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DRUG ABUSE: FATHER LOCKS SON IN GARAGE FOR 7 YEARS

A father has confessed to the police that he locked his son in his car garage for years because he suspects he is using drugs.

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I GOT THE INFORMATION THAT A NORTHERN GOVERNOR WAS SPONSORING BOKO HARAM FROM SOME FULANI TRADERS...

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, says he got the information about a Northern Governor leading and sponsoring Boko Haram from some fulani traders in ...

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KANO POLICE COMMAND RESCUES MAN LOCKED UP IN A ROOM FOR SEVEN YEARS BY FATHER AND STEPMOTHER

The Kano State Police Command has rescued a 30-year old man identified as Ahmad Aliyu who was locked up in a room by his father, Aminu Farawa, and his stepmother for seven years.

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SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: SPECIAL FORCES ARRIVE REGION

The Special Forces approved by the Defence Headquarters to curb the incessant killings in the Southern Kaduna have arrived Kafanchan today.

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BREAKING: OGUN LIFTS WEEKEND LOCKDOWN

The Ogun State Government has lifted weekends lockdown in the State.

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OBADIAH MAILAFIA: FALANA CONDEMNS NBC N5M FINE ON NIGERIA INFO

Nigerian Lawyer and Human Rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) has described the N5m fine on Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info 99.3 FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as illegal.

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ANOTHER VIDEO OF A BRIBE SEEKING POLICE OFFICER IN OGUN STATE EMERGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA

A video of a Nigeria Police officer quarrelling with a transport operator over a bribe has emerged on social media.

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UNILAG SENATE, FOUR UNIONS REJECT SACK OF VC, OGUNDIPE

The senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and its four unions has rejected the decision of the Governing Council to sack its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

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GUNMEN KILL BAUCHI LAWMAKER, KIDNAP WIVES AND CHILD

Unknown gunmen have killed a Bauchi State House of Assembly member, Musa Baraza and kidnapped his two wives.

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NBC SANCTION: A NAKED ATTEMPT TO GAG THE MEDIA IN NIGERIA- ATIKU MEDIA OFFICE

The media office of former vice president Atiku Abubakar has released a statement stating that the NBC sanction on Nigeria Info is a decoy to gag the media in the country.

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PASTOR AND ACCOMPLICE ARRESTED FOR USING 20-YEAR OLD MENSTRUAL PAD FOR RITUALS IN ONDO STATE

A 65-year-old pastor identified as Festus Adebayo and a certain Gbemisola Olufusi has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for using the menstrual pad of a 20-year-old Oluwasemilore Iluyo...

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NOT TOO YOUNG TO RULE: 19-YEAR OLD UGANDAN TEENAGER TO CONTEST AGAINST 75-YEAR-OLD PRESIDENT YOWE...

A 19-year-old Ugandan teenager Hillary Humphrey Kaweesa has picked nomination papers to vie for the Presidency in the upcoming general elections.

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NBC FINES NIGERIA INFO N5 MILLION

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Nigeria Info the sum of N5m for interviewing Dr Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

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KADUNA STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRAIGNS TWO BROTHERS IN CONNECTION WITH DEATH OF NIGERIA’S FIRST FEM...

The Kaduna State Police Command has arraigned two brothers in connection with the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile.

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DIESEL-LADEN TRUCK CRASHES IN LAGOS

A diesel-laden truck has crashed in the Apapa area of Lagos State after its brake failed.

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BOKO HARAM: NORTHERN GOVERNORS FORUM CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO OBADIAH MAILAFIA’S ALLEGATIONS

The Northern Governors Forum has called on security agencies in the country to investigate the allegation made by a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, that a s...

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GOVERNOR OBIANO SUSPENDS 12 TRADITIONAL RULERS OVER UNAPPROVED VISIT WITH ARTHUR EZE TO PRESIDENT...

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has handed a one-year suspension letter to 12 traditional rulers over their unapproved visit to President Muhammadu Buhari alongside billionaire oil magnate...

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GOVERNOR MAKINDE VISITS LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL, COMMISSIONS MRI BUILDING

Governor Seyi Makinde visits the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, equips MRI building.

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SQUEEZE THE OLDER GENERATION OUT OF OFFICE - OBASANJO CHARGES NIGERIAN YOUTHS

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged the youth in Nigeria to take over leadership positions by squeezing the older generation out of office.

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SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: DSS RELEASES OBADIAH MAILAFIA AFTER 6 HOURS OF INTERROGATION

The Department of State Services(DSS) has released Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, after 6 hours of questioning over allegations against the Government.

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UNILAG GOVERNING COUNCIL SACKS VICE-CHANCELLOR

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council has sacked its Vice Chancellor (VC), Prof. Olawatoyin Ogundipe.

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FEC APPROVES N8.49Bn FOR PROCUREMENT OF COVID-19 TEST MATERIALS

The FEC has approved the sum of N8.49 billion for the procurement of 12 items for the testing of the Coronavirus disease by the NCDC.

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I WILL LEAVE PDP IF NWC WITHDRAWS THE PARTY STRUCTURES FROM GOVERNOR BEN AYADE - FANI KAYODE

Femi Fani-Kayode has threatened to dump the People's Democratic Party (PDP) if the National Working Committee (NWC)removes the party structures in Cross River State from Governor Ben Ayade.

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MAN PLEADS WITH COURT TO DISSOLVE SEVEN-YEAR MARRIAGE WITH HIS WIFE WHO FREQUENTLY BEATS HIM

Gbade Olaniyi, an electronic trader, has pleaded with a customary court in Ibadan to dissolve his seven-year marriage with his wife, whom he claims frequently beats him.

