Oyo Residents Storm Governor’s Office To Protests Fuel, Naira Scarcity (photos & video)

Hundreds of protesters have stormed the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi Ibadan. A police officer attached to the Governor’s office was injured in an attack by the protesters. The Secretariat gate was locked following reports pockets of protests had rocked different parts of the capital city. The protesters, who came with sticks, woods and other dangerous […]

UK Turned Down Request To Extradite Diezani – AIG

Umar said a mutual legal assistance (MLA) processes were followed in a bid to bring Diezani back but the UK government refused. Garba Baba Umar, the Assistant Inspector General of Police and Head of Interpol’s National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, has revealed the request to extradite Mrs Deziani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, […]

We Have Bought Weapons With New Naira Notes – Terrorist Leader

A terrorists’ leader, popularly known as Kachalla Balleri has revealed that his gang has stocked enough new Naira notes in their camp, stressing that they have purchased weapons with the redesigned notes. In a video making the rounds, the terrorist was sighted flaunting the newly redesigned naira notes which is yet to circulate in many […]

FG evacuates 1,531 Nigerians from Ukraine, commends IOM

The Federal Government, on Thursday, confirmed it airlifted 1,531 stranded Nigerians from Ukraine. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, in a major escalation of the war which began February 2014. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama said the government has helped thousands of nationals return since 2015. Onyeama spoke in Abuja at the 22nd […]

Oyo Park chairman, Auxiliary gets bail in APC billboard destruction case

The trial of Mukaila Lamidi, popularly known as Auxiliary, will resume on April 27 at the Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan. He was arraigned on November 17, 2022, for alleged destruction of billboards of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates. Auxiliary, 61, faces a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, unlawful damage and breach of public […]

Scores trapped as 3-storey building collapse in Abuja, police, others begin rescue effort

Unspecified number of persons have been trapped as a 3-storey building under construction in the Gwarinpa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, collapsed on Thursday. The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh, who confirmed the development , said the command has made a necessary deployment to assist with the rescue of victims […]

Photos: Two dead, several trapped in Gwarimpa building collapse

One person has been confirmed dead after today’s building collapse in Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. The structure collapsed at about 11am at 4th Avenue close to H-Medix with many trapped. The three-storey building which has a basement caved in on an unspecified number of workers. The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FCT-FEMA) is coordinating the […]

Photos & Video: Protest Rocks Lagos Over Scarcity Of New Naira Notes

Members of Coalition of Civil Society Group protest scarcity of new Naira notes at Marina, Lagos, on Tuesday. Angry Nigerians have staged a protest in Lagos State. The protesters who the members of Coalition of Civil Society Group are protesting the scarcity of new Naira notes. The protests held at Marina, Lagos, on Tuesday. VIDEO: […]

Why Atiku should apologise to Nigerians – Smart Adeyemi

Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC-Kogi) on Tuesday called on former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar to apologise to Nigerians for selling the country’s assets rather than seeking to occupy the presidential seat. Adeyemi, who represents Kogi West at the National Assembly, stated this when he interacted with indigenes of Kogi residing in Minna at a forum called ‘Tinubu/Shettima […]

Fulani becoming endangered species in Nigeria – Coalition of pastoralists

The Coalition of Pastoralists Associations of Nigeria, CPAN, has called the attention of the Federal Government and the international community to the plight of herders. The body, at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, alleged that the Nigerian state and other tribes are attempting to destroy cattle-rearing businesses and chase the Fulani away. CPAN […]

Amid deadline extension, traders reject old Naira notes in Ondo

Traders in Ondo State have continued to reject the old naira notes as means of legal tender in the State. This is despite the 10 days extension given by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on the usage of the old notes. The rejection of the old notes by most traders has become a huge […]

NRC Suspends Abuja-Kaduna Service After A Train Derailed

In a notice issued on its mobile application after the incident, the NRC said it suspended services on the route due to unforeseen circumstances. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended Abuja-Kaduna train services after a train derailed on the corridor. The train which was a few minutes from its destination in Abuja derailed on […]

Confusion As New Naira Note Shortage Takes Toll On Nigerians

Commercial banks on Thursday were forced to shut down their ATMs over a shortage of the new banknotes in major cities, Warri, Lagos, Abuja, and Benin. The new naira banknotes’ shortage across the country continues to take its toll on Nigerians as the January 31 deadline to phase out old naira notes inches closer. The […]

States Run By Professors, Retired Military Officers And Professionals Didn’t Experience Visible Improvements – Obasanjo

He also lamented that the political campaigns in Nigeria had been overtaken by insults, lies and selfish interest instead of addressing issues of national interest and progress. Ex-Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that most professionals contesting in the forthcoming elections know little or nothing about developing the country. In his keynote address tagged […]

309 Nigerians renounce their citizenship – FG

The Federal Government has disclosed that 309 Nigerians applied to renounce their citizenship through the Ministry of Interior. Those who applied to renounce their Nigerian citizenship between 2006 and 2021 were 150 with a further 159 renunciations recorded in 2022. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore, gave the disclosure on Thursday, alongside his […]