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IPOB allegedly kill 2 Policemen in Cross River State, flee with rifles

In less than two weeks after four police officers on duty were killed by unknown gunmen along Idungdung Checkpoint in the Calabar Municipality Area Council, the Police have confirmed the killing of... Read more »
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Nigerian Army Declares 101 Soldiers Wanted, Freezes Bank Accounts

The Nigerian Army has ordered the immediate arrest of officers accused of deserting their posts during the Boko Haram on New Marte and Dikwa towns of Maidiguri. Military documents obtained by Peoples... Read more »

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan At Gregory University Convocation In Uturu

Former Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan is about now participating in the special convocation of Gregory University Uturu, Abia state. The University had earlier informed that Dr. Jonathan will observe the rededication of... Read more »
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Our Commitment To Energy Transition Is Firm – Osinbajo

The forthcoming deployment of the 5 million solar power connections, targeting 25 million households across the country under the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), reaffirms Nigeria’s commitment to the global green energy initiative.... Read more »

Over 2.3 Million Nigerians Register For Coronavirus Vaccination In 24 Hours

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Wednesday dispelled fears that people might not want to be vaccinated against COVID-19, noting that up to 2.3m Nigerians have indicated interest in... Read more »
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COVID Vaccine Dey Cure Hunger? – Dino Melaye Mocks FG

Former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has berated the Federal Government over the reception ceremony that greeted the arrival of 3.92 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine received in Abuja yesterday.... Read more »
Plateau State Univeristy

Plateau State Univeristy (PLASU) ASUU Suspends Strike

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos chapter, has suspended the strike it embarked upon over issues including allowances. The Chairman of the union, Dr Bentse Pamson,... Read more »
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Police Ban Use Of Covered Number Plates, Blaring Of Sirens By Unauthorized Persons In Ekiti State

The use of covered number plates, blaring of sirens and use of revolving lights by unauthorised persons have been banned by the Ekiti state police command.  In a statement released by the... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Nwankpo is loaded with good Governorship Qualities

Dr Harris Chuma Odili What are the qualities that those who want the best for Anambra should look for when selecting an individual who will make good governor? Clearly such a candidate... Read more »

Radio Biafra: CSO Commends NBC Management Over Proactiveness

A Civil Society Organisation, Nigeria Integrity Movement NIM has commended the current management of National Broadcasting Commission NBC, under Professor Armstrong Idachaba for the success recorded against the pirate station,’ Radio Biafra’... Read more »

Forget Jubril Of Sudan, Meet The Look – Alike Of President Buhari, Who Is A Politician

Rumors stating that the president look alike is someone named Jubril in Sudan, would quickly shut when the see this amazing look alike of the president. Read more »

Are The Northern Elders Using EFCC As A Weapon To Intimidate The South-West?

It’s a fact that the Economic Financial Crime Commission EFCC, has been on trail to uncover fraudulent activities linked to the National Leader of All Progressive Congress. APC, Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu.... Read more »

President Buhari Gives Fresh Directives To The Military

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the police and the military detectives to go after the abductors of the schoolgirls from Zamfara State and bring them to justice.  The President warned that... Read more »
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Ram Costs N1million In Lagos As Cattle Traders’ Strike Bites Harder

The ongoing strike by the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has caused a rise in the prices of animals in Lagos and other Southwestern states. Recall that the... Read more »
Oil

Victims Laments As Oil Spill Ravages Rivers Farmlands, Fish Ponds

Farmers in Okogbe clan, in the Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State are counting their losses after an oil spill destroyed farmland, crops and fish ponds worth millions of naira.... Read more »
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Nigeria, OCP Sign Agreements To Advance Fertilizer Production Partnership

Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources Timipire Martin Sylva is leading Nigeria’s delegation for a working trip that will run until March 6th as part of the partnership between OCP and Nigeria’s government.... Read more »

WHO Says COVID-19 Pandemic To Linger Beyond 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it is unlikely the Covid-19 pandemic will come to an end by the end of 2021. “I think it will be very premature and unrealistic to... Read more »

Insecurity: We Expect Military To Take The Fight To Insurgents, Bandits – Ahmad Lawan

We expect our Armed Forces to take the fight to the insurgents and bandits,” the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said. He made the remark on Tuesday shortly after lawmakers... Read more »

Over 50 Passengers Abducted In Fresh Niger Attack, Police Yet To Confirm

Less than three weeks after 40 NSTA passengers were kidnapped, gunmen have again abducted over 50 passengers along the Tegina-Minna road in the Rafi Local Government of Niger State. Speaking on Tuesday... Read more »

