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  • 3 weeks Post-Brexit: Boris Rejects Proposed EU’s Trade Deal NaijaNews
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier have started the post-Brexit trade deal on a negative note. Naija News recalls that both the European Union and Britain agreed on a divorce agreement after many years together. However, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson disagreed on the post-brexit trade earlier today and insisted he need not sign up to the bloc’s rules while the Brussels warned him of high tariffs and quotas unless he did. Britain wants to negotiate a trade deal by the end of 2020, though EU leaders say the further Britain diverges from their ... more
  • 3 weeks Imo Is Now APC State, Championed By A Workaholic Governor – Speaker NaijaNews
    The Imo State Speaker of the House of Assembly, Dr Collins Chiji who recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the state as a colony controlled by the All Progressives Congress. Naija News understands that the speaker made the statement while addressing the Imo State APC members on Saturday, during a rally in Owerri which was organized as solidarity to Governor Hope Uzodinma. Dr. Collins’s statement was coming after the defection of 26 out of the 27 members of the state Assembly, who recently joined the ruling party APC. According to the ... more
  • 3 weeks Lagosians Opt For ‘O’Horse’, ‘O’Trek’ As Okada And Keke Ban Go Effective NaijaNews
    The result of the Lagos State government’s ban on the operation of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke Napep) in some LGAs in the state has made most Lagosians resort to finding alternatives to convey themselves to work. Some say it appears the old system of transportation is not indeed ancient as Lagosians bemoan the resuscitation of rides on Horses with the journey from EkoHotel to Ajah according to the Lagos residents costing N3,000. Nigerians perception of trekking is that the individual who engaged in such is not financially buoyant but not in the instance when the rich cannot find ... more
  • 3 weeks Visa Ban: We Warned Buhari Led Government But They Ignored Us- United States NaijaNews
    The Donald Trump-led administration has revealed how they warned the Nigerian government of impending action since March 11, 2019, but the Sub-Saharan country failed to take any proactive measures. Speaking further why the immigration visa ban was imposed on Nigeria in a proclamation published on the White House website, the US said Nigeria and the five other affected countries were among the worst-performing in the world. However, it said there are prospects for near-term improvements for the six countries. “The process began on March 11, 2019, when the United States government formally notified all foreign governments (except for Iran, Syria, ... more
  • 3 weeks Governor Ortom Of Benue State Explodes, Says Nigeria Sitting On Keg Of Gunpowder NaijaNews
    The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has warned political leaders in the country to take urgent steps to combat high poverty and unemployment levels in Nigeria. The Governor urged that except drastic steps are taken, Nigerian is sitting on a time bomb with a World Bank report recently indicating the country might be the World headquarters of poverty with 87 million extremely poor persons. He, therefore, called on leaders to take steps that will turn the tide around for the better as Nigeria is blessed with all forms of human and other resources. Ortom spoke yesterday when he hosted ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: 60 Nigerians ‘Trapped’ In China As Death Toll Rises To 361 NaijaNews
    Amidst fear of the deadly Coronavirus killing lives in China which has also spread to some other countries of the world, some Nigerians have been cornered in the Wuhan district as death toll increases. According to reports made available to the media on Monday, more numbers have been added to the death toll as records of the infected person also increase. The report had it that the infected persons have risen to 17,205 from 14,380 while 361 persons had reportedly died from the dreadful disease which emanated from Wuhan in China. In addition, a number of 21,558 individuals were also ... more
  • 3 weeks DELSU Final Year Student Drowns In Ethiope River NaijaNews
    Delta State University, DELSU, final year student of the Department of Physiology on Sunday drowned at one of the private beaches linked to the popular River Ethiope in Ethiope East local government area of Delta State. The deceased known as Precious Omordia, reportedly went to the beach with three of his friends, a male and two females to swim when the ugly incident occurred. An eyewitnesses said that the friends of the victim fled the beach immediately they realized that the victim had drowned. One of his neighbours who embarked on a search party for him following his disappearance on ... more
  • 3 weeks Chinese Stocks Drop As Coronavirus Prevalence Worsens NaijaNews
    The Chinese financial system is already experiencing some shaky grounds with the Shanghai’s index posting its biggest single-day drop since 2015 — and hundreds of firms plunging the maximum 10 percent — as panic set in over China’s coronavirus epidemic. Monday was the first time in more than a week that Chinese investors were able to react to a viral outbreak that has now killed more people than the 2002-03 SARS outbreak, and they sold frantically. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 7.72 percent, or 229.92 points, to close at 2,746.61, and the Shenzhen Composite Index dropped 8.41 percent, or ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Advises China Returnees To Observe Self Quarantine NaijaNews
    The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the Sanwo Olu led administration has unveiled a strategic plan to contain the deadly Coronavirus in the state. Naija News learnt that Prof. Abayomi warned all travelers returning from China and any country where cases of coronavirus have been reported to observe self-quarantine on arrival in Lagos. The state Commissioner explained further that the government expects persons infected or has seen the symptoms to respond to the state advice and act as responsible citizens. “You are required to restrict your movement to your home, monitor yourself closely, report any ... more
  • 3 weeks Photo: Policemen Beat Female Lawyer To Coma In Enugu NaijaNews
    Some officers of the Nigerian Police Force have reportedly beaten a woman to point of death over an alleged rape case. According to a report which was monitored by Naija News on DailyPost, chaos erupted in Enugu State after some Police operatives in the state stormed the office of Women Aid Collective (WACOL), and beat up a barrister almost to death. Naija News understands that WACOL is a rights organization known for the championing of the rights of the vulnerable, especially the women. It was reported that the event took place while carrying out an investigation of a rape incident ... more
  • 3 weeks He Is Not Nathaniel Samuel, Fani-Kayode Exposes ‘Real’ Identity Of Suspected Church Bomber NaijaNews
    Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday, disagreed with earlier submissions that the arrested suicide bomber who attempted to blow up a church in Kaduna State is a Christian named Nathaniel Samuel. The former Aviation Minister, rather declared that the man is a Hausa Fulani Muslim by name, Mohammed Nasiru Sani. It will be recalled that Naija News earlier reported on Sunday that a suspected suicide bomber who attempted to bomb Living Faith Church in Kaduna was arrested before he could carry out the dastardly act. Following his arrest and handing over to the police, reactions had trailed the development, with many ... more
  • 3 weeks Federal Government Reacts To Ban Of Okada In Lagos State NaijaNews
    Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has aired the federal government’s perception on the recent ban of ‘Okada’ and tricycles in some parts of Lagos State. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, Amaechi, said the federal government does not have the jurisdiction to intervene in the recent ban of ‘okada’ and tricycles in some parts of Lagos State. The matter is strictly a state affair. “Implementation of transport policy is essentially a state affair,” he said. “So you can’t be telling a state whether they want ‘okada’ or tricycles or not. That’s not our responsibility. It is for the state government to ... more
  • 3 weeks 70-Year-Old Man’s Dead Body Found Locked Up In Anambra State NaijaNews
