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President Muhammadu Buhari resumes office 5

Why Buhari is best for Nigeria — Lai Mohammed

The government says the President is putting Nigeria on a solid footing, after the years eaten by the locust.

‘Overwhelmed’ by Lagos waste, foreign firm contracted by Ambode turns to local PSP operators

The Lagos State government legislated a monopoly in the evacuation of waste from residential areas.

Cows stray into Nigeria airport runway, delay aircraft’s landing

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it has intervened.

How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare

Public primary healthcare centres in Nasarawa are mostly in neglect and failing to deliver services to the Nigerians who cannot afford to look elsewhere.

18 killed in Borno suicide bomb attacks

At least 22 people were injured in the attacks.

ANALYSIS: How Nigerian govt violated own laws, historical role by expelling Cameroonian separatists

“Nigeria should be a haven for democracy loving people in Africa. We have done that in the 70s with South Africa and other countries.”

Nigerian Senate Chambers

INTERVIEW: 2019: Senator criticises colleagues, says decision on election sequence illegal

The lawmaker also says he would oppose state police.

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Zamfara killings: Buhari vows to end ‘spilling of innocent blood’

The president deploys the defence minister to Zamfara.

Days after Zamfara killings, governor ‘unaware’, remains in Abuja

Police say 18 people were killed, but residents report a higher toll.

UPDATED: INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The INEC official speaks on the commission’s plans ahead of the 2019 polls.

Forensic audit shows massive under-remittances by Nigerian revenue agencies

The Council constituted the committee in late 2017 following reports that uncovered fraud in about 13 of the agencies.

EXCLUSIVE: JAMB official blames Boko Haram for missing funds, another says poverty ‘stole’ N7million

“You need the grace of God in the state offices not to steal money because money is tempting.”

Fuel Scarcity: Nigerian govt gives mixed signals on possible price increase

The NEC set up a committee to determine the the “correct price” for petrol.

Zamfara State map

18 people killed in fresh attack on Zamfara community

The police confirmed the casualty and said investigations have commenced.

UK declares Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Christ Embassy church insolvent

The crises-ridden UK branch of the church is unable to pay its debts.


Nigerian Army places new bounty on Boko Haram leader, Shekau

The army, which says Mr. Shekau is on the run, disguised as a woman, devalues his financial worth.

Nigerians stuck in queues nationwide as fuel crisis continues

While queues remain, the petroleum minister says he has directed the NNPC to end the crisis by Sunday.

Ibe Kachikwu

Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues before Sunday

The minister says queues have been persistent because logistics and policy issues that could end the scarcity are largely unaddressed


150 deputy directors in federal civil service fail promotion exams

A court injunction on the promotion of 2014 batch of directors in the administration cadre has been lifted.

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister resigns

Hundreds of people have died in violence in Ethiopia.

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president

Former president Jacob Zuka resigned Wednesday.

Police, Peace Corps supporters clash in Abuja

The police ignore two court orders and maintain their siege at the Peace Corps’ headquarters.

President Muhammadu Buhari resumes office 5

115 days later, Buhari fails to act on Head of Service report on Maina

“Undoubtedly, this scandal has become the legendary sword of Damocles on the president’s head.”

2019: Unlike Senate, Reps unanimously adopt new election sequence

The federal lawmakers want their election co come up first in 2019.

South Africans on rampage

Why Nigerians are being killed in South Africa – Foreign Ministry

The official also speaks on return of Nigerians stranded in Libya.