Akwa Ibom PDP Chairman, Ekpenyong dies of COVID-19

Udo Ekpenyong, Chairman Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, is dead. Ekpenyong according to…

Three dead, cars burnt as tanker explodes in Abeokuta

At least three persons were confirmed to have been burnt to death while several others sustained…

Pope appoints Bishop Kukah to another Vatican post

  Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis has appointed, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of the Diocese of…

COVID-19: PTF warns that Nigeria may lock down again

The presidential taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 has asked Nigerians to do everything possible to avoid a…

Bandits kidnap professor, kill his son, three others in fresh Kaduna attacks

Some gunmen in separate attacks invaded three Local Government Areas in Kaduna State on Sunday killing…

Marwa reads riot act to drug barons, traffickers as he takes over at NDLEA

Newly appointed Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd),…

‘He didn’t denigrate Islam’ — Soyinka hits Kukah’s critics

Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says he has studied the message delivered by Dr Matthew Kukah,…

Telcos submit 43 million NINs to NIMC for verification

  About 43 million National Identity Numbers have been submitted by telecommunication companies to the National…

Assistant police commissioner bags life sentence over stolen vehicle

Okubo Aboye, an assistant commissioner of police, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for buying a…

Yahaya Bello rejects COVID-19 vaccine, says it is meant to kill

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has discouraged the use of COVID-19 vaccine, falsely stating that…

FG releases N10bn to support local production of COVID-19 vaccine

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, says the federal government has approved the release of N10…

Consultant anaesthetist struck off for beating son with gets NHS job back after blaming his Nigerian ‘cultural upbringing’

A consultant anaesthetist who was struck off after he beat his ten-year-old son with an aluminium…

2018 audit query: OAUGF indicts NSITF, foreign missions, others over N41.8bn contracts, irregular payments

The Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (oAuGF) in its 2018 audit query indicted…

JUST IN: Former minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, is dead. The former minister was said…

Debt recovery: AMCON to float new carrier with Arik, Aero planes – Report

  The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has reached an advanced stage towards launching a multibillion…

Resumption: UNILAG denies charging N50,000 for online classes

  The management of the University of Lagos has denied charging N50,000 for online classes. The…

Troops repel attack in Borno, destroy Boko Haram gun trucks

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army and  Nigeria Air Force in Operation Tura Takaibango have repelled an…

FG to establish six modern custodial facilities – Aregbesola

The Federal Government, on Saturday, said it would establish six modern custodial facilities in the six…

U.S. vows action against election riggers in Uganda

The United States (U.S.) has said it will take action against anti-democratic forces and human rights…

Buhari appoints Buba Marwa NDLEA chairma

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Military Administrator of Lagos and Borno states,…

Open chat