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Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is now leading the goalscorers’ chart in French League 1 after he came off the bench to fire Lille OSC to a 3-0 victory over Saint Etienne.

John Ogu wants Victor Osimhen, Tammy Abraham partnership for Super Eagles

Super Eagles’ midfielder John Ogu has urged the handlers of the team to speed up their pursuit for an in-form striker, Tammy Abraham, after the player scored his first Chelsea hat-trick in their 5-2 thumping of Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
Abubakar Malami

P&ID: We have commenced investigation of local, International collaborators – Abubakar Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has revealed that the Federal Government has begun moves to deal with local and international collaborators involved in the controversial P&ID contract, over which a whopping $9.6 billion award has been given against Nigeria by a British court.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Tribunal: Verdict indicates judiciary’s independence – Ondo APC

All Progressives Congress (APC), Ondo State chapter, has described the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as an indication of independence of the judiciary in the country.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

Xenophobia: South Africa dispatches envoy to Nigeria

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched a peace envoy to Nigeria over the xenophobic attacks in his country against foreigners, especially Nigerians.

Police advise girls to shun prostitution as Port Harcourt serial killer murders 10th victim

The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.
Afro-pop star Tiwa Savage strutted the runway for a supermodel Naomi Campbell’s 2019 Fashion for Relief show.

Tiwa Savage walks runway for Naomi Campbell

Afro-pop star Tiwa Savage strutted the runway for a supermodel Naomi Campbell’s 2019 Fashion for Relief show.
Nigerian forward Slyvester Igbonu will be looking to make his debut for FC Dynamo Moscow, at home against his parent club, FC Ufa – a matchday-9 clash of the Russian Premier League today (Monday) at the VTB Arena in Moscow.

Slyvester Igbonu set for FC Dynamo Moscow debut against parent club FC Ufa

Nigerian forward Slyvester Igbonu will be looking to make his debut for FC Dynamo Moscow, at home against his parent club, FC Ufa – a matchday-9 clash of the Russian Premier League today (Monday) at the VTB Arena in Moscow.

Dangote shuts Kano tomato plant again

Dangote Tomato plant in Kano has been shut again, six months after it resumed operations from an almost three-year shut down.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni optimistic on Nigerian-French relations

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, expressed optimism that the existing and cordial relationship existing between Nigeria and French, culturally, economically and socially would be sustained and enhanced.

National carrier still on course – minister

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has assured that plans for the country to have its own national carrier remains on the front burner.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger to benefit from livestock plan

Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan, the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said.

NERC: Eko Disco records highest remittance efficiency in Q1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) on says Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) recorded the highest remittance efficiency of 43 per cent in the first quarter of 2019.

Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.

Xenophobia: NCAC chief commends Air Peace boss for rescuing stranded Nigerians

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended the Air Peace Chief Executive Officer, Mr Allen Onyema, for his prompt evacuation of Nigerians caught up in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

Majek Fashek not dead – manager

The manager to Nigerian reggae musician Majaek Fashek says that contrary to rumours, the artist is not in fact dead.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank urges Supreme Court to redeem image of judiciary

Frank also called on the international community to place visa restrictions on the five justices of the Appeal Court that presided over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) over gross miscarriage of justice and flagrant breach of the Constitution.
Senator Chimaroke Nnamani

Xenophobia: Senator Nnamani lauds Air Peace

Chimaroke Nnamani, former Enugu State governor, has commended the proprietor and management of Air Peace for their prompt intervention to rescue Nigerian citizens facing relentless xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Max Air

Controversy trails Max Air emergency landing at Minna airport

Pilots flying a Boeing 747 operated by Max Air from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 7, 2019 experienced difficulties while attempting to land at the Minna International Airport, Niger State. The aircraft had 560 passengers, and 19 crew on board.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.