JUST IN: INEC Officials Kidnapped On Way To Collation Centre In Zamfara

THE Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer for Zamfara state governorship election in Maradun local government area of the state have been kidnapped. The local...

Ex-Boko Haram Fighter, Traditional Ruler, 35 Others Arrested For Drug Trafficking

A REHABILITATED ex-fighter of the Boko Haram terror group, Alayi Madu and the traditional ruler of Kajola, a border community between Ondo and Edo...

Atiku Defeats Tinubu, Kwankwaso In Katsina

THE Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has won the presidential election in President Muhammadu Buhari’s state, Katsina.Abubakar secured a total...

Kwankwaso Leads Atiku, Tinubu With Over 40,000 Votes In Kano

THE Presidential Candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso is ahead of Atiku and Tinubu with 43,625 votes in the seven...

Despite Glitches, YIAGA Africa Scores BVAS Over 80%

YIAGA Africa said the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) deployed in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly polls in Nigeria functioned properly in 88 per...

New Naira Scarcity: I’m Suffering, My Family Can’t Cook, Senator Orji Kalu Laments

SENATOR Orji Kalu on Monday lamented the scarcity of the naira owing to the currency redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)....

Bad Weather: Air Peace Diverts Flights, Apologises To Passengers

AIR Peace on Saturday announced that there would be flight disruptions as a result of the low visibility caused by the bad weather.The airline...

‘Unlawful N228.1bn NASS Budget’: SERAP Sues Senate President, Speaker

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of...

JUST IN: President Buhari Asks For Seven Days For A Major Decision On New...

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday asked Nigerians to give him seven days to resolve the cash crunch following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s...

President Buhari Bars Govt Officials From Using Private Emails

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has barred government officials from using private emails for official purpose.While noting that “the National Policy on Nigeria Government Second-Level Domains...

Appeal Court Okays Ex-AGF’s Trial After N6.4bn Refund

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja, has set aside the judgment of a lower court barring the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from initiating either...

Governor Inuwa Gets Rousing Welcome In Kwami, As Deputy Speaker, Others Receive Flag

GOVERNOR Inuwa called on people of Gombe State to support sustainability of development by voting APC candidates in the forthcoming 2023 elections. The governor was...

Nigeria Falls In Latest Corruption Index Ranking

NIGERIA has fallen four places from 154 out of 180 countries and territories in the latest ranking of the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index released...

New Naira: How Gunmen Robbed, Shot PoS Operator, Three Others In Bauchi

FOUR persons, including a point-of-sales (PoS) operator, have been hospitalised with gunshot wounds after armed robbers attacked them at a PoS terminal in Zaki...

JUST IN: Police Stop Tinubu’s Grand Rally, Seal Venue In Niger

POLICE operatives in Niger State on Tuesday stopped a grand lockdown rally to sell the candidacy of the presidential standard bearer of the All...

Lagos, Oyo, Kano Lead As 79 Nigerians Commit Suicide In 2022

NO fewer than 79 persons have committed suicide in Nigeria in 2022. Findings reviewed by our correspondent showed that the 79 persons comprised 70...

INEC Plans Prompt Declaration Of  Election Results

CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission planned to declare election results promptly as decided...

Why I Am Not Allocating Land In FCT – Minister

THE Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, says one of the most challenging assignments of his office is land matters.The Minister gave this...

After 34 Deaths, Bauchi Govt Inaugurates Snake Bite Treatment Center

THE Bauchi State Government said it would soon commence treatment for victims of snake bite at Duguri treatment center in Alkaleri Local Government Area...

Governor Inuwa Approves N1.3bn For Payment Of Gratuity To Local Government Retirees

GOMBE State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved  over 1.3 biillion naira for the payment of backlog of gratuity owed retired local government employees....

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Nigerians To Pay N7,000/Month As Netflix Jerks Up Subscription Fee By 40%

NIGERIANS will now be paying N7,000 per month, as video streaming platform, Netflix, has once again increased its subscription prices with its Premium Plan...

