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Transfer: Real reason I didn’t join Saudi Arabian club – Messi


Argentina captain Lionel Messi has explained why he didn’t move to Saudi Arabia. Messi, who played his last game for Paris Saint-Germain last Sunday against Clermont Foot, had been linked with a move to Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal. The…

APC moves to reclaim Osun from PDP


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State has commenced moves to return to government in 2026. Governor Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defeated ex-Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the July 2022 election. On…


Police arrest ex-Ogun NNPP chair, Oginni over alleged fraud, money laundering


Former Chairman of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), in Ogun State chapter, Olaposi Sunday Oginni, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force. DAILY POST gathered that Oginni was arrested over allegations bordering on…

Subsidy removal: Tinubu directs NEC, NGF to fast-track palliatives, intervention programmes


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed the National Economic Council (NEC) led by Vice President Kashim Shettima, to begin the process of working on interventions to cushion the impact of subsidy removal on Nigerians. This is even as the…

Those against me have their reasons – Aregbesola


Former Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, eturned to Osun State on Wednesday to a rousing welcome by supporters. The former governor said those against him “have their reasons”, adding that he holds no grudge against anyone. Aregbesola…


Trump should not be US president again – Former VP Pence


Former United States Vice President, Mike Pence, on Wednesday revealed what ex-President Donald Trump requested him to do after the Capitol building attack. The 50th governor of Indiana condemned Trump’s actions and comments after the 2020…

Court admits final presidential election results as exhibits in Obi’s petition against Tinubu’s victory


In a renewed bid to justify his request for nullification of the election of President Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the last presidential election, Peter Obi, on Wednesday tendered the collated final…


Lease on cattle market, revenues from quarries to be reviewed – Abia govt


The Abia State Government has said that the lease on the popular Lokpanta Cattle Market in Umunnochi LGA of the state will be reviewed by the new administration. This is even as the state government has disclosed that revenues accruing…

Peter Obi, Judas who denied Atiku Presidency – Reno Omokri


Socio-political activist Reno Omokri has said the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, cost his Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, the presidency. Omokri said Atiku would have been president, but Obi played the role of…

Suspected kidnappers abduct wife of Adamawa judge


Suspected kidnappers have abducted Mrs Zainab Abbas, wife of an unnamed High Court judge in Yola, Adamawa State. Police said on Wednesday that the suspects went to the house of the victim in the Nyinbango area of Jimeta in Yola in the…

Governors back Tinubu on fuel subsidy removal


State governors on Wednesday expressed strong support for President Bola Tinubu’s decision to end fuel subsidy payments in the country. According to a statement on Wednesday by Abiodun Oladunjoye, the Director of Information to the…


Police arrest two suspects with pistol, bullet in Delta


Police operatives from Agbor Division in Delta State on routine anti-crime patrol have arrested two suspects with a locally fabricated pistol and a live bullet. The suspects, Collins Anthony, 34, and Stephen Goddey, 30, were arrested…

Troops repel ISWAP attack in Borno


At least one civilian was killed and another injured as troops of Operation Hadin Kai repelled attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gajiganna, the northern part of Borno State. ISWAP fighters in four Hilux trucks…


Niger gov orders demolition of fuel station


Niger State Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago has revoked the certificate of occupancy of a filling station and ordered its demolition in Minna, the state capital. The governor gave the directive when he inspected the filling station along…

Nigerian student arrested in UK for sexually harassing minors


A Nigerian student, Cyril Kenneth, who barely arrived in the United Kingdom three months ago, has been arrested by the police for allegedly attempting to sexually harass minors. The incident happened in the Belfast province of the UK. In…

Fintiri appoints chief of staff, SSG


Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has appointed Awwal Tukur as the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG. Fintiri, also on Wednesday, announced the appointment of Edgar Amos as his Chief of Staff. The information is contained…

Terrorists have taken over Taraba communities – Lawmakers


Members of the Taraba State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, expressed concern over the activities of armed bandits and terrorists which they said have taken over some villages and communities in the state. The members who raised the alarm…

Ikwerre LGA chairman bans motorcycles


The chairman of Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State, Samuel Nwanosike, has banned motorcycles from operating at night in the local government area. The chairman’s directive was contained in a statement by his press secretary, Chris…


Labour Party ask Kaduna tribunal to nullify 2023 governorship election in state


The gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in the 18th March 2023 election, Jonathan Asake on Tuesday asked the Election Petition Tribunal to nullify the governorship election conducted in Kaduna State. Uba Sani of the ruling All…

Gunmen abduct 7-year-old girl in Abuja community


Armed men have abducted a seven-year-old girl in Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Suleiman Musa, a resident of the village told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the hoodlums…

Police rescue abducted Chinese national in Abia


The Police Command in Abia State has announced the rescue by a team of security agents of a Chinese national abducted in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Maureen Chinaka, confirmed the release on Wednesday He said…

Tinubu seeks European Union’s support to fight poverty, insecurity


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday called on the European Union to assist Nigeria and Africa in strengthening security and economic development to alleviate poverty in the continent. In a statement by the Director of Information to…

Justify my confidence in you – Niger Gov swears in SSG, HOS, COS, others


Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago has sworn in newly political appointees with the charge to work hard and justify the confidence reposed in them. The governor stated this shortly after being sworn into their various offices by the…

N200,000 per month salary not too big for Nigerian workers- Ogunyoyinbo


The gubernatorial candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), in the last general elections in Ogun State, Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo has said that N200,000 per month as salary is not too big for workers. Recall that TUC at its…


Nigeria Air: APC chieftain tasks EFCC to probe ex-Aviation Minister, others


A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Haruna Gololo, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate the immediate past Minister of Aviation over unpleasant discoveries In the purported lunch of…


Divorce suit: Man absent in court owing to lack of transport fare


A man, Ali Abubakar, who was dragged to a Shari’a court sitting in Kaduna by his wife, Ajinomo Ohunenene-Ummi on Wednesday was absent owing to lack of transport fare to the court. Abubakar had sent word through the court messenger,…

BREAKING: Tinubu, 36 states governors meet in Aso Rock


President Bola Tinubu is currently hosting members of the Nigerian Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa. The meeting also involves new personalities elected as governors in their various states, as well as the returning ones. The…

We used chartered Aircraft from Ethiopia Airlines to unveil Nigeria Air – MD, Olumide confirms


The Interim Managing Director of Nigeria Air, Captain Dapo Olumide, has opened up on why an Aircraft from Ethiopia Airlines was used to unveil the country’s national career. On Tuesday, in a meeting with the Senate Committee on Aviation,…

Return Nigeria to Republican Constitution – NADECO writes Tinubu [Full letter]


The National Democratic Coalition, NADECO, has urged President Bola Tinubu to return Nigeria to the Republican Constitution. Tinubu is a member of the body formed after the 1993 presidential election won by the late Moshood Abiola but…

Yushau Shuaib: The person needed as President Tinubu’s NSA


Names are being dropped, mostly in security and media circles, on the person likely to become appointed as Nigeria’s next National Security Adviser (NSA) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The current holder and longest-serving NSA, Babagana…