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  • 16 mins Breaking: INEC Declares PDP Winner Of Zamfara Elections (Video) NaijaNews
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the general elections held in Zamfara State following the ruling of the Supreme Court. Naija News recalls that the Apex Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state. The nations final court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. INEC, following the judgment by the court, ... more
  • 28 mins Emirates Suspend Sallah Durbar In Katsina To Morn Victims NaijaNews
    The Katsina Emirate Council says it would suspend the usual Sallah Durbar during the forthcoming Eid Fitr. Naija News reports that the emirate council intend to suspend Salla Durbar to morn victims of the recent bandit attack in some communities in the state. The Emirates Information Officer, Alhaji Ibrahim Bindawa, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Katsina. The statement obtained by the Online News Platform reads; “His Royal Highness, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir has directed me to inform the people of the state that following bandit attacks in some communities in the state, the usual ... more
  • 28 mins Double Wahala For Okorocha As High Court Stops INEC From Issuing Certificate Of Return To Him NaijaNews
    Despite attempts by Rochas Okorocha to regain his certificate of return, his effort has been met with a  disappointing failure as an Owerri high court stopped Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issue a certificate of return to him. The Suit with NO HOW/596/2019 was filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for Imo West Hon Jones Onyeriri against the INEC. The presiding Judge, Justice E.F. Njemanze, ordered that the status quo be maintained until the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice. The motion on notice was adjourned to 5th of June 2019 for hearing. ... more
  • 57 mins Al-Makura Presents Staff Of Office To Emir NaijaNews
    Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Al-Makura on Saturday presented first class Staff of Office to the former Minister of State for environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman-Jibril, as the 12th Emir of Nasarawa. Naija News understands that Usman-Jibril was selected as the 12th Emir of  the state and confirmed by the state government on Dec. 6, 2018. His confirmation as Emir comes after the death of the late Emir, Alhaji Hassan Ahmed. Al-Makura while performing the coronation ceremony in Nasarawa urged the new Emir to be fair and just and to carry everybody along in the interest of peace and development of the ... more
  • 59 mins See Twitter Reaction To The Swearing in Ceremony Of South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa NaijaNews
    Cyril Ramaphosa earlier today was sworn in as the fifth President of South Africa Naija News Understands that the 66-year-old leader was unanimously elected by parliament to a five-year term after his African National Congress won legislative elections on May 8, taking 230 of the 400 seats. Cyril while appreciating all his well-wishers at swearing-in ceremony promised to reform the country and revive its economy. “A new era has dawned in our country. A brighter day is rising upon South Africa,” Ramaphosa said in his inaugural address. “This is a defining moment for a young nation like ours. It is ... more
  • 1 hour Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As South African 5th President NaijaNews
    Cyril Ramaphosa earlier today was sworn in as the fifth President of South Africa Naija News Understands that the 66-year-old leader was unanimously elected by parliament to a five-year term after his African National Congress won legislative elections on May 8, taking 230 of the 400 seats. Cyril while appreciating all his well-wishers at swearing-in ceremony promised to reform the country and revive its economy. “A new era has dawned in our country. A brighter day is rising upon South Africa,” Ramaphosa said in his inaugural address. “This is a defining moment for a young nation like ours. It is ... more
  • 1 hour Police Unveils Face Of Suspected Killer Of Chris Attoh’s Wife NaijaNews
    Greenbelt Police Department, U.S. has revealed the face of the man that shot Bettie Jennifer, wife of Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh. The Police unveiled the sketchy image of the suspect on Saturday on its Twitter handle. The release of the image is as a build-up of the ongoing investigation of the killing which took place in the parking lot of the office building where her employment agency is located. Although the Police haven’t named a suspect or a motive yet, the gunman shot her in front of about 10 witnesses before running off. Naija News reports that Bettie, the wife ... more
  • 2 hours Just In: President Buhari Commissions Ogun State Judicial Complex NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the newly constructed  Ogun State Judicial Complex. The commissioning was done a few hours after the president landed at Arcade Ground, State Secretariat, Oke-Mosan at exactly 10:18 a.m in his presidential chopper NAF 540 Naija News learnt that the president is expected to commission other projects executed by Governor, Ibikunle Amosun. It will be recalled that the state government had earlier listed the projects the president would commission OGTV Ultra — Modern Studio at Ajebo, Adire Mall at Itoku market, the Judicial Complex, along Kobape road, Amphitheatre in the City Centre and the renovated old Governor’s office ... more
  • 3 hours Nigerian University Fee Is Too Cheap- Oby Ezekwesili Declares NaijaNews
    Former minister of education and presidential aspirant, Oby Ezekwesili has said the cost of university education in Nigeria is too cheap. The former education minister said that the fees in Nigerian university are cheap such that the quality of education in Nigeria has been reduced to meet up with the level of fees paid. Naija News reports that the Presidential aspirant made this known on Thursday, May 23 at the launch of Edfin, Nigeria’s first educational microfinance bank. “There is a matter of how do you share the cost of getting a tertiary education. Unfortunately, our society did not come ... more
  • 3 hours What President Buhari Told Nigerian Billionaires To Do NaijaNews
    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian billionaires to develop more confidence in the nation’s economy by massively investing in critical sectors in order to boost job and wealth creation. Naija News reports that the President made this call on Friday when he hosted members of the business community and leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, to Iftar (breaking of the Ramadan fast) at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The president stressed that business and political leaders are not only important stakeholders but indeed indispensable to the growth and development of any economy. President ... more
  • 3 hours Ex-Nigerian Gov Reveals Why He Met Venezuelan President NaijaNews
    Former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu has stated that his objectives to promote world peace made him visit Venezuela President, Nicolas Maduro. In a statement by his media team, from his interaction with newsmen, the senator-elect for Abia North stated that his visit to Venezuela was not to cut oil deals. The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) called on the United States of America, United Kingdom, China, Russia, Nigeria and others to fashion out an inclusive and integrated strategy to overcome the crisis facing Venezuela. Orji Uzor Kalu said: “We are working with development partners and ... more
  • 3 hours EFCC Raids MTN Office,Quizzes Management Staff (See Why) NaijaNews
    The head office of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc was raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)over the alleged fraud rocking the company’s recent listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The board of directors of the company were said to have been interrogated by the operatives, who stormed the telco’s corporate headquarters at about 4 pm. Naija News learnt that the EFCC team had demanded documents in connection with the share listing which were promptly provided to them. Although no official of the EFCC and MTN could provide official statements on the matter, a source familiar with the ... more
  • 4 hours Buhari Visits Amosun In Abeokuta NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari in the morning of Saturday, visited the governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun. Naija News reports that Buhari arrived Abeokuta, the state capital to inaugurate some developmental project executed by the governor’s administration. Personal assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad reveal this in a Tweet on Saturday. The Tweet read as thus; “President @MBuhari arrives Abeokuta, the Capital of Ogun State to commission some projects executed by the Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s Administration.”
