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(photos) –Nigerian unemployed graduate welcomes quintuplets, begs government for support 

On Wednesday, April 12, Oluwakemi Funmilayo Aminu and her husband Imudia Uduehi welcomed a set of quintuplet and both mother and babies are doing very well. children were born at the National Hospital, Abuja. However, the new father hails from Ekpoma, Esan West local government area while the wife is a civil servant with the Nigerian Population Commission (NPC), Abuja. ...

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What Nigerian government should do for 21 released Chibok girls – Pope Francis

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has identified one more thing the federal government should do to get the Chibok Girls back to normal life.The pope emphasised that the girls need experts to rehabilitate them.The Pope, who was represented by the President of Pontifical Mission Societies (Nigeria), Rev. Fr. George Ajana, said this during this year’s World Mission Sunday at Our Lady ...

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  Actor John Okafor :- As Nigerian Judiciary failed to jail Buhari let Buhari jail them. 

Nollywood actor, John Okafor has said that he gives President Muhammadu Buhari 100 per cent of his support on his actions against the Nigerian judiciary in respect to the allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption leveled against some judges. Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, has in the past weeks conducted a ‘sting operation’ on Nigerian top judges ...

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Brazil-based Nigerian Hairstylist Arrested At Lagos Int’l Airport With Cocaine Concealed In Her Bra

A Brazil-based Nigerian hairstylist has been arrested by Nigerian anti-drug detectives with cocaine hidden inside her bra.  The suspect, Nnaji Juliet Ijeoma, 30 was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Friday. She was caught with the illicit drug at the airport during the inward screening of South ...

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Seven  Nigerian celebrities we miss

Today, we’re honoring celebs like Sam Loco, Justice Esiri and more who left us too soon. We’d like to look back at five Nigerian celebrities who left us far too soon. Some, died pretty young, others had a successful year before dying at a ripe old age. Today, we’re honoring celebs like Sam Loco, Justice Esiri and more who left ...

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Nigerian Arik Airline Shuts Down Operations As It Fuel Suppliers And Insurers Withdraw Services

​Hundreds of air travellers booked on Nigerian Arik airline are currently stranded across the country, following the inability of the airline to airlift them to their destinations. A source close to the oil marketers told our correspondent that the airline is a bad debtor as it currently owes at least N3 billion to all its suppliers, a situation, which has ...

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Photos: Nigerian man propose to white girlfriend on top of Olumo Rock, Abeokuta

An adventurous Nigerian man proposed to his white girlfriend on top Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday, September 13th. Congrats to the couple. More photos after the cut. 274 total views, no views today

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Mark Zuckerberg Interacts With Nigerian Developers in Lagos

​Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg was at the Facebook’s traditional Townhall Question and Answer event in Lagos, Nigeria. He answered questions from developers and players in the Nigerian tech industry, giving insights into Facebook’s plans and discussing entrepreneurial strategies. Earlier yesterday, he was at CcHub and visited Summer of Code Camp, a program where kids are taught how to program. Basically, he is ...

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Mark Zuckerberg Interacts With Nigerian Developers in Lagos

​Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg was at the Facebook’s traditional Townhall Question and Answer event in Lagos, Nigeria. He answered questions from developers and players in the Nigerian tech industry, giving insights into Facebook’s plans and discussing entrepreneurial strategies. Earlier yesterday, he was at CcHub and visited Summer of Code Camp, a program where kids are taught how to program. Basically, he is ...

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‘I can’t apologize for the person I choose to be’ – Nigerian cross-dresser Bayo says

​ As seen on Social Media. The Nigerian Cross dresser also has some few words for those bothered by the person he choose to be. In his words: “To Be Yourself In a World That Is Constantly Trying To Make You Something Else Is The Greatest Accomplishment….(AmHotterDanYaGyalDem)okbye!” “I Can’t apologise for the person I choose to be….. I watch friends ...

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Goodluck Jonathan to give keynote speech at US Nigerian Lawyers Awards Dinner

Former Nigeria President, Mr. Goodluck Jonathan will deliver a keynote speech at the United States Nigerian Lawyers Association (NLA) Merit Awards Dinner, scheduled for October 29 in New York.An announcement signed by Nexus U. Sea, President of the association.The venue of the event is the 630 Second Ballroom, at 630 Second Avenue.According to Mr. Sea, the keynote speaker will be ...

