NBC - The reason we shut down AIT, Beat FM, 50 others

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has disclosed reasons for revoking the licences of Silverbird Television, African Independent Television (AIT), Beat FM (Megalectrics LTD) Lagos and several oth

2022-08-20 00:28:32

Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco can move to Manchester United for £25.5m

Manchester United have been linked with signing a series of Atletico Madrid players this week, including Belgian winger Yannick Carrasco.

2022-08-20 00:21:51

Edo Govt tasks Police to conclude investigation on the ritual shrine in 7 days

The Edo Government on Friday gave the state Police Command seven days to conclude investigation into the discovery of a suspected ritual shrine in the state.

2022-08-20 00:19:04

FG Reportedly Awards Ex-militant Leader, Tompolo, N4bn Monthly Contract To Curb Oil Theft

The Nigerian Government has renewed N4 billion pipeline surveillance contract with the Commander of the defunct Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo.

2022-08-19 17:35:49

Mahatma Gandhi's Statue Vandalised In New York For 2nd Time In Two Weeks

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been vandalized in New York with a sledgehammer at a Hindu temple here after vandalising it earlier this month, media reports said on Friday.

2022-08-19 12:47:28

NBC Revokes AIT, Silverbird, 50 Other Broadcast Licenses, Orders Immediate Shutdown

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the broadcast licenses of Silverbird TV, AIT and 50 other broadcasters following their failure to renew their broadcast licenses.

2022-08-19 12:21:19

ASUU Strike: Nigerian Students To Sue Minister Of Education After He Asked Them To Sue ASUU

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has revealed plan to sue the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, after he asked the students to take the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASU

2022-08-19 09:24:36

ASUU Strike: FG Imposed No Work, No Pay Rule On Lecturers

The Federal Government has again threatened that members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, who are currently on strike, will not receive salary.

2022-08-19 09:07:52

2023: Buhari Chairs APC 2023 Campaign Council

In preparation for electoral campaigns ahead of the 2023 general election, The All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman of the party’s Presidential Camp

2022-08-19 08:59:02

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Putin Losing Information War In Ukraine - UK Spy Chief

Russia has failed to gain ground in cyberspace against Ukraine almost six months after its invasion of the country, the head of Britain's GCHQ intelligence service said on Friday.

2022-08-19 08:18:55

Bodies Of Two Children Found In Suitcases Bought At Auction In New Zealand

Police say remains discovered in suitcases in a storage locker in New Zealand belonged to two children, and had been concealed for a number of years.

2022-08-19 08:09:37

Two Planes Collide Mid-Air At California Airport

Multiple fatalities were reported after two small planes collided mid-air at a California airport on Thursday, officials said.

2022-08-19 07:56:57

Sydney High School Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abused 3 Teenage Boys While Teaching In The Late 1970s.

A teacher will stand trial over the alleged sexual abuse of three teenage boys at a Sydney high school in the late 1970s.

2022-08-19 07:45:23

Erdogan, Zelenskyy, Guterres Hold Trilateral Summit In Ukraine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met his Ukrainian counterpart and the United Nations chief in western Ukraine's Lviv city for a trilateral summit where they would discuss diplomatic solutio

2022-08-18 18:05:11

2023: Peter Obi Accuses APC, PDP Of Spreading Fake News And Blaming Labour Party

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has accused the opposition political parties of spreading misinformation on both traditional and social media platforms and blaming it on

2022-08-18 17:59:42

Lagos Extends Okada Ban To More LGAs

The Lagos State government has announced a ban on the operations of commercial motorcyclists called Okada in four additional LGAs of the state and six LCDAs.

2022-08-18 14:51:05

Salman Rushdie's Attacker 'Surprised' Author Survived, Denies Being In Contact With Iran

The 24-year-old man charged with the attempted murder of Salman Rushdie has denied being in contact with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and said that he acted alone when he stabbed the Mumbai-born a

2022-08-18 14:39:05

Bode George Attacks Tinubu Again, Says Everything About Him Is Bundle Of Lies

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bode George, has called the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, as a “bundle of lies.”

2022-08-18 13:46:08

Elephant Rips Owner In Half After Making Him Work In Heat

An elephant has ripped its owner in half after the animal was forced to carry wood in Thailand in a period of extreme heat.

2022-08-18 11:44:50

Emirates Suspends All Nigerian Flights Over $85m Blocked Funds

There are indications that the failure of Emirates Airlines to repatriate its trapped ticket sales fund in Nigeria back to its home country in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) may have led to the carrie

2022-08-18 10:31:21

Ukraine Nuclear Operator Reports Cyberattack On Its Website

Ukraine’s nuclear operator Energoatom on Tuesday reported what it called an “unprecedented” cyberattack on its website, but said its operations had not been disrupted.

