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BUHARI SACKS CHARLES DOKUBO AS COORDINATOR OF AMNESTY PROGRAMME, NAMES INTERIM ADMINISTRATOR

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Prof. Charles Dokubo as the Coordinator of Amnesty Programme.

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BOKO HARAM/ISWAP KILLS GREAT BORNO HUNTER WHO LED NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE NIGERIA MILITARY

Boko Haram/lSWAP insurgents have killed the leader of the Borno State hunters, Abdulkareem Umar, A.K.A #BabaMaigiwa who was held hostage in July during a failed negotiation by the sects factional ...

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RWANDA REQUESTS FRANCE TO EXTRADITE ALOYS NTIWIRAGBO FOR HIS ROLE IN 1994 GENOCIDE

Rwanda has petitioned France to extradite one of the top genocide suspects, Aloys Ntiwiragbi recently found living in the European country.

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BUHARI FELICITATES WITH FIRST NIGERIAN APPOINTED AS JUSTICE MINISTER IN CANADA

Lines are falling in pleasant places for Nigerians, both home and abroad, as a Nigerian-born Canadian, Kaycee Madu, was appointed as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a provinc...

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BUHARI FELICITATES WITH FIRST NIGERIAN APPOINTED AS JUSTICE MINISTER IN CANADA

Lines are falling in pleasant places for Nigerians, both home and abroad, as a Nigerian-born Canadian, Kaycee Madu, was appointed as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a provinc...

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BUHARI FELICITATES WITH FIRST NIGERIAN APPOINTED AS JUSTICE MINISTER IN CANADA

Lines are falling in pleasant places for Nigerians, both home and abroad, as a Nigerian-born Canadian, Kaycee Madu, was appointed as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a provinc...

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AKINWUMI ADESINA RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank.

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ABOUT 500 TRAINED ISIS FIGHTERS SIGHTED WITH POWER BIKES AND AMMUNITION IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA- GAN...

Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland has raised an alarm that the deadly ISIS terrorists have infiltrated the southwest regions of Nigeria.

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#JUSTICE FOR UWA: POLICE PARADE KILLERS OF UNIBEN STUDENT, UWA

After 3 months, Killers of Uniben student, Uwaila Omozuwa, who was raped in a church in Benin, have been arrested. #JusticeforUwa

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410 MEMBERS OF DARUL SALAM TERRORISTS GROUP SURRENDER AS OPERATION WHIRL STROKE BUSTS THEIR HIDEO...

410 members of the Darul Salam Terrorists Group have surrendered to the troops of operation Whirl Stroke and other security agencies deployed at Uttu in Toto Local Government Area of Nassarawa.

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MALI COUP: THE PRIORITY SHOULD BE SECURING THE COUNTRY FROM TERRORISTS- NIGERIAN PRESIDENT MUHAMM...

Following the Mali coup and the resignation of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from power, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said the priority in the Republic of Mali should be securing the country, w...

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I CANNOT GO TO MY VILLAGE AGAIN BECAUSE OF BOKO HARAM ATTACKS – BORNO LAWMAKER GROANS

Ali Ndume, Lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has said he cannot go to his village again because of the increase in Boko Haram attacks.

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AMOTEKUN NOT UNDER ANY FEDERAL AGENCY - SEYI MAKINDE INSISTS

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has maintained that the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) popularly known as 'Amotekun' would not be under any Federal agency.

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JEFF BEZOS BECOMES FIRST PERSON EVER TO HIT THE $2OO BILLION MILESTONE

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, has become the first person ever to be worth more than $200 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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NBS REPORT: PRESIDENCY REACTS TO -6.10 % GDP DECLINE, SAYS NIGERIA NOT DOING BAD

The Presidency has reacted to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which shows that Nigeria experienced a Gross Domestic Product decreased by -6.10% (year-on-year) in the 2nd Quarter...

