Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate - Presidency

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate – Presidency

The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried. The issue of El-ZakZaky is before the court in Kaduna and his supporters should focus on his on-going... read more »

Nigeria: Dancing Far Better than Imposing Sorrows,Treasury Looting, Adeleke Blasts Oyetola

Nigeria: Dancing Far Better than Imposing Sorrows,Treasury Looting, Adeleke...

People’s Democracy Party Governorship candidate in Osun State,  Senator Ademola Adeleke on Thursday chastined the state Governor,  Gboyega Oyetola over his unguarded utterances. Saying  dancing exude happiness and joy than imposing sorrows, untold hardship by looting public treasury. He... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force Appoints Branch Chiefs, Redeploys AOCs

Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force Appoints Branch Chiefs, Redeploys AOCs

In a bid to adopt effective operational system, the Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed 2 Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers. In a statement from its spokesman, Air commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said the new appointments take effect from 19th... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC, Lottery Commission to Partner on Intelligence Gathering

Nigeria: EFCC, Lottery Commission to Partner on Intelligence Gathering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, has resolved a collaboration towards the achievement of their respective mandates. Speaking on Wednesday during a courtesy visit of the management team of National Lottery Regulatory Commission... read more »

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Lagos Public Works Begins Massive Roads Rehabilitation

In fulfilment of Lagos State governor,  Babajide  Sanwo-Olu on zero tolerance  for potholes, the Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC)  has commenced full-scale routine repair and rehabilitation of roads across the state. Engr. Olufemi Daramola, the General... read more »

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Nigeria: Get Obasanjo Arrested, He Doesn’t Mean Well for the Country – Miy...

In a letter dated July 15, Obasanjo asked the president to take decisive action on insecurity, saying the situation could degenerate into a full-blown crisis if not tackled appropriately. Obasanjo said rather than “hammer” the farmer-herder crisis, the impression... read more »

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Nigerians Must Get Involved in Active Youth Engagement Says Lagos Lawmaker

In commemoration of 2019 World Youth Skills Day, a member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has called on Nigerians to get involved in active youth engagement, saying this would help achieving sustainable... read more »

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Opinion: You are a Disgrace to the Noble Yoruba Ancestry - Nnamdi Kanu to Tinubu

Opinion: You are a Disgrace to the Noble Yoruba Ancestry – ...

You cannot sacrifice the blood of your brethren on the shrine of your greed, conceit and unbridled 2023 presidential political ambition. You are a disgrace to the noble Yoruba ancestry. You allow... read more »

Nigeria: Pension Fund Administrators Exploiting Pensioners

Nigeria: Pension Fund Administrators Exploiting Pensioners

Nigerian workers have been faced with different challenges over the years. All of these challenges hinge around government’s insensitivity to their plight. We have heard stories of pensioners not receiving their pensions and we have even heard of those that collapse and even die while waiting to be paid. Given all of these, Nigerian workers... read more »

World Youth Skills Day: FG Tasked To Include Skill Acqu...

World Youth Skills Day: FG Tasked To Include Skill Acquisition in School Curriculum

In a bid to encourage entrepreneurship and improve country’s economy, the federal and state governments have been urged to accommodate skills acquisition... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special ...

Sanwo-Olu Transmits 25 names of Commissioners, Special Advisers to State Assembly for Screening

In fulfilment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted... read more »

Lekki Toll: Lagos Residents, Motorists Commends Sanwo-O...

Lekki Toll: Lagos Residents, Motorists Commends Sanwo-Olu's Decision on Electronic System

Residents and motorist in Lagos have commended the State Government for proposing a “touch and go” electronic payment system that will allow... read more »

Agriculture
Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by Northern Youths

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUG...

Following the decision taken by President Buhari to suspend RUGA implementation, a group known as the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has given the President and Southern Governors 30 days to do... read more »

Opinion Buhari's Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

Opinion Buhari’s Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

On October 18, 1990, the United States, in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), predicted the end of a country which was behaving almost as Nigeria is behaving now. It said, “Yugoslavia will cease to function as a federal state within a year, and will probably dissolve within two. Economic reform will not stave off the breakup. A full-scale... read more »

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotech...

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers T...

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United... read more »

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger...

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria and all the other developing countries of the world will continue to experience hunger if they fail to shift from depending on imported foreign... read more »

Algeria
Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership champions Manchester City has finally signed Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for £60 million on a 5-year deal. This amount is about €68m or $80m. The signing finally put to rest the... read more »

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

Sports: ManCity to Sign Mahrez for £60m

After failing to sign the Leicester City play maker in the last transfer window, Premier league champions Manchester City is now set to close the deal for about £60m. This deals is expected to be concluded before the World Cup begins. Man City is also expected to sign Napoli midfielder, Jorginho for about £42m. Interestingly, none of these two... read more »

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Biafra
Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing - Nnamdi Kanu to Atiku

Nigeria: Let Buhari Be Subjected to DNA Testing – Nnamdi Ka...

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, who is on the search list of the Nigerian government, has decided to offer a legal advice to the candidate of the Peoples... read more »

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Biafra: Justice Binta Orders the Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Trial for Treason Charges to Continue

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and directed that his trial on charges of treasonable felony should proceed in his absence. The judge, whose decision was anchored on the provisions of Section 352(4) of the Administrative of Criminal... read more »

Nigeria: Kaduna State Commissioner Calls Prof. Okechukw...

A commissioner commissioner of Women Affairs & Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat M Baba, has referred to Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu as a... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions...

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms Met

In a surprising turn of events a day to the elections, it appears that IPOB has called off its decision to boycott the elections. In a tweet released on Nnamdi... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Insists on Boycotting the 2019 General El...

Nigeria: IPOB Insists on Boycotting the 2019 General Elections

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that its position on boycotting the 2019 elections has not changed. In a statement... read more »

Boko Haram
Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombi...

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in multiple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers... read more »

Communique: The Yoruba's Stand on Buhari's Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria

Communique: The Yoruba’s Stand on Buhari’s Revocation of Licensed Guns in Nigeria

Communique issued Today 25th of May 2019 at the end of the meeting of The Yoruba Summit Group. Present at the meeting which took place at Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s house, were the host and patron, Chief Ayo Adebanjo himself Chief Supo Sonibare, Senator Dr Femi Okurounmu, Dr Mrs Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu Mr Yinka Odumakin, Bashorun Akin Osuntokun,... read more »

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrori...

Boko Haram: Troops Raid Terrorist Camp, Kill 14 Terrorist, Free 21 Captives

Following the hijack of a bus with about 20 passengers on Wednesday, the troops of 192 Battalion of 26 Task Force Brigade of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, working... read more »

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with abo...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Strikes Again, Hijacks Bus with about 20 Passengers

About 20 people have been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists when their bus was hijacked at Maiduguri, Borno State on Wednesday. According to reports, the... read more »

Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded B...

Nigeria: Suspected Kidnappers of Chibok Girls Paraded By the Police

The Nigerian Police today paraded eight men who are suspected to have been part of the kidnapping of the Chibok girls. The eight suspects were part of a group... read more »

Breaking News
Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick Confirmation by Senate

Breaking News: Buhari Seeks to Confirm Tanko as CJN, Urges Quick ...

