Man sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter in Cross River state

He was convicted by Hon. Justice E.E. Ita, Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State and presiding Judge of the Family Court. The Family Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State has sentenced 47-year-old Emmanuel Thompson Udo to life imprisonment for raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter. “Thanks to the Basic Rights Counsel Initiative team providing suRead More

Maina extradited to Nigeria after arrest in Niger Republic (photos/video)

Justice Okon Akpan of the Federal High Court Abuja ordered his trial to begin in absentia after he had jumped the bail granted him by the judge. He was received by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport this afternoon, Thursday, December 3. The aircraft carrying the former Chairman ofRead More

Boko Haram: Lai Mohammed Speaks On Resigning Buhari

“Now, let’s put things in context. Before Mr President assumed office, Boko Haram could stroll into any city, especially in the north, to carry out deadly attacks. Abuja, the nation’s capital, Kano, Maiduguri, Jos, Damaturu, etc were regularly targeted. Motor parks, churches, mosques, shopping complexes were not spared. Today, that is a thing of theRead More

Buhari Feels No Empathy for Nigerians – Northern Elders

 “The Presidency does not feel empathy. We don’t see a president who recognises the fact that we have serious problems but all we hear is we should pray.” “We are praying that God shows Buhari the way to fix the country. As northerners we are dying and Southerners are being killed.” “I feel sorry for the president,Read More

INSECURITY: We Won’t Help Nigeria – Mercenaries

Zulum’s call was later backed by the North East Governors Forum. Speaking at the council chamber of the Government House in Maiduguri during a condolence visit to Zulum, the leader of the delegation of the Forum and Taraba State Governor, Mr Darius Ishaku in the company of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Governor InuwaRead More

Chef Ayo Wish to Be the First to Openly Have Gay Marriage in Nigeria

It is a fascinating lifestyle that ranges from Glory to GloryI Have made research as An Activist,being GAY is not a curse”LGBT Marriage must be Approved and signed in NigeriaI will be the First handsome dude that will get Married openly as GAY in Nigeria ??signed?”Chef Ayo Wish to Be the First to Openly HaveRead More

Maina’s Lawyer Withdraws from Case in Court

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved for Mr Adeola Adedipe to withdraw from the corruption case against the former chairman of the Pensions Committee, AbdulRasheed Maina.The Senator was released on bail last week Friday after meeting conditions set by the court.He was re-arrested on Monday evening in Niger Republic by operatives of NigeriaRead More

Qatar to Give Army, Police $1b Billion to Fight Terrorism

The money is believed will be used to source for modern scientific equipment, the Africa-Global Empowerment and Development Network (AGED-Network).He said”Kontagora said seeking funds from the Qatari government through Sheikh (Dr.) Badr Al-Hajri, and other international countries to equip the police and other agencies with modern equipment became imperative due to growing security challenges acrossRead More

Police Writes Court to Suspend Probe of Abuses by Judicial Panels

The State governments have raised the panels to investigate alleged infractions by SARS operatives, following nationwide #EndSARS protests by youths.One of the prayers is a declaration that having regard to the provisions of Section a14 (1)(2) (a) and Item 45, Part 1, First Schedule, 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), theRead More

Boko Haram: The War against Insecurity Must Be Fought Hard – Tinubu

He made the announcement in a letter to the governor and Tinubu’s media office disclosed this to reporters.He extended his condolences to Governor Babagana Zulum and the people of Borno State over the killing of farmers in Zabarmari village in Jere Local Government Area of ​​the state.Farmers who are struggling, trying to provide food forRead More

Dradrock rolls out Premium offers on luxury homes

Dradrock announced the offers at their corporate Head office in Lekki Lagos, saying it aligns with one of the company’s core values of giving the highest level of customer satisfaction. To commemorate the season of love and giving, the company is offering several premium gifts and prizes to her new and existing customers on estatesRead More

“May Nigeria Not Happen To You” – Nigerian Lawyer Mourns Uncle

“May Nigeria Not Happen To You” – Nigerian Lawyer Mourns Uncle. “Everything in Nigeria can kill you. Nigerians who are abroad are not visiting or returning home because they are scared of being kidnapped and killed. This is a national crisis, and I hope this situation gets the attention it deserves. “May Nigeria not happen to you,”Read More

