Sahara Reporters Archive for September 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Lagos APC Advisory Council Endorses Sanwo-Olu

Adamawa State Governor Sued For ‘Forging’ Secondary School Certificate

Protests Against Dokubo Are Sponsored, Says Niger Delta Group

BREAKING: Missing Major General's Car Found In Plateau Pond

Adebayo Shittu Backtracks, Says 'It'll Be A Pleasant Thing To Go For NYSC'

APC Postpones Lagos, Imo Gov Primaries

Okowa's N5bn To Offset Salary Arrears Politically Motivated, Says Delta APC

Stay Away From Oyo APC Gov Primary Tomorrow, Akala Tells Supporters

JUST IN: 36 Out Of 40 Lagos Lawmakers Endorse Sanwo-Olu

BREAKING: Osinbajo Meets With Tinubu's Anointed Sanwo-Olu

Oshiomhole: Only People Who Can Accept The Pain Of Rigging Should Participate In Election

BREAKING: 'All Taraba APC EXCOs From 169 Wards' Follow Aisha Alhassan To UDP

‘I Didn’t Negotiate With Any Aspirant’ — Ribadu Rules Out Stepping Down For Buhari’s In-Law

Nigeria Will Not Forget Late Pilot — Buhari Condoles With Air Force Over Abuja Crash

Lagos 2019: Ambode Dares Tinubu, Says 'I Won’t Step Down'

Osun Rerun: Buhari Leading A Government Of Gangsters, Says ADC

Count APC Out Of N450 Million Bribe Offer To Omisore, Says Oshiomhole

Friday, September 28, 2018

Air Force Pilot Who Died In Abuja Jet Crash Buried

'It's The Leprous Hand Of A Tyrant' — Atiku Slams APC, INEC Over Osun Gov Rerun

14 Borno APC Governorship Aspirants Endorse Indirect Primaries

AAC's Successful Primaries Should Be A Lesson To Other Parties, Says Sowore

I Served Nigeria To The Best Of My Ability, Says Seiyefa As Bayelsa Honours Him

Disengaged Kaduna Workers Rain Curses On El-Rufai At Zaria Prayers

Air Force Confirms Death Of Pilot In Abuja Jet Crash

Govt Imposes Curfew In Jos As Death Toll Rises To 16

Father Of Nine Dies Trying To Rescue Harvested Cassava From Flood In Anambra

'Tambuwal Is A Very, Very Allied' — Reps Minority Leader Leo Ogor's Failing Health Bordering On Amnesia

Tension In Jos As Gunmen Kill 12, Including Nine Family Members

I Feel Very Embarrassed When I See APC Leaders 'Abusing Themselves On Newspaper Pages', Says Uduaghan

Build On Aregbesola's Legacy, Buhari Tells Oyetola

APC Hails Osun People For 'Bravely Defending Their Votes'

UPDATED: Two Air Force Jets Crash In Abuja

MAN: Unsold Goods In Warehouses Increased By 255%

We'll Use Legal Means To Resist Concocted Election Result, Says Osun PDP

Looming Population Explosion To Affect Nigeria Adversely By 2050, U.S. Warns

Sultan: Lack Of Willpower To Tackle Nigeria’s Problems Is FG’s Undoing

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Hoodlums Set APC Campaign Vehicle Ablaze In Ondo

LIVE: INEC Announces Winner of Osun Governorship Election Rerun

'There Was No Election Today' — Adeleke Asks INEC To Cancel Rerun And Declare Him Winner

Advocacy Group Campaigns Against Sex For Grades In Universities

Police Arrest 16 'PDP Members' With INEC Election Observer Tags

Workers Stranded As NLC Shuts Down Lagos Secretariat

JUST IN: DSS Releases Aisha Buhari’s ADC Arrested For 'N2.5bn Fraud'

Schools, Farmlands, Worship Centres Destroyed As Flood Takes Over Bayelsa Communities

Banks, Schools, Offices Closed As NLC Strike Shuts Down Abuja

Police Arrest Man With 'Fake PVC, Money' In Osogbo

FEC Approves $64m For Escravos Power Supply

16 Local Miners Kidnapped in Kaduna

Police Parade Man Who Threatened To Rape Atiku’s Wife And Blow Up His Plane Mid-air

Driver Survives, Nine Passengers Dead As Bus Crashes Into Trailer In Ekiti

Delta Assembly Suspends Former Speaker Over Embezzlement

LIVE: Osun Governorship Election Rerun

200 Houses Submerged, Many Homeless As Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ilorin

Power Supply Stagnates At 3,761MW, Sector Loses N381bn

FEC Approves N500m For EFCC Facility Maintenance

CBN Revokes Licences Of 182 Financial Institutions

Skye Bank Directors Under Investigation, Says NDIC

APC Primaries: Oshiomhole Threatens To Sack Erring State Party Executives

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Police Arraign Man Who Climbed Telecoms Mast To Protest Buhari's Re-Election Bid

EFCC Arraigns Former Senator For Money Laundering

Wike 'Warns' PDP Leaders: If You Dare Move Convention Out Of PH, We Will Teach You A Lesson

Omisore's Decision To Support APC Is Shameful, Says Fani-Kayode

Student Group ANSA Commences Nationwide Anti-acceptance Fee Campaign

ALERT: There's A 'Grand Plan' To Make Osun Rerun 'Gruesomely Violent And Deadly'

Osun Govt Declares Thursday Public Holiday For Workers

Court Sentences Five To Prison For Oil Theft

Kogi Chapter Complies With NLC Directive, Orders Closure Of Public Offices

'There's Fuel For 37 Days' — NNPC Warns Against Panic Buying Of Fuel DUe To Labour Strike

AT A GLANCE: The Polling Units, Wards, LGs And Voters Of Osun Governorship Rerun

Despite Meeting With FG, NLC Declares Nationwide Industrial Action

Youth Group Warns PDP About 'Looming Disgrace' If Presidential Primary Holds In PH

FRSC: Commercial Drivers Sometimes Disconnect Speed Limiting Devices Immediately They Leave Terminals

