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Confusion As Saraki Emerges Senate President

Senator Bukola Saraki (APC-Kwara Central) has been elected unopposed as President of 8th Senate by 57 of 108 senators, with 51 senators, including Senator Ahmed ... Full story

Inauguration Of 8th National Assembly Postponed

The inauguration of the 8th National Assembly has been postponed. Details later. ... Full story

Boko Haram Has Begun '2nd Phase' Of Its Onslaught On Nigeria - Atiku Abubakar

According to ex Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the recent attacks by the Boko Haram sect signifies the commencement of the 'second phase' of the sect's ... Full story

Kogi LG Director’s Kidnappers Demand N30m

The kidnappers of the Director of Personnel Management, Okenne Local Government Area of Kogi State, Mr. Idowu Adeyemo, have demanded a ransom of N30m for ... Full story

Chief Ojo Adewale, Nine Others Killed By Petrol Tanker

A petrol tanker lost control on Wednesday in Ondo State and killed about 10 persons, incuding the Coordinator of the Federal Road Safety Corps Special ... Full story

Rivers Fatal Dog Meal: Death Toll Rises To 11

WOJI in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State was yesterday thrown into confusion as the death toll from the suspected dog meat meal rose ... Full story

Federal Government Pleads With Ex-Militants Over May Allowances

The Presidential Amnesty Office has appealed to former agitators in the Niger Delta to be calm and eschew any act that would disturb the peace ... Full story

Shock As Senate Passes 46 Bills In 10mins

The Senate Wednesday passed 46 bills into law in less than ten minutes. The passage was done immediatly the bills were presented by the Chairman, ... Full story

Katsina Lawmaker, Shiek Umar Dies

House of Representatives member, representing Katsina federal constituency, Hon. Shiek Umar is dead. Umar died this morning after a brief illness. He  was said to have battled ... Full story

Five Confirmed Dead After Eating Dog Meat

At least five persons have been confirmed dead at Woji, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, after eating dog meat from a popular inn ... Full story

Cross River Governor Scraps Executive Council Meetings

SENATOR Ben Ayade, the Cross River State governor has scrapped the weekly Executive Council meetings where the governor and  his deputy meet with commissioners special ... Full story

Nasarawa Chief Judge Pardons 16 Inmates

The Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, on Monday granted pardon to 16 inmates awaiting trial in Lafia Prison. Dikko pardoned the inmates ... Full story

Akwa Ibom Government Announces Appointment Of SSG, Chief Press Secretary

Akwa Ibom Gov., Mr Udom Emmanuel, has announced the appointment of the immediate-past Chief of Staff, Government House, Mr Etekamba Umoren, as the Secretary to ... Full story

President Buhari's Newly Appointed ADC Lt. Col. Muhammad Lawal

The newly appointed ADC to president Muhammadu buhari is Lt. Col. Muhammad Lawal Abubakar from Kano state. ... Full story

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

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