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At Last, NDLEA Ends Siege, Vacates Kashamu’s Residence

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has finally vacated the Lekki, Lagos residence of the Senator-elect for Ogun East Senatorial District, Mr. Buruji Kashamu. The operatives ... Full story

GEJ To Formally Dissolve FEC Today

In preparation for its final handing over formalities to the incoming administration, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, will be formally dissolved today. The session which will ... Full story

Teenager Arrested For Operating Illegal Refinery In Kogi

The Kogi police has arrested a 16-year-old teenager and his gang for operating an illegal refinery in Ebiya, Ajaokuta LGA of Kogi state.  The teenager, Simon ... Full story

Fuel Scarcity: Oil Marketers Call Off Strike

The major oil marketers association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has reached an agreement with the federal government to begin lifting of petroleum products across the country ... Full story

Femi Robinson Popularly Known As The Village Headmaster Dies

Veteran actor, Mr. Femi Robinson, popularly known as the Village Headmaster, for the role he played in the television series by the Nigerian Television Authority ... Full story

Army Begins Gun Salute Rehearsal, Ask Nigerians Not To Panic

The Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Monday in Abuja alerted the public on firing of artillery guns for Presidential Inauguration and Swearing in ... Full story

Fire Engulfs Federal Government Secretariat Complex In Abuja

The complex housing major government offices in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, is on fire, Premium Times reports. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started from the section of ... Full story

Mrs. Asabe Ahmed Appointed By Jonathan As PEF Boss

Less than a month to the expiration of his tenure, President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday approved the appointment of the Minister of State for Agriculture ... Full story

NDLEA Arrests Couple In Bauchi Over Possession Cannabis

A couple and three others have been arrested by the Bauchi State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for being in possession of ... Full story

Abiola Ajimobi Restores Transformer Removed From Community

Yesterday, we heard that a PDP Guber candidate removed a transformer he’d given to a community after he lost in the Oyo Gubernatorial race (read ... Full story

Nanny threatens parents to pay N13m within 48hrs or loose children

After initially demanding for 15 million,the househelp who ran off with the 3 Orekoya boys has demanded for 13 million,threatening to kill the kids if ... Full story

Armed soldiers surround home of Rivers PDP governorship candidate, Nyesom Wike

A group of armed soldiers have taken over the home of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Rivers State, Nyesom Wike. The soldiers, numbering about ... Full story

PDP Chairman Emeka Nworie and one other shot dead in Ebonyi state

The Chairman of PDP in Ishielu LGA in Ebonyi state, Mr. Emeka Nworie has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at his home in Ezzagu ... Full story

Second Black Box Found From Germanwings Plane That Crashed In The French Alps

The second black box from the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps last week has been found after a nine-day search, prosecutors said ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari, President In Waiting

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC may have won Nigeria's presidential election. See election results below  ... Full story

Lufthansa Puts $300m Aside For Costs

An additional $300m (€280m; £200m) has been put aside by Lufthansa to cover possible costs arising from last week's Germanwings plane crash. Lufthansa, which owns Germanwings, ... Full story

Feyisetan Fayose To Pay Impecunious Patients, Medical Bills

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, will on March 24 pay medical bills of some indigent patients who could not afford their ... Full story

Rotimi Amaechi’s Brother In Critical Condition After Being Attacked

Chidi Amaechi, a younger brother of Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, was attacked on Wednesday, March 10. The younger Amaechi was “inflicted with life threatening ... Full story

Bomb Explosion At Kano Motor Park Leaves Human Parts All Over

A bomb exploded this afternoon at the Karota motorpark in Kofa-Nassarawa in Kano state. Many people were killed in the blast. Human parts were seen ... Full story

Christophe de Margerie,CEO Of French Oil Giant Total Dies In Moscow Plane Accident

The CEO of French giant oil giant Total, 63-year-old Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane accident around midnight on Tuesday in Moscow, Russian news ... Full story

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at age 82

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The cause of ... Full story

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

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