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Friday, 23rd February, 2018
 News:
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in the region by consolidating on...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Ghana’s minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has slammed the President Nana Akufo-Addo-led government for lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country. According...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna State on Friday  took a twist after  Governor Nasir El-Rufai dragged Senator Shehu Sani before  the state...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - While it appears that now more than ever women are moving to the forefront of music, there's still a lot of work to do, and DJ Cuppy is leading the charge. Daughter of Nigerian...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - A dozen U.S. troops just wrapped up a seven-week trip to Nigeria, where they trained local soldiers in advanced infantry tactics that, in all likelihood, they’ll use to beat back religious...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Nigerian Army has appointed Colonel M.A Anka as the new commandant of the Nigerian Army school of Public Relations and information (NASPRI) Lagos. The announcement was made known...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Workers in Kogi state have called on the state governor, Yahaya Bello to pay their outstanding salaries, saying they are dying of hunger due to non-payment of salaries by his administration. Kogi...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has kicked against provisions of the “Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill”. This was as they noted that some...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria, CBCN held their first plenary meeting of the year at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi, Abuja. The week-long meeting which...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The meeting was...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The crisis rocking the Kaduna All Progressives Congress took a new dimension on Friday Governor Nasir el-Rufai sued the senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, Shehu Sani,...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - South Africa’s top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. Okah was jailed in...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - One year after an armed robbery gang invaded a branch of Zenith Bank in Owerri, Imo State, killed two policemen and wounded another, the Police have arrested the last member of the...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said that state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the majority of the party members have...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa State Command, on Friday denied shooting Perekurofa Odoyibo, a member of Ikarama Vigilance Group in Yenagoa...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday disclosed reason Nigerians must “directly” hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible for the missing students of Government...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will cancel election conducted in any ward where there are instances of irregularities. This was disclosed by the INEC...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Malam Jafaru Sani, the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this at a press briefing on Thursday in Kaduna.  Sani said that the government would...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have begun beaming its searchlight on how the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Chief...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on journalists to be wary of persons offering solutions to Nigeria’s challenges after looting the country. The...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) -  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, says the All Progressives Congress will experience what he described as “defection tsunami”...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The All Progressives Congress has described corruption as the oxygen on which the opposition Peoples Democratic Party survives. This, the APC said, was the reason why the PDP was...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of democracy’. Igini,...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS Single Currency Programme has reaffirmed political will to meet the 2020 deadline. The taskforce made the commitment in a communique issued...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Some aggrieved residents of Dapchi, headquarters of Busari local government area of Yobe state, attacked Ibrahim Gaidam, governor of the state, on Thursday. They not only booed the...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The father-of-three, who is married to makeup entrepreneur Tara Fela-Durotoye, declared his intention today, February 22. He explained that after researching the national parties in...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the latest report by Transparency International (TI) showing that corruption has worsened under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Bayelsa State Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute any parent who refuses to allow his child to acquire formal education. The decision came on the heels of the signing into...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, has criticized a statement credited to Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, that members of the Boko Haram sect were...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Oyo State, Mr. Emiola Wasiu Adebayo  has debunked the rumour making the round that a former governor of Oyo State, Sen. Rashidi...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Ambassador Chibuike Ukauwa has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet. According to him, the cabinet...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract. Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, have told the Senate it has no power...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - At least five teachers, including a vice principal, were allegedly injured when students of Zappa Secondary School, Asaba, Delta State, embarked on a spontaneous protest over the transfer...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed two deaths and one hospitalised following a confrontation between hoodlums and Prison officials in Sokoto metropolis. Police spokesperson...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Confusion reigned on Thursday as there was conflicting information from several government sources about the fate of students who were declared missing after a Boko Haram attack on...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Chief John Oyegun, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), has been accused in new allegations leveled against him by Bola Tinubu, the party's leader. In...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The recent fracas in Kano State which led to the demolition of a building structure due to political disagreement has affected the peace moves of Tinubu. The crisis in Kaduna State...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari has asked governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for more time to take a decision on the 2019 election. According to Rochas Okorocha,...
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Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) -  For dumping him and kicking off a relationship with another man, one Philip Ononaku, was thursday arrested by the Oworonsoki Police Division, for drowning his former fiancée...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The United States on Thursday condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the terrorist attack against a school in northeastern Nigeria by gunmen late Monday. Militants,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - —A NON-GOVERNMENTAL organization, International Corrections and Prisons Associations Africa, ICPA, has lamented the growing rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria, warning that...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Latest report as President Muhammadu Buhari has been spotted having a chat and laughing hilariously with three former presidents of Nigeria. Ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Thursday elected a new president to replace the Archbishop of Jos Catholic Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama. The newly elected Bishop,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - ISLAMABAD: National Security Advisor Lt Gen (R) Nasir Janjua has said that the balance of power in the region is being deteriorated due to the strategic agreement between India and...