    President @MBuhari arrives Abeokuta, the Capital of Ogun State to commission some projects executed by the Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s ... more
  • 4 hours Nollywood Actor Healed After Meeting Popular Anambra Prophet (Video) NaijaNews
    A Nollywood actor has been allegedly healed of a broken leg by a popular Anambra based prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanemere Odumeje. Naija News reports that the development took place at the Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention Deliverance Ministry in Onitsha, the commercial nerve of Anambra state, southeast Nigeria. In a video posted by Holyghost Intervention TV and sighted by Naija News, the Nollywood actor explained how he could not appear in movies again because of the broken leg, noting that he was “manipulated.” This online news platform understands that the actor in the twelve minutes, fifty-four seconds video, pleaded with the ... more
  • 4 hours Zamfara: Gov Yari Holds Emergency Meeting Over Supreme Court Verdict NaijaNews
    Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has on Saturday summoned leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to an emergency meeting. This is coming after the Supreme Court of Nigeria dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling APC primary elections in the state. The nations final court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. The Apex Court also ruled that the runners up in the election should ... more
  • 4 hours Nigerian React As Aisha Buhari Advises African Presidents To Stay Off Praise Singing Advisers NaijaNews
    The wife of President  Aisha Buhari yesterday took to Twitter yesterday to advise African president to ignore Praise Singing Advisers Naija News Understands that the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari gave the advice through her Twitter handle on Friday when she shared the video of Julius Malema, an influential South African politician, advising President Cyril Ramaphosa against “prisoners”. Aisha shared the video with hashtags “listen to advice” and “teamwork”. However, this tweet generated several reactions from Nigerians. As some Nigerians see the advice by the first lady Nigeria as a piece of indirect advice to her husband others praised her ... more
  • 4 hours What PDP’s Olusola-Eleka Told Gov. Fayemi After Supreme Court Judgement  NaijaNews
    Former Deputy Governor of Ekiti state and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in the state, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, has congratulated Governor Kayode Fayemi on his election victory at the Supreme Court. The PDP candidate said he had to congratulate Governor Fayemi despite lossing at the apex court because he is “well cultured.” He urged Fayemi to sincerely exhibit the attitude being well-cultured especially to the people of the state by focusing on governance in the true sense of it. In his words, he said; “My consolation at this time is that the people ... more
  • 4 hours Zamfara PDP Candidates Who Supreme Court Ruling Benefited (Full List) NaijaNews
    The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state. The nations final court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. The Apex Court also declared that the runners up in the election should be declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Below is a full list of the Zamfara PDP candidates who ... more
  • 4 hours Just In: Gov Ishaku Declares Asset NaijaNews
    Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has submitted his assets declaration form to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). This is coming a few days to the inauguration of his second term on May 29, 2019. A statement by his senior special assistant on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan Abu, said the asset declaration was in compliance with the requirements for all public office holders in the Nigeria constitution. This statement said, “the documents were submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau on Friday, May 24, 2019.” “Gov Ishaku declared his assets in fulfilment of the requirements of the Nigerian Constitution and ... more
  • 5 hours APC Congratulates Atiku (See Why) NaijaNews
    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his emergence as the new Chairman, Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF). The NWC made this known in a statement released during the late hours of Friday, May 24. The statement that was signed by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, and obtained by Naija News, noted that Bagudu’s unanimous election was well deserved. “We note Bagudu’s achievements in the agricultural sector, particularly rice production in Kebbi State which is in line with the diversification agenda of the ... more
  • 6 hours Seized $5.7m: Patience Jonathan Accuses Aisha Buhari Of Plans To Build A University NaijaNews
    Patience Jonathan Begs FG To Return Her Money As EFCC Moves For Final Forfeiture Of Seized $5.7m The former First lady of Nigeria, Patience Goodluck Jonathan, has pleaded with the Federal government and the Nigerian Anti-graft agency to release her  Seized $5.7m and N2.4bn. Naija News recalls that the anti-graft agency (EFCC) had continually asked the federal high court at several occasion for the permission to finally seize the money and from the wife of ex Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan. In its recent request, yesterday, the anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) made the plea again, claiming ... more
  • 7 hours Nigerians React As INEC Sets To Decide On Gov Yari And 38 Other Candidate’s Fate NaijaNews
    With the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  to hold an emergency meeting today Over the Supreme court judgement on Zamfara state election, several Nigerians have described the actions as a waste of time and unnecessary. This was disclosed in a statement by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye. Mr Okoye who revealed this while reacting to the supreme court ruling said the commission will inform the public of its decision on Monday. He said the meeting is for the body to determine the next course of action, adding that the decision of ... more
  • 7 hours Nollywood’s Saka Celebrates Wedding Anniversary, Reveals Greatest Regret  NaijaNews
    Nollywood actor, Afeez Oyetoro popularly known as by his screen name as Saka on Saturday took to his social media handles to announce the celebration of his wedding anniversary. Naija News reports that the Nollywood actor is celebrating his 16th birthday today. The actor who is excited with his achievements in the last sixteen years with his lovely wife, Olaide Saidat, celebrated his union with his wife as he showered praises on his wife to mark this year’s wedding anniversary. Apparently, as the actor celebrates his anniversary today, Saka also seems not to be too happy with the fact that ... more
  • 8 hours El-Rufai vs Tinubu: Ex-APC Chairman Attacks Kaduna Governor NaijaNews
    Former interim National Chairman for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande, has told Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State that godfatherism is good for democracy. The Osun State politician was reacting to the proxy war going on between the national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor el-Rufai. El-Rufai had insisted he has no apology over his comment that “godfather can be defeated” in Lagos State. Reacting, Akande said that some self-seeking politicians have overlooked mentorship and have chosen to attack the idea by referring to it as godfatherism. The former Osun governor told Sun, “You are ... more
  • 8 hours Man Commits Suicide After Killing Wife And Son Over Infidelity  NaijaNews
    One Mr. Charles Omomo, popularly called Baba Efe have been reported to have committed suicide after allegedly killing his wife, Faith Omomo and their kid son. Naija News reports that the incident occurred in the Aga community in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state. The deceased were evacuated from their apartment on Friday morning at about 6:230am. According to a neighbour who requested anonymity, Omomo and his wife had a disagreement over their last son which Omomo suspected not to be his own son. Omomo whose wife also gave birth to two other ladies, threatened to kill himself after killing ... more
