Children’s Day: Group wants implementation of child rights laws in Nigeria
“Those states that have laws protecting child rights/Child Rights Act in place must ensure effective implementation.”
How Nigeria can combat Hepatitis – Health minister, other experts
Prevention of mother to child transmission is a key way of tackling the disease.
Osinbajo, Namadi Sambo disagree at Zaria water commissioning
The former vice president witnessed the commissioning of a water project he reportedly started in 2008.
Buhari has stopped pension fraud, scandals – Presidency
The president’s aide says so far, about 5,000 persons have been convicted since the Buhari administration came to office.
UPDATED: Violence erupts at APC election, ex-Senator manhandled
Security operatives have taken over the party’s office in Lagos.
Osinbajo appoints National Pension Commission, Bank of Industry chiefs
The acting president also appoints the chairman, governing council of the Consumer Protection Council.
JUST IN: Security operatives take over Lagos APC office as violence erupts during primaries
Angry party members protested the announcement of candidates endorsed by the party leadership.
How Rivers will recover N13billion uncovered at an Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment — Gov. Wike
The governor says he cannot work with Ali Modu Sheriff in the PDP.
Children’s Day Special: Presidency releases photos of Buhari with kids
The images were released to commemorate this year’s special day for children.
Give petroleum industry bill accelerated consideration, NEITI tells Reps
The bill was passed on Thursday by the Senate.
Money found in Supreme Court Justice Ngwuta’s home ‘short by N22,000’ — Court
At a dramatic session, the court gave a different figure from what the State Security Service announced.
Voter Registration Scandal: APC demands Kogi Gov. Bello’s resignation
Members of the party have vowed to ensure the governor leaves office over the scandal.
Nigeria IT agency sets up team to implement executive order on procurement
The order is aimed at mitigating waste and mismanagement of public funds as well as ensuring that procurement of goods and services are in line with the national development goals.
NDLEA intercepts dried cannabis shipped from Ghana
The weeds were intercepted at the Seme border.
Drama in church as wife accuses pastor of impregnating female member
The pastor some weeks ago knocked down a customs officer on a highway while trying to evade duties check.
Fani-Kayode attacks Buhari, Osinbajo over ‘raid’ of Ekweremadu’s guest house
Raiding the homes of opposition figures would only harden the hearts and strengthen the resolve of critics, the former minister said.
Malabu Scandal: Adoke sues Malami, blames “Jonathan’s directives”
Mr. Adoke says he merely carried out the directives of former President Jonathan.
CONFIRMED: Sultan declares Saturday 1st Ramadan, fasting begins
The announcement confirms PREMIUM TIMES earlier report on the matter.
U.S. Ambassador unveils first state-of-the-art American space in Nigeria
The Priority American Space which is the tenth of its sort in Africa.
Army raids Boko Haram cell in Niger, nabs kidnapper of late Monguno
The terrorists are currently being further interrogated, the army says.
Global Fund pledges support for Nigeria despite past mismanagement
Some international donor agencies have withdrawn support to Nigeria citing massive corruption and diversion of funds.
Nigeria wants airline sanctioned over corpse transported from Ebola-hit Congo
The body was flown into Nigeria on Monday.