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    Illicit Drugs: NDLEA Nabs Ex-Boko Haram Fighter, Traditional Ruler, 35 Others

    A surrendered and rehabilitated ex-fighter of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Alayi Madu, and the traditional ruler of Kajola, a border community between Ondo...

    We Are Aware Of Plots By Subversive Elements To Use Naira Scarcity To Ignite Civil Unrest” NSA

    The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno says there are plots by subversive elements to use the current socio-economic climate created by the naira...

    “We’ll Win And Build Nigeria Together” – Tinubu Assures Supporters

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has assured party members and supporters that he will emerge as a winner on Saturday’s...

    Gunmen Attack TV & Radio Stations In Rivers

    Gunmen on Tuesday night attacked a popular Radio Station, Wish FM 99.5, and the Atlantic Television Network in Ozuoba, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government...

    Expectations Rises As Supreme Court Hears Consolidated Suit On Naira Scarcity

    Expectations are high as the Supreme Court is set to hear a consolidated suit on the naira redesign policy today (Wednesday). The plaintiffs in the...

    I Will Work Hard For Nigeria As Buhari Worked For Me –Tinubu

    The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday in Lagos, said he would work hard for Nigeria, as the President,...

    INEC Confirms 1.6 million Voters, Deploys 3508 BVAS In Kogi

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that a total of 1.6 million voters will be participating in Saturday’s elections. The Resident Electoral Commissioner,...

    Election: T. Y. Danjuma, Christian Elders Endorse Peter Obi

    The National Christian Elders Forum, being piloted by a former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, and other elder statesmen, has endorsed the presidential...

    Kaduna, Others Initiate Contempt Proceeding Against Malami, Emefiele

    Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara States have initiated a contempt proceeding against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami and Governor of Central...

    New Naira: Atiku, Emefiele Targeted Tinubu With Policy, Lawmaker Alleges

    The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district under the All Progressive Congress, Smart Adeyemi, has alleged that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

    Buhari Arrives Lagos For APC Campaign Rally

    The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has arrived in Lagos State, Nigeria’s economic hub, to attend the final leg of the All Progressives...

    Rivers Police Arrest Four Women For Allegedly Abducting Infant

    The Rivers State Police Command said its operatives busted a kidnap syndicate comprising four women for allegedly kidnapping and trafficking a four-year-old in Afam,...

    I Will Not Join APC In Spite Of Its Support For Power Shift – Wike

    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated that he will never join the All Progressives Congress (APC), despite its governors commendable stance on...

    New naira: CBN Debunks Release Shared On Aisha Buhari’s Instagram Page

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has debunked a purported press release shared on the Instagram page of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari.   In the release...

    Abuja Pastor Apologises For Mounting Pulpit With AK-47, Suspends Duties

    The presiding pastor of House on the Rock Abuja, Pastor Uche Aigbe, has tendered an unreserved apology to his congregation and the entire Nigerians...

    Poll Projects Tinubu To Win Presidential Election

    The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has been projected to win the February 25 presidential election. In an opinion poll conducted...

    How I Stopped Obasanjo’s Third-Term Bid In National Assembly — Atiku

    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed that his intimate relationship with National Assembly members when he was Nigeria’s...

    Kidnappers After US Citizens In Nigeria – Embassy

    The United States Embassy in Nigeria has said it has limited ability to provide emergency services to American citizens in many parts of Nigeria...

    Anambra EndSARS Scandal: I Was Tortured In Underground Cell, Says Victim

    One of the victims of police brutality in Anambra State, Mr Chisom Uche, on Monday, said he expected police authorities to invite him and...

    Election: 100 Clerics Declare Support For Tinubu In Rivers

    Over 100 clerics and prophets in Rivers State have declared support for the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and...

    Election: Atiku Is North’s Candidate, Says ACF Chieftain

    A chieftain of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Muhammad Yakubu, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is the...

    Fraudster Bags Two-year Imprisonment For Impersonating Actor Bolanle Ninalowo

    A fraudster, Omoghan Igbinosa, has bagged two years imprisonment for impersonating Nollywood actor Ninalowo Bolanle. This was disclosed via the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s...

    Elections: PSC Replaces Naja’atu Following APC PCC Outcry

    The Police Service Commission has replaced Naja’atu Muhammad with a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Bawa Lawal, to coordinate the monitoring of police officers’...

    Nigerians Will Witness Most Transparent Elections, INEC Vows

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said Nigerians will experience the most transparent elections as the presidential and National Assembly elections of  February...

    Adamu, El-Rufai, others In Closed-Door Meeting With Malami

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Adamu, on Monday afternoon, held a crucial meeting with the Attorney General of the Federation,...

    IGP Decorates Newly-Promoted DIGs

    The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Monday, decorated three newly-promoted Deputy Inspectors-General of Police in his office at the Louis Edet House, Force...

