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Bukola Saraki, Senate President

UPDATED: Saraki in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

The embattled senate president had last week also met with former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida.

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

EFCC secures over 150 convictions in seven months – Magu

‘‘For us at EFCC, we are driven by courage, integrity, professionalism and commitment to the common task…”

Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura

No money, incriminating evidence found in Lawal Daura’s homes – SSS

“No such recovery operations have been undertaken by the EFCC or any other security agency at DSS’ office or residences of the former DG.”

Appeal Court suspends order for arrest of INEC Chairman

The case was brought before the lower court by an Anambra State politician, Ejike Oguebego.

Asokoro district hospital

Cholera: Abuja records seven deaths in four communities – Official

An official says the cases ”fit into the definition cases of cholera”.

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.

Voters on queue in Kanti B polling unit 4

PDP rejects Bauchi by-election result, alleges rigging

The party also alleged collusion between the state government and security officials.

Nigeria Police

Nigeria Police intensify raids on Rigasa forest after killing of officers

Four policemen were killed by bandits on Saturday in Rigasa forest, Kaduna.

Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf [Photo: Concise News]

NHIS Scandals: Executive Secretary, other top officials accuse each other of fraud

The many scandals involving the NHIS under Usman Yusuf show no sign of abating.

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor

2019: Why it is hard for Igbo to produce Nigeria’s president – Okorocha

The governor says people of South-east always pull down their leaders

NEMA

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.

National Assembly

No sign National Assembly will reconvene Tuesday — Rep

The lawmakers are expected to consider supplementary budget, as well as approval of funds.

Indian hemp farm [www.marijuana.com]

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.”

Maiduguri International Airport used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram protest, seize airport; army reacts

The army says calm has been restored following the protest.

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.

Nigerian judges used to illustrate the story, [Photo credit: 360Nobs.com]

Analysis: Main features of Nigeria’s Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 (2)

PREMIUM TIMES in these series, explains the main features of the ACJA 2015.

Peterson Ojieson

Nigerian who crossed Mediterranean narrates own tale in new book ‘Irregular Migrant’

The writer also speaks about what inspired the book.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

How kidnappers killed four Nigerian police officers – Official

Six of the attackers were also killed, the police said.

A market used to illustrate the story

Two million petty traders to get collateral-free loans – FG

The scheme which was launched last week in Lagos would grant a minimum of 30,000 loans in each state of the federation

Heavy rain fall used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Daily Trust]

NiMet predicts thunderstorm, rains for Monday

NiMet envisaged rains over Kaduna, Jos, Bauchi, Ibi, Lafia, Yola, Minna and Abuja during the morning hours.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu. [Photo credit: Sabi-Sabi]

PDP says it uncovers fresh plot to arrest Saraki, Ekweremadu

The party also spoke on INEC’s budget for 2019.