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Naira drops to lowest ever rate against dollar

30 September 2016, 07:33

The Naira crashed to N480 to the dollar to reach its lowest ever rate against the American dollar as it dropped further from N460 on Wednesday.

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'Disastrous' living conditions worse than violence in Nigeria - MSF

30 September 2016, 07:33

A brewing humanitarian emergency has reached catastrophic levels in northeastern Nigeria, with MSF calling for a massive relief effort in order to help those desperately in need.

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Pastor who destroyed shrine in Ogun denies being stricken by ‘gods’

30 September 2016, 06:24

A clergyman, Pastor Wale Fagbere, who was reportedly paralysed after destroying a shrine in Aiyetoro in Ogun, has said that people mistook his posture at the shrine for paralysis.

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Oronsaye’s corruption trial adjourned to September 29

30 September 2016, 06:24

An FCT High Court has admitted in evidence, the statements made by Steve Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of the Federation, to the EFCC.

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UNILAG shut down over students' protest

29 September 2016, 16:35

The authorities of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, have ordered the closure of the gates of the main campus at Akoka due to protest by students.

Angry youths burn cars, destroy properties at Imo Hospital

29 September 2016, 15:22

A large number of angry unidentified youths have on Thursday stormed the Imo State Specialist Hospital setting cars ablaze and destroying properties worth millions of naira.

Naira plunges to all-time low of 472/dollar

29 September 2016, 14:26

As the current recession bites harder in the country, the naira has slumped to a new all-time low of 470 to the dollar on the parallel market on Wednesday.

Militants blow up another NPDC facility

29 September 2016, 12:27

The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDJM, has blown up another Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, delivery line in Delta State.

N8 billion currency scam: Court adjourns to October 6

29 September 2016, 19:29

The trial of former officials of banks indicted in the N8 Billion CBN currency scam has been adjourned to October 6.

Biafra is dead says DG, Voice of Nigeria

29 September 2016, 11:05

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, has said the actualisation of the Republic of Biafra is no longer feasible.

Jibrin approaches court over 180-day suspension

29 September 2016, 11:05

In reaction to his 180 day long suspension, former House Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has claimed that the process leading to his suspension was flawed.

Troops kill 9 Boko Haram insurgents, capture 2 AK-47 rifles

29 September 2016, 08:51

The Army on Wednesday said its troops, Operation Lafiya Dole, had killed nine suspected terrorists at Bulabulin, Borno.

Reps suspend Jibrin for 180 days

29 September 2016, 07:26

The House of Representatives on Wednesday suspended Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano), the embattled former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, for a year.

Former police I-G Etim Inyang dies at 85

29 September 2016, 07:26

A former Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Etim Nyang, has died in Lagos at the age of 85.

Wife seeks dissolution of 5-year-old marriage for alleged lack of care

28 September 2016, 22:13

A 33-year-old housewife, Okunola Adebola, has begged an Ado-Ekiti ?Customary Court, to dissolve her five-year-old marriage to her husband, Oluwasayo for alleged desertion and lack of care.

Nigeria’s judicial officers earn N33.5 billion annually

28 September 2016, 22:13

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, federal judicial officers, and state judicial officers have in the last one year guzzled a total of N33.47 billion as emoluments and other allowances.

Court orders trial-within-trial in alleged Boko Haram case

28 September 2016, 21:25

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered a trial-within-trial to determine whether the statement from suspects were obtained voluntarily.

Biafra youth warn troops against fomenting violence

28 September 2016, 21:25

The Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has warned government over the continued violation of rights of pro-Biafra supporters.

Delta State declared Lassa fever free

28 September 2016, 20:16

Delta State has been declared free of Lassa fever disease.

Catholic priest abductors demand N2.5 million ransom

28 September 2016, 20:16

Kidnappers of the Rector of the Father Tansi Major Seminary at Onitsha in Anambra, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Dim, have demanded N2.5 million ransom for his release.

Shettima to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

28 September 2016, 19:24

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa, Borno state.

MTN refutes illegally moving funds from Nigeria

28 September 2016, 19:24

MTN has refuted allegations of improper repatriation of money out of Nigeria.

Lagos pastor hits back at hospital for removing wife's womb

28 September 2016, 18:05

A Lagos-based pastor has accused the management of Ilogbo Central Hospital of allegedly removing his wife's womb and damaging her bladder during childbirth.

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