I will be the first man to openly get married as a gay in Nigeria- chef Ayo declares

 Recall that former President Goodluck Jonathan signed the anti-gay law in January 2014. The law prohibits homosexual activities in Nigeria which includes gay marriages. It prescribes a 14-year term for any gay person caught in the act of homosexuality. I Have made research as An Activist,being GAY is not a curseIt is a fascinating lifestyleRead More

2023: Kogi Reps Endorse Yahaya Bello for Presidency

“We demand, in the interest of Equity, that in the 2023 general elections both the office of President and Vice President of Nigeria must be ceded to the North Central and South Geographical zones by the rest peacefully arbitrate or contest for,” the legislators argued.“Yahaya Bello has been exceptional on security; that is the protectionRead More

NERC Set To Disconnect Customers Rejecting Meters

The directives to the Discos, which were jointly signed by the NERC Chairman, James Momoh, and a Commissioner, Dafe Akpeneye, took effect from November 1, 2020.This came as the acting Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Sule Abdulaziz, told journalists in Abuja on Wednesday that the recent collapse of the country’s power grid was restoredRead More

Boko Haram an International Conspiracy to Split Nigeria – Army

Col Sagir Musa, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, stated this, claiming that there are some international paymasters sponsoring Boko Haram. Musa stated this in an article he shared on social media and with journalists.Boko Haram an International Conspiracy to Split Nigeria – Army.The army spokesman said: “The recent killing of our people on a riceRead More

FG engages 17,000 youths in rabbit farming

He said;  “So we are engaging our youths into rabbit farming, NALDA has designed a programme to take in 17,000 rabbit farmers especially in the South, and we have commenced the engagement in some states.” Executive Secretary of National Agricultural Land Development Authority, Paul Ikonne who made the announcement said the programme had already commenced inRead More

Bobrisky flaunts the ‘N15 million’ his bae gave to him after they spent a night together (video)

That male she goat is stealing, destroying the lives of men and women he/she/it sleeps with. Its all centered on money, prostitution, destroying lives of our upcoming /growing boys and girls. If this idiot dey for Russia they for Don forget am long time ago. Can you imagine. Dirty stuff… We have enough troubles inRead More

INTERPOL alerts the world of plans by some criminal gangs to sell fake COVID19 vaccines

“As governments are preparing to roll out vaccines, criminal organisations are planning to infiltrate or disrupt supply chains. Criminal networks will also be targeting unsuspecting members of the public via fake websites and false cures, which could pose a significant risk to their health, even their lives. As the world continues to await a cure forRead More

Borno Killings: May God Convert Boko Haram – Pope Francis

He said:“May God welcome them into his peace and comfort their families, and may he convert the hearts of those who commit such horrors, which gravely offend His name.”The Pope prayed that the “hearts of those who commit such horrors” will also be converted.Borno Killings: May God Convert Boko Haram – Pope Francis. “I want toRead More

Nigerians to Buy a Bag Of Rice For N19,000 From December 14th

Since the ban on rice import, some persons have been engaging in buying and storing the paddy, making huge profits.During an interview with DAILY NIGERIAN after the meeting, Mr Ahmed said RIPAN has agreed to peg the price at N19,000 in order to support the federal government in its efforts to ease hardship in theRead More

“Baby Factory” Toppled by Police in Ogun

On Tuesday, Nigerian police freed 10 people, including 4 newborns, from an illegal maternity hospital, more commonly known as a “baby factory,” in Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria, an official said on Wednesday.Some of these young girls are trapped with promises of jobs and find themselves pregnant, forced to give birth to children to “sell”, inRead More

PDP Speaks On Ihedioha’s Plan to Join APC

He assured the party supporters in the state and Nigeria as a whole, that Ihedioha is not joining the opposition party.PDP Speaks On Ihedioha’s Plan to Join APC.The official recalled that recently, Pascal Okolie, a member of the Imo State House of Assembly representing Orlu constituency, announced his defection from the APC to the PDP.TheRead More

