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  • 5 days Biafra: Is Nnamdi Kanu Back In Nigeria For Parents’ Burial? NaijaNews
    “Is Nnamdi Kanu back in Nigeria for parents burial?” Is the most asked question at the moment by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ahead the burial ceremony of the parents of the IPOB leader. 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 reports that ahead of the burial ceremony, the governor of Abia State, southeast Nigeria, Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the state ministry of ... more
  • 5 days Results Of General Elections Are Missing – INEC NaijaNews
    The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed that the results and data of the 1999 and 2003 general elections are missing. The development was revealed by the National Commissioner on Election and Party Monitoring, Prof. Anthonia Okosi-Simbina, on Thursday. He, however, noted that the results and data from the 2019 general elections were easily traced because they are stored online. Okosi-Simbina stated this during the one-day workshop to look at the proposed compendium of the results of 2007, 2011 and 2015 general elections. The event was organised by the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan, Oyo State. She ... more
  • 5 days Bayelsa: ‘Return Back’ – Diri Tells PDP Members Who Defected To APC NaijaNews
    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate in the 2019 Bayelsa Election, Duoye Diri, has urged members of who party who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return. Naija News recalls that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. David Lyon was to be sworn-in today, Friday. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered INEC to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. It ... more
  • 5 days Police Arrest Four As Hausa And Yoruba Groups Clash In Ogun NaijaNews
    Reports reaching Naija News reveals that Ogun State Police Command has arrested four persons and recovered some weapons following the chaos that leads to the death of a Hausa man. It was reported that some group of Yoruba and Hausa Traders engaged in a fight at Lafenwa Market, a popular market in Abeokuta which resulted to the arrest of the 4 individuals after stabbing two others with a knife. Reacting to the fight, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, noted that the command had seized some fighting items, which include sharp objects from the people arrested at the ... more
  • 5 days Bayelsa: Dickson Reacts To Supreme Court Judgment, Tells APC To Accept Ruling NaijaNews
    Honourable Seriake Dickson, the outgoing governor of Bayelsa State has hailed the Supreme Court judgment which sacked the APC candidate David Lyon. According to Dickson, the judgment of the Apex Court is a testimony that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are well accepted by the people of Bayelsa. Naija News recalls the Supreme Court on Thursday, sacked David Lyon as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Mary Odili, held that deputy governor-elect, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo presented a forged certificate to the Independent National ... more
  • 5 days Shehu Sani Urge Buhari Not To Cancel Trip To Bayelsa For Swearing-In NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari has been called on by the former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district in the Senate, Shehu Sani, not to cancel his planned trip to Bayelsa State for the swearing-in ceremony. A report gathered had revealed that the President had the plan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, David Lyon. However, the Supreme Court on Thursday, sacked the governor-elect and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo for presenting a fake certificate. Justice Mary Peter-Odili in her ruling called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, to withdraw the Certificate of Return from Lyon and present ... more
  • 5 days Cure Coronavirus/Lassa Fever Get N36m – Buhari Govt Declares NaijaNews
    The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has announced a cash prize of N36 million for any Nigeria that can find the cure for Coronavirus and Lassa fever. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, made this known while speaking on Thursday at an event held to mark the retirement from service of A. O. Oyesefo, a former director of the Department of Chemical Technology. Onu said, “I challenge all Nigerian scientists to go out and find cures for coronavirus and Lassa fever. “Any scientist that is able to do this will be given N36m. “There is nothing that we ... more
  • 5 days Amotekun: Details of S/west Governors Meeting With IGP Adamu Emerges NaijaNews
    All South-west Governors on Thursday met with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, over the establishment of the South-west Security Network, Operation Amotekun. Naija News gathered that the IGP and the governors all reached an agreement during the stakeholders’ summit on community policing Commissioners of Police, Commissioner for Justice from the six states in the region, Royal fathers, Community Development Committees (CDCs), other security agencies and stakeholders were at the Summit held in the Lagos State Government House, Alausa, Ikeja. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu stated that Amotekun is not a regional but community initiative. ... more
  • 5 days Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Friday, 14th, February, 2020 NaijaNews
    This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Friday, 14th, February 2020. David Lyon’s Sack: See Official Summary Of Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa Election (Photos) The enrolled order of the judgement the Supreme Court which sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, south-south Nigeria, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, has emerged. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Read more details here Biafra: Why Supreme Court Sacked David Lyon As Bayelsa Governor-Elect – Nnamdi Kanu The leader of the Indigenous People ... more
  • 5 days How PDP’s Diri Replaced APC’s Lyon In Bayelsa (See Election Results) NaijaNews
    The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. David Lyon was to be sworn-in today, Friday. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered INEC to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. It ruled that the information in Form CF 001 submitted by Degi-Eremieoyo was false. The lead judgement read by Justice Ejembi Eko upheld the November 12, 2019, Judgement of the Federal High ... more
  • 5 days David Lyon’s Sack: See Official Summary Of Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa Election (Photos) NaijaNews
    The enrolled order of the judgement the Supreme Court which sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, south-south Nigeria, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, has emerged. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Lyon who was to be sworn-in on Friday, February 14, was sacked on Thursday, with the Apex court declaring the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the election. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary ... more
  • 5 days Biafra: Naija News Monitoring Room/Live Reports Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents’ Burial NaijaNews
    Welcome to Naija News monitoring room and live reports of the burial ceremony of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents’ burial. Today, February 14, 2020, Valentine’s Day, the bodies of the parents of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,will be laid to rest in Abia State, southeast Nigeria. 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 reports that ahead of the burial ceremony, the governor of ... more
  • 5 days Latest Biafra News, IPOB News For Friday, 14th February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Friday, 14th February, 2020. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Why Supreme Court Sacked David Lyon As Bayelsa Governor-Elect – Nnamdi Kanu The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State and the sacking of David Lyon, is a means of diverting the attention of Nigerians from the the judgment it delivered in Imo State in favour Hope Uzodinma. ... more
