‘Bandits Have More Budget Than Nigerian Army’: Reps Asks FG For More Funding

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Army, Abdulrazak Namdas, has asked the Federal to increase the funding for the Nigerian Army. Namdas made this call...

FG to engage 1st class and 2nd Class Upper Graduates as Teachers

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, said teachers without requisite qualifications, competencies and practicing license are presently...

Aggrieved Nigerians Closing Down Their Accounts With Access Bank In Solidarity With EndSARS Protest

Some Nigerians are now closing their accounts with Access Bank, following reports that the bank froze accounts of 8 individuals who promoted the EndSARS protest on...

A UK, US And Canada Visa Ban On Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola By Olawale Adebayo Bakare (Mandate)

A UK, US And Canada Visa Ban On Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola By Olawale Adebayo Bakare (Mandate) After employing and sponsoring hoodlums, thugs and other bloodthirsty...

Man, 70, impregnates granddaughter in Ogun

A septuagenarian, Hunsu Sunday, has been arrested by the men of the Ogun State Police Command, on Thursday, over allegation of impregnating his 15-year-old...

FG reveals next action if Nigerian lecturers fail to resume

The Minister of Labour and Employment , Dr Chris Ngige , has expressed optimism that the prolonged strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of...

NDDC Under Fire As Acting MD Buys Cars, Buses For Auditors Investigating Commission’s Finances

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Developing Commission, Kemebradikumo Pondei, has again come under fire for purchasing 10 cars and five buses for auditors...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Awarded Women’s Prize For Fiction

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun. The public chose Chimamanda’s...

CCB invites suspended EFCC boss

The Code of Conduct Bureau has invited the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , Ibrahim Magu , for questioning. This is according...

ICPC chairman, 71 others make list of new SANs

The Legal Practitioners ’ Privileges Committee on Friday named 72 successful applicants for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. They will be sworn in on December...

UNIBEN Rape, Murder Victim, Omozuwa Buried In Edo

Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100-level Microbiology undergraduate at the University of Benin, Edo State, who was gang raped and killed by her attackers, has been buried. Omozuwa...

UK Responds To EndSars Petition Against Nigerian Government

The UK Government and Parliament on Thursday responded to the #ENDSARS petition by some Nigerians against the Nigerian Government. With about 219,702 signatures, the...

Pressure mounts on Appeal Court divisions as judges’ vacancies hit 20

The fast – declining number of Justices of the Court of Appeal has dropped to 70 from the 81 that it was as of July this year. This leaves the court with 20...

NNPC raises petrol depot price, marketers to sell at N168-N170/litre

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company , a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , has increased the ex – depot price of Premium Motor Spirit...

ASUU Strike: ASUU Advises Students To Acquire Skills, Travel And Have fun

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has urged undergraduates to explore other areas of keeping themselves engaged while the 8-month long strike action...

Over 700 soldiers amputated in Boko haram fight

Over 700 soldiers of the Nigerian army have been amputated as a result of war against boko haram terrorism in the north-eastern region of the country. This was disclosed...

August 2015 Alive, September 2014 Dead, October 2014 Alive – Nigerian Man Calls Out FG For Spreading Fake News On Shekau’s Death

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video to reject reports that he was fatally wounded by Nigeria’s military last month. He has been...

Lawyer Writes Police To Release Eromosele On Bail

Lawyer representing Adene Eromosele, Babatunde Jinadu, has written to the Nigeria Police Force to release the rights activist on bail. Eromosele was arrested from his...

Pastor stripped, paraded, after he was allegedly caught with charms in Anambra

An acclaimed pastor was stripped and paraded by villagers in Umunze, Anambra after he was caught with what appears to be fetish items. The pastor, Bishop Elijah...

Pastor stripped, paraded, after he was allegedly caught with charms in Anambra

An acclaimed pastor was stripped and paraded by villagers in Umunze, Anambra after he was caught with what appears to be fetish items. The pastor, Bishop Elijah...

Pastor stripped, paraded, after he was allegedly caught with charms in Anambra

An acclaimed pastor was stripped and paraded by villagers in Umunze, Anambra after he was caught with what appears to be fetish items. The pastor, Bishop Elijah...

US will deploy all tools to dislodge Boko Haram from Nigeria – Pompeo

The United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said on Wednesday Washington would deploy all the tools at its disposal in the fight against Boko Haram and other...

Benue Local Government Imposes 12-hour Curfew After Unrest Over Missing Penises

Caleb Ana, Chairman of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, has imposed a 12-hour curfew on Daudu community after days of unrest caused by allegations of missing...

Breaking News: Nigerian Army releases 86 names of wanted terrorists

The Nigerian Army , on Wednesday , released a list of 86 people wanted in connection with the act of terrorism.They were alleged to be members of the notorious Boko...