    A 70-year-old man’s decomposed body has been discovered in a locked up apartment in Awka, the Anambra State capital. It was gathered that the man died some days back unknown to anybody. A resident of the area name withheld described the man as a jovial man and a good person. The resident stated that for about a week, they didn’t see him, and the last time they saw him he was looking quite good only to hear that he died in his apartment. The state police command, spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident. He said the deceased name is  Ignatius ... more
  • 3 weeks Okada Ban: Police Clash With Hoodlums As Massive Protests Hit Lagos State (Video) NaijaNews
    Protest In Lagos Over Okada Ban Fresh protests have hit the streets of Lagos state over the decision by the government to ban motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in certain areas of Lagos. Lagosians woke up on Monday to great difficulties in getting to work, offices, schools and other places as the government ban on Keke and Okada took effect. The commercial transport operators also took advantage of the situation to increase transport fares with commuters having to pay double, sometimes more than what they used to pay for the same distance before the ban came into effect. A resident ... more
  • 3 weeks $29bn Loan Request: Senate Approves Public Hearing On Buhari’s Foreign Borrowing Plans NaijaNews
    The Nigerian Senate has taken a new stand on the President’s proposed borrowing of $29.96bn loan Naija News learnt that the lawmakers agreed to seek the opinion of stakeholders on President Muhammadu Buhari’s borrowing plans. This online media recalls that when Buhari presented the request to the lawmakers late last year, Ahmed Lawan, the President of the Senate, assured the president that his request would be considered. Further findings, however, indicated that the committee, which has Senator Clifford Ordia as chairman and Senator Bima Enagi as vice-chairman, also rejected a public hearing on the loan request. Meanwhile, there is a new ... more
  • 3 weeks INEC Office In Anambra Caught In Bush Fire NaijaNews
    Reports reaching Naija News at this time reveals that an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Anambra State was razed by fire early on Monday. It was reported that the INEC office located in Ogidi, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State got caught up with a fire on Sunday night, at about 12.30 pm from a burning bush. Confirming the incident, the states Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Monday said there was a fire occurrence at INEC office Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State. He said “Police ... more
  • 3 weeks Residents Of Ogun State Cry Out Over Abandoned Projects NaijaNews
    The condition of roads at Agbado Crossing/Oke-Aro is not making residents in the area have good memories of the Former Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun. Agbado Crossing is located in Ifo local government of Ogun state, it shares borders with Lagos state, the Agbado-Ishaga road interlinks Ogun state with Lagos state and a great number of residents of Agbado earn their living in Lagos state. The residents have made their thoughts known to the new Governor Dapo Abiodun about the deplorable state of Agbado-Ishaga road interlink which is making living and business difficult for them. The condition of Agbado-Ishaga ... more
  • 3 weeks Fani-Kayode Calls Out Osinbajo After Pastor Adeboye Led Protest Against Insecurity In Nigeria NaijaNews
    A former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria and ex-presidential spokesperson, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the decision by Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the RCCG to lead a protest against insecurity in Nigeria. Fani-Kayode in his reaction on Twitter on Sunday, commended the initiative. He, however, used the opportunity to call out Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who is also an ordained pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) under Adeboye’s leadership. He wrote: “Pastor Enoch Adeboye and RCCG are conducting a protest march against the killings in the land. I commend them & hope that they will find ... more
  • 3 weeks Woman Mistakenly Beat Stepson To Death In Ogun NaijaNews
    Shukurat Olufowobi a resident of the Oshodi Oke area of Ogijo, Ogun State has mistakenly killed  his stepson Azeem Olufowobi Naija News learnt that the suspect, Shukurat was arrested alongside her husband, Ayuba Olufowobi, following a report received at Ogijo Divisional headquarters. It was gathered that some residents of the area had informed the police that the victim died following an injury he sustained in his head having been allegedly beaten with an object by the prime suspect. A statement issued by the Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Sunday, alleged that the woman and her husband “hurriedly took the corpse ... more
  • 3 weeks 29 Illegal Gas Plants Shutdown by DPR In Osun State NaijaNews
    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has nabbed suspects and closedup some filling stations in Osun State for operating illegally. In an interview with news correspondents on Sunday, Mr Olusegun Daboh, DPR’s Head of Operations, revealed that its operatives caught and locked no less than twenty-nine Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) facilities in Osogbo for operating without valid permits. Daboh reveals further that the department had succeeded in doing so while carrying out its routine surveillance, where it met many gas stations operating without genuine permits, and also for carrying out the operations within residential areas. Naija News learned that the ... more
  • 3 weeks Ex-NYSC Member Rejects Freedom, Joins Boko Haram (Photo) NaijaNews
    A former member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reportedly turned down negotiation attempts to free him from Boko Haram terrorists. The ex-corps member, identified as Abraham Amuta made his stance known to negotiators who went to the Sambisa Forest to secure his release. Naija News understands that the Benue-born Amuta has also renounced his Christian faith and is now a member of the Boko Haram sect. Abraham Amuta in his NYSC uniform He told negotiators who went to the Sambisa Forest to secure his release yesterday to go back home, Daily Trust ... more
  • 3 weeks Why PDP Will Win Edo Governorship Election – Gov. Seyi Makinde NaijaNews
    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given assurances to party faithful that it is doing everything right to ensure the party wins the 2020 Edo governorship election. Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, gave the assurance in Benin on Saturday after a brief meeting with the leadership of the party to deliberate on the conduct of a free, fair and credible ward congress. Makinde said the PDP is working around the clock to present the best and most credible candidates for election, adding that the people would decide who governs them. “This electoral committee is put together to conduct the ward ... more
  • 3 weeks FG Set To Sign $321m Abacha Loot Return Agreement With The US NaijaNews
    In a statement released on Sunday, 4th February, through Umar Gwandu, the spokesman to the Attorney General of the Federal and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the Federal Government of Nigeria is set to pen a signature in agreement with the US as regards money looted by the former Head of State, Ge. Sani Abacha. Naija News understands that the AGF will on behalf of the Federal Government this week in Washington DC, sign a tripartite pact with the United States of America and the Island of New Jersey for the repatriation of $321m looted by the late former Head ... more
  • 3 weeks Kwara State Government Pledges More Investments In Sports, Critical Infrastructure NaijaNews
    The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has pleaded with the  Federal Government of Nigeria to give more opportunities to the youths in the North central region. Speaking during the State 7th Sports Festival which ended at the weekend amid colorful displays of great talents from across the state, the Governor said the festival formed a part of his plan to spotlight sports in the state as it used to be in the early decades of Kwara. He recalled that he once represented the state as a footballer. “Not only has the Festival put Kwara back in the spotlight in the sports ... more
  • 3 weeks Minister Gives Update On Making N-Power Permanent For Beneficiaries NaijaNews
