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#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Nigerian senator, governor demand release of Premium Times journalist

Mr Ogundipe was arrested and detained on Tuesday.

File photo of Resident Doctors

Abuja doctors threaten to embark on strike

It said that the impending strike follows failure of FCT Administration to repay obnoxious tax deductions.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar

Atiku condemns arrest of Premium Times’ journalist

Mr Abubakar is one of the many Nigerians who have condemned Mr Ogundipe’s detention.

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Osinbajo commends Chief Justice Onnoghen on international recognition

Mr Osinbajo noted that the award was in recognition of Mr Onnoghen’s commitment to the development of the country’s judicial system.

Idayat Hassan, Director Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)

CDD demands immediate release of detained Premium Times journalist

Samuel Ogundipe was detained by the police on Tuesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari did not veto 2018 Electoral Bill – Presidential aide

Mr Enang says the vetoed bill was the one sent to the president by the National Assembly on June 27 and not the one sent on July 24.


Man drags father-in-law to court

The defendant claims daughter suffered two miscarriages within 11 months while with husband.

Immigration officers [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Suspected human trafficker arrested, seven victims rescued – Official

Six of the victims are females and only one is a male.

Nigeria Police

Botched Kidnap: Suspect in coma for several days after tramadol intake finally dies

The suspect had been unconscious since his arrest over the August 5 incident at a chemist in Owo.

Tilapia fish (Photo Credit: wikipedia)

Nigerian fish farmers ask govt to ban tilapia import

“The smuggled Tilapia will not allow local producers to get ready-made markets.”

APC National Secretariat in Abuja

APC accuses PDP of planning to attack its senators

The APC also alleges that Mr Saraki tried to bribe senators.

Nigerians lineup to board BRT buses used to illustrate the story

Lagos third worst city to live – EIU report

In 2017, Lagos was ranked the second worst city to live in after Damascus.

Breastfeeding Photo: The Guardian

Nigeria loses N6.6 trillion annually to inadequate breastfeeding – UNICEF Offficial

The level of exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria is only 23.7 per cent.


INEC issues certificates of return to new senators-elect

The elections were conducted to fill the vacancies created by deaths of former occupants.

Attahiru Bafarawa

Why I won’t quit PDP if I lose presidential primary – Bafarawa

The PDP presidential primary holds on October 5 and 6


What the weather will look like on Tuesday

NiMet predicts rainfall and thunderstorms as well as temperature ranging from 29 to 30 degrees Celsius.

Obiageli Ezekwesili

2019: Ezekwesili, CSOs plan new coalition to restructure Nigeria’s leadership

The coalition is to partner with the 68 political parties to change the leadership narrative in the country.

Zackari, late son of the ex-military ruler

Murtala Muhammed’s family demands justice for victims of extrajudicial killings

The family made the call at a special prayer session.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

APC speaks on recent victories in by-elections

The party claims wins reflect the ‘endorsement’ of the Buhari government.


Insecurity: Nigerian govt donates relief materials to Zamfara victims

The coordinator said the gesture was aimed at supporting the victims.

Housing Estates used to illustration the story. [Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Federal Mortgage Bank approves 3,000 housing scheme for workers

The scheme covers a maximum value of N15 million spread over a maximum of 30-years.

Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

This is the 13th edition of the awards.

Indian hemp farm []

Medical marijuana trial shows positive signs for epilepsy sufferers

“This was a statewide study in New South Wales (NSW) and it involves the sickest children with epilepsy in the state.”

Smart Phones used to illustrate the story.

Blue light from smartphones could accelerate blindness – Study

“It’s no secret that blue light harms our vision by damaging the eye’s retina.”

A gathering of young Nigerians used to illustrate the story [Photo: Guardian Newspaper]

Civic groups, activists organise summit to discuss Nigeria’s governance alternatives

The summit will commence on Monday.