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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti govt bans Fayemi from holding public office

The former Ekiti governor dismisses the ban as “a joke taken too far”.

INTERVIEW: What we told Buhari about Benue killings, Miyetti Allah, anti-grazing law – Ortom

The Benue delegation met with President Buhari in Abuja.

W. Stuart Symington

#Shithole: What we told Nigerian govt about Trump’s remarks — U.S. Embassy

Top diplomats from the two countries held talks behind closed doors Monday afternoon.

Donald Trump

#Shithole: Nigerian govt summons U.S. Ambassador over Trump’s remarks

Nigeria follows other African nations to demand further explanation about Mr. Trump’s disparaging comments.

‘In the name of God, accommodate your countrymen’, Buhari begs Benue leaders

Amid growing outrage over the Benue killings, Mr. Buhari assures perpetrators will face justice.

Patience Jonathan

Patience Jonathan blocks EFCC’s move to seize N7.35 billion, $8.5 million

The monies are held in 15 bank accounts.

osibanjo

Benue Killings: Osinbajo replies Ortom

The vice president says he received no warning letter of impending attacks.

UPDATED: Three Nigerians die of Lassa fever – Official

Two of the victims are medical doctors, an official said.

Tukur Buratai

Nigerian Army releases 244 repentant Boko Haram suspects to Borno govt

The suspects comprise 56 women, 118 adult male, 19 under-aged persons and 51 children.

No land for cattle colonies in our state, Benue leaders tell Buhari

“Other states may have, but we don’t have in Benue State.”

Two killed in Lagos gas fire

Eight people were injured.

Again, court orders Police to unseal Peace Corps headquarters

The court says the continuous siege to the office is illegal.

INTERVIEW: My role in negotiation with Boko Haram, release of Chibok Girls – Zannah Mustapha

The lawyer also speaks on his orphanage that houses children of Boko Haram members and other victims of the insurgency.

INTERVIEW: UNICEF spent over $10 million in Nigeria to treat acute malnutrition, others in 2017 – Official

The UNICEF official also speaks on stunting and treatment of 400,000 children.

I-G meets with Commissioners of Police in Abuja

Two years after allegedly compromising trial of rape suspect, police fail to act

The police stay action on the controversial release of the rape suspect.

Shiites dismiss El-Zakzaky’s media interview, insist on release of cleric

The Shiite cleric was presented to some media outlets handpicked by the State Security Service Saturday.

Miyetti Allah speaks on Benue, Taraba, other violence; says 1,000 Fulanis killed

The group condemned violence by anyone.

National Hospital

SPECIAL REPORT: How patients lose lives, body parts due to alleged medical negligence at Nigerian hospitals

Victims narrate their sordid experiences at government-run hospitals.

It’s Official: APGA’s Victor Umeh wins Anambra Central Senatorial rerun

Of the registered 745,828 voters in the seven LGAs only a paltry 67,872 voters turned out for the election.

APGA’ s Umeh set to win Anambra central election

Mr. Umeh has a 50,000 votes advantage that is not likely to be upturned.

Shiite leader, El-Zakzaky, in ‘first public appearance since 2015’

The appearance came a day after rumours of Mr. El-Zakzaky’s death spread on the social media.

Herdsmen

Many killed in fresh attacks on Kaduna communities

Witnesses say suspected herdsmen attacked two communities.