By RNSnews On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Nigerian pilgrimage officials arrested, imprisoned in Saudi Arabia

The coordinator of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) in Mecca, Suleiman Usman, has disclosed that some Nigerian pilgrimage officials were arrested and taken to prison by the Saudi authorities for trespass. Mr. More...

By RNSnews On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Ministerial list: Pat Utomi, Femi Falana, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Festus Odimegwu undergo DSS screening

NIGERIA – As Nigerians await the unveiling of President Buhari’s ministerial list, sources at the Department of State Security have revealed some names that made the list and have undergone screening More...

By RNSnews On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Oprah Winfrey Donates $100,000 to Nigerian Foundation for Girls (Exclusive)

Winfrey contributed to the GEANCO Foundation in support of Emmy-nominated actor David Oyelowo. Oprah Winfrey is joining her Selma and The Butler co-star David Oyelowo to make an equally meaningful impact More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Buhari vows to punish officers, soldiers involved in human rights violations

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Kaduna reaffirmed his administration’s total commitment to the rule of law and warned that proven acts of human rights violation by the Armed Forces would be punished. Addressing More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, September 5th, 2015

“We found stockpiles of dollars, not arms in Akwa Ibom Govt. House” — DSS Official

  A top official of the State Security Service familiar with the SSS’ raid of the Akwa Ibom Government House has said the Service found no arms and ammunition in the complex, but stumbled on “shocking More...

By RNSnews On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Nigeria’s President declares assets

The presidency has released the statement below giving details of the assets of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as declared to the Code of Conduct Bureau. The statement reads: “Documents More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Nigerian Army uncovers major bomb-making factory, arrests terrorist leader

NIGERIA – Troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade of the Nigerian Army have uncovered a major bomb-making factory and arrested a terrorist leader and two others, the spokesperson for the army, Sani Usman, has More...

By RNSnews On Friday, August 28th, 2015

South easterners in Nigeria cries out as Buhari’s lopsided appointments continue

NIGERIA – President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of some of his administration’s most key officials Thursday set off a firestorm of condemnation, with critics characterizing the nominations as overwhelmingly More...

By RNSnews On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Crisis: Buhari appoints Obasanjo as Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau

  Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari and ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concerned over the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal More...

By RNSnews On Friday, August 21st, 2015

White supremacist convicted in plot to kill Obama with ‘death ray’ device

  KKK member Glendon Scott Crawford also wanted to harm Muslims Jury unanimously finds man guilty of all three charges against him ‘Glendon Scott Crawford was a terrorist who attempted to acquire a weapon More...