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    ‘Hit And Run’ Driver Kills Woman On Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

    A “Hit and Run” driver on Sunday, killed a middle-aged woman (name unknown) near Ifo Police Station on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Mr Adetunji Oyebola, the...

    New Naira: Police Warn Miscreants Against Vandalisation Of Banks, ATMs

    As part of efforts to prevent the vandalisation of bank properties due to the scarcity of the new naira notes, the Bayelsa State Police...

    INEC Has No Candidate In 2023 General Election —Yakubu

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured that it will not support any candidate or political party in the 2023 general election, as...

    ‘Journalist’ Arrested For Fake Bank Transfer In Kano

    ‘Journalists’ arrested for buying rice with fake bank transfer In Kano. The Kano State Police Command has arrested two men, parading themselves as journalists, for...

    Armed Men Invade Bauchi Market, Kill One

    Armed men suspected to be thugs have invaded Wunti market in Bauchi State, killing one and leaving many injured. The Senior Special Adviser to the...

    Abia Cancels Proposed Installation Of Emir Of Aba

    The Abia state government has announced the cancellation of the planned installation of one Sarki Shehu Bello 11 as the Emir of Aba Emirate...

    Police Ban Unlawful Protests, Rallies In Kwara

    The Kwara Police Command has banned unlawful protests, rallies and gatherings in the State. The Command said its action is based on alleged plans by...

    Naira Scarcity: Buhari, Emefiele meet at Aso Rock Villa

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, at the State...

    Police Unveil Election Monitoring, Safety Team

    Ahead of the general elections, the Inspector General of Force, Usman Baba, has set up an Election Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Team which will...

    Sanwo-Olu Okays 50% Reduction On BRT Fares, Others

    The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, approved a 50 percent reduction on Bus Rapid Transit fares. Aside from BRT, the governor also approved...

    INEC Appeals Osun Tribunal Judgement, Lists 44 Grounds

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has appealed the judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal that nullified the victory of Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke,...

    Banks In Kogi Shut Down Over Inability To Dispense New Naira

    Some bank customers peacefully protesting their inability to access their funds in Kogi state caused some banks to shut down services on Wednesday. The frustrated...

    N805m Scam: Senator Nwaoboshi Rearrested, Jailed

    The senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, who has been on the run months after the Court of Appeal, Lagos...

    11-year-old Missing Delta Boy Found Dead Inside Drum

    An 11-year-old missing boy, Master Joshua Sunday, has been found dead inside a drum in Asaba, the Delta State capital. KOKO TV gathered that the...

    Politicians, Voters Biggest Threats To Successful Election – Jega

    A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has identified politicians and voters as the biggest threats to the success...

    No Candidate Will Get Buhari’s 1.9m Kano Votes of 2015, Says Datti Baba-Ahmed

    Datti Baba-Ahmed, the vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), says no candidate will replicate the votes polled by President Muhammadu Buhari during the...

    Corps Member Arrested For ‘UTME Registration Fraud’ In Kano

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has arrested a corps member for allegedly engaging in UTME registration fraud in Kano state. In...

    Major Quake Kills Hundreds Across Turkey, Syria

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey and Syria early on Monday, killing hundreds of people as they slept, levelling buildings and sending tremors that were...

    JUST IN: Protest Breaks Out At UI Gate, Soldiers Arrive Scene

    Protesters on Monday morning took to the gate of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, to express their dissatisfaction over the ongoing economic chaos...

    Every Nigerian Above 40 Is Sick, Tinubu Is No Different – Orji Uzor Kalu

    The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu says the 2023 presidential candidate of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has...

    Iran Sentences Former President’s Daughter To A Five-Year Prison Term

    Iran has sentenced the activist daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to five years in prison, her lawyer said on Tuesday, January 10. The...

    No Cause For Alarm, Elections Will Take Place – FG

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Tuesday said the 2023 elections will be held as planned. Mohammed said this in Abuja at...

    2023: As President, I Will Make Peter Obi Minister Of Trade, And Tinubu Special Envoy- Accord Presidential Candidate

    Accord Party’s presidential candidate, Professor Christopher Imumolen says he would adopt the principle of all-inclusiveness in selecting his cabinet if he becomes the country’s...

    I’ve Fulfilled My Promise On Boko Haram – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that “God has helped” his regime to “clear Boko Haram” in the Northeast. The President noted that the threat of...

    PDP Slams Sanwo-Olu For Converting Lagos Poly To TVC

    The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Abdul-Azeez Adediran a.k.a Jandor has called out the Lagos state government for converting the land...

    My Pastor Consistently Raped My Daughter For 3 Years – Aggrieved Mother

    An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Lagos State, on Monday, heard how a businesswoman’s 17-year-old daughter was allegedly defiled by a pastor,...

    12 Die, 5 Injured In A Terrible Accident In Sokoto

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of 12 persons, with five others sustaining injuries, in a road accident that occurred...