Following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council that Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad be confirmed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted in the deaths of at least two individuals. The protest is again to call the Nigerian government to obey the several court orders that have asked that El... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Govern...

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the... read more »

Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFC...

Breaking News: Rochas Okorocha and Wife Arrested by EFCC Operatives

Barely 24 hours after vacating office as the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and his wife have both been arrested by men of the Economic and Financial... read more »

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gub...

Breaking News: Tribunal Declares PDP Winner of Osun Gubernatorial Election

The Election Petitions Tribunal set up for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the election. The three-member... read more »

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Business
We're Committed to Making Ogun State Investment Choice Destination - Abiodun

We’re Committed to Making Ogun State Investment Choice Des...

The Ogun State governor, Prince  Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday said that the state is irrevocably committed to ensuring that it becomes the investment choice of the country and the world. He disclosed... read more »

Lagos State Partners Netherlands on Health, Education, Water Transportation

Lagos State Partners Netherlands on Health, Education, Water Transportation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to partner with Netherlands on health, Education, technology, trade, tourism and infrastructure. Sanwo-Olu stated this while playing host to the team led by Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade, Development and Cooperation, Mrs Sigrid Kaag who paid... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with ...

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with Sambo as NHIS boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo to replace Usman Yusuf as the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme... read more »

Lagos: Relatives of Deceased LGs/SUBEB Staff Receive In...

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The families of 197 deceased staff of local governments and the State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB) received letters of Insurance benefits from Lagos... read more »

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me...

Press Release: The Issuance of Bench Warrant Against Me Is an Abuse of Process Taken Too Far- Innoson

Filed Notice of Appeal and Motion for Stay of Execution Against The Order. The issuance of bench warrant against me by the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos,... read more »

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Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He's Not a Nigerian - APC to Election Tribunal

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He’s Not a Nigerian – APC ...

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the winner of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election, has filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku not Constitutionally Qualified to Contest, He was Born in Cameroon

Nigeria: Atiku not Constitutionally Qualified to Contest, He was Born in Cameroon

Only natural born citizens by birth are valid and eligible source of producing a president in Nigeria. In an interesting twist, a news brought to the fore by Nnamdi Kanu regarding Atiku’s birth appears to have brought up a constitutional concern. Following this revelation, a bishop wrote an article on Facebook explaining the constitutional... read more »

Corruption
Put Anti-corruption Commitments into Practice - Transparency International Urges African Govts.

Put Anti-corruption Commitments into Practice – Transparenc...

Transparency International has urged government of Africa counties to put anti-corruption commitments into practice through investigation , prosecution and sanction of all reported cases of... read more »

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Though FG initially expressed its intention to produce a total of six witnesses to substantiate all the allegations it... read more »

Opinion: How the 2019 Presidential Election in Nigeria ...

“You will know the truth and the truth will set you free.” (John 8:32). In the 2015 presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari of the APC was awarded... read more »

Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappea...

Nigeria: Okorie Drags Zenith Bank to CBN Over ‘Disappearance’ of $64.1 Million

An alleged disappearance of over $64 million from the vaults of the Zenith Bank has landed the multinational financial services provider in trouble. Zenith... read more »

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Ass...

Opinion: Forget Onnoghen; Let’s Talk about Buhari’s Asset Declaration Fraud by Farooq Kperogi

Buhari’s asset declaration fraud is more damning than Onnoghen’s, yet it is Onnoghen who has been illegally “suspended” and pilloried in the media.... read more »

Crime
Sanwo-Olu Orders Investigation into Lagos Poly Crisis, Vows to Deal with Troublemakers

Sanwo-Olu Orders Investigation into Lagos Poly Crisis, Vows to De...

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, constituted a visitation Panel with a task to investigate all contentious issues that are setting the staff union against the management of Lagos State... read more »

Sand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referral Centers

Nigeria: Stand Foundation Advocates for Sexual Assault and Referral Centers (SARC)

STAND Foundation has called for the establishment of Sexual Assault and Referral Centers (SARC) dedicated to offer Medicare, and emotional support to the victims of any sexual assaults in the country. Barr. Olusayo Adeleye, Executive Director STAND FOUNDATION disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday. She said these centres would take up the... read more »

Opinion: Let’s Talk RUGA aka Fulani Cattle Colonies by ...

Opinion: Let’s Talk RUGA aka Fulani Cattle Colonies by Nnamdi Elekwachi

The Buhari Administration has commenced construction of Cattle Colonies, rebranded “RUGA” in 36 States of Nigeria. The project has started in Kotongora,... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Pipeline Explosion Attributed to Acts of...

Nigeria: Lagos Pipeline Explosion Attributed to Acts of Vandalism

…..nolmacy now restored to the community A fresh pipeline explosion which occurred on Monday at Gloryland Community in Isheri – Olofin, Egbe – Idimu... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha’s Arrest

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha's Arrest

Following the news making the rounds regarding the arrest of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by operatives of the EFCC, the commission has come... read more »

Economy
Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board

Nigeria: Kachikwu Out, Dr Thomas John In As Chairman NNPC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr Thomas John as the acting alternate chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of the... read more »

Nigeria: Osinbajo is a Liar - Reno Omokri

Nigeria: Osinbajo is a Liar – Reno Omokri

Former assistant former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has taken to his Twitter account to call out Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, calling him an outright liar. In a series of tweets, Reno noted that Nigeria was worse off under the Buhari-Osinbajo administration. He wrote: “@ProfOsinbajo claimed in USA that @GeJonathan did nothing... read more »

Nigeria: Mele Kyari Takes Over From Baru As NNPC GMD

Nigeria: Mele Kyari Takes Over As NNPC GMD

7 others take on replace previous chief operating officers. In a statement released by Ndu Ughamadu, the spokesperson of NNPC on Thursday morning, President... read more »

World: Want to Lose Money? Put it to Work in Nigeria. &...

World: Want to Lose Money? Put it to Work in Nigeria. - Forbes

In five years, the Nigeria ETF has blown up, now down over 74.5%. Equity investment between 2013 and 2018 has fallen from around $2.9 billion in 2013 to... read more »

Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till ...

Nigeria: Oil Exploration in the North to Continue Till Oil is Found - GMD NNPC

Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said oil exploration in northern Nigeria will continue... read more »

Education
Lagos Govt Announces New Date for 2019/20 Entrance Exam to Public Schools

Lagos Govt Announces New Date for 2019/20 Entrance Exam to Public...

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has announced new dates for the 2019/2020 Entrance Examinations into the State Model Colleges and Upgraded Schools, the Placement Test into JSS 1 in all Public... read more »

Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Nigeria: School Building Collapse in Lagos, Many Feared Dead

Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning at Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island. As part of effort to rescue the trapped pupils who were wailing under the rubbles, men of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, Lagos State Fire Service,... read more »

Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU...

Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU at 14 Years, Raises Suspicion

Nigeria’s new finance minister, Mrs Zainab Shamshuna Ahmed who replaced Kemi Adeosun has sparked off fresh controversy following the scrutiny of her... read more »

South Africa: Girl School’s Naked Cultural Perfor...

