National Assembly ‘blocks’ statutory health funds over fraud scare
The National Health Act stipulates one per cent of government funds go to the health sector.
BREAKING: INEC writes Dino Melaye, to commence recall process July 3
INEC has fixed July 3 to publish details required to verify the signatories to the recall move.
Nigerian govt issues 7-day ultimatum to truck drivers, others to vacate Apapa roads
The road is to be reconstructed for about N4.34 billion
No election in Southeast Nigeria without Biafra referendum — Nnamdi Kanu
The pro-Biafra leader says the coming of Biafra is “imminent”.
Nigerian govt declares Monday June 26, Tuesday June 27 public holiday
The holiday is to celebrate the Islamic post-Ramadan festival.
Lagos is 29th most expensive city to live in the world, Abuja 59th
Another African city, Luanda, is the most expensive in the world.
Lagos and Abuja ranked 29th and 59th respectively as the most expensive cities to live in a 2017 global cost of living survey.
Trial of man who allegedly defrauded 70 JAMB candidates stalled
The accused is facing a two-count charge of fraud and impersonation.
American sent to prison for ‘defrauding’ Nigerians
The suspect allegedly defrauded his victims of $565,000.
5,000 Nigerians stranded in Mali as NAPTIP decries poor funding
A minister said the government will consider special intervention fund for NAPTIP.
Kidnap gang arrested in possession of phone belonging to Nigerian lawmaker
The three suspects were arrested on June 18.
EXCLUSIVE: Dismissed Nigeria police commissioner identified
The Police Service Commission announced the dismissal of four officers on Wednesday.
#Fundlautech initiative raises N5.8 million in nine days as Ladoja donates N2 million
The former governor also pledged his pension for six months.
Corps members take fight against tobacco use to Ogun streets
Secondary school students commended the corps members for the initiative.
South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians
Another community has issued a quit order on Nigerians.
Biafra: We too are ‘disgusted’ with Nigeria — Onaiyekan
The influential cleric says the country must change its ways.
Makarfi PDP commends Osinbajo, suggests solutions to Nigeria’s security challenges
The PDP factional leader said more needed to be done to address Nigeria’s security challenges.
16 women kidnapped as survivors narrate ‘shocking’ details of Boko Haram ambush of ‘secure’ convoy
“We can’t continue like this; we have to take the war to them; waiting for them to come and be repelled cannot help us,” a survivor said.
PHOTO NEWS: Osinbajo meets State Governors over North & South-East groups ethnic agitations
The Acting President is meeting various Nigerian leaders to douse ethnic tensions.
PUNCH chairman, Aboderin, elected head of African Media Initiative board
The new chairman succeeds Trevor Ncube, the Executive Vice-Chairman of South Africa’s Mail and Guardian.
Taraba killings: Fulani communities call for Osinbajo’s intervention
The police confirmed seven people dead in the violence.
Court bars Metuh from seeking further adjournments
The former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson is standing trial on a seven-count charge of money laundering.