VSF to do more to help reconstruct North-East in 2017
“We have to scale up a number of our programmes this year,” the VSF chief said.
Buhari appoints management for River Basin Authorities
Sixty people new directors were named by the president.
Nigerian lawmakers condemn indiscriminate use of security officials by politicians
A lawmaker said the situation had tarnished the image and reputation of the Armed Forces of Nigeria and compromised national security.
Two Nigerian Army officers die in IED explosion in Borno
The attack came barely a few days after insurgents carried out a “surprise attack” attack in Buni Yadi.
No ASUU strike soon as Nigerian govt properly handles controversial issues – Official
“On Tuesday, January 10, members of the executive committee of the union had a fruitful discussion with the Minister of Education.”
You can’t protest at CBN headquarters, Police warn group
“Any gathering in contravention of this advice will amount to an unlawful assembly,” the police said.
New Senate Leader Lawan Speaks: Why I accepted to replace Ndume
“My selection is to reconcile our differences, to unite and give this chamber a peaceful chance.”
9 things to know about proposed Development Bank of Nigeria
The bank is set to take off shortly, the finance ministry said Thursday.
Police handled Chivita workers’ protest professionally – Commissioner
“Police action in curtailing the protest was done within the ambit of the law.”
Development Bank of Nigeria completes first recruitment, set to take off
The operations of the DBN will not result in the elimination of the Bank of Industry (BOI), Bank of Agriculture (BOA).
How I won National Mathematics Competition, 14-year-old student says
Over 2,000 secondary school students across the country participated in the competition.
Kudirat’s murder: Supreme Court grants Lagos govt leave to appeal against Al-Mustapha’s acquittal
The Lagos State government now has 30 days within which to file its notice of appeal.
PREMIUM TIMES replies Nigerian Army, demands apology from Buratai, others
In a detailed response, the investigative newspaper challenged the Army’s claims and threats.
Abuja airport runway repair to cost N5.8 billion – Minister
Mr. Sirika made this know when he answered questions from senators at plenary on Thursday.
Buhari admits Boko Haram not defeated until Chibok girls, others are rescued
The president writes Pakistani child rights activist, Malala Yousafzai.
In new report, Human Rights Watch slams Nigeria’s 2016 rights record
The organisation said violent crackdown on protesters marred Nigeria’s security reform efforts.
Nigeria may lose $550 million Abacha loot to U.S. – PACAC
Nigeria wants the U.S. to expedite action on return of stolen funds,
Nnamdi Kanu says Buhari worse offender, cites 1983 coup
Mr. Kanu lawyer says the president has shown his client may not get justice.
EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria raises troops for Gambia, ready to remove Yahya Jammeh
Mr. Jammeh lost the December 1 2016 presidential election to opposition candidate, Adama Barrow.
Buhari drops Mamora, Ooni’s brother from new ambassadorial list (FULL LIST)
George Oguntade, a retired Supreme Court Judge, was also removed from the list.
Biafra: Security operatives prevent journalists from witnessing Nnamdi Kanu’s trial
Mr. Kanu, and three others, David Nwawuisi, Benjamin Madubugwu and Chidiebere Onwudiwe, are facing trial for alleged treasonable felony.
Two months after rejection, Buhari resubmits list of non-career ambassadorial nominees to Senate
The Senate had in November last year voted to reject Mr. Buhari’s earlier list.