South Africa: Girl School's Naked Cultural Performance Sparks Outrage

A video of some school girls performing at a competition wearing very skimpy outfits, has sparked serious outrage. The outfit which leaves the breasts and... read more »

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG’s Speech?

Nigeria: What Happened to the IG's Speech?

A video of the Nigerian Inspector of Police, Idris Ibrahim, fumbling badly with his speech has been trending online. The speech was given on May 14 2018 at the... read more »

Egypt
World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi...

The Egyptian team lost 1:2 to Saudi Arabia, ending their World Cup campaign without a win. Having earlier lost to Uruguay and Russia, they ended without a single point. Salah opened scoring in the... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt's Exit

World Cup: Uruguay Wins Saudi Arabia 1:0, Confirms Egypt’s Exit

Uruguay won the Saudis by a lone goal to confirm their qualification to the round of 16 and Egypt’s exit from the tournament. In one of those tough permutations, Egypt would have stood a chance had Saudi Arabia won Uruguay. Luis Suarez’s 23rd minute strike was all Uruguay needed win the match.With Uruguay’s win, Egypt is now... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts Russia

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts, Russia

The Egyptians playing with their star player, Salah were defeated 3:1 by hosts Russia. The first half of the encounter ended goal-less but things changed when... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

In a keenly contested encounter, the Uruguayans narrowly edged past the Egyptian team by a lone goal. Just when fans were settling for a goal-less draw, Jose... read more »

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

Five countries will be flying the flag for Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. These countries include: Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and... read more »

Entertainment
Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If...

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if institutions of... read more »

Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

The newly elected governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has married a third wife barely 24 hours after he was sworn into office. He got married to Ummi Adama Gaidam, the daughter of Ibrahim Gaidam, the immediate past governor of the state. This means that the past governor handed over to his son-in-law. The marriage is thought to be more of a... read more »

Nigeria: US Legend Cars, Constituted Authority to Name ...

Nigeria: US Legend Cars, Constituted Authority to Name Winner of the Presidential Elections

In a series of tweets that has left social media buzzing, the APC through its official Twitter handle has stated that a US based sports car manufacturer, US... read more »

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

Nigeria: Snake Attacks Pastor In Abuja

A deliverance pastor in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, who was recently attacked by a mysterious big snake, says no form of attack will stop him from... read more »

Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Presenter Diplomatic OPJ Resi...

Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Presenter Diplomatic OPJ Resigns Following Government Pressure On Wazobia FM

I Opute Pius Junior popularly known as DIPLOMATIC OPJ hereby wield this medium to officially announce to the public and our teeming fans that I and my radio... read more »

Environment
Lagos Govt charges CBS Drivers to Obey Traffic Rules

Lagos Govt charges CBS Drivers to Obey Traffic Rules

The Managing Director of the Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL), Mr. Idowu Oguntona has charged the newly trained Civil Service Staff Bus Drivers to obeyed all traffic rules in the state Oguntona,... read more »

Lagos: LASEMA Advises Contractors on Building Construction

Lagos: LASEMA Advises Contractors on Building Construction

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has reiterated the need for all the building contractors and developers in the State to always abide by the State’s building codes and regulations before and during building constructions to prevent the unnecessary collapse of buildings and subsequent loss of lives and property. The Chief... read more »

Nigeria: Osinbajo Expresses Satisfaction on Apapa Road ...

Nigeria: Osinbajo Expresses Satisfaction on Apapa Road Clearance

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed satisfaction at the level of Truck clearance achieved in the Apapa axis, saying the Federal Government was... read more »

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Denies Promising to Fix Apapa Grid-L...

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Denies Promises to Fix Apapa Grid-Lock in 60 days

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made a U-turn, insisting that he never promised to solve the Apapa gridlock crisis in 60 days. The governor said... read more »

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State’...

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State's Security Architecture

Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday promised to address the emerging security challenges facing the state through an overhaul of the... read more »

Fashion
Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

It’s an already known fact that the kit of the Nigerian Super Eagles took center stage. Following in this path, the Super Eagles traveled to Russia in a stylish traditional outfit that is... read more »

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle's Kit Sells Out On First Day

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit Sells Out On First Day

The replica of the Nigerian Super Eagle’s kit which was released for sale to the public on June 1 has sold out on the first day with about three million pre-orders. People were seen queuing up outside Nike’s store in London in a bid to get the kit which sold for £64.95 (about N32,000). The Nigerian kit appears to have won them new... read more »

Fitness and Wellbeing
A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Because He Can W...

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run for a second term having trekked for 800... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a Whooping 800 Meters

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a “Whooping” 800 Meters

In an obvious attempt at showing Nigerians and the world that he is indeed fit, President Buhari today trekked the whole of 800 meters home. Buhari had gone to a mosque in his hometown Daura for Eid el-Kabir prayer after which he trekked home. The distance of the mosque to his home is about 800 meters. 800 meters is the about the same as walking... read more »

Food
Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic 'Ponmo'

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘Ponmo’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday destroyed a truckload of toxic “ponmo” which was seized a few days ago at Ijegun by the Igando/Ikotun Police Command. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of... read more »

Food: Five Fall Superfoods

Food: Five Fall Superfoods

Fall is the perfect time to punch up your diet. The harvest season offers a bumper crop of delicious local produce, much of which is nutritionally dense, high in fibre and inexpensive, too. Embrace autumn’s bounty and kick-start your family menus with these dietitian-recommended superfoods. Squash Superpowers: “Squash is high in fibre,... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen
NIgeria: UK Rreport Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians

Nigeria: UK Report Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Chr...

The global independent report on the persecution of Christians authored by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen Bishop of Truro in the United Kingdom was recently concluded and submitted to the Government... read more »

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified as the work of the “devil”. Orton made the appeal appeal on Saturday at the NKST Church, Iortyer in Makurdi, capital of the state. He encouraged the people to participate in a... read more »

Opinion: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elec...

Nigeria: Questions Buhari Should Answer before the Elections

With the current exchanges of verbal batons across political parties, there is no doubt that the 2019 general elections are presenting the nation a lot... read more »

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

The Kaduna state commissioner of police sunday confirmed that 52 cows were crushed to death by an kaduna-Abuja bound train. Addressing a press conference in... read more »

Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as ̶...

Nigeria: Presidency Describes Punch Newspapers as "Disrespectful of the President and His Office"

The Presidency has described the Punch Newspapers as “disrespectful of the President and his office”. This was in response to an editorial... read more »

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Ghana
Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

Nigeria: Learn from Ghanaian President, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the benefit of his state visit to Ghana to draw lessons from his Ghanaian counterpart, President Nana Akufo-Addo on how to... read more »

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

Ghana: Ghana Issues Lassa Fever Alert

The government of Ghana has issued an alert, warning members of the public on the possible outbreak of Lassa fever. Ghana Health Services (GHS) also cautioned all Divisional Directors, Regional Deputy Directors of the Service and public health care facilities of the likelihood of outbreaks of Lassa fever. The GHS in a release explained the disease... read more »

Human Rights
Nigeria: Senator Elisha's Act, A show of Shame - Barrister Adeleye

Nigeria: Senator Elisha’s Act, A show of Shame – Bar...