Planned Nationwide Protest: Ambassador Lawal Calls For Peace

THE Abuja Coordinator of the International Association Of World Peace Advocates IAWPA has called on Nigerians to embrace peace and remain calm in their...

N70,000 New Minimum Wage Now Applies To Maids, Drivers, Others – Senate President

SENATE President Godswill Akpabio has announced that the newly approved minimum wage now applies to all workers across both public and private sectors, including...

Meta Deletes 63,000 Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Accounts In ‘Yahoo Boys’ Clamp Down

META Platforms Inc., the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has removed 63,000 accounts associated with the notorious “Yahoo Boys” scam group, the...

We Are Not Behind Planned Protest – Nigeria Labour Congress

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is not behind any planned nationwide protest over the current economic hardship in the country.According to reports,...

NDLEA Nabs Most Wanted Lagos Drug Baron, Temo, After Years Of Evading Arrest

AFTER many years of wearing the toga of invincibility, the overall head of the Mushin, Lagos drug cartel, 57-year-old Alhaji Sulaiman Jimoh (alias Olowoidiogede,...

Federal Government Resumes Mass Trial Of Terrorism Suspects

THE National Counter-Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser, said on Wednesday that the government has resumed mass trials of terrorism suspects in...

SGF, Ministers Hold Emergency Meeting Today Over Nationwide Protest

THE Federal Government has scheduled an emergency meeting for Wednesday (today) morning in response to a planned nationwide protest slated for August 1.This comes...

Four Senior WAEC Officials Arrested For Obstructing Reps Probe

FOUR officials of the West African Examination Council were on Tuesday arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force on the orders of the...

I Was Married To Eight Insurgents, Rescued Pregnant Chibok Girl Narrates Ordeal

EHI Abdul, the most recently released victim of the April 2014 abduction in Chibok, Borno State, says she was married to eight men while...

Court Orders DSS, Police, INEC, Others Not To Stop PDP Congresses In Rivers

JUSTICE Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Department of State Service (DSS), police, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Amid Hostilities In Nigeria, Gabon Invites Dangote To Explore Business Opportunities

PRESIDENT Brice Oligui Nguema of Gabon has invited Africa’s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, to invest in his country. According to Dangote Industries Limited, the billionaire...

Nigeria’s Heart Bleeds: A Case For Dangote Refinery – Mahmud Shuaibu Ringim

THE international oil cartel is a formidable force, capable of crushing any new entrants into the oil market, such as Dangote Refinery in Nigeria....

Aiyedatiwa Appoints New Management For Sunshine Stars, Sule Sacks Nasarawa United Board

ONDO State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has constituted a new board for the Ondo State Football Agency—the supervising body of Nigeria Premier Football League side...

Paris Olympics: Amusan, Opeyori, To Lead Team Nigeria

THE Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC) has announced Africa’s number one badminton player, Anuoluwapo Opeyori, as the General Team Captain for Nigeria in the Paris...

Hamas, Fatah Sign Unity Deal In Beijing Aimed At Gaza Governance

PALESTINIAN factions have signed a “national unity” agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israel’s war on the enclave concludes.The deal, finalised...

North Korean Trash Balloon Lands On South Korea’s Presidential Compound

NORTH Korea has floated more trash-carrying balloons across the tense inter-Korean border, with at least one dumping refuse on South Korea’s presidential compound for...

Devastating Ethiopia Landslide Kills 229, Hundreds More Injured

USING shovels or their bare hands, local residents on Tuesday searched desperately for survivors after a landslide in a remote area of southern Ethiopia...

Uganda Charges Media Personalities, Dozen Other Anti-Graft Protesters

DOZENS of people who joined scattered anti-corruption rallies in the capital Kampala on Tuesday in defiance of an official ban have been charged and...

We’ll Resist Attempts To Cause Chaos By Rejected Politicians Masquerading As Kogites – Kogi...

A SOCIO-CULTURAL group, Kogi Ethnic Nationalities Forum (KENF) has raised alarm over an alleged plan to arm some hoodlums with sophisticated weapons and decorate...
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