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Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AFDB president

Saturday, 2 November 2019

Be on guard, Zamfara and Katsina bandits are fleeing to other states - Presidency tells Nigerians

The Presidency has told Nigerians to be on guard as bandits are fleeing to other states following the counter-attack launched by security operatives in Katsina and Zamfara states. 

KABOOM!!! EFCC to prosecute doctors who issue fake medical report to suspects on trial

Nigeria -  EFCC says it is set to prosecute medical doctors who issue fake medical reports to those undergoing trial for financial crimes.  

Cameroon Legend Samuel Eto'o declares himself the best African player ever

Cameroonian football legend, Samuel Eto'o has declared himself the best African player to ever play football.

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Health emergency as Indian capital New Delhi shuts down all schools due to smog

All schools in New Delhi have been closed and people have been warned to stay indoors after the city's pollution problem was declared a health emergency.

The air quality index reading at the US embassy for pollution particles has reached nine times the recommended World Health Organisation level.

Alas! Nnamdi Kanu reacts as Justice Nyako says prison is safest place in Nigeria

Nigeria -  Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday, berated Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal High Court for saying prison was the safest place for him in Nigeria.

Tragedy as many trapped following two-storey building collapse in Lagos

Nigeria -  A two-storey building has collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

The building under construction along Glover road caved in on Friday evening.

CBN Gov. Emefiele defends bordsr closure, says fraud,kidnapping and robbery will reduce if FG closes our borders for two years

Nigeria - Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is of the opinion that the rate of Yahoo Yahoo, Kidnapping and other social vices will reduce to the barest minimum if the borders remain closed for the next two years.

Friday, 1 November 2019

Fire razes Maiduguri GSM market

Nigeria - Dozens of shops and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM market.

The source of the fire is not ascertained as the market officials are yet to give official details of the incident.

Anambra Govt. bans movement of fuel tankers during daytime

Nigeria - Following recent fatal accidents involving trucks carrying petroleum products, the Anambra Stàte Government on Friday announced the ban on movement of fuel tankers during the daytime.

President Donald Trump relocates to Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will be making Palm Beach, Florida, his permanent residence instead of his Trump Tower apartment in New York City.

One dead, 15 injured after two buses collide in London

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a crash between a car and two buses in south London, police say.

ASUU suspends proposed strike over controversial 'payroll' system

Nigeria -  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its proposed strike over Federal Government’s directive to enroll its members into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

Thursday, 31 October 2019

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Ganduje orders that kidnappers should be sentenced to death in Kano State

Nigeria -  Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Thursday, October 31st ordered the Ministry of Justice to amend the panel code to death penalty for kidnappers in the state.

Breaking... Again fuel tanker falls in Onitsha

Nigeria - An articulated tanker loaded with PMS reportedly fell into a ditch along Onitsha/Enugu expressway in Onitsha, Anambra state.

Fire decimates Japanese world heritage site - Sheri Castle

Japan's Shuri Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site, has been decimated by a huge fire.

Footage on local television showed the cultural heritage symbol engulfed in flames as firefighters battled for hours.

Tragic!!! At least 71 dead after cooking stoves explode on Pakistan train

At least 71 people have died after two gas cooking stoves exploded on a train in Pakistan.

An official from the emergency services said of the 43 people injured, 11 were still in critical condition.

Three Britons killed as car plunges off bridge in South Africa

Three British friends have died and another is seriously injured after they were involved in a "horrific" car crash on South Africa's southern coast.

How former Pension Reform boss Maina opened 12 accounts in my bank - witness

Nigeria - Mairo Muhammed Bashir, a bank business manager, says Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), opened 12 accounts in her bank for himself and family.

She said besides his wife, Maina opened accounts for Fauzial, Fareeda and Fadeela, his daughters.

I’m ready to face trial if my safety is guaranteed - IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu tells Judge

Nigeria - Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on Thursday, October 31st told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he was ready to face trial if his safety would be guaranteed by the court.

Just in: Yahoo boys’ mothers form association

Nigeria - Mothers of internet scammers in Lagos have formed an association, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed.

Twitter set to ban political advertisements

Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Barcelona players were willing to sacrifice wages to bring Neymar back

Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, has claimed the team offered to lower their salaries, so Neymar could return to the LaLiga champions.

Comedian Kevin Hart speaks for the first time after life threatening accident (IG VIDEO)

Kevin Hart has spoken out for the first time since undergoing surgery after suffering an accident.

The American comedian revealed in the video shared to Instagram that his "world was changed forever" following the accident. 

Alas! Fake FCT Minister Mohammed Bello arrested in Abuja

Nigeria - The FCT Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old man, Mohammed Bello for allegedly claiming to be FCT Minister, Malam Muhammed Bello.

See FULL SUPER EAGLES LIST, GK Akpeyi returns as Rohr releases 23-man squad for Benin, Lesotho games

Nigeria - Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has named a 23-man squad, for their upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Tragedy as gas cylinder blast kills five children

Dhaka, Bangladesh - At least five children were killed after a gas cylinder being used to inflate toy balloons exploded in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Wednesday, police and firefighting officials said.

