Insecurity In Nigeria : 693 Nigerians Were Allegedly Killed In One Month – Report

In August, no fewer than 693 Nigerians lost their lives in various attacks across the country, according to a report released by West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP). Among the casualties were 183 persons who lost their lives during shoot-out between security operatives and criminal gangs. Violent clashes, cult clashes, demonstration, culpable homicide, extrajudicial killings, […]

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We Will Welcome Jonathan To The APC – Spokesman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would welcome former President Goodluck Jonathan if he decides to join the ruling party. Spokesman of the APC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, said if the Nigerian ex-President defects to their fold, it will strengthen the party’s […]

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I’m Probably One Of The Most Controversial People  On Earth, Says Tonto Dikeh

Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh says she is probably one of the most controversial people on earth. The mum of one said this while speaking on “Leveraging controversy” at TEDx Ikenegbu recently. In a video posted via her Instagram page from the event, she said : “Thank you very much for having me, everybody. My name is King Tonto […]

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Sit-At-Home Order: Gunmen Kill Priest ‘For Inviting Soldiers To Protect School’ In Imo State

Emeka Merenu, a priest with the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has been killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Iheteukwa, Orsu LGA of Imo state. Merenu was shot in his parsonage in the early hours of Tuesday. A car belonging to the priest, who hails from Amorji Agbomori in Nkwerre LGA, was also set ablaze. The […]

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President Buhari Writes Senate, Requests Fresh Loan Of $4bn And €710m

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly, seeking approval to borrow the sum of $4,054,476,863 billion and €710 million. The request was made known in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan at plenary on Tuesday. In the letter titled Addendum to Request For Senate’s Concurrent Approval Of Multilateral Fund Projects Under the […]

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We Can’t Throw Repentant Bandits Away Because They Are Also Nigerians – FG

The Federal Government says it will not shut the door against repentant bandits. Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi, stated this when he appeared on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday night. The minister said the window is still open for bandits to surrender and be reintegrated into the larger society. He added […]

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Nigerian State Bars Unvaccinated Civil Servants From Work

The Edo State Government has barred unvaccinated civil servants from their offices. The government also barred all those who are yet to take COVID vaccine from accessing public places Governor Godwin Obaseki had initially said from middle of September, unvaccinated persons would be denied access to banks, government offices, worship and event centres. This had […]

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Nigerian Minister Advocates Capital Punishment, Says Gold Smugglers Using Private Jets

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Ogah, alleged on Tuesday that owners of private jets were collaborating with illegal gold miners to smuggle the precious product out of Nigeria. Ogah made the allegation at an investigative hearing on $9bn annual loss to illegal mining and smuggling of gold organised by […]

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Another Strike Looms, ASUU Warns Again

The Academic Staff Union of Universities  on Monday, said it might be compelled to embark on another strike if the Federal Government failed to implement the December 22, 2020 Memorandum of Action signed with it prior to the suspension of the last strike. The Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Benin, Prof. Fred Esumeh, told newsmen while […]

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Naira’s Free-Fall Continues

Naira fell significantly against the U.S. dollar at both the unofficial and official markets on Monday, taking what has become the trend in the last week to a new low. According to abokiFX.com, a website that collates black market rates in Lagos, the local unit closed at N550.00 per $1 at the black market window on […]

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Top 10 Most Followed Instagram Accounts In The World

Instagram is used by billions in the world for fun, business and connectivity with friends, role models or celebrities and so many more. The invention of Instagram has been helpful to a lot of people for so many purposes. Let’s take a look at the top 10 most followed IG account in the world: • […]

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COVID-19: GTCO To Restrict Unvaccinated Staff, Cut Salary

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO) has issued a deadline to its staff to complete their COVID-19 vaccination or face work restriction and a salary cut. In an internal memo issued on Monday and seen by Daily Trust, the bank said any staff that failed to have a complete vaccination will face sanctions. “Please be […]

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Anambra Governor Leads Protest Against IPOB (Photos)

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Monday led a protest against the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Obiano led the protest in Awka, the state capital, after traders refused to engage in economic activities. Daily Trust had reported how economic activities were crippled across the state as a result of the sit-at-home order […]

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Nigerian Doctors Snub President Buhari’s Return To Work Plea

Less than 48 hours after the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) met with President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to end the crises in the health sector, striking resident doctors have insisted that they would not return their duty posts. The resident doctors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors NARD) […]

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Osinbajo Leads Prayers For Peace In Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, led some clerics to pray for God to grant Nigeria victory over sponsors and perpetrators of violence in the country. The prayers were offered during the dedication of two Churches in Abuja. The Churches were the All Saints Anglican Church Wuse Zone 5, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God […]

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Woman Sleeps With Sons, Bears Three Children In Kwara, Nigeria (Photos)

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kwara State have arrested an immigrant from Benin Republic, Adamu Sime, for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his biological mother. The mother, who was also arrested, had reportedly had three children for her son. The Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Kwara State Command, Babawale […]

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COVID-19: Nigerian Government Relaxes Restriction On Foreign Travellers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked all foreign airlines operating in and out of Nigeria not to deny Nigerians boarding over their inability to show evidence of payment for the day-7 COVID-19 PCR test or to generate a paid QR code. The Director-General of the NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, announced this in a […]

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Use Your Wealth To Alleviate Poverty, Bishop Tells Nigerian Pastors

Bishop Paul Nwachukwu, the Founder of Grace of God Mission Int’l, has urged Nigerian pastors to use their wealth to alleviate the poverty of the people, especially the needy in the society. Nwachukwu said this in his sermon at the 70th birthday anniversary and book launch of Rev. William Okoye, a former Chaplain at Aso […]

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