  • 8 hours CCB Gives Buhari, Osinbajo, Others Deadline To Submit Forms NaijaNews
    The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has given public officers whose tenure expires on May 29 a deadline of May 28, 2019, to submit their end-of-tenure asset declaration forms. However, members of the outgoing 8th National Assembly and other public servants that were inaugurated on June 9, 2015, have up till June 8, 2019, to declare their assets. According to the constitution, those set to declare their asset include the President, Vice-President, President and Deputy President of the Senate, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Speakers and Deputy Speakers of state Houses of Assembly and all ... more
  • 9 hours Court To Take Decision On Acting CJN Age Falsification Suit NaijaNews
    An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi will deliver judgment in an alleged age falsification case brought before it by Tochi Micheal against the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad, on May 31. Justice Tanko was accused of deliberately falsifying his date of birth from December 31, 1950, as contained in all his official records, including that of WAEC, to December 31, 1953, upon his appointment as a judicial officer. Tochi Micheal, a businessman, prayed the court to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to prosecute Tanko Mohammed for the offence of perjury and any further order which ... more
  • 9 hours Bomb Blast Injures Several In France NaijaNews
    Several have been left injured on Friday, after a package blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of France’s city of Lyon. President Emmanuel Macron while reacting to the report described the blast as an “attack” during a live Facebook interview. Macron said that no deaths had been reported “for the time being”. Naija News understands that the blast comes in just two days ahead of the country’s hotly contested European Parliament elections. Police source revealed that the package contained “screws or bolts” and had been placed in front of a bakery near a busy corner of two popular ... more
  • 9 hours What Ex-President Jonathan Said About Curbing Militancy In Nigeria NaijaNews
    Former Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan says education remains an important tool against militancy in the Niger Delta and the country at large. Naija News understands that Jonathan stated this at the official launch of the Education Trust Fund in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital. The former President’s reaction comes after the state governor, Seriake Dickson on Tuesday, March l2 assented to the Education Trust Fund Bill. The law made it compulsory for different categories of workers to pay education levies. Jonathan however, commended the state government’s efforts in boosting the education sector and urged the public and private sectors to ... more
  • 9 hours Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Saturday, 25th May, 2019 NaijaNews
    Clubs and teams across and beyond Europe have started business as the summer transfer window gets fully underway. The transfer season is usually a time of departure and arrivals for players, coaches as well as other team officials. Naija News presents to you a compilation of the latest rumours and confirmed transfer gist. Ramos Considering Man Utd, PSG Move Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos is reportedly considering leaving the Uefa champions league holders this summer. Ramos could be looking for new challenges, having spent 14 years at the Spanish capital, with Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain reportedly interested. And according ... more
  • 11 hours Like Ganduje, Al-Makura Creates 4 New Chiefdoms In Nasarawa NaijaNews
    Like Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, the Nasarawa State House of Assembly granted approval to Governor Umaru Al-Makura‘s request to create four new chiefdoms in the state. Naija News understands that the Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced the development during plenary in Lafia on Friday after the assembly passed the bill to amend the Nasarawa State Local Government Amendment Law 2018, NAN reports. The speaker said the House gave the bill accelerated passage considering the importance of traditional institution towards the maintenance of peace and for societal development. Balarabe-Abdullahi said the governor had sought the approval of ... more
  • 11 hours Tribunal Delivers Judgement On Suit Challenging Dogara’s Re-election NaijaNews
    The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Bauchi State, northern Nigeria, has dismissed a petition challenging the reelection of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Naija News understands that the tribunal dismissed the petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday, May 24. On March 15, the APC and its candidate filed a petition before the tribunal challenging the re-election of Yakubu Dogara of the PDP for Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency seat. Delivering the ruling, Justice Hafsat Abdulrahman, Chairman of the Tribunal, held that the petitioner had failed ... more
  • 11 hours Latest Presidential Election Tribunal News For Saturday, May 25th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Saturday, May 25th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Presidential Election Tribunal. 1. Atiku vs Buhari: Ex-VP Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Justices Ahead Tribunal Sitting The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed optimism that the Supreme Court and justices in Nigeria will allow “lady justice” have “full reign” when petitions are brought before them. Naija News reports that Abubakar made this comment in reaction to the Supreme Court ... more
  • 11 hours Governor’s Forum: Tinubu Tells Fayemi What To Do NaijaNews
    National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has urged the newly elected Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Governor Kayode Fayemi, to properly reposition the forum. Naija News reports that the national leader of the party told the new chairman of the NGF to reposition the forum so as to contribute positively to national development. Tinubu made the call in a congratulatory letter to Fayemi on Friday. In the letter, he urged Fayemi to utilise the forum for advancing the support of President Muhammadu Buhari especially in the task of taking the country to the Next ... more
  • 12 hours Atiku vs Buhari: Ex-VP Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Justices Ahead Tribunal Sitting NaijaNews
    The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed optimism that the Supreme Court and justices in Nigeria will allow “lady justice” have “full reign” when petitions are brought before them. Naija News reports that Abubakar made this comment in reaction to the Supreme Court judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. This online news platform understands that Abubakar is in court challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23 Presidential election in the country. Naija News recalls that the Independent National Electoral ... more
  • 12 hours Former President Goodluck Jonathan Gets New Appointment NaijaNews
    Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, south-south Nigeria, has appointed former President Goodluck Jonathan, as Honorary Special Adviser on the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board. Naija News understands that the governor announced the appointment while speaking at the formal launching of the trust fund in Yenagoa on Friday, May 24. Governor Dickson appealed to Jonathan to use his influence to attract donations to the fund. His words: “Let me commend our leader, the former president for his educational strides during his time as the governor of this state, he laid the solid foundation for our educational system. “That is why ... more
  • 12 hours Latest Arsenal News Update Today, Saturday, May 25th, 2019 NaijaNews
