With the lengthening hours over the Ramdan period, statistics show that the country with the longest fast is Iceland, clocking in nearly 21 hours (20 hours and 17 minutes), from 2.27 am for Fajr till 10.44 pm for Maghrib.
The governor of Rivers states, Nyesom Wike, has called on Nigerians to join the Peoples Democratic Party in ousting the ruling All progressives Congress out of power. He said Nigerians are tired of lies from the ruling party, APC.
The Malaysian police have seized boxes of luxury items and handbag full of foreign currencies from building linked to the country's former prime minister, Najib Razak. The police said 284 luxury handbags have been recovered.
A fake police officer, Gregory Anyasodo, has been arrested by the Lagos Police command. Anyasodo, 47, was arrested on Thursday, May 17, by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at Oshodi area of Lagos state.
The police through its official Twitter handle urged Nigerians to always request to search officers who want to search their houses or cars. The police noted that the process is the right procedure for a search operation.
Speaking at a town hall meeting between stakeholders, the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, said crisis between the two group is caused by the demographic, environmental, social and economic dynamics of Nigeria.
If you’re older old (95+) – frail and poor – family may discuss how much of a burden you have become behind your back; and you will not have died before you begin to see that they wish you dead, even though no one is saying it.
Nigerian Army has said that its in Abuja are on standby over the continued clashes between officers of the Nigerian Police Force and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Army said responsibility of providing security in FCT
Some gunmen have attacked four villages in Kakangi ward in Birnin Gwari local government in Kaduna state. The hoodlums were said to have burnt houses and grains stock owned by resident of the villages that were attacked.
The spokesperson for the aggrieved legislators and former Speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, announced the decision of the members while addressing a news conference in Kano on Wednesday, May 16, night.
Senator Bassey Akpan who represents Akwa Ibom northeast senatorial district has been accused of receiving many vehicles worth N303 million from oil magnate, Babajide Omokore, who is under trial for alleged fraud.
The governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors' Forum on Wednesday, May 16, said the corporation doubled the daily consumption of petrol in the country from about 30 million litres to 60 million litres.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Villa approved 995 million dollars for the reconstruction of the phase II of Abuja - Keffi - Akwanga - Lafia - Makurdi road.
Senator Nyako who stood up for the injustice meted out to their supporters by the congress committee chairman Mahmud Musa, described as inequality displayed at the highest level and which was uncalled for and needed to be tackled.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, May 15, said there many Nigerians who are also corrupt-free aside President Muhammadu Buhari. He said corrupt-free Nigerians are spread across the globe.
A community leader in Benue state, John Apochi, has fired back at Benue clannish leaders over their recent attack on chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai. Apochi said the advice on tolerance by Buratai should be taken seriously.
the federal government is also considering the appointment of a special investigator and possibly start criminal prosecution through the Attorney General of the Federation and the minister of justice, Abubakar Malami.
Patricia Scotland said President Muhammadu Buhari was very clear on the repatriation of the funds, saying that it is a matter of pride to the Commonwealth to have been able to assist Nigeria in getting her money back.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission during its eight annual general meeting and conference for heads of anti-corruption agencies in commonwealth Africa showcased various recoveries made from corrupt individuals.
Four out of the six communities in Nsukka local government area were divided into camps over results of the recent election of traditional rulers for the state government's newly proposed autonomous communities.
Stating that his administration has succeeded in recovering trillions of naira "stolen by those people without conscience', the president said denied allegations that his government embarked on witch-hunts in corruption fight.
The victims, Washington Post reports were gathered on the edges of the fenced-off and blockaded territory following the 'March of Return' protest.The protesters mainly carried their children and flags into the arena.