Truck crushes bicycle rider to death

A truck conveying cement to Warri, Delta State has crushed one Musa Abduramah to death at Evbukhu Junction along Sapele Road in Benin City. Musa

Bello, Nasko shun Niger governorship debate

Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello and his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart Alhaji Umar Nasko on Tuesday shunned a debate organised by the Niger state

Five times retiring IGP Ibrahim Idris was in the news for wrong reasons

In compliance with the Nigeria Police Service Commission, Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday retired from active service after reaching the

I remain Lagos CP, says Edgal

Imohimi Edgal told reporters on Tuesday that he remains the Lagos State Commissioner of Police at the Command Headquarters, Ikeja GRA. According to him, he

Court nullifies candidature of Buhari’s media aide

The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has nullified the nomination of Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on broadcast media Shaaban Sharada as All

Buhari directs Idris to hand over to Ag. IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris to hand over to Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Mohammed

Sawhney named new ICC chief executive

Manu Sawhney, the former managing director of ESPN Star Sports, has been appointed as International Cricket Council’s (ICC) new chief executive, the sport’s governing body

Akwa Ibom expresses willingness to pay new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel has said the state government was willing to pay its civil servants the  proposed new minimum wage when enacted

Facebook to invest $300m to help local news survive

Facebook Inc (FB.O) will invest 300 million dollars over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism over its role in the

Buhari names Mohammed Adamu as acting IGP

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday named Mohammed Adamu as the acting inspector general of police following the statutory retirement of Ibrahim Idris. Idris, who

Atiku woos May, sells agenda to Britain

The People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taken his campaign to Britain, presenting his ideas while faulting the tenure of Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu

Atiku woos May, sells agenda to Britain

The People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taken his campaign to Britain, presenting his ideas while faulting the tenure of Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu

Party founded by Okorocha adopts Atiku as presidential candidate

A political party formed by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, Action Alliance (AA), has withdrawn its support for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and adopted presidential

Former Kwara deputy speaker, others defect to APC

Thousands of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kaiama, Kaiama local government area of Kwara state have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in

Acting IGP arrives Villa

Set to take over from the outgoing Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday, visited the

Video: Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreaths for heroes

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday led other top government officials and Service chiefs to lay wreaths in honour of soldiers

Agbaji attack: Kwara group insists APC is behind violence

A Kwara State group, Kwara Progressives Front, has accused the All Progressives Congress of resorting to violence after its “O to ge" campaign allegedly failed

Atiku is the true fighter of corruption- Deji of Akure

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom has stated that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic

INEC begins recruitment for 2019 election

Nigeria's electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment for ad-hoc positions ahead of the general elections. Nigeria heads to poll in the

Soldiers’ valour, sacrifice makes a nation – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai says the valour and sacrifice of soldiers makes a nation. In a message on Wednesday to honour