Home »

Kukah describes FG as fundamentalists without bombs

  OWERRI-The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has described the Nigerian government as “Islamic fundamentalists without bombs.”   The Bishop’s view was made available to Vanguard in Owerri by the Diocesan Director of Social Communication, DDSC, Rev. Fr. Chris Omotosho. According to the DDSC, the Bishop, who was apparently angered by the […]

Boy triggers grenade explosion that kills nine on Nigeria-Cameroon border

A grenade explosion has killed at least nine Nigerians and injured 26 others on a border bridge linking Nigeria and Cameroon. The governor of Cameroon’s Far North Region, Midninyawa Bakary, told BBC that the blast happened when a child, reportedly under the age of 10, found a grenade in a bin and mistook it for […]

Bayelsa boils as policeman kills corps member, two others

Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital boiled yesterday as a policeman reportedly shot dead three persons. Those shot dead are a commercial driver and two of his passengers, leading to rioting in the state’s capital. According to reports, the policeman guarding a new generation bank at the Ekeki axis of the capital city was said to have […]

Not yet time to talk about Buhari’s successor, says Tinubu

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday cautioned against the haste in debating which zone of the country should produce the next president now. Tinubu, who spoke with State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said such would affect the pace of governance […]

We did not demolish, attack old people’s home – Kwara Govt

The Kwara Government says said it did not attack or demolish any home belonging to old people in the state. The State Commissioner for Communication, Alhaji Muritala Olanrewaju, said this in a statement on Monday night in Ilorin. According to him, the property demolished was a shed occasionally used for political gathering and never a […]

MASSOB blames military for Nnamdi Kanu parents’ death

The Movement for Actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra has accused the Nigerian military of fast-tracking the death of the parents of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. MASSOB leader, Uche Madu, in a statement on Wednesday, said the invasion of Kanu’s home in Umuahia, Abia State in 2017 […]

Immigration Service unveils Visa on Arrival application details

By Omeiza Ajayi The Nigeria Immigration Service NIS has released application details for its new Visa-on-Arrival policy for Africans and non-Africans. In a statement posted on its website on Monday, the Service listed the category of persons eligible for Visa on Arrival. President Muhammadu Buhari had recently announced the policy for Africans travelling to Nigeria, […]

Bomb blast on crowded bridge in Borno kills 30 people

  At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge. The bomb detonated at roughly 5 p.m. local time (1600 GMT) on a crowded bridge in the market town of Gamboru that leads into neighboring Cameroon. Witnesses in the market town said […]

Protest against George Weah in Liberia

A protest against Liberia’s President George Weah has started in the capital, Monrovia. The first group of banner-carrying protesters walked through police roadblocks to assemble on Capitol Hill, the seat of power. The crowd swelled, as more protesters entered. Dozens of riot police have been deployed, but they have not interfered. The government had given […]

Picture: Pastor stabs wife to death, kills himself during church service

  Worshippers of Ground For Jesus Church were on Sunday left in shock after the pastor stabbed his wife to death before committing suicide during a church service in Mombasa, Kenya. According to police report, the Pastor, Elisha Misiko, unleashed a knife at the pulpit, where he was sitting together with his wife, and stabbed […]

YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


Emefiele: DSS release detained CBN Deputy Governor


Browse Today’s Politics

Featuring Top 5/7 of Today's Politics

Our fear is that Akpabio cannot checkmate the ‘Yorubanisation’ of the financial system – Northern Senators

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 3/2344 of Africa & World Politics

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1313 of National Politics

Pastor Enoch Adeboye: Ask God to kill me if…

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1554 of NNP Columnists

Presidential Tribunal: Babatunde Fashola denies writing judgment, petitions Twitter to reveal fake news source



Group alleges plot to subvert justice at presidential election petition tribunal


January 2020
« Dec   Feb »

© 2023 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes