"The attackers stormed the area around 1am when most of the villagers had fallen asleep. I rushed into my house and brought out members of my family and
Health Minister of Rwanda, Daniel Ngamije at a news conference held in Moscow said the robots are used to reduce contact of health personnel with patients.
Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed that “the two accused persons pleaded guilty to the charge and were awarded a fine of
The amendment, which took effect on August 1, was in response to the MNOs and financial service provider’s inability to agree on rates. The commission said
“In the spirit of fairness and equity, Nigeria should give the presidency to South East in 2023, otherwise, we will join him and fight for Biafra”- Dr.
The Lawmakers Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements, which is investigating Nigeria’s foreign loans, on July 28 raised the alarm that the
President Buhari admits that Nigerians have lost confidence in the security sector and he is determined to restore that confidence.
Recently, President of the United States of America, Donald Trump threatened to ban the app in his country for security reasons except China hands over the
A statement signed by his Media Assistant, Monoyo Edon, on Monday in Warri said he had already reached out to Akpabio, his former governor colleague, “to
"Join me and other creative minds in Arise News as we help to drive a new narrative by delivering quality broadcast journalism based on global standards",
“The financial system has been abused and it is baffling that one man would be owing six banks in the same country; it can’t happen anywhere else", Former
Speaking to journalists at the Nwankwo Kanu Sports Centre, venue of the party's State Congress, he said the PDP is the only political party in the state
A schedule released by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Aderonke Odeneye, on Saturday, stated that majority of the public
SPECIAL VIDEO: Temitope Arotile: Ambition, death and burial of Nigeria’s first combat helicopter pilot
In this special news report, The NEWSMAN Nigeria digs into the life of Nigeria's first combat helicopter pilot, Temitope Arotile and how the 24-year old
Buhari said he was determined to continue the fight against corruption irrespective of those involved, a presidency statement signed by Senior Special
Airforce Spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola in a statement said "the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, 24 July 2020, officially handed over to the
"His inhaler got exahuasted so the officers quickly got another one from the RRS medics. He is fine now and is on his way home", the police said.
The statement, made on Ladan's Twitter page, followed Dogara's purported defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday after his
"This morning, I asked the Clerk of the House of Representatives to engage the services of legal counsel, and instruct them to initiate a criminal
The Press TV crew were released to a journalist Mohammed Sani of Radio France International who stood in for the journalists before the FCT Commissioner of
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites were protesting on the streets of Abuja to mark one year after which some of their members
"The Presidency notes the resolution, and reiterates that appointment or sack of Service Chiefs is a Presidential prerogative, and President Muhammadu
A former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua died of cardiac arrest Monday night, ThisDay
Acting MD of NDDC, Daniel Pondei on Monday collapsed in the ongoing house committee public hearing on the commission.
“Unlike where we had series of killings, kidnapping, cattle rustling and of course they tried to prevent the people from going to their farms and farm this
President Buhari "approved the naming of the Railway Complex in Agbor - the operational hub of #ItakpeWarriRail Line - after former President @GEJonathan.
While the aim of the visit was not disclosed, Governor Mohammed was warmly received by the former head of state.
Buhari said "the honour attests to Olorunyomi’s many decades of commitment to the ideals of journalism and freedom of the Press", a presidency statement by
Senate President Ahmad Lawan debunked allegations and some press reports that he was "making plans to run for president in 2023", a statement by his media
Professor Christian Happi founded ACEGID, which became a crucible of learning about African microbes -- he recently discovered the Ekpoma 1 and Ekpoma 2
The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) said the sponsorship is the biggest deal in the history of Kenyan football.
The reforms have made artisanal mining legal and will create gold buying centres and tax trade of the precious metal, Buhari said in a statement.
The hackers posted tweets, instructing people to send cryptocurrency to the same bitcoin address.
“The President salutes Arotile’s bravery in the field to protect the country from onslaught of bandits and terrorists, assuring that her memory will be
The National Assembly Service Commission led by its Chairman, Ahmed Amshi, who is a former aide of Senate President Ahmad Lawan sent out the sack notice to
In this special investigative report, NEWSMAN Nigeria takes you into the world of famous Nigerian billionaire and Instagram celebrity, Ramon Igbalode Abass
“Due to the high unemployment rate in the country, many graduates spend up to 10 years seeking employment and this puts them in a disadvantaged position by
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Veteran Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has rejoined Shanghai Shenhua, the Chinese FA Cup winners said on Wednesday, more than two
New York Police spokesman, Sergent Carlos Nieves revealed that his torso, head, limbs, and an electric saw were found in separate places within the apartment.