  • 5 days 200 Romantic Valentine Messages To Send To Your ‘Val’ NaijaNews
    Naija News has obtained no fewer than two hundred romantic messages for  Valentine’s Day celebration. This online news platform understands that  “Valentine’s Day” is celebrated worldwide February 14 annually. Valentine’s Day originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus. The Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in any country. In the celebration of the Valentine’s Day, many expect good wishes from their partners, hence, a need to compile one. Below ... more
  • 5 days 50 Romantic Valentine Quotes You Can Send To Your Lover NaijaNews
    Valentine is always a special day to celebrate and show friends, family and loved ones how much you care and value them. Naija News reports the day is celebrated globally on the 14th of February annually. To spice up your celebration, this online platform has compiled a list of romantic quotes and messages that can be sent to your loved ones. See beautiful quotes you can share with those special people: There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved – George Sand Your flaws are perfect for the heart that’s meant to love you – ... more
  • 5 days 14 Classic Valentine Messages To Send To Your Val Today, February 14, 2020 NaijaNews
    Today is not just the 14th Day of the month of February but it also marks the remarkable day of “love” as “Valentine‘s Day” which is celebrated February 14 annually is today. Naija News understands that “Valentine’s Day” is celebrated worldwide February 14 annually. Valentine’s Day originated as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus. The Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world, although it is not a public holiday in any country. In the celebration of Valentine’s ... more
  • 5 days Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, 14th February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Friday, 14th February 2020 1. Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Gov-elect, David Lyon The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. David Lyon was to be sworn-in on Friday. The Apex court also declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the election. 2. Shekau Gives Fresh Condition For Chibok Girls’ Release The leader of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has given fresh ... more
  • 5 days Top Best Romantic Valentine Messages To Send To A Lover Or Friend NaijaNews
    What do you think are the best valentine messages to send to a lover? At first you can think about lovely messages that you will prefer that peopl esend to you, I mean the kind of valentine texts that you will be happy to read, those are the exact romantic messages you should send to some one The message might be funny and probably flirty, but must not turn the person off, rather the valentine message should be romantic and turn the person on. Knowing the best valentine message to send to a loved one also save you the embarrassment that ... more
  • 5 days Nigerians Bomb Mary Odili As Supreme Court Sacks APC’s David Lyon NaijaNews
    Nigerians have called out Justice Mary Odili, the wife of Peter Odili, following the sacking of David Lyon as Bayelsa Governor-Elect by the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Lyon who was to be sworn-in on Friday, February 14, was sacked on Thursday, with the Apex court declaring the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the election. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary ... more
  • 5 days Biafra: Why Supreme Court Sacked David Lyon As Bayelsa Governor-Elect – Nnamdi Kanu NaijaNews
    The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State and the sacking of David Lyon, is a means of diverting the attention of Nigerians from the the judgment it delivered in Imo State in favour Hope Uzodinma. Naija News reports that Kanu made this statement during a live broadcast on Radio Biafra on Thursday evening in reaction to Lyon’s sacking by the Supreme Court. This online news platform had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State ... more
  • 5 days APC Chairman Oshiomhole Explodes As Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon NaijaNews
    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has described the Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the govenor-elect of Bayelsa State and the sacking of David Lyon, means that Bayelsa State will stay without a governor. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Lyon who was to be sworn-in on Friday, February 14, was sacked on Thursday, with the Apex court declaring the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner ... more
  • 5 days Photos From Bayelsa State Government House As PDP Jubilates NaijaNews
    A few hours after now ex-governor of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his running mate were sacked from the leadership of the state, the members of the Peoples Democratic Party and its new governor-elect, Douye Diri, erupts with praises and dances in the state government house. This was coming after Justice Odili who ruled out the former governor ordered INEC to issue a fresh certificate to the governorship candidate with the highest votes cast and wide geographical spread in the governorship election held on November 16, 2020. See Photos taken from Government house today: ... more
  • 5 days 10 Important Things You Should Know About Douye Diri, Bayelsa State Governor-Elect NaijaNews
    The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Thursday, declared Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected winner of the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State. The apex court sacked David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo barely twenty-four hours to their swearing-in ceremony. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Mary Odili, held that deputy governor-elect, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo presented a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Below are some important facts to note about Senator Diri. 1. Douye Diri was born on June ... more
  • 5 days Atiku Reacts To Supreme Court Sacking Of David Lyon As Bayelsa Governor-Elect NaijaNews
    Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election,  has described the Supreme Court’s declaration of Douye Diri as the govenor-elect of Bayelsa State as an indication that power belongs to the people. Naija News had reported earlier that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Lyon as Bayelsa State governor-elect, and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. Lyon who was to be sworn-in on Friday, February 14, was sacked on Thursday, with the Apex court declaring the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the ... more
  • 5 days Abia State Immigration Comptroller, Banaebi Ogba Is Dead NaijaNews
    Naija News at this time has been informed that the Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service, Abia State, Mr Banaebi Edward Ogba is dead. According to the report, Mr Ogba died on Wednesday in Umuahia, the capital city of Abia state. In a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Onyebuchi Ememanka expressed their condolence to the family of the demise, describing his exit as a shock. Speaking further about the death of Ogba, Ikpeazu noted that the role of the Comptroller General will be missed, adding that ... more
  • 5 days Burial: Nnamdi Kanu Alleges Police Destroyed Two CCTV Cameras In His Town, Says There Are 36 Others NaijaNews
    Mr Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has revealed that he has installed a total of 38 closed-circuit cameras (CCTV) in hidden locations at his family house and within the compound, as preparations are ongoing for his parents’ burial. Naija News understands that the purpose of the camera was to present evidence during the burial in case security agents start to manhandle attendees and claim that IPOB members originated the violence. Kanu, however, added that the police have found two of the cameras and have destroyed them, but stated that 36 others were still well concealed. ... more
  • 5 days PDP Reacts As Supreme Court Sacks David Lyon NaijaNews