2022-08-18 09:12:24

Wrestler Pounds Estranged Wife With Pestle For New Lover, Gets Death Sentence

A local wrestler in Adamawa State, Thank-you Grim has been sentenced to death for murdering his ex-wife.

2022-08-18 08:58:47

Ex-Lawyer Who Filmed His Neighbour Showering Due To ‘Work-Related Stress’, Gets 12 Weeks’ Jail

Facing stress at work, a lawyer climbed onto his neighbor’s balcony to film a video of the young woman showering through her toilet window.

2022-08-18 06:19:09

Trump CFO’s Plea Deal Could Make Him A Prosecution Witness

Donald Trump’s chief financial officer is expected to plead guilty to tax violations Thursday in a deal that would require him to testify about illicit business practices at the former president's com

2022-08-18 05:59:44

Ten Worshippers Killed In Bomb Explosion At Kabul Mosque During Prayer Time

An Afghan Police say that a bombing at a mosque in Kabul during evening prayers killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 27.

2022-08-18 05:48:09

Tinubu, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed-Doors In Ogun :Presidency 2023

The All Progressives Congress (APC)Presidential Candidate, Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, behind closed-doors in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.

2022-08-17 19:00:10

My govt will be free of ethnic, political favouritism: President-elect Ruto

President-elect William Ruto Wednesday stated his plans for the new government as he also committed to herald a new form of leadership which he said will be a complete opposite of his predecessor’s.

2022-08-17 18:49:53

Saudi Student Jailed 34 Years For Using Twitter

Saudi Arabian student at Leeds University, Salma al-Shebab has been sentenced to 34 years in prison after she returned from the United kingdom for a holiday in her country.

2022-08-17 17:27:09

2023: Nigerians Will Defeat Tinubu, Not N50bn – Peter Obi’s Camp Replies Fayose

The camp of the Labour Party presidential candidate for the 2023 election, Peter Obi, on Wednesday told Isaac Fayose, a brother to former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose that he is dwelling on th

2022-08-17 17:15:10

Nigerians died in 2011, 2015 over Buhari, Jonathan, Twitter influencer warns Atiku, Obi, Tinubu’s supporters

Former presidential aide and twitter influencer, Reno Omokri, has warned the Nigerian populace not to fight one another while they support their preferred presidential candidates in the preparation for t

2022-08-17 17:00:01

Nationwide Blackout As Electricity Workers Begin Strike

Striking workers of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Wednesday shutdown the electricity national grid causing blackouts across the country.

2022-08-17 16:40:18

2023: Peter Obi Visits Femi Kuti After Threats From Obidients

Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi has visited Afrobeat singer Femi Kuti, days after the latter came under fire for allegedly referring to Obi’s supporters as ‘zombies’.

2022-08-17 15:46:51

Blasphemy: Reprieve For Kano Singer Sentenced To Death As Appeal Court Orders Retrial

The Court of Appeal in Kano has discharged and acquitted a singer, Yahaya Aminu-Sharif, who was sentenced to death for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammed.

2022-08-17 15:21:37

2023: APC Presidential Candidate, Tinubu Visits Obasanjo In Abeokuta

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is currently meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

2022-08-17 15:04:37

IGP Rewards Kano DPO For Rejecting $200,000 Bribe

The Divisional Police Officer of Nasarawa Station in Kano State, Daniel Amah, has been rewarded for rejecting a $200,000 bribe in a case of alleged armed robbery.

2022-08-17 13:36:49

APC Has Done So Well, They’ll Win All The States In Nigeria In 2023 - Gov Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win all the states in the forthcoming 2023 general election.

2022-08-17 09:57:54

Ukrainian President Warns Citizens To Stay Away From Russian Military Facilities

The Ukrainian president has warned Ukrainians to be careful against explosions after Tuesday’s blasts in Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014.

2022-08-17 09:39:10

Ex-IBB Spokesman, Duro Onabule, Dies At 83

A veteran journalist and erstwhile Chief Press Secretary of former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Duro Onabule is dead.

2022-08-17 08:33:40

ASUU Strike Continues As Meeting With FG Ends In Deadlock

The meeting between the Federal Government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) failed to yield a productive result as members of the union staged a walkout on represe

2022-08-17 08:14:45

‘I'm Buying Manchester United - Elon Musk Tweets

Elon Musk, the world's richest person, tweeted on Wednesday that he was joking when he said that he was going to buy English soccer club Manchester United.

