Senate begins consideration of report on alleged extortion by Hajj Commission
The Senate had on July 20, 2017, passed a motion mandating a six-member committee to probe the commission.
Global Competitiveness Index: Nigeria ranks 115 out of 140 countries
Nigeria’s ranking improved in four of 12 ranking pillars.
What we are doing to free Fayose from EFCC custody – Ozekhome
The former Ekiti governor has been in EFCC custody since Monday.
World population to grow by 2.2 billion by 2050 — UN Report
Says more than half of that growth – 1.3 billion – is likely to be in sub-Saharan Africa.
NGO marks milestone after medical care for one million HIV/AIDs patients
AIDs Healthcare Foundation (AHF) operates in 41 countries, including Nigeria
Fayose ready to wait in detention for EFCC to arraign him – Aide
The former Ekiti governor has been held since Tuesday.
Facebook to educate users on protection of accounts
The organisation says it will send customised messages to the 30 million people affected by security breach.
ICPC arraigns ex-Border agency boss for alleged age falsification
The suspect pleads not guilty.
Amidst controversy, Senate confirms another NPC commissioner
The senate had earlier withheld Mr Durnnguwa’s confirmation.
Shekarau back in court over N900m money laundering charges
Mr Shekarau was arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N950 million.
Boko Haram: ActionAid calls for release of Leah Sharibu, others
The organisation said the government should prioritise the safe return of all civilians abducted by the insurgents.
All set for GOCOP second annual conference in Lagos
GOCOP says former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has confirmed his availability to chair the event.
Two years after Nigerian hospital accused of negligence, court hearing yet to commence
The case has been adjourned till November 15.
Hauwa Liman: Doctors want Nigerian govt to ‘Step up’ in securing lives of humanitarian workers
The doctors say adequate and proactive security measures would have prevented the needless act of terrorism.
Nigeria, Botswana sign agreement on cultural affairs, diplomatic relations
The agreement marks a strategic cooperation and partnership to boost economic growth and create employment opportunities.
Cloudy weather, moderate rains, thunderstorms to prevail on Thursday – NiMet
The agency says the north will have day and night temperatures of 28 to 34 and 18 to 24 degrees Celsius.
Buhari support group wants Bishop Kukah removed from peace committee
The Catholic cleric was one of those who mediated the dispute between Atiku Abubakar and Olusegun Obasanjo.
Nigeria Police promote three AIGs, four commissioners
The commission also approved the promotion of four Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of AIGs.
ICPC arraigns firm, businessman for allegedly defrauding widow
The suspect reportedly deceived the widow into parting with her money for a non-existent property.