10,000 Imo Youths To Receive Training And Start Up Capital Before The And Of The Year – Uzodimma

The first batch of 10,000 youths will receive training and start-up capital from the Imo State Government Accelerated Youth Empowerment programme before the end of the year. This is according to His... Read more »
Netherlands

Netherlands Returns Smuggled 600-Year-Old Ife Terracotta To Nigerian Govt

The Kingdom of Netherlands on Thursday officially presented a smuggled Ife Terracotta antiquity dated to be at least 600 years old to Nigeria. The repatriated antiquity was presented to the Minister of... Read more »
bandits in zamfara state

Bandits Kill 2 In Zamfara Fresh Attack

Two persons were killed during bandits attack on three villages in Maradun Local Government Area of the state of Zamfara state. The incident forced residents to flee for safety into the bush.... Read more »
PDP

Plateau PDP Crisis: Court Sacks Newly Elected Exco

Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos on Thursday has nullified all congresses conducted by the people’s Democratic Party PDP in the State, describing it as illegal and lacking in merit under... Read more »
Wike

Buhari Must Listen To The People Or Set Nigeria ‘On Fire’ – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has an opportunity to address the demands of the people or put the country “on fire”. His comment comes two days... Read more »
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Stalled Due To Late Service Of Hearing Notice

The trial in absentia of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mister Nnamdi Kanu at the  Federal High Court has been stalled due to the late service of hearing... Read more »

Imo State Govt Revokes All C Of Os Of Illegally Allocation Plots In And Around The State Capital

The Imo State Government yesterday during the weekly State Executive Council meeting ordered for the immediate revoking of all C of Os of all illegally allocated plots in and around the state... Read more »

Awgu LG Chairman, Hon. Pedro Nwankwo, Clears The Air On The Accident Victims’ Billboard

Says his photograph used in the said billboard by the concerned individual who erected it was not approved by him and consequently does not reflect his mood in respect of the sad... Read more »

PDP An Irresponsible Party Unable To Run Its Secretariat, Pay Staff Salaries – APC

The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC has released heavy vituperation against  the major opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Slamming the main opposition via its social media page, APC described PDP as... Read more »

Sen. Kalu To Build Hostel For Secondary School, Donates Cash, Other Items To Students

The Chief Whip of the Senate and eminent philanthropist, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu is set to build a female hostel worth 50 million naira at Holy Rosary Girls Secondary School, Umuahia Akelicious... Read more »
Professor Bolaji Akinyemi

#EndSARS: Don’t Brush Off Debate of UK Parliament, Former Foreign Minister Advises Nigeria Govt

The Nigerian government has been advised not to dismiss the threat of sanctions by UK parliamentarians against top Nigerian officials and security agents involved in the alleged violation of #EndSARS protesters’ rights.The Nigerian Minister of... Read more »

Imo Exco Decides: Imo State Govt Council Directs The Immediate Dismissal Of The Chief Medical Director, IMSUTH

Imo State Executive Council has directed the immediate dismissal of Dr B C. Duru the Chief Medical Director of Imo State University Teaching Hospital IMSUTH Orlu. Briefing Journalist at the end of... Read more »
Former APC Publicity Secretary

Former APC Publicity Secretary Accuses Umahi’s Brother Of Planning To Kill Him

The immediate past publicity Secretary of Ebonyi State All Progressives Congress, APC, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, has accused younger brother to Ebonyi Governor, Chief Austin Umahi who was former vice chairman of the... Read more »
Chadian Soldiers

Suspected Terrorists Kill 4 Chadian Soldiers

Four soldiers in southwest Chad were killed and dozens injured in an explosion on a boat thought to have been caused by an improvised bomb, Reuters news agency reports.The blast occurred on... Read more »
Terrorised Country in the World

Nigeria Ranked 3rd Most Terrorised Country In The World

The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) has shown that Nigeria witnessed an increase in Boko Haram attacks on military targets last year.“Over the past year, Boko Haram increased attacks on military targets, with deaths rising... Read more »
Buhari