2022-08-17 08:01:22

President Weah Suspends 3 Top Liberian Government Officials Sanctioned By US For Corruption

Liberian President George Weah Tuesday suspended three senior government officials sanctioned by the US for alleged corruption and ordered for their investigation.

2022-08-16 19:28:57

Kenya's Raila Odinga Says Presidential Election Results 'Null And Void'

Presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has described the Kenya presidential election as null and void.

2022-08-16 19:19:33

Unrest In Kwankwaso's NNPP As Atiku Lures Shekarau To PDP With ‘Juicy Offers’

Former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau is reportedly planning to dump the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) following some “irresistible offers” made to him by the presidential candidate of th

2022-08-16 15:15:30

ASUU To Suspend Strike If UTAS Agreement Is Signed With FG Today

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said it has reached an agreement with the government to adopt the University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS) as the payment platform of lect

2022-08-16 13:44:17

Insecurity: Buhari’s Govt Has Reduced Terrorism To ‘Almost Nothing’ – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has significantly reduced Boko Haram’s dominance to “almost nothing.”

2022-08-16 13:22:22

Stigmatization: WHO Turns To Public For Monkeypox Name Change

The World Health Organization, which is looking to rename monkeypox, called Tuesday for help from the public in coming up with a less stigmatizing designation for the fast-spreading disease.

2022-08-16 12:33:17

Armenian Blast Death Toll Rises To 16

The death toll from an explosion at a bustling market in the Armenian capital Yerevan rose to 16, Armenia’s emergency situations ministry said on Tuesday.

2022-08-16 12:02:28

Putin Slams US Over Pelosi's Taiwan Visit, Accuses It Of Prolonging The Ukraine War

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused United States Of America of seeking to prolong the conflict in Ukraine and of fueling conflicts elsewhere in the world, including with the visit of

2022-08-16 11:34:13

Trump Claims FBI Agents Stole His 3 Passports During Mar-a-Lago Raid

Former US president Donald Trump has accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of stealing his passports during last week’s search of his Mar-a-Lago estate.

2022-08-16 11:11:12

Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa Information Commissioner

Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Yakubu Lawal, has been abducted by gunmen who invaded his residence in the state.

2022-08-16 10:44:17

Zelenskyy Warns Europe Of Looming Catastrophe At Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian President warned on Monday that “catastrophe” at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine would threaten the whole of Europe.

2022-08-16 10:32:13

Trump Calls For Immediate Release Of Unredacted Affidavit Justifying FBI’s Mar-A-Lago Raid

In a late night post on Truth Social, former US President Donald Trump called for the immediate release of the "completely unredacted" affidavit concerning the warrant that led to the FBI's August 8

2022-08-16 10:03:50

PDP Kicks Against Osun 'Illegal' LG Election As Electoral Body Fixes Date

The Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State, chapter has described the local government election fixed for October 15 as illegal.

2022-08-16 08:23:50

CIA Sued Over Alleged Spying On Journalists, Lawyers Over Assange Visit

A group of journalists and lawyers have sued the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its former director, Mike Pompeo, over allegations that they were placed under surveillance when they met Wiki

2022-08-16 08:13:35

20 Burnt Alive As Passenger Bus Collides With Oil Tanker In Pakistan

At least 20 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and an oil tanker in northeastern Pakistan.

2022-08-16 08:05:31

Russia Accuses British Spy Plane Of Violating Its Airspace

A British spy plane violated Russian airspace in the in the Kola Peninsula, north of the European part of Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

2022-08-16 07:45:09

Drug Conviction: Griner File Appeal Against Nine-Year Russian Jail Sentence Amid Swap Talks

WNBA star Brittney Griner appealed her nine-year prison sentence imposed by a Moscow court as the US and Russia pursue talks on a possible exchange involving her and another jailed American.


2022-08-16 06:17:56

China Sanctions Seven Taiwanese Officials After US Delegations Visit

China announced sanctions on Tuesday on seven Taiwanese officials after accusing them of being ‘diehard’ ‘Taiwan independence separatists’,the state Xinhua news agency reported.

2022-08-16 06:03:55

Jailed Kremlin Critic Navalny Says He Is In Solitary Confinement For Minor Rules Infraction

Imprisoned Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny said on Monday that prison authorities had thrown him into a punishment cell for a minor rules infraction after he tried to encourage fellow inm

2022-08-15 17:18:47

Kenya's William Ruto Wins Presidential Election In Tight Runoff

The Deputy President of Kenya, William Ruto has been declared winner of the country’s close-fought presidential election with 50.49 percent of the votes, the country’s electoral commission (IEBC) an

2022-08-15 17:06:47

Termites Allegedly Eat Up Documents On N17.128b Expenditure At NSITF

The Senate Public Accounts Committee (SPAC) has put the current and past management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) under scrutiny.

