UPDATED: AFCON 2019: Nigeria eliminate South Africa, qualify for semi-final
The Nigerian team defeated their South African opponents 2-1 on Wednesday.
Court awards N5.5 billion damages against Nigerian Customs for unlawful rice seizure
The court says the Customs cannot impound goods at a free trade zone.
Nigeria vs South Africa (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles, Bafana Bafana set for crunch clash
The two teams did remarkably well in their Round of 16 outings, with Nigeria ousting defending champions Cameroon
Make Justice Tanko substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, NJC tells Buhari
The judicial council said it screened two justices for the position.
Mob kills man wrongly accused of stealing phone, throws body into lagoon
The handset was later found with a son of the accuser
Two IMN members allegedly killed, police officers shot as Shiites protest at National Assembly
At least eight cars were also destroyed by the protesters.
Three former Senate presidents, others to review Elumelu’s emergence as House Minority Leader
The PDP committee is to be chaired by a former President of the Senate, Iyorchia Ayu.
AFCON 2019: Where Nigeria vs South Africa will be won and lost
In 13 confrontations since 1992, the Super Eagles have won six but Nigeria’s last victory over the South Africans was five years ago.
Shiites NASS Protest: 40 IMN members arrested, two officers shot – Police
The Shiites demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who has been detained by the government since December 2015.
Assault: Elisha Abbo appears before Senate committee
Elisha Abbo was caught on camera assaulting a woman.
Six things Nigeria’s new health insurance chief must do to stabilise NHIS
The NHIS leadership seat appears too hot for anyone to sit on since the inception of the scheme almost 15 years ago.
Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah wins 2019 Caine Prize
Lesley won the award for or her short story entitled “Skinned.”
EXCLUSIVE: How Ajimobi awarded self, wife, others N1bn worth of state’s cars using ‘discretionary powers’
The former Oyo governor took the cars as an exit package despite the juicy severance allowances available to him and his deputy.
Appeal court reserves judgment in suit challenging Buhari’s academic qualification
The appellants insist Mr Buhari was not educationally qualified to have contested in the presidential poll.
Senator Abbo pleads not guilty, granted N5 million bail
The senator was arraigned on two counts of criminal assault on Monday.
Six more victims die from Ijegun, Lagos pipeline fire
This brings the number of deaths from the Lagos incident to 10.
Former Buhari’s ally Galadima appears as Atiku’s witness
The party says its candidate in the election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, won the election but was rigged out by Mr Buhari’s APC.
Police arraign Nigerian senator caught on camera assaulting woman
The senator faces criminal prosecution for physically assaulting a woman in Abuja.
Kyari formally takes over as NNPC chief (LIVE UPDATES)
Until his appointment, Mr Kyari was Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division of the NNPC.
Osoba: Stubborn journalist, ‘civilian general’ – Babangida
Mr Babangida said this in a congratulatory letter he wrote to Mr Osoba on his 80th birthday.
Nigeria identifies 22 foreign exchange earning sectors to replace oil
“The zero oil plan is about raising production and productivity. We have identified 22 sectors where we can earn foreign exchange, apart from oil,” the official said.
Insecurity: 73 killed, five kidnapped In violent attacks across Nigeria last week
Violent attacks again rocked Nigeria last week as the country’s security challenges continued.