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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo

U.S.-based lawyer writes Osinbajo, urges release of detained Premium Times journalist

The police accuse Mr Ogubdipe of stealing police documents used for the story.

Mike Ozekhome, Senior Advocate of Nigeria

Ozekhome tackles Nigerian govt over detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist

The lawyer says Nigeria is returning to the dark days of dictatorship.

Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter at Premium Times

Premium Times replies police on allegations against Samuel Ogundipe

The police on Thursday released a statement on the allegations against the journalist.

Stella Oduah

Court orders senator to appear over suit challenging defection

Mrs Oduah is to appear before the court within five days.

Samuel Ogundipe, a reporter at Premium Times

Amnesty International demands urgent action for release of detained PREMIUM TIMES’ journalist

The demand to reveal his source negates the tenets of ethical journalism.

Samuel Ogundipe

#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Download charge police filed against Premium Times journalist

Mr Ogundipe was secretly arraigned at a Magistrate court in Kubwa on Wednesday.

Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed contradicts UN, insists Nigeria paid no ransom to free #DapchiGirls

Mr Mohammed described the content of the UN report as “mere conjecture.”

sars police

NEC resolves to decentralise Nigeria Police

The NEC was also briefed by the head of the FIRS.

PIC.19. INEC PRESENTS CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION TO FIVE NEW POLITICAL PARTIES IN ABUJA

2019 Election Budget: National Assembly summons INEC Chairman again for clarifications

The lawmakers query the commission for presenting a budgetary proposal that is at variance with the one presented by President Buhari.

U.S. Embassy Abuja

U.S. Embassy may resume Abuja consular services after Eid-el-Kabir Holidays

The embassy on Wednesday suspended its regular services for visas and American Citizen Services in Abuja.

clouds

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Friday

The agency says storm will linger over central states

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

The government enjoins Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the nation’s unity

Prof. Isaac Adewole. Minister of Health

USAID donates $11 million to Nigeria for health survey

The periodic survey monitors changes in population, health and nutrition.

Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu presenting the certificates. [Photo credit: Official Twitter account of INEC]

INEC presents certificates to new parties (FULL LIST)

Nigeria now has 91 political parties, up from only three in 1999.

Ag President Yemi Osinajo at the National Economic Council Meeting in Abuja

States owe N41 billion tax – NEC

The Jigawa governor says audit is going on in many states on how to reconcile figures the states and FIRS have.

Couple holding hands

My husband lied concubine was his aunt, made me live with her – Wife

The court dissolved the marriage.

Lamp in Darkness used to illustrate the story

Nationwide blackout looms as GENCos warn power plants may shut down

Out of over 7,500MW available generation capacity, TCN able to transmit only 3,485MW

Jones Abiri (Photo Credit: The Cable)

Judge threatens to strike out case against journalist Jones Abiri

“Let me make this clear, if by tomorrow, the proof of evidence has not been served and witnesses called, this case would be struck out”.

Customs seizes goods worth N12.03 billion

The service says it generated N5.89 billion in eight months.

PIC.19. INEC PRESENTS CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION TO FIVE NEW POLITICAL PARTIES IN ABUJA

2019: Reps frown at duplications in INEC budget

House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters is taking a look at the proposed budget

Samuel Ogundipe

#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Why we’re detaining Premium Times journalist – Nigeria Police

Police spokesperson initially feigned ignorance of Mr Ogundipe’s detention

Federal Fire Service

Federal Fire Service introduces mobile app to aid firefighting

FASAPP has the capability to alert the fire service and the owner of the building simultaneously.

Nurses and a new born baby used to illustrate the story

Borno leads Kano, Lagos, others in birth registration

Borno tops the birth registration rate with 172,878 boys and 190,438 girls totaling 363,316 within the period.

PIC.19. INEC PRESENTS CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION TO FIVE NEW POLITICAL PARTIES IN ABUJA

Court suspends hearing in suit against INEC Chairman

The appeal court had waded into the matter.

SSS Officials (Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria)

SSS appoints first spokesperson in three years

Mr Daura was removed from office last week by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.