Nigerian woman jailed 10 years for smuggling drugs in India

A Nigerian woman, Joy Chika Uzoma, has been sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for smuggling heroin in Mohali, Punjab, India. Additional District and Sessions Judge Harjit Kaur Kaleke also imposed a fine of Rs1 lakh on the convict. In case of default of payment, the convict will have to further undergo one-year imprisonment. The Nigerian national […]

Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Saturday, 11th September, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines in Nigeria for today, Saturday, 11th September 2021. Buhari Breaks Silence, Slams Doctors For Going On Strike, Makes Fresh Promise President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday observed that the option of strike is not a good one for doctors and other health workers in […]

Three kidnapped Obasanjo workers regain freedom in Ogun

The kidnappers of the three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo have released them 48 hours after. The victims who were abducted by gunmen on Wednesday evening in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government were freed on Friday evening. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said they were released […]

Gunmen Kill Top Traditional Ruler In Anambra State

Unknown gunmen have assassinated a former Igwe if Mkpunado Aguleri, Edozieuno Anakpulu, in the Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra state. Naija News reports that the traditional ruler was killed 10 am on Friday morning by the gunmen. According to reported the former monarch was killed alongside his personal driver around Anyamelu area of […]

Top Nollywood Actor Unveiled As Gulder Ultimate Search Taskmaster [Photo]

The organisers of the soon-to-return popular Nigerian reality television adventure show, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS), have unveiled their taskmaster. Naija News reports that Nollywood actor and former winner of the reality show Kunle Remi would act as the taskmaster for this year’s edition. Remi, who was the winner of the 7th edition of the show […]

Eco Online Global Services Lunches New Trading App “Eco Trader” App.

Eco Online Global Services is becoming a  household name in the industry of international procurement, international shipment and deliveries, crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, Gift Cards) to Naira exchange trading, RMB to China Service etc.  The company is known for their professionalism in all the services they offer. They offer Procurement and Shipment services, bridging the […]

Bandit Terrorists, Boko Haram/ISWAP Are Threats To Our Democracy – Jonathan Warns

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has lamented the continuous rising cases of insecurity. The former Nigerian President noted that activities of bandit terrorists, insurgents and other criminals pose a big danger to the country’s democracy. Naija News reports that Jonathan stated this while speaking in Friday at the public presentation of a research report entitled ‘Terrorism […]

Lagos4Lagos sets the records straight on Kayode Opeifa’s volteface

***Says his action vindicated Jandor’s reservations against adoption of a political orphan like Opeifa The attention of the Lagos4Lagos movement has been drawn to a statement credited to the former Lagos State Commisioner for Transport, Hon. Kayode Opeifa, purportedly dissociating himself from the recently published Delegates List following the last APC congress held in Lagos.While […]

VAT Saga: I Support Your Actions – Ortom Tells Wike, Sanwo-Olu

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has commended his Rivers and Lagos State counterparts over moves to domesticate the Value Added Tax law. Recall that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers had recently signed a bill on VAT followed by an order requiring businesses to henceforth pay VAT to the state and not to the Federal […]

‘You’re A Lover Of Bandits’ – Fani-Kayode Fires Gumi

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has condemned controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi for defending bandits and criminal herdsmen. Naija News recalls Gumi had on Monday claimed that the bandit terrorists in the northern region of Nigeria are going nowhere. In a post on his Facebook page on Monday, Gumi said the military action against criminal […]

Buhari Breaks Silence, Slams Doctors For Going On Strike

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday observed that the option of strike is not a good one for doctors and other health workers in the country. The President noted that the lives of many Nigerians are directly and indirectly tied to the activities of the health workers. He made the submission on Friday when he received […]

EFCC arrests 33 suspected internet fraudsters in Calabar

The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 33 suspected internet fraudsters in Calabar, Cross River State. This was a result of a sting operation that had 17 of the suspects arrested at a location on Lost Office Street, Royal Estate, off Ekot Onin. At Maria Owan by Lemena Junction, […]

