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  • 1 hour Nigerian Army Commence Trial Of Ex-Army General Over Stolen N400m NaijaNews
    The trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over an alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers placed under his command has been commenced by the Nigerian Army. According to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, while inaugurating the General Court Martial on Tuesday in Abuja, […] ... more
  • 1 hour Woman Dies As Camry Car Plunges Into River NaijaNews
    A yet-to-be-identified woman has died after her Camry car plunged into a river off Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Naija News reports that the incident occurred at about 9.0pm on Monday. The driver of the Camry car was reported to have survived the incident as he reportedly […] ... more
  • 2 hours Just In: President Buhari Dissolves Obono-Obla’s SPIP NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Okoi Obono-Obla led Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP). Naija News reports that the Special Adviser to President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, September 17. The presidential spokesman said the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar […] ... more
  • 3 hours Latest Governorship Election Tribunal News For Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Governorship Election Tribunal news headlines for today Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Governorship Election Tribunal. 1. Tribunal Delivers Judgement On Gov. Makinde’s Election The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Monday, […] ... more
  • 3 hours Latest Election Tribunal News For Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Election Tribunal news headlines for today Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Election Tribunal. 1. Tribunal Delivers Judgement On Gov. Makinde’s Election The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Monday, upheld the […] ... more
  • 3 hours Latest Biafra, IPOB News For Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Why Nnamdi Kanu Should Be Respected – Rev. Ebube Muonso Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Ebube Muonso, […] ... more
  • 3 hours APC’s Working Committee Suspends Kebbi Lawmaker NaijaNews
    The Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi state has suspended Alhaji Habubu Gwandu, a member of State House Assembly from the party. Naija News understands that Alhaji Gwandu was suspended for alleged anti-party activities. This online news platform understands that the suspension was announced by the state’s Public Relations Officer of […] ... more
  • 4 hours Two Die As Commercial Bus Plunges Into Osun River NaijaNews
    No fewer than two persons have died while an undisclosed number of persons sustained injuries after a commercial vehicle lost control and plunged into a river in Osun state. Naija News understands that the accident comes in few days after flood swept away properties worth millions in Osogbo, the capital of Osun, as a result […] ... more
  • 4 hours Woman Allegedly Stabs Hubby To Death  NaijaNews
    Operatives of the Lagos state Police command, the Surulere division have arrested a 23 year old lady identified as Stella Peter for allegedly stabbing her 25-year old hubby, Bala Haruna to death. Naija News understands that Stella stabbed her hubby over her daughter’s birthday. The incident was reported to have occurred around 6:00 am Tuesday […] ... more
  • 4 hours Our Governor, Who Art In Osun! NaijaNews
    By now, Nigerians must have settled the idea of who actually governs legally in Osun, especially, after the pronouncement of the Supreme Court. That said, it is also a fact that, come November 27, 2019, Gboyega Oyetola will mark his first anniversary as Governor of the State of Osun. Perhaps, for the sake of argument therefore, […] ... more
  • 5 hours Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Has More Loyalists, Respect Than Ojukwu – Rev. Ebube Muonso (Video) NaijaNews
    Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Ebube Muonso, the Spiritual Director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry in Anambra, Southeast Nigeria, says the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is more respected and has more loyalists than Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, the late Biafra warlord. Naija News reports that Ebube Muonso as […] ... more
  • 5 hours Lagarde Gets EU Parliament’s Approval As The Next ECB Boss NaijaNews
    The European Parliament has approved the appointment of outgoing IMF chief Christine Lagarde as the next boss of the European Central Bank. Naija news learnt that the approval was decided as the Member European Parliament voted 394 in favour, 206 against and with 49 abstentions in the parliament’s plenary in Strasbourg. Although, the final decision […] ... more
  • 5 hours Respect Electricity Contracts- DISCO Tells FG NaijaNews
    The Federal Government to respect the different agreements it entered into with the investors in the Nigerian electricity supply industry (NESI). Naija News understands that the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) on Tuesday, September 17, gave the urge. The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Barrister Sunday Odutan gave the urge […] ... more
  • 5 hours Idahosa Accuses Oshiomhole Of Being Intimidated, Jealous Of Obaseki NaijaNews
    The former adviser of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Charles Idahosa, has stated that the differences between Adams Oshiomhole and Godwin Obaseki will be difficult to settle. Idahosa while speaking with newsmen in Benin City, stated that the rift between the former Governor of Edo state and Obaseki would be difficult to […] ... more
  • 5 hours Sokoto Agency DG Accused Of Diverting N10 Million Workers’ Salaries NaijaNews
    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Director General (DG), Sokoto Marshal Agency, Abdullahi Sa’idu and Bashar Dodo-Iya for allegedly diverting N10m workers’ salaries to personal usage. According to the anti-graft agency, Sa’idu was arrested along with an accountant with the agency, Bashar Dodo-Iya, on Friday last week by operatives of EFCC Sokoto […] ... more