TECNO Partners with LXG Esports and Embassy of France in Nigeria on Esports Tournament

The event, which was also endorsed by global Esports bodies within and beyond Africa including Esports Nigeria, Esports Federation of Africa (ESFA) and World Esports Consortium (WESCO), was a smooth and exciting success.It is indeed a new dawn in Nigeria esports.    The LAN event was titled ‘Legends Extraordinary Club Open – LECO’ and TECNORead More

Interpol Warns Nigeria against Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccines

The INTERPOL Secretary General, Jürgen Stock in a statement released on Wednesday warned that there must be a coordinated response from each country’s health and security operatives to prevent citizens from falling victim of the fake or stolen vaccines. Stock stated:The INTERPOL statement titled:Interpol Warns Nigeria against Buying Fake COVID-19 Vaccines.“As governments are preparing to rollRead More

Reno Omokri tackles Northern Nigerians attacking Davido for not speaking up against the #ZambarmariMassacre

Northerns took to Twitter to bash the singer for not speaking against the attack.  All from the NORTH. Yet the North is still not safe! Is that Davido’s fault? ”Leave @Davido alone. His job is to make the world a happier place. alone. His job is to make the world a happier place. And he is exceptionally goodRead More

Nigeria Army Alone Cannot Defeat Boko Haram – Governors

Nigeria Army Alone Cannot Defeat Boko Haram – Governors.Reports has it that the governor was speaking as his delegation went to offer condolences to Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum following the killing of nearly 100 farmers by Boko Haram on Saturday.Meanwhile, earlier on Monday, Governor Zulum advised President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigeria should recruit mercenariesRead More

We Killed 78 Farmers – Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Mocks Nigeria Govt.

According to him, his men killed the farmers because they handed over a member of the sect to the Nigerian army.Shekau also threatened that the sect members will hunt those sharing intelligence on their activities to the military.Abubakar Shekau, the leader of terrorist group, Boko Haram has disclosed the number of farmers his group killedRead More

Nigerian soldier killed in clash between Customs officers and smugglers one month to his wedding

Recall that the clash happened between Customs personnel from Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, and smugglers in Igbo-Ora town on Friday, November 20. Read Here It was further gathered that the couple have a little daughter who turned one on November 17, three days before his death.  A lieutenant of the Nigerian Army, Josiah Peter was killedRead More

Osinbajo Once Said a President Can Be Impeached (Throwback)

All na cruise and vibe until it gets to ur turnProfessor Yemi Osinbajo in a 2015 tweet on insecurity who as at then, was the running mate to Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the (APC) has resurfaced on the internet.In the tweet dated February 8, 2015, he wrote:— Papi Grandé(All shades of Magnificent) (@OnoviranO) DecemberRead More

Embrace gas as alternative to petrol — Pres. Buhari urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to embrace the use of gas as an alternative to premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol. The President made the appeal on Tuesday, December 1, at a virtually held event at the State House, Abuja, to unveil National Gas Expansion Programme and National Autogas Roll-out Initiative. The President said the auto-gas initiative […] penetv

CBN Asks Court Not to Unfreeze #EndSARS Promoters Accounts

The CBN made this known in a counter-affidavit in opposition to a motion on notice filed by Gatefield Nigeria Limited, a company that sponsored freelance journalists to cover the #EndSARS protests in OctoberThe affidavit read in part, “That the bank accounts frozen by this honorable court, in this case, are suspected to be involved inRead More

Buhari’s effort on security is not good enough – Katsina senator

“Let me say if the statement credited to the spokesperson of Mr President, Garba Shehu, is true then let me say that it is highly irresponsible.  He said;  “Despite the efforts of the federal government on the security issues of Nigeria – I totally believe the president is doing his own best but then doingRead More

281 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

281 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday December 1 as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  There are now 67,838 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,176 deaths have been recorded. 63,430 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  A breakdown of the newRead More

Joint police, army, DSS team arrest suspected kidnappers with military uniforms in Plateau state

