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NFIU wants personnel cost captured under CBN’s budget

NFIU says since it is now domiciled in CBN` as an autonomous agency, its salary structure and conditions of service should reflect that of the CBN.

Chris Ngige. [PHOTO CREDIT: Sahara Reporters]

Why labour ministry requires more funding — Minister

The official says an increase in allocation will help meet the ministry’s operational needs.

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Supreme Court justices are humans, subject to mistakes — CJN

The CJN says supreme court justices welcome criticisms and corrections.

Mo Ibrahim. [PHOTO CREDIT: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Instagram Page]

Mo Ibrahim urges African govts to close data gaps for sustainable development

The report, “Agenda 2063 & 2030: Is Africa on Track?” is the first from the Foundation on governance in Africa.

Naira Marley leaving court premises after hearing of his case

Naira Marley: Court orders EFCC to produce witness statements

Naira Marley is facing an 11-count charge of conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards and fraud

Breasts

Staring at women’s breasts makes men live longer, healthier – Study

The study said men should stare at breasts for 10 minutes a day to improve the wellness of their hearts and live longer.

Nigeria’s 20 years of democracy set for discussion in US

The conference themed “Nigeria’s Democracy at 20: Reflections and Reform” will hold in Washington DC.

Uncultivated farmland, Argungu

Nigeria has succeeded in preventing ‘invasive plant pests’- Minister

The technical session came up as a result of food insecurity caused by pests and diseases and the rising population, the organisers say.

Mr. Lawan speaking

National Assembly to give ‘accelerated hearing’ to NDIC Amendment Act – Senate President

“When we resume plenary, the NDIC Act Amendment Bill will be a top priority,” Mr Lawan notes.

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

SSS arrests six University of Ibadan staff over examination malpractice

The arrests followed their alleged complicity in the smuggling of scripts for students writing examinations, fabrications of CBT results and falsification of clearance for students.

Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official twitter page of Rotimi Amaechi]

FG sends 150 Nigerians to China to study railway engineering — Minister

The minister also said the ministry ”got below 70 per cent of the capital expenditure for 2019”.

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We didn’t shut out journalists from budget defence sessions – Lawan

The senate president says journalists are only shut out when discussing issues of national security.

Aso Rock Villa (Photo Credit: Herald Nigeria)

We’re still using vehicles bought in 1999 – Presidency

The Presidency says there is an urgent need to replace the vehicles as they have become very difficult to maintain.

Folashade Yemi-Esan

FG to begin full implementation of IPPIS end of October

Staff that are not under the system will be stopped from collecting salaries by the end of October.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari leaves for Russia-Africa summit

The summit, Mr Buhari is attending, would focus on expanding opportunities in security, trade, investment, science, technology and gas production.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

$9.6bn P&ID Judgement Debt: EFCC arraigns two British nationals

One of those charge is at large.

Nasfat members in congregation

NASFAT inaugurates new national executive council

NASFAT is one of the foremost Islamic organisations in Nigeria. It has an orderly succession plan in appointing its leaders.

HIV Ribbon

Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment, Group says

Mr Nwakamma says although Nigeria is about the second largest contributor to the global HIV burden, it was lagging behind in research and innovations.

Church symbol used to illustrate the story.

Teenager arrested for allegedly stealing tithes, offering from church

The police said the pastor of the church reported the theft.

Rains

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday

It further predicted moderate rains accompanied by thunder over some parts of Sokoto, Maiduguri, Yobe and Kano states.

President Muhammadu Buhari leaving for Saudi Arabia (Photo Credit: Bashir Ahmad on Twitter)

Buhari leaves Abuja for Russia-Africa Summit, to meet Putin

During the summit, President Buhari will meet with President Vladimir Putin.

Tricycle used to tell the story.

Three children killed in hot porridge accident

The three children and others were travelling in a tricycle conveying hot porridge.

A caged Lion used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: The Ballestero]

Lion captured after escape from Kano zoo cage

The lion had killed and eaten all the goats in the cage it was found, an official said.

The Senior Adviser to President Buhari on Social Investments, Mariam Uwais

FG pays 621,000 poor Nigerians N5,000 each monthly – Official

“Although 1,491,296 households, comprising 6,056,872 individuals have been captured on the National Social Register, only 620,947 of them are currently receiving the monthly payments.”

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police parade ‘fake officer’ 48 other crime suspects

He said that the suspect was arrested through a tip off.