Tragedy struck in Ifira Akoko, in the Akoko Southeast local government area of Ondo state on Wednesday, June 20, as one of the indigenes of the town, Adelogba Ademuyiwa, was allegedly beaten to death by his in-laws.
The Bayelsa state commissioner for youth development, Otobo Ibarakumo, has reportedly resigned his appointment with Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration with immediate effect and dumped the PDP for the APC.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms with rains over the central states such as Makurdi, Jos, Taraba, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Abuja, Bauchi and Gombe on Thursday morning, June 21.
President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 20, signed the 2018 budget but lamented that the National Assembly made cuts amounting to N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 projects he submitted for consideration.
A new survey by NOIPolls has highlighted mixed reactions trailing President Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day. 56% of Nigerians commended Buhari’s decision while 44% did not support the declaration.
Not fewer than 34 Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Wednesday. The deportees comprise of 32 males and two females.
Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) on Wednesday, June 20 have claimed that they were wrongly deported. The deportees alleged that most of them were returned to Nigeria for minor infractions.
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has reportedly announced the sacking of Professor Richard Akindele on Wednesday, June 20, for allegedly demanding sex from Monica Osagie to upgrade her mark.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 28 judicial officers for the Court of Appeal, Federal High Court and the high court of the Federal Capital Territory as recommended by the National Judicial Council.
President Buhari, on Tuesday, June 12, conferred the GCFR honour, posthumously on Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, the winner of the June 12, 1993 general election which was annulled by then military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.
President Buhari launched his administration with the three cardinal promises of securing the lives and properties of Nigerians, restoring the economy and fighting corruption. The administration has secured two convictions so far.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said he has left in God’s hands his resolve to get President Muhammadu Buhari out of office in 2019 just as he urged the people to do their bit by getting their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
Samen Kondorura, 40, was one of the pallbearers who carried his mother's coffin up a makeshift bamboo ladder, when the ladder unexpectedly collapsed, causing the casket to come crashing down to the floor below.
It was a day of joy as over 2000 IDPs of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri today Tuesday, June 19 commenced movement to return to their original homeland in Guzamala local government area of Borno state.
An Osogbo magistrate court, on Tuesday, June 19, sentenced three nursing mothers, namely Regina Phillip (40), Cecilia Ochili (25), Elizabeth Ankara and two men to six months imprisonment for stealing fowls worth N3.2 million.
The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, June 19, led creme de la creme in the All Progressives Congress to Ekiti to kick-start the campaign for the candidate of the party in the July 14 governorship election, Kayode Fayemi.
Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna central senatorial district has declared his intention to contest against the incumbent governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, in the forthcoming 2019 governorship election in the state.
As 2019 elections approach, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and senator representing Ogun East, Kashamu Buruji reportedly visited his constituents to share some 'relief materials' to mark the end of the Ramadan fast.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state has won the local government elections conducted across the 23 local government areas of the state. The exercise was reportedly free, fair and devoid of violence.
A 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, has allegedly killed his mother over a love affair with the mother’s sister at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia state. Agaezichi has since been arrested by the police.
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed sadness over the bomb blast at Abachari area of Damboa local government area of Borno state. Atiku gave his reaction via his Twitter account, @atiku, on Monday, June 18.
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, Akin Ogunbiyi, has dismissed reports that he is one of those financing the second term re-election bid of President Buhari in 2019.