Politics

How parties can substitute vice-presidential candidates – INEC 

he Independent National Electoral Commission has given conditions by which political parties can substitute the names of validly nominated candidates.According...

Peter Obi: No party has a chance against APC, PDP in 2023 – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that no party can defeat either the...

Presidency: We have not dumped Peter Obi for Tinubu – Ohanaeze

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Lagos State chapter of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization, has refuted reports that it...

2023: Okotie begs Tinubu, Atiku, others to step down for him

The Founder of Household of God Church, Reverend Chris Okotie, on Sunday appealed to the presidential candidates of the All Progressives...

2023: INEC rules may hamper LP/NNPP merger

The much-talked-about merger between Labour Party (LP) and New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) might not see the light of the...

Economy

FG begins taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages

The Federal Government says it has started the implementation of the N10 taxation per litre of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) to reduce the incidences of Non-communicable Diseases. Mr Dennis Ituma, Chief...

FirstBank secures $150m Afreximbank PATIMFA to support businesses in Nigeria

African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the disbursement of a US$150 million finance facility to First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider. The...

Hunger crisis’ll worsen global displacement, says UN

Russia's war in Ukraine has pushed global displacement numbers above 100 million for the first time, and the UN warns the resulting hunger crisis could force many more to flee...

Nigeria to lose N5tr to petrol subsidy – World Bank

The World Bank has warned that Nigeria could lose around N5trillion in the year from subsidising petrol. The World Bank, in its Nigeria Development Update (NDU) released yesterday in Abuja,...

Education

AMACOG 92 marks 30th graduation anniversary, renovates MAPOLY TV studio

The Association of Mass Communication Graduates of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State has concluded plans to mark its...

‘You’re an idiot’: Anambra commissioner insults job applicant

The Anambra State Commissioner for Education, Prof Ngozi Chuma-Udeh, has been caught on tape insulting a job applicant in the...

LBS ranked in top 50 global business schools by Financial Times

Lagos Business School (LBS) has been ranked as one of the top global business schools by the Financial Times in...

Don accuses varsity management of owing him 40-month pay

A former lecturer with the Technical University, Ibadan, Prof. Godwin Sadoh, has again alleged that the University management is owing...

Sex-for-marks: UniAbuja dismisses 2 professors – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na-Allah, says the institution has gone tough on lecturers sexually harassing students, as...

Foreign

R Kelly facing sentencing over sex trafficking conviction

When a jury found R&B superstar R Kelly guilty on all counts of sex trafficking, it was seen as a signature moment of the #MeToo movement. Now Kelly's sentencing has arrived,...

At least 20 people found dead at South African nightclub

Cause of death remains a mystery as bodies bore no signs of injury Seventeen young people were found dead at a nightclub in the South African city of East London on Sunday,...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank

A Palestinian teenager died from his wounds hours after being shot by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian sources said  on Saturday. Mohammad Hamad, 16, was shot and wounded on Friday evening near...

Afghanistan seeks emergency medical supplies for earthquake survivors

Afghanistan does not have enough medical supplies to treat the injured from an earthquake that killed 1,000 people, a senior official said today, as authorities ended the search for survivors...

Entertainment

Reactions as Davido’s babymama, Chioma, shows off new body

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido’s third babymama, Chioma Rowland as set tongues wagging as she stepped out in style for a tech event....

Reactions as Portable weds baby mama at child’s naming [SEE VIDEO]

Fast rising Nigerian singer, rapper and dancer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has tied the knot with his babymama,...

How Burna Boy’s aides attacked my partner, lady involved in club shooting opens up

Superstar Burna Boy trended two weeks ago after his police escorts were alleged to have shot and wounded two patrons...

“She has pressed my Mumu Button” 

Nigerian comedian, Funnybone, has finally unveiled his longtime girlfriend turn-finance, Angel. We reported a couple of weeks ago that Funnybone, whose real name...

Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong, arrested for allegedly raping a minor

Famous Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong has been apprehended by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for...

Crime

Brazil returnee arrested with cocaine in private part

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a Brazilian returnee, Igwedum Uche Benson, at the arrival hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, with pellets...

Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong, arrested for allegedly raping a minor

Famous Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong has been apprehended by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl. Confirming his arrest, the national...

Armed men invade Abuja estate, abduct residents

Some heavily armed men have reportedly invaded the Genuine Housing Estate in the Gwarinpa area of the Federal Capital Territory. Although details remain sketchy, a resident, whose name is withheld,...

Court remands husband in Kuje Prison over Osinachi’s death

A high court sitting in Wuse, Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the remand of Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late gospel artiste, Osinachi Nwachukwu, in Kuje correctional facility. Peter...

Kidnap

Gunmen abduct CAN chairman in Plateau

A Catholic priest in charge of St Anthony’s Parish, Rev James Kantoma, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Plateau State. It was gathered that the assailants abducted the cleric...

NMA shows concern over non-release of kidnapped doctor in Abia

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has lamented the inability of the security agencies to rescue Dr. Uwadinachi Iweha, who was kidnapped in Abia state over a week now. In a...

Anglican bishop, wife, driver kidnapped along Oyo expressway

he police command in Oyo says it has begun a manhunt for the kidnappers of an Anglican bishop Oluwaseun Aderogba of Jebba diocese in Kwara, his wife and driver. The...

JUST IN: Unknown gunmen abduct mother of APC Senatorial candidate

Hajia Laure Mai Kunu, the aged mother of Kano Central Senatorial candidate under the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Abdussalam Abdulkarim AA Zaura, has been kidnapped by...

Metro

Prison break: Aregbesola orders recapture of fleeing inmates

Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola has directed the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to go after fleeing inmates and ensure they...

Police offers N30,000 to Constable who returned missing dollars to owner

The Katsina State Police Command has rewarded a Constable, Nura Mande, with N30,000 for returning a missing 800 dollars to...

JUST IN: Late gospel singer Osinachi’s body arrive for burial

About two months after her demise, the remains of late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu have arrived for interment in Abia...

Daddy Freeze on Ike Ekweremadu’s arrest: ‘The boy gives impression of a hustler’

Popular media personality Daddy Freeze has reacted to the arrest of former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. Naija News had earlier reported that...

Gunmen kill community ruler, CDC chairman in Bayelsa

Fear and tension have enveloped oil-rich Kalaba community in Yenagoa Council of Bayelsa State over the killing of their paramount...