Sanwo-Olu, Fayemi, Wike, Others Storm Delta As Southern Governors Meet

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State alongside 16 other governors on Tuesday stormed Asaba, Delta State for the Southern Governors Forum meeting. Naija News reports that the meeting is expected to discuss, among others, the worsening security situation across Nigeria. The Southern Nigeria Governors Forum is the umbrella body for all the seventeen governors in South-West,… Continue reading Sanwo-Olu, Fayemi, Wike, Others Storm Delta As Southern Governors Meet

Quoted Out Of Context: FG Speaks On Fresh COVID-19 Restrictions

The Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has denied media reports that it has “introduced or re-introduced’’ new restrictions on COVID-19. Recall that the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 had on Monday announced the enforcement of a curfew across the country in a move it said was to forestall a possible new wave of the pandemic. “The… Continue reading Quoted Out Of Context: FG Speaks On Fresh COVID-19 Restrictions

Despite Backlash, Reno Omokri Continues To Call Single Mothers Out

Former presidential aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonatan, Reno Omokri, has continued to defend his stance on single mothers revealing its not just a pandemic but also a devastation to the black race. This came after the controversial author came under fire for saying that he has zero sympathies for single mothers. In a long post… Continue reading Despite Backlash, Reno Omokri Continues To Call Single Mothers Out

We Are Ready To Prosecute 400 Suspects For Funding Terrorism – FG

The Federal Government has announced plans to prosecute 400 suspects arrested for allegedly funding terrorism in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made this known on Tuesday during a press conference in Lagos where he addressed issues of insecurity across the nation. He also reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s… Continue reading We Are Ready To Prosecute 400 Suspects For Funding Terrorism – FG

Nigerians React As Victor AD Denies Song Theft Allegation Against Davido

Nigerians have taken to social media to express their opinion over the allegation that Davido stole the hit song ‘Jowo’ from Victor AD. Nigerian singer, Victor Adere, popularly known as has denied claims that his colleague, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, allegedly stole the hit song from him. On Monday, Twitter was awash with rumours claiming Victor… Continue reading Nigerians React As Victor AD Denies Song Theft Allegation Against Davido

I Didn’t Write Jowo For Davido – Victor AD Reacts To Song Theft Claim

Nigerian singer, Victor Adere, popularly known as Victor AD, has denied claims that his colleague, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, allegedly stole the hit song ‘Jowo’ from him. On Monday, Twitter was awash with rumours claiming Victor AD had granted an interview with Hip TV where he alleged that Davido stole the song. “Victor AD just confirmed… Continue reading I Didn’t Write Jowo For Davido – Victor AD Reacts To Song Theft Claim

FG Appoints Abdulkarim Obaje To Head Federal CARES Support Unit

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has approved the appointment of Dr Abdulkarim Ali Obaje as the National Coordinator for Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES) being implemented in the 36 States of the federation and the FCT. Obaje’s appointment by the federal government has been endorsed by the World Bank… Continue reading FG Appoints Abdulkarim Obaje To Head Federal CARES Support Unit

How We Forced Bandits To Free Worshippers Abducted In Katsina – Army

The Nigerian Army has revealed how the troops of 17 brigade and police officers prevented bandits from abducting several worshippers in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina on Monday. In a statement on Tuesday by its spokesman, Mohammed Yerima, the army said several Muslim faithful were in the mosque to observe the late night Ramadan… Continue reading How We Forced Bandits To Free Worshippers Abducted In Katsina – Army

Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers In Imo

The Imo Police Command has said that its officers have arrested suspected armed robbers and recovered ammunition in their possession. In a statement on Tuesday by the spokesman of the command, SP Ikeokwu Orlando, the suspects, Godwin Danladi and Bamaiyi Gada were arrested at Eziobodo in Owerri West Local Government  Area of the state. He… Continue reading Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers In Imo

Unknown Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the office of the National Drug Law enforcement Agency, in Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government Area office. The development was confirmed by the state Commandant, Mr Akingbade Bamidele, adding that there was no casualty. This is coming after armed men set ablaze the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission… Continue reading Unknown Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Pastor Adeboye Finally Speaks On The Death Of His Son, Dare

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye, has likened his late son, Dare, a champion and a seed sown, urging the masses to produce champions like him rather than cry about his death.  Naija News recalls that, Pastor Dare died in his sleep on Wednesday in his home… Continue reading Pastor Adeboye Finally Speaks On The Death Of His Son, Dare

Dare Adeboye Laid To Rest At Redemption Camp [Photos]

The remains of Pastor Dare Adeboye, the third child of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, was laid to rest on Tuesday afternoon. Naija News reports that Dare was buried in the presence of friends, family, and church members, after a Farewell Service at the Youth Centre, Redemption… Continue reading Dare Adeboye Laid To Rest At Redemption Camp [Photos]