    This is Naija News compilation of the latest Arsenal news online for today, Saturday, May 25th, 2019. Arsenal Watch Sampdoria Players Europa League finalist Arsenal are preparing for a busy transfer window. Unai Emery has asked his scouts to watch Sampdoria pair Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet when they play Juventus on Sunday. It is not the first time Arsenal – who signed Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria last summer – have watched defender Andersen and midfielder Praet. Former Gunner, Baptista Retire From Football Former Arsenal star Julio Baptista has retired from football. In a post on Twitter, the 37-year-old announced ... more
  • 13 hours Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 25th May, 2019 NaijaNews
    Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Saturday, 25th May 2019. 1. Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara The Supreme court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on Friday, May 24, dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News reports that the apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. 2. Fayemi vs Eleka: Supreme Court Delivers Final Judgement On Ekiti Governorship Election The Supreme Court has on Friday, delivered judgement on the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti ... more
  • 15 hours Ramadan: Buhari Hosts Dangote, Otedola, Other Billionaires (Photos) NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday hosted Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola and other members of the Business Community to Iftar (Ramadan breaking of fast) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Naija News understands that officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party and some government officials were at the fast-breaking event. Among the government officials at the fast-breaking event, were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha and the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari. APC members that joined the President to share the fast-breaking meal were ... more
  • 19 hours IDPs: Fire Razes 38 Shelters In Borno State, More Persons Displaced NaijaNews
    38 shelters have been gutted by fire in two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps at Ngala Local Government Area of the state, Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) disclosed today. The SEMA Director of Rescue Operations, Malam Usman Kachala, who confirmed the incidence in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri said that dozens of households in the camps were displaced during the fire outbreak which occurred on May 21. According to him, the fire which started from an IDPs tent, gutted other shelters because there was no immediate fire service response in the camps to ... more
  • 20 hours Aviation Minister, Sirika Speaks On FEC’s ‘Division’ Over Nigeria Air NaijaNews
    Sirika Debunks Amaechi’s Claim On National Carrier The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has explained the purported disagreement among members of the Federal Executive Council over  Nigeria air. Naija News had reported that Amaechi had at his valedictory press briefing in Abuja yesterday, said the proposed national carrier project was suspended because members of the Federal Executive Council members were divided. Amaechi had said, “On national carrier, the cabinet is divided on the issue of modality. There are those who believe that the Federal Government should invest and then we can sell the equity later. “There are ... more
  • 20 hours Zamfara: What Ozekhome Said About Supreme Court Ruling NaijaNews
    Constitutional lawyer Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has hailed the Supreme Court judgement over the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in Zamfara State. Naija News had reported that the Supreme court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This online news platform understands that the Supreme court in a lead judgment by Justice Paul Adamu Galinji, declared all votes cast for the APC as ... more
  • 21 hours Just In: APC Appoints Giadom Acting National Secretary NaijaNews
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee on Friday appointed Victor Giadom as acting National Secretary. In a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC stated that Gaidom will hold the position pending when Yobe State nominates a replacement for the former National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, who is the Governor-elect of Yobe State. Before the appointment, Giadom was the Party’s Deputy National Secretary. ... more
  • 21 hours Oyo States Owes No Salary Says Gov. Ajimobi, Despite Workers’ Threat NaijaNews
    Ajimobi Prepares To Sign Out of His Two-Term In Office As Governor Of Oyo State Outgoing Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has described his tenure as one that brought peace and social development to the state. The Governor who is due to sign off on 29th of May 2019 is speaking a day after his state workers threatened strike unpaid arrears, Naija News reports But speaking with State House correspondents after meeting with President Buhari, today, Ajimobi said that he does not owe workers’ salaries. He thanked the President for assisting state governments to pay salaries and meet other challenges. ... more
  • 21 hours Zamfara: APC’s Marafa Breaks Silence On Supreme Court Ruling NaijaNews
    Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC-Zamfara) has stated that the Supreme Court ruling over the APC Zamfara primaries shows that truth always prevails over falsehood. Naija News recalls that the Apex Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state. The nations final court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. Reacting in a statement to newsmen, Marafa said the ruling ... more
  • 21 hours Zamfara PDP Gov-elect Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling NaijaNews
    The new Zamfara Governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended the judgement of the supreme court. Naija News had reported that the Supreme court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This online news platform understands that the Supreme court in a lead judgment by Justice Paul Adamu Galinji, declared all votes cast for the ... more
  • 22 hours Zamfara State: We Have No Option Says APC Chairman, After Supreme Court’s Ruling NaijaNews
    It is well as the APC National Vice Chairman, South-South, Ntufam Hilliard Eta, says it has accepted the ruling of the Supreme Court that nullified its victories at the governorship as well as state/federal legislative polls in Zamfara State. Naija News understands that there was violence scare after supreme court’s ruling which disqualified all APC candidates in Zamfara state elections Zamfara youths had earlier today, exchanged blows within Supreme court premises in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, after the Apex Court’s judgment against APC member . The five-member panel of justices, collectively, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct ... more
  • 22 hours Zamfara: APC Summons Emergency Meeting Over Supreme Court Ruling NaijaNews
    The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently holding an emergency meeting over the decision of the Supreme Court on the Zamfara APC primaries. Naija News gathered that the emergency meeting began around 4 pm. It was learnt that the APC will look for a way forward and also deliberate on whether to sanction those who dragged the party to the court that led to the invalidation of the primaries. Naija News reports that the apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous ... more
  • 22 hours Trouble In Edo State House Of Assembly As Protesters Threaten Speaker With ‘Obituary’ NaijaNews
    CSO’s Protest Over New Bill On Electricity Theft Members of the Edo State civil society have littered the entrance of the Edo State House of Assembly in protest over a bill passed by the lawmakers criminalizing electricity theft. The determined protesters prepared ‘obituary’ poster of Speaker Kabiru Adjoto and invited ‘babalawos’ to the protest ground. The Nation reports that they dropped several other objects and painted parts of the Assembly wall with palm oil. The electricity theft bill waiting for assent of Governor Godwin Obaseki stipulated two years jail term for anybody that engaged in electricity theft. It also prescribed ... more
  • 22 hours Zamfara: INEC Holds Emergency Meeting, Gives Date To Disclose Decision NaijaNews
