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Man shares photos of an unemployed Nigerian graduate doing menial job on a construction site

A Twitter user, Amb. Olushola Olaniyan has taken to the microblogging site to share photos of an unemployed Nigerian graduate doing menial job on a co...[Read More]

May 29: Tinubu can release Nnamdi Kanu – Ohanaeze chieftain backs Soludo’s demand

Okechukwu Isiguzoro, a chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization has said the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu can order the releas...[Read More]

Biafra: Why Jonathan never arrested Nnamdi Kanu – IPOB lawyer, Ejimakor

Aloy Ejimakor has revealed why former President Goodluck Jonathan never arrested Nnamdi Kanu. Ejimakor is the Special Counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, leader o...[Read More]

Biafra: I’ll beg Tinubu to release Nnamdi Kanu – Soludo

Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has said he will beg the incoming administration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to release Nnamdi Kanu. K...[Read More]

May 29: Tinubu to unveil cabinet members within 60 days – Faleke

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, James Faleke, has said that President Bola Tinubu will unveil cabinet members within 60 days after ...[Read More]

Buhari renames airports after Awolowo, Danfodio, Idiagbon, others

Fifteen airports in the country have been renamed after some prominent Nigerians by outgoing president, Muhammadu Buhari. A statement released by the ...[Read More]

Kashim Shettima sworn in as Vice President of Nigeria (video)

Sen Kashim Shettima has been sworn-in as the 16th Vice President of Nigeria on Monday, May 29. . The swearing in ceremony took place at the Eagles Squ...[Read More]

BREAKING: Tinubu sworn-in as Nigeria’s President (video)

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been sworn in as the 16th President of Nigeria. He was administered with the oath of office by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, O...[Read More]

Presidential inauguration: Video showing private jets of dignitaries at Abuja Airport

A video has surfaced online showing the private jets of various dignitaries attending the May 29 presidential inauguration at Eagles Square, Abuja. He...[Read More]

Man arrested with arms in Ogun

A man in possession of a gun during a naming ceremony in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogin state has been apprehended by So-Safe Corps. A st...[Read More]

Leadership of NASS would be rubber stamp promax – Reps member, Ogun

A member of the House of Representatives representing Esan North-East/Esan South-East Federal Constituency, Sergius Ogun, has opined that the 10th Nat...[Read More]

Allow live broadcast of Presidential Election Tribunal’s proceedings – Archbishop Emeritus, Onaiyekan

Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan , has urged the Judiciary to allow live broadcast of the proceedings of the P...[Read More]

Failed CCTV project: FG ordered by court to account for $460m loan

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told to give account after spending of $460 million Chinese loan to fund the failed Abuja Closed-Circuit Televisio...[Read More]

Farmers arrested for allegedly killing a herdsman and cutting his body into pieces

Four farmers with the identities, Akinyele Adebayo, Gbalo Idosu, Abiala Segun and Kareem Fagbemi Lana, have been apprehended by the Ogun State Police ...[Read More]

Gov El-Rufai accuses past governors of building houses with public funds

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has alleged that some of his predecessors stole resources meant for the state State and built mansions...[Read More]

NSCDC arrests man for defiling his 7-year-old stepdaughter in Ekiti

A Mr Onilearo Sogo, 29, has been nabbed by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Ekiti State Command for having unlawful carnal knowled...[Read More]

Scores feared killed as petrol tanker explodes in Kogi (video)

Unknown number of casualties have been recorded with others left trapped after a tanker conveying fuel exploded along the Lokoja-Abuja Expressway area...[Read More]

Enugu Governor-elect, Peter Mbah’s certificate forged, not from us – NYSC DG

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen YD Ahmed has given his verdict on the NYSC certificate of Enugu State Govern...[Read More]

No cause for alarm, my inauguration ongoing as planned – Abia Gov-elect, Otti reacts as court nullifies win

Abia State Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti, has reacted to his purported eviction by a Federal High Court in Kano. He called on Abians not to express fea...[Read More]

Jonathan conceding defeat in 2015 unprecedented and un-Nigerian – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari have disclosed that before the formal announcement of his declaration as the winner of the 2015 elections, Dr Goodluck Jona...[Read More]

BREAKING: Alex Otti’s candidature and all Labour Party candidates in Abia, Kano nullified by court

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, presided over by Justice M. N. Yunusa, have nullified the candidature of the Abia State Governor-elect Dr Alex O...[Read More]

Police PRO reacts to offensive tweet against Igbos in South-West

The Nigerian Police has reacted after a man shared an offensive tweet about Igbos living in the South West region of the country. In the now deleted p...[Read More]

Surety imprisoned for failing to produce accused person who stole seasoning cubes in Plateau

One Sani Ukasha, 31, has been sentenced to three months behind bars by an area court in Jos, Plateau State, on Thursday, May 18, after he failed to ac...[Read More]

Unknown gunmen murder businessman, Edwin Umealo, in Anambra

Gunmen have killed a popular businessman, Sir Edwin Umealo. He was assassinated by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Oba, Idemili South Local Govern...[Read More]

Police nabs man in possession of human parts in Lagos

A Nigerian man identified as Monday Alfred has been apprehended by the Lagos state police command for allegedly being in possession of human parts. Th...[Read More]

