A Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square has sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has again adjusted the dates for the primaries ahead of the 2023 General Election.
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.
Massive protests are currently in progress in Abuja, over the decision by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to suspend the inauguration of newly elected Local Council Chairmen and Councillors.
There was tension Thursday at Dei Dei Market in the Federal Capital Territory, which was closed after an attack by a group of motorcycle taxi operators (okada riders).
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has called on the party’s delegates from Kano State to vote for him to emerge as its presidential candidate.
The Lagos State Government has emphasized that the seizure of motorcycle taxis (okada) by its Task Force will continue, ahead of the June 1 deadline issued by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Residents of Lekki Phase I estates are calling for a permanent ban on motorcycle taxis (okada) in the area.
The former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has endorsed the presidential ambition of the former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Thursday, pulled down over 30 houses sitting on flood plains at Trademore Estate.
14-year-old Esther Bewaji of Silversands Hall School, Lekki has secured the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
Olawale Oluwo, a former Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources at the Lagos State Government, has outlined why the Lagos State Government was incorrect to ban commercial motorcycle operations (Okada) in six local governments of the state.
Governor Chukwuma Soludo on Thursday presented the revised 2022 budget of N170 billion to the Anambra State House of Assembly.
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.
The Supreme Court has admitted an application filed by Rivers to be joined as a party in the suit by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to void Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act, 2022.
There was chaos along the Lagos-Badagry expressway Thursday morning after motorcycle taxi operators (okada riders) blocked the highway.
Eintracht Frankfurt emerged as the 2021/22 Europa League champions after defeating Scottish giants Rangers 5-4 on penalties on Wednesday night.
14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam of At-Tanzeel Schools is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.
Witnesses to the explosion which rocked the Sabon Gari area of Kano State Tuesday, are telling a different story from that of the government.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a “total ban” on commercial motorcycle operations in six local governments of the state.
Vice President, Yemi Osibajo has been warmly received by residents of Kwara State where he had gone to interact with delegates of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha says Nigerians need to “enjoy the dividends of good governance” the people of Rivers State enjoyed during Rotimi Amaechi’s tenure as the Governor of Rivers State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday struck out a six-count amended charge brought against the acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja has refused to admit the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to bail.
A story of a love triangle gone completely wrong is playing out after the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command said the murder of a National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) member in Abuja was a crime of passion.
The General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries (OPM), Chibuzor Chinyere says he decided to relocate Deborah Samuel’s family from Northern Nigeria to protect them from likely attacks.
The family of David Imoh Sunday is calling for a probe of the bar he and members of his band were scheduled to perform on the night of his lynching.
The FCT Social Development Secretariat has lamented what it calls the alarming influx of beggars into the territory in recent times.
Nigeria Info FM's Chidiebere Anugwolu has made the top ten shortlist for the International Sports Press Association’s yearly awards for sports journalism excellence.
The quarterfinals of the ‘I BEG TO DIFFER’ debate tournament kicked off with 15-year-old Hameed Olarenwaju of Rainbow College Day School, Sururlere and 12-year-old Ebule Timothy Chukwuebuka of Bijamic Private Schools Ajah competing for a chance at the semifinal.
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina will not be running for the president of Nigeria in the 2023 General Election.
The Kano State Police Command has confirmed that the Tuesday morning blast which rocked the Sabon Gari area was caused by a gas cylinder explosion.
At least three people have been confirmed dead in an explosion in the Sabon Gari area of Kano State.
A pastor has offered free accommodation and scholarships to the relatives of Deborah Samuel who was lynched in Sokoto State on Thursday.
Buildings at Idemili North Council Area secretariat, Ogidi, and a Magistrate Court in the area have been burnt down by arsonists.
The Lagos State Police Taskforce has started clamping down on commercial motorcyclists, commonly known as Okada riders in the Lekki area.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva has withdrawn from the 2023 Presidential race.
On Sunday, the NFF confirmed the appointment of Jose Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles. The Portuguese is set to take charge immediately, subject to the signing of agreed terms with the NFF.
Some traders were left stranded as the FCT Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation demolished a mini-market built on the land belonging to the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in Area 11.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen has chosen to quit her Senatorial race rather than her job in President Buhari’s cabinet.
APC delegates from Kaduna State have made a U-turn, just two days after endorsing the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu for president.
A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says he will not take any loan throughout his administration if elected.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has withdrawn from the presidential race.
The Federal Government is profiling state and non-state actors as it works to tackle illegalities on the corridors leading to Nigeria’s seaports.
President Muhammadu Buhari has held a valedictory session for departing members of his cabinet.
Okafor's Law is formulated on the idea that once a man has good sex with a woman once, he can always have sex with that woman at any time in the future, regardless of her circumstances.
Ustadh Hashim Ibrahim, an Islamic clergyman has blamed the application of Sharia law without understanding as the reason for bizarre actions committed by Islamic extremists.
