Full Champions League Results, Top Goal Scorers After Quarter-Final Games

With the quarter-final stage of 2021 UEFA Champions League concluded on Wednesday night, the race for the top scorer spot for this year is getting narrowed down. Naija News reports that Manchester City, PSG, Real Madrid, and Chelsea have all booked their places in the semi-finals of the competition after successfully navigating the quarter-final games… Continue reading Full Champions League Results, Top Goal Scorers After Quarter-Final Games

Chibok Girls Still On Our Mind – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, on Wednesday reassured parents of schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 that they remain on the minds of the government. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, noted that the government is working… Continue reading Chibok Girls Still On Our Mind – Presidency

PDP: I Have Conceded Defeat But South-West Congress Election Was A Scam— Fayose

The former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Peoples Democratic Party’s South-West Congress conducted on Monday as a scan. Recall that Taofeek Arapaja, the candidate of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, emerged as the party’s new South-West Zonal Chairman on Monday. Arapaja polled 343 votes to defeat Dr Eddy Olafeso, a… Continue reading PDP: I Have Conceded Defeat But South-West Congress Election Was A Scam— Fayose

FEC Approves N20.1bn Contract For Customs Equipment

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. The Federal Government during the council meeting approved the sum of N20, 114,002,871 for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). The development was disclosed by the… Continue reading FEC Approves N20.1bn Contract For Customs Equipment

Bandits Lay Siege To Armed Forces College In Kaduna

Armed men suspected to be bandits are currently laying siege around the premises of Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) located in Jaji, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Residents of the community that spoke with Daily Trust, disclosed that the bandits are planning to kidnap staff of the college and people in… Continue reading Bandits Lay Siege To Armed Forces College In Kaduna

Senate Investigates Secret Withdrawal Of N7.5bn From CBN, Summons Minister of Finance, Accountant General

The Senate has uncovered the secret withdrawal of N7.5 billion from the two per cent National Automotive Council Levy Account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Senate has asked the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, to appear before it to resolve the issue of… Continue reading Senate Investigates Secret Withdrawal Of N7.5bn From CBN, Summons Minister of Finance, Accountant General

Buhari Appoints The Author Of His Wife’s Book As Nigeria’s Ambassador

Dr Hajo Sani, the woman who published a book on the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has become Nigeria’s Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Dr Sani’s appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari comes a week after the launch of her book ‘Aisha Buhari: Being Different, a biography of the… Continue reading Buhari Appoints The Author Of His Wife’s Book As Nigeria’s Ambassador

Buhari Appointes The Author Of His Wife’s Book As Nigeria’s Ambassador

Dr Hajo Sani, the woman who published a book on the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has become Nigeria’s Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Dr Sani’s appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari comes a week after the launch of her book ‘Aisha Buhari: Being Different, a biography of the… Continue reading Buhari Appointes The Author Of His Wife’s Book As Nigeria’s Ambassador

ISWAP Releases Video Of Saturday’s Attack On Damasak, Borno

The Islamic State West African Province fighters has released videos of its attack on Damasak town, Borno State on Saturday. Naija News had earlier reported that the terrorists attacked the town and burnt United Nations facilities, forcing humanitarian workers to run for their lives. A source that narrated the incident said, “The terrorists came into the… Continue reading ISWAP Releases Video Of Saturday’s Attack On Damasak, Borno

2023 Presidency Should Be Zoned To South East – Chidoka

Former Minister of Aviation Osita Chidoka has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People Democratic Party (PDP) to zone the 2023 presidency to the South East. Speaking during an appearance on ‘The Morning Show’, an Arise Television programme on Wednesday, Chidoka said the next President should be Igbo in order for Nigeria to… Continue reading 2023 Presidency Should Be Zoned To South East – Chidoka

You Agreed Be A Director In My Company In 2012, Omojuwa Tells Ezekwesili

Popular social media influencer, Japhet Omojuwa has claimed that a former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, agreed to be a director in his company, Alpha Reach Limited in 2012. Recall that the former minister had distanced herself from the company following the controversy over a social media campaign done on behalf of a Venezuelan envoy,… Continue reading You Agreed Be A Director In My Company In 2012, Omojuwa Tells Ezekwesili

Boko Haram Currently Attacking Borno Community

Boko Haram terrorists are currently attacking Damasak, the headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area, Borno State. A source that spoke with SaharaReporters, noted that the attack is the 8th incident in a week. Naija News had earlier reported that the terrorists in the early hours of Wednesday clashed with military officers in Damasak, Borno State.… Continue reading Boko Haram Currently Attacking Borno Community

2023: APC Speaks On Viral Zoning List In Circulation

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that it has not taken a final decision on zoning any office to any zone in the forthcoming 2023 general election. The party made this known in its reaction to a list which was purportedly released by the party on its zoning ahead of its national convention.… Continue reading 2023: APC Speaks On Viral Zoning List In Circulation

