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252 Nigerians Killed By State, Non-state Actors In May 2020 –CML Report

Not less than 252 Nigerians were killed by both state and non-state actors in series of violence that occurred...

EXPOSED: Nigeria’s Ministry Of Defence Appropriated $1.3m Instead Of $3,197 For UN Biological Weapon Convention In 2019

SaharaReporters has uncovered how Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence budgeted and received $1.3m for the payment of the United Nations...

Kano Medical Doctor Dies Of Suspected Coronavirus

A Kano State-based medical doctor, Dr Naseer Adam, died on Saturday of symptoms suspected to be Coronavirus.  The deceased...

The Last Of Tarkwa Bay

On one side of the Lagos lagoon the Pharaonic project of Eko Atlantic City, on the other the poor...

Russia, UK move to ease coronavirus lockdowns: Live updates | News

Residents of Moscow will be allowed to go out for a walk – for the first time in more...

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Lagos Approves Increase In Passenger Carriage For BRT Buses

While Lagosians are still gasping with the increase in fares for the popular Bus Rapid Transport(BRT) scheme in the...

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UPDATE: Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, Pressures Police To Release Commissioner Arrested For Assaulting, Raping Lady Over Facebook Post

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi and top officials of the state government are piling pressure on the Nigeria Police Force to release Mr Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the state, who assaulted and raped a lady over a Facebook post. SaharaReporters had earlier reported that Danga was being interrogated at...

Nasarawa Assembly Demands Sack Of SSG Over Alleged N284.5m Fraud

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has demanded the immediate sack of the Secretary to the State Government, Aliyu Ahmed Tijjani, for failing to account for N284.5m. The lawmakers at a plenary on Tuesday passed a resolution urging the state governor, Abdullahi Sule, to relieve the SSG of his appointment...

Court Orders Release Of Ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu, From Prison

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, from prison. Justice Mohammed Liman had fixed June 2 to hear a motion on notice filed by Kalu seeking release from prison based on the pronouncement of the...

Nigeria’s Senate President, Lawan, Calls For Stiffer Punishment For Rapists

President of Nigeria’s Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has advocated for stiffer penalties for rape in the country. Lawan made the call in his concluding remarks on a motion considered to condemn the increasing cases of rape and brutality against the girl-child in Nigeria. According to him, having in place stiffer...

Ondo, Edo Polls: INEC Wants Political Parties To Submit Membership, Delegate Register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised the leadership of political parties wishing to adopt the direct primary mode to elect their candidates for the Edo and Ondo states governorship polls to submit their membership register to the commission. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman, who announced during a...

Oshiomhole Cause Of Problems In Edo State —Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said that the crisis in the state was caused by National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole.  Obaseki said this while speaking with journalists in Abuja shortly after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The...

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Nigeria’s Sports Ministry Places Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On N10,000 Monthly Stipend

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has placed the mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu, on a monthly stipend of N10,000. This was disclosed on Wednesday by Olaitan Shittu, a representative of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, during a visit to Alhaja Yekini...

COVID-19: FIFA Postpones U-17 World Cup, Others To 2021

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The body also postponed the FIFA U-20 Women’s and the Futsal World Cup to 2021. A statement on FIFA website on Tuesday said the decision, which was subjected...

Gernot Rohr To Continue As Super Eagles Of Nigeria Coach Until 2022

Gernot Rohr, coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, has extended his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation for two and half years. The new contract is expected to end after the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022. Rohr said he was looking forward to the next AFCON games as...

Ex-Eagles Coach Onigbinde Speaks On Nigeria’s Dwindling Fortunes In Sports Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Festus Onigbinde, former Super Eagles Coach, has attributed the static nature of sports in Nigeria to lack of development policies by the Nigerian government. Onigbinde told SaharaReporters on Wednesday that instead of setting and achieving clear goals that would lead to the development of the sport in the country;...

