Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has expressed stern misgivings about how presidential polls slated for last Saturday were postponed by the election body, INEC. Speaking at a ruling party National Caucus Meeting in the capital Abuja on...
A young lady in Lagos, Nigeria has committed suicide after a year of giving threats that she would kill herself just to go to heaven to reunite with her twin sister. The friends of the 24-year-old...
NIGERIA - The owner of an illegal orphanage, Godswill Ophanage, at Ekpan, Warri, Delta State identified as Juliet Phillips, has been arrested for allegedly stealing and selling a 2-year-old boy to a pastor in Edo...
A fire outbreak has completely burnt down the Independent National Electoral Commission office in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State. Osaretin Imajiyereobo, Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity in Plateau State, confirmed the...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo escaped death on Saturday as his helicopter crash-landed in Kogi state, his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, said. Mr Akande in a tweet said, “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and...
Nigerian health authorities on Tuesday declared a new outbreak of Lassa fever that has killed 16 people since early January, despite successfully containing the disease last year. "Since the onset of the 2019 outbreak, there have...
NIGERIA - While many have being having a good laugh over other people’s decade old photos as they see what they were before what they’ve become, a lady is certainly not finding it funny after...
A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed in combat, as fighting raged against Boko Haram extremists for control of the strategic town of Baga in northeastern Nigeria, according to the military. The helicopter crash occurred on Wednesday,...
A Nigerian woman is set to appear in court after a man died during an alleged marathon sex competition with her. The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department has detained the woman following the sexual encounter...
A little over a week after his murder was reported, police in Nigeria said they had arrested persons believed to be behind the murder of a former army chief, Alex Badeh. Local media outlets added that...
Nigeria - A Nigerian court sentenced a university lecturer to jail after he demanded sex from a female student to boost her marks in a landmark ruling designed to address "rampant" sexual harassment on campuses. Judge...
Nigeria's Former Defence Chief Alex Badah was on yesterday, Tuesday assassinated by unknown gunmen in Abuja. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) confirmed the death of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh. In...
NIGERIA - A truck driver sent rammed into a taxi yesterday killing four traders in the process. The incident took place on Monday on the Ibadan-Oyo Expressway when a truck rammed a taxi conveying them at...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims that he died and was replaced by a clone, calling the speculation "ignorant rumors." Buhari tweeted on Sunday that he addressed the reports while at a meeting in Poland. "One...
Cameroon’s security forces have confirmed that at least 29 people were injured in a suicide attack carried out on Wednesday by a woman in Amchidé, a Cameroonian town in the Far North region. “A suicide bomber...
A 48-year-old man appeared in court on Monday accused of attempting to defraud people around the world of $20.5 million by pretending to be Nigeria's first lady. Nigeria has a big reputation for online fraud, with...
The Nigerian Army has appointed a new commander to lead the fight against Boko Haram jihadists in the country's restive northeast, where attacks on military targets have spiked in recent months. Major General Benson Akinroluyo has...
Four men aged 22, 20, 21 and 23 have been arrested in South London on allegations that they fatally stabbed to death a Nigerian teenager named John Ogunjobi. John was on November 5 found unconscious on...