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Nigerian professionals more in Europe than in Nigeria – EU

EU says it welcomes migration as long as it is legal.

NLC Deputy President calls for public declaration of assets by political office holders

The president-elect, Muhammad Buhari, has promised to publicly declare his assets.

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan

Groups say Jonathan’s signing of Tobacco control bill ‘a public health legacy’

The tobacco bill was initially passed in 2011 but was not assented to by President Jonathan.

Tankers at a NNPC depot

167 trucks of petrol supplied to Abuja — DPR

However, long queues remain at filling stations in the nation’s capital.

N19.2bn Fraud: Court to rule on ex-Gov. Sylva’s Case June 8

EFCC says Mr. Sylva used a bureau de change operator to fleece the state of billions.

Buhari condoles Obasanjo over sister’s death

The former president’s sister died this week.

UN laments Boko Haram’s sexual abuse of captives

Sexual violence is integral to Boko Haram’s strategy of self-perpetuation.

Nigeria: Act boldly on corruption, abuses, Human Rights Watch tells Buhari

The rights group wants Nigeria incoming president to ddress abuses and lack of accountability


NLC sets agenda for Buhari; demands power sector privatization audit

The diversification of the country’s economy from oil is long overdue, NLC says.

My husband’s plan covers every Nigerian child — Aisha Buhari

Mrs. Buhari says the new government will not leave out any child in its plans.

Nigeria, Britain plan 20-year Army development partnership

There is a need to have such a plan due to the current security challenges facing Nigeria.

Nigeria not doing enough to fight HIV/AIDS – UNAIDS

The UN says Nigeria needs about $1.2 billion for treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Singer, Akon, launches “Solar Academy” in Africa

The Solar Academy could help to implant a viable platform to power homes that lacked electricity.

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Senate Presidency: Saraki’s aide apologizes over zoning tweet

The aide said he merely shared on social media information he found on the Daily Trust newspaper.

Bello Haliru Mohammed

PDP Congratulates Acting BoT Chair, Bello Haliru

The National Working Committee assured that it would work hand-in-hand with the Board of Trustees.

Buruji Kashamu, the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District

Kashamu challenges Adoke, NDLEA to produce extradition request, arrest warrant

Mr. Kashamu’s lawyer said his client was ready to appear in court, but waited in vain for NDLEA to produce an arrest warrant.

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor

House of Reps’ Speakership: Tambuwal’s associates propose Gbajabiamila, Dogara joint ticket

Both candidates belong to the speaker’s camp.

University College Hospital Ibadan

University of Ibadan shuts down due to fuel shortage

The students had staged a protest complaining about the lack of water and electricity.

EFCC closes prosecution of oil marketer charged over N963.7m fuel subsidy fraud

The EFCC alleged that the defendants had obtained N963.7 million from the Nigerian Government.

Inauguration: Jonathan, Osinbajo worship together

Prayers were held by select Christian churches for the incoming and outgoing leaders and their families as well as the various arms of government.

APC to hold retreat for House of Representatives members-elect

The retreat will be held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

Nigeria approves N500 million each for 4 new Universities of Education

“The provosts will become the Deputy Vice-Chancellors in the interim as the Federal Government has directed that no Vice-Chancellor will serve in his or her zone of origin.”

PDP pledges to emerge stronger

“In the course of the campaigns, a lot of Nigerians became partisan and politically active…”

NANS condemns call for withdrawal of Okonjo-Iweala’s Yale doctorate degree

The student union says the agitation against Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala’s award is politically motivated.

Mother urges Navy Chief to probe alleged killing of son by naval officers

Mr. Keyamo said the deceased had blood and bruises on his lifeless body.