UPDATED: How judge granted bail to ex-governor convicted of contract fraud
The former governor was convicted on March 6.
Ex-governor jailed for corruption granted bail on health grounds
Mr. Ngilari was convicted on March 6 for failing to adhere to the procurement laws of the state when he served as governor.
UPDATED: Dino Melaye graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, School confirms
The school says Mr. Melaye graduated in 2000.
ABU Vice-Chancellor arrives National Assembly for Melaye’s certificate hearing
A Senate hearing investigating whether Dino Melaye graduated from ABU is underway.
Herdsmen invade Benue prison farm centre, kill inmate
The farm centre has been evacuated.
Xenophobia: Nigerian Mission on top of situation, says High Commissioner
Two Nigerians were seriously injured in the latest attack.
CBN sets upper limit for dollars sales to customers
CBN directs banks not to sell dollars above N360 to customers.
Sex Scandal: Stephanie Otobo’s mom, sister beg Apostle Suleman on live TV
Stephanie said her mother was threatened to embark on the visit.
Earth Hour: Nigerians lament power failure as lights go off around the world
“The country has been in darkness for so long, the earth itself is commiserating with us.”
SHOCKING: EFCC writes Buhari, indicts Saraki, aides for allegedly laundering over N3.5 billion
The EFCC lists the senate president’s aides allegedly involved in the scandal.
Senate investigates alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in Customs
“The committee also frowns at the level of collusion and corruption within the Customs Service.”
El-Rufai confirms memo to Buhari, denies leaking it to media
Mr. El-Rufai said he had written several memos to Mr. Buhari in the past.
Geologist hired by Shell says firm concealed data on Nigerian oil spill
The German geologist said an environmental study found “astonishingly high” pollution levels.
After 6 weeks, Abuja airport runway upgrade to continue for another 18 weeks – Presidency
The Kaduna airport recorded 43,000 passengers in 11 days, the official said.
Certificate Controversy: Dino Melaye’s schoolmate speaks
“As President of Geography students, I am aware that he was impeached,” the university staff said of Mr. Melaye.
NCAA fines airline N9.5 million for violating Nigerian airspace
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. The NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement on Sunday that the Letter of Sanction conveying the penalties had been sent to Lyxor International, a non-schedule general aviation operator. […]
Fraudulent Nigerian oil firm is “virtually broke”, owes millions of dollars – NNPC
The company was earlier convicted for subsidy fraud and its owners were sentenced to 10 years in prison each.
Why some Nigerians are turned back at U.S. airports – Envoy
“That you are issued visa is not a guarantee that you will end up wherever you’re going.”
INTERVIEW: Lagos govt’s new policy will destroy businesses, worsen waste problem – Waste Managers’ Consultant
“(About) 350 businesses are currently at stake. Local economy is now going to suffer by this new policy.”
Buhari administration sets new record, releases N1 trillion for 2016 capital projects – Official
“So far, N1trillion has been released on capital allocations. This is the highest so far in the history of this country.”