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Tinubu risked his life, fought tirelessly for Nigeria – Gov Sanwo-Olu

Re-elected Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu “risked his life” to fight for democracy i...[Read More]

Tinubu nominates APC Governor, Former Commissioner into transition council

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has released names of those to partake in his Presidential Transition Council (PTC). According to Daily...[Read More]

This is very risky – APC chieftain kicks against Muslim-Muslim Senate President, Speaker

The National Vice Chairman (North West) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Salihu Lukman has frowned at a Muslim-Muslim Senate President and ...[Read More]

Update: 75-year-old woman who set her son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren ablaze in Ondo, is Dead

Mrs Iforiti Olowo, the 75-year-old woman who set her son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren ablaze in Akure South local government area of Ondo St...[Read More]

Labour Party’s Senators-elect and Reps-elect won’t defect — National Chairman, Julius Abure

Julius Abure, the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) has said that none of the party’s newly elected National Assembly members will defe...[Read More]

Don’t celebrate Ayu’s removal yet – Dino Melaye tells Wike, G-5 Governors

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has called out Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and his allies for celebrating the removal of the embattled ...[Read More]

Peter Obi applauds LP for reviewing Imo Governorship nomination form

Peter Obi has applauded his party, the Labour Party for reviewing the nomination fee for goverrnorship aspirants. LP reviewed the fee from N25 million...[Read More]

Court stops police from arresting Ihedioha, Irona, others

The High Court sitting in Abuja has given an order to the Nigerian police not to arrest the House of Reps member-elect, Ideato Federal Constituency, I...[Read More]

Man arrested after keeping his mother’s corpse on his couch for 13-years

A 76-year-old man who dug up his mother’s grave, took her corpse home, mummified it, and left it on his sofa for 13 years would be charged. The corpse...[Read More]

Abuja-Kaduna train: One year after attack, full services yet to resume

One year after it was attacked by terrorists, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) is yet to resume full services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail, Daily Tru...[Read More]

Abuja-Kaduna train: One year after attack, full services yet to resume

One year after it was attacked by terrorists, the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) is yet to resume full services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail, Daily Tru...[Read More]

Naira scarcity: Ekiti to sanction fuel stations rejecting PoS transactions

The Ekiti State Government has issued a new threat to filling stations. The government threatened to sanction filling stations that reject Point-of-Sa...[Read More]

NAF disowns online admission into School of Medical Sciences, Aviation Medicine

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has debunked reports that it is admitting people. The NAF dismissed an online notification of admission into National Dip...[Read More]

Balogun market fire: Where do I start from – Trader cries after his shop burned down

Many aggrieved traders at Balogun market, Lagos, have cried out in horror as fire razes the market, Vanguard reports. The traders, yesterday, counted ...[Read More]

Queues disappear as banks increase cash payout to customers

Nigerian banks have begun to pay out more cash to customers, Vanguard reports. The banks, yesterday, increased cash payout to customers leading to a s...[Read More]

Nyesom Wike invites Tinubu to commission projects in Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has invited the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to commission a project in the state. The governor revealed this dur...[Read More]

Politics dividing Nigerians – Fr Mbaka warns

Fr Ejike Mbaka, the founder of the Adoration Ministry Enugu, has warned that politics is dividing the country. Mbaka, who spoke at the Adoration groun...[Read More]

Reno Omokri apologizes to Peter Obi after accusing him of rigging election (video)

A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has publicly apologized to Peter Obi, a candidate for the Labour Party for accusing him of rigging Anambra ele...[Read More]

They had already lynched before we got there – Police react to burning of five suspected thieves by mob in Anambra

The Anambra state police command has disclosed that the suspects accused of stealing were already set ablaze by an irate mob before the officers of th...[Read More]

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte leaves club by ‘mutual consent’

Antonio Conte has left Tottenham by mutual consent. The club confirmed this on its website and wrote: We can announce that Head Coach Antonio Conte ha...[Read More]

Pay $84 per annum for Twitter blue or lose checkmark from April 1 – Twitter

Twitter may soon end its free blue “verified” checkmarks for notable users, referred to as legacy checkmarks. Elon Musk hinted at removing the “legacy...[Read More]

I won’t run away from EFCC, will honour their invitation if invited – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that when he leaves office and is invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,...[Read More]

I support calls for televising of Presidential election tribunal proceedings – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has called for the live broadcast of the presidential election tribunal proceedings. Falana spoke when he appea...[Read More]

Lagos Govt to charge Chrisland School, staff for manslaughter over death of Whitney Adeniran

The Lagos State government has said it will charge Chrisland School, some staff members and a vendor to court over the death of a student, Whitney Ade...[Read More]

Lagos election: Igbos will never again allow killings – Iwuanyanwu

A Southeast leader, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has warned that Igbos will not allow their people to be killed in Lagos as it happened during the govern...[Read More]

