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CAF Confederation Cup: USM Alger stops Rivers United in quarter-final

Nigeria, April 8 -- Nigerian club Rivers United's dream of reaching the CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals was shattered after a 2-0 defeat to USM Alger in the second leg of their quarter-final clash o... Read More


Civil society activist kicks as kinsmen celebrate Wadume's return from prison

Nigeria, April 8 -- The chairperson of the Taraba State chapter of the Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria, Joseph Gimba, on Monday, expressed dismay with the public celebration of the return... Read More


Commissioner describes Kano health budget as "annual copy and paste"

Nigeria, April 8 -- The Kano State Commissioner For Health, Abubakar Yusuf, says his ministry's annual budget is unrealistic as officials always "copy and paste" the previous year's budget documents. ... Read More


Jigawa commissioner under fire over post of beneficiary of government's feeding programme

Nigeria, April 8 -- The Jigawa State Commissioner for Special Duties, Auwal Sankara, came under a storm of criticism on Facebook on Monday for posting the picture of a man at a centre of the state gov... Read More


#London2LagosByRoad: Sanwo-Olu names Pelumi Nubi Lagos Ambassador, gifts her home, other privileges

Nigeria, April 8 -- On Monday, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu hosted Pelumi Nubi, the 28-year-old Nigerian lady who had driven from London, the United Kingdom, and 16 other countries. PREMIU... Read More


Police arrest hotelier over alleged torture of employee to death

Nigeria, April 8 -- The police in Imo State, South-east Nigeria, say they have arrested a hotelier over the death of an employee of his hotel. The suspect, Ibeh Obasi, 38, owns the hotel, Our Guest H... Read More


Obaseki picks new deputy governor after removal of Shaibu

Nigeria, April 8 -- Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has picked Omobayo Godwins, a 37-year-old, as his new deputy. The appointment, which is subject to confirmation by the Edo State House of Asse... Read More


Obaseki picks new deputy governor after removal of Shuaib

Nigeria, April 8 -- Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has picked Omobayo Godwins, a 37-year-old, as his new deputy. The appointment, which is subject to confirmation by the Edo State House of Asse... Read More


JUST IN: 60 PDP lawmakers threaten to dump party, demand removal of acting national chairman

Nigeria, April 8 -- About 60 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives have threatened to quit the party over the ongoing crises in Rivers State and 10 other chapte... Read More


ANALYSIS: Kidnappings in Chad could spark regional security crisis

Nigeria, April 8 -- Kidnappers have terrorised Chad's southern Mayo-Kebbi West and Logone Oriental provinces for over two decades. Between 2020 and 2023, the number of victims and the overall amount p... Read More