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Army explains why it attacked protesting MASSOB, IPOB members

The Nigerian Army has explained that its troops, alongside other security agencies, invoked the extant Rules of Engagement by acting in self-defence as well as ...

Herdsmen attack: Coalition seeks rebuilding of Enugu community

A coalition of NGOs in Enugu State has called on Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to urgently rebuild Nimbo community in Uzouwani Local Government Area which was ...

Group urges Buhari’s administration to sustain robust education policy

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has described the educational policy of the present administration in the last one year as dynamic ...

Biafra Day: Ebonyi police invades prayer session; arrests pastors, 320 MASSOB members

The Ebonyi State Police Command, yesterday arrested no fewer than 320 members of Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, during ...

Prayer warriors ordered me to kill my aunt – Murder suspect

A 28-year old man, Uwem Akpanebe, has been arrested and detained after he allegedly killed his 75-year-old aunt, Josephine George, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The ...

Government policies will strengthen naira, foreign reserves –DMO assures Nigerians

The Director General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo has assured that as the impact of federal government’s economy diversification plan begins ...

Ondo workers to begin indefinite strike tomorrow

Government workers in Ondo State will as from tomorrow begin an indefinite strike over non-payment of five months salaries. According to a source from the labour ...

Biafra: Police IGP blasts IPOB, orders disarmament of its members

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase on Tuesday criticized members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over the killings of police officers during yesterday’s ...

APC alleges conversion of bailout funds to soft loans in Ondo

The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ondo State has accused the state government of alleged diversion of the bailout funds as loans to members of NURTW, ...

Blame yourselves, not Buhari for South-East woes – Group tells Igbo leaders

The Buhari South-East Youth Movement, BUSEYM, has warned politicians in the South-East geo-political zone of the danger of creating fathom political issues in the zone ...

Speedy passage of money laundry bill, others will help my anti-corruption fight – Buhari begs NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the National Assembly to speedily pass five Executive bills in other to aide his anti-corruption crusade. Buhari while making the appeal ...

Niger Basin Authority pledges to preserve, boost potential of region

The Niger Basin Authority has pledged to implement an Operational Plan that would preserve the region and enable it meet its full potential. This was the ...

What killed Abacha also killed Abiola, I have video evidence against Yoruba people – Al-Mustapha

A former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, Monday, said he would soon open up on ...

Ethnic militia, militant group storm 13 villages in Taraba

muslim militants An ethnic militia from Langtang South local government in Plateau State have raided 13 villages in Ibbi local government area of Taraba State. The secretary ...

Woman commits suicide in Enugu after testing positive to HIV

A 46-year-old woman identified as Celestina Mamah from Udenu local Government Area of Enugu state has committed suicide.DAILY POST gathered that the deceased stabbed herself ...

Northern Governors ready for major operation against cattle rustlers – Ganduje

The 19 northern governors are set for a mega operation against the menace of cattle rustling in the region. This disclosure was made by Kano State ...

Stock market lost N1.732tn in one year under Buhari’s government

The Nigerian stock market crashed by N1.732tn within one year under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari assumed power on May 29, 2015 after ...

Ben Bruce barred from greeting Buhari in Presidential Villa

The senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial district, Ben Murray Bruce has revealed how he was barred from exchanging pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari at the ...

PDP needs Sheriff, Governors begging him to withdraw suit – Taraba Governor

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku has disclosed that PDP governors are begging the ousted chairman of the party, Senator Ali Madu Sheriff, to withdraw the ...

I pity Lai Mohammed – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed pity for the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who has to painstakingly explain all government’s policies to ...

Biafra: MASSOB distances self from bloody clash in Onitsha

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has distanced itself from the bloody clash between soldiers and those sympathetic to ...

FG deploys 5 warships, 100 gunboats, fighter jets to battle Niger Delta Avengers

The federal government, Monday, deployed five warships, 100 gunboats and fighter jets to the creeks of the Niger Delta. This is in response to ongoing attacks ...

We warned you to avoid Nigerian government – Niger Delta Avengers mock Tompolo

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, yesterday, blamed former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, over the sufferings and untold hardship soldiers have allegedly subjected innocent ...

UK detectives in Nigeria for Alison-Madueke’s case

Ex-minister’s accounts frozen As part of the ongoing probe and preparation for the arraignment of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, some investigators ...

Bloody pro-Biafra protests in Onitsha, Asaba, others

Clashes in Aba, Umuahia, Owerri, Abakaliki,  Rivers The Southeast was on the boil yesterday as pro-Biafra agitators staged protests in major cities to mark the 49th declaration ...

PDP crisis: BoT raises three-man panel to meet Sheriff

•Why I called off  convention, by chair Nearly two weeks after the botched Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  national convention in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, embattled factional  chairman ...

Buhari inherited burden from Jonathan, says Soyinka

NOBEL laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has said it would take time for President Muhammadu Buhari to clear the rot he inherited from his predecessor, Dr. ...

Ex-Chadian President Habre gets life for war crimes

Chad’s ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at his war crimes trial in Senegal. The judge ...

I respect Jonathan for conceding defeat, says President

•It was great generosity, great patriotism One year after the 2015 Presidential election and assumption in office, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that he was shocked ...

Military deploys fighter jets in hunt for Avengers

There was panic in the creeks of Bayelsa State following sudden presence of fighter jets and surveillance aircrafts which hovered in some coastal communities in ...

Getting trains back on productive track

As Nigerians eagerly await the take-off of the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge train service in the next few weeks, experts say the real transformation will begin ...

Three anniversaries in review

This past weekend, three anniversaries conflated to accentuate the perennial debate on what I have often referred to in this space and elsewhere as the ...

Way out of conflicting judgments, by SANs, others

Conflicting judgments from courts of concurrent jurisdiction remain a problem. Last week, the Port Harcourt and Lagos Divisions of the Federal High Court gave opposing ...

Nomadic cattle rearing by Fulanis no longer fashionable – Governor Ganduje

The Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has admitted that it is no longer fashionable for Fulani herdsmen to traverse the length and breadth ...

Biafra: MASSOB, police clash in Asaba

Fight broke out between policemen and some people suspected to be members of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in Asaba on ...

There is no warrant of arrest against me – Assemblies of God GS‎

The General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, Rev. Prof. Paul Emeka, Monday, expressed shock over a radio news commentary claiming that he had ...

Bello denies planning to cut Niger workers’ salaries by 70 per cent

The Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has debunked reports making the rounds on the social media that he was planning to slash workers ...

My father killed, attempted to set my mother ablaze – Son

As investigations continues into the alleged murder case of a 50-year-old man, James Kafaru Esougi, who killed his wife, Roselyn Esougi, in her sleep in ...

FG to close all technology gaps in Nigeria – Onu

The Federal Government says it will close all technology gaps to advance national development. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said this when ...

US, Britain experienced same hardship facing Nigerians before attaining greatness – Okorocha

Gov Rochas Okorocha The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is totally reconstructing Nigeria and laying a strong ...

Ebonyi wins 2016 democracy school debate

Ebonyi State has won the 2016 democracy school debate. It defeated Taraba and Police teams at the finals of the championship organised by the President’s School ...

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