Furniture and some non-sensitive materials recently delivered for the 2023 General Election have been destroyed in Anambra State.
The German Consulate in Istanbul would be closed on Wednesday due to a heightened threat of attack in Turkiye’s biggest city, the German Foreign Ministry has said.
Sonia Ekweremadu, the 25-year-old daughter of Senator Ike Ekweremadu is unfit to stand trial, her lawyers told an Old Bailey court in London on Tuesday.
The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow N1 trillion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to fund the 2022 supplementary budget.
The Rivers Debate Group has announced a change of date for the 2023 Rivers Governorship Debate.
Politicians, especially candidates in the coming 2023 general election in Nigeria, have been wooing voters since the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), opened the campaign window in September 2022.
Communities in Rivers State were busy during the yuletide following various events there.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the federal government to revoke the licenses of oil marketers selling above the approved pump price of petrol.
The absence of a defence counsel in the FCT High Court on Monday stalled the trial of suspended Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris and three others.
The Nigerian Police Force has stationed anti-bomb experts at the country’s entry and exit points to prevent the importation of explosive materials.
Glad to have you on another work week. Last weekend was one of “extensions” in Nigeria.
The chairman of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Buba Marwa, has stressed the importance of electing a drug-intolerant president in 2023.
Shopowners struggled to salvage their goods on Thursday morning from a building engulfed in an inferno at Balogun market in Lagos.
Opposition parties have criticized the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, for his statement that recent developments in Nigeria were directed at frustrating his bid.
No fewer than 30 herders have been killed in what is suspected to be an air raid carried out by the Air Force in Rukubi, a town on the border between Benue and Nasarawa States.
The US State Department has announced visa restrictions on Nigerians whom it says have undermined the democratic process in a recent Nigerian election.
The Federal Ministry of Transportation has inaugurated a Project Steering Committee for the proposed Ondo Deep Sea and Benin River Ports.
The Federal Government has presented a letter of approval of registration to the Amalgamated Union of App-Based Transport Workers of Nigeria (AUATWON), an informal sector trade union.
President Muhammadu Buhari concluded his two-day visit to Lagos State Tuesday with the inauguration of the Lagos Metro Blue Line and the Randle Center for Yoruba Culture and History.
The Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council says its candidate, Peter Obi was attacked after a rally in Katsina on Monday.
The Senate has once again asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend the deadline for the phasing out of old naira notes.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has raised the interest rate to 17.5% from 16.5% to tame rising inflation.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) generated N10.1 trillion as tax revenue in 2022, according to its spokesperson, Johannes Oluwatobi Wojuola.
The Lagos State chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dabiraoluwa Adeyinka, and some other state executive members of the party have dumped the party and joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted an NNPC-labeled tank carrying unregistered vegetable oil in Kano State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Lekki Deep Sea Port and the Lagos Rice Mill in Imota, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos on a two-day visit for the "Lagos Festival of Projects" inauguration.
The staff of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) have suspended their strike that grounded flights at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport on Monday morning.
Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi has declared Thursday and Friday public holidays for public workers to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
The National Conscience Party (NCP) has endorsed the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi.
Passengers were stranded at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport on Monday after ground workers at the airport walked out on their jobs.
A train has derailed in a forest in Kogi State, and left 148 passengers stranded.
The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Godswill Akpabio as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District.
The spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo, has filed a writ of summons at the Federal High Court in Abuja against the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, over corruption allegations.
The Kano Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Tsanyawa has confirmed the outbreak of the deadly Diphtheria disease in the state.
The spokesperson of the Rivers State APC Governorship Campaign Council has insisted there was an explosion during his party’s rally in Port at the Rumuwoji playground in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
The paramount ruler of the Izere nation in Plateau State has been kidnapped.
Justice Chiwendu Wogu of the Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt has granted an order that the former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi, the APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole, and the former commissioner for power, Augustine Wokocha be served through a substituted means in a fresh criminal lawsuit instituted against them by the Rivers State government.
The Rivers State Police Command has dismissed reports of a bomb explosion at the APC rally in the Rumuwoji playground in Port Harcourt on Thursday.
It was christened Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), but many Kano farmers prefer to call the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) low-interest credit scheme to farmers ‘Buhari Bonanza’.
At least a male artisan has been confirmed dead after a section of a one-storey building undergoing renovation collapsed on him and others in Lagos State.
The presidential candidate of the New Nigerian People’s Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso has boasted about the party “locking” northern Nigeria, ahead of the 2023 General Election.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) says the global unemployment rate will rise by 5.8 percent in 2023.
The Edo State government has confirmed the arrest of two village chiefs in connection with the 7 January Igueben train station attack during which 20 passengers were kidnapped.
The Central Bank of Nigeria is monitoring banks dispensing old naira notes from their ATMs and will sanction them.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) is demanding the withdrawal of Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu from the 2023 presidential election.
Past Nigerian leaders, under military or democratic rule, are major players in the country’s electoral process. Their comments are taken seriously by different stakeholders which is why many seek their endorsements when running for office.
An Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, has ordered three men – Aliyu Ibrahim, Yusuf Isiaka, and Mustapha Babangida – to clean gutters in Gwagwalada for two weeks from 8 am to 12 pm for stealing a mobile phone.
The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC-PCC) wants the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to be arrested, interrogated, and prosecuted for allegedly fleecing Nigeria.
The headline inflation rate in Nigeria dropped to 21.34% in December from 21.47% in November.
Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi says there would be no "sacred cow" when dealing with insecurity in Nigeria, if he is elected.
On the road, in the marketplace, and in other strategic locations in Kano city, hundreds of school-age children are always around engaging in street hawking or begging during school hours.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says the spread of fake news and hate speech on social media poses the biggest threat to the 2023 elections.
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Isah Jere Idris, has charged its officials to get ready to “move to the borders.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) by eight days.
A State High Court in Port Harcourt presided by Justice Chiwendu Wogu has adjourned the hearing on a criminal lawsuit against Rivers State former governor, Chibuike Amaechi and the APC governorship candidate in the state, Tonye Cole.
The Lagos State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), on Thursday, endorsed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, for a second term in office.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says N1,823,788,146.86 has been generated so far from sale of forfeited properties.
The Department of State Service (DSS) has rearrested the former director-general of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, Doyin Okupe.
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has released data on emergency calls it received in 2022.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has once again encouraged Nigerians to deposit their old naira notes in exchange for the redesigned ones.
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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