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Thugs Attack Daily T​rust Reporter At Al-Makura​’s​ Inauguration​​

The Nasarawa State correspondent of Daily Trust, Hir Joseph, was attacked by armed thugs in the presence of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, just as the ... Full story

Lawmakers Commend Buhari For Relocating Military Command To Maiduguri

Two members of the Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA) on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for laying more emphasis on security challenges facing the ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari’s Inaugural Speech (Read)

Inaugural speech by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari following his swearing-in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29th May, 2015 I am ... Full story

Jonathan And President Buhari At Inauguration Ceremony, Yusuf Buhari Also Spotted

Here are photos of Former President Jonathan and President Buhari at the inauguration today. Son of President Buhari, Yusuf was also spotted with his beautiful girlfriend ... Full story

Patrick Obahiagbon Comment After The Inauguration (Read)

Grammatically inclined Honorable Patrick has purged out his opinion on today’s inauguration of Gen. Buhari as the new President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Read ... Full story

Babangida Aliyu Stoned In Niger, Smuggled Out Of Stadium

IMMIDIATE past governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu was yesterday booed and stoned at the venue of the handing over ceremony in Minna. Aliyu ... Full story

Akinwunmi Ambode Creates Ministry Of Employment, 2 Other Offices In Lagos

OUTGOING  Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, handed over the administration of the state to Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, as the 8th elected governor of ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan’s New Home In Otuoke

In a few hours, Mr. Jonathan will begin his journey back to his native Otuoke. On Thursday, labourers were putting finishing touches to five buildings at ... Full story

NBA Suspends Amaechi’s Attorney-General

The Port Harcourt branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has suspended the Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr. Worgu Boms over ... Full story

How We Tackled Cabals In Oil Industry - Diezani Alison Madueke

Outgoing Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, in this interview with Arit Essanga, a freelance journalist with the African Free Press, in London, explains ... Full story

#ThrowbackTrack: Lift Up Nigeria By King Sunny Ade? (Video)

With just few hours to the day most Nigerians gave been on the look out for, where power will change hands, King Sunny puts us ... Full story

50 Cows, 70 Sheeps And 30 Goats: Kenyan Lawyer’s Bride Price To Marry Malia Obama

A Kenyan lawyer and animal lover proposed to marry President Barack Obama’s first daughter with 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats. Felix Kiprono told The ... Full story

A Man Needs To Be Confident To Tame Me - Ms Jaie

Janine Ayorinde Temitope Dada whose stage name is Ms Jaie, is a rising RnB artiste. She relocated back to the country from London to pursue ... Full story

Kidnappers Of Jonathan’s Cousins Demand N50m Ransom

The kidnappers of Patience Egbeni and Kate Eni, cousins to President Goodluck Jonathan, have reportedly demanded N50 million ransom for their release. The victims were kidnapped ... Full story

Ghanaian Girl Killed By Power Bank In Accra - Graphic Photos

The power crisis gives people no choice than to rely on generator and power banks in order to keep their gadgets on. We’ve heard several ... Full story

Jonathan Wants Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Babangida Others Investigated

President Goodluck Jonathan has advised the incoming president, Muhammadu Buhari, not to single his administration out for probe. He said if Mr. Buhari must investigate him ... Full story

Tonto Dikeh Ready To Tie The Knot Very Soon

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is getting ready to tie the knot very soon with her ‘Mr.X’ boyfriend, who we discovered to be Churchill Oladunni. Earlier this ... Full story

Two Nigerian Teen Brothers Build Mobile Web Browser

The duo of Osine Ikhianosime and Anesi Ikhianosime have rekindled hope in the future of nigeria as they entered their names in the catalogue of ... Full story

Akpabio Responsible For Death Of APC Chieftain - Akwa Ibom Rescue Forum

An Abuja-based group, Akwa Ibom Rescue Forum, has blamed the outgoing governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, over the death of Ime Umana, a ... Full story

Sola Ogudugu: Pain, Shame Of Gtting Pregnant For Wizkid At 19

Wednesday was Children’s Day and Starboy, Wizkid’s babymama, Sola Ogudugu decided to relive her experience of getting pregnant for Wizkid at the age of 19 ... Full story

NLC Calls For Public Declaration Of Assets By Political Office Holders

Issa Aremu, Deputy National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, on Thursday said political office holders should publicly declare assets to facilitate easy tracking of ... Full story