Items recovered from the suspects include one AK 47 Rifle, one Magazine, 3 Rounds 1.62mm Special, 1XBarreta Pistol & Magazine, Camouflage Uniform and 9 SIM cards. A joint operation conducted by the Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, Department of State Service, the Nigerian Police Force and Vigilante Group of Nigeria, have susccessfully smashed andRead More

Maina in detention in Niger republic, to be extradited to Nigeria – Police say

Abdulrashid Maina, who was declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction, was arrested last night, 30th November 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart. A statement released by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force NPF, Frank Mba, says Maina isRead More

Reps Invite British High Comm. for Comment Made By Lawmaker about Gowon

He will also be requesting that the Member of Parliament who made the allegation, should offer a public apology to Gowon as well as the people and government of Nigeria.Reps Invite British High Comm. for Comment Made By Lawmaker about Gowon.In a recent comment by a British lawmaker calling out the former Head of State,Read More

Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala nominated for 2020 UEFA fans’ Women’s Team of the Year

Midfielders: Erin Cuthbert (Chelsea & England), Daniëlle van de Donk (Arsenal & Netherlands), Ingrid Engen (Wolfsburg & Norway), Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir (Wolfsburg/Lyon & Iceland), Kheira Hamraoui (Barcelona & France), Amandine Henry (Lyon & France), Svenja Huth (Wolfsburg & Germany), Ji So-yun (Chelsea & South Korea), Saki Kumagai (Chelsea & Japan), Kim Little (Arsenal & Scotland),Read More

Borno Killings: Lai Mohammed Insists Boko Haram Has Been Degraded

“How these statements translate to Nigeria being at the mercy of Boko Haram is baffling, and could only have come from warped minds who are more interested in attracting traffic to their websites than upholding the truth. Is anyone still in doubt that something urgent needs to be done to rein in the abuse ofRead More

INSECURITY: Reps Set To Invite Buhari over Borno Massacre

INSECURITY: Reps Set To Invite Buhari over Borno Massacre.If you recall Boko Haram Terrorist group on Saturday beheaded 43 farmers in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, and the Borno State capital.The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila made this known while making his remarks on the Borno killings.The House is to debate on the invitation toRead More

2023: Amaechi Speaks On Contesting For Presidency, Backs Fashola on Zoning

2023: Amaechi Speaks On Contesting For Presidency, Backs Fashola on Zoning.However, there have been outcries for the presidency to come to the south in 2023 once President Muhammadu Buhari who is from Katsina completes his tenure, some selfish politicians have openly decreed that they would rather support competence over zoning in the 2023 presidential election.HeRead More

Buhari Administration Worst Ever in Nigeria’s History – Suleiman

Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, on Tuesday, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as the worst government ever in Nigeria.The cleric condemned the President due to the level of insecurity and economic challenges in the country.Suleiman stated that the current government came to power on the promises ofRead More

“Policemen Are Carrying Handbags of the Wives of Important People” –El-Rufai Laments

The state Governor who spoke in an interview on Channels Television on Monday November 30, insisted that decentralizing the police was the way to go for Nigeria.Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, has reprieved over the happenings in the Nigerian Police Force.He Said; “We have always made a very strong argument that one centralized police inRead More

Bandits kill seven farmers and abduct 30 villagers in Katsina

Katsina state is President Buhari’s home state. The Speaker of the assembly, Tasi’u Zango, condemned the attacks and directed the clerk of the House to forward the position of the members on an urgent need to strengthen security in communities to the Governor, Aminu Masari. Seven farmers including a nursing mother, have been killed by suspectedRead More

We’re not responsible for explosion at Wike father’s church – IPOB

“Gov Wike is only afraid of his own shadow. He is only being too clever by half. No amount of cover-up will save him from the divine judgement that is coming his way. He can run but can never hide. He won’t escape it.”“IPOB is an unblemished peaceful movement with legally recognisable presence in overRead More

Fugitive ex-pension chief, Maina, rearrested in Niger Republic after jumping bail in Nigeria