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has held an emergency meeting over the decision of the Supreme Court over the Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries. The Supreme Court had ruled that Zamfara APC did not conduct party primaries, thus all the votes gathered in the elections are invalid. The Apex Court also stated that the runners up should be declared winner of the election. In a statement obtained by Naija News on Friday, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye revealed that the meeting would continue on Saturday and an outcome would be revealed on Monday. ... more
  • 22 hours Just In: Gov Masari Announces Death Sentence For Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers In Katsina NaijaNews
    The Katsina State government led by Governor Aminu Bello Masari has announced stiffer penalty of a death sentence against kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the state. Naija News reports that the governor made this announcement on Friday shortly after signing two law – the penal code and procedure laws in the state. This online news platform understands that Governor Masari also signed life imprisonment against rapist in addition to fine and compensation to be paid by the offender to the rape victim. ... more
  • 23 hours What Sultan Said Ahead Buhari’s Second Term NaijaNews
    Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday urged all Nigerians to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari. Naija News reports that the Sultan urged all Nigerians to support Muhammadu Buhari irrespective of their political affiliation. Abubakar III, who is also the President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), gave the advice at a Public lecture and Juma’at Special Prayers held at the National Mosque, organised by the Presidential Inaugural Committee in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The Monarch, who was represented by the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, urged the government to be all-inclusive ... more
  • 23 hours Zamfara Youths Exchange Blows Over Supreme Court Judgement Against APC (Video) NaijaNews
    Zamfara youths on Friday exchanged blows within Supreme court premises in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, over the judgment of the apex court against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This online news ... more
  • 23 hours Two Feared Dead As Police, Yahoo Boys Clash (Video) NaijaNews
    Two Persons have been feared dead while some other persons have been left injured during a clash of Police officers and some middle-aged men, suspected to be internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘Yahoo Boys.’ Naija News understands that the suspected Yahoo Boys were on the run and driving recklessly in a deliberate attempt to evade being arrested by the operatives of the Edo state Police command. The Yahoo Boys were said to have ran on high speed in their car but unfortunately knocked down a motorcyclist in the Ekpoma area of the state. The motorcyclist and one of the Yahoo Boys ... more
  • 1 day Full List Of Zamfara APC Candidates Sacked By Supreme Court NaijaNews
    The Supreme Court on Friday delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state. Naija News reports that the Supreme Court’s judgement comes exactly five days to the swearing-in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election. Recall that the APC had a clean victory in the 2019 general elections in the state but the apex court in Nigeria shook the party when it awarded the ruling party’s votes to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party that could be tagged as the strongest opposition party in the Nigerian politics. The cause of this ... more
  • 1 day PROFILE: Only God Can Give Leadership To Anyone” Meet Matawalle, Governor-Elect Of Zamfara NaijaNews
    At the time the governorship result of Zamfara state was announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, Abdullaziz Yari, outgoing governor of the state’s preferred candidate Muktar Idris, commissioner of finance and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, had defeated Matawalle by a wide margin of 345,089. However, after casting his vote in during the election in March, Bello Matawalle, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  had made this statement “I believe, as a Muslim, that only God Almighty can give leadership to anyone He will and seize the leadership from anyone He will. Therefore I will accept what God Almighty ... more
  • 1 day Lady Injures Stepdaughter Over Food, Flees NaijaNews
    A Nigerian lady is currently on the run after inflicting her stepdaughter with serious injury over food in the Amassoma area of Bayelsa state. Naija News understands that the Lady whose name was not given, ran out of her home after she injured her stepdaughter for requesting for food on Tuesday, May 21. The Nigerian Lady is said to be found of the habit of maltreating her stepdaughter. Eyewitness report reveals that the Lady is also found of the attitude of not adequately feeding her stepdaughter, subjecting her stepdaughter to severe hard labour among other offences against the rights of ... more
  • 1 day Breaking: Police, Students Clash At Caleb University (Video) NaijaNews
    Some students of Caleb University, Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city, on Friday, clashed with officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) within the school premises. Naija News reports that the incident occurred during a protest embarked upon by the students in response to what they (students) described as a ridiculous “7 pm rule” set by the school management which led to the suspension of one of their colleague. The new rule sighted on social media by this reporter, says any student found with any opposite sex after 7 pm and before 8 am has committed a crime. “7 pm Rule: ... more
  • 1 day Governor Bagudu Replaces Okorocha As Chairman APC Governors’ Forum NaijaNews
    Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has been elected as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Governors Forum. The APC governors forum revealed this on Friday through their Twitter handle. “We are very glad to announce that Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State Government is now our Chairman. Ensuing press releases and briefings will be made to this effect,”. Governor Bagudu will be replacing the outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha who will end his eight-year tenure on May 29. Governor Bagudu while speaking after his emergence at a meeting which took place at Imo Governor’s lodge Abuja, stated ... more
  • 1 day How Gambia’s Former President Illegally Killed 9 Innocent Nigerians – Falana NaijaNews
    Femi Falana, Human Rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria has alleged that Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s former president illegally executed over 50 persons, including nine Nigerians. This he made known in a statement yesterday while calling on families of nine Nigerians who were executed in 2005, adding that his firm is able to establish the identity of one of the Nigerians. The statement read: “On July 21, 2005, the Gambian Navy seized a boat conveying 58 immigrants, including 9 Nigerians, 40 Ghanaians, 3 Senegaleze, 3 Sierra Leoneans and 2 Togolese sailing towards a fishing vessel anchored on the high sea ... more
  • 1 day Biokpomabo Accuses Wike Of Sponsoring AAC Crisis, Removal Of Sowore NaijaNews
    The Rivers State government has denied the allegation by the Africa Action Congress that the Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, was behind the crisis within the party. The party in its allegation claimed that Wike is trying to scuttle the effort of the party to reclaim its mandate at the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Naija News had earlier reported that the party removed Omoyele Sowore as its national chairman and appointed Leonard Nzenwa as a replacement. Sowore while reacting to his removal decided to expel Ezenwa, the former national secretary, for anti-party activities. The governorship candidate of ... more
  • 1 day Latest Football Transfer News And Rumours For Friday, 24th May, 2019 NaijaNews
