Category: LOCAL NEWS

Reps urge Army to change strategy against Boko Haram, ISWAP

    Members of the House of Representatives have called on the Nigerian Army to change strategy from being defensive to being offensive in the war against Boko...

Police begin probe as hoodlums burn Imo court

    The Imo State Police Command has begun investigation into the burning of a Magistrate’s court in Ubulu in the Oru West Local Government Area of Imo...

Why we detained comedian Cute Abiola — Navy

    The Nigerian Navy has said one of its personnel identified as OSCOMP Abdulgafar A A, also known as Cute Abiola is in custody and not missing has been...

Gbajabiamila declares Ondo Rep seat vacant

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has declared the seat of the Akure-South/Akure-North Federal Constituency in Ondo State at...

Group urges Buhari to innuagurate NDDC Board to avoid fresh crisis

    A foremost Niger Delta movement, 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience (21st CYNDAC) has called on the Minister of Niger Delta...

5 dead, 10 injured, 12 vehicles destroyed in Lagos gas explosion

    Explosion rocked Ladipo, Mushin area of Lagos State, yesterday, claiming five persons, injuring 10 others and destroying 12 vehicles and  some buildings....

2 arrested over murder, beheading of 9-yr-old boy

    Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested two persons in connection with the murder of a nine-year-old boy in Isiokpo clan, Ikwerre Local...

95 Libya returnees arrive Nigeria

Photos of the returnees at the airport. Another batch of 95 Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, have arrived Nigeria under the Assisted Voluntary Programme. The...

Reps approve Buhari’s $16bn, €1bn loan requests, $125m grant

    House of Representatives, yesterday, approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for new externally borrowing comprising $16.2 billion and €1.020...

N22.1bn earned allowances: Varsity workers threaten to resume suspended strike over sharing formula

    Non-teaching workers in the universities yesterday threatened to resume their suspended strike, if the federal government does not reverse the sharing...

Presidency 2023: What Igbo must do to get it

    AHEAD of 2023 general elections and the growing clamour for the  people of South-East zone to produce the next President of Nigeria, is it really...

NSCDC Arrests 8, Impounds 39,200 Litres Of Adulterated Diesel In Ondo

    The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested eight persons in connection with the illegal dealings in adulterated...

Six killed as tyre burst causes Bauchi crash

    Six people have been killed in a fatal crash at Durum village on the Bauchi-Kano Road, Bachi State. Nationnewslead learnt that the accident, which occurred...

COVID-19: CBN Disburses N3trn To Support Businesses

    Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has said the apex bank disbursed about N3 trillion to businesses across sectors of the economy...

Failure of SIM-NIN linkage to nail kidnappers

    SEVERAL media reports since July this year have confirmed that the much-vaunted linkage of the Subscriber Identification Module, SIM,  with the National...

Oluwo of Iwo: The Kamikaze King – Oluwasanmi

    As for Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, the kamikaze king, his utterances and actions smark of desecration of Yoruba kingship traditions, rites,...

FLASHBACK: How Nigerian Army Secretly Moved Lekki Tollgate Dead Bodies To Yaba Mortuary

    On Monday, the Lagos State Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS-Related Abuses and Other Matters presented a 309-page document admitting that there was...

More action needed to solve Nigeria’s employment crisis – Minister

    The Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said more action is needed to solve the unemployment problem in Nigeria. Ngige said this while...

300 monarchs backing Tinubu for 2023 presidency – Campaign coordinator

    OVER 300 royal fathers from South West are said to be backing the bid by the ex-governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu, for the presidency in 2023....

Reps demand compensation for Virgin Atlantic passengers denied refreshment

    The House of Representatives has begun moves to make a British mega airline, Virgin Atlantic Airways, to compensate its passengers for allegedly denying...