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Paul Usoro

EFCC files charges against Akwa Ibom governor, NBA president

Several Akwa Ibom cabinet members are also charged for alleged fraud.

Members of the House of Reps

Reps hold plenary, ready to receive 2019 budget

Mr Buhari had on Thursday, written to the House, informing them of his intention to present the 2019 budget.

Some staff members of the National Assembly during a protest against alleged nonpayment of their allowances, poor remuneration and non-implementation of CONLESS, a new salary structure approved since 2010 for them, at the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday (4/12/18).

We won’t stop Buhari from presenting 2019 budget — National Assembly staff

Mr Buhari is billed to present the 2019 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday.

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

Police re-arraign Osun governorship candidate Adeleke for exam malpractice

Mr Adeleke was first arraigned on a four-count charge brought against him in September.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan to Buhari: You can’t blame me for your failures

The former president responds to the claim he was responsible for Mr Buhari’s delayed appointment of cabinet members.

Police barricade National Assembly, prevent staff, others from entering 

Police barricade National Assembly, prevent staff, others from entering 

The lockdown comes amid a strike declared by the administrative workers of the assembly.

Tukur Buratai

Nigerian Army to court-martial nine officers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) assured all the accused persons seated at the court martial that the court will be fair and just.

Some staff members of the National Assembly during a protest against alleged nonpayment of their allowances, poor remuneration and non-implementation of CONLESS, a new salary structure approved since 2010 for them, at the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday (4/12/18).

APC blames Saraki, Dogara for protest by NASS workers

The workers commenced a four-day strike on Monday.

Okoi Obono-Obla, Special Assistant to the President on

Oil firms contribute to Nigeria’s economic problems – Presidential aide

The aide also mentioned lawmakers being prosecuted.

Former Skye Bank Chairman, Tunde Ayeni Detained By EFCC ___

Alleged N8bn Fraud: Ex-Skye Bank chair, Ayeni, granted controversial bail

The accused was allowed to go home even before meeting his bail condition.

Staff members of the National Assembly during a protest against alleged nonpayment of their allowances, poor remuneration and non-implementation of CONLESS, a new salary structure approved since 2010 for them, at the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday (4/12/18). 06283/4/12/2018/Hogan Bassey/ICE/NAN

Workers Protest: Saraki, Dogara tell police, SSS to ensure smooth entrance into NASS

Workers at NASS protested on Monday.

Justice Adeniyi Ademola

Court of Appeal strikes out FG’s appeal against Justice Ademola, others

The retired judge, his wife and a senior lawyer were standing trial on allegations of gratification to influence decisions of cases.

Dapo-Abiodun

KOWA Party wants Ogun APC governorship candidate investigated for skipping NYSC

It also asked INEC to disqualify the candidate and his party.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

I’ll appoint a minister of youth not older than 30 — Atiku

Mr Abubakar says 40 per cent of his cabinet members will be youth.

Amnesty International

We’re not sabotaging your efforts, Amnesty International replies Nigerian Army

Group says it only wants the authorities to work together to end killings in Nigeria

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Nigeria needs N134bn to strengthen national health security – Official

A five-year National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) was launched in Abuja on Monday.

ASUU Strike: Lecturers meet Nigerian govt delegation

UPDATED: ASUU Strike: Lecturers walk out of meeting with govt delegation

The government delegation was led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

Buhari presides over Security Council meeting with military chiefs, Police IG others

Buhari speaks on Nigerian army’s accusation against Amnesty International

Amnesty International also reacted to the allegation.

ASUU and Nigerian government negotiation meeting

ASUU Strike: Another govt meeting with university lecturers commences

Prior to Monday’s meeting, at least four other meetings have been held between both parties.

President Buhari travels to Niger for 60th anniversary

President Buhari will be accompanied by some governors.

CUPP begins search for consensus candidate

2019: Nine political parties join CUPP – Oyinlola

CUPP chaiman said the addition takes the number of parties under the coalition to 48.

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Gunmen invade Kaduna community, kill 10

The gunmen attacked the community at about 9:30 p.m. targetting a ceremony being held there.

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUPAcademic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP

ASUP strike continues as polytechnic lecturers’ meeting with govt deadlocked

“The (next) meeting can’t definitely be before Christmas,” the ASUP president said.

Amnesty International Nigeria

Miyetti Allah, farming group clash as Amnesty International presents report

Leaders of herders and farmers groups disagree on the identity of the perpetrators of killings.

Atiku Abubakar

2019: Youth, women to constitute 40 per cent of my cabinet – Atiku

The PDP presidential candidate says he will bequeath a good future to the younger generation.