  • 5 hours Xenophobiia: South Africa Grants Landing Permit To Air Peace NaijaNews
    South African authorities on Tuesday granted Air Peace, leading airline based in Nigeria, its landing permit to its Flight B777. Naija News understands that the permit was granted to enable the evacuation of some 320 Nigerians who are willing to return to Nigeria owing to the recent xenophobic attacks especially melted on Nigerians in South […] ... more
  • 5 hours Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Drops To 11.02% NaijaNews
    The inflation rate for the country has dropped from 11.08 percent in July to 11.02 percent in August. According to the report released by the  National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the decrease represents a reduction of 0.06 percentage point year-on-year. Speaking on the inflation rate, the NBS said that the effort of the federal government […] ... more
  • 5 hours Economic Advisory Council: Why Appointment Of Team Will Benefit Nigerians – Shehu Sani NaijaNews
    The former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing new Economic Advisory Council. The political activist stated that the appointment of the team will benefit Nigerians if only the President is ready to tolerate their advice. Naija News had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari […] ... more
  • 7 hours Breaking: Gunmen Kidnap Many Along Delta Expressway NaijaNews
    Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped an unknown number of people along the Uvwiamuge axis of the Ughelli/Agbarho section of the East-West road in Ughelli North council area of Delta State, Southeast Nigeria. A report monitored on The Nation by Naija News, says the incident, which took all of 30 minutes, occurred about 6:40 pm on […] ... more
  • 7 hours How To Confirm Sim Registration Status For All Networks In Nigeria NaijaNews
    Minister Orders Action On Improperly Registered Sim Cards Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Dr. Ibrahim Pantami has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to cut off 2.2m improperly registered Sim cards from telecom networks. Naija News understands the Minister has given the NCC a deadline of September 22 to cut off all affected Sim cards. This […] ... more
  • 8 hours Breaking: Kwara Governor Appoints 26-Year-Old Youth Corper As Commissioner NaijaNews
    Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has appointed Miss Joana Nnazua Kolo, a serving 26-year-old female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), as a commissioner. Naija News reports that the 26-Year-old Youth Corper was among the four female commissioner-nominees whose names were forwarded to the Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday, September […] ... more
  • 8 hours Kwara Govt Rejects Saraki’s Donation, Cites Reasons NaijaNews
    Government Rejects Saraki’s Donation The Kwara State Government has rejected a donation of instructional materials to some public schools by Dr. Bukola Saraki, former President of the Senate. It is understood that the State Government rejected the materials on the basis that they were personalized with pictures of Dr. Saraki but were financed with public […] ... more
  • 8 hours Dammy Krane Arraigned For Alleged Defamation, Threat To Life NaijaNews
    Nigerian singer, Johnson Oyindamola, popularly known as Dammy Krane, has been arraigned by the Lagos State Police Command before the state Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere for alleged defamation and threat to life. Dammy Krane was arraigned on three counts of threat to life, defamation, and conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace. The […] ... more
  • 8 hours Ondo Nightclub: Victims Provoked Policeman To Fight – PRO NaijaNews
    The Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Undie Adie, has called for an investigation into the reported attack between a policeman identified as Taiwo Orishalade, and some young men at a popular night club in the Alagbaka area of Akure. Recall that Naija News had reported that the policeman who was allegedly drunk stabbed nine […] ... more
  • 8 hours Just In: Buhari Meets IGP Adamu, PSC Boss In Aso Villa NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Naija News reports that the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr Musiliu Smith, is also attending the meeting. Smith, a former Inspector-General of Police, came to the meeting in company with other members of the […] ... more
  • 9 hours BudgIT: Real Reason I Resigned Buhari’s Appointment – Seun Onigbinde NaijaNews
    Seun Onigbinde, Co-founder of BudgIT, has stated that his resignation from the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration had nothing to do with social media attacks he received. Naija News reports that Onigbinde had on Monday resigned his appointment as a Technical Adviser in the Ministry of Budget and National Planning. The BudgIT boss made the declaration known […] ... more
  • 9 hours Invictus Obi’s $11 Million Fraud Case Adjourned Till February 2020 NaijaNews
    Nigerian young entrepreneur Obinwanne Okeke who was arrested by the FBI in august has pleaded not guilty to the two counts charge of conspiracy to commit fraud at his first hearing on Monday. The presiding judge at Virginia, federal courthouse, who declared the case as “complex,”  revealed that  Mr Okeke will remain inside the police […] ... more
  • 10 hours Oyo Guber: APC Speaks On Next Line Of Action Over Gov. Makinde’s Victory At Tribunal NaijaNews
    The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, on Monday, stated that it received the judgement of the state governorship elections petition tribunal with disappointment. The secretary of the party, Dr Azeez Olatunde, stated this while speaking on the development in Ibadan, on Monday. Olatunde claimed that the Party’s State Working Committee would refer […] ... more
  • 11 hours All Set As Lagos Awaits Zenith Bank’s Aspire Music Festival NaijaNews
    All is now set for the “Zenith Bank Aspire Music Festival” holding on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Harbour Point Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos by 5pm. Dubbed as the most anticipated entertainment event of the year, the breathtaking festival promises to be a night to remember, as it will feature captivating and thrilling […] ... more
