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Rescue efforts continue as Beirut blast death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers, on Wednesday, continued their search for people missing under the rubble of collapsed buildings, a day after a massive blast...

North-East, South-West get highest allocation in N162.5bn 2020 SUKUK funds for...

North-East and South-West got the highest allocation in the final N162.5billion SUKUK fund recently released by the Federal Government (FG) for road...

NCDC records 463 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 33,616

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 463 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections rose to 33,616.

Woman who chopped husband’s manhood delivers baby boy

A Taraba woman, who chopped her husband’s manhood, delivered a baby boy in Jalingo on Thursday. It was...

FG, NASS agree to postpone hike of electricity tariff

The federal government and the leadership of the National Assembly have reached an agreement on the need to halt the planned hike...

BREAKING: Former Oyo governor, Ajimobi dies at 70

The immediate past governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi is dead. He died at 70.

BREAKING: APC scribe denied access to Secretariat

The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Arc Waziri Bulama, has been denied access to the National Secretariat by police...

COVID-19: NCDC records 649 new cases, as total infection hits 22,020

Nigeria has recorded 649 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total number of infections in the country, as of June 24,...

Why we deployed men to APC Secretariat – Police

The Nigeria Police has said it deployed personnel to the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure there was...

Resident doctors suspend strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its indefinite strike which started on June 15. This followed...

Expect more COVID-19 deaths — FG

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country should be a warning that fatalities...

NCDC announces 745 new COVID-19 cases, total infection hits 18,480

Nigeria has recorded 745 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 18,480.

Leadership crisis rocks APC as Giadom announces self Acting National Chairman

There was confusion at the National Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress on Wednesday following an announcement by the Deputy National...

SPECIAL REPORT: Like MDGs, Corruption pushes SDGs to the Brink in...

President Muhammadu Buhari took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly in 2016 to call on all countries to...

BREAKING: APC disqualifies Gov Obaseki from party primaries

The All Progressive Congress, APC has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting for the primary elections under the party ahead of Edo...

Nigeria democracy under threat – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday says Nigerians’ “aspirations, humanity and indeed democracy is under the threat of COVID-19”.

National Assembly to meet Buhari over resurgence of Boko Haram

The National Assembly is planning to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the resurgence of Boko Haram. Senate President, Ahmad...

Edo, Ondo: violence will stop results declaration, INEC warns

No result will be declared where the poll in Edo or Ondo state is characterised by violence, the Independent National Electoral Commission...

For the rural poor, Nigeria’s joint-account system aggravates hardship

Local government workers in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state, protesting absence of autonomy in the local government system. Photo Credit: Daily Post

COVID-19: Nigeria records highest daily infections with 663 new cases

Nigeria has recorded its highest daily COVID-19 infections with 663 new cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...

COVID-19 caused Kano’s unexplained deaths – FG

The Federal Government has said that, with circumstantial evidence, investigation suggests that between 50-60 percent of the notable Kano State unexplained deaths...

Abia governor Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has tested positive for the Coronavirus and has subsequently gone into self-isolation, the Commissioner for Information, Chief...

How to end farmer/herders clashes – Ganduje

Kano governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Saturday called on federal government to work toward reviewing the West African Protocols that allow for free...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 burden increases by 350 on Thursday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Thursday that it recorded 350 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

Nigeria records highest daily COVID-19 cases with 553

Nigeria on Saturday recorded its highest ever daily COVID-19 cases with 553 new cases. The new cases were reported...

Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 cases dip as NCDC confirms 182 for Thursday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 182 new cases of the Coronavirus, (COVID-19), in the country, the total active...

Kogi joins states with confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) has confirmed two cases of the novel coronavirus in Kogi state as Nigeria reported 389...

Nigeria records 229 new COVID-19 cases as total surpasses 8,000

Nigeria on Monday recorded 229 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total active cases to 5,524. The Nigeria...

Eid-el-Fitr: Lockdown measures won’t go on longer than necessary — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that the lockdown measures would not go on longer than necessary because they would be...

BREAKING: Tribunal upholds Yahaya Bello election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja has dismissed the petition of Musa Wada challenging the election of Governor Yahaya...

Submit guidelines for reopening, FG tells churches, mosques

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, says the centre had received a draft of guidelines by...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise 339 new cases, total now 7,016

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 339 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 284 new cases, total infections hit 6677

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday recorded 284 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

COVID-19: NCDC records 226 new cases, total infections now 6401

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 226 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

Nigeria records 216 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6,175

Nigeria has recorded 216 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 6,175.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 daily cases soar with 338 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday, recorded 338 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

Lagos gives conditions to reopen churches, mosques, others

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said government officials will be visiting churches, mosques, companies to evaluate their preparedness...