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Hajj 2016: Saudi Govt warns Nigerian Pilgrims against bringing kolanut into country

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) recently said it was in receipt of a circular from the Government of Saudi Arabia prohibiting the importation of kola nuts, popularly called “goro”, “obi” in Hausa and Yoruba parlance into the Kingdom during the 2016 Hajj.The commission said the Saudi government threatened in the circular to punish any pilgrim who smuggles in ...

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World University Rankings 

​ Unilag The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) has just released its 2016 ranking of universities across the world.Sadly, no university in Nigeria made the list of the world’s top 1,000.The ranking, released on Monday, placed Harvard University, United States, on top as the best higher institution in the world, followed by Stanford University, also in the U.S.Another school in ...

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Don’t blame Nigerian governors for unpaid salaries – Gov Jibrilla

Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa says governors should not be blamed for the problem of non payment of workers salary in many states in the federation.Jibrilla was speaking Thursday when he received traditional rulers who paid him sallah homage at government house in Yola.Jibrilla said the dwindling revenue from the federation account has made it extremely difficult for states to ...

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MUST READ: Wizkid Will Be The First Nigerian Act To Win A Grammy Award, See Why

By our projections at Naijaloaded, come February 12, 2017 at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, Nigerian pop star, Wizkid will become the first Nigerian singer to win a Grammy Award. Yea you read that right! Wizkid’s first Grammy will not be for his own song, but for a song he contributed immensely to. The song, ‘One Dance’ by Drake featuring Kyla and Wizkid in ...

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Photos: Some Nigerian Soldiers celebrate after a successful attack against Boko Haram

A Nigerian Soldier named Kunle shared these photos of himself and his fellow comrades celebrating after they successfully attacked some Boko Haram terrorists in the North. His caption read, “Thank you Lord for a successful attack. may you continue to guide and protect me and my comrade.” 505 total views, no views today

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Why It’s Difficult for Nigerian Lawmakers to Disclose Their Total Pay – Hon Gbajabiamila

The Leader of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila in an interview with Premium Times was quizzed on why the country’s lawmakers find it difficult to disclose the exact amount they earn as salary and allowances:Here’s his response:Let me say this, every human being – whether you are legislator, engineer or student – the first reaction (to request to know ...

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GE to invest $2bn in Nigerian rail projects —AMAECHI

  ABUJA—The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday disclosed that General Electric, GE, would invest $2 billion in the country’s rail projects. Amaechi in an interview with CNBC monitored by Vanguard in Abuja, said the Federal Government was in search of Public-Private Partnership, PPP, funding in the Nigerian transportation sector. He said:  “GE is already in, we are ...

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Former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ojo Maduekwe Is Dead

  The Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ojo Maduekwe, has died. He died at his residence in Abuja on Wednesday night shortly after returning from the US. The former Minister of Culture and Tourism and a former Minister of Transportation was born on May 6, 1945. Chairman of the Board of BoT of the party, Sen. ...

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Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh

Nigerian soldiers afraid of recaptured Boko Haram towns —Chad

Chadian and Nigerien troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East are reportedly begging their Nigerian counterparts to take over towns recaptured from the sect. Nigerian authorities had announced that troops had recaptured all towns occupied by members of the terrorist group in Adamawa and Yobe states, remaining Borno, the last of the three north-eastern states mostly affected by the ...

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How Nigerian Universities encourage sexual harassment of female students

    When Blessing, a 300-level undergraduate female student of the Sociology Department, University of Lagos, approached one of her lecturers for extra tutorial on a problematic module, she did not bargain to be the object of the lecturer’s sexual fancy. “He didn’t even bother to explain the topic to me.  Maybe he thought I was flirting with him but ...

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Nigerian Troops Retake Goniri From Boko Haram

  Nigerian troops fighting the Boko Haram terrorist group in the nation’s north-east have taken over Goniri town in Yobe State, clearing terrorists from the location. The troops reclaimed the town on Monday morning after clearing the terrorists from the town that it had taken over some months back. The Defence Headquarters in a tweet on Monday said: “Troops have ...

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Regional troops have already been participating in military action against Boko Haram

Boko Haram conflict: Nigerian allies launch offensive

Forces from Niger and Chad have launched a ground and air offensive against militant group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say. The campaign is said to be targeting militants in Borno state. It came as Nigerian officials dismissed Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance to Islamic State as a reaction to military pressure from Nigeria and its allies. The pledge ...

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‘Boko Haram’ kills dozens in raid on Nigerian village

          Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 45 people in a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses have said. Gunmen stormed Njaba and fired into the houses before setting the village on fire, survivors added. The raid happened early on Tuesday but was not reported immediately because of the remoteness of the area. ...

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