The governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday, April 22, unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying the statue represents his activities while alive.
Former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, has described as worrisome the widespread security challenges and killings in the country. Gowon said he had prayed the country would not go through another civil war.
The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has visited the home of a female sergeant-at-arms officer, Sandra Davou, who got injured during the scuffle that occurred when some thugs invaded the Nigerian Senate chamber.
Federal, state and local governments in Nigeria have been advised by a renowned researcher at Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, to fund the move to eliminate malaria in the country.
A-22 year-old herdsmen in Nasarawa state, Bello Musa, has been arrested for allegedly killing his elder brother, Abdullahi Musa, following a dispute over missing cattle. The suspect has reportedly confessed to the crime.
The governor of Bayelsa state, Henry Seriake Dickson, said on Sunday, April 22, that the attacks, killings of citizens across Nigeria by suspected militia and armed herdsmen show the symptoms of a failed state.
Popular Nigerian singer Simisola has celebrated her 30th birthday in grand style. The talented singer threw herself an 80s themed party that was attended by her friends, family and celebrity colleagues. Read on NAIJ.com.
Chelsea have qualified for the final of the 2017/18 English FA Cup after beating fellow Premier League campaigners Southampton 2-0 on Sunday, April 22. Giroud and Morata scored for Chelsea who will now meet Man Utd in the final.
As part of its effort to boost education in Nigeria, the Dangote Foundation has donated a state of the art secondary school worth N120m in Lagos state. The foundation has also offered annual free tuition to 250 indigent pupils.
Nigeria’s 70 years old ambassador to Uganda, Nya Asuquo, has reportedly declared his intention to contest the governorship seat of Cross River state in the 2019 election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
The police in Lokoja on Sunday, April 22, confirmed the death of 10 persons when gunmen invaded Kpanche community in Bassa local government area of Kogi state. The police said the dead included five residents of the community.
A 16-year old student in the US who is of Nigerian descent, Oluwatofunmi Oteju, has been celebrated after she was recognised as the Leader of the Year at Augsburg University. She was recognised at the ceremony held April 8.
The last Saturday night party in the BBNaija house was epic and it seems to be all everyone on social media is talking about, with Alex and Tobi stealing the spotlight and for the right reasons too. Read more on the story.
Former governor of Delta state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will suffer for challenging the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to produce looters’ list.
Arsenal on Sunday, April 22, produced astonishing performance at the Emirates Stadium as they defeated visiting West Ham United 4-1 in a Premier League encounter. Aaron Ramsey, Monreal and Alexandre Lacazette scored.
The claim that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is planning to create 30,000 new polling units in Nigeria has been dismissed by the commission's chief press secretary, Rotimi Oyekanmi, as false and baseless.
Aliyu Wamakko, a former governor of Sokoto state, has denied receiving any invitation to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices claiming he had lived a simple life.
Maureen Solomon was considered one of Nollywood's finest a few years ago until she fell off the movie scene. The one time screen goddess has come out to speak on the reasons for her break from Nollywood. Read more.
Experienced TV personality, Oheneyere Gifty Anti, known by the stool name, Awo Dansoa, has warmed many hearts on social media after she extended a helping hand to a pregnant woman who had been stranded in Accra for weeks.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership has expressed concern over the alleged silence on the federal government much-awaited third and comprehensive batch of the list of suspected looters in Nigeria as promised.
Some tomato farms in Kano state have been attacked by a pest known as the Tuta Absoluta. Farmers in the state have expressed fears that going by antecedent, the pest is capable of destroying whole plantations in two days.
Ade Love's children seem to be at odds after one of his sons made a statement that came as a shock to many Nigerians who knew Ade Love while he was alive. During an interview, Aremu had stated that their father was poor.