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Adelusi-Adeluyi @ 80: The giver’s hand is always on top

By Louis Odion, FNGE Not until playwright Sophocles sired character Oedipus in his definitive Greek play was human imagination tempted to consider the fact of pre-ordained parricide. Pushed by forces beyond his control, the heir...

COVID-19: Nobody Needed to Die – Bryan Fischer

Dr. Anthony Fauci, whose “expert” advice to President Trump has resulted in the complete shutdown of the greatest economic engine in world history, has known since 2005 that chloroquine is an effective inhibitor of...
Dogara exposes how Bauchi Gov Bala, aides share billions; PDP speechless

Dogara exposes how Bauchi Gov Bala, aides share billions; PDP speechless

Former Speaker Yakubu Dogara has revealed why he left his state’s ruling PDP less than two years after he hopped in there. And his reason is not unconnected with Bauchi Gov Mohammed Bala, especially his...

Ngige’s camp hits back, reveals Tinubu used to undo Atiku’s wristwatches at Aso Rock

In the raging verbal war between associates of APC leader Bola Tinubu and those of his party man and Labour Minister Chris Ngige, the heat is going up as the Ngige camp drew fresh...

Why Yakubu Dogara defected 6 times in 6 years

There are a bunch of people to blame as former Speaker Yakubu Dogara made his third round trip to the ruling APC party—his six defection in about six years. According to sources in the Wadata...

I failed with Obaseki, says Oshiomhole

APC former national chairman Adams Oshiomhole has revealed how Gov. Godwin Obaseki's new party betrayed their party’s candidate for the September guber election in Edo. Leaders of the PDP provided documents, which disqualified Governor Godwin...

Naked protest against El-Rufai’s apathy to southern Kaduna rising mayhem

As spate of killing rises and the Kaduna government appears undecided in taking action, women in Southern Kaduna, the hotspot of this ethno-religious killing, began a protest Thursday. And the protest was one of its...

Lagos BRT vehicle vandalized for crushing man to death

There was apprehension at the Owode end of Ikorodu Road in Lagos on Wednesday after a Bus Rapid Transit vehicle crushed a man whose identity is yet to be known to death. A crowd of...

Horror: Gunmen shoot dead aid workers in Nigeria

Five aid workers were blindfolded and shot dead by gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect in a video going viral online. The terrorists said their victims were aid workers with nongovernmental...

Lagos indigenes plot latent revolt against Tinubu

The indigenes of Lagos State have continued in their grudge over the political control of the state by the godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, since 1999; and the subsequent imposition of governors and other principal...

More heads roll as Buhari goes after EFCC top officials

The corruption allegation against the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , Ibrahim Magu, has taken new twist as no fewer than 11 senior officials of the anti-graft agency have...

How baby survived in a cave with dead mother

The story of a baby girl rescued by the Military Joint Task Force (JTF) soldiers fighting terrorists in the northeast has stirred a lot of emotion in Nigeria. The baby was seen crawling inside a...
Spate of banditry attacks in Nigeria:  Police, DSS and the rest of us

Spate of bandits’ attacks in Nigeria:  Police, DSS and the rest of us

By: Ifeanyi Izeze It can’t be said enough that the spate of violent criminal attacks being perpetrated with impunity across the country, do not show a government that is in charge, nor a country that...

Missing 7-Yr Old found dead as Police kill robbery suspect in gunbattle

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba A Missing 7-yr old Baby-girl identified as Ebrovwiyor Lina who was reported to have been whisked away from her parents' house by unknown persons in Isiokolo Community in Ethiope East Local...
How NCDC, PTF misled Buhari into Covid-19 lockdown

How NCDC, PTF misled Buhari into Covid-19 lockdown

...as data do not support restrictions - Investigations By Sunday Odibashi The circumstances that generated the trepidation and tension over the outbreak of coronavirus which led the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to advice President...

Ondo; Commissioner dies of Covid-19 day after gov. tested positive

Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenr, has died of COVID-19 complications. Adegbenro was said to have died at the state Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH in Akure, Ondo State capital on Thursday. His death came...

Breaking: FG to reopen schools, lifts ban on inter-state travel

The Federal Government this Monday evening, June 29, 2020, announced the reopening of schools as part of modifications to the COVID-19 lockdown, the phase two of which it extended for another 30 days. The resumption...

Face masks highly risky for healthy people – Study

A study has shown that face mask should not be worn by people who are not sick or infested by coronavirus, warning that wearing face masks creates high risk of sickness. Dr. Russell Blaylock in...

COVID-19 controversies: Is Pastor Chris not now exonerated?

By Ifeanyi Izeze No matter how anybody wants to say it, the truth remains that the President of LoveWorld Inc., (aka Christ Embassy Church), Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has shown to be an outstanding role model...
Pastor Chris set to network 5billion people at his Global Day of Prayer today

Pastor Chris set to network billions at his Global Day of Prayer, today

All is now set for the much-expected Global Day of Prayer with Reverend (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome, President, Loveworld Incorporated (aka Christ Embassy) which holds tomorrow Friday June 26 into Saturday June 27, 2020, with billions people expected to be in attendance across the nations and territories of the world.

Edo: Wike, 2 south-south govs, Dokpesi, other Edo PDP leaders stonewall Obaseki; Oshiomhole infiltrates...

For Edo Gov. Godwin Obaseki, things are happening fast—less than 24 days to the PDP primary election. His pillar of support and the most powerful among the PDP governors has abandoned him, despite the...

Nigerians blast Access Bank over deduction

Nigerians have reacted to the plan by Access Bank Plc, decision to debit accumulated stamp duty charges from customers’ accounts. This will be carried on accounts from Feb 1, 2020 to  April 30th, 2020 due...

Nigeria’s Refineries running at huge loss: NNPC should tell us another story

By Ifeanyi Izeze Just in one year (2018) as contained in its first-ever audited financial statement published on its website last week, the refining subsidiaries of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC posted a combined...

Breaking: Bobrisky is converted; now a man

Nigerian cross-dresser Idris Ogunleye, also known as Bobrisky, has found his way back to the straight and narrow. He is now a man. The sudden reversion of the Nigerian barbie to his former gender during...

COVID-19: Reopening guidelines, clear attempt to gag churches – Christ Embassy

The new guidelines issued by the Akwa Ibom state government for churches to commence physical services in the state has been described by the Zonal Administrator of the International Worship Centre, Christ Embassy, Uyo,...

Buhari expresses shock over Buratai’s disappointment, condemns Boko Haram killings in Borno

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday may have expressed shock of perceived disappointment of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratia, who after one week of claiming at the State House, Abuja, that...
Shocking facts about controversial infectious diseases control bill

Shocking facts about controversial infectious diseases control bill

After WWII, the world became aware of the holocaust which was the genocide against Jews. This mass extermination, preceded by lockdown, arrests and deportation to Concentration camps, of Jews was an organised quarantine carried...

Covid-19: AU appoints Masiyiwa Special Envoy

The African Union has appointed Founder and Chairman/Chief Executive Econet Group as a Special Envoy to coordinate the Africa Private Sector Initiative for the procurement of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) and other Essential Supplies. Sources...

Over 3000 Ministers Outside Christ Embasssy benefit from Pastor Chris Emergency Relief Aid

The President of LoveWorld Incorporated  (aka Christ Embassy) Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome has provided emergency food relief aid to over 3000 Pastors Outside Christ Embasssy in one week. Pastor Chris, as he is popularly called,...

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome initiates Global Emergency Food Relief for Ministers of the Gospel

As part of his commitment to ensure needy citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic are not left to suffer, President of Loveworld Inc Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has announced a Global Emergency Food Relief aid for...

Grant amnesty to looters to fast track fund recovery – Inegbedion

The former MD/CEO of Comet Merchant Bank, Chief Ted Inegbedion has urged the federal Government to grant amnesty to looters to fast track the process of funds recovery. The retired banker in an interview said...

Loveworld TV UK and OFCOM’s Curious Sanction

By: Ifeanyi Izeze That the United Kingdom Office of Communications (Ofcom) could say that news and sermon on Covid-19 and associated issues on Loveworld Television channel broke its broadcasting rules is at least curious and...

Sanwo-Olu, churches, mosques on war path

Lagos Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has given churches and mosques in Lagos an alternative without which the places of worship will remain shut for weeks and months ahead. And the choice is: government officials will be...

Fraud in Lagos Assembly: Speaker Obasa vs Saharareporters

The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Right Hon, Mudashiru Obasa, has drawn battle line with Saharareporters, a frontline online publication with headquarters in the US, over reports of alleged corruption in the...

Tension rises as British airline defies Nigeria, flies in passengers

Flair Aviation, a British company engaged in humanitarian service in Nigeria has flouted Nigeria’s airspace restriction order as set out by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. The company was operating commercial flight when it...

See how MTN profits from Covid-19 Pandemic in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria, appears to be making a fortune out of the Covid-9 misfortune of the country as it recently recorded a staggering N329.1 billion rise in revenue in the first quarter of 2020, just...

Control of Infectious Diseases Bill: Echoes of dictatorial renaissance in Nigeria

The Nigerian National Assembly has subtly taken advantage of the outburst of coronavirus infection in the country to scuttle the growth of democracy and its associated value systems like human freedoms, liberty, etc., which...

Edo APC crisis: Obaseki sinks, at war with Deputy, loses Chief of Staff, adviser

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State may have come to a point of sinking in the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State. The governor’s naïve political leadership is precipitating dispute...

Tension as armed men kidnap Edo Commissioner, police Orderly killed

There is rising tension in Edo State as armed men on Friday evening kidnapped a commissioner in the State, Emmanuel Agbale. The commissioner was on his way to Ekpoma when his convoy was attacked...

COVID-19: Oyakhilome’s InnerCity Mission partners Lagos, donates food items to 20,000 households

The InnerCity Mission for Children, a non-governmental organization under the auspices of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International has made donations of food items to the Lagos state government to help cushion effects of the...
Pastor Chris: When conspiracies meet its conspirators

Pastor Chris: When conspiracies meet their conspirators

By Adeyemi Akodumada The media has the noble responsibility of informing, educating the public and holding government accountable. This responsibility is expected to be discharged with the highest level of trust, accuracy, impartiality and balance,...
Pastor Chris and 5G: Anatomy of a Smear Campaign

Pastor Chris and 5G Controversy: Anatomy of a Smear Campaign

BY: IFEANYI IZEZE Ordinarily, it would have been better to stay comment on the barrage of attacks against the President of Loveworld Incorporated, Rev Chris Oyakhilome, popularly referred to as Pastor Chris, on his message...

