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Court dismisses suit challenging eligibility of Senator Omo-Agege

Justice Othman Musa of the FCT high court in Bwari has dismissed the suit filed challenging the eligibility of the deputy president of the...

PDP Governors Forum partners global stakeholders to deepen democracy

In its move to reposition itself, become more relevant and strategic in the scheme of things in Nigeria, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’...

USAID Launches $60m Investment Hub For ECOWAS Region

  The United States Agency for International Development on Tuesday launched the West Africa Trade and Investment Hub worth $60 million. According to the U.S. Ambassador...

Reps Ask FG To Declare Public Health Emergency Over Coronavirus

    The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to declare a public health emergency in the country, following the outbreak of the...

Omo-Agege Not An Ex-Convict, Court Rules

  An Abuja High Court presided over by Justice Othman Musa has dismissed a suit filed against Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. The suit was...

Consider reopening borders, FG urged

The Federal Government should consider reopening Nigeria’s borders, Chairman of the Sokoto State Chapter of Bureau De Change Operators’ Association, Alhaji Aliyu Sahabi Yar’Abba...

Amotekun should fight ritual killings, ‘traditional corruption’—Oluwo

The Oluwo of Iwoland Oba, (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, on Wednesday called on Yoruba stakeholders to use the regional security outfot codenamed Amotekun to...

Petition to make Kobe Bryant new NBA logo passes 2.5m

A petition to make LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash, the new NBA logo has become the first petition...

Why I resigned as Imo PDP chairman – Ezekwem

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Charles Ezekwem has said that he resigned as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State because of a...

Stop disdainful attitude towards one another – AD Guber candidate, Alao begs Makinde, LG chairmen

Gubernatorial candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the March 9th election in Oyo State, Engineer Hakeem Alao has urged Oyo State Government...

Transfer: Arteta demands one more player after Arsenal seal Pablo Mari deal

Arsenal are looking to complete another loan signing, after completing the move for Pablo Mari, the Athletic reports. The Gunners are poised to land Mari...

Coronavirus: British Airways suspends all flights to mainland China

British Airways has suspended flights between the United Kingdom and China in light of the Coronavirus outbreak, CNN reports. This was made known in a...

Group Indicts ASUP Over Crisis, Unrest In FedPoly, Bida

Minna – A civil society group, Education Rights Group for Justice (ERG), has accused the immediate past chairman of the Academic Staff Union of...

3 Corrections Officers Fired, Barred From Gov’t For Bribery

The Office of the Ombudsman has sacked three Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officers after receiving what he characterized as credible accusations that they solicited...

300 Scientists For NAS Maiden Scientific Conference

The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has announced that about 300 scientists are expected to grace its maiden Scientific Conference. The maiden convergence of scientists...

Again, popular Lagos market on fire

Some sections of the Lagos popular Balogun market have been razed by fire on Wednesday morning. “A major fire outbreak has been reported in Martins...

Oldest professional footballer Bahader joins new club at 75

75-year-old Ezz El Din Bahader has joined Egyptian third division side 6th October Club to become the oldest professional player in the world. Bahader said...

Botswana opposition loses bid to nullify election results

Botswana’s court of appeal on Wednesday dismissed an opposition bid to challenge election results that enabled President Mokgweetsi Masisi to secure a five-year term. The...

19-yr-old housewife arrested for allegedly stabbing husband to death in Katsina

THE police in Katsina State have arrested a 19-year-old housewife, Rabi (surname withheld), for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Malumfashi Local Government...

Court restrains sacked Oyo LG chairmen, AGF, IGP from forceful takeover of LG councils

The Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the State capital, on Tuesday, restrained the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of...

40-year-old man electrocuted in Jigawa

A 40-year-old man, Muhammad Bulala, has been electrocuted in Auyo Local Government area of Jigawa, the police have said. SP Abdu Jinjiri, the Police Public...

Robbers shoot dead corps member in Osun

Suspected robbers have shot dead a National Youth Service Corps member in Osun State. The deceased, Adebayo Mukaila was sad to own a container made-shop...

Breaking: Balogun Market on fire, 8 buildings burnt, one collapsed

By Kazeem Ugbodaga A massive fire has razed the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with eight buildings burnt and properties worth...