Boko Haram Terrorists Withdraws From Dikwa

Boko Haram terrorists have withdrawn from Dikwa in Borno State after invading the community for few hours and killing five soldiers, military sources told Sahara Reporters. Dikwa town which is about 90km from Maiduguri,... Read more »
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Arewa Issues Warning To Miyetti Allah

The National Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Audu Ogbeh, has warned against the blockade of foodstuff from the North to the Southern part of Nigeria. In a statement to newsmen on... Read more »

Gov. Uzodimma Calls For Profitable Constructive Partnership With Oil Companies

Constructive partnership between he Government and oil companies, the creation of value chains are critical to the value chains of the oil sector in Nigeria. This is according to the Imo State... Read more »

Gov. Hope Uzodinma calls for more support for NDDC Interim Administrator

The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has called on all stakeholders in the Niger Delta to work with the Niger Delta Development Commission in its efforts to develop the region.... Read more »
Jebba Food Blockade

Jebba Food Blockade: affected traders lament More than N1billion losses

Food items worth more than one billion naira, are reported to have been lost due to the blockade of the food trucks, prevented from entering the south western part of Nigeria from... Read more »
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Rabui Musa Kwankwaso Commissions Another Flyover In Rivers Built By Gov. Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has announced that his administration will build a world class treatment centre to cater to cancer and cardiovascular diseases in the State. Speaking at the... Read more »
Abia Teachers

Abia Teachers Suspend Strike, Urge Ikpeazu To Make Salary Payment A Priority

Members of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT in Abia State have suspended their strike with a charge on the state governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu to make the payment of their salary... Read more »

Imo Governor Lauds NDDC Boss, Calls for Stakeholder Support

The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has called on all stakeholders in the Niger Delta to work with the Niger Delta Development Commission in its efforts to develop the region.... Read more »

Igwe Mgbakwu: The Delima Of Cummunual Crisis And Immeasurable Loss To Ndi Mgbakwu

By Anaso, Obiekwe Edwin Good day ladies and gentlemen, During the colonial era, the Igbos were seen by colonial masters as republican cum egalitarian society unlike their northern and southern counterparts. Decisions... Read more »

OGSACA Moves To Stem HIV/AIDS In LGAs

The Ogun State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OGSACA), has said that it will continue to assist the Local Action Committee on AIDS (LACA), in proper planning to chart a way... Read more »
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Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Set To Decamp To APC

As the preparations for 2023 Presidential elections heats up, President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted the pressure mounted on him by APC Governors to accept to run for Presidency on the platform of... Read more »
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Reveal Identities Of Those Behind Kidnappings, ACF Tells Gov. Matawalle

The pan-Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has asked the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, to name those behind the kidnap of the 317 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe... Read more »
President Buhari

President Buhari Declares Zamfara No Fly-zone, Bans Mining Activities

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that Zamfara State be declared a no fly-zone. The National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Major General Babagana Monguno, disclosed. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that Zamfara State... Read more »
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Sister Wins Physician Of The Year Award In Maryland, USA

We have not finished celebrating Dr. Ngọzi Okonjo-Iweala WTO appointment and her sister, Dr. Njide Okonjo-Udochi, just scored another screamer for Nigerian women by becoming Physician of the Year by the Maryland... Read more »
Mohammed Adoke

Former AGF, Mohammed Adoke’s trial continues in Abuja

The trial of a former Attorney General of the Federation Mohammed Adoke on alleged money laundering before the federal high court in Abuja continued with the second Prosecution witness. The witness, Edwin... Read more »

Senate Confirms New Service Chiefs As Requested By President Buhari

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of all the Service Chiefs as requested by President Muhammadu Buhari. They are: Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff,... Read more »
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Senate bars sex crime offenders from working with children

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed an amendment to the Child’s Rights Act 2003 , preventing persons convicted of sexual offences from working with children. This followed the presentation of a report... Read more »

Drama As Sowore Storms Court With Witch Doctor (Photo)

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of Revolution Now on Tuesday stormed the Abuja Magistrate Court in company of a witch-doctor. Sowore, a former presidential candidate in the last general election was arrested by... Read more »

2023 General Election: What Nigerians Should Expect From PDP – Sen Samuel Anyanwu

Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu has identified good governance, formidable security, quality education, good road network and peace of mind among others as what Nigerians should expect in 2023 when the Peoples Democratic... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Why Nwankpo is Far Better Than All Other Anambra Guber Aspirants

Dr. Harris Chuma Odili The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Anambra 2021 governorship aspirant, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo has the divine mandate to become the next governor of Anambra state. He is far... Read more »

When Public Officer Become Careless With Political Utterances, Incidents Of Election Violence Becomes Inevitable

By Tony Ezike It is very sad to think that some of Nigerian political leaders could be happy beneficiaries of the rising spate of civil unrest occasioned by lack of vision, political... Read more »