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ATYAP, FULANI, HAUSA COMMUNITIES AGREE TO MAKE PEACE AFTER HOLDING RECONCILIATION SUMMIT

The ATYAP, Fulani, and Hausa communities in Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State have agreed to make peace after holding reconciliation summit.

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NIGERIA ARMY NABS BOKO HARAM INFORMANT AS INSURGENTS ATTACK MILITARY POST IN BORNO

Men of the Nigeria Army on Tuesday, August 25 apprehended an Arabic teacher suspected to have been working as a spy for the Boko Haram Insurgents.

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FG APPROVES N10 BN TO TRANSPORT OPERATORS AS SURVIVAL FUND

The Federal Government has approved a sum of N10 billion to the transport sector to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on road transport workers and operators.

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BOKO HARAM KIDNAPS 6 WOMEN IN CAMEROON

Men suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Insurgents have kidnapped six women in Kerewa, Cameroon.

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UK GOVERNMENT REVERSES DECISION ON FACE MASKS FOR STUDENTS

The UK Government has reversed its decision for students not to wear face masks in schools in the country.

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RESIDENTS PROTEST THE KILLING OF A BUS CONDUCTOR BY LAGOS TASKFORCE OFFICIALS IN ABULE EGBA

Residents staged a protest in Abule Egba over the killing of a bus conductor by officials of the Lagos State taskforce.

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FEMI FANI – KAYODE APOLOGIZES FOR CALLING DAILY TRUST JOURNALIST ‘STUPID’

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani – Kayode, has apologized for referring to a journalist who works with the Daily Trust, Eyo Charles, as ‘stupid’.

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CAMEROONIAN SOLDIERS REPEL BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS ATTACK ON COMMUNITY

Cameroonian troops have successfully warded off an attack perpetrated by Boko Haram Terrorists on Moskota village, in the country's far north region.

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POLICE ASSAULTS FATHER SEEKING JUSTICE FOR HIS 6-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER RAPED BY A NEIGHBOUR

A father whose 6-year-old daughter was raped by a neighbour has accused the Nigeria Police of physical assault and intimidation for insisting on getting justice.

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FIRE GUTS ACCESS BANK BRANCH IN LAGOS

A fire outbreak has occurred at a branch of Access Bank Plc located at Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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NDLEA INTERCEPTS 607 CARTONS WITH OVER 11,000 TABLETS OF TRAMADOL IN LAGOS

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 607 cartons containing 11, 785, 800 tablets loaded with tramadol in Lagos.

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TROOPS ARREST OVER 150 ARMED BANDITS, KILL 2, RECOVER WEAPONS AND RUSTLED CATTLE IN ZAMFARA

Troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY have killed one suspected bandit, arrested 150 suspects in a raid on an illegal mining site located along Gadan Zaima-Zuru road in Bukuyyum Local Government Area of...

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CHAIRMAN ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF KADUNA AND SON REGAINS FREEDOM

The Chairman Anglican Diocese of Kaduna, Revd. Meshach Luka, and his 10-year old son, have regained freedom from gunmen who kidnapped them.

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I HAVE FULFILLED MY PLEDGE TO ERADICATE POLIOVIRUS IN NIGERIA - PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, says he has fulfilled his pledge to eradicate poliovirus in the country.

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I HAVE FULFILLED MY PLEDGE TO ERADICATE POLIOVIRUS IN NIGERIA - PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, says he has fulfilled his pledge to eradicate poliovirus in the country.

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PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES FAR BETTER THAN PRIVATE - ASUU

The Academic Staff of Union Universities (ASUU) has said that public universities are better than private universities.

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NAFDAC WARNS NIGERIANS AGAINST CONSUMPTION OF APPLE, BLACKCURRANT FROM AUSTRALIA

The National Agency for Food and Drug (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stop consuming organic apple and black currant produced in Australia.

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COVID-19: USAIN BOLT TESTS POSITIVE, QUARANTINES (VIDEO)

World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus.