800 TV, Radio stations to broadcast Special Easter Service with Pastor Chris today

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, President of the Believers Loveworld, (aka Christ Embassy) will host a Special Easter Sunday Service of Healing, Salvation and Blessings that is expected to begin by 6.00pm GMT+1 today. The event which...

COVID -19: Fear is the actual pandemic 

By Ifeanyi Izeze Whether anybody wants to hear this or not, there are obvious hiatuses that we need to seriously interrogate going forward on the ongoing COVID-19 scourge that has besieged us. The caveat here...

Puzzles over COVID-19 Debacle

By Sunday Odibashi The outbreak of coronavirus. which is coded COVID-19, across the world in the past four months has created unusual tension, trepidation, and uncertainty in human race. Ironically, the most reliable global health...
Pastor Chris declares Covid-19 dead at Global Day of Prayer with over 3 billion participants

Pastor Chris declares Covid-19 dead at Global Day of Prayer with over 3 billion...

Friday March 27, 2020 will remain indellible in the hearts of over 3 billion participants who witnessed an avalanche of Miracles, Healings and Salvation during the Global Day of Prayer where President of loveworld...
If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt the world

If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt the world

…Only a global victory can end this pandemic, not a temporary rich countries’ win By Abiy Ahmed There is a major flaw in the strategy to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Advanced economies are unveiling unprecedented economic stimulus...
CBN insists on nationwide cashless policy by April 1

CBN insists on nationwide cashless policy by April 1

Despite mobilizing several billions of Naira to attempt to supposedly cushion the effects of the present lockdown occasioned by the spread of Covid-19 the same CBN has directed all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to...
COVID-19: Pastors Chris, Benny Hinn host world largest prayer event

COVID-19: Pastors Chris, Benny Hinn lead 2 billion people in world largest prayer event...

In a clear response to recent happenings across the globe, over 2 billion people have indicated interest in participating in a two-hour Global Day of Prayer event being organized by President, Loveworld Incorporated Rev....
COVID-19: Pastors Chris, Benny Hinn host world largest prayer event

COVID-19: Pastors Chris, Benny Hinn host world largest prayer event

In a clear response to recent happenings across the globe, President, Loveworld Incorporated Rev. (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome and Pastor Benny Hinn, have declared a Global Day of Prayer. This special prayer program is slated...

Coronavirus Update: Medics stunned as infected couple, baby present different results after C-Section

A woman who tested positive for coronavirus gave birth to a healthy baby at an Athens hospital, Greek media reported on Thursday. The 24-year-old woman and her partner had both tested positive before the delivery...

APC will collapse – Muiz Banire 

Blames party losses on Oshiomhole, supports call on National Chairman to resign The former National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and former AMCON MD, Barrister Muiz Banire, has warned that the...

Crude Oil Stealing: Walahi, NNPC is not a serious agency

By Ifeanyi Izeze When the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Tuesday, 18th February, 2020, said “any threat to the corporation’s operations was a direct threat to the...

Wema Bank MD, six others risk jail term for contempt

The chairman of Wema Bank Plc, Babatunde Kasali, its Managing Director, Ademola Adebise, and five other senior officials of the bank risk imprisonment for contempt of court. The other affected officials are Deputy Managing Director,...

Sen. Longjan died of diabetes, high BP – Sources

By Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos The Senator representing Plateau South at the National Assembly, Ignatius Longjan, may have died of diabetes and high blood pressure, says his media aid, Mr. Wulime Goyit. Goyit who spoke to our correspondent on...

PRP firmly on track, says Bello

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has declared that it is ready to displace the two main political parties All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2023 general elections. The party...
Christ Embassy Sweep Suleja Off Its Feet with Night of Bliss Special

Christ Embassy Sweep Suleja Off Its Feet with Night of Bliss Special

By Ifeanyi Izeze  On the 31st of January, Christ Embassy Abuja Zone held an earth-shaking crusade tagged ‘Night of Bliss Special Suleja (NOBSS)’ right at the centre of the “famous” Suleja Emirate,  It was a crusade...

Okada Ban Update: Lagos softens stand

The Lagos State Government has made exemptions to the motorcycle and tricycle ban being enforced though it insists it is not going to review the policy, despite public outcry on the ripple effects of...

PDP petitions US, UK, France, China, Germany, UN on dangers to democracy in Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State on Thursday  petitioned the Governments of the United States of America (USA), the United Kingdom (UK), France, Germany, including the United Nations (UN), acquainting them of breaches...

Boko Haram Execution: We cannot be intimidated to deny Christ- Father of slain undergraduate 

By Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos   It was an atmosphere of grief but with undying faith in his faith in Christ as the father of Plateau state born undergraduate, who was shot by Boko Haram in a...

‘IGP Monitoring Team’ releases kidnappers of traditional ruler caught in Benin

A unit initially believed to be the IGP Monitoring Team and the Nigerian Bar Association are heading for collision. The team allegedly released a band of kidnappers the Edo state police command busted for kidnapping...

Boko Haram/ISWAP: 8-year-old boy reportedly executed UNIMAID student, Dalep

Boko Haram faction, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), allegedly used 8-year-old boy to execute Christian hostage, Daciya Dalep in Borno State. Rita Katz, Director of SITE Intelligence Group, an organisation which tracks the activities...

Liquid Telecom to launch 5G roaming service in 2020

Africa’s leading independent data, voice and IP provider, Liquid Telecom, is set to be the first 5G wholesale roaming service provider in South Africa early this year. According to the firm, the service which will...

Tinubu Political Dynasty boils: Gov Oyetola on war path with Aregbesola

...Akande, Agoro intervene This is certainly not the best of times for the political dynasty of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former Governor of Lagos State and political godfather in the...

UBA offers JAMB e-pin at a discount

The United Bank for Africa is offering prospective candidates for the 2020/2021 Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination a discounted price for the JAMB registration e-pin obtained at any of its branches across the...

Cameroonian orphan wins FALA star prize money of $35,000

A 22-year-old activist and orphan from Cameroon, Babiene Heline Eweni, has emerged the star prize winner for the 2019 Future Africa Leader’s Awards (FALA) organized by the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation. She was among the top...

Peter Obi, Obaseki, Etiaba felicitate with Pastor Chris on his birthday

Former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, as well as former Governor Virgy Etiaba...

UK charity watchdog expresses satisfaction with reforms at Christ Embassy

By Ifeanyi Izeze (with Agency report) The United Kingdom Charity Commission has expressed satisfaction that the issues it raised and which warranted the investigation of Loveworld Incorporated (Christ Embassy Church) have been thoroughly addressed...

How a young lawyer is adding passion to lawyers’ fashion in Nigeria

By Elijah Olusegun As her 6-foot-plus slim frame perched on a bench at the High Court 2, Effurun, Delta, where, as a law student, she was having her chamber attachment in 2017, Konye Ishie’s heart...

Great news at Old Trafford as Man United star player is set for a...

National Daily gathered that Manchester United are hoping to have Paul Pogba fit for their crunch Premier League showdown with Manchester City next month. The World Cup winner has been sidelined since the end of September after aggravating...

First ever Trauma Conference holds in Lagos

The first ever trauma conference in Nigeria holds in Lagos on the 19th of November 2019. In a statement issued in Lagos Monday 11 November, 2019, the Director of the convening NGO, Trauma Care International...

See why Akpabio is angry again

Irked by the poor state of oil producing region of Nigeria, the Minister of the Niger Delta and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has declared war against corruption in the...

Prof Nwabueze faults S’ Court judgment on Atiku’s appeal

A constitutional lawyer and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze (SAN), has faulted the Supreme Court ruling on Atiku Abubakar’s appeal against President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential election victory. Recall that a seven-man Supreme Court panel...

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome donates tuition free school, health centre to community

Fast becoming one of the most distinguished faith-based charitable organizations in Africa, the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) continues to expand its efforts has again donated a state-of-the-art tuition free school and a health...

Atiku vs Buhari: Atiku’s group mocks Supreme Court, reveals facts about handpicked panels

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has said that the Supreme Court attack on the coalition substantiated its earlier claim about the sweetheart deal between the executive of the APC government and the...

Atiku v Buhari: Supreme Court blasts opposition foot soldiers

The Supreme Court has carpeted the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) for stating the APC and presidency have manipulated and handpicked the panel to hear ex-V.P Abubakat Atiku'a appeal against the tribunal judgement...

Afenifere blasts northern elders over claim to rule Nigeria for 1, 000 years

Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba cultural group in southwest, Nigeria, on Sunday chided Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Chairman of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), over the provocative statement that the North will rule Nigeria for long. Spokesman of Afenifere,...

See what subscribers will pay as tax on calls 

Telecom subscribers in the country will pay as much as N261.18 billion for voice calls, short message services and data in a year if the Senate passes the proposed Communications Service Bill into law. The...

Conspiracy Theory: Fani-Kayode exposes Cameron, Britain’s role in Chibok girls kidnap

As UK's ex-PM David Cameron said former President Goodluck Jonathan was sleeping behind the wheel in the wake of Chibok girls's abduction in 2014, different counter reactions have followed, some making sense, some seemingly...

Trauma Care International Foundation gets UN Consultative Status

  A Non-Governmental Organisation under the auspices of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI), the Trauma Care International Foundation (TCIF), has been granted a consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)...

Herdsman caught with AK-47, pistol, contradicts Buhari

A Fulani herdsman hugging his AK-47 and a pistol was arrested by police in Bauchi Wednesday. Sadiq Mohammed admitted to using the weapons without a licence as he spoke to reporters while being paraded at...

Edo APC crisis: Obaseki replies Adams Oshiomhole

Barely one month after Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his successor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole announced ceasefire, it appears that all is still not well between the godfather and his political son. The indication...

Uduaghan gets tribunal ruling against PDP’s senator

The Delta State National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba has nullified the election of the PDP Sen. James Manager representing Delta South Senatorial district. ​​Tribunal ​ch​airman​ ​Justice O. O. Onyeabo gave the ruling on...

Bayelsa: Party stalwart exposes what Lyon, Silva promised Oshiomhole to swing primary

Bayelsa APC stalwart Perekeme Kpodoh has accused APC chairman Adams Oshiomole of conniving with the state former Gov Tiipre Silva to rig the recent guber primary because of what he described as a fake...

