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APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

ANALYSIS: Amidst controversial primaries in states, APC set to submit list of candidates

The ruling party is in a dilemma as crises rock some of its state chapters ahead of the 2019 general elections.

From Left: Sunday Salako, 1st deputy president TUC, Musa Lawal, Secretary General TUC, Ayuba Wabba, NLC

NLC calls crucial meeting, dares Nigerian govt on minimum wage, ‘no work, no pay’

“We have no business with Ngige’s falsehood and his falsified process of the committee work.”

explosion

Abia Explosion: Nigerian officials give conflicting casualty figures

Officials have also suggested different reasons for the accident.

Strike: Nigerian govt goes tough on labour unions; vows no work, no pay

The government also said it would not allow public workers lead labour unions forever.

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose (M) arrives the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) office in Wuse, Abuja on Tuesday (16/10/18). Fayose arrived the EFCC office, wearing a t-shirt with the inscription, ‘EFCC, I am here’. 05029/16/10/2018/Anthony Alabi/NAN

Alleged Corruption: Fayose still in EFCC custody – Lawyer

His lawyers plan to go to court to enforce his fundamental rights if held longer

Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine [Photo Credit: Independent Newspapers Nigeria]

How Nigerian agency wasted N2.5 billion on failed contracts, fraudulent approvals, others – Audit Report

The auditor-general asked that some of the money be refunded to the government.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

How two police officers were killed in Kaduna – Official

PREMIUM TIMES reported earlier that the incident occurred around 5.15 am when residents were preparing for morning prayers.

Godwin Emefiele

Senate frowns at ATM charges, N10,000 max withdrawal, others; summons CBN Governor

The Senate urges banks to allow N40,000 maximum per withdrawal from ATM, instead of N10,000.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Gunmen kill two mobile policemen, civilian in Kaduna

Residents suspect the attackers were armed robbers.

Senator Godswill Akpabio

UPDATED: Uproar in Senate as Saraki refuses to recognise Akpabio

Senators are arguing about sitting arrangements.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

#Gandujegate: Police ban students from protest against Kano governor

The students are requesting to conduct a rally on October 29, 2018.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON Qualifiers: Ighalo nets brace as Nigeria beat Libya again

Nigeria now lead Group E of the Africa Nations Cup Qualifiers.

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Libya 2-3 Nigeria (Players’ Ratings): Ighalo continues to repay Rohr’s faith

Odion Ighalo scored a brace for the Eagles.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Libya vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Eagles Gun For Double Over Knights

Nigeria lie second on the Group E table with six points, two less than leaders South Africa who have played a game more.

Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi

2019: Why I criticised Peter Obi’s nomination as Atiku’s running mate – Gov. Umahi

The governor laments the process leading to the selection.

National Assembly Complex

2019 Elections: Confusion as Senate, Reps approve ‘different’ sums for INEC, security agencies

The two chambers of the National Assembly debated and approved budgets for INEC and five security departments on Tuesday.

Hauwa Liman killed by Boko Haram (Photo Credit: ICRC)

Red Cross speaks on Boko Haram murder of Hauwa Liman

Ms Liman was executed by Boko Haram on Monday, like Saifura Khursa in September.

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose (M) arrives the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) office in Wuse, Abuja on Tuesday (16/10/18). Fayose arrived the EFCC office, wearing a t-shirt with the inscription, ‘EFCC, I am here’. 05029/16/10/2018/Anthony Alabi/NAN

Alleged Corruption: Fayose submits self to EFCC

The ex-governor was accompanied by some PDP leaders and his supporters.

NBS

UPDATED: Again, Nigeria’s inflation rises to 11.28% in September – NBS

The report showed that food inflation rose to about 13.31 per cent, from 13.16 per cent in the previous month.

Atiku Abubakar shaking hands with Bukola Saraki {Sahara Reporters]

Saraki emerges Atiku campaign director

Aminu Tambuwal, Ibrahim Dankwambo, David Umahi, Samuel Ortom, Nyesom Wike and Ayo Fayose are zonal coordinators.

Boko HAram

UPDATED: Boko Haram: Amnesty International, Saraki, condemn killing of Red Cross worker

Another kidnapped aid worker, Saifura Khorsa, was killed in September.

Hauwa Liman, a staff of the Red Cross kidnapped and killed by Boko Haram (Photo Credit: Vanguard)

UPDATED: Nigerian govt reacts as Boko Haram kills another Red Cross worker

Hauwa Liman was kidnapped alongside others in March.

Oby Ezekwesili (Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria)

Economy: Don’t float $2.8bn Eurobond, Ezekwesili tells Nigerian govt

“In my view, what the plan to float the bond portends for the economy is that the Federal Government is digging in instead of digging out.”

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

2019: INEC insists APC won’t be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara

INEC had informed the APC in a leaked memo that it would not be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara for the 2019 elections.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: Oriental Times

Bribery Allegations: Why we cannot take action against Ganduje yet- APC

The Kano State House of Assembly has, however, commenced investigation of the governor.