APRNEWS - A fresh batch of 162 Nigerians, including four pregnant women, have voluntarily returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
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APRNEWS - The Lagos State police command yesterday arrested one Mrs. Udeme Odibi, a lawyer, for allegedly butchering her husband with a kitchen knife and then attempting to kill herself, in their home at Diamond Estate, Sangotedo area of Lagos.
APRNEWS - Nigeria's government has denied suggestions that the suspension of the country's top judge on corruption charges was linked to next month's election.
President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen on Friday, sparking claims he had breached the constitution and was trying to manipulate the judiciary.
APRNEWS - Troops have neutralised over 100 Boko Haram terrorists in recent various clearance operations in Yobe and Borno, the army said in a statement on Monday.
Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the spokesman of the army said the terrorists were killed at Goniri in Yobe, Damasak, Kross Kauwa and Monguno, among other locations in Borno.
APRNEWS - The elections body in Nigeria, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC; has disclosed that over 84 millions persons have registered to vote in upcoming polls.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar signed an election peace pact on Wednesday, saying a ‘communication lapse’ had prevented him from participating in the initial process with other candidates.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s state for environment minister Ibrahim Usman Jibrin has resigned his position after emerging Emir of Nasarawa.
He tendered his resignation on Wednesday at the ongoing Federal Executive Council, which was presided over by president Muhammadu Buhari.
APREWS - Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president has clarified that he remained opposed to the current government led by Muhammadu Buhari.
Obasanjo had reportedly backed Atiku Abubakar, his former veep and main opposition candidate for the 2019 presidential elections earlier this year when the two met.
APRNEWS - Africa’s largest Baptist University and one of Nigeria’s foremost institutions of higher learning, Bowen University, has added another feather to its cap by intensifying their fight against the ongoing scourge of drug abuse and other social vices in our society which have become rampant today.
APRNEWS - Soldiers have fought off attempts by Boko Haram fighters to overrun two army bases in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday, in the latest attacks to hit the region.