The Nigerian Army said on Monday that its troops arrested 106 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cult members during the just concluded Operation Python Dance in the five South-East states.
The banned Indigenous People of Biafra on Monday threatened to take up arms against the Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari if it failed to produce its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, dead or alive, on Tuesday (today) in court.
One of the patients of the viral disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa State has committed suicide, the state government said on Monday.
A 47-year-old businessman, Henry Ekuase, has been brought before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State, for alleged fraud.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from continuing to hold the office of the Minister of Petroleum Resources.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde; a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and key global experts have advised Nigeria, Argentina and other top countries battling corruption to use tools that can help reduce procurement costs by about 60 per cent.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday confirmed that there was a fire incident at his Abuja residence as circulated on social media, but said it was “nothing serious.”
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Monday commended the Osun government for the prompt payment of the 2017 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) fee of its public secondary school students.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday arraigned two Managing Directors - Epebinu Omoniyi of Pure Pack Oil Nigeria Ltd and Adekanbi Adedayo of First Hallmark Energy Ltd - for forging Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation documents and defrauding a business partner of N3m.
The Federal Government has started the implementation of mid-day group hand washing before meals in schools across the country to inculcate the culture of hand washing in children.
The Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, has turned down a request by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister Of Justice, asking the court to issue a warrant summoning the Senator Representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau.
The Zone 6 Command of the Nigeria Police in Calabar on Monday commenced training of 200 senior officers within the zone on counter-terrorism.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned the federal government not to provoke it into taking up arms by continually keeping its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. It warned that Kanu must be brought to court Tuesday dead or alive.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the state government is partnering with farmers in the state to commence export of plantain and garri flour to the United Kingdom.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal Office, has arrested one Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent with Fidelity Bank Plc for allegedly stealing N137million.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Republic of Nigeria stands in solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, following drone attacks yesterday on the refinery plants at Khurais and Abqaiq.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to approve the operation of the Lekki and Badagry seaports in the state.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has called for his players to be mentally stronger after captain Granit Xhaka claimed they were “too scared” during the 2-2 draw with Watford.
Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, today expresses great joy at the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal confirming the mandate of President Mohammadu Buhari.
A video circulating on social media has shown how a yet-to-be identified policeman was beaten by a mob in Oye Ekiti, Ekiti state.
Shiite Muslims in Nigeria on Tuesday proceeded with their annual religious procession, ignoring warnings by security agencies against the procession across the country.