    Latest Transfer News Across The Globe With the transfer window officially opened in England, other European countries as well as other continents, the rush by clubs to get needed players gets fully underway as well. Some clubs have already gotten their transfer business underway as they hope to get the best legs ahead of the next season. Naija News presents to you all the latest gists and rumours as well as an update on completed deals here. Neymar And Mbappe Can Leave – PSG Coach Thomas Tuchel, the manager of France Ligue 1 champions, Paris Saint-Germain, has stated that Neymar ... more
  • 1 day Photos: Military Show Nigerians What To Expect On Democracy Day NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari’s swearing-in promises to be a well-orchestrated one as the Nigerian government and the military have shown Nigerians what to expect on May 29. In a rehearsal held today at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the military moved to perfect all the needed protocols for the inauguration event. Following the same order in which the inauguration is expected to follow, the rehearsal began with the arrival of the Vice President, the President, taking of oaths and changing of flags; twenty-one gun salute, among others. To inspect the venue, The Minister and the SGF were at ... more
  • 1 day Amosun Speaks On Alleged Plans To Disrupt Inauguration  NaijaNews
    Ogun state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has debunked reports making the rounds that he is plotting to disrupt the inauguration of the governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun. Naija News reports that Governor Amosun while reacting to the reports against him, described the report as “childishly silly and immature.” He said that the fake report is being peddled by political jobbers and mischief makers. Governor Amosun made known in a statement by his Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Rotimi Durojaiye on Thursday, May 23. The statement read: “Suffice to say that our Administration has earned a reputation for not engaging in the needless ... more
  • 1 day Atiku Reacts As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Supreme Court over its judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This ... more
  • 1 day Ben Bruce Reacts As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has commended the Supreme Court over its judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This online news platform understands that the Supreme court in a lead judgment by ... more
  • 1 day Download Full Wilmer Album By Patoranking Here NaijaNews
    Patoranking Drops Wilmer Album One of Nigeria’s finest reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter, Patoranking has just released his much-anticipated album tagged “Wilmer.” Naija News reports the album, dedicated to his daughter, Wilmer was released by Amari Musiq/EMPIRE on Friday, May 24, 2019. The 12-track album features other industry heavyweights and artists including Davido, as well as international artists such as Nyashinski, Donae’O, Busiswa and others. Wilmer also boasts the production skills of DJ Coublon, Mr Kamera, Mix Master Garzy, Sarz and other talented record producers. Download the full album HERE. Watch the official video below. https://youtu.be/Viax4N9e3j8 ... more
  • 1 day Shehu Sani Reacts As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    Senator Shehu Sani says the “spirits of the innocents in their sepulchre, haunted and crumbled the Zamfara ruling elites political tower” in what appears to be a reaction to the judgment of the Supreme Court against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara ... more
  • 1 day Reactions As U.S Stamps Nigerian Passport With ‘No AOS/EOS’ Tag NaijaNews
    Reactions have continued to trail the report suggesting that the officers of the United States immigration now stamp Nigerian passports with the inscription ‘No AOS No EOS.’ Naija News reports that Nigerians have continued to raise worries over the development in the United States. Owing to this development, an online user while reacting to the move by the US, called on Nigerians to be careful if they have to travel to the United States. The online user who requested anonymity, claims that the US Customs and border protection security have also adopted the move and are now signing ‘No AOS ... more
  • 1 day Reno Omokiri Reacts As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    Former Presidential media aide, Reno Omokri, has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, over the judgment of the Supreme Court against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. ... more
  • 1 day Fani-Kayode Reacts As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    Former Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, over the judgment of the Supreme Court against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party ... more
  • 1 day Amaechi Reveals Why Nigeria Air Was Suspended NaijaNews
    The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, revealed that the members of the Federal executive council were not united towards the Nigeria Air. Naija News reports Nigeria Air is the proposed National carrier of the Federal Government put forward by the Buhari administration. The former Governor of Rivers State stated this while speaking at the valedictory news conference. Amaechi stated that the differences on whether to franchise the Nigeria Air or not stalled the commencement of the National Carrier. He assured Nigerians that the national carrier project has not been abandoned. “On the national carrier, the cabinet is divided ... more
  • 1 day Nigerians React As Supreme Court Rules Against APC In Zamfara NaijaNews
    A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the judgment of the Supreme Court against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the APC primary elections in Zamfara state. The apex court also voided all votes cast for the party during the general elections. The five-member panel of justices, in a unanimous judgment, held that the APC in Zamfara state failed to conduct primaries in accordance with the party rules. This online news platform understands that the Supreme court in ... more
  • 1 day How I Inherited A ‘Failed’ State From Gbenga Daniel – Amosun NaijaNews
    Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has alleged that he inherited a failed state from his predecessor, Gbenga Daniel in 2011. He said that investors were afraid to invest due to a poor economy, deplorable infrastructure and insecurity in the state. Amosun, represented by the secretary to the state government, Taiwo Adeoluwa made this known at a press conference to launch Ogun State Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency. He said the governor-elect of the state, Dapo Abiodun, luckily would inherit an economically viable state. He stated some of his achievements, saying “When we came in 2011, Ogun State appeared to have ... more
  • 1 day Bobrisky Finally Reveals His ‘Lover’ (Photo) NaijaNews
    Bobrisky Declares Love For Tonto Dikeh Controversial Nigerian crossdresser, Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky has revealed that he can go to the extent of killing for Tonto Dikeh. According to him, he loves the Nigerian actress and then went ahead to use so many endearing words for her. Bobrisky in recent times, has not hidden his feelings for the actress as he constantly takes to social media to express his love. He has now gone ahead to share their picture together and wrote: “My addiction, I’m missing you. She is my everything, my joy, my heartbeat. My whole life, ... more
  • 1 day Increase In Unproductive Nigerians Constitutes A Time Bomb – Gov. Yari NaijaNews
    The governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, stated that the increase in the unproductive population of Nigerians constitutes a time bomb and must be addressed. Governor Yari who is the outgoing Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum made this claim on Thursday at the Valedictory session of the National Economic Council which took place at the State House, Abuja. He said, “We are sitting on a time bomb’’, however, stressed the need for urgent actions against the alarming increase in the number of unproductive population in the country.” He called on the Federal Government to release fund for the expansion ... more
  • 1 day Summary Of What Vice President Osinbajo Discussed With Governors During The Valedictory NEC Meeting NaijaNews
