Minimum Wage: FEC says arrears should be paid before December 31
The council directs that the payment of the new salary structure should take effect from April 18, 2019.
Despite rising debt, minister says Nigeria not in ‘debt crisis’
The official said contrary to speculations Nigeria was gradually slipping into a debt crisis, the country’s debt profile is still within very reasonable limit.
Attorney-General Malami wants 2.5% of recovered loots for his office
The minister says the money will be used to “service bills” and lawmakers have asked for a bill conveying the demand.
Police Recruitment: Court orders PSC, IGP to stay action
The Police Service Commission had taken the Nigeria Police Force to court over the recruitment of 10,000 constables as approved by President Mohammadu Buhari.
NSCDC rescues more inmates from two ‘rehab centres’ in Kaduna
The State Deputy Commandant of the NSCDC said three inmates had died as a result of unbearable conditions at the centres
Creation of ‘smaller parties’ increased women’s participation in Nigeria’s election – Report
“…all six female presidential candidates in the 2019 elections were from small or new political parties.”
Three Nigerians injured in fresh xenophobic attacks in South Africa
Official of the Nigeria Union in South Africa says victims are still taking refuge at the police station at Witbank.
Court orders temporary forfeiture of 23 properties linked to Maina (See Properties List)
The properties are situated in Kaduna, Borno, Sokoto and Abuja.
Alleged N7.5bn Fraud: After 12 years of trial, Court set for judgement in Kalu’s case
The prosecution and the defence adopted their written addresses and made their final arguments on Tuesday in the 12-year-old case.
Banks disown MTN, say they made no demand for USSD charge
Chief executives of Nigerian banks say MTN’s claim banks called for new charges was untrue.
Saraki reacts to order forfeiting houses, claims EFCC misled judge
Mr Saraki says he is sure the order would be reversed once he presents his case.
Five months after disbursement of N327 million, ambulances yet to appear on accident-prone highways
The ambulances are supposed to go to Abuja-Lokoja, Lagos-Ibadan, Doka-Kaduna, Onitsha-Akwa, Lagos-Ore and Abeokuta-Lagos highways.
What NDIC’s doing to sustain financial system stability – MD/CEO
The NDIC boss also speaks on the controversy surrounding Societe Generale Bank and Savannah Bank, saying this has been resolved.
Again, Nigeria govt vows to deal with purveyors of fake news, hate speech
“We will not rest until our media space has been rid of fake news and hate speech.”
Border Closure: Nigeria’s neighbours to blame – Finance Minister
She said that President Muhammadu Buhari did not want to approve the closure.
Nigerian govt orders MTN to suspend planned charges for bank services
The Central Bank of Nigeria has also expressed its rejection of the plan.
Insecurity: Nine killed, seven kidnapped in violent attacks in Nigeria last week
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau broke his long silence last week as Nigeria continued to grapple with insecurity .
Manchester United vs Liverpool (LIVE UPDATES): Reds seek to extend perfect run at Old Trafford
Liverpool are winless in their last six visits to Old Trafford across all competitions.
Seven terrorists killed, eight others crippled by own IEDs in Borno – Army
“The incident was a clear case that can be best described as a tactical boomerang…” the army said.
Police confirm kidnap of ACP, speak on ransom, rescue efforts
The police also confirmed that the kidnappers have demanded a ransom.
National ID card is free, but only 19% Nigerians are registered – Official
The official also said over 700,000 e-ID cards are yet to be collected.
SPECIAL REPORT: Despite huge investment in power, Nigeria suffered 206 grid collapses in 9 years
This is an indepth look at the frequent collapse of power grid in Nigeria and why the situation may not change soon.