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Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram attack in ‘fierce battle’

The battle occurred at Damasak in Borno State.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos 2019: Ambode speaks on ‘rift’ with Tinubu

The media have been awash with news of a major rift between Messrs Tinubu and Ambode.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from a socio-political group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN) today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

2019: Buhari submits APC nomination form

He says he is seeking re-election to continue serving the people to the best of his ability

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi briefing State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (2/1/18)

Amaechi speaks on CCECC scholarships scandal, says Nigerians shouldn’t complain

The minister is making his first public comments on the controversial scholarship since it was first reported in July.

Jide Sanwo-Olu (Photo Credit: PageOne)

Lagos 2019: Why I’m challenging Ambode, Tinubu ally Sanwo-Olu says; submits APC nomination form

The former commissioner is challenging Governor Ambode for the APC ticket in Lagos.

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

Ambode submits APC governorship form amidst controversy with Tinubu

The form was submitted at the APC headquarters Wednesday afternoon.

Demolished building

Tears, sorrow as bank demolishes Lagos homes

The bank gives reasons for its actions

The UN health agency warned that tobacco’s killer toxins also wreak havoc on the environment. [Photo: ITV.com]

How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Advocates criticise the Nigerian government for not showing enough will in the fight against tobacco use.

2019: Buhari’s aide faults National Assembly on INEC budget

The presidential aide noted that the National Assembly acted in error to have asked the joint committee to sit when the source of funding for the election had not been determined.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun (Photo Credit: Pulse.ng)

Paris Club Refund: Nigerian govt gives conditions for payment of balance to states

The states are to show commitment to clear matching grants from UBEC as part of conditions.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from a socio-political group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN) today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

2019: Selfish, weakest members have exited APC – Buhari

The president accepts APC expression of interest, nomination forms bought for him by a group of Nigerians

Muhammadu Buhari

Election Forms: Buhari, Atiku violating Electoral Act, lawyers say; others differ

Two groups loyal to Messrs Buhari and Abubakar recently spent N57 million on the duo’s nomination forms, surpassing the legal limit of N1 million per donor.

Former Governor of Plateau State, Sen. Joshua Dariye, during his arraignment at the FCT High Court Gudu,in Abuja on Tuesday (12/6/18). The Court sentence him to 14 year imprisonment for fraud and misappropriation of funds. 03249/12/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

APC speaks on ‘purchase of nomination form’ by convicted Joshua Dariye

A nomination form purportedly obtained by the jailed former Plateau governor was circulated on the Internet last weekend.

Former Head of State, Sani Abacha

Nigeria accuses Switzerland of being ‘accessory’ to Abacha loot

Switzerland recently agreed to repatriate a fresh $350 million as part of the Abacha loot.

Almost 50 tricycles damaged as Protesting 'Keke Napep' Drivers Ground activities in parts of Abuja

Suspected tricycle operators raze VIO office

An official explains possible reasons for last week’s violence.

FILE PHOTO: President Buhari in Army Uniform

Prove your ‘integrity’, illegally dismissed army officers challenge Buhari in third letter

The 38 senior army officers were illegally dismissed in 2016.

Chairman of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) and Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; Director of Home Finance in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Olubunmi Siyanbola and the Director of Revenue, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Sulaiman Nasidi Tahir, during the FAAC meeting held at the Auditorium of the Federal Ministry of Finance on Thursday, 30th August, 2018.

FAAC disburses N3.946trn in 6 months – NEITI

Delta State received the highest allocation of N101.19 billion in the six-month followed by Akwa Ibom with N100.2 billion.

2019 Presidential aspirant and former vice president, Abubakar Atiku.

2019: Atiku meets Sule Lamido, says Boko Haram retaking Nigerian territories

The aspirant was in Jigawa to woo delegates ahead of the PDP presidential primaries.

Atiku Abubakar

2019: Sule Lamido will step down for me as PDP candidate – Atiku

The former vice president said his mother hailed from Jigawa State

Godwin-Emefiele

MTN goes to court over $10.1 billion Nigeria sanctions

The firm says the issues are complex and are easily misunderstood and misinterpreted.

Gov Wike

INTERVIEW: 2019: Buhari’s govt plotting to kill me to take Rivers – Wike

The PDP governor says others would be killed, but Rivers people will resist the APC.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun (Photo Credit: Chronicle.ng)

Why Buhari hasn’t acted on Minister Adeosun’s certificate scandal — Presidency

After maintaining silence for over two months, the Presidency says it hopes the minister is cleared.

Imam Abdullahi Abubakar. [PHOTO CREDIT: US Emabssy Interview posted on its official Facebook page]

INTERVIEW: Why I safeguarded scores of Christians during Plateau attack – Imam

The cleric also speaks on his life as an Imam and his relationship with neighbours.

Boko HAram

How we survived Boko Haram attack on military base, Gudumbali – Residents

Some of the survivors have fled to Maiduguri, the state capital.

Name our moles in PDP, APC dares Wike

Govenor Wike says the APC has moles in the PDP including among its presidential aspirants.