South Africa: (Feb 22, 2018) - A listeriosis outbreak, believed to be the world’s largest, has claimed 172 lives in South Africa, the Department of Health said on Thursday. As of February 20, the National...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Thursday elected a new president to replace the Archbishop of Jos Catholic Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama. The newly elected Bishop,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - It was a case of unquantifiable joy when members of Olatoye Sugar Foundation, OSF free health care mission stormed communities in Oyo East, Oyo West, Atiba and Afijio local government...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy is set to honor the Vice Chancellor of Chrisland University, Abekokuta, Professor Chinedum Peace Babalola and The Director-General of the National Agency...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - A Nigerian woman took to Facebook to accuse her best friend of trying to "snatch" her husband and children after she accommodated her in her matrimonial home. The best friend...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) yesterday sacked Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa) as its chairman and replaced him with Senator Aliyu Wamakko (APC, Sokoto) The change of...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The people of Odo-Oba, Ola Mummy and Eyini in Orita Challenge all in Ibadan South Local Council Development Area, LCDA could not hide their joy as the caretaker chairman of Ibadan South...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) -  President Muhammadu Buhari and Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, shook hands This finally happened On Thursday, Fayose attended the council of state meeting with Buhari...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today opened its case against a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, who was charged with an alleged...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes. The main opposition party also told the Minister...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The newly constructed ultra modern Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Shendam Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau has been razed by fire. The camp was constructed by the...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former military President Ibrahim Babangida are not at the ongoing council of state meeting in the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday. Also...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The unending drama between popular Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh and her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill, has continued as the former couple tackle each other online. The Controversial...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Kwara State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law expanding areas where the manufacturing, sales and consumption of liquor are prohibited in the capital, Ilorin. The passage...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - At least five people have been killed and 15 are still missing after a landslide cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java on Thursday, officials...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Barely two months after First Bank of Nigeria Limited celebrated the one year anniversary of FirstGem, its life style offering for women, the bank has announced the launch of a website...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - This  Tanzanian model Sanchoka as she strikes sultry pose in skimpy gown on hospital bed...waiting for her doctor. ...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday challenged the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to live up to its responsibility of...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - As part of activities to mark its 15 years anniversary, the Nigerian Business Coalition Against AIDS (NIBUCCA) has re-strategised to tackle Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former military head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, will be among members of the prestigious Council of State scheduled to meet President Muhammadu...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Corruption in Nigeria has worsened in the last one year, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2017 released on Wednesday. According to TI,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Ghali Umar Na’abba, has ​urged Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, ​to contest for presidency. Na’abba,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - I look forward to a day when Nigerians start taking mental health seriously. I talked to a friend recently who was going through something profound and it got me thinking: One of the...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have tasked the nation’s security agencies on the 94 school girls allegedly...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said there is still high - level corruption in the country , noting that “ we cannot continue with these negative things...
Nigeria: Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha (Feb 22, 2018) - A review of the 2017 budget performance of the OSGF revealed that N65 million was budgeted for the already existing website, www.osgf.gov.ng while the office claimed that N64, 855,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) -      The Federal Government has formally flagged off the Nigerian Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF ). The National Vocational Qualifications Framework (NVQF ) is...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture in Lagos State , Mr . Steve Ayorinde , has commended the organisers of the LagosPhoto /NatGeo Festival for its impact on the development...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Federal Ministry of Justice said Tuesday that 205 detainees suspected of involvement with terrorist organisation Book Haram have been convicted. To date, the Nigerian government...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments. While the assertion draws support...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) -  The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze the accounts of a retired Naval...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) -   Nigerian singer Banky W is on the verge of restructuring the music label he co-founded Empire Mate Entertainment (EME). According to Banky the record label had been dissolved...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Wednesday, tackled Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state over alleged comment that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, reneged on agreements reached...
Kenya: (Feb 21, 2018) - United States Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has dismissed claims by the opposition Nasa that he is meddling in the country’s political affairs. Speaking Wednesday when he...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has told the federal government to publish all the property it claimed to have recovered and their owners as well as buyers when they are...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) -   The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - A senator, Shehu Sani (Kaduna-APC), has given some insights into why Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa-APC) was removed as chairman Northern Senators Forum. Mr. Sani said about N70 million...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Dr Osamuwonyi Irowa, the Director of Disease Control, Edo, says the state has recorded 521 suspected cases of Lassa fever this month. Irowa disclosed this at the inauguration of...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Wednesday sentenced Obinna Iziejen, a 58-year-old paedophile, to 60 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling a 12-year-old...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Nigerian popstar ‘Davido’ Adeleke‘s 2017 hit songs ‘If’ and ‘Fall’ have gone diamond and platinum respectively. According to the Recording...
Zimbabwe: (Feb 21, 2018) - Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe turns 94 today. Although he has been characterised as a fascist African leader who ruled the country from independence in 1980 until last year,...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) on Tuesday seized a pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba. According to a statement...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said. According...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Twenty-four hours after the Senate mandated its committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and nine others over statements criticising...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The Atiku Global Support Group in Akwa Ibom has called on Nigerians to support former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in his desire to become the president of the country. The coordinator...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - About four years into his marriage, a Lagos businessman, Ismaila Ola, wants a customary court to dissolve the union, accusing his wife of being pregnant for another man. Ola told...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Sikiratu Sindodo  a prominent Nigerian actress who is still being talked about despite her long absence from the industry. The Yoruba Nollywood actress and producer Tayo Odueke...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The northern senators forum has removed Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nasarawa west, as its chairman. This was contained in a notice read on the floor of the senate by Ike...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) -   The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has lashed out at the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Ikpeazu said Kanu lies too much and was not...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child. In...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - A man and woman who met each other on Twitter have taken their relationship to another level as they recently got married. These are photos from the wedding of a Hausa couple...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, SKC Ogbonnia, has alleged that some people loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, have focused there energies on “strategies to...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - Bayern Munich romped to a 5-0 win over Besiktas in their UEFA Champions League tie on Tuesday after the Turkish champions played nearly the whole match with 10 men. They were helped...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - At least 94 school girls from Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School at Dapchi town in Bursari local government area of Yobe state are missing after suspected Boko...
Kenya: (Feb 21, 2018) - Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday mourned his Zimbabwean counterpart Morgan Tsvangirai as an African hero who had worked to liberate the oppressed. Mr Odinga, a close ally...
Nigeria: (Feb 21, 2018) - The immediate past Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has bagged an international appointment, the communications officer at Commonwealth Secretariat revealed in a statement Nigeria’s...