Presidency Lists 16 Initiatives Buhari Established For Nigerian Youths

The Presidency has listed some initiatives President Muhammadu Buhari has put in place in his 5 years in office to show how he cares for the youths. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser... Read more »

President Buhari’s Unholy Romance With Niger Republic

By Ochereome Nnanna President Muhammadu Buhari’s romance with Niger Republic has become an affront to the national interest of Nigeria. When he was sworn-in as an elected president in 2015 he went... Read more »
Chisom Chukwuneke

Nigeria Mourns As The Girl Who Scored 7 A1 In WASSCE Dies At 17

The brilliant teenager Chisom Chukwuneke who scored A1 in seven subjects in 2019 WAEC examination has been beseeched by the cold hand of death. You should remember that Late Chisom Chukwuneke emerged... Read more »
Adamu Garba

#EndSARS: Adamu Garba And His Lawyers Fail To Appear In Court For His Case Against Twitter CEO

A Nigerian lawyer, Tope Akinyode who filed a lawsuit challenging the criminal complaint administered by former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba against CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has given an update on the... Read more »
74th Birthday Cake

The Beautiful Moment Atiku Abubakar Was Seen Cutting His 74th Birthday Cake

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar celebrated his 74th Birthday on November 25, 2020. Below is the beautiful moment His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was seen cutting his Birthday Cake as he... Read more »
Pele and Maradona

Who Was Better Footballer, Pele Or Maradona?

Before Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo came along, the enduring debate in football about who was the greatest player involved two men: Diego Maradona and Pele. It was an argument that was... Read more »
Mrs. Zainab Ahmed

No Plan to Review 2021 Spending Estimates, Says Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, yesterday in Abuja, said there is no plan to review the 2021 budget currently before the National Assembly. She has also... Read more »
FG Approaches UK

FG Approaches UK Over Proposed #EndSARS Sanctions

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was in touch with officials of the British government to present its side of the #EndSARS story. This comes after the resolution of the United Kingdom... Read more »
NAPPSA

Pharmacists task FG on local vaccine for COVID-19, others

The Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA) has charged the Federal Government to prioritise indigenous production of vaccines for COVID-19 and other diseases. President of NAPPSA, Dr.... Read more »
Michael Flynn

Trump Pardons Michael Flynn, Who Twice Pleaded Guilty To Lying To FBI

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he had granted a “full pardon” to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The move... Read more »
Zainab Ahmed

Finally FG To Open Land Borders Soon

Nigeria’s land borders, closed since August 2019, may soon be reopened, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed said during an interview with State House correspondents on Wednesday. Ahmed... Read more »
Pele

Pele Leads Tributes To Maradona After Football Legend Dies at 60

Tributes are pouring in following the death of football legend Diego Armando Maradona. The Argentinian legend passed away just two weeks after being released from hospital following treatment for a brain bleed.... Read more »
Maradona

Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies

Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. The greatest footballer of his generation suffered a cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, Argentina. Maradona had been recuperating from the removal of... Read more »
Kaduna State House Of Assembly

Kaduna State House Of Assembly Passes The 2020 Child Protection Bill

The Katsina State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 Child Protection Bill, 17 years after it was presented to the assembly. The bill when passed into law, will seek to provide... Read more »
Gunmen Kidnap

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Police Officer’s Wife, Son In Adamawa State

Unknown gunmen have stormed the Yolde Pate community, in the Yola south local government area of Adamawa State and whisked away from the wife and son of a police officer. The Police... Read more »
Geoffrey Onyeama

S-East Governors Promise To Compensate Victims Of Violence Foreign Affairs Minister

Minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the southeast governors are committed to creating victims fund to compensate and help victims of violence. Fielding questions from state house correspondents after Wednesday’s federal... Read more »
#endsars protesters

