Igbo Socio-cultural Organisation, Ohaneze-Ndigbo, has begged members of the Boko Haram sect to put an end to the wanton destruction. Speaking in Abuja during a courtesy visit to former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Chief Edwin Clark in his Asokoro residence, President of the Lagos Chapter of ... Read More »
No fewer than 30 suspected members of Boko Haram were Thursday, killed by the Civilian JTF in Gubio ...
The Senate has dismissed the allegation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the National Asse...
Staff of the National and State Houses of Assembly, under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Associati...
The Nigeria Police High Command has described recent media reports that it mishandled the prosecutio...
Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has lamented the precarious economic situation Nigeria has found...
The Cross River Police command has confirmed that an explosion occurred in the early hours of Monday at the State Secretariat of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River. This was confirmed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Hogan Bassey, and made available to the ... Read More »
About 30 persons have been reported killed in a twin market blast in Maiduguri on Tuesday, as two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the crowded market. The market bomb was detonated by a female suicide bomber at the northern flank of the market, while the one on Baban ... Read More »
Billboards, Newsletters, Social media posts and blogs are all talking about one thing, Jumia, Nigeria’s number one online retailer is bringing the biggest shopping event ever, known as “Black Friday”, to the country on November 28th. Nigerians who have shopped before on Black Friday know how crazy some of the ... Read More »
The number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Adamawa and Taraba States curre tly taking refuge in Plateau State are no fewer than 35, 000, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said. This information was contained in a statement in Jos on Monday by the North Central Zonal Information ... Read More »
President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Matriarch of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Dideolu Awolowo as she clocks 99 today. Mrs. Awolowo is the widow of the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The president’s congratulatory birthday message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben ... Read More »
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has slammed the Department of State Service (DSS) for raiding its data centre in Lagos, describing the reasons given by the Service as implausible. Operatives of the DSS and soldiers attached to the security unit code-named Operation MESA on Saturday stormed the APC data centre ... Read More »
The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Gary Enwo-Igariwey has explained why an Igbo man cannot become Nigeria’s president. Speaking on Monday in Lagos, at the public presentation of the Igbo centenary book, 100 Years of Amalgamation: Igbo, What Hope in Nigeria, by a Lagos-based journalist, Peter Anosike, Enwo-Igariwey said he ... Read More »
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, yesterday, queried the N700 million budget for the inauguration of Osun state governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola for a second term, amid the economic condition of the state and the country in general. Aregbesola had been re-elected as governor of the state after ... Read More »
Scores have been reported killed in Damasak, Borno State, as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attacked the town with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs. Damasak is 187km north of Maiduguri. The gunmen were said to have stormed the town around 7 am in a convoy of Toyota Hilux vehicles ... Read More »
Leader of Christians in Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has called on his Muslim counterpart, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, to write a letter to Boko Haram to stop their attacks, just as he did to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The President of the Christian ... Read More »
Police in Kano State have arrested a fake female suicide bomber, following a bomb scare in the commercial city of Kano. The incident occurred around 12.30p.m. on Monday, when the police guard on duty at the Kwali Police Division suspected a strange middle-aged woman in Burqa heading to the station, ... Read More »
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday refuted the claim of the Department of Security Services (DSS) that it invaded its data centre in Lagos because it was used to clone Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). The DSS had in a statement said its operatives raided the centre following a petition ... Read More »
A federal court in Abuja has acquitted the alleged mastermind of the Nyanya bomb attack in Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. The court struck out a two-count terrorism charge against Aminu Oguche on Monday by Justice Adeniyi Ademola for lack of diligent prosecution by the state. The ... Read More »
The Nigerian Navy has denied reports that naval personnel participated in Saturday’s invasion of the data centre of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ikeja, Lagos State. Information Nigeria had earlier reported that a team of State Security Service operatives and other security agencies early Saturday morning ransacked the data ... Read More »
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), yesterday said incessant attacks and the establishment of an ‘Islamic caliphate’ by the Boko Haram sect are gradually eroding Nigeria’s sovereignty. Secretary-General of the organization, Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, made the remark at a media briefing in ... Read More »
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has described as a show of shame last week’s invasion of the National Assembly by the police, which resulted in physical confrontation with some federal lawmakers. It also condemned the lawmakers, who climbed over the gate of the Assembly to gain access to the House ... Read More »
The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has ordered drivers in Kogi to remove the extra headlights on their vehicles or face prosecution. The Sector Commander of FRSC in the State, Godwin Omiko, told journalists in Lokoja on Sunday that owners should also affix reflective tapes on their vehicles. Mr. Omiko ... Read More »
The Bama Development Foundation said on Sunday that it had registered 180,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from Bama taking refuge in Maiduguri. Mohammed Hassan, the chairman of the foundation, stated this at a news conference in Maiduguri. Mr. Hassan said that the IDPs were in four camps in Maiduguri. According ... Read More »
Following the re-opening of public primary schools in Maiduguri last week, the Borno State Government on Sunday appealed to parents to send their children back to schools Mohammed Dongel, the Chairman of the State Committee on the Resuscitation of Primary School Education, made the appeal during an interview with journalists ... Read More »