A lawyer and human rights defender, Olusayo Adeleye on Wednesday condemned the barbaric action of Senator Elisha Aboo, senator representing Adamawa-North Senatorial Districts who publicly assaulted a... read more »

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai's Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal

Nigeria: Court Rules El-Rufai’s Plan to Licence PFN Pastors in Kaduna Illegal

A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) using the Religious Regulatory Bill is a gross violation of their fundamental human rights, which guarantees freedom of association and freedom of religion. Thus, inconsistent with the... read more »

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Afri...

Nigeria: Foundation Urges Humanitarian Agencies on Africa Child Right's Promotion

STAND Foundation has urged humanitarian agencies in the Africa continent to keep working to promote, protect and enforce the rights of children, creating a... read more »

SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Z...

SASU Condemns the Violent and Criminal Actions of the Zimbabwean Government on its People and Student Leaders

The Southern African Student Union (SASU) is utterly disgusted and dismayed by the ongoing criminal behaviour being carried out by security forces in Zimbabwe.... read more »

Africa: Impose Sanctions on France and Other Countries ...

Africa: Impose sanctions on France and Other Countries that Impoverish Africa - Di Maio to the EU

He said France had “never stopped colonising tens of African states”. Luigi di Maio called on the European Union to impose sanctions on France for... read more »

Inspirational
Judiciary
Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Ga...

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal resumed sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding Justice of... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari's Certificate Issue

Nigeria: Atiku, PDP Election Petition Includes Buhari’s Certificate Issue

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The 141-page petition contained five grounds, one of which resuscitates... read more »

Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC’...

Nigeria: Supreme Court Declares Rivers State APC's Primaries Illegal

The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the order of a Federal High Court in Port-Harcourt, which last year barred the All Progressive Congress (APC) from... read more »

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize an...

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country - Niger Delta Agitators

A coalition known as the Niger Delta Agitators has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding what they term the harassment of the Chief Justice of... read more »

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before ...

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

We are not just challenging jurisdiction, we are even challenging the jurisdiction of this tribunal to even snif that charge – Olanipekun (SAN) The... read more »

Justice
Opinion: INEC Server - The Trap that Caught Baba, INEC and APC

Opinion: INEC Server – The Trap that Caught Baba, INEC and ...

This INEC hide & seek game has become nothing but comical… Stage 1: INEC discovered late that they didn’t cover their dirty tracks very well and that Atiku has already gotten some... read more »

Opinion: New IGP - Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi

Opinion: New IGP – Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi

In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised ‘Arewacentricity’ of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly southerners, asked why I was bothered since I’m a northern Muslim who is “favored” by such appointments—“favored,” that is, on the emotional... read more »

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nig...

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nigeria by Achike Chude

In any society that predominantly seeks excellence, it should be standard practice that every infraction, especially those by public officials is investigated.... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arrai...

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday

The Federal Government has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, to immediately vacate his exalted office as head of the nation’s... read more »

Nigeria: Should Buhari probe the Power Sector, OBJ Won&...

Nigeria: Should Buhari probe the Power Sector, OBJ Won't Escape Prosecution - Oshiomole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo would not escape prosecution if... read more »

Kenya
Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Africa: Africa looks for something new out of Trump

Donald Trump will welcome Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta to the White House on Monday for what will be only the second one-on-one meeting the US president has held with an African leader since he took... read more »

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again - Trump, Speaking About Buhari

World: I Never Want to Meet Someone as Lifeless Again – Trump, Speaking About Buhari

“I never want to meet someone so lifeless again”. This according to Financial Times was what Donald Trump, President of the United States said to an aid after President Buhari’s much touted visit to the United States Months back. This revelation is coming on the heels of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta’s scheduled... read more »

Lagos News
World Population Day: Lagos Lawmaker Seeks Government Intervention on Population Control

World Population Day: Lagos Lawmaker Seeks Government Interventio...

A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 on Thursday seek government intervention to control Nigeria’s increased population. Yishawu... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday visited victims of the recent Ijegun pipeline fire incident who are receiving treatment at the Trauma and Burns Unit of the Gbagada General Hospital. The Governor, in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, sympathised with families of the victims and also appraised recuperation of the... read more »

Legislature
Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections - Senator Lawal Shuaibu to Oshiomhole

Nigeria: You were not Brought in to Lose Elections – Senato...

Embattled chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress seems to be sinking each day as speculations of his removal as chairman of the party continues to gain momentum. The results of the just... read more »

Nigeria: Senate Overrules Buhari, Passes Seven Bills He Earlier Rejected

Nigeria: Senate Overrules Buhari, Passes Seven Bills He Earlier Rejected

The Senate has passed seven of the at least 16 bills rejected so far this year by President Muhammadu Buhari. The bills are the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Bill, National Research and Innovation Council Bill, Stamp Duties Act (Amendment) Bill, National Agricultural Seed Council Bill,... read more »

Life
Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Breaking News: Shehu Shagari Dies at 93

Nigeria’s second republic President Alhaji Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. Shagari passed on this morning at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness. He became the President... read more »

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His Death

Nigeria: Ras Kimono’s Wife Dies Three Months After His Death

Efemena Okedi, the wife of late Raggae artiste, Chux Ohai, aka Ras Kimono, is dead. The death of the 42-year-old is coming three weeks after her husband was buried. Ras Kimono had slumped at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Saturday, June 9, 2018, and died the following day at a Lagos hospital. The Under Pressure crooner was aged... read more »

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain I...

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.

“Who is that?” He asked with feigned shock etched vividly on his face. “That White Man over there!” she said pointing at me. I looked up from my desk... read more »

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

My Mum Abused Me Physically, Verbally and Spiritually

African parents abuse their children all in the name of home training and discipline. I saw an article online and I totally agree with it. African parents... read more »

World: Human rights gone wrong – The case of sex ...

World: Human rights gone wrong - The case of sex selection

In a perfect world, sex selection would not exist. Parents would not prefer a male child, even to achieve a gender balance in their offspring. Vulnerable women... read more »

Lifestyle
Magazine
Morocco
World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

Morocco ended their World Cup campaign with a fiery performance which saw them holding Spain to a 2:2 draw. Morocco opened scoring in the 14th minute through Boutaib and Isco leveled things up for... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

Morocco has become the first African side to fully crash out of the tournament following a 1:0 defeat to Portugal today. Ronaldo’s 4th minute header was sufficient to seal the win for the Portuguese and a ticket home for the Moroccans. After the match, the Moroccan coach said “We qualified for a World Cup after 20 years and we’ve... read more »

Music
News
N50m Saved as AbdulRazaq Approves Completion of Secretariat Complex

N50m Saved as AbdulRazaq Approves Completion of Secretariat Compl...

….Project ready in August Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday approved immediate release of N350m for the completion of the New Kwara State Secretariat Complex in... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Internal Memo Shows that Voter Accreditation was Uploaded to Server

Nigeria: INEC Internal Memo Shows that Voter Accreditation was Uploaded to Server

An internal circular of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has indicated that the commission transmitted voter information from smart card readers to a central server during the 2019 presidential elections. The document, which was first posted on social media by Reno Omokri, an opposition PDP operative, on Wednesday afternoon,... read more »

Press Release: For the Records – What VP Osinbajo...