#Endsars: Nigerian Police Chief Says 102 Died In Protest

Nigeria’s police chief says 102 people died, including 37 policemen during the #EndSARS anti police brutality protests in October. He also said 196 people were seriously injured. The Inspector-General of Police Mohammed... Read more »
Nnamdi Kanu

Soldiers Storm Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Home, Walk Around And Left

A contingent of the Nigerian military on Wednesday morning allegedly invaded the country home of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). The house served as the... Read more »

Dr Godwin Maduka Felicitates With Prince Arthur Eze At 72

Renowned Anambra born medical expert and philanthropist, Dr. Godwin Maduka today joined the long list of family, friends, business partners, the good people of Anambra State and Nigeria in celebrating a worthy... Read more »

Imo House Of Assembly Members Unanimously Throw Their Weight Behind Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Imo Chapter For Prof. George Obiozor Candidacy

Following the presentation by Ohaneze ndi Igbo, Imo chapter, for the candidacy of Professor George Obiozor for the post of President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, the Imo State House of Assembly Members... Read more »

Dr. Emeka Kalu Salutes Alhaji Atiku Abubakar At 74

Chieftain of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Emeka Kalu has congratulated former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he clocks 74 years today. Kalu’s message was contained in a statement signed by... Read more »

Anambra 2021: Dr Godwin Maduka The Educationist

By Shedrach Uloko Ibe Dr. Godwin Maduka is a world-class medical practitioner and billionaire, admired across Anambra and abroad. He single-handedly transformed his hometown Umuchukwu into a modern city and crowned it... Read more »

Senator Ekwunife Salutes Arthur Eze At 72

Senator Uche Ekwunife (Iyom) celebrates the Chairman of Oranto petroleum and renowned philantropist, Prince Engr. Arthur Eze, OFR on his 72nd birth anniversary. The Senator joins family, friends and well-wishers of Prince... Read more »
DJ Switch and Lai Mohammed

#EndSARS: The Truth Is A Very Stubborn Thing, DJ Switch To Lai Mohammed

DJ Switch has broken her silence after after the Nigeria’s Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed accused her of giving out false information about the EndSARS protest. DJ Switch, who was among the... Read more »
Fashola

APC’s Zoning Agreement Should Be Respected In 2023 – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, yesterday said the zoning agreement at the formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2015 elections should be respected in... Read more »
Fish

Nigeria Govt Set To Ban Fish Importation In The Next Two Years

Nigeria’s federal government has announced plans to end fish importation in the next two years as it asked fish importers to consider producing fish locally. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,... Read more »
Bandits

3 Killed As Bandits Seize Kaduna-Abuja, Zaria-funtua Roads

Hours after they were repelled and prevented by security operatives from kidnapping travelers, bandits, on Tuesday descended on Maigiginya community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. They killed two persons... Read more »
Surprise Birthday Party For Gambari

South South Governors Throw Surprise Birthday Party For Gambari (Photos)

Governors of the South South zone on Tuesday organized a surprise birthday party in honour of the Chief of Staff to the President, Amb. Ibrahim Gambari, at the Rivers Government House, in... Read more »
Kalu Woos Ex-Army Chief Ihejirika

Sen Orji Kalu Woos Ex-Army Chief Ihejirika, Others to Join APC

Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, on Tuesday, paid a visit to a former Chief of Army Staff, General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd.). Senator Kalu,... Read more »
Arthur Eze At 72

Senator Kalu Eulogizes Arthur Eze At 72

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has described the Founder and Chairman of Atlas Oranto Petroleum International Limited, Chief Arthur Eze as a... Read more »
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

President Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Yakubu For Second Term

The Senate on Tuesday received a request from the President, Major General, Muhammadu Buhari, (retd.), to confirm Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, by for a second term in office as Chairman of the Independent... Read more »
Mohammed Adamu

