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We Killed 40 Nigerian Soldiers, Snatched Five Military Vehicles, Weapons, Says ISIS

The Islamic State in statement have claimed its fighters killed 40 Nigerian soldiers and injured others in an ambush along Damboa/Maiduguri Highway, about 30 kilometres away from Damboa town. ISIS in the statement seen by SaharaReporters said ISWAP fighters captured Read more…


We Used N1.5bn To Take Care Of Ourselves As COVID-19 Palliative, Says NDDC MD, Pondei

The sum of N1.5bn was used as COVID-19 relief fund for staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of the commission, said. Pondei disclosed this at the investigative hearing on the N40bn corruption allegation against Read more…


We’ll Reopen For Visa Application In Nigeria Soon —British High Commission

The British High Commission in Nigeria has said that it would reopen the process of receiving applications from Nigerians intending to travel to the United Kingdom soon. The process had been suspended due to the global Coronavirus outbreak, which restricted Read more…


Plot By Nigerian Government To Rearrest Sowore Uncovered Months After Release On Bail

The national leadership of the African Action Congress has accused the Nigerian Government of planning to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of #RevolutionNow Movement. According to the AAC, the government planned using the Department of State Read more…


Lagos NCP Demands Reversal Of Fuel Pump Price

The Lagos State chapter of National Conscience Party has demanded the immediate reversal of the hike in pump price of petrol. The Nigerian Government last week announced the increase in the pump price of petrol from N123.5 to N143.5. In Read more…


Seven Persons Arrested For Multiple Bank Robberies In Ondo, Ekiti, Others

Police operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad have arrested a seven-man criminal gang that attacked and robbed three comm​ercial banks in Ondo and Ekiti between 2019 and 2020, killing innocent citizens including six policemen and carting away several millions of Read more…


President Buhari To Sign N10.8trn Amended Budget Into Law On Friday

Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the revised 2020 budget into law on Friday. Ahmed said the move was targeted at keeping with the December-January budget circle. “This for Read more…


Lebanese Ambassador To Nigeria Walks Out On House Of Reps Members During Meeting

There was mild drama at Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Thursday after the Lebanese Amabassador to Nigeria walked out of a meeting targeted at addressing the harassment of Nigerian domestic workers in Lebabnon. Houssam Diab shortly after entering the conference Read more…


COVID-19: Delta Government House Press Unit Shut Down After Over 43 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

Delta State Government House Press Unit has been shut down as two media aides to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and 43 other staff tested positive for Coronavirus. SaharaReporters gathered that Okowa’s aides, Nelson Egware, Senior Special Assistant on Media, Fidelis Egugbo, Read more…


Ondo Assembly Speaker Asks Chief Judge To Set Up Probe Panel To Investigate Deputy Governor

As plans thicken to impeach Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, has written to the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man panel to investigate Read more…


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