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Lagos residents face 12-month jail for tax evasion

The Lagos State Government wants a law that would punish residents who do not pay tax.

Benue flood camps run out of food, camp workers say

The Victims have not got enough food in their rehabilitation camps.

Arik crisis: Domestic airlines revert to lower fares

Airlines reduce fares after turbulent week in aviation industry.

PDP's Olusola Oke

Ondo election: PDP candidate, Olusola Oke, debunks corruption allegation

Reports that Olusola Oke mismanaged his position as OSOPADEC chairman have been denounced as mere rumour.

Jonathan, Ban Ki-Moon in closed-door meeting

Mali, Bakassi and Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea top agenda in meeting between the Nigerian President and the UN Sec-Gen.

Water scarcity hits Nassarawa town

Residents in the Nassarawa State town want urgent resolution of the scarcity.

Policeman killed as car falls off bridge

A Police corporal has died in an accident after the car he was driving fell off a bridge.

ECOWAS, Mali sign agreement on troop deployment

The African regional body and the Malian government have signed an agreement on liberating Northern Mali from rebel stronghold.

Adamawa governorship election: ACN heads to Supreme Court

The opposition party lost its bid to get Murtala Nyako’s election annulled at the Court of Appeal.

Hotelier kidnapped in Ogun

The kidnappers are asking for a N400 million ransom

Tribunal upholds 2006 census figures for Kano LGs

Three local governments in Kano had disagreed with the figures allotted to them by the NPC during the 2006 elections.

Minister declines to sue Arik over corruption allegation

Stella Oduah says that out of reverence to the nation’s SGF, she has decided to suspend her suit against Arik Air.

FG asks Berger, RCC, to free Lokoja-Abuja Road from flooding

The Federal Government on Monday requested Julius Berger and two other construction companies to free the submerged Lokoja-Abuja Road from flooding within three days. The Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, gave the directive in Lokoja when he paid a courtesy call on Gov. Idris Wada. Mr. Onolememen described the flood as a disaster that deeply […]

Green Family wins Maltina Dance All reality show

After weeks of spectacular dance routines, Green Family emerged winners of the Nigerian Breweries sponsored Reality TV Show, Maltina Dance All, at the grand finale which held at the Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Green Family alongside other finalists Efiokwu’s, Boyle’s, Zibe’s and the Eghove’s thrilled the audience with their […]

When BornTroWay Project wooed Bariga youths

The 5th edition of the BornTroWay Creative Arts Project, which offers talented youths in marginalized areas in Nigeria artistic tools to express their voices and skills, has been held at Bariga, Lagos. The programme, an initiative of singer/producer, Ade Bantu, who is also a Judge in the ongoing MTN Project Fame Talent Reality TV show, […]

FIFA U-17 female World Cup: Flamingoes Coach promises victory

Nigeria’s U-17 team ready to tackle the girls from Azerbaijan in FIFA U-17 Female World Cup games.

Teachers strike grounds Lagos schools

The teachers are peeved that the Lagos State government would not increase their salaries, as agreed.

We have not taken over Aero airline- AMCON boss

Aero had bad debts of about $200million taken over by AMCON.

Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Drop in oil revenue temporary, states’ finance commissioners say

States are optimistic that revenue earnings are likely to improve before next revenue allocation meeting.

Policeman’s absence stalls trial of man accused of killing banker wife

The accused is facing trial for allegedly killing his wife.

Man arrested in Ogun for impersonating police commissioner

The impersonator sought audience with the governor, and was arrested in the process.

JTF in the Niger Delta

JTF kills 35 ‘terrorists’ in Yobe, relaxes 24-hour curfew

The Joint Task Force in Yobe State claims to have gunned down 35 suspected terrorists.

Bankole’s trial stalled, as Judge is suddenly transferred

The judge had earlier dismissed Mr. Bankole’s objection to his trial.

Flood sacks five schools, displaces 350 families in Bayelsa

The Local Government affected says it is helpless and needs help urgently

Isa Yuguda of Bauchi

Suspect arrested over kidnap of in-law to Bauchi Governor

Mohammed Sade was kidnapped on his way to the Mosque for early morning prayers.