The Nigeria Info Roundtable has made a comeback, and this time, it's national! Join our all-star lineup of presenters from Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt for a review and discussion of issues that rocked Nigeria in the first half of 2022.
It is now confirmed that the marriage of actress, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifer, and Abdul Bello, well known as JJC Skillz has hit the rock.
The House of Representatives will be investigating petrol subsidy payments from 2017 to 2021.
The Senate has confirmed seven persons nominated as ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate plans to send a delegation on a visit to the former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu who is in detention in the UK over alleged organ harvesting.
Nigerian-Irish bodybuilder, Blessing Awodibu has advised Nigerian parents to allow their children to decide their career paths.
The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has said none of Nigeria’s refineries was working.
1,091,157 old Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are gathering dust in the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State.
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has signed an anti-banditry and other related offences bill into law.
An oil spill in Cawthorne Channel area of Rivers State is still being contained, two weeks after it happened.
The Federal High Court, Abuja has again denied the bail application by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
A Senior Program Officer at the Center for Information Technology and Development, (CITAD), Isah Garba, says the Kano State government has no constitutional right to regulate the use of Social media.
No fewer than three persons were burnt to death while two others were rescued with burns on Monday evening when a diesel tanker exploded in Lokoja, Kogi State.
For decades, Watari Dam was the epicenter of fishing in the riverine Bagwai community.
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has been sworn in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata is calling for urgent judicial reforms in the wake of the resignation of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Muhammad Tanko.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) will be recommending Justice OluKayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CIN) following the resignation of Justice Tanko Muhammad.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko has resigned.
Anambra State governor, Chukwuma Soludo spent his 100th day as the Chief Executive Officer of his state on 26 June.
The Police Command in Edo State said its officers killed two suspected armed robbers on Sunday.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to pass a vote of no confidence on the Ministers of Education and Labour, Adamu Adamu, and Chris Ngige.
The Presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, is still searching for a running mate.
Senator Ike Ekweremadu's daughter's organ donor is 21, not 15; according to Nigeria's Immigration Service.
The Supreme Court has struck out a suit challenging Section 84 sub-section 12 of the Electoral Act, 2022.
Social media has been raging since the news broke out that former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Ekweremadu were arrested and charged for alleged organ harvesting of a minor in the UK.
The Lagos government has introduced a “floating clinic” to improve healthcare service delivery on its waterways and in riverine communities.
Nigeria’s first fifth-generation (5G) telecommunications network will be going live on 24 August.
The former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu have been remanded in custody in the UK after appearing in court on child trafficking and organ harvesting charges.
An FCT High Court in Abuja has awarded a N100 million compensation against the Department of State Services (DSS) and three others for violating the fundamental rights of a man, Abdullahi Isiaka.
The traditional ruler of Isu community in Ebonyi State, Chief Ambrose Ogbu, has been kidnapped.
A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu have been charged with conspiring to bring a child to the UK in order to harvest organs.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received 178 stranded Nigerians from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied extending the deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration ahead of the 2023 General Election.
The police have linked the persistence in phone and car snatching to the lack of adequate tracking devices that help in recovering these stolen items.
The Nigeria Police Force says it will arraign Ameerah Sufyan if she is found culpable of misleading the public about her alleged kidnap.
The FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) is on a mission to identify and root out illegal veterinary clinics in the territory.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the Rwandan capital, Kigali for the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting taking place from 20 – 26 June.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company says it has lost about N4 billion to vandalism of its assets and installations in the last six months.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has kicked off plans to remove shipwrecks along Badagry Creek.
Two of the Chibok girls who recently escaped from Boko Haram’s captivity say more than 20 of their colleagues are still in Sambisa Forest.
The National Population Commission (NPC) has launched a call centre as part of preparations for the success of the 2023 Population and Housing Census.
The National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Debo Ahmed says the long queues at fuel stations in Lagos and Abuja are due to a shortage of supply from the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited.
The FCT Administration (FCTA) will resume its onslaught on illegal structures and shanties in Mpape.