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KADUNA STATE GOVERNMENT SEALS HOSPITAL THAT WANTED TO START A QUACK NURSING SCHOOL

The Kaduna State Government has sealed a hospital that wanted to start a quack nursing school.

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NO NIGERIAN PARENT SHOULD SEND THEIR CHILDREN TO ANY UNIVERSITY IN NORTHERN CYPRUS- ABIKE DABIRI-...

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has warned Nigerian Parents to desist from sending their children to Northern Cyprus Universities over the incessant killings of Nigerians.

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MALI COUP: ECOWAS, CNSP MILITARY JUNTA FAIL TO REACH AGREEMENT ON TRANSITION TO CIVILIAN RULE

#MALI COUP: ECOWAS, #CNSP Military junta fails to reach an agreement on the transition to civilian rule.

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COVID-19: UNIVERSITIES IN WUHAN, CHINA REOPEN AFTER MONTHS OF SUSPENSION

Universities in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei Province, have started welcoming returning students in batches.

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FG APPOINTS CEO OF CHANNELS TV, JOHN MOMOH, AS NEW ACTING CHAIRMAN OF UNILAG GOVERNING COUNCIL

The Federal Government has appointed the Chairman and CEO of Channels TV, John Momoh, as acting chairman of the Governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka.

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NORTH KOREA LEADER, KIM JONG UN IS IN COMA AND HIS SISTER IS SET TO TAKE OVER THE COUNTRY – CHANG...

Chang Song-min, a South Korean diplomat and former aide to late South Korean President, Kim Dae-Jung, has said North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un, is in coma and his sister is poised to take control o...

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BREAKING: ARMED MEN SETS CHURCH ON FIRE, KIDNAP STUDENTS IN KADUNA

Gunmen Kidnaps junior students writing JSCE exams in Kaduna.

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FG EVACUATES STRANDED NIGERIANS IN CHINA

The Federal Government on Monday commenced the evacuation of about 241 stranded Nigerians in China due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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STUDENT WRITING WAEC IN AKWA IBOM TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

A student writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in Akwa Ibom, has tested positive for COVID-19.

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OVER 1,120 VILLAGERS KILLED, 380 KIDNAPPED IN THE NORTH SINCE JANUARY 2020, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL...

Over 1,120 villagers have been killed with at least 380 kidnapped by bandits in the north this year, Amnesty International report says.

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FG IS OWING CONTRACTORS N336 BILLION - MINISTER OF WORKS AND HOUSING, BABATUNDE FASHOLA

Nigeria's Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said the Federal Government is owing contractors N336 billion.

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NAF BEGINS FREE MEDICAL SERVICES TO VICTIMS OF SOUTHERN KADUNA ATTACKS

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has commenced a 6-day free medical outreach to victims of banditry attacks in some communities in Southern Kaduna.

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UNILAG SENATE ELECTS PROF. OGUNSOLA FOLASHADE AS NEW VICE-CHANCELLOR

The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has elected Prof. Folashade Ogunsola as its Acting Vice-Chancellor.

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FORMER CONGOLESE PRESIDENT PASCAL LISSOUBA DIES IN FRANCE

Former Congolese president Pascal Lissouba dies in France.

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OYSAA DG DRAWS FERMA'S ATTENTION TO DEPLORABLE STATE OF OYO/OGBOMOSO ROAD

The DG of the Oyo State Signage and Advertised Agency has drawn the attention of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency to the deplorable state of the Oyo/Ogbomoso road.

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UPDATE: UNILAG SENATE SETS TO APPOINT ACTING VICE-CHANCELLOR TODAY

The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), will on Monday, August 24th, 2020, meet to appoint an acting Vice-Chancellor following the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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COVID 19: NIGERIA GDP DROPS BY -6.10% IN 2ND QUARTER OF 2020- LOWEST IN THREE YEARS

COVID19: Nigeria GDP drops by -6.10% in 2nd quarter of 2020- the lowest in 3 years.

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