Okorocha Reacts To Imo Attacks, Reveals What Is Responsible

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has condemned the recent flurry of attacks in the state, warning against playing politics with security challenges. Okorocha, who is the current Imo West Senator blamed the attacks on poverty and injustice in the state and called on the government to urgently address the situation. He made the submission… Continue reading Okorocha Reacts To Imo Attacks, Reveals What Is Responsible

President Buhari Appoints Governing Councils For UNILAG, UI, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the governing councils of some federal universities after dissolving the existing councils in affected tertiary institutions. Naija News reports that the affected universities are the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Rivers State, and Nigerian… Continue reading President Buhari Appoints Governing Councils For UNILAG, UI, Others

Arewa Warns Leaders Over Utterances, Blame Banditry For North Under-development

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has warned political leaders who use their utterances to inflame regional, ethnic, and religious passions out of the current situation in the country. In a communique issued on Thursday at the end of its executive meeting in Kaduna, the forum said called on Nigerian leaders to exercise restraint in their… Continue reading Arewa Warns Leaders Over Utterances, Blame Banditry For North Under-development

‘Forget Your 2023 Presidential Ambition’ – APC Council Tell Gov Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has been asked to relinquish his desire to run for the position of president come 2023. Naija News understands that the North Central Council of the All Progressive Congress (APC) made the call in Abuja on Thursday, April 8. Speaking at a press conference in the Federal Capital Territory… Continue reading ‘Forget Your 2023 Presidential Ambition’ – APC Council Tell Gov Bello

Jack Grealish reportedly out until May in huge blow to Aston Villa but playmaker ‘confident’ he will be fit to make England squad at Euro 2020

Aston Villa have been dealt a big blow with Jack Grealish reportedly ruled out until May with a shin injury. Grealish, who has been a standout performer for the Villans this term with six goals and ten assists in 22 Premier League outings, has missed his side’s last seven games with the problem. Grealish is… Continue reading Jack Grealish reportedly out until May in huge blow to Aston Villa but playmaker ‘confident’ he will be fit to make England squad at Euro 2020

Ganduje: How I Escaped Plane Crash

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Thursday narrated how he escaped death in the plane crash that claimed the life of the former Military administrator of the state, late Con. Abdullahi Wase, and some other state government officials. The All Progressives Congress Governor disclosed this when he received the newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador… Continue reading Ganduje: How I Escaped Plane Crash

Ajax ball boy launches football at Roma star Riccardo Calafiori during Europa League clash

Passions ran high during Ajax’s Europa League tie against Roma but not in the way you’d expect. Roma have the advantage in the quarter-final tie as they claimed a 2-1 win at the Johan Cruyff ArenA. It was the Ajax ball boy who let his passion spill over, however Davy Klaassen gave the Dutch side… Continue reading Ajax ball boy launches football at Roma star Riccardo Calafiori during Europa League clash

Use $1.5bn Refinery Money To Build Hospitals – Atiku To Buhari

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to use the $1.5bn earmarked for rehabilitating the Port Harcourt refinery to build hospitals for Nigerians. Naija News reports that the Federal Executive Council had announced the approval of the sum of $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery.… Continue reading Use $1.5bn Refinery Money To Build Hospitals – Atiku To Buhari

Femi Adesina Reveals Deadlier War Than Terrorism, Banditry, Nigeria Is Battling

Media Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina has said Nigeria is battling a deadlier war of tongues, which is more dangerous than terrorism and banditry. In a post on his Facebook page on Thursday, Adesina, who was referring to harsh critics of the present administration, said some persons have dedicated themselves to seeing nothing… Continue reading Femi Adesina Reveals Deadlier War Than Terrorism, Banditry, Nigeria Is Battling

AFTV regular Ty hilariously collapses to ground on a heap after Arsenal concede last minute equaliser vs Slavia Prague – ‘Get off the floor!’

AFTV regular Ty was every Arsenal fan after they conceded a last-gasp equaliser to Slavia Prague on Thursday evening. The Gunners were in control of the tie before Tomas Holes headed home in the dying embers of the game to grab a crucial away goal for the visitors. Slavia Prague scored late to put a… Continue reading AFTV regular Ty hilariously collapses to ground on a heap after Arsenal concede last minute equaliser vs Slavia Prague – ‘Get off the floor!’

