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From left: President Muhammdu Buhari; Gov Rochas Okorocha of Imo; Gov Abdullaziz Yari of Zamfara State; Gov Kashhim Shettima of Borno; Gov Jibrilla Bindo of Adamawa during a meeting of the President with APC Governors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (3/4/18)

ANALYSIS: N25 trillion FAAC distribution and lingering financial challenges of state governments

“While FAAC disbursement to states is a constitutional arrangement, it cannot be stopped by sheer discretionary measures. However, there must be a political will to ensure that states’ IGR Surpass federal allocations.”

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INFOGRAPH: Police Recruitment; How States Fared

Of the 5,253 candidates, Kano State had the highest number of 308 candidates.

President Muhammadu Buhari with APC Governors

Half of Nigeria’s 36 states insolvent – Report

Lagos State generated more than 30 states combined.

A cross-section of candidates writing JAMB Exams

FULL LIST: JAMB 2018 Examination Centres in Nigeria

JAMB 2018 examination kicks off on Friday, 9th March, 2018.

FILE: A Cooking gas business [Photo credit: Business Daily]

Nigerians paid less for cooking gas in January 2018 – NBS

The price decreased between December 2017 and January 2018.

JAMB Headquarters

EXCLUSIVE: JAMB official blames Boko Haram for missing funds, another says poverty ‘stole’ N7million

“You need the grace of God in the state offices not to steal money because money is tempting.”

Another JAMB official ‘steals’ N23 million, gives strange defence

The board says all indicted staff will face justice.


How Buhari’s policies, other factors increased school enrolment across Northern Nigeria

There is also an increase in number of enrolled female students.

National Bureau of Statistics headquarters

Build-up to 2019 elections: NBS pledges to remain professional

“No doubt, 2017 was a remarkable year. A total of 198 reports were released.”

Nigerians divided over govt’s decision to spend $1 billion ECA to tackle Boko Haram, insecurity

Half of the respondents in a poll opposed the move to spend the money.

President Muhammadu Buhari

How our push of long-pending infrastructural projects is paying off — Buhari

Twenty five major highways will be funded under the N100b SUKUK facility. Each geo-political zone will benefit by an equal amount of N16.67b.

The confiscated vehicles

Nigeria Customs confiscates smuggled vehicles valued at N1.3 billion

Agency says nobody had come to claim ownership of the vehicles two weeks after their seizure

Air Peace

Three flights delayed every hour by Nigerian airlines between July and September

Air Peace, which operated 3,811 flights, topped the chart of delayed flights.

UPDATED: Average 11 people died daily in Nigerian road accidents between July and September

A total of 6,803 Nigerians got injured in the accidents.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Cross River breaks Nigeria’s budget record; hits N1 trillion

The budget is the largest for a single state in Nigeria’s history.

The NJC named the new judicial officers on Thursday, 19 December, 2019

Why judges from 12 states will not be nominated to Court of Appeal – NJC

The council denies allegations that the choices are lopsided.

Robert Mugabe (Photo Credit: CNN)

TIMELINE: From Hero to Villain: The Story of Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe was forced out of office after 37 years in power.

President of Zimbabwe

INFOGRAPH: Robert Mugabe’s long reign as Zimbabwe President

A timeline of Robert Mugabe’s long reign as Zimbabwe’s president

2018 Budget: Again, Nigeria falls short of AU health funding commitment

Nigeria defaults every year since leading other African countries to commit to 15 per cent annual health funding.

Caricature of former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina


Mr. Maina was sacked from the civil service in 2013 and was in 2015 placed on the wanted list of International Police (INTERPOL) by the EFCC

A TB patient

Despite global efforts, TB mortality still high in Nigeria, others – WHO

Nigeria ranks sixth among the countries with the global burden.

Abdulrashid Maina

How Maina became head of pension task team – Oronsaye

Court documents reveal how Mr. Maina got the pension job.

Abdulrasheed Maina

EXCLUSIVE: Despite being wanted for alleged fraud, Maina gets SSS, Police protection

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained details of how Mr. Maina purchased his Jabi, Abuja, home.

NCC Headquarters

Internet users hit 93 million in September – NCC

The regulatory agency says 92.97 million out of the 93 million internet users were on GSM network while 30,309 users were on the CDMA network

Average price for petrol drops, kerosene increases – NBS

“Average price per litre paid by consumers for kerosene increased by 17.28 per”