52% fail to obtain five credits in Nov/Dec 2019 SSCE – NECO

52% fail to obtain five credits in Nov/Dec 2019 SSCE - NECO NEWS DIGEST - The National Examinations Council has released the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, noting that only 48 per cent of candidates got five credits and...

Okada ban: Fashola supports Lagos govt

Okada ban: Fashola supports Lagos govt NEWS DIGEST - The minister of works and housing, Raji Fashola, has expressed his support for the ban of commercial motorcycles and Tricycles in Lagos state. Speaking at the United Action for Change public lecture...

Nigerian govt will receive $318m Abacha loot in next 72 days, says Malami

Nigerian govt will receive $318m Abacha loot in next 72 days, says Malami NEWS DIGEST - The Attorney General of the Federation and minister of justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, said on Wednesday that the Federal government will in the next...

Manchester United move made my mum cry – Ighalo

Manchester United move made my mum cry - Ighalo NEWS DIGEST - Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has narrated how his mother cried when she heard that he has joined Manchester United. He gave the narration in an interview with MUTV. He...

FULL LIST: Senate inaugurates 56-member Constitution Review Committee

FULL LIST: Senate inaugurates 56-member Constitution Review Committee NEWS DIGEST - The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, inaugurated a 56-member Constitution Review Committee headed by Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. The committee, inaugurated during plenary consists of all the...

Pantami distances self from 7.5% VAT deductions on voice calls, messages

Pantami distances self from 7.5% VAT deductions on voice calls, messages NEWS DIGEST - The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami has distanced himself from being behind the 7.5% Value Added Tax, VAT, deductions on voice calls...

250 killed as police invade Ansaru terrorists’ camp in Kaduna

250 killed as police invade Ansaru terrorists’ camp in Kaduna NEWS DIGEST - Special Forces of the Nigeria Police backed by helicopters have reportedly killed 250 high-profile members of the Ansaru terrorist group in an operation on Wednesday, at Kuduru...

Our lives in danger, Nigerians in Wuhan cry out over Coronavirus fear

Our lives in danger, Nigerians in Wuhan cry out over Coronavirus fear NEWS DIGEST - As the Coronavirus infection cases rose to 24,324 in China on Wednesday, Nigerians trapped in Wuhan, Hubei province where the disease originated from have raised...

Ihedioha asks Supreme Court to sack Uzodinma

Ihedioha asks Supreme Court to sack Uzodinma NEWS DIGEST - A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to set aside its January 14 judgment that sacked him and declared Hope Uzodinma of the...

Germany sets new migration conditions for Nigerians

Germany sets new migration conditions for Nigerians NEWS DIGEST - Germany on Wednesday announced new migration law for Nigerians, noting that the new regulation was imperative to address issues surrounding irregular migration. Minister of State of German Federal Chancellery, Mrs Annette...