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Assembly laments boat accidents, summons transport commissioner, others

2877Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday summoned the Commissioner for Transportation, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation and the ...

FUTA student wins Boeing internship

2460The Boeing Company International has selected a student of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Oladunni Ogunnubi, to participate in its 2016 Internship ...

NFF Insulted Nigerians- Adegboye Onigbinde

FIFA and CAF instructor, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has blasted the Nigeria Football Federation under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick for insulting Nigerians by appointing a ...

Chinese Cuts Off Nigerian Worker's Finger in Cross River

A Chinese worker, identified as Njaga Chang, has allegedly cut off one of the right fingers of his Nigerian colleague at the Xin Xin Quarry ...

President Buhari Speaks About Whereabouts of Boko Haram Leader 'Shekau'

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari during an interview with the Daily Telegraph last week spoke about the whereabouts of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. "I receive ...

Labour, Civil Societies Shut Down Abuja Over Electricity Tariff Hike [See Photos]

The organized labour in collaboration with the civil society organizations embarked on a peaceful protest against the 45 per cent hike in electricity tariffs as ...

I'm Personally Disappointed Jonathan Hired Mercenaries to Fight Boko Haram - Buhari

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in an interview with the UK Telegraph expressed disappointment that the previous tenure added mercenaries to fight the Boko Haram insurgents. ...

Music meets Football: Paul Okoye visits Stamford Bridge, meets Mikel, Hazard, others

34-year-old Nigerian pop star Peter Okoye on Sunday went to Stamford Bridge stadium to watch the match between Chelsea and Manchester United in the English ...

Let state governments collect tolls on FG roads – Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi ...

Prove $150m fraud allegation, Amaechi tells Wike

9538Tunde Odesola A former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has challenged his successor, Nyesom Wike, to prove the allegation that he (Amaechi) stole $150m from ...

How To Make Your Wife Feel Special This Valentine

Women like it when we flirt with them, they feel special.Many people think that flirting is just about getting the girl, and once you’ve gotten ...

CBN backs real sector with N1.3tn

95The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has supported the real sector of the economy to the tune of over N1.3tn as part of its ...

‘Pollution increases cancer in children’

971Bukola Adebayo The Coordinator, Children with Cancer Intervention Initiative, Honour Onyebuchukwu, has called on the Federal Government to tackle environmental pollution as a means of reducing ...

UNAIDS to build antiretroviral manufacturing plant in Nigeria

1020The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, in conjunction with the Nigerian private sector, is planning to build an antiretroviral manufacturing plant in the Northeastern ...

Heart disease, women’s greatest health risk

1100Solaade Ayo-Aderele Are you a woman? Do you smoke? Has any member of your family suffered from heart disease? Do you have hypertension? Are you obese? ...

Oliseh should accept criticism —Ekpo, Chukwu

976Christian Chukwu and Friday Ekpo have advised Nigeria coach, Sunday Oliseh, to accept criticisms in good faith, saying the same critics would definitely praise him ...

NPA Lagos International Polo Tournaments return

768Polo is back! This is the word that the organisers of the 2016 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament have coined as the best of Polo ...

Yes, I’ve apologised —Oliseh

Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh ...

Consult academics, VC advises FG

1042The Vice-Chancellor, Christopher University, Ogun State, Prof. Friday Ndubuisi, has urged the Federal Government to turn to the academia in seeking solutions to the nation’s ...

North Will Never Discover Oil In Chad Basin – Shehu Sani

The north will never discover oil in the Chad basin of Nigeria even after it has wasted $3 billion, approximately (N900 billion) in oil exploration ...

No Borno LGA Is Under Boko Haram Control – Governor Shettima

Borno State government has denied reports that Boko Haram is still in control of local governments in the state.Governor Kashim Shettima, who reacted yesterday to ...

Buhari laments delay in extraditing indicted Nigerians in UK

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed reservations over the delay in bringing to Nigeria officials of former President Goodluck Jonathan and its collaborators indicted in corrupt ...

Supremacy battle brewing in Yorubaland, as Benin palace blast Alake of Egbaland

Supremacy battle in Yorubaland is starting to gear up as the Palace of the Oba of Benin has stoked controversy over the supremacy of Obas ...

Nigeria insists MTN must pay N1.04 Trillion fine

The Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu yesterday said that government’s position on the out of court settlement sought by MTN on the N1.04 trillion ...

Lack of transparency, cause of Nigeria’s woes –Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, said Nigeria would not have found itself in its current sorry state if her handlers had been transparent ...

Ekiti primary schools shut over unpaid salaries

Primary schools across the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State were shut on Monday in line with the two-day warning strike declared by the ...

We have no plans to turn Nigeria into a one-party state - APC

The All Progressives Congress has dismissed the insinuation it was planning to turn Nigerian into a one-party state.The ruling party said that it emerge stronger ...

Scientists may announce big discovery on Thursday

Scientists are set to make a major announcement Thursday on efforts to pinpoint the existence of gravitational waves, or ripples of space and time that ...

EFCC charges foremost lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, ‘for obstruction of justice’

– EFCC has charged a Senior Advocate of Nigeria for obstructing justice – He was charged for preventing an operative of the commission from effecting arrest ...

Story of Former Bread Seller 'Jumoke' Who Strolled Into Fame

Jumoke Orisaguna last week caught the attention of the world when she walked unannounced into a photo shoot by Nigerian photographer T. Y. Bello. According ...

Pope Francis broke my heart, says abuse victim

A British paedophilia survivor who has been asked to step down from a Vatican panel on the issue told AFP on Monday that he felt ...

Woman tricked into sex slavery by lover tells how she was raped 40,000 times

– Alejandra Rodriguez fell in love with a man who forced her into prostitution – He became her pimp and forced to have sex with strangers for ...

Presidency Reveals How N5000 Monthly Stipend Will be Paid to Nigerians

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President Laolu Akande, in a statement released on Sunday released details of the N5000 monthly stipend for poor ...

People protest against tariffs increase and corruption in Seme Border – photos

– The residents of Seme Border, a settlement on the Nigerian border with Benin, staged a protest today, Monday, February 8, 2016. – The people opposed ...

Shocking VIDEO That Could Cost Mama Taraba Her Ministerial Job And Political Career

[embedded content]A video of Nigeria's minister of women affairs, Aisha Al-Hassan,also known as Mama Taraba, bragging that she has the money and power to manipulate ...

Man Who Was Tortured By Military Cadet Recounts His Ordeal

Amari Sunday, the young man which was tortured in a video that surfaced recently when a group of army cadets in Abuja in 2014 for ...

READ What Saraki Told Tomato Sellers Who Came Asking for Help

The Tomato Sub-Sectoral Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), recently met with Senate President Bukola Saraki, seeking his assistance in lifting the restriction ...

Twitter Suspends over 125,000 Accounts To Combat Terrorism

Twitter Inc. has shut down more than 125,000 terrorism-related accounts since the middle of 2015, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, the ...

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