U.S. trains 25 Nigerian journalists on data journalism
US officials restate the country’s determination to assist Nigerian media.
Senate urges Buhari to appoint separate power minister
Under the Buhari administration the ministry of power is merged with that of works and housing headed by former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola
World Food Prize: Africa spends $35bn annually on food imports – Adesina
The AfDB president says Africa is the only region of the world where its proportion of the population that is food insecure is on the increase
Declare state of emergency in education sector, Senate urges Nigerian govt
The lawmakers urged the TRCN to be more vibrant.
Beware of scammers using my name to extort, Magu urges public
Mr. Magu claims email and social media accounts were once hacked.
Nigerian Senate seeks sanction against ban of unionism in work places
The lawmakers ask a committee to draw up measures for protection of workers’ right to unionism
Group petitions Human Rights Commission over ‘unjust’ retirement of 38 top soldiers
CSNAC asks the Commission to recommend the reinstatement of the officers.
Senate summons Minister over neglect of lead poisoning victims
Over 400 persons suffered blindness, infertility and neurological defects due to effect of artisanal and unwholesome mining in 38 villages in Zamfara in 2014.
Senate urges Nigerian govt to observe October 17 as World Poverty Day
The Senate also asks government at all levels to declare “free and compulsory education.”
Nigeria considers retaliation on visa delay to citizens
“It is embarrassing that one will want visa and will have unnecessary delay from the issuance countries.”
Senate summons Baru, NPDC over controversial contract
Petitioner wants outright cancellation and reversal of the contract.
Groups push for expulsion of tobacco companies from ILO
“Tobacco companies use membership of respected organisations like the ILO to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens.”
Agency raises alarm over two emerging cassava diseases
The diseases, which originated from East Africa, are moving toward Central Africa and West Africa, including Nigeria
Agbakoba takes Buhari to court over role as oil minister
Lawyer says Mr. Buhari’s actions are illegal.
Elections: INEC boss leads regional network to Ivory Coast conference
Network aims at improving Africa’s electoral processes.
Kachikwu speaks on fire incident at his Abuja home
The incident occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning.
Saraki canvasses support against world’s ‘greatest enemy’
Mr. Saraki meets with the speaker of the Iranian parliament.
Charly Boy group announces sit-outs to protest alleged corruption in Buhari’s government
The group says Mr. Buhari is treating corrupt officials with kid gloves.