Nigeria’s Labour ministry denies complicity in human trafficking
The ministry says it cannot be “held responsible for the huge numbers of Nigerians trafficked through the Nigerian borders every year.”
Barca’s Pique calls for wholesale changes after “shameful” defeat
“We cannot afford to compete like this because it’s not the first, the second or the third time that something like this has happened”
Council approves health care provision fund guideline
The 2020 Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF), Guideline is aimed at expanding the fiscal space for health and shifting financial resources to the frontlines of care
INEC seeks collaboration for electoral transparency
INEC says it wants to deepen the use of technology in the Nigerian electoral process
P&ID Scandal: Adoke drags Malami before London court
Adoke is seeking an order for the redaction of certain witness statements attributed to Mr Malami in the P&ID trial.
Lagos govt, e-taxi hailing operators ‘agree’ on new regulations
The enforcement of the new regulations will now take off from August 27, 2020 instead August 20 initially announced by the Government.
UNILAG Crisis: Real reason we removed Ogundipe as VC – Babalakin
Wale Babalakin defended the removal of Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice-chancellor of UNILAG.
Barcelona vs Bayern Munich (LIVE UPDATES): German, Spanish rivalry reignited
This is the penultimate quarterfinal game of the Champions League
Nigeria to recover €5.5 million Abacha loot from Ireland
The money had been frozen in a Dublin-based bank account by Ireland’s anti-graft agency, Criminal Assets Bureau, in 2014.
Committee of Vice-Chancellors condemns ‘removal’ of Unilag VC
The committee also condemned the appointment of an acting vice chancellor for the university outside the university’s three deputy Vice-Chancellors.
Coronavirus: World records 50,000 deaths, over 1 million cases in five days
The global tally of confirmed cases of the virus has exceeded 21 million.
NJC recommends 22 judges to Buhari for appointment to Supreme Court, others
The National Judicial Council has recommended 22 judges to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment to the Supreme Court and other courts.
Advisory council wades into crisis rocking Nigerian writers union
The ‘council of elders’ explain why they are backing one of the factions.
UPDATE: Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises to 27.1% – NBS
The new rate is an increase from the 23.1% unemployment rate recorded in the third quarter of 2018, the last of such report.
UNILAG Crisis: Ogundipe moves to challenge ‘removal’ in court
The UNILAG Senate and its staff unions also declared support for Mr Ogundipe.
Hate Speech: Nigerians tackle NBC, Minister over new code, fine on radio station
The government’s decision to fine Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million over an interview has outraged Nigerians.
Insecurity: CAN declares August 23 day of intercessory prayer
CAN says it called the intercessory prayer to tell God in one accord to have His way and do His will in Nigeria.
Regulator shuts vegetable oil factory in Nigeria over expired products
“The Commission discovered unreasonably large and inexplicable inventories of Laziz salad cream, Laziz mayonnaise, Laziz vegetable oil in sachets, and Laziz Thousand Island salad cream.”