BREAKING: FG In Meeting With Organised Labour To Forestall Impending Strike

NLC To Commence Nationwide Protest On Thursday

Leah Sharibu's Mother 'Strenuously Denies' Suing FG

Current Leaders Don’t Have The Mental Capacity To Accommodate My Ideas, Says Sowore

Father Of Child Saved By Paris 'Spiderman' Gets Suspended Sentence

Bayelsa Partners Customs On Cargo Airport

Havis Celebrates Nigeria-Chinese Culture On Independence Day​

Reverse Ondo Varsity New Tuition Now Or Face Mass Action, Group Tells Akeredolu

Not Even Omisore Can Determine Whom We Will Support For Osun Rerun, Says SDP Chieftain

JUST IN: Road Closed As Tanker Falls, Spills Content On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

High Court Nullifies Removal Of Imo Deputy Governor, Madumere

Why I took Dangote, Otedola To FIFA Award Night – Pinnick

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Borno Governor Shettima Dissolves Cabinet WIth Immediate Effect

At UNGA, Buhari Commends Trump, Kim Jong-un On Commitment To Peace

81-yr-old Bill Cosby Gets Up To 10 Years Imprisonment For Sexual Assault

Nigerians Must Confront The Cabals And Render Them Powerless, Says Sowore

Aisha Buhari: It's True My ADC Defrauded A Lot Of People But I Didn't Order His Arrest

Wizkid Stole ‘Baba Nla’ From Dammy Krane, Blogger Insists

Nigeria Air Had An Avalanche Of Well-grounded And Ready Investors, Says Aviation Minister

CBN Invested N800bn In Skye Bank, Says Emefiele

FG Enrols NYSC Members Into NHIS

'Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish' — Jubilation In APC Ahead Of Alaibe's Defection To PDP

Aisha Buhari’s ADC In DSS Custody For 'Collecting Over N2.5bn From Politicians'

Oil Prices May Reach $100 Per Barrel In 2019, Say Traders

After INEC, Abdusalam Peace Committee Shifts Attention To Chairmen Of 91 Political Parties

Bayelsans Not As Foolish As Dickson Thinks They Are, Says APC

EXCLUSIVE: Bindow In Limbo As Adamawa APC EXCO Is Suspended Indefinitely

Instagram Co-founders Resign

Stakeholders Write Guterres To Revoke Obasanjo’s Association With United Nations

ICPC Arraigns SMEDAN Ex-boss For N184m Fraud

Economy Suffers as Politics Takes Centre Stage

Finally, GAC Tells Ambode, Others To Face Primary

Monday, September 24, 2018

Millenium Citi Trustees Condemn Parade Of Members By Police

Man Convicted For Impersonating Nollywood’s Mike Ezuruonye

I Rejected Saraki’s Offer To Be SSA, Says Kwara Gov Aspirant

PDP Drags INEC To Court Over Osun Election, Demands Arrest Of Returning Officer

Nigerians Should Commend FG For Impartiality In Osun Election, Says Lai Mohammed

Three Lagos Hospitals Didn't Have Facilities To Save My Mother, Says Ras Kimono's Son

APC Postpones Presidential Primary Twice In 24 Hours

BREAKING: Army 'Rescues' 73 Boko Haram Captives

Mandela Statue Unveiled At United Nations Headquarters

David Mark Is The Kind Of Man Nigeria Needs Now, Says Jonathan

Court Adjourns N5bn Defamation Suit Against Lai Mohammed

Thugs Inflict Machete Injury On Osun PDP Chieftain While Soliciting Support For Adeleke

Despite Consensus Rejection, Bayelsa Assembly Gives Expedited Passage On Dickson's Medical University Bill

Man Who Trekked From Lagos To Abuja Against Buhari Joins PDP

I'll Support Whoever Wins PDP Presidential Ticket, Says Saraki

HURIWA: Neglect Suffered By IDPs, Worst Case Of Human Rights Violations

BREAKING: Drama At Abuja Airport As Azman Air Plane Runs Out of Fuel Mid-Air

Nigeria’s Publicly-Owned Enterprises Grossly Inefficient And Corrupt, Says BPE Director

Court Convicts 53 For Erecting Unapproved Structures In Lagos

Sowore Challenges Buhari To Presidential Debate 'Anywhere He Feels Like'

Protesters Storm ECOWAS Secretariat, Accuse Ghana Of Frustrating Nigerian Traders

Omisore 'Agrees' To 'Show Tinubu' By Supporting Adeleke Ahead Of Rerun Election

Tension In Delta PDP Over 'Imposition Of Candidates' By Okowa, Party Chairman

BREAKING: Buhari Releases N20bn To Revitalise Public Universities

Food Poisoning Kills Couple, Nephew, Unborn Baby — And A Rat — In Bayelsa

Omisore On Osun Election: Politicians Are Professionals Because The Voters Are Amateurs

Explain Whereabouts Of Recovered $470m, Falana Tells FG

Ex-PENGASSAN Zonal Secretary Petitions Buhari Over ‘Wrongful Dismissal’ By Total

Sunday, September 23, 2018

I Felt Close To Tears Watching My Mother Read Ugly Comments About Me, Says Chimamanda Adichie

Three Months After His Death, Ras Kimono’s Wife Passes On

Brymo: The Preacher Without A Church

Observers Fault INEC's Electronic Collation System

JUST IN: PDP Supporters Throng INEC headquarters To Celebrate ‘Victory’

Victims Hospitalised After Accident In Marina

Saturday, September 22, 2018

LIVE: INEC Announces Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

Atiku: Only Immoral Leaders Would Put Politics Ahead Of Nigeria’s Fiscal Future

Ribadu Joins Adamawa Governorship Race, Promises All-Inclusive Government

28 Observers From Eight European Countries Praise INEC for Conducting 'Proper' Election In Osun

Jubilation In Boripe As Oyetola Wins Polling Unit

Adeleke Wins Own Polling Unit

Bayelsa Police Nab Cultist On Wanted List

WHO: Alcohol Responsible For One In 20 Deaths Globally

Two Vote Buyers Arrested With N604,000 In Osun

No Whistle-Blower Will Get 5% Of Our Money, Says NNPC

Delta ADP Chair Dumps Party Over 'Pressing Personal Challenges'