How Kidnappers Changed My Friend’s Business – Shehu Sani Narrates

Former Kaduna State senator, Shehu Sani, has taken to social media to narrate how one of his friends was forced to change his line of business after escaping two kidnapping attempt. Sani on Wednesday, April 14 in a post on his Twitter account shared that his friend who is into Gold and Granite mining business… Continue reading How Kidnappers Changed My Friend’s Business – Shehu Sani Narrates

How Fraudsters Hacked JAMB Portal, Paid Themselves Over N10m – Oloyede

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede has disclosed that the board lost over N10m to hackers in 2020. According to him, the fraudsters hacked into the portal they use in paying ad-hoc staff, changed the details of the staff and wired the money to different beneficiaries. He made the… Continue reading How Fraudsters Hacked JAMB Portal, Paid Themselves Over N10m – Oloyede

Supreme Court Justices In Nigeria Should Retire At 100 – Afe Babalola

Legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) has advocated that the retirement age for Supreme Court justices in Nigeria should be increased from 70 to 100. He argued that empirical evidence has shown that such people get more experienced and wiser as they grow older. Similarly, he noted that in most countries, an appointment to the… Continue reading Supreme Court Justices In Nigeria Should Retire At 100 – Afe Babalola

Ebonyi Killings: Senate Issues Directive To New IGP, Usman Baba

The Senate has called on the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the killings and kidnapping of citizens in Ebonyi state by alleged herdsmen. The upper chamber made the call amid resolutions reached, sequel to the consideration of a motion brought to the floor by Senator Sam… Continue reading Ebonyi Killings: Senate Issues Directive To New IGP, Usman Baba

You Lied – FG Replies Obaseki On Printing Of N60bn For Allocation Sharing

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday replied Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki over his claims that Nigeria is broke and the government had to print an additional N60bn to augment March allocation to States. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed who spoke to state house correspondents after the weekly Federal… Continue reading You Lied – FG Replies Obaseki On Printing Of N60bn For Allocation Sharing

Shehu Sani Reacts To Ahmed Musa’s Deal With Kano Pillars

Former Nigerian lawmaker, Shehu Sani has reacted to Super Eagles’ star, Ahmed Musa’s decision to play for Kano Pillars. Naija News had reported earlier that Kano Pillars Football Club have agreed to sign Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa for the rest of the season. A statement on Tuesday by the club’s Media Officer, Idris Malikawa,… Continue reading Shehu Sani Reacts To Ahmed Musa’s Deal With Kano Pillars

ESN Releases Photo Of Suspected Fulani Terrorist Killed In Ebonyi

The security outfit of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Eastern Security Network, has released a picture of a suspected Fulani terrorist killed during the violence which has engulfed Umuogudu Akpu-Ngbo Community in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State since Monday. According to SaharaReporters, sources in the community noted that the deceased was one… Continue reading ESN Releases Photo Of Suspected Fulani Terrorist Killed In Ebonyi

Some People Ae Planning To Sabotage Buhari’s Presidency – Orji Kalu

Senate Minority Leader and senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, Orji Uzor Kalu, has alleged that there is an attempt at sabotaging the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television on Monday, Kalu said the myriads of security challenges in the country show that some people are sabotaging the… Continue reading Some People Ae Planning To Sabotage Buhari’s Presidency – Orji Kalu

Senate Confirms Shaba As NASRDA DG

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Halilu Shaba Ahmad as the Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency. Shaba’s appointment was approved by the red chamber following the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology at plenary in Abuja, chaired by Senator Uche Ekwunife. Recall that… Continue reading Senate Confirms Shaba As NASRDA DG

Google Honors Legendary Nigerian Musician Oliver De Coque On 74th Birthday

Legendary Nigerian highlife musician, Oliver De Coque, has been honoured with Google Doodle on his 74th posthumous birthday. King (Dr.) Chief Oliver De Coque, also known as Oliver Sunday Akanite was crowned the “Highlife King of Africa.” He is widely revered as one of the continent’s most prolific recording artists. Born on April 14, 1947,… Continue reading Google Honors Legendary Nigerian Musician Oliver De Coque On 74th Birthday

2023: Don’t Force Zoning On North, NEF Tells APC, PDP

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has asked politicians clamouring for the zoning of the 2023 presidency to the South not to force it on the North. In a chat with Vanguard on Wednesday in Abuja, NEF’s Director of Advocacy and Publicity, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, asked politicians to rather engage with the North in dialogue on the… Continue reading 2023: Don’t Force Zoning On North, NEF Tells APC, PDP

