Arsenal complete £56m Aubameyang deal
Arsenal have completed the club-record £56million signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund confirmed the news on their Twitter account on Wednesday, before Arsenal then shared a series of pictures of Aubameyang posing in the club’s home kit, pulling a variety of animated poses. He has become the... Read more
Fani-Kayode has heart disease, lawyer tells court
The trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn was stalled on Wednesday due to his absence from the Federal High Court in Lagos. Counsel for the ex-minister, Mr. Norrison Quakers (SAN), told the court that his client was unable to... Read more
Car crushes 10-year-old boy to death during football match
A 10-year-old boy has lost his life in an accident at the Olopomeji end of the Oworonshoki Expressway, Lagos State, during a football match at a recreation ground near the road. Hotnewsnaija Online learnt that the boy had accompanied some youths to the recreation ground on Sunday around 8am... Read more
FRSC in Ogun takes safety campaign to schools
The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ), Ogun Sector Command, on Wednesday said it had taken its campaign to schools in the state to educate the pupils/students on safety issues. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, said that the measure was part of the command’s programmes... Read more
What manner of third force?
What manner of ‘movement’ is being launched today in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)? Can the coalition fly? What are its prospects? Can it overtake the discredited Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and abort the dream of the crisis-ridden All Progressives Congress (APC) to retain federal power in next... Read more
Cameroonian gendarmes invade Cross River community
No fewer than 80 Cameroonian gendarmes on Monday crossed the international border between Nigeria and Cameroun and invaded Danare, in the Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. The gendarmes, according to sources, claimed that they were fighting Cameroonian militants who took refuge in the community. There are... Read more
[Full Text] President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address
President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. Read the President’s speech as prepared for delivery and released by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than 1... Read more
Senate to probe CBN, banks over illegal charges, deductions
The Senate on Tuesday resolved to conduct an investigation into the spate of illegal charges and deductions from accounts of their customers by Deposit Money Banks. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion moved by Senator Magnus Abe and 22 others, entitled, ‘Urgent Need to Investigate, Regularise and... Read more
Army uncovers militias’ base in Benue, arrests native doctor
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had discovered a base used by armed militias terrorising Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states at Tor-Dunga Town in the Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. The army added that it also arrested a native doctor, Tordue Gber also known by an... Read more
I only rob foreign worshippers at National Mosque – Suspect
A suspect, Bashir Adamu, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting motorists and snatching phones and handbags, on Tuesday said his targets were expatriates who worshipped at the National Mosque, Abuja. The 27-year-old, who was arrested along with two others, told Hotnewsnaija Online on Tuesday that he operated on Fridays... Read more