Category: News

Ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani moves to recover seized assets, applies to court

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to vacate an order granted to the Economic and Financial...

Leadership Conference : Ex-Kenyan PM, Odinga, Arrives Nigeria

Former Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Amolo Odinga, has just arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday, January 30, 2023, ahead of the 14th edition...

NCPC: Rev Pam Praises Tor, his Predecessor, says he has done well

The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev Dr Yakubu Pam has extolled the virtues of his predicesor, Evangelist Tor Uja the former Executive...

Nasarawa Bomb Blast: Death Toll Rises To 54 As Osinbajo Visits, Says Investigation Ongoing

The death toll from the bomb blast that struck a group of herders has risen to 54 from 28, following an alleged airforce attack on Rukubi, a village on the border...

FG’ll provide adequate security for general elections —Aregbesola

The forthcoming general elections will be adequately secured before, during, and after the exercise, according to the Federal Government. In a statement released on...

My son’s death, test from God – Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, says the sudden death of his 36-year-old son, Hassan, is a test from God. Hassan died on Thursday night after a brief illness....

SGF Harps On Alma Mater Development For Old Students

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has called on old students to develop their alma mater as government alone cannot provide all the...

Tribunal Sacks Adeleke As Osun Governor

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has sacked Governor Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor of the state. The tribunal in a...

Bashir, MAU Professor emerges Africa Council of Communication Education President.

The Africa Council of Communication Education (ACCE) Nigeria chapter has elected Professor Abdullahi Saleh Bashir as 6th President of the council. Professor Bashir of...

Old notes: Avoid repeat of 1984 in 2023, PDP advises Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid a repeat of the 1984 experience when Nigerians were made to face undue pressure over...

JUST IN: Gov Sule Of Nasarawa Loses Son, Hassan

By: Maryam Garba The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has lost his son, Hassan Sule. News Point Nigeria learnt that, the governor’s son died in Lafia in the...

PVC Collection: Actor Williams Uchemba slams INEC over ordeals Nigeria are going through

Nollywood actor Willams Uchemba has criticised INEC personnel for their treatment of Nigerians trying to obtain their voter registration cards. He bemoaned the...

How Gov Ayade adopted models in youth, education reforms – Obla

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has adopted four types of models in reforming youths and education in the state. Chief Obol Okoi Obono-Obla, spokesperson of the...

New Naira: Reps Speaker Gbajabiamila vows to issue arrest warrant on Emefiele

As a result of their collective refusal to accept an invitation from the green chamber due to a shortage of three newly designed naira notes, the Governor of the Central...

Alleged Forgery: Hon Uchenna Igwebuike Ekwe Heads To Prison

On Wednesday January 25, 2023, Hon. Uchenna Igwebuike Ekwe was arraigned at a Federal Capital Territory Magistrate Court, sitting in Abuja before Chief Magistrate Grade...

2023 Int’l Day of Edu’ Pyrates Confraternity’s Katamaran Deck sensitises Nigerians

As the world marked the International Day of Education, members of the National Association of Seadogs, Katamaran Deck, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, on Tuesday, sensitised the...

Terrang: MAU Yola gets new SUG President

Fahat while receiving Union’s documents from Dean, students affairs, Dr Abubakar Ahmed Comrade Fahat Usman Terrang emerged the new Acting President of the Student...

Advocates for Law and order in our society-NCPC Boss urges NBA

The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam has called on the members of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to advocate for...

FIRS Breaks Its 2021 Record, Collects N10.1 Trillion In 2022

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that it collected over N10 trillion in tax revenue in the year 2022, the highest tax collection ever recorded in...

Banks, Electricity, Airlines Top List Of 13, 580 Complaints In 2022 – Consumer Protection

The Federal Competition, Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Sunday said that complaints on Nigeria’s Aviation Industry ranked third in the list of those it...

