2019: PDP rejects automatic tickets for Atiku, other defectors
There will be no automatic ticket in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for defectors from other parties when the PDP meets  to pick its candidates later this year for the 2019 elections, Hotnewsnaija Online can now reveal. And this applies to the likes of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar... Read more
Police uncover ritualist den in Osun
Residents of Ilobu town in Osun State were shocked as men from the Osun State Police Command stormed the town and uncovered a ritualist den with some shallow graves. The ritualist den which is located inside a big house at Molete area of the town was on Friday discovered by a... Read more
JAMB uncovers another N83m fraud in five states
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is currently investigating fresh cases of fraud totalling N83m uncovered in its state offices in Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau, Hotnewsnaija  Online has learnt. Adegbenro Nurudeen gathered on Friday that while the board was investigating N31m misappropriated revenue in Edo and N20m... Read more
Ethiopia says state of emergency will last 6 months
Ethiopian Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa on Saturday said a state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months. “Ethiopia bans protests, publications that incite violence during emergency rule. “There are still pockets of areas where violence is prevalent. The (ruling EPRDF coalition‘s) council... Read more
Jonathan hosts Obasanjo in Bayelsa
        Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State.   Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner.   Earlier before the visit, Obasanjo inaugurated a government specialist... Read more
How suicide bombers killed 22 persons, wounded 28 in Borno multiple bomb blasts
No fewer than 22 persons were killed and 28 others injured in a multiple suicide bombing  at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Friday at about 9:00 PM, when three suicide bombers detonated explosives at... Read more
Supreme Court reinstates sacked lecturer, orders UNILORIN to pay salaries from 1999 to date
THE Supreme Court has set aside the 1999 sack of Mrs. Aize Imonokhome Obayan (now a professor) as a lecturer and Reader in the Department of Guardian and Counselling, University of Ilorin. The apex court, in a unanimous judgment by a five-man panel, led by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, dismissed... Read more
Champions League: Zidane expects tough second-leg in Paris
Zinedine Zidane warned his Real Madrid players that they can expect to suffer in the return leg of their Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain despite seeing Cristiano Ronaldo inspire a 3-1 comeback victory on Wednesday. The reigning European champions stunned the PSG of Neymar in the last 16,... Read more
17 dead in Florida school shooting
No fewer than 17 persons were killed at  a Florida high school on Wednesday, after a gunman opened fire, leaving terrified students huddled in their classrooms, texting friends and family for help. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the Valentine’s Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in... Read more
NNPC GMD charges marketers on N145 per litre of petrol
Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, yesterday called on petroleum products marketers to stick to the N145 per litre approved pump price for petrol in order to make life easy for Nigerians.  The GMD gave this charge in Abuja while presenting a... Read more