    Man Remanded For Defiling Minor In Lagos

    An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, remanded a 38-year-old man, Samuel Emmanuel, to Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly having anal sex with a...

    Woman Dies After Falling Off Husband’s Motorcycle On Way To Church

    A woman, on Sunday, died on her way to church, after falling off her husband’s motorcycle at the Fajol axis of the Obantoko area...

    BREAKING: 6 Victims Of Edo Train Station Attack Rescued

    The Edo State government said six persons kidnapped during the attack on a train station in the local government area of the State have...

    JUST IN: Edo Customary Court President Kidnapped

    The President of Igueben Area Customary Court, Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, was kidnapped on Monday morning in Ugoneki, on her way to court in Igueben...

    Edo Train Kidnap: Terrorists Struck Because There’s No Security In Station —Witnesses

    Eyewitnesses said yesterday that the kidnappers that attacked a sub-station of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC in Igueben, Edo State and abducted over 30...

    ‘We’ll End Killing, Kidnapping,’ Tinubu Vows At Adamawa Campaign Rally

    Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has vowed to end kidnapping and insecurity in Nigeria if elected president in...

    JAMB: We Will Cancel Result Of CBT Centres That Tampers With CCTV

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would nullify the exams of CBT centres that administer sessions of its 2023 UTME without...

    “Any Minute Now” Elon Musk Says Twitter Users Will Soon Be Able To Bold And Italicise Words

    Elon Musk says Twitter users will soon be able to bold and italicise words. The billionaire has been bringing in several changes to Twitter following his...

    Nigerian Man Travels From Scotland To England To Meet His 13-Years Old ‘Girlfriend’

    Osacpolor Jimoh, a 37-year-old man, said to be a Nigerian, has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for an attempted...

    Nigeria Records 189 Lassa Fever Deaths – NCDC

    From week 1 to week 52 of 2022, no less than 189 deaths from Lassa fever were recorded out of 1,067 confirmed cases in...

    ‘No S3x For 21 days’, Pastor Ibiyeomie Tells Husbands, Wives As Church Begins Fasting

    Founder, Salvation Ministries, Pastor David Ibiyeomie has instructed husbands and wives to abstain from sex for 21 days as the church begins fasting and...

    Elections Will Hold In All 774 LGAs, INEC Declares

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it strongly believes that the 2023 general election will hold in all the 36 states, including...

    Kwara Assembly Majority Leader, Magaji, Is dead

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has confirmed the passing of the Majority Leader of the House, Olawoyin Magaji, who died on Monday morning. The...

    Unrest As Yoruba Nation Agitators Rally In Lagos

    Unrest has been reported in the Ojota area of Lagos on Monday, as some Yoruba Nation members held a rally. According to reports, the...

    Election: The Destiny Of Christians Is At Stake – Pastor Enenche

    The General Overseer of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Pastor Paul Enenche has said that the 2023 election has transcended the physical to the...

    Dokpesi Released After Being Delayed At London Airport

    Media mogul, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been released after an “incident” which led to him being delayed at the London Heathrow airport on Sunday,...

    Atiku Condemns Edo Train Attack

    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the Edo train attack, noting that it is “reminder on...

    Panic As Gunmen Attack Edo Train Station, Abduct Several Passengers

    The police in Edo State have confirmed that several passengers were abducted from a train station in the Igueben Local Government Area of the...

    JAPA: Five Migrants Drown In Shipwreck Off Tunisia Coast

    Five migrants from sub-Saharan Africa drowned and five more were missing after their boat sank off Tunisia en route to Europe, authorities said Saturday. The...

    Each Nigerian May Be Owing Extra N60k When Buhari Leaves

    The budget deficit under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would hit record high at N55.3 trillion in eight years, with the passage of N21.83 trillion...

    Lassa Fever: Death Toll Increases In Nigeria

    The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria in 2022 was 189, according to the situation report by the Nigeria Centre for...

    Anyone That Says There’s No God Is A Fool – Ooni of Ife

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has said that those who do not acknowledge the existence of the Almighty God are...

    Why New Naira Notes Leave Ink When Rubbed On White Surfaces – MINT

    The Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc also called MINT, Friday, explained why the new Naira notes leave ink when rubbed on plain...

    Kogi Queries Monarch Who Refused To Welcome Buhari

    The Kogi State Government has issued a query to the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr. Ado Ibrahim, for allegedly disrespecting President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor...

    Tinubu To Youths: We Will Encourage Use Of Blockchain Technology In Crypto Assets

    Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his administration will encourage the use of blockchain technology in finance and...

    Prince Harry Says He Killed 25 Taliban In Afghanistan

    The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry says he killed 25 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan during his time as an Apache helicopter pilot. Harry served first...

    Iran Hangs Two More Men In Connection With Nationwide Protests

    Iran’s government has executed two men after being convicted of killing a member of the paramilitary Basij force during protests that had rocked the...