  • 11 hours Delta 2023: Ibori Speaks On Power Rotation NaijaNews
    The former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, has stated that power rotation among all senatorial districts remains a routine for future elections. Ibori stated this while speaking at Peoples Democratic Party stakeholders’ meeting in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government. In his statement, he claimed that the rotation of power which started in 1999, would […] ... more
  • 11 hours BBNaija 2019: Elozonam Is New Head Of House NaijaNews
    Elozonam Chooses Diane To Share HoH Room A new Head of House, Elozonam Ogbolu has emerged in the ongoing ‘pepper them edition’ of the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show. Ogbolu emerged the new Head of House as he got lucky in a game of skill and chance, on Monday to emerge the new […] ... more
  • 12 hours Tax: Bill Gates Sends Message To Buhari On How To Increase Revenue NaijaNews
    Bill Gates Advices Buhari The federal government of Nigeria has been urged to develop more policies that will endear it to citizens and make it easier for them to understand its actions. Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the World and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), gave this advice […] ... more
  • 12 hours Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Tuesday, 17th, August 2019 NaijaNews
    This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 17th, August 2019. Finally, NFIU Breaks Silence On Plan To Probe, Lawan, CJN Tanko, Others The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has denied reports that it is planning to probe principal officers of the National Assembly and members of the National Judicial Council (NJC). […] ... more
  • 12 hours Rivers APC Suspends Congresses NaijaNews
    The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the planned ward, local government and state congresses. This was made known by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee in Rivers State, Isaac Ogbobula. The National Leadership of the APC had scheduled fresh congresses for September 17 to 28. It also inaugurated […] ... more
  • 12 hours Orji Kalu Hails Buhari Over New Economic Team NaijaNews
    The Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to institute a new Economic Advisory Council (EAC). Naija News reports that Buhari on Monday named an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government. The new Economic Advisory Council (EAC) has a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo and […] ... more
  • 12 hours Finally, NFIU Breaks Silence On Plan To Probe, Lawan, CJN Tanko, Others NaijaNews
    The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has denied reports that it is planning to probe principal officers of the National Assembly and members of the National Judicial Council (NJC). Naija News reports that news had emerged of plans by the NFIU to commence an investigation into bank accounts belonging to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker […] ... more
  • 12 hours Nigeria’s Bande Takes Over As UN President NaijaNews
    Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad Bande has taken over from Ms Maria Espinosa as the President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly. Naija News reports that Espinosa handed over to Bande in a ceremony held inside the General Assembly Hall of the UN headquarters in New York which marked the end of the 73rd session. The […] ... more
  • 13 hours See Super Eagles Winger Rated Best European Dribbler NaijaNews
    Super Eagles and Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu has been rated the best dribbler in Europe top five leagues. Opta Jean rated Kalu ahead PSG’s Angel Di Maria, Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe and Real Betis’ Nabil Fekir. Samuel Kalu was crucial in Bordeaux’s 2-0 victory over Metz in Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash at Matmut Atlantique. The 22-year-old has […] ... more
  • 14 hours Ecowas Begs Buhari To Reopen Closed Borders NaijaNews
    The ECOWAS Parliament has pleaded with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to open its closed borders. Naija News reports that the parliament stated that the closed borders hampers the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region. Speaker of the Parliament, Hon. Moustapha Cisse Lo, made this known while addressing the 2nd Extra-Ordinary […] ... more
  • 17 hours Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 17th September 2019 1. Buhari Names Economic Advisory Council Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president has named an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government. Naija News understands that the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC), has a former governor of the Central Bank […] ... more
  • 19 hours Moghalu Reacts As Buhari Constitutes New Economic Team NaijaNews
    The 2019 Young Progressives Party (YPP) presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for setting up a fresh Economic Advisory Council. Naija News reports that Buhari on Monday named an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government. The new Economic Advisory Council (EAC) has a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria […] ... more
  • 20 hours Rohr Reveals Super Eagles Next Friendly Opponent NaijaNews
    Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he wants Nigeria to take on an African opponent in their next friendly. Naija News reports that the Super Eagles played out a 2-2 draw against Ukraine in a recent friendly. Nigeria is set to take on Benin Republic and Lesotho in a 2021 Africa Cup of […] ... more
  • 21 hours New Minimum Wage: Details Of Labour, FG Meeting Emerges NaijaNews
    The Federal Government has failed to reach an agreement with the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) over consequential adjustment for the implementation of the new minimum wage. Naija News reports that the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, chaired the meeting, and the acting Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, as the Secretary […] ... more
  • 22 hours South African Police Recover Hijacked Trucks NaijaNews
