Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has restated his pledge to restructure Nigeria if elected as president in the 2023 general election.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has asked residents of the South East to ignore a call by a faceless video poster, ordering the people of the area to stay at home for five days.
The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2023 Appropriation Bill of N259.9 billion.
A bill seeking to amend the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Act, 2022 scaled second reading at the Senate on Tuesday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a directive limiting weekly over-the-counter cash withdrawals by individuals and corporations to N100,000 and N500,000, respectively.
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aisha Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi finally released his campaign manifesto over the weekend.
The Abuja/Kaduna Railway operations resume on Monday (today) after a nine-month break amid tight security.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) secured 3,440 convictions on financial and cyber crimes in Nigeria from January to November 2022.
A Federal High Court in Akwa Ibom has sentenced the governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Bassey Albert, to 42 years in prison for fraud.
A Federal High Court sitting in Minna, the Niger State Capital, has ordered the arrest of the Chief of Army Staff, General Farouk Yahaya, for contempt.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) says it has two billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) In stock.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Alex-Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AEFUNAI), Ebonyi chapter, says it will cover grounds lost to the eight-month called off in October.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new National Language Policy for primary school pupils.
The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi has reacted to the assassination of Mrs. Victoria Chintex, the women leader of the party, in Kaura Area Council of Kaduna State.
Osun State governor, Ademola Adeleke has asked the members of four panels and committees he inaugurated on Wednesday to track looted public assets.
Wednesday (today) marks the first posthumous birthday of Oluwabamise Ayanwola, the young lady who was raped and killed in a BRT bus in Lagos before she was thrown off the vehicle.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday asked the Labour Party presidential flagbearer to provide documents or a manifesto to show Nigerians before debating its presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has apologised to the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, over the arrest of a student of the Federal University, Dutse Jigawa, Aminu Mohammed, by the Nigerian Police.
Nigerians are unhappy with Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, after she was accused of ordering the arrest and torture of a 500-level student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State.
Fire has razed 150 improvised shops at the Kachako Central Market in Takai Local Government Area of Kano State.
A small museum in south-east London has begun the official process of returning looted Benin bronzes to Nigeria.
The Osun House of Assembly has dismissed the order of Gov. Ademola Adeleke reversing the state’s name to the constitutionally recognized one.
The World Health Organization has announced the renaming of the monkeypox virus to 'Mpox" virus due to what it describes as “racism and stigmatizing language” associated with the term.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday reassured Nigerians that its allegiance and loyalty are to citizens in the 2023 General Election.
The Federal Government has advised Nigerians traveling to Europe and the United States to take extra precautions to avoid being dispossessed of their belongings.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed Bashir Machina as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Yobe North senatorial district.
Fuel queues, which started showing up at filling stations in late November, got worse over the weekend, especially in Lagos.
Gospel singer Sammie Okposo has died in Lagos.
Football’s ruling body FIFA has urged World Cup organisers in Qatar to allow rainbow-coloured items in the stadiums, sources have told DPA.
The Federal High Court sitting in Port Hardcourt, the Rivers State capital, has nullified the candidacy of Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2023 elections, Bola Tinubu did not show up for The Candidates, a presidential town hall scheduled for Wednesday night.
The world struggles with racism, which remains prevalent and has taken a new dimension, different from conventional bias.
President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the newly designed N1,000, N500, and N200 naira notes.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Lauretta Onochie as the substantive chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the redesigned naira notes of N200, N500, and N1000 at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa Abuja.
The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has pledged to escalate the search for oil in Nigeria if elected in 2023.
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Abubakar Atiku and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa did not show up Tuesday for the presidential town hall organized by Daria Media.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi has disclosed that he will declare “war on power” if elected.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has attracted over $3 billion in investment in the oil and gas sector at a time of near-zero appetite for investment in fossil energy.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, unveil the newly designed naira notes.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has raised the interest rate to 16.5 percent from 15.5 percent to tame rising inflation.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River chapter, has confirmed the release of two of their members who were abducted in the State,
The Kogi Government has said the suits filed by the Dangote Group before a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja is incompetent and amount to forum shopping.
The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has pledged to support the campaign of the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Ibrahim Aliyu, a trader in Kofar Ruwa Market was walking barefoot after a heavy downpour in August, with a huge bandage on his right foot.
The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, has dismissed rumors of a plan to step down for the People’s Democratic Party’s Abubakar Atiku.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left Nigeria for Canada on Sunday, in what would be the highest-level engagement with the North American country since the government of Olusegun Obasanjo.
The five aggrieved governors of the People’s Democratic Party are insisting on the removal of the party’s chairman, Iyorchia Ayu.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has discharged and acquitted a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others of the N544M contract fraud offences brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Qatari authority says it will enforce an alcoholic beer ban at World Cup stadiums and surrounding areas during the FIFA World Cup, FIFA said on Friday.
A new report from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that 133 million Nigerians are multi-dimensionally poor.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has pledged to provide “logistics support” for the presidential campaign of Peter Obi in Rivers State.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) has described the federal government as a serial liar and breaker of agreements.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has pledged to remain in the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, despite his misgivings with the party’s national leadership.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has presented a list of demands to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2023 General Election.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered an immediate restructuring of the security architecture on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.
The Police Command in Zamfara State says its Tactical Operatives Team foiled bandits' planned attacks on some communities in Dansadau Emirate in Maru Local Government Area.
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.”
Matchday one results in the Premier League could mean more transfer activity in the coming days
Football on the African continent has grown in leaps and bounds over time
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.
Welcome to Abuja, a huge dumpsite where seven billion naira is spent annually on waste management, but our correspondents see something different.
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
Yoruba Nation Agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho says the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos will go on as planned.
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
'They went as far as telling me if you don't have money, do a transfer:' Callers speak on insecurity
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