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Yahoo boys are now role models, says Diezani

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters, otherwise known...

Niger Delta Group demands arrest, prosecution of NDDC contracts verification committee over forced payments to contractors

The group noted that the latest revelation by the Managing Director of the commission, Prof Kema Pondei, was a clear indication...

Most Spaniards think ex-King Juan Carlos should not have left, opinion poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of Spaniards believe former King Juan Carlos, who left the country this week amid a financial scandal, should not...

Buruji Kashamu (Esho Jìnádù): End Of Case No. 1:94-Cr-00172 In Chicago

The Jury had agreed that Kashamu was the leader of the drug cartel and he was indicted both in his own...

He manoeuvred law and politics to evade justice, but not death ― Obasanjo mourns Kashamu

Nigerian former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday condoled with the Ogun State Governor on the demise of Senator Esho Jinadu (popularly...

killers of Nasarawa Monarch, immigration officer arrested ― Sule

The Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has said that the suspected kidnappers and killers of a Traditional ruler, Amos Ubere and...

Buruji Kashamu to be buried Sunday – Spokesman

A former lawmaker, Senator Buruji Kashamu, will be buried in his hometown of Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, on Sunday, his Spokesman,...

Killings: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF, others storm Southern Kaduna today

Leaders of various sociopolitical groups in the country, including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum, and Middle Belt Forum, are...

Gunmen kill Nigerian Soldier during attack on commercial bus in Enugu

Some gunmen have killed a military officer along Enugu-Makurdi Highway. Standard Daily Times gathered that the incident occurred at about...

Bauchi Government speaks on appointment of Special Assistant on “Unmarried Women” Affairs

According to a statement by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to Mohammed on Media, the word “unmarried” was an error inadvertently...

NDDC Probe: PDP Reps split over alleged cover-up by Gbajabiamila

A member of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Caucus of the House of Representatives, Rep. Nnolim Nnaji, has distanced himself from...

Insecurity: Umahi advises Buhari to retain service chiefs

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to retain the current armed force service chiefs against the backdrop...

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APC faults N18bn Rivers flyover loan

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State led by Isaac Ogbobula has expressed sadness over the state House of Assembly’s approval...

Family qaccuses Ex-Oyo State Police Commissioner of extortion, unlawful detention

The family alleged that the former police chief unlawfully arrested a 79-year-old man and detained him for two days at the...

FEC agrees to N8.49bn for purchase of Covid-19 testing kits

The approval was given at the virtual council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Serving northern governor among Boko Haram leaders, says ex-CBN Chief

According to him, “Some of us also have our intelligence networks. I have met with some of the bandits; we have met with some of their high commanders – one or two who have repented – they have sat down with us not once, not twice.