    Operatives of the South African Police in Gauteng Province have recovered the four Zambian trucks that were hijacked in that country in the early hours of Sunday. Naija News understands that the trucks numbering four had three found abandoned in the industrial area of Steeledale, while the other truck was also found abandoned around the […] ... more
  • 23 hours Obasanjo Breaks Silence On Xenophobic Attack, Sends Letter To South Africa NaijaNews
    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said it was a “fallacy” for South Africa to believe that xenophobia would make more jobs available to its citizens. Naija News understands that Obasanjo, made this known in his letter to the leader of South-Africa’s Inkatha Freedom Party, Mangosuthu Buthelezi. Obasanjo in his letter noted that such an […] ... more
  • 23 hours Nigerians Reacts To Suden Resignation Of Seun Onigbinde As Technical Adviser NaijaNews
    Recall Naija News earlier reported that the co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde has resigned his appointment as a Technical Adviser in the Ministry of Budget and National Planning. His appointment had generated mixed reactions from Nigerians as he has been a major critic of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Meanwhile, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to […] ... more
  • 24 hours Makinde Reacts To Victory Over Adelabu NaijaNews
    Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor has reacted to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on which platform he won the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state, at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, as the triumph of truth over falsehood. Makinde who thanked the people for supporting him before, during and after the election,  advised […] ... more
  • 24 hours Details Of President Ramaphosa’s Special Envoy Meeting With Buhari Emerges NaijaNews
    A formal apology was tendered by the South African Government to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in that country. A special Envoy from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s,  Mr Jeff Radebe, conveyed the apology when he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, today. While speaking […] ... more
  • 1 day Osinbajo Speaks On When Ministers Will Present Their First Performance NaijaNews
    Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s vice president has stated that all appointed ministers would present their first performance report to the presidency by December this year. This he declared during the opening ceremony of the Annual National Management Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management held in Abuja. Osinbajo noted that specific mandates had been designed by […] ... more
  • 1 day President Buhari Reacts To Attack Incidence In Saudi-Arabia NaijaNews
    Following drone attacks yesterday on the refinery plants at Khurais and Abqaiq in Saudi Arabia, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the country’s stand with the Kingdom. This he made known in a statement this evening through his Senior Special Assistant Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. “We in Nigeria once experienced attacks on our own oil […] ... more
  • 1 day Bishop Oyedepo Releases ‘Powerful’ Prophecy For The Week NaijaNews
    Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel, has released a “powerful” prophecy for the week. Naija News reports that the Winners Chapel General Overseer released the prophecy on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Monday, September 16. This online news platform understands that Bishop Oyedepo noted in […] ... more
  • 1 day Buhari Names Economic Advisory Council (Full List) NaijaNews
    Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president has named an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government. Naija News understands that the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC), has a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo and Mr. Bismarck Rewane as members. This was made known in a statement issued by […] ... more
  • 1 day Breaking News: Tribunal Delivers Judgement On Gov. Makinde’s Election NaijaNews
    The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Monday, upheld the victory of Gov. Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Naija News reports that the victory of Governor Makinde at the governorship election tribunal comes after Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had filed a petition […] ... more
  • 1 day #BBN: Okey Bakassi Breaks Silence On Voting Style Of Nigerians NaijaNews
    Popular Nigerian comedian, Okey Bakassi, has reacted to recent eviction from the Big Brothers House. In a post via his Instagram account, Bakassi lamented the eviction of ‘smart and intelligent’ housemates in the reality show. While lamenting Nigerians choice in voting for housemates, he said the smart ones are being voted out while the ‘Stupid […] ... more
  • 1 day What Would Be Done To ‘Unregistered’ Foreigners In Nigeria – Customs NaijaNews
    Foreigners living in Nigeria without a permit will soon be deported, the Nigerian Immigration Service has stated. The service’s Comptroller General, Muhammad Baba-Dede made this known while addressing border communities at Maigatari local government in Jigawa State. He said from 12th of January 2020, Nigeria will depot any foreigner who is living illegally back to […] ... more
  • 1 day EFCC Arrests Commercial Bank Staff Over N137m Fraud NaijaNews
    Operatives of the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested one a staff of a new generation commercial bank (name withheld) for allegedly stealing N173m. Naija News understands that the suspect was arrested sequel to a petition jointly penned by the bank’s Regional Security Officer and the Cluster Control […] ... more
  • 1 day Apostle Suleman Releases ‘Powerful’ Prophecy For 3rd Week Of September NaijaNews
    Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries (OMF), has released a “powerful” prophecy for the 3rd week of September. Naija News reports that the OMF General Overseer released the prophecy on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Monday, September 16. This online news platform understands that the Apostle noted in his prophecy that […] ... more