Court Jails Final Year Student In Osun Over Internet Fraud

Lawal Olakunle, a final year student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for duping an...

CBN Accuses #EndSARS Campaigners Of Terrorism

The Federal Government was able to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after telling a Federal High Court in Abuja that the funds in their accounts might have...

We can’t prosecute Boko Haram suspects without N2billion —FG tell Senate

The ministry of justice has proposed N2billion to cover its legal services for the 2021 fiscal year.However, the solicitor-general of the federation, Dayo Apata,...

Withdrawal Of Police Escorts: “VIP’s Like Me Will Be Exposed To Security Risks” – Magnus Abe

Senator Magnus Abe has cried out over the withdrawal of police escorts from “VIP’. Senator Abe expressed his fear about the police escort withdrawal when he appeared...

Dasuki’s accomplice said he spent N2.2 billion for prayers against Boko Haram – EFCC

After listening to the testimony, Baba-Yusuf adjourned the matter until Nov 11 for continuation of hearing. An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission investigating...

Donald Trump will remain in power for the next 4 years, says Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday promised the world a “smooth transition” after US elections but refused to recognize President- elect Joe Biden’s...

Oyo State Kicks Against Regulation Of Social Media

The Oyo State House of Assembly has kicked against the regulation of social media in Nigeria. This was revealed by Speaker of the Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, via a tweet...

Government-sponsored Activist Sues Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz, Aisha Yesufu, Other Celebrities For Promoting #EndSARS Protest

An acclaimed human rights activist sponsored by the Nigerian Government, Kenechukwu Okeke, has sued 50 Nigerian celebrities including musicians David Adeleke widely...

Strange disease hits Oyo community, 11 dead, 5 hospitalised

At least 11 persons have been reported dead with five hospitalised following the outbreak of a strange sickness in the Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State. The...

Niger State Governor, Sani Bello Tests Positive For Covid-19

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has tested positive for Coronavirus. Bello disclosed this via his Twitter handle on Monday, adding that he has...

Ahmed Muazu takes over at INEC as Professor Yakubu vacates seat

Air Vice-Marshal, Ahmed Muazu, has been announced as the interim chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Erstwhile chairman of the Commission,...

Second wave of COVID-19 possible

Nigeria may experience a second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said. He disclosed this at the...

Buhari wants compulsory health insurance for corps members

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday issued a directive to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to ensure the enrolment of corps members in the National Health Insurance...

Doctors begin indefinite strike in Ondo over unpaid salaries

Doctors in Ondo State on Monday embarked on an indefinite strike following the non-payment of their salaries by the State Government. The doctors under the aegis of...

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN begins strike

Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) nationwide have embarked on an indefinite strike. The...

I strongly advocate regulation of social media — Governor Hope Uzodinma

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, says he is in full support of the Federal government’s plan to regulate social media. According to him, social media has been used...

Kano Hisbah destroys 2 million bottles of beer worth N200m

The operatives of Hisbah, led by the deputy governor Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, have destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer, worth N200 million on Sunday. DAILY NIGERIAN...

Okonjo-Iweala made to wait as WTO cancels meeting on appointment

Nigeria’s Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, will have to wait to know her fate as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This...

Hoodlums looted 100 AK-47 rifles in Lagos police stations – Force committee

Inspector-General of Police Committee on EndSARS Protest Damage Assessment has said that about 100 AK-47 rifles and 2,600 pieces of ammunition are missing as a result of...

Joe Biden Wins United States Presidential Election

Joe Biden, Democratic candidate in the United States presidential election, has won the race to the White House to become the 46th President of the America.He won by...

IGP orders withdrawal of police escorts from Fani-Kayode, Babachir, 58 others

The Inspector -General of Police , Mohammed Adamu , has ordered the immediate withdrawal of police personnel attached to billionaire businessman, Emeka Offor ; former...

Nigerian Police Arrests #EndSars Promoter At His Lagos Residence

Nigeria Police Force operatives on Saturday arrested Eromosele Peter Adene, one of the promoters of EndSARS protests. A video footage shows how the Edo State-born...

Biblically; Bride Price Should Only Be Paid For Virgins Not Non Virgins – Reno Omokri

Nigerian author, Social Commentator and Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has advised and stated reasons why bride price should only be paid for virgins. The Amazon...

Strike May Continue For Years – ASUU

The Coordinator ASUU Akure Zone, Professor Olu Olufayo, flanked by Chairmen of ASUU of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Ekiti State University and that...

EndSars Representatives In Lagos Withdraws From Panel Sitting To Protest Move By CBN

The Lagos State Judicial Panel Of Inquiry set up to address the issue of police brutality has been suspended over the freezing of the bank account of one of the youth...

