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Jonathan intervenes in PDP crisis

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday evening met some Peoples Democratic Party major stakeholders with a view to finding a lasting solution to the crisis rocking ...

Boko Haram attacks Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri

MAIDUGURI, (Reuters) – Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri in Borno state on Wednesday from a cashew plantation a few kilometres ...

TB JOSHUA gathers 200,000 in Mexico

By Ihechukwu NjokuA Central American venue usually reserved for elite football matches and high-class concerts reverberated with a different sound last weekend - the sound ...

REVEALED: Reasons why I challenged 2003, 2007, 2011 polls in court – Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday explained why he went to court to challenge results of the presidential elections he lost in 2003, 2007 and 2011.Buhari, ...

Nigeria adopts new methods to slash unemployment rate

Nigeria is set to significantly slash its unemployment rate by reviewing the protocol for calculating the data, a move that is likely to see millions ...

VIDEO: The Truth about Basket Mouth

The guest on this episode of The Truth is the Famous Nigerian Stand-up comedian and events emcee, Bright Okpocha popularly known as 'Basket Mouth'.[embedded content] ...

Toyota, Nissan recall 6.5 million cars over airbag fears

Toyota and rival Nissan on Wednesday announced the recall of about 6.5 million vehicles globally in the latest chapter of an exploding airbag crisis linked ...

Earthquake hits Japan

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of northeastern Japan, the US Geological Survey has said, but authorities have not issued a tsunami warning ...

Gunmen attack Pakistan bus, kill 41

At least 41 people have been killed and many more have been wounded in an attack on a bus in the Pakistani city of Karachi, ...

Syrian opposition group to skip Geneva talks

The main Syrian opposition coalition will not take part in talks initiated by the UN’s peace envoy, opting instead to send a message through one ...

Patience Jonathan denies blocking Buhari’s wife

Wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, on Tuesday denied media reports that her plan to host the 8th summit of the African First Ladies ...

I will expose anybody that offers to bribe me, other senators with ‘Ghana Must Go Bags’ — Ben Bruce

Senator-elect and Media mogul, Ben Murray-Bruce, has stated that he will expose anybody that offers him or other senators ‘Ghana Must Go’ (in reference to ...

Several dead in Philadelphia train derailment

An Amtrak passenger train with more than 200 passengers on board derailed in north Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing at least five people and injuring ...

12 dead, 25 injured in Iraqi exlosions

Two bombs have exploded in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 12 people and injuring 25, Al Jazeera has learnt. The first bomb detonated in central ...

No Nigerian girl should be married before the age of 17- Aisha Buhari

Wife of Nigeria's president-elect, Mrs Aisha Buhari says no girl should be married before age 17. According to her, girls who are of 18 to ...

NDIC set to recover N34m debt from Doyin Okupe

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to place on the “undefended list” a suit it filed to recover ...

Monarch urges Buhari to tackle unemployment

The Orangun of Oke Ila, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has called on the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to urgently tackle the issue of youth unemployment in order ...

Group tells Aregbesola to pay workers now

THE Osun Mandate Group has urged Governor Rauf Aregbesola to use any means to pay civil servants who have not been paid for the past ...

LAPO MD bags AAU doctorate

The Managing Director, LAPO Microfinance Bank, Mr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, has earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. A statement on Tuesday stated ...

Gaurapad offers cars in new promo

Gaurapad Charities has initiated a promo aimed at rewarding its members. Tagged “Gaurapad Awoof Galore, Man Must Drive Car’, the promo is coming as part of ...

Reasons why I sacked Police IG, Suleiman Abba – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed that the immediate past IG, Suleiman Abba, was sacked following gross indiscipline amongst the personnel of the force during his ...

Nigerian senate passes tobacco bill into law

The Senate on Tuesday, passed into law, the National Tobacco Control Bill 2015 (Senate Bill) and 2014 (Executive Bill) which seek to repeal the Tobacco ...

2015 ELECTIONS: APC plotting to upturn our victories in Rivers, Delta, Akwa-Ibom - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress of engaging in clandestine moves to upturn the victory won by the party in Delta, ...

Barcelona reach UEFA Champions League Final, lose 2-3 to Bayern

Barcelona booked their place in the Champions League final with a 5-3 aggregate win over Bayern Munich despite losing the second leg 3-2 at the ...

Mu’azu calls truce, sues for peace in PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, has appealed to party members and stakeholders to rest all misunderstandings and work toward the party’s ...

7 doctors get kidnap notice in Ekiti State

The Ekiti State chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Tuesday said seven doctors have received threats of kidnap from unknown gunmen.This is coming barely ...

Don’t treat us like conquered people, PDP warns APC

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP , Tuesday warned the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to take its civility driven by patriotic zeal ...

Ghanaian coach Jones Attuquayefio is dead

Ghanaian coach Cecil Jones Attuquayefio, former trainer of two national football teams and a number of clubs, is dead, the local media reported on Tuesday.The ...

Ohanaeze chief threatens Igbo will secede from Nigeria if marginalised

The Chairman of state Presidents of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural organization, in seven Igbo speaking state, Dr. Chris Eluemunoh, on Tuesday warned against any attempt ...

Chinese firm completes major power project in Nigeria

Chinese construction company Sinotec has completed a major power project in Nigeria which links the capital city, and expected to contribute immensely to the country’s ...

Picture Of Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Lamido When He Was A Child

The then Emir of Kano,Sir Muhammad Sanusi introducing his grandson,small Lamido Sanusi to then British Sect. of State.. search feed search feed ...

Pictures from today's Council of State meeting

Past Nigerian leaders including president-elect Gen. Buhari, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Gen Ibrahim Babangida, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Chief Ernest ...

Be ready to refund stolen money, El Rufai tells PDP

Kaduna State Governor-elect, Mallam Nasir El Rufai Tuesday said that all stolen money by the current ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, must be ...

Police council confirms Arase’s appointment

The Police Council presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Solomon Arase, as the substantive Inspector-General of Police.Jonathan had ...

I tried my best, posterity shall judge me right – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday expressed confidence that posterity will judge his outgoing administration right.According to Jonathan, his government has delivered the dividends of democracy ...

Fuel scarcity worsens, as oil marketers suspend importation

The recurrent fuel scarcity being witnessed in many parts of the country, particularly in Lagos and Abuja, continued yesterday, showing no signs of easing up, ...

Nigerian civil servants struggle to survive, beg for money, foodstuffs

Nigerian civil servants in Oyo, Osun, Cross River, Rivers, Abia, Benue, Plateau and Bauchi states have adopted different strategies to survive months of unpaid salaries ...

BUHARI PROBE: Only the guilty needs to be afraid, APC tells Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that only the guilty needs to be afraid and that incoming Buhari Administration will not persecute anyone, contrary ...

Decomposing corpse chases patients out of wards

Foul odour emanating from a decomposing corpse at the Accident and Emergency Clinic, Orile-Agege General Hospital, Lagos, on Monday, prevented medical workers from attending to ...

Nnamdi Azikiwe's first son is dead

Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe, the first son of first President of Nigeria, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, is dead.A family source, who pleaded not to be named, said ...

Arsenal's unbeaten run ended by Swansea

Bafetimbi Gomis scored a late, technology-assisted winner as Swansea City compromised Arsenal’s quest for automatic Champions League qualification with a smash-and-grab 1-0 away victory on ...

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