#Endsars Protesters Wanted Buhari Removed From Office – Mohammed Adamu

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria was aimed at removing President Muhammadu Buhari from office. Mr Adamu made the claim, Tuesday, in Port... Read more »
Joke Sanwo olu

We Are Determined To Stamp Out Gender-Based Violence In Lagos – Joke Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State First Lady, Dr Joke Sanwo olu on Tuesday vowed that the State Government will continue to implement various initiatives aimed at stamping out the heinous crime of Gender-Based Violence (GBV)... Read more »
Sanwo-olu

We Won’t Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Security In Lagos – Sanwo-olu

The wanton destruction of public assets in the violence that trailed the recent nationwide protests by the youth against police brutality has bolstered the Federal Government-led initiatives geared towards engendering peace and... Read more »
Osinbajo

Government Is Open To New, Creative Ideas In Growing Nigeria’s Economy – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says a major feature of Nigeria’s economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic as indicated in the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) currently being implemented, has been an openness to... Read more »
major roads nationwide

Yuletide: FG begins remedial works on major roads nationwide

Following the dilapidating state of federal roads across the country, the Federal Government has commenced remedial works on major highways nationwide to ensure safety of commuters during Yuletide. Controller, Federal Ministry of... Read more »

Governors, People Of South-South Demand Restructuring, Fiscal Federalism

Governors and people of the South-South geopolitical zone have demanded for restructuring in line with the principle of true federalism, to guarantee peace, security and stability of Nigeria. The governors , observed... Read more »

Gov. Hope Uzodimma Commissions A 5000BPD Modular Refinery In Imo State On Behalf Of President Buhari

The nation Nigeria and Imo State in particular has achieved a historic milestone as Gov. Uzodimma on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari Commissioned the first ever Modular Refinery in Nigeria sited in... Read more »

Lekki Shootings: Resign Now, You Are An Embarrassment To Nigeria, Jumu’ah Tells AGF Malami

…Fumes at LASG, Nigerian Army over inconsistency in statements …Applauds CNN on documentaries A Social Commentator and Human Rights Journalist, Jumu’ah Abiodun, has advised the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of... Read more »

Chris Vic Churchill Debunks Mr. Onduku’s False And Malicious Claims Against Snr Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin In An Online Publication

—Demands that such baseless, frivolous and unfounded utterances be retracted. This is to refute an ironical, baseless and untrue online publication by one Mr. Onduku charging the Warri based renowned man of... Read more »

Defamation Of Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin: Suspects Arraigned

By Chris Churchill The duo of Godwin Boukan and Amos Wanki were on 1st of September 2020 arraigned before the Chief Magistrate Court, Ughelli for defamation of character and blackmail against Snr.... Read more »

Road Inspection: Gov. Hope Uzodimma Is Not Leaving Anything To Chance

While previous administrations may have invested hugely on frivolous activities and events especially during this time of the year, Gov. Hope Uzodimma is very much busy inspecting some of the major road... Read more »

Chief Ogbogbo Takes Over As The President Of Joint Mobile Sanitation Agency Of Nigeria

A management expert of Rivers extraction, Chief Dr. Nnamdi Ogbogbo JP was last week weeks in Abuja chosen by the leadership and members of a formost Nigeria-based NGO – Joint Mobile Sanitation... Read more »
Toke Makinwa Slams Reno Omokri

Being Divorced Is Nothing To Shame Anyone For – Toke Makinwa Slams Reno Omokri

Media personality, Toke Makinwa has slammed Reno Omokri for his post shading ‘divorced women and slay queens’. yesterday, Reno shared a post on his Twitter handle where he threw jabs at “divorced women”  and “slay queens”... Read more »

25 Billion Naira Gate: Anambra State House Of Assembly Members Relocate To Enugu

The Anambra state House of Assembly Members are currently in Enugu, for a 4-day workshop to enhance their legislative skills. AIF Media gathered the House members are taking the advantage of their... Read more »