Xenophobia: Students invade South Africa Embassy, destroy shops in Zambia

Several Zambian students invaded the Embassy of South African in Lusaka, the country’s capital on Wednesday in expression of anger over mass killing of Africans in the xenophobic war in the coastal country. National...

Supreme Court hears lying under Oath suit against Buhari Monday

The Supreme Court will on Monday commence hearing in the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll over alleged act of lying under oath. The suit filed by a...

Kagame under fire over ‘doctored’ economic statistics

He lied to attract over $4bn World Bank support - FT We have nothing to hide - Kagame This is certainly not the best of times for Rwandan President Paul Kagame as he and...

Ambode under pressure to leak documents on Tinubu, others

There are emerging indications that the former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, have come under pressure to fight back in the prevailing skirmishes to destroy his political career. A party source close to...

State Of The Nation: Dangers Of False Expectations As Nigeria Groan Under Debt Burden

By Ifeanyi Izeze “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant”- Max de Pree. But under the current dispensation in...

Christians under attack in Nigeria, Fani-Kayode alleges

A Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says Christians are being marginalized under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the administration of not doing enough to secure the release of Leah Sharibu. He...

Edo 2020: PDP will accept Obaseki’s defection – Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State at its stakeholders meeting on Tuesday declared it willingness to accept the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki from the All Progressives congress (APC) to its fold. With...

Hold Buhari responsible for RevolutionNow protest, says Afegbua

A top aide to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, Kassim Afegbua, says President Muhammadu buhari and his All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government should be held...

LoveWorld Next: Building great minds for the future  

By SUNDAY ODIBASHI The Loveworld Incorporation also known as Christ Embassy is hosting a Maiden Edition gathering of young entrepreneurs tagged – Loveworld Next Conference 2019 with Pastor  Chris. The Conference runs from a Thursday...

Race to Creek Haven: Who will be next Bayelsa State Gov?

BY BENJAMIN E. NENGE As the tenure of the current administration of Hon. Seriake Dickson gradually winds to an end in February 2020, so many Bayelsans have indicated interest in taking over the most revered...

Rumored ‘Death’ of Leah Sharibu shocks Buhari

The reported death of Leah Sharibu, the only remaining captor of the 101 students of the Girls Science Secondary School, Dapchi, kidnapped by the Boko Haram fighters, was gathered to have been received with...

Cannabis, heroine epidemic ravages Nigerian armed forces

The Nigerian army and police force are getting juiced up with cannabis and other psychoactive drugs, and the Office of the National Security Adviser is worried. “This development does not only portray these services in...

See what Pastor Chris took to South Sudan

Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) has pledged to participate in the peace, development and progress of the Republic of South Sudan. This was made known when a delegation of the Foundation visited the Country...

Atiku vs Buhari: Atiku presents 26,175 pieces of evidence, Buhari’s lawyers couldn’t defend objection

No fewer than 26,175 documents challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections have been tendered by the PDP and its candidate before the presidential election tribunal so far. And...

Oshiomhole-Obaseki feud worsens, claims 8 commissioners

The ongoing face-off between Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his erstwhile godfather Adams Oshiomhole has taken a turn for the worse as eight Commissioners have been sacked and six replacements announced while five...

Soyinka’s son blasts social media critics, defends father

A son of Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has waded in to the window-seat social media story about a tiff between the octogenarian and a stripling aboard a plane recently. Oluokun Soyinka said the unidentified...

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal: What The Court Did Not Say

By Ifeanyi Izeze The behaviour of some educated Nigerians when it comes to national issues is outrightly incomprehensible. Must we always view critical issues within our partisan political frames rather than being broad enough to...

Kaduna Religious Preaching Bill: Finally, court delivers judgement

The Religious Preaching Bill Kaduna Gov Nasir el-Rufai and the state's House of Assembly have been pushing for three years has finally been put to death. Justice Hajara Gwada of a Kaduna High Court on...

CAN blows hot over bill suppressing Christians, others

The umbrella body of Christians in Nigeria, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna state chapter has threatened to drag the Kaduna state government to court over the religious bill recently passed by the former...

Group accuses el-Rufai of abolishing vigils, Christmas, Easter, New Year’s Eve observance by Christians

“Governor Nasiru El-rufai is with his Kaduna State Religious Preaching Regulation Law effectively banning night vigil, Christmas Eve, Easter and New year eve celebration for Christians.” Istifanus Daniel of the Coalition of Christians with Conscience...

We have no excuse not to deliver now – Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Tuesday boasted that his party now has complete control of the parliament. Speaking after the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila...

No kidding: Here’s what drives parents to Lekki’s foremost kid fashion boutique

When it comes to bringing out the little angels in kids, not many does it as good as Jennifer, CEO of Kids Trendy Wares, a one-stop shop for kid wears and toys in Lekki,...

Confusion over gun license revocation as ethnic group petitions UN

 Accuses Buhari of threatening right to existence By Odunewu Segun The Yoruba Council of Elders Europe and America has petitioned the Office of the United Nation Secretary General over President Muhammadu Buhari Executive Order that...

Legal tussle threatens Airtel IPO

By Elijah Olusegun For the second time in two years, Bharti Airtel is pushing again to float its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in June. It did so in 2018, but, however, rained off the plan, for...

Militant threatens to declare Niger Delta Republic June 1

A militant group, Network of Niger Delta Republic Fighters, has threatened to declare a sovereign state of Niger Delta on June 1, 2019. The militants stated that the killings, kidnappings and banditry all over the...
11 Surprising Benefits Of Meditation

11 Surprising Benefits Of Meditation

By Meenakshi Nagdeve Health benefits of meditation include relief from stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and acute respiratory infection. It increases IQ, pain tolerance and helps in weight loss. It...
11 Impressive Benefits Of Fasting

11 Impressive Benefits Of Fasting

By Kiran Patil The health benefits of fasting include detoxification, faster healing, radiant skin, and secretion of growth and anti-aging hormones. It is also good for the digestive system as it boosts metabolism, lowers cholesterol...

Rochas in the Eyes of History 1

BY KELECHI DECA As Chinua Achebe said, "charity is the opium of the privileged". Rochas Okorocha warmed himself into the hearts of many people in Imo State through his Rochas Foundation which offered free education...

Divine or jungle justice? Burglar set ablaze for stealing from Lagos Church

A man has been set ablaze for allegedly burgling a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the Somolu area of Lagos. The suspect was one of three burglars that broke into the...

Captives to cash: Our crime soap opera

BY KEN UGBECHIE What have we not seen, or heard? With our ears we have heard strange stories, gory tales and distressing news from our fatherland. Even the world has become numb to our...

40 Seconds? Churchill says he rather spends his time doing other things like…

Following the lingering marital crisis of between Tonto Dikeh and her ex- husband which has been a consistent topic on different social media platforms, it has been revealed that the actress is sponsoring a...

Edo 2020: Oshiomhole’s loyalists vow to sack Obaseki

The APC in Edo has not been having it easy lately in spite of the state government effort to hold up a make-believe that all is well between the ruling party and Gov. Godwin...

The city of Lagos receives an Atmosphere of Bliss

Christ Embassy Lagos Zone 2 organized an all-night program which held at the International Trade Fair Complex, Ojo Lagos on Friday 22nd of March 2019 tagged Night of Bliss Special Lagos. Throughout the program,...

Christ Embassy set to light up Cross River with Calabar Miracle Crusade

The Loveworld Nation, Christ Embassy Calabar Ministry Centre holds a miracle crusade in the city of Calabar, Cross River State today. The crusade is anticipated to broaden the minds of the people in the...

Unbelievable! See what this man found in his backyard after hearing a rumour (Part...

A Breath Of Fresh Air As we’ve read, John’s work as a firefighter made him very aware of the danger of tight, enclosed spaces. Mold and gas leaks were a major concern in the 50-year-old...

WiFi has contributed $2tn to world economy

WiFi today contributes about $2 trillion to the world’s economy, with more than 13 billion WiFi devices still in active use worldwide. However, this type of Internet connectivity is not without challenges. This was revealed...

Unbelievable! See what this man found in his backyard after hearing a rumour

Buying a home is always an exciting endeavor. Whether it’s your first or your tenth time buying a residence, there’s just something thrilling about the chance to change up your surroundings and live somewhere...
Why Africa Will Keep Moaning

Why Africa Will Keep Moaning

By Kelechi Deca Over the weekend, on the sideline of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC, I met with Ministers of Finance, Planning, Coorporation and Development from about 26 African countries. My message...

Breaking: CCT convicts, sacks, bans Onnoghen

By Blessing Kekema The Code of Conduct Tribunal has convicted the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen of breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers. Reading the lead judgment, the tribunal chairman, Danladi...

PDP warns Obaseki

...Stop harassing our members Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has cautioned against continuous harassment and intimidation, including arrest of members of the opposition party by the Edo State Government....

Yahaya Bello prostrates before Buhari, Tinubu to save job

Investigation by National Daily has revealed that in the bid to avert losing the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 2, 2019 governorship poll to other contenders, Kogi State Governor...

S’West presidency in 2023 divides APC, north

The  Organising Secretary of APC in Adamawa on Sunday said that power must shift to the southern part of Nigeria in 2023. Ahmed Lawal made the call in an interview with the News Agency of...

Christ Embassy Set Abuja City ‘Aflame’

By Ifeanyi Izeze The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja will indeed not be the same again after the glorious crusade held on Friday 29th March, 2019 by Christ Embassy Abuja Zone dubbed; Unforgettable Experience Kubwa. The experience...

Elections 2019: Thanksgiving

Dear God, I have come to officially report myself. In the last couple of weeks, the media has been awash with my outburst that whosoever was to be declared the winner of the March 9...

Zimbabwe richest man rewards elderly for good deeds

An elderly woman in Zimbabwe who walked over 12kms to deliver aid donations to victims of Cyclone Idai was recognised and offered a lifetime reward. Her uncommon act of love for humanity caught the...
13 Amazing Health Benefits Of Red Rooibos Tea

13 Amazing Health Benefits Of Red Rooibos Tea

By Meenakshi Nagdeve The antioxidant-rich and caffeine free red rooibos tea can be enjoyed hot or cold for its benefits such as improving skin and bone health, preventing inflammation, removing toxins, and improving heart health...
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Shocking video of Fulani Herdsmen attack on Police in Edo

Daredevil suspected Fulani Herdsmen yesterday attacked the Afuze Divisional Police Headquarters killing its DPO, pregnant officer and four others. The attackers who were said to have invaded the isolated police atation burning down the building...