Being A Lawmaker For 4 Years Is Higher Service Than NYSC, Says Shittu

I Don't Know About Any Buying Of Votes, Says Oyetola

Adeleke: Opposition Knows That If Osun Election Is Free And Fair, I'll Win

2019 Election: Abdulsalami Worries About Threats To Peace, Unity

LIVE: Osun State Governorship Election

Battle For Lagos: Ambode Turns To God As APC Elders Seal His Fate

Friday, September 21, 2018

Edo APC Aspirants Reject 'Fraudulent' Automatic Tickets For Returning Lawmakers

Buhari Hails Army's 'Decisive Response To Initial Setbacks In The North-East'

NUPENG, PENGASSAN To Go On Strike Over Chevron's 'Cruel' Plans To 'Sack Some Staff'

26-Year-Old Narrates How Sylva’s Security Adviser 'Raped' Her

N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu Makes U-Turn, No Longer Ready To Open Defence

BREAKING: CBN Revokes Skye Bank’s Licence

One Killed, Three Injured In Yobe During Shia Sect's Ashura Procession

Nadabo Energy Demands Police Inquiry Into Money Laundering Accusations Against Trafigura

Buhari's Supporters: Dickson Has Insulted The President Hundreds Of Times — It Must Stop

CONFIRMED: Ajimobi Running For Senate After EIght Years As Oyo Governor

Tambuwal Travels To Ekiti To 'Share His Vision' With Fayose

More Than 70 Civil Society Organisations On Ground For Osun Election, Says NCS

INEC: Osun Election Will Be Role Model For 2019 Polls

EFCC Arraigns NSCDC Officials For N2.7m Job Scam

What Buhari Told New DSS DG Bichi When They Met On Thursday

‘Follow The Money’ Pays Off For Lantewa, Kantudu Primary Healthcare Centres

Angry Youth Boo Murray-Bruce At Bayelsa PDP Secretariat

Stakeholders Chart Way Forward For Technological Growth In Northern Nigeria

Some Presidential Aspirants Have Promised Me The Position Of Vice-President, Says Wike

Delta Third Force To Contest Elections Under AAC

Hotel Managers Hoard Rooms, Hike Prices Ahead Of Osun Gov Election

SDP Youth Aspirant Decries Lack Of Govt Presence In Ondo Communities

Nigeria Prone To Earth Tremor, Presidential Committee Warns

INEC Begins Distribution Of Sensitive Materials For Osun Election

NSCDC Deploys ‘Massive’ Personnel For Osun Governorship Election

APC Bows To Pressure, Governors Have Way Over Indirect Primary ​

Closure Of Obasanjo Farms Not For Political Reasons, Says Oyo Govt

Businessman Gets 140 Years Imprisonment For Forging Cheque

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Group Writes Energy Sector Regulators Over STG’s Forced Liquidation

'Herdsmen' Kill Policeman In Delta, Leave Another Critically Injured

Omisore Accuses Aregbesola Of Employing OYES Cadets As Election Presiding Officers

JUST IN: Buhari Meets With New DSS DG Bichi

Police Recover NNPC’s $470m Hidden In Commercial Banks

'I Deliberately Refused To Serve' — Adebayo Shittu Admits To Skipping NYSC

INEC: 265,422 PVCs Unclaimed In Delta

Saraki, Dogara 'Working Against The Same Democracy They Claim To Protect'

Boko Haram Kills Six, Sets Three Villages Ablaze In Borno

Kalu To Open Defence On Friday

'Africa About To Experience A Revolution', Says Sowore On Return To Nigeria From The US

I've Not Stepped Down For Omisore, Says Osun ADP Candidate

BREAKING: Pinnick Beats Aminu Magari To Win 2nd Term as NFF President

Rivers Gas Turbine Power Stations Sold For $302m Not $308m, Says Former Commissioner

Civil Society Group Urges Government To Intervene In GTB, Innoson Dispute

It Is Unreasonable For Communities Hosting Power Plants To Demand Free Electricity, Says APGC

NNPC: We're Concluding Funding Arrangements For AKK Gas Pipeline Project

I Will Dance To Osun Government House, Says Adeleke

Baby Mama Accuses Wizkid Of Neglect, Shares Screenshots Of Conversation With Singer

EXCLUSIVE: The Documents That Exposed Adeleke’s Fake O’Level Results

'Billions Wasted On Nigeria Air Could Buy Dialysis Machines' — Nigerians React To Suspension Of National Carrier

Court Arraigns 29-year-old Teacher For Defiling Teenager With Down Syndrome

Five Benue Communities Submerged By Flood

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Threats Of Intimidation Won’t Deter Us From Religious Obligation, Says Islamic Movement

Omokri On Certificate Forgery: Adeosun Admits, Escorted To Board Flight To London; Accused Adeleke Arraigned

Residents of Gbagada Millennium Citi Centre Sue Police For N250m Over Unlawful Harassment

Dankwambo Chides FG For Wasting Tax Payers' N1.2bn On Nigeria Air

APC Aspirant: If I Don’t Transform Delta In Two Years As Governor, Write Me Off

JUST IN: FG Suspends National Carrier Project

Flood Sacks 20 Communities In Bayelsa

Avoid Disparaging Remarks Suggestive Of Division, Dickson Tells PDP Presidential Aspirants

For Defrauding 'Naked Osun Lawmaker' N38m, Court Remands Eight In Custody

Dariye Should Be Praying Instead Of Attracting Unnecessary Attention, Says PDP

Buhari Has Allowed Terrorists Like Sylva, Lokpobiri To Unleash Violence On Bayelsans, Says Dickson

$60million Bank Notes Printed Abroad 'Disappear' In Liberia

Police Embark On Show Of Force In Osun

Dariye Is Very Important To Us; We Are Praying For State Pardon For Him, Says APC

