ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, called on Nigerians to pressurise the Federal Government to honour their agreement to forestall fresh strike. The union’s President, Prof....

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has declared that, come what may, he will become the president of the Federal...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here’s today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in Ekiti...

Buhari reacts to Fayemi’s emergence as Governors’ Forum chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on his emergence as the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF. Buhari urged Fayemi to use his...

The sweeping war against drug trafficking will be intensified – President Buhari

President Buhari has said the sweeping offensive against drug trafficking will be sustained, urging Nigerians in diaspora to always provide information that will help the government to curb the menace.

Reps pass bill banning plastic bags, prescribe fines against offenders

The House of Representatives, Tuesday, passed a bill prohibiting the use of plastic bags by individuals and manufacturing companies in the country, Newzandar reports. It also addressed waste management...

Atiku speaks on high rate of suicide in Nigeria

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has decried the high rate of suicide in Nigeria. Atiku on Tuesday enjoined Nigerian parents and communities...

Imo guber: Court takes final decision on case seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration

A case filed at the Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital, to stop the inauguration of the Imo state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on May 29 has been struck...

Boko Haram/ISWAP: FG blows hot over Obasanjo’s claim on islamization, fulanization of Nigeria

The federal government has asked former president Olusegun Obasanjo to withdraw his recent comments which imputed ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram, ISWAP, terrorism in the country, as well as apologise to Nigerians.

APC Is Nothing Without Me – Okorocha Boast

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has boasted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is nothing in the South East without him. The governor made this known while reacting to reports in which the...

Nigerians React As Buhari Shows Running Skill In Mecca

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted a video of President Muhammadu Buhari running while performing the Lesser Hajj in Mecca (Makkah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has surfaced online.

Latest Lagos State News Update For Monday, May 20th, 2019

This is Newzandar compilation of the latest Lagos State news online for today, Monday, May 20th, 2019. I’ll end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office –Sanwo-Olu

Buhari: Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Position

If feelers seeping out from the Kwara State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is anything to go, there is a titanic battle currently ongoing between two of the state’s prominent people...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to alleged withdrawal of billions of Naira from the Central Bank of...

BREAKING: 200 Sacked Ex-Workers Of PHCN Protest Over Unpaid Entitlements

No fewer than 200 sacked workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria under the aegis of Association of Disengaged PHCN Staff Forum of Nigeria have protested in Bauchi State over the non-payment of...

War Against Boko Haram, Herdsmen Must Be Taken Seriously – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that every insecurity situation in Nigeria must be taken seriously and be addressed at once. He made this known while speaking at the 2nd session...

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu is set to be closed down by the Federal. The Minister of State...

How I Overcame Challenges In Power – Goodluck Jonathan Reveals

Former President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that he was able to achieve success while in government through constant prayers. Speaking on Friday at the third session of the 10th...

BREAKING: FG to close down Enugu Airport, gives reasons

The Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu is set to be closed down by the Federal Government, the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed. Sirika said...

‘Real reason’ Buhari travelled out of Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu alleges

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari left the country to attend to his health. The presidency had stated that Buhari left for...

BREAKING: Finally, Buhari Increases NYSC Allowance, See Amount

The Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed has disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has approved the increase of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) allowance from 19800 to 30,000. Speaking...

Osinbajo reveals Govt plan for education

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the Federal Government was re-designing the country’s education curriculum as part of its education road map. Osinbajo said this, while delivering the 23rd...

Biafra: Police Speaks On What Will Happen As IPOB Declares Sit-At-Home Order In Anambra...

Police Tell Residents To Ignore IPOB Orders The Police command in Anambra state has asked residents of the state to disregard the sit-at-home order issued by members of the...

Saraki Denies Describing President Buhari As The Last Hope For Common Man

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described the report trending online that he described President Muhammadu Buhari as the last hope for the common man as fake. The report emerged...

Breaking: Court Declares New Kano Emirates Null and Void

A Kano State high court has declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano state government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as “null and void.” A report monitored...

Election Tribunal: Atiku, PDP’s Request Stalls Proceedings

A request by Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), lawyer to the petitioners – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar has halted proceedings at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). The court had...