    Details From NEC Valedictory Session Naija News has obtained a summary of what Vice President Yemi Osinbajo discussed with state governors and other members of the National Economic Council during its valedictory session. Recall that as previously reported by this online medium, the meeting, which started around 11.05am on Thursday, went into closed doors immediately after opening prayer by the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong and rendition of the National anthem. According to a release by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity Office of the Vice President, at a special valedictory meeting of the ... more
  • 1 day Senate Presidency: Goje, Ndume Meet Tinubu In Saudi Arabia NaijaNews
    Former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) reportedly met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Saudi Arabia. The lawmaker who was said to have travelled to the Arab nation for lesser hajj met with Tinubu after the breaking of fast. According to ThisDay, Danjuma Goje, who is yet to declare for the Senate Presidency, met with Tinubu alongside Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC-Katsina South). The ruling APC and Bola Tinubu have endorsed Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives ... more
  • 1 day Brexit: Theresa May May Resign Today NaijaNews
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, is set to resign today after a Cabinet revolt over her latest Brexit plan. May is also set to address the nation on her plans to step aside after a meeting with the leader of the backbench Conservatives, Sir Graham Brady. Sources disclosed to the UK Metro that June 10 is likely to be the start of the official leadership race. Since January, Parliament has rejected the Brexit bill she negotiated with the EU three times. The Prime Minister later attempted to find a compromise with the Labour party, however, that ended ... more
  • 1 day Nigeria Breaking News Today, Friday, May 24 , 2019 NaijaNews
    This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today,  Friday, May 24, 2019. Fulanization: Bode George Tackles Lamido For Insulting Obasanjo Obasanjo had on Saturday alleged that there was a plot by some group causing violence to Fulanize West Africa and Islamize Africa. Reacting to Obasanjo’s comments, Lamido said the former president should not allow his displeasure with the current administration make him a religious and ethnic bigot. Read more details here What Mohammad Adamu Said After His Confirmation As IGP The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, after his confirmation as IGP, on Thursday promised to ... more
  • 1 day How NYSC Ruined My Life – Corp Member Cries Out NaijaNews
    A young Nigerian, whose name could not easily be identified, has revealed how the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), ruined his life. The Nigerian, who is NYSC batch B, stream 1, 2018 corp member, revealed that his predicament started after taking lunch in camp on the 12 of August 2018 at the NYSC permanent orientation camp in Mangu, Plateau State, northern Nigeria. Naija News understands that the Nigerian was in camp for the NYSC orientation exercise. Below are his words… Am a NYSC batch B, stream 1, 2018 corp member. I was in NYSC permanent orientation camp Mangu, Plateau State ... more
  • 1 day This Year – New Video By Zlatan (Download Here) NaijaNews
    Zlatan Drops New Single Few days after releasing a freestyle single titled, #4DaysInEkotieboh, Zlatan Ibile has followed it up with a brand new single titled; This Year. Directed by Clarence Peters, Naija News reports the song was produced by Rexxie. Zlatan was recently arrested alongside Naira Marley by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) but has since been released after which he released and dedicated the #4DaysInEkotieboh to the anti-graft agency. Download the audio version below. https://www.naijanews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Zlatan-This-Year.mp3 Watch the video below: ... more
  • 1 day Imo: Okorocha Speaks On Constant Harassment By EFCC NaijaNews
    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has lamented his constant harassment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had withdrawn the certificate of return of the governor for Imo west senatorial district, saying Okorocha was declared winner by returning officer under duress. Okorocha, who denied the allegation, is currently in court over the issue. Speaking during the inauguration of some projects in the state by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, Okorocha said the general impression by Nigerians is that his administration has done nothing. He said: “You may not know what this ... more
  • 1 day Access Bank To Publish Names Of Debtors NaijaNews
    One of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria, Access Bank says it will publish the list containing names of all its delinquent debtors. Naija News understands that the bank’s decision is not unconnected to the directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigeria’s apex bank. The bank’s decision to publish names of debtors in June, comes after it had earlier in May, announced that it would pay off a $200 million Eurobond issued by Diamond Bank in 2014. The bank made the revelation to publish the names of debtors in a statement obtained by Naija News that read as ... more
  • 1 day Latest Presidential Election Tribunal News For Friday, May 24th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Presidential Election Tribunal news headlines for today Friday, May 24th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Presidential Election Tribunal. 1. Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Delivers Judgement On Suit Trying To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration The suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr. Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration has been dismissed by the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. Justice Joseph Ikyechi who delivered the lead judgment by the tribunal, said the application was struck out for lack of merit. ... more
  • 1 day Latest Arsenal News Update Today, Friday, May 24th, 2019 NaijaNews
    This is Naija News compilation of the latest Arsenal news online for today, Friday, May 24th, 2019. Arsenal Set To Bid For Ryan Fraser Arsenal are preparing to make a formal bid for Scotland international Ryan Fraser, according to The Independent. English Premier League rivals, Manchester United are reported to have dropped their interest. Fraser has been linked with a number of sides over recent weeks as he prepares to enter the final 12 months of his contract. Don’t Sell Ozil – Wright Tells Arsenal Gunners legend Ian Wright has advised Arsenal not to sell Mesut Ozil despite the German’s ... more
  • 1 day Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Friday, 24th May, 2019 NaijaNews
    Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Friday, 24th May 2019 1. Adamu Mohammed Confirmed As Police IG The Police Council on Thursday confirmed Adamu Mohammed as the new Inspector General of Police (IGP). His confirmation was disclosed at the police council meeting which was chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. 2. Court Fixes Date To Hear Saraki’s Suit Against EFCC The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will on June 24 hear a suit filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki contesting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s decision to investigate him. The Federal High Court had last week ... more
  • 1 day AFCON 2019: Latest Africa Cup of Nations News For Friday, May 24th, 2019 NaijaNews
    This is Naija News compilation of the latest Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) news online for today, Friday, May 24th, 2019. Afcon 2019: Morocco To Play Gambia, Zambia In Friendly The Atlas Lions of Morocco will tackle Gambia and Zambia respectively in a warm-up friendly ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. This was made known on Thursday by the Moroccan Football Association. The North Africa nation will face Gambia on the 12th of June before meeting Zambia four days later in Marakesh. Morocco was drawn in Group D alongside Ivory Coast, South Africa and Namibia in the Nations ... more
  • 2 days NYSC DG To Sacrifice Self, Speaks On Death Of Corp Members NaijaNews
