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Tuesday, 21st August, 2018
 News:
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is on the verge of making an important decision on whether or not to dump the Emirates and accept a lucrative offer tabled by AC Milan. Gazidis,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - World soccer ruling body (FIFA), has on Monday described the aborted ban of Nigeria as a temporary succor and a time bomb waiting to explode.  A cross section of soccer fans...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - An Ex-registrar of the Lagos State University, Mr. Owolabi Amisu, died early on Tuesday morning while preparing for the Eid el-Kabir prayers, according to his eldest daughter, Joke. NAN...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Quitting smoking may cause you to gain weight and initially lead to a higher risk of diabetes, but it will reduce the chances of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Some youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo Central senatorial district under the auspices of Esan Youth Movement have attacked the convoy of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari has demonstrated his fitness to run for a second term by trekking 800 metres from the Eid praying ground in Daura to his private residence. CEOAfrica...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Jones Abiri, a journalist and publisher of a local tabloid in Bayelsa State, the Weekly Source, on Tuesday returned to Yenagoa, the state capital, and relieved his ordeal in the hands...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari is set to inaugurate $ 250 million dollars new brewery, International Breweries PLC (IB Plc), sited at Flowergate Industrial Scheme, Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Four persons died on Monday, while nine sustained varying degrees of injuries in two separate motor accidents at various locations in Anambra State. Three passengers were said to...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday congratulated the Federal Government for averting a FIFA ban on Nigeria Football Federation. In a statement...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - More men have registered in the ongoing Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. According to INEC update, of the over...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) -   The Lagos State police command has arrested a suspected cult member, Taiwo Akinola, for allegedly attempting to kill his mother, Alice Akinola, for money ritual. Operatives...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Police in Ekiti State have arrested a suspected mentally deranged man who killed the Onise of Odo Oro, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin. The suspect stabbed the traditional ruler with knife...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for those responsible for Sunday’s killings in Malari village, Borno, to be brought to “swift justice”. Guterres,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Former tennis player, Gul Hamid, is now selling his trophies in order to survive. The 68-year-old who has been playing tennis for the last 50 years won three International Tennis...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said he is considering contesting the Anambra Central Senatorial seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, has urged Nigerians to eschew all forms of violence ahead of the 2019 general elections. Adebule made the call on Tuesday at the...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The United States Embassy in Abuja which was shut down a week ago will re-open on August 24, 2018, for full services for both visas and American Citizen Services. While regretting...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet on Tuesday, with President Hassan Rouhani insisting that Tehran’s military strength is only designed to deter enemies and create “lasting...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A Swedish fighter jet crashed after colliding with a flock of birds in southern Sweden on Tuesday, authorities said, adding the pilot ejected safely. “It was a bird collision...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A non-political pressure group, Imo Forum for Unity and Peace Initiative (IFUPI) has expressed concern over the resurgence of politically-motivated killings in Imo state. It is planning...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - HRH Muhammadu Sa';;ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, has urged youth to use their permanent voters';; cards not weapons to ensure the success of their parties and candidates...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday filed charges at an Ikeja High Court against another serving senator, Albert Bassey, for allegedly receiving 12 cars as...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The UN’s nuclear watchdog said it had not seen any indication that nuclear activities in North Korea have stopped despite its pledges to denuclearise. “The continuation...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Former Registrar of the Lagos State University, Owolabi Amisu, has died at the age of 69. Details later…...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A kaduna stae Chief Imam, Dr Muhammad Aliyu, during a sermon at Kofar Gayan Low-cost Eid Praying Ground, said Islam makes it compulsory for every Muslim to learn skills to become self-reliant. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A young girl who was kidnapped when she was 2 years old has been found four years later. Onyinyechi Okpala went missing on 30th November 2014, when she and her mother went for an...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Catholic Action-Nigeria, a Catholic group has indicated plans to examine aspirants vying for political positions in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The group made this...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris, on Tuesday called for a holistic fight against drug abuse among the youth to guarantee a brighter future for the society. Dr. Idris made the call...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Mohammed Chiroma shared the news on Facebook, praising the boy’s father Ahmed Shehu, a staff of the College of Agriculture Maiduguri. “Congratulations shekh Shafiq Ahmed...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - “Queen of Pop” Madonna led an impassioned tribute to “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin on Monday as the music world paid its R-E-S-P-E-C-Ts to the superstar at...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The United States of America (USA) has blamed the killings in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria on what it identified as the reign of impunity. The American government also said...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A Colorado oil worker charged with murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters told investigators following his arrest that he killed his wife after she strangled the children,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, will be coming to Africa in October, but without her husband, President Donald Trump. Melania, who expressed excitements at her first...