    The Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the nullification of the election of Bayelsa state All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, David Lyon, as he prepares to be sworn-in on Friday. Naija News had earlier reported that the Supreme Court had disqualified Lyon’s deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo for presenting false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in aid of his qualification for the November 16 governorship election in State. Degi-Eremienyo’s disqualification affected Lyon, whose victory was nullified by the apex court on Thursday. The court ordered that fresh Certificates of Return should be issued to his opponent, Senator Douye Diri ... more
  • 5 days Cake Bakers Lament Over Low Patronage Towards Valentine NaijaNews
    Some cake bakers and small chops vendors in Jos state on Thursday have blamed the economic situation in the country due to low patronage ahead of the Feb. 14  Valentine’s Day celebration. Some of the cake makers said that they had offered discounts for their various packages, but the level of patronage was still low and discouraging. One Miss Jumoke Alawo of JA Cakes and small chops said that in the past she was usually overwhelmed by the clients’ orders. Also, Mrs Amara Ike, a baker, said that business had yet to pick up since the Yuletide Ike said most ... more
  • 5 days Transfer News: Chelsea Completes €40m Signing Of Hakim Ziyech From Ajax NaijaNews
    English Premier League club, Chelsea have completed the signing of highly-rated Moroccan footballer,  Hakim Ziyech from Ajax. Confirming the deal, Ajax in a statement on its website on Thursday, said it has reached a €40 million deal for Ziyech to join Chelsea during the summer transfer window. He would, however, finish the current season with Ajax before joining the English Premier League side on July 1. The statement read: “Ajax and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Hakim Ziyech. The player will join the Premier League club on July 1st 2020 and will finish the season in ... more
  • 5 days Federal Roads: Gov. Abiodun Call On President Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency NaijaNews
    The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has been called on by the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, to declare a state of emergency on federal roads in the country. The governor made the call when he was visited by members of the Senate Committee on Works led by its Chairman, Sen. Adamu Aliero, on Thursday in Abeokuta. He noted that the call came following the damages on some roads in the South-West region. Governor Abiodun said: “The township, rural and connecting roads are very deplorable. I want to call on you to declare a state of emergency on the federal ... more
  • 5 days Gernot Rohr Reacts To Appointment Of Joseph Yobo By NFF NaijaNews
    Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has reacted to the appointment of former Nigerian international, Joseph Yobo, as his assistant. Rohr mocked the former Nigerian captain, that he heard Yobo has no coaching qualifications. Naija News had earlier reported that the Nigeria Football Federation, announced the appointment of Yobo on Wednesday. The head coach of the Nigerian senior national team noted that he was not informed of Yobo’s appointment before it was made. Rohr while speaking with BBC said: “Joseph Yobo is welcome to the team, of course. I have heard that he has no coaching diplomas, so I will ... more
  • 5 days Photos: Borno Gov. Visit Victims Of Latest Boko Haram Attack NaijaNews
    Borno state Governor, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, yesterday paid a condolence visit to victims of the fresh Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri, Borno state. Recall that not too long after President Muhammadu Buhari left the state, suspected Boko Haram members launched fresh attack on residents of Damboa road around Maiduguri NNPC depot after a  rocket-propelled grenade was launched by Boko haram insurgent from an unknown distance and it fell on a house in Jiddari injuring occupants. Gov. Zulum paid a visit to the victims who were admitted in the state Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri. He further directed the settlement of their ... more
  • 5 days Just In: Senate Begs Nigerian Army To Set Up Base In Auno, Borno NaijaNews
    The Nigerian Senate has appealed to the Nigerian military authorities to establish a base in Auno following an attack on Sunday which led to the death of many travellers, leaving several vehicles destroyed. Naija News learnt that the Senate condemned in strong terms the dastardly act perpetrated by these insurgents. During plenary, the lawmakers observe a minute’s silence in honour of the deceased and victims of the attacks. The Senate afterwards appealed to the military authorities to establish a base in Auno to intensify their efforts in the fight against insurgency in the North East. The lawmaker also instructs the ... more
  • 6 days 5 Ways To Survive Valentine’s Day As A Single Guy Or Lady NaijaNews
    It’s Valentine’s season again. It’s that time of the year again when everything seems to all about love and loving. In the run up to February 14, many singles may become very painfully aware of their singleness, and for some, this could be subtly pressurizing. Here’s the reality though: you do not necessarily need a man or woman to enjoy your life on any given day – yeah, even on Valentine’s day! After all, if you don’t love and take care of yourself, who will? That said, here are five great ways to have a fantastic Valentine’s if you’re single ... more
  • 6 days Nollywood Veteran, Madam Saje Celebrates Birthday With House Warming Party NaijaNews
    Nigerian Nollywood veteran, Fausat Balogun, popularly called Madam Saje, a name she got from her role in the Yoruba Movie Industry is a year older today. Naija News learned that the celebrant has today moved into her newly purchased house to mark her birthday. While Appreciating God for his faithfulness in her life, the birthday celebrant wrote, “Ahliamdulilai Ahliamdulilai Ahliamdulilai Ahliamdulilai modupe oluwa, mo se ope temi, Wine is getting better over the years, a man is getting wiser over the year, am a year older today, this is the reason for happiness, not sadness. Ahliamdulilai I’m so thankful and ... more
  • 6 days Nigerians React As Supreme Court Sacks APC’s David Lyon, Installs PDP’s Douye As Bayelsa State Governor NaijaNews
    Barely 24 hours to the swearing-in ceremony of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Bayelsa State governor, the Supreme Court has sacked him and his deputy. It will be recalled as earlier reported by Naija News that the apex court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The Apex court also declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the election. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Mary Odili, ... more
  • 6 days We Have Paid Sowore N200,000 Fine – FG NaijaNews
    Federal Government claims that it has paid the N200,000 fine accrued to Omoyele Sowore, Sahara reporters publisher and convener of the #RevolutionNow. It could be recalled that the Federal High Court in Abuja has on Tuesday resume sitting on two counts charge newly filed against Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. During the Federal High Court sitting on Thursday, the prosecution in the trial of the former presidential candidate said that the Federal Government of Nigeria has paid the N200, 000 costs awarded against it the previous day by the court on grounds of delay. The lead prosecution, Aminu Alilu, ... more
  • 6 days Imo: Lawmakers Dump AA For APC NaijaNews
    Members of the Action Alliance in the House of Representatives have defected to the All Progressives Congress in Imo State. It seems the recent alliance between the former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and his successor, Hope Uzodinma is paying off. The lawmakers that defected to the ruling party are Pascal Obi and Kingsly Chuma. Recall that Okorocha and Uzodinma had reconciled after the outcome of the Supreme Court judgement that declared the APC governorship candidate as the winner of the gubernatorial election in the state. The lawmakers who are loyal to Okorocha announced their defection to APC on ... more
  • 6 days Nigerians React As Federal High Court Grants Agba Jalingo Bail NaijaNews
