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Rate of ghost contracts, looting under Amaechi shocking – Rivers PDP

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as shocking and wicked the many cases of alleged uncovered diversion of funds ...

NFF retires referee Abiodun Alaba with immediate effect

Referee Abiodun Alaba from Ogun State, has been retired by the Referees Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), with immediate effect. The decision was arrived ...

PDP leadership crises: Court strikes out names of Metuh, two others

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Friday struck out the names of Olisa Metuh and two others in the suit filed by a faction of ...

Pipeline bombings: Buhari appeals to militants to soft pedal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged Niger Delta militants to soft pedal on the bombing and destruction of oil and gas installations. He made the call ...

Rivers Government denies withdrawing N11bn, tells EFCC to operate within law

The Rivers State Government has disowned one “Mr Kinsgsely Fubara”, who is said to be a Director of Finance and Administration, in the State Government. Report ...

UBA unveils new PayAttitude tag

United Bank of Africa, UBA, has refreshed its PayAttitude tag design with the introduction of a new branded tag. The new tag which reflects the ...

Rev. Father Adeyi’s death, a colossal loss – Adaji

Member representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency of Benue State, Hon. Ezekiel Adaji, has expressed deep shock and displeasure over the news of the death of Rev. ...

Nigeria needs an honest man like Buhari – Osinbajo tells Kumuyi

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that Nigeria needs an honest and straightforward man like President Muhammadu Buhari. He spoke during a courtesy visit by a ...

Bayelsa election: Appeal Court tribunal to play key video evidence

Former Bayelsa State governor,Chief  Timipre Sylva got a major boost Friday in his challenge of the re-election of the incumbent Seriake Dickson. The Court of Appeal, ...

INEC to mark maiden `INEC Day’ at NYSC orientation camps

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will mark the maiden edition of the `INEC Day’ at National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), orientation camps ...

Makarfi, Obi working for APC chieftain – Sheriff

There seems to be no let-up in the leadership crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the combatants continue to dig deeper into the ...

AMCON takes over AfriJet Airlines assets over N10b debt

Hon. Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor of The Federal High Court Lagos Division has granted an interim injunction against Afrijet Airlines Limited, owned by Chief Vitalis ...

Ekiti workers suspend strike, sign agreement with government

Civil servants in Ekiti State on Friday suspended their four-week-old strike following the signing of an agreement with the state government. At a meeting in Ado-Ekiti, ...

Brexit: Buhari commends Cameron’s statemanship, courage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he regretted the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron, which will come into effect in October. President Buhari ...

FG to restructure N3bn Nollywood grant

The N3billion Federal Government’s grant for the Nigerian Film industry known as Nollywood is being restructured to make it serve the purpose for which it ...

Ngige blames societal failure for child labour

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Friday attributed failure of societal institutions for the increasing incident of child labour in the ...

Nigeria needs Buhari now, says Osinbajo

Says Buhari is honest and straight forward Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said that Nigeria currently needs President Muhammadu Buhari at the helm of affairs ...

Ohaneze youth threaten showdown with AGF over Saraki /Ekwerenmadu

The Ohanaze youth forum at the weekend threatened a showdown with the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Mr. Abubakar Malami over planned arraignment of the ...

N11bn debt: Ben Bruce’s Silverbird Group reopens after face-off with AMCON

Activities have resumed at Silverbird Group, owned by Senator Ben Murray Bruce. The Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, took over the company, Thursday, for allegedly ...

Military retires 464 soldiers

The Nigerian military Friday retired 464 personnel from active service. The soldiers comprising 449 from the Nigerian Army (NA), two from the Nigerian Navy (NN) and 13 ...

El-Rufai declares war on rape, gives hotlines to citizens

As the menace of rape in Kaduna State continuous unabated, the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said his administration will henceforth follow any reported case ...

PDP campaign fund: EFCC arrests former Kebbi Governor, Dakingari

Former Governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Kano. This was disclosed in ...

Phone thief beaten, stripped naked in Ogun [PHOTO]

An irate crowd on Friday beat up and stripped a suspected phone thief naked in Ogun state. The suspect, a notorious ‘pick pocket’ in the Enugada ...

Abdulkadir Inuwa Suleiman: Corruption – Before they inflict further punishments on us

In many Nigerian cultures, there is this concept that one should grip offenders by the wrist as opposed to holding them by the elbow since ...

Coup rumours attempt to distract Buhari from fight against corruption – Niger Delta Group

A Youth group under the aegis of Niger Delta Youths Solidarity Movement on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard Coup rumours allegedly being hatched ...

Blame societal failure for child labour – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Friday blamed failure of societal institutions for the increasing incident of child labour in the ...

Ronke Shonde: Alleged wife killer to spend two more weeks in prison

The man, Lekan Shonde, who allegedly killed his wife, Ronke in Lagos state, on Friday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in the ...

Super Falcons remain 37th in FIFA Ranking

Nigeria women’s senior national team, the Super Falcons, are still 37th in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking released on Friday. The African champions remain number one ...

Siasia names Mikel, Iheanacho, Iwobi in 35-man squad for 2016 Olympics

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has released a list of 35 players, as decided by head coach of the U-23 team, Samson Siasia, who will ...

N190m fraud: Absence of Judge stalls Orosanye’s trial

Absence of Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of the FCT High Court on Friday stalled the alleged breach of trust trial against, Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head ...

NAIJ.com Invites Aspiring Journalists, Bloggers To Maiden Digital Media Camp

NAIJ.com is inviting aspiring Nigerian journalists to a two-day digital media camp scheduled to hold in Lagos, Nigeria, from July 23-24. NAIJ.com Digital Media Camp is ...

PDP accuses APC of conducting parallel registration in Ondo

The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state of conducting a parallel voters ...

FG should not negotiate with Avengers – Bayelsa lawmaker

A member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Mr. Isreal Sunny-Goli, on Friday warned the Federal Government against any negotiation with the militant group, ...

Paying our allowances will stop youths from violence, vandalism – Ex-Niger Delta militants tell Buhari

Former militants under the umbrella of National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators, NCNDE-A, on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to clear up all outstanding allowances ...

EFCC arrests ex- Kebbi governor over PDP campaign fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday in Kano arrested and detained former Governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari. The ex-governor is being quizzed ...

Olympics: Mikel, Ighalo, Iwobi in Nigeria provisional squad

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and Watford striker Odion Ighalo have been named in the 35-man Nigeria Olympic squad put together by Samson Siasia. The Nigeria ...

Hurry now! Get a Blevic Gardens’ land at a give-a-way price

Blevic Gardens is one of the majestic residential estates on the stable of Vine Realtors, an online property and real estate firm. It is located in ...

Protest over looting of Ekiti, groups urge  Fayose to  resign

…support for Buhari’s anti-corruption  crusade Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, erupted in protest on Friday as many interest groups storm the streets to condemn the ...

Students’ council chief wins Covenant University’s top award

A student of Architecture, Winner Deji-Folutile, has emerged the best graduating student of Covenant University for 2015/2016 academic session. Deji-Folutile, who is the student council chairman ...

Edo: APC governorship aspirants back Obaseki

The aggrieved Edo State governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have all thrown their weight behind the successful candidate at ...

Referendum: EU leaders urge solidarity and change

Shocked European Union leaders have called for stability and solidarity – but also for change and reform – after the United Kingdom voted to leave ...

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