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of seven ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking the confirmation of seven ministerial nominees.
Senator Philip Aduda, representing the FCT, has emerged as the new Minority Leader of the Senate.
The Lagos State Government plans to install 1GW (1,000MW) of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy capacity in the state before 2030.
The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Matthew Kolawole has described his alleged impeachment as a “mere rumour.”
It was a weekend of jubilation for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its candidate won the Ekiti State Governorship Election on Saturday.
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi says 70% of Nigerian politicians have no business in governance.
Journalists attached to the Lagos State Governor’s office were on Sunday attacked by hoodlums who inflicted injuries on some members of the crew.
Thousands of APC supporters and leaders on Sunday thronged the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, to welcome Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate.
The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and the Labour Party (LP) are in talks on a likely joint presidential ticket for the 2023 presidential election.
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.
A 53-year-old woman would have been lynched by a mob in Lagos but for the intervention of the police.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has appealed to its staff to uphold the commission’s code of conduct, and be professional and ethical during the 18 June 18 Ekiti State governorship election.
The Lagos State Government will be deconstructing two of the standing high-rise buildings at 42 Gerrard Road in Ikoyi where a 21-floor building collapsed on 1 November 2021.
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 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to disregard media reports that it has dismissed the reported emergence of Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State as its Vice-Presidential Candidate for the 2023 General Election.
The family members of the May 16, 2022 explosion in Sabon Gari, Kano are still nursing their wounds even with the relief funds released by the state government.
A father of four, Emeka Iwunze is demanding justice for his 17-year-old daughter, Amarachi Iwunze who was found dead after she was allegedly raped by a relative identified as Ifeanyi Osuji.
After reportedly falling out with his principal, the Deputy Governor of Oyo State appears to have fallen out with the State House of Assembly.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has 333,179 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Osun State ready for collection.
The FCT Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat on Wednesday flagged off free vaccination and treatment of an estimated 2 million livestock across the six area councils of the territory.
The House of Representatives has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the deadline for the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) by 60 days.
The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu says there is nothing wrong if the All Progressives Congress (APC) fields a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the 2023 presidential election.
The Abducted Bishop, Rt. Rev. Aderogba Adeyinka of Jebba Anglican Diocese, his wife, and their driver have regained freedom.
The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi’s three-day visit to Egypt has generated a lot of controversies online.
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum has presented 20 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and approval.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is working with partners on renaming monkeypox and its variants.
The Lagos State Government has inaugurated an anti-okada squad to join the police in enforcing the partial ban on motorcycle taxis (okadas).
Medical Doctors in Abia State have started an indefinite strike to protest against the abduction of their colleague, Prof. Uwadinachi Iweha.
The INEC Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in Ekiti state, Tella Adeniran Rahman says the commission is ready to conduct a “very credible and acceptable” Governorship Election in the State.
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 Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Christians to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to elect good leaders in the 2023 elections.
Residents of Kado Village, in the Life Camp area of Abuja, have decried the government's neglect of their community despite its proximity to the city centre.
The Committee of FCT Imams Initiative (CFII) has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) requesting voter registration in underserved areas of the FCT.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has extended the mourning period in the state to Wednesday.
The police are appealing to Nigerians to stay off electoral violence as residents of Ekiti State go to the polls on Saturday 18 June to elect their next governor.
It was a weekend of highs and lows. We saw Nigerians throng a Continuous Voter Registration centre in large numbers, but we also witnessed the national grid fall as low as zero Megawatts.
29,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) are yet to be collected by their owners in Edo State.
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 Anambra State House of Assembly has adjourned sitting with no appointed date for resumption, as a protest over the beheading of the member representing Aguata Constituency II, Okechukwu Okoye.
Hamza Al-Mustapha has won the presidential primary of the Action Alliance (AA) for the 2023 General Election.
The Anambra State government says its sacking of 1,000 teachers in April was because they were employed in a vague manner and were unqualified.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged all the presidential candidates that emerged in recently held party primaries to run campaigns free of bitterness and divisiveness.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has paid a thank-you visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja.
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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