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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS TO HOLD NATIONWIDE PROTEST

The National Association of Nigerian students NANS is planning a nationwide protest tomorrow.

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MALI COUP: MUTINOUS SOLDIERS ARREST PRESIDENT KEITA AND PRIME MINISTER CISSE

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse have been arrested by mutinying soldiers, cementing suspicions of an ongoing coup in the Sahel country.

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ONDO ELECTION: PDP CANDIDATE, EYITAYO JEGEDE PICKS IKENGBOJU GBOLUGA AS RUNNING MATE

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Gubernatorial candidate in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has picked Hon. Ikengboju Gbenga as his running mate for the election slated for October 10th

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BLASPHEMY: SHARI’AH COUNCIL URGES KANO GOVERNMENT TO EXECUTE COURT JUDGEMENT

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria has urged Kano State Government to execute the court judgement that charged a singer guilty of blasphemy.

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OYO STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS OFFICER ON DUTY WHEN THE IBADAN SERIAL KILLER ESCAPED

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested the police officer who on duty when the Ibadan Serial Killer escaped.

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MALI: OPPOSITION GROUP M5 INSISTS IBRAHIM BOUBACAR KEITA MUST RESIGN- JONATHAN TELLS BUHARI

Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday told Muhammadu Buhari that Mali’s main opposition group, M5 has continued to insist on the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

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MUTINY ALERT: GUNFIRE HEARD IN MILITARY CAMP STOKES FEARS OF COUP ATTEMPT IN MALI

Reports of soldiers taking up arms and firing gunshots at an Army base near Mali’s capital Bamako on Tuesday morning has stoked fears of a possible coup attempt in the country.

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CHINESE LOANS: REPS PROBE PANEL POSTPONES HEARING

Reps probe panel has postponed the public hearing on Nigeria's loans and commercial agreements with China and other countries

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TEACHER BAGS 28 MONTHS IMPRISONMENT FOR STEALING N28,000 IN JOS

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Tuesday, August 18, sentenced a 30-year-old teacher, Thomas Joshua, to 28 months imprisonment for stealing N28,000.

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IT IS RIDICULOUS TO THINK I WAS ACTING WHEN I FAINTED - ACTING NDDC MD

Acting Managing Director (MD) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, has said it is ridiculous for people to think he was acting when he fainted.

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POLICE RESCUE ABDUCTED FAMILY MEMBERS OF MURDERED BAUCHI LAWMAKER, MUSA BARAZA

The Bauchi Police command said it has rescued the abducted family members of the slain Bauchi lawmaker, Hon. Musa Baraza, after spending five days in kidnappers’ den.

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INSECURITY: WE ARE INSTALLING CCTV CAMERAS IN SOUTHERN KADUNA - GOVERNOR EL-RUFAI

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said his administration is installing closed-circuit televisions (CCTV) cameras in the southern part of the State.

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KOURÉ ATTACK: NATIONAL COMMISSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS CONDEMNS THE CLASSIFICATION OF NIGER IN RED ZON...

The National Commission of Human Rights in Niger has denounced France's classification of the Sahel country as a red zone area.

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TROOPS ARREST ILLEGAL ARMS DEALERS, KILL 3 BANDITS AND RECOVER WEAPONS IN THE NORTHWEST

Troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY of Sokoto State have successfully smashed a notorious illegal arms smuggling syndicate who specializes in arms supply to bandits in the North West from across the i...

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EFCC ARRESTS MILITARY PERSONNEL FOR INTERNET FRAUD IN LAGOS

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a military personnel in Lagos identified as Lance Corporal Ajayi Kayode for alleged internet fraud.

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BREAKING: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS RESUMES AUGUST 29TH

Nigeria is set to open its international airspace from August 29th, 2020.

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SOUTHERN KADUNA ELITES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KILLINGS- GOVERNOR EL-RUFAI

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Sunday, August 16, allege that Southern Kaduna leaders are responsible for the killings in the state.