    The Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, has granted bail to the detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo. Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, on Thursday granted the journalist N10 million bail, following an application from his lawyer, Attah Ochinke. The court asked that those standing as surety for the journalist must make a refundable deposit of N700,000 to court registry to perfect the bail. The journalist had filed a fresh application for bail at the Federal High Court, Calabar on February 13, 2019, after his case was transferred to a new judge, Sule Shuaibu. Shuaibu had taken over ... more
  • 6 days Woman Sleeps With Friend’s Father For Sleeping With Her Boyfriend NaijaNews
    A lady on a quest to revenge after her friend slept with her boyfriend, has shared a video of her friend’s father whom she slept with. The lady who took to Snapchat to publicly call out he8r friend which she identified as “Ada” for sleeping with her boyfriend, could be heard saying “Ada you slept with my boyfriend, see now I’m in the hotel room with your father. Hello honey say hello” The alleged father of her friend also responded with a “hello”. Watch the viral video below:
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  • 6 days 12 Facts About Valentine’s Day You Probably Didn’t Know NaijaNews
    Valentine’s Day, the holiday of love and romance, is almost here. On February 14, children and adults alike will shower their friends and loved ones with gifts that range from cards with endearing messages to chocolates, long-stemmed red roses, fine jewelry and much more. It is a day that comes around once a year and is usually touted as a big corporate scheme. But Valentine’s Day is way more than just a Hallmark holiday. Naija News understands despite the popularity of this love feast, many still do not have in-depth knowledge and understanding of this celebration Here are some facts about ... more
  • 6 days Biafra: IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Apologizes To Nigerian Children (See Why) NaijaNews
    Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has apologized to Nigerian children after his initial outburst in which he threatened to go after the children of Ene Okon, the Abia State Commissioner of Police. It will be recalled that Kanu’s outburst came after threats by the Police chief to arrest IPOB members that attend the planned burial ceremony of Nnamdi Kanu’s parents. In response, the IPOB leader threatened to go after children of Okon and those of other Nigerian government officials if the threats are carried out. However, Kanu has now retracted his words and ... more
  • 6 days Fraud: Court Adjourns Ifeanyi Ubah’s Arraignment To April 2 NaijaNews
    Naija News has been informed that the alleged fraud case of N135bn against Ifeanyi Ubah, the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, has been adjourned till April 2020. It was reported that a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday (today), has adjourned the arraignment of the Ubah till 2nd of April, 2020. Naija News recalls that Ubah and his firm Capital Oil are accused and charged for allegedly defrauding the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Meanwhile, this media platform has reported about a month ago that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Clerk of the National Assembly ... more
  • 6 days Boko Haram Is Everywhere, Including Lagos – Buratai NaijaNews
    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has noted that Boko Haram insurgents can be found everywhere in Nigeria, including Lagos State. Buratai while speaking on Arise TV stated that the terrorist group are not found only in the North-East. The Army Chief during the interview added that members of Boko Haram have been subdued in the region and moved to other parts of the country. He added that though the military has defeated Boko Haram, it is facing the challenge of terrorism. He further stated that terrorism would remain in Nigeria for years. Buratai in the statement ... more
  • 6 days Just In: Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Gov-elect, David Lyon NaijaNews
    The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. David Lyon was to be sworn-in on Friday. The Apex court also declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri as the authentic winner of the election. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered INEC to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidates as the winners of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. Justice Peter-Odili asked INEC to issue a fresh certificate to ... more
  • 6 days Just In: Shekau Gives Fresh Condition For Chibok Girls’ Release NaijaNews
    The leader of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has given fresh conditions for the release of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls. In a new video shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Borno, Shekau stated that the remaining Chibok schoolgirls would be freed if the federal government release members of the sect in detention. The Boko Haram leader also warned President Buhari against returning to Borno State, North-east Nigeria. Shekau, who warned that the sect in on ground in the region, threatened to attack Buhari if he comes back to Borno. “Buhari came to Maiduguri pretending to be ... more
  • 6 days Transfer: Red Bull Gives Liverpool Deadline To Activate Timo Werner’s Release Clause NaijaNews
    English Premier League side, Liverpool have been given until the end of April to activate Timo Werner‘s release clause. The Reds had earlier reached out to RB Leipzig during the January transfer window. According to BILD, Werner has a release clause of £50million to £55million depending on Leipzig’s performance. The Champions League holder will be forced to make an early move, as the release clause expires after April. Werner has been on top of his game having scored 20 goals in 21 league matches so far this season. Jurgen Klopp’s men who are on the verge of winning the Premier ... more
  • 6 days Presidency Reacts, Reveal Those Who Booed Buhari In Borno State NaijaNews
    The Presidency has declared that contrary to popular assumptions, President Muhammadu Buhari was warmly received during his visit to Borno State on Wednesday. The Presidency added that those who booed the President were just a few people who had been paid by some politicians to carry out the action. Naija News recalls President Buhari was in Borno State on Wednesday on a condolence visit to the people and government of the state over Sunday’s attack which resulted in the death of 30 persons as well as the destruction of 18 cars and several other properties in an attack by Boko ... more
  • 6 days Two Security Guards Steals Music Equipment From Church NaijaNews
    Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday arraigned two security guards for allegedly stealing music equipment from a church known as Victorious Praying Women Ministry, that worth N720,000. The police charged Adeola Oyeyemi, 35 and Okechukwu Eze, 32, with conspiracy and theft. The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah said that the defendants stole a digital mixer worth N420,000 and a keypad valued at N300,000, on Jan. 19 at about 3.55 p. m. at Victorious Women Ministry, Alausa in Ikeja. The prosecutor submitted that the defendants, who were security guards, broke into ... more
  • 6 days Anyone Who Moans During Sex Needs Deliverance – Married Man NaijaNews
    A newly married man has taken to social media to declare that it is wrong and ungodly for Christian couples to mourn during sex. The man further submitted that when his wife moaned during sexual intercourse, he had to take her to a pastor for deliverance. The man who is believed to be newly married, shared the shocking opinion via Facebook where he added that men who moan must have learnt it by visiting sex workers and moaning by a woman shows sexual deprivation on her part. The man identified as Uzor Obinna Marvelous, however, noted that instead of moaning, ... more
  • 6 days Just In: Fire Out-Break At Mile 12 Market NaijaNews