Video: Nse Ikpe Etim bares it all

Nigerian actress Nse Ikpe-Etim who came into prominence in 2008 for her role in Reloaded, is baring it all in this tell it all...

EKOEXCEL: Restoring Confidence in Lagos Public Schools

Uchechukwu Nnaike reports that the current education reform programme of the Lagos State Government, EKOEXCEL seeks to, among other objectives, increase confidence in the...

Buhari Marginalising South-west in Appointments, Gani Adams Alleges

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, yesterday alleged that the South-west was being marginalised by the President Muhammadu Buhari, in terms...

We Don’t Have Any Crisis, Says Urhobo Group

The Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) worldwide has condemned in strong terms an allegation by its former President-General, Chief Joe Omene, that Delta State Governor...

Air Tanzania postpones maiden flights to China over coronavirus

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania’s national carrier said on Wednesday it will have to postpone its maiden flights from commercial capital Dar es...

Witness backtracks on key statement in Nigeria oil graft case

MILAN, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A witness in a graft case involving oil contracts in Nigeria refused to confirm a key statement during a...

Jealous wife sets self ablaze in Kano

Kolade Adeyemi, Kano   Tragedy struck in the ancient city on wednesday, when a 28-year old Rabi Musa, mother of six, on Wednesday died after she...

BREAKING: Enugu state govt approves 30,000 naira minimum wage

Enugu State Government has approved the payment of N30,000 Minimum Wage for state workers with effect from February, 2020. This is following the submission of...

EKEDC commissions renovated Ikoyi passport office, opens service point

Eko electricity distribution company has commissioned a part of the complex renovated at the Ikoyi passport office of the Nigerian Immigration service. This came about...

Boeing offers $4.2bn for 80% of Embraer’s commercial jet division

Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved Boeing’s purchase of Embraer SA’s commercial aviation division without restrictions. That is according to the latest announcement on...

FBI petition to EFCC leads to jailing of mother, son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned mother and son before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi Lagos. The EFCC preferred...

Stakeholders’ advocate for more secure personal data, as world mark ‘Data Protection Day’

Stakeholders’ advocate for more secure personal data, as world mark ‘Data Protection Day’ We share a lot more information in the digital world than we...

Trump’s visa ban cast winter spell on Nigerian tech startups

The plan by the Donald Trump administration to place a visa ban on Nigeria and six other African countries could have a devastating effect...

Rep Members Demand Redeployment Of Soldiers In North-East

    Some members of the House of Representatives have demanded the resignation of the service chiefs. This followed a debate on the nation’s security during Wednesday’s...

Attempt To Refuel Powered Generator Caused Balogun Market Fire, Says LASEMA GM

  The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Femi Osanyintolu says a preliminary investigation by his agency has revealed the cause...

Coronavirus: Nigerian Govt Shuts Down Supermarket In Abuja

  The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has shut down Panda Supermarket in Abuja for its alleged sale of illegally imported seafood and meat. According...

Man, 28, allegedly kills mother in Benue

A 28-year-old man has allegedly killed his mother at their residence along Modern Market road in Makurdi metropolis of Benue state. Daily Trust gathered that...

Insecurity: Senator asks Buhari to resign, says “Nigerians won’t hesitate to stone APC leaders”

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Eyinnnaya Abaribe, on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign because of the rising insecurity in the country. Abaribe stated...

NDLEA impounds 225kg drugs, arrests 146 suspects in Imo

The Imo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that it arrested 146 suspects and seized 225.32 kilograms of...

Thiem stuns Nadal to set up semi-final with Zverev

Austria's Dominic Thiem stunned Rafael Nadal Wednesday to send the world number one tumbling out of the Australian Open and set up a semi-final...

FIIRO workers remove union leader over DG’s PhD

Samson Folarin The crisis at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, may have degenerated after the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union...

FG recorded N4.62tn fiscal deficit in 2019 — CBN

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Federal Government recorded a fiscal deficit of N4.62tn in its operations in the 2019 fiscal period, figures obtained from the Central...

Champions League: Neymar reveals his objective

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar says his objective is to win the UEFA Champions League for the club. The Brazilian international said this ahead of PSG’s...

Why God took his ‘Glory’ from Ihedioha to Uzodinma – Fr. Mbaka

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has revealed why Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was sacked by...