Banditry: Zamfara Govt Returns IDPs To Communities

The Zamfara Government declared that law and order has been restored in the state. The state which has witnessed series of banditry attacks over time commenced the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities, with the government affirming there is an improved security situation in the state. The Zamfara Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs […]

President Buhari To Travel To US For UN Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to the United States to attend the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Naija News gathered that the President will depart Abuja on Sunday, September 19 to attend the conference which will be declared open on Tuesday, September 14 and end on September 27, 2021. A presidential […]

Bandits have devised means to escape air strikes, Sheikh Gumi discloses

Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi has disclosed that bandits have devised a means to evade air strikes by the Nigerian Air Force. The popular cleric in an articel titled, ‘War has never been a solution anytime, anywhere’ said some bandits told him that air strikes could only kill their families and not them. According to the […]

2023: I’ve No Regret Praying For Another Buhari – Umahi Tells Wike

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has reiterated that God should give Nigeria another leader who has a good heart like President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that Umahi had said that it is only God who can decide who will replace President Buhari in 2023, adding that the Southeast needs the anointing of God to produce a […]

Zamfara: Politicians Aided Banditry With Motorcycle Donations – Rufai

A lecturer at the Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Dr Murtala A. Rufa’I, has revealed how motorcycles donated by politicians aided the first bandit attack in Zamfara. Rufa’i, while delivering a paper titled “I am a Bandit: A Decade of Research in Zamfara Bandit’s Den” at a public lecture organised by Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto noted […]

Lagos DPO Denies Sleeping With Detained Lover

The Denton Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Akinlade, has reacted to the allegation of detaining his lover, Jennifer Madueke, after losing his pistol following an alleged intimacy with her. Akinlade who confirmed that he lost his pistol accused Madueke of stealing his service gun and #50,000. Naija News had earlier reported that a source accused […]

150 dogs found buried alive after barking was heard from mass grave site

Not less than 150 dogs were discovered buried alive in a mass grave after locals heard some of them barking in India. Newsmen disclosed that the frightened dogs were found in a 15-20 feet deep ditch at Ranganathapura in Shivamogga district of Karnataka, India. Police have launched an investigation. Preliminary investigations revealed that the shocking […]

FG Issues Stern Warning To IPOB Ahead Of Anambra Election

The Federal Government has warned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) against disrupting the conduct of the November 6 Anambra governorship election. Speaking at the quarterly meeting of the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), held in Abuja on Thursday, National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Moguno, said any group or persons planning to disrupt […]

Strengthen operational capacity ahead of eNaira rollout, CBN tells banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on deposit money banks to strengthen their operational capacity to effectively harness the opportunitues of its soon-to-be launched digital currency, eNaira. This call was made by the CBN deputy governor, operations directorate, Folashodun Shonubi at the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Advocacy Dialogue Series 4, on Thursday […]

Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Friday, 10th September, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines in Nigeria for today, Friday, 10th September 2021 1. President Buhari Promises To Help Imo State Fight Insecurity President Muhammadu Buhari has made fresh promises to the people of Imo State. Buhari had visited the state on Thursday, to commission projects which include […]

Telecommunication networks shut down in 13 Katsina LGAs

Telecommunication services have been shut down in 13 local government areas of Katsina State. According to Daily Trust, the development may not be unconnected with the ongoing security operations against bandits in the North West. The affected LGAs are Sabuwa, Faskari, Dandume, Batsari, Danmusa, Kankara, Jibia, Safana, Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi that are on the fringes […]

Eniola Badmus Speaks On People Falsifying Her Age

Popular Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus has implored people to stop adding to her age. The actress who turned a year old on Tuesday, September 7, has taken to her Instagram handle to make a post saying she is not as old as people make her to be and they should stop falsifying her age. She […]

Boma Slams Those Judging Him, Says They Are Hypocrites

Recently evicted BBNaija housemate, Boma has slammed those that are judging his actions in the house. In an interview with Punch, Boma had said that those who were criticizing him were hypocrites that sleep with other people’s wives. He also added that those on a movie set who were married with kids also kissed other […]