COVID-19: NCDC records 193 new cases, bringing total infections to 5,162

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 193 new cases of the coronavirus, thus bringing the total number of...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 184 new cases, total infections near 5,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday recorded 184 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

Buhari unveils Gambari as new Chief of Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the...

Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 4,787

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total infections to 4,787 The Nigeria...

COVID-19: Death toll hit 150, as Nigeria records 242 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 242 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number...

COVID-19: NCDC records 248 new cases, total infections now 4,399

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it recorded 248 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday in the country, bringing the total...

COVID-19: NCDC records 239 new cases, as total surpasses 4000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of...

COVID-19 stalls solution to Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar darkness

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) field technicians at work in Life Camp, Abuja. Photo Credit: Awwal Abubakar....

Isolation centres overwhelmed as Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 3,912

Nigeria has confirmed 386 new cases of COVID-19, taking the country’s total to 3,912. The Nigeria Centre for...

Nigeria records 381 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll hit 103, total infection now 3145

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday recorded 195 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number...

Nigeria records 148 new cases of COVID-19, as total hits 2950

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148  new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s death toll nears 100 as NCDC records 245 new...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 245 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections...

NCDC records 170 new cases of COVID-19, total now 2558

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday recorded 170 new cases of COVID-19, in the country, bringing the total number...

Abba Kyari: a story retold, by Gimba Kakanda

He was a polarizing figure, and that’s because he was profiled as puppeteer of the most vilified...

Nigeria records 86 new COVID-19 cases, 70 from Lagos

Eighty-six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos, seven in the FCT, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom,...

Evaluating Nigeria’s readiness in the war against COVID-19, by Cinwon Alli-bob

For the longest of times, the catchphrase ‘Africa Arising’ has been a term to insinuate that the...

Living through a pandemic: Where were you when the world stopped...

I woke up to the sound of my phone ringing. It came with news from my childhood...

What is left for coronavirus to conquer in Nigeria?, by Banji...

While the rest of the world is experiencing a deadly turn at the...

Corruption in Nigeria: reality not perception, by Eze Onyekpere

The 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index released by Transparency International last week shows that Nigeria scored 26 out of a...

ICPC questions Justice, Foreign ministries over N5.6 Fraud

Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has accused the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice...

Gunmen abduct Buhari’s in-law

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who...

Traffic law violations: FRSC to begin implementation of Penalty Point System...

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that it will  begin full implementation of the Penalty Point System on traffic offenders...

Fresh strike looms in polytechnics over agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has hinted that the members might withdraw their services in Polytechnics nationwide any moment following...

NASS Leadership: Osinbajo meets Ndume behind closed doors

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with Sen. Ali Ndume at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Osinbajo in Kigali for 25th national commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Nigeria for Kigali to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in...

PHOTOS: Atiku signs Peace Accord

Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has signed the peace accord for the next year general election.

Boko Haram: Defence minister orders Buratai to remain in North-East

* Orders review of major military operations nationwide Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali has directed the Chief of Army...

Senate approves higher institutions for Buhari’s hometown, 9 others

The Senate on Wednesday approved the establishment of 10 new higher institutions across the country including one in Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari's...

Maryam Sanda: I saw bite wounds, stitches on Bilyaminu’s body –...

A prosecution witness on Wednesday told an FCT High Court in Maitama how he saw several wounds on the corpse of Bilyaminu...

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Kukawa

The Nigerian Army has said its troops repelled Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram: Buhari cancels casual leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his planned five-day “casual leave’’ as a mark of respect for victims of Boko Haram attacks across...

Gunshots, pandemonium in Akwa Ibom Assembly

There were gunshots and pandemonium in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Uyo on Tuesday, as five of the lawmakers whose seats...

APC primaries: Buhari cautions Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against trampling on the...

Buhari approves improved salary for police

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an improved salary structure for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) The new structure is...

Buhari restates commitment to infrastructure development

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration's commitment to infrastructural development for the country. He said, "In spite of...

2019: PDP challenges Buhari to debate with Atiku

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a live, one-on-one debate with its...

Boko Haram slaughtered soldiers while service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign –...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, lamented that while...

INEC fixes date for Lagos, Imo, Bayelsa Senatorial bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has slated the Bayelsa Central and West Senatorial Districts and Imo North Senatorial District bye-elections for...

Igbos want presidency, not Biafra – Ohaneze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has stated it is only interested in the 2023 presidency and pursuit of sovereign State...

We generate N3bn from Stamp duty weekly – FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it generates N3 billion revenue weekly from stamp duty collection. This stamp...

I’ll send Obasanjo back to prison if I become President, says...

Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has vowed to send the former president Olusegun Obasanjo back to prison for...

FG to assist states recover stamp duty backlog from 2016 –...

The Federal Government has assured of its readiness to provide support for states to recover the backlog of stamp duty from 15th...

Insecurity: Buhari meets governors, security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with members of the Governors Forum’s Security Committee, headed by Governor Yahaya Bello...