12 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Belgium - one week on from Essex tragedy

Twelve migrants have been found alive in a refrigerated truck in northern Belgium.

The men, who were originally from Syria and Sudan, were discovered by police in a motorway parking area outside Antwerp.

Breaking Update: Appeal Court Justice kidnapped in Benin City, police attachment killed

Nigeria -  According to Crime Correspondent Festus Alenkhe, report just coming in says Hon.Justice Nwosu Iheme of the Federal Court Of Appeal, Benin City, Edo state has been kidnapped by daredevil and violent gunmen in Benin City. 

Recall The Forefront Media earlier report this breaking news with graphic photos (Click here).

Is your line among? MTN deactivates 0.6m customers

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria) has deactivated 0.6 million active subscribers under regulatory directive.

Breaking!!! Atiku suffers first loss ahead of final supreme court verdict as the apex court dismisses his appeal

Nigeria - The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election of February 23, 2019.  

Breaking!!! Scare in Benin City as Kidnappers kill policeman, abduct driver and target (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Nigeria - According to eye witness, the kidnappers abducted the target and his driver, killing the security operative attached to him along popular Benin-Agbor Road by Cream Crest School. 

More details  on The Forefront later. 

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Gov. Obaseki bombs Oshiomhole: You have lost your political grip on Edo State

Nigeria - Governor Obaseki of Edo State has said that his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has lost his political grip on the state, and now resorts to deploying police operatives from Abuja to allegedly harass his aides.  

HIV patient who was raped at 8 and 16 encourages other carriers by revealing how she was able to have 3 HIV negative kids and a negative partner

A woman who is living with HIV after being raped at ages 8 and 16 has shared her positive story about being able to live a great life all thanks to being diligent with taking her treatment.

Nigerian man Ifeanyi Obi arrested with a record $400K drugs in India

In a major seizure, police in Goa, western India on Tuesday, October 29th arrested a Nigerian  man identified as Ifeanyi Pascal Obi, a.k.a Alex and confiscated drugs worth about Rs 3 crore(about $400,000) from him.

Shake up in Nigerian Army as General leading Boko Haram war redeployed

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has approved the immediate redeployment of nine senior officers to new formations nationwide.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Sagir Musa, army spokesman, said the posting was a routine exercise to improve the system for greater efficiency.

Alas!!! Pastor jailed for allegedly stealing turkeys, goat in Osun State

Nigeria - A pastor in Osun State identified as Solomon Oni Opaalade has been remanded in prison after he allegedly stole turkeys and a goat and threatened the owner with charms. 

Tragedy as terrorists kill 16 people in two-day attack on Burkina Faso village

Reports say unknown terrorists killed 16 people during an attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government confirmed.

Top Trump Adviser tells impeachment hearing: Donald Trump 'undermined national security'

A top adviser to Donald Trump says he feared a phone call the president made to his Ukrainian counterpart - now the focus of an impeachment inquiry - had undermined national security.

Ebonyi Governor Umahi sacks aide for leaking his China trip

Nigeria - The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi yesterday sacked one of his numerous Technical Assistants on social media, one Mr. Ndubuisi Goodluck Itumo for gross misconduct bordering on misinformation to the public.

Nigerian Customs seize 33 containers of expired rice

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin Can Island Command has seized 54 containers laden filled with contrabands including expired rice and banned drugs.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Watch the Carabao EFL Cup live on The Forefront Express new interface tonight. See link to follow up and watch live in details

To watch Manchester City vs Southampton live at 20:45WAT today,  visit our new mobile phone user friendly interface on

Click on the top right side green drop down menu, cancel registration prompt and ads link out, return to The Forefront Express and enjoy livestream.

JUST IN: Nigerian Government set to regulate social media, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed has said that the Federal Government is going to sanitize the social media.

Itse Sagay blasts Oshiomhole: APC may lose more states because of his aggression, approach

Nigeria - Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has pointed out why the All Progressives Congress, APC, lost control of some states.

Over 90 million Nigerians living in extreme poverty- Minister of Humanitarian, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq

Sadiya Umar Farouq, Nigeria's Minister of Humanitarian, Disaster Management and Social Development has disclosed that over 90m Nigerians live in extreme poverty. 

Remains of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi has been buried at sea

The remains of late ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been disposed of at sea as it is revealed that U.S. forces were able to confirm his identity using DNA samples taken from his underwear and blood.  

Senate President Lawan kicks against call for scrapping of House of Reps in Nigeria

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said Nigeria should maintain a bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives as presently constituted.

Monday, 28 October 2019

Alas!!! 80 Nigerians deported by Indonesian government for spraying money during Pastor Odumeje’s visit

Prophet Chukwuemeka Odumeje’s recent visit to Indonesia, is being scrutinised by the Indonesian government over alleged “display of wealth at the event”.
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Ohanaeze advocates for urgent change of the name Nigeria

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has advocated for the urgent change of the name of the country Nigeria to a better and positive name.