Former US President, Barack Obama Appreciates The Nigerian Lady Who Helps In Conducting US Election

Obama, former US president appreciate a Nigerian Igbo girl who helps in conducting US election. The 2020 United States presidential election was the 59th quadrennial...

Russian President, Vladimir Putin Likely To Step Down In January

Russian President And Strong Man Vladimir Putin Likely To Step Down In January. The Russian President and Ex KGB Spy Vladimir Putin Might resign in January 2021. He is...

DSS, Soldiers Clampdown Protesters In Osogbo, Osun State

The protesters were on their Way to address a Press Conference at Rave FM when a bus conveying some strange-looking men stopped by. Some thugs alighted from the bus and...

NYSC hints on measures ahead of 2020 Batch B orientation

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says there will be strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols at orientation camps. The 2020 Batch B Stream one Orientation Course...

FRSC to carry guns now

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) operatives will begin to bear firearms to curtail the excesses of road users in Nigeria. The House of Representatives Committee made...

Police Teargas, Arrest Protesters At National Assembly Complex In Abuja

Some #ENDSARS protesters have been teargassed and arrested at the gate of National Assembly by the Nigeria Police. The demonstators gathered in front of the complex to...

6000 Prospective Corps Members To Resume Camp Nationwide

A total of 6,000 prospective members of the National Youth Service Corps are to resume for the 2020 “Batch B” one-year mandatory program of the scheme across...

Photonews: Uniosun Alumni, Fortune 18′ Holds Memorial Service For A Colleague Who Passed Away On Zoom

EXPOSITORY: How The United States Electoral College Works

Ahead of the election, political parties either choose electors at their national conventions, or they are voted for by the party’s central committee. As vote count...

Another Nigerian, Chukwuocha Wins Delaware House Of Representatives In US

Another Nigerian-American, Nnamdi Chukwuocha, has emerged as the winner of a seat in the Delaware State House of Representatives, under the Democratic Party in the 2020...

Katsina Governor, Masari, Receives Two Repentant Bandit Commanders In Government House, Begs Others To Surrender

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Wednesday received two repentant bandit leaders named Sale Turwa and Muhammed Sani Maidaji at the Government House in...

International Criminal Court Begins Probe Into Lekki Shooting

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has disclosed that it’s conducting a preliminary investigation into the events surrounding the #EndSARS protests and shooting of...

Another Nigerian, Agbaje, Wins Legislative Sit In United States

A Nigerian, Ms Esther Agbaje, has been elected into the Minnesota House of Representatives in Tuesday’s United States general elections.Agbaje won by a landslide,...

Young Nigerian-born Democrat, Oye, Elected As United States House Of Representative Member

SaharaReporters gathered the 31-year-old politician is the first Nigerian congressman in the country’s history. A Nigerian, Oye Owolewa, has been elected to the United...

Why There Is Still No Winner In US Presidential Election?

The winner of the U.S. presidential election is not yet clear as officials in multiple states count ballots, including large numbers of mail-in votes sent in as an...

US Election Update: Joe Biden maintains narrow lead

Joe Biden maintains narrow lead over Trump as America expects result from battleground states of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Georgia and North Carolina. Mail-in ballots are...

US election 2020: I’ll make history again – Trump declares

President Donald Trump has insisted that he is gunning for another history as Americans cast their votes on Tuesday. Trump wrapped up his campaign at a frenetic pace...

News update, Tuesday, 03/11/2020

**FG approves N5b bailout fund for airlines **Second COVID-19 outbreak imminent, health minister warns **EndSARS: Buhari directs engagements across geopolitical zones...

‘SANWO-OLU MUST STEP ASIDE AND SURRENDER TO ICC’ – AAC

(Being a press release of the African Action Congress (AAC) Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is very involved with the massacre committed through the Lekki shootings and...

New Police Unit, SWAT begins training

The Special Weapons And Tactics Squad, a police unit created to replace the disbanded and infamous unit, SARS, have officially commenced training. Recall the SWAT unit...

Retirees Block Highway In Calabar, Protest Non-payment Of Pensions

Pensioners in Cross River State have taken to the streets to protest the non-payment of their benefits to them by the state government since 2014. The pensioners, who...

WAEC Releases 2020 Results

The West African Examinations Council has released the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. WAEC had earlier delayed the release of the...

Meet The Nine Nigerian-Americans Contesting In United States Elections On Tuesday

As the United States of America heads to the polls on Tuesday, no less than nine Nigerian-Americans are on the ballot for various elective offices. Apart from the...

News update, Monday, 02/11/2020

**EndSARS: Now is time to restructure — Southern leaders **Nigeria will end impunity for crimes against journalists – Malami **Sanwo-Olu flags off reconstruction and...