Peruzzi Speaks On Sleeping With Chioma, Davido’s Girlfriend

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tobechukwu Victor Okoh aka Peruzzi has described as ‘crazy’ rumours that he slept with Chioma Rowland, Davido’s girlfriend. Peruzzi who spoke on the alleged relationship between him and Chioma during a recent chat with Chude Jideonwo on the latest episode of #WithChude noted that it was unthinkable of him to commit… Continue reading Peruzzi Speaks On Sleeping With Chioma, Davido’s Girlfriend

UNIOSUN Rejects Under 16 Admitted Students

All under aged students admitted newly into the Osun State University, Osogbo, have been directed to defer the offer. This announcement was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Ademola Adesoji, on Tuesday, April 14. Adesoji quoted the varsity Vice Chancellor, Prof. Labode Popoola, saying that the institution would not… Continue reading UNIOSUN Rejects Under 16 Admitted Students

Zamfara Govt Gives 20 Miyetti Allah Members Political Appointments (Photo)

Twenty members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have been given political appointments as special assistants in Zamfara State. It is understood that the twenty persons, comprising males and females were appointed special assistants to the state governor, Bello Matawalle. The appointments were secured through the influence and recommendation of the… Continue reading Zamfara Govt Gives 20 Miyetti Allah Members Political Appointments (Photo)

JAMB Cancels Use Of Email For UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Wednesday, announced that it has cancelled the use of email for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration. The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, while speaking with journalists in Abuja said, consequently, candidates will have the following options to access their profile during… Continue reading JAMB Cancels Use Of Email For UTME Registration

How Happy I Was When ‘Infidels’ Are Being Killed – Isa Pantami

Nigeria’s Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Aliyu Pantami, has once revealed how joyful he used to feel with the killing of those he considered infidels. Naija News understands that Pantami said this in a three audio recordings of his teachings in the 2000s, when he condemned deadly operations of the then Al Qaeda… Continue reading How Happy I Was When ‘Infidels’ Are Being Killed – Isa Pantami

7 Years After Abduction: Chibok Girls’ll Be Recovered – Zulum

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday said the abducted schoolgirls of the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok will be safely recovered. Zulum stated this in a statement released to mark their seven years of abduction by Boko Haram terrorists, while they were preparing for their exams. Though some of the schoolgirls have regained their… Continue reading 7 Years After Abduction: Chibok Girls’ll Be Recovered – Zulum

Alleged Corruption: Igbo Youths Condemn Okorocha’s Arrest

A socio-political group, Igbo Youths for Equity, has condemned the arrest of former Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The commission had announced in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesman, Wilson Uwajeren, that the Imo West Senator is in their custody for routine interviews relating to ongoing investigations.… Continue reading Alleged Corruption: Igbo Youths Condemn Okorocha’s Arrest

Umahi Disagrees With Uzodinma, Says Bandits, Not IPOB Responsible For Southeast Attacks

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi on Wednesday declared that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are not responsible for the attacks in the southeast. According to the Governor, bandits are the ones masquerading as members of IPOB’s Eastern Security Network (ESN) to attack the southeast region. Naija News recalls the region has… Continue reading Umahi Disagrees With Uzodinma, Says Bandits, Not IPOB Responsible For Southeast Attacks

Nigeria Facing War From Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen Not Insecurity — Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, said Nigeria is in a state of war and not insecurity as claimed by the Federal Government. The IPOB leader noted that war is coming from Boko Haram, the Islamic State in West Africa Province and killer Fulani herdsmen. Kanu in a post… Continue reading Nigeria Facing War From Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen Not Insecurity — Nnamdi Kanu

Chibok Abduction Anniversary: FG Still Unable To Protect Schoolchildren – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International has accused the federal government of failing to protect schoolchildren seven years after the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls in Borno state on April 14, 2014. In a statement to mark the seventh anniversary of the abduction on Tuesday, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, said there is no accountability for crimes committed… Continue reading Chibok Abduction Anniversary: FG Still Unable To Protect Schoolchildren – Amnesty Int’l

FRSC Promotes Several Senior Officers To Next Rank (Full List)

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has approved the promotion of 1 Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal (DCM), 9 Corps Commanders (CC) to the rank of Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM), and 26 Deputy Corps Commanders (DCC) to the rank of Corps Commander. The approval came at the end of… Continue reading FRSC Promotes Several Senior Officers To Next Rank (Full List)

Umahi Reveals Those Planning To Incite War In South East

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has alleged that some people who do not want progress for the South East are trying to incite war in the region. Speaking on Wednesday when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’, Umahi said the attacks carried out in Ebonyi, Imo, and other states will only spell… Continue reading Umahi Reveals Those Planning To Incite War In South East