    There was another huge fire outbreak at Mile 12 Market in Lagos State since last night. Naija News learnt that the fire started at about 05.55 am. According to an eyewitness, the fire incident happened at the popular Mandella garage. Details of the fire incident were sketchy as of the time of filing this report. meanwhile, several Nigerians have also reacted to the fire outbreak. read some of the reaction below
    In the last 6 months every major market in Lagos have suddenly burst into flames now it is Mile 12 something sinister is definitely going on. ... more
  • 6 days Singer, Sinach And Husband Dedicate Child In Church NaijaNews
    Popular Nigerian born multitalented Gospel Singer, Osinachi Joseph, well known as Sinach and her husband, Joseph Egbu yesterday Wednesday dedicated their child in church. Naija News understands that it took the singer and her husband quite a long time before having a child. Mr Joseph who could not hide his joy took to his social media page, Instagram to share photos from their child’s dedication which was done on February 12, 2020. He wrote: “Our baby went to Church yesterday. Glory to God.” “I wish I can increase the Paternity Leave. Our baby was dedicated to JESUS CHRIST yesterday.” See ... more
  • 6 days Breaking: Federal High Court Grants Agba Jalingo Bail NaijaNews
    The Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, has granted bail to the detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo. Justice Sule Shuaibu of the Federal High Court, Calabar, on Thursday granted the journalist N10 million bail, following an application from his lawyer, Attah Ochinke. The court asked that those standing as surety for the journalist must make a refundable deposit of N700,000 to court registry to perfect the bail. The journalist had filed a fresh application for bail at the Federal High Court, Calabar on February 13, 2019, after his case was transferred to a new judge, Sule Shuaibu. Shuaibu had taken ... more
  • 6 days CBN Cries Out Again Over Nigeria’s Escalating Debt Profile NaijaNews
    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)-led Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again cried out over the escalating rising foreign debt profile of the country Naija news learnt that An MPC member, Okwu Nnanna, raised the concern in his personal note at the last MPC meeting in Abuja that debt service gulped N2.45 trillion in one year, and that Nigeria’s rising debt remained unsustainable. “At N2.45 trillion or 23.2 percent of the total expenditure, the obligation is 14.5 percent higher than the previous year and could be exacerbated if fiscal revenues and oil exports decline lower than the benchmarks,” he ... more
  • 6 days APC Crisis: Gov. Obaseki Accuses Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu Over Crisis In The Party NaijaNews
    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu of sponsoring violence in the state arm of the party. The Edo State Governor alleged that the former governor of the state and the former governorship aspirant of the party are sponsoring violence within the party because they have lost their political power in the state. He further stated that the APC chieftains have failed in their quest to seize power from him hence, they resorted to violence. Obaseki in a statement released through his Special Adviser on Media ... more
  • 6 days NECO Fails To Remit Over N6bn To Federal Government For Five Years NaijaNews
    Zamfara And Eighteen Other States Owes Us Examination Fees -NECO The National Examination Council has revealed that it is being owed for examinations conducted in 19 States. Naija News learnt that the House of Representatives Committee on Finance was reliably informed by The Examinations Council’s Director of Finance and Administration, Dr. Jacob Ekele of how Zamfara States and eighteen other states refused to pay up for the examination fees of their students. Dr.  Ekele said, “As of today about 19 states owe NECO. The exams were conducted for them on credit, especially Zamfara State. It has the highest (debt). Kogi ... more
  • 6 days Osun Government Urges WAEC To Increase Its War Against Examination Malpractices NaijaNews
    The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday has advised the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to increase its war against ‘miracle centres’ (a centre for malpractices during examination) in order to stop examination malpractices in the country. The Governor made this statement when members of the council visited his office. He said further that the general public must realise that miracle centres were only synonymous or found among some churches and not in the education sector. He then commended the board for showing much interest on the issue as well as taking steps in sanctioning offenders. He said that ... more
  • 6 days Kogi: Group Criticise Yahaya Bello For Nominating Self As Member Of SIEC NaijaNews
    The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has been condemned by the Initiative for Grassroot Advancement for nominating himself as a member of the State Independent Electoral Commission. Governor Bello in a statement released through his spokesperson on Wednesday had released eight names to the State House of Assembly, for Screening and Clearance. The report gathered revealed that the screening and clearance will take place at the hallowed chamber on Thursday. The names of the nominees submitted to the House include: Lawal Shiru, Chairman Lokoja/Koto Federal Constituency Ozovehe John Enesi, Secretary Adavi/Okehi Federal Constituency, Adaji Ainoko, Member Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency. Others ... more
  • 6 days Bayelsa State: Timi Frank Sends Message To David Lyon NaijaNews
    Comrade Timi Frank, a former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the incoming Bayelsa state governor, David Lyon to beware of sycophants and corrupt politicians capable of tarnishing the image of the new administration. He also called on Lyon to make his government inclusive by appointing more competent women and youths in his cabinet. The political activist further advised Lyon to avoid appointing people based on friendship or political affiliation only. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, Frank reminded David Lyon that his victory at the last Bayelsa ... more
  • 6 days Soldiers Storms Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence, Block Entrance Ahead Of Parent’s Burial NaijaNews
    The entrance of the family Of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has been surrounded and barricaded by Soldiers. Naija News understands also that the soldiers are also harassing residents in the area ahead of Kanu’s parents’ burial scheduled to hold on Friday. It has been confirmed that Afara Ukwu, Kanu’s community is currently greased with heavy security personnel. Amnesty International who disclosed this in a statement said it gathered from some persons that “they saw soldiers harassing people at Bank road while another man said he was prevented from going to his house ... more
  • 6 days Again, Another Tanker Explodes With Fire In Onitsha NaijaNews
    Reports reaching Naija News at this time reveals that a tanker loaded with fuel had on Wednesday evening caught up with fire in Onitsha. It was confirmed by the Anambra commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Andrew Kumapayi, that a fuel tanker capable of taking 33,000ltrs of PMS got caught up with fire at Nkpor area of Onitsha. Reacting to the explosion, Kumapayi told newsmen that the fire has been confirmed to have resulted from a mechanical deficiency. “The fuel loaded tanker caught fire due to mechanical deficiency in the engine of the vehicle,” he said. “The fire which completely ... more
  • 6 days Atiku Mourns Death Of Highlife Legend, Victor Olaiya NaijaNews
    Former Vice President of Nigeria and 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has mourned the death of Victor Olaiya. Naija News recalls Olaiya, Nigeria’s highlife legend and trumpeter, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 89. Reacting to the death of the legend, Atiku said the moments created by Olaiya during his lifetime will not be forgotten. “My condolences to the family of Nigeria’s highlife legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, OON. His artful delivery on the trumpet and his hits from the 50s are moments we’d never forget. Most recently, the duet with @official2baba, ... more
