Report: N15m ransom, jailed bandit released in exchange for Afaka students


N15 million ransom was reportedly paid for the release of students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna.

Dare, Pastor Adeboye’s son dies at 42 in Akwa Ibom


Dare Adeboye, the son of Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), is dead.

Dare, a pastor in one of the RCCG branches in Eket, Akwa Ibom state, was discovered dead in his bedroom on Wednesday.

Remaining abducted Afaka students regain freedom after 54 days in captivity


The remaining 29 students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, have regained their freedom after 54 days in captivity.

Father Mbaka thanks his followers for 'securing his release'


Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has disclosed that the the Catholic Diocese in Enugu were behind his ordeal.

FG set to deploy 5G network, signs MoU on C-band spectrum


The federal government has initiated plans to deploy fifth generation (5G) technology network across the country.

5G mobile technology is an improvement on the current 4G technology, and it is alread deployed in some countries.

Governor Uzodimma sacks Eastern Palm University VC amid ownership tussle


Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has named Ikechukwu Nosike Dozie as the new vice-chancellor (VC) of the Eastern Palm University in Ogboko.

Jubilation in Enugu as Father Mbaka reappears hours after he was declared missing


Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka who was declared missing by his church members has resurfaced hours after protests.

Panic in Enugu as Father Mbaka is declared missing, Church members storm Catholic headquarters


There is panic in Enugu state as Catholic Priest, Ejike Mbaka, has been declared missing by members of his Church.

Malian woman gives birth to nine children at once


A woman from Mali has set new world record after giving birth to nine children, a nonuplets, at once.

Tears as UNIUYO students hold procession in honour of murdered job seeker


Students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) in Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday held a solemn procession in honour of Peace Iniobong Umoren, their former colleague who was murdered while seeking for a job.

Gumi introduced us to a Fulani man who collected N800k from us - Parent of kidnapped Afaka student


Parents of the kidnapped students of the College of Forestry Mechanisation Afaka, Kaduna state have narrated their ordeal while negotiating with the abductors of their children.

Baba Ijesa faces life imprisonment as Lagos moves to file five charges against him


Yoruba movie actor, Baba Ijesha could be sentenced to life imprisonment upon conviction as the Lagos government moves to charge him for sexual assault by penetration and defilement of a child, among others.

Boko Haram, not bandits abducted Greenfield University students, Gumi says as he asks government to pay N100m ransom


Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, says the students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.

Several students were abducted on April 18 when gunmen attacked the school.

Why I dumped secular music for gospel - Chidinma


Nigerian singer, Chidinma Ekile says she regrets “wasting” so much time doing secular music.

NAN reports that the musician spoke at a recent event while reacting to her decision to switch from secular music to gospel songs.

PDP, HURIWA reacts as Presidency raises the alarm on coup plot


Presidency has raised the alarm, saying that some “disgruntled religious and past political leaders” are working with “external forces” to overthrow the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Gunmen ‘wearing army uniform’ abduct Miyetti Allah leader in Kogi


Wakili Damina, chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeroa (MACBAN) in Kogi state, has been abducted by gunmen.

Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter reacts to parents’ divorce


Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates, says her parents’ divorce is a “challenging stretch of time for the whole family.”

Again, FG extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline to June 30


The federal government has once again extended the registration and linking of SIM cards with National Identity Number (NIN) to June 30, 2021.

FG to arraign 400 suspects arrested for funding Boko Haram, bandits


The federal government of Nigeria will arraign 400 suspects arrested for funding Boko Haram terrorists and bandits.

The suspects were arrested in Kano, Borno, Abuja, Lagos, Sokoto, Adamawa, Kaduna and Zamfara.

BBNaija's Erica Nlewedim stars in 'Devil in Agbada' alongside Linda Osifo, Desmond Elliott, Uche Jombo (Watch Teaser)


Nigerian filmmaker, Chinneylove Eze has debuted the first teaser for her latest production, 'Devil in Agbada'.