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Lagos state police commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, debunks reports of herdsmen attack on passengers along...

The commissioner for police in Lagos state, Edgal Imohimi, has reacted to the viral audio allegedly of some passengers that were attacked by suspected fulani herdsmen along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. In a statement released by...

In Jigawa Fire kills triplets, brother in Hadejia

Shehu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that the fire was caused by a spark from an electric appliance. A fire outbreak has killed triplets and their brother in Hadejia town, Jigawa,...

Former international footballer to be sworn in with Liberian hopes sky-high

Weah will become the 25th president of the West African nation, taking power from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf after 12 years, with expectations running sky-high among Liberians that he will deliver Former international footballer George...

Africans deny South Africa’s Prophet Shepherd Bushiri after he was allegedly arrested for alleged...

Africans deny South Africa's Prophet Shepherd Bushiri after he was allegedly arrested for alleged drug trafficking SA's prophet Shepherd Bushiri was alleged to have been arrested at JFK for alleged drug trafficking, according to a report...

DSS, others blame ISIS for killings

The source also revealed that some of the arrested suspects comprise of Fulani herdsmen, govt-sponsored militias, militants and miscreants in Benue. The Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies have revealed that the...

Benue killings, 2face Idibia visits IGP, Idris Ibrahim

Benue killings, 2face Idibia visits IGP, Idris Ibrahim Singer, 2face Idibia, today paid a courtesy visit to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appeal to the force to help stop the killings in...

Niger Delta Avengers Why militant group just promised Nigeria a “doomed year”

Niger Delta Avengers Why militant group just promised Nigeria a "doomed year" The militants have made a set of demands that the president might not be willing to accept. After months of abiding by a ceasefire...

Fulani herdsmen Group rejects Osinbajo led panel

The herdsmen also described the ban on open grazing as anti-Fulani. The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has rejected the panel chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to end the killings by Fulani...

Fuel Scarcity If you are wondering why petrol queues made a return, here’s your...

The petrol queues are back because Nigeria won't stop going round in circles. If you reside in Lagos or Abuja, you’ve probably seen your worst nightmare staring you right in the face all over again....

The $500Million Abacha Loot Which Was Recovered Is Missing

$500 million recovered from the slush accounts of Sani Abacha in foreign countries during the Goodluck Jonathan administration has disappeared, The Nation reports. The money was reportedly released to the Nigerian government after negotiations with foreign governments, the agreements including that the...

​Happening Now in Lagos State!! MD of GTB Bank Segun Agbaje on his knees...

Segun Agbaje is begging all Igbos to forgive him for been mislead by the “power from above” to fraustrate INNOSON GROUP. According to him, he said that more than 1.5trn has left the bank Nationwide...

Militants give FG ultimatum to release $1bn for N’Delta devt

WARRI- Niger Delta militants have demanded the release of $1bilion by the Federal Government from the Excess Crude Account for the Niger Delta region to tackle development the same way it approved...

NUPENG to FG: Tell Nigerians why fuel is scarce

THE Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, expressed surprise at the worsening fuel scarcity across the country, despite assurances by the Federal Government to flood filling stations with products. The union implored...

‘My husband tied me to tree’

A housewife, Fausat Akinola, has told a Grade `C’ Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan that her husband of 15 years, Mr. Sarafa Akinola, tied her to a tree in front of their home. The woman,...

Woman in court for alleged stealing fraud

The police in Ibadan, Oyo State, have sued a 37-year-old woman, Oyeranti Martins, at an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan for allegedly obtaining N7million under false pretence. Martins, of Plot 6, Afolabi Femi Street, All Saint...

Dogara Speaker says Legislature, Executive not rivals but partners in progress

Dogara Speaker says Legislature, Executive not rivals but partners in progress Dogara said this when he received the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha in his office. The Speaker, House of...

Trump plays round of golf with ‘wonderful people’ Shinzo Abe & Hideki Matsuyama

Trump plays round of golf with 'wonderful people' Shinzo Abe & Hideki Matsuyama With a round of golf followed by a plate of hamburgers, President Donald Trump's maiden diplomatic visit to Asia began with at...

Christina Aguilera shares semi-nude throwback photos of herself…

Christina Aguilera shares semi-nude throwback photos of herself... This morning, students of Auchi Polytechnic are protesting the death of Uloko Lawrenta Apaume, a fresh banking and finance graduate who was shot dead by a member of the...

Buhari Ex-militants praise president for prompt payment of tuition fees

Buhari Ex-militants praise president for prompt payment of tuition fees Boroh had said the Amnesty Programme was managing no fewer than 30,000 ex-agitators from the Niger-Delta region. Students sponsored by the Office of the Presidential Amnesty...

Buhari FG to intervene in universities affected by insurgency

Buhari FG to intervene in universities affected by insurgency Buhari said government would provide special fund to MAUTECH to enable it complete some vital projects. President Muhamadu Buhari said Federal Government would support universities affected by...

Boko Haram NAF destroys insurgents building in Sambisa

Boko Haram NAF destroys insurgents building in Sambisa The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has continued to rain significant fire on insurgents hideouts, with intensive day and night aerial bombardments. The Director of Public Relations and Information,...

Photos: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attends wedding of the DSS official attached to him

Photos: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attends wedding of the DSS official attached to him Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended the wedding ceremony of Mr. Ekene Nwokoro who works in his office as a DSS detail...

Buhari Presidency releases full list of president’s appointees

Buhari Presidency releases full list of president’s appointees The list was released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The Presidency has released a full...

Buhari President begins tour of South East soon – Okorocha

Buhari President begins tour of South East soon – Okorocha Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo disclosed this on Thursday after a closed door meeting with Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari is to...

Igbo leaders call for support to honour late Sam Okwaraji former super Eagle play

Some Igbo leaders have called for support to honour late footballer, Sam Okwaraji, who died while playing for the Super Eagles during a World Cup qualifier encounter against Angola at the National Stadium, Lagos in 1989. Newsmen...

EFCC seals $2M mansion of ex pension boss

EFCC seals $2M mansion of ex pension boss Abulrasheed Maina's $2M property in Abuja has reportedly been taken over by EFCC. An Abuja property valued at some $2M; belonging to former pension reform boss, Abdulrasheed Maina,...

Obaseki FG should deregulate petroleum sector now, ex-NNPC boss

Obaseki FG should deregulate petroleum sector now, ex-NNPC boss Obaseki said Nigeria can no longer afford to stifle growth of the oil sector through regulation which should be opened up for players to play active...

School Feeding 4.8m pupils in 17 states benefit from programme – Presidency Akande said...

he Presidency says that no fewer than four million pupils in 25,771 schools in 17 states are benefiting from its school feeding programme. It also said that the N5,000 monthly Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) was...