- APC lawmaker strongly denies ‘fake news’ that he decamped to PDP, says he has no reason to dump ruling party
- Maina suffers another setback as High Court adjourns case against EFCC again
- Akwa Ibom governor carries out shake-up exercise, appoints new SSG
- Herdsmen/farmers clash: Ex-IGP blames governors for crisis; warns of serious trouble if situation is not handled properly
The Nigeria Union of Teachers has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. NUT said all arrears must be cleared by the state govt.
Gov Willie Obiano has appealed to the indigenes of his state and Nigerians in general, to keep appreciating the efforts of security personnel as they carry out their duties of providing security and sustaining peace and unity.
A certain Omole Ridwan has been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command for purchasing a gun in order to scare rival gang members. He also supplied the weapon to three robbery suspects.
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to participate at the Wreath Laying Ceremony to mark the grand finale of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations, today, Monday, January 15. It would take place in Abuja.
Bishops of the Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja, have called for prayers to forestall the re-occurrence of the killings in villages in Benue communities by herdsmen, and urged FG to take steps to protect lives.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to the federal government and states at the border routes to check activities of international pastoralists, who they say are responsible for most crimes.
African Union ambassadors to the United Nations (UN) have demanded an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his ‘racist remark’ on the people of Africa. The Union expressed dismay and outrage over the remarks.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian army to steer clear of politics. He told them to concentrate on their chosen career and leave politics alone.
Emeka Anyaoku, third Commonwealth Secretary-General, has disclosed that he is worried by the spate of killings in the country, and has called for it to end. He stated that Nigeria is losing consciousness of the sanctity of life.
Abdul Mumuni Abiola, the youngest son of the late politician and 1993 president elect Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, aka MKO Abiola, has asked his brothers to quit ‘playing god’ with their father’s property.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) has expressed outrage at what it called ‘the vulgar, insensitive and racist language’ about Africans and other immigrants allegedly made by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Governor Samuel Ortom, has stated that he was never warned against implementing the anti-open grazing law by his Plateau counterpart, Simon Lalong. The latter had previously claimed that he did warn his Benue counterpart.
Some sex workers in Anambra have declared war with the Willie Obiano-led state govt, following their displacement as a result of the demolition exercise on the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway. They say they can't be rendered homeless.
The writer uses the Benue attacks as context to compare the actions of Gov Samuel Ortom against that of Gov Ayo Fayose on the issue of killer herdsmen, and advises the Ebonyi governor to take lessons from his Ekiti counterpart.
In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today.
The timetable and schedule of activities which was issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday, January 9, has been rejected by the Action Democratic Party (ADP), which claims the APC plans to rig the polls.
A 54-year-old man, Valentine Ebani, was paraded by the Cross River State Police Command on Thursday, January 11, after he was found to be in possession of the decomposed head of a police inspector, Michael James.
The comments made by Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, concerning the Benue killings, have been described as a ‘statement of failure’ by Samson Okwu, a member of the House of Representatives.
The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has stated that if the recent killings in his state were meant to intimidate his administration into repealing the anti-grazing law, then the herdsmen have failed woefully.
The Chief of Ikulu in Southern Kaduna, Mr Yohanna Kukah, who is also the younger brother of Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Sokoto Diocese, was finally released by his abductors, the police confirmed, on Thursday, January 11.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo state on Thursday, January 11 disclosed that a total of 657, 267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) had not yet been collected by their owners in the state.
The minister of state for aviation has disclosed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved an independent power system for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, and would also tackle other challenges.