Politics

 I will eradicate poverty from Nigeria in 18 months – SDP presidential candidate

Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential candidate Prince Adewole Adebayo has said Nigeria’s problems are surmountable, vowing to kick out poverty...

Why Wike was absent at Atiku’s meeting with PDP ex-presidential aspirants

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike was conspicuously absent at a meeting on Wednesday between the Presidential Candidate of the PDP,...

INEC to publish full list of registered voters soon — Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is working towards publishing a comprehensive list of registered voters in Nigeria...

Wike, Atiku move on after failed reconciliation plans

The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains unresolved as the 2023 general elections draw closer. There are indications that the...

APC, PDP won’t get Imo votes – Obi group

The Imo State chapter of the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Organization has said that the Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress presidential candidates would not get votes in the...

Economy

Nigeria makes N14bn from cashew export

Nigeria earned N14 billion from exporting raw cashew in the last one year, the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), has said. The association noted that the earnings could be...

Subsidy agony: FG moves to end fuel importation next year

The group chief executive officer (GCEO), Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mele Kyari, has disclosed that Nigeria will stop importing petroleum products by mid-2023. Kyari disclosed this yesterday during...

CBN announces USSD code for eNaira transactions

Subscription Hits 840,000 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has unveiled a new short code for subscribers of its digital currency, eNaira to make financial transactions on the platform. The...

Oil Theft: Nigeria loses 400,000 barrels daily – Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has decried huge crude oil theft in the country. Sylva lamented that hoodlums, who perpetrate the act, have caused the production...

Education

Edo, Delta benefit as Seplat empowers additional 300 teachers

Seplat Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian independent energy company listed on both the Nigerian Exchange Limited and the London Stock Exchange,...

ASUU strike continues as deal with FG collapses

The six-month old strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will continue after a meeting between the union...

ASUU: PDP responsible for strike, failed to fulfil agreement – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is...

No plans to return schools to original owners, says Oyo State govt

The Oyo State Government says there’s no plan to return some schools to missionaries or individuals. This is contained in...

JUST IN: Kano school proprietor sentenced to death by hanging over alleged killing of Hanifa

The Kano State High Court has on Thursday sentenced to death by hanging the Proprietor of Nobel Kids Academy and...

Foreign

Body of British aid worker showed signs of ‘unspeakable torture,’ Ukraine says

The body of a British aid worker who died after being captured by Russian-backed forces in Ukraine showed signs of "unspeakable torture," according to a Ukrainian government official. Paul Urey, 45, was taken prisoner...

Shelling goes on near Ukraine nuclear plant, despite risks

Russia renewed its shelling in the area of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, a local official said Wednesday, a day after the U.N. atomic watchdog agency pressed for the warring...

John Legend opens up on discord with Kanye West

Kanye West and John Legend had been companions for quite a while, notwithstanding, it appears to be that there is a colossal separation from each other, and John Legends eliminated...

Plane circling Mississippi City threatens to crash

A stolen airplane circled over north Mississippi on Saturday morning, and police said they evacuated a Walmart store after the pilot threatened to crash into it. The Tupelo Police Department said in...

Entertainment

Ilebaye, Khalid exit BBNaija House 

The second eviction night of Big Brother Naija ‘Level Up’ opened with a montage of the housemates nominated for eviction....

Davido and Chioma are back together – Aide

Nigerian singer, Davido and his third baby mama, Chioma Avril Rowland aka Chef Chi, have reportedly rekindled their relationship. This is according...

Cancelled show: Kizz Daniel promises Tanzanian fans free concert

Nigerian singer Kizz Daniel has promised a free show for his Tanzanian fans after he failed to show up at...

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,...

Wizkid, Davido ‘missing’ as BurnaBoy, Tems, others make Obama’s 2022 summer playlist

Nigerian singers Wizkid and Davido were conspicuously missing as Burna Boy, Tems and others made it into former US President, Barack Obama’s...

Crime

JUST IN: EFCC arrests Ogun Speaker, Oluomo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo. Oluomo was arrested over allegations of offences bordering on financial...

NDLEA arrests cleaner, who leads drug syndicate at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a cleaner, Ohiagu Sunday, who leads a drug syndicate at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos. Sunday...

Man charged with abduction, sexual assault of 6-year-old girl

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the abduction and sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in Tameside. Lewis Jones from Liverpool, Merseyside, was arrested by police earlier this week. He has now been charged with two...

Edo Police uncovers ritualists’ den with 20 mummified bodies

Men of the Edo State Po­lice Command have dis­covered 20 mummified corpses made up of 15 males, three females and two children in a building along Asoro slope off Ekenhua...

Kidnap

JUST IN: Gunmen abduct Naval officer in Kogi

Some unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped an officer of the Nigerian Navy in Kogi State. Reports reaching Naija News on Tuesday morning said the Naval officer, Musa Lawal with enlistment no. X12775 ABRP3 was...

Why I kidnapped over 70 people – Ondo Pastor

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police Force is grilling Pastor David Anifowose, the spiritual head of a church in the Valentino area of the state, for allegedly kidnapping church members,...

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...

Metro

JUST IN: Tanker explodes, razes 10 buildings in Ogun

A tanker laden with 45,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit has reportedly caught fire in Ifo Ogun State. According to...

Lagos to jail Okada ban defaulters 3 years

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said defaulters of the ban on commercial motorcycle operators (Okada), risked a three-year jail...

2 Kwara University students found dead in hostel

Two students of the Kwara State University (KWASU) identified as Tobiloba Daniel and Arewa Abayomi, have been found dead in...

2 women arrested in Edo over theft, sale of 9-day-old baby for N400k

Two women, Nosa Iyere and Juliet Agboifo have been arrested and detained by Edo State Police Command, for allegedly selling...

Mystery as groom, 5 guests die after traditional wedding in Enugu

The mysterious deaths of a groom and five wedding guests on Saturday in the community of Eka Utara in Adani,...