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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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OGUN CHURCH OVERSEER IMPREGNATES TWO UNDERAGE SISTERS, DEFRAUDS MOTHER OF N2M

The Nigeria Police, Ogun State command has arrested a General Overseer of The Church of Lord, Prophet Ebenezer Ajigbotoluwa, for defiling and impregnating two sisters.

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'YAHOO YAHOO’ BOYS ARE BECOMING ROLE MODELS IN THE SOCIETY - DIEZANI ALISON - MADUEKE LAMENTS

Former Minister of Petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has lamented that internet fraudsters popularly called ‘yahoo yahoo’ boys are becoming role models, and how they are being respected ...

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OLUSEGUN OBASANJO SHARE LESSONS FROM THE DEATH OF SENATOR BURUJI KASHAMU

The former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's lessons from the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu has got the world talking.

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ARMED FORCES IN NIGER INTERCEPTS SUSPECTED SAHEL TERRORISTS ON TRANSIT TO NIGERIA

The armed forces in Niger have intercepted men suspected to be Sahel terrorists on their way to Nigeria.

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SENATOR BURUJI KASHAMU DIES OF COVID 19

Billionaire turned politician Buruju Kashamu has died from Coronavirus complications.

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BEIRUT EXPLOSION: INJURED WIFE OF DUTCH AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON DIES

The wife of Dutch ambassador to Lebanon Jan Waltmans who was wounded in Tuesday''s Beirut explosion has died of her injuries.

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GOLF, TENNIS RESUMES, AS NIGERIA LIFTS BAN ON NON-CONTACT SPORTS

Sports lovers can now enjoy Golf, Tennis, and other non-contact sports in Nigeria as the Federal Government has lifted its ban on outdoor non-contact sports.

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325 MORE NIGERIANS EVACUATED FROM THE US

325 more stranded Nigerians in the US have been evacuated to Abuja and Lagos.

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SUSPEND SERVICES TO LAGOS - NUPENG TELLS TANKER DRIVER

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) has ordered petroleum tanker drivers to suspend services from Lagos State with effect from Monday.

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OGUN STATE POLICE COMMAND ALERTS RESIDENTS OF ATTEMPT BY CULT GANGS TO ATTACK THE STATE

The Ogun State police command have raised the alarm of an attempt by cult gangs to attack the State on Saturday, August 8th, 2020.

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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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