Nigeria

Buhari Most Followed African Leader On Twitter – Report

President Muhammadu Buhari is the most followed Sub-saharan African leader on Twitter with 3,121,169 followers, Burson Cohn and Wolfe (BCW), a global communications agency,...

Pondei won’t face panel again, says Gbajabiamila

Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Kemebradikumo Pondei will no longer appear before the House of Representatives panel probing him...

Nigeria’s Biggest Philanthropist, Femi Otedola Celebrates Father’s Posthumous Birthday

Outside Femi Otedola, the number of men of wealth and affluence who have managed to retain a garment unsoiled with theft and swindling can...

Domestic Flight Operations Resume in 14 Airports, Says Sirika

By Kasim Sumaina The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Sunday announced that 14 airports across the country had resumed full domestic flight operations. Sirika, who...

Internet Scam : UNIPORT Disowns Students Arrested By EFCC

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has disowned the four students arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged internet...

Emir Sanusi Arrives Kaduna In First Visit To North After Deposition

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has arrived Kaduna state more than five months after he was deposed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje...

Breaking: Suspected Oyo Serial Killer Shodipe Rearrested

The Oyo State Police Command has rearrested the suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe. The Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi confirmed the development ...

Aisha Buhari Returns From Dubai, Thanks Flight Captain, Crew For Averting Air Mishap

Nigeria’s First Lady and Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari says her flight back from Dubai onboard a presidential aircraft was very turbulent...

First Lady, Aisha Buhari Commends Flight’s Captain, Crew For Averting Plane Crash

Nigeria’s first lady and Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has confirmed the flight incident that nearly claimed her life and that of...

Global groups write Justice Salami, want public access to Magu’s trial

The exit of former Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) will affect the anti-corruption profile of Nigeria in the international community, notable transparency...

We are more determined than ever to fight corruption – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration remains committed to the fight against corruption. The president spoke at the graduation of the National Defence College...

Edo guber: Wike writes off APC’s candidate, Ize-Iyamu

By Jethro Ibileke Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the All Progressives...

Lagos takes 67% lead as NCDC confirms over 600 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus infection rate recorded a new high for the month of August on Saturday, with 601 infections confirmed in 20 states and the...

Edo 2020: It’s time for Orhionmwon LGA to produce Governor – Ize-Iyamu

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC candidate for the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo, says it is the turn of Orhiomwon Local Government Council to...

Zimbabwe president signs law allowing pregnant girls to continue in school

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed a law barring government schools from excluding girls, who fall pregnant, from attending lessons. Teachers are also no longer...

COVID-19: I’ve forgiven those who wished me dead – Ikpeazu

The governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Saturday in Aba, the commercial nerve centre of the state, organised a special thanksgiving ceremony in...

PDP accuses Gbajabiamila of frustrating graft investigation

Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday decried the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership in the House of Representatives to...

IGP Adamu commends Oyo Police Command over the rearrest of alleged killer

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has commended the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu and his Team...

Gunmen kill wife of Chief Imam in Kogi

The assailants macheted their victim as parnick striken villagers ran for safety. It was said to be the first time they would witness such...

Supreme Court hears Kogi guber tussle on Tuesday

The battle over who is the authentic Governor of Kogi State may be laid to rest next Tuesday, 25th August. The Supreme Court has fixed...

Killers of village head, Immigration officer arrested in Nasarawa

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says the Police has arrested the killers of the Village Head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government...

NOSDRA, Agip investigate oil leak at Azuzuama, Bayelsa

National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) say they are jointly investigating an oil leak from Ship’s...

Oshiomhole has hijacked campaigns, will make our party lose Edo —APC Governors Forum

THE Progressive Governors Forum on Friday said former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, could cause the party to...