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I will resign if Abuja airport repair is not completed in six wee...

I will resign if Abuja airport repair is not completed in six weeks – Minis...

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has vowed to resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway is not ready in six weeks period from the period when it was shut down for repairs. The Abuja airport was closed on the 8th of March to carry out major repair of its... Read more »

‘Expel students with less than 0.5 CGPA’ – President Buhari

‘Expel students with less than 0.5 CGPA’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised vice chancellors of universities to expel students with less than 0.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Speaking on Sunday at the 31st convocation of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Buhari said such students should not be allowed to loiter... Read more »

AMCON hands over Keystone Bank to new investors

AMCON hands over Keystone Bank to new investors

Keystone Bank: Following the sale of Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf-Riverbank Consortium by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the new investors have finally taken possession with a view to repositioning the bank immediately.  A statement from the bank said the handover took place... Read more »

‘Vampire was an evil child, he killed his classmate during ...

‘Vampire was an evil child, he killed his classmate during a fight wh...

As the people of Umuokpu Umuezeala Abaja Isu in Nwangele Council area of Imo State heave a huge sigh of relief following the death of the most dreaded, vicious and deadly notorious robber and kidnap kingpin, Henry Onyekachi Chibueze, a.k.a Vampire, his distraught mother has described him as an evil... Read more »

If it takes my life, so be it – Sahara Reporters publisher,...

If it takes my life, so be it – Sahara Reporters publisher, Sowore re...

The tussle between Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye and online publication, Sahara Reporters is getting heated by the day. A few hours ago, publisher of Sahara Reports shared a purported screenshot of an email from London School of Economics and Political Science saying they have no evidence of Dino... Read more »

Apostle Suleman is threatening to kill my mum – Stephanie c...

Apostle Suleman is threatening to kill my mum – Stephanie cries out

The Canadian based Nigerian singer, Stephanie Otobo who came into limelight few months back after claiming she and Apostle Suleman had sexual knowledge of themselves, has come out, crying that Apostle Suleman has locked her mum up a couple of times and also, threatening her mum.  She released the... Read more »

World Bank approves $200 million loan to boost agriculture in Nig...

World Bank approves $200 million loan to boost agriculture in Nigeria

Boost agriculture: The World Bank has approved $200 million loan to Nigeria to support the government’s effort to boost small and mid-scale farmers. A statement issued by World bank on Friday said the funds will help tackle low yields, lack of seed capital to set up agro-factories, low-level... Read more »

Shock and excitement as ‘Snow’ reportedly falls in Ekiti State (P...

Shock and excitement as ‘Snow’ reportedly falls in Ekiti State (Photo)

There was excitement in Ado Ekiti on Saturday as snows fell from the sky during a rain which began around 4 p.m.The residents, mostly students of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, and the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, took snapshots of the white solid substance.Our correspondent, who was a... Read more »

5 popular unsolved assassinations that shook Nigeria – Ever...

5 popular unsolved assassinations that shook Nigeria – Everyone knows...

Popular assassinations that shook Nigeria: Prominent personalities in Nigeria have had their lives cut short with no clue as to the people behind their deaths. The deaths of these individuals continue to be a shocking mystery to the people as their murders and assassinations remain unsolved.... Read more »

10 Nigerian Heroes and Heroines that can never be forgotten ̵...

10 Nigerian Heroes and Heroines that can never be forgotten – See wha...

People that can’t be forgotten in Nigeria: Nigeria has had its fair share of leaders who toiled endless for the greatness of our good nation. Today, it is all about the celebration of  Nigerian heroes and heroines whose contributions to Nigeria can never be forgotten. Below is 10 of... Read more »

See what Nigerians are saying about Dino Melaye’s NYSC photo – Ph...

See what Nigerians are saying about Dino Melaye’s NYSC photo – Photos + rea...

Senator Dino Melaye who has been caught in a web of allegation about the authenticity of his educational background, recently shared a photo from his National Youth Service days to prove to Nigerians that he graduated from University and served his country. The Senator shared a photo of himself... Read more »

Top 20 oldest secondary schools in Nigeria – These schools ...

Top 20 oldest secondary schools in Nigeria – These schools are older ...