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BLASPHEMY: DON’T INTERFERE IN ISLAMIC MATTERS, SHAGARI’S GRANDSON TELLS CHRISTIANS

Bello Shagari, a grandson of a former President of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari, has asked Christians not to meddle in Islamic matters.

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NIGERIA'S MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, GEOFFREY ONYEAMA RECOVERS FROM COVID-19

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has recovered from COVID-19, almost three weeks after he said he tested positive to the infection.

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INSECURITY: “HOW ARE TERRORISTS HAVING ACCESS TO AMMUNITIONS” - PRESIDENT BUHARI QUERIES SECURITY...

President Muhammadu Buhari has queried Security and Intelligence chiefs on how possible it is for terrorists to have access to the ammunition they use despite the closure of the nation’s land borde...

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UK ENTERS RECESSION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ELEVEN YEARS

The United Kingdom is in recession for the first time in eleven years, according to the Guardian.

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SENIOR OIL WORKERS COMMENCE 3 DAYS WARNING STRIKE

Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, (PENGASSAN) have commenced a 3-day warning strike over alleged non-payment of their salaries in the last three months. ...

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INSECURITY: DSS INVITES OBADIAH MAILAFIA

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for alleging that one of the Northern Governors is sponsoring Bok...

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EFCC ARRESTS 32 SUSPECTS FOR INTERNET FRAUD IN OGBOMOSO

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020, arrested 32 suspected fraudsters for alleged involvement in Internet fraud.

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GOVERNOR MATAWALLE URGES NIGERIAN ARMY TO DEAL WITH ANYONE POLITICISING SECURITY IN NIGERIA

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, has told the Nigerian Army to deal with anyone politicising security regardless of his position in the country.

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DOCTORS IN ILORIN COMMENCE 3-DAYS WARNING STRIKE

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter on Tuesday, August 11, commenced a 3-days warning strike over the alleged assault of one of its memb...

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DRIVER ARRAIGNED FOR ASSAULTING AND BITTING FRSC OFFICIAL

A 40-year-old driver, Felix Ibe, was on Tuesday, August 11, arraigned in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates Court sitting in Abuja, for allegedly assaulting and biting an official of FRSC.

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TWO ATLETICO MADRID PLAYERS TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

Two players in Atletico Madrid has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to the BBC.

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NIGERIANS CAN SAY WHATEVER THEY LIKE ABOUT ME WHEN I DIE - OLUSEGUN OBASANJO

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said Nigerians can say whatever they like after his death, a report by Premium Times said.

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MAGU PROBE: WE MISTAKENLY TRANSFERRED N573M TO PROPHET OMALE – FCMB

The managing director of FCMB, Adam Nuru, has said that the bank just discovered that N573 million was mistakenly transferred into the church account of Pastor Emmanuel Omale.

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65-YEAR OLD MAN ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPING AND RAPING 11-YEAR OLD GIRL FOR THREE MONTHS IN TARABA

A 65-year-old man identified as Ahmadu Garba have been arrested for kidnapping and raping an 11-year old girl for three months in Taraba State.

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BANDITS ATTACK KATSINA, KIDNAP A 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Bandits have kidnapped a 13-year-old girl, Khadijat Mutaka, and injured a 30-year old man, Ibrahim Yar-Garshe in Kurfi, headquarters of Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: THE GOVERNMENT IS PART AND PARCEL OF THE KILLERS- MAILAFIA OBADIAH

Mailafia Obadiah, a 2019 Presidential election candidate under the platform of African Democratic Congress (ADC), has accused the Government of involvement in the ongoing killings in the southern K...

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NASARAWA POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS 27 SUSPECTS FOR KIDNAP AND ARMED ROBBERY

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 27 suspects for alleged kidnapping and armed robbery in the State.

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BREAKING: NUPENG CALLS OFF STRIKE IN LAGOS

National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called off its strike

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BREAKING: JAMB ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR 2020 POST UTME SCREENING

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the 202/2021 post UTME screening will commence in Nigeria’s higher institutions from September 7.

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BLASPHEMY: COURT SENTENCES 22-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN SINGER TO DEATH BY HANGING

Yahaya Aminu Sharif, a 22- year old singer has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming against Prophet Muhammad.

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SECURITY OPERATIVES IN SOUTHERN KADUNA ARRESTS SOME OF THE BANDITS TERRORIZING THE AREA

Security operatives in Southern Kaduna have arrested some bandits suspected to be members of gangs terrorizing the area in the past couple of months, Channels TV reports.

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WORLD COVID-19 CASES HIT 20 MILLION (SEE EPICENTRES)

The global recorded COVID-19 cases have hit a total of 20, 040,516 today, Monday, August 10, 2020.

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WORLD BANK APPROVES $114M FOR NIGERIA’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

The World Bank has approved a sum of $114 million to help Nigeria tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ONDO STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR RESIGNS FROM PDP

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has resigned his membership from the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

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JAMB SET TO MEET VARSITIES TO FIX NEW DATE FOR 2020 ADMISSION PROCESS

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is set for an important meeting with all Tertiary Institutions in the country to fix a new date for the commencement of the 2020 admission process...

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GUNMEN KILL 6 FRENCH AID WORKERS AND 2 NIGERIENS

Unknown Gunmen have killed 6 French aid workers, a Nigerien guide and a driver in Niger.

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