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Again Shiites protest in Abuja

The Shiite protesters want their leader released by the Nigerian government.

Deji Adeyanju (Photo Credit: Politics Nigeria)

Activist Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

Deji Adeyanju was arrested on November 28.

Atiku Abubakar

2019: APC, PDP, ANRP announce security plans

The candidates of the respective parties discuss how they will tackle insecurity.

Withdraw tickets of APC leaders supporting opposition candidates – BMO

“No manner how big these politicians are, they have to be subjected to the same rules guiding all party members,” the group says

Lagos High court

Court remands security guard for stealing judge’s phone

The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the offence.


Nigerian Army promotes 231 senior officers

Twenty nine brigadier-generals were elevated to major-generals and 95 colonels to brigadier-generals.

Grassroots Mobilisers for Buhari

2019: Buhari support groups declare support for Atiku

The groups said their decision to dump Mr Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) was due to “marginalization and deliberate impoverishment”.

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab taken on May 12, 2014, from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows girls, wearing the full-length hijab and praying in an undisclosed rural location. Boko Haram released a new video on claiming to show the missing Nigerian schoolgirls, alleging they had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed. A total of 276 girls were abducted on April 14 from the northeastern town of Chibok, in Borno state, which has a sizeable Christian community. Some 223 are still missing. AFP PHOTO / BOKO HARAM

We won’t rest until remaining Chibok girls are released — Buhari

Mr Buhari renewed his commitment Monday in Katowice, Poland, at a bilateral meeting with Swiss President, Alain Berset.

Indian police

Nigerian arrested for drug trafficking in India

The police said they saw earlier Mr Suleiman suspiciously loitering around the area.

United Nations HQ

UN condemns gang-rape of 125 women, girls in South Sudan

Now in its seventh year of existence, South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has remained mired in instability and conflict, which has displaced millions from their homes.

UN headquarters [Photo:]

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution on education

The resolution was adopted by consensus.

Couple holding hands

Man arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

The corpse of the victim has been deposited at the morgue.

FILE: Women with disabilities in a press conference

Presidential aide calls for increase in recruitment quota of PWDs

“It is a normal government procedure to improve policies where need be.”

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI in Houston

Buhari condoles with U.S. on death of George Bush

President Buhari extolled the late president’s love for his family and country.

A person casting his vote used to illustrate the story.

2019: Lawyers react as political parties demand suspension of electoral bill

“The current application is laughable, provocative and ridiculous,” says a lawyer.

Pictures of people receiving yellow fever vaccine at the entrance of the popular Wuse Market, Abuja.

Large turnout for yellow fever vaccination in Abuja

The second phase of the yellow fever preventive mass vaccination campaign (PMVC) is going on in five states and the FCT.

National Assembly Complex

World International Disabilities Day: Groups beg NASS to send bill to Buhari for assent

The Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities’ (Prohibition) Bill was introduced in the National Assembly in 2000.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Pix: Daily Post Nigeria]

Three political parties ask court to bar Buhari from signing Electoral Amendment Bill

The applicants opine that the bill if signed into law would ‘truncate’ the 2019 general election.

NEMA Headquarters

Harmattan: NEMA cautions against arbitrary bush burning, storage of fuel

He said NEMA would start a zonal sensitisation to enlighten communities on dangers of indiscriminate or uncontrolled bush burning.

Court Symbol

Four tenants in court for allegedly exhuming landlord’s corpse, selling his property

They also allegedly kidnapped the only son of the deceased.


Judge’s absence stalls N304mn corruption trial of ex-NIMASA chief

The case which was scheduled for continuation of trial on Monday, could not proceed as planned because the court did not sit.

Adesola Amosu

Court adjourns judgment in final forfeiture suit against ex-Chief of Air Staff

The EFCC seeks final forfeiture of N2.2 billion.

Group reward finalists in HIV self-testing contest

Group rewards finalists in HIV self-testing contest

Self-testing has the potential to expand the number of persons aware of their HIV status.

National Open University of Nigeria head quaters

National Open University N20,000 re-mark fee ‘extortion’ — Students

The school will sets up a three man committee to re-mark the script, upon the receipt of payment by the students.

Court case over sacking of Nigerian soldiers stalls again

Some of the affected soldiers have been frustrated by the army after reaching the expected date of judgement.