Monday 25th September 2017,
Hope for Nigeria
Nigeria Biometrics

Insecurity: FG moves to harmonise biometric database of Nigerians

ABUJA— The Federal Government has intensified moves to harmonise the biometric database of Nigerians as part of measures to ensure greater security of the country.   Acting Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, Dr. Habiba Lawal, who disclosed this [...]

September 22, 2017 Technology
Youths set ablaze palace of Imo monarch

Nigeria highest contributor to global deaths

Nigeria’s rating as the second country with highest maternal death rate in the world and its contribution of 15 per cent of annual global death is causing anxiety in health sector. Experts say the worrisome situation calls for concerted efforts [...]

September 22, 2017 Government and politics
Ohanaeze reacts to Okorocha claim that Igbos play worst politics in Nigeria

Ohanaeze reacts to Okorocha claim that Igbos play worst politics in Nigeria

The apex Igbo socio political organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has faulted claims by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha that Igbos play the worst politics in Nigeria. Okorocha had called for a change in strategy if the South East was to [...]

September 21, 2017 Government and politics
Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka

Fr. Mbaka tells Rangers to return his N2m donation for using ‘juju’ to win matches

Fiery Catholic cleric, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has reportedly called for a refund of the N2m donations he made to players of Enugu Rangers after they won the Nigeria Professional Football League last season. Father Mbaka is said to be [...]

September 21, 2017 Religion
Buhari meets with Trump at UN General Assembly

Buhari meets with Trump at UN General Assembly [PHOTOS]

Buhari meets with Trump at UN General Assembly : President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met the United States President, Donald Trump. The meeting took place at a Luncheon, in honour of selected African heads on the sidelines of the United [...]

September 21, 2017 Government and politics
‘2019 election will not hold’ – Apostle Suleman says in fresh prophecies

‘2019 election will not hold’ – Apostle Suleman says in fresh prophecies

Senior Pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman, has prophesied that unless Nigerians pray for the country, the 2019 election will not hold. The cleric, in a chat with journalists in his church, prophesied saying: “Tell [...]

September 21, 2017 Government and politics

Diezani: Court strikes out fraud charge against ex-petroleum Minister’s aide

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of an Abuja Federal High Court has struck out one of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud leveled against an ally of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Jide Omokore, and five others. The judge [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
APC slams South-East governors, Nigerian Army over proscription of IPOB

Biafra: APC slams South-East governors, Nigerian Army over proscription of IPOB

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State has denounced the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) activities by South East governors. The Party also disagreed with the Nigeria Army, over the latter’s declaration of IPOB as a [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
SUKUK Islamic bond

SUKUK bond: Federal government planning to Islamize Nigeria through back door –CAN insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria has strongly kicked against the floating of the SUKUK Islamic bond by the Federal Government. It alleged that the move has further confirmed its fears that the government was planning to Islamise the country through [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari

Buhari Signs Proclamation Proscribing IPOB

• Saraki calls for due process in declaring separatists terror group, Buratai back tracks   • Northern govs embark on peace mission to S’East, S’South  • Wike, Ikpeazu assure of Nigeria’s unity, Aba curfew relaxed   In a move to take the heat off [...]

September 20, 2017 Law
new moon of Muharram 1439AH

Hijrah 1439: Sultan asks Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III on Tuesday urged Muslims to start looking for the new moon of Muharram 1439AH. The Sultan made this known in a statement signed by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly: Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that his principal will return to the country by early next week. Buhari is currently at the [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria Airforce

Nigerian Air Force deploys air assets in support of Egwu Eke Il

In line with its commitment to national peace and security, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet aircraft, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support [...]

September 20, 2017 Government and politics
NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

NAF gives assistance to troops on Python Dance

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets to give cover to ground troops currently on `Operation Python Dance 11. They are deployed to assist the Nigerian Army 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt. The [...]

