Friday, 3rd February 2023
Breaking News:


19 Jan
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has invited a local government chairman in Niger alleged to be encouraging young people to engage in drugs.
17 Jan
The Niger Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will go after peddlers of illicit drugs to sanitise the political process before the general elections in February.
30 Dec
Niger has arrested a Libyan suspected of smuggling thousands of migrants through the Sahel country towards Europe after a joint probe with the French and Spanish authorities, French police said Friday.
4 Dec
Mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) killed nine Mali soldiers during November in central and southern areas in thrall to a decade-long jihadist insurgency, the military said Sunday. The armed forces "were in November 2022 the object of three IED attacks leaving nine FAMa (armed forces) troops dead in combat, eight injured and three vehicles…
29 Nov
In the next 12 days, the attention of sports-loving Nigerians will focus on Delta State, the venue of the 21st National Sports Festival. Already, Lagos, Niger, Imo, Gombe, Katsina, Sokoto and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) contingents have arrived in Asaba, signalling their readiness to fight for medals at the fiesta. Apart from the early…
29 Nov
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has blamed the rising cost of food and other items on inflation and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic...
26 Nov
Nigeria’s adoption of Africa as the centrepiece of its foreign policy to liberate the continent from external influence, especially political and economic exploitation by the Western capitalist world, seems to be under threat
23 Nov
For businesses to thrive in Nigeria, the government must provide security, viable policies and an enabling environment for the promotion and development of industries, experts have said.
15 Nov
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed one person dead, and seven others injured in a lone accident that occurred on Monday at Lanle Shebe village, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger.
7 Nov
Niger Delta Youth Council Of Nigeria (NDYCN) has called for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) under the supervision of the immediate past sole administrator, Effiong Akwa.
7 Nov
Ten-year-old Halima Aliyu from Sokoto State knows what it’s like to be a street hawker. For some years, she moved from place to place selling food, while her peers were in school.
29 Oct
Nigerien and French forces staged 15 "joint operations" seizing arms and ammunition from jihadist insurgents along the African country's volatile border with Mali from July to October, Niger's army said Saturday. The world's poorest country by the UN's development index, Niger is battling two insurgencies that have swept in from its neighbours. "Fifteen operations have…


2 hours ago
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the rescue of the remaining four abducted pupils of Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Primary School Alwaza, Doma Local Government Area.
3 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari said he reappointed Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi as Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, due to the agency's remarkable successes. Buhari made the disclosure in his address at the launch of the National Policy on the Nigerian Government Second-Level Domains and National Data Strategy in State House, Abuja. The…
3 hours ago
The Imo Police Command has confirmed Thursday’s killing of a Customary Court Judge, Mr Nnaemeka Ugboma, while presiding over a matter.
4 hours ago
Prominent Nigerian professionals, including CEO of Ebonylife Media, Mo Abudu, publisher and author, Betty Irabor and TV personality, Funmi Iyanda, are to attend and speak at the 2023 Linda Ikeji’s Self-made Woman Conference (SMWC) which is holding on Saturday, February 4 in Laos, in partnership with The
4 hours ago
Scores of customers of banks, on Friday, took to major streets in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to protest the scarcity of new naira notes, which has been a subject of discussion across major towns and cities in Nigeria.