Flood damages voter registration machines, others at INEC office in Edo

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,says its office in Benin City, Edo has been ravaged by…

Ganduje meets North-Central APC stakeholders, drums support for Tinubu

Mr Ganduje also called on all the stakeholders of the party and Nigerians to continue to…

NSA Ribadu denies backing deposed Kano emir

The National Security Adviser, NSA, Nuhu Ribadu, has denied allegations by the Kano State government that…

Kano emirship crisis: NBA frowns at illegal enforcement of order by Nigerian Army

The Kano branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has kicked against illegal enforcement of a…

Kano crisis: Atiku says Tinubu’s action breaches constitution

A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the action of the Federal Government in…

Tekno’s 2024 debut “Wayo” hits airwaves

Augustine Okechukwu, popularly known as Tekno, on Friday, released a new single, titled, ‘Wayo’ and accompanied…

BBNaija Winner Phyna cry out over unpaid prize money

Ijeoma Josephine Otabor, popularly known as Phyna, the winner of Big Brother Naija ‘Level Up’ season…

Construction of 50,000 housing units to create 1.2m jobs – Minister

The Federal Government has said that the construction of 50,000 housing units under phase one of…

Kano Emirate tussle: Don’t be agent of destabilization, CISLAC warns Tinubu

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has expressed deep concern over the ongoing power tussle…

Lightning strike kills 2 women in Lagos – Police

Two women have lost their lives after being struck by lightning during the rain in the…

My govt is committed to infrastructural development — Gov. Sani

Governor Uba Sani, of Kaduna State on Friday said the establishment of Metropolitan Authorities in the…

Buni seeks 50% discount on Nigerian govt’s 208 housing unit in Yobe

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has urged the Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development…

Nigerian Police are not corrupt, says Imo CP

The Commissioner of Police in Imo, Aboki Danjuma, has said that the alleged corrupt practices in…

Police nab railway vandal with 100 pieces of tracks in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State, said its operatives had arrested a suspect involved in the…

2026 World Cup qualifier: Finidi invites Lookman, Osimhen for Bafana, Cheetahs

Rave-of-the-moment Ademola Lookman, and African Player of the Year Victor Osimhen, are among the 23 Super…

Huge crowd as Emir Sanusi holds court in Kano palace

Barely 24 hours after receiving a letter of appointment as the 15th Emir of Kano,  Muhammadu…

COVID-19 eliminated decade of progress in global life expectancy, says WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, says the COVID-19 pandemic reversed the trend of steady gain in…

Gridlock as petrol tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A tanker conveying Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, on Saturday morning exploded after falling on its side…

INFOGRAPHICS: Timeline of Governor Dauda Lawal’s efforts in combating banditry

By Suleiman Bala Idris – Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal has been blazing the trail in…

4 dismissed soldiers nabbed for alleged murder of NDLEA personnel in Niger

Four dismissed soldiers have been arrested for the alleged murder of a personnel of the National…

Lagos airport e-gates to be 100% ready in 3 weeks – Minister

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Friday said that all 21 electronic gates (E-gates)…

BREAKING: Police, SSS comply with court order that stops Emir Sanusi’s reinstatement 

The Kano State Police Command has announced that all security agencies in the state would comply…

2009 agreement: ASUU decries Nigerian govt’s alleged “silent treatment”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has decried the silent treatment of the Federal Government…

Deposed Emir Bayero occupies Nassarawa royal residence after failed attempt to return to palace

The deposed emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero, has occupied the famous Nassarawa royal residence after a…

Gov. Yusuf orders arrest of deposed Emir of Kano Aminu Bayero after attempt to return to palace

The Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, has ordered the immediate arrest of the former Emir…

Emir Sanusi returns to palace as FG plans to smuggle deposed Emir Bayero into palace

The reinstated emir of Kano has returned to the Kano Emir’s Palace in the wee hours…

Tribunal declares Uzodimma as duly elected Imo governor

The Imo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, declared Hope Uzodimma as…

Nigeria signed asset agreement with Jersey for return of £2.1m, says Fagbemi

The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed Asset Sharing Agreement with the Bailiwick of Jersey for…

FCTA disburses N3.72bn allocation to area councils, others

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed N3.72 billion to the six Area Council, teachers…

Nigerian troops kill 253 terrorists, apprehend 172 in 1 week

The Defence Headquarters said the troops of the armed forces have in the last one week…

Only the court can decide Nnamdi Kanu’s fate on terrorism charge, says Fagbemi

The Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Lateef Fagbemi, SAN says the offence of the detained leader…

Kerosene price stood at N1,439.64 in April – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the average retail price of a litre of kerosene…

