the state of the nation.
President Bola Tinubu has directed the commencement of palliative projects on dilapidated federal roadsnationwide before 1 December 2023.
By merely looking at Victoria John’s long face, it took me no time to observe the concern and frustration written all over her face.
The executives of the dissolved All Progressives Congress leadership in Rivers State have gone to court to stop the inauguration of the caretaker committee announced by the party’s national leadership.
The Rivers State House of Assembly clerk, Emeka Amadi, and the deputy clerk, Calistus Offrika, have been redeployed.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has dissolved the Rivers State executives of the party at all levels.
President Bola Tinubu is back in Abuja after attending the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) Conference in Berlin, Germany.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Tuesday issued an order directing the two factions in the Rivers State House of Assembly to suspend further deliberations until the case before it is determined.
President Bola Tinubu announced the total removal of fuel subsidies during his inauguration on 29 May.
A report indicates that Rivers State House of Assembly lawmakers, in support of Governor Siminalayi Fubara, sat on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.
Embattled lawmaker Edison Ehie has linked the alleged police invasion of his residence to the political crisis in Rivers State.
Gunshots were heard in the Woji area of Port Harcourt on Monday night as some youths who had resumed protests clashed with the police.
Twenty-five lawmakers of the Rivers State House of Assembly led by the Speaker Martin Amaewhule held a sitting at the Assembly Complex, early Tuesday morning.
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, has upheld the tribunal ruling that sacked the Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf.
Officials are yet to remove the aircraft that skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday.
An Israeli author and human rights activist has asked the international community to condemn Israel’s unceasing attacks on Gaza, which he described as “brutal.”
The 10th Senate has assured that it will reconsider the Diaspora Voting Bill this week.
Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has been named the country's new foreign secretary in a surprise cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
The Federal Government has promised to provide 80,000 houses in the next eight years as part of its measures to bridge the housing deficit faced by Nigerians.
There is heavy security around the main office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yenagoa as Bayelsans await the conclusion of the collation of Saturday's gubernatorial election.
The body of another woman has been found in her apartment in the Ogbumbada compound in Rumalogu in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria has issued an order of interim injunction restraining organized labor from proceeding with the strike planned to commence on Tuesday, 14 November.
On July 17, 2023, Russia decided to pull out of the Black Sea grain deal. The deal would have allowed Ukraine to continue exporting grains through the Black Sea
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 Premier League and English Football League have postponed this weekend’s round of fixtures following the Queen’s death on Thursday.
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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