Budget Padding Scandal: Anti-graft panel to quiz ex-Appropriation chair, Jibrin
Mr. Jibrin is asked to appear before the panel on Wednesday.
Buhari opens up to U.S Secretary of State about Niger Delta, Boko Haram, others
The president says his government will institutionalize anti-corruption war.
Economic Crisis: Buhari yet to request emergency powers – Presidency
The presidency however confirms that there are recommendations requiring “legislative amendments and presidential orders”.
187 Ministries, Depts, Agencies yet to submit procurement records — BPP
Of the number, 146 complied with the directive only after they received queries from the bureau.
10,000 new personnel for Nigeria Police to undergo 9 tests
All candidates will be subjected to polygraph tests and eight other tests
Why we boycotted BringBackOurGirls Group march – Chibok Parents
The BringBackOurGirls group held a march on Monday.
Buhari condemns Zamfara ‘blasphemy’ killings, pledges justice
Suspected students descended on a Christian convert for allegedly insulting the Prophet of Islam.
Nigerian workers blast Govs Okorocha, Al-Makura, Ortom, say they’re slave masters
The workers, with black clothes tied round their arms, marched through Maryland to Ikeja roundabout, grounding vehicular traffic.
U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, arrives Nigeria’s presidential villa
Mr. Kerry’s motorcade arrived the villa at about 3pm and was received by Mr. Buhari’s State Chief of Protocol, Lawal Kazaure.
Kerry visits Sultan, says world losing $2.6trn annually to corruption
On insurgency in Nigeria, Mr. Kerry commends government’s determination to combat the menace and other crimes across the country.
President Buhari congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 60
The President says the Sultan has demonstrated uncommon leadership style, patriotism and wisdom
How JAMB under my leadership will conduct students’ admissions – Oloyede
Mr. Oloyede praises his predecessor, Dibu Ojerinde.
U.S. Secretary of State, Kerry, praises Sultan Abubakar for “promoting religious tolerance” in Nigeria
Mr. Kerry meets the sultan and Gov. Tambuwal in Sokoto.
Benue lawmakers begin refund of N317 million car loan to EFCC — Gov. Ortom
The lawmakers took money in lieu of cars.
Most Niger Delta projects have no impact on people – Ministry
Only N427 billion of N700 billion budgeted for the ministry during the period was disbursed.
Nigerian military says Boko Haram leader, Shekau, wounded in deadly air strike
The military has repeatedly claimed credit for killing Mr. Shekau. But the sect denounced the claims each time.
ANALYSIS: Old tunes on replay as Nigeria takes back seat at Rio
Twenty years ago, Nigeria was ahead of Britain at the Olympics.
APC, PDP trade blame over Nigeria’s economic crisis
The opposition PDP says APC should focus on leading the country out of recession.
Abakaliki prisons was extrajudicial murder, not jailbreak – CDHR
The rights group called for sack of prisons boss.