Granit Xhaka tells teammates to ‘clear the f****** ball away’ as Arsenal concede late Europa League equaliser

Granit Xhaka was left livid with his Arsenal teammates as they conceded a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw to Slavia Prague. A stoppage-time header by Tomas Holes cancelled out Nicolas Pepe’s late strike to leave the Europa League quarter-final tie hanging in the balance. Arsenal couldn’t hold onto their 1-0 leadAFP And Xhaka was… Continue reading Granit Xhaka tells teammates to ‘clear the f****** ball away’ as Arsenal concede late Europa League equaliser

Manchester United seize control of Europa League quarter-final vs Granada as Marcus Rashford reaches personal milestone and Bruno Fernandes slots penalty to put Red Devils in command

Marcus Rashford scored his 20th goal of the season and Bruno Fernandes slotted a late penalty to put Manchester United in total command of their Europa League quarter-final against Granada. For the first time in his career, England striker Rashford made it 20 goals in consecutive seasons as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men recorded a comfortable… Continue reading Manchester United seize control of Europa League quarter-final vs Granada as Marcus Rashford reaches personal milestone and Bruno Fernandes slots penalty to put Red Devils in command

West Ham star Declan Rice begins road to recovery with selfie in gym as reports suggest Manchester United are set to offer Jesse Lingard plus cash in bid for midfielder

Declan Rice’s road to recovery is under way as the West Ham midfielder took a selfie of himself in the gym on Thursday. Rice, who had played every minute in the Premier League this season before the Hammers’ victory over Wolves on Monday night, was injured on England duty last week and could be out… Continue reading West Ham star Declan Rice begins road to recovery with selfie in gym as reports suggest Manchester United are set to offer Jesse Lingard plus cash in bid for midfielder

Troops Kill 24 Bandits In Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force component of Operation Thunder Strike on Thursday killed 24 Bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The development was disclosed in a statement released by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan. Aruwan noted that the troops would continue to monitor the troubled area… Continue reading Troops Kill 24 Bandits In Kaduna

Naked pitch invader halts Manchester United’s Europa League clash against Granada

How on earth did he manage that?! No fans are allowed in the ground but Manchester United’s Europa League clash away to Granada was briefly halted after a naked man made his way onto the pitch. Who on earth is this man?Rex Police acted quickly as they escorting him off the pitchGetty The first leg… Continue reading Naked pitch invader halts Manchester United’s Europa League clash against Granada

Rory McIlroy hits OWN FATHER with wayward shot as four-time major champion gets off to DISASTROUS start at The Masters

Rory McIlroy is having a torrid time at the moment, and not even his own father can escape his errant golf shots. The Northern Irishman has had a disastrous opening round at The Masters, currently sitting four over par through 15 holes. McIlroy’s troubles continued on the first day at AugustaGetty The golf icon’s quest… Continue reading Rory McIlroy hits OWN FATHER with wayward shot as four-time major champion gets off to DISASTROUS start at The Masters

Inside The Rock vs John Cena ‘Once in a Lifetime’ at WrestleMania and why it happened the very next year

The Rock and John Cena was billed as ‘Once in a Lifetime’ at WrestleMania 28. The only problem was, it wasn’t. The iconic pair would meet at the very next WrestleMania in a rematch. When you consider WrestleMania 28 garnered 1,217,000 buys, making it the most purchased wrestling event in history, with global gross sales… Continue reading Inside The Rock vs John Cena ‘Once in a Lifetime’ at WrestleMania and why it happened the very next year

Manchester United keen to include Declan Rice as part of any West Ham transfer deal for Jesse Lingard

Manchester United could well insist on West Ham including Declan Rice in any deal for Jesse Lingard this summer. The 28-year-old moved to the London Stadium on a temporary basis in the January transfer window and has been a revelation for the Hammers. Manchester United could try and lure Declan Rice to Old Trafford if… Continue reading Manchester United keen to include Declan Rice as part of any West Ham transfer deal for Jesse Lingard

Troops Eliminate Two ISWAP Leaders, Amir Abu-Rabi, Mohamer Likita

Top leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP and some of their followers have been killed by the Nigerian Army in Borno. Two commanders of the terrorist group identified as Amir Abu-Rabi and Mohamed Likita and their bodyguards and fighters, were killed during the attack. It was gathered that Abu-Rabi coordinated tax… Continue reading Troops Eliminate Two ISWAP Leaders, Amir Abu-Rabi, Mohamer Likita