    N-Power Latest Updates The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq has spoken on the planned exit for N-Power beneficiaries. She disclosed that the federal government is not looking at making the scheme permanent for the beneficiaries, but working to give them viable exit options. The Minister who spoke during her visit last Thursday to the corporate headquarters of Media Trust Limited, noted that N-Power beneficiaries already understand that the scheme is for two years and not a permanent arrangement. “I don’t know the fears of the beneficiaries, but I know that government had ... more
  • 3 weeks Gunmen Kill Abducted Kaduna Seminary Student NaijaNews
    Naija News has been informed that one of the four young Catholic seminarians who were held captive in January by unknown gunmen has been killed by his abductors. It could be recalled that the four youths were kidnapped on January 9, about four weeks ago by some unknown gunmen who stormed their school at Kaukau along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state. On Friday last, three weeks after the incident, Rev. Father Usman disclosed that three among the kidnapped students have regained their freedom. However, it has now been confirmed that Nnadi Michael, the withheld ... more
  • 3 weeks APC Reacts To Recent Boko Haram Killings In Nigeria NaijaNews
    The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the activities and killings by the dreaded Boko Haram sect in Nigeria. The party, however, noted that Boko Haram is a common enemy, blind to religion, politics, and tribe, warning that those running commentaries along political and ethno-religious lines should desist from doing so. The party said this in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu and made available to Naija News on Sunday. The statement said: “Recently, public commentaries on the activities of Boko Haram and bandits, as well as other forms of criminality in the country ... more
  • 3 weeks Photos: 2 Policemen Die In A Car Accident While Chasing A Commercial Vehicle NaijaNews
    It was a pitiful situation as two Nigerian Police officers reportedly died in a car accident while trying to get hold of an erring commercial vehicle. According to a report made available to newsmen on Sunday evening, the police officers who were driving in an official police car chased after a Sienna which was loaded with passengers along the Ogoni/Akwa Ibom road when the accident had occurred. The report had it that the police car somersaulted and crashed in the bush while on the run after the other passenger vehicle. However, no statement has been made by the State Police ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Monday, 3rd, February 2020 NaijaNews
    This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Monday, 3rd, February 2020 Presidency Reacts To Latest US Visa Ban, Set Up Committee President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revealed that he has set up a committee to study and address the latest United States visa ban. Naija News recalls that the United States had revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the ... more
  • 3 weeks Latest Biafra News, IPOB News For Monday, 3rd February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Monday, 3rd February 2020. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Cripple Nigeria’ Ahead Of Parents’ Burial The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has made a new vow to cripple Nigeria. Naija News reports that Kanu’s statement is coming two weeks to the burial ceremony of his parents which he is expected to grace. 2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Explodes Over Ohanaeze’s Support For Amotekun The leader ... more
  • 3 weeks Boko Haram Attacks Getting Worse In The Country, Ndume Tells Buhari NaijaNews
    Ndume Charges Buhari To Wake Up The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Ali Ndume has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to wake up to the realities of security challenges confronting the nation. The lawmaker lamented that the activities of insurgents, particularly those of the Boko Haram sect in the Northeast was getting worse by the day. Ndume, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Army, made his view known during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. He, therefore, challenged President Buhari to wake up to his constitutional responsibility of ... more
  • 3 weeks Fani-Kayode Reacts To Beheading Video Of CAN Chairman NaijaNews
    A former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to a horrific video showing the beheading of a branch chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government of Adamawa state,  Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram terrorists. Naija News had reported earlier that the beheading video of the CAN Chairman was released by Boko Haram. This online news platform understands that the video surfaced on the internet days after Boko Haram had in January killed Rev. Andimi after the CAN Chairman refused to renounce his fate. The Chairman of the Adamawa chapter of CAN, Bishop Stephen ... more
  • 3 weeks Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 3rd February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 3rd February 2020 1. 2023: Why Tinubu Deserves To Be President – Babachir Lawal Former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has backed Bola Ahmed Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Lawan, who was sacked as SGF over his alleged involvement in the 2016 N500 million Grass-cutting scandal, told The Sun that the former Lagos State Governor has demonstrated that he is a good leader. 2. Amotekun: Stop Betraying S/West – Fani-Kayode Advises MURIC’s Akintola Femi Fani-Kayode, a former ... more
  • 3 weeks Pastor Adeboye Leads Massive Protest Against Insecurity In Nigeria (Video) NaijaNews
    Adeboye Leads Protest Against Insecurity Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Sunday, led other worshippers in a massive protest against the current state of insecurity in Nigeria. The popular clergyman, joined by other members of the church, took to the streets of Lagos state, with placards bearing various inscriptions such as ‘all souls are precious to God’, ‘stop the killings’ God hurts when his creature hurt’ etc. Naija News understands what happened on Sunday wasn’t just a protest, but also a prayer walk for God’s intervention in stopping the various forms of insecurity, killings ... more
  • 3 weeks See Face Of Suspected Suicide Bomber Arrested While Trying To Bomb Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel NaijaNews
    Suicide Bomber Arrested At Winners Chapel An attempt by a suspected suicide bomber to blow up a chapel of the Living Faith Church located at the Sabo metropolis of Chikun Local government area of Kaduna State on Sunday has been foiled. The suicide bomber reportedly beat the security to gain entrance into the church building but was apprehended before he could carry out the deadly act. The suspect, who was said to be planning to detonate the bomb before he was caught, has since been handed over to the police for further investigation into the matter. more
  • 3 weeks Fresh Plot Underway To Wipe Out Christians, Islamize Nigeria – Pastor Enenche NaijaNews
    Pastor Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, on Sunday said there is an ongoing war aimed at wiping out Christians and Islamizing Nigeria. Naija News reports that Pastor Enenche was reacting to the beheading of Rev Lawal Andimi, the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michikka, Adamawa State, by Boko Haram members. Recall that a video emerged online showing the moment the CAN chairman was beheaded in a shallow grave. Speaking to his congregation, Pastor Paul Enenche said there are individuals burying their heads and pretending as if nothing is happening, adding that ... more
  • 3 weeks Amotekun: Stop Betraying S/West – Fani-Kayode Advises MURIC’s Akintola NaijaNews
    Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has again berated the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Ishaq Akintola. Naija News reports that Fani-Kayode and Akintola have been at loggerheads over the establishment of the South-west security network, codenamed Operation Amotekun. The MURIC boss had called on South-west governors to rebrand Amotekun. Prof. Akintola had claimed that the security outfit has Biblical origin. According to the MURIC director, south-west governors are only recruiting Christians into Amotekun which he described as a militia. This did not go down well with the former Culture and Tourism Minister, who tackled Akintoal, accusing him ... more
