Nigerian footballer, Jude Ighalo, loses his sister, Mary

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo has just announced the death of his sister, Mary Ighalo. Mary died on December 12th 2019, Ighalo however didn't state...

PDP mocks Akpabio, says he withdrew to prevent another defeat

The People's Democratic Party has responded to Senator Godswill Akpabio's decision to withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election after securing a...

Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike

The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended it nationwide strike that commenced on Wednesday December 11th. The above information was made public by...

PDP mocks Buhari, says Presidency has become Fuji House of Commotion

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has mocked the Buhari-led government, says Presidency has been reduced to Bamtefa's soap opera, Fuji House of Commotion. The opposition...

Customs intercept sex enhance drugs worth N914m in Sokoto state 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Area Command stops a total of 640 cartons of dangerous and unapproved aphrodisiacs (sex enhancement drugs) with the duty...

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IPOB Protesters await President Buhari in Japan

IPOB members have been spotted in Japan as they await the arrival of President Buhari who is to attend the 7th Tokyo International Conference...

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for Japan

President Buhari departed Abuja on Sunday August 25th, for Japan ahead of the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The conference will commence from...

NIGERIA @ 59: IPYN-IRG, OGUN STATE CALL ON ALL NIGERIAN YOUTHS TO STAND FOR UNITY

We felicitate with our country for her 59th year of freedom from United Kingdom. As we celebrate, we call on the Nigerian government to...

Ekiti state university : Flood demolished hostel and renders students homeless

Many students of Ekiti State University, Ado-ekiti have been rendered homeless following the collapse of their residence after a rainfall last Friday. A building housing...

MTN, Kenya Airways, Others Get Nomination for AfriSAFE Award

Telecommunications giant, MTN, and leading continental privately managed group of companies in aviation, Kenya Airways, are among the corporate organizations shortlisted for the Africa...

Kano Govt. Orders O’Pay To Halt Operations

The Kano state government on Thursday ordered the police to halt a branch of Opay office in the state from operating. Opay is an...

Seun Kuti blast Buhari on Sowore’s Re-arrest 

The son of Seun Nigeria music legend, Seun Kuti, has reacted to the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore at the Federal High Court in Abuja...

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Nigerian footballer, Jude Ighalo, loses his sister, Mary

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo has just announced the death of his sister, Mary Ighalo. Mary died on December 12th 2019, Ighalo however didn't state...

PDP mocks Akpabio, says he withdrew to prevent another defeat

The People's Democratic Party has responded to Senator Godswill Akpabio's decision to withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election after securing a...

Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike

The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended it nationwide strike that commenced on Wednesday December 11th. The above information was made public by...

PDP mocks Buhari, says Presidency has become Fuji House of Commotion

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has mocked the Buhari-led government, says Presidency has been reduced to Bamtefa's soap opera, Fuji House of Commotion. The opposition...

Customs intercept sex enhance drugs worth N914m in Sokoto state 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Area Command stops a total of 640 cartons of dangerous and unapproved aphrodisiacs (sex enhancement drugs) with the duty...

EFCC arrests Vice Principal, teacher, over examination malpractice

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Vice Principal of Government Day Secondary School in Ote community of Eiye-Nkorin local government...

Orji Uzor Kalu is entitled to receive full salaries, allowances in prison – Senate

The Nigerian senate has revealed that convicted former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu is entitled to receive his full salaries and allowances...

Politics

PDP mocks Akpabio, says he withdrew to prevent another defeat

The People's Democratic Party has responded to Senator Godswill Akpabio's decision to withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election after securing a...

PDP mocks Buhari, says Presidency has become Fuji House of Commotion

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has mocked the Buhari-led government, says Presidency has been reduced to Bamtefa's soap opera, Fuji House of Commotion. The opposition...

Senate passes 2020 budget — 57-days after Buhari submitted it to N’Assembly

The Senate has passed the 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion barely two months after President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the document to the National Assembly. The...

Reps raise 2020 budget from N10.33 to N10.6tn

The House of Representatives committee on appropriations has increased the 2020 Appropriation Bill from N10.33 trillion to about N10.6 trillion. The committee’s recommendations were contained...

Former Lags CP says ‘our politicians don’t believe in God’

This was contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Makurdi on Tuesday. “Our politicians...

‘Death penalty will be amended’, sponsor of Hate Speech Bill assures Nigerians

Sponsor of the bill seeking to address hate speech in Nigeria, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi has said that the death penalty aspect of the bill...

FG explains why there’s reduction in reported cases of whistle blowing

Mr Mohammed Dikwa, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning says there has been a reduction in...

Sports

Nigerian footballer, Jude Ighalo, loses his sister, Mary

Super Eagles striker, Jude Ighalo has just announced the death of his sister, Mary Ighalo. Mary died on December 12th 2019, Ighalo however didn't state...

Tottenham win on Mourinho home debut, Lewandowski hits four for Bayern

Spurs were one of three teams to secure their place in the knockout phase with one game to spare as Manchester City and Real...

‘I always told him he has everything to lead this attack,’ former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo praises Victor Osimhen

Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has revealed that he always knew of the qualities of Victor Osimhen, the player who replaced him when...

