Why Nigerians couldn’t watch Super Eagles play Senegal, may not watch Burkina Faso match
Nigeria and Senegal played a 1-1 draw.
Anti-Magu forces launch fresh offensive, release another damning report
The SSS had, in controversial reports to the Senate, claimed Mr. Magu is tainted and should not be confirmed to head the nation’s top anti-corruption body.
Nigeria’s economic reform plan not good enough – IMF
The IMF said Nigeria reform plan “does not explicitly call for tighter monetary and fiscal policy in the near term…”
How we stopped woman from jumping into Lagoon in Lagos — Police
“The problem is too much for me to bear. I want to go back to God.”
INTERVIEW: How Buhari will win 2019 presidential election – DG Voice of Nigeria
Osita Okechukwu spoke on a range of issues including Biafra agitation, and his job at the Voice of Nigeria.
World Tuberculosis Day: Nigeria outlines plans to improve identification, treatment
“Currently Sokoto has the estimated highest prevalence cases in Nigeria with 127 TB cases per 100,000 in 2016.”
Premium Times Centre organises security training for journalists, CSOs
The training is a response to recent attacks, arrests and threats to journalists and human rights defenders
Buhari formally writes UK prime minister over parliament attack
The president thanks the UK for its support in degrading Boko Haram.
Mother arrested for beating her teenage son to death
The woman ran away after killing her son but was later arrested, the police said.
French firm takes over Nigerian drug manufacturing company, Swipha
Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification in 2007.
Chimamanda Adichie makes Fortune magazine’s list of 50 world leaders
Adichie’s book ‘Americanah’ recently won the “One Book, One New York” campaign.
Sambisa forest secured for small-arm championship – Army
The annual games will hold from Monday to Friday.
Former Egyptian leader, Mubarak, walks free for first time in six years
A top appeals court cleared Mr. Mubarak on charges of killing protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his 30 year rule.
Reps committee invites Emefiele, Kachikwu over alleged forex diversion
The chief of Navy has also been invited.
Crippled by poor funding, Nigerian drug research institute in darkness for nine months
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development has had no power supply for nine months.
Ahmadu Bello University reacts to Dino Melaye certificate controversy
The senator is accused of parading a fake certificate.
Journalist who wrote about Mexico’s organised crime killed
Her death comes just days after the killing of the director of the news portal, El Politico, in the state of Veracruz.
Reps suspend bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment in tertiary institutions
Lawmakers want the bill to go beyond higher institutions.
Osinbajo meets with lawmakers, calls for collective action against corruption
“It is in our interest to deal with corruption, this is not moralising.”
Alleged N450 million fraud: Court admits evidence against ex-minister, senior advocate
The two officials have pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Badeh: Nigeria Air Force’s N800 million used for private shopping mall – Witness
Ex-Air Chief Alex Badeh is being prosecuted for alleged corruption.
Federal character should be based on merit, not on ethnicity – Emir Sanusi
“The issue of federal character should not be an excuse for nepotism; it should be based strictly on merit and not on family or ethnic sentiments.”