  • 3 weeks 2023: Why Tinubu Deserves To Be President – Babachir Lawal NaijaNews
    Former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has backed Bola Ahmed Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Lawan, who was sacked as SGF over his alleged involvement in the 2016 N500 million Grass-cutting scandal, told The Sun that the former Lagos State Governor has demonstrated that he is a good leader. The former SGF also called on the South-East to stand up and work if they want to produce Nigeria’s President. He said: “Tinubu was a good governor of Lagos State. That is why all his successors are working on his footprint. “Even though some ... more
  • 3 weeks Senator Shehu Sani Narrates Ordeal In EFCC Custody NaijaNews
    Senator Shehu Sani has revealed that he was subjected to traumatizing interrogation in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement released to newsmen on Saturday, the former lawmaker accused the anti-graft agency of compelling him to declare his assets. He described his detention for alleged extortion as unfair, unjust and a clear breach of his fundamental human rights. Shehu Sani vowed not to be silenced by the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration even if he was framed or detained by state agents. The embattled ex-lawmaker thanked Amnesty international, SERAP, HURIWA and others that called for his ... more
  • 3 weeks Boko Haram: Watch Horrific Beheading Video Of CAN Chairman NaijaNews
    A horrific video showing the beheading of a branch chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government of Adamawa state,  Rev. Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram terrorists has surfaced on the internet. Naija News had reported in January that the Boko Haram fighters killed Rev. Andimi after the CAN Chairman refused to renounce his fate. The Chairman of the Adamawa chapter of CAN, Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza had explained that the Boko Haram terrorists, who earlier demanded for a ransom of £2 million, however, rejected an offer of N50 million and killed Rev. Andimi. Bishop Mamza ... more
  • 3 weeks Court Restrains Miyetti Allah From Holding Elections In Adamawa NaijaNews
    An upper Area Court in Yola  ordered an injunction restraining the Miyetti Allah cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) from conducting any elections in Adamawa. The presiding judge of the court, Abubakar Muhammad  granted an interim injunction barring MACBAN  from conducting election, congress or any gathering for the purpose of determining  the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Adamawa pending the hearing and determination of the case. The order was given following a motion ex parte filed by  Abubakar Yirlabe, Usman Liman ,Adamu Bodewa and Gambo  Ardo Sira, claiming that they were  excluded from purchasing nomination forms and ... more
  • 3 weeks Latest Biafra News, IPOB News For Sunday, 2nd February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Sunday, 2nd February 2020. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Cripple Nigeria’ Ahead Of Parents’ Burial The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has made a new vow to cripple Nigeria. Naija News reports that Kanu’s statement is coming two weeks to the burial ceremony of his parents which he is expected to grace. 2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Explodes Over Ohanaeze’s Support For Amotekun The leader ... more
  • 3 weeks Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 2nd February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Sunday, 2nd February 2020. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines. 1. US Reveals Why It Banned Nigeria Immigrants The United States has revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Naija News reports that Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as said the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. ... more
  • 3 weeks Visa Saga: RCCG’s Adeboye Visits Bishop Oyedepo NaijaNews
    The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Saturday paid a visit to Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of Living Faith Church. Naija News gathered that the RCCG G.O. met Oyedepo in Cannanland, Ota, Ogun State, headquarters of the Winners Chapel. Sharing a photo of him and Oyedepo, Adeboye wrote: “We are pressured in every way [hedged in], but not crushed; perplexed [unsure of finding a way out], but not driven to despair; hunted down and persecuted, but not deserted [to stand alone]; struck down, but never destroyed; always carrying around in the ... more
  • 3 weeks Army, Air Force Kill Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists NaijaNews
    A combined effort of the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force have successfully stopped a fresh Boko Haram attack on Askira LGA in Borno State. Naija News gathered that scores of Boko Haram terrorists were killed following bombardment by fighter jets. The terrorists were met with stronger resistance after they stormed the military base and community with 13-gun truck. An eyewitness told DailyPost that the insurgents were subsequently subdued and annihilated when fighter jet arrived. A soldier also confirmed the attack, saying “they have finished them.” “We have finished the bastards. But I cannot tell you everything now. The air support is ... more
  • 3 weeks Presidency Reacts To Latest US Visa Ban, Set Up Committee NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revealed that he has set up a committee to study and address the latest United States visa ban. Naija News recalls that the United States had revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. and cooperate on immigration matters”. The proclamation will however not take effect until ... more
  • 3 weeks Why Buhari Is Not A Religious Bigot – Apostle Suleiman NaijaNews
    The Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not a religious bigot. In an open letter to the presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, Apostle Suleiman stated that not everyone who speaks truth to power is partisan or political. “Sadly, in Nigeria and especially under this current administration, anyone who speaks truth to power is termed partisan or political; some even say such a person hates President Muhammadu Buhari,” he wrote. The controversial clergyman also revealed that his father was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that he has a good ... more
  • 3 weeks IPPIS: Buhari Govt Avoids Strike, Pays ASUU Members NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of January salary to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Naija News reports that ASUU had warned the Federal Government to release Lecturer’s salary for the month of January, else threaten to go on a Nationwide strike. Recall that office of the accountant-general of the federation through a letter signed by the Director of IPPIS, Olufehinti, O. J, asked the finance minister not to release funds meant for January salaries to members of the academic community, saying payments would be made through the IPPIS platform. The letter captioned, “Request for stoppage ... more
  • 3 weeks Atiku Begs Trump To Lift Travel Ban On Nigeria NaijaNews
    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pleaded with the Donald Trump-led US Government not to punish ordinary Nigerians for the mistakes of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Naija News recalls that the United States had revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. and cooperate on immigration matters”. The ... more
  • 3 weeks What Odion Ighalo Will Earn At Manchester United NaijaNews
    Former Super Eagles striker, Jude Odion Ighalo, on transfer deadline day completed a six-month loan deal to English Premier League giants, Manchester United. Naija News reports that the deal taking the former Watford striker to Old Trafford has put an end to his time in China with Shanghai Shenhua. It was gathered that the deal includes an option of a three-year at the end of the 2019/2020 Premier League season. Speaking on the signing, United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, said: “Odion is an experienced player. He will come in and give us an option of a different type of centre-forward ... more
  • 3 weeks US Reveals Why It Banned Nigeria Immigrants NaijaNews
    The United States has revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Naija News reports that Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as said the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. and cooperate on immigration matters”. The proclamation will however not take effect until February 22, 2020. Other countries said to be affected by the new ban are Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Myanmar, and ... more
