President And His Family Violates COVID-19 Rules During Eid-el-Fitri In Aso Rock (See Photos)

President Buhari, his wife Aisha Buhari and 5 children has violated Coronavirus Rules during Eid-el-Fitri in Aso Rock. In a set of Family Photos, there is no social distancing, No nose mask. Read more »

17 Chinese Illegal Miners: FG Mounts Pressure On Osun To Surrender Suspects

The Federal Government and its agencies, over the weekend, mounted fresh pressure on the government of Osun State to hand over 27 persons caught in illegal mining of gold and have been... Read more »

Azubogu Speaks On Post Lockdown Economy: Says govt should encourage private sector to create jobs

~Urges inter-ministerial collaboration on policy intervention for business development Hon. Engr. Chris Emeka Azubogu has reiterated his earlier call for the evolution of new economic strategies that will be private sector driven... Read more »

Akinwumi Adesina of AfDB: U.S. wants independent probe of allegations

The United States has rejected the clean bill given Dr. Akinwumi Adesina by the African Development Bank ethics committee, over corruption allegations. Instead, the U.S. has called for an independent probe, thus... Read more »

19-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Faking Own Death To Avoid Financial Pressure From Mom

A 19-year-old girl who faked her own death on Facebook to avoid financial pressure from her mother has been arrested by the Lagos State Police. This was disclosed by the Lagos police... Read more »

Lagos APC leader tasks imams on Gbajabiamila, Desmond Elliot, others

· Congratulates Muslim faithful An All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Mr. Taiwo Alao on Saturday urged politicians in the country to encourage the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi... Read more »

States In Nigeria To Get $1.5bn From World Bank

The World Bank is set to approve $1.5 billion dollars to Nigeria and as a result Each state will get a share from it, as part of economic stimulus to cushion the... Read more »

Financial Autonomy: Buhari Has Given Us The Best Sallah Gifts – Obasa

The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has described the approval of financial autonomy granted its members by President Muhammadu Buhari as the best Sallah gift from the latter. The... Read more »

No Moon Sighted, Fasting Continues Tomorrow – NSCIA Declares

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that the Ramadan fast would continue on Saturday. The National Moonsighting Committee of the NSCIA said no moon was sighted in the country... Read more »

Former Supreme Court Justice, Adolphus Karibi-Whyte dies at 88

A former Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Adolphus Karibi-Whyte is dead. Described as one of the most erudite and scholarly Justices of the apex court, Justice Karibi-Whyte passed on in... Read more »

Ogun State Govt Extends Lockdown Untill May 31

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has extended the ‘eased lockdown’ in the state to further curb the spread of coronavirus. Abiodun revealed this on Friday noting that the new extension, which... Read more »

Iffie Mourn Assassinated Uvwie Traditional Chief

Vice Chairman of Uvwie Local Government Council, Delta State, Chief Napoleon Newyear Iffie, has commiserated with the family of late Chief Lucky Okoro who was assassinated last Sunday, describing his death as... Read more »
prison

Old inmates gang up, attempt jailbreak in Aba

The Nigerian Correctional Service, Abia Command, said it is investigating a jailbreak attempt which took place in Aba on Saturday. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Kalu Ikpe, who spoke to newsmen... Read more »
Destiny Etiko

Actress Destiny Etiko Buries Her Father Amid Tears In Enugu (Photos)

Curvy Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko who lost er father recently shared a video showing the moment her father’s corpse arrived at their compound. Her father’s corpse arrived the compound amid tears and... Read more »
President-Buhari

President Buhari to observe Eid-el-Fitr with family at home

With the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations around the corner and the month-long Ramadan fast coming to an end, President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home. This is... Read more »
NDLEA

NDLEA destroys hashish laboratory, recovers 13 live ammunition

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has destroyed a clandestine laboratory for production of Hashish Oil and recovered 13 rounds of live ammunition with other drugs and substances in... Read more »

FG Kicks-off Modified Home Grown School Feeding Programme In Lagos

The Honourable Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, on Thursday, flagged-off the modified National Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Lagos State. In her keynote... Read more »

Governor,Ben Ayade Weeps Over Tax Burden On Low-Income Earners, Grants Tax Exemption

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, burst into tears on Thursday as he decried the tax burden on low-income earners in the state. “This is not Ben Ayade, this is not my... Read more »
Douye Diri

Bayelsa State Govt Relaxes Social Gathering Order, Raises Number To 200

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has agreed to allow churches with big auditoriums to have not more than 200 members during Sunday services. This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by... Read more »
Ben Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade lifts suspension on public worship in Cross River

Governor Ben Ayade has lifted ban on public worship in Cross River State. Ayade said the lifting of the about two months old ban was in consideration of the spiritual economy and... Read more »
Nigerian soldiers

It shall not be well with you – Nigerian soldiers blasts Buratai

Nigerian soldiers Fighting Boko Haram has laid curses on Nigeria Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, after been ambushed by Boko Haram in the North East. In a video shared... Read more »
Ogun State Police