  • 1 day IGP Adamu Declares Abuja Safest Capital In The World NaijaNews
    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said that Abuja, the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory is safe, secure and not under any form of siege. Naija News understands that the Police IGP made the statement against the backdrop of the recent kidnappings and robberies been recorded in the city, especially on the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. […] ... more
  • 1 day Kogi: PDP Chieftain Attacks Former Governor For Planning To Dump Party NaijaNews
    Gbolahan Adeyemi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the former governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, over his plan to dump the party for the All Progressives Congress. Adeyemi stated that Olafemi’s plan to defect PDP was not only destructive but was prompted out of greed without recourse to PDP’s magnanimity shown […] ... more
  • 1 day Seven Government Officials Suspended Over Embezzlement Of Funds NaijaNews
    Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has suspended seven public officials in Morogoro region over diversion of funds worth 1.3 billion Tanzanian shillings ($567,000), a statement said. Naija News learnt that the Kassim gave the revelation during an official visit to the region as he also instructed the officials to refund the money unfailingly. Speaking on […] ... more
  • 1 day Lagos Police Command Arrests Suspected Cultist NaijaNews
    Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected cultist, Emmanuel Olatunde, aka Pastor, for allegedly terrorising residents and business owners in the Bariga area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, Bala Elkana, stated that the suspected cultist, had been linked to a series of robbery and murder cases in the area, […] ... more
  • 1 day Xenophobia: Second Batch Of Nigerians To Arrive Lagos  NaijaNews
    The second batch of evacuees might be returning from South Africa on Tuesday, September 17. Naija News understands that the management of Air Peace made this known in a statement on Monday afternoon. The airline said the flight to Johannesburg would leave by 1:00 am Nigerian time and is expected to arrive the OR Tambo […] ... more
  • 1 day Xenophobia: South African Envoys Meet President Buhari In Abuja NaijaNews
    South African Envoys Arrive Abuja Special envoys deployed by President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja. Recall the renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa against Nigerians and other foreigners had sparked diplomatic rows across some African Nations. In the wake […] ... more
  • 1 day Breaking: IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Arrives Switzerland Ahead Meeting With UN Over Biafra (Video) NaijaNews
    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has arrived Geneva, Switzerland ahead of his “vital meeting” with some officials of the United Nations. Naija News reports that the IPOB leader arrived Geneva in Switzerland on Monday, September 16 ahead of his meeting with UN officials, where he would be expected to […] ... more
  • 1 day Cameroonian Refugee Allegedly Sells Baby For N70k NaijaNews
    A 20-year-old Cameroonian refuge identified as Claudia has allegedly sold her nine-month-old baby for N70,000. According to Thecable, Claudia had sold her baby on August 25 to a stranger, who had visited from Calabar. A report had it that Claudia who lives at the Adagom refugee camp in Cross River State sold her child because […] ... more
  • 1 day Tammy Abraham Speaks On Playing For Super Eagles NaijaNews
    Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, who scored a hat-trick for his side during their 5-2 victory at Molineux Stadium, has not ruled out the possibility of playing for Nigeria. The England head coach, Gareth Southgate had urged Abraham who he called up in November 2017 to deny the Super Eagles offer. With Abraham playing only in […] ... more
  • 1 day Banky W Berates Nigerians Over Detention Of Sowore NaijaNews
    Nigerian pop star, Bankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, has slammed Nigerians for being too calm when they should be pro-active and call out the federal government over the continuous detention of the convener of #RevolutionNowmovement, Omoyele Sowore. According to the musician in a recent music video posted on his Instagram page with hashtag […] ... more
  • 1 day Two Killed In Truck Accident In Lagos NaijaNews
    Two persons have been reported to have died while several others have sustained various degrees of injuries after a truck accident that occurred on Monday, at the Ikorodu area of Lagos state. Naija News understnds that the incident happened at Agric bustop in Ikorodu on Monday morning. While confirming the accident, the Director-General, Lagos State […] ... more
  • 1 day Gunmen Kidnap SAN In Delta State NaijaNews
    Unknown gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Chika Onyemenam. Naija News understands that the SAN was abducted by the gunmen in Asaba, the capital of Delta state. The abduction of the SAN was confirmed by a member of the lawyer’s firm, Chika Onyemenam and Associates. The Lawyer was quoted to […] ... more
  • 1 day BB Naija 2019: Bobrisky Gives Two Reasons Tacha Will Emerge Final Winner NaijaNews
    Bobrisky Declares Support For Tacha Nigerian male barbie Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky has predicted Tacha will be the eventual winner of the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show. Bobrisky, who has never hidden his love and affection for Tacha, one of the housemates in the on-going show, also gave reasons why Tacha […] ... more
  • 1 day Port Harcourt: Police Issues Strong Warning As Serial Killer Claims 10th Victim NaijaNews
    Young women in Rivers State have been advised by the state police command to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim. According to Punch, there had been consistent killings of young women in the last one month in low-priced hotels in Port Harcourt. A further report into the incident revealed […] ... more