Police aid alteration of results in Kogi

  Various units of the Nigeria Police have been alleged to be deployed to facilitate the alteration of results of the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections in Kogi State. As at Sunday afternoon, a detachment...

Feb 23 Election: New IPMAN President And His Dangerous Partisan Predisposition?

By Zubby Alazua If common sense is the practical ability to do sound judgement, then the Supreme Court -installed new leadership of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) has glaringly shown that they lack it. The...

How US busted Buhari’s plot for staggered elections – CUPP

CUPP has alleged that the APC plot to adopt the INEC 'Osun Template' was busted by the US, leading to the postponement of this Saturday elections across the country.   CUPP in a statement by its...

Poll shift: APC, Presidency jittery —Atiku

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is jittery, hence the decision to postpone the general elections. Reacting to the decision announced by the Chairman of...

5 killed, 3 injured in plane crash

On Sunday, five people were killed and three others were injured when a small plane crashed into a home outside of Los Angeles. The crash killed the male pilot of the plane and four people...
CJN Onnoghen under pressure to re-instate Olotu

President Buhari and the suspension of CJN Onnoghen

National Daily Newspaper Editorial THE 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) is the fundamental law of Nigeria, the grundnorm, the fons et origo or the exceptio of all exceptiones of the Nigerian legal system. All...
10 Impressive Benefits Of Laughter

10 Impressive Benefits Of Laughter

By Kiran Patil The health benefits of laughter include the reduction of stress hormones and blood pressure, as well as increased blood flow and oxygenation to the cells and organs. Laughing provides a natural workout...

Pastor Chris begins Higher Life Conference in Port Harcourt 

The LoveWorld Nation’s President Pastor Chris Oyakhilome kick-started the ministry’s  2019 Higher Life Conference Port Harcourt on Friday.  The Man of God’s entry into the Adokie Amiesiemaka Stadium was greeted by rapturous ovation of thousands of...

Abia guber debate ends in violence

A debate for the governorship candidates of four major political parties in Abia on Tuesday ended with sporadic gunshots at Abia Hotels, Umuahia, venue of the exercise. The gunshots and teargas canisters were fired by...

Buhari Not Aware of CJN’S Trial: When Mai Gaskiya Lies Openly

By Ifeanyi Izeze Just when you are tempted to think this administration still has a modicum of integrity left, they by themselves will just turn everything around to tell Nigerians that there is indeed nothing...

Uproar over directive to freeze CJN Onnoghen’s accounts

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, had on Wednesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari only knew about the arraignment of CJN Onnoghen at the CCT on Saturday. The vice president merely attempted...
CJN Onnoghen under pressure to re-instate Olotu

Onslaught on Judiciary: Nigerians must rise to defend democracy

  By DR MIKE OZEKHOME A strong judiciary is one of the irreducible fundamental platforms for any meaningful constitutional democracy. If you terrorise, intimidate, harass and humiliate the judiciary, using strong hand and brute force, it...

APC Presidential Campaign: Buhari risks disappointment

Although President Muhammadu Buhari has copped out of his own campaign for the coming presidential election because, he said, he wants to focus on governance, he might be disappointed as he won't really be...

Christ Embassy hosts gathering of champions at IPPC 2018

The Loveworld Incorporated (Christ Embassy) held its International Pastors and Partners Conference (IPPC) 2018, in Lagos from 12th to 18th of November. The event which many have described as the United Nations of Christendom...

Moghalu picks running mate from Kano

  Presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has announced Mrs. Umma Getso, the Deputy National Chairman of the YPP, as his vice-presidential running mate for the 2019 elections. Mrs. Getso, 37, hails...

2019: Atiku to launch policy document

Presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will this Monday present his policy document to Nigerians ahead of the 2019 presidential election. A statement issued by Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, on...

Oshiomhole in fresh crisis

This is certainly not the best of times for the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole as various allegations continue to tail his chairmanship of the ruling party. Less than...

NNPC: Diversion Of $2.201bn NLNG Dividends And More To Come

By: Ifeanyi Izeze It should actually be worrying to genuinely concerned Nigerians that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with impunity is manifestly going into apostasy against every known principle of honesty as concerns budgeting...

UK, Nigeria on war path over Diezani loot

Acting Chairman of the EFCC and the United Kingdom crime unit investigating former oil minister Diezani Alison Madueke are falling apart. Ibrahim Magu has said the EFCC is now seeking the extradition of Alison-Madueke because...

Exclusive! EFCC arraigns NDDC director, 3 others for N3.6bn fraud

An Executive Director with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC) in charge of Projects, Engr Tuoyo Omatsuli and three others were on Thursday, November 8, arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...
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Watch Prince Charles speak pidgin after eating a proper Nigerian Jollof Rice

In joining the list of diplomats and tourists who have been fascinated by the Jollof Rice Cuisine Nigeria and other African Nations have to offer. Prince Charles also gave his voice to the ongoing...

N1.8bn fraud: EFCC drags police officers to court

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday dragged four police officers and two companies before a High Court in Lagos for allegedly defrauding the Nigeria Police Force of a whopping N1, 892,832,203 In...
Pastor Chris brings joy, hope to 1000 displaced families in Niger

Pastor Chris brings joy, hope to 1000 displaced families in Niger

Joy and hope flooded the hearts of over 1000 families who had been displaced by the ravaging flood in Niger State and other parts of the country. This time, it was renowned televangelist and healing...

IGP Idris gets Buhari extension, to conduct 2019 elections

Six months extension causes ripples in Police Force There are rising discontents in the Nigeria Police over President Muhammadu Buhari’s extension of the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, whose is...

Christ Embassy @ TEG Abuja: It was a Total Experience

By Ifeanyi Izeze When the Zonal Pastor of Christ Embassy Abuja Virtual Zone, Dipo Fisho, only two days after the first mega crusade by the new zone announced another and even a bigger programme about...

Universities to revert to old degree grading system

Barely a year after it approved a new grading system based on 4-point scale for universities in the country, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has again instructed the schools to revert to the old...

Shocking! See what Obasanjo told Atiku in public today

Full text of Obasanjo’s speech during Atiku’s visit: I am happy to welcome the distinguished leaders of goodwill who have led the PDP Presidential Candidate and my former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, to my humble abode...
Top 8 Health Benefits Of Cucumber Water

Top 8 Health Benefits Of Cucumber Water

By John Staughton Drinking cucumber water is a surefire way to improve your health because it delivers a number of surprising benefits and it is very easy to prepare. What is Cucumber Water? Quite simply, cucumber water...
13 Impressive Benefits Of Physical Activity

13 Impressive Benefits Of Physical Activity

The health benefits of physical activity include a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, certain types of cancers such as colon cancer and breast cancer, stress, anxiety, and depression. It...
16 Proven Health Benefits And Uses Of Coconut Oil

16 Proven Health Benefits, Uses Of Coconut Oil

Wondering what coconut oil is good for? Well, health benefits of coconut oil include improving heart health by increasing the HDL cholesterol levels, promoting weight loss, treating yeast infections, skin care, hair care, improving...

Buhari, Ambode, others storm Osun for rally

President Muhammadu Buhari led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Osogbo, capital of Osun state, for the rally of the ruling party ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. Isiaka Oyetola, a former chief...

Lagos 2019: Jimi Agbaje joins governorship race

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2015, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has joined the race for the PDP governorship ticket for the 2019 election in Lagos State. Agbaje who lost to incumbent...

Governor’s convoy attacked by party members

The convoy of the Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, was on Sunday attacked by aggrieved members of his own party, APC, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Mr Yari, whose Zamfara State is suffering from...

Epe Christians, Muslims, traditionalists hold vigil to pacify Tinubu

The hometown of enbattled Lagos Gov. Akinwumi Ambode have embarked on divine moves to save their son from the fury of APC national leader Bola Tinubu. The governor made a string of missteps which created...

Tinubu’s Alphabeta Consulting Firm accused of N100bn money laundering

Ex-MD petitions EFCC Former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Alphabeta Consulting Limited and Alphabeta Consulting LLP, Dapo Apara, has exposed alleged activities of the Firm relating to money laundering. This is even as he...

2019: Disquiet over Tinubu’s imposition of Faleke on Lagos APC

The lingering discontentment in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State is spreading over several decisions of the godfather of Lagos politics, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The insistence of Tinubu to impose Honourable James...
8 Amazing Benefits Of Drinking Cucumber Juice

8 Amazing Benefits Of Drinking Cucumber Juice

Drinking cucumber juice is a relatively new phenomenon but like other fruit and vegetable juices, it is a highly concentrated source of nutrients that can deliver a number of health benefits. Cucumber juice is...

Breaking! Baby Elo Ogidi reunites with parents, meets Pastor Chris

It was an extremely emotional moment when Mr and Mrs Afor Ogidi welcomed their 4-year-old baby Elo 48 days after she was stolen from a Church Service. More remarkable was when the overly excited...

Breaking: Elo Ogidi missing 4-year-old girl found

After nearly two months of frantic search and fervent prayers National Daily can authoritatively report that Elo Ogidi Has been found. The four-year-old went missing during a church service in Lagos. Elo was left in...

Okei-Odumakin speaks on Ekiti election, Says the whole world is watching us

The Women Arise for Change Initiative, says Ekiti 2018 governorship election is a litmus test for the 2019 general elections and all eyes will be on the state. Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise, told...

Breaking News! Supreme Court discharges Saraki

A breath of fresh air has just been released into the Saraki Political Dynasty as the Supreme Court has just discharged Nigeria's Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki of all charges on false declaration of...

Tension in Presidency as APC splits

Buhari holds emergency meeting with three governors The Presidency has been gripped with tension since the news of the splitting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) broke out on Wednesday, July 4, 2018...

Buchi: ‘My music, my choice of president come 2019, my stand on feminism, gay’

Says, Jihad is ongoing in Nigeria Super Eagles disrespected the living and the dead Thumbs up for feminism, thumbs down for homosexuality   Tributes to Ras Kimono I speak with celebrities. As a sports and entertainment...
11 Interesting Mushroom Benefits

11 Interesting Mushroom Benefits

The health benefits of mushrooms include relief from high cholesterol levels, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and diabetes. They also help in weight loss and increase the strength of your immune system. Almost all of us...

Elections backlash: FG to reconsider 500% tariff on local beverages – Ngige

The Federal Government would reconsider the 500 per cent tariff on local beverages, Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said. This sources close to the Aso Rock, Nigeria’ Seat of Power, is...

