Bayelsa NSCDC Probes Alleged Defilement Of Two Minors By Its Official In Nembe
The Bayelsa Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Saturday said it is investigating reports of alleged defilement of two minors in Nember area of the state. The NSCDC personnel deployed for surveillance duties in the creeks of Nembe , allegedly lured the underaged sisters... Read more
Islamists Targeting Nigerian Christians To Provoke Religious War
•Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Islamist militant groups in Nigeria have begun targeting Christians in an attempt to provoke a religious war, the Information Minister said on Thursday. Islamist insurgents in Nigeria have killed around 35,000 people and displaced at least two million in the past decade, driven... Read more
Akwa Ibom Elders Say They Lost Faith In Nigeria Over Unusual Incidents
Elders in Akwa Ibom State under the aegis of Akwa Ibom Leaders’ Vanguard have expressed their total lack of faith in Nigeria, stressing that such an entity no longer exists. Addressing a press conference on Thursday at the Correspondents’ Chapel of the NUJ, Uyo, the leader of the group,... Read more
•Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Tomi Coker The Italian confirmed to have been infected with Coronavirus had also visited Ewekoro in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State this week. But residents and visitors to the state have  no reason to panic, the Commissioner for Health, Tomi Coker, said... Read more
Nigeria Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus Infection
•Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, confirmed the case in a statement issued in the early hours of Friday, February 28, 2020. According to the statement, the... Read more
‘Repentant’ Ex-Boko Haram Members Arrive Maiduguri From Niger Republic With Wifes
Former Boko Haram terrorists and their wives who recently denounced membership of the group and surrendered to troops in Niger Republic have arrived Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno State. The ex-terrorists arrived the Maiduguri airport on Wednesday in a military aircraft accompanied by Nigerian soldiers led by Major... Read more
Deposits In Foreign Currencies Not Prohibited In Nigerian Banks, Central Bank Clarifies
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has not prohibited the acceptance of foreign currency cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks (DMBs). The CBN Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Issac Okorafor made the clarification while speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. A domiciliary account is a type of... Read more
FG To Refund Monies Spent On Federal Projects by Rivers State Government 
The Federal Government has assured  the Government and people of Rivers State that it will effect a refund of monies expended on Federal Projects in the state. The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led the Federal Executive Council Verification Team on a tour of listed projects in the ... Read more
Cross River Hosts 36,044 Camerounian Refugees
The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said that the state was currently hosting 36,044 Camerounian refugees in its settlements across the state. Mr Princewill Ayim, Director General of SEMA in Cross River, disclosed this in an Interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar.... Read more
Residents Flee Adamawa Town As Boko Haram Threatens Fresh Attacks
Residents of Garkida town in the Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State were on Sunday fleeing the area, following a fresh threat by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack the town. A resident of Garkida, in an interview with the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, monitored... Read more