3 Arrested for stealing N300,000 from bank account in Ogun State

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three suspected fraudsters for hacking into the bank account of one Kolawole Sobande and stealing the sum of N300,000 from it. The suspects,... Read more »

Drama As Soldiers, policemen exchange blows over Ebonyi traffic violation

There was chaos at Udensi Roundabout, few poles to Ebonyi State Government House, Abakaliki, on Thursday when policemen and armed soldiers clashed over alleged violation of traffic rule by the latter. The... Read more »
Police Checkpoint

Pregnant Woman Dies At Police Checkpoint On Her Way To Hospital For Delivery In Ogun State

A pregnant woman whose name was unknown, on Thursday afternoon, died at a police checkpoint on her way to the hospital for delivery at Ibiade in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of... Read more »

3rd Batch Of Dr, Maduka’s Covid-19 Palliative Distribution In Anambra State

Dr. Godwin Maduka remembers neglected 12 members of the PDP Ward Executives that make up the 17man party Executives across all the political Wards in Anambra State, gives each of them a... Read more »
Mrs Ulla Muller, Representative of UNFPA in Nigeria

Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of Vesicovaginal Fistula yearly

The United Nations (UN) Population Fund (UNFPA), said Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF), yearly. VVF is an abnormal fistulous tract extending between the bladder (vesica) and the vagina,... Read more »

Kalu felicitates with Sheriff as he emerge PDPYA National Secretary

The Publicity Secretary of PDP Youth Alliance, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has congratulated Hon Ahmed Sheriff as he emerges the National Secretary of PDP Youth Alliance. Hon Ahmed who hails from Warsale... Read more »

Eid-el-Fitri: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal government has declared Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th May, as public holidays for Muslims to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr. This was made known in a statement signed by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Interior... Read more »

Dr Maduka Shows Empathic Leadership

By Tony Ezike Since Nigeria recorded an index case of Coronavirus pandemic, a PDP Gubernatorial Aspirant and the founder of Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center Dr Godwin Maduka (Lion of... Read more »

Sir Emeka Offor Foundation donates 48.5 million naira worth of Hospital Bed sets to ABUTH Zaria

By Obi Ebuka Onochie The Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria on Wednesday 20th May 2020 received 100 hospital bed sets worth 48.5 million naira from Sir Emeka Offor Foundation for its... Read more »

Monarchs laud Ayade over C’River COVID-19 free status

The Cross River State Traditional Rulers Council has commended the state governor, Sir Ben Ayade for his proactive efforts, which have kept the state free of coronavirus. The council in a statement... Read more »

Covid-19: Delta Nut Chair,Okotie,Counts Losses In Education Sector

The State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers , (NUT), Comrade Tutus Okotie, has counted losses in the education sector arising from the corona virus pandemic , describing it as “huge”.... Read more »

Curfew: Anambra Youths Protest Over Alleged Killing Of 22-Year-Old Boy By Police

In the early hours of Thursday, 21st of May, 2020, Enugwu-Ukwu youths numbering over 300 staged a protest over the killing of 22-year old Anthony Okafor popularly known as Junior, an Enugwu-Ukwu... Read more »
Amotekun

Makinde appoints AK Togun Chairman Oyo ‘Amotekun’

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired Gen. Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun. A statement signed by Moses Alao, Special Assistant... Read more »

Gunmen abduct naval officer in Ondo, demand N50m

A naval officer, whose identity has yet to be ascertained, has reportedly been kidnapped by gunmen in the Oba Akoko area of the Owo-Ikare Expressway in the Akoko South East Local Government... Read more »

Sultan Urges Muslims to Comply with Social Distancing as Govs Relax Restrictions

As some governors in the northern part of the country are relaxing restrictions, occasioned by the onset of COVID-19, to enable their citizens to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr festival this weekend, the Sultan... Read more »
Court

Court remands 26-year-old man for allegedly raping 10-year-old

A Chief Magistrates Court in Osun State yesterday remanded a 26-year-old man, Fatai Oyeniyi, in Ilesa Correctional Centre for allegedly raping a 10-year-old minor. The Magistrate, Dr. Olusegun Ayilara, ordered that the... Read more »

COVID-19: We Won’t Allow Almajiris Come Into Ebonyi State – Umahi

Governor David Umahi, on Wednesday stated that he won’t allow almajiris into Ebonyi State. Umahi stated this during the state COVID-19 weekly broadcast. He said that Ebonyi state had no almajiris and... Read more »
Federal Executive Council

FEC Approves N623m For Customs To Buy Computers

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N623.7 million for the Nigeria Customs Service to buy computers for its zonal and area commands. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed,... Read more »
Rodnab

No Fraud In N16bn NDDC Job, Contract Approved By FEC – Rodnab

One of Nigeria’s thriving indigenous construction companies, Rodnab Constructions Limited, has repudiated social media reports alleging elements of fraud in the N16.2billion contract awarded to it for the building of the permanent... Read more »
Bauchi corp member