September 20, 2017 Military
Featured Video Play Icon

149 dead in Mexico earthquake, volcano kills 15

Mexico earthquake: It was a double blow from nature on Tuesday for Mexico as it  did not just have a fresh earthquake to contend with, but also  the problem of the small eruption of Popocatepetl volcano. In Atzitzihuacan on the [...]

September 20, 2017 International
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC reacts to panic buying nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists across the country not to engage in any panic buying of petroleum products. A statement by Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, has assured that the Corporation has in [...]

September 19, 2017 Economy
Biafra Independent Movement (BIM)

Take ‘Python Dance’ to Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen – BIM tells Nigerian govt

The Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) has asked the federal government to take the Operation Python Dance to Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen in order to push back and defeat Boko Haram as well as stop the ‘killer’ herdsmen that terrorize [...]

September 19, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Apc-supporters

S’East APC demands additional state

The Enugu and Ebonyi state chapters of the All Progressives Congress at a public hearing on ‘true federalism’ on Monday demanded the creation of an additional state in the South-East geopolitical zone. The APC chapters in the two states made [...]

September 19, 2017 General
Reps chief whip attacks Saraki for saying IPOB ban illegal

Reps chief whip attacks Saraki for saying IPOB ban illegal

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation is unconstitutional. He also said the ban placed on the group’s activities by the South-East governors did [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)

Biafra is not your land – Cross River govt talks tough as IPOB allegedly targets Ogoja, Ugep

Cross River government has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to steer clear of the state or face the consequences. Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ben Ayade, Christian Ita, gave the warning in a chat with DAILY POST on [...]

September 19, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
ASUU suspends strike

ASUU suspends strike

ASUU suspends strike: The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike. This comes after a series of meetings between top government officials and members of the union. ASUU has now directed its [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Shehu Sani has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Kaduna State Governor

Why president Buhari must investigate El-Rufai over Yar’Adua’s death – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai over the death of late Musa Yar’Adua. Sani gave the call while reacting to claims by El-Rufai saying the [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari arrives New York, listed as 8th Speaker at UNGA

Buhari arrives New York, listed as 8th Speaker at UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to join other world leaders for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on Tuesday. The President was accompanied by Govs. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, [...]

September 19, 2017 Government and politics

BREAKING: IPOB Denounces Burning Of Mosque In Enugu. Restates Igbo Culture To Protect Visitors.

The Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disassociated it's members from the alleged burning of a Mosque in Igbo Eze North LGA of Enugu State, blaming federal government and miscreant paid by South East governors who are bent on causing [...]

September 18, 2017 General, Government and politics
Bukola Saraki

IPOB’s categorization as a terrorist group unconstitutional – Saraki

ABUJA- SENATE President Bukola Saraki has kicked against the categorization of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a ‘terrorist organisation’ by the Nigerian military, saying that it was not only unconstitutional, that due process was not followed prior to [...]

September 18, 2017 Law
Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

Trigger happy policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

A trigger happy policeman on Sunday, September 17 shot dead a man simply identified as Mike and injured one Onome Eko popularly known as Chairman at a child’s dedication reception which held at number 15, Ejewor Street by Polokor Market [...]

September 18, 2017 Military
Military action against IPOB may lead to war – National Youth Council

Military action against IPOB may lead to war – National Youth Council

The National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Kogi State chapter, says the face off between Nigeria Army and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, could lead to war. The group appealed to the IPOB and other agitating groups to calm [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Diezani: EFCC traces $1.5bn to Swiss bank, to inspect Dubai mansion

Diezani: EFCC traces $1.5bn to Swiss bank, to inspect Dubai mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced about $1.5billion, believed to be proceeds of crime to a Swiss account, as part of investigations involving former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The anti-graft agency has allegedly linked the loot [...]

September 18, 2017 Government and politics
Nnamdi Kanu’s sponsors

Nnamdi Kanu planning to escape through Cameroonian borders – Arewa Youth‎s

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is planning to escape Nigeria through the Cameroonian borders. AYCF said it had intelligence reports, that Kanu was on his [...]

September 18, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Loading...
<>
loading...
<>