We'll Protest Outside Nigeria To Tell The World Buhari Has Failed, Says Ijaw Youth Council

BREAKING: 'Many People' Convince Jimi Agbaje To Run For Lagos Governor

$100m Debt Stalling Purchase Of 9mobile, Says Danbatta

David Mark: If I Become President, The Roadside Groundnut Seller Will Feel The Impact

Daddy Showkey Considering Running For Elective Office Because Of Ajegunle

INEC Bans Use Of Smartphones, Cameras In Voting Cubicles

Army, Others To Assist NEMA To Tackle Flooding, Says Buhari

WHO: Nigeria Not Doing Enough To End Tuberculosis

On Day 2 Of Work As Finance Minister, Protesters Block Zainab Ahmed From Entering Her Office

After PDP's Petition, Ekiti Election Tribunal Moved To Abuja

Oyo Govt Shuts Obasanjo Farms For Failing To Pay Environmental Levy

2019 Elections: Sultan, CAN President Sign Peace Deal

South African Court Jails Two Nigerians For Running Prostitution Ring

28-year-old Mother Sells Baby For N350,000 To Raise Money For Christmas Celebration

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

'Weed Are Free Now' — South Africa’s Highest Court Legalises Marijuana Use

I Auditioned For 'Fela! On Broadway', Sowore Reveals

EFCC Has ‘Unprovoked Personal Hatred And Malice Against Me, Says Fayose

Three Weeks After Quitting As Lagos PDP Chairman, Salvador Named Among 7 Men To Screen APC Aspirants

JUST IN: Oyo Assembly Speaker Defects To APC

Oshiomhole: Those Who Look Down On Me Because Of My Height Will Look Up When They See Buhari

‘Quintessential Ijaw Man’ — Bayelsa Govt To Honour Seiyefa For His ‘Exemplary National Service’

Court Orders Police To Arrest Senator Uzodinma For ‘Issuing N200m Dud Cheque’

Tambuwal Reveals PDP’s Plans To Present Consensus Presidential Candidate

I Left PDP Because The Umbrella Was Breaking, Says SDP Presidential Aspirant Donald Duke

Monday, September 17, 2018

WAEC Postpones English Language Examination By 7 Days Due To Osun Gov Election

JUST IN: NEMA Declares Flooding As National Disaster In Four States

Theresa May’s Visit Not An Endorsement Of Buhari’s Re-election Bid, Says British High Commission

After Six Years In Court, Man Gets 17 Years' Imprisonment For Kidnapping Journalist

Kogi Governor’s Overspeeding Convoy Involved In Accident

Rising Stars FC Management Appeals Decision On NLO Replay Order

Court Adjourns Trial Of Two PDP Chieftains Accused Of Laundering N500m

Coca-Cola In 'Serious Talks' About Infusing Marijuana Into Beverages

UNVEILED: The Cross River Community Where Girls Are Sold To Pay Off Debts

‘She Had A Two-year-Old Boy And A Five-Year-Old Girl’ — ICRC Speaks on Health Worker Killed By Boko Haram

Gridlock on East-West Road As Ex-militants Protest Unpaid Stipends

Aircraft Will Be Flying Low From Now Till Oct 1 — But There's No Need To Panic

Drama As Ambode Runs To Tinubu For Photos During Jim Ovia’s Book Launch

CBN: Banks To Pay N10,000 Fine For Each Failed Transaction Not Reversed Within 24 Hours

Father Sells Two-year-old Son To Repay N21,000 House Rent Loan

All Pending Political Cases Must Be Concluded By October 31, Says Chief Judge

Ekiti State Governorship Election Tribunal Relocated Out Of Ekiti

More Than 100 Nigerians Killed By Floods

Highway Protesters Delay Yahaya Bello From Going To Abuja To Meet With Buhari

ODIEC: 18 Political Parties Have Indicated Interest In Ondo LG Election

Court Declares Incarceration of Jones Abiri Criminal

Maku Worried By Use Of PVCs As Collateral To Lend Market Women N10,000

It's A Baby Boy For Linda Ikeji

BREAKING: Zainab Ahmed Resumes Duty As Acting Finance Minister

Babachir, Ribadu, Buhari's In-Law Petition Oshiomhole To Sack Adamawa APC EXCO

Politicians In Their 70s Have No Business Contesting Elections, Says Anglican Bishop

EFCC Places Fayose On Watch List

APC Supporters Attack Zamfara Governor’s Convoy

Police Deploy Counter Terrorism Unit, Armoured Vehicles, Helicopters, Sniffer Dogs For Osun Election

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Return Nigeria’s Stolen Assets And See How Well We’ll Perform, Presidency Replies HSBC

Someone From PDP Will Take Over From Buhari, Says Jonathan

I’m Not Afraid To Face Tomorrow, Fayose Tells EFCC

Four Commissioners, Two Special Advisers Resign From Akeredolu’s Cabinet To Contest 2019 Polls

APC On Adeosun: No Officer With Questionable Conduct Should Stay In Office

Oil Marketers Arraigned For Stealing Automated Gas Oil Worth $8.4m

Gani Adams’ Father Dies In Lagos Hospital

Quit Politics And Take Care Of Your Stroke, Constituents Tell Reps Minority Leader

Opposition Politicians Condemning Buhari Are Thieves Seeking Re-election, Says APC

BREAKING: Boko Haram Ambushes Soldiers In Bama

Saraki Has No Right To Circulate My Song Without Approval, Says K1 De Ultimate

Lawmaker Opposes Akeredolu On Indirect Primaries

Police Arrest Okowa's Special Assistant Found With AK-47

US Court Jails Nigerian For Internet Fraud; To Repay $2.5m Restitution

I'm Supporting Buhari For Second Term Because He Honoured My Father, Says Abiola’s Son

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Nigeria Beat Ghana To Qualify For 2019 U-17 African Cup Of Nations

