Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan died at the age of 80. The former Secretary-General of the United Nations who rose to be the first black African Secretary General to the United Nations died at the age of 80 on...
Contrary to the claim by the Nigerian government through the Information Minister Lai Mohammed, the government paid a “large ransom” to free scores of female students kidnapped by the Boko Haram from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, earlier...
The Queen of soul. The world has lost a member of music royalty. According to E!NEWS , Aretha Franklin, the 18-time Grammy-winning "Queen of Soul" has died. The late legend passed away at home in Detroit on Thursday, the star's publicist...
The body of reggae legend, Ras Kimono will lie in state at the magnificent COSON House on Thursday, August 23 before the motorcade carrying his body sets out for Asaba, capital of Delta State for the activities leading to...
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to “overhaul the management and activities” of the Police unit the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This development follows numerous complaints from Nigerians on social...
In a renewed onslaught to rid Lagos of crimes, the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested suspects in various areas of the State resulting in the recovery of items including arms, ammunition and valuables from armed robbers. According...
An in-law of the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has been shot dead by unidentified assailant. The victim, Bunmi Ojo, was reportedly shot dead in Ado-Ekiti, this evening. NewsmakersNG learnt that Ojo, who was a popular...
Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma SAN, The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of Rivers State, has died. Sources close to the family revealed that the senior advocate died of an undisclosed illness abroad. The Rivers State Government, at the time of this report,...
Senate President Bukola Saraki is meeting with chairmen of 45 political parties in his office at the Senate. This was contained in a message on his verified Twitter handle, Bukola Saraki @bukolasaraki. He had tweeted: “I am now meeting with the...
Fear gripped residents after an improvised explosive device, was found near a filling station close to Hausa quarters in Asaba, Delta state capital. The discovery which happened yesterday - caused panic among the people after the device which was linked with...
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of Mr. Matthew Seiyefa as the Acting Director General of the Department of State Services. This was sequel to the summary sacking of erstwhile DG, Lawal Daura, who was dismissed on Tuesday...
According to reports, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) headquarters in Abuja is currently on lockdown following the sacking and arrest of  Lawan Daura, Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), reports NationalHelm. The former DSS boss was fired by Acting...
Senators and House of Representatives members celebrating with the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki after the recall of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) that besieged the National in Abuja yesterday.
A combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have reportedly arrested and detained the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura, reports VanguardNgr. Reports say Daura was arrested just shortly after he...
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, disclosed this on his Twitter handle, @akandeoj He wrote, “AgP Yemi Osinbajo has directed the termination of the appointment of the...
Operatives of the Department of State Services are at the moment preventing Senators, members of the House of Representatives and workers from entering the National Assembly. The operatives, we gathered, had been stationed there from about 2am. This was shortly after...
Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Senator Godswill Akpabio has resigned as the Minority Leader of the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In a resignation letter addressed to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha,...
Officially, Barcelona reaches an agreement to sign Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee. Vidal, 31, will have a medical with the Spanish champions in the next few days. He joined Bayern from Juventus in 2015...
The wait and the anticipation are over! Mr. Shaibu Husseini on behalf of the President of the AMAA jury for 2018 released the list. Have a look:   EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2018 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM   Dem Dem...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2019 general elections, consisting the Presidential, National and State Assembly, Governorship and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council elections. According to the Timetable party...