    Even As Governor, I Don’t Have New Naira Notes, Says Adeleke

    Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has lamented the unavailability of new naira notes in the state, saying even as the state helmsman, he...

    Obi’s Endorsement: ADC Candidate Kicks, Says Criminals Sold Party

    The erstwhile presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Dumebi Kachikwu, on Monday, lambasted some elements within the ADC, describing them as criminals.   Kachukwu was...

    2023 Census: Some Borno Residents May Not Be Counted – NPC

    Some residents of Borno State may not be counted in the forthcoming national population and housing census due to insecurity. The population of inaccessible areas...

    Buhari Returns From Addis Ababa After AU Summit

    President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating in the 36th Summit of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, the capital of...

    2023 Census: Some Borno Residents May Not Be Counted – NPC

    Some residents of Borno State may not be counted in the forthcoming national population and housing census due to insecurity. The population of inaccessible areas...

    BREAKING: Four Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Another Anambra Police Station

    The Anambra State police command has confirmed the death of four policemen during the attack at the Awada police station in Idemili North local...

    He’s A Nationalist’ — Former Chairmen Of Political Parties Endorse Obi

    The coalition for good governance, a non-governmental organisation, has endorsed Peter Obi, the standard bearer of the Labour Party (LP). Okey Chukwendu, national coordinator of...

    Naira Scarcity: Protesters invade Ogun LG Secretariat, Cart Away Mace

    The violent protest earlier reported in Sagamu, Ogun State, took another dimension as the protesters invaded the Sagamu Local Government secretariat in Sagamu, and...

    Naira Crisis: Buhari Appeals For More Patience, Endorses Tinubu Again

    Amidst the hardship and crisis that has trailed the central bank’s new naira policy, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appealed for...

    Elections: What To look Out For In Candidates – Bishop Oyedepo

    The founder of Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has urged worshippers to vote wisely in the Saturday presidential...

    Woman Burns Self To Death Over Failure To Offset N70,000 Loan

    A middle-aged woman, known as Mama Dada, has reportedly set herself ablaze in her rented apartment over her inability to offset a loan of...

    Election : EFCC Denies Raiding Tinubu’s Home

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied raiding the home of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. EFCC’s spokesperson,...

    New Naira: How My Pregnant Wife Died In Kano Hospital – Husband

    A 32-year-old woman, Shema’u Labaran, died along with her nine-month pregnancy at the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, reportedly due to the inability of...

    Naira Crisis: Lawyers Frustrated Over Inability To File Proceedings

    Lawyers and litigants in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have expressed frustration over their inability to file court proceedings as a result of scarcity...

    Election: Why Peter Obi’s Presidential Ambition Is Dead On Arrival – Tambuwal

    Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State and Director General of the Atiku/Okowa campaign, deemed the Labour Party Candidate, Mr Peter Obi's presidential aspirations...

    New Naira: Commercial Sex Workers Count Losses, Decry Low Patronage

    Some commercial sex workers in the Federal Capital Territory have decried low patronage in their business due to the scarcity of naira notes. Some of...

    Abducted Doctor Regains Freedom After 11 Months In ISWAP Captivity

    The Principal Medical Director of Gubio General Hospital, Borno State, Dr. Geidam Bulama, who was abducted March 2022 by the Islamic State of the...

    Election: I Did Not Endorse Any Presidential Candidate — Pastor Adefarasin

    Prelate and Metropolitan Senior Pastor of House on the Rock Paul Adefarasin has clarified that he did not endorse any presidential candidate for next...

    Naira Scarcity: Banks Will Remain Open If Safety Is Guaranteed

    The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says it is working with the body of banks chief executive officers (CEOs) to address the...

    Wike: Rivers Won’t Vote Presidential Candidate Who Will Kill Me

    Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, says the state will not vote a presidential candidate that will jail or kill him when elected into office. Speaking...

    EFCC Recovers Fresh N900m ‘Trapped’ In Banks For NHIS

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered an additional N900 million for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). In a statement...

    Campaign: INEC Vows To Tackle Candidates Waging Verbal Wars

    Less than one week to the end of campaigns for the February 25 presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed...

    SERAP Sues Buhari Over Ban On Old N500, N1,000 Notes

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over “the unlawful directive banning the...

    Petty Traders Count Losses As Naira Scarcity Bites Harder

    Sitting in the harmattan breeze and gazing skyward as though expecting heavenly manna, Mrs Chinenye Obi, a petty trader, cut a sorry figure. She uttered...

    Seven Days To Election, G-5 Yet To Adopt Presidential Candidate

    Less than one week to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the G-5 governors led by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State have failed...

    Naira Crisis: Banks Shun CBN Directive, Collect Old N1,000, N500

    Banks on Saturday opened their branches to customers for the purpose of collecting old N500 and N1,000 notes for deposit into their accounts. This was...

    300 Kaduna Teachers Have Not Received Salaries – NUT

    The Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Syrus Hassan, has said about 300 of their members...