Wanted former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, who jumped bail, has been arrested in Niger Republic by Operatives of Nigeria intelligence service and anti-corruption agents. According to PRNigeria, he was arrested on Monday evening, November 30, based on an existing mutual relationship and security agreement between the two countries. Maina is facing a 12-count money […] penetv

Buhari’s N66 Million Aso Rock Rent Cause Uproar

Despite making a provision for over N10 million for the “purchase of giant HD copiers for the library and archive”, the State House would spend N46 million and N22 million for the printing of non-security and security documents respectively.The sum of N67.9 million was budgeted for motor vehicle fuel.These reoccurring and unexplained expenditures have againRead More

Breaking: Abdulrasheed Maina Re-arrested In Niger Republic

It will be recalled Maina is currently standing trial on a 12-count money laundering charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The Former pension reform task team boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, who jumped his bail has been arrested on Monday evening.According to PR Nigeria, a top intelligence officer confirmed the Economic andRead More

Zabarmari Killings: 38 More Corpses Retrieved on Monday

Zabarmari Killings: 38 More Corpses Retrieved on Monday. “The army restricted us from capturing the scene with our phones; they know what they are doing, and they know they will be exposed. Today alone, 38 bodies were recovered and it will continue tomorrow.The slaughtering of the rice farmers has brought condemnations with some Nigerians calling onRead More

UN Withdraws Claim 110 Farmers Died In Boko Haram Attack

The UN version of the death toll from Koshobe rice field went viral.The UN’s head, public information, said the earlier numbers quoted by Mr Kallon were not correctly sourced.In the fresh statement, the humanitarian agency replaced the portion where it quoted “110 deaths” with “unspecified figure”.This time around, Mr Kallon stated “tens of civilians wereRead More

Finally, Buhari Reacts to Borno State Massacre

The statement read;The Nigerian President in a statement released on Monday November 30, said the Armed Forces have been given the marching order to take the fight to the insurgents, not on a one-off, but on a continuous basis.We will intensify our cooperation with neighbouring countries on bilateral and multilateral levels, to ensure that thereRead More

Latest Nigerian Breaking News: Top 10 Headlines Tues, Dec 1st, 2020

Following the killing of 43 rice farmers by men of the Boko Haram sect on Saturday, the governor of Borno State Babagana Zulum has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to recruit mercenaries to help push out Boko Haram from Sambisa forest.The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that while consumption in Nigerian households dropped betweenRead More

The Armed Forces have been given the marching order to take the fight to the insurgents – Buhari reacts to Zabarmari massacre

As we mourn all the lives lost in Zabarmari, the Armed Forces have been given the marching order to take the fight to the insurgents, not on a one-off, but on a continuous basis, until we root out the terrorists. President Muhammadu Buhari has again reacted to the killing of 43 rice farmers by BokoRead More

Three Neighbors Marry, Got Pregnant and Deliver at Same Time (Photos)

Three Neighbors Marry, Got Pregnant and Deliver at Same Time.Meanwhile, in another news man has vowed not to eat untill Nigeria gets better. read here.We helped each other through it all whether it was deciding who had the energy to cook that day so we could all eat or who had the strength to driveRead More

Reactions as Man Vows To Starve Until He Sees a Better Nigeria

On the placard, it was boldly written, “I won’t eat until Nigeria gets better”. Meanwhile, many Nigerians on social media has reacted to the viral photo, as most people hilariously tell young man that he will wait forever for Nigeria to get better.An aggrieved Nigerian man who is disturbed with the current economy of theRead More

Zahra Buhari reacts to the murder of rice farmers in Zabarmari

The daughter of the president of Nigeria shared a newspaper shot of the Zabarmari massacre and wrote: “My heart bleeds”. Zahra Buhari-Indimi has reacted to the murder of 110 rice farmers in Zabarmari village in Borno state. Her reaction comes two days after Boko Haram terrorists attacked rice farmers in their farms and slaughtered them.Read More

INSECURITY: I Made a Mistake by Criticizing Jonathan – Ndume

Daily Trust had reported how the visit generated a lot of ripples between the ruling APC and the main opposition People’s Democratic Party.“For this country, I think Nigerians know that they don’t value what they have until they lose that thing. We thank God for your life and you have changed the political culture andRead More

