Headline Stories

Police speak on Miyetti Allah leader’s ID card found after deadly clashes

An ID card belonging to a senior member of Plateau State cattle breeders association was posted on the Internet this week.

Mixed outcomes for Nigerian clubs in CAF competitions

Nigeria now has four teams in the second-tier CAF Confederation play-offs.


Amidst anti-corruption war, BVN, bank customers reduce across Nigeria

Several reasons were given for the reduction in bank accounts.

CAF Champions League: Nigeria’s lone survivor, Plateau United, defeated

Plateau United are the reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions.

PANAMA PAPERS: Law firm, Mossack Fonseca, shuts operation

The law firm says it will shut down its remaining offices by the end of the month.

EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigeria can’t collapse again – Obasanjo

The ex-President had on January 23 called on Mr. Buhari not to seek re-election.

Gov Bello

How armed persons attacked Kogi community, killed 25 – Survivors

The governor says a judicial panel will be set up to review the situation.

SPECIAL REPORT: Fresh crisis brews in Borno community rebuilt by UN after Boko Haram destruction

Some residents feel cheated and allege ethnic profiling.

INVESTIGATION: Nigerian health centres still abandoned a year after govt launched reconstruction

The federal government flagged off the scheme last year, but PHCs remain almost commonly deficient in health care delivery.

Saraki, Dogara pledge ‘appropriate, same’ response to Buhari’s rejection of Electoral Act amendment

“The leadership of the two chambers constantly holds discussions and are in agreement on what to do, how to do it, when to do it and why it must be done.”

INTERVIEW: How new initiatives will change Nigeria’s primary healthcare delivery – NPHCDA boss

The government is sending CHIPS, CHEWS and J-CHEWS health agents to communities.

Appeal Court orders continuation of Dino Melaye’s recall

Mr. Melaye is facing a recall by his constituents.

Buhari’s decision on Peace Corps bill splits senators

Some lawmakers plan to override the president’s veto of the bill

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Buhari gives Abba Kyari, Boss Mustapha, Emefiele, Lawal Daura, 17 others, new appointment

Governors of six states are members of the council.

Evans kidnap kingpin

How I escaped from Evan’s captivity — Kidnap victim

The suspect says he overheard plans to kill.


Truck rams into parked car, kills five

Two others were injured in the crash.

NJC appoints 60 judges for 25 states — FULL LIST

The judicial body had on Thursday dismissed some judges and warned two others.

South Africa’s Zuma to be charged with corruption over arms deal

The former president has long faced allegations of corruption.

Evans interview

Evans gave me 50% discount on ransom – Kidnap Victim

The victim was the last person allegedly kidnapped by Evans before the latter was captured.

Court remands MD of First Nation Airways over alleged N1.7 billion fraud

The airline chief denies wrongdoing.


Activists, lawyers criticise Lagos govt’s Land Use Charge reduction

“The reduction is not an issue, it does not address the concern, it is not what people are demanding for,” says an activist.

After meeting NASS leaders, Buhari orders MDAs to defend budgets before National Assembly

Thursday’s meeting finally held after it was called off about three times.

Rann: Mobile phone of kidnapped midwife used to ‎send disturbing message

Her friends suspect t‎he message was sent by Boko Haram.

Ajaokuta Steel plant

We no longer consider you “honourable minister”, Reps tell Fayemi

The lawmakers and minister are at loggerheads over what to do with the Ajaokuta Steel Complex

Supreme Court adjourns Saraki’s asset declaration suit indefinitely

The senate president is challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which in December 2017 nullified 15 out of 18 count-charge filed against him at CCT