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I will establish 10,000 new churches in Nigeria ― Oyedepo

Dr David Oyedepo, President and Founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), says the church has commenced efforts at planting additional 10,000 new churches across the country in 2020. Oyedepo disclosed this while addressing the church workers forum at the International Headquarters [...]

February 3, 2020 General
Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has launched more attacks on businesses belonging to Nigerians in the country. The union on Monday closed down 15 more shops belonging to Nigerians at Opera Square in Accra, capital of Ghana. National president [...]

November 12, 2019 General
Lai Mohammed

FG To Regulate Social Media – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has made known its intention to regulate social media – Lai Mohammed. This was made known by Lai Mohammed, Information Minister. Mr Mohammed at a press conference said the government would not fold its arms and watch [...]

October 29, 2019 General
Court reduces Sowore’s bail from N100m

BREAKING: Court reduces Sowore’s bail from N100m

Sowore’s bail: An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday reduced the bail term earlier imposed on the co-convener of RevolutionNow movement, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justic: e Ijeoma Ojukwu had imposed a N100m bail bond on Sowore [...]

October 21, 2019 General, Government and politics
Tinubu

Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85

A former governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on Saturday. Mr Tinubu, in a statement on Friday night, made available by [...]

October 19, 2019 General
200,000 N-Power Beneficiaries

FG To ‘Disengage’ Over 200,000 N-Power Beneficiaries

An official has disclosed that the federal government is working on how to disengage over 200,000 N-Power beneficiaries. According to reports, the president’s senior special assistant on social investment, Maryam Uwais, during an interview with NTA, said she is discussing [...]

October 16, 2019 General, Power
Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has said that he will not sit idly and allow an unelected cabal disgrace vice-president Yemi Osinbajo.

Reno Omokri takes side over alleged face-off in presidency

Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has said that he will not sit idly and allow an unelected cabal disgrace vice-president Yemi Osinbajo. This is a connection to the purported face-off between a cabal in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and [...]

September 26, 2019 General
N90bn alleged fraud

N90bn alleged fraud: Resign as Vice President, face Timi Frank ‘man to man’ – Fani-Kayode mocks Osinbajo

N90bn alleged fraud: Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister has reacted to remark by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on being probed for allegedly collecting N90bn from Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, for 2019 election. Fani-Kayode dared Osinbajo to prove his [...]

September 26, 2019 General
ASUP

BREAKING: ASUP Chair, scribe, three others kidnapped in Oyo

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande and three others have been kidnapped. DAILY POST gathered on Saturday that they [...]

September 21, 2019 General
Muhammad-Bande

Full text of Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande’s speech as he resumes office as UNGA President

Ms Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. The ceremony, held inside the General Assembly Hall of the [...]

September 18, 2019 General

2023: Jev speaks on fighting Gov. Ortom over Senate seat

Senator representing Benue Northwest District, Emmanuel Orker Jev has said the relationship between him and Governor Samuel Ortom will not become frosty over the National Assembly seat in 2023. Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the political arena in the [...]

September 17, 2019 General
Orji Kalu

Tribunal sacks Orji Kalu

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abia State has nullified the election of Orji Uzor Kalu as the senator representing Abia North. The tribunal has also ordered for a rerun election for Abia North Senatorial District. [...]

September 10, 2019 General
Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth Nigeria’s quest for sustainable economic development and diversification would not take place if concerted attention was not paid to catalyse and revitalise a critical labour intensive and revenue yielding industry like CTG [...]

August 31, 2019 General
Ahmad Lawan

Ahmad Lawan Reveals Why Opposition Senators Support Him

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed confidence that the 9th Senate will work for the progress of Nigeria and its citizens because he has “full cooperation” of senators of the opposition political parties, Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Hope For [...]

August 29, 2019 General
IPOB Lacks the Power to Track Down

IPOB Lacks the Power to Track Down any South-East Governor Anywhere in the World—Umahi

Says Assaulting us abroad not the solution to agitation – S’East govs Meanwhile, the South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for [...]

August 19, 2019 General, Nigerian-Biafran War
Henry Idahagbon

WE CLEARLY GOT IT WRONG BY CHOOSING OBASEKI ~ Barr Henry Idahagbon

Barrister Henry Idahagbon is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of Edo People’s Movement (EPM). he insisted that the choice of Godwin Obaseki as APC flag bearer in 2016 was a mistake and would be corrected in [...]

