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Boko Haram terrorists kill Monarch, 15 others in Borno

Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists Thursday invaded Garubula village of Biu local Government area of Borno state killing the District Head, ... Full story

Nyanya bomb blast: Nine have been confirmed dead with an unspecified number injured

Some  9 persons have been confirmed dead with an unspecified number of  injured in a bomb blast that ripped through Nyanya, Abuja early this evening. Security ... Full story

Judge Zainab Bulkachuwa nominated for the position of President of the Court of Appeal

Judge Zainab Bulkachuwa has been nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan for the position of President of the Court of Appeal. Her name has been sent forward ... Full story

Marcello Rizzo, Italian kidnapped in Nigeria has been freed

 An Italian man kidnapped in Nigeria last week has been released, the Italian foreign ministry said on Thursday without giving further details. Marcello Rizzo, 55, from ... Full story

Boko Haram militants kills 24 in two separate attacks

 Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 24 people in two separate attacks in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, just as the military vowed to ramp ... Full story

Islamist insurgents in deadly rampage in Yadi Buni, Yobe state

Islamist insurgents have rampaged through a town in northeastern Nigeria with heavy weapons, setting public buildings on fire and killing a soldier and the wife ... Full story

Boko Haram training youths to stop radicalization

Using every resource from psychologists to agriculture experts and security forces, the Nigerian state at the heart of an Islamic uprising hopes to reach a ... Full story

Nigeria navy capture four pirates

 The Nigerian sailors had started marching four captured pirates onto a boat when an officer shouted "hold on" to give the cameras a chance to ... Full story

Kaduna Assembly Members In Closed Door Meeting To Impeach Speaker, Alhaji Usman Gangara

Members of Kaduna State House of Assembly are currently in a closed-door meeting to impeach the Speaker, Alhaji Usman Gangara, unconfirmed report has said. According to ... Full story

Imo Deputy Governor Jude Agbaso Impeached!

The Imo State House of Assembly has impeached the State’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Jude Agbaso. According to reports,  25 out of the 26 members of the ... Full story

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope Francis after two days of conclave

The Catholic church has a new pope.Argentine cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio will be known as Francis. He is the first pope to be known by ... Full story

White Smoke Rises Over Vatican, New Pope Elected

With a puff of white smoke from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel and to the cheers of thousands of rain-soaked faithful, a gathering of ... Full story

Ansaru execute seven foreign hostages

Nigeria-based Islamist group Ansaru said on Saturday it had killed seven foreign hostages it seized on February 7 from a construction company in Nigeria, SITE ... Full story

Massive fire tears through slum in Ebute Metta neighborhood of Lagos

A massive fire is tearing through a slum in Nigeria's megacity of Lagos.The fire started Tuesday afternoon in the Ebute Metta neighborhood of Lagos. The ... Full story

PM News Building on Acme Road, Ogba Industrial Estate, Lagos On Fire!!!

Report reaching News Bytes say the building housing PM News on Acme Road, Ogba Industrial Estate is on Fire. ... Full story

More than 30 people have been shot dead in Maiduguri

More than 30 people have been shot dead in Nigeria, the head of Amnesty International said Friday, only a day after the rights group accused ... Full story

Kaduna church bombing leaves 10 dead, 145 wounded

A suicide attacker drove a car bomb into a church on Sunday, sparking fierce reprisals that saw a Christian mob burn a man alive in ... Full story

Coxson Lelebori Lucky, debtor who raised false alarm on UNIPORT students, arrested

Aftermath of Police disclosure Monday, that two prime suspects in the gruesome murder of four University of Port Harcourt Students through a mob action were ... Full story

Bomb Explosion In Jalingo, Taraba State Capital

Report reaching us say there has been bomb explosions in Doruwa in Jalingo, Taraba state Capital.More soon. . . . ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan Sacks Military Service Chiefs

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked three of the military service chiefs and replaced them with new ones.Vice Admiral O.S. Ibrahim is the new Chief of ... Full story

Qatar Airways flight to Nigeria declares emergency

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian aviation officials say a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Lagos will need to make an emergency landing because it ... Full story

Even Though Mr. Bully-man Iroko thought that he had moped out all the YouTube Profits into his Moneybag, he Missed a Spot Called Mobile Devices

Happy New Week! I wrote an article titled “Part I – Who Owns Nollywood? IROKO Partners or Afrinolly – Illegal Restraint on Trade? Dubious License ... Full story

Abu Qaqa And Other Top Boko Haram Leaders Arrested

In what appeared to be a major victory by Nigerian security operatives against the Boko Haram militant group, top commanders of the sect were arrested ... Full story

CBN To Launch N5,000 Bill; N5, N10 and N20 Become Coins

The Central Bank will launch a new N5, 000 bill, making it the highest single naira bill in the Nigerian economy. The new bill according to ... Full story

Kaduna State Bomb Blast: Four Dead, Several Injured

A bomb explosion has occurred in Kaduna metropolis, killing four people, in what suggests a fresh wave of attack on the north’s political capital. A witness ... Full story

Nigerian Army Provides Churches And Mosques Anti-Bombing Devices

Nigerian Army, Thursday, unveiled and presented vehicle stoppers to some Churches and Mosques, as part of its corporate social responsibility in curtailing the spate of ... Full story

John Dramani Mahama, sworn-in as President of Ghana

Ghana Vice-President, John Dramani Mahama, sworn-in as President, following the demise of 68-year-old President John Atta Mills ... Full story

Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen loses mum

Award Winning Nollywood Director Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, popularly called De Guv’nor lost his mother, Madam Oghgho Imaseun after a brief Illness on the 26th of ... Full story

P Square’s Mum is Dead!

Mother of Nigerian entertainers, Peter and Paul Okoye popularly known as P-Square is dead. It was gathered that Mrs. Okoye lost the battle to a sickness ... Full story

Kali Umar: Nasarawa State Governor’s Son Arrested With Hard Drugs In Malaysia

Kali Umar, son of the Nasarawa state Governor, Alhaji Tanko Almakura has been arrested and detained in a Malaysia prison for possession of hard drugs ... Full story

Senator Gyang representing Plateau North Shot dead!

Reports reaching us says, Senator Gyang Dantong representing Plateau North and honorable Gyang Fulani (Member house of assembly) representing Barkin Ladi of Plateau State have ... Full story

US Issues warning on Insecurity to Personnel

The United States Mission in Nigeria has warned all U.S. Government personnel in Abuja not to go anyway near places of worship from June 29 ... Full story

Fuji musician Sunny T is dead

The songwriter-performer, who became wildly known in the 90s as ‘omo nna to’n ko fuji (the Igbo man who plays Fuji – a predominantly yoruban ... Full story

Lagos State declares June 12, 2012 as a Public Holiday

Lagos state government has declared, Tuesday, June 12, 2012 as a public holiday in commemoration of the 19th Anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 ... Full story

Christian Obodo’s Kidnappers Want $180k

The kidnappers of Nigeria’s midfielder Christian Obodo has made contact with his family, and requested for the sum of 180, 000 dollars. ... Full story

World Mourns Tragic Death of Professor Emmanuel Asuquo Obot, Nigerian Conservation Leader

Conservationists globally are mourning the death of  Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) Executive Director Professor Emmanuel Asuquo Obot. Professor Obot, who had a long association with WWF, ... Full story

Bomb blast at Nigerian police station in Maiduguri kills many including officers

A bomb blast at the entrance of the police headquarters of north-east Nigeria's Borno state has caused fatalities, witnesses and security officials said. A police officer ... Full story

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