Nigeria’s SSS refuses to free journalist granted bail by court
The journalist was arrested on April 27 when he went to the SSS office on the invitation of the security agency.
EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Army ‘secretly trying’ soldier who criticised service chiefs on social media – Source
Mr Abdullahi faces disciplinary action following his social media outburst over the tenures of the service chiefs.
Weekly Review: Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases increase 22%, fewer persons recover
According to data from the NCDC, 7,526 cases have been confirmed in 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
INVESTIGATION: NDDC paid millions for non-existent, abandoned Delta water projects (1)
Seven projects listed as ‘completed’ were not executed, five were abandoned, five were completed and still in use, while three were completed but are no longer functional.
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, Gbajabiamila, Ugwuanyi, Inuwa, others felicitate with Muslims
The Eid-el-Fitri is celebrated by Muslims globally to mark the end of the Ramadan fast.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 265 new cases, zero death
Lagos recorded the highest daily figure of cases reported with 133 infections.
Coronavirus: Recoveries in Lagos above 700 — Official
The state records 45 new recoveries.
COVID-19 : Amidst rapid community transmission, Jigawa lift ban on religious gathering
The development is coming after Mr Badaru warned that the state may record 20,000 COVID-19 cases if the pandemic spirals out of control.
At Lagos teaching hospital, workers mistreated for years get pay cut despite coronavirus risk
After enduring dismal pay for over a decade, a class of LUTH contract staff are asked to forego half of their salaries, a cut that reverts to 2009 rates.
EXCLUSIVE: Buhari restrains ministers from disciplining, removing heads of agencies
The new policy protects heads of agencies from draconian ministers but may delay or prevent sanction for abuses.
Buhari signs Executive Order on financial autonomy for state legislature, judiciary
Mr Malami maintained that the implementation of financial autonomy of the state legislature and state judiciary would strengthen the institutions at the states.
INTERVIEW: Why young Nigerian singers focus on lewd, raunchy songs – Sound Sultan
Sound Sultan also speaks about his hit song, MATHEMATICS, and his new album.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 245 new cases, 10 deaths on Friday
This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 7,261 while the death toll from the virus reached 221.
Edo Governorship: APC crisis deepens as NWC approves direct primary
The Edo State primary has been slated for June 22.
Coronavirus: The governors approving large gatherings for religious reasons
Despite the continued rise in the number of infections and deaths from the novel coronavirus in Nigeria, some state governors are bowing to religious pressure to lift bans on religious gatherings.
Coronavirus: Lagos begins discharge of patients with one negative test
This is the first set of patients to be discharged without two consecutive negative readings as noted in the ministry’s update.
UPDATED: MALABU: Nigeria suffers setback as Shell, Eni escape $1bn UK bribery suit
A judge says the English case has both the same essential facts and parties as a parallel proceeding in Italy also brought by the Nigerian government over the Malabu deal.
COVID-19: PTF warns as Nigerians buy hydroxychloroquine in large quantities
He said through the surveillance system set up by the PTF, it had received reports that Nigerians had been purchasing hydroxychloroquine in large quantities.
Amidst corruption allegations, fresh look at Keshi’s 2014 Super Eagles World Cup squad
Rightly or wrongly, pundits have continued to question Keshi’s yardstick for selection of his final squad to the World Cup in Brazil.
Resource competition, not ethnoreligious persuasions, main cause of farmers, herders conflict – Report
The report also highlights other factors that cause the violence.
Nigeria’s economy will definitely go into recession – Finance Minister
“In any case, we will go into recession but what we are trying to do is to make sure that it is shallow so that we will quickly come out of it come 2021.”
UPDATED: Nigeria inflation hits two-year high — NBS
All-item inflation on a year-on-year basis was highest in Bauchi, Sokoto, and Plateau while Edo, Abuja, and Kwara recorded the slowest rise.
Coronavirus: Say your Eid prayers at home, Sultan-led JNI tells Nigerian Muslims
“Eid-el-Fitr congregation in the outskirts of towns and cities should be temporarily suspended.”