Press Release: For the Records - What VP Osinbajo Said on Kidnapping

Nowhere was the word exaggerated used Our attention has been drawn to misleading reports in a section of the media purportedly made by and attributed to Vice... read more »

Opinion: Osinbajo Takes His Lying Spree to America R...

Opinion: Osinbajo Takes His Lying Spree to America - Reno Omokri

My attention has been drawn to statements by the so called Pastor Yemi Osinbajo, the deputy to General Muhammadu Buhari, in New York where, as usual, he made... read more »

Opinion: It’s Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yak...

Opinion: It's Time for INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, to Resign - Femi Aribisala

This is no longer a question of nullifying the election. The only option left is to declare Atiku Abubakar outright as the elected president of Nigeria. The... read more »

Nigeria
Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole

Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole by Fem...

What we have in Nigeria is government of the government by the government and for the government. The Nigeria of today is stranger than fiction.  The government has just legally declared June 12... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the second phase of the 2019 Polio Vaccination Campaign which was preceded by a sensitisation training for health reporters and journalists, ahead of the statewide polio vaccine administration. Speaking at the training exercise on Monday,... read more »

Nigeria: LASG Closes Mile 2 Road to Tincan Island Ports...

Nigeria: LASG Closes Mile 2 Road to Tincan Island Ports for Repairs

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced the closure of the road from Mile 2 to Tincan Island Ports with immediate effect. The closure which is to allow... read more »

Nigeria: Chinedum Orji, Theodore Orji’s Son Emerg...

Nigeria: Chinedum Orji, Theodore Orji's Son Emerges Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly

Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker. His is the son of... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makka...

Nigeria: President Buhari to Attend OIC Summit in Makkah

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The 14th... read more »

Opinion
Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President ...

Today, Nigeria will inaugurate an illegitimate president who unashamedly stole someone else’s electoral mandate in broad daylight. Buhari (whom most people now call “Buharig” because of the... read more »

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

There are indications today’s APC government is not averse to using the Shugaba playbook on Atiku. These are very interesting times in Nigeria.  The APC government has reportedly won a major election, but it is finding it difficult, if not impossible, to celebrate and enjoy its victory.  Before the champagne could be uncorked, Atiku Abubakar... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential...

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election - Femi Aribisala

What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019... read more »

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu ...

Opinion: Crisis and the Visibility of PMB by Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde

When King Edward VIII abdicated the British throne and his brother, Albert, took over as King George VI in 1937, it dawned on the new King and his wife,... read more »

Opinion: Integrity – The True Loser of 2019 Presi...

Opinion: Integrity - The True Loser of 2019 Presidential Polls

Even before the polls were counted, president Muhammadu Buhari was 100% confident he was going to win. From where will that confidence be in a nation hardly... read more »

Photos
Politics
Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency - Keyamo

Nigeria: WAEC Certificate Not Required for Presidency – Key...

Festus Keyamo has argued that one does not need to have a WAEC certificate to become President of Nigeria. Keyamo made this assertion while featuring as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Medical Tourism Yearly

Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Medical Tourism Yearly

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the huge amount Nigerians spend annually seeking medical care outside the country. The President expressed his concern at the inauguration of new participants of the Senior Executive Course of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS). Buhari, who was represented by... read more »

Nigeria: Blame Past Governments for Nigeria’s Lac...

Nigeria: Blame Past Governments for Nigeria's Lack of Progress - Prof. Osinbajo

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that the major problem facing Nigeria is lack of integrity on the part of its leaders. Prof. Osinbajo said the... read more »

Nigeria: No Country Has Perfect Elections – INEC ...

Nigeria: No Country Has Perfect Elections - INEC to the U.S

In a response to the reports the U.S on the 2019 general elections, INEC has said that there is no country in the world that has a perfect election. This... read more »

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Result of the Presidential Elect...

Nigeria: Atiku Rejects Result of the Presidential Elections

Atiku has roundly rejected the results announced by INEC that declared incumbent President Buhari the winner. In a statement to the nation he... read more »

Press Statement
Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Mond...

The Independent Electoral Commission has postponed to opening of the national collation center to 11am Monday morning. The commission had earlier told reporters that the collation center will be... read more »

Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

Nigeria: PDP Demands Immediate Release of Kwara Senator Ibrahim

…Charges Members To Resist Intimidation The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) demands the immediate and unconditional release of our Kwara South Senatorial candidate, Senator Rufai Ibrahim and other members of the party framed-up, arrested and detained by the Police in Kwara state. The PDP holds that the continued detention of Senator Ibrahim on... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians ...

Nigeria: President Buhari's Address to Nigerians on the Eve of the Presidential Elections

For a president who has not been known to relish speaking to Nigerians, these last few days have witnessed more addresses than Nigerians ever thought possible.... read more »

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

Breaking News: Elections Postponed to 23rd February

After the initial denials by INEC, it has officially come out to announce the postponement of today’s scheduled elections to the 23rd of February. See... read more »

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. S...

Nigeria: A Message from U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington

The United States Embassy in Nigeria wishes to reiterate unequivocally that we are not taking sides in Nigeria’s election.   We do not support any party or... read more »

Religion
Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buh...

A northern or southern president cannot solve our problems, a Nigerian president can. You can’t have excuses and results. Sentiments don’t solve problems; they compound them. Every... read more »

Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant - Femi Fani-Kayode

Opinion: The Desperate Agenda of an Evil Tyrant – Femi Fani-Kayode

Much has been brewing in the circles of power of our nation in recent weeks. Permit me to share some of my findings with my readers today. The rest will come later. Key players and leaders in the international community have warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to run for a second term but he has refused to listen. That is why he was in the... read more »

Nigeria: Pst Chris Okotie Declares Intention to Contest...

Nigeria: Pst Chris Okotie Declares Intention to Contest the 2019 Presidency

Popular Nigerian Pastor, Chris Okotie has officially declared his intention to contest for the 2019 Presidency. Speaking in his Church today, he said his... read more »

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed –...

Nigeria: Yemi Osinbajo is a Very Sick Man Indeed - Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode has described the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a very sick man. This description came on the heels of the Vice Presidents... read more »

Nigeria: Ex-President Jonathan Did A Lot for the North ...

Nigeria: Ex-President Jonathan Did A Lot for the North - Sheikh Gumi

Radical Muslim cleric, Ahmad Gumi has openly confessed that ex-president Jonathan did a lot for the north. In a Ramadan tafsir sermon in which he thoroughly... read more »

Security
Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Nigeria: Tompolo Denies Endorsing Buhari

Following an earlier report that the one-time militant, Tompolo along with others endorsed the candidacy of Buhari for presidency, he has come out to deny this claim. In a short statement, Tompolo... read more »

PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Help You

Press Release: PDP To Buhari Presidency: False Alarm Will Not Help You

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says no amount of fabrications, false alarm, blackmail and resort to violence by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Presidency can sway Nigerians or help their plots to rig the 2019 Presidential election. The party says the Buhari Presidency’s fresh attempt to use its chief propagandist, the... read more »

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process o...