Those Attacking Security Operatives Are Asking For War – FG Blows Hot

The federal government has warned those attacking security operatives and formations across the country that they are asking for war. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the submission on Tuesday during a press conference in Lagos where he addressed issues of insecurity across the nation noting that it has attained a… Continue reading Those Attacking Security Operatives Are Asking For War – FG Blows Hot

Most Nigerians Are Not Happy With Buhari Govt – Okorocha

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has said that more than 75 percent of Nigerians are happy with the Muhammadu Buhari-led government. Speaking on Tuesday when he hosted a group of physically challenged persons who visited him at his Unity House office in Abuja, Okorocha said most Nigerians are not happy with the present… Continue reading Most Nigerians Are Not Happy With Buhari Govt – Okorocha

Buhari Approves New Security Measures For South East, South South

In order to curb the incessant attacks in the South East and South-South, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures for the two regions of the country. Speaking to State House Correspondents after a security meeting on Tuesday, acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, said the decision was taken after due consultation. He… Continue reading Buhari Approves New Security Measures For South East, South South

Shehu Sani Shares Lesson As Boko Haram Distributes Food To Borno, Yobe Residents

Former Kaduna Central lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the news that the Boko Haram terrorist group shared food items and cash gifts to some residents of Borno and Yobe States. The former Senator recalled that terrorists had last month shared cash gifts to some residents of villages they attacked and now they are… Continue reading Shehu Sani Shares Lesson As Boko Haram Distributes Food To Borno, Yobe Residents

FG Still In Charge Of Security, Has Capacity To Crush Bandits, Other Criminals – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has declared that contrary to insinuations in some quarters, the federal government is fully in charge of the nation’s security. He added that no one should be fooled that bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, and other criminals have overwhelmed the government’s ability to secure the nation. This is… Continue reading FG Still In Charge Of Security, Has Capacity To Crush Bandits, Other Criminals – Lai Mohammed

‘Buhari Can’t Secure Nigeria’ – PDP Expresses Shock Over Invasion Of Aso Rock

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the invasion of Aso Presidential Villa by burglars that targeted the residence of Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. Recall that presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, Monday night confirmed “a foolish attempt” to burgle Gambari’s residence, saying that it was unsuccessful. In a Tuesday statement… Continue reading ‘Buhari Can’t Secure Nigeria’ – PDP Expresses Shock Over Invasion Of Aso Rock

Boko Haram Shares Ramadan Packages, Cash To Borno, Yobe Residents (Photos)

A faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group loyal to the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has distributed Ramadan welfare packages to some residents of Borno and Yobe States. It is understood that the insurgents distributed food items including rice, beans, millet, maize, sugar, spaghetti as well as cash gifts to the residents. The… Continue reading Boko Haram Shares Ramadan Packages, Cash To Borno, Yobe Residents (Photos)

ACF Reacts To Arrest Of Helicopter Suppling Food To Bandits

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called for a full-scale investigation in order to clear the air on those behind the arrested helicopter allegedly supplying food to criminals. Naija News had reported that Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), had debunked the claims of having any link with armed bandits or other insurgent… Continue reading ACF Reacts To Arrest Of Helicopter Suppling Food To Bandits

Photos: Buhari Holds Security Meeting After Armed Robbers’ Attempted Attack On Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a security meeting held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting had in attendance the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, National Security Adviser, and… Continue reading Photos: Buhari Holds Security Meeting After Armed Robbers’ Attempted Attack On Aso Rock

Nigerian Army Reacts As Soldier Kills Water Melon Seller In Zamfara

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that an investigation has been opened into the alleged killing of a watermelon seller in Zamfara State by one of its personnel. It was gathered that trouble started after the soldier refused to pay for the goods he bought from the fruit seller which were worth N300. The fruit seller,… Continue reading Nigerian Army Reacts As Soldier Kills Water Melon Seller In Zamfara

Kogi: Yahaya Bello In ‘Trouble’ Over Collapsed Bridge In His Home Town

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello is the subject of some harsh words from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) over the collapse of Ozuma Bridge, in Okengwe, Okene Local Government Area of the state. The PDP in a statement on Tuesday signed by its Director Media and Communication, Dayo Onibiyo lamented that the fact that… Continue reading Kogi: Yahaya Bello In ‘Trouble’ Over Collapsed Bridge In His Home Town

9 Feared Dead In Shooting Spree On High School Kids In Kazan

A shooting spree by unknown gunmen has claimed at least nine people including schoolchildren in the central Russian city of Kazan. A report by news agencies revealed that at least eight pupils were killed in the attack which happened on Tuesday, May 11. Naija News learnt that the two unidentified assailants stormed the school and… Continue reading 9 Feared Dead In Shooting Spree On High School Kids In Kazan

