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PRESIDENT BUHARI’S WIFE, AISHA FLOWN TO DUBAI FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT OVER NECK PAIN

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for treatment of severe neck pain.

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EDO 2020 ELECTIONS: UNITED STATES EXPRESS CONCERNS OVER REPORTS OF INTERFERENCE BY SECURITY FORCES

The United States of America says it is disappointed with the role played by some political actors in Edo State in the build-up to the upcoming gubernatorial election.

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COVID-19: AJAOKUTA MEDICAL CENTRE SHUT DOWN

The management of the Ajaokuta steel company has shut down its Medical Centre for decontamination after recording its index COVID-19 case.

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DR ADETUNJI ADENEKAN EMERGES CHAIRMAN NMA LAGOS CHAPTER

Dr. Adetunji Adenekan has emerged as the Chairman, Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).

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OSUN LAUNCHES POST-COVID-19 INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

Osun State Government has launched its post-COVID-19 intervention programme, which includes training and empowerment of 15, 000 indigenes annually.

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FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG IS NOW WORTH $100Bn

Facebook CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg is now worth a hundred billion dollars.

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NLC ISSUES 14-DAY ULTIMATUM TO AIRLINES TO REINSTATE SACKED WORKERS

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued an ultimatum to the management of Turkish Air, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate all the sacked workers within two weeks.

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NMA ELECTION TURNS BLOODY IN ENUGU

The Enugu State Chapter of the Nigerian Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) took a dangerous turn on Thursday, August 6th, 2020, as the State election turned bloody.

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PRESIDENT BUHARI ENDORSES IZE-IYAMMU

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the September 19th Gubernatorial election in Edo State.

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UPDATE: KWARA FIRST LADY OFFERS TO ASSIST ABANDONED BLUE-EYED MOM AND HER CHILDREN

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has expressed her desire to help a poor blue-eyed mom, Risikat Azeez, who was abandoned by her husband, Abdul-Wasiu Omo-Dada.

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OYO APPROVES N59.7M FOR OPERATION AMOTEKUN TAKE-OFF

The Oyo State Government has approved a sum of N59.7 million for the take-off of "Amotekun."

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COVID-19: NYSC ORIENTATION CAMPS MAY REOPEN IN NEXT PHASE OF LOCKDOWN RELAXATION - FG

The Federal Government has directed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to commence preparation for the reopening of orientation camps across the country.

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NEW MILITANT GROUP EMERGES IN CAMEROON

A new militant group has emerged in the Northern Cameroon region of Ngoundere.

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PETROL TANKER ACCIDENT KILLS LADY IN LAGOS

One person has died from a petrol tanker accident that took place at Mile 2 area of Lagos on Friday, August 7th, 2020.

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FG TO PAY JUNE HAZARD ALLOWANCE OF MEDICAL WORKERS FROM AUGUST 10

The Federal Government has promised to pay medical workers managing COVID-19 cases across the country their June hazard allowance from August 10.

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FG BEGINS PLANS FOR REOPENING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

The Federal Government has begun plans to reopening its international airspace.

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ISIS ON THE RUN AS AIR-STRIKES SMOKE JIHADIST OUT OF LAKE CHAD AXIS -

ISIS ON THE RUN AS AIR-STRIKES SMOKE JIHADIST OUT OF LAKE CHAD AXIS by @ottotgs

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FG EXTENDS LOCKDOWN RELAXATION BY FOUR WEEKS

The Federal Government has announced the extension of the lockdown relaxation by another four weeks.

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ABUJA CONCERT: POLICE FILE CHARGES AGAINST NAIRA MARLEY

The Lagos State Police Command has filed charges against Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola

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ELECTRICITY SUPPLY: SIEMENS AG BEGINS EXECUTION OF POWER PROJECTS IN NIGERIA

The President Power Initiative (PPI) deal between the Federal Government and Siemens AG has begun.

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NIGERIA POLICE INTERCEPTS A CONTAINER OF TRAMADOL AND CODEINE

The Nigeria Police has intercepted a 40-foot container filled with drugs suspected to be Tramadol and codeine in Apapa, Lagos.

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FULANI MILITIA KILL 20 PERSONS, INJURE SEVERAL OTHERS IN FRESH ATTACK IN KADUNA

Residents of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, are in distress as suspected fulani militia invaded the community and killed 20 persons leaving several injured, Channels TV reports.

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POLICE ARREST OGUN MONARCH WHO RAPED HIS DAUGHTER FOR 4 YEARS

The Ogun State Police have arrested a traditional ruler, identified as Rasheed Sholabi for raping his 15-year-old daughter, for four years, which has affected her private part.

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LEAKED POLICE BODY CAM SHOWS GEORGE FLOYD'S ARREST AND DEATH FROM A NEW PERSPECTIVE

A new video has emerged online showing never before seen footage of incidents leading to the arrest and death of George Floyd

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REVOLUTIONNOW NOT A PROTEST, IT’S A CHILD’S PLAY – BUHARI’S AIDE

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity has said that protests by members of the #RevolutionNow group were merely a ‘child’s play’ and not revolutionary.