"There must be an explanation, investigation & consequences for this, in an airbase, it is an aberration because safety precautions are in place &
Police Public relations officer, DCP Frank Mba in a statement on Tuesday explained that "the unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota
"Authorised Dealers are hereby directed to discontinue the processing of Forms M for the importation of Maize/Corn with immediate effect,” the CBN said in
The proprietors have expressed readiness to fully abide by Federal Government School resumption guidelines in observing safety measures as they clamour to
"Nigeria, of course, will place ban on other countries that cannot come in here, because everyone is trying to keep safe", Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika
“While wishing all the officers well in their respective appointments, the Chief of Army Staff enjoins them to take their new responsibilities/appointments
Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) is set to reduce the high cost of the most consumed staple in the country to N11,000 per 100kg bag of paddy
“I will suggest that we talk to the security agencies to upscale their activities around those hot spots in Kaduna, and this is something that we owe the
At a webinar on overcoming business challenges presented by the pandemic, the bank’s Managing Director, Kayode Pitan, said “it was an additional response
Chukwuebuka deliberately lured the victim into the country under the pretext of love and deceitfully married her on 15th May, 2019. He subsequently held
A spokesman to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said there was no time that the governor gave any directive, either by internal memo or any press release that
“Athletes have the biggest platform, so we all judge on that. I think an individual trying to make a change is a lot more difficult than a union of people
"The RNASwift diagnostic kit is very accurate and sensitive. The validation results compare very favourably with conventional and commercially available
“Large numbers have lost their only source of income as work possibilities disappeared due to COVID-19 prevention measures” the statement added.
Garba added that the quest to sustain the tempo of aiding the Federal Government Policy on Agricultural Development in the area of boosting local Rice
“What Nigerians expect at this moment is for Buhari to enforce the law by directing relevant agencies to commence actions that would lead to Magu’s
“When they were threatening to come back and retaliate, we thought it was just a mere empty threat, until around midnight on Tuesday when they came in
“Buhari has brought nothing but disappointment, poverty, destruction and death upon the very people who gave him his seat”, Muhammad Ibraheem El-Zakzaky,
“Despite the directive given by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 with regards to the reopening of places of worship nationwide, some states like
“If he did it, he would have to view this as a trial run for what’s going to happen in four years,” said Trump, noting that it may be too late for West to
Ghanaian social media critic Archipalago posted on social media a picture of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ passport which bears his name as well as picture.
Lawan made the statement at Senate plenary on Wednesday following a point of order by Senator representing FCT, Sen. Philip Tanimu Aduda who protested for
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a release on Tuesday, said the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Owode-Egbado division, Olabisi
In a statement on Tuesday, Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, appealed to state governments and corporate organisations for
Gov. Uzodinma said that the measure was taken to ensure that the economy of the state is not completely crippled and to make Imo people survive alongside
Senator Aduda, who is also the Minority Whip while relying on Order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules objected to the absence of a nominee from the FCT.
Odekunle in a statement on the intrigues surrounding Magu's invitation to face the Justice Ayo Salami presidential panel probing Magu pointed fingers at
The social distancing rule caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made many educational institutions across the globe switch to online learning.
"The Chinese embassy in Nigeria has activated its emergency mechanism, requesting for Nigeria to take effective measures to search for the Chinese
"The EFCC's boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation. A member of a legal team from the EFCC is also with him on the Panel," EFCC said.
"We demand that the Federal Government reverts to the old price of petroleum especially given the fact that price of crude oil in the international market
“Director of FBI expressed his thanks for the exceptional efforts (of Dubai Police) in fighting organised cyber crimes and arresting Hushpuppi and
Abuja and Lagos airports had in the past one week been undergoing fumigation, test flights and reconfiguration in preparation for resumption of domestic
Speaking in an interview on Wednesday, Acting General Secretary of the NURTW, Kabiru Yau, said the vehicle owners rather than the workers union were
"Were the dummy NASS members not emotional, and given to professionalism, they'd have calmly asked him to show them where the Constitution says committee
WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in a twitter update tagged “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters”.