UN court orders Israel to stop military assault on Rafah

The UN’s top court has ordered Israel to “immediately” halt its military assault on the southern…

Tinubu has made significant investment in E-Policing – Minister

The Minister of Police Affairs, Sen. Ibrahim Gaidam, has said President Bola Tinubu’s one year in…

Minister withdraws objection to mass wedding of orphans in Niger, offers donations to the brides-to-be

The Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, has thrown her support behind the wedding of 100…

Insecurity: Gov. Lawal reassures troops of maximum support in Zamfara

Zamfara State governor, Dauda Lawal, has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to providing more support for troops…

Gov. Yusuf presents letter of appointment to Emir Sunusi

Kano State governor, Abba Yusuf, on Friday, presented letter of appointment to Sunusi Lamido Sunusi, as…

Boko Haram Commander, 5 fighters surrender in Borno

The Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, says a Boko Haram Commander, Adamu Muhammad and 5 other…

Nigerian govt to end gas flaring by 2030 — Minister

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to end gas flaring in the country by 2030.…

NELFUND opens portal for students loan application (step-by-step guide)

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund, NELFUND, has opened the application portal for the first phase of…

Court dismisses suit seeking re-adoption of 1963 Republican Constitution

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed a suit seeking an order restoring to full operation…

ACCI seeks reopening of Banex plaza, Abuja

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ACCI, has urged the Nigerian Army to exercise restraint…

BREAKING: Federal High Court stops Sanusi’s reinstatement

A Federal High Court presided by Justice Liman has granted an ex-parte order restraining Kano State…

Deposed Emir Aminu Bayero’s convoy withdrawn, barred from coming back to Kano

The convoy of the deposed emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero, has been withdrawn by Kano State…

Kogi guber: Tribunal to deliver judgment in Ajaka, Ododo election dispute Monday

The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has fixed May 27 to deliver judgment…

Tinubu making efforts to put more money into pockets of Nigerians – FG

The Federal Government says the administration of President Bola Tinubu is making efforts to reduce the…

BREAKING: Gov. Yusuf signs new Kano emirate law, reinstates Emir Sanusi

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state has assented to Kano State Emirates Council (Amendment number 2) Law,…

FCTA to build 10,000 low-income houses – Wike

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, says the FCT Administration will build…

Police raid criminal hideouts, arrest over 300 suspects in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, said it has raided some criminal hideouts…

Nigerian govt re-launches National Information Portal

The Federal Government has re-launched the National Information Portal with the link, www.nigeria.gov.ng as the official…

FCT residents can now sleep with their two eyes closed – Wike

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike says with improved security, residents of…

Reps passes bill to revert to old national anthem

A bill for an act to revert to the old national anthem has passed first, second,…

Electricity tariff: NERC panel adjourns verdict on MAN’s petition

A panel of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Thursday, adjourned its verdict on the…

I will contest for presidency in 2027 — Atiku

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has declared his intention to contest the 2027 presidential election.…

Kingmakers to elect new Kano emir, says house majority leader

The majority leader of the Kano State House of Assembly, Lawal Hussaini, has said the kingmakers…

Nigeria’s renewable energy sector can create 112m jobs by 2030 – Envoy

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Annett Gunther, said the renewable energy sector in Nigeria could create…

Police arrest Nsukka masquerade for physically assaulting female nurse

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested a masquerade (popularly called Oriokpa) seen physically assaulting…

Reps summon DisCos, GenCos over failure to perform social responsibility

The House of Representatives Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, has summoned Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs,…

Constituents collate signatures to recall Sen. Sahabi Ya’u

A group of concerned citizens from Zamfara North Senatorial District in Zamfara has begun preparation for…

BREAKING: Kano Assembly dissolves 5 emirate created by Ganduje 

The Kano State House of Assembly has passed the Kano Emirates Council Law (repeal bill) 2024…

NUC approves 13 new graduate, undergraduate programs for KWASU

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has given Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete, approval to run 13…

Expert faults CBN increase in interest rate

Daniel Akeju, an advisor and treasury manager has faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, recent…

Zamfara govt to begin N30,000 minimum wage payments in June

The Zamfara Government is to begin payment of N30,000 minimum wage in June. Governor Dauda Lawal…

NCAA to sanction Turkish Airlines for mistreating Nigerian passengers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that it would not hesitate to invoke relevant…

Iliyasu Kwankwaso resigns as Sarkin Yakin Karaye

Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, a high-ranking official of the Karaye Emirate in Kano State, has resigned as…

Tinubu inaugurates 132kv transmission line, 132kv/33kv Sub-station in Ondo

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday inaugurated 132kv transmission line and 132kv/33kv Sub-Station at Ode-Erinje in Okitipupa…