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A body has been found under the rubble of the four-storey building which collapsed in Jabi, Abuja on Friday bringing the casualty figure to three. The corpse of Sadiq Aliu was recovered...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Nigerian community in the United States has put measures in place to establish a community bank. The proposed bank would serve the interests of the Nigerian community in that...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses Google of invading people’s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - There was panic in the Summit Road area of Asaba, Delta State, following the killing of two boys – Kingsley Nwani and Nwayo Nwani – by their elder brother Aniemeka Nwani. It...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A young Nigerian man living in Europe has gotten married to his white partner in a grand ceremony. Photos have shown the moment a man got married to his white partner in style in...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The All Progressives Congress has accused Senate president Saraki of always putting his personal interest above that of the nation. The accusation is contained in a statement signed...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Some Nigerians on Monday criticised the Federal Government for announcing that it had completed an “abandoned terminal” at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said, fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - In a bid to clear the misunderstanding and the public outcry over the demolition of some parts of Yinka Ayefele's Music House, the Oyo State Government held a Press Conference today,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Doyin Okupe has said it will take Nigeria 10 years to recover if Atiku Abubakar rules for a day. According to the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose gave out his daughter’s hand in marriage last Saturday and as expected it was a lit ceremony. The ceremony was graced by dignitaries...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated the Muslim Ummah in the country as they celebrate this year Eid al-Adha otherwise known as the Festival of Sacrifice. President...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the National Leader of the APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is only supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid because of his...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A bloody clash between suspected thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party has claimed the lives of three persons in Bayelsa State. The incident...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Liberian president George Weah will decorate Arsene Wenger and Claude LeRoy, the two French coaches who gave his football career an early boost. “Arsene and I will be decorated...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Odo-Oro-Ekiti, a community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti, was on Monday thrown into mourning as its traditional ruler, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin, was stabbed to death. Some...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - An ex-journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu has died in Abuja after a brief illness. Iwuanyanwu, who was the publisher of an Abuja celebrity...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Daura Local Government Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Monday hailed the Katsina State Government for releasing the 2017 outstanding promotion...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The trial of Seidu Adeyemi the killer of Khadijat, the daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, at the Ondo State High Court could not proceed as the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The flag of Ghana at the High Commission in Abuja on Monday was flown at half-mast in commiseration of the death of former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan died in hospital...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - World football governing body, FIFA, has withdrawn its planned ban of Nigeria from participating in its activities. This was contained in a statement issued by FIFA on Thursday. “FIFA...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Contrary to beliefs, Staphylococcus aureus is not a sexually transmitted infection but vital for every woman’s private part, a medical doctor said on Monday. “A certain...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari is on his way to his hometown Daura, Katsina for the celebration of the Eid-el-kabir. Buhari held a closed-door meeting with service chiefs and heads of...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Senator Godswill Akpabio has said he regretted imposing the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the people of the state. The former Senate Minority Leader, apologized before...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Online pictures of a man who was caught having s*x with his son. The photos were shared by a Facebook user who lives in Asaba, Delta state. And the reactions which it generated on...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Pope Francis on Monday asked forgiveness for child abuse crimes and cover-ups within the Catholic Church, admitting that the pain of victims “was long ignored, kept quiet or silenced.” The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A security guard at a private school, Oyekunle Abolarin, 42, has been arrested by police for allegedly stealing from his employers. According to a statement by CSP Chike Oti, Lagos...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES) that was shut by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for breaking electoral and broadcast codes is still sealed. Recall that...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Ugandan police fired tear gas to disperse a demonstration in Kampala, on Monday as protests against the beating of detained lawmakers continued for a second day. Police spokesman...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose has thrown mud on President Muhammadu Buhari, who just arrived the country. Buhari who has been away for a 10-day working vacation in London...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - World leaders on Monday sent a message of condolence to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres over the death of former UN chief Kofi Annan. Annan died on Saturday morning at the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - As early as 4am on Sunday, the Oyo state government moved to demolish radio house worth N800m. The building which belonged to popular musician, Yinka Ayefele was said to have contravened...