The oldest secondary schools in Nigeria: There are thousands of secondary schools in Nigeria, some where established before the birth of so many people in the 90’s while some were recently established. These secondary schools are recognized today because of how long they have been in existence.... Read more »

2 people found guilty for the murder of Cynthia Osokogu

2 people found guilty for the murder of Cynthia Osokogu

Murder of Cynthia Osokogu: Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court has found two out of the four accused persons guilty in the murder of Cynthia Osokogu, the 24 year old Nasarawa State University post graduate student who was murdered at Cosmilla Hotel, Lakeview Estate in Festac town on July... Read more »

Meet the corper who restored A dilapidated Primary Health Care Ce...

Meet the corper who restored A dilapidated Primary Health Care Center in Kw...

Olayemi Ajibola is a youth corper who left people speechless with the personal project that he embarked upon during his NYSC year in Kwara State.Ajibola who served in Oyun, Kwara state realized that the primary health center was in a bad state: bad roofing and unsanitary conditions. He... Read more »

NYSC 2017 batch a timetable released (See Registration Date)

NYSC 2017 batch a timetable released (See Registration Date)

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released the timetable for prospective corps members who will be serving their country in 2017. NYSC members for 2016 Batch B, left the orientation camps in February. The 2017 Batch A timetable on the NYSC official website is as follows: 1.... Read more »

7 things to know about Dr Allwell Orji, the medical Doctor who co...

7 things to know about Dr Allwell Orji, the medical Doctor who committed su...

Though his body is yet to be recovered, more details have emerged on Dr Allwell Orji, the late doctor that took his life after jumping into a lagoon off third mainland bridge in Lagos. Also, his real photo has emerged after the initial photo used was debunked by another Allwell Orji on Facebook... Read more »

Court to stop Big Brother Naija from airing in Nigeria due to imm...

Court to stop Big Brother Naija from airing in Nigeria due to immoralities ...

A Nigerian father and medical doctor who is frustrated that his efforts in bringing up his children in a moral way has been jeopardised with the continued broadcast of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show has filed a case against the show. In court papers exclusively obtained by LailasBlog.com,... Read more »

Son of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, arrested for kill...

Son of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, arrested for killing JJS2 s...

One of the sons of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, Khaleed, has been arrested by the state police command for allegedly using his car to kill one Ovye Amos, a JSS2 student of Government Secondary School, Lafia on Sunday March 19th.According to reports, Amos was out to buy batteries for... Read more »

We are believing he is still alive: Family of medical doctor who ...

We are believing he is still alive: Family of medical doctor who jumped int...

Man that jumped into lagoon: The family of the medical doctor, Dr. Allwell Orji, who killed himself on Sunday, March 19, by jumping into the Lagos lagoon has asked Nigerians to respect their grief. A man residents described as a father figure to Dr. Orji said: “Please respect our grief. This is... Read more »

Senator Dino Melaye reportedly bribed his way and never graduated...

Senator Dino Melaye reportedly bribed his way and never graduated from Univ...

It has been revealed that the senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the National Assembly never graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.nSahara Reporters made the revelation that the senator did not graduate from the university as claimed. The report stated that the DSS was... Read more »

I will resign if Abuja airport repair is not completed in six weeks – Minister of state fo...

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has vowed to resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway is not ready in six weeks period from the period when it was... Read more »

‘Expel students with less than 0.5 CGPA’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised vice chancellors of universities to expel students with less than 0.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Speaking on Sunday at the 31st... Read more »

AMCON hands over Keystone Bank to new investors

Keystone Bank: Following the sale of Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf-Riverbank Consortium by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the new investors have finally taken possession... Read more »

‘Vampire was an evil child, he killed his classmate during a fight when he was 12...

As the people of Umuokpu Umuezeala Abaja Isu in Nwangele Council area of Imo State heave a huge sigh of relief following the death of the most dreaded, vicious and deadly notorious robber... Read more »

If it takes my life, so be it – Sahara Reporters publisher,...

The tussle between Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye and online publication, Sahara Reporters is getting heated by the day. A few hours ago, publisher of Sahara Reports shared a purported screenshot of... Read more »