Economic hardship: Dangote Foundation distributes 40,000 bags of rice to host communities in Ogun

The Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF’s N15billion National Food Intervention programme has landed in Yewa land as…

Arab League welcomes decision to recognise Palestinian state

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Gheit on Wednesday welcomed a decision made by Norway, Ireland and Spain…

Tinubu appoints new CEOs for NOSDRA, Ogun River Basin

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Chukwuemeka Woke as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of…

Tinubu’s administration supports LG autonomy, says SGF

Senator George Akume, Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, says President Bola Tinubu’s administration is…

DHQ urges Gov. Radda to substantiate allegations of Military aiding banditry in Katsina

The Defence Headquarters has urged Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina to approach the Military High Command…

Tinubu appoints Mohammed Shehu as new FRSC Corp Marshal

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of assistant Corp Marshal Shehu Mohammed as the new…

Life expectancy rate of Nigerians increases from 2020 to 2022 — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says there has been an upward trend in the life…

Biden accuses Trump of using ‘Hitler’s language in newspaper mock-up

U.S. President Joe Biden has accused his predecessor and likely election opponent Donald Trump of using…

Obi’s visit to LP office reconciliatory, not endorsement – Spokesperson

Peter Obi, the 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, LP, says his visit to party…

Bank of Industry generates N153bn profit, 3m jobs

The Bank of Industry, BOI, said its profit before tax increased from N70.7 billion to N153.81…

France rejects recognising Palestinian state

France’s Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné has rejected the idea of recognising Palestine as a state at…

Palestinians welcome European nations’ state recognition

The Palestinian presidency on Wednesday welcomed the recognition of a Palestinian state by Spain, Norway and…

Tinubu’s first anniversary ‘ll be low key — Information Minister

The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, says the first anniversary of President Bola…

Nigerian govt prohibits ‘money rituals`, other vices in Nollywood films

Dr Shaibu Husseini, Executive Director/CEO of National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, says the Federal…

I started taking decision as governor after 8 months in office — Fubara

Rivers State governor, Similanayi Fubara, said he started taking decisions as governor in February 2024, eight…

Spain to join Norway, Ireland in recognising Palestinian state

Spain is set to announce its recognition of an independent Palestinian state, sources said on Wednesday.…

Millions attend funeral procession for Iran’s Raisi in Tehran

Millions of mourners flocked to a funeral procession in Tehran on Wednesday after the death of…

Number of female inmates in Nigerian prisons increased by 4.82% in 2022 – NBS

The percentage of females admitted into the Nigerian Correctional Centre increased by 4.82 per cent in…

NiMet forecasts 3-day sunny, thundery weather activities from Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Wednesday to Friday across the…

Bandits kill 9 persons, raze 6 houses in Plateau

Bandits have killed nine persons and destroyed six houses in Zurak and Dakai communities in Wase…

Naira gains N3.31 against dollar at official market

The Naira gained N3.31 at the official market on Tuesday, trading at N1,465.68 to the dollar.…

Pochettino leaves Chelsea by mutual consent

Mauricio Pochettino has left his job as Chelsea manager by mutual consent after one season in…

Police retirees want exit from Contributory Pension Scheme

Police retirees have called for the exit of the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS,…

Tinubu inaugurates 15-member NEITI governing board

Naija News Nigerian President Bola Tinubu officially launched the 6th National Stakeholders Working Group, known as…

Naira abuse: EFCC arrests woman in Gombe

Investigators of the Gombe Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested…

Nigerian Army speaks on closure of Abuja Banex Plaza

The Nigerian Army says the closure of the popular Banex Plaza in Wuse Abuja was in…

Diesel price stands at N1415.06 in April 2024 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the average retail price of a litre of diesel…

Court jails university student for Internet fraud in Port Harcourt

Justice P. M. Ayua of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State has jailed one…

Bugaje, other stakeholders propose conversion of HND program to BTech

Stakeholders in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET, sector have proposed the transition of…

ASUU holds peaceful protest over non implementation of agreement

Members of the University of Jos Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has…

Support our bid to reclaim APC from Ganduje, North-Central forum begs North-West stakeholders

The North Central forum of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has solicited the support of its…

Jonathan seeks end to Wike, Fubara dispute

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for a truce in the Rivers State political crisis, asking…

State institutions included in student loan program, NELFUND clarifies

The management of Nigerian Education Loan Fund, NELFUND, has refuted claim that the student loan programme…

Nigerian woman bags Third Guinness World Record with widest wig

Helen Williams, a Nigerian hair maker, has been certified by Guinness World Records, GWR, as the…