EHINGBETI; LAGOS ECONOMIC SUMMIT,Has Come And Gone, As Possible Impacts Herald’s The Cosmopolitan State And Nigeria

By Abubakar Yusuf Since the return of democracy in 1999 after several years of Military interregnum,successful adminstrations in Lagos State pioneered by the 8 years two terms, 1999-2007 of Chief Bola Ahmed... Read more »

UATH Begins Intership For Newly Graduated Nurses

Graduate Nurses from Nigerian Universities can now be engaged in one year internship program like their counterparts in other Medical lines, like Medicine, Pharmacy, Laboratory and others in the University of Abuja... Read more »

DRUNKARD OUTBURSTS: Senator Smart Adeyemi lacks Empathy For The North, Attack On Gov Ikpeazu, An Attack On One Of Us – AREWA YOUTH

We would like to register our displeasure over the unfortunate abuse of Senate and insensitive disposition of Senator Smart Adeyemi, representing Kogi West who veered off his contribution to a motion on... Read more »
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Terrorists Now In Border Towns With FCT – Governor Sule

Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, has again raised the alarm over the presence of Boko Haram in the state, saying they are now in border towns with Abuja, the nation’s capital. This... Read more »
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Nnamdi Kanu Whom I Recruited Is Brainwashing Igbo Youths – Uwazuruike

It’s no longer news that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has been accused of inciting ethnic cleansing in the South-East zone and parts of the South-South... Read more »
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Igbos Can’t Defeat Nigeria If War Breaks Out – MASSOB

The leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Ralph Uwazurike, has warned that Igbos cannot defeat Nigeria if war breaks out. Speaking at a press... Read more »
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Dino Melaye Drags Yahaya Bello To EFCC

A group known as the Anti-Corruption Network has submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the US Embassy,... Read more »
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The North Is A Generous And A Caring Neighbour – Adamu Garba

Nigeria is a country that is diversified in ethnicity and tribes we are also subdivided into the north, south east, and west regions. But after recent raucous in the country between the... Read more »

Name Schoolgirls’ Abductors, ACF, Afenifere, PANDEF Tell Zamfara Gov

Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, came under fire yesterday over his statement that he knew the abductors of the 317 pupils of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Jangebe, in Talata Mafara... Read more »
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Bayelsa Assembly okays bill to outlaw open grazing

An Executive Bill seeking to ban open grazing and regulate the business of livestock breeding and marketing in Bayelsa, will be passed into law on Wednesday. Tonye Isenah, chairman of the State... Read more »
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Why Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Visited Yahaya Bello

Following the meeting of former President Olusegun Obasanjo with the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, the GYB2PYB Youth Support Group has said the visit was borne out of the ex-President’s deep love... Read more »
Kano State Hisbah Arrests 2 Men For Sending Porn To A Married Woman

Kano State Hisbah Arrests 2 Men For Sending Porn To A Married Woman

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested two men suspected of sending pornographic materials to a married woman. A statement issued by the board’s spokesman, Lawan Ibrahim, on Monday in Kano, said... Read more »
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Lagos Government Shuts 16 Illegal Pharmacies

Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has shut 16 illegal, substandard and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores and premises at Ajegunle and Alaba-Suru axis of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local... Read more »

Southern states dismiss blockade, North food traders insist on strike

Some southern state governments and farmers have dismissed the blockade by northern food suppliers, saying it is an opportunity for the South to  boost its food production capacity. But Ondo and Cross... Read more »
Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina on school abductions: If there’s ransom payment, Nigerians will be informed

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, says Nigerians will be informed if there’s any ransom payment for the release of 317 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara state. Adesina stated this... Read more »
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Zlatan Ibrahimović to miss Man Utd Europa League due to injury

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to be ruled out for up to three weeks with a left thigh injury, meaning he will miss the Europa League tie against former side Manchester... Read more »
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Wike Charges APC, Other Parties To Emulate PDP’s Commitment To Project Delivery

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties should emulate the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the delivery of democratic dividends to the citizens.... Read more »
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Insecurity: Allow Regional Security System To Function, Peter Obi Tells FG

The former vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has asked the Federal Government to allow states to operate their regional security system. Speaking... Read more »
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Blockade of farm products from North to South act of war – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on Monday said the blockade of farm products from North to South by the Fulani should be considered an act of war.... Read more »

Ibom Air Celebrate 500,000 Passengers After 23 Months Of Operation

PRESS RELEASE: IBOM AIR RECORDS 500,000TH PASSENGER Today, Monday 01 March 2021, Ibom Air carried its 500,000th passenger since commencement of operations on the 7th of June 2019. “We are very pleased... Read more »