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Seven states governorship election would not hold in Nigeria

The governorship election will not hold in seven states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) The affected states, Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti,...

Osinbajo, Osoba to Ogun voters: Election will be peaceful

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an assurance to fretting voters in Ogun that the elections would be peaceful. Osinbajo gave the assurance at a...

1,863 Nigerians vanish in Russia, girls turned prostitutes

An estimated 1,863 Nigerians who came to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup are still on the loose in the country, more...

Lent, a period to reflect, make amends – Cleric

Rev. Fr Paul Jatau, of the Catholic Archdiocese of Port Harcourt, has called on Catholics all over the world to see the Lenten period...

Alleged kidnapping: Evans unable to pay legal fees, trial stalled

The inability of alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to pay for his legal representation has stalled two trials which are before Justice...

‘Obasanjo’s criticism of Buhari ego-driven’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has finally shown that his pre-election criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari was fuelled by ego, the Buhari Media Organisation said...

I criticise to keep leaders on their toes, says Obasanjo at 82

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his criticism of government is to keep leaders on their toes. He was reacting to the admonition of...

IGP bans use of unmarked, covered vehicle number-plates

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has proscribed with immediate effect the covering of vehicle number-plates by all unauthorised vehicle users across the...

Shareholders approve merger of Access Bank, Diamond Bank

Shareholders of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc on Tuesday unanimously approved the merger of both financial institutions aimed at creating a formidable...

NNPC mulls fertiliser, 3 power plants

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its preparedness to build additional Independent Power Plants (IPP) in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano which is...

74% of private candidates fail 2019 WASSCE

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the results of the first series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for...

Card readers mandatory in Saturday’s polls, INEC insists

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the use of smart card readers (SCRs) is mandatory in Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly...

Health budget will worsen forex, human index, say experts

The national health vote currently before the National Assembly is a “tacit support to the huge and ongoing foreign exchange outflow through medical tourism...

Security chiefs meet, warn against polls disruption

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The session started at about 11:00 a.m....

Islamic State expels Boko Haram factional leader Al-barnawi

The Islamic State (IS) has expelled Abu Mus’ab Al-barnawi as leader of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ally of the Boko Haram...

March 9 poll: Buhari storms A-Ibom, Imo today

Ahead of the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections, President Muhammadu Buhari will today storm Akwa Ibom and Imo states to say...

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Broadband penetration rises to 33% by February – NCC

Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said broadband penetration made remarkable improvement as it increased to about 33 per...

My wife regularly beats me, man tells court

Oluwatosin Bakare, an Ibadan-based businessman, on Wednesday, told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, to dissolve his seven-year-old union to his wife,...

IKPEAZU’s RE-ELECTION, A REFLECTION OF ABIANS’ FEELINGS…. ABIA LINE BOSS

From Charity Uwakwe, Abia. The recent victory of Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu of Abia state in the just concluded election has been described as a...

Shutdown Order: Sex workers go into hiding in Umuahia

Commercial sex workers in Umuahia, the Abia capital, have gone into hiding to evade police arrest, following state government’s order shutting down brothels in...

PDP drag Justice Inyang to NJC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council over the alleged violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo...

Imo House speakership: Ekpunobi makes case for Emeziem

From IYKE Ndumele, Abuja As the the game of shopping for a new speaker that will steer the saddle of 9th Assembly in Imo state...