    Banking Association Orders Bankers To Stay At Home

    Sequel to the series of attacks on bank staff and facilities nationwide over the recent Naira scarcity, the Association of Senior Staff of Banks,...

    Lagos Police Arrests Caregiver Caught On Tape Assaulting A Child At A Creche

    SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, has confirmed that the caregiver who was filmed assaulting a child in a...

    US Lawmakers Pressure Biden To Rescind Helicopter Sale To Nigeria Over Human Right Violation

    A pair of lawmakers have called on the United States to rescind a nearly $1 billion helicopter sale to Nigeria, saying that allegations of...

    Naira Redesign: Ondo Residents Swap Old Notes For Foodstuffs

    Residents of Okitipupa, in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, appeared to have found succour in Hausa traders in Sabo Market in the...

    Man Gets Life Imprisonment For Defiling Wife’s Niece

    An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, has sentenced a man, Sunday Oluwafemi, to life imprisonment for defiling a nine-year-old...

    We didn’t Ask Banks To Collect Old N500, N1,000 Notes — CBN

    The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said it did not direct banks to collect the old N500 and N1,000, as earlier reported. Director, Corporate...

    El-Rufai’s Comments On Naira Redesign Treasonable – Datti Baba-Ahmed

    Vice presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Datti Baba-Ahmed has described as treasonable the comments of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of of Kaduna state...

    Military Troops Defeat Seven Bandits In Kaduna

    A combined team of troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy have neutralized seven bandits during clearance operations in the Kasso general area of...

    Attacks On Banks Tantamount To Robbery – Police Warn

    The Nigeria Police Force has warned against attacks on banks and described such action as armed robbery. This warning came on the heels of attacks...

    Lagos Commuters Stranded As Protesters Set Bonfire

    There was tension along Isheri-Igando on Friday as protesters barricaded the road over the rejection of old naira notes by commercial transport workers. KOKO TV...

    Buhari’s Message Gave No Hope To Nigerians – Falana

    Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday broadcast gave no hope of alleviating the hardship Nigerians face due...

    Pandemonium As Police Stabs Soldier To Death In Ikorodu

    There was pandemonium in Lagos State on Wednesday after a yet-to-be-identified policeman allegedly stabbed a soldier to death. It was gathered that the incident happened...

    Tragic: Six Die In Kwara Auto Crash

    Six persons have been killed in a fatal road accident which occurred on Wednesday at Ganmo along Ilorin/Omu-Aran highway, Kwara State on Wednesday. It was...

    Election Materials, Officials Will Arrive Early – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday expressed optimism about the early arrival of materials and officials during the presidential and National Assembly...

    Warri Residents Take To The Street To Protest Naira Note Scarcity

    Resident of Warri, Delta state has taken to the street to express their grievance over CBN's decision to cancel the old naira note with...

    Police Rescue 15 Abducted Corps Members In Anambra

    The Anambra police command has rescued 15 corp members abducted in the state on their way to Lagos. The corps members were said to have...

    ‘I’m Blessed To Have You’ — Ashley Marks 4 Months Of Marriage To Ooni

    Ashley Folasade Adeyeye-Ogunwusi, one of the wives of Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, is celebrating her four months of being married to him. In...

    New Note: Supreme Court Joins Nine States On Naira Swap Suit

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday joined nine states as parties in the suit filed by Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara challenging the naira swap deadline. This...

    Naira Scarcity: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing On Naira Crisis

    The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned a hearing in the suit banning the use of the old naira to Wednesday, 22nd...

    Legal Giant Comes Hard On Emefiele For Flaunting Supreme Court Ruling

     An eminent professor of law, Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele should be jailed for...

    G-5 Not dead, Will Act On February 25 – Wike

    Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has described claims in some quarters that the G-5 governors fondly called the Integrity Group is either dead or disintegrated...

    Imo Traditional Council Honours Buhari With ‘Brother In Diaspora’ Title

    The Imo Traditional Council on Tuesday in Owerri honoured President Muhammadu Buhari with a traditional title, “Nwanne D’namba”, a brother in Diaspora. According to a statement by...

    Tinubu Will Deliver As My Successor – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the presidential flag bearer of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will deliver if elected. Buhari spoke at...

    Atiku Deserves No Vote From Northeast – Shettima

    The vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Sen. Kashim Shettima has said the PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar deserves no support from the...

    Ondo Court Sentences Two To Death For Killing Couple

    The Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, on Tuesday sentenced two persons, Ayuba Idris and Tasur Abubakar, to death by...

    CBN’s Cash Swap May Effect Polls, INEC Official Warns

    The Resident Electoral Commissioner for the Federal Capital Territory, Yahaya Bello has said the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the...

    Boss Mustapha Unveils Presidential Transition Committee

    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has inaugurated the presidential transition council with a mandate to facilitate the seamless handover...

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