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WOMAN ACCUSES MIGOS RAPPER, TAKEOFF OF RAPE

A new civil lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court has been filed against rapper Takeoff, of the hip-hop group Migos, accusing him of raping a woman at a party.

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BENUE STATE GOVERNMENT UNCOVERS 433 GHOST WORKERS IN ITS EDUCATIONAL SECTOR

The Benue State Government has announced that it has uncovered 433 ghost workers.

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BREAKING: POLICE STORMS EDO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Police Operatives have invaded and taken over the Edo House of Assembly in Benin city, Edo State.

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FUTA SUSPENDS FINAL YEAR STUDENT WHO HACKED PREMIUM TIMES WEBSITE

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has issued an indefinite suspension to a final year student, Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times.

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TROOPS OF OPERATION DELTA SAFE INVADE PIRATES CAMP IN BAYELSA, KILLS 6

Troops of Operation Delta Safe on invaded Pirates’ camps in Bayelsa State, killing 6 militants, the Defense Headquarters has said.

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EDO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY IMPEACHES DEPUTY SPEAKER

The Edo State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, Yekini Idiaye.

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ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN TWO SECONDARY SCHOOLS FOR VIOLATING COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

The Ondo state Government has shut down two secondary schools for violating COVID-19 protocols for safe reopening of schools.

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LAGOS GOVERNMENT REVIEWS 2018 LAND USE CHARGE

The Lagos State Government has reviewed the 2018 Land Use Charge.

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306 MORE EVACUEES FROM UAE ARRIVE NIGERIA

306 more stranded Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates(UAE) have arrived in Nigeria today.

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BREAKING: ARMY, POLICE ARREST #REVOLUTIONNOW PROTESTERS IN ABUJA

Over 40 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested by the police and Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday, August 5.

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VIRGIN ATLANTIC COULD GO BANKRUPT NEXT MONTH - DAVID ALLISON

Virgin Atlantic could run out of cash next month if creditors do not approve a £1.2bn rescue deal, according to the BBC.

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FATHER REJECTS DAUGHTER BECAUSE SHE HAS BLUE EYES IN KWARA

A little girl with blue eyes has allegedly been rejected by her father because of her eye colour, ARISE TV reports.

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AS DEATH TOLL RISES, LEBANON MULLS STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER BEIRUT EXPLOSION

As emergency workers in Lebanon dig through the rubble in search of Beirut explosion survivors, the Lebanese President Michel Aoun is mulling over declaring a two-week state of emergency.

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FCTA BEGINS DEMOLITION OF 102 HOUSES OVER FLOODING

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has commenced the demolition of about 102 homes built along waterways.

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NIGERIAN MILITARY STRIKES BOKO HARAM/ ISWAP STRONGHOLD, KILLS AT LEAST 150 JIHADISTS

Nigeria Military in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force MNJTF has killed at least 150 jihadists in a successful aerial strike on the hideouts of Boko Haram terrorists and ISIS-a...

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FORMER SSS DG CAUTIONS PERSONS AND GROUPS ON PLANS TO ORCHESTRATE ACTIVITIES THAT WOULD UNDERMINE...

The State Security Service has issued a warning to persons and groups that are planning to undermine the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration.

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IGP TO SUE SAHARA REPORTERS FOR DEFAMATION

Nigeria's Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, is set to take legal action against Media Agency, Sahara Reporters, due to a misleading report published on Monday, August 3rd, 2020.

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MANY INJURED, PROPERTIES DESTROYED AS EXPLOSION HITS LEBANON (VIDEO)

An explosion has hit Beirut, the Lenbanese capital, on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, injuring several people and destroying many buildings across the city.

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BREAKING: PRESIDENT BUHARI PLANS OVERHAUL OF NIGERIA’S SECURITY LEADERS

President Buhari is planning a complete overhaul of the nation’s security leaders following his dissatisfaction with the worsening insecurity in the country.

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FG RAISES HATE SPEECH FINE FROM N500,000 TO N5 MILLION

The Federal Government has raised the hate speech fine from N500,000 to N5 million naira.

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BREAKING: KWARA STATE DEPUTY GOVERNOR AND HIS WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Kwara Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi, and his wife, Abieyuwa Alabi, have tested positive for COVID-19.

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IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS WINNERS PASTOR AND TRADITIONAL RULER FOR KIDNAPPING NDLEA MEMBERS

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a pastor and a Traditional Ruler for kidnapping an NDLEA official.

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IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS WINNERS PASTOR AND TRADITIONAL RULER FOR KIDNAPPING NDLEA MEMBERS

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a pastor and a Traditional Ruler for kidnapping an NDLEA official.

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AIR PEACE SACKS 70 PILOTS, SLASH SALARIES

Air Peace has sacked about 70 pilots and has also slashed the salaries of some of its staff.

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MAN COMMITS SUICIDE OVER FAILED RELATIONSHIP

A middle-aged man, popularly known as Tailor, committed suicide after his lover allegedly left him in Rivers State.

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