"I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the FCT”, Buhari said in
In three separate letters sent to the Interior minister, Falana said most of them were soldiers who were convicted and had served more than 75 per cent of
The Acting Director General, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Armstrong Idachaba, while appearing before the Ad hoc committee on Tuesday said “I
"Let's expand the tax net and ensure that we have in the net many more Nigerians who are supposed to pay taxes, and you have our support at all times,"
Osinowo, who until his death represented Lagos East Senatorial District, first made his mark at the Lagos Civil Service and also at the Lagos State House
A statement signed by NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, on Tuesday in Abuja, warned that fake sites announcing immigration recruitments are being
"This partnership with MTN…is one of the ways in which the BBC is demonstrating its commitment to Nigeria and we are thrilled about this new engagement
A presidential statement signed by Spokesman, Garba Shehu said "Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner of Police (CP)
Domestic operations in the aviation sector is allowed in the new phase and interstate movement is allowed only outside curfew times, Chairman of the PTF on
Nigerian superstars Burna Boy and Wizkd went home with the Best International Act and BET HER Awards respectively at the prestigious 2020 BET awards.
Domestic operations in the aviation sector is allowed in the new phase and interstate movement is allowed only outside curfew times, Chairman of the PTF on
Atiku who is also the Waziri of Adamawa prayed God to strengthen and comfort his immediate family, the entire Bachama community, the government and people
The Army Chief revealed that more men and ammunitions were being deployed in Katsina State to speed up the current operation against bandits.
NEWSMAN – The number of coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide rose to 10 million on Sunday, according to a tally collated by Johns Hopkins
Toppled from power, humiliated and tortured, Patrice Lumumba was executed by firing squad in a savannah 50 kilometres from Elisabethville (the current
NEWSMAN, Lilongwe – Malawi’s newly-elected President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday named a partial cabinet as he began his first day in office
Executive Director of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka in a statement emailed to The NEWSMAN said the event
Apart from four goals in four starts, the on-loan forward, Ighalo, also scored once after coming off the bench for a total of five goals in 11 appearances.
Why Nigerian rich men don’t write books is still a question begging for answers, writes Hashim Yussuf Amao.
"To put the records straight: In the formation of this great party and given its leadership, President Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who are
"With lawsuits so numerous one needed a spread sheet to keep track, President Buhari has reasonably decided that he has seen enough. I do not lament his
"At this extenuating moment with COVID-19 and its economic fallout hounding us, I cannot see as far into the distance as you. I have made no decision
Journalists covering the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, were led on a dry run test from Lagos to Abuja, to witness firsthand the reopening of the
NEWSMAN, Abuja – The President Muhammadu Buhari-backed National Working Committee chaired by Acting National Chairman, Victor Giadom that held the
NEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari orders the withdrawal of all cases in court but a member of the dissolved Abiola Ajimobi-led NWC said
“Getting access to electricity ranks as one of the major constraints for the private sector according to the 2020 Doing Business report. Hence, improving
“What we see clearly emerging, is that we are beginning to self-destruct. This, my dear party members, is not just regrettable but
President Buhari in a statement through his spokesman Garba Shehu on Thursday said "the law is on the side of Victor Giadom as Acting National Chairman",
“Kenya and Nigeria are in a better position than ever before to cope with – and contribute to – the digital revolution that COVID-19 has accelerated as
One of the counsels for the plaintiff, D. C. Denwigwe, (SAN) had upon court resumption of hearing in an oral application informed the court that the
The leadership crisis in the APC had worsened on Tuesday last week when the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja upheld the suspension of the party’s National
“David is a really important player for us,” Arsenal technical director Edu told the club website.
In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists had claimed that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace.
The soldier said he was ready to face a court martial over his comments condemning the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai for his laxity
President Nana Akufo-Addo also told President Muhammadu Buhari "some suspects had been arrested and will be arraigned in court", a statement by Nigeria's
“The enforceability aspect of judgments has not been given to the court, it has been given to member states and member states have to have the political
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Prolific footballer and Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is hoping to get the chance to play for the three-time African champions. “I
NIMASA said the Secure Anchorage Area which has been a subject of debate amongst stakeholders would now be covered under the multi spectrum security
“It is, therefore, necessary to not only celebrate with Nigerians this landmark achievement but to also commend President Muhammadu Buhari for leading the
NEWSMAN, Abidjan – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a EUR 88 million loan to Cameroon as direct budget support to
Force PRO DCP Frank Mba in a statement said "the presence of police personnel at the Secretariat is not to seal-up the Complex as has been reported in some
“Igbo Youths wish to state categorically that various Stakeholders was (sic) not Consulted and one of the signatories (Nwodo) is no longer incharge Of
"President Buhari expressed concern over the decision of francophone countries that form the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to replace
'The Ushie brothers were arrested for running a fake Frank Mba foundation and bank accounts with FCMB, defrauding Nigerians'- Force Public Relations
"No state in Nigeria is COVID-19 free and no country in the world can confidently claim to be COVID-19 free. It is a global pandemic and we can’t separate
Mrs. Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu died in the arms and home of her daughter, Ezekwesili, in Abuja on Sunday night from cancer, a statement said.