  • 1 day Latest Governorship Election Tribunal News For Monday, September 16th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Governorship Election Tribunal news headlines for today Monday, September 16th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from the Governorship Election Tribunal. 1. Tribunal To Give Judgement In Adelabu, Makinde’s Case Today The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today […] ... more
  • 1 day Latest Political News For Monday, September 16th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of political news headlines for today Monday, September 16th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top political stories in Nigeria. 1. Tribunal To Give Judgement In Adelabu, Makinde’s Case Today The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today (Monday) decide the actual winner […] ... more
  • 1 day Mesut Ozil Speak On Arsenal’s Disappointing Clash With Watford NaijaNews
    Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil, has reacted to the Gunners 2-2 draw against Watford at Vicarage Road on Sunday. The North London side lost their first-half victory with goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, after errors by Sokratis and David Luiz cost Arsenal. Tom Cleverley pulled one back before Robert Pereyra equalized from the spot. Ozil, who was […] ... more
  • 1 day BBNaija: Biggie Cancels Strikes Issued To Tacha, Mercy, Ike, Omashola (Video) NaijaNews
    Seventy-seven days into the 2019 Big Brother Naija show, Biggie on Sunday night cancelled all strikes issued to housemates in the “Pepper Dem Gang” edition. The development was announced by Biggie while the housemates were all gathered in the Arena. The announcement by Biggie saw some housemates surprised while the likes of Mercy, Ike, Omashola […] ... more
  • 1 day Latest Biafra, IPOB News For Monday, September 16th, 2019 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Monday, September 16th, 2019. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Meets UN Officials Tuesday Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) would on […] ... more
  • 1 day Catholic Bishops Make New Demand From President Buhari NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari‘s administration has been charged by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria to strengthen the peace and security of Nigeria. The president of the group, Rev. Augustine Akubeze, made this demand while speaking at the opening ceremony of the second plenary of CBCN in Abeokuta on Sunday at the Sacred Heart College Hall. […] ... more
  • 1 day Oyo: Gov. Makinde Charges Civil Servants To Work In Harmony NaijaNews
    The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has called on his political appointees to join hands with his administration to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of Oyo State. Governor Makinde stated this while speaking at the end of a two-day executive retreat for members of his cabinet and senior aides in Ibadan, the state capital. The Oyo State Governor was quoted by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, in a statement saying, “For our permanent secretaries and political office holders, it still remains ‘soldier go, soldier, come’ but the barrack remains.” “How many governors have you seen their ... more
  • 1 day Kogi: Former Governor Set To Dump PDP for APC NaijaNews
    Clarence Olafemi, a former governor of Kogi State, has revealed that he will soon decamp from the Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. The former Kogi Governor while speaking at his residence in Lokoja, stated that the decision is stirred by the alleged impunity of the PDP. Olafemi, while speaking stated that the opposition party had cheated on him several times and he cannot continue to stay in the party. He said, “I am one of the strong members of PDP in the state yet the National Working Committee, NWC, failed to recognize my inpute and effort for ... more
  • 1 day Gov Fayemi Berates Killing Of FUOYE Students, Says Investigation Is On NaijaNews
    Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has finally spoken about the death of the two students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti. Naija News learnt that the Governor was angry about the scenario as he ordered the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose the culprits that killed the students. Speaking earlier, Fayemi also promised that the state government would compensate the families of the dead as well as foot the bills of those injured. The governor also lauded the exoneration of his wife, Bisi, from the cause of the deaths. Here is the detail of the governor’s reaction: “I have ... more
  • 1 day Tribunal To Give Judgement In Adelabu, Makinde’s Case Today NaijaNews
    The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today (Monday) decide the actual winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election between Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate for All Progressive Congress (APC), Bayo Adelabu. Adelabu went to court to challenge Makinde’s victory after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the winner as the winner of the elections. After many weeks of legal fireworks, the governors’ request court recently admitted the final written statements submitted by Makinde, Adelabu, PDP and INEC. While adopting its final statement, through its legal counsel, Akinolu ... more
  • 1 day Army Fights Back As Boko Haram Attacks University Of Maiduguri NaijaNews
    Army Repels Boko Haram Attack On Unimaid Suspected Boko Haram fighters on Sunday, attacked the University of Maiduguri, located in the Northern state of Borno in Nigeria. It is understood that the terrorists, attempted to invade the University premises through its back fence but met stiff resistance from the troops of the Nigerian Army. The attack could have been one of the deadliest attacks on the University but for the stiff resistance from the soldiers guarding the perimeters of the institution. “The attack had come so close“, said some female students in the campus whose hostels were located at the ... more
  • 1 day EPL: Top Premier League Goal Scorers So Far (Full List) NaijaNews