Nigerian singer and producer, Chukwuma Ekweani popularly known as CKay is on the 2022 list of Time magazine’s Next Generation Leaders.
Nigerians are condemning the lynching of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto.
President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with members of the federal cabinet who are exiting office due to their respective political reasons.
The Federal government wants Nigerians to know that it is making progress in its discussions with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto has been shut down indefinitely following the killing of a student by a mob.
A new group has joined in the call for former President Goodluck Jonathan to run for president in 2023.
Public Affairs analyst, Jimi Disu, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to "fire" the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, after he said he would consult before obeying the President's order to resign.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its ongoing industrial action.
Three Ministers have tendered their resignation following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive at Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC).
The debate over the zoning of the presidency ahead of the 2023 General Election has been put to rest with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) throwing its primary open.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the 2023 Presidential Election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will suspend its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on 30 June.
Aviation worker’s unions in Kano have suspended their two-day warning strike.
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.
Executive director at PowerUp Initiatives For Electricity Rights, Adetayo Adegbemle, says the increase in electricity tariff is unfair to Nigerians.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is expected to take a decision on the zoning of its presidential ticket Wednesday, ahead of its 28 May National Convention.
The 2021-2022 Premier League season looks set to go down to the wire with Liverpool (having played a game more) level on points with Manchester City as it stands.
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has asked all presidential aspirants to understand that power is given and not taken.
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi says it will be one of the wonders of the century if former President Goodluck Jonathan joins the All Progressives Congress (APC) and contests the party’s presidential ticket.
The Lagos Zonal Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Adelaja Odukoya says the union is not insensitive to the plight of students as some of its members are students who are affected by the union’s strike.
The trial of BRT driver, Andrew Nice who is accused of raping and killing a 22-year-old lady, continued Tuesday at the Lagos State High Court at Tafawa Balewa Square.
Public Affairs Analyst, Jimi Disu says that Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has brought the institution to ridicule.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has advised the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to consider holding their forthcoming primaries virtually.
The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Computer-Based Tests, CBT, went smoothly on Monday across urban parts of Anambra State, despite earlier fears that Monday’s sit-at-home will negatively affect the test.
News broke Monday evening that a coalition of Northern groups purchased the Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for former President Goodluck Jonathan to run for president under the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) is warning against looming fuel scarcity across the country over the failure to pay marketers their bridging claims amounting to N500 billion.
The Prosecution in the murder trial of Oluwabamise (Bamise) Ayonwola has amended the charges against BRT driver, Andrew Nice from four to five to include one more person seeking to testify against him.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined the request of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, from preventing him from running for president.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has gone to court over an alleged plan to disqualify him from participating in the 2023 Presidential Election.
Aviation workers and agencies at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport have begun a two-day warning strike to protest against the federal government’s failure to implement their negotiated conditions of service.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended its ongoing strike by another 12 weeks.
The trial of the prime murder suspect in the death of Oluwabamise (Bamise) Ayonwola has started at the Lagos High Court at Tafawa Balewa Square.
The three passengers kidnapped from an Abonnema-bound commercial bus in Rivers State have regained their freedom.
A PDP governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Farah Dagogo is expected to appear in court on Monday, over a two-count charge of conspiracy and instigating cultism.
Travelers can get to airports on Monday morning as Nigerian airlines have suspended their planned shutdown of flights due to high operational costs.
Commuters and motorists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may face a difficult week, as fuel stations have shut their pumps over a lack of petrol.
A two-storey building on Chris Igadi Street, in Ago Palace Way area of Lagos State collapsed on Saturday.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele says he has not decided to run for Nigeria’s presidency just yet.
Local commercial airlines will stop flying from Monday 9, May, due to the increasing cost of operations.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has joined the list of persons who have the All Progressives Congress’ Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for the presidency, valued at N100 million.
The purchase of presidential nomination forms for the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele is causing unease in Nigeria.
What would you do if you had to choose between family and family?
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by the Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the main faction of the party in Kano State, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Europe’s second and third tier competitions have reached their final stages with Eintracht Frankfurt facing Rangers in the Europa League final and Roma taking on Feyenoord in the Europa Conference League final.
The North West zone of the National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), has vowed to join other zones across the country to protest against the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The UEFA Champions League is known for its thrills, excitement and special fun-filled moments with breathtaking action. Wednesday night summed up these words as Real Madrid produced a remarkable comeback to defeat Manchester City 3-1 (6-5 agg) and book their place in the final of the Champions League.
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.
Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan has praised his former principal, Umaru Musa Yar’adua, 12 years after his death
The Ekiti state governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi today officially joined the 2023 presidential race by declaring to contest the All Progressives Congress number one ticket.