COVID-19: Bauchi corp member donates April allowance to government

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged Nigerian youths to stop expecting ‘everything’ from the government and instead contribute to the development of the country. The NYSC member,... Read more »

Christians are free to attend churches on Sundays, says Ganduje

Kano state government has reaffirmed that Christians are free to attend Churches on Sundays while the state remains under Federal Government lockdown. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje made the clarification on Tuesday at... Read more »

COVID-19: Kelvin Jombo does it in Grand Style Again

KELVIN JOMBO FOUNDATION POST COVID-19 SUSTAINABILITY PLANS – PART 2 (PALLIATIVE DISTRIBUTION & AGRICULTURAL EMPOWERMENT) that ran for over a week in Abiriba in Ohafia LG of Abia State just came to... Read more »

Lagos State Enrol All Its Employees Into The National Housing Fund

Pursuant to the National Housing Fund Establishment ACT 3 (4) of 1992 which stipulates that: “ANigerian worker earning an income of N3,000 and above per annum in both the Public and Private... Read more »

Akwa Ibom Govt Slashes Salaries Of Political Appointees By 20%

Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel has directed the slashing of salaries of all political office holders by 20% due to the dwindling oil prices, Brainnews report. In a statement released on... Read more »

No Plan To Lockdown PH City, Obio/akpor For 21 Days – Rivers State Government

The Rivers State Government has dismissed reports in the social media that it plans to lockdown Port Harcourt andObio/Akpor Local Government Areas for 21 days, describing it as untrue and the handiwork... Read more »
Nnamdi Kanu and wike

Nnamdi Kanu Asks Wike To Withdraw Charges Against caverton Helicopter Pilots

The leadership of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOBS) led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu after a teleconference meeting with Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers state were able to prevail on the Governor... Read more »
Lockdown

Presidency Explain Why It Gave 2 More Weeks Extension On Lockdown

The federal government has explained that the two weeks extension of the first phase of the eased lockdown was to enable the segment of society still not opened to properly prepare to... Read more »

Photos: Unity Park Enugu, former Forest Reserve, near Michael Okpara Square, wears new look

The Unity Park, formerly known as Forest Reserve, located adjacent to the popular Michael Okpara Square, Independence Layout, Enugu, wears a new look, courtesy of the intervention of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration,... Read more »

NUJ Lauds Gov, Ugwuanyi’s Palliative Measure

Caretaker committee of Nigerian Union of Journalist, NUJ, Enugu Council on Tuesday lauded the palliatives measure of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in sustaining the citizens and journalists during this COVID-19 lockdown. In a... Read more »
Buhari

President Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Lamido Yuguda As Securities & Exchange Commission DG

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written the Senate to confirm Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ezrel Tabiowo, Special Assistant on Press to... Read more »

Lockdown: Northern Community In Rivers Slams N100m Suit On Wike

The Northern Community in Rivers has instituted a N100 million suit against the Governor, Nyesom Wike and the State Government of at a Federal High Court sitting in Port over the seizure... Read more »

Chief Eze Celebrates Sampson Akanimo His Mentor And Teacher As He Celebrates His Birthday Today

To God Almighty be all the Glory as today marks the birthday of my mentor, friend, associate, brother, Mr Akanimo Sampson who have the rare privilege to teach me the rudiments of... Read more »
Akeredolu

Ondo May Soon Have Its COVID-19 Cure, Says Akeredolu

Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, Governor of Ondo State, says the state may soon have its own cure for COVID-19. According to NAN, Akeredolu stated this while giving an update on COVID-19 in... Read more »
lorry

Anambra Intercepts Truck From Jos, Transporting Passengers, Animals (Photos)

Lorry with registration number MGR 148 XA, Jigawa transporting about thirty three people from Plateau State was tracked and intercepted in front of government house, Awka and escorted back to Anambra/Enugu boundary.... Read more »
Buhari and governors

Do Not Take COVID- 19 As A Joke – Buhari Tells Governors

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ) , on Monday , told state governors not to take the raging COVID- 19 pandemic as a joke.He asked them to step up enlightenment... Read more »

Nigerians reacts, blames Nnamdi kanu for the cancelation of the National broadcast

The internet was lousy recently Following the cancelation of the National broadcast by the presidency, with Nigerians sharing their opinions of what might have resulted to the urgent cancelation of the National... Read more »
Gov. Makinde

COVID-19: Why we can’t relax ban on religious gathering now — Gov. Makinde

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says ban on religious gathering in the state can not be relaxed now due to advice from medical experts that COVID-19 transmission occurs more easily in enclosed places. Makinde... Read more »
Zakzaky’s Daughter

Zakzaky’s Daughter Orders Members To Fly The Palestinian Flag On Nigerian Street

Suhaila El-Zakzaky, daughter to the founder and leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has ordered members to fly the Palestinian flag in their homes, cars, and everywhere possible. Suhaila... Read more »
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome,Loveworld TV sanctioned in UK over 5G COVID-19 claim

UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom has sanctioned Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld Television Ministry for airing false and “potentially harmful statements” about the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, Ofcom said the Christian channel aired... Read more »