Akinyemi Akinrujomu

Akinyemi Akinrujomu

LIVE UPDATES: Huge turn out as voters elect next governor in keenly contested Anambra election

LIVE UPDATES: Huge turn out as voters elect next governor in keenly contested Anambra election

LIVE UPDATES: Huge turn out as voters elect next governor in keenly contested Anambra election
Melaye, Governor Bello bicker over attack on senator at Kabba

Melaye, Governor Bello bicker over attack on senator at Kabba

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate has claimed his attackers were thugs allegedly sent by Governor Yahaya Bello of the state.

Melaye, Governor Bello bicker over attack on senator at Kabba
BREAKING: Gunman opens fire inside US church, kills at least 27

BREAKING: Gunman opens fire inside US church, kills at least 27

A lone gunman opened fire in a First Baptist Church in Texas, killing at least 27 people and injuring several others before he was shot dead after a brief chase

BREAKING: Gunman opens fire inside US church, kills at least 27
Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10

Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10

Some heavily-armed men believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect have again attacked Borno state killing several people and abducting at least 10 others.

Boko Haram insurgents hit Borno again, kill several people; abduct 10
EFCC and secret police reportedly clash over investigation of DSS officials

EFCC and secret police reportedly clash over investigation of DSS officials

A major showdown is looming among Nigeria’s top security outfits, the Department of State Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

EFCC and secret police reportedly clash over investigation of DSS officials
President Buhari officially tells aide Obono-Obla to ‘shut up’

President Buhari officially tells aide Obono-Obla to ‘shut up’

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended activities of the Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property headed by his aide Okoi Obono-Obla.

President Buhari officially tells aide Obono-Obla to ‘shut up’
Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’

Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’

A joint body of Niger Delta militants has backed the declaration of an end to ceasefire in the creeks and declared their readiness to renew attacks as well.

Tension as more Niger Delta militants end ceasefire, begin ‘Operation Show-No-Mercy’
Katsina lawmaker narrowly escapes in his own constituency

Katsina lawmaker narrowly escapes in his own constituency

A member of House of Representatives Danlami Muh’d Kurfi has narrowly escaped death in the hands of youths in his own constituency in Kurfi area of Katsina.

Katsina lawmaker narrowly escapes in his own constituency
Presidency attacks popular media over 'untrue' reports about Buhari's appointments

Presidency attacks popular media over 'untrue' reports about Buhari's appointments

The Presidency has slammed media report which claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari's appointments were skewed in favour of the northern part of the country.

Presidency attacks popular media over 'untrue' reports about Buhari's appointments
Ex-INEC boss Jega says former president Jonathan tried not to interfere in Commission's work

Ex-INEC boss Jega says former president Jonathan tried not to interfere in Commission's work

Ex-INEC chairman Attahiru Jega has said that former president Goodluck Jonathan did not make any open attempt to interfere with the work of the Commission.

Ex-INEC boss Jega says former president Jonathan tried not to interfere in Commission's work
Ex-vice president Atiku says Nigeria is more divided than it has ever been

Ex-vice president Atiku says Nigeria is more divided than it has ever been

Ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar has said that Nigeria is presently undergoing a division that is worse than it has probably ever experienced in its history.

Ex-vice president Atiku says Nigeria is more divided than it has ever been
BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri

BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri

At least one explosion at a motor garage has killed several people, according to reports in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Sunday, October 29, 2017.

BREAKING: Many feared dead as Boko Haram bombers attack Maiduguri
See UK-trained engineer Nollywood actor Yul Edochie picks as running mate in Anambra election (photo)

See UK-trained engineer Nollywood actor Yul Edochie picks as running mate in Anambra election (photo)

Nollywood actor and governorship candidate of the Democratic People's Congress (DPC) Yul Edochie has unveiled his running mate in the Anambra election.

See UK-trained engineer Nollywood actor Yul Edochie picks as running mate in Anambra election (photo)
NAF graduates 140 senior officers in special course to help lead junior officers well

NAF graduates 140 senior officers in special course to help lead junior officers well

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on 27 October 2017, graduated 140 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) from the recently introduced Leadership and Management

NAF graduates 140 senior officers in special course to help lead junior officers well
For allegedly attacking Senator Adeleke, former deputy governor invited by police

For allegedly attacking Senator Adeleke, former deputy governor invited by police

The Nigeria Police Force has invited a former Osun state deputy governor Senator Iyiola Omisore over an alleged attack on late Senator Isiaka Adeleke in 2014.

For allegedly attacking Senator Adeleke, former deputy governor invited by police
Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara

Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara

The Nigerian army has confirmed that soldiers were ambushed in Maru local government area of Zamfara state by yet to be identified gunmen on Friday, October 27.

Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara
Nigerian students issue 7-day ultimatum to Buhari to deal with ex-pensions boss Maina saga

Nigerian students issue 7-day ultimatum to Buhari to deal with ex-pensions boss Maina saga

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called for immediate suspension of all those questionably involved in reinstating Maina to civil service.

Nigerian students issue 7-day ultimatum to Buhari to deal with ex-pensions boss Maina saga
Army saves the day as Boko Haram attacks Yobe for the second time

Army saves the day as Boko Haram attacks Yobe for the second time

The Nigerian army on Sunday, October 29 said it has repelled an attempted attack on Goniri village in Yobe on Saturday, October 28 a week after another attack.

Army saves the day as Boko Haram attacks Yobe for the second time
Man allegedly shot dead by APC candidate Nwoye's security in Onitsha

Man allegedly shot dead by APC candidate Nwoye's security in Onitsha

Reports in southeast Nigeria say a private motorist was killed on Friday, October 20 during the launch of the campaign of the APC candidate Tony Nwoye.

Man allegedly shot dead by APC candidate Nwoye's security in Onitsha
Biafra separatists protest against President Buhari in Turkey, demand separation from Nigeria (photos)

Biafra separatists protest against President Buhari in Turkey, demand separation from Nigeria (photos)

Some members of separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday, October 21 staged a protest in Turkey just as President Buhari ended his visit.

Biafra separatists protest against President Buhari in Turkey, demand separation from Nigeria (photos)
Bank customers lose to FG funds in accounts not linked to BVN

Bank customers lose to FG funds in accounts not linked to BVN

A Federal High Court has granted a request by Attorney General Abubakar Malami for temporary forfeiture of all funds in bank accounts not linked to BVN.

Bank customers lose to FG funds in accounts not linked to BVN
Arewa youths fault President Buhari's anti-corruption war

Arewa youths fault President Buhari's anti-corruption war

National president of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) Alhaji Gambo Gujungu has said that the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari is losing steam.

Arewa youths fault President Buhari's anti-corruption war
Opposition party acknowledges my achievements - President Buhari tells Pakistani leader

Opposition party acknowledges my achievements - President Buhari tells Pakistani leader

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the opposition in Nigeria is aware of his administration's achievement in battling insecurity in the northeast.

Opposition party acknowledges my achievements - President Buhari tells Pakistani leader
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