Court Orders Arrest Of Former President Mubarak's Sons

Sowore Visits Google, Promises Diaspora Inclusion In Cabinet

David Mark Visits IBB In Minna

Nigerian Ambassador To Qatar Is Dead

Bayelsa APC Lawmaker Accuses PDP Of Intimidation

Adeosun Must Be Arrested Immediately, Says PDP

Student-Artist Paints el-Rufai In Two Minutes; Sells Portrait For N2m

Declare Flooding National Disaster, Buhari Tells NEMA

NEMA: 215 Pregnant Women, Other Stranded Nigerians Returned From 10 Foreign Countries

22,000 Nigerians Return From Hajj

FG Will Put Smiles On Workers' Faces Before 2019 Elections, Says Ngige

Wrong NiMET Rain Forecast Caused Skybird Aircraft Incident

Economic Team Meets Tuesday To Determine New Minimum Wage

Akwa Ibom APC Leaders Divided Over Governorship Candidate

Friday, September 14, 2018

Women Get 45 Days In Jail For Fighting In Public

EXCLUSIVE: Police Spokesman Jimoh Moshood, IGP's PA Set To Lose Their Illegally-Obtained Ranks

NBS: Inflation Rises By 0.09%

Ondo Students Defy Rain To Protest Nonpayment Of Bursary Since 2015

Eight Killed, Scores Hospitalised As Gunmen Attack Nasarawa Village

EFCC Denies Raid On Standard Chartered Bank

NDLEA: 300 Hectares Of Cannabis Farms Destroyed In Ondo

I Was Kidnapped, Not Arrested, Says Evans’ Former Lawyer

Ex-militant Leaders Fault Planned Protest Over Unpaid Stipends

Government Agency Charges N10,000 To Honour FOI Request

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari Told Adeosun To Go ‘Few Weeks Ago’

Youth Prevent Police From Arresting Bayelsa Council Boss Over Complicity in Brass Killings

Civic Media Lab, Launch Election Monitoring App

Gunmen Abduct Four Women En Route To Meeting With el-Rufai's Wife

Book Details How Over $500m Went Into Obasanjo's Failed Third Term Bid

R. Kelly’s Brother Accuses Singer Of Molesting 14-year-old Cousin

3,000 Homeless As Flood Destroys 175 Houses In Cross River

Boko Haram Leader Mamman Nur 'Killed By His Closest Lieutenants' For Releasing Dapchi Girls

Davido Cancels US Tour To Focus On NYSC

NIS Retrieves 436 Voter Cards, 192 National ID Cards From Foreigners

I Worked For Free As A Young Politician, Osinbajo Tells APC Youth Aspirants

With 16 Phones And 17 SIM Cards, Nigerian 'Runs' $2.2m Internet Scam From Australian Prison

Atiku Asks Buhari For Extra Protection Over Alleged Threat To Life

We Are Ready To Welcome Ambode To Our Party, Says PDP

Elder Statesmen: Since 1960, Nigeria Has Never Had A Leader More Sectional, Parochial, Tribalistic Like Buhari

Thursday, September 13, 2018

BREAKING: ‘Scores Of Women Held Captive’ As Herdsmen Overrun Three Adamawa Villages

Members Pass Vote On No Confidence In Bayelsa PDP State Chairman

Airline Operator Accuses NCAA DG, Others Of Contempt Of Court

Ondo APC Faction Adopts Direct Primaries

BREAKING: Seiyefa’s Reign Over As Buhari Appoints Bichi Substantive DSS DG

'We Don't Share Ideologies' — Labour Party Rejects Mimiko's Presidential Bid

Ex-Attendant, Driver Steal Corpse From Mortuary, Demand N5m Ransom From Family

Police In Imo Arrest Gunmen Who Kidnapped Priest While Having A Haircut

'He’s A Political Paperweight’ — APC ‘Empathises’ With Dogara Over His ‘Bleak Political Future'

GJSS Gelengu, Gombe School Where Pupils Farm In The Morning And Learn In The Afternoon Due To Limited Space

Notorious Ondo Armed Robber Sentenced To Death By Hanging

Falz Delivers Presidential Address

BREAKING: Man Who Climbed Telecoms Mast To Protest Buhari's Re-election Bid Descends After 24 Hours

Okowa's 'Crony' Nkechika Rocked By 'N500m Fraud' At Delta Contributory Health Commission

After Runway Incident, FAAN Reopens Abuja Airport 'Subject To Reduced Threshold'

BREAKING: Mimiko, Former Ondo Governor, Joins Presidential Race

NULGE Begins Indefinite Strike Action Against Fayose Over Unpaid Salaries

'Your Psychological State Is Fragile', Jonathan Replies Oshiomhole On Vote Buying Allegation

Police Seal Anambra PDP Secretariat

Vote Buying: EFCC, INEC Will Go After Politicians, Parties, Says Magu

BREAKING: All Flights To Abuja Airport Cancelled After Plane Overshoots Runway

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Super Hero' Security Man Saves Bus From Catching Fire In Lagos

There'll Be 24-Hour Power Supply If You Give Buhari A Second Term, Says Amaechi

Security Agencies Patrol Enugu For Three Hours Over IPOB's Sit-at-home Order

Buhari: If You Elect Me, I Shall Serve You To The Best Of My Ability

Police In Ilorin Arrest Herdsmen With I-Phone, Laptop, Camera

JUST IN: Four LCDA/LG Chairmen 'Endorse' Ambode For Second Term

Nigerian Hip-Hop Acts Fail To Make Forbes' 2018 World's Highest-Paid List

There’s No Fight Anywhere Between Tinubu And My Good Self, Says Ambode

Report: 10 Million People Will Die Of Cancer In 2018

Lagosians Are The Ones To Elect Us, Says Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu’s Anointed, Ambode’s Rival

Davido Declares Support For 'Dancing Senator' Adeleke Ahead Of Osun Gov Election

Destiny Trust Takes 200 homeless Kids From Aboki Estate Back To School

122 PDP Candidates Jostle For 24 Bayelsa Assembly Seats

Author Sues Melrose Publishing Company For Illegally Publishing His Book, Demands N15 Billion As Compensation

In Self-Defence After Going Nude In A Nun’s Outfit, Beverly Osu Quotes Matthew 7: 1 – 5

