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Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.

Abduction of mother, two children sparks protest in Kaduna

Residents of Sabon Tasha and Juji communities in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have condemned the abduction of three persons in the area.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Presidency dismisses Transparency’s corruption index on Nigeria

Transparency International’s corruption perception index cannot be taken seriously because it is not “fact-based”, a presidential spokesperson has said.

Governor Akeredolu: Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, alleged that some Yoruba leaders in the South-West were behind the Miyetti Allah in opposing the newly launched Operation Amotekun in the region.
Nigeria Police

Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu advises Nigerians to focus on nation-building, not President Buhari’s successor

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has advised Nigerians to worry less about who will succeed the President.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits abduct traders in Katsina

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted a number of people along Ruma village in Batsari Local Government area of Katsina State.

Abducted local chief escapes from captivity in Taraba

A local chief abducted by yet to be identified persons in Taraba State has fled from the custody of his captors.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana writes AGF Malami over the detention of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and wife

Senior lawyer Femi Falana has written an open letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, over the detention of Shiites leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife.

Omoyele Sowore/Sambo Dasuki: We disagree with court ruling but we want to set an...

The Presidency has reacted to the release of the Convener of the Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore, and a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Fire engulfs Ekiosa market, Edo development agency building

Popular Ekiosa market in Benin City, the Edo state capital, was Sunday engulfed in fire as traders scampered to salvage goods from shops within the burning market.

Naval rating allegedly kills man over N200

The police say they are on the trail of a yet-to-be-identified non-commissioned officer of the Nigerian Navy over extra-judicial killing.

National Assembly renovation project long overdue – Senate deputy chief whip

Despite the opposition against it, the Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has said that the renovation of the National Assembly complex is long overdue, 20 years after it was built in 1999.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: We are not bothered about US, UK reports on’ human rights abuse’

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says as a sovereign nation, Nigeria is not be bothered about the reports from the United States, United Kingdom and European Union as regards abuse of human rights issues.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll build new control centre, install over 2,000 cameras in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that his administration has put certain measures in place to improve the security situation in the state.

Court remands 60 Shiite members in Kuje, Suleja correctional centres

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.

ICPC: Universities, Health institutions ‘worst culprits’ in salary budget padding

A system study review by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission has identified health and tertiary education institutions as the worst culprits in the padding of salary budgets.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Presidency: Millions of Nigerians not bothered about Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest

The Presidency has said that millions of Nigerians are not bothered about the rearrest of SaharaReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore, at the Federal High Court in Abuja last Friday.

IPPIS: Why CBN, NNPC are not on our platform

The Integrated Personnel Payroll Integrated System says the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Federal Inland Revenue Service and a few other agencies are not on their platform because these agencies are revenue-generating entities.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.