Peter Obi and Obasanjo meet after Presidential election

The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi has met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo after the election. Obi met with Obasanjo at t...[Read More]

Sam Amadi threatens to sue FFK if he doesn’t apologise for defaming him

Dr. Sam Amadi, a former chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has threatened to sue a chieftain of the All ...[Read More]

Leave Governor Ugwuanyi out of your predicament – Ohanaeze warns Chimaroke Nnamani

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has issued a warning to former Enugu Governor, Senator Chimaroke Nnaman...[Read More]

Peter Obi reacts after LP Governorship candidate was found dead

Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi has broken his silence after Humphrey Anumudu, the party’s governorship aspirant in Imo State was found...[Read More]

Governorship election: Police ban protests in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State police command has banned all forms of protests in the state following the conclusion of the 2023 gubernatorial elections. DSP Ramh...[Read More]

Lagos: Iwuanyanwu didn’t refer to Yorubas as political rascals – Ohanaeze (video)

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the Apex Igbo Sociocultural organization has clarified that Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu never referred to Yorubas as politica...[Read More]

Governor Matawalle concedes defeat, seeks forgiveness

Bello Mohammed Matawalle, the Governor of Zamfara state has conceded defeat following the just concluded governorship election in the state. The gover...[Read More]

Election tribunal receives nine petitions in Ondo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Ondo has disclosed that it has received nine petitions on the Feb. 25 National Assembly elections in the state. The ...[Read More]

Buhari assents to two more bills

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has signed two more bills into law. The bills had recently been passed by the National Assembly. Nasiru Bab...[Read More]

No PDP candidate is capable of winning Governorship election in Lagos State – Fayose

A former governor of Ekiti state and member of the Peoples Democratic Party has stated that the party doesn’t have a candidate in Lagos state ca...[Read More]

Politicians plan to sponsor and instigate crisis over election results – Kaduna Govt

The Kaduna state government has warned politicians planning to instigate their followers to embark on public protests aimed at causing unrest in the s...[Read More]

2023: Full list of all 26 Governors-elect announced so far by INEC

A total of 26 candidates have been announced as Governors-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as it concludes the 2023 elect...[Read More]

Ramadan: Dino Melaye seeks atonement for INEC, APC

Senator Dino Melaye has sought atonement for the INEC and PDP. Melaye, who is one of the spokespersons for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate ...[Read More]

We didn’t vote for you – Women protest in Nasarawa over Governor Sule’s re-election

Many women in Nasarawa state have staged a protest. The women took to the streets to express their anger against the re-election of Governor Abdullahi...[Read More]

Enugu election: They’ve stolen our Presidential, Guber mandates – Labour Party’s Kenneth Okonkwo

Kenneth Okonkwo, the Spokesperson for Peter Obi of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, has reacted to the Enugu guber polls. He reacted to...[Read More]

Chief judge pardons 80-year-old man, 11 other inmates in Akwa Ibom

Justice Ekaette Obot, the Akwa Ibom State Chief Judge, has freed some inmates. The judge, on Thursday freed 12 inmates, including an 80-year-old man i...[Read More]

51-year-old man bags life imprisonment for r*ping his colleague’s 9-year-old daughter in Lagos

A 51-year-old utility officer, Ubregbo Parmer, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Thu...[Read More]

Tinubu vs Obi, Atiku: Nothing has changed in Nigeria since 1979 – Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said Nigeria hasn’t changed since 1979. He made the statement on Thursday following the outco...[Read More]

People of Abia have spoken with votes – Orji Kalu congratulates Alex Otti

The Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu has sent a congratulatory message to Abia Governor-elect, Alex Otti. He said the people of Abia State have sp...[Read More]

We won’t revenge – Abia Governor-elect Alex Otti sends message to PDP’s Okey Ahiwe, others

Alex Otti, the Abia State Governor-elect, has reached out to his opponents. He sent a clear message to the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democ...[Read More]

Police Special Fraud Unit arrest visa racketeer for forging United Nations invitation letters and other vital documents

A 53-year-old man identified as Abioye Abolaji has been arraigned by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, attached to the Diplomatic Sec...[Read More]

Soldier killed, three others injured as bandits attack Kaduna village (photos)

A soldier has been shot dead by bandits during exchange of gun fire in Akoti village near Kagarko town in Kaduna State. DailyTrust reported that three...[Read More]

Alleged treason: IGP takes over Ihedioha, Irona’s case

A case of alleged treason charge slammed against former Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha and two others has been taken over by the Inspector General ...[Read More]

Atiku lists corrupt practices carried out before and during Presidential election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal how corrupt practices were al...[Read More]

Those arrested for electoral malpractices in Kaduna released without charge – Shehu Sani

A former federal lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has raised an alarm saying some persons arrested for different offences during the just concluded electi...[Read More]