Ondo: Unknown Gunmen Abduct Popular Deeper Life Pastor

Unknown gunmen have abducted a pastor during an attack on a Deeper Life Church in Irese, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state. The pastor who name is Pastor Otamayomi Ogedengbe was abducted by the gunmen who invaded the church around 9pm. Confirming the incident, the wife of the pastor said they went to the… Continue reading Ondo: Unknown Gunmen Abduct Popular Deeper Life Pastor

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Flees UK Over INTERPOL Arrest

Reports have emerged claiming the wanted leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has fled the United Kingdom over the fear of arrest. According to The Will Nigeria, the IPOB leader is reportedly on the run following a major move taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari.… Continue reading Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reportedly Flees UK Over INTERPOL Arrest

Why Obasanjo Must Not Back Akinwunmi Adesina For 2023 Presidency

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo not to back the president of the African Development Bank (ADB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, from the 2023 presidency. In a statement on Tuesday, MURIC Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola said Obasanjo should not support Adesina because he is a “Yoruba Christian”. According to the MURIC… Continue reading Why Obasanjo Must Not Back Akinwunmi Adesina For 2023 Presidency

SARS Sold Dead Bodies Of #EndSARS Victims To Teaching Hospitals – Report

An NGO, Action Group on Free Civic Space in Nigeria, has alleged that bodies of murdered victims by SARS operatives were sold to University Teaching Hospitals as cadavers for the teaching and practice of medicine in tertiary institutions. The organisation made the call when it presented its report on alleged police misconduct to the Police… Continue reading SARS Sold Dead Bodies Of #EndSARS Victims To Teaching Hospitals – Report

COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home Directive For Workers

The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below. Naija News reports that the directive was given to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. This was made known during a press conference on Monday by the National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed. The federal… Continue reading COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home Directive For Workers

Turkey Calls On Israel To “Stop Attacks” In Jerusalem

Turkey on Monday called on Israel to “cease attacks” against Palestinians in Jerusalem after further violent clashes that left hundreds injured on the Mosque plaza. “Israel must stop attacking Palestinians in Jerusalem and prevent occupiers and settlers from entering the Holy Mosque (of al-Aqsa),” Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Twitter, saying bring to… Continue reading Turkey Calls On Israel To “Stop Attacks” In Jerusalem

Lagos To Launch Mini Buses To Replace Okada

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has announced that the state will launch “” next week to serve as alternatives to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as okada. In January 2020, the Lagos government banned commercial motorcycles and tricycles in 15 local councils of the state. The government had said okada was not “part of our… Continue reading Lagos To Launch Mini Buses To Replace Okada

Father Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry Shut Down

The Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka, has announced the shutdown of the Adoration Ministry for a period of one month. Naija News understands may not be unconnected to the earlier directive given to him by the Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Bishop Calistus Onaga. In a statement… Continue reading Father Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry Shut Down

20 Dead In Gaza, Rocket Barrage On Israel And 500 Injured In Jerusalem

At least 20 people, including nine children and a senior Hamas commander, died Monday evening in strikes attributed to the Israeli army carried out in the Gaza Strip in response to dozens of rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave, after new clashes that left more than 500 injured on the Esplanade des Mosques, the third… Continue reading 20 Dead In Gaza, Rocket Barrage On Israel And 500 Injured In Jerusalem

2Face Idibia Reacts As Die-Hard Female Fan Tattoos Naira Marley’s Face On Her Butt |Photos

Pop star, 2face Idibia, has reacted after a die-hard female fan of Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, tattooed his face on her butt to felicitate his 33rd birthday. The die-hard fan had tattooed the singer on her body and shared the photo on the internet. It is understood that the controversial… Continue reading 2Face Idibia Reacts As Die-Hard Female Fan Tattoos Naira Marley’s Face On Her Butt |Photos

COVID-19: Don’t Allow Third Wave – FG Begs Nigerians

The Federal Government has advised Nigerians to adhere to all measures to prevent another wave of COVID-19 in the country ahead of this year’s Eid-il-Fitri celebration. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made this call at the briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 in Abuja, on Monday. Ehanire noted that reports… Continue reading COVID-19: Don’t Allow Third Wave – FG Begs Nigerians

Osinbajo, Others Attend Evening Of Worship For Pastor Dare Adeboye (Photos)

Nigeria Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and his wife, Dolapo on Monday alongside other dignitaries attended the night of tribute and worship for the son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Dare Adeboye. The night of tribute and evening of worship was held at the Redemption camp on… Continue reading Osinbajo, Others Attend Evening Of Worship For Pastor Dare Adeboye (Photos)

