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Makinde, Akeredolu Have No Business Going To Abuja To Beg Buhari

Herdsmen: Makinde, Akeredolu Have No Business Going To Abuja To Beg Buhari—Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has lambasted Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; and his Ondo State counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu, for visiting President Muhammadu Buhari in a bid to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen crisis rocking the two South-West [...]

January 30, 2021 Government and politics
Salame Kills Suspected Armed Robber

House Of Representatives Member, Salame Kills Suspected Armed Robber

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Salame, has narrated how he killed a suspected armed robber who came to attack his residence. The lawmaker, who shared photos of the foiled attack on social media, said he was attacked [...]

January 30, 2021 Crime
Boko Haram Currently Attacking Dikwa In Borno

BREAKING: Boko Haram Currently Attacking Dikwa In Borno

Dreaded armed members of Boko Haram sect in large gun trucks and motorcycles have invaded Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State, engaging military troops in a gun battle. According to Vanguard, hundreds of residents have fled to the bush [...]

January 30, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigerian man claims he has six women pregnant at same time

Nigerian man claims he has six women pregnant at same time

A Nigerian influencer has caused a stir at a celebrity wedding after turning up with six pregnant women he claims are all carrying his babies. A Nigerian influencer stunned guests at a celebrity wedding by arriving with six heavily pregnant [...]

January 29, 2021 entertainment
Okowa Dies Of Suspected COVID-19

Delta Governor’s Father, Okowa Dies Of Suspected COVID-19

A rthur Okorie Okowa, father of Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, is dead. Okowa, aged 89, died in the early hours of Thursday at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, following suspected COVID-19 complications. The octogenarian from Owa-Alero, Ika North [...]

January 28, 2021 Health issues
Bandits Kill President Buhari Appointee’s Brother

Bandits Kill President Buhari Appointee’s Brother In Katsina

Alhaji Aminu Umar Radda, a brother of the Director General of the Small And Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), Alhaji Dikko Umar Radda, is dead. Aminu died on Wednesday from the gunshot wounds he sustained when bandits attacked his community, [...]

January 28, 2021 Government and politics
Boko Haram Currently Attacking Yobe Community

EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram Terrorists Invade Bassa Communities In Niger, Abduct 50 Residents

There has been tension in Bassa, Kukoki communities in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State after Boko Haram terrorists invaded the areas, abducting no fewer than 50 residents. SaharaReporters gathered that the terrorists, working together with bandits, attacked [...]

January 28, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19

Benue Governor, Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19. This is coming after the test results of most of his close aides returned positive. The results came back positive in the past weeks. The statement urged those [...]

January 27, 2021 Health issues
Kogi Hospital

Kogi Hospital Of Horror: Snakes Chase Patients From Wards, Nurses Fetch River Water

The male and female wards at the Kogi State Comprehensive Health Centre, Edega, Ibaji Local Government Area, are presently empty and dilapidated, due to a barrage of problems that has faced the hospital for years, Olaleye Aluko, who visited the [...]

January 27, 2021 Health issues
Disrupt Ekiti Poll

Ojudu Lying That I Wanted To Disrupt Ekiti Poll, He Should Provide Evidence —Igboho

The Yoruba activist and Oduduwa Republic agitator, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, on Tuesday described as falsehood a statement credited to Senator Babafemi Ojudu that he was a political thug.  He challenged Ojudu to bring his evidence [...]

January 26, 2021 Government and politics
Aso Rock Cabal

EXCLUSIVE: Aso Rock Cabal Asks Buhari To Place Tinubu On Security Watch List Before 2023 Elections

Members of the Aso Rock cabal have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to place Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on watch list. The cabals comprising some members of the President’s extended family and friends [...]

January 26, 2021 Government and politics
Nigerian anti-gay law

Some Of The People Who Signed Nigerian Anti-gay Law Are Homosexuals — Bolu Okupe

Bolu Okupe, son to Doyin Okupe, former aide to then President Goodluck Jonathan, has condemned the Nigerian anti-gay law, stating that some of those who signed it were gays themselves. The anti-gay law was signed by Jonathan in January 2014. [...]

January 26, 2021 Law
Tinubu Presidency

2023: Low Turnout As Yoruba Summit Pushes For Tinubu Presidency

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, on Thursday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. It [...]

January 22, 2021 Government and politics
Abubakar Garba Idris

Abubakar Garba Idris Kidnapped By Boko Haram (Photos)

“This Is How He Celebrated You. Please Rescue Him” – Man Begs Buhari As He Shares Photo Of Aid Worker Abducted By Boko Haram Making The 4+4 Re-election Sign A Nigerian photographer and humanitarian, Mohammed Chiroma has begged President Buhari [...]

January 22, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Sunday Igboho

I’m Going To Ibaraba To Ensure No Fulani Kidnapper Is Left After Ultimatum Expiration – Sunday Igboho

Sunday Adeyemo, an agitator for Oodua Republic, better known as Sunday Igboho, has said herdsmen in all parts of Yorubaland should get ready to leave completely. On Friday, Igboho said he was preparing to go to Ibarapa town and hoped [...]

January 22, 2021 Government and politics
Nigerians Detained Over Expired Visas

We’re Suffering In Saudi Jail, Bring Us Home – Nigerians Detained Over Expired Visas

Nigerians detained in a Saudi Arabia prison over expired visas have cried out, saying their detention has run into months. However, in their own case, some have been kept there for about six to seven months without proper care. They [...]