APC post-convention crisis: APC berates PDP over demand on INEC to nullify Oshiomhole’s chairmanship

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the opposition Party's  call on the Independent national electoral Commission (INEC) to nullify the election of Adams...
11 Surprising Benefits Of Meditation

11 Surprising Benefits Of Meditation

Health benefits of meditation include relief from stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and acute respiratory infection. It increases IQ, pain tolerance and helps in weight loss. It is also...

Church’s leading ideological revolution in nation building – Rev Tom

By SUNDAY ODIBASHI The dialogue leading to the 2019 general elections has permeated several segments of the Nigerian system from political parties to ethnic nationalities, cultural associations; interestingly, the dialogue has extended to leading Churches...

Busted hackers explain how they make money disappear in your bank accounts

A staffer of a new generation bank (names withheld) has been declared wanted for defrauding some customers of the bank to the tune N3 million. The banker who is on the run was said...

How Tinubu, Amaechi, Kwankwaso, others lost out in APC power play

Facts have emerged of how big names like the national leader, Bola Tinubu, Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, former Kano State governor, serving senator Rabiu Kwakwanso, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former Rivers...
Best Mediterranean Diet For Weight Loss & Heart Health

Best Mediterranean Diet For Weight Loss & Heart Health

Searching for a healthy and balanced diet or at least the most effective one can often feel like a full-time job. Mediterranean diet, being the world’s healthiest diet, can prove to be the answer...

Power Projects: Obasanjo calls Buhari ignorant

After President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday dug into former President Olusegun Obasanjo for spending $16bn on power projects during his tenure, with nothing to show it, the former president responded by describing Buhari as...
11 Top Healthy Snacks For Kids

Top Healthy Snacks For Kids

As parents, it is natural to want to buy healthy snacks for kids, but there is also the easy temptation of buying cheap, salty snacks that children seem to love. When your children are...

Court orders police to move Melaye back to National Hospital

A Kogi State High Court has ordered the police to move in their custody to the National Hospital, Abuja. The trial judge also adjourned till Monday, 7th, May for continuation of hearing in a written...

The day I discovered the true wealth of Nigeria; It’s not all about oil...

By Strive Masiyiwa When I first arrived in Nigeria to set up the country's first GSM mobile network, Econet Wireless Nigeria (now Airtel Nigeria), I had to serve as the company's interim CEO for about...
10 Wonderful Benefits Of Oolong Tea

10 Wonderful Benefits Of Oolong Tea

Health benefits of oolong tea include its ability to reduce chronic health conditions such as heart diseases, inflammatory disorders, and high cholesterol levels while providing vital antioxidants and promoting superior bone structure, robust skin,...

Dino Melaye surrenders

...I will make myself available to the Police today Embattled Senator Dino Melaye may have decided to submit himself to the Law as the siege on his Abuja residence by armed police operatives intensified into...

Anti-Saraki senator goes down, more to follow

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, one the early pro-Buhari senators in the legistaure -executive power tussle over the Electoral AAct amendment has been suspended for 90 days. Omo-Agege had voiced out that the amendment which reorders the...

NNPC’s Secret Petrol Subsidy Payments: A National Embarrassment?

By Ifeanyi Izeze The difference in meaning between the two words “finish” and ‘complete’ is most times confusing but can be made clearer using the current Nigerian Presidency. Thus, when a country is ruled by...

Atiku, Sowore, others: Roads to 2019 paved with weird intentions

It will take all species of political animals to make the 2019 presidential election circus tick By Elijah Olusegun The field is already tilled for the army of aspirants that will slug it out later in...

Updates: Buhari, APC governors meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting President Muhammadu Buhari held with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday ended in deadlock. None of the governors addressed state house correspondents when they left the council chamber of the presidential villa...

Buhari commiserates with legislators, family over death of Reps

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of late Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Umar Buba Jibril who passed on early Friday. In a message signed by his Senior...

Lagos agog as Christ Embassy holds Miracle Night on Good Friday

A million-man Good Friday Miracle Crusade (GFMC) is billed to rock the city of Lagos March 30, courtesy of the Believers' LoveWorld , Zone 2, Lagos. The soul-winning outreach, the organisers say, is inspired by...

Defend yourselves from killers, don’t rely on military – T.Y. Damjuma

Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), a former Minister of Defence, on Saturday, urged citizens in Taraba to defend  themselves from killer herdsmen in the state, instead of depending on protection by the Nigerian military...

Dapchi Abduction: Christian student still in captivity for refusing to convert to Islam

  Nata Sharibu, father of the only student of Federal Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state who is yet to be freed, says Boko Haram insurgents decided not to release Liya Sharibu because...

FIRS uncovers N2bn tax fraud in NIMASA

By Richards Adeniyi A series of underpayments and outright failure to remit taxes from Value Added Tax (VAT) and With Holding Tax (WHT) by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has been uncovered...
Pastor Chris Leads millions in Global Prayer Week

Pastor Chris leads millions in Global Prayer Week

Millions of Christians around the world have begun the much talked about Global Prayer Week being led by the President Believers Loveworld aka Christ Embassy Rev Dr. Chris Oyakhilome. The five-day Prayer which began from...

13 Incredible Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The health benefits of apple cider vinegar are impressively extensive. Apple cider vinegar helps in weight loss, detoxification, speeds up metabolism, fights diabetes and provides relief from arthritis, high cholesterol, diarrhea, depression, asthma, and...

The Social Media Threat to Security

BY GEORGE SOROS It takes significant effort to assert and defend what John Stuart Mill called the freedom of mind. And there is a real chance that, once lost, those who grow up in the...
Top 10 Benefits Of Ginger

Top 10 Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger is one of the most ancient spices worldwide. It has become well-known for its health benefits, which include its ability to boost bone health, strengthen the immune system, increase appetite, prevent various types...

Malabu scandal: Magistrate,14 Italians arrested for tampering with probe

Italian investigators have arrested 15 people, including Piero Amara, a popular lawyer in the country, and Giancarlo Longo, a magistrate, in connection with the Malabu scandal. Among those arrested were professionals, consultants, professors who were...

Are you #BankingOnLove this February? You better be, FCMB’s giving away one million naira...

If you’ve got plans for Valentine’s, you might want to change them, as foremost financial institution First City Monument Bank has better ones for you in their Flexx #BankingOnLove promo. With a total cash...

Are you #BankingOnLove this February? You better be. FCMB’s giving away one million naira...

  If you’ve got plans for Valentine’s, you might want to change them, as foremost financial institution First City Monument Bank has better ones for you in their Flexx #BankingOnLove promo. With a total cash...

Buhari’s son in fresh emergency

The First Son Yusuf Buhari might not be as fit as the presidency made Nigerians believe yesterday, following his discharge from a private hospital in Abuja where he underwent series of surgery after a motorbike...

Zimbabwe’s first billionaire is more than what you see

Telecoms tycoon Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe's first billionaire and the 14th richest dude in Africa, according to Forbes. Masiyiwa is worth $1.7 billion now. The 56-year-old has battled a lot of odds to break into...

Tinubu in closed-door meeting with Mark

By SUNDAY ODIBASHI The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Monday, January 1, 2018, held a closed-door meeting with former President of the Senate, David A.B. Mark, in...
15 Amazing Benefits Of Cranberry Juice

15 Amazing Benefits of Cranberry Juice

The health benefits of cranberry juice include relief from urinary tract infection, respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer, and heart diseases. It is also beneficial in preventing stomach disorders and diabetes, as well as gum...
See 11 things Peanut Butter can do

See 11 things Peanut Butter can do

The health benefits of peanut butter include a reduced risk of diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, degenerative nerve diseases, and control of Alzheimer’s disease. It also helps in decreasing hypertension and the risk of contracting...

Senator Missau under fire as FG drags him to court

The case of who pays the piper dictate the tune is playing out as the Federal Government has dragged Senator Hamman Isah Missau to the court for allegedly making injurious statement against he Inspector...
ASO ROCK's CLINIC OF INFAMY

Aso Rock’s clinic of infamy

BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO Anybody who has never gone through a near-death experience may not fully appreciate what it means to go through the valley of the shadow of death that has become the daily routine...

Trump’s threat on Mexico cripples stocks

US President, Donald Trump threat to shut down US government if Congress fails to approve fund needed to build a Mexico border wall has resulted in the sliding European and US of stocks. Stocks...

Justice Gladys Olotu’s case and NJC’s multiple standards

By Law Mefor In Dr. Olu Olagoke’s evergreen book,  'The Incorruptible Judge', the issue is captures  thus:  "If the citadel of justice is corrupt, what will happen to the body politic? It will be completely rotten and collapse.”...
How Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight Easily

How Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight Easily

The use of green tea for weight loss, as well as countless other medical conditions, has been a practice for thousands of years, particularly in China, where this tea is native. Green tea is...
10 Impressive Benefits Of Carrots

10 Impressive Benefits Of Carrots

The health benefits of carrots include reduced cholesterol, prevention from heart attacks, warding off of certain cancers, improved vision and reduced signs of premature aging. Furthermore, carrots have the ability to increase the health...
CJN Onnoghen under pressure to re-instate Olotu

CJN Onnoghen under pressure to re-instate Olotu

  Nigeria’s Judicial Council has reinstated judges caught in the dragnet of anti-corruption fight last November. Justice demands it revisits its 2014 slam many consider overkill on a Judge Eight Justices suspended after a sting operation...

NJC and The Olotu Integrity Test

By Law Mefor The judiciary being the last hope of the common man is a proven necessity. For most Nigerians living in a country where impunity is the order of the day, the judiciary really...
9 Amazing Benefits Of Organic Food

9 Amazing Benefits of Organic Food

Organic food is extremely popular and everyone wants to know about their benefits. The sweeping public opinion that organic food is healthier than conventional food is quite strong, and is the main reason for increase in its demand in...
ASO ROCK's CLINIC OF INFAMY

PMB: Two years after, Nigeria still smattering?

Although some experts argued that two years is not sufficient for a reasonable assessment of President Buhari’s economic performance, the sharp economic deterioration in the last two years show that President Buharimay well have...
11 Impressive Benefits Of Tomatoes

11 Impressive Benefits Of Tomatoes

The health benefits of tomatoes include improved eye sight, good stomach health, and reduced blood pressure, as well as relief from diabetes, skin problems and urinary tract infections. Furthermore, tomatoes can increase digestion, stimulate blood circulation, reduce cholesterol levels,...
Whatsapp down, restored, down again

WhatsApp down, restored, down again

After more than 90 minutes of an air of uncertainty which caused a global outrage on the world wide web over the sudden non-functioning of WhatsApp, the Social Networking giant restored its services, but...
8 benefits of exercise you never knew

8 benefits of exercise you must know

Top 8 Benefits Of Exercise The health benefits of exercise are considered essential for enhancing physical activity and extending your healthy life. Being active and doing regular bodily exercises can prevent major chronic diseases such...