    The newly appointed general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has stated his loyalty and readiness to sacrifice his life to ensure that no corps member dies during the service year. Naija News reports that Ibrahim made this known on Wednesday during a visit to the staff and corps members at the NYSC Zonal Office in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The new NYSC boss also told charged corps members on the need to take security more seriously and to remain conscious and to keep themselves abreast of what was happening in their environment. On curbing ... more
  • 2 days Staying Healthy And Fit In This Fasting Season NaijaNews
    (Dr Chinasa Amadi, Medical Doctor, Certified weight loss coach and Nutritionist and Lifestyle Medicine Doctor) To most people, Fasting and Fitness or even staying healthy should not be used in the same sentence. But there is no better time to maintain a healthy lifestyle like during fasting.   It can be incredibly hard, but a little positive mental attitude goes a long way because most of the battle is in the mind. I am glad to be sharing these tips on behalf of TECNO Mobile Nigeria to help you through your period of fasting. Let’s start this way: Go for ... more
  • 2 days Ex-NFF President Declares Kogi Gov’ship Ambition NaijaNews
    Former president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Lulu, has announced that he will be contesting for the Kogi State governorship election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking to newsmen, the ex-NFF chief stated that the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello has performed poorly. Sani Lulu promised to deliver if given the opportunity to serve the people of the state. He said: “Going to the next level requires that every Nigerian should come together, and for us in Kogi State, we want to do things differently. I’m so committed to this project, and I ... more
  • 2 days What Mohammad Adamu Said After His Confirmation As IGP NaijaNews
    The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, after his confirmation as IGP, on Thursday promised to reorganise police operations across Nigeria to reduce insecurity in the country. He stated this after he was confirmed as IGP by the Police Council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adamu claimed that under his leadership, the police will redouble its efforts to make the country crime free. The IGP when asked what his appointment meant to the police, he said: “What it means for us that we have been given a tough task to make sure that we provide ... more
  • 2 days President Buhari Commends Okorocha For His Fight Against Criminality NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commended the outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha for his fight against criminality. President Buhari stated this while inaugurating the new headquarters of the Nigeria Prisons Service in Owerri on Thursday. The President who was represented by his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo stated that Governor Okorocha has shown that he is the Chief Security Officer of the state. He appreciated that Okorocha and the people of the state for supporting the criminal justice system in the country. “Let me say, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari that I am here to inaugurate the Nigerian Prisons, ... more
  • 2 days OU Student Electrocuted While Charging Phone   NaijaNews
    200 Level student of the Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, on Wednesday died after being electrocuted while charging his phone in the Ipetumodu are of Ile-Ife. Naija News reports that the deceased popularly known as Ashante was said to be charging his phone and at the same time operating it during the heavy downpour on Wednesday night. He was operating his phone when the transformer supplying his area blew up while he was on his phone. He was electrocuted and died almost immediately after the transformer exploded.   ... more
  • 2 days Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Reacts To FG’s Plan To Create Radio Station For Herdsmen NaijaNews
    The plan by the Federal Government to set up a radio station for herdsmen has been opposed by the leaders of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum. In a statement signed by Yinka Odumakin (South-West), Senator Bassey Henahaw (South-South), Dr. Isuwa Dogo (Middle-Belt) and Professor Chigozie Ogbu (South-East) said it received the news with rude shock. The group stated that this is coming at the time the Federal Government is attacking the former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his statement that the current adminstration is attempting to “Fulanise” Nigeria. “We totally reject this insensitive decision of the government on the following ... more
  • 2 days SARS Operatives Raid Popular School Hostel, Fire Shots NaijaNews
    Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Thursday invaded a popular school hostel in Edo state in what the students described as a “deliberate raid.” Naija News understands that the SARS operatives stormed the hostel in the midnight of Wednesday, May 23, while the students noticed that the operatives fired shots that killed the security dog in the hostel. They said they woke up on Thursday morning only to see that their security dog was lifeless but noticed bullet wounds on the dog. Although the student didn’t reveal a complete detail of the incident, they alleged that the SARS ... more
  • 2 days Buhari Drops Minister From New Cabinet List NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari will not re-appoint the Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, when he unveils his second term cabinet. According to sources close to the Presidency, Buhari has been warned not to reappoint the Oyo politician due to scandals surrounding him. Shittu will likely create a “political problem” in his state if appointed, sources noted. Naija News recalls that the embattled minister had admitted not partaking in the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), which caused an uproar among Nigerians. Also, former Personal Assistant to the minister, Razaq Olubodun and Special Assistant on Media, Victor Oluwadamilare, on Tuesday dragged ... more
  • 2 days Why Police Council, President Buhari Confirmed Mohammed Adamu As IGP NaijaNews
    Mohammed Adamu was on Thursday confirmed as the Inspector-General of Police by the Police Council headed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi who happens to be a member of the council stated this while speaking with the State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Recall that President Buhari had appointed Adamu as acting IGP on January 15 after the retirement of Ibrahim Idris from service. “The Council looked at the records of the acting Inspector-General of Police, who has been on the saddle now since Jan. 15, 2019.” ... more
  • 2 days FG Puts Lasting Solution To Herdsmen Attack NaijaNews
    Reports reaching Naija News reveal that the Federal Government has acquired an Amplitude Modulation (AM) radio broadcast licence for the aim of reaching out to herdsmen in different locations in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the new move by the federal government is part of the efforts to end the farmers/herders crisis across some states. The government said they realised that the radio is the chosen means of news for herdsmen and so the best means to communicate to these herdsmen so as to end the farmers/herders crisis in the country. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, confirmed the ... more
  • 2 days Revealed! Emir Sanusi Fingered In Union Bank Shares Fraud NaijaNews
    Former Central Bank Governor and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, has been indicted in the alleged misappropriation of two billion dollars worth of Atlas Mara’s Union Bank Plc shares owned by 65,000 shareholders. NAN source in the Federal Ministry of Justice on Thursday disclosed that the Federal Government has begun a criminal investigation into the misappropriation. The petition titled “Official corruption, misuse of FGN USD two billion, fraud and unjust enrichment of persons who dispossessed more than 65,000 Nigerians and conferred ownership of the Bank on few Nigerians and their foreign accomplices,” was submitted to the Attorney-General ... more
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