    With the conclusion of Match Day 5 fixtures, Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham currently lead the English Premier League (EPL) goal scorers chart. Abraham’s hat-trick in Chelsea’s 5-2 victory over Wolves took his tally to seven, while Aguero drew level with a goal against Norwich in the EPL. Teemu Pukki kept the heat on the duo with a goal in Norwich surprise victory over Manchester City. See Premier League top scorers: 7 goals: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) 6 goals: Teemu Pukki (Norwich City) 5 goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) 4 ... more
  • 1 day Fake EFCC Official Arrested In Lagos NaijaNews
    A 29-year-old man identified as Emeka Emmanuel has been arrested by the Police operatives for allegedly parading himself in a ‘borrowed suit,’ claiming to be an official of th Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Naija News gathered that the ‘Fake EFCC official’ was arrested on Saturday, September 14 at the Iyana Iba axis of Lagos state. Upon his arrest, the Fake EFCC official who was arrested in Lagos was in possession of a fake EFCC ID card which he used in parading himself as an EFCC operative. It was gathered that the suspect duped his unsuspecting victims under false ... more
  • 1 day Nigerian Reggae Music Legend, Majek Fashek Is Not Dead – Manager NaijaNews
    Majek Fashek’s manager, Umenka Uzoma has denied the rumors that the popular Nigerian reggae singer is dead. Naija News understands that the death of the Nigerian reggae music legend was first rumoured by several media organizations on Saturday evening. However, speaking on the singer’s death rumour, Uzoma via the reggae music icon’ Instagram page on Sunday, September 15, 2019, denied such claims. Here is the details of what he said: “9:30 PM from London in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Today is Sunday, this is to inform all the well-wishers, fans and lovers of Majek Fashek back in Nigeria that Majek is ... more
  • 1 day Ondo: Drunk Policeman Allegedly Stabs Nine People At A Nightclub NaijaNews
    A policeman in Ondo State identified as Sergeant Taiwo Orisadare has allegedly stabbed nine people at a popular nightclub in Akure, the state capital. According to the report, the incident started at the club, which is located in Alagbaka GRA area of Akure, when Sergeant Orisadare allegedly began to behave in an erratic manner. Some eyewitnesses stated that the policeman attached to the Akure Area Commander’s office started attacking the victims who were at the club to have fun. One of the eyewitnesses, while speaking about the incident stated that “It was so clear that he (Sergeant Orisadare) was so ... more
  • 1 day The Relegation of our Local Dialect(s) NaijaNews
    “Regret and remorse is a dialectic issue about what has been done, about what should have been done and about what should not have been done”.– Erik Pevernagie, Island of regret. Island of remorse” (Erik Pevernagie) It is expedient we take a cursory look at what “dialect” entails before establishing how we have lost and sold off our heritage: dressings, eating culture, speaking mode, which this write-up makes its priority to address. The term “dialect” is controversial and different writers, scholars and institutions have given a series of opinions to the subject of the matter. However, there is no generally ... more
  • 2 days AGF Malami Speaks On Plan To Probe Lawan, CJN Tanko, Others NaijaNews
    The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has denied alleged plans of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to screen the accounts belonging to judges and principal officers of the National Assembly. Naija News reports that the NFIU had commenced an investigation into bank accounts belonging to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Reps Femi Gbajabiamila and other principal officers of the National Assembly. The Financial Intelligence agency is also investigating accounts owned by Nigeria judges, including the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad. In a letter dated September 10, 2019, and signed ... more
  • 2 days Dino Melaye Reveals Politicians That Will Dump PDP For APC NaijaNews
    Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, says it is only compound fools and people with a degree in stupidity that will leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party. Naija News reports that Senator Melaye who was recently sacked by the election tribunal, made this comment on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday, September 15. The Kogi West lawmaker said the ruling APC would certainly be defeated in the November 2019 governorship election. “Only compound fools and people with degree in stupidity will leave ... more
  • 2 days Kidnappers Free Abuja Resident After Paying ‘$15,000 Ransom’ NaijaNews
    One of the residents of Abuja who was kidnapped on Saturday, Aishat Ardo, has been freed after a ransom was paid by her father. The Abuja resident was released by her abductors on Sunday night after her father paid $15,000 in bitcoin, a report monitored on TheCable by Naija News said. Naija News learned that the Abuja resident was released in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. The development came after security sources had said that more than five Abuja residents were abducted on Saturday evening. Among them were two teenagers and a lecturer with Baze University, Abuja. Confirming the incident, ... more
  • 2 days Kidnappers Hit Abuja, Kidnap Lecturer, Others NaijaNews
    Kidnappers have stormed Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), kidnapping a lecturer at Base University, Abubakar Alkali, and at least four others. A report monitored on TheCable by Naija News, says the victims, including the lecturer, as well as two teenagers who were returning from Quranic lecture at Wuse zone 6, were all abducted in the late hours of Saturday. Naija News learned that the spokesman of FCT police command, Anjuguri Manzah confirmed the incident but refused to go into details. The report said one Hannah Azuibuike abducted around 8.30 pm, near Habiba plaza in Maitama, and Ummi Ardo who ... more
  • 2 days BBNaija: Khafi Evicted From Biggie’s House NaijaNews
