Lagos-based pastor Tunde Bakare has denied reports that he wanted to run for Nigeria's presidential seat in 2019 in tweets of his sermon on Sunday, January 14 at his Latter Rain Assembly in Ogba area of Lagos state.
Prophet Emmanuel Omale calls for prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha as well as some other top political office holders including a former president who needs prayers for survival in 2018.
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has made an appearance in a fresh video which was released on January 2, 2018 and claimed responsibility for attacks on Maiduguri, Damboa and Gamboru during the festive season.
The Presidency is currently meeting with stakeholders in the Nigerian oil sector at Aso Rock over the ongoing fuel scarcity and Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is standing in for the Nigerian leader.
An Islamic group Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for recognition of the 1st Muharram as a public holiday for Muslim New Year because they deserve it since Christians have many more holidays declared for them yearly.
Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa have warned authorities that they may resume attacks on farmers and other perceived enemies in the northeast state following silent killing of their members and loss of about 500 cattle in months.
Governor Samuel Ortom has confirmed that Fulani herdsmen have killed no fewer than 20 people in Benue state in an attack that occurred on New Year day Monday, January 1, 2018, just as Nigerians were celebrating a turn of the year.
Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited CEO Innocent Chukwuma has filed a fresh N200 billion lawsuit against anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a statement by his spokesperson Cornel Osigwe says.
Not fewer than five soldiers were said to have been killed by insurgents in a surprise attack on a military base in Yobe at the close of the year 2017 on Saturday, December 31 but the army has denied suffering any casualties.
The son of Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha has been flown abroad for urgent treatment after slumping some during the week of Christmas but he is said to now be in a stabilized condition, according to government sources.
Labour union, the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has told the National Minimum Wage Committee set up by President Muhamamdu Buhari recently that it has six months to come up with a new minimum wage for workers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, January 1, 2018 delivered a message to all Nigerians in a live broadcast as earlier revealed by his media aides on Sunday, December 31, 2017 and admitted that things could be better for people
At least 15 people have been killed in an attack by a group of gunmen that took place at in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the oil-rich south-south state in the early hours of New Year day, January 1, 2018.
Not fewer than 700 men and women abducted by Boko Haram insurgents and drafted into forced labour in Lake Chad area have regained their freedom after a recent onslaught by the Nigerian military in the area dislodged insurgents.
Unknown gunmen have killed Chief of Numana, in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state, Dr. Gambo Makama and his wife at his residence and burned down his house in a brazen attack that took place at about 12.18am New Year day.
Former president Goodluck Jonathan has in a New Year message advised Nigerians to always remain positive about the country despite the challenges they face daily in order to have a very wonderful year in 2018 better than 2017.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the most destructive of opposition parties and urged Osun electorates to help the APC to retain power when Aregbesola leaves office.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has on behalf of the Federal government signed a contract agreement with a local airline to evacuate 3,184 of the 5,037 Nigerians expected to return from Libya in the new year 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, January 1, 2018 make a live national broadcast to commemorate the New Year, so says a statement from presidential aide Garba Shehu on New Year's eve Sunday, December 31.
President Muhammdu Buhari has been tipped to defeat All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart and former Kano state governor Rabiu Kwankwaso at the polls in 2019 should he (Buhari) decide to run for the post again.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is to conduct its optional mock examination in January, preparatory to a better examination later in the year, a statement signed by its Head of Media Fabian Benjamin said.
Anna Okpozo, the wife of Senator Francis Okpozo, one of the dead appointees on President Muhammadu Buhari’s list of fresh board appointments, has blamed those who published the list for not vetting it properly.