August 19, 2019 General
Nigeria University Strike

Workers in Nigerian universities begin warning strike

Nigerian university workers have announced a warning strike from Monday, to press the federal government to meet their demands. The one-week strike will last from August 19 to 23. Non-academic staff of universities had earlier planned for a nationwide protest on July [...]

August 16, 2019 General
El Zazarky and Wife

El Zakzaky: Indian govt denies undermining Shiites leader medical treatment

The Indian government has responded to inquiries about the status of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in its country – The country’s high commission in Abuja says reports of El Zakzaky’s medical treatment being undermined is untrue – It also denied reports [...]

August 15, 2019 General
World's Largest Atmospheric Tower For Dangote Refinery

World’s Largest Atmospheric Tower For Dangote Refinery Sets Sail From China

World’s Largest Atmospheric Tower For Dangote Refinery A piece of equipment that will process crude oil for Nigeria’s Dangote refinery set sail on Monday from China, oil company Sinopec said in a tweet. The 650,000 barrel per day (bpd) refinery [...]

July 30, 2019 Business, General
ABDULSALAMI’S SUMMIT

SOUTHERN LEADERS SHUN ABDULSALAMI’S SUMMIT FOR INVITING MIYETTI ALLAH

ABDULSALAMI’S SUMMIT: The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has turned down an invitation to attend a security roundtable organised by a former military head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), scheduled for Minna, Niger State. The roundtable slated for [...]

July 29, 2019 General
Ruga

Obaseki: RUGA Will Not Happen In Edo State, Sambisa Forest A Better Option

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki said his administration will not avail the federal government land for the contentious Ruga settlement in Edo State. The Governor spoke while giving a lecture on the topic “Challenges of Pastoralism and International [...]

July 24, 2019 General
Polymer Institute of Nigeria

Don’t Ban Plastic Bags, Polymer Institute of Nigeria President Begs FG

National President, Polymer Institute of Nigeria, Prof. Paul Mamza, has appealed to the Federal Government to drop the proposal for the ban on plastic bags and materials in the country. Polymer Institute of Nigeria is an umbrella for all Polymer [...]

July 15, 2019 General
Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Unknown herdsmen have invaded a village in Ogun state and attacked a 76-year-old village head, Chief Ismail Adasofunjo . Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 10, 2019. The herdsmen [...]

June 29, 2019 General, Incidents
Femi Fani Kayode

Jan 1966 Coup And Biafra: A morning of horror and the slaughter of a people

May 30th, 2019 represents the 52nd anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra. Fani-Kayode I have written the following contribution to help mark that day. I hope it goes a long way to show where and when the [...]

June 23, 2019 Early History of Nigeria, General
Mele Kyari

Breaking: FG appoints Mele Kyari, new chief executive of NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, appointed Mr. Mele Kyari, the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, with effect from July 8, 2019. Mele Kyari Mele Kyari In a statement in Abuja, Group General Manager, Group Public [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Nigerian Prof. arrested in Ghana for incitement

A Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara has been arrested according to MyNewsGh.com by the Ghana Police Service for incitement following the contents of a leaked tape in which he was making damming remarks about Ghana’s educational sector and alleged harsh treatment [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Nigerian senate president’s spokesperson appointment sparks controversy

A controversy is brewing over the appointment by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday, of Festus Adedayo as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Mr Lawan had also appointed Mohammed Aji as his Chief of Staff. Betty Okoroh, [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Kidnapped ex-minister’s son freed

The son of former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has been freed. Hope for Nigeria Online reported how Dayo Adewole was kidnapped on Tuesday in Oyo State. He was freed Wednesday evening, sources at the police commissioner’s office in Oyo [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Court frees Nigerian blogger accused of publishing defamatory claims against Akpabio

A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday dismissed a case of criminal defamation filed against a Nigerian blogger, Morgan Ukpong. Mr Ukpong publishes a popular blog, Sitippe Ke Akwa Ibom, which focuses on the happenings around [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Presidency tackles Obasanjo, asks ex-president to explain absence at Democracy Day celebration

The presidency has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was officially invited to attend the June 12 commemoration and the presidential inauguration in Abuja, contrary to claims circulated in the media. A statement from the Senior Special Assistant to the [...]

June 20, 2019 General