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EFCC raids Senator’s house

Senate to discuss police raid on Goje’s residence, lawmakers say

T‎he police found millions of naira in Mr. Goje’s Abuja home during the Thursday raid.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s CSO did not consult before expelling Punch journalist – Femi Adesina

“We weren’t consulted in the media office by the CSO before he expelled The Punch reporter.”

Senate President Bukola Saraki CCB Trail

Again, CCT pledges daily trial for Saraki, Ngwuta, others

The accused persons stand a chance of forfeiting their undeclared asset.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

How we spent Kano Emirate funds, Emir Sanusi-led Council explains

The Emirate Council said it has spent N4.314 billion, and gave account of its expenditures under Mr. Sanusi.

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo Credit: Channels TV]

Emir Sanusi refutes claim of spending N6 billion in three years

The Kano emirate denied spending N6 billion under Emir Sanusi.


Tragedy averted as three suicide bombers are killed in failed Borno attack

Two of the suspected suicide bombers were killed while trying to escape.

Mosquito [Photo: www.riverside.il.us]

World’s first malaria vaccine to be used for children in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi

Malaria kills around 430,000 people a year, the vast majority of them babies and young children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Emmanuel Macron [Photo: French Fresh News]

39-year-old Macron set to emerge French president, to face Le Pen in runoff

Marine Le Pen scored about 21.53 per cent of the votes to come second.

New Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura

Lawal Daura, Abba Kyari have not resigned, Presidency says

The presidency described the report as “pure mischief.”

Nigerian Army in Sambisa Forest

Two Nigerian Army generals escape Boko Haram mines

“The two senior officers were on operational visit to troops of 26 Task Force Brigade.”


INTERVIEW: I will sue 2Face soon, Blackface vows

BlackfaceNaija also spoke on his relationship with 2Face and Faze.

Senator Ibrahim Ida

INTERVIEW: Mob Attacks: Nigerian politicians sitting on time bomb – Former Senator

The ex-lawmaker who recently decamped to the APC also spoke on differences in budget review between present and past governments.

Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Nigerian Senator Isiaka Adeleke is dead

The APC lawmaker was 62 years old.


‘Nobody is clean’ at LEGICO Plaza where EFCC uncovered N500 million

A court ordered the money be temporarily forfeited to the Nigerian government.

Sauti Sol

INTERVIEW: Our experience with Obama, 2face, Yemi Alade, others – Sauti Sol

The multiple award-winning Kenyan band also spoke to PREMIUM TIMES on how they met and their coming collaborations.

Ayo Oke [Photo: National Accord Newspaper]

Seized N13billion: Why our probe panel will operate in secret — VP Osinbajo

The committee says it has commenced its assignment in earnest.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo[Photo Credit: aitonnline tv]

Presidential Committee releases operational guideline for probe of SGF Lawal, NIA DG, Ayo Oke

The committee explains how it will conduct its business.


How police raid on Goje’s residence may delay passage of Budget 2017 – Official

Apart from files and other documents, the police also allegedly carted away N18 million, $19,000 and 4,000 Saudi Riyal in cash.

EFCC raids Senator’s house

EXCLUSIVE: Inside details of how police raided Senator Goje’s house, retrieved documents, millions of Naira

About N24 million cash in local and foreign was recovered from the ‎lawmaker’s house.

Air Peace

Crisis across several airports as stranded Air Peace passengers protest in Abuja, Lagos, Calabar

At least three of the airlines planes were involved in minor accidents thus grounding their operations.

Niger State on Nigerian Map

How ex-commissioner stole N6 billion discovered by EFCC – Governor

The N6 billion was discovered in three different bank accounts owned by the former official

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Cashless Policy: CBN suspends charges on large withdrawals

The Central Bank also ordered commercial banks to make refunds to customers already affected.

Central bank of Nigeria

How CBN gave NIA the N13 billion uncovered in Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment

This is an inside story of how the NIA sourced the N13billion it warehoused in Nigeria’s commercial capital

The venue where several football fans watching a Europa League semi-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht were allegedly electrocuted in Nyakasang, Atimbo area of Calabar on Thursday (21/4/17) night. 
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Nigeria Police confirm seven die of electrocution while watching Manchester United play

Another 10 people were critically injured, the police said.

EFCC Operatives

Top Nigerian politician in trouble as EFCC uncovers N6billion in bank accounts

The anti-graft commission is considering declaring the politician wanted