Police re-arrest four prisoners who escaped from Edo prison

While Mr Opeyemi is a dismissed soldier, Mr Benjamin was convicted and sentenced to death and Mr Musa had nine months remaining to serve out his prison term. The prisoners who escaped from the facility have been identified as Adebayo Opeyemi, Oloride Benjamin, Peter Osas, Hudu Musa and Frank Odion. Four prisoners who escaped fromRead More

BornoMassacre: “Buhari Must Be Jailed For Treason” – Imam of Peace

A popularly known Imam of Peace, Mohammad Tawhidi an Iranian-born Australia-based Islamic cleric has commented on the death of rice farmers in Borno slain by Boko Haram Insurgents.A resident had told the Governor Zulum during his visit that some farmers are still missing after the massacre.The tragic incident occurred on Saturday at Koshebe village inRead More

Nigeria remains at terrorists’ mercy because we are denied weapons – Lai Mohammed

He said;  “Terrorists use media and publicity as oxygen, so when they go on this kind of mindless killing of people. It is not that the government is not doing enough. Terrorism whether in Afghanistan or anywhere in the world has the same concept, a group of people who are extremist in their thoughts whoRead More

This is actually a common satanic strategy – Reno Omokri counters Twitter user who insinuated that there are no longer virgins in Nigeria

Reno Omokri had shared a tweet in which he advised youths to save their virginity for their husband or wife.  Which Nigerian youth? people wey don tear eye pass their parents.  Dear youths, Your virginity is a One Time Password. Save it for the only person with your password. That is your husband or wife. Don’tRead More

TVC Communications Wins Renowned Great Place to Work Certification

One of Africa’s leading media companies, TVC Communications; owners of TVC, TVC News, Max FM Lagos & Abuja, and Adaba FM, has been certified as a Great Place to Work (GPTW) company and has been declared the first and only media company to be certified in Africa, by the global authority on workplace culture, TheRead More

Nigerians Sets To Pay N4,000 Monthly For Solar System

The presidency has revealed that Nigerians would pay a monthly fee of N4,000 for the FG’s Solar Home Systems.Olooji solar hybrid has a total capacity of 100KW completed with 304 solar panels, 72 batteries and over 30KM of distribution network cables, serving over 4,000 people.“The programme will include the assembly or manufacturing of components ofRead More

Sports Writers Association gets N11m FIFA COVID-19 funds from NFF

“FIFA must also be commended for such a gesture despite a challenging period of coronavirus pandemic across the world. It is a sign of a responsive and responsible football governing body.” Sirawoo praised NFF led by Amaju Pinnick for the transparent way it has disbursed the funds in accordance with FIFA guidelines. The NFF announcedRead More

”Calling God’s name in vain” gospel artiste, Wale Adenuga berates Nigerians who are quick to say they would do their jobs by the grace of God

Don’t impress me about God by your words. Impress me about Him by your deeds and your ways. Personally, when I give you a job to do, don’t tell me you will do it by God’s grace. I don’t want to hear that. Keep that between you and your God. My former parishioners will rememberRead More

How 110 Farmers Were Massacred By Boko Haram on Saturday

However, residents said those dead were at least 43.“We have also received reports that several women may have been kidnapped,” he said, calling for “their immediate release and return to safety.”President Muhammadu Buhari who condemned the attack in a Saturday night statement did not speak on the casualty figure. “Rural communities in Borno State are facingRead More

25 million Nigerians to pay N4,000 monthly for solar system — Presidency

An estimated 25 million Nigerians are expected to pay about N4,000 monthly over a 3-year period to benefit from the Federal Government’s Solar Home Systems that will commence this week. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, November 29. According to Akande, the Federal Government will […] penetv

This government can’t protect the lives of its citizens but spends all its energy attempting to suppress #EndSARS peaceful protesters – Moghalu

“It is a travesty that a government that can’t protect the lives of its citizens spends all its energy attempting to suppress #EndSARS peaceful protesters, freezing their bank accounts and bringing spurious legal charges. ”Our government and our Central Bank call peaceful citizens financiers of terrorism” while the real terrorists are having a field dayRead More