  • 6 days Breaking: Court Adjourns Sowore Trial Till March NaijaNews
    DSS Re-Arraigns Sowore, Bakare On Two-Count Charge of Treasonable Felony The convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare has  been re-arraigned  on a new two-count charge of a treasonable felony by the state security service on behalf of the federal  government Naija News learnt that both Sowore and Olawale Bakare, his co-defendant, pleaded not guilty to the amended charges levelled against them. In the new charge, the offences which bordered on fraud, cyber-stalking and of insulting the president were removed. However, The federal government has confirmed the payment of the sum of N200, 000 to defence team ... more
  • 6 days Nigerians Blasts Burna Boy For Declaring Himself Best Artiste Since Fela NaijaNews
    Nigerians have taken to twitter to react following Burna Boy’s declaration that he is the best musician in the music industry since the death of the music legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. He made this known through his Twitter page yesterday while lamenting that the industry has a very high level of hypocrisy. He said ‘the same people that wish you the best to your face are the same people that hope and pray you to fail. Meanwhile, Nigerian who opined that the grammy award nominee was proud, has taken to Twitter to react. See reactions below:
    Burna Boy is ... more
  • 6 days 2Face Mourns The Exit Of Legend, Victor Olaiya NaijaNews
    Following the death report of popular Nigerian highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya, yesterday, Innocent Ujah Idibia, Nigerian pop artist well known as 2Face Idibia (2Baba), has expressed his heartfelt on the exit of the legend. Naija News understands that Dr Olaiya had died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at the age of 89 in noon hour Wednesday, February 12, as confirmed by Bimbo Esho, Managing Director of Evergreen Music Company Ltd. 2Baba, however, took to his social media page, Instagram precisely to express his pain over the exit of Dr Olaiya. He wrote, “Devastated by the news of ... more
  • 6 days Osun: Gov. Oyetola, Ooni, Sultan Of Sokoto Meet Over Insecurity In Nigeria NaijaNews
    The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar, on Wednesday, meet in Osogbo over the Insecurity in Nigeria. Governor Oyetola, while speaking at the National Summit on Security in Nigeria, called for a better approach to end insecurity in Nigeria. Prominent individuals that were in attendance were Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar. Governor Oyetola while speaking on insecurity in the country, noted that the security agencies must join hands with traditional rulers to end the security challenges in Nigeria. ... more
  • 6 days ICPC Arraigns Ex-Poly Rector, For Declaring Fake Ph.D Certificate NaijaNews
    Mr. Olaolu Akinola Olugbenga, a former Rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo, Osun State, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Honorable Justice Wasiu Oladejo Akanbi of Osun State High Court 2, sitting in Osogbo. Olugbenga is being arraigned on a 4-count charge bordering on alleged forgery and making a false statement. He was accused of presenting a fake certificate contrary to Section 465 of the Criminal Code Act and punishable under Section 467 of the same Act. It was stated that during the investigation by ICPC, that he intentionally lied his PhD ... more
  • 6 days EFCC Vows To Arrest Man Behind Fake Post About Its Cell’s Condition NaijaNews
    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt zone has vowed that the promoter of a report in the social media, which falsely claimed that the commission’s holding facility was overcrowded and detainees subjected to mistreatment would be arrested soon. This the commission said during a media briefing yesterday through its Head of the Zonal Office, Usman Imam, who dismissed the report as fake news. He said, “The picture of detainees crammed into an open-air cell, purported to belong to the EFCC Zonal Office in Port Harcourt is fake. And the images are strange to us.” According to him, the ... more
  • 6 days Nigeria Jumps To 31st Position In February FIFA Rankings NaijaNews
    Nigerian Super Eagles have moved up four places in this month’s Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings that have been released. Naija News learnt that the three-time African champions occupy the 31st spot in the world and third in Africa. Senegal’s Teranga Lions retained their spot as the best football nation in the continent and 20th in the world, and are closely trailed by Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles, who moved up two spots to the 27th position. Algeria’s Desert Foxes also improved in the latest ranking moving three places to the 35th position in the world. Morocco’s Atlas Lions, despite ... more
  • 6 days Obasanjo’s Family House In Abeokuta Gut By Fire (Photo And Video) NaijaNews
    A part of the family house of former Nigerian leader, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was on Wednesday destroyed by fire. The family house gutted by fire on Wednesday is located at Ita-Eko in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Naija News understands the fire outbreak started around 9pm and only affected the boys’ quarters area of the property. The fire was put out before it could spread to other areas of the property. ”The house is where Obasanjo’s parents lived. It is an old house. It is not the main residence of the former president,” a source said. This online platform, ... more
  • 6 days A Section Of Military Barracks’, Market In Abuja Gutted With Fire NaijaNews
    In a report confirmed to Naija News at this time, a part of the popular market in Abuja, ‘Mammy market’ has been affected with fire outbreak on Wednesday, February 12. The report had it that the Market which is situated at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja-Keffi Expressway, in Abuja got caught up with fire. Confirming the incident, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Army Headquarters Garrison, Col Omale Ochagwuba, said that the fire begins very early in the morning and caused the fire alarm to trigger in the cantonment. He noted that the alarm forced everyone out to the scene of the ... more
  • 6 days Boko Haram: Gov. Zulum Sends Fresh Message To President Buhari NaijaNews
    Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has laid fresh demands before President Muhammadu Buhari and the country’s security outfits over the incessant Boko Haram attacks in the nation. The governor urged the commander-in-chief to prevail on the Nigerian military to take the fight to the insurgents in the Sambisa Forest and other hideouts of the terrorists. He also urged the military commanders to initiate a change in tactics in dealing with the insurgents. He made the call when President Buhari visited Borno State on Wednesday to commiserate with the people and government of Borno over Sunday’s attack which resulted in ... more
  • 6 days Prophet Odumeje Reveals ‘Truth’ About Disgraceful Meeting With Governor Ganduje NaijaNews
    Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere a.k.a Prophet Odumeje, a controversial Anambra prophet, has given his side of the story about the disgraceful meeting with Governor Ganduje last week. Naija News had reported earlier that  Prophet Odumeje, who is the General Overseer of Mountain Of Holy Ghost Intervention in Onitsha, was disgraced at an event by a police officer after he tried to meet Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, northern Nigeria. In the video sighted by this reporter, Prophet Odumeje tried moving through the crowd to meet Governor Ganduje who was greeting some monarchs at the event but was, however, stopped by ... more
  • 6 days Zamfara: Gov. Matawalle Threatens To Arrest His Predecessor, Yari NaijaNews
    Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has warned the former Governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, to stop making unnecessary statements against his personality or get arrested. The Zamfara State Governor stated this while receiving members of the All Progressives Congress that defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. Matawalle noted that the former governor of the state has been making statements against his administration to give his government a bad image. The Governor in his statement said: “I must let him know that presently, I am the landlord of Zamfara Government House and the number one citizen of the ... more