January 22, 2021 International
Buratai, Olonisakin, Two Other Service Chiefs Get Eight Flashy Vehicles

EXPOSED: Buratai, Olonisakin, Two Other Service Chiefs Get Eight Flashy Vehicles, Over 40 Soldiers, More As New Retirement Benefits

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, along with the other military chiefs, have been awarded four Sport Utility Vehicles, four Peugeot cars, among other juicy retirement benefits, according to the Harmonised Terms and Conditions of Service for [...]

January 22, 2021 Military
Nigerian Man Arrested For Selling Drugs In Thailand

Another Nigerian Man Arrested For Selling Drugs In Thailand

A 26-year-old Nigerian man, Davidsmith Chinazaekpere Ejiogo, has been arrested in Thailand after he was found in possession of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy. According to Bangkok Post, Ejiogo was apprehended in Soi Nanai 8, off Nanai Road, in tambon [...]

January 21, 2021 International
Wife Of Journalist Killed By Police During Shiite Protest Says

I Won’t Give Up The Fight For Justice – Wife Of Journalist Killed By Police During Shiite Protest Says

Francisca Ogbu, the wife of a journalist, Alex Ogbu, who was killed by armed policemen while covering a peaceful protest of the Islamic Movement of Nigerian, otherwise known as Shiites, has vowed not to give up in the fight for [...]

January 21, 2021 Crime
Goodluck Jonathan

Restructuring Alone Will Not Help Us Except We Restructure Our Minds– Goodluck Jonathan

A former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has said restructuring alone will not help solve the numerous problems bedeviling the country. Jonathan made this statement while speaking at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme: “Restructuring: Why? How?” held [...]

January 21, 2021 Government and politics
video of dogs "praying

A Video Of Dogs ‘Praying’ Before Eating Goes Viral

A woman has shared an adorable video of dogs“praying” together before eating and itimmediately went viral. The Twitter user shared the video with thecaption: “This is what my dad sends me Lmaooit’s cute though.” [...]

January 20, 2021 Religion
Man Impersonating Superintendent Of Police & EFCC Operative

Police Arrest Man Impersonating Superintendent Of Police & EFCC Operative (Pic)

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command (FCT) have arrested a notorious fraudster, Mohammed Abdulrahman, who has been defrauding unsuspecting members of the public by impersonating as a Superintendent of Police and operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), [...]

January 20, 2021 Crime
Garba Shehu Has Taken Nigerian Govt To Barbaric Level

Presidency’s Reaction To Ondo Ultimatum: Garba Shehu Has Taken Nigerian Govt To Barbaric Level – Afenifere

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has accused the Nigerian government of being bias towards Fulani people and against other ethnic nationalities in the country, following the Presidency’s reaction to the seven-day ultimatum the Ondo State government recently gave to Fulani [...]

January 20, 2021 Government and politics
Pay 24.3 Million Poor Nigerians N5,000 Each

Nigerians React As Government Reveals Plan To Pay 24.3 Million Poor Nigerians N5,000 Each

Nigerians have criticised the Nigerian government over its plan to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N5,000 each for a period of six months. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, had said on Tuesday that [...]

January 20, 2021 Government and politics
Guatemala Blocks Thousands Bound For US

Guatemala Blocks Thousands Bound For US, Migrants Cite Biden’s Immigration Pledges During Campaigns

A group of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala, where security forces blocked their path. Thousands of people were intercepted on the road near the border with Honduras on Sunday. The government [...]

January 19, 2021 International
Amotekun Begins Arrest Of Underage Herdsmen In Ondo

EXCLUSIVE: Amotekun Begins Arrest Of Underage Herdsmen In Ondo, Families To Pay Fines

The Ondo State Government and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Monday agreed that children being used as herdsmen would henceforth be arrested by Amotekun operatives and their families made to pay a fine to the government. [...]

January 19, 2021 Military
Zamfara Gives 'Repentant' Bandits Hilux Vehicles

EXCLUSIVE: Zamfara Gives ‘Repentant’ Bandits Hilux Vehicles, Millions Of Naira

About 15 brand new Hilux vehicles were given to leaders of different repentant bandits in Zamfara State by Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, SaharaReporters has gathered. The governor also approved millions of naira to be given to the ‘repentant’ bandits as [...]

January 19, 2021 Government and politics
New COVID-19 Variants

New COVID-19 Variants Not Cause For Concern – Chikwe Ihekweazu, NCDC DG

Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, says the new variants or strains of the COVID-19 virus in the country are not a cause for concern because viruses mutate all the time. He said they could only be of [...]

January 15, 2021 Health issues
Biden Appoints Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo As White House Counsel

Biden Appoints Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo As White House Counsel

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo into his cabinet. Biden had announced the appointment of Badejo, a lawyer and an alumna of Berkeley Law College in the US, when he named additional 20 members of the [...]

January 15, 2021 International
Fake COVID-19 Vaccines Already In Nigeria

PUBLIC ALERT: Fake COVID-19 Vaccines Already In Nigeria, Says NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it had received reports of the importation of fake COVID-19 vaccine into Nigeria. Addressing a virtual press conference on Friday, NAFDAC Director General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, said the [...]

January 15, 2021 Health issues