    Fuel Subsidy Is Not Fair To The Poor – Tinubu

    All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was in Saudi Arabia to perform the Lesser Hajj, Umrah. The APC candidate, who has since returned to Nigeria...

    Atiku’s Aide Says Tinubu Lacks Moral Right To Reform Yahoo Boys

    Phrank Shaibu, Special Assistant, Public Communication to Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Bola Tinubu’s plan to...

    Why Lagos Has Many Uncollected PVCs – INEC

    The Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has explained the reason behind the high number of uncollected Permanent Voter Cards in the...

    CBN Bans Over-The-Counter Withdrawal Of New Notes

    The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) has ordered Deposit Money Banks not to pay customers making over-the-counter withdrawals of new naira notes again. Instead, the apex...

    I Was Not Born Rich, I Had No Shoes For 18 Years

    The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, revealed how he came from a very poor background. Adeboye, who spoke...

    You’re Leaving Us Far More Vulnerable Than When You Came, Kukah Tells Buhari

    The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan-Kukah has said that despite the many lofty promises of President Muhammadu Buhari, he is...

    Christmas: Passengers Lament High Cost Of Air Ticket

     Some passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have condemned the increase in airfare during the yuletide. The passengers made this known in...

    Unpaid Salaries: Varsity Lecturers, Zamfara Workers, Abia Doctors Celebrate Christmas In Anguish

    In light of the continued rise in the prices of goods, transport fares and skyrocketing inflation, federal university lecturers have lamented that the refusal...

    There Is Poverty In The Land, Nigerians Are Celebrating A Bleak Christmas – CAN

     The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday congratulated the country on the birth of Jesus Christ but regretted that it was being celebrated amidst...

    Ondo: I Was In Captivity Under Akeredolu – Ex-deputy

    Ahead the 2023 general election, the chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State have called on Nigerians...

    Four Kogi Students Travelling Home For Christmas Abducted In Ondo

    Four students of the Kogi State Polytechnic in Lokoja have reportedly been kidnapped by gunmen along the Akunnu-Ajowa road in Akoko north LGA of...

    Afghanistan: Taliban Bans Women From Working In NGO’s

    Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers ordered all national and international Non-Governmental Organisations to stop their women employees from working after “serious complaints” about their dress code. The...

    CBN Releases Security Features Of New Naira Notes

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday highlighted security features in the redesigned naira notes to reaffirm the safety of the legal tender. The apex...

    Atempted Coup: Gambian Government Foils Plan, Arrests Four Suspects

    The Gambia’s government on Wednesday said it had thwarted a coup attempt the previous day and arrested four soldiers. “The situation is under total control,”...

    Emefiele Ill, Will Be Represented, CBN Writes Reps

    The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, will not appear before the House of Representatives on Thursday, the apex bank has...

    2023: Tinubu gave alms, not bribe, says APC

    The All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council on Wednesday disclosed that it would be unfair for anybody to label the act of compassion shown...

    Banks Reduce New Naira Notes Per Cash Withdrawal

    Banks have reduced the volume of new naira notes they dispense to customers per cash withdrawal by about 50 percent leading to increased anxiety...

    Insecurity: Army Invades Another Community In Ebonyi

    The College of Education in Ebonyi was deserted as residents of Eha-Amufu communities flee when troops f the Nigerian Army invaded the community. Troops of...

    Afghans Decry Taliban’s Ban On Women’s University Education

    The Taliban’s closure of universities to women has sparked shock and anger in Afghanistan where many have been trying to cope with their lives...

    The Satanic Verses Author, Salman Rushdie, Has Lost Sight In One Eye And Use Of Hand After Stabbing – Agent Says

    Salman Rushdie lost sight in one eye and the use of one hand following an attack on stage at a literary event in western...

    Afghan Women Protest In Kabul, Demand Right To Education

    A group of Afghan women marched the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday to demand the right to education following the expulsion of...

    Hadi Matar: Salman Rushdie Attack Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder

    Hadi Matar, the suspect in the attack on author Salman Rushdie at an event in New York state, has been charged with attempted murder...

    Pelosi’s Visit: China Continues Military Drills As 27 Chinese Warplanes Enter Taiwan’s Air Defence Zone

    Twenty-seven Chinese warplanes have entered Taiwan’s air defence zone on Wednesday. Taipei also confirmed the report. It comes a day after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

    China Cannot Prevent World Leaders From Traveling To Taiwan – Pelosi Tells Xi

    China cannot prevent world leaders from traveling to Taiwan, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday after concluding a visit to...

    America Determined To Preserve Democracy In Taiwan – Pelosi

    America's determination to preserve democracy in Taiwan remains "ironclad", US house speaker Nancy Pelosi has said. Earlier today, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen thanked Ms Pelosi...

    America’s Solidarity With The People Of Taiwan More Important Than Ever – Pelosi

    House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday with a clear message for China, saying the U.S. commitment to a democratic...

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