Photonews: Sowore Returns To Force Headquarters To Resume EndSars Protest

Your protest will not be in vain – FG tells Nigerian youths

The Federal Government has assured Nigerian youths that the End SARS protests will not be in vain. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said this on...

Sanwo-Olu directs all civil servants to resume November 2

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed all public servants on Salary Grade Levels 1- 12, to resume work fully from Monday, November 2, 2020. The...

Gov Sanwo-Olu lifts curfew in Lagos with immediate effect

The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the curfew imposed on the state with immediate effect. This was contained in a press release signed by Gbenga...

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Imposes National Lockdown Until December 2 Over COVID-19 Spike

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has imposed a month-long lockdown in England expected to last until December 2. The new lockdown comes as a second wave of...

First James Bond Actor, Sean Connery, Dies At 90

Sean Connery, the first actor to play the iconic role of James Bond, has died at the age of 90. The Scottish actor went on to portray the character seven times. He died...

US forces conducts hostage rescue operation in Northern Nigeria

Quoting Pentagon sources, NBC News reporting that the United States of America forces have conducted a hostage rescue operation in northern Nigeria. The report says the...

Petrol tanker catches fire near Ogun Governor’s Office

A truck loaded with about 50 ,000 litres of petroleum was gutted by fire in front of Ogun State Governor’ s Office , Oke -Mosan, Abeokuta . The incident happened...

FG will make migration unattractive for doctors

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will do everything possible to discourage doctors from leaving the country . He said the...

Photonews: Body Of Suspected #LekkiMassacre Victim Found Washed Ashore In Lekki, Close To Scene Of Attack

Body Of Suspected #LekkiMassacre Victim Found Washed Ashore In Lekki Close To Scene Of Attack Carried Out By The Nigerian Army On Peaceful Protesters On October 20, 2020...

Lawyer Sues President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Others Over Shooting Of Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

A legal practitioner, Yusuf Temilola Nurudeen, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to court over the killing of peaceful...

Soldiers stop Lagos judicial panel from accessing military mortuary

Soldiers manning the gate at the Military Hospital in Ikoyi have stopped the Lagos judicial panel on EndSARS from assessing the hospital’s mortuary. The panel,...

ASUU Strike To Continue As Meeting With FG Deadlocked

The ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues as the meeting between the Federal Government and the leadership of ASUU held, late...

10 Vehicles Burnt As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Lagos

Scores of persons have been left injured after a petrol tanker exploded at Mile 2, along the Oshodi/Apapa Expressway in Lagos on Thursday.The incident left many vehicles...

If you are tired, come and enter government — Desmond Elliot tells youths

A video making rounds on social media show the moment Lagos legislator, Desmond Elliot called for a ‘change in narrative’ as regards the way some unruly behaviour is...

Lagos State Government Reopens Schools

The Lagos State Government has reopened private and public schools. Folashade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education in the state, in a statement on Thursday said schools...

End Attempts To Cover Up Lekki Massacre, Amnesty International Tells Nigerian Government

Amnesty International Asks President Buhari Why Were CCTV Cameras Dismantled In Advance? And Who Ordered Electricity To Be Turned Off Before The Army Opened FireAmnesty...

Protesters Threaten To Start Another Protest Bigger Than EndSARS

The federal government and the Nigerian Army have been warned that another protest will take place if soldiers who killed protesters at Lekki toll gate are not arrested...

Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria ex- finance minister, elected WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The...

WAEC announces new date to release result

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it postponed the release of the just concluded West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination...

“Lagos Govt Invited Us To Intervene In The EndSars Crisis” – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has finally revealed that it was summoned to the scene of protest at Lekki Toll Gate by the Lagos State Government. The army said this after initial...

BREAKING: Lagos Govt Invited Us To Intervene In EndSars Crisis – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army says the Lagos state government invited it to intervene in the fallout of the # EndSARS protest. Details later…

FG DECLARES THURSDAY OCTOBER 29, 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK EIDUL-MAWLID CELEBRATION

The Federal Government has declared Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the...

Oath Of Secrecy For Lagos Judicial Panel Is Illegal, Nigerians React

Nigerians on Twitter have condemned the oath of secrecy the Lagos State government is foisting on members of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry established to investigate...

Fire Guts Petrol Station In Lagos

A petrol station has been engulfed in fire in Lagos. The filling station along Ajayi Road, Ogba, Lagos, went up in flames in the early hours of Tuesday. The Head, Public...

If North had joined EndSARS protests , the story would have been different –Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has commended Nigerians from the northern part of the country, especially the youth, for not actively...

COVID-19 Palliatives: Govt officials came to my office to find buyers – GALADIMA

An elder statesman, Buba Galadima, has made an explosive revelation about COVID-19 palliatives. He spoke on Monday during an interview aired on AIT. Allegations of...