UBTH doctors to patients: We cannot guarantee your treatment

The showdown between the management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) led by the Chief Medical Director (CMD), prof. Michael Ibadin, and doctors in the hospital has taken a turn for the...

Man chops off mother’s head for threatening to expose his incest act

From OSEMWENGIE BEN OGBEMUDIA, Benin City It was a pathetic and gory sight as tragedy struck in Uzebba-Iuleha, Owan West Local Government Area, Edo State, when a man, 36 years, killed his 83 years old mother....

Anambra 2017: Fear grips Obiano as Ngige joins guber race

  The race for the November 2017 Governorship Election in Anambra is in full swing. Incumbent Governor Willie Obiano widely construed to be holding the ace, given the paraphernalia of the state apparatuses at his...

Stop ruling by arms in a democracy, PDP warn APC

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has admonished the All Progressive Congress (APC) to desist from drifting from democratic norms to autocratic regime, National Daily reports. PDP in a statement by...

Man slashes daughter’s throat over Facebook

The police on Monday arrested a Thai man for slashing his daughter’s throat after an argument about her Facebook and smartphone use. Sornkrai Poonperm, police commissioner of Petchburi province, some 120 kms south-west of Bangkok,...

FG denies monitoring of Nigerians telephone calls

The Federal Government has denied monitoring or recording calls made by Nigerians. It described as false the information being circulated on the social media to the effect that under a purported Ministry of Interior Regulation,...

Missing link in Buhari administration

Where is the no-nonsense retired Army General – Jibrin BY SUNDAY ODIBASHI The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari appears to continue to show indices of incoherence in the organization of the Nigerian government since the...
Governor locks out SSG, Govt House Staff over lateness

Governor locks out SSG, Govt House Staff over lateness

By Inyali Peter, Calabar Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, earlier today (Wednesday) locked the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Tina Agbor and other staff in governors office out of the government house over...

AMCON recovered N681bn from debtors in 6 years – MD

By ANDREW OJIEZEL The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has explained how it recovered over N681.5 billion from chronic debtors in the last six years. The Managing Director of AMCON, Alhaji Ahmed Kuru, who disclosed...

Man, 23, beheads 72 year-old over land dispute

Adeoye Ikugbayigbe, 23, has been apprehended by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly beheading a 72 year-old-woman over land dispute. Funmilayo Shada, the victim was killed by Ikugbayigbe after a running battle over a...

Wife drags Obasanjo to court over son’s wedding

The wife of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo has instituted a law suit at the Ikeja High Court on Monday to stop the wedding of her son scheduled to take place on May 11. National...

$229,000 fraud: Group drags Onyeama to Aso Rock over whistle-blower

demands immediate reinstatement Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, is under fire. Reason: He has been dragged to Aso Rock over the sack of a whistle-blower, Ntia Thompson. Thompson was fired for exposing an alleged...

UN trains Nigeria’s Aviation security personnel

In apparent bid to equip them for protection at the duty post, and also  combat the spate of terrorism threats globally, the United Nations Aviation School Project has commenced training of all Aviation Security...

$1.6bn Bribe: Adoke implicates Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan

Mohammed Adoke, Nigeria’s former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, has defended his role in the Malabu oil scandal, saying he didn’t act alone, adding that he actually acted on presidential approvals. Adoke, in his letter...

Hacker uncovers another ‘mistress’ of Apostle Suleman

If information stumbled on by a hacker is anything to go by, Omega Fire Ministry’s Apostle Johnson Suleman may have also been in a relationship with a second-rate Nollywood actress Daniella Okeke, and it...

Apostle Suleiman gives Keyamo 7 days ultimatum

Lagos Lawyer Festus Keyamo has seven days to retract adultery allegations he made against Pastor Johnson Suleiman of the Omega Fire Ministries or else the lawyer risks disciplinary action from the Nigeria Bar Association. Counsel...

Breaking News: Buhari arrives, flown to Abuja by chopper

Kaduna airport welcomed Nigerian President Mohammedu Buhari as he arrived just before 8am Friday morning, 51 days after he left the country on medical vacation. He was said to have landed from London about in Kaduna, less...

Fixing Gelegele Seaport is nation’s interest – Osibanjo tells Oba of Benin

From OSEMWENGIE BEN OGBEMUDIA, Benin City The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, on Monday, admitted that turning Gelegele into an Export Free Processing Zone by the federal government is in the interest of the coutnry’s...

Saraki in dilemma over Magu

As Buhari insists on his confirmation As the Senate reconvenes to reconsider the re-submission of Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for confirmation, one man in the saddle of...

I was richer as lecturer than full-time pastor, Adeboye declares

Retired but active General Oversee of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye has said he earned more as a lecturer than as a pastor. Adeboye’s declaration may not be unconnected with...

1.4 million Nigerian children, others  to die from famine, warns UN

No fewer than 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF has warned. In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly...

Breaking: Fulani Herdsmen attack Southern Kaduna, kill 20

Heavily armed herdsmen are reported to have killed at least 20 people in Southern Kaduna during attacks on four different locations between Sunday and Monday. The herdsmen also engaged in fierce gun battles with soldiers and...
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Breaking News! President Buhari extends medical vacation, writes NASS

News has just got out that Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will not arrive the country today to resume work tomorrow as earlier scheduled. Special Adviser to the President on Media Mr Femi Adesina said in...

Church sacks pastor for investing in MMM with its account

Omega Fire Ministries has sacked one of its pastors, Joseph Aiyedun for using the ministry's name and bank account to register for the popular money-doubling scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Movement (MMM). The church is headed by...
Massive fraud rocks CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme in Cross River

Massive fraud rocks CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme in Cross River

Inyali Peter, Calabar The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme is at present enmeshed in a massive fraud in Cross River State as beneficiaries are compelled by representatives of Bank of Agriculture across...

Fear of 2019: Buhari seeks reconciliation with Tinubu

To meet at Villa January 15 Grants slots for ministerial appointments President Muhammadu Buhari has put machineries in motion to urgently mend seeming broken fences with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a renowned celebrated national leader of...

Fear mounts as FG diverts Abuja international flights  to Kaduna

The federal government will be stacking a lot more security burden for Kaduna by passing the buck of protecting hundreds of air travellers that will be daily diverted to the north-western state. A six-week-long maintenance...
Another Chibok girl found

Another Chibok girl ‘found’

  The Nigerian Army has said that its troops found one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls during an investigation into arrested suspected Boko Haram militants. National Daily sources close to the Military High Command disclosed that...

Buhari and Niger Delta: Enough of this stupidity

THE continued insanity of the people of Niger Delta (my people) has to be radically addressed and in-house too because they are becoming irreparably disfigured in their mindsets as expressed in some of the...
Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has a multitude of health benefits, which include but are not limited to skin care, hair care, improving digestion and immunity against a host of infections and diseases. The oil is used...
Revenue Collection: Blood bath looms in Edo

Revenue Collection: Blood bath looms in Edo

...As Council officials, private revenue collectors clash From, Ben Ogbemudia Bloody clash occurred on Wednesday in Benin City between officials of Oredo local government council and men of the State Professional Drivers on Wheel over revenue collection. Governor Godwin...

APC plotting to impeach me, judiciary compromised – Fayose raise alarm

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused some Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, of plotting to compromise a section of the judiciary to impeach him. In a letter addressed to the Chief...
Soldier in Police net for stealing motorbikes

Soldier in Police net for stealing motorbikes

A suspected fake soldier is cooling off in Police custody for allegedly stealing motorcycles, popularly known as okada across the states in Nigeria. The suspect, Benjamin Okon, who has been parading himself as a military...
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War on corruption: Buhari in dilemma

…loses control of his men …Presidency engulfed in unending power tussle By DICKSON OMONODE President Muhammadu Buhari spent six months cherry-picking his ministers, including members of the kitchen cabinet. Over a year after, some of them have...

Ighalo sad Super Eagles didn’t qualify for Nations Cup

Watford striker Odion Ighalo says January's Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon will be a sad chapter for Nigerian football. After failing to qualify for a second straight Nations Cup the fans and players of...

Pastor Chris: Celebrating a quintessential life coach

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”  — Henry Adams AT the tail end of every year, for some 30 years on end, usually in November, a sizable crop of...
This Yuletide: Top 10 Tips For Good Sleep

This Yuletide: Top 10 Tips For Good Sleep

There are many ways to improve the quality of your sleep, but some of the best strategies include regular exercise, reducing screen-time before bed, avoid certain chemicals, make your bedroom your sleep spot, regulate...
Tony to the rescue

Tony to the rescue

He would parody his Africapitalism economic philosophy, if possible on the highest mountains. Truth is the humanity in Tony Elumelu would not allow him look the other way while Africa’s 200 million youths fritter...

Ibori returns this December

Set to join APC The former Governor of Delta state and the strong man of Delta politics,  Chief James Onanefe Ibori who was jailed in the United Kindom over allegations of money laundering,  may return...

African leaders pressure Jammeh to relinquish power

As Buhari, Mahama, Sirleaf, Koroma others head for The Gambia President-elect to welcome delegation President Muhammadu Buhari is visiting The Gambia today. But this is no ceremonial trip. Buhari along with three other West African leaders...

Chronicles of unusual spreading; A testimony of unprecedented impact

By Ayodeji Olubusi Records of Peter, Paul and their contemporaries leading thousands to Christ in singular evangelical exploits in the Acts of Apostles cannot begin to compare with the impact made by a man sent...

Nigeria clinches UN Deputy Secretary General seat

Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Ms Amina Mohammed, is set to be appointed as UN Deputy Secretary General. Ms. Mohammed was appointed Minister by President Muhammadu Buhari in November last year. An official statement is expected to...

Twin blasts kill over 50 in Adamawa market

The supremacy of the military over Boko Haram insurgents was punctured on Friday as suicide bomber hit Madagali market killing over 50 people while several others were injured. Local government council chairman whose jurisdiction the...
Massive fraud rocks CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme in Cross River

Supreme Court affirms Ayade’s election as governor of Cross River

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Professor Ben Ayade as the governor of Cross River State. The election of Ayade, a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), was challenged by Joe...

