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Buhari govt sets up presidential infrastructure fund with N199 billion

The National Economic Council announced the establishment of the Fund.

Congo on Map

Ebola cases in Congo jumps to 14

One person has been confirmed dead from the virus, but 25 people are suspected to have died from it.

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

Health Workers Strike: JOHESU wants health minister sacked

The health workers also accuse the labour minister, leading the strike negotiations, of bias.

Nigerian Police [Photo credit: Today.ng]

Saraki Vs IGP Idris: Kwara police, Force HQ contradict each other on murder ‘victims’

A sweeping murder investigation is unsettling the Senate President, but the police are also hedging their bet on victims.

President Buhari with APC Governors President Buhari with APC Governors

Governors accuse NNPC of inflating fuel subsidy figures, demand probe from 2015

“So many of our international partners are saying that even if we are feeding Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana and Niger, we cannot consume more than 35 million liters per day.”

Bukola Saraki and IGP

Saraki Vs IGP: Kwara judiciary steps in, wants suspects returned to Ilorin

The chief registrar of Kwara state judiciary sends police a letter.

(l-r) National Security Adviser, maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno; Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari; SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapher and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during opening prayerss for the Federal Executive Council chaired by the Vice President at the Aso Chambers, State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 11/04/2018

Revenue generating agencies underpaid N526bn, $21bn to government coffers – NEC

All the revenue generating agencies such as the NNPC, NPA, Customs and others were found culpable.”

Sambo Dasuki

Accused turns prosecution witness in ex-NSA Dasuki’s new trial

The ex-NSA is accused of mismanaging billions of naira.

EFCC operatives

Senator in EFCC custody for allegedly receiving N1.1bn vehicles from Omokore

The senator evaded arrest for several months, the EFCC explains.

Minister-Health-Professor-Isaac-Adewole

Health Workers’ Strike: Why negotiations are slow — JOHESU

The minister’s ‘body language’ is escalating the matter, a frustrated official says.

Burnt houses in Birnin Gwari

Birnin Gwari: 10 feared killed as armed bandits attack Kaduna communities

The army has now launched a forward battalion in the local government.

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Dont link me or Saraki with suspected cultists – Kwara Governor

The governor’s denial comes on the heels of a similar outcry by the Senate President.

Court

Court acquits former Nigerian university vice chancellor accused of fraud

The Court says testimonies by all 11 witnesses showed lack of evidence.

Brown Ideye

Russia 2018: Ideye, Benzema, Wilshere, other stars left behind

The forward started the World Cup qualifying campaign in Zambia on October 9, 2016.

Suicide Bombings: Boko Haram adopts new tactics

Three vigilante members were killed in the latest attack.

Shell-and-Eni

Malabu Scandal: Trial of Shell, Eni, officials adjourned in Italy

The Milan court said it would assess requests from third parties, including a series of international non-profit organisations, to join the case at the next hearing.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram, kill 15, rescue 49 women, children

Some of the insurgents were killed after “fierce battle.”

Bukola Saraki

Police reply Saraki, warn him against jeopardising murder investigations

The police confirmed murder suspects were transferred from Ilorin to Abuja.

Sokoto state on map

Three policemen killed, foreigner kidnapped in Sokoto

A construction site was attacked on Wednesday morning.

Nigerian Senate Chambers

Senate, House pass 2018 budget, raise spending to N9.1 trillion

The National Assembly adds N500 billion to the make the plan submitted by the executive.

Bukola Saraki and IGP

Saraki Vs IGP Idris: Senate sets up committee to meet Buhari

The nine-member committee is headed by the Senate President

EFCC arraigns former Gov. Jonah Jang in Jos

Ex-Governor Jonah Jang remanded in prison

The senator is facing trial for alleged diversion of N6.3 billion.

Bukola Saraki

Saraki says Police IG Idris plotting to ‘frame’ him

Mr Saraki tells the senate that criminal suspects have been moved from Kwara to Abuja for that purpose.

NNPC TOWERS

50 firms win contracts to lift Nigeria’s crude in 2018/2019 (FULL LIST)

The firms would lift over 700,000 barrels per day of crude oil.

Amit Sade is believed to be one of the suspects arrested by the Israeli police over bribing Nigerian officials.

INVESTIGATION: Inside a Multi-Million Dollar ‘Defence Contract Fraud’: Suspects arrested in Israel as Nigeria fails to act

Experts believe the Shaldag contract is one of the deals that paved the way for a regime of kleptocracy in the Nigerian defence sector.