Reckless Hilux Driver Crushes Two Students To Death In Anambra (Photos)

A driver reckless driver rammed into a group of students in Umuchu, Anambra State, killing two on the spot. The incident happened on Wednesday evening, along Osete Expressway, Umuchu. The students of God’s Own Secondary school, Umugama, were heading home when the Hilux van lost control and hit them. Bodies of the students identified as […]

Gay Pastors Infect a 16-Year-Old Boy With HIV In Lagos

The Lagos state police command have reportedly apprehended a man believed to be the leader of a gay group, and a teenager for engaging in homosexuality. Prince Chinecherem, 32, is reported to be the ringleader of a gay gang who indulge in their illegal acts in Lekki, Lagos police claim. He was apprehended alongside a […]

Massive Crowd Came Out To See Buhari As He Campaigns In Kano (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Kano in continuation of his re-election campaigns across the country. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Buhari landed at exactly 12: 55 pm at the 303 Nigerian Air Force Flying Training School Base, Kano State.‎ He was received by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Gov. Akinwumi Ambode of […]

Nigerians Protest Against Suspended CJN, Walter Onnoghen In London (Photos)

Nigerians under the auspices of Arise for A New Nigeria stormed the streets of London, at 10, Downing Street, close to the Prime Minister’s office, to express solidarity with President Buhari over the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). They also presented a letter addressed to Prime Minister Theresa May, […]

Veteran Gospel Singer, Funmi Aragbaye Losses Husband

According to family sources, popular gospel musician, Funmi Aragbaye’s husband is dead. Elder Bola Aragbaye reportedly died on Wednesday, aged 77. A release by Mr. Felix Olasoji said Mr. Aragbaye passed on after a brief illness at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, at about 2:30 pm on Wednesday. During his lifetime, he worked at the […]

Unlike Buhari, I’ll respect rule of law, grow Nigeria’s economy – Atiku

A former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday attacked President Muhammadu Buhari saying by the president’s action, Nigeria’s democracy is ‘in peril’. Mr Abubakar who is the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said this against the backdrop of the controversies surrounding the removal of the Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen last […]

Buhari assures Abia residents of 24-hour power supply

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured residents of Abia State 24-hour power supply. The President stated this on Tuesday when he visited the state capital to inaugurate the Ariara Market Independent Power Plant (IPP). He said, ‘‘I am pleased to be here today at the milestone connection of 4,000 shops that now have dedicated power. ‘‘Being […]

Cameroon: Opposition head arrested for election protest

The main opposition leader was arrested late Monday in Cameroon following two-day long anti-government protests against presidential election results, local media reported. Maurice Kamto, the leader of Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon (MRC) party, was taken into custody from the house of Albert Dzongang, a party member, in the southwestern Doula city, local media […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court dismisses Onnoghen’s Suit to stop his trial at The CCT

An Appeal Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the suspended chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, seeking a stay of execution on his on-going trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The Court said the nature of the charges levelled against Onnoghen warrants that proceeding at the CCT continue. SOURCE

Nigeria loses N197bn to financial services fraud annually — Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria loses about N197 billion as cost of financial services fraud annually. The Vice President made the observation on Tuesday at the stakeholders’ forum on financial fraud using telecoms platform organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Osinbajo, who […]

Fayemi to Governing Council members: Reposition Ekiti institutions

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday inaugurated governing councils for the state’s tertiary institutions and the Broadcasting Corporation, with a charge to the council members to reposition the institutions to their pride of place. The institutions are the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti; College of Education Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), […]

40 EU election observers land in Nigeria for 2019 elections

Less than 19 days to the commencement of the general elections, 40 European Union (EU) Observers have arrived in Nigeria to monitor the general elections. Mr David Dahmen, the leader of the EU Observers in-charge of Oyo and Osun states, said on Tuesday in Ibadan, when he visited the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo […]

Afenifere faction endorses Buhari for re-election

Afenifere, a Pan-Yoruba group led by Sen. Ayo Fasanmi, has called on Yoruba to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari and APC in the forthcoming elections. The group made the call through a motion moved by Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye on Tuesday at a Yoruba Summit held on Tuesday in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

UN agency needs $50m for new displacements in Nigeria

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires $50 million from the $840 million humanitarian response appeal fund to tackle new cases of displacements. Edem Worsonu, Head of Office, OCHA, Nigeria, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja. Worsonu said that as a matter of urgency, OCHA would launch […]

Buhari arrives Abakaliki amidst rousing welcome

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abakaliki in continuation of his presidential campaign tour of the 36 states of the federation. The News Agency of Nigeria confirms that Buhari arrived Abakaliki around 9.30 am amidst tumultuous welcome at the Nkwegu Military Cantonment where he was received by the Cantonment Commander, other security chiefs in Ebonyi and […]

130 African migrants missing after boats capsize off Djibouti

A female migrant being helped out of water: Italy shuts ports against migrants at sea At least 130 African migrants are missing off the coast of Djibouti after two boats said to be overloaded, capsized in bad weather on Tuesday. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said a team of gendarmes found two survivors and […]