Buhari, APC cannot suppress my opinions – Kano Emir

CBN has opened her vault for FG - He alleges The Emir of  Kano Muhammad Sanusi and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says Nigeria's Central Bank  is illegally lending to the...
Buhari in Dilema

Breaking News! Abba Kyari Buhari’s Chief of Staff slumps, flown abroad

Alhaji Abba Kyari Chief of Staff to Nigeria's President Mohammadu Buhari is at present being flown out of the country on medical emergency grounds, National Daily can authoritatively report. Impeccable Presidency sources told National Daily...

Tricycle rider nabbed for importing 6.390kg of heroin

By OKOSUN DENNIS It was end of the road for a commercial tricycle rider based in Owerri and a newly wed Abuja based trader as they have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug...

Naira depreciates further at parallel market, now N480/$

As the scarcity of foreign exchange gets stronger at the parallel market, the value of the naira dipped further selling at N480 to the dollar yesterday while the value remained stable at the interbank...

Obaseki visits Oba of Benin, seeks land reforms

EDO State governor, Godwin Obaseki, has paid an official visit to the palace of the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, where he called for support from the Benin...
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Buhari suffers declining goodwill

· APC government becoming unpopular · As citizens reject federal appointments The rising number of citizens rejecting political appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari is beginning to send wrong signals to the leadership of the All Progressives...

Akpabio denies alleged bribery of Judges, Supreme Court Justices

Former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio has denied any involvement in the alleged bribery of Judges of the Federal High Court and Supreme Court Justices. The former governor...

Edo election: Tight security, relative turnout as accreditations begin

As the much anticipated Edo state governorship elections kicked off, relative turn out is said to be experienced in most of the polling booths. It will be recalled that with a registered voter population of...
Buhari reveals those behind Niger Delta militants

Buhari reveals those behind Niger Delta militants

President Buhari said past looters of the treasury are behind the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta region, stressing that they are the reasons the nation is battling recession. Speaking from faraway in the...

How Abba Kyari obstructs Buhari’s anti-corruption war

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari recently repeated he won’t shield any sleazebags in his administration. Many Nigerians would have taken him for his words except for some in his government: his Chief of Staff Abba Kyari,...
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Enough of the blame game

Pls give this to PMB! By Emeka Oparah I have just read with utter disappointment a story based on an interaction between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, and some media owners,...
Dangote’s kite on NLNG

Dangote’s kite on NLNG

Nigeria’s leading industrialist Alhaji Aliko Dangote last week flew a kite. He advised the Federal Government to sell Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) to raise cash. It is a curious proposition. NLNG is the best investment...
FCMB dazzles at Ojude Oba Festival 2016

FCMB dazzles at Ojude Oba Festival 2016

It was fun, excitement and an exhilarating celebration of culture at this year's Ojude Oba Festival. As sponsors of the event, leading lender First City Monument Bank (FCMB) was expectedly highly visible. Beginning with an...

Buhari under pressure

By DICKSON OMONODE TIMES are hard now in Nigeria. Harder still for the number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari, whose effort to get buffers (from loot recovery) for his cash strapped government continues to hit...

Pastors Chris Oyakhilome, Benny Hinn host Miracle Healing services in Lagos

It is official and it is happening live in Lagos - the much talked about joint Faith and Miracle Services for the first time ever to be hosted by world renowned healing ministers, Pastor...
FCMB opens Asokoro branch, re-iterates commitment to excellent service delivery

FCMB opens Asokoro branch, re-iterates commitment to excellent service delivery

Leading Nigerian lender, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has announced that on Monday, September 05, 2016, it will officially open a new branch in the Asokoro area of Abuja. The new branch is located at...
WorldRemit gets approval for Money Transfers to Nigeria

WorldRemit gets approval for Money Transfers to Nigeria

WorldRemit , the leading digital remittance service, commends the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve WorldRemit and ten other international money transfer...
FCMB Supports 2016 Ojude Oba Festival to Boost Tourism

FCMB Supports 2016 Ojude Oba Festival to boost Tourism, felicitates with Ijebuland

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has explained that its continuous support of the Ojude Oba Festival is borne out of its commitment to celebrate and preserve Nigeria’s cultural heritage, while also boosting the...
Umahi suspends Commissioner for Local Govt

Umahi suspends LG commissioner,  disbands empowerment  committee

Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David  Umahi, on Friday suspended  the  Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy  Matters/Rural Development, Barr. Samuel Okoronkwo. Although Umahi did not clearly  state the reason for his action, it was...
Igini gets international recognition on elections management

Igini gets international recognition on elections management

Appointed in US team to Ghana   After being snubbed by his country, former Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Cross River State, Barrister Mike Igini, has gained international recognition...
Unpacking Mr. Dogara Paddington

Unpacking Mr. Dogara Paddington

By Taju Tijani. The most famous deed poll ever undertaken by a Nigerian took place some few weeks ago. A politician by name Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of House of Representatives, in a daring maneuver, changed...

Soldiers, Police, DSS take over PDP convention venue

We are trying to protect lives and property - Police Spokesman Hopes by the Senator Ahmed Markafi-led PDP to hold their much talked National Convention is seriously threatened as fierce looking and heavily armed security...
State Of The Nation: Boko Haram’s Leadership Tussle And Serious Matters Arising?

State of the Nation: Boko Haram’s leadership tussle and serious matters arising?

By: Ifeanyi Izeze Who is actually thinking for this country called Nigeria? Even when clues on how to solve the security challenges we current face across the nation manifest, it is tragic that those in...

Banks jostle for Keystone Bank as AMCON moves to name new owners

By Odunewu Segun With a total assets of N317.6 billion, customer deposits of N245 billion and an equity of N18.9 billion based on audited account as of June, 2015 Keystone Bank, the last of three...
Between immunity, IDP’s and impunity

Between immunity, IDP’s and impunity

By Emmanuel Onwubiko “In near future the World will suffer above all from distrust.”-Le Comte Du Nouy. It was from Mr. Yomi Odunuga’s social media page that I got the first impression of the return of adverse malnutrition...
Fulani Herdsmen: The Niger State's scenario and the Army

Fulani Herdsmen: The Niger State’s scenario and the Army

By Emmanuel Onwubiko The current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has a major security challenge which it has just said it is set to address with brutal frankness- the incessant violent attacks of farmers across...

APC lures South East/South-South governors for defection

By CYPRIAN AJA, Enugu LEADERS of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the southeast are becoming jittery over the weak presence of the party in the zone. They have, therefore, begun to initiate new plots...

James Ibori @ 58: Letter to this unknown soldier

MY brother James, congratulations as you clock fifty-eight. It is the Lord's doing and it's marvellous in our eyes. Though most people for political reasons may not be able to openly express their love...
Confusion as residents kill suspected generator thief in Calabar

GRAPHIC!: Residents kill suspected generator thief in Calabar

Chopped off wrists missing He was a wanted criminal - CP By Inyali Peter A suspected notorious criminal has been lynched by frustrated residents of parliamentary extension around the popular Brook Church in Calabar, Cross popularly called...
Technically Stagflation, Recession, Confusion in Nigeria

Technically Stagflation, Recession, Confusion in Nigeria

By Kelechi Deca (on his Facebook Wall) The Minister of Finance whom I have tried so hard to admire to no avail technically due to no fault of hers, or mine either, came out to...
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Industries, households groan as power cost burden rises

Nigerian industries and households are reeling under the heavy burden of rising energy cost, resulting from a combination of factors such as surging power outages, increased tariff by distribution companies and high prices of...
WorldRemit gets approval for Money Transfers to Nigeria

Cost of borrowing may dip as inflation reaches 11-year 16.5%

...as Nigeria sovereign yields near 20% for offshore investors to bite Economic challenges confronting Nigeria may assume more disturbing dimensions as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased to its highest point of 16.5 per cent...

Buhari’s dialogue with militants and MEND’s curious turnaround on NDA?

By: Ifeanyi Izeze When The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) released conditions for the inclusion of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) in its negotiating team for the proposed dialogue with Federal...
FG responsible for security challenges in Cross River - Ayade

FG responsible for security challenges in Cross River – Ayade

Inyali Peter, Calabar The Cross River State Government has blamed the inability of the federal government to extend "Operation Safe Delta" to state as the major reason behind the recent increase in kidnapping, robbery and...
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Eid-el Fitr: FG declares Thursday additional public holiday

There appears to be cherry news for some and not so for others as Nigerians hoping to return to work on Thursday July 7th will have to reschedule their itinerary as the Federal Government has...
Stella Oduah N2.5BN Fraud: No maid stashed away money - Group

Stella Oduah N2.5bn Fraud: No Maid Stashed Away Money – Group

A group calling itself the South East Association of Igbo Ladies (SEAIL), have lend their voices to the ongoing controversies surrounding the report that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) discovered the sum...
Kuje prison jail break: 14 officers on suspension

Kuje prison jail break: 14 officers on suspension

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) in its attempt to have a fair and unbiased investigation has announced the suspension of 14 officers from the service. This action become necessary  to allow for unhindered trial...
Dasukigate: Omisore frowns at EFCC bail conditions

Dasukigate: Omisore frowns at EFCC bail conditions

The embattled former deputy governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore has rejected the bail conditions set by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The former senator alleged that EFCC is using rules they banned in bail...
Obasanjo reads riot act to Buhari, ECOWAS leaders on youth unemployment

Obasanjo reads riot act to Buhari, Ecowas Leaders on youth unemployment

Former President, Aremu Olusegun Obasanjo has challenged African leaders to confront the lingering high rate of unemployment among youths or face future wrath from aggrieved and unemployed youths in the continent. He dropped this timely...

IGP constitutes Force management team

…announces new DIGs Following the retirement of several Assistant Inspector General of Police and the appointment of new Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has constituted the Force Management...

Buhari approves new board for NNPC, sacks Kachickwu as GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a new Board of Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, relieving Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the NNPC. According a statement released and signed...

President Buhari and secretive cabal

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's presidency is entering its most deviations yet. The political landscape is becoming deformed by divisions, deviations and the questionable paradigm of change which is yet to bring in any change in...
Sack of 21 AIGs: Rumbling in the Police

Sack of 21 AIGs: Rumbling in the Police

By DICKSON OMONODE THERE is lingering rumbling in the Nigeria Police over the untimely retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs), last week, by the Police Service Commission (PSC). A source from the...

