Buhari Welcomes Investments From Japan Bank, Toyota

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has assured international investors that bureaucratic bottlenecks negatively affecting business in Nigeria have been removed by his administration. While speaking at a meeting with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation and Toyota Group on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) in Yokohama […]

Photos: EFCC Arrests Two More Suspects Wanted By FBI

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two more suspects wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The US Federal Bureau of Investigation released a list of internet fraudsters comprises of 77 Nigerians as suspects you have case to answer. The suspects identified as Ogbonnah Atoukaritou and Alpha Chidi Egbeonu, were […]

1 Killed, 10 Injured In Petrol Tanker Explosion On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway. Alhaji Ahmed Inga, the Director General of NSEMA, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Saturday that the incident occurred at about […]

Man Narrates How Being A Nigerian Made Him Loose A Job Opportunity

A man identified as Aaron Chukwuemeka took to twitter to narrate a sad story of how being a Nigerian made him loose a job opportunity with a juicy pay. The man said “Had a Skype interview this morning for a job in China, interview was going on smoothly until it got to the stage where […]

Nigeria Set To Begin Production Of Pencil As FG Installs Equipment

Report has it that the Federal Government has commenced the installation of equipment and machines for the proposed pencil factory at the Projects Development Institute (PRODA), Enugu. This was disclosed by the Chairman, Governing Board of PRODA, Mr Daniel Onjeh, on Friday in Enugu while briefing newsmen on the activities of the institute. Onjeh revealed […]

US Embassy To Close Abuja, Lagos Offices, Gives Reason

The US embassy in Nigeria has announced that its offices in Abuja and Lagos would be closed on Monday in honour of Labour Day celebrated in the US. Labour Day is celebrated in the US on the first Monday of September. The embassy announced this in a tweet on Friday. The embassy noted that consular […]

Deposit Bad Naira Notes In Bank By Monday – Central Bank Tells Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed Nigerians to deposit mutilated Naira notes in any bank branch closer to them. The apex bank said this was part of its efforts to improve the overall quality of the Naira notes in circulation. The information was contained in an email message sent by the GTBank to its […]

EFCC Arrests Joseph Oyediran Wanted By FBI Over Internet Fraud

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one of the alleged internet fraudsters wanted in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Oyediran Joseph, over $46 million fraud and money laundering case. Joseph, according to a statement made available on the anti-graft commission’s official Facebook page, was arrested in Ilorin, the […]

123 ‘suspicious-looking’ men from Jigawa detained in Lagos (photos)

The Lagos State Environment Sanitation and Special Offenses Taskforce on Friday intercepted a truck laden with 48 motorcycles and “suspicious-looking” 123 men coming from Jigawa state. Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of the task force, said the truck was seized following a tip off by members of the public who raised security concern about the manner with […]

Five shot dead, houses burnt as southern Kaduna boils again

At least five persons have been shot dead and many houses burnt in an attack in Kaura local government area of Kaduna state. Bege Katuka, interim management committee chairman of the local government, confirmed the incident in Kafanchan on Friday. Katuka said the attackers stormed the village around 4pm on Thursday. “Five persons were killed, […]

Aregbesola asks immigration to produce passports within 48 hours

Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, has directed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to produce the international passport to eligible applicants within 48 hours. The minister made this known on Friday during the agency’s management retreat in Lagos. Aregbesola said doing that will make Nigeria a preferred destination for investors and visitors. He also lamented the […]

How A Man Saved The Life Of A Market Woman With His Last Cast (photos)

A good samaritan man has saved the life of a market woman who almost lost her life after she collapse. The man with social media handle, Jonesbaba recounts how he had to use his last cash to save the life of a woman selling banana who had collapsed in Ikotun market. According to him, he […]

PHOTOS: Police Seize 150 Handsets From Car Snatchers In Anambra

Three suspected car snatchers have been arrested by Anambra state police command in Anambra and Delta states. In a statement signed and released by the Police Public Relation Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed disclosed that 150 handsets reasonably suspected to have been stolen from different victims were recovered from the suspects. He said the […]

Border Closure: Nigeria To Save $400m From Rice Smuggling

The closure of Seme, a border town between Nigeria and Republic of Benin will rescue the Federal Government of $400million which would have been lost to rice smuggling into the country, RICE processors disclosed. To support the efforts and actions of the government, RICE processors stated that they have pegged the price of rice at […]

Customs Impounds N501.6m Contraband In Owerri

16 exotic vehicles and other items of N501.6 million were impounded by the Federal Operations Unit’s (FOU’s) Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service. The items include an armoured Land Cruiser, 4,338 bags of foreign rice and fake drugs with a total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N501,650,065.00. The Zonal Comptroller Olusemire Kayode said the […]

Protesters Block APC Secretariat, Demand Explanation For Irukera’s Disqualification

The entrance of the National secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was blocked on Wednesday evening by angry protesters who were also identified as members of a political platform, Kogi Mandate Group seeking explanation from party leaders of the party on why Kogi Governorship primary candidate, Babatunde Irukera was denied the right to contest […]