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Must be Held to Account - US

As the Nigerian general elections looms close, the United States Government yesterday fired a cautioning shot to all actors, warning that “those who... read more »

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers E...

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers Each N500,000 by Churchill Umoren

…Army chief Buratai implores the media to take it easy and not pursue “negative” stories about it. Last week Army spokesman, Lt. Col SK... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy – by Mi...

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy - by Mike Ozekhome

A press statement by Mike Ozekhome’s chambers on the unconstitutional siege laid by the Nigerian Police on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, at no 11... read more »

Senegal
World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

World Cup: Senegal Drops Out, Loses 0:1 to Colombia

Senegal has crashed out of the World Cup after losing 0:1 to Colombia. Senegal was Africa’s last representative in the tournament which means no African side made it out of the groups. A 74th... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

World Cup: Senegal Draws 2:2 with Japan

Senegal has drawn 2:2 with Japan in their second group match. The Senegalese opened scoring in the 11th minute through a Sadio Mane tap in. 23 minutes later, The Japanese leveled up the score through Takashi Inui ending the first half in a 1:1 draw. In the second half, Senegal took the lead in the 71st minute through Moussa Wague. However, the... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

Senegal defeated Poland by 2:1 to give Africa its first win in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. Senegal’s first goal was put down as an own goal after a... read more »

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Football: Mane Fires in 3 as Liverpool Thrash Porto 5:0

Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a 5-0 thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday to march towards the Champions... read more »

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Football: Senegal banned from Nations Cup after riot

Senegal have been disqualified from the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a riot forced the abandonment of Saturday’s home tie with Ivory Coast. It is not... read more »

Seychelles
South Africa
South African: President Zuma Resigns

South African: President Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.. The BBC reports that Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday... read more »

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigeria: Multi Choice, DSTV/GOTV to Shut Down

Nigerian authorities have notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOTV that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year. According to a letter to that effect (seen by Daily Times reporter) issued on Tuesday by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation(NBC), the license issued to them in 2014 by... read more »

Sport
José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst start in 28 years

José Mourinho sacked by Manchester United after worst start in 28...

José Mourinho has been sacked as Manchester United manager following Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool, ending a tenure that began in May 2016. United finally lost patience with a head coach who... read more »

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Sports: Victor Moses Quits International Football

Nigeria’s ace winger and Chelsea player Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football. Moses who will turn 28 in December says he has had his best times wearing the Nigerian green and white colors. In a statement he released on Twitter, Victor Moses said he felt it was time for him to leave the stage so the younger... read more »

Sports: Emmanuel Amuneke Appointed Tanzania’s Hea...

Sports: Emmanuel Amuneke Appointed Tanzania's Head Coach

Former Nigerian international and former assistant coach of Nigeria’s victorious 2013 U-17 side Emmanuel Amuneke has been appointed the head coach of the... read more »

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Champion...

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded In Lagos Airport

Several athletes arriving in Nigeria to take part in the Africa Senior Athletic Championship are stranded at Murtala Muhammad Airport in the main city of Lagos... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Re...

Sports: Nigerian Coach, Salisu Yusuf Caught on Video Receiving Bribe

Assistant coach of the Super Eagles and current coach of the Nigerian team to the 2020 Olympics was caught on camera taking bribe to feature certain... read more »

Terrorism
Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

About 50 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh attacks in Adamawa state. The attack which was reportedly carried out by armed fulani herdsmen took place in Gojefa, Bujum Yashi, Bujum Waya,... read more »

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Herdsmen Movement

Nigeria: South-East Governors Reject Ranching, Stop Herdsmen Movement

Following the threat of herdsmen attack on farms and farmers, the South-East Governors’ forum held a meeting at the Enugu government house where it made some resolutions. After the meeting, the governors expressed their fears that the violence that appears to be trailing the herdsmen may spread to their domain. Following this, the governors... read more »

Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Stre...

Opinion: Many Have Issues, But Few Are Roaming the Streets - Reno Omokri

I thought I had heard all there was to hear until Monday, July 2, 2018 when the Buhari Presidency came down hard on all those opposed to the administration’s... read more »

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me...

Nigeria: Army of Internet Trolls Recruited to Malign Me - Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili has taken to her Twitter page to call attention to the unsavory response to her protests. In her tweets, she noted that regardless of what part... read more »

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah Thrives on Conflicts – Dr....

Nigeria: Miyetti Allah Thrives on Conflicts - Dr. Nura Alkali

 Only the blind will insist on living a 17th century life in 2018. It is northern states that have land for cattle ranches Dr. Nura Alkali, the Chief... read more »

Transportation
Tunisia
World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

World Cup: Belgium Overruns Tunisia 5:2

The Belgian team saw off their Tunisian opponents with a 5:2 scoreline. Hazard opened score with a penalty in the 6th minute while Lukaku doubled the lead in the 16th minute. The Tunisians looked... read more »

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

England edged past Tunisia with a 2:1 score line. The match which was looking like it was going to be Africa’s first result at the on-going World Cup ended up in another loss for an African team. Harry Kane had opened score for the English in the 11th minute, pouncing on a parry by the goalkeeper to tap in the first goal. Tunisia responded... read more »

Uganda
Videos
Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

A road safety officer had the misfortune of hitting a Benz G-wagon while drunk-driving. Road safety officers are usually dreaded by road users because of their eagerness to pounce on real and... read more »

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Well

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Well

SYLVESTER Stallone joked with fans that it was “great to be back from the dead” after false rumours about his death swept the internet. The Rocky star took to Instagram to prove he was still alive and shared a light-hearted video of himself messing around with his daughters Sophia, 21, and 19-year-old Sistine. The clip showed the... read more »

World Cup
World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden... read more »

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4:2. In a match that saw Croatia having about 61% of the ball possession, the French took the lead through an 18th minute own goal, off a Mandzukic header. Croatia equalized in the 28th minute off a Perisic shot. Ten minutes later, France took the lead through a VAR awarded penalty... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England ...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th... read more »

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium...

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

The French team triumphed over the Belgians to advance to the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. France went ahead in the 51st minute from an Umtiti... read more »

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Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? - John Nnia Nwodo

Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? – John Nnia Nwodo

Forty-eight hours after our elections, we still have no results. There is hardly any voter in Nigeria, who does not know the results of elections in his polling booth. The INEC server is... read more »

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Currency Converter Issue with the Naira

Nigeria: Google Issues a Statement on Inaccurate Currency Convert...

Following the curious 50% drop recorded in Nigeria’s exchange rate on Google’s currency converter yesterday, Google has issued a statement. In a tweet, the IT giant twitted that... read more »

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

Google currency converter shows naira to dollar has now returned to 361 to a dollar. A few hours ago, Nigerians were shocked to see on Google currency converter that the exchange had... read more »

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Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs - Garba Shehu

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs – Garba Shehu

  Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Garba Shehu has once again given the Buhari led administration very high marks for performance. According to... read more »

Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has denied the claim by Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture, that rice mills are collapsing in the Asian country. On Friday,... read more »

Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Nigeria: Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Agbekoyas would declare war on herdsmen if… An elderly farmer was on Saturday beheaded by herdsmen in his farm at Iseyin, Oyo State. His son, who was with him in the farm, was also said... read more »

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Biafra: South-East Massively Complies with IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order

Biafra: South-East Massively Complies with IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order

Many major cities in the South-East were almost ghost towns today as there was a massive compliance with IPOB’s sit-at-home order. Major roads, markets and motor parks were... read more »

Biafra: No to the Proposed Sit-At-Home Order On September 14th by IPOB - Police

Biafra: No to the Proposed Sit-At-Home Order On September 14th by...

