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Shiite IMN releases 34 names of protesters ‘killed by Nigerian soldiers’

Over 40 Shiite protesters were killed in a series of bloody encounters with Nigerian soldiers between October 27 and 30.

Recapture of Mubi Town

EXCLUSIVE: 149 Nigerian soldiers in trouble for uploading photos on social media

A new social media policy for members of the Nigerian armed forces came into effect on June 11.

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

APC Crises Worsen; Amosun describes Tinubu as ‘Capo Di Tutti,’ accuses Oshiomhole of ‘evil plan’

The Ogun governor also accused Adams Oshiomhole of “threatening to write the epitaph of the party in his 100 days of ignominy”

ANRP Chairman, Tope Fasua

INTERVIEW: How I’ll make Nigeria prosper if elected president – Tope Fasua

The candidate also speaks on his chances, and his views on restructuring.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

INVESTIGATION: At Lagos airport, officials still extort travellers (1)

Despite efforts to make Nigerian airports investor friendly, attendants still devise ways to extort passengers.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Wife kills husband, three kids, self

“The woman was seen with a pestle trying to smash her husband’s car. No one knows the cause of their frequent fights.”

The burial of Ochanya Obaje

PHOTOS: Teenage rape victim, Ochanya, buried amidst tears

Ochanya Ogbaje was raped allegedly by a lecturer and his son.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives WAEC attestation [Photo: @BashirAhmad]

No discrepancy in Buhari’s WAEC attestation certificate

“The late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua was my classmate.”

Central bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Two foreign banks shut down Nigerian operations

Foreign Direct Investment also fell sharply.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

APC Crises: Oshiomhole attacks Okorocha, Amosun; says Imo governor an ’embarrassment’

Mr Oshiomhole defends the decisions taken by the party leadership.

Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf [Photo: Concise News]

NHIS Crisis: Why health minister, governing council, others are against me – Usman Yusuf

Mr Yusuf says all the allegations levelled against him are ‘recycled’.

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: Court bars NLC, TUC from going on strike

The labour unions are demanding a N30,000 minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives WAEC attestation [Photo: @BashirAhmad]

My Army career wouldn’t have been possible without WASC — Buhari

Mr Buhari speaks on his days in the secondary school and how he joined the military.

President Muhammadu Buhari receives WAEC attestation [Photo: @BashirAhmad]

WAEC issues ‘attestation certificate’ to Buhari – Presidency

Mr Buhari has been criticised for failing to present his WAEC certificate to INEC for screening.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

#GandujeGate: Governor fails to appear before House committee

The committee will invite graphic experts to watch the video clips on Tuesday, along with lawyers of Messrs Ganduje and Jaafar, at an undisclosed location.

Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Kano Health Sector Group Photograph.

LIVE UPDATES: CSOs hold retreat to bridge service delivery gaps in Kano health sector

Participants will discuss improving health sector delivery in Kano.

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

Eight killed, women kidnapped, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack on IDP camp – UN

The agency wants the Nigerian government to improve on its duty of protecting citizens from such hostilities.

Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum, Governor Rochas Okorocha speaking with reporters after a meeting of APC governors with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House Presidential Villa

INTERVIEW: Oshiomhole destroying APC, may cost us five million votes – Okorocha

The Imo governor says he believes Adams Oshiomhole does not have Buhari’s support.

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Amosun replies Oshiomhole, accuses APC chairman of ‘injustice’

Governor alleges “attempt to hand over state and its patrimony to a rapacious gang of expansionists in the South West.”

Arrested Shi'ite members packed in a police van that brought them to court

Nigerian police arraign 120 Shiites after Abuja violence

The police earlier confirmed arrest of about 400 Shiites.

Boko Haram

Eight confirmed killed as Boko Haram attacks Borno IDP camp

Eye-witnesses said at least 12 persons were killed in the attack.

Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf

Alleged fraud: Suspended NHIS boss sues Ministers

The executive secretary is to go on an administrative leave.