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Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

Amid Nigeria and South Africa seeking ways to end xenophobia in the latter’s country, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo. Sylvester Okonkwo, Acting Chairman of Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) in the Kwazulu Natal Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday […]

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‘Aso Rock now a house of comedy’ — PDP taunts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the feud between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, has “exposed the leadership failure of the president”. Fatima had accused Aisha of attacking her inside the presidential villa but the wife of the president defended her action saying such happened because she was denied access to […]

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Please protect Aisha Buhari from her attackers, Fani Kayode tells Buhari

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to wade into the conflict between his wife, Aisha and Fatima, daughter of Daura his nephew. Incase you missed the story, read it Here Fani-Kayode, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, equally told Buhari to protect his wife […]

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Nigeria’s debt hits N25.7trn

Nigeria public debt stands at N25.7trn up by N3.32trn in one year as at the end of June 2019, the Debt Management Office said on Tuesday. While the Federal Government owed N20.42trn as at June 30, 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory debt portfolio stood at N5.28trn. The DMO revealed the debt […]

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‘Fake Lawyer’ defrauds Buhari on Social Media

Operatives of Ekiti Police Command have arrested a fake lawyer and cyber fraudster for defrauding Miss Buhari Safurat Temitope. The fake lawyers identified as Mr. Feranmi Adeyemi was arrested for alleged impersonation and obtaining money under false pretense. Adeyemi, who hail from Ayetoro-gbede in Yagba Kogi State, was accused of using dubious means to defraud […]

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Fresh crisis in Buhari’s home, as Aisha battles Daura family

A fresh crisis on Monday erupted at President Muhammadu Buhari’s home as his wife, Aisha, battled the family of Mamman Daura, the President’s nephew. Daura’s daughter, Fatima, in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service on Monday owned up to a video shot at the Presidential Villa. In the video, the President’s wife,  was heard  […]

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Over 15 million Nigerians searching for job, FG confesses

The Federal Government has expressed serious concerns over the rising unemployment rate in the country, saying that over 15 million Nigerians are looking for white collar jobs. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who expressed this concern in an interview with some journalists in Enugu on Monday, said government was worried by the […]

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Ex-Catholic Priest dedicates his child in Akwa Ibom (Photos)

Two years after dumping the Catholic Church to marry, Rev. Patrick Henry Edet and his wife, Iyene, have welcomed a cute baby girl. The couple, yesterday, dedicated their child, Mbiet -Yaweh at Grace Family aka Commonwealth of Champions, Ibom Hall, IBB Avenue , Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. While announcing his resignation on the 31st of […]

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Real reasons I was away from Nigeria – Aisha Buhari

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news. She said this shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom. Mrs Buhari gave the warning while fielding questions from journalists shortly after her arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in the early […]

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Nigeria Policemen beat lawyer to coma

An Onitsha-based lawyer, Ogbonnaya Jacob Obasi, has been allegedly beaten to coma by some policemen in Anambra state. The incident, The Nation gathered, took place at a bus stop in Osuma area in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state on Friday. The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) described the action of the policemen as barbaric and uncivilized. […]

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Aisha Buhari returns to Abuja after long stay abroad

Aisha Buhari, Wife of Nigeria’s President is now airborne for her return journey to Nigeria from London, where she had been for about two months, triggering an assortment of speculations and rumours from Nigerians. Aisha had earlier posted on her verified Twitter and Instagram handles, “Wife of the Nigerian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Mrs […]

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Buhari to upgrade aircraft with N1.5bn

President Muhammadu Buhari is proposing to spend N1.492bn on the upgrading of some of the aircraft in the Presidential Air Fleet in 2020. The sum is apart of the N200.994m the President will be spending on the overhaul of engines of some of the aircraft in the fleet next year. The figures are contained in […]

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Keep same energy when we meet, angry Tiwa Savage warns OAPs insulting her & Yemi Alade

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has reacted to a viral video of some female radio presenters insulting her while in the studio, which was leaked on social media. The three On-Air personalities at City 105.1 FM in Lagos State were caught on tape slandering Tiwa and another singer, Yemi Alade, while in the studio. Tiwa took to her […]

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First person to ever walk in space dies in Moscow

Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, who became the first person in history to spacewalk in 1965, has died aged 85. Tethered to a spaceship by a 4.8m (16ft) cable, the Russian floated above Earth for 12 minutes. “You just can’t comprehend it. Only out there can you feel the greatness – the huge size of all […]

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NNPC discovers crude oil, gas in Northern Nigeria

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has discovered hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin, in the North Eastern part of the country. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its acting spokesman, Mr Samson Makoji, in Abuja on Friday. It would be […]

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Budget 2020: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N3.3bn on foreign, local trips & N149m for foodstuffs

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will spend a total of N3.327bn on foreign and local trips in 2020. The figure is contained in the details of the 2020 Appropriation Bill that Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. The item was tagged Travel and Transport (General) under State […]

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Teacher docked for aiding student write WAEC

A 40- year-old teacher, Charles Adetunji, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly aiding a student to write her West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WAEC). Adetunji, who resides at No. 7, Oyewole St., Abule Egba, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and examination malpractice, to which he pleaded […]

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Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode

The Lagos State Assembly on Thursday threatened to arrest the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode if he failed to appear before the House. The threat followed the presentation of a preliminary report by the ad hoc committee set up by the House to investigate the 820 buses purchased by Ambode while in office. […]

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