INEC fires REC who declared for Bayelsa governorship race
The commission says the official is dismissed despite having earlier resigned.
EXCLUSIVE: How corruption probe led to NFF, CAF clash, Pinnick’s exit
Barely halfway through its first tenure in office, the CAF leadership now has a strained relationship with one of its closest allies in the NFF.
APC accuses Sowore of treason, ‘plot to destabilise’ Nigeria
Mr Sowore was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against bad governance.
Nigerian Army lied, our officers were murdered unjustly – Police
Nigerian soldiers killed three officers who were on an operation to arrest the head of a kidnap syndicate. Soldiers also free the suspect.
Buhari orders probe over killing of police officers by soldiers
Police said soldiers killed their officers and freed a kidnap kingpin.
Bauchi Governor blames Oshiomhole for Assembly crisis
The governor says the APC chairman “is (a) clear and present danger to political stability in Bauchi State.”
Nigeria to experience more flood next month – NIHSA
The agency accused state governments of failing to heed its previous warnings on floods released earlier this year.
UPDATED: Nigerian Army speaks on killing of three police officers by soldiers
A notorious kidnap suspect was also freed during the ‘bizarre’ encounter, which is now being investigated by both authorities.
Nigerian soldiers kill three police officers, injure others – Official
A kidnap kingpin whom the police officers went to arrest was also released by the soldiers and now at large, the police said.
Kaduna govt moves to frustrate El-Zakzaky’s medical leave granted by court
The Kaduna government lists seven conditions it wants the court to approve before Mr El-Zakzaky can be released for treatment.
INTERVIEW: Sowore: I support protests but not revolution – Oshiomhole
Mr Oshiomhole also speaks on the crisis within the APC and the party’s finances.
Court stops National Assembly from taking over Edo Assembly
The National Assembly had threatened to take over the legislative duties and powers of the Edo State House of Assembly within three weeks.
Bauchi nominates ex-radio chief indicted for fraud commissioner
A spokesperson to the Bauchi governor suggests the governor was not aware of the indictments.
MTN, Airtel, Globacom, others face another NCC SIM compliance audit
The first audit was held in 2011 to monitor operators’ adherence to technical and other specifications for subscribers’ registration.
INTERVIEW: Why I can’t stop challenging injustice – Soyinka
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka also speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari and the activities of many young Nigerians.
Bank robbers strike in Ondo, kill one, injure others
The incident occurred barely 24 hours after a police inspector was shot dead.
#RevolutionNow: Nigerian govt seeks court order to detain Sowore for months
The secret police says it needs more time to investigate its claims against the publisher of Sahara Reporters.
Court freezes accounts linked to former Lagos governor, Ambode, over N9.9bn alleged fraud
According to the EFCC, N9.9 billion was paid from the state government’s accounts into an account operated by the permanent secretary in the Office of the Chief of Staff to Mr Ambode.
Buhari announces date for swearing in of new ministers
The SGF, Boss Mustapha, had invited the ministers-designate to pick up relevant documents for their study and guidance.
Bridge collapses in Nigerian university, kills four students; many missing
Angry students are protesting the accident and have barricaded roads.
ANALYSIS: Buhari’s govt, major beneficiary of protests, tightening the noose on freedom
Critics say the administration’s growing heavy-handedness is hurting citizen’s rights in a manner never seen since 1999.
#RevolutionIsNow: 56 protesters arrested across Nigeria – Lawyer
Some of the arrested victims include journalists and students.