Osinbajo Presides Over FEC meeting

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is coming at the time President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to London, the United Kingdom for a medical checkup. At the commencement of the meeting, council members observed a minute silence in honour of… Continue reading Osinbajo Presides Over FEC meeting

Gunshots As Boko Haram Burn Down Houses In Borno

Boko Haram terrorists are currently in a gun battle with military officers in Damasak, Borno State. Troops had chased the terrorists out of the town on Tuesday but they returned in the early hours of Wednesday, shooting sporadically and setting houses on fire. According to a military source, the insurgents are desperate to take control… Continue reading Gunshots As Boko Haram Burn Down Houses In Borno

I Pity Those Who Follow People’s Opinions On Social Media — Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday, condemned those who are influenced by people’s opinions on social media. Keyamo who took to his Twitter account noted that some people have commercialised their opinions and positioned themselves as characters with a plan to provide a moral compass for the country. Keyamo… Continue reading I Pity Those Who Follow People’s Opinions On Social Media — Keyamo

Opposition Not Pleased With Success Of Our Congress – PDP

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Osun and Ogun States have been commended by the National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the party for the successful Congress in the region. The committee in a statement released through its secretary, Linus Okorie, said the leaders of the party in South-West… Continue reading Opposition Not Pleased With Success Of Our Congress – PDP

Delta: Pregnant Wife Stabs Husband To Death Over Fried Chicken

A pregnant woman identified as Blessing Emmanuel has ended her husband’s life following a disagreement between them. It was gathered that Blessing stabbed her husband at Ohoro Community in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state. It was reported that the 30-year-old man, Jonathan Otomi Umamode, was stabbed in the chest by his… Continue reading Delta: Pregnant Wife Stabs Husband To Death Over Fried Chicken

Uzodinma Inaugurating Roads That I Constructed – Okorocha

The lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has accused that state Governor, Hope Uzodinma, of inaugurating roads his (Okorocha) administration constructed. The former Governor of Imo State stated this while reacting to the inauguration of Akachi Road in Owerri by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, last Friday. Okorocha who reacted through his spokesman,… Continue reading Uzodinma Inaugurating Roads That I Constructed – Okorocha

Olafeso Accuses Makinde Of Sponsoring Thugs To PDP South West Congress

The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Peoples (PDP), South West, Eddie Olafeso, has accused the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, of sponsoring political thugs to the zonal congress in Osogbo, capital of Osun on Monday. Recall that the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, had alleged that armed men numbering more than… Continue reading Olafeso Accuses Makinde Of Sponsoring Thugs To PDP South West Congress

7 Years After Abduction: Freed From Bush, Trapped In Class – Chibok Girls

The released schoolgirls of the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok in Borno State, have been enrolled in a foundation course at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola to prepare them for onward admission into degree programmes since their freedom in 2014. The Vice President of AUN, University Relations, Dr Abba Tahir, disclosed that the… Continue reading 7 Years After Abduction: Freed From Bush, Trapped In Class – Chibok Girls

Northern Governors React To Killing Of 12 Soldiers In Benue

The Northern Governors’ Forum has decried the killing of 12 army personnel in the Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. The chairman of the forum and Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, criticised the act in a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Macham, on Tuesday, in Jos. He cited the… Continue reading Northern Governors React To Killing Of 12 Soldiers In Benue

7 Years After Abduction: We Want To See Our Daughters Before We Die – Chibok Parents

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been called on by parents of the yet to be released girls abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Chibok in Borno State, to help rescue their missing daughters before they die. Some parents of the abducted Chibok girls have died of natural causes and others due to depression, since the… Continue reading 7 Years After Abduction: We Want To See Our Daughters Before We Die – Chibok Parents

Ahmed Musa Joins Kano Pillars On Short Term Deal

Kano Pillars Football Club have agreed to sign Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa for the rest of the season. In a statement on Tuesday in Kano, the club’s Media Officer, Idris Malikawa, disclosed that the club’s chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, announced the deal. “Shuaibu said the club management has agreed to sign Ahmed Musa for the… Continue reading Ahmed Musa Joins Kano Pillars On Short Term Deal

Air Force Newly Acquired Super Tucano Jet Undergoes Test Flight Operation [Video]

The Presidency has said that the newly acquired Super Tucano combat aircraft preordered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is undergoing test flight operation. Naija News reports that the Federal Government had ordered some fighter jets for the air force to use in its fight against Boko Haram insurgency and banditry. But in a tweet… Continue reading Air Force Newly Acquired Super Tucano Jet Undergoes Test Flight Operation [Video]

Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 14th, April, 2021

This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Wednesday, 14th, April 2021. Okorocha Breaks Silence On EFCC Arrest The lawmaker representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, has broken silence on his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of public funds. Recall that the former Governor… Continue reading Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 14th, April, 2021