Borno: Gunmen kill banker as JTF displays recovered weapons

The JTF says it conducted a raid in Maiduguri and recovered some arms and ammunition


Flooding: 25 million Nigerians at risk – NEMA

NEMA says the Niger, Benue, and Sokoto basins are most prone to flooding

Shiroro Dam workers begin indefinite strike over severance benefits

The PHCN staff say they do not want to contribute to the pension scheme

DANA Air plane crash site

Dana airline not sincere on compensation payment, says victim’s relation

A man who lost nine family members in the Dana crash says Dana Air is playing pranks with the compensation process

Jimoh Ibrahim curses Ray Ekpu, others, for opposing Newswatch shutdown

The businessman says he could have unleashed fire on critics the way God did to the Israelites

Human rights group wants UN to intervene in Delta judge kidnap

Days after he was abducted by unknown gunmen, the whereabouts of Marcel Okoh, a judge in the Delta State High court, is yet to be ascertained by his family as well as security agents. To help resolve the kidnap, which has so far confounded officers of the Nigeria Police, Access to Justice, a human rights […]

Benedict Nwalaka of Leadership Newspaper

Lagos hospital officials batter Leadership Newspaper photojournalist

Benedict Nwalaka, a photo journalist with Leadership Newspaper battered

National University Commission, NUC

Part-time programmes suspended not scrapped says NUC

NUC says it has only suspended part time studies across the country to enable the commission conduct an audit of the programmes

Hillary Clinton in closed door meeting with Security Chiefs in Abuja

Hillary Clinton in Nigeria spent more than two hours with Nigeria’s security chiefs on Thursday in Abuja

Mali Islamists amputate hand of suspected thief

Splinter islamist groups in Northern Mali carry out different forms of punishment enshrined in the Islamic law

Ghana cancels policy on 300,000 dollars capital base for Nigerian traders

Nigerian ambassador to Ghana says many Nigerians in Ghana do not have proper immigration documents and are very heady

Multiple car crash in Abuja kill one, injure six others

Sani Tukur A multiple crash involving 12 cars on Karu Bridge in Abuja on Thursday left one person dead and six others injured. The dead victim was a commercial motorcycle rider. The injured victims are currently receiving medical attention at the Asokoro and Nyanya General Hospitals. “The crash occured when a lowloader carrying an escavator […]

INEC swears in 3 new electoral commissioners

INEC has sworn in 3 new RECs in preparation for the upcoming 2015 elections

Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese, others tackle Jimoh Ibrahim over Newswatch closure

Newswatch original owners tackle Jimoh Ibrahim over magazine’s closure, and wants to take back control of the magazine

Segun Aganga

Nigeria’s domestic investment grew by 46 % in 2011 – Aganga

Trade Minister says that Nigeria’s domestic investment went up as a result of the government’s efforts

PDP denies fueling APGA crisis

The ruling party says that allegations that it is working to destroy an opposition party is not true

Residents flee Okene as security agents embark on house-to-house search

Residents fled for neighbouring Edo, Ondo and Ekiti states following the house to house search conducted by security agents in Kogi state

Manchester Utd bidding to buy Van Persie from Arsenal

Manchester Unitied wants to snatch up the league’s top scorer

Kaduna State Govt. announces total removal of curfew

Kaduna state government says the state is relatively safer now.

UNIMAID insists on Sept. 3 resumption date

The University situated in one of the boiling points of Northern Nigeria says it will go ahead with its academic calendar

Jos Crises: President Jonathan engages Hausa/Fulani leaders

Plateau Elders urge president Jonathan to implement the resolutions proposed by the various commissions of inquiry on Jos

Stop the killings, NERC boss urges FG

The NERC boss says states should get more involved in job creation for Nigeria’s young people

Igbo presidency after Jonathan not negotiable, say Igbo leaders

Mr. Achuzie said that that was also the resolution at its 3rd National Executive/Steering Committee meeting held in Lagos in June that Igbos should have a shot at the presidency after Jonathan’s tenure.

Tears, Triumph and Regret at the Olympics

“So even though men don’t cry, we have witnessed men of all shades, creeds and sport cry openly and unashamedly in full view”


Our cell overcrowded with suspected subsidy thieves, says EFCC

The EFCC says its cells are filled to the brim and has no room for more suspects