Why I Chose To Be Treated At A Nigerian Private Clinic Instead Of Going To London – Aisha Buhari

The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, on Thursday disclosed why she decided to be treated in a private hospital in the country than travel to London for treatment. The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari in the book, ‘Aisha Buhari: Being Different’, narrated the state of Aso Rock Clinic at the time she was ill.… Continue reading Why I Chose To Be Treated At A Nigerian Private Clinic Instead Of Going To London – Aisha Buhari

BREAKING: Bandits Release Five More Abducted Kaduna Students

Bandits have released five more students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna State. Naija News recalls that the bandits had three days ago released the first batch of five students abducted from the same college. This brings to 10, the total number of students that have been released while those still… Continue reading BREAKING: Bandits Release Five More Abducted Kaduna Students

Take Responsibility For Imo Attacks, You Have Failed – PDP Tackles Uzodinma

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the administration of Governor Hope Uzodinma as a failure following the coordinated attacks on security agents in Imo State. Recall that gunmen on Monday morning attacked the correctional facility and police investigations department in Owerri, Imo State, setting them on fire and releasing… Continue reading Take Responsibility For Imo Attacks, You Have Failed – PDP Tackles Uzodinma

Lagos Govt To Shut Down Ikeja Road For 15 Months

The Lagos State Government has announced that traffic on Adegbola Street will be diverted from Sunday 11th April, 2021 for 15 months to enable the construction of Ikeja overpass for the Red Line Project of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit. Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement on Thursday by the Lagos… Continue reading Lagos Govt To Shut Down Ikeja Road For 15 Months

Football Association tells UEFA 22,500 fans will be at Wembley for England’s Euro 2020 group matches and want half full stadium for semis and final

The Football Association has guaranteed UEFA that there will be 22,500 fans at Wembley for all three of England’s Euro 2020 group matches. This is twice the number of spectators permitted under the government’s roadmap out of the COVID lockdown but the matches at the home of English football will have special status at test… Continue reading Football Association tells UEFA 22,500 fans will be at Wembley for England’s Euro 2020 group matches and want half full stadium for semis and final

FG Fixes Date To Meet Striking Resident Doctors

The Federal Government has fixed Friday for a meeting with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to address the ongoing strike embarked upon by the doctors. Naija News reports that this was made known on Thursday to newsmen by the Ministry of Labour and Employment spokesman, Charles Akpan. According to Akpan, the meeting which would… Continue reading FG Fixes Date To Meet Striking Resident Doctors

Mitchel Bergkamp – son of Arsenal legend Dennis – scores for Watford Under-23s in squad also containing kids of Chelsea and Tottenham legends!

There are certainly a few famous family football connections in Watford’s Under-23 squad. The Hornets’ youth side had the sons of Dennis Bergkamp, Mauricio Pochettino and Dennis Wise in their squad for the Professional Development League clash with Charlton on Thursday. Needless to say Mitchel Bergkamp has grown a lot since his dad was playing… Continue reading Mitchel Bergkamp – son of Arsenal legend Dennis – scores for Watford Under-23s in squad also containing kids of Chelsea and Tottenham legends!

Nigerian Army Storm Imo State, Begins Show Of Force

The Nigerian Army on Thursday began a show of force in Imo following the recent gun attack in the southeast state. Recall that gunmen on Monday morning attacked the correctional facility and police investigations department in Owerri, Imo State, setting them on fire and releasing over 1800 inmates. The attackers, who operated between 1am and… Continue reading Nigerian Army Storm Imo State, Begins Show Of Force

Gunmen Attack Police Station In Ebonyi, Kill One

Unknown gunmen have attacked the Ugbodo Police Station of Ebonyi state but were repelled by gallant police officers. In the ensuing gun duel between the hoodlums and the police, one of the assailants was killed, The Punch reports. A top security source in the state, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said one of the policemen,… Continue reading Gunmen Attack Police Station In Ebonyi, Kill One

[Mixtape] DJ Causetrouble – “Grammy Mix”

Causetrouble Entertainment Presents “Grammy Mix” hosted by DJ Causetrouble. “Grammy Mix” is a combination of Burna Boy & Wizkid topnotch songs in one mix, if you love the two Grammys award winners like I do, you probably don’t want to miss this mixtape! See Tracklist below Listen and Enjoy!!! DOWNLOAD MIX