  • 3 weeks Kano: Kwankwaso Politically Irrelevant – Ganduje NaijaNews
    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has claimed to have retired his predecessor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from politics. Naija News recalls that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had won two out of the three federal constituencies (Tudunwada/Doguwa and Kumbotso) and four the state assembly seats (Madobi, Bunkure, Minjibir and Rogo constituencies) in the rerun election held last Saturday. Speaking when he was presented the elected lawmakers at the Kano State government house by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Abdul’aziz Garba Gafasa, Ganduje said the election has forced Kwankwaso to retire. He said: “Some years back when he ... more
  • 3 weeks Primate Ayodele Reveals Rev Fr Mbaka Is A Fake Prophet NaijaNews
    Primate Elijah Ayodele, the founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Lagos, has accused Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of not being a prophet of God. Naija News recalls that Mbaka, the Spiritual leader of the Adoration Minister, Enugu, had prophesied that the governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will take over from Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as Imo Governor in 2020. But despite Mbaka’s prophecy coming to pass, Primate Ayodele told The Sun that Mbaka only took advantage of the Imo State political situation. “Mbaka is not a prophet. Leave him out of what happened ... more
  • 3 weeks English Premier League Fixtures, Kick-Off Time (Full List) NaijaNews
    This weekend will see English Premier League (EPL) lock horns before embarking on their first mid-season break. League leaders Liverpool will aim to extend their unbeaten run in the EPL when they take on Southampton. While Brendan Rodgers Leicester City will welcome Frank Lampard’s inconsistent Chelsea to the King Power stadium. Super Sunday will see Tottenham take on League Cup finalist Manchester City, with Mourinho hoping to get one over rival Pep Guardiola. Arsenal will travel to Burnley hoping to get their second EPL win after beating Manchester United on New Year day. Full English Premier League Fixtures: Leicester City ... more
  • 3 weeks Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 1st February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 1st February 2020. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines. 1. Trump Imposes Immigration Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries (Full List) The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has on Friday, imposed an immigration visa ban on Nigeria and some other countries, Naija News understands. The Wall Street Journal quoted Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as saying the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track ... more
  • 3 weeks Latest Biafra News, IPOB News For Saturday, 1st February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Saturday, 1st February 2020. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Cripple Nigeria’ Ahead Of Parents’ Burial The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has made a new vow to cripple Nigeria. Naija News reports that Kanu’s statement is coming two weeks to the burial ceremony of his parents which he is expected to grace. 2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Explodes Over Ohanaeze’s Support For Amotekun The leader ... more
  • 3 weeks 100 Happy New Month Messages, Wishes, Prayers For February NaijaNews
    Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the month of February, the second month of the year 2020. A happy new month to you, your friends and your family from Naija News Team. Being a new day of a new month, many expect good wishes from their friends, family members, and loved ones, hence, a need to compile one. Below are some new month prayer points and messages you can send to friends, family members, and loved ones. 1. May you get to the zenith of life and access every good thing ... more
  • 3 weeks Breaking: UK Officially Leaves European Union NaijaNews
    The United Kingdom (UK), has finally officially left the European Union (EU), putting an end to nearly 50 years (47 years) of integration with Europe. Naija News reports that while speaking on the UK’s exit from the EU, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country had “taken back control.” The British PM promised a “new era of friendly cooperation” with the EU, in an address released an hour before the UK left the now 27-member bloc. He also said there may be “bumps in the road” ahead but vowed that the departure was an opportunity for “stunning success.” PM ... more
  • 3 weeks Breaking: Manchester United Sign First Nigerian Odion Ighalo NaijaNews
    English Premier League giants Manchester United have signed former Watford and Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season. Naija News reports that deal to bring Ighalo to Old Trafford contains no option to buy. Ighalo, who is still in China but is expected to fly to the United Kingdom (UK) in the next few days, is the First Nigerian to be signed by Manchester United. This online news platform understands that 30-year-old Nigeria international scored 39 goals in 99 matches for Watford between 2014 and 2017. ... more
  • 3 weeks Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Cripple Nigeria’ Ahead Of Parents’ Burial NaijaNews
    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has made a new vow to cripple Nigeria. Naija News reports that Kanu’s statement is coming two weeks to the burial ceremony of his parents which he is expected to grace. This online news platform had reported earlier that the parents of the IPOB leader, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu will be buried on Valentine’s day, Friday, February 14, 2020. Naija News recalls that before Kanu disappeared from Nigeria sometime in September 2017, he was being prosecuted on charges bordering ... more
  • 3 weeks Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Explodes Over Ohanaeze’s Support For Amotekun NaijaNews
    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has berated Ohanaeze Ndigbo for supporting Amotekun, a region security outfit established by Southwest governors. Naija News reports that the statement of the IPOB leader is coming after he vowed to support the newly established South-west security outfit with one million men. This online news platform recalls that governors from Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, and Lagos States had in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital established the security outfit. The southwest governors explained that Amotekun was established to tackle the issues of insecurity in the Southwest. But the Attorney ... more
  • 3 weeks Trump Imposes Immigration Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries (Full List) NaijaNews
    The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has imposed an immigration visa ban on Nigeria and some other countries, Naija News understands. The Wall Street Journal quoted Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as saying the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. and cooperate on immigration matters”. Other countries said to be affected by the new ban are Eritrea, Myanmar, and Kyrgyzstan. Previously, this online medium had reported that President Trump was considering signing an ... more
  • 3 weeks Another Wife Of MC Oluomo, Buys A House NaijaNews
    Barely a week after his first wife Temitope Adunni Akinsanya, launched her new house which she just bought, another wife of MC Oluomo, Lagos NURTW boss, Aishat Ajoke Akinsanya, has also sent out an invitation for the house warming of her newly completed house. MC Oluomo congratulated his wife after sharing photos and a video of the house. In the caption, he wrote: ALLHAMDULILAI, My humble self and my entire family will forever be grateful to Almighty God for His blessings and love upon us. His love has been countless and He will forever be APPRECIATED!!!. Allah, I am truly ... more
  • 3 weeks This Is What NYSC Members Want To Do To Buhari For Paying N33,000 Allowance NaijaNews