Liverpool qualified for the UEFA Champions League Final after a 3-2 victory over Villarreal on the night (2-5 agg)
Students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) have blocked major roads in Benin City, in protest against the three-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
A coalition of civil rights organisations working in Anambra State has raised an alarm over alleged attempts by the sacked leaders of 30 markets to bribe their way back into the positions.
Tesla Boss, Elon Musk says businesses and government users on twitter may need to pay a “slight’’ fee to stay on the social media platform.
The governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is sending a message of caution to his party, the All Progressives Congress.
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the Federal Government’s commitment to freedom of the press.
The corpse of a young lady has been brought out of the debris of the three-storey building that collapsed in Ebute Metta, Lagos on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 10.
The corpse of a child has been brought out of the debris of the three-storey building that collapsed in Ebute Metta, a suburb of Lagos Sunday night.
President Muhammadu has sent his sympathy to the victims of the collapsed building on Church Street in Ebute Metta, Lagos.
The three-storey building that collapsed Sunday night in Ebute Metta, Lagos was marked for demolition and the tenants had been asked to move.
Trade unions in Lagos State have given their support for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s second term bid.
Six persons have died and others have been trapped after a three-storey building collapsed in Lagos.
The presidency has assured that victory against the terrorists operating within Nigeria is “within sight.”
On this week's edition of Daily Digest , Jimi Disu read Awawu's SOS.
Not many Nigerians are happy with President Muhammadu Buhari, especially with the harsh economic realities in the last few years.
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osibajo says Nigeria needs ‘’more committed leaders ready to make sacrifices for the good of the people to ensure its further development.’’
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 UEFA Champions League has gotten to it’s final 4 stage, with Liverpool, Villarreal, Manchester City and Real Madrid set to battle it out for a place in the final.
Karim Benzema scored a hat trick as Real Madrid emerged victorious against Chelsea in their Champions League quarter-final encounter at Stamford Bridge 3-1.
The UEFA Champions League returned this week as Manchester City hosted Spanish champions Atletico Madrid and Benfica faced Liverpool.
Every Nigerian is responsible for the country's energy crisis.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will officially declare to run for President on Wednesday.
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.
The second edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' student debate began on Monday on Nigeria Info's Hard Facts.
Leeds United announced the appointment of Jesse Marsch as their new head coach replacing Marcelo Bielsa after an abysmal run of results.
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.
As the world marks International Mother Language Day, Hard Facts host, Sandra Ezekwesili asked callers on Nigeria Info to say in their mother tongue, her notable show startup phrase; "Hello Lagos, I am Sandra Ezekwesili and these are your Hard Facts."
Gbenga Adewoyin, a social media activist is throwing open a challenge to anyone who can prove the existence of juju for a price of N2.5 million.
The Director of Population Management at the National Population Commission(NPC), Margaret Edison says more attention should be given to the quality of children and not the number of children.
Reactions continue to trail the recent crash of the National Identity Management Commission(NIMC) portal.
The AFCON 2021 final kicks off tonight as the Teranga Lions of Senegal take on The Pharaohs of Egypt in Yaounde.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are in a dilemma at the moment. After getting knocked out of AFCON 2021, all focus is now on the 2022 World Cup playoffs against the Black Stars of Ghana in March.
As the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria draws closer, political parties are beginning to size up one another on the abilities and prospects of potential candidates.
"Nigerians have disoriented values such that whenever they see a rich man, they applaud without knowing the source of their wealth."
After delivering the best group stage performance at the 2021 AFCON, the Super Eagles had already been crowned favorites by everyone; they had the talent, they had the tactics and most importantly they had a good coach.
Sevilla have reached an agreement to sign Anthony Martial on loan from Manchester United.
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.
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.'
Constitutional Lawyer, Libororus Oshoma has called for a review of the country’s Policing system in the wake of continued reports of Police Harassment across the country. He made this known on Sunny Side.
If you've ever wondered if it is right, if not safe, to capture a scene of Police Brutality with your phone, Constitutional Lawyer, Liborous Oshoma says it is perfectly within the law to do so.
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.
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.
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.”
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong says perpetrators of recent killings and all security breaches in the state will be fished out and prosecuted.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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
...DSS To Provide Tight Security At Venue.
Delegation to be present at court hearing today
...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.
...Court orders all parties involved to maintain status quo
...Pilot successfully ejected from aircraft - NAF
....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
...Agency warns against use of onions as covid cure
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
...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
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,"
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
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.
Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, says it is ‘’unconstitutional” for Nigerians to be restricted from expressing themselves on Twitter.
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.
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.
The Presidency has explained why the DSS raided the Ibadan home of Yoruba agitator Sunday Igboho.
Yoruba Nation Agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho says the Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos will go on as planned.
...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).
LASTMA has explained that they do not clamp down hard on commercial buses
...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.
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
And that's the submission of Lawyer and Human rights activist Jite Ogunye.
Shock, disbelief greeted arrest of popular Nollywood actor
Some students are working against the ethics of the scheme
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