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El Rufai and Buhari [Photo: Pulse.ng]

Buhari condoles El-Rufai on loss of brother

He was an Air Force Officer who distinguished himself in service.

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen

Stop Onnoghen’s trial now, follow due process, NBA tells Buhari

Mr Onnoghen is facing trial on six counts of alleged false asset declaration.

ASUU Strike: Lecturers meet Nigerian govt delegation

ASUU Strike: Another govt meeting with lecturers commences

Prior to Monday’s meeting, at least six others have been held between both parties.

NCC Headquarters

Nigeria’s internet users hit 111.6m in December — NCC

The NCC made this known on Monday in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December.

Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah

Nigeria, Canada move to revive stalled bilateral agreement

A Canadian diplomat visited a Nigerian minister.

Efe Sodje

Ex-Super Eagles defender, brothers jailed for fraud

The brothers bag at least 18 months each in jail.

Femi Fani-Kayode

Onnoghen: Court stops EFCC from arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

The two had earlier made a claim against the EFCC that turned out to be false.

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

Non-Assets Declaration: Court of Appeal fixes January 24 to entertain CJN’s appeal against trial

The Code of Conduct Bureau instituted an action against the CJN on allegations bothering non-assets declaration.

From left: Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu; INEC National Commissioners, Mr Festus Okoye; Dr Mustafa Lecky and Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, during the visit of Long Term ECOWAS Observer's delegation to INEC headquarters in Abuja on Monday (21/1/19). 00705/21/1/2019/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

INEC Replies Obasanjo: We’re not under pressure to compromise polls

Mr Obasanjo had expressed doubt about INEC’s integrity.

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Man remanded for allegedly raping six-year-old girl

The accused says he is innocent.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Atiku releases list of ‘corrupt’ Buhari associates

Mr Abubakar calls the ruling APC a nest of corrupt politicians.

The Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund)

Buhari sacks TETfund boss, reinstates ex-official accused of fraud

No reason was given for Mr Baffa’s sack.

Ekweremadu

How to make constituency projects work better in Nigeria – Ekweremadu

He says interference by lawmakers often constitutes set-backs for projects

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (3rd, R); Chief Observer, EU Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019, Maria Arena (3rd, L); INEC Commissioners and other members of the Mission, during their visit to INEC headquarters in Abuja on Monday (21/1/19). 00706/21/1/2019/Hogan Bassey/BJO/NAN

INEC raises alarm over new vote buying technique

Due to vote buying, INEC banned the use of smart phones by voters at polling booths.

Pic 30. APC Presidential Candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari (L) with Kaduna State APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Gov Nasir El-Rufai during APC Presidential rally at Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna on Friday (18/1/18)

Lack of funds affecting parties’ campaigns – Governorship Candidate

The ADP candidate says the going is tough for parties not in government.

Lai Mohammed

Nigerian govt accuses opposition of planning to sponsor violence in 10 states

Minister says opposition wants to trigger a “constitutional crisis that could snowball into the establishment of an interim government.”

Pic.4. From left: Director-General of All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Mr Chibuike Ameachi; National Chairman of APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Co-Chairman of the Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; President Muhammadu Buhari; and Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, during the APC Presidential Rally in Maiduguri on Monday (21/1/19). 00694/21/1/2019/Hamza Suleiman/JMH/BJO/NAN

Buhari in Borno, vows to continue fight against corruption if re-elected

Mr Buhari is on a campaign visit to the state.

President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd R); Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State (2nd L), and Senator representing Nasarawa West Constituency, Abdullahi Adamu, addressing party supporters, during All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign rally in Minna on Saturday (19/1/19). 00658/19/1/2019/Aminu Garko/NAN

How fellow Muslims opposed me while Christians stood by me — Buhari

The President says it is nonsense to use religion and ethnicity to perpetrate injustice in Nigeria.

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, after been granted bail at the Federal High Court in Lagos (24/10/018). 05230/24/10/2018/Olatunde Okoya/TA/NAN

How I gave Fayose $5mn cash from Nigeria’s security funds – Obanikoro

Musiliu Obanikoro and Ayo Fayose were allies during the period of the transaction.

Some staff members of the National Assembly during a protest against alleged nonpayment of their allowances, poor remuneration and non-implementation of CONLESS, a new salary structure approved since 2010 for them, at the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday (4/12/18).

Court upholds order restraining NASS workers from strike

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, had instituted a suit against the workers.

Acting IGP, Mohammed Adamu

Major shakeup in Nigeria Police, FSARS affected

Acting IGP Mohammed Adamu gave the orders on Monday.

President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government unilaterally -- without required consultation with states and the national assembly-- tampered with the NLNG funds.

Farmer sues Buhari’s aide for alleged breach of ‘contract’

President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Economic Management Team, Dolapo Bright, is accused of failing to pay a farmer he asked to conduct researches.

Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar at a town hall meeting with PDP members in D.C. metropolis in the United States

‘Why Atiku sneaked into and out of America’ — Buhari campaign

The Buhari camp says Atiku Abubakar’s visit to the U.S. was a desperate trip for photo-ops.

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving at Maiduguri, Borno State capital ahead of his presidential campaign.

JUST IN: Buhari arrives Maiduguri for campaign

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Sheriff, was also at the airport to welcome the president.

Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU Strike: Nigerian govt, lecturers resume talk

This will be the eighth meeting since the union embarked on the industrial strike.