“Already, we have incurred more than 70 per cent revenue loss due to COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown has hindered movement and we couldn’t sell the
In an address after the announcement, Ize-Iyamu promised to work with other aspirants to ensure that the APC runs a smooth campaign ahead of the 2020
The meeting is aimed at resolving the crisis currently rocking the ruling party that has seen the factions emerge within the ruling party, The NEWSMAN learnt.
"In the context of the current challenges facing the party leadership, progressive governors are all working for the quick resolutions of the crisis."-
“We are petitioning the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Presidency in Nigeria, National Assembly and other relevant authorities in Nigeria, we need to act
The Army Council is set to meet in September to determine the fate of the former General Officer Commandwe (GOC), 8 Division of the Nigerian Army in
Judgment on the case was set to be delivered on Monday night at 7pm by President of the General Court Martial, Lt. Gen. Lamidi Adeosun after a lengthy day
Senator Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South), in his contribution, lamented the inability of the Armed Forces to completely cripple insurgent activities in the
The EFCC Lagos Zonal Head, Muhammed Rabo in a statement warned perpetrators of computer-related frauds to desist from the undisciplined acts.
Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said that OPSC had admitted 893 ex-combatants for the programme out of which 280
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, in his remarks after the budget was passed, charged Senate Committees to ensure strict oversight of projects
Senate President Ahmad Lawan while congratulating the nominee on her confirmation, underscored the urgent need for reforms in the Judiciary.
The Upper Chamber also confirmed the nomination of James Jiya John Kolo as Commissioner of the Federal Character Commission.
Prof. Iwu urged anyone that has the trace of infected persons or suspects to the coronavirus disease to report to the committee, emphasizing that the virus
“This will give such people an opportunity to access the finance so the emphasis should be how genuine is their request and the capacity and cash flow of
The NLC president said according to a national survey sponsored by the United Nations Women (UNWomen) in 2014, one in four women in Nigeria had experienced
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday disclosed that the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning had complied with the request of the
"There has always been behind-the-scenes manoeuvering when there are elections for president of the AfDB, but to have a public controversy on this scale is
A community leader who asked not to be named said the attackers had mown down the 69 "men, and children" as they watched over their cattle at a watering
No contracts have been signed yet, but Hearn expects WBA, IBF and WBO belt holder Joshua to face WBC champion Fury to determine the undisputed king of the
In a statement, Mukwege said there had been "weaknesses in organisation and clarity between the various teams in charge of the response to the pandemic in
Late President Nkurunziza who died on Tuesday was a sports teacher who became a leader in the ethnic Hutu rebellion during the country's 1993-2006 civil
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu also urged RECs to get used to virtual meetings for future operations as technology had come to stay in the conduct of
Community Leader, Dangana Jimiko while also reacting to allegations by a civil society organisation, Tracka.NG that Senator Philip Aduda had named the
Tiamin Rice Limited and two others, who are owners of the rice factory, made the allegation in a fresh documents they filed against a motion by the IGP and
The prosecution of the pirates would be the first trial of bandits arrested in international waters under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime
The Food Reserve Agency when established, would be responsible for storing food grains and other food commodities for strategic purposes.
Imams and clergies have been mandated to ensure strict compliance to regulations put in place to enable the opening of worship centres.
"Buratai while applauding the troops for their gallantry and resilience, also visited injured soldiers at the Field Ambulance Logistics Base 3, Damaturu,
Kyari died in Lagos after contacting the dreaded Corona virus disease while on a recent trip to Germany last month.
Kyari was an influential figure within the Buhari administration. During the administration's first term, he worked mainly behind the scenes to implement
"The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020," Presidential
“This is an exciting milestone in the production of these A-29s for the Nigerian Air Force. The Jacksonville production line is active, and Embraer and
"We will continue to pray Allah's protection against COVID-19 every where in the world and for the quick recovery of all those infected he said", Gawuna said.
"Should any individuals be found to be serving themselves and not the people, then it is right and proper to call them out. But this must be done on the
They collaborated on the initiative along with other residents through the Lekki Food Bank initiative to help those that are finding it difficult to live
Chairman of the state Taskforce on covid-19, Professor Idris Mohammed described the facilities provided as state of the art and some of the best one can