Nigerian News

UK Court grants Nnamdi Kanu’s family permission to challenge UK Government for not defending him against Nigerian FG

The family of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of proscribed group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been granted an order by the UK court to challenge ...[Read More]

53 Kuje, Suleja prison inmates register for WASSCE

About 53 prisoners from Kuje and Suleja custodial centres will write the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), according to Ahm...[Read More]

“You wey no dey set up alter normally, how many billions you don make?” Comedian Acapella replies Daddy Freeze after he pointed out that Chinese are not religious yet are wealthy

Acapella has questioned Daddy Freeze over a post he made about the Chinese being financially successful despite not being religious. Freeze had gone o...[Read More]

Nigeria will remain an indivisible entity – IBB

Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has expressed hope of Nigeria remaining an indivisible entity. Babangida who addressed ne...[Read More]

Halima Abubakar responds as Apostle Suleman issues a cease and desist notice and threatens to sue her

Halima Abubakar has reacted after Apostle Johnson Suleman issued a cease and desist notice and threatened to sue her. The Nollywood actress has been s...[Read More]

Young woman allegedly stoned to death in Calabar

The body of a young woman was discovered at the popular Eleven-Eleven roundabout in Calabar She was found early on Friday, September 30. It is believe...[Read More]

No going back on community policing – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has said they would be going ahead with the community policing system arrangements aimed at checkmating va...[Read More]

“God changed my genotype from AS to AA” – Nigerian lady shares her ‘testimony’

A Nigerian lady, Jossy Paul, has claimed that God changed her genotype from AS to AA and also did same for her partner. She shared the testimony on Th...[Read More]

Bandits accept rice and beans in exchange for six hostages

Six hostages have been released by bandits in Birnin-Gwari area of Kaduna State, after they collected 20 mudu (measures) of rice, 20 mudu of beans, 25...[Read More]

EFCC arrests two siblings, 24 others for Internet fraud in Ibadan

Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC have arrested two siblings, Lateef Afeez Abiodun and Lateef Abdullahi Olalekan, alongside twenty-fo...[Read More]

Army threatens to ‘deal heavily’ with personnel involved in illegal arms trade

The Nigerian army has threatened to deal heavily with officers involved in illegal arms trade. Ibrahim Ali, the general officer commanding 3 Division ...[Read More]

Banks should set up gender desks to encourage potential women borrowers – FG

Maryam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment has asked banks to set up gender desks to encourage potential women borrowers. Th...[Read More]

Customs officer killed as bandits attack checkpoint in Katsina

Bandits numbering over forty attacked a joint security checkpoint mounted close to the 35 Battalion of the Nigerian Army along Katsina- Jibia Road, ki...[Read More]

PHEDC confirms electrocution of staff while trying to disconnect power lines in Calabar

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC), has confirmed the electrocution of one of its members of staff in Calabar. Fortunately, th...[Read More]

Four staff still in captivity 6 months after Abuja-Kaduna train attack – NRC MD

Four workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) are still in captivity of terrorists six months after the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train. The...[Read More]

Over 20 feared killed in Kogi tanker explosion

Over twenty people have been burnt to death when a petrol-laden tanker exploded in Ankpa, the headquarters of Ankpa Local Government in Kogi State The...[Read More]

NSCDC mourns first outrider killed while performing motorbike stunt in Abuja

The first outrider of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dickson Dike (ASC) has died in a fatal accident in Abuja. Dickson was until...[Read More]

Maigari of Lokoja, Maikarfi III dies at 80

Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammad Kabir Maikarfi III, is dead. According to information from the palace, Maigari who is the chairman of the Loko...[Read More]

Gunmen kill five soldiers in Anambra

At least five soldiers were killed by gunmen in Umunze, a community in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday September 28. ...[Read More]

Monday declared as public holiday by FG to mark 62nd Independence Day

Monday October 3 has been declared a public holiday by the federal government to mark the nation’s 62nd independence anniversary celebration. Minister...[Read More]

We cannot fight terrorists with bare hands – Akeredolu replies presidency

Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has replied the presidency after it said no state has been authorized to procure automatic weapons for its se...[Read More]

Alleged negligence: Government of Lagos State begins investigation into death of 3-year-old boy in hospital

The government of Lagos State has commenced full investigations into the tragic loss of a 3-year-old boy at Eti-Osa Maternal and Childcare Centre, Lek...[Read More]

Bandits are animals – Matawalle says as he justifies death penalty

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has described bandits as animals that kill people who pose no threat to them. The governor who justified t...[Read More]

Nigerian man, four Indians arrested for allegedly smuggling SIM cards and drugs

Five suspects, including a Nigerian national identified as Sixtus Nnaemeka Okuma, have been arrested in Greater Noida, India, for allegedly smuggling ...[Read More]

Three persons nabbed in Lagos for drug peddling

Operatives of the Nigeria police in Lagos state have apprehended three persons for drug peddling. Making the disclosure on his Twitter handle, SP Benj...[Read More]