Alleged Negligence: FG Reacts To Ugboma, Omolara’s Deaths

The Federal Government has reacted to the deaths of a popular pastry chef in Lagos, Peju Ugboma, and a staff of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Omolara Omoyajowo. A statement on Monday by the Chief Executive Officer of Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera, said it is investigating “possible violation… Continue reading Alleged Negligence: FG Reacts To Ugboma, Omolara’s Deaths

Mc Oluomo Excited As His Daughter Graduates From School In US |Photos

Abisola, daughter of the leader of the Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has graduated from a school in the US. Her father is currently in a felicitation mood after she graduated with an associate from Clayton State University yesterday, Monday, May 10th proudly… Continue reading Mc Oluomo Excited As His Daughter Graduates From School In US |Photos

Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Tuesday, 11th, May, 2021

This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, 11th, May 2021. Police Launch Manhunt For Aso Rock Robbers The Presidency has said that officers of the Nigeria Police Force are looking for the armed robbers responsible for breaking into the home of a presidential aide, Maikano Abdullahi in Aso Rock.… Continue reading Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Tuesday, 11th, May, 2021

Firm Denies Involvement In $100million Bribe With Government Officials

A firm, Gab & Nuella Concept Limited, has distanced itself from an allegation of bribery published by a news platform, where it claimed that the firm was involved in a $100million bribery scandal with some aides of President Muhammadu Buhari. The firm described the report as not accurate and the report of the news platform… Continue reading Firm Denies Involvement In $100million Bribe With Government Officials

Police Lauch Manhunt For Aso Rock Robbers

The Presidency has said that officers of the Nigeria Police Force are looking for the armed robbers responsible for breaking into the home of a presidential aide, Maikano Abdullahi in Aso Rock. In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Monday, presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said the burglar was captured on CCTV attempting to break… Continue reading Police Lauch Manhunt For Aso Rock Robbers

Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 11th May, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Tuesday, 11th May 2021 1. Presidency Reacts To News Of Armed Robbers Attack On Aso Rock The presidency has confirmed the attack on the residence of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Gambari. Presidential spokesperson… Continue reading Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 11th May, 2021

Breaking: Garba Shehu Deletes Tweet On Attempt To Rob Another Aso Rock Official

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has deleted a tweet on the attempt to burgle the residence of another Aso Rock official. This is coming after the Presidency confirmed that there was an attempt to rob the residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim… Continue reading Breaking: Garba Shehu Deletes Tweet On Attempt To Rob Another Aso Rock Official

Why I Am Against Negotiating With Bandits — El-Rufai

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed the reason why his administration failed to negotiate with bandits to release the release of abductees. El-Rufai stated this while reacting to the release of 27 students of Federal College of Forestry, Afaka in an interview organised by the African leadership group. The Kaduna State Governor… Continue reading Why I Am Against Negotiating With Bandits — El-Rufai

Abductors Of Greenfield Students Make Fresh Demands

The abductors of Greenfield University students have reached out to their parents to make fresh demands. The bandits had earlier requested a ransom of N800 million which the parents could not afford. The bandits, however, killed five of the students within the first week of their abduction after their parents failed to pay N800 million.… Continue reading Abductors Of Greenfield Students Make Fresh Demands

Confused Presidency: Nigerians React As Bashir Ahmad And Garba Shehu Release Different Statements On Aso Rock Robbery

Nigerians have dragged the country’s presidency on Twitter after two presidential media aides released conflicting positions on the armed robbery attack on Aso Rock Presidential Villa. It will be recalled that Naija News had earlier reported that the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja was reportedly invaded by a gang of armed robbers who escaped… Continue reading Confused Presidency: Nigerians React As Bashir Ahmad And Garba Shehu Release Different Statements On Aso Rock Robbery

I Used To Have Sex With Four Women A Day – Music Producer, Morris Babyface Opens Up

Popular Ghanaian musician and producer, Morris Babyface, has opened up about his past, centered on being a chronic womanizer.  In his appearance on gospel TV program ‘Restoration With Stacy’, Morris confessed to having multiple sex partners and revealed that he used to sleep with four women a day.  He said;  “At a point, I realized… Continue reading I Used To Have Sex With Four Women A Day – Music Producer, Morris Babyface Opens Up

Happy Nigerian Groom Shows Off What He Gave His Igbo In-Laws For Traditional Wedding |Photos

A Nigerian groom from Benue state, identified as Prince Aondona Ornguga has taken to social media to show off the livestock he presented to his wife’s family during their traditional wedding held in Enugu. Naija News reports According to the photos shared by Prince Aondona Ornguga, some of the things he presented to his in-laws… Continue reading Happy Nigerian Groom Shows Off What He Gave His Igbo In-Laws For Traditional Wedding |Photos