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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

Sallah: IGP Idris directs elaborate, robust security arrangement

“The ongoing raid operations and removal of suspected criminals will continue throughout the Sallah period

Professor Mosobalaje Oyawoye

Ex-CJN, Babalakin, others pay tribute to Oyawoye at 91

There was a public presentation of Mr Oyawoye’s autobiography in Offa, Kwara.

Heavy rain fall used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Daily Trust]

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

It predicted rains over the South-west and South-east.

Teachers' Protest

NUT gives 21-days ultimatum to Edo over poor education funding

The ultimatum is contained in a nine-point communiqué, issued in Benin on Sunday.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Sex-for-mark Scandal: Victim says she’s unable to get job after exposing randy teacher

The university lecturer has been sacked.

Third Mainland Bridge [Photo: The Trent]

Third Mainland Bridge to be closed August 23

The bridge will be closed for four days.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Denis Edozie, is dead

Mr Edozie died at his home town in Enugu State.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari mourns former UN chief, Kofi Annan

Mr Annan died on Saturday.

Snake rearing a ‘lucrative’ business – Official

An ounce of the venom of a carpet viper snake is 500 USD, that of cobra and puff adder snakes cost 400 USD, an official said.

Lagos sea port usef to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Nigeria controls 70% cargo traffic of West, Central Africa – Official

According to the maritime economist, the percentage is far from the formal trade alone.


2019: INEC releases notice of 2019 elections

The collection of nomination forms for national and state elections by political parties holds between August 17 and August 24.

Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Awwal Rafsanjani

CSOs highlight dangers to Nigeria’s democracy

A lot of crisis have been caused by intra and inter-party partisan interests rather than legislative priorities.

ARam Market in Tudun Wada Kaduna

Eid-el-Kabir: Ram dealers worry over low patronage

Dealers attribute low patronage to price increase

Jones Abiri (Photo Credit: The Cable)

Court adjourns journalist Jones Abiri’s case to September

Mr Abiri was released on bail after two years in detention without trial.


Alleged pipeline vandal vanishes after arraignment

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

UN Vehicles used to illustrate the story.

139 aid workers killed in 2017 – UN

The UN said 2017 was the highest recorded annual death toll since 2013.

Senator Isa Misau speaking to newsmen during the National Assembly DSS shutdown

Senators to demand probe of NASS invasion by SSS

The lawmakers contend that the Federal Government cannot afford to sweep the treasonable act under the carpet.


NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Friday

The agency says storm will linger over central states

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

The government enjoins Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the nation’s unity

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

USAID donates $11 million to Nigeria for health survey

The periodic survey monitors changes in population, health and nutrition.

Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu presenting the certificates. [Photo credit: Official Twitter account of INEC]

INEC presents certificates to new parties (FULL LIST)

Nigeria now has 91 political parties, up from only three in 1999.

Couple holding hands

My husband lied concubine was his aunt, made me live with her – Wife

The court dissolved the marriage.

Lamp in Darkness used to illustrate the story

Nationwide blackout looms as GENCos warn power plants may shut down

Out of over 7,500MW available generation capacity, TCN able to transmit only 3,485MW

Jones Abiri (Photo Credit: The Cable)

Judge threatens to strike out case against journalist Jones Abiri

“Let me make this clear, if by tomorrow, the proof of evidence has not been served and witnesses called, this case would be struck out”.

Customs seizes goods worth N12.03 billion

The service says it generated N5.89 billion in eight months.