Lagos Records First Rain In 2023

The rain fell around Lawanson in Surulere, Apapa Road, Costain and Oyingbo areas of Lagos. The morning rain, which did not last more than 30 minutes, varied in intensity...

2023 national budget anti-people, says Pyrates Confraternity

National Association of Seadogs, popularly known as Pyrates Confraternity, has described the 2023 national budget of the Federal Government as anti-people. It has,...

NPC fixes March 29 for nationwide census

The National Population Commission (NPC) has fixed the national population and housing census for March 29 to April 1, 2023. Nasir Kwarra, NPC Chairman, disclosed this...

IGP sponsors Police officers for Jerusalem Pilgrimage

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, on Friday 20th January, 2023, met with the ten (10) Christian Police Officers who...

Murdered Catholic Priest: Niger Gov directs security agencies to apprehend perpetrators

Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has condemned the setting ablaze of the Catholic Priest of St. Peter’s and Paul, Rev. Fr. Isaac Achi by bandits at his...

Compensation for crime victims bill passes second reading

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking for an act to provide compensation for victims of crime. The bill tilted “Bill for an Act to...

EXCLUSIVE! DSS unearth fresh allegations against Emefiele, submits report to Buhari

•Secret police now investigating apex bank’s boss over 12 more allegations •Probes CBN Gov, Finance Minister over undeclared $3.7bn COVID-19 palliative funds from...

Reunion: SGF meets American Agric, Biology Science Teacher after 51 yrs of departure

It was a happy reunion after fifty years of departure by the secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha who met his Agriculture and Biology Science...

Oil Discovery in North: Group Commends NNPC Boss,Kyari for Breaking Jinx of Over Five Decades

Group under umbrella of Energy Consumers Rights Association (ECORA) has commended the Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPCL) ,Eng....

300 Pilgrims: NCPC airlift Another set to Israel,as ES commends Sen Okowa for being a pilgrimage Friendly Governor

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam has described the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as a...

Northern Christian Elders Fume Over Attacks Targeting Christians, Churches

charges Nigerians to disappoint desperate politicians Warns against disenfranchising voters due to insecurity By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON Northern States Christian Elders...

Pilgrim praises NCPC for a well-packaged 2023 Christians pilgrimage

By Tom Garba, Yola A Pilgrim who is the head of the delegation of Cross River State 2023 Pilgrimage, High Chief Higgins Peters praised Nigeria Christian Pilgrim...

How cop Vandi killed Raheem during stop-and-search – Police witness

An Inspector of Police, Matthew Ahmen, who is a colleague of Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed female lawyer Bolanle Raheem, told a Lagos State High Court sitting at...

Elections: Cross Riverians seek God’s intervention over Nigeria’s backward economy in Israel

…ask God for a peaceful and transparent election By Tom Garba As the 2023 General elections are around the corner, the Government of Cross River by the instruction...

Slash NASS outrageous N228.1bn budget or be dragged to court, SERAP tells Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the National Assembly leadership to cut the lawmakers’ budget in line with the current economic...

199 of 280 doctors on Zamfara payroll are ghost workers – Matawalle

by FirstNews Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle says his administration has found 199 ghost doctors on the payroll of the state government. He said the state government...

Protesting Tanker Drivers Open Zaria-Kano Highway After 3-day Blockade

48 hours after tanker drivers blocked Zaria-Kano Highway over the alleged killing of their colleague by a soldier, they have agreed to reopen the road on Saturday. News...

Protest rocks Adamawa Media house over Staff salaries, allege Partiality In Appointment Of Directors

…Adamawa Governor, Commissioner of Information passed in front of the gate for a programme at Gotel Communications,a private media – he’s never stepped his foot in...

Emir Bayero, Marwa, Kashifu, Others To Receive Forbes Award

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Chairman of Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), General Buba Marwa (Rtd.), Director General of the National...

Ebonyi Governorship Poll: Diaspora Group Endorses PDP Candidate, Odii

Ahead of March 11, 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi State, a popular diaspora group, the Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) has...

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