Why Buhari Is Yet To Sign 2019 Budget – Presidency

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is still consulting on the N8.92tn 2019 budget and studying the provisions therein. It also said Buhari, having received the 2019 Appropriation Bill from the National...

Buhari Sends ‘Strong Warning’ To Nigerian Celebrities

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a “strong warning” to all Nigerian celebrities to stop using him for comedy. Newzandar reports that the President gave the warning in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on...

2019 Election: Buhari Reveals What He Will Do If Tribunal Declares Atiku Winner

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will relinquish power if the Election Tribunal declares Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, as the winner of the 2019 Presidential election. Newzandar recalls...

We removed Omoyele Sowore as National Chairman for corruption – AAC opens up, explains...

African Action Congress (AAC) National Executive Committee (NEC) has explained that it removed Omoyele Sowore as National Chairman of the party for alleged corruption. The party also confirmed the installation...

EFCC speaks on seal-off of Saraki’s houses in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said it was not aware of alleged seal-off of houses believed to belong to President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Exposed! How Gov Dickson Used His ADC To Snub Jonathan

The embattled Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Dickson has denied reports that he snubbed former President Goodluck Jonathan. However, updated information available to 247ureports indicates the Governor had told a...

President Buhari to be inaugurated on May 29th, not June 12th- Presidency says

The Presidency has clarified that the inauguration of President Buhari for a second term will hold on May 29th and not June 12th as is being speculated. There have...

9th Assembly: Presidency speaks on Buhari ‘deciding’ Saraki, Dogara’s successors

The presidency has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari won’t interfere in deciding those to lead the 9th National Assembly. Buhari’s Special Adviser on National Assembly matters (Senate), Ita Enang,...

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A group, Access to Justice, on Sunday asked President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to step...

Saraki Blows Hot After EFCC Seizes His Ikoyi Houses

Senate President Bukola Saraki has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of his houses located in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. This is...

Busted! How State Governor Withdrew N100b Local Govt Funds

A state governor is in trouble for allegedly withdrawing about N100billion from his state’s Joint Local Government Account (SJLGA) under the guise of addressing security challenges. Much of the...

APC Crisis: Atiku Speaks On Okorocha Leaving APC

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has stated that his counterpart from Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has not dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking on Channels TV, the...

Ohanaeze reacts to presidency’s comparison to Miyeti Allah

Deputy Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chuks Ibegbu, has condemned comment by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, is like the group and Afenifere.

Osun Gov’ship Election: Adeleke Speaks On Appeal Court Ruling

The PDP governorship candidate for Osun 2018 Governorship Election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said he had instructed his counsels to challenge the appeal court judgement which upheld Gov. Gboyega Oyetola’s election at...

JAMB Latest News: ‘Anticipated’ UTME 2019 Results Out?

The question on the lips of most Nigerian students is if the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is out. Newzandar recalls...

‘When Did They Disappear?’– Falana Blasts Navy Over ‘Escape’ Of 15 Detainees

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has challenged the Nigerian Navy over claims that it knows nothing about the whereabouts of 15 citizens who have been detained for seven months without trial. Recall that Suleman...

Adeleke vs Oyetola: Appeal Court Confirms Oyetola As Osun State Governor

The Court of Appeal has delivered judgement in favour of Gboyega Oyetola in the matter concerning the outcome of the 2018 Osun State Governorship election. Newzandar reports that Justice Hannatu Sankey, while delivering...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Nigerian Army said troops deployed to fight bandits and other criminal activities in Kaduna state have killed two bandits in...

I know what to do – Buhari tells Nigerians ahead of second term

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and good leadership. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, in a statement, Tuesday night said Buhari gave the...

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Wednesday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Federal Government has dragged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four others to court...

Finally, Saraki Speaks On Fresh EFCC Move Against Him

Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the latest move against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a mere witch-hunt. The Senate President was reacting to...

EFCC confirms Saraki probe to cover 16 years

Reaching Newzandar has it that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said its probe of Senate President, Bukola Saraki will cover his activities from 2003. The...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday Morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun State has been detained...

Kajuru crisis: Adara people cry over unjust arraignment of their leaders by Kaduna govt

The Adara people of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have expressed deep shock on the arraignment of their parents over unproven alleged killing some Fulanis by the Kaduna State Government.