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About eight Nigerians have been killed in Saudi Arabia over drugs related offences. The Chairman of the National Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri made this known to journalists in Abuja. Mrs Dabiri, said twenty others are on death row, awaiting execution over drug offences in Saudi Arabia. While appealing to Saudi Arabian authorities to ensure that […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received another batch of one hundred and thirty-two stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. NEMA’s Lagos office coordinator, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. While receiving the returnees, Alhaji Mohammed assured the EU and IOM of the Federal Government’s readiness to […]

A British environmental activist and Catholic missionary has been found dead at a hostel in Peru. The body of Paul McAuley, aged 71, was discovered by students in the Amazon city of Iquitos. An investigation has been launched and officials are questioning six people who lived at the youth hostel, which was run by Mr […]

A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections according to exit polls. Volodymyr Zelenskiy who played the president on TV received 30.4% of the vote, with current leader Petro Poroshenko second on 17.8%. The two are set to take part in a run-off election […]

An Ikeja High Court has dismissed a suit seeking to oust Rilwan Akiolu, as the Oba of Lagos. Justice Candide-Johnson held that the claimants, Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed Modile, two members of the Lagos royal family, failed to prove their case. Details later…

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Mohammed Babandede says the new E-passport of 10 years validity will be rolled out next month. He said the new passport which was expected to be rolled out this month was delayed due to administrative challenges. Speaking at the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the National Association of […]

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has been commended for its excellent contributions to the success of the 2019 election. The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode gave the commendation in a message to the Swearing-in of the 2019 Batch “A” National Youths Corps members posted to Lagos. Governor Ambode was represented by the […]

The Lagos State Governor -Elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo- Olu and his Deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been presented with certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the State. In his acceptance speech, Mr. Babajide Sanwo- Olu who expressed gratitude to Lagos residents and the Lagos […]

PDP’s Bala Muhammed has been declared the winner of the governorship race in Bauchi State. Mr Bala Mohammed defeated the incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress. Mr Mohammed polled a total of 515,113 votes while the APC polled 500,625. The Returning officer Professor Kyari Mohammed announced the winner and […]

Provisions have been made to accommodate no fewer than 500 displaced persons from demolished buildings on Lagos Island as from tomorrow ( Tuesday, March 26) The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, who made this known after inspecting the Relief Camp/Resettlement Centre in Igando, Alimosho Council area of the State said it was […]


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