NAPTIP rescues seven trafficked persons in Imo State

Operatives of National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and men of the 34 Artillery Brigade Obinze, have reportedly rescu...[Read More]

Collapsed National grid restored hours later by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that the national grid, which collapsed earlier on Monday, September 26, has been fully restor...[Read More]

Bandits kill police inspector, burn his vehicle and abduct several passengers in Katsina

Bandits have killed a police inspector identified as Idris Musa at Makera quarters, Kwakware community, along Katsina-Jibia Road. An eyewitness told C...[Read More]

INEC issues fresh warnings to parties, candidates against hate speech and abusive expressions

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has issued a fresh warnings to the 18 political parties that fielded candidates for next year’s ...[Read More]

House help in court for allegedly stealing N1.6m jewellery

A house help, Blessing Ochong, 27, as brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing her employer’s jewellery worth N1.6million. Th...[Read More]

Blackout as National grid collapses for the sixth time this year

Some parts of the country including Lagos and Abuja have been thrown into total blackout as the national grid collapsed again today September 26. This...[Read More]

Kignap kingpin, John Ewa, who used to be a cleaner in a bank paraded in Yenagoa (photos)

The police in Bayelsa state have paraded John Ewa, the suspected kidnap kingpin recently arrested in the state. A video of Ewa showing off cash and af...[Read More]

Army arrests notorious child traffickers in Imo, rescues 23-year-old pregnant woman and six children

Officers of the 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze have arrested two suspected child traffickers, Favour Amaegbula, an auxiliary nurse based in Rivers State...[Read More]

Police confirm assassination attempt on former Nasarawa commissioner

The police has confirmed an assassination attempt on the immediate past commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources in Nasarawa state, Hon Musa...[Read More]

Strike hindered disbursement of bursary to education undergraduates – FG

The Federal Ministry of Education has said that the disbursement of bursary to students of education in universities in the country, was hindered by t...[Read More]

Bandits kill 3, kidnap 22 in Kaduna communities

Bandits have killed three persons and abducted 22 others in communities in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Chairman of Birnin ...[Read More]

There’s nothing wrong in awarding pipeline contracts to Tompolo – Edwin Clark

Leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed his support for the surveillance contract awarded to the former militant leader,...[Read More]

President Buhari returns to Abuja after his participation at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

President Buhari has returned to Abuja after his participation at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He arrived in the country i...[Read More]

Mum of 14-year-old autistic boy whose phone was smashed by Cristiano Ronaldo demands the Man.United star is given ‘the right punishment’

The mother of an autistic boy whose phone was smashed by Cristiano Ronaldo wants the FA to give out the ‘right punishment’ to the football...[Read More]

Flood kills seven, displaces 2,800 in Kwara state

At least seven people lost their lives to flood disasters in different parts of Kwara State in 2022. Managing Director, Hydroelectric Power Producing ...[Read More]

Vulcaniser sets self on fire in Osun in attempted suicide, says his wife of two months has been laying curses on him

A vulcanizer who resides in Lagos state, Muritala Afolabi, is currently on admission in a hospital after he set himself ablaze in Iree, Osun state las...[Read More]

Seven passengers burnt to death near Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos

A commercial bus on Sunday, September 25, caught fire at Iyana Oworo near the Third Mainland Bridge, killing seven passengers while others were injure...[Read More]

Man shoots himself dead after ‘fortifying’ self against bullet

A man has reportedly shot himself dead at Agona Port near Diaso in the Upper Denkyira West District in the Central Region of Ghana. The man who shot h...[Read More]

Police arrest four robbery suspects terrorizing Plateau state

Four robbery suspects terrorising Shendam area and other neighbouring communities in Plateau State have been arrested by operatives of the Intelligenc...[Read More]

Police arrest suspected Kidnapper, rescue victim in Ogun

Operatives of Ogun state Police Command on Saturday, September 24 invaded the hideout of kidnappers who have been terrorizing the Kara Bridge end of L...[Read More]

Gunmen assassinate businessman in Kano

Gunmen suspected to be assassins have shot dead a businessman identified as Mr Ifeanyi in Sabongari area of Kano state. According to Daily Nigerian, t...[Read More]

Photo of notorious kidnapper ‘Lion’ with security operatives shared online after his arrest

A photo of alleged notorious kidnapper ‘Lion’ posing with security operatives has been shared online after news of his arrest was reported...[Read More]

“Hustle hard, stay safe” – Suspected kidnapper, John Iyon says in old Facebook post

A Bayelsa Big boy, John Iyon, who was arrested for alleged kidnapping had encouraged people to work hard and stay safe. The suspect was arrested in Ab...[Read More]

Two friends missing 10 days after boarding vehicle from Kano to Lagos

The family of two friends, Munir Abubakar and Jamilu Musa, are currently troubled after they boarded a vehicle from Kano State to Lagos but never made...[Read More]

Suspected robbers attack man in Oyo, steal his truck

Suspected armed robbers have attacked a driver and made away with his vehicle in Oyo State. Facebook user, Auwal Abu Ammar, who disclosed this on Satu...[Read More]