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UNICEF Sounds Alarm: Nigeria Atop Global Child Bride Crisis with 23.6 Million Cases

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria remains an epicentre for child marriages in West and Central Africa, as a startling report by UNICEF divulges that the...

Ondo Magistrate Court Condemns Igbo Custom, Grants Father Access to Children Over Bride Price Row

AKURE, Nigeria - A ruling by an Akure Magistrate Court has labeled certain aspects of the Igbo custom as "barbaric, evil, and ungodly." This...

Federal Lawmaker Akande-Sadipe Denies Allegations of Contract Inflation for Road Project

ABUJA, Nigeria - Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, the lawmaker representing the Oluyole Federal Constituency of Oyo State in the House of Representatives, has vehemently denied reports...

University of Lagos Stands Firm on 400% Fee Hike, Citing Quality and Rising Costs

LAGOS, Nigeria - The University of Lagos, UNILAG, embroiled in a crisis over a substantial fee hike, is not backing down. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Folashade Ogunsola...

Allegations of Vendetta Mount on Governor Abiodun Over Demolishing of Daniel’s DATKEM Plaza

IJEBU ODE, Nigeria - Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun is facing accusations of authorising the "vandalization" of DATKEM Plaza, a property owned by Olufunke...

Former Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose Declares Support for Gabon Coup

LAGOS,  Nigeria — Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Nigeria's Ekiti State, announced his support for the military coup in Gabon that toppled President Ali...

JAMB Takes Full Control of Admission Process, Issues Warning to Schools

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has declared that all applications for admission to first-degree programmes, national diplomas, and other...

Lagos Government Aims to Boost Building Sector, Planning Permits to Be Issued in 10 Days

LAGOS, Nigeria — The Lagos State Government announced on Monday, August 28, 2023, that obtaining a planning permit will now take just 10 working...

Good Start: Senate Committee Vows to End Procurement Fraud in Federal Agencies

ABUJA, Nigeria — The Senate Committee Chairman on Public Procurement, Senator Monday Okpebholo, declared an end to the era of procurement fraud in federal...

Oyo’s Former Local Council Chiefs Demand Outstanding N3.37 Billion Salaries

IBADAN, Nigeria - Oyo State's former Local Government Chairmen and Councillors, numbering 796, have accused Governor Seyi Makinde and the Oyo State House of...

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