BREAKING: Police rescue two US Embassy staff abducted in Anambra

Security operatives have reportedly rescued two staff of the United States Consulate in Nigeria, kidnapped during the attack on their convoy at Ogbaru...[Read More]

Man narrowly escapes death after turning up in court to boo LP factional leader, Lamidi Apapa (photos)

A Nigerian man has gone on Twitter to share pictures of how he escaped death in a car accident. According to him, he arrived at the presidential elect...[Read More]

Peter Obi reacts to US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken’s call to Tinubu

Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has reacted after US Secretary, Antony Blinken’s call to President-elect, Bola Tinubu. Obi to...[Read More]

EFCC reveals why Matawalle is yet to be arrested over N70bn fraud

The antigraft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened up on why it has not arrested Governor Bello Matawalle over N70 billi...[Read More]

Police reject N800,000 bribe, arrest seven suspects in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto has said its officers turned down a huge bribe. The Command disclosed that its personnel rejected a bribe of N800,000 and...[Read More]

I regret backing Tambuwal as Speaker – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that he regretted backing the forum that championed the emergence of Aminu Ta...[Read More]

4,000 environmental offenders arrested by Oyo State govt

The Oyo State government has arrested four thousand environmental offenders. The environmental task force in the state made this disclosure on Tuesday...[Read More]

You are a meddlesome interloper – Nigerian Labour Congress slams Lamidi Apapa

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called out the Lamidi Apapa-led faction of the Labour Party. The Secretary of the NLC Political Commission, Com...[Read More]

Pregnant lady brutalizes her 7-year-old nephew in Anambra for eating fish and failing to recite English alphabet (photos)

Some officers from Anambra State Police Command have arrested a 24-year-old pregnant woman identified as Mrs. Abigail Eguta. Eguta was arrested for al...[Read More]

Jigawa NNPP Senatorial candidate Rabiu Taura dies

The candidate of the New Nigerian People’s Party, NNPP, for Jigawa Northwest Senatorial District in the 2023 general elections, Alh. Rabi’u Isah Taura...[Read More]

Killings in Plateau: Police makes 5 arrests, recover arms from suspects

The Police Command in Plateau State has talked about the killers of innocent people in the state. The command said it has arrested five persons and re...[Read More]

Female Nigerian lawyer, Ifunanya reveals why she don’t want to have children nor get married

Controversial Nigerian lawyer, Ifunanya Excel, has said she’s not interested in getting married. Ifunaya added that she isn’t interested i...[Read More]

Lamidi Apapa denies receiving N‎500 Million to instigate crisis in Labour Party

Mr Lamidi Apapa, factional Chairman of the Labour Party, has reacted to allegations of him receiving N500 million from the opposition parties to scutt...[Read More]

Man nabbed for allegedly kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Boy after his father failed to pay ransom

One Abubakar Kawu, 29, has been apprehended by the police in Adamawa for allegedly kidnapping and strangling a 6-year-old boy known as Abdulhafiz Buba...[Read More]

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 40 in Bwoi Mangu, Plateau attack (photo)

The Police has confirmed the killing of people in Bwoi District of Plateau state. DailyPost reported that Fulani herdsmen attacked communities in the ...[Read More]

FRSC assaults man for recording him in Osun (video)

An personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps has been caught on camera assaulting a man. The officer was captured slapping a motorist who had confron...[Read More]

Plateau attack: Police arrests 5 suspects with AK-47, revolver, cartridges

The Police Command in Plateau State has arrested five suspects connected with the attack on some communities in the Mangu Local Government Area of Pla...[Read More]

EFCC arrests nine suspected internet fraudsters in Uyo

Nine suspected internet fraudsters have been nabbed by operatives of the Uyo Zonal Command of the antigraft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Comm...[Read More]

Drama in court as LP faction, representatives clash at Election Petition Tribunal

There was serious unrest recently as the Presidential Election Tribunal court on Wednesday refused to recognize any representative of the Labour Party...[Read More]

Gunmen attack Abuja estate, kidnap 15 resident

Fifteen persons have been kidnapped by armed men at 1,000 housing estate along Pegi community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory. T...[Read More]

Tinubu reveals details of phone call with US Secretary Blinken

President-elect Bola Tinubu has shared details of the telephone conversation he had with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The conversation took p...[Read More]

Man shoots and kill his elder brother in Cross River, severe off head and genitals over palm fruits

A man identified simply as Ekapong has been nabbed by the Cross River State Police Command for allegedly shooting his elder brother to death with a gu...[Read More]

Court remands man for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter in Ondo

A motorcyclist identified as Bayo Akinfenwa, has been arrested and remanded at the Olokuta Correctional Centre by a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Akure,...[Read More]

Peter Obi, alongside other Labour Party officials in court as presidential election tribunal resumes (photos)

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, has arrived court on Wednesday as the 2023 presidential election petition tribunal ...[Read More]

President Buhari returns to Nigeria from UK (photos)

Nigeria’s number one man, Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country from The United Kingdom. Buhari arrived Abuja on 16th May 2023. The presi...[Read More]