The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with eight African countries to promote economic partnership on the continent.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has banned grazing and cattle rearing in the state following the recent attack on the people of Oke-Ako in Ikole-Ekiti Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

He made the declaration during his visit to Oke-Ako community and the affected victims.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that a non-contentious fund of about $230 million is being repatriated from Switzerland.

The minister made the disclosure at a news conference to give a scorecard of the achievements of President Buhari’s administration in the last one year.

    The battle for the leadership of the Nigeria’s main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), appears to have shifted to the courts, with counter orders emanating from different courts.


Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has denied media reports that he was on a self-imposed exile to Cote d’Ivoire.

Reno Omokri, the former media aide to Jonathan, disclosed this via a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle, @renoomokiri, on Monday.

IMO State government has warned that it would be forced to recruit new set of academic and non-academic staff for Imo State University, IMSU, as well as concession the institution if the workers fail to call off their strike.


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Govt Links Bauchi Towns To National Grid


By Rita Michael, Bauchi

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has assured that  all major towns in the state will be connected to national grid of electricity.

How Armed Robbers Met Empty Vault In Ondo


A gang of armed robbers got the shock of their lives on Christmas Eve when they broke into a branch of an old generation bank in Ondo State.

Chelsea Fans Chant Mikel Praise

It was a glorious return to favour for Chelsea's Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel, during Sunday's 3-0 defeat of Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Ex-Osun NUJ Boss Becomes Bishop-Designate


Former Chairman of Osun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Pastor Seun Adeoye, has emerged as the Presiding Bishop-Designate of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry (SGTM).

Fire Razes Market In Minna


Fire has gutted Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure Ultra Modern Market in Minna, the capital of Niger State, on Sunday.

Properties worth billions of Naira were destroyed including cash. 50 shops were completely burnt down.

DPR Probes Nnewi Gas Plant Explosion



A delegation of investigators from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abuja, on Sunday stormed the Christmas Eve Gas Plant explosion site at Nnewi, Anambra State, for the commencement of investigation to unravel the cause of the incident.

Wada Prepares Hand Over Note In Kogi


Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, has constituted a Transition and Steering Committees to ensure a smooth transition of government from the present Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC).

Fani-Kayode Dares Buhari



A former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has dared President Muhammadu Buhari over Dasuki, Nnamdi Kanu and El Zakzaky. He did this by supporting a recent statement his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, made on the issue.

NGO Distributes Education Materials To OVC In Bauchi


By Rita Michael, Bauchi

Over 102 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Bauchi State received education materials from non-governmental organisation, Adolescent Girls  Initiative (AGI).

Buhari Tasked On Armed Robbery, Cattle Rustling


By Rita Micheal, Bauchi


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has been advised to tackle the menace of armed robberies, Cattle Rustling and kidnappings in Nigeria.


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