  • 6 days Burna Boy Declares Himself As Best Artise Since Fela Anikulapo-Kuti NaijaNews
    Burna Boy has called himself the best musician in the music industry since the death of the music legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. He made this known through his Twitter page yesterday while lamenting that the industry has a very high level of hypocrisy. He said ‘the same people that wish you the best to your face are the same people that hope and pray you to fail. Recall Burna was nominated for Grammys award but lost to Angelique Kodjo The African giant further explained that he is a man of his own as nobody in the music industry paved the way ... more
  • 6 days Photos From Kaduna Attack That Left 21 Persons Dead NaijaNews
    February 11 turned to be a black day to residents of Bakali village, a community in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where gunmen wasted the lives of 21 persons in an inferno. Naija News had reported earlier that bandits attacked the Bakali village and set ablaze 11 persons from the same family, killed others making a number of 21 lives. It was reported that the bandits locked them in their house and set the house on fire watching them burnt alive. See photos below; Meanwhile, Boko Haram terrorists had launched an attack ... more
  • 6 days Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Thursday, 13th, February 2020 NaijaNews
    This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Thursday, 13th, February 2020. Boko Haram: President Buhari Visits Maiduguri, Borno State. Reports reaching Naija News at this time confirms that President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, Borno State, to sympathize with the family of those that were recently killed in an attack in the state. Read More Details Here Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu To Submit Self For Arrest On Parents’ Burial Day, See Why The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed readiness to submit himself for arrest in Nigeria if any member of his ... more
  • 6 days Latest Biafra News, IPOB News For Thursday, 13th February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of Biafra news headlines for today Thursday, 13th February, 2020. Below is a roundup of top stories on Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and other pro-Biafra groups. 1. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu To Submit Self For Arrest On Parents’ Burial Day, See Why The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed readiness to submit himself for arrest in Nigeria if any member of his group is killed on the day of his parents’ burial. This online news platform had reported earlier that the parents of the IPOB leader, late ... more
  • 6 days Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 13th February, 2020 NaijaNews
    Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Thursday, 13th February 2020 1. Boko Haram Attacks Borno State, Few Minutes After President Buhari’s Departure Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday launched another daring attack on Jiddari Polo, a community in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Naija News understands the attack occurred shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari departed Borno State where he went to pay a condolence visit following the deadly attack on Sunday which left at least 30 people dead and several cars, houses and other property destroyed. 2. Assault An Amotekun Officer And ... more
  • 6 days Ondo Govt Okays Draft Bill For Creation Of Amotekun NaijaNews
    The Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led Ondo State Government has approved the Draft Bill seeking to establish the South-west security outfit, codenamed Amotekun. Naija News reports that the Bill approval was given on Wednesday by Governor Akeredolu during the State Executive Council meeting. The security outfit will be known as the Ondo State Security Network Agency, while the operatives will be known as Amotekun Corps. The Bill will be transmitted to the State House of Assembly for deliberation after which it would be passed into law. Speaking on the approval of the Draft Bill, the state Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, said that, “In ... more
  • 6 days Just In: Bandits Attack Kaduna Village, Kill 21 NaijaNews
    Bandits have reportedly killed 21 persons in Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The victims include 11 members of a family, who were locked and burnt inside their house, The Nation reports. Speaking to newsmen, a member of the community, Sani Bakali, said the bandits invaded the community around 4 pm on Tuesday. “The bandits stormed our village on Tuesday around 4 pm on several motorbikes brandishing AK47 riffles,” he said. “Immediately they came, they started moving round the village, shooting sporadically. In the process, they came to our house, set the house ablaze, ... more
  • 6 days Prsidency Reacts To Report That Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra Now Works With PPPRA NaijaNews
    Reports that Zahra Buhari-Indimi, daughter of President Buhari, was recently offered employment at the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has been dismissed as false by the presidency. Recall that it was published by an online medium recently that Zahra had fraudulently secured a job with the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). Reacting in a statement today, Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, said while Zahra, just like any other Nigerian, can work wherever she secures employment, the report that she has been offered a job at the petroleum agency is false. ”The publication is ... more
  • 6 days PDP Sympathises, Advice Buhari On What To Do, As Crowd Boos Him In Maiduguri NaijaNews
    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted as residents of Maiduguri, Borno State booed President Muhammadu Buhari when he paid a sympathy visit to the state following the recent attack by Boko Haram sect. Recall Naija News earlier reported that residents of the state booed the President on his arrival at the state today. The party advised the president to take other steps beyond his sympathy visit, towards ending the killings in the state and other parts of the country. A statement by PDP’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said the “booing of President Buhari in Borno State is a clear message ... more
  • 6 days Watch How Crowd Booed President Buhari Today In Maiduguri NaijaNews
    A lots of residents in Borno State today booed President Muhammadu Buhari and his entourage during their visit to the state. Recall Naija News had reported that the President paid a “sympathy visit.” to residents of Borno As he moved through town, the people shouted “Ba ma so, ba ma yi” in Hausa language. The translation is English is “We don’t want, we are not interested.” The crowd booed the President as they waved their hands in rejection. The president arrived Maiduguri after his arrival from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. His spokesman, Garba Shehu said the visit to Borno followed ... more
  • 6 days Why Buhari Visited Maiduguri Today NaijaNews
    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his government is ready to put more proactive and decisive measures in place in order to end the menace of Boko Haram. The President gave this assurance when he paid a condolence visit to Maiduguri today. He however, maintained that a joint work between law enforcement agencies and the civil populace are critical towards in order to achieve the objectives. Buhari said: “I assure you that improvement in security will be pursued vigorously. The military will work harder and strategise with tactics to deal with the insurgents. This is however not possible without good ... more
  • 6 days Boko Haram Attacks Borno State, Few Minutes After President Buhari’s Departure NaijaNews
    Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday launched another daring attack on Jiddari Polo, a community in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Naija News understands the attack occurred shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari departed Borno State where he went to pay a condolence visit following the deadly attack on Sunday which left at least 30 people dead and several cars, houses and other property destroyed. Residents of Jiddari Polo in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, are currently running for cover following an attack launched by Boko Haram fighters, it was learnt. This online platform earlier reported that President Buhari headed straight to Borno ... more
  • 6 days Fans React As Korede Bello Debuts New Photos NaijaNews
    Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter who has been signed to the Mavin Records label since 2014. He broke into the limelight when he released his hit single “Godwin”, which went on to become a sort of National Anthem. He recently released a new song titled ‘sun momi’ (only you). However, it is his new look that has caught the attention of many. See what people are saying about his new look on Twitter. Korede Bello finally took out the jerry curls and stopped scrapping off his beard. Looks great. pic.twitter.com/emPsYdWguZ — Fat Belly ‘Nenye (@The_Nenye) February ... more
  • 6 days Just In: NFF Gives Yobo Fresh Super Eagles Appointment NaijaNews
    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Everton defender, Joseph Yobo, as the new Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach. Naija News reports that Yobo will be taking over from Imama Amapakobo who assumed the position after the sacking of Salisu Yusuf. Recall that Salisu Yusuf, a former manager for Enyimba and Kano Pillars, was found guilty of receiving a bribe of up to $1000 to influence the call-up of players to the national team. The NFF Ethics Committee sanctioned him with a fine of $5000 and a one-year ban from football-related activities. ... more
  • 6 days FG Unveils Three Coronavirus Centres NaijaNews
    To test for suspected cases of the Novel Coronavirus in Nigeria, the federal government has acquired necessary reagents. This was announced by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, at the briefing after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House. According to him, the reagents were acquired about eight days ago. He stated that three laboratories have been set up across the country to test suspected patients for the disease. He said the designated laboratories have been set up in Lagos, Abuja and Irrua in Edo state to handle such tests. Meanwhile, Nigeria has reported the first case of the ... more
  • 6 days Highlife Legend, Dr Victor Olaiya Is Dead NaijaNews
    The Nigerian Entertainment and Music Industry have lost another legend as popular Highlife Trumpeter, Dr Victor Olaiya died today. This was confirmed in a statement by the managing director of the Evergreen Music Company, Bimbo Esho. Naija News understands that Dr Olaiya before his death is signed to the Evergreen record label. Today has turned cold to the family and lovers of the legend who has died at the age of 89. Reacting to the death of Dr. Olaiya, Bimbo expressed her heartfelt and ask the creator of heaven and earth to help the family and the music industry bear ... more
  • 6 days Martial Reveals His Relationship With Jose Mourinho NaijaNews
    Manchester United striker, Anthony Martial, has revealed his relationship with Jose Mourinho during his leadership at Old Trafford. Martial noted that the former manager of the club, did not start him in a couple of matches, he added that each time he came on from the bench, he scored for the Red Devils. He revealed that at every chance he got under Mourinho, he wanted to show him that he deserved to start for Man United. Martial said: “It is correct that I would have preferred it if Mourinho would have told me one on one that he had dropped ... more
  • 6 days Nigeria, Ethiopia Sign Visa Waiver Agreement NaijaNews
    Nigeria and her sister nation, Ethiopia, have agreed to give  a visa waiver that covers only diplomatic and official passport holders for both country Naija News Understands that the agreement was contained a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Defence as the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of both countries, Geoffrey Onyeama and Gedu Andargachew, respectively. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, both witnessed the signing during his state visit to Ethiopia. While meeting with the Ethiopian prime minister, President Buhari also discussed how both countries will explore new areas of collaboration with ... more
  • 6 days INEC Fixes March 14 For Kwara, And Other Bye Elections NaijaNews
    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 14 for bye-elections in Niger, Kwara and Kebbi States. Naija News learnt the Electoral Body made the announcement earlier today in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye. The statement read: “the Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives had declared a vacancy in Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State; the Honourable Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly had declared a vacancy in Patigi State Constituency while the Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly had also declared a ... more
  • 6 days Music Business Workshop For Unsigned Artists NaijaNews
    Two common problems most unsigned Artists face in the Music industry are lack of funds to push their music and inability to generate substantial income from their music since they do not have a huge fanbase. Unsigned Artists need and seek ways of raising funds to record music, shoot videos, promote their music etc. Your friends and family cannot keep investing what they have into your career not knowing exactly when you would eventually become a star. You cannot keep funding your career at the expense of your loved ones or by your other earnings, and you do not have ... more
  • 6 days Any Girlfriend Who Doesn’t Take Money From You Is A Witch – Pastor Anaba NaijaNews
    A shocking claim has been made by a Ghanian Pastor who advises his church members, male precisely to be careful with any woman who doesn’t demand money from her husband. According to Pastor Joseph Eastwood Anaba, the senior pastor of Fountain Gates Ministry in Ghana, any woman who doesn’t ask her man of money is planning to use him for ritual in a short period of time. Naija News understands that the pastor reveals this while preaching in his Church. He said, “A girlfriend who doesn’t take your money is a witch who is trying to kill you after one ... more
  • 6 days Presidency Reveals Why Buhari Has Not Declared His Assets NaijaNews
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    The Edo State Government has revealed that the recent explosions at the residence of the factional Edo State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Lawrence Okah, is a plan for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to declare a state of emergency. The state claimed that the explosions were carried out by members of the Edo Peoples Movement to create a sense of insecurity in the state. Recall that few hours after APC announced the reconstitution of the reconciliatory committee led by Chief Bisi Akande, an explosion rocked the residence of Lawrence Okah. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation in the ... more
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    A new video has emerged online showing the moment a woman rained curses on the corpse of a man who allegedly died while sleeping with his side chick. The lady who was heard talking in the background of the video could be heard saying the deceased got what he deserves while adding that his wife and children will survive without him. Some unconfirmed sources however alleged that it was the wife of the late Nigerian man that was placing the curses. Meanwhile, the headmaster at a school in Katsina, Alhazawa Primary School, Danja, in the Danja Local Government Area ... more
  • 7 days Antitrust: Google Fights Back As EU Fines Alphabet €4.34 billion NaijaNews
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  • 7 days Breaking: Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun Signs Amotekun Bill Into Law NaijaNews
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