Evans’ Lawyer Arrested In Court

Okorocha Sacks Son-in-law, 12 Other Appointees Contesting 2019 Elections

APC Tells The Economist: Leave Buhari Alone And Focus On Britain's Life After Brexit

Anyone Found Guilty Of Inciting Statements On 2019 Elections Will Be Arrested, Says Monguno

After China, FG Seeks Loan From Japan

Weah, 51-Year-Old Liberia President, Plays 79 Minutes Against Super Eagles

EFCC Closes N4.7bn Fraud Case Against Ladoja

NDLEA Arrests Lebanese Chef For Dealing In Drugs

The Day After I Leave Office, I'll Submit Myself For EFCC Probe, Says Fayose

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NAMA: No Spare Parts To Equip FG’s €66.5m TRACON Facility Since 2014

Dogara To Supporters: I Was Almost Tired But Because You Came, I Will Contest Again

Sowore Takes Campaign Train To Offa, Promises Agricultural Revolution

Beverly Osu Goes Nude In Nun's Outfit Holding Cigarette And Rosary

Saraki Appoints Okupe Media Chairman Of His Presidential Campaign

Africa Not Yet Ready For 5G Network, Says MTN CEO

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Emails Reveal Shell’s Lies To Reps In 2012 About OPL 245

ICPC Partners INEC To Curb Vote Buying

85% Of Mad People In Nigeria Are Young People, Says Expert

EXCLUSIVE: APC To Amend Constitution To Mandate Direct Primaries For Future Elections

Court Restrains ODIEC From Accepting APC Candidates' List For LG Election

Police Arrest WhatsApp Admin, Members For Sharing Fake News In Kano

For Protesting Three-Hour Wait, Sowore And TakeItBack Movement Tear-Gassed At Ooni Of Ife’s Palace

Abacha Loot: Swiss Lawyer Tackles AGF Over N7bn Legal Fees ​

Amnesty International Urges FG To Release Panel Report On Human Rights Abuses By Army

Monday, September 10, 2018

Bayelsa Govt Dedicates Emergency Lines For Flood Victims

Tee Billz: Tiwa Savage Better Be F**king Otedola, Dangote… Not Wizkid

Buhari To Receive Presidential Nomination Form Tomorrow

NERC Directs DisCos To Refund Persons Unmetered Under CAPMI

National Assembly 'Won't Exercise Veto Power Yet' Over Electoral Act Amendment Bill

Shehu Sani: Some Youth Struggling For Daily Bread Wanted To Buy My Forms, But I Said No

APC Won’t Sell Nomination Forms In Osun State For Now — Until Governorship Election Is Over

Group Urges Residents To Be Cautious Of Ondo Govt’s Suspicious Promises To End 10-year Blackout

Dismissed Auchi Polytechnic Former Deputy Rector Demands Reinstatement

Absence of 'Highly Irresponsible' Orji Kalu Stalls N7.65bn Fraud Case

Yari: Zamfara Governorship Is Like Sabbatical, Contesting For Senate Is Like Going Home

Still In Jail For A 14-Year Term, Joshua Dariye 'Purchases' APC Nomination Form

Wizkid’s Nike Jersey Sold Out In Minutes

JUST IN: Many Residents Feared Dead As Petrol Station Explodes In Nasarawa

NiMet Staff To Resume Suspended Strike After Failed Negotiations With Management

'We Don’t Want Rascal Omo-Agege Again' — Urhobo Leaders Purchase Nomination Forms For O'tega Emerhor

Fayose: FG Must Tell Nigerians The Truth On 'This Technically-Defeated Boko Haram'

Kano Govt Declares Tuesday Public Holiday To Mark New Islamic Year

Journalist, Son Slept In An Office To Avoid Lagos Traffic. They Were Burnt To Death Overnight

NDLEA Has Not Paid Me N25m Compensation, Says Baba Suwe

Gov Bindow's Supporters Confident Of Beating Buhari's In-Law To Adamawa APC Ticket

2019 Presidency: CUPP To Name Joint Candidate After Party Primaries

2003: IGP Offers Assaulted Journalist ASP Position​

Abuja-bound Train Crushes 52 Cattle To Death In Kaduna

Sunday, September 09, 2018

BREAKING: Sultan Of Sokoto’s Son In Serious Car Cash After ‘Getting High On Codeine’

Ben Bruce: N10,000 Loan To Osun Traders A 'Brazen Act Of High Corruption From An Anti-Corruption Govt'

Garba Shehu: Buhari Doesn't Want Card Readers? It's Fake News

Ngige: Nigerians Should Be Clapping Buhari Every Day And Thanking Us After God

‘We’re Here For Our Territory’ — How Boko Haram ‘Killed Many Civilians, Soldiers’ While Recapturing Gudumbali

FG Wants Us To Feed Pupils Rice, Beans, Vegetable, Crayfish With Just N35, Say Vendors

26,000 Applicants Vie For 1,500 Teaching Vacancies In Adamawa

Bayelsa APC Adopts Direct Primaries

I’m A Proud Feminist, Says Genevieve Nnaji

Hours After Promising To Build Schools In Africa, Wizkid Deletes Tweets

Army Speaks On Its 'Encounter' With Boko Haram In Gudumbali

APC Asks Atiku: You Were Vice President For Eight Years, Why Didn't You Restructure The Country?

