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  1. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nigerian Government Wasting Resources, Energy On Amotekun —Akerele-Ogunsiji – Sahara Reporters

    Mrs Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, a social entrepreneur and human development expert, has slammed government in Nigeria for spending energy and resources to create Amotekun. Akerele-Ogunsiji, who spoke at an event in Lagos, also lamented that the funds budgeted for education, infrastructure and...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro North Will Destroy Itself If It Doesn’t Change –Emir Of Kano, Sanusi – Sahara Reporters

    Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has said that Nigeria’s Northern region will destroy itself if it doesn’t change. Speaking on Monday in Kaduna during an event to commemorate the.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Kwara Government Sacks Teacher For Leading Protest – Sahara Reporters

    The Kwara State Government has sacked a teacher of Government Girls Day Secondary School, Oke-Suna, Ilorin, Sanni Rufai, for leading a protest. Rufai had led a protest against the disengagement of OND and HND holders by the Kwara State Government. In reaction to the protest, the government …...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amnesty International Urges IPOB, Security Agencies To Exercise Restraint Ahead Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Parents Burial – Sahara Reporters

    Amnesty International has called on security agencies in Nigeria and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra to ensure peace prevails when parents of leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu, are laid to rest in their hometown, Afara Ukwu, Abia State, on Friday.... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro #OkadaBan: Group To Take Protest To Venue Of Lagos City Marathon – Sahara Reporters

    Lagos residents under the auspices of #OccupyLagos group is set to storm venue of the 2020 Lagos City Marathon in protest against the ban on motorcycle and tricycle in the state. The group, not satisfied with the ban of two of the most effective transport systems in … Read more via Sahara...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Insecurity: Tone Down Your Anger, Governor Tambuwal Tells Religious Leaders – Sahara Reporters

    Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has asked religious leaders in the country to "tone down" their anger over escalating insecurity in the country. Tambuwal said President Muhammadu Buhari was doing his best to fight insecurity and that the anger targeted at him was misplaced...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro The Northern Elite Created These Bandits By Fredrick Nwabufo – Sahara Reporters

    A study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) put the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria to 13.5 million – as of 2018. An unimpressive mass of this number comes from Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, and other northern states.... Read more via Sahara...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business Lawyer Challenges Okada Ban, Drags Lagos State Government To Court – Sahara Reporters

    Human rights lawyer and National President of Revolutionary Lawyer’s Forum, Mr Tope Akinyode, has dragged the Lagos State governor, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Attorney-General of Lagos to court over the ban of commercial tricycles and motorcycles popular referred to as Keke and...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Tag: PRNigeria Publisher Sues ‘Youth Leader’ Over Malicious Allegations – Sahara Reporters

    Publisher of PRNigeria, Mr Yushau Shuaib, has instituted legal action against Terrence Kuanum, leader of Benue Youth Forum, for accusing him of sponsoring Boko Haram activities after his article titled.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ondo Christians Ask President Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity – Sahara Reporters

    The Christian Association of Nigeria in Ondo State on Sunday demanded the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over rising insecurity in Nigeria. The Christian group that converged at the Evangelical Church Winning All in Akure, the state capital, frowned at the consistent...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro United States Denies Bishop Oyedepo Visa – Sahara Reporters

    The United States Embassy in Lagos has denied renowned preacher, Bishop David Oyedepo, of Living Faith Church Worldwide visa in what appears to be an escalation of President Trump’s anti-immigrant stance. A report in ThisDay also said Kris Asimonye, wife of popular comedian, Abovi Ugboma...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EXCLUSIVE: United States Government Summons Malami, Four Other Nigerian Ministers To Washington Over Worsening Rights Violation –

    The United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission has summoned five ministers from Nigeria to discuss issues of trade, investment and particularly Nigeria’s worsening human rights record. The meeting is set to take place from February 1 to 3, 2020 in Washington DC. SaharaReporters can confirm...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Troops In Borno – Sahara Reporters

    Troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State are currently under attack in Damasak area of the state. Sources, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said there is heavy gunfight currently ongoing.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Afenifere Opposes Plan To Place ‘Operation Amotekun’ Under New Police Scheme – Sahara Reporters

    Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, has rejected the position of the Nigerian Government to include ‘Operation Amotekun’ under its community policing strategy and have it function as mere informants for the police. The group, after a meeting held in Akure, Ondo State, said that … Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tinubu’s Wife, Senator Oluremi, Advocates For State Police Over Rising Insecurity – Sahara Reporters

    Former First Lady of Lagos State and lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu, has called for the establishment of state police as a way of tackling the rising spate of insecurity in the country. Tinubu made the call during plenary on …...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidency Attacks Senator Abaribe Over Calls For Buhari’s Resignation – Sahara Reporters

    The Presidency has attacked Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe for calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over the rising spate of insecurity in the country. Earlier on Wednesday, Abaribe had said, “Nigerians will go to the government and ask the government to resign because they did...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram: Danger Of A Single Story By Promise Eze – Sahara Reporters

    To say that Boko Haram is bent on slaughtering every Christian it can lay hand on is very accurate. But there’s another side to this long-held narrative. A lot of Christians may find it hard to believe that BH also murder, maim, dismember, bludgeon and rape Muslims … Read more via Sahara...
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    Politics If Oshiomhole continues with his activities in Edo State, I will show him that I am the Governor of Edo State - Governor Obaseki [Video]

    Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to deal decisively with National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, if he continues to “disrupt the activities of the party in the state”. The visibly angry governor in a video seen by SaharaReporters on Wednesday made...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How United States Court Suspended Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege, From Law Practice Over Forgery Of $890 Cheque – Sahara Reporters

    A document obtained by SaharaReporters has revealed how Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Augustine Ovie Omo-Agege, was suspended from practicing law in California, United States, over a case of forgery and fraud. The document revealed that Omo-Agege committed the offence in 1995, was found...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Immigration System Crash At Nigerian Airports Leaves Passengers Stranded – Sahara Reporters

    There is currently chaos at all arrival points of international airports in Nigeria especially the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, following the breakdown of the portal of Innovate One, the concessionaire to the Nigeria Immigration Service...... Read more via Sahara Reporters –...