You will never know what you have until you lose it, you don’t know how great you have become in the eyes of your critics – Ndume tells Jonathan

“As God wants it, that I must be here, because I was just released from detention yesterday night (Friday), maybe God wants me to attend this occasion, otherwise, I would have been in Kuje prison up till now.“For this country, I think Nigerians know that they don’t value what they have until they lose thatRead More

Nigeria Police Force reacts as crowd disarm drunk police officer in Abuja (video)

The Nigeria Police Force has reacted to the viral video of its officer that was filmed while he was drunk. ”Following the viral video of the ‘Drunk Policeman’ at CBN Junction, the FCT Police Command has identified, arrested and taken into custody the Police Inspector shown in the video. 4. While urging residents to remainRead More

10 women farmers missing after Boko Haram killed 43 other in Borno — Amnesty International

This comes after 43 rice farmers were beheaded by members of the Boko Haram sect on Saturday evening, November 28. Amnesty International in Nigeria says its findings show that 10 women who were working on Kwashabe rice farm in Borno state are missing. “Boko Haram and other armed groups must renounce their unlawful and viciousRead More

110 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

There are now 67,330 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria and 1,171 deaths have been recorded. 62,819 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  110 new cases of Coronavirus was recorded in Nigeria on Saturday November 28, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new casesRead More

Niger workers to resume suspended strike action on Tuesday

“That Niger State Government should refund the slashed June 2020 2020 salaries to desirable civil servants latest Tuesday, 1st December. “That the proposal by Niger State Government to pay November 2020 salaries of LGAs and state workers on a percentage basis is unacceptable and vehemently rejected. Leaders of the organized labour in the state saidRead More

Court orders police to pay N50m compensation to family of slain musician

According to reports, the defendants neither appeared nor filed responses in two sittings. They were said to have appeared in court on the last adjourned date of November 23 when they presented a counter-affidavit that was rejected by the court. The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the Nigeria Police toRead More

While my PDP counterparts tackled me over Zamfara gold, APC defended me – Governor Matawalle

“I am having a very bad experience of recent from some of my PDP governor colleagues which I still find very puzzling. For instance, the South-South Governors accusing me in the media are PDP Governors and they are the same people who brewed controversy over the so-called Zamfara Gold, premised on deliberate misinformation and outrightRead More

Nigeria’s Super Eagles drop three spots on latest Fifa ranking

In the latest Fifa global rankings for November, Nigeria have slipped to 35th position after playing 4-4 and 0-0 back-to-back draws against Sierra Leone in their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures. The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped a massive three spots on the FIFA/Cocacola rankings after having back to back draws againstRead More

Netherlands return 600yrs old artifact to Nigeria

Nigeria has taken delivery of an ancient Ife Terracotta head from the Kingdom of Netherlands. Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, received the artefact from the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, on Thursday. Mohammed said the return of the terracotta head after hundreds of years was a milestone in seeking the […] penetv

Hit the Infinix Global Jackpot and you might win a brand new car!

Infinix, premium online-driven smartphone brand, will be launching the “Infinix Global Jackpot” for the first time. The leading smartphone brand has decided to do this as a way of appreciating brand loyalists for their support over the years. Premium gifts, such as cars, refrigerators, home appliances and other grand draw prizes will be given outRead More

Since we sent our letter, CNN has been grasping at straws in desperation to justify its inaccurate and unbalanced investigation – Lai Mohammed

“This is why we have written a letter to CNN asking it to use its own internal mechanism to probe its investigation. We have received an acknowledgement of our letter, saying the letter has been referred to CNN’s Editorial Team.Speaking during a stakeholders meeting with members of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) in Abuja on Friday,Read More

Cross River court sentences bank manager to 5 years imprisonment for N27m theft

Bassey pleaded “not guilty” to the charge, thus setting the stage for his trial. “That you, Augustine Effiong Bassey (‘m’), sometime between 2010 and 2012 at Uyanga, Cross River State, within the jurisdiction of the High Court of Cross River State, with the intent to defraud, stole the sum of N27,300,000 (Twenty-seven Million, Three HundredRead More