Herders Kill 3 STF Personnel In Plateau​

Fayemi: God Will Judge Fayose​

Bamidele: Gunshot Won’t Deter Me from Seeking Public Office

No Increment In Corps Members’ Allowance – NYSC DG​

Moghalu Emerges Young Progressive Party’s Presidential Candidate ​

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Children Are 'Disappearing' In Adamawa — And The Police Are Worried

Ajimobi Meets Akala, Other Governorship Candidates

Dickson Welcomes Ex-Militant Leader, 4,000 Supporters To Bayelsa PDP From APC

Shehu Sani Picks APC Senatorial Election Forms

I’m Trying To Build A School In Every Country In Africa, Says Wizkid

I Have Retired From Music, Says GT Da Guitarman

Air Peace Pilot Makes Emergency Landing After Mid-air Smoke Alarm

Travellers Stranded As Bridge Collapses In Ondo After Heavy Rainfall

Nigeria Beat Seychelles 3-0 In AFCON Qualifier

University of Abuja SUG Election Suspended Indefinitely Over Cultists' Attacks

I’m Not Perfect, But I’m Working On It, Simi Says As She Celebrates Debut Album’s 1st Anniversary

I've Buried My Presidential Ambition Because APC Rigged Ekiti Election, Says Fayose

Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights To Genevieve Nnaji's Movie

I Wasn't Deported From UK, I Was Only Asked To Get The Right Visa, Says Bobrisky

Shiites Mark 1,000 Days of El-Zakzaky's Detention

I Almost Have No Hope For Nigeria On Leah Sharibu's Abduction, Says Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

In Seven Days, 65,818 Graduates Apply For 2,200 Lagos Govt Jobs

Friday, September 07, 2018

In Open Letter, Linda Ikeji Reveals Many 'Girls Without Money Or A Voice' Have Been Raped By Theo Ukpaa

Theo Ukpaa: I Was A Player And I Broke Many Hearts, But I Never Raped Emilia Samuel

'Please Come Home, Things Are Changing', Minister Onu Tells Nigerians In The US

35-Year-Old Bricklayer 'Threatens To Kill 13-year-old After Defiling Her'

BREAKING: APC Extends Deadline For Sale And Submission Of Forms

Father And Son 'Sleep With' Neighbour's 14-Year-Old Daughter Till She Gets Pregnant

BREAKING: Tinubu’s Alpha Beta Accused of N100bn ‘Money Laundering, Tax Evasion, Fraud’

National Geological Agency Says Nigeria Can Get 'Low-Level Earth Tremors' But Not Earthquake

BREAKING: Police 'Dismiss' SARS Operative Who Killed Osun Student

INEC Meets With Political Parties Ahead Of 2019 Elections

Ezekwesili Hits FG For 'Deliberately Corrupting Osun Voters' With N10,000 Business Loan

NUPENG Begins Strike In Warri, Gives Military 24-Hour Ultimatum

Clark Names Top Officers Allegedly Behind Home Raid

Troops ‘Rescue’ 21 Captives After ‘Killing’ 14 Boko Haram Insurgents

We've All Been Feeling Earth Tremors In Abuja, Says Saraki

'Hold Something' — NEMA Gives Safety Tips Against Possible Earth Tremor In Abuja

Buhari Returns To Abuja After Six Days In China

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Charly Boy Asks PACT To Forget Durotoye As Consensus Candidate Till Further Notice

Ondo APC BoT Member Opposes Akeredolu's Preference For Indirect Primaries

Flood Destroys 3,700 Card Readers At INEC Headquarters In Edo

Leave God Out Of Feminism, Says TBoss

Ajimobi Used As Shield As Akeredolu Snubs Handshake With Tinubu At APC Rally

Davido, Falz, Ahmed Musa, Others Named 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Olamilekan, Boy Who Painted Macron, Moves Into New House

Chants Of ‘Sai Baba’ Mar Atiku’s Presidential Forms Submission At PDP Headquarters

Ogboru/Omo-Agege Faction Rejects Direct Primaries In Delta APC

More Than 100 PMB Groups Were In A Fierce Race To Buy Buhari's Forms, Says Keyamo

'Politicians Spend N241bn Security Votes Every Year — Mainly To Fund Political Activities'

BREAKING: Police Sack Three Officers Who Raided Edwin Clark's Home

200 Days After Leah Sharibu's Abduction, Omokri Leads Protest In London

1,600 Illegal Immigrants Died In Mediterranean Sea In Seven Months, Says Group

Lara George Celebrates 14th Wedding Anniversary

BREAKING: 'Crowd Control Issues' At PDP Headquarters As Atiku Submits Nomination Form

Flood Sacks Delta Coastal Communities As River Niger Overflows Banks

Itsekiri, Isoko Leaders Meet, Seal Deal On Senatorial Seat

EXCLUSIVE: AGF Malami Gives Banks, MTN 14-Day Ultimatum To Pay CBN’s N5.87bn Fine

Naomi Campbell Takes Wizkid As Her Date To GQ Awards

Boko Haram 'Kidnaps 20 Bus Passengers' In Borno

Many Governors Against State Police Cannot Afford It, Says Ali Baba

19-yr-old 'One-Chance' Robber Jumps Into Lagoon To Evade Arrest

Project Fame Winner Turns Cab Driver To Avoid Depression

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

'Direct Primary Is Evil' — Ondo APC Opposes Oshiomhole, Adopts Indirect Primary

Our Members From Various Villages Contributed The N45m, Says Group After Buying Buhari's Forms

Sowore Vows To Collapse Old Order In 2019

After Marathon Meetings, Saraki Brokers Truce Between Adeleke And Ogunbiyi

Nobody Will Appear Before EFCC Until They Follow The Rule Of Law, Says Wike

Nigerian ‘Pastor’, Wife Arrested In US After Starving Son To Death In 40-Day Fast

BREAKING: 'A Group Of Good Nigerians' Buys N45m Presidential Forms For Buhari

JUST IN: IGP Bars FSARS From Searching Phones, Laptops Of Innocent Citizens

APC Warns Nigerians: Saraki Will Ruin Or Wreck Whatever He Finds At The Top If He Gets There

BREAKING: 14 Confirmed Dead After Cholera Outbreak In Borno

CONFIRMED: Amosun To Seek 2nd Term In Senate After 2nd Term As Governor

BREAKING: Akeredolu In Closed-Door Meeting With Ondo APC Excos On Mode Of Primaries

APC Presidential Aspirants To Pay N45m For Forms, Governorship N22.5m

I'm Convinced Buhari Means Well For The Niger Delta, Says Uduaghan

Akure LG Boss Atere Accused Of Scamming Traders With Empowerment Programme

Kaduna APC Stakeholders Petition Oshiomhole, Insist On Direct Primaries

BREAKING: Police Parade Man 'Whose False Information' Prompted Raid Of Clark's Home

