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Taking NFIU out of EFCC a ‘setback’ – Ribadu

The former EFCC chairman said the NFIU needs the enforcement capacity of the EFCC.

Ike Ekweremadu

Nigerian govt seeks to seize hidden assets allegedly belonging to Ekweremadu

The Senator said he has no further assets to declare as he declared all his assets with the Code of Conduct Bureau as required by law.

File photo of children fetching water from the borehole constructed by UNICEF and EU in Ikot Nkpenne community, Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, [Photo Credit: Nike Adebowale]

69 million Nigerians lack access to safe water- UNICEF

“19 million have to walk long distances to get water”.

Farmers/Herders conflict: Jigawa community gives herders one month to quit settlement

The pastoralists say they had been in the community for several decades

Bill Gates visits Nigeria

Gates Foundation works with partners in more than 45 African countries.


INEC targets 80m voters for 2019 polls

The commission says it has so far added four million registrants to the voters’ register


Nigerian govt sets up committee to review Africa Free Trade Agreement proposal

The committee has two weeks to send in its report.

Reps to probe Niger Delta Amnesty office

The motion was unanimously adopted by members.

Senior lawyer Rickey Tarfa calls witnesses in corrruption trial

The senior lawyer is being proseuted by the EFCC.

Alleged rape of toddler: In tears, mother narrates story

The accused is being tried in court.

Scrap NNPC now, ex-CBN deputy governor tells Nigerian govt

He also said deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector was the way to go.


Nigerian govt inaugurates committee on basic healthcare fund

The Basic Health Healthcare Provision Fund is part of the National Health Act.

2019: We have no confidence in INEC – PDP

“For us in the PDP, INEC has not given us the required confidence.”

UNICEF Building in Geneva

UNICEF to provide medical support to freed Dapchi girls

The girls were released, Wednesday weeks after they were kidnapped.

Experts advocate improved funding as Nigeria marks World Tuberculosis Day

According to WHO, Nigeria is one of the highest TB burdened countries in the world.

Reveal Buhari, Osinbajo’s pay too, Okupe challenges Sagay

Mr. Sagay had earlier said he would reveal the running cost of National Assembly members.

Senator Ali Ndume

How I delayed Ali Wakili’s burial so he could come back to life – Ndume

Senators eulogised the late lawmaker on Wednesday.

Boko Haram

Amnesty International reacts to release of #Dapchigirls

AI insists on a probe of security failure that led to the abduction

Three Nigerian tertiary health institutions to get $20 million for cancer treatment

The hospitals are located in Lagos, Kano and Umuahia.

Bukola Saraki

Dapchi Girls: Our prayers have been answered – Saraki

He urges government to ensure the girls continue their education.

#DapchiGirls: Prioritise medical needs of released girls – SERAP

The organisation asks government to investigate allegations of complicity of some members of the military and security forces in the abduction of the girls


Court remands man in prison for allegedly raping, kidnapping 17-yr-old

The accused faces four-count charge of conspiracy, assault, kidnapping and rape.

#DapchiGirls: APC claims victory, mocks PDP

The party again flays the Jonathan administration over Chibok girls abduction.

Council begins 2018 nationwide compliance inspection of seed companies

There are a lot of penalties for defaulting companies, an official says.

Buhari congratulates Elumelu on 55th birthday

The president commends Mr. Elumelu’s diligence, versatility and selflessness…