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Babayo Gamawa (Far left) with President Buhari and others.

Suspended PDP deputy national chairman joins APC, meets Buhari

The defection was announced by a presidential spokesperson.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari rolls out Basic Health Care Provision Fund

The BHCPF is the one percent of the federal Consolidated Revenue and contributions by donor grants set aside to fund basic health care in Nigeria.

Chairperson of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mrs Mata Banki (R) addressing workers over non-implementation of the new minimum wage for workers, in Kaduna on Tuesday (8/1/19).

UPDATED: Finally, Nigerian govt sets date for minimum wage bill

The NLC has agreed to the date but warned it would not tolerate a breach.

Bunkering crude oil theft

Nigeria lost $2.8 billion to ‘oil-related crimes’ in 2018 – UN

The report says there was an increase in drug trafficking throughout West Africa and the Sahel.

Pic 4. Voters waiting to be accredited at Ajilosun, Ado Ekiti during the July 14th Governorship Election in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday (14/7/18). 03770/14/7/2018/Timothy Adeogodiran/ICE/NAN

2019: Lagos, Kano top list of registered voters

There are 84 million registered voters nationwide, INEC says.

A screen shot of Daily Trust website. [PHOTO CREDIT: Dailytrust.com.ng]

Despite public outcry, Daily Trust editor remains in detention after army raid

Daily Trust’s Uthman Abubakar has reportedly been handed over to the SSS for further interrogation.

Joint NLC, TUC, ULC nationwide protest over alleged recalcitrance of government and employers to pay adequate minimum wage, at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday (30/10/18). 05389/30/10/2018/Deborah Bada/BJO/NAN

NLC, others hold protest over minimum wage

NLC says the protest is about how to get all parties committed to the issue of the new minimum wage.

FIRS Headquarters

FIRS generates N5.3 trillion in 2018, highest in Nigeria’s history – Official

“FIRS’ generation of N5.3 trillion is significant as it was at a period when oil prices averaged $70 per barrel.”

File photo of ASUU meeting with the Nigerian govt delegation prior to a warning strike

UPDATED: Nigerian govt, ASUU reach agreement

ASUU will review the government’s commitment and take a decision.

Joint NLC, TUC, ULC nationwide protest over alleged recalcitrance of government and employers to pay adequate minimum wage, at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday (30/10/18). 05389/30/10/2018/Deborah Bada/BJO/NAN

Minimum Wage: NLC to hold protest Tuesday

The unions are demanding the implementation of a N30, 000 mimimum wage for workers.

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. [Photo credit: Qed.ng]

In new recording, Amaechi depicts Lagos as ‘glorified village’

Mr Amaechi has been in the eye of a storm in the last 48 hours following other controversial comments.

Amina Zakari

Amina Zakari’s family explains INEC commissioner’s relationship with Buhari

The PDP and other opposition figures had accused President Muhammadu Buhari of plotting to use Amina Zakari to rig the forthcoming elections.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

Defiant Amaechi speaks after secret tape release, attacks PDP

The minister claims Mr Buhari’s next four years will be different from the 16 years of the PDP.

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)

Court nullifies all APC primaries in Rivers, stops party from 2019 elections

Two factions of the party had conducted parallel primaries, which produced two candidates.

Gabon Soldiers announcing the take over of power. [PHOTO CREDIT: Channels TV]

Military seizes power in Gabon

The military ends the 50-year rule of the family of President Ali Bongo.

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official webpage of the Nigerian Army]

Why we invaded Daily Trust — Nigerian Army

Daily Trust gives details of how armed soldiers laid siege on the company’s corporate headquarters and regional offices.

Nigerian Army invades Daily Trust office in Abuja

Armed soldiers raid Nigerian newspaper offices, arrest journalists

Daily Trust said military authorities were unhappy with its coverage of the recent losses to Boko Haram.

sanitary pads used to illustrate the tory. [PHOTO CREDIT: Saathi Pads]

With govts failing, Nigerian youth take over fight against ‘menstrual period poverty’

Advocates want women sanitary pads to be given out free like condoms.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

Under Buhari, Nigerians are hungry, poverty is growing — Amaechi says in secret tape

In an earlier recording, Mr Amaechi appeared to be describing Mr Buhari as a leader that does not listen and care.

Atiku campaign releases secret tapes quoting Minister Amaechi as abusing Buhari

The PDP candidate says the tapes have further exposed Mr Buhari as lacking capacity to govern Nigeria.

Amina Zakari

EXPLAINER: Is Amina Zakari, 2019 presidential election collation centre head, Buhari’s niece?

Is the woman tasked with manning the presidential poll collation centre related to Candidate Buhari? PREMIUM TIMES finds an answer.

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu

INTERVIEW: My fear about INEC, 2019 presidential election — Moghalu

Mr Moghalu provides a detailed outlay of how he can tackle poverty and Boko Haram as president.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

2019: Kwara braces for landmark general elections as Saraki fights for political life

The Senate President has since 2003 had the state in his grip but there are indications the next polls may be different.

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

FACT-CHECK: Did convicted Joshua Dariye make donations to Buhari’s campaign?

A verified Twitter account shared a message of the alleged donation by Mr Dariye.

Addax Petroleum [Photo: Africa Oil & Gas reports]

All six GMs in Addax Petroleum Nigeria resign

One of the Addax officials speaks on the development.