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Man narrates how he was allegedly thrown out of a Lagos church by 2am because his dressing was

A Nigerian man has narrated how he was allegedly thrown out of a Church in Lagos Island, after deciding to spend the night there.


Nigeria Customs Service Boss, Hameed Ali marries a new wife

Colonel Hameed Ali (retd), the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service on Saturday May 30, married a new wife.


Colonel Dangiwa Umar writes open letter to President Buhari

Colonel Dangiwa Umar (rtd), a former military Governor of Kaduna State, has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.


312 Indians evacuated from Nigeria due to COVID-19 pandemic

Three hundred and Twelve Indian nationals have been evacuated from Nigeria as a result of the lingering Coronavirus pandemic.


YABATECH graduate arrested for blackmailing veteran singer

Men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 19-year-old Olufowoke Oladunjiye Emmanuel, a National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos for blackmailing veteran singer, Queen Salawa Abeni with her ”nude photos”.


Man narrates how he helped a footballer friend twice even after he stopped talking to him after becoming successful

A Nigerian man has narrated how he helped a footballer friend twice even after he stopped talking to him after becoming successful.


There will be a lot of babies as a result of this lockdown- Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, says lots of babies wiill be made as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.


Governor Dapo Abiodun slams health workers demanding salary increase, says it is irresponsible

Governor Dapo Abiodun has lashed out health workers who are demanding a salary increase amid the Coronavirus pandemic.


UNIBEN student raped and murdered inside a church

A 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Uwaila Omozuwa has been confirmed dead after being raped and beaten inside her local church.


Coronavirus in Kogi is real, I know a patient

Dino Melaye, the former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district has backed the medical test which confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Kogi state.


Family discovers that their son who's been missing for 5 years after he went out to buy Suya was in jail after a random police raid

A family reportedly held a funeral for their son who has been missing for years, only to later discover that he was in prison after he was picked up during a random police raid.


Lami Phillips writes a note to women

Lami Phillips Gbadamosi has written a short note to women to encourage them to “be kind” to themselves.


Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has told Nigerians to expect 11,000 megawatts of electricity by 2023 following the agreement the Nigerian government reached with German firm Siemens.


One dead, two injured in Lagos accident

An accident which occurred at Ikota, along Lekki-Epe in Lagos has claimed the life of a yet-to-be-identified man and also left two others injured.


Woman arrested for stealing a 2-year-old baby in Rivers state

A middle-aged woman identified simply as Chinyere has been arrested by the Rivers state police command for reportedly abducting her neighbour’s two-year-old baby.


Court discharges Senator Adeleke‎ over alleged examination malpractices

Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court in Abuja has discharged former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke in the alleged examination malpractices trial involving him and four others.


Man butchers his twin brother during fight over girlfriend in Imo

A man named Peter is in police custody after he butchered his twin brother, Paul, during a fight over his girlfriend.


US has belittled AfDB — Obasanjo writes over calls for probe of Akinwumi Adesina

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lashed out at the United States Government over calls forindependent investigation of the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina.


In Nigeria where we share the same skin colour, it is tribalism and genocide - Banky W comments on killings in Jos and Kaduna

Banky W has commented on the incidents which has happened in the United States and Nigeria in the last few days.


President Buhari approves re-organisation of Nigeria police, decentralizes Force CID and creates new formations

President Buhari has approved the re-organization of the Nigeria Police Force and the creation of a new unit among other structural changes.


Outrage as panel to discuss menstrual hygiene is made up of only men

Twitter users have slammed the organisers of a Facebook Live discussion after 5 men were revealed as members of a panel to discuss menstrual hygiene and no woman was involved.


Presidency lists President Buhari

Ahead of the 5th year anniversary of President Buhari in office, tomorrow May 29, Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has released a statement enlisting the ”salutary achievements” the President has made so far.


Nigerian man who survived COVID-19 shares his experience

A Nigerian man, Olubunmi Adefisayo, who survived COVID-19, has recounted his experience.


Boy engages in physical fight with his father for not giving him money for food

A video shared online shows the moment a boy got into a physical fight with his father in Abia state.


FG suspends evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, has announced the suspension of the evacuation of stranded Nigerians overseas.


122 Almajiris test positive for Coronavirus in Jigawa

Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State on Monday May 27, disclosed that 122 almajiris repatriated from other states have tested positive to Coronavirus.


Delta state police command reacts to viral video claiming its officers shot man dead in Jesse

A Nigerian man residing in Delta state took to his Twitter handle on Wednesday, to accuse policemen in Jesse community of killing a man.


Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba dismisses claim of schools resuming on June 8

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has dismissed reports making the rounds on social media that schools nationwide will be reopened for academic activities on Monday, June 8.


Femi Otedola responds to a follower who indicated interest in dating his daughter Temi Otedola

Femi Otedola responded to a follower on Instagram who left a comment to tell him he’s interested in his daughter, Temi Otedola.


No man can stop me from returning as Edo State's Governor

Governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday May 27, expressed confidence that he will win a second term in office amid the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Edo state.