JUST IN: English Premier League To Resume June 17 Amid COVID-19

The English Premier League will resume on June 17 after the 20 clubs in the division agreed “in principle” to return to play and complete the remainder of the 2019-20 season that was halted in mid-March due to the Coronavirus outbreak. It was revealed that Manchester City versus Arsenal...

French Club Offered Nigerian Player Private Jet To Fly To Nigeria For His Dad’s Burial

French Ligue 1 side,Lille, have offered Victor Osimhen a private jet to bring him back home and be with his family following the death of his father, The PUNCH reports. Osimhen announced the death of his father, Patrick, via Twitter on Sunday. “RIP dad. No words to describe this feeling,” Osimhen...

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BREAKING: British Actor, Idris Elba, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Idris Elba has revealed that he has tested positive for the Coronavirus on Twitter.   The 47-year-old British actor...

Music Legend, Kenny Roger, Dies At 81

  Country music legend, Kenny Rogers, whose career spanned six decades, has died at the age of 81. “Rogers...

Nigerian Immigration Service Threatens To Sack Employees For Participating In Falz ‘Bop Daddy’ Video Challenge

  The Nigeria Immigration Service has queried its officers, who appeared in a viral music video challenge, threatening to...

BREAKING: Fela’s Ex-drummer, Tony Allen, Dies In France

Former drummer, composer and songwriter of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Tony Allen, has passed away.  Allen died in...

THIS IS LOVELY!!! Fani Kayode Celebrates His Triplets On Their Birth Anniversary

Former Aviation minister and father to three handsome boys, Femi Fani-Kayode celebrated his triplet’s birthday with heart-warming messages. The...

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“Every Child Must Go To School Under My Watch”- Gov Ganduje Insists

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Saturday, vowed that his administration will ensure that every child...

EKSU May Lose Over 50 Courses Accreditation

Ekiti State University, (EKSU) may soon lose accreditation of over 50 sciences and technology courses owing to the sack...

Blackout: OAU Students Spotted Reading Outside (Pictures)

It is no longer news that PHCN has gone on strike for an unknown reason. The student of Obafemi Awolowo...

“Stop Eating Ponmo” – Nigerian Doctor Gives A Shocking Reasons

The doctor identified as Harvey Olufunmilayo said ponmo which is regularly consumed is medically useless. A Nigerian doctor, who...

NYSC: Corps Members To Enjoy N30,000 Minimum Wage In 2020 – Minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has assured corps members that their allowance would be reviewed to...

SO LOVELY!!! Buhari & Daughter Hanan Celebrate As She Graduates First Class From Ravensbourne University

A few days ago, Aisha Buhari was joined by families, friends, and well-wishers to celebrate the convocation ceremony of...

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Lawan, Calls For Stiffer Punishment For Rapists

President of Nigeria’s Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has advocated for stiffer penalties for rape in the country. Lawan made the...

Ondo, Edo Polls: INEC Wants Political Parties To Submit Membership, Delegate Register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised the leadership of political parties wishing to adopt the direct primary...

Oshiomhole Cause Of Problems In Edo State —Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said that the crisis in the state was caused by National...

Floyd Mayweather Offers To Pay For George Floyd’s Funeral

Retired boxing star, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has offered to cover the costs of all four funerals planned for George...

AAC Rejects Benue Local Government Election Result, Accuses BSIEC, PDP Of Malpractice

The African Action Congress in Benue State has rejected the local government election conducted in Obi Local Government Area...

BREAKING: APC Governors Meet Party’s Chairman Over Rift With Edo Governor, Obaseki

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are currently at the National Secretariat of the party in...

Be Prepared For Your Independence Happening Soon, Nnamdi Kanu Tells Biafrans

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, has asked members agitating for a new country to be...

Implementing Revised 2020 Budget Will Be A Miracle, Ex-CIBN President Says

Immediate-past President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Prof Segun Ajibola, has said that it will be...

Nigeria Risks A ‘Lost Generation’ Of Children In The North-East

Amnesty International on Wednesday called on the Nigerian Government to urgently address its failure to protect and provide education...