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Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu

Court grants EX-INEC boss Iwu N1 billion bail

Maurice Iwu is facing a four-count charge bordering on aiding unlawful concealment of funds suspected to be proceeds of fraud.

Cross River REC Frankland Briyai

INEC fires REC who declared for Bayelsa governorship race

The commission says the official is dismissed despite having earlier resigned.

Ebonyi State Map

16 killed in yellow fever outbreak in Ebonyi

The government says the virus was first detected in a local government in Ebonyi in July.

NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

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.

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore,.

APC accuses Sowore of treason, ‘plot to destabilise’ Nigeria

Mr Sowore was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against bad governance.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

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.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: © AFP]

Buhari orders probe over killing of police officers by soldiers

Police said soldiers killed their officers and freed a kidnap kingpin.

Bala Mohammed

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.”

Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram account of Sowore]

Court remands Sowore in detention for ‘terrorism’

The judge also says the SSS can seek additional permission to keep Mr Sowore in prison.

Flood used to tell the story.

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.

Nigerian Army

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 used to illustrate the story.

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.

El-Zakzaky

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.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

INTERVIEW: Sowore: I support protests but not revolution – Oshiomhole

Mr Oshiomhole also speaks on the crisis within the APC and the party’s finances.

Edo Obaseki and Oshiomhole

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.

Ladan Salihu, Nominated as commissioner in Bauchi despite his indictment

Bauchi nominates ex-radio chief indicted for fraud commissioner

A spokesperson to the Bauchi governor suggests the governor was not aware of the indictments.

NCC

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.

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram account of Wole Soyinka]

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.

Robbers rob Wema Bank in Ondo State.

Bank robbers strike in Ondo, kill one, injure others

The incident occurred barely 24 hours after a police inspector was shot dead.

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore,.

#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.

Former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state [Photo credit: Instagram - akinwunmiambode]

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.

President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers on August 21

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.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi. [Photo credit: The Nation]

Bridge collapses in Nigerian university, kills four students; many missing

Angry students are protesting the accident and have barricaded roads.

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing journalist when he arrived from London (Photo Credit: Bashir Ahmad on Twitter)

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.