JAMB Puts Candidate Registration Exercise On Hold

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Thursday disclosed that the registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry which was expected to commence today has been put on hold. The examination board in a statement released through the head of media and protocol, Fabian Benjamin, noted that the registration was… Continue reading JAMB Puts Candidate Registration Exercise On Hold

FG Gives Licences To 20 New Private Universities [Full List]

The Muhammadu Buhari government has presented provisional licences to the 20 new private universities recently approved by Federal Executive Council. Naija News reports that the licences was presented to the universities on Thursday in Abuja. Recall that the Federal Executive Council in February 2021, approved the establishment of 20 new private universities. The provisional licenses would allow… Continue reading FG Gives Licences To 20 New Private Universities [Full List]

Jordan Henderson hands control of social media accounts to anti-bullying company Cybersmile as Liverpool captain takes stand against ‘horrendous’ racist abuse

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has announced he is handing his social media accounts to Cybersmile as football steps up the fight to stamp out racist abuse in the game. Reds trio Trent Alexander-Arnold, Naby Keita and Sadio Mane became the latest in a long list of players to be targeted on social media after Tuesday’s… Continue reading Jordan Henderson hands control of social media accounts to anti-bullying company Cybersmile as Liverpool captain takes stand against ‘horrendous’ racist abuse

Antoine Greizmann’s perfect hat-trick as Barcelona ace welcomes third child throwing up bizarre stat around birthdays

‘You’ll never see anything like this ever again’ cried Martin Tyler as the Etihad erupted after Sergio Aguero wrote himself into Manchester City folklore with a injury-time goal against QPR in 2012. Tyler was right: we’ll see never anything like that ever again, but we’ll also surely never see three children from the same family… Continue reading Antoine Greizmann’s perfect hat-trick as Barcelona ace welcomes third child throwing up bizarre stat around birthdays

Kogi: Yahaya Bello Appoints Tunde Ayeni, Salami , 34 Others [Full List]

The Yahaya Bello-led Kogi government has constituted an economic and advisory council (EAC). Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement on Thursday by Kingsley Fanwo, commissioner for information. According to him, the economic advisory council is expected to make decision and evaluate the economy of the state. “The rationale behind setting… Continue reading Kogi: Yahaya Bello Appoints Tunde Ayeni, Salami , 34 Others [Full List]

Aubameyang benched, Odegaard not in squad – Arsenal v Slavia Prague live stream and team news: How to watch tonight’s Europa League quarter-final tie

Arsenal host Slavia Prague tonight in the first-leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash. The Gunners edged past Olympiakos in the last round to reach the final eight while Slavia Prague saw off Rangers. Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal take on Slavia Prague in the Europa League tonightGetty Images – Getty Slavia, who also beat Leicester in… Continue reading Aubameyang benched, Odegaard not in squad – Arsenal v Slavia Prague live stream and team news: How to watch tonight’s Europa League quarter-final tie

Arsenal v Slavia Prague live stream: How to watch tonight’s Europa League quarter-final tie – team news, TV channel and latest news

Arsenal host Slavia Prague tonight in the first-leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash. The Gunners edged past Olympiakos in the last round to reach the final eight while Slavia Prague saw off Rangers. Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal take on Slavia Prague in the Europa League tonightGetty Images – Getty Slavia, who also beat Leicester in… Continue reading Arsenal v Slavia Prague live stream: How to watch tonight’s Europa League quarter-final tie – team news, TV channel and latest news

Granada v Man United LIVE: Full coverage and commentary from Spain of Europa League quarter-final clash

Manchester United take on Granada tonight in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie. United edged past AC Milan in the last round to reach the final eight while Granada beat Molde. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man United take on Granada in the Europa League tonightGetty The Red Devils are among the main favourites… Continue reading Granada v Man United LIVE: Full coverage and commentary from Spain of Europa League quarter-final clash

Conor McGregor splashes the cash and shows off on new teeth in Instagram video as he reignites war of words with Kamaru Usman

Conor McGregor may not be fighting until July, but the UFC’s most lucrative superstar remains one of the most talked about people in the fight game. ‘The Notorious’ has once again reignited his war of words with welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on the eve of their respective returns to action. Kamaru Usman copied and adapted… Continue reading Conor McGregor splashes the cash and shows off on new teeth in Instagram video as he reignites war of words with Kamaru Usman

Buhari’s Aide Reacts To Appointment Of Mahamadou As New Nigerien Minister Of Petroleum