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says NFF will not force him to choose NPFL players

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has insisted that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not force him to select players from the Nigeria Professional...

Kelechi Nwakali and Taiwo Awoniyi inspire Nigeria to a 3-1 win over Zambia in Group B

Nigeria got their 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations (AFCON) back on track with a 3-1 win over Zambia in Group B on Tuesday,...

Wilfred Ndidi shuts down Arsenal while Joe Aribo gets his first goal in Scotland

Just before almost everyone headed home to join their national teams for the international break, there were actions all over the world in different...

Tonali replaces Verratti for Italy’s final Euro 2020 qualifiers

Brescia's 19-year-old midfielder Sandro Tonali comes in for Verratti, but Spinazzola and Berardi have not been replaced. Tonali made his senior international debut on October...

Entertainment

Davido confirms ‘Fall (Remix)’ with Cardi B

On December 4, 2019, a video of Cardi B dancing to Davido's fall went viral online. The only difference was that the version of...

The rise of Anthony Joshua as a heavyweight superstar and how Andy Ruiz Jr. came to ruin the party

Anthony Joshua was already three knockout wins in the world heavyweight division before he floored veteran Wladimir Klitschko with a technical knockout in the...

Basketmouth apologises over controversial rape joke

Basketmouth has come out to apologise over the controversial rape joke which had gotten a lot of people talking a few days ago. The comedian...

American rapper French Montana reportedly hospitalised for cardiac issues

French Montana has been hospitalised after an emergency call was made about his failing health. TMZ reports that French Montana was rushed to a hospital...

Busola Dakolo reacts to court ruling

Timi Dakolo's wife, Busola Dakolo has reacted to the judgment issued on the rape case she filed against the senior pastor of the Commonwealth...

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says NFF will not force him to choose NPFL players

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has insisted that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not force him to select players from the Nigeria Professional...

DJ Cuppy gets N5.1B gift on her 27th birthday

DJ Cuppy celebrated her birthday on Monday, November 11, 2019, and the gifts didn't just come in millions but billions. The disc jockey took to...

Business

Buhari’s aide tells Onyema to return to America and face his accusers

Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media has asked embattled Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema to return to the...

NCC expresses commitment to stamp out piracy in Nigeria

The Commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Vincent Oyefeso, said this on Wednesday in Ilorin while speaking at the 30th anniversary of the establishment of...

BBNaija’s Omashola, Tuoyo, and Kim Oprah visit Olu of Warri

Three contestants from the recently concluded edition of the reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, Omashola, Tuoyo, and Kim Oprah were guests at the...

Nigeria’s borders to remain closed till next year

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of border closure with neighbouring countries till January 31, 2020. The presidential directive was announced on Sunday, November...

EFCC says mothers of ‘Yahoo Boys’ have formed an association

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, is lamenting that mothers of suspected internet fraudsters (popularly referred to as...

CBN permits Access Bank to acquire Transnational Bank of Kenya

CBN grants No Objection to Access Bank Plc for the acquisition of Kenya's Kenya's Transnational Bank. The Board of Directors at Access Bank...

NNPC signs MoU with Russian oil company, Lukeoil

Nigeria and Russia on Thursday in Sochi, Russia, signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will enable both countries’ oil giants, Nigerian National...

World

Georgia Teenager Plotted a Knife Attack on a Black Church, Police Say

Authorities said the girl, who had assembled a collection of butcher knives and other straight-edged weapons, may have been inspired by the massacre in...

‘A lot of foreigners apply for Nigerian citizenship every year’ :Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, says Nigerians who are abandoning their country for so called ‘greener pastures’ abroad, should realise that...

Hollywood pays tribute to John Witherspoon at his funeral

The funeral service for Hollywood veteran, John Witherspoon has been held and several celebrities turned up to celebrate one of its biggest stars. The event...

London Metropolitan Police reinstates BBNaija Khaffy

The London Metropolitan Police has reinstated Big Brother Naija housemate Khaffy Kareem after her participation at the 2019 Big Brother Naija. According to the Mirror newspaper,...

Buhari leaves Makkah for UK on 2-week private visit

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the President left Makkah for Jeddah at about 1.30pm (local time) while his presidential aircraft took-off for...

EFCC says mothers of ‘Yahoo Boys’ have formed an association

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, is lamenting that mothers of suspected internet fraudsters (popularly referred to as...

At least 42 killed in Haiti protest violence: UN

The poorest country in the Americas has been roiled for two months by protests, which were triggered by fuel shortages but have turned violent...

Opinion

Former Lags CP says ‘our politicians don’t believe in God’

This was contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Makurdi on Tuesday. “Our politicians...

‘Death penalty will be amended’, sponsor of Hate Speech Bill assures Nigerians

Sponsor of the bill seeking to address hate speech in Nigeria, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi has said that the death penalty aspect of the bill...

Busola Dakolo reacts to court ruling

Timi Dakolo's wife, Busola Dakolo has reacted to the judgment issued on the rape case she filed against the senior pastor of the Commonwealth...

‘A lot of foreigners apply for Nigerian citizenship every year’ :Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, says Nigerians who are abandoning their country for so called ‘greener pastures’ abroad, should realise that...