    Khafi has been evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), ‘pepper dem’ edition of the reality television show. Khafi was evicted from the 2019 BNaija after getting the lowest number of votes among the nominated housemates. Naija News recalls that Khafi was nominated alongside Mike, Tacha, and Omashola who replaced himself with Seyi. Khafi was evicted while the three others were saved. Khafi’s eviction comes in few weeks after Biggie evicted 15 housemates including Venita last week. Meanwhile, the Pepper Dem edition which is hosted by former Big Brother contestant, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, is taking place in Nigeria after the ... more
  • 2 days #BBNaija: Seyi To Sue Tacha (See Why) NaijaNews
    One of the housemates of the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), Seyi has posed a threat to sue his fellow housemate, Tacha for calling him a drunk. Naija News reports that Seyi made this threat on Sunday afternoon during a conversation with two housemates, Elozonam and Diane. Seyi posed the threat on Sunday in just few hours to the Sunday live eviction show anchored by the host of the reality show, Ebuka Uchendu. “For someone (Tacha) to say she has achieved more than me at 23, really? Like really?” Seyi said while talking with Elozonam and Diane. Seyi continued: “You ... more
  • 2 days Buhari Celebrates The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar NaijaNews
    Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President has felicitated with the government and people of Niger State, as the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, marks 16 years on the throne, and celebrates 67th birthday. Naija News understands that the President felicitated with all sons and daughters of Nupe Kingdom. The President rejoiced with all family members of the royal house, friends and associates of the traditional ruler, “whose legacy of hard work, discipline and honesty in public service continues to resonate”. The Nigeria’s president made this known in a statement on Sunday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, where President Buhari extolled “the nobility, ... more
  • 2 days Police Give Fresh Warning To FUOYE Students NaijaNews
    Police in Ekiti has warned that students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) to desist from any form of unlawful assembly that can exacerbate the insecurity situation in the state. Naija News reports that the state Police command while issuing the warning, emphasised that the students should shun any form of protest especially the protests that are connected to do the recent killings of two students of the institution. The Police made this known in a statement in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Sunday by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu. In the statement by the ... more
  • 2 days Atiku vs Buhari: CUPP Reveals FG’s Plot Against Supreme Court Judges NaijaNews
    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of allegedly plotting against Supreme Court judges ahead of Atiku Abubakar’s appeal against the ruling of the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal (PEPT). Naija News recalls that the PEPT had dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the victory of President Buhari at the 2019 election. In a statement by its spokesperson, Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP stated that the federal government has ordered an onslaught against judges in Nigeria in form of a request from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that all ... more
  • 2 days Tell Buhari To Obey Court Orders – SERAP Urges AGF Malami NaijaNews
    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abukabar Malami, to advise President Muhammadu Buhari to enforce court judgements. SERAP specifically referred to the judgement by Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor ordering the immediate release of details of payments to all defaulting and allegedly corrupt electricity contractors and companies since 1999. Naija News reports that Justice Obiozor had in July delivered a judgment in a Freedom of Information suit number FHC/L/CS/105/19, brought by SERAP, ordering the Federal Government to disclose and publish the names of companies and the whereabouts of the contractors ... more
  • 2 days Focus On Football, Solskjaer Warns Rashford, Lingard NaijaNews
    Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has warned Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford to concentrate on their football rather than their profiles. The UK Sun reports that the Manchester United manager spoke to the duo separately. Lingard and Rashford are two of the most popular players in the United squad, with the former launching his own fashion label last year. But Solskjaer and assistant manager Mike Phelan spoke to the England stars about putting their football first. United’s 1-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday eased the pressure on Solskjaer, but the coach was concerned with Lingard’s commitments outside of ... more
  • 2 days Xenophobia: What FG Should Do To South African Govt, Soon – Akinyemi NaijaNews
    Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, has called on the Federal Government to drag the South African government to the International Court of Justice for failing to cater for Nigerian citizens living in South Africa. This is said why reacting to the series of xenophobic attacks Nigerians are facing in South Africa. Several Nigerians living in South Africa have been living in fear due to the attacks. The latest attacks, which started on September 1, led to a diplomatic row between Nigeria and South Africa, forcing the Federal Government to evacuate Nigerians who expressed interest to return ... more
  • 2 days Biafra: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Meets UN Officials Tuesday NaijaNews
    Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) would on Tuesday, September 17, meet with officials of the United Nations in its Geneva, Switzerland office. Naija News reports that the group made this known in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary,  Emma Powerful. has revealed that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu will on Tuesday meet with officials of the United Nations in its Geneva, Switzerland office. The statement noted that contrary to speculations that Kanu would meet the officials during the general assembly in Washington, the group opted for a smaller gathering in Geneva in a deliberate move ... more
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