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Deposed Lagos monarch, wife to remain in Kirikiri prison for faking kidnap

The deposed Baale of Shangisha/Magodo in Lagos, Chief Mutiu Ogundare, is to remain in Kirikiri Prison with his wife, Abolanle, a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba in Ikeja area has ruled. Ogundare accused of faking his own kidnap on...

Mutiu Adepoju: Real Madrid “the greatest team in history”

La Liga Nigeria boss Mutiu Adepoju has branded Real Madrid as the "the greatest team in history" after defeating Manchester United on Tuesday. In a tweet he wrote, We are the champions! Real Madrid are the greatest team in history....

Police Deploy Tear Gas Against Anti-Buhari Protesters

Law enforcement officials Tuesday deployed tear gas against dozens of protesters demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari resumes or resigns if incapable of continuing his duties as president. The protesters were having their sit-out at the Millennium park opposite the Unity Fountain,...

PDP Resolves To Punish Kashamu, Errant Leaders

Leaders in the Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday resolved to set up a committee to punish fugitive senator Buruji Kashamu and other errant party members. The zonal leadership revealed that it had cut ties with the senator representing Ogun East in...

Osinbajo on Anambra Church Killings: We Will Find Those Responsible

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Monday reiterated a commitment to ensuring that the perpetrators of the killings at St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu in Anambra State, are brought to justice. According to statement signed by Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on...

Dignitaries Confirm GOCOP Conference Attendance

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), a group for the highest strata of Nigerian media professionals in online publishing, has secured firm assurances of the presence of eminent Nigerians at its conference. Themed: “Sustaining Growth through Diversification of the...

VIDEO: Grief, Rage As Gunmen Attack Catholic Church in Anambra

Gunmen have attacked the St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra, killing several people. An eyewitness said on Sunday that the gunmen went into the church during the 5:45 am mass and identified a particular...

Despite IMF’s Forecast, Nigeria Economy To Grow 2.2 Per cent in 2017 Says FG

The federal government expects the economy to grow 2.2 percent this year, according to a strategy document cited by Reuters on Thursday. The 2018-2020 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Strategy Paper, to form the basis for its 2018 budget, projects...

Worsening security situation in Lagos: IGP Idris temporarily “relocates” to the nation’s commercial capital

Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris will be relocating to Lagos at least for two days amidst worsening crime situation in Nigeria's former capital. Tagged ``a two-day working visit to Lagos'', Idris will visit the beleaguered Ikorodu and Epe, the den...

In 2018 No Passport Without Identification Number, Says FG

Nigerians applying for traveling passports will have to obtain identification number from the National Identification Management Commission, NIMC, in order to be eligible for issuance, says Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede. Babandede said from 1st January 2018, applicants...
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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...