No Sensible Man Will Think A 91-year-old Has Ammunition At Home, Says Ediwn Clark

Nigeria Will Repay Loans From China 'As And When Due', Says Buhari

China Doesn’t Give Money To Corrupt Governments, Says Former Special Envoy To Africa

Police Raid On Edwin Clark's Home A Gross Abuse Of State Institutions, Says Saraki

NFF Bans Coach Salisu Yusuf For Receiving Bribe

BREAKING: IGP Apologises To Edwin Clark Over 'Unauthorized, Illegal And Unprofessional' Raid Of His House

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Police 'Detain' Four Policemen Who Raided Edwin Clark's House 'Without IGP's Permission'

My Only Prayer Is That I Don't Disappoint You If God Gives Me This Position, Says Atiku

After Police Invitation Over His 'Five Useful idiots' Article, Fani-Kayode Says 'I Will Hit Harder'

Senator Girei Urges Oshiomhole To Reject Adamawa APC's Push For Indirect Primary

Arik Air Aborts Benin-Lagos Flight Due To ‘Abnormality In The Cockpit’

Atiku: It is ‘Most Unfortunate’ That Osinbajo Thinks My Concept Of Restructuring is Vague

Osinbajo Tackles Atiku: Nigeria Needs Deeper Fiscal Federalism, Not Geographical Restructuring

Unhappy With APC's Direct Primary Decision, 'Governor Bindow's Thugs' Attack Babachir Lawal's Office

Darkness Looms In Bayelsa As Angry Youth Shuts Down Transmission Station

Bafarawa, Ex-Sokoto Governor, Vows To ‘Go With the Igbo From Day 1’ If Elected President

BREAKING: Africa’s Second-Largest Economy South Africa Enters Recession

Sexual, Domestic Violence In Lagos Doubles, Hits 3,089 Victims

JUST IN: Fani-Kayode To Turn Himself In To Police At 12Noon

Due To ‘Injustice’ Against Him And His Supporters, Ibrahim Shekarau Leaves PDP For APC

Flood Kills 14 Persons, Affects 17 Councils In Niger, NISEMA Reveals

Secondus Alleges ‘Corrupt’ People Are Plotting To Re-Instal APC in 2019

Monday, September 03, 2018

Police 'Arrest' More Than 1,000 Kidnapping, Cattle Rustling Suspects In Two Years

Protesting Workers Shut Down DESOPADEC Over Redeployment As Traffic Wardens

Atiku Begs For Forgiveness For 'Leaving' Lagos To Tinubu's AD While In PDP In 2003

N1.6bn Linked To Me Was For Church Building Project, Says Jonathan's Former Aide

Four Chibok Girls Among 200 Matriculants At American University Of Nigeria

Osun Election Will Prove If Buhari Truly Cares About Free Elections, Says Saraki

'I Just Want Justice', Says Father Of Osun Student Murdered By SARS Official

Reckless Driver Survives But Two Passengers Die In Benin-Ore Road Accident

Adamawa Assembly Speaker Tells Oshiomhole To ‘Keep Off Or We Will Deal With You’

Osun Workers Owed For 17 Months Resume Work After Warning Strike

'Thieves Don't Have Account Numbers' — How INEC Officials Filled Their Pockets On Deadline Day For PVC Registration

Brother Recounts The Final Moments Of Ondo Bike Rider Killed By NSCDC Official

RECOUNTED: The Final Moments Of Ondo Bike Rider Shot By NSCDC Official

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Hectic Two Days’ As Banks, MTN Lobby CBN To ‘Revisit’ N5.87bn Fine

Groups Write Buhari, Demand Inquiry Into Award Of Egina FPSO Contract

Ijaw Youth Kick Against 'Satanic Plan To Reinstate Lawal Daura As DSS DG'

BREAKING: Gunmen In Delta Kidnap Catholic Priest, Demand N15m Ransom

Army Refutes Reports On Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram

Man Blames Devil After Defiling Neighbour's 13-year-old Daughter

Herdsmen-Farmers Crisis Forced 20,000 Children Out Of School In Benue, Says SUBEB

400 Detainees Break Out Of Libyan Prison

Sehu Sani: Those Advocating Indirect Primaries Have No Courage To Face Their People

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Buhari Expresses 'Disappointment' At Nigerian Media's Coverage Of Farmers-Herdsmen 'Misunderstanding'

TakeItBack Movement Commends Balarabe Musa On Decision To Step Down For Younger Politicians

HEDA Files Suit Compelling IGP To Investigate NYSC Certificate Forgery Allegations Against Adeosun

APC: PDP Has Already Conceded Defeat Even Before The 2019 Elections

ODIEC To Recruit 300 Ad Hoc Staff For LG Election

Scores Trapped As Church Collapses On Worshippers During Mass In Delta

Residents Accuse Police of Complicity As Gunmen Abduct Village Head, Two Women In Kaduna

We've Sacrificed Everything For PDP; Loyalty Must Mean Something, Says Dankwambo

Sokoto Elders Pray For Tambuwal’s Success In 2019 Presidential Race

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Nigeria Gets $328 Million Loan From China To Boost ICT Sector

200 Local Divers Join Rescue Team As Flood Claims 14 Lives In Niger

'Kalu Has Employed More Youth Than Any Living Politician’ — 7,000 People Contribute N1,000 Each For Former Gov's Nomination Form

I’m A Sellable, Acceptable Candidate And Know Where To Continue From After Ajimobi, Says Alao-Akala

At Least 30 Soldiers 'Killed' As Boko Haram Invades Military Base

Did Davido Flout NYSC Bye-laws By Leaving Camp For Boston Tour?

Buhari Lands In China for FOCAC Summit

Balarabe Musa Quits Political Position For 'Young And Fresher Blood'

‘One Of The Most Emotional Days Of My Political Career’ — Atiku Weeps As Supporters Buy Him N12m PDP Presidential Nomination Form

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