Power play crisis hits Aso Rock

Chief of Staff, NSA in Cold War Buhari at crossroad of anti-corruption By DICKSON OMONODE The Presidential Villa, Nigeria's seat of power, Abuja, has been subtly thrown into turmoil following the covert Cold War between the National...
I didn't evade EFCC arrest - BoI boss Olagunju

I didn’t evade EFCC arrest – BoI boss Olagunju

Contrary to claims by a section of the media, the Acting Managing Director of Bank of Industry  (BoI) Mr. Waheed Olagunju has denied evading arrest by operatives of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Olagunju...
Is APC doing to PDP what PDP did to AD?

Is APC doing to PDP what PDP did to AD?

BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO A.Appadorai, one of the world’s finest minds in the field of political science wrote in his (magna carta) most respected work titled: “The substance of politics” that political party is a more...

Oba Erediauwa: A godlike life, glorious exit

About four decades of guarding a cultural heritage and pushing back the frontiers of development at the same time is no mean achievement. And many agree the late Oba Erediauwa never sweated it out...

APC is a catastrophic failure — Onovo

Chief Martin Onovo, Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), in the 2015 General Elections, in this interview with SUNDAY ODIBASHI, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)-Government is doing everything to destroy the...

My ordeal in detention: I was hanged on the ceiling with my hands,...

By CYPRIAN AJAH, Enugu MAJOR Hamza Al-Mustapha, Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, is beginning to recount his horrific ordeal during his detention by the military regime headed...

How thousands were blessed at Total Experience Benin

IT was an awesome experience in the Royal City of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria, and the epic event wasn’t a political rally of some sort, even as the Mid-Western state bubbles toward its next...

Edo Govt approves appointment of new Oba of Benin

Edo State Government has approved the appointment of His Royal Highness Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa as the Oba of Benin, with effect from 29th April, 2016. In a letter dated 24th May, 2016...
Buhari wants to exploit Nigerians on fuel price increase — Balarabe Musa

Buhari wants to exploit Nigerians — Balarabe Musa

  By DOMINIC UZU, Northern Regional Editor, Kaduna Recent Fuel price increase has forced Elder Statesman Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa to take a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari and his policies, describing it as a calculated...

Democracy and its enemies: Tribute to Oba Erediauwa

By Louis Odion An epic display of cultural sovereignty, it was. On a certain day in July 2012, the ancient city of Benin literally quaked under the crushing weight of a presidential presence. Muscular presidential...

Rapists deserve stringent punishment: Concerned Nigerians speak

Rape of minors and others by some unscrupulous adults have reached a frenzy point to the extent that there is hardly any day that passes without reported cases of debilitating incident. IFEOMA IKEM went...

Christ Embassy revs up publicity for Total Experience Lagos

Publicity towards the forthcoming Total Experience Programme of Christ Embassy Lagos entered a rocket gear as several billboards with large banners have sprung up like morning rose. Similarly, the popular BRT buses used for mass...
Fulani Herdsmen: The Niger State's scenario and the Army

Blame Pro-Biafra agitators for Enugu killing – Tsav

•Absolves Fulani herdsmen from the massacre An elder statesman from Benue State and retired Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has said that Fulani herdsmen may not be responsible for the massacre of people in...
Nigeria on the road to Kigali – ‘Rwanda 1994 Genocide’

Nigeria on the road to Kigali – ‘Rwanda 1994 Genocide’

By Femi Fani-Kayode In 1994 almost one million Tutsis were murdered in cold blood in the space of one month by members of the ruling Hutu tribe in Kigali, Rwanda. The genocide that took place in...
How my husband and I make our long-distance marriage work

How my husband and I make our long-distance marriage work

I vividly remember my first wedding anniversary: I spent the afternoon at the pool, and then I watched Happy Feet. I also spent it with my neighbors and their kids. I know it sounds...

Tinubu under pressure to float new party

•Fear grips Buhari, loyalists By FUNSO OMODELE THE future looks bleak for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as indications emerged that the ruling party is beginning to develop cracks among its leaders. The National Daily gathered...
Budget delay is regrettable – Fashola

Budget delay is regrettable – Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the delay in the conclusion of work on the 2016 budget is regrettable, ascribing the circumstance to what he called ‘blending process of...

Naira crash: Foreign airlines now demand dollars for tickets

…as passengers lament fare hikes By ISAAC TERSOO AGBER AS the naira goes crashing against the dollar in forex, foreign airlines have decided that all tickets for foreign flights must be sold in dollars, a situation...

Bribery is a ‘product of fear of the unknown’, Police boss Arase says

BRIBERY is a ‘product of fear of the unknown’, Police boss Arase says The Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, says the issue of bribery in the Nigeria Police Force is a product of...

$2.1bn arms scandal: Why Presidency fears Dasuki’s open trial

...ex-NSA vows to expose details   WITH two hours to air out and welcome relatives, including 95-year-old father, and lawyers Tuesdays and Thursdays, detained ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki will be grateful for small mercies from Justice...

Fidel Castro predicts own death

*As brother, others get re-election Fidel Castro predicts own death After suffering intestinal problem for the last 16 of his 89 years, Cuba’s strongman Fidel Castro is feeling the chilly hand of death. And he is now...

Gordon Brown under fire over comments on Chibok girls

Doug Bandow just made mincemeat of Gordon Brown’s takes on the lax international approach to the calamity that befell 276 schoolgirls in Borno two years ago Segun Elijah The second anniversary of the Chibok schoolgirls abduction...
Read this before you eat that Tilapia fish

Shocking! Read this before you eat that Tilapia fish

7 reasons one doctor stopped eating Tilapia There’s something fishy happening in the world of seafood, and we’re not quite sure how to handle it. While health concerns with foods as seemingly simple as a...

Radio Biafra runs campaign to lobby Vladimir Putin

Radio Biafra has taken a new approach in its campaign of agitation in favour of Biafran secession from Nigeria. The London based campaign group, whose director Nnamdi Kanu remains on trial in Nigeria charged...

Police arrest two brothers for defiling two minors

Ebonyi State Police Command have arrested two brothers; Chiemerie Nnamani and Nnaemeka Nnamani,  for allegedly defiling two sisters; Favour, 7,  and Uloma,9, (surnames withheld) in Kafuso Ogwu of Ishiagu community, Ivo Local Government Area...

T. Y. Danjuma Foundation budgets N100m for health care

By Kingsley Chukwuka, Jos The T.Y. Danjuma Foundation has continued to create the needed impact in the health sector with its free eye camp which has so far spread to no fewer than eight states...
‘Pure evil': Stepmother put 4-year-old in burning water and let him bleed to death, prosecutors say

‘Pure evil’: Stepmother puts 4-year-old in burning water and let him bleed to death,...

Prosecutors say an Ohio woman put her 4-year-old stepson in burning water and let him bleed to death. Speaking after Anna Ritchie's arraignment, Austin Derreck Cooper's grandmother said she "is pure evil." (WCPO) On a...
Saraki should not resign, charges are mere allegations - Tsav

Plot to remove Saraki gets deadly

• PDP waiting to takeover senate president  By DICKSON OMONODE SEN. President Bukola Saraki said he was happy when his trial resumed April 6 thanks to the Supreme Court judgement. But his happy hours appear to...

East-West rail project feud: Amaechi and injustices of clannish minds

IT would have been better to stay comments on the ongoing feud over the east-west (Lagos-Calabar) rail project in the budget submitted by the Ministry of Transportation but for the vexing ranting of some...
Lagos agog as Night of Bliss Special holds this Friday

Lagos agog as Christ Embassy Night of Bliss Special holds Friday

ALL across the city of Lagos, there is excitement in the air as the much-talked about Night of Bliss Special with Pastor Vale Odu-Thomas holds this Friday April 22, 2016 at the Lagos International...

China flings out first gay lawsuit

One of Chinese gay couples to first fly to law got their case thrown out Wednesday morning some hours after it opened for hearing before a judge in Human central province of China. Twenty-seven-year-old Sun...

Why social exclusion thrives in Nigeria

Having led complex governance programs in Nigeria since 2008 under the DFID State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability , Mark Walker has garnered local experiences vast enough to expose why governance indicators cause...
Night of Bliss Ghana: Pastor Chris exposes satanic tactics, deceptions

Night of Bliss Ghana: Pastor Chris exposes satanic tactics, deceptions

  •        Blesses Ghana as thousands receive miracles Satanic tactics and diverse strategies employed to keep Christians down and powerless were at the weekend exposed during the Night of Bliss with the Pastor...

Under NGOs watch, Buhari’s minister spends 0.5bn feeding kids in Nigeria’s richest state, one...

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouk said the federal government spent about N523.3 million on school feeding programme during the Covid-19 lockdown in two states and the FCT—and...

Akeredolu in serious dilemma over second term bid

Barely months to the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, candidate of the All Progressives Congress and incumbent governor of the state, Rotimi Akeredolu is facing serious obstacles from within the...

Air Peace lays of pilots, slashes salaries as COVID-19 bites

Air Peace has sacked 75 of its pilots and slashed the salaries of its workers by as much as 40%, as part of efforts to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the company...

Oyo, Edo, 19 others fail to attract investment in 4 months

Oyo, Edo and Osun are among 21 states of the federation who failed to any investments in the last 4 months according to data from the Central Bank of Nigeria. Other states who failed to...

Edo 2020: drumbeat of war sounds louder, Oshiomhole dares Obaseki over executive powers

The electioneering campaigns for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State is fast sliding from issue-based communications into threats and counter-threats of political violence and pandemonium between the leading political parties and political...

Port officials delay cargo to force importers, agents to negotiate — Shittu 

Former National President, Association Of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Prince Olayiwola Shittu, Has Said That Officials Of The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) And Other Government Agencies Have Too Much Discretionary Powers, Which They...

Apapa Gridlock: 20,760 tons of cargo evacuated through rail in 19 days

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)  moved 20,760 tons of containers between June 30 and July 26, after the  implementation of the Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) for the Apapa container shuttle. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Mr Jerry Oche, ...

Review of system needed to curb Women molestation in Maritime Industry – NPA MD

  Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has called for review of established systems for checking molestation and other crimes against women in the maritime industry, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Bala-Usman made the call at a webinar on ”Enforcing...

APAPA-TCIP Gridlock: FG inches towards ‘Uhuru’!

As first stretch construction heads for completion and Tin Can – Oshodi route readies to open!   The Federal Government is set to move with sure-footed steps next week in Apapa, as it inches the...

Customs redeploys PROs at Commands

  The Nigeria Customs Service has redeployed some of its Public Relations Officers at different commands. Those affected in the exercise according to a document made available and signed by the Public Relations Officer of the...