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Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

N614bn Bailout: Governors give condition for loan repayment

The federal government gave the N614 billion loans to 35 states through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2017.

ARMY: Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Nigerian Army seals Action Against Hunger office, ejects staff

In July, the international humanitarian group lost a staff while six others are still missing after Boko Haram gunmen attacked its convoy.

File photo of Resident Doctors

Nigeria’s Postgraduate Medical College Laments Exodus of Young Doctors To Other Climes

Family Dentistry, ORL-HNS, and Anaesthesia had four, five, and seven convokes, and the number of candidates applying for the examination had been on the decline

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P&ID must forfeit all its assets to Nigeria, Court rules

The court gave its ruling after the suspects on Thursday pleaded guilty to an 11-count charge filed by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

EFCC operatives

‘Officials’ of P&ID, which wants Nigeria’s $9 billion, plead guilty to fraud

The EFCC arraigned two suspects who pleaded guilty to 11 counts of fraudulent involvement in the P&ID contract.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

As senators, we deserve new SUVs, lawmaker tells Nigerians

He said senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria deserve SUVs and it is an insult to say otherwise.

EFCC

EFCC set to charge suspects in P&ID contract scandal

The suspects are to be charged at the Federal High Court in Abuja

Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigerian foreign minister says South Africa must act decisively.

Xenophobia: Why Onyeama failed to honour Reps invite – Foreign Ministry

Mr Onyeama did not snub the house of reps’ invite, an official says.

Nigerians returning from South Africa

Xenophobia: Lagos govt gives returnees N20,000 each

Some of the returnees narrated their experiences.

Nigerians returning from South Africa

Another 319 Nigerians return from South Africa

The latest returnees join the 178 Nigerians who also returned voluntarily from South Africa last week.

Gabriel Aduda

Nigerian govt cautions against mishandling of hazardous chemicals

Some of the participants commended the federal government for organising the event, which they said had enhanced their knowledge on how best to handle chemicals.‎

Winnifred Oyo-Ita

Buhari sacks Head of Service, Oyo-Ita

The president has appointed a replacement and has extended the tenure of seven retiring permanent secretaries.

Some of the RevolutionNow activists in Abuja

#RevolutionNow members protest despite police siege, demand Sowore’s release

The Coalition for Revolution on Wednesday held a rally in Lagos to demand the release of its members detained by Nigerian authorities.

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UEFA Champions League (LIVE UPDATES): PSG battle Real Madrid

Real Madrid travel to Paris with an injury-hit squad with Marcelo being the latest casualty.

Grass-cutting Scandal: EFCC tenders telephone evidence against Babachir Lawal

Mr Lawal and his younger brother are being prosecuted by the EFCC.

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Student stabs lover to death over N2500

A female student stabbed her boyfriend during a brawl over his failure to get her money to make her hair

Emir Lamido Sanusi [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

Emir of Kano lauds Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council

Mr Buhari on Monday replaced the Economic Management Team with the Advisory Council.

One of the two fully loaded police van stationed opposite civic media lab office where Sahara Reporters is popularly assumed to be domiciled at ikeja GRA

Why we laid siege to Sahara Reporters, CDHR offices – Nigerian Police

The Nigerian police laid siege to the offices of Sahara Reporters and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) in Lagos early Wednesday morning

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia shows evidence attacks “unquestionably sponsored by Iran”

Iran’s foreign ministry had earlier denied any involvement in the attacks on Saudi oil facilities in an official letter to the U.S.

Babachir Lawal

EFCC responds to documents’ admissibility in Babachir Lawal’s trial September 24

EFCC is prosecuting Mr Lawal for allegedly benefiting from the N500 million approved for the removal of invasive plant species and simplified irrigation.

Thai Police [PHOTO CREDIT: The Straits Times

Nigerian arrested in Thailand for alleged money laundering, love scam

Nzemeka Ezims, 37, was arrested at a highway police checkpoint in Bangkong’s Prawet district

Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema

Xenophobic Attacks: I’ve never been so honoured in my life – Air Peace Boss

The House of Representatives thanked the Chairman of Air Peace for evacuating Nigerian victims of the xenophobic attacks in South Africa

27 children killed in Liberia’s Islamic school fire

The police told BBC that “they are still looking for bodies in the Paynesville area” where the fire occurred.

Migrants at sea

Asylum applications down 35% in 2018 — OECD

The organisation made this known when it presented its International Migration Outlook for 2019 on Wednesday.

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo,

I’ve been unable to serve my wife divorce papers – Obasanjo’son tells court

Obasanjo’s son, Olujonwo, is seeking dissolution of his two-year-old marriage to Temitope.