Politics

Frank Nweke: I’ll make Enugu tech hub of South East

Former Minister of Information and Enugu state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Frank Nweke Jr, has...

Wike’s group pulls out of PDP presidential campaign council

The crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) appears to be getting worse. Early on Wednesday, the group loyal to...

Dismissing Wike’ll be dangerous for PDP –Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to address the injustices...

2023: Peter Obi on CNN, x-rays Nigeria’s challenges, proffers solutions

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi, has informed the world how he intends to solve Nigeria’s...

APC Chairman resigns

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamawa State Chapter has appointed Alhaji Samaila Tadawus as the acting State Chairman of the...

Economy

Naira down 0.06%, exchanges at 436.50 to dollar

The Naira on Monday depreciated against the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N436.50. The figure represents a depreciation of 0.06 per cent compared with N436.25 to...

5G spectrums: FG to harvest N500bn in 2023 – Danbatta

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it plans to generate N500 billion as revenue for the federal government from the auctioning of two 5G spectrums in 2023. According to NAN,...

IMF concerned over Nigeria’s galloping inflation, offers solution

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for a stronger operational framework and price stability to combat inflation in Nigeria. The IMF Resident Representative for Nigeria, Mr. Ari Aisen, said...

Cashew Export: FG raises production target to 500,000 metric tonnes

The Federal Government is targeting to raise more revenue from the exports of cashew products to cushion the negative impact of the drop in crude oil production on the economy....

Education

ASUU vs FG: Court adjourns hearing to Sept 16

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja, on Monday, adjourned the suit filed by the federal government against the Academic...

Compel lecturers to return to classrooms, FG tells court

THE Federal Government on Sunday said it had referred the prolonged strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)...

No more negotiation with FG, declares ASUU

Following the failure of the Federal Government to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the...

Nigerians react as ASUU extends ongoing strike

Reactions have trailed the extension of the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) industrial action. ASUU decided to extend its ongoing strike after...

Nigerian state universities are quacks – ASUU president

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke has described state-owned universities as quacks. Professor Osodeke,...

Foreign

Danish queen tests positive for COVID-19 after Queen Elizabeth funeral

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, who attended the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London, has tested positive for COVID-19, the royal palace announced Wednesday. The 82-year-old triple-vaccinated queen, who already...

Joe Biden vows to send troops if China ever invades Taiwan

US president Joe Biden has said the United States would send soldiers to defend Taiwan if it was invaded by China. His remarks appeared to confirm a hardening of Washington’s support for...

Britain and world prepare to say last farewell to Queen Elizabeth

Crowds and world leaders gather in the UK to honor the final moments of the 96-year-old who had spent 7 decades on British throne; King Charles III and royal family...

77-year-old man killed by wild kangaroo believed to be his pet

A 77-year-old man was attacked and killed Sunday by a wild kangaroo that authorities believe he kept as a pet at his home in southwest Australia, police said. His death...

Entertainment

BBNaija: Groovy, Hermes, six others for possible eviction

Eight housemates of the ongoing television reality show, Big Brother Naija Season 7, have been nominated for possible eviction. The...

Bail application: Baba Ijesha to know fate on Monday

An Ikeja Special Offences Court will on Monday rule on a bail application filed by Olanrewaju James, also known as...

Headies 2022: Wizkid wins 5 awards, becomes most decorated artiste

Nigerian Grammy Award-winning Afrobeats artiste, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has become the most decorated artiste in the...

Police arrest Ice Prince for abduction

Nigerian Hip Hop star, Panshak Henry Zamani better known as Ice Prince Zamani or just ‘Ice Prince has been arrested...

BBNaija: Fake housemate, Modella, evicted

Modella, one of the fake housemates in the ongoing television reality show, Big Brother Naija, has been evicted from the...

Crime

NDLEA busts cocaine warehouse, seizes N193bn worth of crack in Lagos

In what appears to be the biggest singular cocaine seizure in the history of Nigeria’s premier anti-narcotic agency, operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have busted a...

Highest drug bust: What Buhari told NDLEA boss on phone

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, congratulated the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd), on the recent very successful operation of the agency leading...

Court remands woman in prison for marrying 2 husbands

A woman in Kwara State – Awawu Haruna – has been remanded in prison custody after being accused of marrying two husbands. The Kwara State family court ordered her remand...

EFCC arrests 2 owners of “Yahoo schools”, 7 others in Benin

Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 arrested two owners of yahoo schools : Internet Fraud Coaching Centre...

Kidnap

Gunmen kidnap 4 Catholic nuns on Imo highway

Gunmen abducted four Catholic nuns on a highway in Nigeria’s oil-producing Imo state in the southeast, a local convent said on Monday, in the latest sign of widespread insecurity making...

Nasarawa State commissioner abducted by gunmen – Police

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism by gunmen. DSP Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) confirmed...

Kogi govt vows to rescue 3 children abducted at Ajaokuta

The Kogi State Government says it is working vigorously to rescue three children kidnapped at a housing estate in Ajaokuta Local Government Area of the state on Friday. The abductors...

Kidnappers of Nollywood actors demand $100,000 – Guild

Twenty-four hours after prominent Nollywood actors and members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel, aka Agbogidi, were kidnapped in an Enugu suburb, their abductors...

Metro

Chinese man stabs Nigerian girlfriend to death in Kano

The Chinese national, Mr Geng, had been dating Ummukulsum for years before she dumped him to marry a Nigerian suitor....

Abiodun consoles Akeredolu over mother’s death

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has commiserated with his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, over the demise...

Police locate family of man whose skeleton was discovered in Ibadan

The Police in Oyo State have announced that they have located and contacted the family members of the man whose...

Unpaid 18 months salaries: Our wives are leaving us for Okada riders, Osun police constables lament

About 500 special police constables, yesterday, took to the streets of Osogbo, capital of Osun State to protest non-payment of...

45-year-old woman kills newborn grandson with acid

A 45-year-old woman identified as Hauwa Ibrahim has been remanded in a Kano correctional center for killing her newborn grandchild with acid. The defendant, who resides in...