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Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

18 soldiers killed, scores missing in latest Boko Haram invasion of Nigerian military base

At least two officers and six soldiers were also wounded in the attack, which the Nigerian Army announced on Monday but downplayed its severity.

Nigerian Police (Masked)

Three years after police officer killed woman, family insist on justice

The police dismissed the killer officer and began criminal prosecution against him.

On this July 3, 2018 photo, Atiku Abubakar reviews some documents on his first day at his campaign headquarters in Abuja. (Credits: Atiku Campaign Organisation)

ANALYSIS: How Atiku defeated Saraki, Tambuwal, others to PDP presidential ticket

A unique campaign strategy sealed the former vice-president’s nomination, but would it be enough to propel him into the State House?

Ibe Kachikwu

Despite evidence, Kachikwu claims he never said he graduated from UNN with First Class

Mr Kachikwu’s petroleum ministry circulated a statement trying to absolve the minister.

L-R Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar [Photo: @SaharaReporters]

2019: Buhari reacts to Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku for president

Mr Obasanjo on Thursday endorsed Atiku Abubakar for next year’s presidential election.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Court validates Buhari’s Executive Order to seize properties linked to corruption

The order empowers the AGF to liaise with relevant agencies to temporarily seize properties linked with corruption.

Atiku Abubakar and his entourage at Obasanjo's abode in Otta

2019: Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president

Mr. Obasanjo had on August 3 told PREMIUM TIMES Atiku should not count on him for support in his  bid to actualise his life-long ambition of becoming president of Nigeria.

Nigerian senate chambers

UPDATED: 2019: Senate approves N234.5 billion for INEC, to consider security budget later

The Senate refused to approve the budget for security agencies as requested by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.

Cheating pupil

INVESTIGATION: How forgery, bribery, exam malpractice booms at Lagos primary schools

An undercover report reveals how state officials, school administrators and teachers in Lagos are compromising the academic process for admission into secondary schools.

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu

FACT-CHECK: Document shows Kachikwu lied about graduating with First Class in Law

This is not the first time a fact-check by this newspaper will bring this minister to light for double speaking.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

APC dares INEC, vows to submit candidates for Zamfara election

Adams Oshiomhole replies a letter by INEC on Zamfara.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

2019: APC governors meet Buhari, strategise on campaign to defeat Atiku, others

The governors say in 2019, they will not engage in abuse, but on issues affecting Nigerians.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

2019 Election Budget: Buhari writes Senate again, wants all N242bn taken from 2018 budget

President Buhari had earlier written to the Senate in July on the budget.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Gunmen kill soldier in Jos

The officer was responding to a report of abduction.

Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma, Chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) Innoson Group. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Innoson Controversy: EFCC talks tough, vows to arrest Innocent Chukwuma

A judge struck out a suit by EFCC against Innocent Chukwuma.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

Nigerian govt proposes N24,000 minimum wage; states N20,000; NLC wants N30,000 – Ngige

The government says it did not agree to N30,000.

Mr Innoson Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Motors.

GTBank vs Innoson: Court strikes out case against Innocent Chukwuma

The industrialist was being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Buhari gives reasons for rejecting Bills passed by National Assembly

The president also introduces Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime Offences Bill, 2018.

SPECIAL REPORT: Amidst inadequate funding, Buhari’s road construction projects across Nigeria continue (1)

From Kwara, Enugu, Cross River, and other states, residents, motorists and contractors speak on the federal government’s road construction projects.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

We won’t remove Dogara, top APC Rep says

Mr Dogara recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

A person casting his vote used to illustrate the story.

EXCLUSIVE: INEC blocks APC from fielding candidates in Zamfara for 2019 elections

With APC out, the PDP may dominate Zamfara in the next political dispensation beginning May 29, 2019

Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari seeks NASS approval for $2.78 billion Eurobonds

The president also asked the legislature to consider and approve N346 billion budget of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki

Buhari writes Saraki, declines assent to 15 bills

The Senate agreed to set up a committee to review the rejected bills.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

FACT-CHECK: How true is Osinbajo’s claim that Nigerian govt spent N1.7 trillion on capital projects

“We have spent so far in two budgets, N1.7 trillion in capital investment,” Yemi Osinbajo says.

Gbenga Makanjuola (Photo Credit: Kraks TV)

Saraki’s aide, accused of N3.5 billion fraud, granted bail

Gbenga Mkanjuola is the deputy chief of staff to the senate president.