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A property developer, Ibrahim Ayinde, who allegedly defrauded 124 accommodation seekers of N25 million, on Monday appeared before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court. Ayinde,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba believes the club’s fans have every right to vent their anger after a first-half collapse saw the Red Devils beaten 3-2 by Brighton. Jose...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on Monday ordered the release of 21 political prisoners, after a peace deal was signed earlier this month with rebel leader Riek Machar. “The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A middle-aged man suspected to be a lunatic  has reportedly killed a neighbour identified as Idowu Seewo with a machete at Olomu community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Lagos state chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP) on Monday called on the national leadership to take the party out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP). The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Leader of one of pro-Biafra groups, the Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF), Benjamin Onwuka, was said to have been arrested, on Monday morning, by combined team of security operatives...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Nigerian government has finally recognised the Amaju Pinnick-led football federation, just at the right time to escape FIFA sanction. Laolu Akande, special assistant on media...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Police on Monday arraigned one Eunice Nwankwo and her three children before a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State for allegedly killing a neighbour’s goat. Mrs. Nwankwo,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Sheraton Lagos Hotel will host Afro-beat musician Femi Kuti live in concert, on 22nd September, 2018. Curated in partnership with media and entertainment company Chocolate City Group,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with Muslims in the country as they mark the Eid-el-Kabir and urged Nigerians to put aside their religious and political differences for the unity...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Enyimba International Football Club of Aba is now joint leaders with CARA Brazzaville of Congo in Group C after pipping Djoliba Athletic Club of Mali 1-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Mali’s constitutional court on Monday confirmed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s re-election in a run-off ballot, rejecting fraud accusations by the opposition candidate. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says a total volume of 509,668,433 transactions valued at N32.90trn was recorded in the banking sector during the second quarter. The NBS...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - India successfully flight tested its indigenously developed helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile and guided bombs — Smart Anti-Airfield Weapons (SAAW) in the western state...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Receding flood waters left Indian troops and rescuers, the grim task Monday of searching for bodies left by the worst monsoon in a century in Kerala state as the death toll rose above...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Nigeria international and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has made a debut in his first film role in the soon to be released ‘Inpadisu.’ The movie, now trending on social...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The All Progressives Congress catalogued a list of career-long infractions by Senate President Bukola Saraki that will make him fail an integrity test, in case he wants to run for Nigeria’s...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The United States (U.S.) on Sunday rejected offer from Turkey to release detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, for the suspension of investigation into Turkish bank, Halkbank. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) is set for the trial of Gbenga Makanjuola, deputy chief of staff to the Senate President Bukola Saraki and Mr. Robert Mbonu, a former...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly killed 63 people in Malari, a village in Borno state. An aid worker at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Monguno, a town in Borno,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The National commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Dickson Akoh, says the  time has come  for his organisation to make a statement in democracy. Speaking with...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The senior special assistant president Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity Garba Shehu, says Senate President Bukola Saraki should be solely held responsible for the delay in the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday said, if he wished to, he could contest for the presidency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as he has what it...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - No fewer than seven persons have reportedly died under a mysterious circumstance following continued burning lignite in Umuzu Mbana, Otolo Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Novak Djokovic finally clinched the title missing from his resume with a 6-4 6-4 win over Roger Federer on Sunday at Cincinnati in the U.S. The Serb former world number one becomes...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Sea of Muslim pilgrims on Monday began  ascending Mount Arafat for the climax of the annual hajj which brings together more than two million people from around the world. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The joint committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives will conclude work on the proposed N189.2 billion elections budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - French energy giant Total has officially vacates its multi-billion-dollar gas project in Iran, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Monday, following the re-imposition of US sanctions. “Total...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has developed a new insurance product to mitigate the impact and losses of agricultural yields and...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Akwa Ibom State government said it had filed a N50bn lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for freezing its accounts. According to the government, the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Suspected armed men shot dead a Catholic priest, Michael Akawu, in Gwagwalada, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Abuja. Akawu was shopping at a supermarket...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters. It, however, challenged him to show integrity by starting with...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Premier League club Leicester City have seized Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi to a long-term deal apparently to ward off interest from potential clubs. The Foxes confirmed...