    A Corps Member has been reported to have offered President Muhammadu Buhari another term in office for increasing their monthly allowance to N33,000. This was disclosed on Friday by Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on new media to President Buhari. Ahmad had however gone ahead to reject the offer on behalf of the president, reiterating that Buhari will not stay in office beyond May 29, 2023, when his second term in office as constitutionally allowed will expire. HILARIOUS! After #NYSCAlert, this Corper wrote on his Facebook that someone should help him ask President Buhari if he’d like to go for ... more
  • 3 weeks Gov. Sani Bello And Saudi Prince To Establish Niger State Silicon City NaijaNews
    Niger State Government has revealed plans to create more jobs snd empowerments through the establishment of Niger State Silicon City. According to a report which was monitored by Naija News on InsideArewa, Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has received an invitation from HRH Prince Naif bin Abdullah bin Saud Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, to enlighten him in examining ways towards both economic and social development of Niger State. This media platform understands that the state is championing the creation of Digital Economy path by establishing Niger State Silicon City that will drive Education, Industry and Agriculture, and create thousands ... more
  • 3 weeks Okada Ban: Max, Gokada Riders Protest In Lagos NaijaNews
    There was a massive protest of Okada riders at the Lagos State House of Assembly earlier today. Naija News understands that the protesters, which comprise e-riders, Max riders and Gokada stormed the State House of Assembly in the afternoon, demanding for a reversal of the ban on them and tricycles by government. The riders, who had apparently mobilized themselves in large numbers, marched to the Governor’s Office in Alausa carrying placards with different inscriptions like “Our Live Matter Too,” “Very Soon, Poverty Will Be a Crime in Lagos.” “Na all of us get Lagos, no be only the rich,” “Regulate ... more
  • 3 weeks Arsene Wenger Launches FIFA Talent Development Programme NaijaNews
    The world football governing body, FIFA, has launched a talent development programme with the aim of reducing the gap between world-leading football countries. Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, who is now the head of global development at FIFA launched the programme. Wenger while speaking in Doha said: “We are launching the FIFA Talent Development Programme to ensure that every talent gets a chance”. “The difference in the level of play between Europe and the rest of the world has become bigger,” added the Frenchman.” “In many countries, the focus of the association is mainly on the senior national team, but ... more
  • 3 weeks Mercy Eke Reveals What Has Happened To Her BB Naija Prize Money NaijaNews
    Winner of the 2019 edition of reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, Mercy Eke has answered an inquiry from a fan on what has happened to her prize money. The fan had asked her what happened to the money she won after the reality star jokingly said on Twitter that it will be a good time to be a corper. Her statement follows the news that the government has commenced the monthly payment of N33,000 to NYSC members in line with the increase in the nation’s minimum wage. This must be a good time to be a corper o ... more
  • 3 weeks Transfer: Barcelona Agree €30m Deal For Francisco Trincao NaijaNews
    La Liga champions, Barcelona have reached an agreement with S.C. Braga, to sign Francisco Trincao, in a deal worth around €30million. According to ESPN, the 20-year-old will move to the Camp Nou in the summer. As part of the deal between Barcelona and S.C. Braga, Abel Ruiz will join the Portuguese side on loan before making the deal permanent at the end of the season. Trincao who came through the youth academy at Braga and made his first-team debut at the end of 2018. Barcelona is currently in need of an attacker following the injury of Luis Suarez which has ... more
  • 3 weeks New Reports Reveals Weapons Used By Herdsmen Were From Nigerian Security Agencies NaijaNews
    A new report by the Conflict Armament Research (CAR) has noted that some of the weapons used them during the Farmers/cattle herdsmen clash are from the Nigerian Security agencies. According to the report, some of the weapons were traced to “stockpiles of Nigerian defence and security forces”. The report revealed that 148 different weapons were discovered and analysed, and those manufactured in Nigeria are the second most prevalent among them. “Predictably, given widespread weapon diversion from many governments in the region, CAR has traced four weapons in the data set to the stockpiles of Nigerian defence and security forces,” the ... more
  • 3 weeks Brexit Day: European Union Warns British Government Ahead Of Exit From The Bloc NaijaNews
    As the count down to the final exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union draws nearer, the leadership of the bloc has warned the British government that it will not be able to bring back the benefits of being an EU member with the new partnership deal. European Council President Charles Michel, EU Parliament President David Sassoli and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gave a speech on the future of Europe in Brussels, Belgium. Saying; “Without being a member, you cannot retain the benefits of membership. Without the free movement of people, there can be no ... more
  • 3 weeks Police Arrest 50 Suspected Cultists In Delta NaijaNews
    Delta State Police Command has announced that its operatives have arrested some cultists who are said to be responsible for always causing chaos in the state. Naija News understands that the group have been labelled for causing several fights with other confraternities, leading to robberies, killing lives and causing pandemonium in the community. The police reported that no less than 50 of the suspected cultists have been arrested by a team of Operation Safe Delta,’ in Udu council area of Delta state and that all have been apprehended on Thursday. Confirming the report, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr ... more
  • 3 weeks Blaq Jerzee Features Wizkid In New Hit Single NaijaNews
    SJW Entertainment recording artist Blaq Jerzee team up with the Starboy label boss, Wizkid on a banging Afropop song titled “Arizona”. Watch the official visuals for “Arizona” with the video directed by Nelsonegh here is the blaqjerzee Instagram post confirming the report of the new hit singles bellow
    View this post on Instagram #5days to go Arizona by blaqjerzee Ft @wizkidayo officially drops ... more
  • 3 weeks Imo: Uzodinma Visits President Buhari In The State House (See Photos) NaijaNews
    The newly installed Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit in the State House on Thursday, January 31. Naija News recalls that Uzodinma was recently declared the duly elected Governor of Imo State following the Supreme Court verdict which sacked Emeka Ihedioha from the office. The All Progressive Congress (APC) national party chairman, Adams Oshiomole also accompanied Uzodinma to the State House to meet President Buhari. See photos below; Meanwhile, Naija News had reported earlier that PDP Leaders Begs US, UK, EU To Intervene In Supreme Court Judgement. The Leadership ... more
  • 3 weeks President Buhari Appoints Adeniran As Surveyor-General Of The Federation NaijaNews
    Mr Samuel Adeniran has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Surveyor-General of the Federation. The development was revealed in a letter with reference FMPW & H/42935/S.1/T2/86, dated January 29, 2020, and signed by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. The office of the Surveyor-General of the Federation is being supervised by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing. Fashola in a statement on Friday said, “I am pleased to inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved your appointment as the Surveyor-General of the Federation.” “This is in accordance with the ... more
  • 3 weeks US Embassy Denies Rumors About Bishop Oyedepo Travel Visa NaijaNews
    Following reports that the United States Embassy denied the President of Living Faith Churches, Bishop David Oyedepo a travel visa, the Embassy has come on there official Twitter page to debunk the rumour of doing so. Naija News recalls that a few hours ago, the news of the United States Embassy denying the clergyman a travel visa made the news headline. It was said in the report that Bishop Oyedepo was denied the Visa because he failed to meet up with the standard default visa renewal in its assessment and urged him to try again. However, US Mission Nigeria a ... more
  • 3 weeks Imo Verdicts: PDP Leaders Begs US, UK, EU To Intervene In Supreme Court Judgement NaijaNews