2022-08-15 14:08:31

2 Million March:‘Why Are You Afraid?’– Obi Supporters Reply El-Rufai After Mocking Igbo Traders Over Kaduna Rally

Supporters of Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, have descended on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over a remark he made about a planned ‘two million march’ for the LP candida

2022-08-15 12:17:07

2 Million March:‘Why Are You Afraid?’– Obi Supporters Reply El-Rufai After Mocking Igbo Traders Over Kaduna Rally

Supporters of Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, have descended on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over a remark he made about a planned ‘two million march’ for the LP candida

2022-08-15 12:16:25

2023:‘You’d be Lucky To Have 200’ — El-Rufai Mocks Obi’s Supporters Over 2 Million-Man March In Kaduna

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has mocked a plan by supporters of Peter Obi, presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), to hold a “two-million-man march” for him in the state.

2022-08-15 11:24:35

Organ Harvest: Don’t Abandon Ekweremadu – Ohanaeze Appeals To Nigerian Government

Igbo group apex socio-cultural, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has asked the Federal Government to ensure the release of former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweranmadu, who is facing trial for alleged organ harvest

2022-08-15 09:47:33

Boris Johnson Slammed By British Media For Holidaying In Greece During Cost Of Living Crisis

As outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson enjoys his vacations in Greece with his wife Carrie Symonds, Britons are targeting him as they say he is enjoying his holiday at a time when Britain is suff

2022-08-15 08:48:58

Salman Rushdie: Iran Faults Writer For Own Stabbing, Denies Responsibility For Attack

An Iranian government official denied on Monday that Tehran was involved in the assault on author Salman Rushdie, in remarks that were the country's first public comments on the attack.

2022-08-15 08:33:55

15 Children Among Dozens Killed In Egypt Church Fire

A fire that ripped through a church in the Egyptian capital of Cairo during a Sunday morning service has killed 41 worshippers, including at least 15 children.

2022-08-15 08:19:05

President Buhari Is God's Punishment On Nigerians For Their Evil Deeds - Ex-Envoy

Former ambassador to the Philippines, Yemi Farounbi said God is using President Muhammadu Buhari to punish Nigerians for their evil deeds.

2022-08-15 08:00:00

NCDC Allays Fear Of Nigerians On Marburg Outbreak

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has refuted Marburg Virus Disease outbreak in Nigeria. Reacting to reports of the alleged existence of the ailment at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospita

2022-08-15 06:32:30

Scotland Becomes 1st Country In World To Provide Free Sanitary Products

Scotland has become the first country in the world to provide free feminine hygiene products.

2022-08-15 06:08:02

Mkpuru Mmiri: NDLEA Intercepts 442 Parcels Of Crystal Meth In Heads Of Smoked Fish

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have apprehended a cargo agent, Adekunle Paul with 442 parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine, also known as Mkpuru Mmiri concealed in heads

2022-08-14 14:35:34

Buhari Reappoints Bashir Ahmad, Upgrades Him To Special Assistant After He Resigned, Lost APC Reps Ticket

Following his failure to clinch the House of Representatives ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Gaya, Ajingi, Albasu Federal Constituency, Bashir Ahmad has secured a fresh appointment a

2022-08-14 14:24:45

2023: Allow 7 Million Nigerians To Complete Voters Registration, SERAP Uges INEC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to immediately give seven million Nige

2022-08-14 12:51:08

More US Lawmakers Visiting Taiwan 12 Days After Pelosi Trip

Following the visit to Taiwan by speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi that angered China, a delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after.

2022-08-14 12:38:13

I Will Change Osun In 100 Days, Adeleke Vows

The Osun State governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), vowed to change the state within his first 100 days in office.

2022-08-14 11:47:57

Tension As Police Officer Wounded In clash With Soldiers in Osun

There was tension in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Saturday as policemen and soldiers confronted were involved in an exchange of gunfire.

2022-08-14 11:34:36

Good Leaders Aren’t Appreciated Until They Leave Office, Oshiomhole Lauds Jonathan’s Legacies

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has praised former President Goodluck Jonathan over the legacies he left behind while he presided over the affairs o

2022-08-14 11:21:28

One-Year-Old Baby Raped; girl, 13, Murdered In Bauchi

The police command in Bauchi has commenced investigations into the rape of an 18-month-old baby and the murder of a 13-year-old girl.

2022-08-14 09:00:39

Cows Seizure: We’ll Meet At The Hague – Ortom Replies Miyetti Allah

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has told the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore that he is ever ready to meet them at the International Criminal Court of Justice.

2022-08-14 08:49:06