News - Nigeria

Bauchi Auto Crash, 28 Family Members dead

1 hour ago /
Nation 

No fewer than 28 persons said to be members of the same family were reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a fatal auto crash that occurred on the Bauchi-Kano federal highway in Bauchi State.

Two INEC Staff Convicted For Receiving Bribes

1 hour ago /
Nation 

A high court sitting in Yola, presided by Justice Nathan Musa on Thursday jailed two Independent National Electoral Commission staff for 42 years for collecting bribes.

 

400-Level student killed in Kogi exam hall by Gunmen

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed the death of Apeh Joseph by unknown gunmen at the Kogi State University, Ayingba.

NHRC Takes Nigeria’s Right Violation To International Bodies

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Abuja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Tuesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration performed poorly in protecting and enforcing human rights of Nigerians.

Anglican Bishop - Nigerians Hope In God

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Rt. Rev. Duke Akamisoko, has urged Nigerians to put their hope in God in the midst of challenges facing the country.

DSS Operatives Invade Court, Judge, Lawyers Flee, Rearrest Sowore

6 days ago /
Nation 

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom.

Sowore’s Continued Detention: DSS Cannot Be Above The Law —Adegboruwa

6 days ago /
Nation 

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has condemned the rearrest of the convener Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare by operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday.

Court - DSS Given 24 Hours To Release Sowore

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered Nigeria’s secret police to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters within 24 hours.

Abiodun Guarantees Release Of The List Of Commissioners, Aides Before Christmas

1 week ago /
Nation 

Barring last-minute changes, the long-awaited list of would-be commissioners, special advisers, board members and members of statutory bodies in Ogun State would be released before Christmas.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

1 week ago /
Nation 

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Federal High Court To Hear N300m Damages Suit Against MTN February 10

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday fixed February 10 for hearing in a N300m suit filed by an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams, against telecommunication giant, MTN.

Names Of 36 Commissioner Nominees Sent To State Assembly - Ayade

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has sent names of 36 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening.

Ifeanyi Ubah To Be Arraigned By FG Over N135bn Debt

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against Ifeanyi Ubah and his Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited over an indebtedness of N135bn to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.

2020 Budget Raised To N10.6tn

1 week ago /
Finance  Nation 

The House of Representatives has raised the 2020 Appropriation Bill from N10.33 trillion to about N10.6 trillion.

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Renewed Attack On Nigerian Traders In Ghana, Calls For Calm

1 week ago /
Nation 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

Flagging Off 2019 Anti-Corruption Marathon In Abuja - Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of the race by President Muhammadu Buhari on Dec. 9 in Abuja.

Appeal Court Proclaims Lalong’s Triumph

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Jos Division on Friday affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State after dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, challenging his victory at the poll during the 2019 general election.

Workers’ Welfare, Our Priority – Gov. Abiodun

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said his administration will prioritise the welfare of civil servants and improve their working conditions. 

Customs Holds DPR Accountable For Illegal Border Petrol Stations

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), on Thursday told the House of Representatives that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders was a decision by the country’s armed forces.


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