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Kamaru Usman beats America’s Masvidal to ‘submission’ — and retains title

    Kamaru Usman beats America’s Masvidal to ‘submission’ — and retains title

Nigeria's Kamaru Usman retained his UFC welterweight title with a dominant performance against late stand-in, America's Jorge Masvidal. The first UFC card outside America, which featured three world title fights, saw [...]

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FLASHBACK: In December, pastor who reportedly bought Dubai property for Magu ‘prophesied’ Buhari would retain him

    FLASHBACK: In December, pastor who reportedly bought Dubai property for Magu ‘prophesied’ Buhari would retain him

One of the ways in which some pastors end the year in this part of the world is by giving prophecies about the incoming year. Many followers do not joke with [...]

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Report: Magu used a pastor to purchase Dubai property

    Report: Magu used a pastor to purchase Dubai property

The Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA) says Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), allegedly used a cleric to launder funds [...]

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FCT, Edo record high cases as NCDC confirms 664 new infections

    FCT, Edo record high cases as NCDC confirms 664 new infections

Nigeria's COVID-19 rate recorded another spike on Saturday, with 664 new samples confirmed positive in 17 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). The number of new cases was announced by [...]

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COVID-19: ECOWAS donates ‘$8m medical supplies’ to Nigeria

    COVID-19: ECOWAS donates ‘$8m medical supplies’ to Nigeria

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) have donated $8 million worth of medical supplies to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19. The supplies, among [...]

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Stamp duty: More money, more money

    Stamp duty: More money, more money

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari discharged the ritual of signing the revised budget into law. That, we know, is the easiest part of the job. The projected expenditure for 2020 [...]

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Presidential panel: Interest on recovered N550bn was re-looted under Magu

    Presidential panel: Interest on recovered N550bn was re-looted under Magu

The Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA) indicted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the EFCC, of re-looting recovered loot. The [...]

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Regina Daniels’ father finally accepts Nwoko as son-in-law

    Regina Daniels’ father finally accepts Nwoko as son-in-law

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Morris Cerullo, American evangelist, dies at 88

    Morris Cerullo, American evangelist, dies at 88

Morris Cerullo, a renowned American evangelist, has passed away at 88. The preacher breathed his last on Saturday in San Diego, California [...]

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Nigeria’s public debt increases by N1.23trn in three months

    Nigeria’s public debt increases by N1.23trn in three months

Data made available by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that Nigeria's public debt portfolio increased by N1.23 trillion between December 2019 and March 2020 to stand at N28.63 [...]

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Fayose: Magu’s probe shouldn’t end up as ‘paddy-paddy arrangement’

    Fayose: Magu’s probe shouldn’t end up as ‘paddy-paddy arrangement’

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, says allegations levelled against Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), should be fully investigated. Magu was arrested [...]

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Presidency: Magu’s probe shows fight against corruption is real

    Presidency: Magu’s probe shows fight against corruption is real

The presidency has defended the suspension of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who is being investigated for alleged corruption. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said [...]

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Group hails ECOWAS court over verdict on Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act

    Group hails ECOWAS court over verdict on Nigeria’s Cybercrime Act

The Center for Advancement of Civil Liberties and Development, also known as the Center for Liberty (CFL), says it is pleased with the ruling of the ECOWAS community court of [...]

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What happened to the $2.1bn arms probe against Dasuki?

    What happened to the $2.1bn arms probe against Dasuki?

A few months after the presidential inauguration in 2015, the Buhari administration launched a Jihad against corruption and applied itself to pseudo-reformist proselytising. The government caterwauled over how the Jonathan [...]

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Housemate drama, Ebuka’s outfits… Five reasons BBNaija is a big hit

    Housemate drama, Ebuka’s outfits… Five reasons BBNaija is a big hit

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NSIA to increase exposure to local investments

    NSIA to increase exposure to local investments

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it will increase the quota of funds it invests locally from 40 percent to 50 percent. Uche Orji (pictured), NSIA managing director, disclosed this [...]

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Eniola Badmus: How l was almost raped in secondary school

    Eniola Badmus: How l was almost raped in secondary school

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VIDEO: Suspected thugs disrupt press conference of ex-NDDC MD at senate

    VIDEO: Suspected thugs disrupt press conference of ex-NDDC MD at senate

Suspected thugs disrupted a press conference by Joy Nunieh, former acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Friday. Akpabio and Nunieh had appeared before a senate ad [...]

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ALERT: Nigeria police begins recruitment of constables

    ALERT: Nigeria police begins recruitment of constables

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says it is looking to recruit qualified persons as constables in the force. Frank Mba, force public relations officer, announced the recruitment in a statement on [...]

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Nigerian woman advertised for sale on Facebook in Lebanon returns home

    Nigerian woman advertised for sale on Facebook in Lebanon returns home

Peace Ufuoma, a Nigerian lady, who was advertised for sale on Facebook by Wael Jerro, a Lebanese, has departed Lebanon and on her way back to Nigeria. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians [...]

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