Heads of various security agencies in Imo state, Monday said they have adequately garnered their officers to deal with the September 14 sit-at-home declaration by the Indigenous people of... read more »

Biafra: Swiss Embassy Denies Nnamdi Kanu Visa to Honor UN's Invitation

Biafra: Swiss Embassy Denies Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Visa to H...

THE family of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned the Embassy of Switzerland in Abuja for allegedly denying travelling visa to members of... read more »

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Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls' Release

Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Release

The Nigerian government says it will negotiate for the release of 110 abducted schoolgirls rather than use military force. The students were seized last month from their school in the town... read more »

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Breaking News: Elections not Postponed - INEC

Breaking News: Elections not Postponed – INEC

Following a rumour that INEC might be thinking of postponing the Presidential and house of assembly elections, INEC has come out to refute the rumour. According to Mr. Festus Okoye, a... read more »

Breaking News: Nigerian Presidential Elections may be Postponed!

Breaking News: Nigerian Presidential Elections may be Postponed!

There are indications that the presidential and national assembly elections slated to hold tomorrow may be postponed. News reaching us has it that the Independent National Electoral... read more »

Breaking News: Ezekwesili Drops Out of Presidential Race to Give Room for a Coalition

Breaking News: Ezekwesili Drops Out of Presidential Race to Give ...

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has announced her withdrawal from the Presidential race. Her reason for withdrawing is to give room for a proper coalition that will have the muscle to defeat the... read more »

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Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

In a reaction from legal practitioners, it is becoming clear that the Code of Conduct Tribunal has no jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of the Federation. In a post published by a... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Jus...

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, based on a petition submitted... read more »

Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari by Farooq Kperogi

Nigeria: Amina Zakari is Lying About her Relationship with Buhari...

Mrs. Amina Zakari just said to the BBC, “I’m not [Buhari’s] niece.” That’s flat-out mendacious. And it puts a huge question mark on her honesty, probity, and trustworthiness. A... read more »

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Opinion: Asiwaju's Boys - Angels of Death and Mayhem by Femi OmoYoruba

Opinion: Asiwaju’s Boys – Angels of Death and Mayhem by Femi OmoYoruba

Talo Skibo , MC Oluomo, Koko Zaria, Hamburger, Esi Oluwo, Kunle Poly, Owoseni, Nayam, Mamok. Reasearch these names. They are thugs, not just your average thugs, though. They are... read more »

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, identified as Rotimi Adeyemo, was shot dead in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Alimosho Local Government Area of the state on... read more »

Nigeria: Osun Elelctions - PDP Alleges Crack Down on Its Officials in the State

Nigeria: Osun Elelctions – PDP Alleges Crack Down on Its Of...

The People’s Democratic Party has this afternoon alleged that there is an ongoing crack down on its official in Osun state. In a series of tweets, the party said this was in... read more »

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Breaking News: Dollar Exchanges $1 to N184

In a shocking development, the exchange rate today dropped by half across board. Dollar to the Naira dropped from N360 to N184 while the Pound dropped from over N400 to N240. There is no... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget

Nigeria: Wike Snubs Media, Presents N.5 Trillion Budget

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Christmas eve presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of around half a trillion naira to the state House of Assembly for necessary legislative action... read more »

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis Takes Toll On American Oil Major

Nigeria: Angry Youths Disrupt Oil Production As Akwa Ibom Crisis ...

The unfolding political crisis in Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria that has been relatively very peaceful till the advent of a seeming czarist regime in 2007,... read more »

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Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, again on Monday criticised the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. Gates, in an interview with... read more »

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to have been swallowed by a snake in... read more »

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million... read more »

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Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria - Femi Aribisala

Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeri...

To Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity. EXXONMOBIL Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria!! The message must be sent to ExxonMobil loud and... read more »

Nigeria: Over 50 Cars Burnt and at Least 9 Dead as Tanker Explodes in Lagos

Nigeria: Over 50 Cars Burnt and at Least 9 Dead as Tanker Explode...

No fewer than 50 cars and an as yet unknown number of person were engulfed in an inferno in Lagos this evening. The occurrence which was said to have occurred at about 6pm resulted from a... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Seals RCCG Building, Others

Nigeria: Lagos Seals RCCG Building, Others

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has sealed a zonal headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God under construction in Ajegunle, a hotel in Ikeja and six other buildings for... read more »

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Nigeria: Amnesty International Blames the Government for the Increased Killings

Nigeria: Amnesty International Blames the Government for the Increased Killings

Amnesty international has blamed the Nigerian government for the increase in the killings by herdsmen across the country. According to the body, the inaction exhibited by the government of... read more »

Nigeria: Plateau and PDP's Crocodile Tears – Presidency

Nigeria: Plateau and PDP’s Crocodile Tears – Presidency

The sad and unfortunate killings in Plateau State over the weekend have been turned to opportunity to once again play irresponsible politics, particularly by the Peoples Democratic Party... read more »

Dr. Pogu Bitrus in a press conference, called on the people of middle belt to organize themselves and defend themselves and their property

Nigeria: People of Middle Belt Defend Yourselves and Property ...

The President of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF), Dr. Pogu Bitrus in a press conference, called on the people of middle belt to organize themselves and defend themselves and their... read more »

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Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas Firing Policemen

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas F...

Professor Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary for the National Health Insurance Scheme who was recently suspended was this morning escorted into the premises of the NHIS by almost 50... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria Suffering International Embarrassment Because of Buhari - PDP

Nigeria: Nigeria Suffering International Embarrassment Because of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has made Nigeria a subject of international scorn. This is the response of the People’s Democratic Party to the recent report by the Financial Times which... read more »

Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH

Nigeria: Successful Heart Surgeries Performed in JUTH

Four patients over the period of four weeks had successful heart surgeries at the Jos University Teaching Hopsital, Jos Plateau State. According to the hospital’s Chief Medical... read more »

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Nigeria: PDP Condemns Freezing of Peter Obi's Accounts

Nigeria: PDP Condemns Freezing of Peter Obi’s Accounts

…Laments Harassment Of Family Members The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) decries the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to PDP... read more »

Nigeria: Police Dismisses 3 Officers for Illegal Raid on Chief Clark's Residence

Nigeria: Police Dismisses 3 Officers for Illegal Raid on Chief Cl...

PRESS RELEASE DISMISSAL FROM SERVICE OF THREE (3) OF THE POLICE PERSONNEL AND INTERDICTION OF THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE INVOLVED IN THE UNAUTHORIZED, ILLEGAL AND... read more »

Biafra: Security Operatives Call on Nigerians to Ignore IPOB's Sept. 14th Sit-at-Home Protest

Biafra: Security Operatives Call on Nigerians to Ignore IPOB̵...