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POLICE ARRESTS HUMAN TRAFFICKING KINGPIN

The Katsina State Police Command says it has arrested the suspected leader of a human trafficking syndicate, Abubakar Habibu at a checkpoint in the Kongolom-Daura area of the state.

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THE LEAKED MATHEMATICS EXAM PAPER IS FAKE - WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said the leaked mathematics exam question paper circulating is Fake.

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MY HUSBAND, LANRE RAZAK DID NOT DIE OF COVID-19- WIFE SAYS

Jumoke Razak, wife of late APC chieftain, Chief Lanre Razak, has denied reports that her husband died of COVID-19 complications.

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GHANA MULLS REOPENING BORDERS BY SEPTEMBER 1

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has said he is working to reopen the country's borders by September 1.

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LAGOS EXTENDS OPERATION HOURS FOR MARKETS

The Lagos State Government has extended the hours of operations of both food and non-food markets.

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OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND ARRESTS TWO MEMBERS OF EIYE CONFRATERNITY UNLEASHING TERROR IN SAGAMU

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested two members of the Eiye Confraternity unleashing terror on some communities in Ogijo, Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

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FG EVACUATES 68 STRANDED GIRLS FROM LEBANON

The Federal Government has evacuated 68 Nigerian girls stranded in Lebanon due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SOUTHERN KADUNA KILLINGS: NAF DEPLOYS ADDITIONAL 32 SPECIAL FORCES TO BOOST SECURITY

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday, August 16, deployed an additional 32 Special Forces(SF) operatives to Southern Kaduna.

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COVID-19: EKITI STATE GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN SUPERMARKETS, PHARMACIES, AND CLUBS FOR VIOLATING PRO...

The Ekiti State Government has shut down some supermarkets, pharmacies, and clubs within the State for failing to adhere with COVID-19 protocols.

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REPORT ANY OFFICIAL THAT REQUESTS FOR MONEY IN THE AIRPORT- FAAN TELLS TRAVELERS

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria @FAAN_Official has charged air travellers to report any official that requests money under any guise.

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THERE IS NOTHING BAD IN BORROWING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE - LAI MOHAMMED

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said there is nothing bad borrowing for infrastructure.

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DSS RE-INVITES OBADIAH MAILAFIA

The Department of State Services (DSS) has re-invited former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to its office.

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IBADAN SERIAL KILLER ESCAPES FROM POLICE CUSTODY

The Oyo State Police command, on Sunday, August 16th, 2020, said a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, has escaped from its custody.

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DON’T FORGET COVID19 AS A POSSIBLE JIHADIST WEAPON OF CHOICE WHEN RE-JIGGING THE NIGERIAN SECURIT...

Don’t forget Covid19 as a possible Jihadist weapon of Choice when Re-jigging the Nigerian Security architecture – A Counter-Terrorism Specialist @ottotgs warns.

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DUBAI RULER ORDERS MEDICAL AND FOOD SUPPLIES TO NIGERIA

Dubai Ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has shipped 14 tonnes of medical supplies and 20 tonnes of food supplies to Nigeria and Sudan.

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TOP LAGOS POLITICIAN, LANRE RAZAK IS DEAD

Chief Lanre Razak, a top leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State and member of Governor’s Advisory Council is dead.

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SECURITY OPERATIVES IN GHANA LOCKS UP SHOPS BELONGING TO NIGERIANS DESPITE EVIDENCE OF TAX PAYMENT

Security operatives in Ghana has forcefully locked up shops belonging to Nigerians.

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INSECURITY: BLAME SERVICES CHIEFS, NOT PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI - KATSINA STATE GOVERNOR

Aminu Masari, Katsina State Governor has said Service Chiefs should be blamed for the perpetuation of banditry in the State and not President Muhammadu Buhari.

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KATSINA STATE POLICE COMMAND KILLS TWO BANDITS, RESCUES TWO KIDNAPPED VICTIMS, AND RECOVERS SEVEN...

The Katsina State Police Command has killed two bandits, rescued two kidnapped victims, and also recovered seven motorcycles from bandits in Kwaro Village.

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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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