Ernest Asuzu Turns Beggar

It was indeed a sorry sight at Shoprite, Surulere, Sunday when Daily Independent sighted popular Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu. Clad in a Manchester United jersey, blue ... Full story

Charly Boy Releases Beautiful Family Photos

Controversial Area Fada of Abuja entertainment, Charly Boy has infested his wife with his weirdness. The former singer who is known for his bizarre fashion sense ... Full story

Suspected Kidnapper Disguise As Woman To Abduct School Children

Luck ran out for a kidnapper suspect, Uzoma Ugwumadu when he disguise as a woman to allegedly kidnap some primary school pupils from Osusu Amukwa ... Full story

Boko Haram: We Knew We Were Alive But Didn’t Understand How

On Sunday, May 10, 2015, Vanguard Features, VF, visited Malkohi Settlement, about 25km from Yola, Adamawa State capital, to see victims of Boko Haram insurgency ... Full story

Police Rescue Psychiatric Patient From Lynching Over Kidnap Allegation

The timely intervention of detectives from Ondo State Police Command reportedly saved a 25-year-old psychiatric patient from being set ablaze for allegedly attempting to kidnap ... Full story

Oil Subsidy Scam: How I Arrived At $32bn Figure - Bukola Saraki

Former governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki, who claimed Monday, that Nigeria was spending $32 billion on non-existing oil subsidy operators, has explained that ... Full story

Ghana Opposition Leader’s Brother Charged Over Acid Attack

The younger brother of a leading figure in Ghana’s main opposition party appeared in court on Tuesday charged with the murder of a politician who ... Full story

Chocolat Royal Shut Down: Cool Wazobia FM Chairman On The Run

The real reasons the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Tuesday night, sealed completely the business outlet of a popular elite ... Full story

Babatunde Fashola: Forget About The N418billion Debt I'm Leaving Behind Focus On My Good Works

Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola wants Nigerians to forget about the huge debt he's leaving behind but focus on the good things his administration has ... Full story

US Justice Is Merciless To Buruji Kashamu

US District Judge in Chicago Charles Richard Norgle told press the Justice Department is “fully ready to ensure that an express hearing is given” as ... Full story

100 Killed In Benue Communities, Refugee Camps

Over 100 persons, mostly women, children and the elderly, were feared killed early Sunday morning in villages and refugee camps located at Ukura, Gafa, Per ... Full story

Bribery Scandal: ‎Judge Hands-Off Extradition Case Against Okoyomon

Justice Evoh Chukwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, ‎handed-off the extradition case against the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ... Full story

Alfa, Prophetess Defraud Bankers Of $30,000

Two staff of a new generation bank (names withheld), simply identified as Temitope and Yusuf, have been allegedly defrauded by an Alfa and a prophetess, ... Full story

Namadi Sambo Submits Handover Report To Buhari’s Committee

The Vice President Namadi Sambo, yesterday, submitted the handover note prepared by the transition committee of the Federal Government to the president-elect’s committee with a ... Full story

Boko Haram Mercenary Commander Killed

The Defence headquarters said, Monday, that a Boko Haram Commander, suspected to be a foreigner, was on Saturday killed during the ongoing offensive to rid ... Full story

John Okafor ‘Mr Ibu’ Weds Wife

Nollywood actor, John Okafor popularly called Mr. Ibu finally consumated his marriage to his wife, Stellamaris at a private ceremony. The white-wedding took place in Lagos ... Full story

EFCC Closes In On 10 Former Governors

Apparently responding to criticism that it is not doing enough to tackle corruption, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has closed in on ten former ... Full story

Funke Akindele Rides Bicycle To Church

Star actress, Funke Akindele rode a bicycle to church on Sunday due to the fuel crisis in the country. This is according to her post ... Full story

Chibuike Amaechi: Patience Jonathan Controlled Rivers Commissioner Of Police, Military Commanders

The Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, on Sunday said his disagreement with President Goodluck Jonathan, was due in part to Mrs. Jonathan’s meddlesomeness. He said this ... Full story

Fuel Scarcity: Ifeanyi Ubah Promises To Release 70 Million Litres Of Fuel

There may finally be some temporary succour for Nigerians in the face of the severe fuel scarcity prevalent in the country. While other depot operators and ... Full story

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