BREAKING: We won't return to work - doctors *Appeal NIC judgement

Resolute striking doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) remained adamant on Friday, with its leadership faulting the ruling of the National Industrial Court (NIC) directing its members to return to work. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, President and Jerry Isogun, Secretary General, in a resolution the jointly signed revealed...... read more

BREAKING: Falana takes over battle of striking doctors against FG

Foremost human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana will be representing the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) in their legal battle with the Federal Government. The chairman of Communication and Communique of the NARD, Dr Julian Ojebo, disclosed this to The Nation on Monday. On August...... read more

Who’s next Immigration boss? All eyes on Buhari as Babandede exits *Says, I’m fulfilled

Who would President Muhammadu Buhari appoint as the next Controller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to replace Mohammed Babandede, who was pulled out on Monday, after serving for an extra  one-year extension granted him by the President. Would it be another northerner or would the President be looking in...... read more

PRODA boss under attack over alleged infractions *Academic staff protest

For allegedly disregarding the directives of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Acting Director General of Projects Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Dr. Fabian Okonkwo has come under serious attacks by stakeholders who see his attitude as an affront to constituted authorities. The PRODA helmsman is particularly being assailed over his alleged...... read more

BREAKING: Ex-President, Jonathan, assumes office as varsity chancellor in Uganda

More recognitions have continued to come the way of Nigeria’s Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, the latest being his appointment and inaugurated as the Chancellor of Cavendish University, Uganda. The ex-president who used the social media to announce the new assignment, on Thursday, said he had already performed his first official function...... read more

Umahi: Presidency lied, Ebonyi didn't collect N6billion for ranching

Dave Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor, on Thursday, dismissed the claim that his government received N6billion from the Federal Government as grant for ranching, insisting that the state did not have land to give out for such a purpose. The governor, who conveyed his position in a statement, through his spokesman, Francis...... read more

Police launch manhunt for stolen Olu of Warri crown, declare two sons wanted

The Zone 5 of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Benin, Edo State has declared two sons of the immediate Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli Emiko, Princes Onyowoli and Omatsuli, wanted over the stolen 400-year-old crown of Warri Kingdom. The princes were declared wanted ahead of Saturday’s coronation of Prince Tsola...... read more

Sit on Yar’Adua’s chair! How IBB made Jonathan President – Otedola

Billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has joined Nigerians in felicitating with former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, who marks his 80th birthday on Tuesday, August 17. Wishing him more rewarding years, Otedola on Sunday thanked the Retired General who is fondly called IBB for the role he played during the political logjam...... read more

Disu, Kyari’s replacement gets $10,000 cash from Nigerian businessman

Tunji Disu $10,000 the new head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) would be getting a whopping $10,000 equivalent of N5million from Aloy Chife, an information technology expert, as a reward for getting his new job. Disu, was appointed to head the elite team of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), by...... read more

BREAKING: PSC, accepts IG’s recommendation, approves Kyari’s suspension

With the approval of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to his suspension from his job, Abba Kyari, Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head, Intelligence Response Team (IRT), has sunk deeper into the mess which unravelled last week with his indictment in the US, with possible extradition to the US starring him...... read more

BREAKING: Only three Igbo, as police promote over 164 senior officers *Magu, ex-EFCC boss fails

John Ogbonnaya Amadi Commissioner of Police Airport Command (CP) and Arungwa Udochukwu Nwazue, former  Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Operations, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and currently Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Operations Zone 9, Umuahia, are the two lucky Igbo names that appeared on Thursday on the list of senior officers...... read more

Bayelsa agog as commercial flight into international airport commences

With the  the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government and United Nigeria Airlines on Wednesday, Bayelsa State International Airport would commence commercial flight operations next month. The state Governor, Douye Diri told his audience at the Executive Council Chambers of Government House, Yenagoa,  that he was happy...... read more

My life in danger – Bawa *Vested interests want to kill me

Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has alerted Nigerians of a plot to kill him by vested interests, aiming to scuttle the anti-corruption war being waged in the country. The 40-year-old Bawa, who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on February 16, 2021, as replacement for Ibrahim...... read more

Dangote doles out N4.2billion for poor Nigerian women *He's impacting the poor more than govs - Bala

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has doled out a whooping N4.2billion as part of its unconditional Micro Grant Programme for empowering women in the rural areas across the country. Speaking at the flag-off of its one-off unconditional Micro-grants Programme Tuesday in Bauchi, Chairman of the Aliko Dangote Foundation empowered 20,000 vulnerable women...... read more

BREAKING: 19 CSOs move to block IG's senate confirmation *Say police boss a danger to democracy

“We call on the Police Council and the Senate to, in the public interest, muster the courage to decline confirmation of Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba as substantive IGP. He is unfit and unsuitable to be appointed to head a country's lead security agency. He is indeed a...... read more

Next Last
Latest News Nnamdi Kanu spent two months in Kenya before arrest — Report You’re a political beggar, PDP, Umahi, others knock Fani-Kayode BREAKING: Army storm bandits hideout, rescue NDA officer 25 days after abduction Again, rampaging police operatives, mow down two alleged IPOB members TRAGEDY: Wicked woman wipes out four stepchildren with poison-laced tea Fleeing bandits relocate to Katsina town, toll resident at roadblocks We won't pay Igboho N20billion - FG *Malami moves against judgement BREAKING: We won't return to work - doctors *Appeal NIC judgement Identities of terrorism financiers: Nigerians will know them soon – EFCC boss BREAKING: Court awards N20b damages against DSS for raid of Igboho’s house


Most Read BREAKING: Atiku defects to APGA *Picks ticket for 2019 presidency *Runs with Soludo (62,361 views) BREAKING: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar clinch final Ballon d'Or shortlist, Suarez snubbed (40,098 views) You must release Kanu, give us justice or we keep bombing – Gen. Ben (29,274 views) Seven 'killer' SARS officers arrested in Anambra for murder (26,410 views) I must redeem Ndigbo or die trying – Nwodo *We're quite uncomfortable in Nigeria (24,404 views) BREAKING: Upset, as Ugwuanyi appoints Queen of 419 into cabinet (20,002 views) Okorie to Buhari: Your gvt can’t be killing Ndigbo and offering B’Haram amnesty (17,769 views) Biafra: I’ll lead negotiation with agitators – Okorie *Warns against force (17,492 views) Catholic bishops to Mbaka: Your prophesies could be brain wave (16,430 views) BREAKING: Again DSS shuns court order, hedges on Kanu's release (16,101 views)


CBN banner advert

Chelsea Outdoor

Veleta banner

FRSC Officials vs Woman Driver on highway



Newsletters Subscribe to Whirl Wind News newsletters today and get breaking news and updates delivered to your mailbox!

Sign up



News Appointments (513) Business (377) Crime (1633) Economy (757) Education (309) Entertainment (390) Fashion and Style (155) General (854) Health (1011) Inside Africa (645) Interviews (33) National (1812) Politics (3806) Press Releases (3) Religion (337) Security (2408) Sports (2748) Technology (37) World News (819)