    The  Leadership of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has failed to back down on its constant outcry after the supreme court removed candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State. Naija News Understands that Leaders of the  Party called for the intervention of the United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union in the judgment of the Supreme Court. The party leaders made the call on Friday as they continue their protest against the judgment of the apex court which sacked the PDP candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State. The PDP ... more
  • 3 weeks Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Bombs Presidency Over Abaribe NaijaNews
    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has berated the Presidency for claiming he jumped bail in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the Presidency revisited Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe‘s role in the release of the leader of the IPOB leader from prison after the latter demanded President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over insecurity in Nigeria. Senator Abaribe claimed that the Buhari-led administration and the All Progressives Congress has failed Nigerians. The Abia South lawmaker while contributing to the motion sponsored by the Senate leader, Yahaya Abdullahi on national security said, President Buhari, has been lying to Nigerians that Boko ... more
  • 3 weeks Man Killed, Burnt Girlfriend Because She Left Him For A Rich Guy NaijaNews
    A man identified as Munda Bala has been arrested by the Taraba State Police Command for killing his girlfriend, Imbajuri Ambisi. According to a report, the suspect who is from Donga Local Government Area reportedly conspired with his two friends to kill his girlfriend. It was revealed that Bala and his friend burnt the victim to ashes before burying her in a bush. The spokesperson of the command, David Misal, while parading the suspects revealed that a manhunt has already been launched to arrest the other fleeing suspects. Bala while speaking confessed that he killed his girlfriend because he got ... more
  • 3 weeks Arrival Of Bruno Fernandes Ends January Transfer For Man Utd – Solskjaer NaijaNews
    Manchester United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told fans and supporters of the club not to expect any further arrival of players at the club before the January transfer window shuts on Friday. Solskjaer dropped the hint on what to expect during his pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of his team’s home game against Wolves on Saturday. “I don’t think we’ll do any more business, no,” Solskjaer said. He, however, confirmed that Bruno Fernandes will be part of his squad against Wolves on Saturday. Naija News recalls Fernandes completed his move from Sporting Lisbon for an initial 55 million ... more
  • 3 weeks NECO Begs For DSS Support Against Exam Malpractice NaijaNews
    Department of State Services (DSS) has been urged by the National Examinations Council (NECO) to check malpractice in the conduct of the Council’s examination. The Chairman, Governing Board of NECO, Dr. Abubakar Saddique, who led the Acting Registrar and other management teams on a visit to the Director-General of DSS in Abuja, stated that such would ensure the credibility of the Council’s examination. Saddique said they have attempted severally aimed at checking examination malpractice, but noted that without an adequate security architecture, such measures would not yield the desired result, is the biometric capturing of candidates to check impersonation at ... more
  • 3 weeks Aisha Buhari Speaks On What Maryam Babangida Did For Nigerian Women NaijaNews
    The First Lady, Aisha Buhari has commended the wife of General Ibrahim Babangida, Maryam for being the pioneer of the first lady office in Nigeria. The wife of the former military president was identified for her “Better Life Programme” created for women in the rural area. The spokesperson to Aisha Buhari, Aliyu Abdullah, noted that the first lady stated this during an event organized to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Maryam Babangida. The event with the theme “Mothers of the Nation: History Revived 2020,” was attended by former First Ladies. The first lady commended Maryam for “initiating ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus Surfaces In The UK, Two Tested Positive NaijaNews
    Two persons have been confirmed positive with the deadly virus ‘Coronavirus in the United Kingdom. This was disclosed on Friday by British health officials, who said that two people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Naija News understands that the two persons are the first to be confirmed positive in the UK since the emergence of the deadly disease which started in China. The report by the British Health sector read below; “We can confirm that two patients in England, who are members of the same family, have tested positive for coronavirus,” Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer for England, ... more
  • 3 weeks Biafra: Trouble Looms For Abaribe As Presidency Revisits ‘Romance With Nnamdi Kanu’ NaijaNews
    The Presidency has revisited Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe‘s role in the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu from prison. Naija News reports that Senator Abaribe’s role in Kanu’s release was revisited by the Presidency after the latter demanded President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over insecurity in Nigeria. Senator Abaribe claimed that the Buhari-led administration and the All Progressives Congress has failed Nigerians. The Abia South lawmaker while contributing to the motion sponsored by the Senate leader, Yahaya Abdullahi on national security said, President Buhari, has been lying to Nigerians that Boko Haram has been defeated. “Nigerians ... more
  • 3 weeks Amotekun: Adams Speaks On Osinbajo, Buhari’s Role NaijaNews
    The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has been commended by the former United States leader of Pro National Conference Organisations, Baba Adams, for mediating over the creation of Operation Amotekun. Naija News had earlier reported that Osinbajo meets with the Attorney General of the Federation, South West Governors over the establishment of Amotekun. Adams commended President Muhammadu Buhari for sending his Vice to meet with the involved parties. He lauded the President Buhari administration for calling for community policing as a measure to solving security problems in Nigeria. Adams noted that the peaceful discussion between the Federal Government and the Southwest ... more
  • 3 weeks Biafra: IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Attends Trump’s Campaign Rally (Photos) NaijaNews
    Nnamdi Kanu Attends Campaign Rally In USA Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has shared pictures of himself as he attended the Trump Rally in Des Moines Iowa. Kanu proudly highlighted that he sat in the VIP section. He shared pictures on Friday via Twitter of himself at the event and wrote: “It’s my pleasure be at Trump Rally in Des Moines Iowa, by the way, VIP section, and I could see some @GOP heavyweights.” “The energy in the place is electrifying. The people of USA love @realDonaldTrump #MAGA #Biafra will be great again.” ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: Lawmakers Seek 14 Days Self-Confinement For Chinese Travellers NaijaNews
    The increased fear for the deadly coronavirus which has its origin in bats became one of the key issues that were deliberated on by Nigerian lawmakers. Naija News recalls that the effect of the deadly virus has led to the World Health Organisation (WHO)  declaring the outbreak of the virus a global emergency. However, on Thursday a Nigerian lawmaker moved a motion on the need for self-confinement by travelers coming into Nigeria from Asia especially China over a 14 days period in order to prevent any possible outbreak of deadly coronavirus in the country. According to Senator Chukwuka Utazi, representing ... more
  • 3 weeks Insecurity: Keyamo Reacts To Abaribe’s Call For Buhari’s Resignation NaijaNews
    The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, has reacted to the call of the Minority Leader in the Senate, Eyinnaya Abaribe, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over the level of insecurity in Nigeria. Keyamo noted that the call by the opposition is asking the President to do more following the demand of Nigerians. Naija News recalls Abaribe while speaking on the floor of the house claimed that the President has failed Nigerians in the area of security by lying that Boko Haram has been defeated. The Senate condemned the Military, police and other security agencies in ... more