Following a high-powered meeting of Nigerian security operatives, South-easterners have been directed to ignore the sit-at-home directive issued by IPOB. They are advised to go about their... read more »

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Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

The gubernatorial election held in Osun State on Saturday has once again brought up the issue of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s powers to declare an election as... read more »

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (IC...

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was invited by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague to deliver the keynote address. This is to mark the court’s 20th anniversary... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has been granted bail by an Abuja Federal High Court. In her ruling, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu stated that it was illegal for the... read more »

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Opinion: A Compromised INEC is Murdering Nigeria's Hard Earned Democracy by Mike Ozekhome SAN

Opinion: A Compromised INEC is Murdering Nigeria’s Hard Earned Democracy by Mike Oze...

The announcement by INEC,that the Osun state election conducted on Saturday,22nd September2018,was inconclusive and the fixing of 27th of September for a so called rerun,is a dangerous... read more »

Nigeria: Osun Elections - Davido Calls on Buhari to do the Right Thing

Nigeria: Osun Elections – Davido Calls on Buhari to do the ...

Popular Nigerian Musician and nephew to the PDP candidate in the recently conducted Osun Gubernatorial elections has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to do the right thing. Davido took... read more »

Opinion: Chris Ngige Fights for Oppressive Multinational ExxonMobil Instead of Oppressed Nigerians Workers Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: Chris Ngige Fights for Oppressive Multinational ExxonMob...

The message Chris Ngige delivered to ExxonMobil loud and clear is that it does not have to be subject to Nigerian laws. It can operate here in Nigeria as a law unto itself. Last week, I... read more »

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Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other Top INEC Officials

Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other Top INEC Officials

The Department of State Service (DSS) has summoned the senior official who substantively heads the Independent National Electoral Commission’s operations and logistics, Okechukwu... read more »

Opinion: Obasanjo's Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called Bola Tinubu

Opinion: Obasanjo’s Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called ...

Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an ugly and repugnant little creature who lives in and presides over the affairs of Lagos state. He comes from a long line of slave-dealers even though he is of... read more »

Nigeria: Afenifere Endorses Atiku for President

Nigeria: Afenifere Endorses Atiku for President

Afenifere, the leading pan Yoruba group has in a communique released yesterday endorsed the candidacy of Atiku Abubakar. The communique is published below: At the General Meeting of the... read more »

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Nigeria: APC Denies Knowledge of Giant Broom Constructed in Abuja

Nigeria: APC Denies Knowledge of Giant Broom Constructed in Abuja

Nigerians have been speaking out castigating the ruling party for wasting funds, constructing a giant broom at the Abuja City Gate. The broom is APC’s symbol and the giant broom has... read more »

Opinion: All Hell will Break Lose if Buhari Rigs Election – Fani-Kayode

Opinion: All Hell will Break Lose if Buhari Rigs the Election – F...

As the general elections are set to take place in a few days, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode who is a known critic of the Buhari administration has said that any attempt by this administration to... read more »

Nigeria: Soyinka Endorses Kingsley Moghalu of YPP for President

Nigeria: Soyinka Endorses Kingsley Moghalu of YPP for President

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka shocked a lot of Nigerians when he endorsed Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), for President. Soyinka and his civil... read more »

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Nigeria: Press Statement by APC President Campaign Council on Atiku's Clandestine Visit to the U.S

Nigeria: Press Statement by APC President Campaign Council on Atiku’s Clandestine Vi...

In our press release issued on Sunday, December 30, 2018, titled “WHEN THE THIEF IS SHOUTING THIEF”: THE CASE OF ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR”, we correctly predicted as follows: “By... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari and Osinbajo to Participate in a Live Televised Presidential Townhall Interactive Programme

Nigeria: Buhari and Osinbajo to Participate in a Live Televised P...

PRESS RELEASE BY APC PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND VICE-PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO TO PARTICIPATE IN A LIVE TELEVISED PRESIDENTIAL TOWNHALL INTERACTIVE... read more »

Nigeria: Opposition Parties to Pull Out of Peace Accord If Amina's Appointment Is not Reversed

Nigeria: Opposition Parties to Pull Out of Peace Accord If Amina&...

Opposition parties under the aegis the Coalition of United Political Parties, the Inter-Party Advisory Council, the Peoples Democratic Party and other stakeholders in the 2019 elections... read more »

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Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narrative - Terrence Kuanum

Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narrative – Terrence Kuanum

The National Coordinator of the Benue Youth Forum, Terrence Kuanum has stated that the Federal Government is trying hard to change the Benue killing narrative. According to him,... read more »

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the Right to Get Married

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the ...

Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married. The request applies to priests in Brazil, and is on the agenda for an upcoming synod (church... read more »

Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Challenges group to publish list of clerics on opposition payroll The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has dissociated itself from a group of Northern clergy under the aegis of... read more »

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Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Ahead of the 2019 general elections coming up in a matter of weeks, there are disturbing concerns in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, as the restive circles are... read more »

Nigeria: N211 million Worth of Gold Seized at the Airport by the EFCC

Nigeria: N211 million Worth of Gold Seized at the Airport by the ...

Gold worth about N211 million was prevented from being transported out of the country illegally by the EFCC at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos State. Commenting on the... read more »

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Niger Delta’s Unease

Nigeria: Wike Sees Key Appointments As Panacea For Niger Delta’s ...

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, one of the big oil and gas states in Southern Nigeria controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently pressing for a new approach at... read more »

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Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Sports: Liverpool Signs Alisson Becker from Roma for £67 million

Liverpool has finally signed Roma’s Brazilian goal stopper, Alisson Becker for £67 million. With Roma and Liverpool agreeing to the terms of the deal, Becker is now expected to fly... read more »

World Cup: Russia's World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Pena...

Despite scoring the first goal of the match, hosts Russia lost the game 3:4 on penalties to Croatia. After Cheryshev put Russia ahead in the 31st minute, it only took the Croatians 8... read more »

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins S...

The 3-Lions this evening sailed into their first semi-finals since 1990 after winning Sweden 2:0. The two goals which came off a Maguire header in the 30 minute and a Dele Ali header in the... read more »

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation board

Nigeria: Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson Joins World Wide Web Foundation bo...

After a 3-year tenure as an Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) where she provided guidance and advocacy to help drive down internet costs, Dr. Omobola... read more »

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Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attacks

Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attacks

No fewer than nine persons have been killed and 45 houses destroyed in fresh herdsmen attacks that took place in three different communities Tuesday night. According to the report on Daily... read more »

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

About eight persons have been killed in a fresh attack by armed herdsmen in Tseadough village in Kwande local council of Benue State. The attack which took place on Saturday night left... read more »

Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland

Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, the youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has backed Danjuma’s self-defence call. OYC President, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on... read more »

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World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for... read more »

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

Uruguay was today knocked out of the World Cup after losing 0:2 to France. In a match that France was the overall better side, Varane nodded in the first goal for France in the 40th minute,... read more »

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

Sweden triumphed 1:0 over their fellow European representative after a keenly contested match. After having played out a goalless first half, a 66th minute goal by Forsberg was enough to... read more »

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