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad has reacted to the appointment of Sani Mahamadou as Nigerien New Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energy. Naija News understands that the presidential aide on Thursday, April 8, took to his verified Twitter account to congratulate Mahamadou on his new appointment, noting that he… Continue reading Buhari’s Aide Reacts To Appointment Of Mahamadou As New Nigerien Minister Of Petroleum

I Am In London Taking A Short Rest – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday in a statement forwarded to King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, said he is taking a short rest in London, United Kingdom. The Nigerian President stated this while reacting to the resolution of a recent rift in the royal family. Buhari in his message noted… Continue reading I Am In London Taking A Short Rest – Buhari

Tyson Fury first sparring partner for Anthony Joshua revealed as ‘Austrian Bull’ Aleksandar Mraovic

Tyson Fury is sparring with ‘Austrian Bull’ Aleksandar Mraovic as he remains in training ahead of the potential undisputed fight with Anthony Joshua this summer. The rival heavyweight champions have signed contracts to meet this year, but are yet to agree a site deal necessary to finalise to contest. Mraovic has been sparring with FuryAleksandar Mraovic – Instagram It… Continue reading Tyson Fury first sparring partner for Anthony Joshua revealed as ‘Austrian Bull’ Aleksandar Mraovic

Chinese Expatriates Kidnapped At Osun Mining Site Regain Freedom

Two foreign miners who were kidnapped at a mining site in Ifewara, Osun State have regained their freedom, Naija News reports. It was reported on Monday, April 5 that some unknown gunmen stormed Okepa/Itikan village, a gold mining site in Ifewara, Atakunmosa West Local Government Area of Osun State and abducted two Chinese men, Messrs… Continue reading Chinese Expatriates Kidnapped At Osun Mining Site Regain Freedom

Sir Alex Ferguson lands treble in Liverpool! Manchester United icon enjoys amazing success at Aintree on day one of Grand National meeting

Sir Alex Ferguson just loves winning on Merseyside! The legendary former Manchester United manager – who enjoyed a bitter rivalry with Liverpool and famously knocked them off their perch – may be retired now but he is still enjoying success as a horse racing owner as he won all three of the opening races at… Continue reading Sir Alex Ferguson lands treble in Liverpool! Manchester United icon enjoys amazing success at Aintree on day one of Grand National meeting

Insecurity Leading Call For Nigeria’s Breakup – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, expressed sadness over the state of security in the country which has affected the unity of Nigeria. Mohammed in his statement noted that security issues like banditry, kidnapping and others have led to the call for Nigeria breakup. The Minister disclosed this during a Town… Continue reading Insecurity Leading Call For Nigeria’s Breakup – Lai Mohammed

Gunmen Abduct Two Medical Practitioners In Ogun

Two medical practitioners in Ogun State have been abducted by some yet to be identified gunmen. It was gathered that the two victims, a medical doctor and a nurse were ambushed while driving along Abeokuta-Imeko road on Wednesday night, April 7. The victims, Naija News understands were identified as Oladunni Odetola (the head of General… Continue reading Gunmen Abduct Two Medical Practitioners In Ogun

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Tottenham welcome Manchester United to North London for Sunday’s Premier League showdown. And bookmakers 888 Sport are offering new customers two HUGE boosts on the action with Spurs available at 16/1 or the Red Devils offered at 12/1 to collect maximum points. 888 Sport special offer: Get Tottenham at 16/1 or Manchester United at 12/1… Continue reading Tottenham vs Man Utd betting offers and free bet special: Get Spurs at 16/1 or Red Devils at boosted 12/1 with 888 Sport

Kaduna: Abducted RCCG Evangelists Regain Freedom

Members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) who were abducted about two weeks ago in Kaduna State have regained their freedom. The General Overseer of the RCGG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye made this known on Thursday via a statement on his verified Twitter handle. He noted that all of them have been released and… Continue reading Kaduna: Abducted RCCG Evangelists Regain Freedom

Liverpool vs Aston Villa betting offers: Get enhanced 6/1 price on Reds or huge 50/1 on Villa

Liverpool can be backed at an enhanced 6/1 this weekend while Aston Villa are available at a huge 50/1. The Premier League champions are looking to bounce back after the defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League. 888 Sport are offering a huge price boost on Liverpool vs Aston Villa 888SPORT GET LIVERPOOL AT… Continue reading Liverpool vs Aston Villa betting offers: Get enhanced 6/1 price on Reds or huge 50/1 on Villa