2023: Atiku Speaks On Contesting for the Presidential Seat

While decrying the inability of President Buhari and APC to address the pervasive state of insecurity in the country and unite a sharply divided nation, Atiku lamented: “But, rather than do that, the APC is prancing about feeling good that its stock of membership is upping, while the economic profile of the country and itsRead More

Northern Elders Tell Fashola to Resign or Get Sacked

Citing the example of the Mambila Hydro Power Project, Danmaje submitted that despite the huge resources been allocated to his Ministry, Fashola has not completed a single project since 2015 when he was appointed.“For example look at the issue of Mambila Hydro Power project. Over time the Minister has been deceiving the President and indeedRead More

Black Friday: Nigerians Mock Kano Hisbah Board

 “I am directed to write and notify you that the office is in receipt of a complaint for the conduct of ‘Black Friday Sales’ on November 27, 2020.Letter of Notofication😅😅 summary, the management of this group are bunch of illiterates.Letter of notoficationKudos to the Principal Executive Officer of @KanostateNg Hisbah Police for choosing toRead More

Oil Spill: Supreme Court rejects Shell’s request to vacate ₦17bn judgement

The apex court had on January 11, 2019, upheld an earlier judgment by the Court of Appeal, affirming a June 14, 2010 judgment of the Federal High Court which awarded the damages against Shell over an oil spill at Ejam-Ebulu in Tai Eleme Local Government Area of River State in 1970. Counsel to Ejam-Ebulu community, LuciusRead More

Fuel Price Will Be Reversed, Give Us a Week – NNPC Appeals to NLC

Remember that Labor had given NNPC one week to reverse petrol price it hiked.This is as the National Administrative Council, NAC, of the Nigeria Labor Congress, NLC, will meet on Friday to have a holistic look at the ongoing negotiations with the government.“Exactly one week will be next week Friday so the following Monday weRead More

Its the Biggest Abuja Clearance Sale 2020

DATE: 28th November, 2020 VENUE: Barcelona Hotel, 23 Blantyre Street off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, WUSE 2 ABUJA, NIGERIA. Clothing for Men, Women and Children Shoes for Men, Women and Children Lots of ready to wear Perfumes Bags Books, CDs and DVDs House hold items Baby Accessories Gift Items Toys Jewelries Fabrics Groceries Toiletries Health andRead More

‘Pay Up In 24hrs’ – Wizkid Drags Tinie Tempah and Dumi Over Debts

Wizkid also accused Tinie and Dumi of being gay partners.‘Pay Up In 24hrs’ – Wizkid Drags Tinie Tempah and Dumi Over Debts.Wizkid took to his Snap page on Thursday night sharing photos of the duo. He said he’s looking for them and they should pray he does not catch them.His post read:“I know y’all stillRead More

Lai Mohammed Denies Announcing N5M Hate Speech Fine (Video)

 “The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides for derogation from fundamental rights in the interest of public safety, public order and for the purpose of protecting the rights and freedom of other persons.”The minister said this in a counter-affidavit in response to an originating motion filed before a Federal High Court in Lagos,Read More

ECONOMY: NLC Attacks FG, Reveals Cause of Second Recession

Speaking to The PUNCH in an interview, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Secretary-General of the NLC, noted that the misuse of foreign loans, insecurity and the cash giveaways in the form of TraderMoni, MarketMoni and other cash-sharing programs by the Federal Government worsened Nigeria’s recession.Ugboaja said:“What we need to do is get people to be productive. It isRead More

COVID-19: NCDC Records 169 New Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday evening, 26th November 2020, confirmed 169 new cases of corona-virus disease infection in Nigeria.66974 confirmed62,585 discharged1,169 deaths.169 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;Gistlover reports that the new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.Kaduna-74FCT-42Lagos-17Kano-8Ogun-6Oyo-6Rivers-6Ekiti-3Bauchi-3Katsina-2Delta-1Ondo-1Below is the breakdownRead More