  • 3 weeks Arsenal Complete Signing Of Cedric Soares From Premier League Rivals NaijaNews
    Top English Premier League side, Arsenal have completed and confirmed the signing of Cédric Ricardo Alves Soares CvIH ComM, known simply as Cédric Soares. Soares is a Portuguese professional footballer who arrives from fellow premier league side Southhampton and plays at the right-back of the defensive line. The deal was confirmed on the official Arsenal Twitter account on Friday. He’s our Cedric! Welcome to London. Welcome to Arsenal. @OficialCedric pic.twitter.com/U6SSYKDSJU — Arsenal (@Arsenal) January 31, 2020 Arsenal were forced to make defensive reinforcements before Friday’s transfer deadline after losing Calum Chambers, Kieran Tierney and Shkodran Mustafi ... more
  • 3 weeks Confirmed: Manchester United Sign Bruno Fernandes For €55m NaijaNews
    Manchester United has confirmed the complete signing of Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon. The 25-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract at Old Trafford with an option to extend for a further year. The long-anticipated deal, with an initial fee of around £47 million ($61.2 million), was finalized after Fernandes, who has 19 international caps, agreed personal terms and passed a medical. Fernandes said he was delighted to be joining the club, who are fifth in the Premier League table. “My love of Manchester United really started when I used to watch Cristiano Ronaldo play and ever since then ... more
  • 3 weeks 18-Year-Old Arrested For Raping His 70-Year-Old Grandmother NaijaNews
    Rape has taken another shape as a teen boy allegedly had carnal knowledge of an aged woman in Jos. According to a report made available to newsmen on Friday morning by the Police in Plateau State, an eighteen-year-old young man was arrested for raping his aged grandma. Insp. Mulleng Alex, the officer handling the rape case revealed that the culprit who was identified as Marvellous Luka, had raped his 70-year-old grandmother. He said that Luka who is a resident of Dangu-gu Village, Ampang West District of Mangu, Plateau was arrested for having carnal knowledge of his grandmother and that he ... more
  • 3 weeks How Jeff Bezos Made $13 Billion In Just 15 Minutes NaijaNews
    Jeff Bezos just got a whole lot richer after he added $13.2 billion to his fortune in about 15 minutes. With this current development, his net worth would be about $129.5 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos, age 56, owns about 12% of Amazon’s outstanding stock, which makes up the bulk of his fortune. His ownership of closely held Blue Origin accounts for about $6.2 billion. The money he made yesterday added more than $90 billion to Amazon’s market value, pushing it above $1 trillion. His ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, 49, would also share in the new development as ... more
  • 3 weeks Transfer: Cavani Speaks On Leaving PSG NaijaNews
    Paris Saint-Germain striker, Edinson Cavani, has revealed that he will remain in the club amidst interest from Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. According to L’Equipe, Cavani wants to remain with PSG as the January transfer window closes on Friday at 11 pm. The Uruguay striker will be free to join any club during the summer transfer window because he will be a free agent. Cavani had earlier revealed that he prefers to join Atletico Madrid, but the talks between the two teams did not go through. The 32-year-old has started four games for PSG this season, having lost his place to ... more
  • 3 weeks Aisha Buhari Unveils Clothing Line For Para Power-Lifting 2020 World Cup (Photos) NaijaNews
    First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari has unveiled the clothing line for the 2020 para powerlifting world cup holding in Abuja. The event held at the State House on Thursday, 30th January, 2020. The clothing line is meant to kit the Nigerian contingent including players and officials. Mrs. Buhari expressed satisfaction with the level of preparedness for the games commencing next week and urged for more concerted action from all relevant stakeholders. A statement made available to Naija News by Aliyu Abdullahi, Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity (Office of the First Lady) said Mrs. Buhari ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigerians React As NYSC Pays First N33,000 Allowance To Corp Members NaijaNews
    The Federal Government of Nigerian through the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has commenced the N33,000 allowance payment to Corps members. The payment began today, (Friday 31st January 2020), and a lot of corps members have said they have received the new allowance structure. Recall that in April 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari had signed into law an increase in the new minimum wage and NYSC. He had also approved the monthly allowance of Corps members to N33,000. The approval was affirmed by the Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, at the NYSC Secretariat in Bauchi. It was further ... more
  • 3 weeks Copa del Rey: Setien Speaks On His Team’s Performance After 5-0 Victory NaijaNews
    The manager of Barcelona, Quique Setien, has commended his players after their 5-0 victory over Leganes in the Copa del Rey on Thursday. Setien who recently took over from Valverde noted that the club forward, Ousmane Dembele will soon recover from his injury. The La Liga champions defeated Leganes on Thursday thanks to goals from Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet, Lionel Messi and Arthur Melo. Setien while speaking after the match said, “I have confidence in the players I have.” “We have to think about what there is and we are happy because in a few weeks we will recover Dembele.” ... more
  • 3 weeks Toolz Celebrates Husband As They Mark 4th Anniversary NaijaNews
    OAP Toolz Oniru and her husband Tunde Demuren, yesterday took to celebrate her traditional wedding anniversary four years after it was consummated. The couple tied the knot in 2016 and have been blessed with a son, named Asher Toolz took to social media to share a photo of the pair in their traditional wedding attire, as she showers prayers on him. She wrote: “Happy Tradiversary Papi. Can’t believe we’re 4 years down! See the smile on my face cos money is involved. May God continue to be with us; may we be saying #TSquareForever for as long as we live; ... more
  • 3 weeks Bishop Oyedepo React Angrily As US Embassy Denies Him Visa NaijaNews
    Heaven was almost let loose on Thursday at the United States Embassy when the President of Living Faith Churches, Bishop David Oyedepo was denied a visa. According to a report monitored by Naija news from Thisday newspaper,  the founder of Winners’ Chapel International, went ballistic on Thursday after he was not giving any meaningful reason why his visa was denied by the US Embassy. The Popular preacher and businessman, while creating a scene said that he had been travelling to the states as far back as the 1980s and had not violated any rules or committed any crime to have ... more
  • 3 weeks I’m A Proud Polygamist, I Even Need More – Says Former Presidential Aspirant NaijaNews
    Former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election under the All Progressive Congress, has caused a barrage of reactions on the social network after he posted on his Twitter page that he is very proud to be a polygamist. Adamu Garba who hails from Yobe State said “I don’t believe children are liabilities either. I’ll have many Insha Allah.” He further stated that his grandparents are a polygamist and for that, he is also proud to be one. He wrote; “My 2 sweet women work hard to complement my efforts. They earn their monies as I do mine. They support me ... more
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    First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan met in a recent function in the nation’s capital city, Abuja. It will be recalled their husbands, President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan also met briefly on Thursday at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja. However, the meeting between the wives did not hold at the villa but at a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the demise of former first lady, Maryam Babangida. The event was organized by the daughter of the deceased, Aisha Babangida. As revealed in the pictures below, the event also ... more
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